A judge has rejected Meek Mill’s request to get out of jail early, which was submitted through his lawyers.
The rapper has been in jail since July 11 after violating the terms of probation rooted in a 2009 gun conviction.
In episode 21 of his “Weezy Wednesdays” series, Lil Wayne addressed the Battle Rap culture and the battles on the card at Saturday’s (July 12) Total Slaughter.
Speaking generally about the battle culture, Lil Wayne states “it’s very dope” and that “it can’t be done by many.”
Drake took over the hosting job at the 2014 ESPYs awards last night (June 16), and the rapper/actor used the occasion to clown some of his fellow entertainment stars.
One of the noticeable disses was aimed at Macklemore and his controversial wins at this year’s Grammys. A picture of Mack was placed on the screen in the venue as Drake sang the lyrics, “Real talent doesn’t always win championships, like real music doesn’t always win Grammys.”
Jay Z is sharing the love all over New York City. Less than a week after shocking the world and performing at the Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival, Jay Z decided to call in to Angie Martinez’s show on during her first day on Power 105.1.
Today (July 17th) was the first day Angie Martinez has done her radio show on a station other than Hot 97 in over 15 years. To commemorate the day, Jay Z called in and congratulated Martinez and discussed her future after making the switch
For a brief time, Gary, Indiana rapper Freddie Gibbs was signed to Jeezy’s CTE World. As an artist signed to the label, Gibbs would go on to appear on numerous mixtapes with Jeezy and join the rapper on tour, but the relationship between the two artists would eventually go downhill following Gibbs’ departure from CTE World in December 2012.
Gibbs' exit from CTE World would soon be followed by various diss records and other verbal shots taking aim at Jeezy. Jeezy has remained relatively silent on the matter, but did speak on Gibbs during a newly-released interview with Elliott Wilson of The Truth.
Rick Ross is a label owner, but to him he’s also a mentor, a friend and now a beef mediator. During a recent interview on the day Meek Mill and Wale engaged in a Twitter feud, Ross explains how he nipped that disagreement in the bud.
Drake seems to be a man of his word. Earlier today (July 15th), Drake revealed in a press release that he has the title for his next album.
According to the press release, Drake’s next album will be entitled Views From The 6, seemingly deriving its name from the two major area codes in Canada (416- Toronto, 647- Ontario). Drake’s album will be released after his Warner Bros-distributed OVO Sound releases Majid Jordan’s EP “Place Like This” and PARTYNEXTDOOR’s “PARTYNEXTDOOR TWO” on July 29th.
The self-proclaimed “Pied Piper of R&B” is looking to jump into another genre of music. R. Kelly announced at Chicago’s 24th Annual Chosen Few Picnic Weekend that he plans to go in a different direction for a future album.
“I’m working on a house album right now, and I want y’all to know, it’s coming,” said Kelly. “Y’all know I love music, and I feel like I can do anything when it comes to music because I am music. Just like y’all.”
Kanye West is once again the target of another celebrity’s disrespectful comments. First it was Stacey Dash saying West should go to the jail to experience what rape is really like, now actor Nick Wechsler is apparently jumping on the diss Kanye West train in an interview with Bleu magazine.
“If the choice is between Kanye and anyone else, I’m picking the other guy,” said Wechsler. “Just his personality… It’s hard not to want bad things for him.”
Last week was a tough few days for Meek Mill. First he got into a social media beef with his Maybach Music Group comrade Wale, then he was sentenced to 3-6 months in jail for violating his parole.
Rick Ross reached out to MTV to address his MMG artist’s latest stint behind bars. In a written statement Ross said: