Hip Hop Beats: Mac Miller, Pusha-T, Lil Uzi & More!
MAC MILLER WORTH MILLIONS WHEN HE PASSED: According to TMZ, Mac Miller was worth millions when he died. Apparently, the late rapper’s California estate is worth $4.48 million. He also reportedly had 200 shares in Facebook worth more than $32,000. The legal documents that assess Miller’s bank accounts and stocks don’t include real estate that he may have owned in other states, nor does it include property such as cars, memorabilia or art.
PUSHA-T INKS MULTI-YEAR ADIDAS DEAL: Pusha-T has inked a multi-year deal with Adidas. According to TMZ, the multi-year multimillion dollar deal will consist of the rapper continuing to develop products and content. The rapper tweeted about the deal and said, "My cup runneth over…"
LIL UZI SPEAKS ON HIS MUSIC SITUATION: In a video shared on Instagram, Lil Uzi spoke out on his music situation. The rapper said, "I gotta figure it out." Speaking on his label, Atlantic Records, Uzi continued, "I really just want them to respect me. They just gotta respect because like I respect them, that's the reason why I really went over there. Like normal sh*t, it's just a different level in life. Everybody go through the same sh*t."
VIDEO SURFACES OF BOW WOW IN ARGUMENT WITH EX-GIRLFRIEND: A video has surfaced the net of Bow Wow having a heated argument with ex-girlfriend, Leslie Holden, prior to their altercation and them being arrested for battery. According to the video, which was obtained by TMZ, Bow Wow is seen aggressively arguing in an elevator with Holden. Bow Wow is pacing back and forth, then gets in Holden’s face and seems to snatch something out of her hand. While the video does not show any of the alleged violence, it does show tension that may have led up to the incident.
POLICE INVESTIGATING SOULJA BOY’S HOUSE AFTER ALLEGED KIDNAPPING: Following reports of Soulja Boy allegedly kidnapping a woman he was reportedly dating, police are now investigating the rapper’s home. According to TMZ, law enforcement will now be visiting Soulja’s home after receiving a search warrant. Police are reportedly searching the property, but it is not clear if the rapper was present during the search.
JAY-Z HOSTS ROC NATION BRUNCH: JAY-Z hosted the annual Roc Nation brunch, which is held during Grammy weekend. According to The Jasmine Brand, among the celebrities who attended included Beyoncé, Diddy, Usher, Meek Mill, Nipsey Hussle, Lauren London, DJ Khaled, Kevin Hart, 2 Chainz and Normani.
XXXTENTACION MURDER SUSPECT DEMANDS $15K TO HIRE CRIME SCENE EXPERT: According to The Blast, Dedrick Williams — who is one of the four men charged with the murder of XXXTentacion, is asking the court to give him $15,000 to hire his own forensic expert to defend himself against his charges. Williams filed court documents in his criminal case seeking approval to hire a crime scene/forensic experts to help him prepare his defense. He also explained that he has no income and cannot afford the expert on his own. Williams said that a "genuine issue exists related to this case, which will require the assistance of an expert witness in the field of crime scene reconstruction and other forensic evidentiary matters." His lawyer also said that without the expert, he would not have a fair shot during the trial.