Meek Mill, Ja Rule, Snoop Dogg & More!
MEEK MILL DELETES HIS INSTAGRAM: Meek Mill says that he is taking a break from social media. The rapper deleted his Instagram page, then took to Twitter and said, "No social media …. all real life!"
JA RULE CALLS 50 CENT A ‘PARASITE’ AND A ‘CANCER TO THE CULTURE’: Ja Rule and 50 Cent’s ongoing feud continued this past weekend. Ja took to Instagram on Friday (April 19th) and but 50 on blast, calling him a "parasite" and a "cancer to the culture." He posted a video of Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan talking about a "unity party with punks," and captioned the clip, "THIS is why me and 50 will NEVER co exist he’s a parasite a cancer to the culture and our ppl... he comes out with music takes shots at me Kanye etc. comes out with liquor takes shots at Diddy comes out with his show takes shots at Taraji always downing his own ppl... always running his f**king yuk mouth until the smoke gets thick then you wanna make anonymous calls to the Feds and NYPD talking about you scared for your life... lmao smh then when the minister called for both of us to sit with him for hip hop unity you gave this man your a** to kiss complete definition of a SUCKER... I’m saying all this to say I will not be engaging in any more back and forth with this goofy a** n***er Curtis Ratson!!!"
SNOOP DOGG HONORS NIPSEY HUSSLE: Snoop Dogg has honored Nipsey Hussle by getting a custom chain of the late rapper. The chain has a oval pendant of Nipsey, surrounded by diamonds, with a rainbow-colored chain. Snoop revealed the chain on Instagram, along with the caption, "TMCONTINUES ♿️💙🙏🏾🏁."
SIXTH DEFENDANT IN 6IX9INE CASE PLEADS GUILTY: The sixth defendant in Tekashi 6ix9ine’s racketeering case has plead guilty. According to Complex, Aaron "Bat" Young pleaded guilty on Friday morning (April 19th). Young pleaded guilty to being part of a racketeering conspiracy. He is set to be sentenced on July 30th. Prior to accepting the plea, Young was facing three counts — racketeering conspiracy, narcotics trafficking for allegedly dealing heroin and fentanyl; and a firearms charge.
DMX TO STAR IN UPCOMING FILM ‘CHRONICLE OF A SERIAL KILLER’: DMX is putting his acting hat back on. HotNewHipHop has reported that DMX is joining the cast of the upcoming film, Chronicle of a Serial Killer — which is the story of Henry Bronlin, who targets women be believes will turn out to be like his mother. X will be playing one of the lead detectives attempting to track down Brolin.
KANYE WEST DEBUTS NEW SONG AT ‘SUNDAY SERVICE’: Kanye West debuted a new song called, "Water" during yesterday’s (April 21st) "Sunday Service," which took place at Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. According to Rap-Up, thousands lined up from 6 a.m. for the "spiritual-themed performance," which took place on a "mountain" in the camping area of the festival grounds in Indio, California, and was streamed live on YouTube. Ye was accompanied by collaborators including Ty Dolla $ign, Kid Cudi, and Chance the Rapper. Kanye opened with a mashup of Ultralight Beam" / "Ultralight Prayer" intertwined with the gospel song "How Excellent." "Sunday Service" also consisted of Stevie Wonder’s "As," Soul II Soul’s "Back to Life (However Do You Want Me)," and Kirk Franklin’s "Brighter Day." Teyana Taylor was also there, and performed "Never Would Have Made It." DMX also provided a prayer during the performance.
YG ANNOUNCES NEW ALBUM: YG has announced his new album, 4REAL 4REAL. During an interview with Billboard, YG said that the album will drop on May 3rd. He said, "From my first album to my second album, and from my second album to my third album, it took me two years to put out each project. That wasn’t my choice. Life was changing: I got shot, I had a daughter. It was crazy–it took a little longer." YG previously revealed that he was going to drop a surprise album, but pushed it back due to the death of Nipsey Hussle. Billboard reports that 4REAL 4REAL is YG’s "perhaps his most confident storytelling to date."