A$AP Mob founder Steven ‘A$AP Yams’ Rodriguez found dead in New York…
Details are sketchy but multiple sources have confirmed that A$AP Yams has died. He was 26.
According to reports Yams struggled with his sobriety and entered rehab in July 2014 however his very last Tweet, “Bodeine Brazy,” has caused speculation that he may have relapsed.
August Alsina was involved in a fight backstage at the “State of Emergency 2″ concert on Saturday night at Chaifetz Arena in St. Louis.
According to TMZ, who obtained the footage, August and his team got into it with the show’s promoter, Loose Cannon Slim. Slim was reportedly upset at August for showing up late.
After exchanging some heated words, punches were thrown and a shirtless August jumped in, while a member of his crew tried to hold him back. Slim was knocked to the ground and a woman is heard screaming, “Get off of him!”
Fabolous, who was also on the bill, can be seen watching from the side with a drink in hand. Proceeds from the show went to Put Down the Pistol, an anti-gun violence program supported by the local community and police departments.
Watch August’s backstage brawl below:
After announcing his mixtape release date, Lil Wayne debuts the full version of “Fingers Hurting,” from his is Sorry 4 the Wait 2 trailer.
Weezy gets back into mixtape mode and whips up some menacing rhymes as he rhymes over ILoveMakonnen’s Metro Boomin-produced track “Maneuvering,”
Sorry 4 the Wait 2 drops Tuesday, Jan. 20.
In honor of what would have been Aaliyah’s 36th birthday, Frank Ocean pays homage to the late singer with a cover of The Isley Brothers’ 1976 classic “At Your Best (You Are Love),” which Aaliyah covered for her 1994 debut Age Ain’t Nothing but a Number.
In the wake of Funkmaster Flex’s beef with Jay Z’s website Life+Times, Cam’ron and Jim Jones come to the Hot 97 DJ’s defense with a diss of their own. Over Puff Daddy’s “Victory” beat, the Diplomat rappers throw shots at their Roc Nation rival. Take a listen below:
Hot 97 DJ Funk Master Flex goes on a vicious on-air rant against Jay Z accusing him of stealing his idea for a mobile apP.
Thursday night Funk Master Flex lit up NY airwaves accusing Jay Z’s Life + Times website of pumping him for information about his mobile app only to turn around and use the info for Jay Z’s failed Samsung Magna Carta app. Flex also accused Jay of trying to pump him for information about the Dip Set reunion.
Then last night Flex posted text messages online claiming Jay was trying to get at him.
Details from the Mariah Carey / Nick Cannon divorce leak online.
According to TMZ Nick was the first to file pulling the plug December 12, 2014.
There’s also an airtight prenup in place and a gag order that will cost Nick $250k if he violates and Mariah $500k if she breaks the pact.
Interesting note: The divorce papers list Mariah’s net worth as $150 million and states Nick came into the marriage in 2008 with $500k and that Nick took out a $470k loan to purchase MiMi’s engagement ring.
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Last week it was reported that rapper Beanie Sigel been released from the hospital following a month long stay after being seriously injured in a drive-by shooting.
Beanie’s camp refutes rumors that the one of the rapper’s lungs had been removed…
In insider tells XXL,
“The Philly MC does indeed have both his lungs. Instead the lung collapsed and was reinflated. Both lungs are intact.”
Jennifer Hudson is headed to Broadway in Oprah Winfrey’s new production of The Color Purple. J-Hud is set to play Miss Celie, a role previously played by Fantasia Barrino. The new production is said to be a stripped down version of the last show.
The start date has not been released.