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Style conscious emcee Wiz Khalifa is adding another item to his fashion business portfolio. The ONIFC rapper is teaming up with Flat Fitty Luxury Headwear to develop seasonal custom caps.
“Wiz’s desire to position his line with the most esteemed retailers is aligned with our brand’s mission statement of ‘Just Better.’ Wiz is one of the most business-minded young tastemakers out there, and Flat Fitty is truly excited about this partnership,” said Flat Fitty CEO Christian “Tian” Waters in a statement.
Before Carolina rapper J. Cole made his mark on the music world with his debut album Cole World: The Sideline Story and before any talk of a collaborative album between himself and fellow emcee Kendrick Lamar was ever mentioned, J. Cole says he had long given the Compton rapper his stamp of approval.
During the second edition of CRWN, a newly-introduced live interview series, the Dreamville artist spoke briefly on his relationship with Kendrick Lamar and expressed his pride in the rapper and his current success.
Roc Nation emcee J Cole says he took a new approach to forming his upcoming sophomore album Born Sinner. The North Carolina native spoke with Fuse and shared that he changed his writing style and his method for song selection on the new LP.
Cole drew inspiration for taking a different route with the latest project from reading Julia Cameron’s international bestseller The Artist’s Way. The book helped him overcome writer’s block and influenced him to start writing on paper again rather than typing lyrics into his phone.
For the second time in as many weeks, Chicago, Illinois rapper Chief Keef has been arrested. Following last week's arrest for disorderly conduct in Atlanta, Georgia's Le Meridien Hotel for reportedly smoking marijuana, the Glory Boyz Entertainment/Interscope Records artist was apprehended today on Winnetka Road in Northfield, Illinois for a driving infraction.
Last week California emcee The Game was caught on video almost getting into a wild brawl outside of Lure Nightclub. After conducting an interview with TMZa fight broke out outside the Hollywood club, and Game tried to jump into the melee. He was ultimately restrained by members of his entourage before he could reach the fight.
After nearly a year since the infamous Summer Jam 2012 incident, Nicki Minaj and Peter Rosenberg met for the first time this morning during an interview on Hot 97′s morning show. The in-person Q&A was set-up after Hot 97′s program director Ebro Darden reached out to the Young Money raptress on Twitter.
The Houston police shut down a video shoot for the latest by Kanye West, according to reports.
Kanye West has sporadically been screening his latest video on the sides of wall in public venue thought the country.
Though some artists brush off their legal issues, Fat Joe is acutely aware of just how serious his are. After pleading guilty to tax evasion in December, the Bronx rapper didn't dance around the issue when discussing it with MTV's "RapFix Live."
"I can't really explain that 'cause I got a real court case going on, like facing jail time. But I guess after June 24. Hopefully, it goes well," said Joe.
Earlier this week, MGK linked up with the Cleveland Cavaliers at the NBA Draft Lottery, where the team was granted the first overall pick in the upcoming NBA Draft. Sitting next to the owner of the team, Dan Gilbert, MGK celebrated before and after the announcement was made.