Hip Hop Beats: Meek Mill, Cardi B & More!
REPORT: MEEK MILL MISSED OUT ON $450K CHECK BECAUSE OF JUDGE BRINKLEY: According to Complex, Meek Mill missed out on a $450,000 performance in Abu Dhabi because his travel wasn’t approved in time. During an interview with ESPN’s Outside the Lines, 76ers co-owner Michael Rubin shared that Meek wasn’t able to make the performance because of Judge Genece Brinkley. A source close to the situation shared additional details. Apparently, Meek’s travel request was submitted by Meek’s team in early March for a performance that was scheduled for the first week of April. The request needed to have been granted no later than March 15th for booking purposes. However, Brinkley allegedly intentionally missed the deadline approving the request on March 19th, four days after the cut off.
CARDI B CONFIRMS THAT SHE GOT LIPOSUCTION: Cardi B has confirmed that she has gotten liposuction. During her performance at the Beale Street Music Festival in Memphis on Sunday (May 5th), she said that because of a recent surgery, her doctor suggested she not perform on stage for a while. She said, "I have some news for y’all. I should have canceled today, I shouldn’t really be performing because moving too much is gonna f**k up my lipo. But b***h I’m still gonna get my motherf**king money back, let’s go!" Cardi added, "I still feel like I got a lot of love handles right here. It’s not much but it’s like — I’m used to having, like, a real tight stomach … I might just get a little lipo, you know what I’m sayin’?"
POST MALONE LAUNCHING HIS OWN WEED BUSINESS: Post Malone reportedly plans to launch his own marijuana company on July 4th, which just so happens to be his 24th birthday. According to TMZ, the company, called Shaboink, initially debuted at the annual cannabis trade show, Hall of Flowers, at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds in Santa Rosa, California. However, it’s official launch date will see it rolling out in dispensaries across the state. The business will include THC and CBD products, as well as accessories like rolling papers and grinders.