Swae Lee Declares Eminem To Be A Legend

In only a few years, Swae Lee has established himself as one the game’s strongest melodists. Between his work with Rae Sremmurd and his own solo output, the work speaks for itself. The quality was not lost on Eminem, who came through to give Swae Lee a shoutout on his recent album Music To Be Murdered By. 

Swae Lee Declares Eminem To Be A Legend

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In the climactic bars intro track “The Premonition,” Em sets up a scheme about how his fans have been violently pulling him in various directions. “I need to get me some Dre beats / No, I should hook up with Tay Keith,” he raps. “Fans keep on pulling me one way, haters pull me in another / got more hooks in me than Swae Lee.”

It didn’t take long for Swae to catch wind the reference, taking some time to show Em some love. After acknowledging that yes, he does indeed have a substantial volume hooks, Swae declared Eminem to be “a legend.” Common knowledge to hip-hop heads, but a statement that might prove divisive to younger listeners. Perhaps one day we shall see the pair join forces. Until then, check out the praise below. 

Quavo Endorses Kanye West’s "Jesus Is King" In Head-To-Toe Merch

A huge part any experience provided by Kanye West is the merch. Every Ye era has its own aesthetic that fans can call to mind upon the mentioning an album title. His latest album, Jesus Is King, had no shortage merch associated with it. Not only were products being sold online both ahead and after the project’s release, but they were available at the events Kanye hosted in multiple cities. He also rarely presented the same batch clothing. The designs switched up frequently, one drop even recruited A$AP Rocky’s creative collective, AWGE, for some wild graphics.

Quavo is evidently a fan the JIK merch because he just posed a photo him dripping in it from head-to-toe. He rocked an f-white (the shade, not the brand) crewneck with biblical paintings printed onto it, the blue vinyl-themed sweatpants and, last but not least, a pair simple JIK socks. Surprisingly, the Migos member didn’t complete the look with some Yeezys. He opted instead for the chaotic-looking Nike x Off-White Dunk Lows (the brand, not the shade), which dropped in December. 

It’s unclear whether Quavo purchased these articles clothing himself or Kanye gifted his friend with the whole bundle, like Beyoncé has been doing with the new Ivy Park x Adidas collection

Megan Thee Stallion & Lizzo Stunt With Their Beyoncé Ivy Park Shipments Amid Criticism From The Plus-Size Community

With the controversy between Beyoncé‘s Ivy Park and the plus-size community growing, Megan Thee Stallion and Lizzo posted videos on social media of their Ivy Park shipments.

Megan posted an Instagram video of herself twerking to Beyoncé’s “Crazy in Love” as she received her box from Ivy Park.

The rising rap superstar captioned the video, “Omg what’s in theee boxxxxx. Thank you Beyoncé Ivy Park.”

Pop phenom Lizzo posted a video of her own on Instagram, acting out City Girls’ “This for Rachael,” alongside her creative director Quinn Wilson.

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Both women have been proud Beyhive members as well as sharing the hometown – Houston – along with the celebrated pop icon. The athleisure collection officially launched on January 17 with celebrities and influencers receiving boxes.

Their shipments came at a time when the collection has been facing backlash for the lack of inclusivity from the plus-size community. The controversy began when essayist Candice Marie Benbow and blogger LaToya T. Wright pointed out the faux pas. Many fans have been voicing their opinions over the lack of sizes beyond XL in the collection – for both men and women.

Wright composed an essay on her blog Curvy Fashionista regarding the exclusion, even going as far as to point out Beyonce’s emphasis on inclusivity in a December 2019 press release for the collection.

Check out Benbow’s Twitter post below.

PartyNextDoor Gets The Claymation Treatment For Drake-Less ‘Loyal’ Video

Claymation Amazonian women and a post-apocalyptic Toronto are the focus of PartyNextDoor’s latest video “Loyal.” 

The new visual, which dropped on Tuesday (January 12), stars a claymation version of PND as he tracks down three gigantic women wreaking havoc in Canada’s most populated city. OVO co-founder Drake, who sings on the track, is noticeably absent from short feature, animated or otherwise.

In the clip, the city of Toronto has been taken over by a trio of massive, scantily clad women. The Canadian government, who has tried and failed to reclaim the capital city, calls in PartyNextDoor for assistance.When the Canadian singer-songwriter arrives on the scene to find half-naked women who are several stories tall, the mission goes awry.

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The video’s creator William Child has several other music video credits to his name. He created the video for “Disco Shit”by 03 Greedo and Kenny Beats featuring Freddie Gibbs. He’s also the brains behind the visuals for “Someone Else” by Emotional Oranges.

“Loyal” is one of two songs released by PND ahead of his upcoming album. Late last year, the 26-year-old musician told fans Twitter to expect a new album sometime in January 2020. Neither an album title nor official release date has been announced.

Watch the video up top.

Off-White x Air Jordan 5 Release Date Revealed: Details

Ever since Virgil Abloh’s Off-White linked up with Nike back in 2017, sneakerheads have been looking forward to new collabs and models. Of course, Abloh started f with ten silhouettes including the Air Jordan 1. His Jordan 1 immediately became the most popular shoe in the pack and to this day, it goes for insane prices on the resale market. With this in mind, it was only a matter time before Abloh came back with another Jordan Brand collab.

For the last few months, an Off-White Air Jordan 5 has been teased to the masses and now, it finally has a release date. According to Instagram sneaker insider @zsneakerheadz, the shoe will be dropping during All-Star weekend on February 15th for $225 USD. As you can imagine, this shoe is going to be incredibly limited so good luck getting your hands on these. Every single Off-White x Nike collab has been hard to cop, especially the Jordans. This is the 30th anniversary the Jordan 5 which ultimately makes this latest collab more significant.

Stay tuned for ficial images the shoe as we will be sure to bring them to you. Let us know in the comments below whether or not you plan on copping these and be sure to check out what Jordan Brand has in store for the All-Star game.

Rapper 32BABY K9 Faces Capital Murder Charges After Two Killed At Music Venue

On Sunday (January 19), San Antonio locals were enjoying a night at Ventura Bar, a music venue at River Walk, when shots rang out. By the time the gunfire ceased, two people were dead and another five were injured. Immediately following the shooting, the Texas Alcoholic and Beverage Commission reportedly issued a statement saying it was planning to launch an investigation to determine whether not alcohol was a factor in the incident. According to KENS5 News, it’s standard protocol.

The two victims who lost their lives were later identified as 20-year-old Robert Jay Martinez III and 25-year-old Alejandro Robles. The alleged shooter has been named as 19-year-old Kiernan Christopher Williams, a rapper who goes by the moniker 32BABY K9 who was also scheduled to perform at Ventura Bar that evening.

While being led in handcuffs, a reporter asked Williams what prompted the brawl. “He told me he was gon’ kill me,” Williams said calmly. “He told me ’cause I bumped into him he was gon’ kill me, so… Don’t worry ’bout me. Imma be aight.” Someone asked him if he realized he was being charged with capital murder.

“I do realize I’m charged with capital murder,” Williams responded. He’s sure that he’ll beat the charge. “Self defense, sir.” Williams added, “I regret everything that I did. No lie, I do… They were targeting me.” The teen admitted that he did know the victims and had encountered them in the past. He said the only reason he felt the need to shoot was because “he pulled a gun out on me.”

While reporters followed him, Williams made sure to shout out his Instagram, telling the public to follow him because he’s an up-and-coming rapper. Watch a news report below.

Eddie Murphy Shares Bad Advice From Rodney Dangerfield: "Dunno About The Race Stuff"

Very rarely do the masses get to witness the resurgence a comedic genius such as Eddie Murphy. Then again, there aren’t too many comedians and personalities that are as prolific as the Raw creator. In recent months, the Beverly Hills Cop actor made his return to the Saturday Night Live stage, received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 25th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards, and made his return to the silver screen starring as Rudy Ray Moore in Dolemite Is My Name. Now, Eddie Murphy is getting candid with the good brothers and sisters  WMagazine in an exclusive one-on-one interview.

Eddie Murphy Shares Bad Advice From Rodney Dangerfield: "Dunno About The Race Stuff"

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During a brief interview with the publication, Murphy spoke on meeting the legendary, blaxploitation actress Pam Grier for the first time and attempting to hold back his lust. He also spoke on his experience as a youth annoying his mother with his imitations, buying Richard Pryor’s comedy album, his first kiss, and more. 

However, there was one story about his run-in with legendary comedian Rodney Dangerfield that stood out the most during the comedian turned actor’s conversation with W. Murphy reveals that he was able to convince Rodney Dangerfield to watch his comedy set at a Florida comedy club while he was still a young buck in the business. 

According to Murphy, his set was full “really dirty” and “edgy racial stuff.” Following his act, Murphy approached Dangerfield seeking his advice to which the clean-cut comic responded, “Hey, kid. I don’t know where you’re gonna go with that — the language and the race stuff.” 

After acquiring mainstream success and becoming world-renowned for his “really dirty” standup acts, Murphy revealed the two met again this time in the bathroom Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas and while standing next to each other at the urinals, Dangerfield leaned over and said, “Hey, who knew?!”

Check out the five-minute clip Eddie Murphy charismatically carrying one an unintentionally hilarious conversation with W Magazine and be on the lookout for Eddie Murphy to be hitting the road with brand new material sometime in the near future. 

DaBaby Teases New Music After Previewing A Bop On Instagram

His single “Bop” is still storming airwaves and his Billion Dollar Baby-Interscope No. 1 album KIRK is still a hit worldwide, but DaBaby believes it’s time to drop some new heat. The 28-year-old rapper’s 2019 was a year that catapulted his career into the stratosphere, and it’s assumed that he’s carefully mapping out how to maintain, and supersede, that success in 2020.

DaBaby Teases New Music After Previewing A Bop On Instagram
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On Tuesday (January 21), DaBaby hopped on Instagram to give fans a taste what he’s been working on. The rapper shared a video himself in a car as he played a new song while giving a sneak preview as to what he has in the vault. “I got my check up for real / I think I need a check up I’m here / Out in Beverly Hills Uncle Phil / Rockin’ Js with a fade b*tch I will / See that look on my face I’m for real / I like when my b*tch tell me I’m pretty,” he raps over a booming beat.

There were plenty requests for DaBaby to drop the new track ASAP, but we’ll just have to wait and see what he has in store. He recently shared on Twitter than in 2020 he’d like to collaborate with Lizzo, NBA YoungBoy, Meek Mill, Drake, Young Thug, and Roddy Ricch. Check out a snippet DaBaby’s track and let us know if you’re ready for him to release new music.

Joe Budden Tears Selena Gomez Apart For Roddy Ricch Chart Desperation

It’s been interesting to keep track all the drama pertaining to charting positions in the last two weeks. At first, things were heating up on the Billboard Hot 100. Roddy Ricch hit the top spot for the first time in his life, winning big with “The Box.” His race to the crown involved a battle against one the biggest pop stars in the world in Justin Bieber, who attempted to utilize the strength his fanbase, instructing everybody on how to cheat the system and run up his streams. Roddy Ricch came out on top. Now, the same thing is happening on the Billboard 200 album listing with Selena Gomez trying her hardest to dethrone the Compton rapper at the pole position. She uploaded a desperate video, addressing her audience and practically begging them to give her some big numbers this week, making herself out to be a clown in the same clip by saying she doesn’t care about where her album lands. She was rightfully torn apart by Joe Budden on his recent podcast episode.

Selena Gomez, you’re a fucking do,” exclaimed Joe Budden at the 1:24:30 point in the new episode his daily podcast. “I always thought you were a do but it wasn’t safe to say because people thought you were beautiful. But you are a beautiful fucking do.”

Budden then goes on to explain the situation to the best his ability, playing the video Selena speaking to her fans and making fun her the entire time. He admits that he doesn’t know much about Gomez’ music but that, since pop culture tells him to believe that she’s “really big,” he just goes along with it. Listen to what he has to say about the Selena Gomex x Roddy Ricch situation below. 

High School Wrestler’s Dad Attacks Opponent In Middle Of Match: Watch

Helicopter parents are simply: the worst. For those who don’t know, a helicopter parent is someone invests a little too much time in their child’s activities, particularly when it comes to sports. One those helicopter parents is a man named Barry Lee Jones who was arrested after a shocking incident at a high school wrestling tournament.

According to TMZ, the incident went down in Kannapolis, North Carolina and saw Jones attack his son’s opponent in the middle a match. In the footage below, you can see Jones rush the mat where he tackles the unsuspecting wrestler. Reports say the whole incident occurred after the opponent Jones’ son performed an illegal move. It’s important to note the wrestlers in question are 17 years old.

The man was eventually arrested for assault and disorderly conduct. Jones was released just a short time after on $1000 bond. Luckily, the young wrestler was not injured in the attack although parents in the Guilford County area are appalled by what happened and sent a lengthy letter to the superintendent who is making sure something like this never happens again.

Needless to say, it’s probably better to not get involved in your child’s competitions, especially if your immediate reaction is to get violent.

Kemba Walker Snaps 0-28 Streak vs LeBron: ‘Happy I Got One Before He Goes’

It took 29 tries, but Kemba Walker has finally tasted victory against LeBron James. The Boston Celtics didn’t leave any doubt on Monday night as they pummelled the Los Angeles Lakers en route to a 32-point victory, marking the end Walker’s 28-game winless streak against the four-time MVP.

“I’m happy I got one at least, before he goes,” Walker said following Boston’s 139-107 win. “Who knows how long he can play, because he’s just incredible. But you know, it’s only one. One and 28.”

Walker, who finished with 20 points, seven assists and four rebounds, praised LeBron after the win.

“I have the utmost respect for LeBron and, you know, he’s one the greatest players all time,” Walker said, per Boston.com. “ If there’s (a guy) I couldn’t beat, it’d be him. He’s such a great player and has done so much in this league. He’s been so far. It just feels good to win.”

“If anybody: him. The guy I couldn’t beat, it’d be him. He’s such a great player, he’s done so much in this league,” said Walker, per ESPN. “He’s beaten a lot guys. I bet you there’s a lot people who don’t have a winning record against LeBron James.”

Scroll down to check out some the best reactions to Kemba’s first win against LeBron.

Apple Releases Groundbreaking Trailer For LGBTQ Docuseries "Visible"

As society continues to progress, the rise representation from all facets culture is now being encouraged to be put on display. Representation from race, religion, subcultures, and ual orientation have seen a massive spike in mainstream media and television. And now, Apple TV’s new docuseries, Visible: Out On Television, will examine the presence the LGBTQIA+ community in film and television. 

The five-episode series will explore the history the queer community in media and television dating back nearly 50 years when the first openly gay sitcom character appeared on the 1971 show, All In The Family. Visible will also investigate the early taboos, homophobia, and early censorship the LGBTQ community was forced to endure throughout the rise influential television programming. 

Visible will touch on everything from historical events like Stonewall and the AIDS epidemic to the rise queer influence with shows like Queer Eye and Pose. In recent history, we’ve seen popular personalities like Kid Cudi and Pete Davidson reach out to the stars Queer Eye for their expertise, and the hip-hop realm openly accept the gay community. And now, Visible will provide the masses an introspective look into the on-screen gay community. 

Visible will also feature a line-up interviews from some the relevant entertainment icons in the queer community including Ellen DeGeneres, Rachel Maddow, Billy Porter, Indya Moore, Anderson Cooper, Lena Waithe, Asia Kate Dillon, and Oprah. 

Check out the groundbreaking new trailer for Visible: Out On Television below and be on the lookout for the docuseries to hit the Apple TV+ streaming service on Feb. 14. 

DaBaby Names Artists He Wants To Collab With In 2020: Drake, Lizzo & More

Now that DaBaby has established a name for himself, his next focus is putting on other artists that he believes have potential. He has already completed the first step to accomplishing this goal: founding a label. When the Charlotte rapper said “I’m a young CEO, Suge”, he was referring to the fact that he has his own imprint under Interscope Records. Considering that DaBaby is still in an early stage his career, this is quite impressive. Stunna 4 Vegas is the first signee to Billionaire Baby Entertainment and DaBaby is doing all in his power to make sure he prospers. Stunna dropped a new album on Friday, entitled Rich Youngin, so DaBaby is thinking up ingenious ways to spread the word about it. 

DaBaby just hosted a Twitter Q&A and, in order to participate, inquirers had to tweet out a link to Stunna 4 Vegas’ project and attach its cover art. Many eagerly followed these guidelines to get a chance to interact with the one and only DaBaby. One person asked him which artists were on his wish-list to work with this year and he named: NBA Youngboy, Drake, Young Thug, Roddy Ricch, Lizzo, Meek Mill and more. Given how bright DaBaby’s star is shining right now, all these artists would probably agree to collaborate in a heartbeat. 

DaBaby and Drake have already crossed paths, so they must’ve discussed hopping the studio together. 

Prince’s Wrongful Death Case Has Been Dismissed

After Prince died an accidental fentanyl overdose on April 21, 2016, it was revealed that he was struggling with an opioid addiction. Following his death, his family tried to determine who could be responsible for allowing his addiction to worsen and reach a fatal endpoint. In April 2018, Prince’s heirs filed a wrongful death lawsuit that implicated a bunch defendants. According to Page Six, over the past few months, all the defendants have quietly been dismissed.

Dr. Michael Schulenberg, who treated Prince in the weeks before his death, was let f the hook in November, as was Schulenberg’s former employer. Both sides agreed to the dismissals. Authorities said Schulenberg admitted to prescribing oxycodone to Prince’s bodyguard in the days before Prince died, knowing the drug would go to Prince. While Schulenberg had to pay a $30,000 federal civil violation fine for prescribing the drug illegally, he is not being held directly responsible for Prince’s death. The lawsuit also targeted Walgreens for filling Prince’s prescriptions, but the pharmacy chain was dismissed in August by agreement.

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There were blatant signs that Prince’s opioid addiction was getting out hand before his death. For one, he overdosed on a plane a week before. The Illinois hospital where the iconic singer was treated after this incident, Trinity Medical Center, was also listed in the lawsuit for quickly discharging him without attempting to combat his addiction. The hospital was permanently dismissed in August by agreement.

A medical negligence claim was also made against Howard Kornfeld, a California addiction specialist who was contacted by Prince’s associates before he died. Kornfield was dismissed in September, as the judge found no evidence that Kornfeld ever communicated with Prince.
Lastly, Prince’s bodyguard, Kirk Johnson, was deposed during the lititgation, but nothing came about from this, as transcripts show that he refused to answer most questions.

While the wrongful death case may be dropped, Prince’s family still has issues to settle. The late artist did not leave a will and the process determining the value his estate has not been completed yet. It’s estimated to be worth $200 million, so more disputes may arise when deciding how to split it.

Lakers And Sixers Reportedly Interested In Trade For Derrick Rose

Derrick Rose has been playing quite well for the Detroit Pistons this season and teams have taken notice. In the fseason, some franchises weren’t sure if they wanted to take a risk on Rose and opted to leave him be in free agency. Now, some squads are regretting that decision and are hoping to snag Rose closer to the trade deadline. According to Chris Haynes Yahoo! Sports, two the teams that are particularly interesting in Rose are the Philadelphia 76ers and the Los Angeles Lakers.

The Pistons are a few games out the playf race right now and have Rose left under contract for just one more year. Rose could be a solid rental player for a team that feels like they are a piece away from winning a championship. The Lakers and Sixers are two teams that fit the bill perfectly.

Lakers And Sixers Reportedly Interested In Trade For Derrick Rose

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Rose was known for being injury-prone during his days with the Chicago Bulls but now, he is considered to be a solid player who can give you timely scoring. If the Lakers or Sixers were able to land him, they would certainly be entering the playfs at an advantage.

Stay tuned for updates surrounding the NBA trade deadline as we will be sure to bring them to you.