T.I. Calls Out America’s Justice System Amid Lil C Note’s Felony Charges

Lil C Note is a 12-year-old rapper from Georgia who recently got booked for felony costs after police discovered him promoting his CDs in the Cumberland Mall in Cobb County. According to cops, C Note was warned beforehand to not promote his tapes within the mall however in accordance to his lawyer, he wasn’t even distributing his music on the time his arrest. 

“Seriously like I actually get up each day asking myself why would this police ficer inform these Ludacris /ridiculous tales on me that now have me having to go to court docket dealing with a felony at 12 years outdated,” C Note wrote his arrest. “As if I’m actually a robber, killer / Murderer or some child that cuss out and battle police ficers or one thing! Like I’m simply so for actual I simply don’t perceive why a person would do that & have me going by all this!!”

T.I. has now come by to level out a severe instance relating to the case, evaluating C Note’s costs to that Nataliia Karia who solely obtained 10 years probation for hanging a toddler in her daycare. “Give a 12 yr outdated jail time for promoting CDs And a center aged witch probation for hanging a child?!?!?! #ThisISAmerica #USorELSE✊🏽,” Tip captioned a picture each headlines aspect by aspect. 

You know what they are saying, This Is America. 

Johnny Walker Says He’s Not Scared To Fight Jon Jones

Saturday was an thrilling day for UFC followers as UFC 235 noticed Jon Jones defend his title in opposition to Anthony Smith. Jones dominated the struggle from begin to end and is already desirous about his subsequent challenger. One these potential future challengers is Brazilian mild heavyweight fighter Johnny Walker, who fought within the undercard on Saturday. He defeated Misha Cirkunov in simply 36 seconds after a devastating knee to the face. Walker was one the folks on Jones’ checklist folks he needs to struggle subsequent and because the younger fighter informed TMZ Sports, he’s as much as the problem.

“It feels so thrilling. I really feel proud about myself. People begin to know me now, that is my dream come true,” Walker defined. “I must beat three or four extra guys] and it will give me extra expertise and I will be prepared for Jon Jones.”

After successful his large struggle Saturday, Walker did the worm within the Octagon and ended up dislocating his shoulder within the course of. It was a reasonably embarrassing damage which Walker says is therapeutic fairly effectively though he’s nonetheless in some ache.

Would you be all in favour of seeing Jon Jones face f in opposition to Walker and in that case, does Walker have a shot at successful?

Missy Elliott, Travis Scott & Migos To Headline Pharrell’s Something In The Water Festival

Virginia Beach, VA – Pharrell Williams has introduced his subsequent grand enterprise — an artwork, music and tradition competition dubbed Something In The Water. Converging on Virginia Beach Friday from April 26 via April 28, the three-day occasion encompasses a multi-day music competition and cultural expertise with an goal to spotlight the wealthy variety of  Williams’ hometown of Virginia Beach.

“Allen Iverson. Missy Elliott. Dave Matthews Band. Ella Fitzgerald,” Williams mentioned in a press launch. “Virginia has been dwelling to among the most gifted artists, athletes, and scientists to ever reside. And it is sensible — the individuals of Virginia are one-of-a-kind: uniquely gritty, daring, and good.

“For the primary time, we’re harnessing that power, bringing the good minds of our time and the most important manufacturers on the earth to this good spot, and letting the inspiration move and nicely deserved alternatives unfold. Virginia wants this proper now and the world will see what we Virginians have identified all alongside: there actually is Something In The Water.”

The occasion is being produced by Live Nation and homes various noteworthy artists on the efficiency invoice, together with Virginia natives Dave Matthews Band, DRAM, Pharrell and Friends, simply to call a number of.

SZA, Lil Uzi Vert, Pusha T, Anderson .Paak and The Free Nationals and extra are additionally anticipated to make an look. There’s additionally cultural activations deliberate with particular company similar to Deepak Chopra and Geoffrey Canada, which will probably be juxtaposed by a pop-up Church service and TRAP karaoke.

The Oscar-winning artist has additionally recruited a number of artists and administrators for the competition. Director Ava Duvernay will host a screening and particular dialog introduced by ARRAY, her unbiased movie distribution collaborative.

The competition’s featured movie is The Burial Of Kojo, which is written and directed by multi-disciplinary artist Sammuel “Blitz” Bazawule. The movie is predicted to premiere on Netflix on March 31.

Something In The Water additionally options various model sponsors unique to the occasion, together with adidas, Billionaire Boys Club, Sony and Uber Eats, together with the unique partnership of the City of Virginia Beach. Charitable companions From One Hand to AnOTHER and An Achievable Dream will even be in attendance all through the weekend’s occasions.

Tickets for the inaugural Something In The Water competition can be found on Friday (March eight) at 12 p.m. ET.

For extra particulars, go to the official web site for the competition here.

Kourtney Kardashian & Travis Barker’s Relationship Reportedly "Turning Romantic"

The Kardashians simply can not seem to keep out headlines as late. First, it was the explosive cheating scandal that concerned Khloe Kardashian, Tristan Thompson and Jordyn Woods adopted by Kylie Jenner accusing Travis Scott on dishonest on her. Now the newest information is that Kourtney Kardashian could have a brand new boo by the identify Travis Barker

Radar Online reviews that Kourtney and the Blink-182 drummer are taking issues to the following degree. “Every since Kourt has been single, they’ve gotten nearer and nearer – to the purpose the place he sneakily stays at her place now,” the supply defined. 

The publication particulars how their friendship is now “turning romantic” and it is taking the fact star without warning. “She’s actually falling for him,” the supply stated. 

Kourtney has three kids along with her ex Scott Disick who she fortunately co-parents with. She’s beforehand dated 25-year-old mannequin Younes Bendjima however ended issues early final yr. Just just lately, Meek Mill slid into her remark part commenting on her “Phat” ass so it is secure to say the fact star is a sizzling commodity proper now. 

Only time will inform if Kourtney and Travis debut their like to the true world – ideas?

YNW Melly’s "Murder On My Mind" Darts Up The Top 20 On Billboard Hot 100

YNW Melly’s “Murder On My Mind” observe has skyrocketed from No. 59 to No. 14 inside per week as curiosity over the observe and artist continues to develop. In whole, the observe has earned an extra 35.three million on-demand audio streams within the United States, a rise 132 % in response to Nielsen Music. 

In addition, the observe strikes from No. 41 to No. three on the Streaming Songs chart, making it the seventh-biggest achieve by anybody tune in per week on the chart. According to Billboard, the opposite songs which have topped it are as follows:

50-6, “Stir Fry,” Migos, Feb. 10, 2018
49-5, “Wow.,” Post Malone, Jan. 12, 2019
49-Eight, “Walk It Talk It,” Migos that includes Drake, March 31, 2018
42-1, “Anaconda,” Nicki Minaj, Sept. 6, 2014
44-5, “Steal My Girl,” One Direction, Nov. Eight, 2014
49-10, “My Hitta,” YG that includes Jeezy & Rich Homie Quan, Oct. 26, 2013

In addition, “Murder On My Mind” debuts at No. 15 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Digital Song Sales charts after promoting the equal 6,000 copies. On the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, it strikes 21-7 and 19-7 on Hot Rap Songs.

Fan theories and Internet memes have speculated the observe to be a really real-life account Melly capturing and killing his shut pals, YNW Juvy and YNW Sakchaser, although it was launched a 12 months earlier than the precise crime was dedicated. It’s against the law for which he has been charged with murdering Juvy and Sakchaser, allegedly staging their deaths to seem like a drive-by and reportedly driving round with their useless our bodies for hours.

 

Antonio Brown Generating Tons Of NFL Trade Interest: Raiders Among Most Interested

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Oakland Raiders, Washington Redskins, and Tennessee Titans are the three groups who’ve proven the very best diploma curiosity in buying and selling for wantaway vast receiver Antonio Brown – which means the Pittsburgh Steelers are in a superb place to yield a optimistic return.

As Schefter remarked, ought to the Redskins and Raiders find yourself the 2 frontrunners for AB’s providers, it might mark the uncommon event the place siblings quibbled over an NFL transaction. The ‘Skins are coached by Jay Gruden, the Oakland Raiders by his brother Jon.

According to sources near the scenario, the Pittsburgh Steelers wish to start negotiations on the beginning value a first-round draft decide, which is by the way nothing however a dialog starter, as a result of nobody group can set a market pattern all on their very own – particularly in a cap system.

Steelers basic supervisor Kevin Colbert says he hasn’t dominated out any potential commerce companions for Antonio Brown’s providers, even amongst groups in their very own AFC North division. “Ideally, you wish to commerce him to any individual that you will by no means play,” Colbert stated at an NFL Combine gathering this week. “But you may’t do this. If you are ok to get to the Super Bowl, it’s a must to play him anyway.”

By all accounts, NFL groups don’ appear to be bothered one bit by Antonio Brown’s boisterous character, or by the function he might need performed within the Steelers’ misplaced 2018 Season. AB turns 31 within the month  July and appears to be in peak bodily form after finishing his sixth consecutive 100-catch season as an NFL wideout.

Jonah Hill Could Be Directing A Gucci Mane Music Video

As if the celebs themselves aligned, Jonah Hill most lately stepped onto social media to tell the world  an impending collaboration with Gucci Mane, uploaded a screenshot a textual content thread shared between the 2 males as Gucci commenced the dialog: “Waddup vato it is Guwop,” the rapper wrote.

“Wowwwww been ready for this textual content all my life,” Hill replies, following it up with, “We gonna make a traditional or what?”

To that query, Gucci responds, “Hell yeah,” including his intent to shoot over a observe to Jonah to take a hear.

“This video must be attention-grabbing,” writes Hill within the caption connected to the screenshot. “@laflare1017 🔥 obtained the @vampireweekend and @steve.lacyvideo coming subsequent couple weeks. Music movies have been my favourite rising up and I really feel grateful I get to direct them with some my favourite artists. Let’s go!”

With the discharge his well-received Mid90s movie, Jonah Hill has taken appreciable place behind the digital camera, even incomes the praises the likes Drake. As for Gucci, music movies aren’t the one factor on the southern rapper’s itinerary as he additionally has a biopic within the works, set to chronicle his upbringing and rise to fame, together with the difference points that embody his longtime relationship with spouse Keyshia Ka’Oir and his historical past with the legislation.

The Kardashians Reportedly Livid Over Jordyn Woods Interview On Red Table Talk

Earlier at present, Jordyn Woods opened up on Jada Pinkett Smiths’ “Red Table Talk” about allegedly hooking up with Tristan Thompson over Valentine’s Day weekend. Woods’ denied that she connected with Tristan Thompson, though she did admit that the ballplayer kissed her on her approach out his home. Khloe was extraordinarily vocal in her displeasure however apparently, the household additionally shared comparable sentiments to her look on Jada Pinkett’s present.

The Kardashians Reportedly Livid Over Jordyn Woods Interview On Red Table Talk
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US Weekly stories that the Kardashians will not be happy with Jordyn Woods. Not solely are they upset that she appeared on the present, but additionally, they’re infuriated that she “lied.”

“The Kardashians and their mates are very mad. Jordyn will not be telling the reality,” a supply mentioned. “Jordyn is clearly solely out for Jordyn.”

Woods’ claimed she apologized via calls and texts to Khloe and Kendall however the supply mentioned she “has not apologized to Khloé.”

“She nonetheless hasn’t,” the supply added. “This doesn’t rely as an apology.”

Khloe went apesh*t on Twitter this morning after Woods’ look on “Red Table Talk” dropped. “If you’re going to attempt to save your self by going public, INSTEAD OF CALLING ME PRIVATELY TO APOLOGIZE FIRST, at the least be HONEST about your story. BTW, You ARE the explanation my household broke up,” she claimed. She defined that Tristan’s been dealing with the scenario privately which is why she hasn’t been airing him out to her 26.6M Twitter followers. 

New Music: HoodCelebrityy ‘Inside’

HoodCelebrityy has been constructing her buzz since 2017’s empowerment anthem “Walking Trophy.” Now the Jamaican-born and Bronx-based songstress debuts her new single “Inside.”

The island-infused jam showcases her infectious move, effortlessly mixing hip-hop, dancehall, and pop, whereas she places her belongings on show within the modern video.

“I’m extremely excited to have the chance to share my latest single with the world,” HoodCelebrityy tells Rap-Up. “I’m honored and humbled with the assist of my followers to date with my profession. I created ‘Inside’ with them in thoughts, and opened up deliberately with real love and transparency.”

In between collaborating with everybody from Fabolous and Lil’ Kim to Vybz Kartel and Machel Montano, HoodCelebrityy is readying her first main label full-length album, the follow-up to final 12 months’s Inna Real Life EP.

Catch a vibe and watch the video under.

AAF Says Johnny Manziel Would Be Welcomed If "Clean And Clear"

Johnny Manziel was launched from the Montreal Alouettes the CFL this week because of an alleged breach his contract. In addition to being launched, the previous CFL quarterback was banned from the CFL fully, that means no crew within the league can signal him. With that in thoughts, nobody actually is aware of what’s subsequent for Manziel, though many have already theorized he could be part of the Alliance American Football or the XFL in 2020. For the AAF although, they don’t seem to be certain simply but if a Manziel signing can be within the playing cards.

“We don’t know,” AAF co-founder Charlie Ebersol mentioned in line with Sports Illustrated. “We’re attempting to get to the underside what occurred in Canada.”

Essentially, Ebersol simply desires to guarantee that the league takes the mandatory precautions earlier than letting a man like Manziel into the league. He’s had a troubled previous and the league would not need any damaging press tarnishing their league.

“We wish to be a league alternative to the very best accessible gamers, assuming they’re accessible contractually, with a clear invoice well being and a clear prison file,” Ebersol defined. “We need them if they will play at our degree. We need to have guys who play at a degree that each single man has a shot to get again to the NFL. We take a look at everyone. If he’s clear and clear, we will definitely discuss to him about popping out for a exercise.”

In eight video games with the Alouettes, Manziel completed with a file 2-6, throwing 5 touchdowns and 7 interceptions.

Birdman Vows To Be "Forever In Business" With Drake

Birdman, the self-appointed “king hip-hop,” has amassed enterprise connections all through his tenure the sport. While his public falling out with Lil Wayne left many followers feeling some kind method, an unwavering actuality stays. Birdman has performed an integral position in launching the careers Juvenile, Lil Wayne, Drake, Nicki Minaj, BG, Turk, and plenty of extra. His ties and connections with hip-hop’s key gamers all however cement his place within the corridor fame, prefer it or not. A current Forbes prile on Birdman and Slim Williams’ Cash Money label has gone in depth on the label’s historical past, highlighting a couple of fascinating tidbits within the course of.

Birdman Vows To Be "Forever In Business" With Drake

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Interestingly sufficient, Birdman and Slim deny all accusations unpaid royalties, which have stemmed from Mannie Fresh, Tyga, and Lil Wayne amongst others. “Contracts haven’t been accomplished, producer agreements haven’t been accomplished, samples haven’t been cleared,” explains Cash Money’s lawyer slash enterprise supervisor Vernon Brown. “Ninety p.c the time, it’s not that we owe them cash. It’s that different individuals labored to receives a commission that they didn’t know needed to receives a commission.”  The characteristic factors to Drake, who basically broke as a member the Cash Money household. On that be aware, Birdman and his accomplice declare to be “perpetually in enterprise” with Drizzy, an ominously worded, but profitable assertion. 

Of course, Birdman and Slim have their fingers in loads a Cash Money pie, particularly in terms of the again catalog their Young Money roster. Because this, the label remains to be pulling in hundreds of thousands upon hundreds of thousands in annual royalties. Even hip-hop business vet Wendy Day, who has not all the time had favorable experiences working with Cash Money, speaks extremely their standing as a legacy act. “Rappers nonetheless clamor to signal to Cash Money, regardless their enterprise repute and regardless the fallout with many the unique artists,” she explains. “Would I ever do enterprise with them once more? Hell no. But their historical past and impression can’t be denied. They’re sensible.”

For extra on Birdman and Slim’s Cash Money empire, take a look at the whole prile right here, Forbes.

Solange Drops New Album ‘When I Get Home’

The secret’s out. Solange caps off Black History Month with the long-awaited follow-up to A Seat on the Table.

After dropping cryptic teasers all through the week, the R&B songstress delivers her fourth album When I Get Home. Inspired by her Houston roots, the 19 tracks embrace contributions from Gucci Mane, Playboi Carti, Devin the Dude, The-Dream, and Tyler, the Creator, plus samples from H-town legends Phylicia Rashad, Debbie Allen, and Scarface.

The mission, described as extra “heat, fluid, and sensual” than 2016’s A Seat on the Table, was recorded at varied places together with New Orleans, Jamaica, and California’s Topanga Canyon. “The album is an exploration of origin,” reads a press launch. “It asks the query how a lot of ourselves will we convey with us versus depart behind in our evolution. The artist returned to Third Ward Houston to reply this.”

Leading as much as the discharge, Solange took over BlackPlanet.com to disclose reveal a sequence of Western-themed images. She additionally advised followers to name a 281 quantity, beforehand utilized by Mike Jones, to listen to snippets from the album.

Stream When I Get Home beneath.


Ariana Grande & 2 Chainz Tease "Rule The World" Video With New Photo

Tomorrow, 2 Chainz shall be releasing his long-awaited album Rap Or Go To The League. A venture was initially introduced a 12 months in the past however Tity Boi needed to ensure it was good. He additionally managed to nail down LeBron James as an A&R on the album, which immediately provides some worth to it. You know it will be performed within the Lakers’ locker room and hopefully, it is pretty much as good as we count on it to be so it may well keep on repeat on our personal private gadgets. One the songs, “Rule The World,” will characteristic Ariana Grande, which is unquestionably an fascinating choose contemplating their variations over the “7 Rings” video.

You might bear in mind final 12 months that 2 Chainz believed Grande’s set design was impressed by his pink lure home. After he voiced his opinion, he truly hopped on a remix and the 2 patched issues up. It seems Ariana truly laid down some vocals for his album too, teasing the upcoming single by means of a joint photograph. 

The pop star posted an image herself and the Hair Weave Killer on an expensive lounge chair, presumably teasing a music video for the brand new music. “Rule The World” is not out but however from the look the photograph, a video with the 2 them is not out the query. Is this a collaboration you are excited for?

So Apparently Lil Pump Fibbed About Giving Harvard University’s Commencement Speech

Boston, MA – Lil Pump apparently isn’t Harvard’s Commencement 2019 speaker as he led his followers to consider. In a press release obtained by Consequence of Sound, a rep for the ivy league college defined Pump is just showing on Thursday’s (February 28) episode of WHRB Harvard Radio.

“As beforehand introduced, Angela Merkel can be Harvard’s Commencement 2019 speaker,” the rep stated. “Lil Pump just isn’t talking at any graduation associated or different official University occasions.

“The solely factor we’re conscious of that he’s doing a reside interview with WHRB Harvard Radio this Thursday and is taking questions from viewers/listeners. That, although, is a Harvard Radio scholar occasion, not a Harvard University occasion.”

On Monday (February 25), Pump tweeted, “I WILL BE IN HARVERD NEXT WEEK TO GIVE THE Commencement SPEACH,” main many to conclude he was, the truth is, delivering the speech.

Pump’s rep stated the confusion additionally partly stemmed from an announcement made by the WHRB Harvard Radio Broadcasting employees.

“Pump’s group is the truth is working with WHRB Harvard Radio Broadcasting,” the rep advised HipHopDX. “They made the announcement that he’d be giving the 2019 graduation speech Sunday night time. But he’s truly doing an activation with WHRB Harvard Radio Broadcasting, positioned on campus at Harvard University. The occasion is from 7-10 p.m., and Lil Pump can be reside streaming the radio interview on his IG at 9 p.m. ET. Tune in.”

The 18-year-old rapper’s look on WHRB follows the discharge of his newest album, Harverd Dropout, which got here out final Friday (February 22).

Big Sean & Ariana Grande Get Close At A Los Angeles Studio

With all indicators pointing to a break-up between Big Sean and Jhené Aiko, Sean could also be trying to re-spark just a few flames from the previous. The Detroit rapper was one Ariana Grande‘s most well-known boyfriends and after they broke up, it felt like she saved making an attempt to chase the love that they as soon as shared. She attached with Mac Miller, Pete Davidson, and others and now, she’s having fun with life as a single lady. Last night time, step one a reunion between Grande and Sean passed off with the 2 sharing a automobile outdoors a Los Angeles studio.

Ariana Grande was on the studio final night time when Big Sean pulled up. When she discovered that her ex-boyfriend had arrived, she met up with him within the parking zone, spending just a few moments within the automobile. They performed with one her canines and bought fairly shut with TMZ reporting that they have been “cozied up.” When it was all mentioned and executed, the 2 truly left collectively in Sean’s whip. Where they went from there’s unknown.

When Ari launched the video to “thank u, subsequent” her diary included references to her well-known exes, together with one for Big Sean. The web page read that he “could still get it.” Maybe that is precisely what occurred final night time. Do you assume they’re contemplating getting again collectively?

Big Sean & Ariana Grande Get Close At A Los Angeles Studio
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