Hip Hop Beats: Nicki Minaj, Meek Mill & More!
NICKI MINAJ FANS DEMAND BILLBOARD RECOUNT 'QUEEN' AFTER BILLBOARD ANNOUNCES TEKASHI69 'DUMMY BOY' RECOUNT: Nicki Minaj fans took to social media to demand Billboard recount Queen after it was reported there was a miscount for the number one spot last week between Travis Scott's Astroworld and Tekashi69's Dummy Boy. One fan tweeted, "So were is the @NICKIMINAJ recount? Oh wait, she dont got a d*ck so they don't care. I just know we gonna get a Queen Radio episode out of this." Another wrote, "Where was this energy when Queen dropped?" WILL MEEK MILL DROP ANOTHER ALBUM BEFORE 2019?: Is Meek Mill dropping another album before the end of the year? During an #AskMeek Q&A earlier this week, a fan asked, "You think you can hit us with another real me mixtape. The streets been waiting. #AskMeek." Meek responded, "How bout I just drop another album before the year over!" Meek dropped his latest album Championships last Friday (December 1st). WU-TANG CLAN ANNOUNCES FIRST SHOWS OF 2019: Wu-Tang Clan has announced the first shows of 2019. They will perform in Philadelphia on January 25th and they will also perform in Brooklyn, NY on January 26th. They will also perform four sold out shows at the Sydney Opera House in Sydney, Australia, starting Friday (December 8th). 2 MILLY SUES EPIC GAMES FOR STEALING MILLY ROCK DANCE IN FORTNITE: Rapper 2 Milly has filed a suit against Epic Games for allegedly using his popular Milly Rock dance in the Fortnite Battle Royale game without her permission. According to court docs, Fortnite players can purchase the dance which is called Swipe It -- and apparently Swipe It is an exact replica of the Milly Rock. The rapper is suing Epic for damages and legal fees and wants his dance moves removed from the game. Meanwhile, 2 Milly told TMZ that he is not trying to ruin the game for anyone but he is calling out Epic for unethical business practices. ICE CUBE TO EXECUTIVE PRODUCE 'CELEBRITY DEATH MATCH': MTV has announced plans to revamp Celebrity Deathmatch -- and Ice Cube has signed on to executive produce the show along with series creator Eric Fogel and his Cube Vision partner Jeff Kwatinetz. President of MTV, VH1 and CMT Chris McCarthy said in a statement, "We’re excited to grow our partnership with Ice Cube and Cube Vision to reimagine this fan favorite. Deathmatch was the meme before memes, remains a hot topic on social media and will be a smart, funny way to tackle the over-the-top rhetoric of today’s pop culture where it belongs – in the wrestling ring." Cube added, "Happy to once again be working with Viacom and MTV on a fan favorite like Celebrity Deathmatch and to continue our success together." Cube Vision currently produces Hip Hop Squares for MTV’s sister brand VH1.