Lil Uzi Vert Is Back In The Studio Despite Retirement Announcement

Lil Uzi Vert has been sending us a ton blended indicators as late. We all know by now that Uzi has been teasing his upcoming album Eternal Atake perpetually now. The final time he launched a undertaking was again in August 2017 with Luv Is Rage 2. We additionally obtained the five-minute tune “New Patek” and even a verse on Shabazz PBG’s tune “Shells” by which the Philly rapper talks about wanting out his deal. It appears as if the shortage music is because of a problem together with his label, which has prompted Uzi to say that he’s quitting music. 

Well, it appears as if Uzi’s hiatus from the sport did not take lengthy to come back to an finish, because the “Sauce It Up” artist was seen within the studio, previewing some new music that would doubtlessly wind its method up onto Eternal Atake.

While it’s encouraging to see Uzi within the studio, there’s nonetheless no info on when his album or perhaps a new tune for that matter will drop. His followers have been begging for brand spanking new tracks and have been unhappy to study he could be headed for early retirement.

What do you assume the snippet? Are you checking for brand spanking new music from Lil Uzi?

Joyner Lucas Passionately Defends Chris Brown’s Honor

While Chris Brown sits detained in Paris over alleged rape and drug fees, his buddy and collaborator Joyner Lucas has issued an impassioned, and annoyed plea in his protection. Of course, provided that the extent Breezy’s circumstances has but to completely develop, it is troublesome to attract any concrete conclusions a technique or one other. Yet Lucas stays adamant in his evaluation Breezy’scharacter, and claims that he most definitely didn’t rape anyone.

“Smh GET THE FUCK OFF MY N***Z DICK BRO!!‼️‼️‼️‼️,” writes Joyner, in response to a publication’s report. “Chris Brown] ain’t rape no one. Any and each manner somebody will get the chance to create a narrative and attempt to destroy my i***z legacy they take it. It gained’t occur tho.” He additionally maintains that Brown faces keen girls rattling close to each night time, and subsequently, by no means has to resort to any foul play. “Anybody who really thinks breezy must take some pussy received points. Trust me once I say it doesn’t matter what metropolis, state, nation, or continent this n***a goes to, he can actually choose like a flower from a backyard dangerous bitches who wanna fuck and it’s that straightforward. Nobody bout to make me consider this n***a is a rapist.”

Lucas expresses that Breezy is the sufferer character assassination on a recurring foundation, and has developed reclusive tendencies consequently. “I’m no conspiracy theorist however no bullshit, im actually beginning to consider that TV networks are paying muthafukas to false declare allegations simply to allow them to flip it right into a documentary,” says Joyner. For what it is price, the pair has a historical past working collectively, and are set to launch a collaborative album referred to as Angels & Demons within the close to future. 

A-Boogie Wit Da Hoodie Previews New Song With Murda Beatz

A-Boogie Wit Da Hoodie has had a incredible begin to 2019, as he completed f 2018 along with his 20-track album Hoodie SZN. The New York rapper was capable of carry the momentum that undertaking into the brand new yr, the place he ended up taking the primary spot on the Billboard album charts, regardless of having low bodily gross sales. Fans streamed his album in huge numbers, and A-Boogie was capable of take full benefit.

Now that the rapper has constructed a ton momentum, he is exhibiting completely zero indicators slowing down any time quickly. He took to Instagram at the moment, previewing a brand new track that’s produced by Canadian producer Murda Beatz. 

@murdabeatz … Who do ya hear on this?🤔🤔🤔🤔Comment,” A-Boogie wrote on Instagram. From the caption, it appears to be like just like the rapper is open to ideas on who ought to be featured on the report. 

As proper now, the track sounds fairly laborious however with the rapper taking function ideas, it appears to be unfinished as proper now. On Hoodie SZN, A-Boogie had a big selection options, together with Tekashi 6ix9ine, Don Q, Young Thug, Offset, Tyga and Juice WRLD, amongst others.

Who do you assume ought to be on this report?

Ja Rule Finally Apologizes For Fyre Festival Involvement: "I am Devastated"

After the disastrous Fyre Festival made waves within the media, Ja Rule tried to save lots of face. While he did take some accountability for the horrendous occasion, the rapper shunned points an apologetic assertion because the blame could possibly be directed to the people who spearheaded the competition. Now that two documentaries in regards to the failed group and the repercussions it has imposed on many unsuspecting people, Ja Rule has fered an ficial “sorry.”

Ja Rule hopped on Instagram and shared an image Maryann Rolle, the proprietor a resort within the Bahamas who’s now in a precarious monetary scenario because of the organizers’ negligence. The entertainer fered some form phrases. 

“My coronary heart goes out to this beautiful woman… MaryAnne Rolle we’ve by no means met however I’m devastated that one thing that was meant to be superb, change into such a catastrophe and damage so many ppl… SORRY to anybody who has been negatively effected by the competition… Rule”

A GoFundMe page was created to assist the Rolle’s Exuma Point Resort. It garnered over $160Okay in donations, exceeding the $123Okay objective. The web page describes Rolle’s predicament.

“Back in April 2017 I pushed myself to the restrict catering at least a 1000 meals per day. Breakfast, lunch and dinner have been all ready and delivered by Exuma Point to Coco Plum Beach and Roker’s Point the place the principle occasions have been scheduled to happen. Organizers would additionally go to my Exuma Point location to benefit from the ready meals.

Fyre Fest organizers have been additionally checked into all of the rooms at Exuma Point Resort.

As I make this plea it’s arduous to consider and embarrassing to confess that I used to be not paid…I used to be left in an enormous gap! My life was modified endlessly, and my credit score was ruined by Fyre Fest. “

J. Cole Announces New Single ‘Middle Child’

The Real is coming again.

J. Cole has introduced that his new single “Middle Child,” produced by T-Minus (Drake, Kendrick Lamar), will drop on Wednesday, Jan. 23, at 9 p.m. EST. Taking to social media, Cole shared the announcement together with the quilt paintings.

It’s unclear if “Middle Child” will seem on the upcoming Dreamville compilation Revenge of the Dreamers III or a challenge of Cole’s personal. He had beforehand introduced plans for a mixtape referred to as The Off-Season, which is anticipated to precede his subsequent album The Fall Off.

Just final week, he wrapped the recording periods for Revenge of the Dreamers III, which happened in Atlanta over the course of 10 days, with artists together with T.I., DJ Khaled, Wale, and Swizz Beatz. Dreamville co-founder Ibrahim Hamad took to Instagram Stories to preview a never-before-heard Cole monitor which will seem on the challenge.

Prior to as we speak’s announcement, Cole cleared out his Instagram account and posted what will be the lyrics to “Middle Child.” The since-deleted posts learn “I’m counting my bullets,” “I’m loading my clips,” “I’m writing down names,” and “I’m making a listing.”

“Middle Child” follows Cole’s album KOD, which debuted atop the Billboard 200 in April. In August, he dropped his “Album of the Year (Freestyle).”

Teyana Taylor Denies That Iman Shumpert Impregnated Porn Star After Threesome

Teyana Taylor is setting the file straight.

The Okay.T.S.E. singer has denied reviews that she and her husband Iman Shumpert had a threesome with porn star Alby Ryder, which resulted in Ryder’s being pregnant. The Sacramento Kings guard has been leaving feedback on Ryder’s Instagram web page and Teyana has since disabled her Instagram account, which fueled hypothesis.

But Taylor, who shares a Four-year-old daughter with Shumpert, took to Twitter to shoot down the rumors. “I’ve by no means seen/touched that woman in my life,” mentioned Teyana, including that she deleted her IG as a result of her label Def Jam wouldn’t drop her “WTP” video on time.

She continued, “Iman isn’t dumb he know I’d kill him 😃 End of story.”

Ryder, who gave delivery to a daughter in late 2018, has additionally denied that Shumpert fathered her youngster. “Whoever is spreading these rumors simply know ITS FAKE NEWS AND IT AINT HIS BABY,” she wrote on Instagram Stories. “I had my child with the person I used to be courting and that man ain’t Iman.”

Teyana Taylor Denies That Iman Shumpert Impregnated Porn Star After ThreesomeTeyana Taylor Denies That Iman Shumpert Impregnated Porn Star After Threesome

Teyana has been open about her intercourse life. She penned the tune “three Way” about threesomes on her newest album Okay.T.S.E. “I additionally wished to create one thing to the place, I really feel like, loads of the occasions, in society, we make it to the place it’s at all times the man that desires it,” she informed Hot 97’s Angie Martinez. “It’s at all times like, it gotta be birthday or Christmas to get that. It gotta be a vacation to get it. But it’s like, hear, I feel that my husband is extraordinarily horny. I like to discover. Call me Dora. I’m Dora the Explorer in my marriage. I’m Curious George.”

PnB Rock Arrested on Drug and Gun Charges

PnB Rock is behind bars after marijuana and a stolen gun have been allegedly present in his residence close to Philadelphia on Sunday afternoon (Jan. 20).

According to CBS 3 Philly, police have been known as to the luxurious townhouse the 27-year-old rapper was renting in Bensalem following “quite a few complaints of loud events and the fixed scent of marijuana coming from the residence.” Investigators say they developed possible trigger that Rock, born Rakim Hasheem Allen, was promoting weed.

During a search of the house, authorities found 4 kilos of marijuana, scales, packaging materials, over $33,000 in money, and a stolen .40 caliber Glock handgun.

Allen was charged with possession with intent to ship, possession of narcotics, receiving stolen property (for the stolen handgun), felony conspiracy, and different associated offenses.

Stephanie Sibounheuang, 27, who was additionally inside the house on the time of the search, was charged with possession of narcotics, receiving stolen property, and felony conspiracy.

Both have been arraigned and bail was set at 10 p.c of $500,000. They have been taken to the Bucks County Correctional Facility.

Watch Sevyn Streeter and Justine Skye Perform ‘The Boy Is Mine’

Over 20 years after “The Boy Is Mine” topped the charts, Sevyn Streeter and Justine Skye teamed up for a reside rendition of Brandy and Monica’s basic.

While performing on the 2019 Trumpet Awards in Atlanta on Saturday (Jan. 19), the R&B starlets paid tribute to the track’s producer, Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins. Sevyn took on Brandy’s half, whereas Justine channeled Monica. They strut throughout the stage whereas exchanging sassy verses on the 1998 duet, which spent 13 weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100.

“This was mad enjoyable!” mentioned Justine, who additionally carried out Monica’s “Angel of Mine.” “Thank you @trumpetawards for having me be aside of the tribute to the lej @rodneyjerkins.”

Jerkins, who has additionally crafted hits for Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, and Toni Braxton, acquired the Music Excellence Award throughout Saturday’s ceremony, which can air Feb. 11 on Bounce TV. Other honorees included T.I., MC Lyte, and Dapper Dan.

Justine, whose single “Build” was launched in October, is now engaged on a follow-up to 2017’s Ultraviolet, whereas Sevyn’s new album, Drunken Wordz x Sober Thoughtz, is due later this 12 months.

Erykah Badu Offers ‘Prayer’ for R. Kelly During Chicago Show

Erykah Badu is sparking controversy following her remarks about R. Kelly.

While on stage at Aragon Ballroom in Chicago on Saturday (Jan. 19), Badu stopped her efficiency to deal with R. Kelly amid accusations made towards the R&B singer in Lifetime’s “Surviving R. Kelly” docuseries.

“I don’t know the way everyone else really feel about it, however I’m sending up a prayer proper now for R,” she informed the gang. “I hope he sees the sunshine of day if he carried out all of the issues that we’ve seen on TV.”

The feedback didn’t go over properly with a lot of the viewers, who boo’d and chanted “Fuck R. Kelly.” In response to the disapproval, Badu informed the gang: “That’s not love. It’s not unconditional love.”

She continued to share sympathy for Kelly, who has been accused of sexual misconduct by quite a few girls. “What if one of many those that was assaulted by R. Kelly grows as much as be an offender?” she requested. “We gon’ crucify them? How can we do that? Just one thing to consider.”

After the boos mounted, Badu realized that her feedback would go viral. “They about to R. Kelly me to loss of life on the web. Oh my God,” she continued. “They about to construct a wall to loss of life. I simply need peace in life for everyone and therapeutic for everybody. Healing for individuals who have been harm, ’trigger everyone concerned has been harm, victimized in some sort of method.”

Her remarks set off a firestorm on social media. In response to the backlash, Badu took to Twitter to make clear. “I really like you. Unconditionally,” she tweeted. “That doesn’t imply I help your poor selections. I need therapeutic for you and anybody you might have harm on account of you being harm. Is that unusual to you? That’s all I’ve ever stated. Anything else has been fabricated or taken out of context.”

This is just not the primary time Badu has spoken out about R. Kelly. In 2015, she launched the singer on the Soul Train Awards, the place she stated he “has carried out extra for black folks than anybody,” in keeping with SPIN.

She has additionally made headlines up to now for her controversial remarks about Adolf Hitler. During an interview with Vulture, she sympathized with the Nazi chief. “I’m not an anti-Semitic particular person,” she stated. “I don’t even know what anti-Semitic was earlier than I used to be known as it. I’m a humanist. I see good in everyone. I noticed one thing good in Hitler.”

FSU Apologizes For Martin Luther King Jr. Tweet

The Florida State Seminoles soccer program has issued an apology for a tweet despatched out on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, during which a picture MLK was photoshopped sporting an FSU soccer glove and showing to do the college’s patented tomahawk chop.

The picture additionally included the staff’s “Do Something” mantra together with a quote: “If I can’t do nice issues, I can do small issues in a good way.”

The tweet, despatched from “the ficial web page Florida State soccer recruiting,” was deleted lower than an hour after it went up however the screenshots dwell ceaselessly.

The subsequent apology reads:

“In a well-intentioned effort to acknowledge Martin Luther King, Jr. on this special occasion, a member our recruiting workers created a graphic utilizing one Dr. King’s quotes – ‘If I can’t do nice issues, I can do small issues in a good way,'” the assertion learn. “The quote resonated with our program’s Do Something mantra.

“However, in our try and extra intently join the message to FSU, we foolishly posted a graphic that was not consistent with our intent. We are sorry for lacking the mark in our try and have a good time Dr. King’s legacy.” 

YG Responds To President Trump’s Congratulatory New England Patriots Tweet

It was an thrilling weekend NFL soccer on Sunday. Both the AFC and NFC Championship video games went to extra time, with the Los Angeles Rams and the New England Patriots coming away victorious. The wins meant that each these groups will likely be going to Super Bowl 53 in Atlanta on February third. Plenty celeb followers took to social media to congratulate their groups, together with President Donald Trump, who has been identified to be a giant fan the New England Patriots, maybe as a result of Tom Brady is on document saying he likes Trump.

“Congratulations to Bob Kraft, Bill Belichick, Tom Brady and your entire New England Patriots workforce on an important sport and season. Will be a implausible Super Bowl!” Trump tweeted.

Rapper YG, a infamous Los Angeles Rams supporter, clapped again replying to Donald Trump, saying “F*** you. We gone beat you & yo workforce.”

YG has had phrases for Donald Trump up to now, course, he has his notorious track “FDT (F*** Donald Trump)” and has even teased a possible comply with as much as that observe.

Who do you’ve gotten profitable the Super Bowl this 12 months? 

Kendrick Lamar Lands 2019 Oscar Nomination: Full List Announced

The nominations for the 2019 Academy Awards have been unveiled, marking yet one more potential milestone for hip-hop within the course of. That’s to not say rapper wants an Oscar for validation, although it at all times stays thrilling to widen the scope potential EGOT candidates. In any case, Kendrick Lamar and SZA mark the newest artists to safe themselves a nomination, due to their Black Panther collaboration “All The Stars.” 

Black Panther, BlacKkKlansman, Green Book, A Star Is Born, Roma, and The Favourite are however a couple of the newest Oscar darlings. While it is not but clear who may finally find yourself being the frontrunner, a couple of notable milestones have transpired within the course of. The inclusion  Black Panther marks the primary Best Picture nomination for a Marvel Cinematic Universe movie, and shoud Alfonso Cuaron safe the Best Director victory, it is going to proceed a development Mexican Dominance within the discipline. Who you bought in your Oscar Ballot? 

Best Picture

  • Black Panther
  • BlacKkKlansman
  • Bohemian Rhapsody
  • The Favourite
  • Green Book
  • Roma
  • A Star Is Born
  • Vice

Directing

  • BlacKkKlansman, Spike Lee
  • Cold War, Pawel Pawlikowski
  • The Favourite, Yorgos Lanthimos
  • Roma, Alfonso Cuaron
  • Vice, Adam McKay

Leading Actress

  • Yalitza Aparicio, Roma
  • Glenn Close, The Wife
  • Oli Colman, The Favourite
  • Lady Gaga, A Star Is Born
  • Melissa McCarthy, Can You Ever Forgive Me

Leading Actor

  • Christian Bale, Vice
  • Bradley Cooper, A Star Is Born
  • Willem Dafoe, At Eternity’s Gate
  • Rami Malek, Bohemian Rhapsody
  • Viggo Mortensen, Green Book

Supporting Actress

  • Amy Adams, Vice
  • Marina De Tavira, Roma
  • Regina King, If Beale Street Could Talk
  • Emma Stone, The Favourite
  • Rachel Weisz, The Favourite

Supporting Actor

  • Mahershala Ali, Green Book
  • Adam Driver, BlacKkKlansman
  • Sam Elliott, A Star Is Born
  • Richard E. Grant, Can You Ever Forgive Me
  • Sam Rockwell, Vice

Original Song

  • “All the Stars,” Black Panther
  • “I’ll Fight,” RBG
  • “The Place Where Lost Things Go,” Mary Poppins Returns
  • “Shallow,” A Star Is Born
  • “When a Cowboy Trades His Spurs for Wings,” The Ballad Buster Scruggs

Original Score

  • Black Panther, Ludwig Goransson
  • BlacKkKlansman, Terence Blanchard
  • If Beale Street Could Talk, Nicholas Britell
  • Isle Dogs, Alexandre Desplat
  • Mary Poppins Returns, Marc Shaiman

Best Documentary Feature

  • Free Solo
  • Hale County This Morning, This Evening
  • Minding the Gap
  • Of Fathers and Sons
  • RBG

Animated Feature

  • Incredibles 2
  • Isle Dogs
  • Mirai
  • Ralph Breaks the Internet
  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Adapted Screenplay

  • The Ballad Buster Scruggs, Joel Coen & Ethan Coen
  • BlacKkKlansman, Charlie Wachtel & David Rabinowitz and Kevin Willmott & Spike Lee
  • Can You Ever Forgive Me, Nicole Holcener and Jeff Whitty
  • If Beale Street Could Talk, Barry Jenkins
  • A Star Is Born, Eric Roth and Bradley Cooper & Will Fetters

Original Screenplay

  • The Favourite, Deborah Davis and Tony McNamara
  • First Reformed, Paul Schrader
  • Green Book, Nick Vallelonga, Brian Currie, Peter Farrelly
  • Roma, Alfonso Cuarón
  • Vice, Adam McKay

For the complete checklist nominations, test it out here

Nick Cannon Channels Soulja Boy With Infamous Gucci Headband

Soulja Boy has been on fairly the run as late. The notorious “Crank That” rapper went on a prolonged New York press run after dissing Tyga on Instagram. Tyga was unanimously thought-about as having the largest comeback 2018, whereas Young Draco took exception to that and went on a hilarious tirade. Apart from the Tyga hate, Big Soulja has been making an attempt to sling his Soulja Boy Console which has come underneath fireplace for allegedly having unlicensed video games.

Despite all this, Soulja Boy is in excessive demand and most not too long ago, he was noticed with Nick Cannon, because the Wild ‘N Out posted their interplay on Instagram. 

“Hottest Mogul within the Game!!! Draco Cannon!!! @souljaboy and the well-known Soulja Gucci Headband!! 🤣 #MTVWHIPS,” Cannon wrote. In the image, you possibly can see Nick sporting the hilarious stretched out Gucci headband that has been a staple the Young Draco press run. With Soulja Boy within the again trying pleased as ever, it appears as if he’s fairly self-aware himself and understands all the memes surrounding him.

With these two hanging out, perhaps we’ll see Soulja Boy on the most recent episode Nick’s podcast Cannon’s Class.

Nike Kobe 1 Protro "81 Points" Releasing Today: Purchase Links

Today, January 22nd marks the 13th anniversary Kobe Bryant’s epic 81-point sport in opposition to the Toronto Raptors, through which he donned a white, purple and black colorway the Nike Kobe 1.

In celebration that iconic scoring efficiency, Nike shall be releasing a Kobe 1 Protro “81 Point Game” in the present day at 10am ET.

Styled identical to the pair that the Black Mamba wore when he torched Jalen Rose and the Raptors, the kicks consist a white leather-based higher accompanied by a black Nike swoosh with purple detailing all through the midsole and ankle collar. San Antonio Spurs All-Star DeMar DeRozan re-introduced the kicks throughout Wednesday evening’s sport in opposition to the Memphis Grizzlies, although he fell 72 factors shy Kobe’s mark.

According to Nike, the Kobe 1 Protro “81-Point Game” be accessible  SNKRS North America, Nike.com and at choose retailers globally. The kicks will retail for $175. 

Check out some further buy hyperlinks under:

Nike: 

Foot Locker: 

Offset Gifts Cardi B’s Sister Hennessy An Iced Out Watch

The Offset and Cardi B drama by no means appears to cease as of late. Of course, Cardi B publicly introduced some time again that she was splitting up with the Migos rapper as rumors infidelity swirled round him. There had been experiences that he had a number of mistresses, and Cardi B, who has a toddler with Offset, did not need to preserve seeing him. Since then although, they’ve been noticed a number of occasions collectively, with Cardi B saying it is solely as a result of she was attractive and that they are not actually again collectively. 

Perhaps Offset is making an attempt to get again inside the household’s good graces, as Cardi’s sister, Hennessy Carolina, took to Instagram to point out f a present from Offset.

“Eyyy My Bday/Christmas reward from my brotha @fsetyrn!✨Thank you once more brother we tuff on one another generally nevertheless it’s all love, the album is fireplace,” Hennessy wrote on Instagram. In the video, she flashes her new piece ice, a diamond-encrusted watch that brings a ton shine to her wrist. The caption additionally tells us that there does not appear to be any animosity between the 2, regardless of all of the rumors.

She additionally mentions how Offset’s album is fireplace, an attention-grabbing declaration contemplating we’re nonetheless ready on his challenge, which has been teased however nonetheless not launched.