Mike Tyson Threatens To "Knock The Black Off" Michael Blackson

Mike Tyson did not hold back on Michael Blackson after the comedian jokingly DM’ed him fering to marry his daughter in exchange for $10 million. It would seem that, all people, you wouldn’t want to get on Mike Tyson’s bad side. The boxer would not think twice before pummelling anyone to the ground who messes with him or his family, but it looks like Michael Blackson was willing to take that risk for the sake comedy. In a since-deleted Instagram post, the comedian shared a screenshot a headline that reads, “Mike Tyson Is Ready To Pay $10 Million Dollars To ANy Guy Who Marries His Daughter,” with a photo Tyson and his daughter, Mikey Lorna Tyson. While the article doesn’t look too legit, Blackson was down for the fer. In the caption, he wrote, “Where she at? I’ll tear her ass up then go shopping plus she’s kinda cute.”

The funny man took it one step further, and sent a DM to Tyson volunteering to take his daughter’s hand in marriage. “If this is true, I think I’m finally ready to settle down,” Blackson wrote in the DM. “I known I’ve been dipping n dapping a few snow bunnies and Asian persuasion but I’m ready for your beautiful queen. I’m ready to give u some grand kids that will have the complexion Tyson Bedford, knowledge Cicely Tyson, talk like you Mike Tyson and hopefully not built like Tyson Fury. I really don’t give a f*ck about the money but I’ll take it. Waiting to hear from you father in law sir.”

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To say the least, Tyson did not appreciate the joke. He clapped back at Blackson, spewing every insult in the book at him and threatening to knock him out. “Listen u black little b*tch,” Tyson replied. “This sh*t ain’t real and soon as I find the person that started that meme, imma knock them the f*ck out so make sure it ain’t you burnt roach looking b*tch. My daughter is happily in a relationship with a nice looking man so she’s not interested in an overcooked hotdog like you. Next time you do my podcast, imma knock the black f u, it might take a year because you black as f*ck. Gtfo my dm before I get your black ass deported you geico lizard looking b*tch.” Yikes. Blackson will have to start sleeping with one eye open from now on.

Sixers Reveal Joel Embiid’s Shoulder Injury Status

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid has suffered an injury and will be out for at least a week.

The t-injured All Star exited Wednesday’s game just eight minutes after tipf, following a collision with Cleveland Cavaliers’ big man Ante Zizic but there’s hope that he won’t miss much action. The team announced on Thursday that Embiid did not have structural damage in his sprained left shoulder and he will be re-evaluated in a week.

Sixers Reveal Joel Embiid’s Shoulder Injury Status

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The Sixers picked up a win over the New York Knicks on Thursday night without the help Embiid nor Ben Simmons, who is expected to miss at least two weeks with a back issue. To date, Embiid has missed 17 games this season due to either injury or suspension although there does seem to be some encouragement from the Sixers in the fact that his latest injury does not appear to be too severe.

“The fact that there is no structural damage we all hear loudly,” Sixers head coach Brett Brown said on Thursday, per ESPN. “Maybe it’s a simple as that in some ways. Of course, it’s as much from the personal standpoint as it is a selfish coach, he’s looking forward to this run home, this final third, this responsibility, no Ben Simmons] for how long we’ll all figure out in time. To learn that from him and his perspective, from the team perspective that is exciting news.”

Up next for the Sixers is a four-game West coast road trip, including matchups against the Los Angeles Clippers and Los Angeles Lakers.

Steph Curry’s Nerve Damage In Hand Could Take A While To Heal

Steph Curry came into this season knowing things were going to be different. Without Klay Thompson in the lineup, it was quite clear that this Warriors team wasn’t going to be good enough to go to the NBA Finals. However, no one expected them to be last place in the entire league. Of course, this happened because Curry went down with a hand injury early in the season. Curry has been hard at work rehabbing his hand and it is believed he could be back in the lineup as soon as this weekend.

Interestingly enough, Curry could be back in the lineup but he won’t exactly be at 100 percent. His trainer Brandon Payne recently spoke to NBC Sports about Curry’s injury and how he actually has nerve damage right now. In fact, this damage could take a long time to heal.

Steph Curry's Nerve Damage In Hand Could Take A While To Heal

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“I think, as far as the healing, that’s all going really well. You mentioned the nerve issue. We’re still kind working through that and that’s something that’s gonna progressively improve over time,” Payne said Yahoo! Sports. “It’s not all the way back to where he wants it to be right now, but it has gotten better since the surgery and since the initial recovery period after the surgery. So he is feeling a little bit better in his hand now that we’re getting closer for when it’s time for him to play. And that will continue to improve. The doctors have told us that could take up to a year to fully come back.”

With this in mind, don’t expect Curry to be back to his usual tricks right away. With the nerve damage lingering, it could take Curry a bit longer to get back into the swing things. 

Quavo To Judge "Making The Band" Atlanta Auditions

Quavo and 112’s Mike and Slim will serve as judges for the Making The Band auditions in Atlanta, along with Monica and Quality Control’s Pierre “Pee” Thomas and Kevin “Coach K” Lee. Casting auditions for the reboot, which Diddy ficially announced last July, will commence this weekend, beginning in Atlanta on Friday, February 28th at Center Stage Theater. While the ficial Making The Band’s social media accounts have confirmed that Mike and Slim will be joining the ranks Monica, Pee, and Coach K, according to TMZ‘s production sources, fellow Atlanta native Quavo will also be partaking in the judging process to help find the next R&B supergroup.

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Hopeful talent will audition in front these celebrity guests as well as the “Combs Cartel”—which includes Diddy and his sons Quincy, Christian, and Justin. The open casting call will take place on Friday from 10:00am-6:00pm, with callbacks scheduled for Saturday by invitation only. Once the Atlanta auditions are complete, the Combs Cartel will head over to Houston and then to Charlotte, where DaBaby will serve as a judge alongside the famous father and sons to evaluate North Carolina’s budding talent. New York auditions will then take place from March 21st-22nd.

JR Smith Makes Head-Scratching Claim About His Abilities

JR Smith has been an interesting character, to as the least, over the last few seasons. His funny celebrations, bizarre antics, and head-scratching plays continue to entertain fans while also becoming internet memes. Unfortunately for Smith, the play people will remember him for is running out the clock Game 1 the NBA Finals when the score was tied. Since the Cleveland Cavaliers have released him and now, he’s looking to make a comeback and eventually play for a new team. 

Recently, Smith was on Instagram where he began to answer fan questions. At one point, Smith claimed that he is motivated to make a comeback because he is “better than 85% the players on the court.”

Of course, these comments were met with some pushback. Smith is a fine player when he wants to be but his shooting is way too inconsistent and his basketball IQ is suspect at times. With this in mind, it shouldn’t be surprising that many took issue with JR’s seemingly undeserved confidence. Eighty-five is definitely a stretch although he’s certainly better than some the guys getting minutes this year. Regardless, when your biggest highlight is one the worst miscues in NBA history, it’s hard to get another job.

If JR Smith were to get back in the league, which team would you like to see him play for?

RMR’s Viral Country-Trap Ballad "Rascal" Sweeps The Nation

Every so ten, a song like RMR’s “Rascal” hits the internet and seems to capture an otherwise uncapturable attention span. Perhaps Rebbeca Black’s “Friday” is to blame, or more recently Lil Nas X’s record-shattering “Old Town Road.” In any case, “Rascal” seems to be rapidly gaining notoriety across social media, to the point where some are predicting a fully-fledged hit in the making. 

You might have already seen it. Perhaps one your friends or followers brought it to your attention, amused and confused at the surprisingly successful wrangling genres. In essence, “Rascal” is a country ballad, tinged with a boyband leading man’s impassioned delivery. Yet the package is made complete by its music video, which goes balls-to-the-wall with trap music imagery. Ski-mask clad gangs tote weaponry with menacing expressions — that is until the vocals begin to soar.

“This much I know, it’s true, I came up and so could you,” he sings, in the song’s emotional chorus. “And fuck the boys in blue.” It’s easy to write this one f as simple parody, yet there’s a relatable message at the heart it all — the contagious nature a good come-up story. And don’t get it twisted — RMR is earnest in his delivery, sincere in his appreciation for country music. This is a post-Lil-Nas-X world and the country-rap subgenre has all the room in the world to evolve.

Interestingly enough, “Rascal” is mostly tethered to hip-hop through its visuals — stip those away and you’ve got a surefire country hit. Barring some the anti-law lyrics, course. Check out the rapidly rising viral sensation below. Is this a gimmick or are there legs here?

Lil Uzi Vert Believed To Have Shared "Eternal Atake" Release Date

Did Lil Uzi Vert really announce that Eternal Atake would drop in just a couple weeks? That’s what social media thinks. On Thursday (February 27), Uzi was asked by a fan about the release timeline his highly-anticipated project Eternal Atake. The fan wanted to know which would come first, EA or Rihanna‘s album, and Uzi replied, “We on the same team if I drop she drop IF SHE DROP I DROP.”

Lil Uzi Vert Believed To Have Shared "Eternal Atake" Release Date
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Fans both artists have been regularly harassing them for their forthcoming records, but we have a feeling both will be delivered in 2020. Hours after his comment, Uzi was on Instagram Live showing f a luxury ride. As the speedometer climbed to a 100 mph, it sounds as if Lil Uzi Vert can be heard saying, “Eternal Atake! Two Weeks! At least, that what fans believe they’re hearing. 

The clip the Live quickly circulated throughout the internet and fans are certain that the record will arrive mid-March. A frustrated fan recently decided to let Uzi know how he feels about Eternal Atake‘s delay by leaving a handwritten not on the rapper’s Bugatti. “DROP THE F*CKING ALBUM UZI,” the note read. Maybe he’s finally listening. Check out the clip below and let us know what you think Uzi says in the video.

Johnny Depp Threatened To Burn Ex-Wife Amber Heard In Raging Texts

Johnny Depp is currently overseas at the moment taking on a court battle with British newspaper The Sun over an article that alleged Depp had been abusive to his ex-wife Amber Heard. Well during the court hearing yesterday, the defendant revealed some damaging evidence against Mr. Depp, which showed text messages he sent to his actor friend Paul Bettany back in 2013 that revealed Depp threatening to burn and drown his ex-wife.

Depp allegedly wrote on Nov. 6, 2013, “Let’s burn Amber,” the court heard aloud. He later texted Bettany again that day to say, “Let’s drown her before we burn her!!! I will f–k her burnt corpse afterwards to make sure she is dead.” However, it should be noted that following those rage texts, Depp did say he could never harm Amber. “I am admittedly too f–ked in the head to spray my rage at the one I love’,” he admitted.

Johnny Depp Threatened To Burn Ex-Wife Amber Heard In Raging Texts

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In addition to all this, the court also heard further texts allegedly sent by Depp to Bettany a year later in May 2014, which read: “I’m gonna properly stop the booze thing, darling… Drank all night before I picked Amber up to fly to LA, this past Sunday…Ugly, mate,” he said referring to a nasty fight the couple got into while on an airplane.

Depp’s lawyer Adam Waldman said, “What does the Sun do to keep Amber Heard’s hoax alive? Wednesday] in court we learned the answer — cherry-picking a fragment a single frustrated text message to a friend sent out 500 gigabytes text and email messages provided,” which refers to the texts the Sun chose to highlight this week. “One person, one side, is lying, and one is not,” Depp’s lawyer added. “Obviously, we say that it is Ms. Heard (who is lying), Mr. Depp is 100% clear about that.”

It’s safe to assume this won’t be the last time we hear about Johnny and Amber’s nasty break up and legal woes. Read more about it all right here if wanting to know more.

Madlib Talks Working On Album With Pusha-T & Music With Griselda

Not every artist will be able to work with Madlib. He’s hailed as one the most innovative producers in hip hop, a talent that has earned him the title 2019’s Best Producer Alive by Complex. There are plenty people who want to connect with the producer or get on one his beats—and it isn’t an issue because Madlib just sends over the music. However, in order to work face-to-face with the superproducer, he says there has to be a unique connection.

“Usually, I just send music out. I don’t really get with the artists. So it takes a special person for me to come out the studio,” Madlib told Complex. His personal and pressional relationship with acclaimed rapper Freddie Gibbs has been ongoing since 2011. Their 2019 release Bandana was a heavy contender in hip hop (and beyond) for album the year. That may have been a praiseworthy project for fans, but Madlib shared that he has a few more collaborations on standby that will blow minds.

“I’m trying to do that album with Pusha-T,” Madlib stated, adding that they’re in the beginning stages sending each other music. “I’m also working with the Griselda crew. All three them are real dope. They’re bringing back that real New York sh*t.” He also talked about “No More Parties in L.A.” with Kendrick Lamar and Kanye West, adding that those two artists worked on a half-an-hour music together.

“They did like 30 minutes stuff, just going back and forth, going crazy. I heard it. Somebody played it on the phone, but I haven’t actually—,” Madlib said before being interrupted with a question about his desire to hear the songs. “Yeah. They were going f, too, man. Because I do my beat tapes like one-minute beats, and they were just, one minute on that one, that one, that one. It was crazy.”

If you’re waiting to hear those 30 one-minute tracks, don’t hold your breath. Madlib said he wouldn’t have a problem if Kanye wanted to release the songs, but he’s adamant that it will never happen. “Same with Mac Miller,” he added.

Netflix Officially Renews Drake’s Top Boy; Filming to Begin in Spring

Top Boy, a Drake-produced Netflix television show, has officially been renewed for a second season.

Though rumors of the crime-drama series’ continued production surfaced late last year, Top Boy’s social media team recently confirmed the news on Twitter. Having aired two seasons on the UK’s Channel 4 before Drake and Netflix decided to revive it, Top Boy will begin filming its second Netflix season this spring. These new episodes are expected to air sometime in 2020, but an exact release date hasn’t yet been specified.

Additionally, it was announced that series leads Ashley Walters, Kane Robinson (Kano), and Micheal Ward will reprise their roles, as will supporting actor Simbi Ajikawo (Little Simz). Like the initial Netflix season (which was made available in September 2019), season two of Top Boy will consist of 10 episodes; each of the Channel 4 seasons had just four episodes.

Drake, who currently serves as an executive producer for Top Boy, was instrumental in convincing Netflix to pick the series up. Channel 4 had abandoned plans for a third season back in 2014, with the show’s previous episodes having been broadcasted in 2013.

The news is part of an immensely positive month for Drake. At February’s start, a judge  that his sampling of “Jimmy Smith Rap” in “Pound Cake/Paris Morton Music 2” had in fact constituted fair use; several artists have been  of copyright infringement for seemingly less severe infractions.

A week and change after being cleared of legal liability, Drake  a multiyear partnership with streaming platform Caffeine. Details pertaining to the agreement are expected to be made available in the near future.

Earlier today, Peloton  a lawsuit over its unlicensed use of songs; several artists (including Drake) were affected by and associated with the suit. The terms of the settlement have not been publicly revealed.

Is SXSW Getting Canceled Over Coronavirus Fears?

So far, SXSW 2020 organizers have refused to cancel the event despite rising Coronavirus concerns.  But a great deal can change in two weeks.

South by Southwest (SXSW) 2020 is just two weeks away, and now, even as coronavirus (COVID-19) fears grip citizens around the globe, the mega festival’s organizers have indicated that they don’t intend to postpone or cancel the event.

In a statement, SXSW officials said that while they’re “seeing a handful of cancellations,” these figures aren’t immensely different from those of previous years. Plus, the planners stated that they will work to “prevent the spread of germs” by following Austin Public Health’s guidelines, in addition to issuing updates “as necessary.”

Austin Public Health took to Twitter and reiterated that “no one in Austin/Travis County has tested positive for COVID-19.” The steps being taken by the organization to prevent infections from spreading in Austin, in addition to preventative measures for individuals, were also detailed.

SXSW 2020 is scheduled to begin on March 13th, and guests are expected to arrive from around the world. Over 200,000 individuals attended 2019’s event, which, as in previous years, featured a multitude of film, television, video game, and music-industry celebrities and figures.

Other high-profile events, including Facebook F8 (which was set to start on May 5th) and the  (which had been booked for February 24th) have been canceled over coronavirus fears, as has the  Similarly, British rapper Stomzy  fans that his Asian tour dates have been indefinitely postponed.

Not a few would-be attendees are turning to social media to voice their frustration with the SXSW organizers’ unwillingness to cancel, with one Twitter user writing “the risk to our local infrastructure is too great” for the festival to proceed.

COVID-19 infections first appeared in December of last year, in China’s Wuhan. A less-than-forthright assessment of the situation on the part of the Chinese government is believed to have accelerated the disease’s spread. Cases have been confirmed in multiple nations, with South Korea having reported approximately 1,000 infections and Italy having reported over 650 infections.

Earlier today, the U.S.’s first “community” infection — a case of the coronavirus in an individual who had not recently traveled abroad — was reported in California. In total, 33 Californians have tested positive for COVID-19, and according to Governor Gavin Newsom, nearly 8,500 individuals are being monitored by health officials.

Air Jordan 5 "Top 3" Coming This Spring: Best Look Yet

Jordan Brand is celebrating the 30th-anniversary the Air Jordan 5 in style. This sneaker debuted back in 1990 and it was the third model designed by the infamous Tinker Hatfield. There were three colorways in particular that had fans excited. Of course, I’m talking about “Fire Red,” “Grape,” and “Black Metallic.” Jumpman has decided to pay homage to these three ferings by combining them into one sneaker. This model is going to be called the Air Jordan 5 “Top 3” and it’s being slated for a May 16th release.

Thanks to the Instagram account Upcycle.sneaks, we now have some detailed images the colorway. The upper is covered in black suede while the midsole is red with silver accents on the shark teeth. The “Grape” colorway is represented by a purple tongue with teal Jumpman logo right in the middle. If you’re an OG sneakerhead, all three colorways should be fairly obvious to you.

If you grew up in the 90s, the Air Jordan 5 is probably a big part your nostalgia for the decade. Will Smith made the shoe famous on The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air and over the years, these colorways have received various retros.

Stay tuned for updates on this model as we will be sure to bring them to you. Let us know in the comments below what you think. 

Driver In Fatal Tesla Crash Was Playing Video Games

Two years ago, a 2017 Tesla Model X sped directly into a concrete barrier on a Silicon Valley freeway and now, earlier this week, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has determined that the man behind the wheel the vehicle was playing video games at the time the accident. While Elon Musk has been installing speech features into his later models and hiring employees without degree requirements, his semi-autonomous vehicles have become somewhat a danger to society due to people’s reliance on the vehicle’s self-piloting feature.  Driver In Fatal Tesla Crash Was Playing Video Games

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According to NBC Bay Area, Walter Huang was commuting to his engineering gig at Apple on March 23, 2018, when he activated the ‘autopilot’ feature on his  2017 Tesla Model X. After investigating the accident thoroughly, the National Transportation Safety Board gathered the cell phone records and data received from Huang’s phone which revealed that a gaming app was in use during the time the crash on Highway 101. 

Robert Sumwalt revealed to The Verge the NTSB’s findings, stating:

“The Tesla car log data showed that there was no driver-applying steering wheel torque, indicating the hands were likely f the steering wheel during this time period.” He continued,  “In this crash, we saw an over-reliance on technology, we saw distraction, we saw a lack policy prohibiting cell phone use while driving, and we saw infrastructure failures, which, when combined, led to this tragic loss.”

NTSB’s report also revealed that the Model X’s forward-collision warning system failed to warn Huang an upcoming barrier. Sumwalt also blames Sumwalt California’s transportation department after discovering that the barrier was damaged in an accident 11 days prior to the incident involving Huang.

Sumwalt then took aim at Tesla stating:

“We urge Tesla to continue to work on improving their Autopilot technology and for NHTSA to fulfill its oversight responsibility to ensure that corrective action is taken where necessary. It’s time to stop enabling drivers in any partially automated vehicle to pretend that they have driverless cars.” 

The NTSB chairman then went on to reveal that the Board had urged Tesla to look further into their vehicle automation systems earlier, saying:

“We ask that recommendation recipients respond to us within 90 days. That’s all we ask. But it’s been 881 days since these recommendations were sent to Tesla and we’ve heard nothing. We’re still waiting.”

While Walter Huang is at fault for treating his Tesla like a self-driving car, the National Transportation Safety Board believes that if Tesla doesn’t adjust their autopilot features in the future, we’ll see the death toll rapidly rise from autonomous vehicle incidents. Check out KPIX CBS SF Bay Area report the cause the Tesla crash in the video provided below. 

 

 

Director Of “Jurassic World 3” Reveals Film’s New Title

Jurassic World 3 director Colin Trevorrow just announced the title the third installment the JP franchise called Jurassic World: Dominion. Announced on Twitter this week, Trevorrow revealed the film’s title (Dominion) along with a photo the crew on set starting to film.

The Dominion title, which appears on the slate for the film in Trevorrow’s tweet, evokes the biblical passage about God giving humanity dominion over the earth, a nod to the fact that “Dominion” is expected to depict the aftermath from 2018’s “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom,” when dinosaurs escaped captivity and into the rest the world.

Director Of “Jurassic World 3” Reveals Film's New Title

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It will serve as Trevorrow’s second time directing the dinosaur franchise, after J.A. Bayona took over for the second movie, 2018’s Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. In addition, Trevorrow is also executive producing the film with Steven Spielberg, meanwhile Frank Marshall and Pat Crowley are serving as the main producers.

Jurassic World: Dominion is slated to hit theaters on June 11, 2021. Most the Jurassic Park cast is back including Sam Neill, Laura Dern and Jeff Goldblum. They team up with Jurassic World stars Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard. We’ll keep you posted with trailers and further details moving forward. Stay tuned.

G Herbo Releases ‘PTSD’ LP

G Herbo has dropped PTSD, a new studio album inspired by his therapy for post-traumatic stress disorder. The LP is the follow-up to his Sessions project, which was released at the end of 2019.

The Chicago-bred MC’s 14-track album features collaborations with Chance The Rapper, Lil Uzi Vert, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, 21 Savage, Lil Durk and the late Juice Wrld, among others.

G Herbo Releases 'PTSD' LP

Interview: G Herbo Opens Up About Mental Health Therapy & ‘PTSD’

Check out Herbo’s PTSD stream, cover art and tracklist below.

G Herbo Releases 'PTSD' LP

1. Intro
2. Glass In The Face f. A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie
3. Gangstas Cry f. BJ The Chicago Kid
4. In This Bitch
5. Death Row
6. Party in Heaven f. Lil Durk
7. PTSD f. Chance The Rapper, Juice WRLD & Lil Uzi Vert
8. By Any Means f. 21 Savage
9. Gangbangin
10. Lawyer Fees f. Polo G
11. Feelings
12. High Speed
13. Shooter f. Jacquees
14. Intuition f. Sonta & 2PRETTY