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Rihanna Covers Up Drake Shark Tattoo

Rihanna is leaving her Drake-inspired tattoo in the past.

The singer and her new man A$AP Rocky were spotted on a date in NYC on Wednesday night. Paparazzi captured the couple walking the streets before heading to a bar where they were reportedly refused entry at first.

Rih wore a pair of strappy heels that revealed her left ankle. Fans zoomed in to notice a new crown tattoo in place of the shark she got around September 2016. Weeks later, Drake was seen sporting a matching shark tat on his right arm.

The design was inspired by a stuffed shark that Drake got for Rihanna when they had a midnight dinner date at Ripley’s Aquarium in Toronto while they were dating.

“The significance is personal,” tattoo artist Keith McCurdy aka Bang Bang told Vanity Fair. “That’s really all I can say. I’ve seen many people guessing the meaning online, but it’s not my place to share publicly. I will say, I’ve made many tattoos for Rihanna and this one was my favorite!”

Fans took to Twitter to weigh in on Rihanna’s new tat. “rihanna covered up the matching tattoo she had with drake lmao don’t nobody feel my pain i promise,” tweeted one, while another added, “Rihanna covered the shark tattoo…. I know Drake somewhere out there bawling his eyes out.”

rihanna covered up the matching tattoo she had with drake lmao don’t nobody feel my pain i promise

— LB (@lnbshr) June 24, 2021

Rihanna covered the shark tattoo…. I know Drake somewhere out there bawling his eyes out

— (@marleyaq) June 24, 2021

The tattoo replacement appears to be a recent development. Earlier this month, Rihanna posted a photo with the shark tat in view.

It’s unclear if Drake had his tattoo covered up. The former couple dated on and off between 2009 and 2016.

“We don’t have a friendship now,” Rihanna told Vogue of her ex in a 2018 interview, “but we’re not enemies either. It is what it is.”

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T-Pain and Kehlani Head West in ‘I Like Dat’ Video

T-Pain heads out West in his new video for “I Like Dat.”

In the cinematic clip, the Rappa Ternt Sanga rolls through a Western town in a stagecoach while selling his own bottled drank. Soon after setting up shop, Kehlani takes a sip of the pink concoction and starts making out with another woman, driving sales through the roof.

T-Pain and Kehlani make their way to a saloon where the whole town is enjoying “T-Pain’s Drank,” but it appears that they’ve been sold snake oil. The business-savvy duo jumps in their horse-driven wagon and takes off before the town realizes it was all a scam.

“I Like Dat” is an updated version of T-Pain’s 2007 single “Buy U a Drank (Shawty Snappin’),” which Kehlani dubbed “Buy You a Drank Part 2.” Their duet is set to appear on T-Pain’s upcoming album Precious Stones, slated for a September release.

Earlier this week, T-Pain made headlines when he revealed that he suffered a four-year depression after Usher told him he “fu**ed up music.”

Watch the Western-themed video below.

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Kanye West Sues Walmart Over Knockoff Yeezy Foam Runner

Kanye West Sues Walmart Over Knockoff Yeezy Foam Runner

Kanye West is suing Walmart for selling a knockoff version of his foam shoe.

In the lawsuit, obtained by TMZ, West’s company Yeezy claims that Walmart sold an “unauthorized exact copy” of its popular Yeezy Foam Runner, leaving customers confused about whether they were buying the real thing or an imitation.

Yeezy alleges that Walmart has been selling the look-alike in order to cash in on the popularity of Kanye and the Foam Runner, which went on sale in June 2020 for $75.

Walmart selling fake Yeezy’s for $23 pic.twitter.com/I70wCM9J4L

— Saycheese TV 👄🧀 (@SaycheeseDGTL) June 23, 2021

The knockoff version, which is made by a company called Daeful, is still being sold on Walmart.com for under $25. Yeezy claims Walmart could be costing it hundreds of millions of dollars in sales by selling the ripoff shoe.

Kanye’s team has reportedly sent a legal notice to Walmart demanding that they pull the shoe from its site, but the retailer has failed to do so. Yeezy is suing for major damages.

This is the latest legal dispute involving Yeezy and Walmart. In April, the retail giant challenged a trademark filing for the Yeezy LLC logo, saying it looks too similar to Walmart’s 13-year-old sun logo. Walmart is trying to have it blocked on the grounds that it will create a “false suggestion of a connection” between the two brands.

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Saweetie Delays ‘Pretty Bitch Music’ Album Release

Saweetie fans will have to wait a little longer for her album.

The Icy Grl’s long-awaited debut Pretty Bitch Music was slated to drop this Friday, according to an announcement on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” However, it has since been delayed.

PBM is on the way,” Saweetie told Big Tigger during a press junket for the BET Awards. “It was supposed to come out this month, but I was really living with it and one of my goals is for people to really feel something with every song so I had to go back and reconstruct some songs.”

No new release date has been announced, but Saweetie promises it will be worth the wait when it does arrive. “So just know that I’m a perfectionist and it’s on the way.”

In addition to “Fast (Motion),” the project is set to feature the platinum-certified hit “Best Friend” with Doja Cat and “Back to the Streets” with Jhené Aiko, plus production from Danja, Lil Jon, and Murda Beatz.

“The world is going to be shocked by my new music,” Saweetie told W Magazine of her debut. “From now on, I think they’re going to be shocked by everything I do.”

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Rihanna and A$AP Rocky Reportedly Refused Club Entry After Bouncers Didn’t Recognize Them

Rihanna and A$AP Rocky may be two of the most famous celebrities on the planet, but one club apparently didn’t recognize them.

The “Umbrella” singer donned a pink vintage Dior slipdress and a fuzzy pink bucket hat while stepping out with her boyfriend for a date night in New York City on Wednesday (June 23).

The two were swarmed by paparazzi and fans as they made their way to Barcade. Once they arrived, the club’s security seemingly stopped them from entering. Video footage shows RiRi and Rocky waiting at the door for several minutes while Rocky speaks with the bouncer as a patient Rihanna looks on. According to Pop Crave, the bouncers claimed they didn’t recognize the famous couple and needed to see ID.

Rihanna trends on Twitter after video goes viral of her and boyfriend A$AP Rocky being refused entry to a club in New York.

The bouncers claimed they didn't know them and needed to see ID. https://t.co/BeAFKIGmlS

— Pop Crave (@PopCrave) June 24, 2021

Other patrons can be heard joking about the club’s policy. A woman off camera yells, “I don’t know who you are,” while a man mocks Rocky: “You don’t got none of your business cards on you, boy?”

But despite the brief hiccup, they were eventually escorted inside the arcade bar and had a blast. One patron said that the couple bought him shots and cheered him on while he played the Ninja Turtle video game, and Rocky complimented him on his outfit.

and when she got in… pic.twitter.com/TA93Ou7Srj

— RSA (@badsisbad) June 24, 2021

Rocky confirmed his relationship with Rihanna in a GQ cover story earlier this year, calling her the “love of my life.” “She amounts to probably, like, a million of the other ones,” he told the magazine. “I think when you know, you know. She’s the One.”

Rocky also expressed his gratitude to Rihanna for all her support surrounding the release of his new documentary, Stockholm Syndrome.

“It’s amazing and I’m honestly truly blessed, for real,” he told “Entertainment Tonight” of his girlfriend, who makes a cameo in the documentary.

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Jazmine Sullivan Drops New Song ‘Tragic’

Jazmine Sullivan is reclaiming her time.

Six months after dropping her album Heaux Tales, the R&B powerhouse returns with her new song “Tragic.” Produced by Leven Kali, the stirring anthem borrows from Rep. Maxine Waters’ famed “Reclaiming my time” meme as Jazmine reflects on a relationship that wasn’t worth her time.

“You be talking all that mess and still can’t back it up,” she tells her man. “Good lovin’ is more than fu**in’ / Sex just ain’t enough.”

Jazmine and her girlfriends recently engaged in a similar conversation about sex and relationships in her “Pillow Talk” series.

On Sunday, she will perform at the BET Awards, where she is nominated for Best Female R&B/Pop Artist and Album of the Year for Heaux Tales.

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Tory Lanez Involved in Car Accident, Says He Felt Targeted

Tory Lanez Involved in Car Accident, Says He Felt Targeted

Tory Lanez is safe after a scary car accident.

The Toronto rapper-singer was riding in an Uber in Sherman Oaks, Calif. on Thursday morning (June 24) when his vehicle collided with another car. In his Instagram Story, Tory shared video of his black SUV that sustained damage to the hood and the bumper, while the other car appears to have crashed into a gas station sign. It’s unclear what caused the accident.

Tory was in disbelief as he recounted the experience. “We almost just died. We got into a car accident in a fu**in’ Uber,” he told his followers. “Oh my gosh, bro.”

He later tweeted about the accident, suggesting he may have been targeted. “Strange,” he wrote. “It almost felt like someone knew to crash into us.”

Strange .

— Tory Lanez (@torylanez) June 24, 2021

It almost felt like someone knew to crash into us .🤔🤔🤔

— Tory Lanez (@torylanez) June 24, 2021

Tory recently released a video for his new single “SKAT” with DaBaby, which prompted a Twitter feud between DaBaby and Megan Thee Stallion.

He is still facing felony assault charges in connection with the July 2020 shooting involving Megan. He has pleaded not guilty and faces up to 22 years in prison if convicted.

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Tyler, the Creator Reveals ‘Call Me If You Get Lost’ Tracklist

Hours before his album Call Me If You Get Lost hits streaming platforms, Tyler, the Creator has revealed the tracklist.

In addition to “Lumberjack,” the 16-track set includes appearances from Lil Wayne, DJ Drama, 42 Dugg, Domo Genesis, Brent Faiyaz, and more. NBA YoungBoy and Ty Dolla $ign team up on “Wusyaname,” while Lil Uzi Vert and Pharrell guest on “Juggernaut.”

Tyler has been teasing the follow-up to 2019’s IGOR by setting up a mysterious hotline where fans can preview new music. He has also released a self-directed video for “Lumberjack” along with other visual teasers.

Call Me If You Get Lost drops at midnight. See the tracklist below.

Call Me If You Get Lost Tracklist

1. “Sir Baudelaire” feat. DJ Drama
2. “Corso”
3. “Lemonhead” feat. 42 Dugg
4. “Wusyaname” feat. NBA Youngboy & Ty Dolla $ign
5. “Lumberjack”
6. “Hot Wind Blows” feat. Lil Wayne
7. “Massa”
8. “Runitup” feat. Teezo Touchdown
9. “Manifesto” feat. Domo Genesis
10. “Sweet/I Thought You Wanted to Dance” feat. Brent Faiyaz & Fana Hues
11. “Momma Talk”
12. “Rise!” feat. Daisy World
13. “Blessed”
14. “Juggernaut” feat. Lil Uzi Vert & Pharrell
15. “Wilshire”
16. “Safari”

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Kodak Black Speaks Out After Kobe Bryant Helicopter Controversy

Kodak Black is speaking out amid the controversy from his Kobe Bryant-themed birthday party.

The rapper celebrated his 24th birthday earlier this month. In photos from the festivities, which he posted on Instagram, he was seen wearing the late Lakers legend’s No. 24 jersey while standing alongside a purple and gold Tesla Model X and a purple and gold helicopter.

“I’m Ouchea 24 a Day I’m Like KOBE,” Kodak captioned the pics.

However, fans were quick to call him out for incorporating a helicopter into the festivities, noting that Kobe was tragically killed in a helicopter crash in January 2020.

“That’s kinda messed up,” wrote one fan, while another added, “So nobody on ya team advised you not to do the helicopter?”

Now Kodak is explaining his decision. In an interview with Florida radio station 99JAMZ, he expressed his love for Bryant and recalled where he was when he heard about the NBA superstar’s death.

“I heard about his unfortunate demise,” said Kodak, who was incarcerated in an Oklahoma prison at the time. “I was already saying like, ‘Man, you know when I come home, I’ma come home on the helicopter.’ And I heard how he passed and I was like, ‘Fam, that’s crazy.’ Maybe it’s a sign not to jump on the helicopter ’cause you know, he KB and I’m KB.”

He echoed the sentiments in a previous video posted to Instagram. “I want to send all my love to the Bryant family,” said Kodak. “I feel so connected to Kobe’s unfortunate demise. When I was in prison, I was planning on coming home on a helicopter, but January 26, when I found out about what happened, I took it as a sign not to due to the fact that we share the same initials…Today I celebrate your life, your legacy, as well as my birthday.”

Just this week, Vanessa Bryant settled a lawsuit against the helicopter company involved in the deadly crash that killed her husband, their daughter Gigi, and seven others.

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Logic Announces ‘YS Collection Vol . 1’ Compilation

Logic is bringing back Young Sinatra.

After returning from retirement, the Maryland rapper is set to release his new compilation, YS Collection Vol. 1, consisting of songs from his decade-old Young Sinatra mixtape series.

“It’s taken us years but we finally cleared songs from over ten years ago for the fans to enjoy!” announced Logic. “Many of you for the first time. The YS Collection is compiled of songs from the Young Sinatra mixtape series. You’ve asked me for years and I’m happy to say it’s finally here!”

Logic’s Young Sinatra mixtape series started with 2011’s Young Sinatra and was followed by 2012’s Young Sinatra: Undeniable and 2013’s Young Sinatra: Welcome to Forever. In 2018, he released his 14-track album YSIV.

Last week, he came back from retirement by dropping his “Intro” track, his first official release since his so-called final album No Pressure last July.

YS Collection Vol. 1 arrives Friday, June 25.

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The Game Unleashes New Track ’72 Bar Assassin’

The Game Unleashes New Track ’72 Bar Assassin’

The Game is back with the bars.

The Compton rapper connects with New York’s own DJ Kayslay for their lethal collaboration, “72 Bar Assassin.” Over the menacing beat, Game unleashes a series of brash and unapologetic rhymes.

“Flow like a condom / Ni**as still not fu**in’ with it,” he raps. “King of New York, king of L.A. / And I don’t give a f**k what Diddy say / My semi spray.”

He also revives talks of a long-rumored Verzuz with 50 Cent. “Just to talk about a Verzuz with 50 / Tell Swizzy I need a hundred cash.”

Later, he shouts out his former G-Unit members Young Buck and Lloyd Banks (“Can’t see me now, couldn’t see me with Young Buck and ’em / Shout out to Lloyd Banks, album go hard, ni**a”) and pledges his loyalty to G-Unit (“You supposed to do your squad like Yo Gotti do ’em / Therefore it’s still the Unit long as I can still move ’em”).

Game is set to perform at the Once Upon A Time in L.A. festival at L.A.’s Banc of California Stadium on Dec. 18. The star-studded lineup also includes 50 Cent, Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, YG, and Bone Thugs N-Harmony.

“72 Bar Assassin” is set to appear on DJ Kayslay’s new album Accolades, which drops Friday. The Game is reportedly readying a project of his own called 30 for 30.

🌴Once Upon A Time In LA🌴

Register now for the presale that starts Friday June 25 10AM PT. All Tickets starting at $19.99 down. https://t.co/J7GpbOcJqE pic.twitter.com/4oKT1JlXxS

— onceuponatimeinlafest (@onceinla) June 22, 2021

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Trick Daddy Responds to Beyoncé Backlash, Doubles Down on Comments

Trick Daddy is feeling the sting of the BeyHive, but he doesn’t seem to mind.

The Miami rapper came under fire for his controversial comments about Beyoncé and JAY-Z in a recent Clubhouse chat.

“Beyoncé don’t write music and barely can sing her motherfu**in’ self,” said Trick in the leaked audio recording, while adding, “Beyoncé can’t sang!”

Trick Daddy throwing major shade at Beyoncé and Jay-Z. pic.twitter.com/rmGChWsg6d

— (@b4thglow_) June 22, 2021

He caused on uproar on social media with his unpopular opinion about the 28-time Grammy-winning superstar. But instead of backing down, the “Nann” rapper is doubling down on his comments.

“To me, a singer is a Stephanie Mills, a singer is a Whitney Houston, a Mariah Carey, an Alicia Keys, an Adele,” he told Marc Lamont Hill on “BNC News.” “To me a singer is somebody that can go to church and give you the word…I’m from the South so singing and sanging is different things.”

While he may not consider Beyoncé a “sanger,” he did compliment her as a performer. “Have I ever seen anybody perform better than her? No. But I don’t think she’s a singer…She’s a singer, but I don’t think she can sang. That’s my unpopular opinion.”

When asked to rank Beyoncé as a singer on a scale of 1 to 100, he responded, “If Stephanie Mills and Whitney Houston is 100, Beyoncé is an 85.”

Added Trick, “Beyoncé is a beautiful, talented, very successful person, but I don’t put her as my top singers, no.”

He then clapped back at the “trolls” for coming at him. “Nobody don’t wanna work so don’t got nothing else to do but to sit and try to troll me. But trolling only works when it affects ’em. I’m not affected by it. I don’t care who don’t agree with me…I don’t think that I said nothing to offend anybody.”

He also had a message for the BeyHive, who have flooded his social media comments. “Good support, man, good job what y’all doing, but I grew up with roaches. I’m more afraid of roaches than bees.”

Not only did he share his unpopular opinion about the Carters, Trick also stirred controversy for comparing Chris Brown to Michael Jackson. “Nobody has done the things that Chris Brown did with a lot of hit records and big records like he done over the years,” he said. “I don’t believe there’s nobody that’s sold as many records and did as much as Chris Brown and Rihanna.”

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New Pop Smoke Album Set for July

A new Pop Smoke album is on the way.

One year after the release of his first posthumous album, the late Brooklyn rapper’s label Victor Victor Worldwide has officially announced that the follow-up will arrive on July 16. The announcement was accompanied by a trailer. The as-yet-untitled 17-track set is now available for pre-order.

Pop Smoke’s posthumous debut album, Shoot for the Stars, Aim for the Moon, was released on July 3, 2020 and debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200. The album, which has moved over 7 million units worldwide, charted in the top five on the Billboard 200 for 34 weeks, becoming only the fourth album this century to spend that many weeks in the top five. It is also the longest-running album on Billboard’s Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart since 1990.

Fans have been anxiously awaiting more music from Pop Smoke, who was fatally shot during a home invasion robbery in February 2020. Earlier this month, his manager and the president of Victor Victor Worldwide, Steven Victor, took to Twitter to tease a second posthumous project.

50 Cent served as co-executive producer on Shoot for the Stars, but he may not be involved this time around. “[Steven Victor] talked to me about the new record, and I’m not sure if I’ll participate with this, that record,” he said during a recent interview.

Pop Smoke, who is nominated for two BET Awards, can also be heard on several albums including Migos’ Culture III, Polo G’s Hall of Fame, and the F9 soundtrack.

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Quavo Selling Saweetie’s Bentley for $280,000

Quavo is putting Saweetie’s Bentley up for sale.

After claiming that he took back the car on Culture III, it appears that the Migos rapper did in fact repossess his ex-girlfriend’s 2020 Bentley Continental. According to TMZ, the exact same car is listed for sale for $279,888 on the luxury and exotic car dealership Jakes Motorcars.

The GTC V8 convertible is being marketed as a used luxury vehicle in “pristine” condition with only 2,191 miles and “loaded with options” including 22″ wheels and a custom colored exterior with blue leather interior. It even includes the “icy” headrests that Quavo had customized for his ex.

Bentley Quavo took back from Saweetie has been found online. It’s now for sale at Jake’s Motor Cars in San Diego for $279,888 dollars. It stil has the “ICY” customized stitching as well pic.twitter.com/CClkYVntMj

— My Mixtapez (@mymixtapez) June 23, 2021

Quavo seemingly confirmed that he took back the blue drop-top he gave Saweetie for Christmas on the Drake-assisted “Having Our Way” off Culture III.

“She had it her way, now she out of a Bentley,” he raps.

Following the couple’s split, there were reports that Quavo had repossessed the custom convertible. But Saweetie seemed to still be in possession of the car when she posted her #BestFriendChallenge video in April where she was seen holding the keys to the pricey whip.

The couple announced their breakup in March, with Saweetie alluding that Quavo was unfaithful.

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Nicki Minaj Responds to Michael B. Jordan ‘J’Ouvert’ Rum Line Controversy

Michael B. Jordan is facing accusations of cultural appropriation over his new rum line, J’Ouvert.

The Creole French word refers to the annual indigenous festivities held since the 1800s in Trinidad and Tobago and Grenada during Carnival. The packaging for J’Ouvert reads, “Derived from the Antellian Creole French term meaning ‘daybreak,’ J’OUVERT originated in the pre-dawn streets of Trinidad, as celebration of emancipation combined with Carnival season to serve as the festival informal commencements. Crafted on those same islands, J’OUVERT Rum is a tribute to the party start.”

Michael B. Jordan owns rum made in Trinidad? (I’m assuming “those same islands” mean Trinidad and Tobago? idk chile) pic.twitter.com/ZGDVIGG01Y

— Cece. (@caribbean_cece) June 20, 2021

But social media has criticized the L.A.-born actor for attempting to trademark the name despite no apparent connection to Caribbean culture.

Additionally, the trademark application claims that “the wording ‘J’OUVERT’ has no meaning in a foreign language.”

I’m curious, what upsets you most about this J’OUVERT Trademark? #JouvertRum https://t.co/82py5GEuaG via @Change

— JAY BLESSED(r)️ (@JAYBLESSED) June 22, 2021

Amid the backlash, over 10,000 people have signed a petition on Change.org demanding that the trademark filing be dismissed.

“We are not a powerless people!” writes the petition organizer, Jay Blessed. “We are a people rich in culture, history and love. It’s time we love ourselves enough to stop the sale of our culture to foreign entities that do not respect or value our global contributions, and who do not support and uphold our countries in respectful, long-lasting, tangible and verifiable ways!”

The petition also calls for Jordan “to do the right thing by calling this a loss!”

You know what I want? A public apology to the people of T& T, and the Caribbean at large, from @michaelb4jordan Scott Williams, @AngosturaHouse, Louis Shaffer and everyone hiding behind the scenes of this #JouvertRum scandal!

— JAY BLESSED(r)️ (@JAYBLESSED) June 22, 2021

Nicki Minaj, who was born in Trinidad and Tobago, has also weighed in on the controversy by sharing a “history lesson” explaining the true meaning of J’Ouvert, while urging the Creed star to change the name of his rum.

“I’m sure MBJ didn’t intentionally do anything he thought Caribbean ppl would find offensive,” wrote the “Seeing Green” rapper, “but now that you are aware, change the name & continue to flourish & prosper.”

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Vin Diesel Confirms Cardi B Will Return in ‘Fast & Furious 10’

Cardi B is preparing for another ride with the Fast & Furious family.

Vin Diesel has announced that the “Up” rapper will return in Fast 10, the first of the final two films in the blockbuster movie franchise.

“We are very much excited to evolve her character and to expand it to the finale,” Diesel told “Entertainment Tonight” at the premiere for F9. “She made it just in time. She came in Fast 9 just in time.”

Cardi plays Leysa in the latest installment of the Fast franchise, which opens Friday. “I think she’s conceited and she’s very confident,” she said of her character. “There’s a difference between conceited and confident, but I think she’s really both, and I guess she’s very competitive…and she’s just that bitch.”

She also hinted at a recurring role in the same interview. “Well, my management said Vin Diesel reached out and he was talking about a role that on the next Fast & Furious would become a bigger role, and I’m like, ‘Ahhhh, why not?'” said Cardi. “I was a little over it doing short appearances in films, but I’m like, ‘It’s freakin’ Fast & Furious,’ so I was like, ‘Get me there. Put me on a plane.'”

Earlier this year, it was reported that Cardi had landed her first starring movie role in the Paramount comedy Assisted Living. The Grammy winner will play Amber, a small-time crook who finds herself in over her head when a heist goes wrong.

Cardi made her feature-film debut opposite Jennifer Lopez, Constance Wu, and Keke Palmer in the 2019 stripper crime drama Hustlers, which grossed over $150 million at the box office.

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Iggy Azalea Looks for Love on Celebrity Dating Show

Iggy Azalea Looks for Love on Celebrity Dating Show

Iggy Azalea is taking a shot at love.

The “Fancy” rapper appeared on ABC’s “The Celebrity Dating Game,” a reboot of the classic game show, which finds three eligible bachelors vying for a date with a celebrity contestant.

For Iggy’s episode, which aired Monday, the 31-year-old mother of one got to know the mystery men by asking them a series of questions while she remained hidden behind a wall.

Will @IggyAzalea find ✨the one✨? Find out on #TheCelebrityDatingGame TOMORROW! pic.twitter.com/1m2C9VLFJn

— The Celebrity Dating Game (@DatingGameABC) June 20, 2021

“The best thing about dating me is I’m absolutely ridiculous, so you can have a little fun with me,” Iggy told her potential suitors.

In the end, she chose Shaughn Adamski, who happens to be Lizzo’s stage manager. “I love all your crazy tattoos, but you do sound like an accountant and you sleep with the dog every night,” she told him before giving him a hug. It’s unclear if they actually went on a date as the episode was taped a while back.

During the show, Michael Bolton gave the bachelors a clue as to Iggy’s identity to the tune of Fleetwood Mac’s “Don’t Stop.” “She’s fancy and blonde, fancy and blonde,” he sang. “Four Grammy noms, four Grammy noms.”

Iggy was in a relationship with Playboi Carti before they split late last year. The couple shares a 1-year-old son, Onyx.

The blonde bombshell is now gearing up to hit the road with Pitbull on his “I Feel Good Tour,” which kicks off in August.

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Jack Harlow Announces ‘Crème De La Crème Tour’

Jack Harlow is coming to a city near you.

The Grammy-nominated rapper will return to the road for the first time in nearly two years on “The Crème De La Crème Tour,” presented by Rolling Loud and Live Nation.

The North American trek kicks off Sept. 8 in Orlando and runs through the fall, with stops in Miami, Detroit, Boston, and Toronto, wrapping Nov. 19 in Indianapolis. Along the way, the Louisville native will perform at festivals including Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo, Rolling Loud, BottleRock, Austin City Limits, and more. Additional dates will be announced in the near future.

The Creme De La Creme Tourhttps://t.co/PDnbSagIPT pic.twitter.com/rjg65VbYxD

— Jack Harlow (@jackharlow) June 22, 2021

The tour follows the release of Harlow’s gold-certified debut album Thats What They All Say, which spawned the breakout hit “Whats Poppin.”

Tickets go on sale to the general public starting Friday, June 25, at 10 a.m. local time.

The Crème De La Crème Tour Dates

July 25 – Miami, FL – Rolling Loud Miami*
July 29 – Chicago, IL – Vic Theatre
July 30 – Chicago, IL – Lollapalooza*
Aug. 7 – Salt Lake City, UT – Hive Music Festival*
Sept. 3 – Manchester, TN – Bonnaroo*
Sept. 5 – Napa Valley, CA – BottleRock Festival*
Sept. 8 – Orlando, FL – The Vanguard
Sept. 9 – St. Petersburg, FL – Jannus Live
Sept. 10 – Miami Beach, FL – The Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jack Gleason Theater
Sept. 14 – Raleigh, NC – The Ritz
Sept. 15 – Charlotte, NC – The Fillmore Charlotte
Sept. 17 – Pittsburgh, PA – Roxian Theatre
Sept. 18 – Silver Spring, MD – The Fillmore Silver Spring
Sept. 19 – Atlanta, GA – Music Midtown*
Sept. 21 – Detroit , MI – The Fillmore
Sept. 23 – Philadelphia, PA – The Fillmore
Sept. 24 – Wallingford, CT – Dome at Oakdale
Sept. 25 – Boston, MA – House of Blues
Oct. 3 – Austin, TX – Austin City Limits*
Oct. 25 – St. Louis, MO – The Pageant
Oct. 26 – Nashville, TN – Marathon Music Works
Oct. 28 – New York, NY – Rolling Loud New York*
Oct. 29 – New Orleans, LA – House of Blues
Oct. 30 – Houston, TX – House of Blues
Nov. 2 – Phoenix, AZ – The Van Buren
Nov. 5 – Portland, OR – Crystal Ballroom
Nov. 6 – Seattle, WA – Showbox SoDo
Nov. 13 – Minneapolis, MN – The Fillmore
Nov. 16 – Toronto, ON – Danforth Music Hall
Nov. 17 – Cleveland, OH – House of Blues
Nov. 19 – Indianapolis, IN – Egyptian Room at Old National Centre
Dec. 11 – Los Angeles, CA – Rolling Loud California*

*Festival dates

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Wale Announces New Album ‘Folarin 2’

Wale Announces New Album ‘Folarin 2’

Wale is back with the sequel.

The D.C. rapper has announced his first album in nearly two years, Folarin 2. The sequel to his 2012 mixtape Folarin is set to arrive this summer, he announced on Twitter.

“I understand you may feel how you feel for whatever soembody [sic] told you … but I just wanna reiterate that I’m one of the greatest of all time,” tweeted Wale. “Catalog .Consistency. Influence. Longevity . DMV. With that said #Folarin2 this summer.”

I understand you may feel how you feel for whatever soembody told you … but I just wanna reiterate that I’m one of the greatest of all time . Catalog .Consistency. Influence. Longevity . DMV. With that said #Folarin2 this summer . 🌹

— Wale (@Wale) June 22, 2021

The album, which follows 2019’s Wow… That’s Crazy, has already spawned the Diddy-sampled single “Angles” with Chris Brown, for which he also released a summer-ready video.

Wale’s mixtape Folarin dropped on Dec. 24, 2012 and featured the 3x platinum hit “Bad” with Tiara Thomas, plus appearances from Rick Ross, 2 Chainz, Nipsey Hussle, French Montana, and Jhené Aiko.

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Trick Daddy Says Beyoncé ‘Can’t Sing,’ JAY-Z Is Not the ‘Greatest Rapper Alive’

Trick Daddy Says Beyoncé ‘Can’t Sing,’ JAY-Z Is Not the ‘Greatest Rapper Alive’

Trick Daddy is under fire for his controversial comments about hip-hop’s royal couple, Beyoncé and JAY-Z.

The Miami rapper was in a Clubhouse chat when he made some disparaging remarks about Queen Bey, prompting an uproar on social media.

“Beyoncé ain’t tryna give back to music or nothin’,” Trick said while comparing Beyoncé to an unnamed female singer, according to HotNewHipHop.

In the audio recording, which leaked Monday, he continued to shade the 28-time Grammy winner. “Beyoncé don’t write music and barely can sing her motherfu**in’ self,” said Trick, who wildly declared, “Beyoncé can’t sang!”

“Man, I watched my godmama train Beyoncé, vocal lessons all her career,” he added while others in the chatroom chimed in with their own anti-Bey sentiments.

Trick Daddy throwing major shade at Beyoncé and Jay-Z. pic.twitter.com/rmGChWsg6d

— (@b4thglow_) June 22, 2021

The “I’m a Thug” hitmaker then turned his attention to Mr. Carter. “I’mma give an unpopular opinion right now: Beyoncé is to R&B what JAY-Z is to New York. That’s why they together,” he said.

“JAY-Z ain’t never won the greatest rapper alive. Whoever put him on a level like that?” asked Trick. “New York lost Biggie and they needed a hero because they wanted to be the Mecca of hip-hop, and they just handed it over to JAY-Z.”

Trick Daddy : “ Beyoncé can’t sing and Jay-Z isn’t the greatest rapper alive “

Black Twitter : pic.twitter.com/ybMZEAwISF

— A Real $moove Production (@Jayl0n1k) June 22, 2021

Trick Daddy: Beyoncé can’t sing

Beyhive: pic.twitter.com/ZW38kb778M

— Sunny ☀ (@SunnyBunny_54) June 22, 2021

chile….i KNOW trick daddy ain’t taking about THEE BEYONĆE GISELLE KNOWLES CARTER pic.twitter.com/wD77M7DME9

— Takiya LaNiece (@GlamGodKia) June 22, 2021

Does Trick Daddy want us compare him to Jay-z, bar for bar, hit for hit…..does he have an embarrassment kink ???

— The Casual Sex Captain (@jiggyjayy2) June 22, 2021

The BeyHive was not here for the disrespect and promptly dragged Trick Daddy on Twitter, while Trina was quick to separate herself from her “Nann” collaborator’s unpopular opinion.

“ALL day, Everyday… The Queen,” Trina wrote alongside a clip of Queen Bey performing live on tour.

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Trick Daddy Says Beyoncé ‘Can’t Sing,’ JAY-Z Is Not the Greatest Rapper Alive

Trick Daddy Says Beyoncé ‘Can’t Sing,’ JAY-Z Is Not the Greatest Rapper Alive

Trick Daddy is under fire for his controversial comments about hip-hop’s royal couple, Beyoncé and JAY-Z.

The Miami rapper was in a Clubhouse chat when he made some disparaging remarks about Queen Bey, prompting an uproar on social media.

“Beyoncé ain’t tryna give back to music or nothin’,” Trick said while comparing Beyoncé to an unnamed female singer, according to HotNewHipHop.

In the audio recording, which leaked Monday, he continued to shade the 28-time Grammy winner. “Beyoncé don’t write music and barely can sing her motherfu**in’ self,” said Trick, who wildly declared, “Beyoncé can’t sang!”

“Man, I watched my godmama train Beyoncé, vocal lessons all her career,” he added while others in the chatroom chimed in with their own anti-Bey sentiments.

Trick Daddy throwing major shade at Beyoncé and Jay-Z. pic.twitter.com/rmGChWsg6d

— (@b4thglow_) June 22, 2021

The “I’m a Thug” hitmaker then turned his attention to Mr. Carter. “I’mma give an unpopular opinion right now: Beyoncé is to R&B what JAY-Z is to New York. That’s why they together,” he said.

“JAY-Z ain’t never won the greatest rapper alive. Whoever put him on a level like that? New York lost Biggie and they needed a hero, they wanted to be the Mecca of hip-hop and they just handed it over to JAY-Z.”

Trick Daddy : “ Beyoncé can’t sing and Jay-Z isn’t the greatest rapper alive “

Black Twitter : pic.twitter.com/ybMZEAwISF

— A Real $moove Production (@Jayl0n1k) June 22, 2021

Trick Daddy: Beyoncé can’t sing

Beyhive: pic.twitter.com/ZW38kb778M

— Sunny ☀ (@SunnyBunny_54) June 22, 2021

chile….i KNOW trick daddy ain’t taking about THEE BEYONĆE GISELLE KNOWLES CARTER pic.twitter.com/wD77M7DME9

— Takiya LaNiece (@GlamGodKia) June 22, 2021

Does Trick Daddy want us compare him to Jay-z, bar for bar, hit for hit…..does he have an embarrassment kink ???

— The Casual Sex Captain (@jiggyjayy2) June 22, 2021

The BeyHive was not here for the disrespect and promptly dragged Trick Daddy on Twitter, while Trina was quick to separate herself from her “Nann” collaborator’s unpopular opinion.

“ALL day, Everyday… The Queen,” Trina wrote alongside a clip of Queen Bey performing live on tour.

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Chris Brown Under Investigation After Woman Claims He Smacked Her Weave Off

Chris Brown Under Investigation After Woman Claims He Smacked Her Weave Off

Chris Brown is facing new accusations of battery.

The “Go Crazy” singer is under investigation after a woman told cops that he smacked the back of her head so hard that her weave came off.

According to TMZ, police were called to the superstar’s Tarzana, Calif. home over the weekend, where the alleged victim claimed Breezy slapped her, causing part of her weave to become dislodged. Police filed a battery report and Chris was named as the suspect.

Aside from the displaced weave, the woman reportedly suffered no injuries and no arrests have been made.

After TMZ published its report, Chris seemingly responded to the accusations on his Instagram Story. “Yall so damn [cap],” he wrote alongside a series of laughing emojis.

Chris Brown IG Stories

This is the second time in less than two months that cops have been called to Chris’ house. Back in May, police showed up after he hosted a party for his 32nd birthday with hundreds of guests. The party was eventually broken up following complaints from neighbors.

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J. Cole Announces ‘The Off-Season Tour’ with 21 Savage

J. Cole Announces ‘The Off-Season Tour’ with 21 Savage

J. Cole is taking the show back on the road.

After teasing a tour, the Dreamville boss has announced dates for “The Off-Season Tour.” The 17-date arena trek kicks off Sept. 24 in Miami before visiting cities across the U.S. including Atlanta, Philadelphia, Brooklyn, Chicago, and Las Vegas, wrapping in Los Angeles on Oct. 21. He will be joined by 21 Savage as well as special guest Morray.

The Off-Season Tour. With @21savage and @morrayda1 🚀🚀🚀

Presale starting tomorrow. Tickets on sale Friday @ https://t.co/vxEarN5m4y

s e e . y o u . i n . a . f e w pic.twitter.com/FIwSfidLBP

— J. Cole (@JColeNC) June 22, 2021

The month-long trek, Cole’s first since 2018’s “KOD Tour,” comes in support of his sixth studio album The Off-Season, which topped the Billboard 200 and featured appearances from 21 Savage, Lil Baby, and Morray.

A pre-sale begins Wednesday, June 23, while tickets go on sale to the public starting Friday, June 25, at 10 a.m. local time.

Additionally, Cole has announced that his Dreamville Fest will return to Raleigh, North Carolina in April 2022 after taking two years off due to the pandemic.

The Off-Season Tour Dates

Sept. 24 – Miami, FL – FTX Arena*^
Sept. 25 – Orlando, FL – Amway Center*^
Sept. 27 – Atlanta, GA – State Farm Arena^
Sept. 28 – Greensboro, NC – Greensboro Coliseum Complex*^
Sept. 29 – Philadelphia, PA – Wells Fargo Center*^
Oct. 1 – Boston, MA – TD Garden*^
Oct. 2 – Brooklyn, NY – Barclays Center*^
Oct. 4 – Washington DC – Capital One Arena*^
Oct. 5 – Detroit, MI – Little Caesars Arena*^
Oct. 7 – Chicago, IL – United Center*^
Oct. 10 – Houston, TX – Toyota Center*^
Oct. 11 – Dallas, TX – American Airlines Arena*^
Oct. 14 – Denver, CO – Ball Arena*^
Oct. 16 – Las Vegas – MGM Grand Garden Arena*^
Oct. 17 – Phoenix, AZ – Phoenix Suns Arena*^
Oct. 20 – Oakland, CA – Oakland Arena*^
Oct. 21 – Los Angeles, CA – The Forum*^

* With 21 Savage | ^ With Special Guest Morray

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T-Pain Says He Was Depressed After Usher Said He ‘Fu**ed Up Music’

T-Pain is reflecting on a dark period in his life.

The “I Like Dat” rapper reveals that he became depressed after Usher told him he “fu**ed up music” while on a flight to the 2013 BET Awards.

“He was, like, ‘Man, I want to tell you something, man.’ He was like, ‘Man, you kind of fu**ed up music,'” recalled an emotional T-Pain in a clip from Netflix’s upcoming series “This Is Pop” (via EW).

“I didn’t understand. Usher was my friend. He was like, ‘Nah, man, you really fu**ed up music for real singers,'” T-Pain said.

He started to question whether Usher was right. “Literally, at that point, I couldn’t listen. Is he right? Did I f**k up music?” asked T-Pain. “I was like, ‘What did I do? I came out and I used Auto-Tune.’ He was like, ‘Yeah, you fu**ed it up.’ I’m like, ‘But I used it, I didn’t tell everybody else to start using it.'”

T-Pain said that moment triggered what would become a four-year depression. “That is the very moment, and I don’t even think I realized this for a long time, but that’s the very moment that started a four-year depression for me,” he said.

A few years earlier, JAY-Z famously criticized the use of Auto-Tune on “D.O.A. (Death of Auto-Tune)” off his 2009 album The Blueprint 3.

T-Pain recently made headlines after he revealed that Nicki Minaj turned down a collaboration with him early on in her career. “She was like, ‘Hey, I’m an artist too and I’m working on my shit, so ya know, baby chill,’” he said during an interview with “Desus & Mero.”

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The Game Says He Felt ‘Disrespected’ on Father’s Day

It was not a happy Father’s Day for The Game.

The Compton rapper shared an emotional video in which he reflected on how “unappreciated” he felt on the holiday. Despite being a devoted dad to his three children, he didn’t feel like the love was reciprocated.

“It really bothers me because I know the type of heart I got and I know the type of person I am,” he said in his 6-minute video. “I take care of a lot of people and I do for a lot of people.”

He said he woke up on Father’s Day and the “only person that acknowledged that I was a father” was his oldest son, Harlem, who bought him gifts “within his budget” including cologne. “I thought that was beautiful, I appreciated it, and I love him to death ’cause that’s how I raised him to be humble, to always remember to take care of your people.”

Game explained that he goes “above and beyond” for his kids and always shows love on Mother’s Day, but he felt neglected on Father’s Day. “It gets a little disrespectful. I’m starting to feel like the deadbeat dads out there. Them ni**as, they must know something, ’cause they not contributing shit and they don’t get noticed and they don’t deserve notice ’cause they not real fathers.”

He added, “I feel like people don’t really give a f**k about [Father’s Day], at least in my life.”

“Other than eating with my son, I don’t have anything to show for Father’s Day,” said Game, who received “crickets” from those he takes care of most. “I’m just tired of the disrespect. It don’t even make no sense.”

He admits that it really hurt him. “To be honest, that shit really cut deep in a ni**a soul,” he said. “It’s like, I know as a father, I know what I put in…Can’t nobody tell me that I’m not the type of father that deserves praise, that deserves notice. It’s crazy, it’s unacceptable, and I’m really not fu**ing with it.”

But he won’t tolerate the disrespect any more. “If you’re in my life and you’ve been close to me and I’ve done what I’ve done for you and I’ve taken care of you and I’ve looked out for you over the years and you know that you didn’t show up for Father’s Day with any type of appreciation…Today is the day I cut you off.”

He also noted that he saw other celebrity dads on Instagram being showered with love and gifts including Boosie Badazz, who received a lavish brunch from his children.

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Bow Wow and Soulja Boy Troll Each Other Ahead of Verzuz Battle

Bow Wow and Soulja Boy Troll Each Other Ahead of Verzuz Battle

Bow Wow and Soulja Boy are giving fans a taste of what to expect from their highly-anticipated Verzuz battle.

The rap rivals took to Twitter to exchange a series of insults over everything from their careers to their street cred in the days leading up to Saturday’s main event.

“The diff w/ me and you is.. YOU HAVE TO PUT OUT MUSIC. I don’t. Ill be in the box office this weekend while you sit at home in your living room yelling on live at no one,” tweeted Bow Wow, who reprises his role in the new F9 movie.

Soulja responded by telling him that Cardi B has a bigger role. “Bro you not starring In that movie you an EXTRA, Cardi b got a bigger part than u shad.”

The “Crank That” rapper continued to troll Bow Wow, telling him that he “couldn’t make a hit in 2021 if his life depended on it” and that he “can’t name 5 bow wow songs on gang.”

Bow wow fell off

— Soulja Boy (Big Draco) (@souljaboy) June 21, 2021

Bow wow couldn’t make a hit in 2021 if his life depended on it

— Soulja Boy (Big Draco) (@souljaboy) June 21, 2021

Crank that Better than any song bow wow made his entire career

— Soulja Boy (Big Draco) (@souljaboy) June 21, 2021

In another tweet, Bow Wow put Soulja on blast for his supporting act slot on the upcoming “Millennium Tour” with Omarion. “Soulja i know how much you getting paid on the millennium tour… you’ll make more being my assistant. Play fair,” he tweeted before calling Soulja the “Ben Simmons of the rap game.”

Soulja just stop 😂😂 like literally stop…. The diff w/ me and you is.. YOU HAVE TO PUT OUT MUSIC. I don’t. Ill be in the box office this weekend while you sit at home in your living room yelling on live at no one.

— Bow Wow (@smoss) June 21, 2021

Soulja i know how much you getting paid on the millennium tour… you’ll make more being my assistant. Play fair. See you saturday lil brother. #headliners vs #openingacts ☮

— Bow Wow (@smoss) June 21, 2021

Soulja is the ben simmons of the rap game. Go rehearse and get off the internet. See you Saturday cap gun

— Bow Wow (@smoss) June 21, 2021

Dont forget you sold crack too. Just didnt want to blemish your street cred. 😂https://t.co/jK2x2pwOz2

— Bow Wow (@smoss) June 21, 2021

Bow Wow went on to boast about his superstar collaborators including Beyoncé, Mariah Carey, Kendrick Lamar, and Nicki Minaj. “Bow wow never produced for Nicki Minaj or made a song wit her or drake or Gucci mane. lil dude can’t fuk wit me,” Soulja fired back.

Bow wow never produced for Nicki Minaj or made a song wit her or drake or Gucci mane. lil dude can’t fuk wit me

— Soulja Boy (Big Draco) (@souljaboy) June 21, 2021

Soulja will join Bow Wow and Omarion on the “Millennium Tour” when it kicks off Oct. 1 with special guests Ashanti, Ying Yang Twins, Lloyd, Sammie, and Pretty Ricky.

Their Verzuz battle will stream live via Instagram and Triller on Saturday, June 26.

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Lil Baby Announces ‘The Back Outside Tour’ with Lil Durk

Lil Baby is bringing it “Back Outside.”

After a momentous year in quarantine, the Atlanta rapper will return to the road this fall with special guest Lil Durk. Produced by Live Nation, the 23-date trek kicks off Sept. 1 in Mansfield, Mass. before traveling to arenas across the country, with stops in New Orleans, Phoenix, Los Angeles, and Brooklyn, wrapping Oct. 15 in West Palm Beach, Fla.

In addition to his own catalog, Baby will team up with Durk to perform hits off their recent collaborative album, The Voice of the Heroes, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200.

Tickets go on sale to the general public starting Friday, June 25, at 10 a.m. local time. Citi cardmembers will have access to purchase pre-sale tickets beginning June 22 at 10 a.m. local time until June 24 at 10 p.m. local time.

The Back Outside Tour Dates

Sept. 1 – Mansfield, MA – Xfinity Center
Sept. 3 – Hartford, CT – XFINITY Theatre
Sept. 10 – Raleigh, NC – Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek
Sept. 11 – Charlotte, NC – PNC Music Pavilion
Sept. 14 – New Orleans, LA – Smoothie King Center
Sept. 15 – Dallas, TX – Dos Equis Pavilion
Sept. 16 – Houston, TX – Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
Sept. 17 – Austin, TX – Germania Insurance Amphitheater
Sept. 20 – Albuquerque, NM – Isleta Amphitheater
Sept. 22 – Phoenix, AZ – Ak-Chin Pavilion
Sept. 23 – Anaheim, CA – Honda Center
Sept. 24 – Los Angeles, CA – STAPLES Center
Sept. 25 – Oakland, CA – Oakland Arena
Sept. 27 – Salt Lake City, UT – USANA Amphitheatre
Sept. 28 – Denver, CO – Ball Arena
Sept. 30 – Maryland Heights, MO – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
Oct. 4 – Cincinnati, OH – Heritage Bank Arena
Oct. 6 – Newark, NJ – Prudential Center
Oct. 7 – Brooklyn, NY – Barclays Center
Oct. 9 – Burgettstown, PA – The Pavilion at Star Lake
Oct. 10 – Louisville, KY – KFC Yum! Center
Oct. 14 – Tampa, FL – MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
Oct. 15 – West Palm Beach, FL – iTHINK Financial Amphitheatre

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Damon Dash Calls JAY-Z a ‘Bully’ After ‘Reasonable Doubt’ Lawsuit

Damon Dash is firing back at a lawsuit alleging he’s trying to auction off JAY-Z’s debut album Reasonable Doubt as an NFT.

The lawsuit, filed Friday in New York’s Southern District Court, claims that Dash was trying to sell the rights to Reasonable Doubt via digital marketplace SuperFarm as a non-fungible token without JAY-Z’s permission. The auction has since been canceled, but Roc-A-Fella is worried that Dash will attempt to auction it off on another platform.

Dash, who co-founded Roc-A-Fella Records with JAY-Z and Kareem Burke in 1995, insists he owns a third of the famed label and says he has every right to sell his share.

“He lying. That’s a whole lie. JAY owns one-third of Reasonable Doubt,” he told Page Six. “They just said that I tried to sell an NFT of Reasonable Doubt and … it’s not true. I’m not running around to different places trying to auction off Reasonable Doubt. I’ve been working with one platform and that’s SuperFarm.”

Added Dash, “And the thing is I own a third of Roc-A-Fella Records and I can sell my third if I feel like it.”

Dash says that JAY-Z filed suit after offering to buy him out of his share of Roc-A-Fella for $1.5 million, which he rejected. Dash says the lawsuit is to prevent him from selling his third to someone else.

Dash went on to slam JAY-Z’s offer. “JAY himself tried to buy my third and it was a crackhead deal. He offered me like I was Pookie or something from New Jack City,” he said in reference to Chris Rock’s crack addict character from 1991’s New Jack City.

“That’s what corporate always does to the independent guy. It’s a case of corporate versus independent and how they try to bully me—but they are trying to bully the wrong one,” said the 50-year-old mogul. “It is the same fu**ing game. It just seems like they so mad if I get money. I don’t know why but why can’t I sell my third to who ever I want, whenever I want? I don’t have to ask.”

He continued to blast his business partner as allegedly controlling and vindictive. “He thinks Roc-A-Fella Records is his—it is ours—and he’s doing all this on Roc-A-Fella’s behalf,” said Dash. “He’s got ‘only one man to eat’ syndrome and ‘everybody else got to work for him’ syndrome and ‘kiss the ring and we’re gonna mess up his reputation’ syndrome if you look under the hood. It continues to happen.”

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Snoh Aalegra Drops New Single ‘Lost You’

As she gears up for her new album next month, Snoh Aalegra returns with her new single “Lost You.”

On her first release in a year, the iHeartRadio Music Award winner finds herself trying to move from a previous relationship.

“Although I lost you, I’ll always want you,” she sings on the shimmering R&B ballad, for which she has also debuted a stunning video. “‘Cause you take me higher / See, I’ll always want you / But I know I lost you.”

Produced by No I.D., “Lost You” is set to appear on Snoh’s upcoming album Temporary Highs in the Violet Skies, set for release July 8. The 15-track set, which follows 2019’s Ugh, Those Feels Again, features two appearances from Tyler, the Creator, with contributions from No I.D., The Neptunes, Terrace Martin, PJ Morton, James Fauntleroy, Ant Clemons, and more.

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Polo G Debuts at No. 1 with ‘Hall of Fame’

Polo G Debuts at No. 1 with ‘Hall of Fame’

Polo G has the No. 1 album in the country.

The Chicago rapper debuts atop the Billboard 200 as Hall of Fame opens with 143,000 equivalent album units earned in the U.S., 18,000 of which are comprised of album sales. This is the first No. 1 album for Polo, who previously hit the top 10 with The Goat (No. 2 in 2020) and Die a Legend (No. 6 in 2019).

The 20-track Hall of Fame features “Rapstar,” which spent two weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, plus appearances from Lil Wayne, Roddy Ricch, Pop Smoke, Young Thug, and Nicki Minaj, who congratulated her “For the Love of New York” collaborator.

“CONGRATULATIONS POLO!!” tweeted Nicki. “SOOOOOO FN HAPPY FOR YOU!! first #1 album. Chicago, stand TF UP!! Talented & humble. Stay on ya grind boo.”

Yo Support definitely played A Big Part In Makin that Happen appreciate u fasho🖤💯💯💯https://t.co/xSzV44cdjx

— Polo.G🐐 (@Polo_Capalot) June 19, 2021

Migos returns to the charts with Culture III, which starts at No. 2 with 130,500 equivalent album units (22,500 in album sales). The 19-track album–featuring Drake, Cardi B, and Justin Bieber–was originally released June 11, while a deluxe edition dropped June 17 with five bonus tracks. The previous installments, 2017’s Culture and 2018’s Culture II, both debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200.

Culture III and Hall of Fame have the second-and-third-biggest sales weeks (22,500 and 18,000) for hip-hop albums in 2021 behind J. Cole’s The Off-Season (37,000).

Elsewhere in the top 10, Moneybagg Yo’s A Gangsta’s Pain falls 6-9 with 34,000 equivalent album units, while J. Cole’s The Off-Season drops 4-10 with just under 34,000 units.

Billboard 200 Top 10

1. Polo G – Hall of Fame – 143,000
2. Migos – Culture III – 130,500
3. Olivia Rodrigo – Sour – 122,000
4. Lil Durk and Lil Baby – The Voice of the Heroes – 73,000
5. Morgan Wallen – Dangerous: The Double Album – 50,000
6. TWICE – Taste of Love – 46,000
7. Bo Burnham – Inside (The Songs) – 37,000
8. Maroon 5 – Jordi – 37,000
9. Moneybagg Yo – A Gangsta’s Pain – 34,000
10. J. Cole – The Off-Season – 34,000

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