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Logic inked a deal with BMG after finishing up his run at Def Jam Recordings. The 32-year-old rapper referenced signing with BMG on “Sayonara,” the last song on his Vinyl Days LP. The album, which dropped in June, was Logic’s final release for Def Jam. “There’s a lot of b####### in the music industry,” Logic…

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R. Kelly’s lawyer Jennifer Bonjean says her client was placed on suicide watch after being sentenced to 30 years in prison. A New York judge sentenced R. Kelly to decades behind bars for racketeering and sex trafficking charges on Wednesday (June 29). The disgraced singer is in custody at the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn.…

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In the shooting that took place in Atlanta on June 26, Chaka Zulu, rapper Ludacris’ long-time manager and co-CEO of Disturbing Tha Peace Records, was reported to have fought back in self-defense. The surveillance footage captured what happened on that fateful evening. 278 Views Atlanta-based rapper Ludacris’ longtime manager and co-CEO of Disturbing Tha Peace…

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Cardi B returned this week with new music. The Grammy-winning rapper let loose her new Tay Keith-produced single “Hot S###” featuring Kanye West and Lil Durk. While the single arrived on DSPs today (July 1), Cardi was not able to release the song’s music video at the same time. In a new interview with Apple…

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Tevin Campbell was just a teenager when he was making the timeless R&B hits that still resonate around the world to this day. Like many child stars thrust into the public eye at an early age, he had to grow up while adjusting to the trappings of fame, and it wasn’t always easy as he…

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The NFL has joined forces with the Contract with Black America Institute, an initiative launched by Ice Cube. CWBA partnered with the league in an effort to bolster Black-owned businesses. Ice Cube seeks to address the racial wealth gap by identifying opportunities for the NFL to diversify its vendors. “For more than a year, the…

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Nicki Minaj has partnered with Rap Snacks to launch her own potato chips. According to People magazine, Rap Snacks will release her Barbie-Que Honey Truffle Potato Chips. Nicki Minaj is expected to announce her new snack at the 2022 Essence Festival on Friday (July 1). “Nicki Minaj is unquestionably one of the most disruptive forces…

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Beyoncé revealed the cover art for her Renaissance album on Thursday (June 30). The music superstar shared the cover art on her various social media accounts and provided insight about her upcoming album. Beyoncé described her creative process for Renaissance, reflecting on the freedom she experienced while recording the project. “Creating this album allowed me…

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Lil Tjay is reportedly improving as he recovers from a New Jersey shooting. According to multiple reports, Lil Tjay is conscious and talking in a hospital. Updates emerged on Thursday (June 30) after questions were raised about the lack of information regarding his condition. TMZ’s report said doctors removed Lil Tjay’s breathing tube. Last week,…

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California-based rapper Vince Staples is set to take a role in Showtime’s new comedy pilot based on the 1999 film “The Wood.” This is the second time Staples collaborates with director Rick Famuyiwa, since he acted in a small role in Famuyiwa’s feature film “Dope” in 2015. 264 Views In the new TV series based…

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Big Boi and his ex-wife have officially divorced after 20 years of marriage. 146 Views Outkast rapper Big Boi has officially ended his 20-year marriage with his wife, Sherlita Patton.  The rapper reportedly went through the separation a month ago. In the files, the Outkast member said he and Patton were unwilling to reunite and…

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More information on the case of Emmet Till has emerged. The Till family is now seeking the arrest of Carolyn Bryant. 190 Views The unserved warrant charging Carolyn Bryant Donham has been found by a team who had been searching a Mississippi courthouse basement for evidence regarding the lynching of Emmett Till.  On Wednesday, Elmus…

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A “Jeopardy” contestant confused the politically charged Public Enemy with Marky Mark’s 80s group, the Funky Bunch. Fans immediately dragged the Nancy Drew-haired white woman for her caucasity. The clue was for $600 and read, “In the 1990s, Chuck D began fighting the power in this hip-hop group with Flavor Flav, a man who always…

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British recording artist Stormzy has signed a new deal with WME in all areas. Stormzy continues to be represented by #Merky co-founder Tobe Onwuka. WME originally formed in 1898. The company refers to itself as the “longest-running talent agency.” After William Morris Agency and Endeavor merged in 2009, WME acquired IMG five years later. Stormzy…

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Belcalis “Cardi B” Almánzar will release her next lead single this Friday, July 1. “Hot S###” features Chicago-bred rappers Kanye “Ye” West” and Lil Durk. In preparation for “Hot S###” hitting DSPs tonight at 12 pm ET, Cardi B shared a snippet of the song on social media. The 16-second clip went viral on Wednesday…

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