Donald Trump Praises Kanye West For "SNL" Performance

Donald Trump is — as soon as once more — applauding Kanye West for his unwavering assist of the MAGA motion.

Following his efficiency on Saturday Night Live, YE’s off-air rant in assist of Trump yielded one other tweet from 45.

“Like many, I don’t watch Saturday Night Live (despite the fact that I previous hosted it) – now not humorous, no expertise or appeal. It is only a political advert for the Dems. Word is that Kanye West, who placed on a MAGA hat after the present (regardless of being informed ‘no’), was nice. He’s main the cost!”

Trump continued by patting himself on the again for the African-American unemployment price.

“So if African-American unemployment is now on the lowest quantity in historical past, median earnings the very best, and also you then add the entire different issues I’ve finished, how do Democrats, who’ve finished NOTHING for African-Americans however TALK, win the Black Vote?” he wrote. “And it’s going to solely get higher!”

Kanye has been aligning himself with 45 for years now. Back in 2016, the 2 met up at Trump Tower in New York City. The eccentric Chi-Town native mentioned he met with Trump to debate “multi-cultural points.”

Since then, YE has been extraordinarily vocal about his assist for the present POTUS and different conservative figures.

YE is scheduled to look on TMZ Live tomorrow morning (October 1). 

Lil Pump Cancels Harverd Dropout Tour Amid Legal Issues

Lil Pump was scheduled to carry out in Denver, Colorado this weekend as a part of the Harverd Dropout Tour however he didn’t make it. According to Live Nation, all 15 dates have been canceled possible resulting from Pump’s impending authorized points.

Last month, Pump shared an Instagram video along with his roughly 16.5 million followers revealing he’d violated his probation following his Miami arrest and can be heading to jail. In the caption, he assured his followers his administration would deal with his social media accounts.

“Listen up y’all,” he mentioned within the clip. “I’m simply going to get straight to the purpose. You noticed what occurred in Miami. I acquired arrested for some bullshit or no matter. So, I’m on probation in LA. I simply violated my P.O. so I gotta go in and do a pair months.”

Pump’s authorized issues didn’t cease him from dressing up like a FIJI water bottle and performing with Kanye West on Saturday Night Live over the weekend. The two did a closely censored rendition of their collaborative observe “I Love It.” 

In addition to canceling the tour, Pump nonetheless hasn’t launched Harverd Dropout. He promised his followers he would launch the album as soon as he acquired out of jail however did not ship.

For anybody who purchased a ticket to one among Pump’s 15 exhibits, refunds can be found at level of buy. 

Kanye West Wants To Abolish 13th Amendment Outlawing Slavery

New York, NY – Kanye West took his political rhetoric to an entire different degree on Sunday (September 30) when he proclaimed he wished to abolish the 13th modification. From a non-public jet — which was presumably on its manner from New York City to Los Angeles — YE tweeted a photograph of himself proudly sporting his MAGA hat.

“This represents good and America turning into entire once more,” he wrote. “We will now not outsource to different international locations. We construct factories right here in America and create jobs. We will present jobs for all who’re free from prisons as we abolish the 13th modification. Message despatched with love.”

Amendment XIII of the Constitution of the United States Of America was handed in 1864. Section I states: “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, besides as a punishment for crime whereof the celebration shall have been duly convicted, shall exist throughout the United States, or anyplace topic to their jurisdiction.”

Section II reads: “Congress shall have energy to implement this text by applicable laws.”

Penal labor within the U.S. is a type of slavery or involuntary servitude and allowed underneath the 13th modification, so it’s potential YE is particularly speaking about jail reform. However, the way in which he worded it made it straightforward to misread.

Not too lengthy after firing off the preliminary tweet, he adopted up with a clarification.

“The 13th Amendment is slavery in disguise … that means it by no means ended,” he added. “We are the answer that heals.”

Once the criticism began pouring, YE tweeted on the topic as soon as once more and made a slight modification to his authentic assertion.

“Not abolish however let’s amend the 13th modification,” he wrote. “We apply everybody’s opinion to our platform.”

The G.O.O.D. Music boss is predicted on TMZ Live on Monday morning (October 1) the place he’ll have to handle his newest inflammatory tweets. 

TDE's REASON Drops "There You Have It" LP

REASON, the latest member of the Top Dawg Entertainment roster, makes a correct introduction to new listeners by releasing his There You Have It album.

The West Coast rhymer’s first mission for TDE doesn’t characteristic any of the label’s stars like Kendrick Lamar although. Instead, REASON’s LP contains 12 tracks with visitor appearances by Xian Bell, Space 600 and D Beezey.

View REASON’s There You Have It stream, cowl artwork and tracklist beneath.

TDE's REASON Drops "There You Have It" LP

1. Rufus Collection (Skit)
2. There You Have It
three. Kurupt
four. Fuck Wit Me
5. Bottom f. Xian Bell
6. Drive Slow / Taste Like Heaven f. Xian Bell
7. Thirst
eight. Colored Dreams / Killers Pt. 2
9. Better Dayz
10. Situations
11. State We In f. Space 600 & D Beezey
12. Summer Up

Sadat X & El Da Sensei Release Collaborative Album "XL"

First teased again in 2015 with the ninth Wonder produced monitor “We Must Stand,” famed Hip Hop wordsmiths — and infamous Polo rockers — Sadat X of Brand Nubian and El Da Sensei of The Artifacts have lastly launched their joint LP, XL.

Sitting at 22 songs, the challenge contains a small, extremely curated record of friends together with Nutso, R.A. The Rugged Man, Sa-Roc, A.G. and Freddie Foxxx a.okay.a. Bumpy Knuckles.

Production is dealt with by J Rawls, DJ Spinna, Ment Plus, Internal Quest and extra.

“It took a minute to drop as a result of each of us are busy males,” Sadat X tells HipHopDX concerning the album’s delay. “It took a second to get all of the producers credit collectively.”

El Da Sensei additional elaborates, noting, “All the completely different producers, a few laborious drive crashes right here and there, a promise of an album combined for the low by no means occurred and far more beats than what was mandatory [held us up].”

El additionally provides they wanted to safe a deal for the discharge. Settling on Germany-based indie imprint Vinyl Digital, the LP is accessible for streaming now and a restricted run of 300 vinyl copies are on sale whereas provides final.

Check out Sadat X and El Da Sensei’s XL stream, cowl artwork and tracklist beneath.

Sadat X & El Da Sensei Release Collaborative Album "XL"

1. DJ Hush XLent Intro
2. Dotty X & the Sen
three. Breakthrough
four. XL
5. three Rounds to Spar f. Bumpy Knuckles
6. Hard Work
7. Building Character
eight. Power Moves
9. Sign In f. A.G.
10. War
11. Like It
12. three Kings & a Queen! f. R.A. The Rugged Man & Sa-Roc
13. On the Job
14. XL Interlude
15. Time to Get Live
16. Peterlude
17. Copy Dat
18. That’s Life f. Nutso
19. It Takes Two
20. Put Em Up!
21. On the Job (Remix)
22. Never Say Never (Bonus)

Kanye West Continues Pro-Trump Speech After "SNL" Goes Off The Air

New York, NY – Saturday Night Live going off the air didn’t cease Kanye West from delivering one other pro-Trump speech. Although the sketch present’s allotted time on NBC got here to an finish, some mobile phone movies — together with Instagram Stories posted by Chris Rock — have been in a position to seize Yeezy’s prolonged rant.

“The blacks need all the time Democrats,” he stated. “You comprehend it’s just like the plan they did to take the fathers out the house and put ’em on welfare. Does anyone learn about that? That’s a Democratic plan. There’s so many occasions I discuss to a white individual about this and so they say, ‘How might you want Trump? He’s racist.’ Well, if I used to be involved about racism I might’ve moved out of America a very long time in the past.”

The speech elicited some boos and laughter from the stay viewers, which Kanye seen. He claimed he was bullied at SNL for carrying the Make America Great Again hat.

“They’re laughing at me,” he stated. “You heard them? They screamed at me. They bully me. They bullied me backstage. They stated don’t go on the market with that hat on. They bullied me backstage. They bullied me. And then they are saying I’m in a sunken place. You wanna see the sunken place? OK, I’ma take heed to y’all now. I’ma put my Superman cape on ’trigger this implies you’ll be able to’t inform me what to do.

“Follow your coronary heart and cease following your thoughts. That’s how we’re managed. That’s how we’re programmed. If we wish the world to maneuver ahead, attempt love. Thank y’all for giving me this platform, I do know a few of y’all don’t agree.

“But y’all be going at [Trump’s] neck so much and I don’t suppose it’s really that useful. I feel the universe has steadiness. 90 % of stories are liberal. 90 % of TV, L.A., New York, writers, rappers, musicians, so it’s simple to make it look like it’s so, so, so one-sided.”

Although the post-show scene appeared to uncomfortable and awkward for the SNL solid, Kanye spoke glowingly about his time on the present. On Twitter, he claimed SNL creator Lorne Michael was going to have Yeezy again as a bunch later this 12 months.

“Had a lot enjoyable at SNL,” he wrote. “Lorne agreed that I might host earlier than the 12 months is out. Need to set a date. Gonna be sooooooooo lit. In the phrases of Lil Pump …Esskeetit !”

Kanye’s speech and continued use of the MAGA hat has earned him extra reward from pro-Trump supporters and Trump himself. But, the G.O.O.D. Music founder’s newest diatribe has additionally been met with a lot of disapproval and disillusionment.

Swizz Beatz was amongst these expressing disappointment, criticizing Yeezy for carrying the MAGA hat and objecting to the notion of being bullied for it.

Check out Trump and Swizz’s respective reactions beneath.

Little Brother Reunite At Art Of Cool Festival 2018

Durham, NC – Fans attending the 2018 Art of Cool Festival have been witnesses to an surprising Little Brother reunion. Phonte, Rapper Big Pooh and ninth Wonder teamed up for a beforehand unannounced efficiency on the occasion on Saturday (September 29) in Durham, North Carolina.

ninth Wonder was the one member of the group really scheduled to carry out on the occasion, however the trio shockingly introduced plans for a set simply hours earlier than they hit the stage. At eight p.m. native time, the acclaimed group carried out collectively for the primary time in a few years.

“Much love and respect to @sulaimanmausi, @drcicy, and all of the behind the scenes gamers who helped me and my brothers @rapperbigpooh and @9thwonder pull off tonight’s Chinese fireplace drill at @aocfest…lol,” Phonte wrote on Instagram. “I gotta say it was a very good day.”

Although there was demand for it, a Little Brother reunion has usually been dismissed as unlikely by members of the trio. The group hasn’t launched an album since 2010’s Leftback.

Phonte, Big Pooh and ninth haven’t publicly indicated if that is the start of rather more or merely a particular one-off collaboration.

Check out extra footage of the reunion beneath.

Jay Park Details Career Pressures & Receiving Beyoncé's Praise On "Soulful Sundays"

Los Angeles, CA – Jay Park joined HipHopDX’s Editor-In-Chief Trent Clark at Comfort LA in downtown Los Angeles for the most recent episode of Soulful Sundays.

The Roc Nation artist shared some enjoyable anecdotes, reminiscent of his memorable first assembly with Beyoncé. But a lot of the dialog lined the challenges Park faces within the music business, significantly as an Asian American in Hip Hop.

Park touched on one level of frustration: being deemed “too Korean” in America (and vice versa). He additionally spoke on the super strain of representing a number of communities and making a lane versus following a transparent profession path.

“I don’t take it without any consideration, however it’s a number of strain as a result of it’s form of like being the primary of your variety,” he mentioned. “There’s no person you may look to for an actual blueprint. So, it’s like each mistake you make, it’s gonna be that a lot greater.

“I’m principally writing the blueprint as I am going alongside. And additionally, I’m representing for lots of various individuals — individuals from Seattle, Asian Americans, Koreans — and so I would like to ensure I transfer proper. That’s what I’ve been occupied with loads lately.”

Watch your entire episode of Soulful Sundays above.

Who Is Saweetie? Everything You Need To Know

If you have not heard Saweetie’s “Icy Girl,” launched final October, you may need to get with it. The West Coast rapper has been making strikes ever since releasing a sequence automobile raps have been posted on her Instagram web page, she steadily flipped into followers and views, and ultimately a budding rap profession. She’s now managed by Max Gousse, who A&R’d for Beyoncé’s B’Day, and began her personal label final November (fittingly titled “Icy”). While her atmospheric rise may appear as if it is occurred in a single day, Saweetie (actual title Diamonté Harper) has lengthy been grinding to be “on high” like her idol J. Cole.  Here are some issues it’s best to know in regards to the up-and-comer.


She Grew Up Listening To The Greats

Born in 1993, Saweetie was uncovered to the Death Row and Bad Boy lineups early, together with a bunch R&B acts like Blackstreet and The Isley Brothers. But it wasn’t till she found the music J. Cole that she really knew what she needed from her profession. Saweetie went as far as to attend outdoors a Cole live performance again in 2012 for the rapper to seem, asking if she might rap for him. “‘I’m going to be on high with you in the future,’” she remembers saying to Cole, in an interview with Rolling Stone.

She’s Got Connections In The Industry

Saweetie’s mom Trinidad Valentin was a video vixen in each R. Kelly and LL Cool J movies. Her cousin’s dad is MC Hammer. Not solely that, however the legendary Zaytoven additionally occurs to be her cousin. Despite these ties, Saweetie has been clear that she desires to make it on her personal, with out relying closely on producers or business execs.  On the remix “Icy Girl” with Kehani, Saweetie references how it’s making an attempt to make it in a male-centric style. In speaking in regards to the business, she’s famous that generally producers would not invite her again if she did not hang around afterward. “‘I didn’t need to compromise my morals. I’m glad I didn’t take any shortcuts.’”

Grandma Helped With Her Stage Name

Growing up, her grandmother at all times referred to her as “sweetie,” a nickname that she would in the future flip for a “jazzed up” model the expression.

Quavo Is Her New Boo

The two have been linked after she starred in his “Workin Me” video.  Soon after, the couple was noticed at New York Fashion Week, additional fueling rumors their union.   

She’s Headlining TheInaugural ESVN Festival In Brooklyn with Tinashe

The occasion is catered to recognizing and celebrating the accomplishments ladies. In addition to musical acts, there can be over 20 visitor audio system speaking about trend, psychological well being, variety, and extra.

Her Debut EP Came Out In March

The nine-track mission, High Maintenance, options Saweetie’s big-baller aspirations and her slick move. There’s a lot Bay Area shoutouts and beats that positively slap. Standout tracks “B.A.N.” and “Agua” are must-listens.

She Recently Collabed With G-Eazy, Rich the Kid, & London On Da Track

Saweetie linked up with the rappers and producer for “Up Now”, a trap-influenced monitor the place she intones, “if it ain’t about that cash it is a waste dialog.”  All the substances are in place for successful, and “Up Now” is bound to make the rounds at golf equipment and school events. 

Charlamagne Tha God Mocks "Tha Carter V": "It's Definitely Not The Album Of The Year"

Many individuals are hyped about Lil Wayne’s newest drop Tha Carter V. The album was extremely anticipated and a decade within the making, creating so much buzz because the artist was getting ready for his overdue roll-out. Charlamagne Tha God, nonetheless, wasn’t fairly impressed together with his first expertise Wayne’s new work. During an episode The Breakfast Club, the radio host mocked the music.

Charlamagne went on a bit a rant concerning the materials, emulating Weezy’s stream with made-up lyrics. The music in query was the Travis Scott-featured “Let It Fly.”

Since then, Charlamagne has had time to hearken to the venture in full. Although he hasn’t recanted his remarks utterly, he did add some nuance to his opinion.

Kanye West's "Yandhi" Didn't Drop On Schedule, Fans Are Getting Anxious

Should Kanye’s followers count on him to punctual, with the whole lot he is fered the realm music previously 12 months or so? That’s not for me to resolve. But with a measure objectivity inserted within the equation, it would not actually matter if his album comes out Today or Tomorrow, or the subsequent day, however judging by the media circus generated by his SNL look, it’ll occur before later.

As historical past would have it, Kanye has been late to the social gathering previously, even the Nasir undertaking arrived an entire day late, and the slip-up was later forgiven. The following memes and social media feedback do start to explain the impatience his best supporters. In truth, even his best critics wish to be half the motion, really feel the heart beat the present zeitgeist — get in on the enjoyable. This is how they reacted to Yandhi not dropping on schedule.

There’s been lots browser refreshes on my finish too, I can empathize.

This is best all we now have to ask ourselves, are we being Trojan Horse’d? Is there even a Yandhi folder someplace within the backend?

Again, a sentiment that makes lots sense, the concept my pc may quit energy at any second given the multilateral energy all three releases sure inside this timeframe: Yandhi, Barter 7 and the Weezy undertaking that’s at present in our rotation. 

Quite a bit followers are clearly less-enthused with a promotional stuff that Kanye undertakes earlier than his album drops, and rightly so.

How have you ever responded to the ready sport?

Jada Pinkett Smith On Being Heartbroken: "Unrealistic Expectations"

Jada Pinkett Smith is a proponent progressive views on relationships. She has shared some knowledge about feminine power and divorce lately. Today, she fered her insights and experiences with heartbreak.

She filmed a sworn statement that offers with this widespread human expertise.

Jada affirms that her heartbreak stemmed from “unrealistic expectations” positioned on different individuals and “false beliefs about love.” She recommends a “fantastic e-book” known as Love Without Conditions that put her “on a wonderful path.”

She asks her viewers to mirror on their first expertise with heartbreak and “the way it formed your life.”

Kanye West Wears The MAGA Hat On SNL, The Internet Reacts Angrily

The Kanye West “MAGA” debacle by no means ceases to amaze the liberal media. As reported, the unaired clip the place he defends his proper to grace the SNL stage with a “MAGA” hat, did floor. He begins to explain the load his actions as a well-timed balancing act, however to whom, for whom and at what value is the query.

Apparently, the slight alterations Kanye has made to the hat render it “constructive.” Kanye insists, “It’s my hat now!” in footage uploaded by Karen Civil. In the video, Kanye explains the doctrine “MAGA” to the SNL ultras within the background.

Swizz Beatz, who for all intents and functions is in “Album Mode,” was going about his late evening prep when the “MAGA” hat confirmed up in his information feed but once more. His photoresponse is somewhat troublesome to make out. Is he resting his hand over his ear as an indication tiredness, or is there a cellphone inside his hoodie able to pounce on an intervention hotline?

Either means, Swizzy discovered a artistic outlet for his Kanye-fueled resentment, by means of metaphor and by plugging his upcoming album — sure he did: “we should face our POISON with a view to POISE ON! Enough is sufficient.”

Cultural critics have additionally taken up the discourse, they usually too are fairly incensed, some even suggesting the “MAGA” template is nothing greater than a well-placed gimmick. Tariq Nasheed believes the “MAGA” is an intentional ploy to distract folks from the truth that Yeezy “is falling the hell f.”

Of course, Candace Owens was additionally readily available to even out the dialogue. Her perception is that Kanye West has demonstrated sheer bravery in posting a disparate message on reside TV, even on the danger being noticed with a zero/10 match, as Broazay precisely described this after Yeezy mismatched a Kaerpernick jersey along with his altered “MAGA” cap.

Elon Musk Ordered To Step Down As Tesla's Chairman

In a newly-released assertion, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission has introduced that in a brand new settlement reached after the fee sued Elon Musk for deceptive Tesla shareholders, the tech magnate should step down as Tesla’s chairman the board diorecors.

The lawsuit in query all come from a “deceptive” tweet wherein Musk asserted that he acquired sufficient funding to take Tesla non-public at $420 a share. Stocks quickly rose greater than 10 p.c afterwards. But, it will quickly be revealed that the funding he talked about by no means existed within the first place. He recanted his declare and introduced that Tesla would stay public quickly after.

According to the United States’ SEC, it was an enormous no-no and Musk was subsequently accused securities fraud:

“Musk knew that the potential transaction was unsure and topic to quite a few contingencies,” the SEC writes of their press launch. “Musk had not mentioned particular deal phrases, together with worth, with any potential financing companions, and his statements in regards to the potential transaction lacked an enough foundation in reality. According to the SEC’s criticism, Musk’s deceptive tweets brought about Tesla’s inventory worth to leap by over six p.c on August 7, and led to important market disruption.”

Now, all prices have been settled however not with out important punishment. The SEC revelas that Musk should step down as chairman and might be ineligible to be re-elected for an additional three years. Additonally, each Musk and Tesla should pay a $20 million penalty every, with the overall $40 million being distributed to “harmed buyers underneath a cout-aproved course of.”

“The complete bundle cures and reduction introduced at this time are particularly designed to handle the misconduct at difficulty by strengthening Tesla’s company governance and oversight as a way to defend buyers,” mentioned Stephanie Avakian, Co-Director the SEC’s Enforcement Division. 

M.I.A's New Documentary Was Shot Over 22 Years: From Refugee To Pop Star

M.I.A. has had a really particular journey to stardom. As a Tamil refugee, the artist confronted many challenges earlier than and through her music profession. She has documented her life all through these moments, leading to a trove private footage taken over the course 22 years. Parts this documentation is being launched to the general public within the type a movie.

The documentary known as MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A. was crafted by Steve Loveridge, a long-time pal from faculty and filmmaker. The movie is already accessible within the United States.

M.I.A opened up throughout an interview about how tough it was to navigate her explicit journey. No star had ever been in her place earlier than.