Billie Eilish has everyone talking. A lot of the conversation surrounding her name concerns her age, like how, at 17, she is the youngest artist to ever be nominated in all four of the Grammys' major categories. Or how, at 17, she's so young she doesn't even know what Van Halen is. Or how, at 17, Drake should not be texting her. Eilish recently revealed that the Canadian rapper is in her phone contacts and he's being dragged for how creepy that is.
Another rapper is now being called out for creepiness in relation to Eilish: Lil B. On Saturday (Dec. 7), Lil B, who is 30, sent out the following confusing tweet: "Billie Ellish reminds me of girls that thinks Lil b is cute !! I felt like we dated before." Many people in the replies highlighted Billie's age and the inappropriateness of Lil B's remark. Lil Yachty was among this faction.
Lil Yachty quote tweeted Lil B's tweet and reminded him "She is 17 bro". The Based God believes his initial tweet was misconstrued because he responded to Yachty, "Question for you is what you think I meant when I made that joke?" He then tried to clarify the intention behind his tweet. "Cuz she do got fans that’s grown and I have dated women that are my age that got a unique vibe ! Do you think it’s sexual what I said? Or romantic ? Just wondering cuz I ain’t think it was neither just somthing cute and funny!" However, it appears Lil B accepted that he was in the wrong because he also replied, "Enough said !"
Roddy Ricch "Antisocial" With Mystery Feature Isn’t On His Album, Fans Theorize
Roddy Ricch's Drake collaboration never made the album.
Roddy Ricch's debut album arrived today and from the looks of some of the reaction, he hasn't disappointed. It's a fluid listen from top to bottom with some great features. Gunna, Meek Mill, Lil Durk and more appear across the tracklist but fans have been wondering about one song in particular. Earlier this week, the rapper shared the tracklist for the project which included a song called "Antisocial." The song had a feature that was blacked out and fans have speculated all week on who it could be.
"Antisocial" built anticipation all week because of the possibilities of guest appearances. The picture Roddy posted on Instagram with Kendrick Lamar left many hoping that TDE's flagship artist would've made an appearance on the project. Reason from TDE chimed in on the matter on Twitter which you can take for what it is. "Damn, Roddy didn’t get that special guest feature cleared," someone wrote on Twitter. Reason replied, "I saw that too lol."
Another person people speculated would've appeared on the project is Drake. When Roddy announced the title to his album, he also announced that he has a collaboration with Drake. Actually, he teased having several cuts with Drake but he wouldn't confirm if the 6ix God actually made the final cut.
It's unsure why the song didn't make the project but many speculate that the guest appearance wasn't cleared on time. Peep some of the reactions below.
Kanye West, Jay-Z, & Drake Are The Top Earning Rappers Of 2019
There's plenty of wealth to go around.
We already know Jesus Saves, but so too does Kanye West. Over the past year, the newly-minted gospel artist has expanded his net worth considerably, turning in an impressive and staggering sum of #150 million. According to Forbes, the major haul was enough to cement him as the second-highest earner in 2019, at least insofar as those within the music industry are concerned. According to their findings, his old buddy Taylor Swift managed to secure the top spot with $185 million, a testament to her longevity in the game.
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Though the hip-hop presence isn't entirely absent, only a few prominent rap names line the top 10. Jay-Z, counted alongside his wife Beyonce in the sixth spot, clocked in $81 million apiece. Drake held it down at number eight with $75 million, surpassing Diddy's $70 million, Rihanna's $62 million, and Travis Scott's $58 million. Eminem's $50 million was enough to solidify him the 19th spot. Should you be interested in tallying up the stats for yourself, head on over to Forbes right here.
Clearly, business has been booming for these elite earners, and we can only lay down bets on the next hip-hop billionaire. At this stage, both Diddy and Dr. Dre remain in heavy contention, though it wouldn't be surprising to see the Yeezy mogul steadily climbing the ranks before long.
Reginae Carter Glows In Black Bikini While Quoting Chris Brown & Drake
The lyric unintentionally refers to the brand of her attire.
Reginae Carter will not let us breathe! The daughter of rap legend Lil Wayne posted a photo of herself posing on her front lawn on Thursday night, in which she showcases a black swimsuit and, of course, her incredible figure. Reginae implies that the post has been sponsored, as she tags the Instagram account for the brand of the bikini, popular online fashion brand “Pretty Little Thing.” The name of the brand prompted Reginae to get a little creative, drawing the connection to a lyric from Chris Brown & Drake’s song “No Guidance” that features the same phrase, which she quotes on the post: “Pretty lil’ thing, you got a bag and now you wildin’.” She could be referring to herself, now that she’s got likely secured the bag with a “Pretty Little Thing” sponsorship, or maybe the line could just be a fun caption for the post.
The oldest of Wayne’s offspring recently entered official adulthood. She turned 21 on November 29th, and had a very glamorous photo shoot to commemorate the occasion. She also received practically a whole garden of roses from ex-boyfriend YFN Lucci. The rapper sent Reginae 5,000 red roses as a birthday gift despite their split, proving that the former couple are clearly quite the amicable exes. though they do have an on-again-off-again history. This hot-as-hell photo could very well have Lucci crawling back to her, though.
Drake Posts His Childhood Housing Unit & The Address Makes Total Sense
Drake has always been about the “6”.
Toronto native Drake is so in love with his city that, even when he was a child, he was radiating that “6ix” energy unconsciously. Nowadays, we recognize the Canadian singer as the king of his city, influencing a generation of youthful artists to chase their dreams and make a name for themselves in the North. He’s given hope to Canadian kids across the nation, reminding them that no matter how hard you hustle, you can make a mark on the industry. The superstar recently showed off his massive mansion on social media, posting a quick video of himself listening to Jay-Z records in his crib but, last night, he took a trip back to where he grew up and made a serious revelation: the “6” has followed him for all of his life.
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Posting a picture of himself in front of his old housing complex, Drake reminisced on old memories with his mom. “Used to live in one of the units in this house with my mom. Address makes sense now,” wrote the multi-platinum record-breaking artist. Drake and his family used to live in Unit No. 6, which means that everything has come full circle in his life.
Having somewhat of an off-year, Drake only released a trio of new songs, including “Omerta,” “Money In The Grave” and a formerly unreleased freestyle. We’re hoping he picks up the pace next year and releases another classic addition to his discography.
Fabolous Clarifies Shiggy Situation, Says Internet Made It Bigger Than It Was
He doesn’t have an issue with anyone getting paid.
Contrary to the viral video that hit the internet recently, rapper Fabolous and internet comedian Shiggy aren’t at odds. We reported yesterday that Shiggy was confronted by Casanova and Fab over asking Fabolous to pay him to do a dance challenge for his single. Fab asked Shiggy to kick off a challenge for Fab’s song “Choosy” featuring Davido and Jeremih, but following the international success of Drake‘s “In My Feelings” with the help of Shiggy’s viral clip, the Instagram influencer wanted to get a check first.
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Social media debated the issue while Fab didn’t understand why the video became such a big deal. When he was told about Shiggy’s response, Fab said, “Now he’s trolling into it, too.” The rapper explained to Hot 97, “Listen, it was all a joke. It was all to play with Shiggy. Shiggy is a joking person, so you joke back with him.” Fab stated that because he and Shiggy had a good relationship and he knew him personally, he approached him about doing a challenge.
“‘Yo man, it’d be cool if you do something for the new joint, for ‘Choosy,”” Fab recalled he asked Shiggy. The rapper said that Shiggy asked for a check beforehand, a request that Fab wasn’t offended by. He recognizes that social media influencers get paid by record labels, but he doesn’t do that personally out of his own pocket. “I even told him, ‘Yo, Imma see if Def Jam can get you a check. Lemme figure it out. I’m not mad at you gettin’ your money. I’m not paying you, but if Def Jam wanna cut the [check] why wouldn’t I let Def Jam give him some money.”
His explanation made sense to the radio hosts, but Fab added that there are exchanges that go down for sans payments. “He did the Drake thing for free,” adding that Shiggy got paid “after the fact. It wasn’t a negotiated payment beforehand.” Ebro said now that Shiggy has gained some fame, things might be different. “But you also had people who was supporting you before you was Shiggy,” Fab replied. “The internet made it a big funny story.” Watch Fab’s interview, and the friendly confrontation, below.
Apple Music & Shazam Reveal The Biggest Songs of 2019
Today we have some more year-end lists coming in from Apple Music and Shazam. Both services share their most streamed artists, albums and songs of 2019.
Hits by Lil Nas X, Billie Eilish, and Post Malone, Ariana Grande, and more are among the most streamed songs of the year. In addition, Billie Eilish’s debut studio album WHEN WE FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO? is the most streamed of the year on Apple Music — a huge indicator of its success.
As far as EDM goes, we’re surprised to not see more appearances in these top streamed categories from Apple Music and Shazam — but there’s still some love in there.
Calvin Harris and Rag’n’Bone Man have the 10th most Shazamed song of the year with their collaboration “Giant.” Khalid and Disclosure have the most Shazamed R&B/Soul track with “Talk.” Finally, David Guetta contributes to J Balvin‘s 2019 takeover with their collab with Bebe Rexha, “Say My Name.”
See more rankings below Billboard.
Apple Music’s Global Top Streamed Album of 2019
Billie Eilish – WHEN WE FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?
Apple Music’s Global Top 10 Streamed Songs of 2019
1. Lil Nas X – “Old Town Road (feat. Billy Ray Cyrus)”
2. Post Malone & Swae Lee – “Sunflower”
3. Ariana Grande – “thank u, next”
4. Ariana Grande – “7 rings”
5. Billie Eilish – “bad guy”
6. Post Malone – “Wow.”
7. Meek Mill – “Going Bad (featuring Drake)”
8. Halsey – “Without Me”
9. Gunna & Lil Baby – “Drip Too Hard”
10. Travis Scott – “SICKO MODE”
Apple Music’s Top Streamed Artists by Genre 2019
Alternative – Billie Eilish
Classical – Ludovico Einaudi
Country – Luke Combs
Hip-Hop – Drake
J-Pop Artists – aimyon
K-Pop Artists – BTS
Latin – Bad Bunny
Pop – Ariana Grande
R&B – Khalid
Rock – Queen
Top 10 Most Shazamed Songs of 2019
1. Billie Eilish – “bad guy”
2. Lewis Capaldi – “Someone You Loved”
3. Tones And I – “Dance Monkey”
4. Pedro Capó & Farruko – “Calma (Remix)”
5. Meduza Feat. Goodboys – “Piece Of Your Heart”
6. Daddy Yankee Feat. Snow – “Con Calma”
7. Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello – “Señorita”
8. Lil Nas X – “Old Town Road”
9. Ava Max – “Sweet But Psycho”
10. Calvin Harris & Rag’n’Bone Man – “Giant”
Most-Shazamed Artist 2019: J Balvin
1. David Guetta & Bebe Rexha & J Balvin – “Say My Name”
2. Anuel AA & Daddy Yankee & Karol G Feat. Ozuna & J Balvin – “China”
3. Cardi B & Bad Bunny & J Balvin – “I Like It”
4. ROSALÍA & J Balvin Feat. El Guincho – “Con Altura”
5. Sean Paul & J Balvin – “Contra La Pared”
Most Shazamed Song in A Day (2019 & All-Time)
Tones And I – “Dance Monkey”
Most Shazamed Songs by Genre 2019
Pop: Billie Eilish – “bad guy”
Alternative/Rock: Lewis Capaldi – “Someone You Loved”
Latin: Pedro Capó & Farruko – “Calma (Remix)”
Dance: Meduza Feat. Goodboys – “Piece Of Your Heart”
Country: Lil Nas X – “Old Town Road”
Hip-Hop: Post Malone – “Wow.”
R&B/Soul: Khalid & Disclosure – “Talk”
K-Pop: BTS Feat. Halsey – “Boy With Luv”