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There’s good news for Nashville rapper Young Buck, and not so good news for his former mentor 50 Cent. TMZ reports that Buck is now officially out of bankruptcy, but 50 will not be seeing any of the money owed to him by the ex-G-Unit member.
Buck apparently borrowed $300,000 from 50, but documents show that the remaining $171,000 balance on the loan has been wiped cleaned. G-Unit Records was also looking for $10 million from Buck, but that debt has been erased as well.
J. Cole recently addressed his position in Hip Hop during an interview with Noisey. “I don’t wake up every day like, ‘I got a great status in the Rap game,’" J. Cole said. "No, I feel behind. I don’t feel like I’ve done enough.”
While he may not feel that he has done enough in Hip Hop, Cole said he sometimes takes time to cherish what he has accomplished.
Even though Rick Ross’ next album does not have an official release date yet, the Maybach Music Group leader has already booked an 8-city tour to support the LP. The “Mastermind Tour” will start this November in Detroit, Michigan and conclude in his hometown of Miami, Florida.
MMG fans can also watch Ross live along with Meek Mill and Wale during the “Self Made 3 The Live Experience” concert tonight (9/17). The event will provide a live stream of the three rappers performing from three different locations.
Gucci Mane has been arrested again, this time for possessing weed and a gun.
The rapper was taken by police around 12:05 am this morning, according to TMZ.
That sure was quick. Three days after Pusha T told Fuse his inflammatory tweet was not about Lil Wayne, the Virginia rhyme spitter seemingly retracts that state on DJ Envy’s Thursday Night Live.
In the interview, Pusha says he has heard Dedication 5 and had a one word review of the mixtape, “Trash.” The G.O.O.D. Music “hot head” could not put his finger on the reason as to why Wayne “lost it”:
Depending on how you view Chief Keef, his song “Go To Jail” is about to get either really ironic or really sad. According to TMZ, Chief Keef was ordered to jail for missing a court-mandated child support hearing.
The hearing was set for September 5th, was to address Keef’s failure to pay roughly $20,000 in child support payments. Chief Keef reportedly no-showed the hearing and a warrant has been issued for his arrest.
Meek Mill recently spoke about "Ooh Kill Em," the diss track that he made towards Kendrick Lamar. Mill also talked about whether or not he's been offended by anything that Lamar has done.
"Nah, I ain't offended at Kendrick," Mill said in an interview with New York radio station Power 105.1. "I don't think nobody should be offended at him. He rappin'. He havin' fun. Only people that's gonna be really offended is people that's bitter."
Yesterday (September 11), Kanye West attended Pusha T's My Name is My Name album listening session, which took place in Brooklyn, New York. As the listening session went on, West asked to speak. He would deliver a rant that lasted approximately 3 minutes.
Kendrick Lamar appears to have dissed Meek Mill while performing in New York yesterday (September 10). The Compton rapper made a comment, likely referring to Meek Mill, while performing "m.A.A.d. city" in Williamsburg Park in Brooklyn, New York, according to Complex.com.
"That goes for new niggas," Kendrick Lamar said on stage. "But there's one. There's one that need to know there's really levels to this shit."