Hip Hop Beats: Kanye West, Kevin Gates & DaBaby!


DID KANYE WEST REFERENCE DRAKE AND PUSHA-T BEEF IN UNHEARD SNIPPET?: Kanye West appears to have referenced Drake and Pusha-T’s beef in a previously unheard snippet. According to Complex, in the audio — which was deleted from an Instagram user’s page, Kanye allegedly says “My own city turned they back on me/They thought I told Push about Drake's son, god damn.” J.Cole was also mentioned. The clip shares an end of a bar, where ‘Ye allegedly says, “...like J. Cole, damn.” 

KEVIN GATES BANNED FROM VISITING LOUISIANA PRISONS: Kevin Gates has been banned from visiting Louisiana prisons. According to the local NBA-affiliate KALB News, the Louisiana Department of corrections made the decision to ban the rapper from all of its facilities after investigating allegations that Gates brought an alleged amount of money into the Elayn Hunt Correctional Center while visiting a group of inmates. Department of Corrections spokesperson, Ken Pastorick, told The Advocate, “As indicated in the photograph, it appears Mr. Gates had a large sum of cash, which is unacceptable, and a violation. It is against Elayn Hunt Correctional Center policy to bring case exceeding $300 into the prison, and any amount above that is considered contraband."

DABABY TALKS FAN ASSAULT INCIDENT: DaBaby recently opened up about the female fan who was punched at his show. He explained during a radio interview, “I don't know what really set it off, it was just out there swinging.” He went on to say that he didn’t realized it was a woman that his security punched until the story surfaced the internet. However, DaBaby said he didn’t feel bad. He said, “I ain't feel bad, what you hitting me for? I feel bad about the fact it had to be a woman that it happened to, but at the end of the day…” His security also spoke on the incident, saying, “When I found out it was a girl, I felt bad like, 'Damn I hit a girl like that?' I never punched no girl in my life. They chopped me up though for that," the man said. "I feel bad for hitting a girl like that, but at the end of the day she shouldn't hit him.”