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EST Gee’s manager, EST Big Beach, was reportedly shot and killed following a concert in the rapper’s hometown.  According to multiple local outlets, officers from the Louisville Metro Police Department discovered Big Beach, real name Devontae Beach, in a vehicle in downtown Louisville just before 1:30 a.m. EDT on July 20.   He was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Emergency medical services pronounced Beach dead at the scene. EST Big Beach was 31 years old.  EST Big Beach was in town supporting the CMG Records artist at his highly anticipated homecoming concert, EST Gee + Friends Summer Jam, last Sunday (July…

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Lupe Fiasco went viral over the weekend after sparking a heated debate among Drake and Kendrick Lamar fans following a Spaces chat on X (Twitter).  The “Kick, Push” rapper’s comments riled up K. Dot’s fan base, who accused him of hating on Kendrick Lamar. On Monday evening (July 22), Lupe Fiasco cleared the air after popping in a Spaces chat hosted by Joe Budden.   “I’m banned from talking about the beef,” Budden told Lupe. “I see you laying your fork in the sand on where you stand on things and that’s commendable for me.”  However, Lupe’s response was surprising, considering…

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Soulja Boy avoided paying a $10 million judgment to a former girlfriend who sued him for assault, sexual battery and infliction of emotional distress. According to court documents obtained by In Touch Weekly, a judge decided to toss a default judgment if the rapper appeared for a deposition by the end of the month. A woman identified as Jane Doe filed a lawsuit against her ex-boyfriend Soulja Boy in 2021. She accused him of years of abuse and blamed him for her miscarriage. Jane Doe said the rapper punched her in the face and chest “until she could no longer…

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Ari Lennox has revealed she recently dealt with an experience similar to what Red Bull Records artist Blxst vented about on Instagram while traveling. In case you missed it, artists such as Busta Rhymes, Pusha T, D Smoke and more showed support to Blxst after he spoke out and condemned a burglary that occurred at his home, disturbing and frightening his family and causing him to feel helplessly frustrated while touring abroad. Blxst also shared security footage of the incident, remarking on how hard it was for him not to “crash out” in the immediate aftermath of the home invasion.…

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Ralo is making sure to use his newfound freedom as an opportunity to do good deeds for his loved ones and give his incarcerated rap peer YFN Lucci his flowers in the process. On Monday (July 22), the “Kingpin” shared a post on Instagram dedicated to his Atlanta rap counterpart YFN Lucci, who has been incarcerated since his arrest in 2021. In the lengthy caption of the post, Ralo took the time to empathize with Lucci’s situation, explaining why he shared a video of he and the “Wet” rapper’s recent conversation during which he informed him he would be taking…

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Houston-based attorney Tony Buzbee accused Chris Brown and others of assault on Monday (July 22). Brown and his entourage allegedly assaulted four men in Fort Worth, Texas on Saturday (July 20). Buzbee announced he filed a lawsuit against Brown on social media. The lawyer said one of Brown’s alleged victims was hospitalized. “On Saturday night in Ft. Worth, entertainer Chris Brown, along with his entourage, attacked and brutally beat several men who had just attended his concert,” Buzbee wrote on Instagram. “Multiple police reports have been made. At least one of the men beaten remains hospitalized. Chris Brown has a…

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Montel Williams is addressing an old video of him and Vice President Kamala Harris from their brief 2001 relationship after the footage went viral.  The video has surfaced online before but was shared widely by critics attacking Harris after Joe Biden announced he was dropping out of the 2024 presidential race and endorsed the Vice President. The video shows Harris attending a red carpet with Williams before entering politics. At the time, Harris headed the Family and Children Services of San Fransico.   The footage also includes Williams’ daughter, who attended the event with them, prompting the television host to respond…

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Cardi B announced she is entering her “villain era” and after getting into it with a TikTok personality the rapper accused of bashing her because she wants her husband Offset.  On Sunday (July 21), the “Wanna Be” hitmaker took to Instagram Live to vent about criticism from fans. Cardi announced she’s rejecting feminism because her harshest critique always comes from her female fans.  “I’m not a feminist no more,” she declared. “You want to know why? Because you could get on social media and your hardest critics is women. Women are always out here looking for ways to talk s###…

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50 Cent and Drake are cooking up something big after linking in Toronto over the weekend.  The G-Unit honcho was in town for a performance but found time to meet with the OVO boss, and it looks like they’re working on a new television project.  Footage of 50 Cent and Drake hanging out and engrossed in conversation surfaced on social media.   50 Cent & Drake chilling in Toronto 🐐x🐐 pic.twitter.com/uQXdw5g58K— keep6ixsolid (@keep6ixsolid) July 21, 2024 🇨🇦🔥 Drake & 50 cent with the steppers BFR Bundog & Pressa turning up in Toronto pic.twitter.com/5lwqE5LC8t— keep6ixsolid (@keep6ixsolid) July 21, 2024 On Sunday (July…

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Cardi B is letting it be known that she called on President Joe Biden to back out of the 2024 Election and endorse Kamala Harris as the Democratic nominee weeks before he withdrew.  On Sunday, after Biden announced he wouldn’t be seeking re-election, Cardi B took to social media to share a video she made last month.   “STOP PLAYING WIT ME!!!!” Cardi B wrote, posting the video on Instagram. “Check the date.. said this on JUNE 30TH! Been told y’all Kamala should’ve been the 2024 candidate. Y’all be trying to play the Bronx education, baby this what I do!!! Been…

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