Hip Hop Beats: Chance The Rapper, Kodak Black & More!
CHANCE THE RAPPER BODYGUARD SUED FOR BEATDOWN: Chance The Rapper's bodyguard is being sued for unleashing a beat down on someone -- and it was all caught on video. According to TMZ, Travis Montgomery is suing Star Thomas, claiming that the 6 foot 4, 300 pound guard beat him in August 2017 after an argument inside the lobby of the W Hotel in Chicago. In court docs, Montgomery claims that Thomas had blocked him from jumping in an elevator, because Chance was aboard. Then when he ran into the entourage late that day, things got iolent. He claimed that Thomas grabbed him by the neck and pushed him into a wall held him by his neck, choking him.He is suing The W and Thomas for damages.
KODAK BLACK OFFICIALLY CHARGED WITH RAPING TEEN GIRL: Kodak Black has been officially charged with the February 2016 rape of a teen girl in South Carolina. According to The Grio, the rapper will have to return to South Carolina this summer or fall for the first trial date for the first degree criminal sexual conduct charge. A woman claimed that after a concert in South Carolina, the rapper forced her onto a hotel bed and committed sexual battery while biting her neck and breasts. She also revealed that she repeatedly told him to stop. Kodak was arrested in November 2016.
SLIM JXMMI FIGHTS DJ AFTER HE TURNED DOWN HIS SONG REQUEST: Rae Sremmurd star Slim Jxmmi went off on a DJ during a show at the University of North Florida on Saturday (April 6th) after he turned down his song request. Witnesses say that the rapper entered the booth and started swinging on the DJ. After the altercation Slim took a 15 minute break and later returned to his set with the same DJ.
FRENCH MONTANA SUED: French Montana is being sued over his song "Ain't Worried About Nothin" by a man who said that he is the one who actually created it. According to TMZ, Eddie Lee Richardson, who goes by the name Hotwire The Producer, says that the rapper jacked his song that he uploaded a year before. Hotwire's track was called "*Hood* Pushin' Weight," and it hit Soundclick in 2012 as an instrumental with a "unique and artistic array of digital sounds and rhythms." According to the suit, it was also "tagged" with a single and repeating vocal ... "Hotwire." He says it was his way of marking his work, so no one could steal it. French dropped the song in 2013. And the song does similar. Hotwire is suing French for $5 million.