Hip Hop Beats: Nicki Minaj, Remy Ma, G Herbo & More!
NICKI MINAJ PARTS WITH LONGTIME MANAGER: Nicki Minaj has parted ways with her longtime managers, Gee Roberson and Cortez Bryant, and Blueprint/Maverick Management, whom she had worked with for the majority of her career. Variety reports that it was a mutual and amicable split. However, no specific reason was given. Nicki is currently without a manager.
REMY MA UNDER INVESTIGATION FOR ALLEGED ASSAULT IN NYC: According to TMZ, Remy Ma is under investigation by the NYPD for an alleged assault that took place at a concert in NYC. According to the site, Love & Hip Hop star, Brittney Taylor, claims that Remy punched her in her right eye Tuesday night (April 16th_ during the Pretty Lou Benefit Concert at Irving Plaza. Law enforcement sources say that there is an open assault investigation stemming from an altercation at the event, which included a female being assaulted. Taylor reportedly told police that she was attacked by the rapper after she entered the backstage area at Irving Plaza. Taylor claims that they "exchange words" in the greenroom relating to an attack on Remy’s stepdaughter, Dejanae, which took place a few weeks ago. TMZ reports that Rem threw the punch after accusing Taylor of knowing about the attack on Dejanae. Taylor went to the hospital to be treated, then filed a police report. Sources close to Remy, however, say that there is no validity to this story. No charges have been filed and no arrests have been made.
G HERBO ARRESTED FOR BATTERY: Rapper G Herbo was arrested on battery charges stemming from an argument with his son’s mother, Ariana Fletcher, which allegedly turned violent. TMZ reports that Fletcher sustained minor injuries following the altercation. Meanwhile, Atlanta police said that Herbo allegedly assaulted Fletcher during the dispute, and he eventually left with their son. When he returned to the scene, Herbo was question by police and arrested on battery charges. His bond was set at $2,000 and he has since been released. The site also reports that Fletcher is now dating boxer, Gervonta Davis and she is currently 14 weeks pregnant with his child. After Herbo was released, he took to Instagram Live to reveal that he went to Ari’s home to retrieve jewelry that she had taken from him.
OFFSET AND CARDI B PURCHASE FIVE HOMES: Offset and Cardi B have purchased five homes in the Atlanta metro area. According to The Jasmine Brand, the couple bought the Homs for $201,840 and adjoining property/land for $48,080 in Jonesboro. Offset is listed as the main buyer of the property, with Cardi listed as an additional buyer. It is uncertain if they will keep the homes or use them as rental properties.
TRAVIS SCOTT HAS TO PAY UP IN SUPER BOWL LAWSUIT: TMZ has reported that Travis Scott has to pay nearly $400,000 for skipping out on a Super Bowl gig. A jury decided that the rapper has to pay PJAM entertainment company $382,932.79 after they sued him back in March 2018 for skipping out on a concert in Minnesota the night before the Super Bowl. Scott’s attorney told TMZ, "The jury verdict of $383k is disappointing, but far less than the seven figure demands made by the promoters. We believe the verdict will be substantially reduced or overturned in subsequent proceedings."