Carolina Panthers security Eric Reid was chosen to do seven random drug checks which prompted him to counsel that maybe he's being focused by the league. Considering Reid was one of many gamers who protested alongside the now blacklisted, Colin Kaepernick, it is an attention-grabbing idea. Although the NFL and the NFLPA wish to cease the rumors of any concentrating on, as they launched a press release on Wednesday denying any wrongdoing.
"We take any declare questioning the integrity of our collectively bargained efficiency enhancing drug coverage critically. We requested the unbiased administrator of the coverage to overview and produce a report on the claims of concentrating on. A duplicate of this report, which incorporates private and confidential testing data, has been offered to Eric Reid. We is not going to breach any participant's confidentiality, however can verify that the report paperwork the dates he was randomly chosen for testing and the precise dates of the drug checks. The report additionally demonstrates that Mr. Reid's checks have been randomly generated laptop algorithm and that his choice for testing was regular in comparison with the variety of checks gamers have been randomly chosen for all through the league in the course of the time that he was on an lively roster. There is not any proof of concentrating on or some other impropriety with respect to his choice for testing."
"I have been right here 11 weeks, I have been drug-tested seven instances," Reid stated, based on Sports Illustrated. "That needs to be statistically inconceivable. I am not a mathematician, however there is no means that is random."
According to the NFL, 10 gamers per staff are chosen each week for random drug checks and that the choice is laptop generated and that his seven checks are on par with different gamers within the league.
Brittany Renner Says Colin Kaepernick Made Her Buy Her Own Plane Tickets For Sex
Brittany Renner stated Colin Kaepernick requested her to purchase her personal aircraft ticket for intercourse.
Judge This Cover particulars among the celebrities Renner stated she slept with, and he or she used code names for every particular person, which individuals rapidly discovered. Here's what they found:
Evan: Flag on the play (Colin Kaepernick)
Leon: Soul tie with a songbird (Trey Songz)
Frank: One and Done (Drake)
Ivan: Use your head (Tyga)
Solomon: Malpractice (Chris Brown)
Hector: Dancing with the Devil (Lil Uzi Vert)
Seth: Finding Oz (Casey Therriault)
Yesterday we shared audio of Renner accusing Lil Uzi Vert of dishonest on her. She additionally stated he wouldn't sleep along with her for some purpose.
Meanwhile, Kaepernick — who's nonetheless being praised for starring in that Nike advert — hasn't responded to Renner but and doubtless received't since he normally stays clear of those sorts of issues. For instance, he didn't even deal with Kanye West wanting him to satisfy with Donald Trump.
Kanye West Wants Colin Kaepernick To Meet With Donald Trump
Twitter – In the continuing saga of Kanye West and Twitter, the G.O.O.D. Music mastermind has now set his sights on former NFL participant Colin Kaepernick. On Wednesday (October three), YE tweeted he desires Kaepernick to have a dialogue with Donald Trump.
“Reaching out to Colin Kaepernick,” he wrote. “I would really like you to talk with the president to inform him your expertise instantly. Let’s have a dialogue not a diatribe.”
YE’s alignment with 45 has prompted a slew of controversy over the previous couple of years. Most lately, Kanye donned the notorious MAGA hat throughout his look on Saturday Night Live over the weekend and went on a pro-Trump rant following the present.
Kaepernick, who has grow to be a logo of social justice since he first kneeled throughout the National Anthem, has but to reply publicly to YE’s request.
Kanye West Sports MAGA Hat While Repping Colin Kaepernick
New York, NY – Kanye West was sending out some blended messages whereas at The FADER headquarters this week. Rocking his notorious MAGA (Make America Great Again) hat, he was additionally carrying a white sweatshirt with Colin Kaepernick’s title written throughout the entrance.
Whether it was intentional stays a thriller. He does clarify in a video posted to social media that he’s “redesigned” the hat.
“The elephant within the room is I put on my hat, proper?” he says. “But it’s my hat. I redesigned it. I modified the brim and altered the form proper right here. And I put constructive vitality into that hat.”
Kanye has raised a number of eyebrows resulting from his outspoken assist of Donald Trump however he says it’s nothing greater than“free pondering.” But to many, the MAGA is a logo of racism and hate, whereas Kaepernick’s activism has turn into a beacon for justice, unity and peace.
After the previous San Francisco 49er launched his Nike advert, ‘Ye supported his efforts.
“I stand for giving everybody a voice,” he stated. “Adidas giving me a voice and Nike giving Colin voice on a giant enterprise degree makes the world a extra superior place.”
‘Ye’s conflicting messages weren’t misplaced on Twitter customers. Many seen the stunt as an inexpensive advertising and marketing ploy for his upcoming album Yandhi whereas others are satisfied he hasn’t left the sunken place.
Check out a few of the reactions under.
Waka Flocka Flame Calls Out NFL Over Maroon 5 Super Bowl Halftime Pick
Atlanta, GA – Waka Flocka Flame isn’t too proud of the NFL.
The Atlanta native believes it’s “not truthful” the NFL reportedly chosen Maroon 5 to carry out in the course of the Super Bowl LIII halftime present at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta subsequent February.
“I feel for the Super Bowl you must have somebody from Atlanta representing Atlanta, simply because the Super Bowl’s right here so we can provide them that spice,” Waka informed TMZ. “I feel they need to have somebody like Migos, Future. I might come play ‘Hard In The Paint.’ They want someone from Atlanta in it. It’s solely proper.”
The Flockaveli album creator went on to make a reference to the controversy surrounding Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling protest towards police brutality. Waka later added, “Why wouldn’t you let a black artist carry out and present the world that we’re progressing?”
Over the previous decade, Beyonce, Bruno Mars, Katy Perry, Missy Elliott, Justin Timberlake and Janet Jackson (which included that 2004 ill-fated wardrobe malfunction) have carried out in the course of the NFL grand spectacle.
Despite the dearth of Hip Hop star energy, Maroon 5’s inclusion to rock the Super Bowl LIII halftime present isn’t with out benefit. Their collaboration with Cardi B, “Girls Like You,” was one of many greatest hits of 2018 peaking at No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 and “Don’t Wanna Know” with Lamar additionally was an enormous hit, reaching the Top 10 in 15 nations, together with No. within the United States.
Eazy-E's Daughter Celebrates His 54th Birthday With Identical Photoshoot
Straight Outta You-Know-Where – Bona fide Hip Hop legend Eazy-E would have turned 54 on Friday (September 7). To mark the occasion, his youngest daughter ReeMarkable and photographer Lorenzo Smith recreated three iconic photos of her late father, including the infamous Hilton Hotel photo originally shot by famed photographer Ricky Powell.
ReeMarkable, who is an aspiring artist herself, spoke to HipHopDX about the N.W.A pioneer’s impact on Hip Hop culture.
“Today is my daddy’s birthday,” she tells DX. “This day means a lot for me not just because he is my father, but it’s a day to honor a man who was truly a pioneer in the rap game not only as a gangsta rapper but also an activist that was not afraid to speak out against police brutality and injustice.
“He used his platform to give awareness of the struggles that we endure as black people from our government, setting the tone for leaders of today like T.I. and Colin Kaepernick.”
Eazy passed away in March 1995 at age 30, leaving behind a storied legacy that was partially captured in the 2016 film Straight Outta Compton.
Check out the photos below.
Colin Kaepernick's Nike Ad Turns Into Hilarious Meme Goldmine
THE INTERNET – Social media has been on fire (no pun intended) since Nike released its 30th anniversary “Just Do It” campaign featuring Colin Kaepernick.
Although the former San Francisco 49er shared the commercial to his Twitter account on Wednesday (September 5), the ad is officially airing on network television during the NFL season opener on Thursday (September 6).
Ahead of the game, the always undefeated internet has turned the Nike ad into a viral meme, while those boycotting the ad continue throwing matches and gasoline on their Nike gear.
Hip Hop artists such as Pete Rock, 50 Cent, Jahlil Beats, Living Legends’ Luckyiam and an army of other social media enthusiasts have all jumped in with their own versions of the black-and-white ad.
Check out some of the best below.
Adidas Unveils Childish Gambino Collaboration
Nike has commanded much of the attention in the sneaker industry due to its new deal with former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, but adidas is making moves too. The company announced a collaboration with Childish Gambino — a.k.a. Donald Glover — social media on Wednesday (September 5).
The Twitter and Instagram accounts for adidas Originals revealed the news along with an animated video featuring Gambino.
“A collaboration without boundaries, welcome to the family @ChildishGambino,” reads the caption on Instagram.
The accompanying video features the same style of animation from Gambino’s recently released visuals for “Feels Like Summer.” Animators Greg Sharp and Ivan Dixon return for this sequel, which is also directed by Glover.
“I believe it’s important not to feel like ideas are bound by specific guidelines and adidas Originals has given me the opportunity to create on my own terms,” Glover said in a press release. I’m looking forward to seeing what that leads to.”
Watch Gambino’s animated video for adidas below.
Hip Hop Reacts To Nike Boycott Controversy Following Colin Kaepernick Ad
Social media has been in an uproar since Nike revealed Colin Kaepernick as one of the faces of its new ad campaign celebrating the 30th anniversary of “Just Do It.”
The former NFL star, who has become a symbol of social justice since taking a knee during the National Anthem in 2016, shared a photo of the campaign featuring his likeness to his Twitter account on Monday (September 3).
“Believe in something, even if it means sacrificing everything,” he wrote. “#JustDoIt.”
Donald Trump enthusiasts and other detractors were outraged the retail behemoth unveiled the campaign on Labor Day. In an effort to boycott Nike, people started posting photos of themselves burning their Nike gear or simply cutting the logo out of their clothing.
Naturally, plenty of Twitter users took the opportunity to mock those boycotting the brand.
However, it wasn’t without consequence. According to MSN, Nike stocks plummeted more than two percent since the ad was unveiled.
But, any ramifications from the Nike boycott hasn’t stopped Kaep’s supporters from being vocal about their stance.
Several members of the Hip Hop and R&B community got in on the action, including George Clinton, Chuck D, DJ Khaled, KXNG Crooked, CunninLynguists’ Kno, Blockhead and more.
Check out their reactions below.
YG Gets Apology From EA Sports' CEO For Colin Kaepernick Controversy
West Hollywood, CA – A line on YG’s “Big Bank” single featuring Big Sean, Nicki Minaj and 2 Chainz caused some controversy earlier this week.
The song is included on the Madden 19 soundtrack and finds Big Sean spitting, “Feed me to the wolves/Now I lead the pack and shit/You boys all cap, I’m more Colin Kaepernick.”
The problem? The line about Kaepernick was cut from the track used on the EA Sports video game soundtrack. Sean Don, YG and the former San Francisco 49er all took notice of the edit on social media. Now, YG has reportedly gotten an apology from EA Sports CEO Andrew Wilson.
“The CEO just called me like three hours ago,” he told TMZ. “We had a conversation on the phone. They was apologizing. They said they was going to do more to call everybody and apologize and all that. That wasn’t purposely done is what they say. But I’m a fan of the NFL, NBA and all that, so we just gotta make it right.
“I’m not boycotting Madden on blood. I got it in my car right now. I’m about to go play that shit. They put bro’s name back in the song on the game, so it’s all good. Shout out to the homie Colin Kaepernick. That’s my boy. That’s my dawg, so we had to be let it known that this shit ain’t street.”
Big Sean called out EA Sports and the NFL Twitter on Thursday (August 2), referring to the edit as “disappointing and appalling.”
Kaepernick thanked Big Sean for the support and YG was adamant he had no idea the edit was being made. EA Sports issued a public apology and promised to put the line back in by Monday (August 6).