HipHopDX – This week in Hip Hop, J. Cole and his Dreamville squad started work on the Revenge of the Dreamers III compilation with some massive names becoming a member of them in Atlanta. Also, Tekashi 6ix9ine’s girlfriend posted an image of the 2 hugging throughout a latest jail go to. Lastly, R. Kelly reacted to the Surviving R. Kelly doc with threats of a lawsuit (once more).
J. Cole’s Revenge Of The Dreamers III Sessions
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Dreamville Records is engaged on their Revenge of the Dreamers III compilation, and so they’re attempting to get it completed in 10 days. The label’s president Ibrahim “Ib” Hamad introduced the timetable on Twitter and a few of Hip Hop’s high stars headed to Atlanta for the particular recording periods.
Rapper Big Pooh, Okay Camp and Top Dawg Entertainment’s REASON had been among the many first artists summoned to create music with J. Cole and the remainder of the crew. Big Okay.R.I.T., Wale, Benny The Butcher, Wale, Smino, Rick Ross and T.I. had been among the many notable names noticed on the studio.
Read extra about Dreamville Records making Revenge of the Dreamers III here.
First Tekashi 6ix9ine Photo From Behind Bars Surfaces
Tekashi 6ix9ine was arrested on RICO costs final November and has remained behind bars ever since. His girlfriend Jade paid a go to to him and shared the primary image of the controversial rapper since he’s been locked up — with no conjugal visits allowed.
The picture confirmed the couple sharing a bit of PDA, full with Tekashi’s hand scooped underneath Jade’s behind.
“He’s good luv, take pleasure in” she captioned the pic on Instagram.
6ix9ine is at present awaiting trial, which is scheduled to start in September.
Read extra about Tekashi 6ix9ine’s jail replace here.
R. Kelly Plans To Sue Everybody After Doc Exposé
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R. Kelly has reportedly threatened to sue the Lifetime Television Network for the Surviving R. Kelly docu-series that premieres on Thursday (January 3). According to TMZ, the R&B star wants the series pulled or he will take legal action. Attorney Brian Nix, who fired off a legal letter, alleges Surviving R. Kelly is brimming with lies. Nix plans to file a federal lawsuit Thursday if the network airs the show. Over the past year, Kelly has been accused of running a sex cult and having several inappropriate sexual relationships, all of which he’s denied. Follow @HipHopDX for more on this, and log on to HipHopDX.com for Hip Hop & More!
Following the airing of Lifetime’s Surviving R. Kelly docu-series, R. Kelly introduced plans to launch a website to discredit his accusers. He additionally desires to “sue everybody who had anything do with this,” TMZ reviews.
While an internet site hasn’t gone up nor has a lawsuit been filed, R. Kelly was put under investigation by the Fulton County District Attorney’s Office. Several of the alleged victims have already spoken with investigators.
Some of Kelly’s business friends have begun to distance themselves from Kelly within the aftermath of Surviving R. Kelly.
Among the celebrities distancing themselves are fellow Chicagoans Chance the Rapper and Common.
Beyond Chi-Town, Lady Gaga vowed to drag her R. Kelly duet “Do What U Want (With My Body)” from streaming platforms.
Kelly is actually feeling the backlash and has reportedly been hospitalized attributable to having panic attacks.
Read extra about R. Kelly’s response here.
#DXCLUSIVES: Egyptian Lover, Del The Funky Homosapien & E.D.I. Mean
Egyptian Lover Talks “1985” LP & Dr. Dre’s Jump From World Class Wreckin’ Cru To N.W.A
Though Egyptian Lover simply launched 1985 final November, the Hip Hop pioneer is already engaged on his subsequent mission, 1986. The veteran artist informed HipHopDX’s Kyle Eustice about his album plans in a latest interview.
“I’m engaged on 1986 now,” he confirmed. “I’m additionally utilizing a LinnDrum on a few of the songs. There’s numerous electro-funk and numerous Purple Prince seems like ‘Freak-A-Holic’ and ‘The Alezby Inn. 1984 and 1985 are particular to me”
Check out the Egyptian Lover interview here.
Del The Funky Homosapien Cops To LL Cool J Diss: “I Ain’t Proud Of It”
Eminem included Del The Funky Homosapien on his “12 Days of Diss-Mas” picks for dissing LL Cool J on his 1993 monitor “Wack MCs.”
Del The Funky Homosapien dissed LL with the road, “Why swoon while you hear a ballad, is what I inform a broad/Cause L a fraud, he ain’t hella exhausting/I used to lookup, now I need to prepare dinner up.”
In an interview with DX, Del admitted he was younger and pressured by these round him to do it.
“I solely actually half believed it on the time,” he stated. “It was simply peer stress and me eager to impress Hieroglyphics. I ain’t pleased with it. LL is definitely certainly one of my favorites ever ’til this present day. I simply felt some kind of manner trigger everybody was happening about how LL dissed me, so I used to be harm.”
Read your complete Del The Funky Homosapien interview here.
E.D.I. Mean Recalls Tupac’s Murder & Dubs Suge Knight’s Fate “A Cautionary Tale”
In an intensive dialog with DX, Outlawz member E.D.I. Mean revealed what he was pondering after Tupac Shakur was shot in Las Vegas in 1996.
“I simply wished him to be alright,” he stated. “He had been by way of a lot already. I simply actually, actually, actually wished him to be alright. You know what I imply? That’s actually it. That’s actually the one factor I might consider. I used to be simply involved. You know what I’m saying? For him and Suge [Knight] to be trustworthy with you. I used to be involved for each of them.”
Read the complete interview with E.D.I Mean here.