Hip Hop Beats: Kanye West, Jaden Smith, G Herbo & More!

JADEN SMITH TO PLAY KANYE WEST IN UPCOMING SERIES: Variety has reported that Jaden Smith will be playing Kanye West in Showtime’s upcoming series, Omniverse. The series will be a limited half-hour anthology, which will examine perception. Season 1 will explore the ego through Kanye’s alternate reality, whose younger self will be played by Smith.

G HERBO REPORTEDLY FACING ONE YEAR IN JAIL FOR ALLEGED ASSAULT ON EX-GIRLFRIEND: G Herbo could be facing up to a year in jail for charges stemming from his alleged assault on his ex-girlfriend and mother of his child, Ariana Fletcher. According to TMZ, Herbo was charged with one count of misdemeanor battery in the incident. As previously reported, the former couple got into a heated argument, which led to Herbo’s arrest. He allegedly dragged Fletcher through her Atlanta home by her hair and left wounds on her body.

TEKASHI 6IX9INE MIGHT HAVE TO TESTIFY AGAINST NINE TREY GANG MEMBERS: Tekashi 6ix9ine might have to testify against members of the Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods. According to Page Six, five defendants, including Tekashi and his former manager Kifano "Shotti" Jordan, already pleaded. However, there are five others who still may go to trial.