YG Roasts A Sullen Post Malone After LA Rams Playoff Win

Post Malone has been very public about his allegiance to the Dallas Cowboys. YG, however, is an ardent supporter all issues LA, so naturally, his adulation would fall on the second coming the Los Angeles Rams. Normally NFL fanbases are segregated to keep away from hostility, however within the case YG and Posty, they have been seated side-by-side as their respective groups went head-to-head with al the marbles on the road.

When push got here to shove, it was 14-Three Rams who asserted their dominance on the sector, and the Cowboys taking part in catchup for the higher half the competition. And such, YG could not resist poking enjoyable at his comrade as the sport clock winded down. A noticeably distraught Post Malone was caught on digicam in a half arched posture because the Rams pulled away. YG would later repost his glorifying act to Instagram for thousands and thousands to see. Mind you, the Rams have been by no means anticipated to lose this contest towards a burgeoning Cowboys crew, however that did not stop Posty from shuddering a “loss energy” as the ultimate outcome set in.

The NFL playf schedule resumes this afternoon with two matchups observe: the Chargers vs the Patriots at 1 pm ET, and the Eagles vs the Saints at four:40 pm ET. Who do you reckon will come out this weekend a victor, hit us together with your ideas?

Justin Bieber & Hailey Baldwin Reportedly Want Kids "Soon"

Earlier this week Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin have been noticed home looking in the Los Angeles neighborhood  Encino. The home they have been seen at boasted 12,500 sq. toes with 10-bedrooms and 11-bathrooms sitting on the finish a culdesac. The spacious property begged us to query why such a younger couple wanted a lot area and new stories have given us a solution. 

According to US Weekly, Justin and Hailey need to start their household “quickly.” 

Justin Bieber & Hailey Baldwin Reportedly Want Kids "Soon"
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“They’re renting now however need to purchase one thing sufficiently big for a household,” a supply near the Hailey advised the publication. “They need children — quickly.”

Being as they’re already married, plans a marriage ceremony are on the again burner till they discover a house. “They are nonetheless within the center deciding whether or not or not they need a giant or small wedding ceremony,” the supply added. “They would love a small wedding ceremony, however they’ve so many individuals that they need there and so they know as soon as they begin planning, it might develop into greater.”

Apparently, Justin is renting area in Los Angeles till they purchase a brand new property, however their true house is in Waterloo, Ontario with a residence that sits on 1,000 acres with a lake.  

R. Kelly Airplane Banner Flies Over Record Label Urging Them To Fire Him

At this level, you’ve got all heard the feedback about R. Kelly after the Lifetime docu-series about his historical past sexual abuse aired this weekend. In case you continue to have not checked it out, we have printed a rundown what is going on on right here. It appears all people is apologizing for working with the singer with individuals going many years again to ask for forgiveness to their followers. R. Kelly’s personal daughter, Buku Abi, admitted that her father is a “monster” in a prolonged submit yesterday. Now, a gaggle is urging Kelly’s file label to drop him instantly in any case his accusers spoke out in interviews. 

TMZ captured video an airplane banner being flown over RCA and Sony Records in Los Angeles, asking the executives to make the appropriate determination and terminate R. Kelly’s contract. The signal reads, “RCA/SONY: DROP SEXUAL PREDATOR R KELLY.” 

The disgraced singer is being attacked in any respect corners and it’s being reported that he was affected by intense panic assaults after the Lifetime doc aired. Kelly vowed to show that every his accusers have been mendacity about their claims, saying he would undergo the checklist one-by-one till his title was cleared. It does not appear to be he’ll have the chance to do this as a result of proper now, just about all people hates him.

Netflix Hopes "Velvet Buzzsaw" Will Be The Next Sensation: Watch The Trailer

Netflix has made it doable for Jake Gyllenhaal and director Dan Gilroy to reunite underneath one banner. The pair discovered success with Nightcrawler in 2014, receiving its share accolades together with an Oscar nom within the class  Best Original Screenplay. This time round, Gilroy and Gyllenhaal are sticking to the successful method, for a second foray into the horror-thriller style. The new movie, Velvet Buzzsaw, borrows from the same dugout technique: mundanity seen by means of the eyes a delirious particular person. Netflix fered this synopsis in passing. 

The movie stars Jake Gyllenhaal as Morf Vandewalt, an artwork critic with little or no pizzazz to point out for his efforts, at the least on the floor stage. As the story good points greater decision, Vandewalt begins to point out indicators derangement, led to by a sequence unlucky revelations. The ending is meant to shock the senses, Gilroy advised Vanity Fair. Rene Russo, Toni Collette, Daveed Diggs, Zawe Ashton, and Billy Magnussen make up the supporting solid reverse Gyllenhaal. Check out the ficial Netflix-sponsored trailer, and hit us together with your ideas.

Drakeo The Ruler Threatens To Quit Rap, With Murder Charge Looming

While the definition the time period “political prisoner” is contentious to say the least, followers Drakeo The Ruler are adamant he suits the invoice. In 2016, Drakeo was accused plotting the homicide RJ, an LA rapper with whom he’d fallen out. The DA’s fice is below the impression, Drakeo furnished the weapons that have been utilized by two enforcers, Jaiden Boyd, and Mikell Buchanan, in the failed try on RJ’s life.

Buchanan wound up killing an alleged gang member named Davion Gregory in lieu  altering the course (with RJ absent). For that cause, Drakeo’s fees have been upheld; his attorneys are calling bullsh*t, nonetheless.

In view this battle, Drakeo The Ruler is threatening to stop rap altogether. Since going up near midnight, Drakeo’s Twitter proclamation has been appreciated over 1,500 occasions, planting a seed for a grass-roots marketing campaign made out in his honor. The message was poignant like a strain tactic but additionally pointed – to 1 particular person particularly, whomst he blames for the dearth clemency within the case: the one Detective Francis Hardiman the LAPD. It’s unclear what compelled Drakeo is to desert ship. As this writing, all  the music submitted to streaming platforms stays intact, regardless of his annoyed pleas.

Watch Clips From Kanye West's "Sunday Service" Choir Sessions

The gospel affect discovered on some Kanye West’s hottest songs isn’t any hidden factor, and on Sunday (January sixth), he determined to take that affect and channel it right into a full-fledged “Sunday Service,” as Kim Kardashian refers to it by which a big choir performs a number Kanye West songs that discover their roots within the church.

All day Sunday, Kardashian, amongst different attendees, was importing clips the gathering because the choir delivered on textured takes on tracks that embrace “Heard ‘Em Say,” “Father Stretch My Hands,”  and “Ghost Town.” Among these in attendance had been singer Tony Williams and G.O.O.D. Music A&R Ricky Anderson.

 

According to Kim Kardashian the “Sunday Service” is just a session crammed with music and nothing else, and she or he asserts that it’ll turn out to be a brand new routine.

“Just listening to music as our Sunday Service was tremendous inspiring,” she penned in a tweet. “See you subsequent Sunday.”

Naturally, if that is to be a weekly gathering, the unique remodeling Kanye tracks will not be an excessive amount of a sustainable choice. It’ll be a pleasant twist to see who else can be becoming a member of Mr. West and Co. throughout these Sunday Service classes and it would not be an excessive amount of a shock if the likes Chance The Rapper and even gospel forerunner Kirk Franklin popped in a while sooner or later.

 

Kyle Kuzma Says "We Are Not Just One Player" After Lakers Win

The Los Angeles Lakers presently sit at a report 21-16 and are sixth place within the Western Conference. This is essentially because of the addition LeBron James in addition to gamers like Rajon Rondo who’ve added some management and depth to the squad. With each these gamers injured, the Lakers’ youthful stars have been referred to as to rise to the event.

Last evening the purple and gold defeated the Sacramento Kings 121-114 and after the sport, Lakers ahead Kyle Kuzma commented on the workforce’s success minus LeBron and Rondo.

“Just that we will do extra as a younger core and as a workforce,” Kuzma advised, ESPN. “We should not only one participant, we simply received to remove little errors and we might have received all three video games with out them]. For us, it’s simply proceed to maintain getting higher and higher and when these guys get again, hit the bottom operating.”

Kyle Kuzma Says "We Are Not Just One Player" After Lakers Win

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Heading into the sport towards Sacramento, the Lakers had misplaced two video games in a row which had been additionally the primary two video games the workforce has needed to play with out LeBron this yr. 

Kuzma and the remainder the workforce will tackle the Oklahoma City Thunder in Los Angeles on Wednesday.

Drake Picks Up J. Cole In A Rolls-Royce Ghosty "No Casper"

J. Cole and Drizzy documented their reunion as an Instagram Story final evening. The final recorded historical past a get-together dates again to 2013, on the midway level to their Boyz 2 Men journey. Quite a bit has transpired prior to now 5 years, particularly for Drake; he’s arguably the most important business draw the rap recreation has seen thus far – or not less than on par with Jigga over a 5-year stretch. Whereas J. Cole put the sport on discover in 2018 with no intentions handing it again. Everyone has their lane I suppose.

With Drake again in Los Angeles after a family-oriented stint in his hometown, the 2 rappers made plans to hyperlink up, and hyperlink up they positive did. The video picks up with the OVO mogul giving us his Drake-like banter, with J. Cole to his proper within the passenger seat. Drake says, “Who would have thunk it, man?.. in a Ghosty, man, no Casper!” with Cole issuing adlib commentary within the background.

The meet-up has had the impact reminding hip-hop followers that expertise and perseverance go hand-in-hand, and what higher to show that, than in a conjoint method? If a J. Cole – Drake is being talked about behind closed doorways, please let it’s so.

Trey Songz Shrugs "Weird Flex" Over Jealous Inquiries About Lori Harvey

Trey Songz put ahead essentially the most mature R&B album his ten-year profession, and all he bought to indicate for it was a collection inquisitions relating to his new flame. I am speaking about Steve Harvey’s very personal daughter Lori Harvey, who is not any stranger to movie star coupling herself, as she as soon as dated, and bought engaged to Dutch National Soccer Team star Memphis Depay. With her nuptials lastly voided, Lori was free to scour the enjoying discipline again on home soil – the person her selecting: the eternally “single” Trey Songz. 

After photos surfaced Harvey and Trey Songz spending the vacations collectively in Los Angeles, the Internet was seemingly reassured, they have been, the truth is, an merchandise, case closed. For Trey Songz, this could not have come at a greater or worse time. But you’d to assume, Trey Songz desires to be acknowledged for his songwriting abilities when the event requires it, not one other meaningless dive into the tabloids, nevertheless ironic which will appear.

Songz made his emotions recognized to the Tweeters crowding his inbox with two succinct memos, the primary which touched on the jealousy anticipated, the second, his want for privateness. Read ’em and weep, people. To those that are literally jealous, go to the aquarium, there are plenty–ackee fish to go round.

Dwyane Wade Knew Since Day 1 LeBron James Would Sign In LA

This afternoon, Joe Vardon  The Athleticrevealed a chunk containing materials delicate to Dwyane Wade’s decision-making course of, furnished by the participant himself. What he realized first hand, was that LeBron James truly confided in Dwyane about his longterm objectives, earlier than recruiting him to the Cavaliers for a quick interval in 2017-2018. Wade, ever so devoted to his good friend, guarded LeBron’s LA pipedream near the chest, ’til this very second in time. Vardon shared the next perception into the scenario by quoting D-Wade instantly as a substitute mincing his phrases.

“LeBron, first all, he is a man who at all times performs his playing cards near the vest, however I knew his final purpose was to be in Los Angeles,” Wade admitted to Vardon in dialog.  “He recruited me and he talked to me about signing there (Cleveland), and I mentioned, ‘Listen, I do know you may not be there lengthy, you are gonna be a free agent and there are some issues which may occur, and we’ll have a dialog.’ I simply thought I would make it by the season first.”

As you may see, LeBron did not need to spell issues out for Dwyane Wade, for his message to get throughout. LeBron shared his big-picture plans with his BFF all through his journey, so when the time had come for wholesale change, everybody on the within, Dwyane Wade included, was with him each step the best way. Is there a extra becoming endnote to this story NBA-friendship than a video reel Dwyane Wade and LeBron James combining for lobs within the “Big Three” period? 

Regional Rankings 2018: Best Cities In Hip Hop This Year

To some extent, the web has rendered bodily location meaningless. Collaborations are extra incessantly constructed miles, moderately than ft, aside. Sounds and flows are exchanged quickly between artists who bond over likemindedness moderately than bodily proximity. Groups and crews composed wildly assorted people kind on-line after which manifest IRL in a centralized location (simply take a look at Brockhampton).

But in recent times, the web’s impact on de-regionalization has been a bit exaggerated. The nice de-regionalizer, in any case, has at all times been fame. Having a centralized community studios, efficiency areas, and creatives is what’s at all times ensured that New York, LA, Chicago, and in fashionable rap’s case, Atlanta will preserve their standing as cultural strongholds. It’s invigorating to see extra grassroots scenes pop up with out comparable sources— take a look at final 12 months’s South Florida SoundCloud rap increase— however these are the exception, not the rule. More ten than not, stars bred in native scenes quickly outgrow them and nearly inevitably drawn to 1 hub or one other (extra ten than not, LA). 

This, and never the web, is the rationale that we won’t actually name Kanye West a Chicago rapper anymore. It feels unfair to Chitown’s thriving underground, who populate their lyric with references to town’s distinctive landmarks, local weather, and sophistication divides, to lump in a man who hasn’t rapped concerning the windy metropolis at size since 2007’s Graduation. For some comparable instances: Lil Wayne has been a Miami rapper for no less than 10 years, Mac Miller was as definitive to L.A.’s present sound as anybody else since leaving Pittsburgh, and Freddie Gibbs has equally grow to be an LA émigré since leaving his hometown Gary, Indiana years in the past.

Keeping all this in thoughts, we current to you our Top 5 hip hop areas 2018. 


5. Memphis 

Regional Rankings 2018: Best Cities In Hip Hop This Year

Tay Keith – by HNHH

(2017 rating: N/A)

By retaining the rankings at 5, there’s at all times a free spot not occupied by any the Big four cities. Last 12 months, Toronto nabbed up the fifth spot with Drake’s More Life and The Weeknd’s Starboy breaking chart data left and proper, and Nav and Daniel Caesar sneaking in as town’s contemporary newcomers. This 12 months, Drake nonetheless dominated charts, nevertheless it was an f 12 months for almost everybody else within the metropolis. An enormous motive for Drake’s continued radio dominance in 2018? One Tay Keith. Of Drake’s 9 top-five hits on the Billboard Hot 100 this 12 months, the Memphis-based Keith produced three: Blocboy JB and Drake’s “Look Alive,” Travis Scott and Drake’s “Sicko Mode,” and Drake’s personal “Nonstop.” 

Keith rose alongside one other Memphis upstart, Blocboy JB, who obtained his first huge second within the highlight with the aforementioned “Look Alive,” however has endured in in style tradition this 12 months thanks partially to a superb album, SIMI, however principally his creation a dance that was stolen by the makers the wildly in style sport Fortnite. The “Shoot” transfer is now omnipresent in sports activities and wherever teenagers may be discovered, and it is a rattling disgrace that extra folks will not hear Blocboy’s exuberant voice as a result of it. 

The metropolis’s different breakout star this 12 months was Moneybagg Yo, a gruff-voiced rapper who’s been grinding on the mixtape circuit since 2012, however hit it huge this 12 months with two tapes and a debut album, Reset (to not point out the collab mission he put out with NBA Youngboy final November). Yo is not fairly a family identify fairly but, however you do not appeal to J. Cole and Future visitor spots if you happen to’re not blowing the fuck up. 

Let we neglect, Young Dolph continued to carry it down as effectively this 12 months, delivering the N****s Get Shot Everyday tape and the Role Model album. And guess who’ produced for each Moneybagg and Dolph this 12 months? You obtained it, Tay Keith. 


four. New York

Regional Rankings 2018: Best Cities In Hip Hop This Year

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(2017 rating: four)

Did anybody have an even bigger 12 months than Cardi B? Naysayers have been projecting a downtick after a breakout 2017 on the again “Bodak Yellow,” however Cardi shut down all her doubters by delivering a terrific debut album and two extra primary singles, to not point out limitless tabloid fodder. The lady was born to be a star, and as her current “Money” video exhibits, she’s not going to decelerate anytime quickly.

Virally talking, the subsequent huge factor out New York this 12 months was undoubtedly the currently-incarcerated Tekashi 6ix9ine, who would’ve made huge waves this 12 months even when he had not launched any music. The Bushwick native’s each transfer appeared calculated for mass outcry, and even after securing visitor spots from Nicki Minaj and Kanye West, continued to outshine his musical output. While we’re on the topic, Nicki additionally had a 12 months by which her f-record moments appeared to draw extra consideration than her album, Queen, which stored her within the dialog all through 2018.

In phrases those that have been in it “only for the music,” A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, Jay Critch, and Dave East all stored their noses to the grindstones and had fairly-to-very profitable years. A$AP Rocky obtained weirder however no much less compelling on Testing. Looking ahead into 2019, Harlem teenager Smooky Margielaa will probably be one to observe. 


three. Chicago

Regional Rankings 2018: Best Cities In Hip Hop This Year

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(2017 rating: N/A)

The prevailing storyline in Chicago over the previous decade has been that two dominant scenes: drill and the after-school poetry indie rap scene. Years after Chief Keef first racked up his first million Youtube views and Chance The Rapper made 10 Day, we’re nonetheless seeing the scenes that they wrought distort and multiply in fascinating methods. The drill diaspora has splintered into one million attention-grabbing items, from G Herbo’s motor-mouthed versatility (his solely 2018 mission got here alongside Atlanta’s Southside) to Lil Durk’s continually-compelling auto-drill.

But maybe Keef’s largest stylistic fspring this 12 months has been Juice WRLD, a Chi-based teenager who’s leaned even additional into the bubblegum/emo melodic stylings that Keef’s ten trafficked in. That’s led Juice to huge chart and streaming success f “All Girls Are the Same’ and “Lucid Dreams,” in addition to collaborations with everybody from Future to Panic on the Disco’s Brendan Urie. 

As far Chance’s collaborators and stylistic fspring go, Saba, Mick Jenkins, and NoName have led the cost this 12 months with a ridiculously compelling album to every their names (although NoName is perhaps on the verge being referred to as an LA rapper now?). This scene’s undergone much less abrupt and drastic stylistic modifications than drill, however as a substitute finds every its artists burrowing deeper into their very own backstories and instrumental preferences, permitting for a wealthy tapestry individuality.

Somewhere in between each these exist Valee and ZMoney, two technically gifted flowsmiths who’re too bizarre for the mainstream and too flossy for the underground. With his GOOD signing, Valee’s the one who’s gotten extra shine so far, however each these nimble-voiced ChaseTheMoney devotees are skills to observe going ahead. 


2. L.A.

Regional Rankings 2018: Best Cities In Hip Hop This Year

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(2017 rating: three)

Probably probably the most constant metropolis in hip hop since NWA first put it on the map, LA at all times appears to churn out high quality music from each lifelong locals and up to date newcomers. Among the previous guard, Nipsey Hussle put collectively what felt like a career-spanning work with Victory Lap, which makes no concessions for crossover makes an attempt however clearly solidified him as one probably the most underrated skills the final decade. Aging simply as gracefully is Jay Rock, whose shock hit “King’s Dead” garnered extra consideration, however whose album Redemption assured that he’ll by no means lose his Watts realness, irrespective of how catchy he sounds doing it. Though significantly youthful, Vince Staples leveled up into much more an previous soul with FM!, a neighborhood-centric mini-album that is as clever as something that is ever come out LBC.

We misplaced Mac Miller this 12 months, however not earlier than he gave us Swimming, arguably probably the most wealthy and full assortment music in his discography. Mac might have been born and began his profession in Pittsburgh, however what together with his now-famous home studio and collaborations with a ton LA skills, he is made extra a mark on town’s breezy sound than nearly another Cali-based producer in current reminiscence. Speaking Mac’s LA associates, how about Earl Sweatshirt and The Internet persevering with to diversify the previous Odd Future diaspora? Some Rap Songs and Hive Mind are two 2018’s most interesting albums and present minds at work outdoors the social media-sphere in a really refreshing approach. Also in that vein is Anderson .Paak’s Oxnard, a barely disappointing sophomore album that nonetheless trounces most the competitors within the R&B/funk discipline. 

As far as newcomers go, 03 Greedo and Draeko The Ruler had profession years, earlier than each tragically headed behind bars earlier than the tip 2018. Two avant-garde stylists with an acute data LA traditions in addition to vibrant palettes hand-picked stylings from different areas, each dudes have been poised to make much more noise earlier than their premature jailing. Free each, ASAP. Also shout out to Shoreline Mafia, a collective we’ll be listening to way more from subsequent 12 months.

And final however not least, how about Tyga? Dude’s now the rap sport equal a cockroach, capable of survive any hunch or scandal. His singles “Taste,” “Swish,” and “Dip” all exceeded expectations and but once more silenced those that mentioned it was throughout for T-Raww.


1. Atlanta

Regional Rankings 2018: Best Cities In Hip Hop This Year

Lil Baby and Gunna – by HNHH

(2017 rating: 2)

In a uncommon prevalence, a banner 12 months for South Florida stored ATL out the highest spot final 12 months, however a wildly assorted and astonishingly dominant 12 months is sufficient to catapult Georgia’s hub again into full dominance. Where to start out? Let’s shout out the 2 fundamental breakout stars: Gunna and Lil Baby,  “Sold Out Dates” madness and Drip Harder chemistry. Both kicked f the 12 months with nice tasks in their very own proper, however neither may predict what’d come by 12 months’s finish: a visitor spot on a Mariah Carey track, not one however two Drake options, chart success, a second (nice) Lil Baby album. These two Young Thug devotees are each within the high 5 any 2018 breakout rappers listing, they usually simply so occur to be finest pals. 

Working backwards, youngest to oldest, we noticed thrilling sophomore and junior albums (roughly, give or take a couple of early tapes) from the likes Playboi Carti, 21 Savage, JID, Rich The Kid, and Key!, rappers who all have little or no in frequent besides for his or her space codes. JID arose to the spot town’ finest lyrical technician, Carti turned an avant-punk vibesmith, Rich The Kid lastly obtained his huge hit, 21 advanced far past his early “homicide music,” and Key! partnered with the most well liked producer 2018, Kenny Beats, for the 12 months’s most underrated album (777). 

Slightly above them sit guys like Young Thug, Future, and Metro Boomin, all whom had barely nontraditional years, whether or not on account of specializing in A&R duties, soundtracks, and even saying very temporary hiatuses or retirements. Off-year? Maybe by their loopy requirements, however any 12 months that provides us On The RvnSlime LanguageBeast Mode 2, and Not All Heroes Wear Capes is successful by another metric. Migos and Gucci Mane have been in comparable boats, neither having the sort world-conquering presence we have come to count on from them, however each with decently well-received albums to their names. 

The largest Atlanta surprises the 12 months? How about Trouble’s Edgewood and Childish Gambino’s “This is America”? The former has toiled within the trenches for years earlier than placing collectively a vivid and compelling full-length with Mike Will, and the latter spent the previous few years getting well-known for every part however rapping (see: Atlanta and Awaken My Love) earlier than using a firebrand video to a #1 single. 

As far as we are able to see, this metropolis will proceed to set the tempo for rap stardom and developments for the foreseeable future. 

SZA, Alicia Keys, H.E.R. & More To Perform At Aretha Franklin Tribute

Aretha Franklin will likely be receiving a well-deserved tribute with superb acts coming collectively to honour her identify and musical strides. Tyler Perry is about to host Aretha! A Grammy Celebration for the Queen Soul that will likely be taped stay in Los Angeles on January 13th and will likely be aired later within the yr, Deadline experiences. 

The line-up contains Yolanda Adams, Shirley Caesar, Alessia Cara, Kelly Clarkson, Common, Celine Dion, Jennifer Hudson, Alicia Keys, John Legend, Patti LaBelle and BeBe Winans and 2018 Grammy nominees Brandi Carlile, Chloe X Halle, H.E.R., Janelle Monáe, and SZA.

“This particular will rejoice Aretha Franklin’s quite a few accomplishments as an leisure icon, singer, songwriter, pianist, actress and civil rights activist,” Jack Sussman, Executive Vice President Specials, Music and Live Events at CBS Entertainment informed the publication. “Aretha had an unbelievable impact on humanity and music along with her indomitable spirit and beauty. We sit up for honoring this music legend with quite a few performers who all admire and respect the Queen Soul.”

SZA, Alicia Keys, H.E.R. & More To Perform At Aretha Franklin Tribute

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“I’m thrilled to have the Recording Academy and CBS as companions on this international tribute to my very expensive pal Aretha Franklin,” file producer Clive Davis added. “Aretha was greater than the Queen Soul; she was a nationwide treasure. This distinctive live performance — that includes many right this moment’s biggest artists — will rejoice Aretha in a spectacular method befitting her once-in-a-lifetime expertise.”

Blueface Spends $45Okay On A Flashy New Rolex Watch

Gone are the times the place Blueface asks his followers to Cash App him cash for lunch. The Los Angeles rapper now not must rely upon others to pay his payments as a result of he is been chosen by the individuals as the following star within the music trade. While there may be nonetheless confusion surrounding his distinctive fashion, he seems to be rising on individuals rapidly. Or at the very least, persons are sufficient to stream his music, which has resulted in Blueface’s bankroll getting greater and better in latest instances.

Those which have adopted his profession for some time bear in mind when Blueface would ask for his followers to ship him cash. They would really come by way of so much the time too. He’ll now not must even make that request anymore as a result of he is been spending his spare time counting racks. He not too long ago took a visit to the jewellery retailer to ice out his wrist, maintaining according to how his prile has grown immensely in the previous few months. Blue posted a video himself within the store as he signed f on his newest buy: an iced out Rollie. He flexed together with his contract, revealing that he paid over $45Okay for the Rolex watch.

In the clip, he additionally performs round together with his Ben Franklin chain, an emblem that he is acquired tattooed on his face. Are you turning round on Blueface?

Travis Scott Accused Of Stealing Music From Producer Tommy Brown In 2012

Travis Scott stands accused stealing music information from his former mentor, producer Tommy Brown. The allegations have been filed by Victoria Monét, who in the event you recall, is definitely one eight co-writers credited on “Sin City” carried out by John Legend, Teyana Taylor, Cyhi the Prynce, Malik Yusef, and course Travis Scott, collectively becoming a member of forces because the “delta quotient” on G.O.O.D. Music’s Cruel Summer mixtape. Monét, talking on behalf herself and the music’s producer Tommy Brown aka TBHits, alleges that Travis Scott was dwelling on their sofa when he first arrived in Los Angeles seeking to a splash on the native scene. 

Monét organized for a tell-all interview with High Snobiety by which she outlined all Travis Scott’s alleged misgivings, starting along with his determination to go behind their again and store the music to Kanye West. “Funny story. Travis Scott, when he first moved to LA, he was dwelling with me and (Tommy Brown) on our sofa,” Monét advised High Snobiety. “So mainly, Travis Scott took information from Tommy Brown and took them to Kanye and mentioned he produced them and it was on video.”

With that mentioned, Victoria Monét would not wish to go on report as saying Travis Scott is a “dangerous man,” however quite “an excellent particular person” nonetheless at fault for a gross misunderstanding. It’s type arduous to establish her intentions in coming ahead, as it might appear that Travis, Tommy Brown, and Victoria Monét are not at an deadlock relating to music accreditation.

UFC 232 Relocating Due To Jon Jones Drug Test Result

Jon Jones was purported to battle Alexander Gustafsson for the light-heavyweight championship at UFC 232 in Las Vegas subsequent weekend. Thanks to a constructive drug check although, it appears to be like like Jones is not licensed to battle within the state Nevada, which implies the battle needs to be moved to Los Angeles. The information was introduced on SportsCenter by UFC president Dana White, in keeping with ESPN.

The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) reported uncommon findings in Jones’ newest drug check, which is what precipitated the difficulty. The check confirmed hint quantities the long-term M3 metabolite which Jones examined constructive for again in July 2017. It was that constructive check consequence that stripped Jones his light-heavyweight championship and gave him a 15-month suspension. 

However, there’s some excellent news right here. The USADA had a follow-up investigation on the drug check and located that the substance present in his system was more than likely leftover from his preliminary drug check in 2017.

Jones took to Twitter to elucidate how the USADA’s findings show he’s harmless in all this.

The USADA has defined to the Nevada State Athletic Commission that Jones needs to be cleared to battle however in keeping with Dana White, there merely is not sufficient time to get Jones reinstated in Nevada.

“Nevada doesn’t have the time to see us and undergo a listening to to seek out out what California already is aware of,” White stated. “There’s not sufficient time for Nevada to do that, so we’re shifting the occasion to California the place the fee has already handled Jon Jones. They had been those coping with this they usually have all of the historical past with him.”