Trae Young has been one the most exciting young players in the NBA this year although things haven’t been working out for him and his team. Despite averaging over 28 points per game, the Atlanta Hawks are one the worst teams in the league and it seems like Young is the only player doing anything on a nightly basis. Understandably, this has led to quite a bit frustration, according to Shams Charania The Athletic.
In his report, Charania chronicles how Young had an emotional outburst in the Hawks locker room after a loss against the Brooklyn Nets. As he explains, this led to a quick response from Hawks executives who told Young that they would be providing him with help very soon.
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For now, Young is going to have to hang tight as he waits for some better teammates. When you’re a player as good as Young, you never want to be stuck on a bad team and that’s exactly what’s happening here with the Hawks sophomore. His situation is very much unlike that his nemesis Luka Doncic, who is helping to build a contender in Dallas.
Stay tuned for updates on the Hawks situation as we get closer to the trade deadline.
In an effort to make sure everything is documented and transparent, Colin Kaepernick‘s NFL workout is being moved to a new location in the Atlanta area and will now start at 4 PM ET Saturday, reports ESPN. The NFL had previously declined to allow media and cameras into the workout when Kaepernick had requested for transparency, attorney Ben Meiselas and agent Jeff Nalley said in a statement.
The Press will now be allowed to attend the workout in the new location. “From the outset, Mr. Kaepernick requested a legitimate process and from the outset the NFL league fice has not provided one,” Meiselas and Nalley said. “Most recently, the NFL has demanded that as a precondition to the workout, Mr. Kaepernick sign an unusual liability waiver that addresses employment-related issues and rejected the standard liability waiver from physical injury proposed by Mr. Kaepernick’s representatives… Mr. Kaepernick simply asks for a transparent and open process which is why a new location has been selected for today.”
Sources told ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler that the NFL was providing three wide receivers for the workout, but the league refused to release the names those receivers. That forced Kaepernick to bring his own wideouts, to avoid ending up in a bad situation.
This 12 months’s Super Bowl halftime present has been extraordinarily controversial, extra so than most different years. The NFL’s blackballed Colin Kaepernick who took a stance towards police brutality in direction of minorities. The feud has develop into a lot greater than the NFL with entertainers, politicians — together with Trump — and lots of others have chimed in on. Maroon 5 confirmed they might be performing on the Super Bowl, however they had been reportedly having a tough time touchdown particular friends. After confirming Travis Scott can be performing on the Super Bowl, they’ve now introduced on a legend from Atlanta for some further help.
With the Super Bowl happening in Atlanta this 12 months, it could’ve been a foul search for the NFL and Maroon 5 in the event that they did not carry atleast one the legendary and influential artists from the town. Along with Travis Scott, Big Boi may also be performing on the Super Bowl halftime present. Big Boi confirmed the information on social media earlier immediately.
Big Boi hasn’t acquired practically the identical quantity backlash as Travis Scott did when reviews hit that he was performing on the Super Bowl. While folks had been disillusioned in Travis Scott for signing on for the Super Bowl, a number of others are questioning if Big Boi will carry out Andre 3000 for a particular Outkast reunion. While it appears unlikely, it could be monumental if Outkast ficially reunited for the Super Bowl.
Culture and Culture II helped propel the Migos to famous person standing. The rappers, who’ve claimed to be larger than the Beatles since rising, have been hit with a lawsuit final 12 months by a rapper who claimed the trio ripped f their hit single, “Walk It Talk It.” However, Quavo denies that is the case.
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Speaking to XXL, Quavo refuted claims that the Migos stole the Drake-assisted single, “Walk It Talk It” from M.O.S. “I do not even suppose that lawsuit hit my desk,” he defined. “I do not know what you speaking about.”
M.O.S’s single, “Walk It Talk It” was first launched in 2008 on his mixtape It’s Like A Movie. M.O.S alleged the ATL trio took a “substantial portion” the track and is demanding that they cease performing the only stay. However, M.O.S’ copyright declare the phrase and track was solely filed after Migos launched the only.
Quavo continued to elucidate how “Walk It Talk It” is slang in Atlanta that is been round for ages. Quavo credit his grandpa and uncles for introducing himself to the phrase.
“‘Walk it, discuss it’ is a saying from Atlanta,” he defined. “It had been a saying for the reason that 2000s. Everybody say ‘stroll it, discuss it.’ My grandpa, my uncles and shit say ‘stroll it, discuss it.’ Man, that shit’s an previous saying, man. We been saying ‘Walk it, discuss it.'”
Justin Timberlake is again on the highway after he went on vocal relaxation as a consequence of bruised vocal cords. He made his triumphant return to the stage final weekend in Washington, D.C. the place he resumed the remaining dates “The Man Of The Woods” tour. The singer’s tour made its solution to Atlanta final evening the place he shocked the group with a really particular visitor.
Justin Timberlake and T.I. reunited on stage final evening in Atlanta for the “Man Of The Woods” tour. JT introduced out the “Rubber Band Man” on stage to carry out their 2006 hit, “My Love” which made the group go loopy. Justin Timberlake gave T.I. a second to bless his hometown with a medley hits together with “What You Know,” “Bring Em Out” and “Live Your Life.”
“@TROUBLEMAN31! EPIC! –Your metropolis loves you. Thank you,” Justin Timberlake wrote on Instagram together with a video Tip’s efficiency with him final evening.
T.I. confirmed the love proper again to Justin Timberlake. Sharing a photograph them on stage collectively, he wrote, “Fucked it Up wit my Patna final evening!!! @justintimberlake #maninthewoods tour We Went UP!!”
Aside from touring, Justin Timberlake lately launched his first guide in October. Hindsight & All the Things I Can’t See in Front Me chronicles the private life and profession Justin Timberlake.
Future is the king entice music, autotune, and switch up data. He is prepping the discharge his new album The WIZRD, which is slated to drop on January 18. Future already dropped f two singles, “Crushed Up” and “Jumpin On A Jet,” and he is at the moment on a light-weight promo run for the album. While Future was doing an interview with Big Boy on his radio present, he touched on a number of subjects such because the local weather the music business. Future additionally admitted that two different artists at the moment have the entice music crown.
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“Who the GOAT, now?” contemplated Future after being hit with the query. “I do not know. What you imply by, ‘who the GOAT now?’ From what, the music or the cash?” requested Future, making a distinction between Trap rappers and trappers typically. “Music? I give it to Lil Baby. Lil Baby and Gunna.” When requested if he considers himself up there, Future responded, “Of course. I already did what I did. I achieved been the Trap GOAT. I am solidified. But proper now, they them dudes. They the subsequent dudes to get the brand new deal, the brand new cash, the brand new this, the brand new that.” Do you agree with Future?
Iggy Azalea has been teasing followers with snippets her new music and it looks like the artist is simply as excited in regards to the upcoming undertaking as her admirers. She hopped on social media to dish about the second album, which is on a complete new stage, in response to her on-line musing.
She began by humbly trashing her different materials, propping up the upcoming album as her greatest work but. “F*ck. I’m actually proud my album. It shits on 95% all the things I’ve ever made & its solely half performed.
#InMyDefense.” She attributed this impending success to her collaboration with J White, a pairing she calls a “Dream Duo.”
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Her location appears to have had an affect on her artistic circulation as properly. Apparently, being again in Atlanta makes her really feel grounded. “I’m so so soooo glad I moved again to Atlanta I really feel like my previous self. It’s wierd sic],” she wrote.
She later defined the challenges posed by the West Coast together with her celeb standing. “I LOVE LA… however the media component it was fucking me up so unhealthy,” Iggy tweeted. “I’m simply now seeing how a lot better iam sic] creatively after I’m not draining my power stressing dumb shit like papz.” The album doesn’t have an ficial launch date but, however Iggy is aiming for subsequent spring.
Back in September, Daz Dillinger was busted for marijuana possession after police discovered a complete 117 grams weed in addition to THC pods, oil, a vaporizer and a container purple liquid labeled “Cannabis Lean” at his house outdoors Atlanta. The “Stay Out The Way” rapper was being held on twelve counts possession a managed substance in addition to a single rely possession greater than an oz. marijuana.
TMZ now stories that Daz has been indicted on two felony drug fees and faces as much as 25 years behind bars. Although the sentence sounds steep, prosecutors have already dropped the opposite 11 fees and determined to only pursue the 2.
Despite the tough actuality his sentencing that simply revolves round marijuana (that is authorized in additional than 10 states) Daz appears to be in good spirits and was hanging with Jermaine Dupri, Lil Duval, and Snoop Dogg final evening at a vegan truck in North Atlanta.
Just a pair days earlier than Daz obtained booked, he despatched out some harsh phrases to Kanye West concerning his spouse Kim Kardashian. “Kanye West: fuck you and your b-tch. That b-tch sucked a lot d-ck. She most likely ain’t sucking your d-ck since you be on one,” he mentioned in a video.
In a latest interview with XXL, for the publication’s Winter 2018 cowl story, Quavo took issues out on the water as he carried out enterprise whereas flexing his fishing abilities.
According to Huncho, the talent is one he picked up via classes along with his mom’s boyfriend with he was youthful and it is clearly one which he is come to grasp amongst different issues. In the video, Quavo highlights fishing as a soothing previous time that he picked up whereas rising up in Athens, Georgia the place lakes and ponds are ample.
It was whereas fishing on the dock behind a Miami dwelling that Quavo schooled us on the important thing to fishing, evaluating the exercise to the identical course of making hit data.
“It’s variety like making successful music while you fishing,” Quavo tells XXL. “You don’t know what’s within the water. You come out with one thing large: That’s a No. 1 report …] You come out with one thing small—data that hold your head bobbing, folks fuck with it, it’d creep Top 10, Top 20—we throw it again. But this No. 1 you retain, you grasp your plaque on the wall, pores and skin it, filet it, eat with the gang and also you again to fishing once more.”
2019 is definitely f to a terrific begin for 21 Savage who has ficially notched a second week on the Billboard 200 albums chart together with his I Am > I Was challenge after incomes 65,000 equal album models within the week that ends with January third. It marks a lower 51 p.c from his earlier determine 131,000 models which landed him at No. 1 within the first place.
Similarly, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie additionally holds on to No. 2 on the charts with Hoodie SZN coming in at 58,000 models, dipping simply 35 p.c from his earlier quantity. You’ll discover that hip-hop continues to dominate the highest slots on the chart with no debuts in sight this week, whereas a couple of heavy-hitters slide their method again up the totem pole.
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At. No. three, Meek Mill’s Championships locks in with 48,000 models whereas Post Malone enters the highest 10 but once more with beerbongs & bentleys at No. four with an estimate 48,000 models. At No. 5 is the hip-hop-driven Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse soundtrack with 46,000 models after spending the final week at No. 13.
In the underside half the highest 10, you may discover the standard suspects with Drake’s Scorpion taking maintain No. 6 with 44,000 models. Travis Scott’s Astroworld goes to No. 7 with a rounded estimate 44,000 models as effectively whereas The Greatest Showman soundtrack goes to No.eight with 43,000. Closing issues out is Kodak Black’s Dying To Live album holding on to No. 9 with 40,000 whereas Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper’s A Star Is Born soundtrack closes out with a rounded 40,000 as effectively.
Yesterday, we have been all shocked when Futureuploaded a countdown onto his social media pages. The rapper had simply wiped his web page clear, which is normally a telltale signal to count on some new music quickly. As anticipated, Fewtch delivered, dropping “Crushed Up” right this moment. Later on within the day, he threw us in for an additional loop when, with none discover, it was introduced that he could be following up the only with a Mass Appeal-produced documentary subsequent week and an album the next week. Many have been attempting to decode his content material to see if a title turns into obvious and up to now, nothing has come out as a frontrunner. Future appears to be set on a reputation for his subsequent venture however he isn’t giving it away simply but.
In his social announcement the album, Pluto famous that the title shall be introduced quickly. His launch would be the first high-prile drop the 12 months in phrases the hip-hop calendar, granted anyone would not beat him to the shot and drops a shock venture within the subsequent few weeks.
Future was current for a lot 2018 however he did not make as huge an affect as in previous years. Hopefully, his new venture begins issues f proper in order that he can take pleasure in a robust 2019. What are you anticipating from the Atlanta artist?
Before 21 Savage dropped f I Am > I Was, he stored the promotional spirit alive with an interactive exhibit known as “Motel 21.” Though the unique tour was reserved for a choose few, the minds over at Montreality managed to safe a go, and documented the method accordingly.
Neon indicators beckon curious onlookers towards “Live Nudes,” a promise which will or could not have gone unfulfilled. Half-severed model torsos line the partitions, full of cash, as if designed by a profitable variation Sid from Toy Story. At one level, an endearing information by the title “Granny JJ” stands on the entrance a really ominous chamber, lined with a ritualistic candle association and a hunched over pianist; regardless of showing to be plucked from a horror film, mentioned pianist has clearly by no means missed his scales and arpeggio drills.
Another room reveals partitions lined with paperwork and roadmaps as if one spent numerous hours plotting the revenge a liked one. The visible elements 21’s brainchild, as designed by Antwanette McLaughlin and Skye Williams, are putting to say the least. Though the pop-up exhibit was a fleeting expertise, it appears extraordinarily well-designed, and a testomony to the rising scope 21’s artistry. Clearly, the person’s horror influences run deep.
Check out the video beneath, courtesy Montreality.
Yung Joc is looking Usher out, and difficult the King R&B to a coiffure competitors. On New Year’s Eve, Usher stepped out with a traditional coiffure that I am solely now studying is known as the “Hair & Fleek” model.The comb-over look is reminiscent the 50’s and 60’s, when Black males straightened their hair to realize the Elvis look. The model has developed since then to incorporate an up to date fade, however Yung Joc was ridiculed endlessly when he tried to rock the coiffure years in the past. When Usher stepped out with the look, he obtained a a lot better response. Joc spoke with TMZ in regards to the model, and within the course of, he challenged Usher to a king the “Hair & Fleek” coiffure.
Joc claims that he rocked the coiffure for an entire yr regardless that he was laughed at. He believes that Usher is doing his factor, however says the legend wants to carry on to the coiffure for greater than only a few days if he needs it to really be iconic. Joc continued on to counsel that he and Usher throw a SuperBowl get together in Atlanta the place they will battle it out for the rights to the king the “Hair & Fleek” model.
Teyana Taylor spent her final moments 2018 and first moments 2019 doing what she does finest, performing. The “Gonna Love Me” singer was in Atlanta, Georgia performing for a packed venue carrying nothing however a two-piece bikini and a few excessive heels. Teyana is thought for inviting an adoring fan on stage to get a private lap dance and this efficiency introduced on an engagement.
In the gallery under you’ll be able to see girl not solely acquired a striptease from Teyana but additionally get her man on one knee asking her to marry him. “Wow final evening was really magical, an attractive evening capped f with an attractive proposal SHE SAID YES!!! congrats to the bride and groom to be! No higher means than to herald the brand new 12 months with love,” Teyana captioned the put up to Instagram. “ATL YOU ARE EVERYTHING AND MORE! Y’all was so fucking turnt we ain’t even notice it was midnight.”
Teyana dropped f her beloved G.O.O.D. Music album final 12 months, which is well one her highlights 2018.
“There is much more vulnerability on Ok.T.S.E. There have been extra feelings, ache, love, happiness, all these issues. That is variety the large flip for me,” she beforehand advised Billboard the tape. “That was with all of the information, even with “3Way,” I felt it was time to provide extra lyrical content material. I had these conversations with myself like, “What goes to make this totally different than every part else?””
Gucci Mane is contemporary f the discharge his newest album Evil Genius and he is heading into the New Year with a significant celebration as he is internet hosting a celebration tonight in Las Vegas. He was not too long ago in New Orleans although, receiving some fanmade artwork and posting it to his web page. The portray is definitely extremely well-done. However, one element left Gucci lower than impressed.
“I Rock so many shades they thought I had a lazy eye,” wrote Wop on Instagram. He’s not fully incorrect both. In practically each image you see Gucci, he is rocking a brand new pair sun shades. Perhaps he is blocking us all from seeing his lazy eye and the artist was let in on the key? Or possibly they simply flubbed up one his pupils to make him look a bit f accidentally. Regardless, it seems to be like he wasn’t too shaken up over the lazy eye. When trying out the art work shut up, he had a giant smile on his face. Next time, they need to simply paint him with some shades on. It’s a bit extra practical.
Guwop took the stage not too long ago for a efficiency “Off The Boat” on Jimmy Kimmel’s late evening present, selling Evil Genius as a lot as he can earlier than yr’s finish.
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