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#DXHitList: Sauce Walka, Young Scooter & Mozzy Tops This Week's Spotify Playlist

Spotify – It’s time for another fix the #DXHitList. This time, we’re featuring a new one from Houston’s own Sauce Walka with his latest cut “OK,” which was released on Friday (February 23). Freebandz artist Young Scooter dropped his album Trippple Cross on Friday as well. “Bread Crumbs” featuring Young Thug and VI is a standout among the 14 songs on the album. Future, Casino and YoungBoy Never Broke Again all make an appearance on the Atlanta rapper’s debut project. He also has plans on releasing Street Lottery 4 as a joint project with Future and Thugger in the near future. Mozzy also made the...
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50 Cent Clowns Troy Ave While Backing Up Casanova 2x

50 Cent and Troy Ave used to have a working relationship. The NYC rap self-starters appeared on Young Buck’s “Drug Money” in 2015 and 50 was featured on Troy’s cut, “Bang Bang” that same year. Now, the Power mogul is taking jabs at the self-proclaimed NuPac, and inserting himself into the Casanova 2x and BSB Records founder drama. Casanova, who is a close associate 50, was also a longtime friend Hip Hop podcaster Taxstone who was indicted for the murder Troy’s bodyguard last year. On Friday (February 23), 50 posted a screenshot from the visual, which finds a cartoon Troy on the witness...
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Erykah Badu Broadcasts Star-Studded Birthday Party On Facebook Live

Dallas, TX – Erykah Badu decided to celebrate her 47th revolution around the sun with a star-studded performance. The neo-soul goddess invited hundreds fans to The Bomb Factory in her hometown Dallas, Texas on Friday night (February 23) and documented — what she dubbed — the Bless You Bruja! party on Facebook Live. Dave Chappelle sang a rendition Prince’s “1999,” Ladybug Mecca performed her Digable Planets’ hit “Rebirth Slick,” Yasiin Bey delivered “Umi Says” and Badu’s little sister Coco proved musical talent runs in the family. Later, Big Baby D.R.A.M., who collaborated with Badu on 2016’s “WiFi,” also made an appearance....
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Foxy Brown Defends Russell Simmons Amid Sexual Assault Controversies

Def Jam Recordings co-founder Russell Simmons’ fall from grace began last year when he was accused sexually assaulting a 17-year-old model back in 1991. Veteran rapper Foxy Brown, who signed to Def Jam as a teenager, voiced her support for the Hip Hop mogul Instagram on Saturday (February 24), dubbing her caption an “open letter.” With Sizzla’s “Solid As a Rock” playing in the background, she shared a photo herself with Simmons at a fashion show. “An open letter……….Attesting to the character the man who, as a teenager saved my life,” Brown wrote. “Salaciousness and scandal garners headlines. Cowards cower. But...
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Big Boi Buys Out Atlanta Theatre To Screen "Black Panther" For Hospice Patients

Atlanta, GA – Big Boi treated several residents  Atlanta’s Patients Loving Arms Hospice to a day at the movies. The Outkast luminary and his company Celebrity Trailers bought out Stonecrest Theaters to screen Black Panther for the residents and their families, according to Fox 5.  Celebrity Trailers co-owner Janice Ahmed explained why it was important to the Hip Hop vet. “It touches his heart because his family are on hospice as well,” she said. “And he wanted to get his family out to go ahead and still enjoy life.” Loving Arms Hospice employees told Fox 5 the Boomiverse MC took...
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Drake Chews Out Peter Rosenberg For Criticizing "God's Plan" Video

New York, NY – As Drake’s “God’s Plan” single spends it fourth week at the top Billboard’s Hot 100, apparently everything isn’t all roses for the Toronto superstar. Following the release the “God’s Plan” video last week, Hot 97’s Peter Rosenberg questioned Drake’s intention behind the visual, which saw the 6 God give away almost $1 million to the people Miami. “Is it a little bit cheap to use those emotions , ‘Look at this person in need getting something good,’ and transfer those emotions onto yourself?” Rosenberg said. “I don’t know the last time I saw a four-minute montage ‘Look...
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G Herbo Charged With Illegal Gun Possession

Chicago, IL – Chicago rapper G Herbo was arrested on Thursday night (February 22) during a traffic stop, according to Fox 32 Chicago. He and two other men have reportedly been charged with illegal gun possession after police allegedly found loaded weapons in the vehicle. According to a statement from Chicago Police, the stop happened around 10:35 p.m., and all three men are facing a felony count aggravated unlawful use a loaded weapon in a vehicle without proper documentation. They were expected to appear in bond court on Friday (February 23). Herbo, who has collaborated with artists like Chance The Rapper,...
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Hip Hop Is Hype For "Roxanne Roxanne" Biopic Coming To Netflix

As a member the infamous Juice Crew, Roxanne Shanté rapped alongside Big Daddy Kane, Masta Ace, Biz Markie, Marley Marl and Kool G Rap, among other pioneering MCs. At 14 years old, the Queens native dropped “Roxanne’s Revenge” in response to U.T.F.O.’s “Roxanne Roxanne” and was catapulted into the spotlight, becoming one the first popular female rappers. Now, Pharrell Williams and Forest Whitaker have teamed up with Netflix to produce a biopic about her life. Aptly titled Roxanne Roxanne, the film is expected to arrive March 23. The film stars Detroit native Chanté Adams in the title roll, as well as...
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Yasiin Bey Confirms He's Recorded 1st Verse For New Black Star Album

San Francisco, CA – Dave Chappelle and Yasiin Bey (formerly Mos Def) crashed Madlib’s set during the Noise Pop Festival in San Francisco on Thursday (February 22). According to SFGate, Bey told the crowd he had just recorded the first verse for the new Black Star album on Wednesday (February 21), which he rapped on stage. “I’m so excited, I don’t even know how to feel,” he said. “I fuck with the Bay Area.” Bey pulled a similar stunt earlier this month after a Black Star show in Denver, where he announced he and his Black Star brethren Talib Kweli were...
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Man Arrested At San Antonio Airport Over Threats To Tekashi 6ix9ine

San Antonio, Texas – Days after Tekashi 6ix9ine was involved in a brawl at LAX, it appears that the Brooklyn controversy magnet avoided another potentially harmful encounter at a U.S. airport. LMT Online reports that three men were arrested on Thursday (February 22) at the San Antonio International Airport in connection to threats made against 6ix9ine on Facebook. One was accused making the threat while the others were arrested over past traffic violations and warrants. FOX29 in San Antonio says one the men arrested was Adam Rodriguez, who was booked for making a terroristic threat and held on a $50,000 bond. In a video uploaded...
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