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Ashanti Says She Plans To Re-Record Her Album, Now Own Her Masters

Ashanti says she now owns the masters to her music, and she is now planning on re-recording her hit debut album Ashanti, which was originally released in 2003. Speaking on the Tamron Hall show on Tuesday, Ashanti says the move comes after lengthy legal work by her team, which will allow her to record as an independent artist. “I have an amazing legal team… The fact that I’ll be able to re-record my first album and put everything together and… put it all together is a great blessing,” she continued. “I am grateful. We are still here, living through the pandemic and these blessings. The fact that is still going on makes me very humble,” she said. Ashanti was interrupted by Hall, who said, “Wait, that’s the big announcement! I was going to build up to that!… She’s recording the album now as a...

21 Savage Discuss 6ix9ine At His Concert & Meek Mill Beef With DJ Akademiks

21 Savage discusses 6ix9ine popping up at his concert earlier this year. DJ Akademik‘s podcast, Off The Record, is producing some unique insight into hip hop world. The latest rapper to appear, 21 Savage, highlighted some hot topics while being interviewed on the show, like 6ix9ine‘s appearance at his concert. He also addressed a number of issues like his loyalty to Drake, why he declined a feature on Kanye West‘s DONDA album, and his hometown thinking that Future is a better artist than Drake. Those were just a few issues that he chose to address during the very entertaining episode. Repping his Atlanta home, 21 Savage called for a unique Verzuz battle that would feature Atlanta’s best talent against every other city in the world. He described Atlanta as an “...

NBA YoungBoy & Drake Goes Head-To-Head To Top Billboard 200 Chart

NBA YoungBoy is going head to head with Drake for the No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200 next week. Ever since the release of Drake‘s highly anticipated sixth studio album Certified Lover Boy in early September, the rapper has dominated US Billboard charts. Remaining steadfast in the coveted top spot on the Billboard 200, CLB is about to have its toughest competition week, yet the next time, the chart is updated. YoungBoy Never Broke Again released his album Sincerely, Kentrell, and it’s in the running to debut at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart. Drake’s Certified Lover Boy previously dethroned Kanye West’s No. 1 album Donda in its second week on the chart and has maintained its debut spot since. According to data sources, CLB is projected to sell 132K copies in its u...

Cardi B Turn Heads At First Public Outing Since Giving Birth

Cardi B surprised press and fans this week when she showed up at the “Thierry Mugler, Couturissime” exhibit in Paris on Tuesday, September 28th. Just three weeks postpartum after the birth of her second child, Cardi B slayed fashion week in a red-sequined couture dress complete with long gloves, feathers, and a cape. The piece is from Mugler’s 1995 collection and complemented Bardi’s curves beautifully. Cardi, who chose to rock platinum blonde hair to add some additional old Hollywood glamour to the look, posted a few pictures of herself in the gown on social media, captioning the post, “MUGLER MAMI.” A night out on the town wouldn’t be complete without a wardrobe change, and Cardi B didn’t disappoint when she chose a glamourous black piece from Mugler’s 1997 collection. Paparazzi and fans...

Boosie Badazz Says His Movie Made $1 Million In 24 Hours Despite Bootleggers

Boosie Badazz says he made $1 million in 24 hours of releasing his movie despite being plagued by bootleggers. Continuing his tumultuous relationship with social media, rapper Boosie Badazz recently let followers know that his profile was removed from Instagram once again. This time he claims because he asked Drake to promote his new documentary, My Struggle. Despite this setback, Boosie also announced that the film has already made him a million dollars. Speaking with VladTV, the controversial artist explained that he began working on the project while behind bars and later admitted that he rounded up on his original estimate, clarifying that the movie made about $940k on its first day. This number is not bad at all, considering Boosie quoted the cost of writing, filming, and producing th...

Boosie Badazz Says Reaching Out To Drake Led To New Instagram Ban

Boosie Badazz is claiming that his Instagram account has been suspended because he reached out to OVO boss Drake for help to promote his new movie. This isn’t his first ban from the social media site. Back in August, Boosie Badazz’s IG account was suspended after he was seen slapping a man in the music video for his DaBaby collaboration “Period.” Now he believes that he’s been targeted again because he appealed to Drake for help to promote his new biopic, My Struggle. He’s been putting in the work all over social media trying to push the film, but it hasn’t been going so well. Following his call for help, Lil Boosie’s already alternate account was suspended, and it looks like he may have to create a new one if he wants to access Instagram. Th...

Drake Ignores Diddy And Gifted Future A 1 Of 1 Richard Mille Watch

Drake pretty much ignored Diddy’s warning about Richard Mille watches and gifted his pal and frequent collaborator, Future, a super rare timepiece. Drake seems to be becoming quite the Lover Boy after the successes of his recently released album, Certified Lover Boy. The album is currently still topping the Billboard 200 chart and showing no signs of slowing down. In lieu of his current successes, Drake recently gifted Future a well-coveted Richard Mille watch. The artiste then took to Instagram to flaunt his new jewelry on September 27th, with the caption, “Appreciate it @champagnepapi Demon time 1 of 1 joint.” Future has been a frequent collaborator in many of Drake’s musical projects, and Certified Lover Boy is no exception with his addition on ‘N 2 Deep...

Rick Ross Revealed His Monthly Income & Agrees To Pay $11K Child Support

Rick Ross revealed how much he made per month as he reached a child support settlement with the mother of three of his children. The rapper’s child support case concluded with him agreeing to pay his ex-girlfriend Briana Singleton, also called Briana Camille, $11,000 per month in child support for their three children. The ex-couple share three children together, Berkley, 4, Billion, 3, and Bless, who just turned a year old. Ross also has two additional children from a relationship before Rick Ross. According to TMZ, which reported on the case, the agreement was signed off with the judge satisfied with Rick Ross’ commitment to pay monthly child support payments. The two previously made headlines last year when Singleton insisted that Ross produce a negative Covid-19 test before he can see ...

Dancehall Legend Baby Cham Advice Young Artists How To Improve Stagecraft, Bounty Killer Cosign

Baby Cham dropped some knowledge for young dancehall artists on how to improve their stagecraft and got a huge cosign from another legend, Bounty Killer. To truly compete in the dancehall space, you must have the entire package, and that includes stage presence. According to Baby Cham, it’s not something to be taken lightly. The legendary artist recently took to Instagram to share some advice with new and upcoming dancehall deejays. He shared how diligent he was in preparing for a show. He made the post alongside a clip of a highly energetic performance. “TO ALL NEW ARTISTE. You Have To Train Like An Elite Level Athlete In Order To Deliver Your Songs At The Highest Level. I Would Run The Sands At Bull Bay (9 Mile) Every Morning To Get Myself Ready For Tours And Concerts!! TAKE MY ADVICE… H...

Skillibeng Taps Popcaan, Bobby Shmurda, Spice For ‘Crododile Teeth’ Album

Dancehall deejay Skillibeng has announced the official release date for his upcoming album Crocodile Teeth. On Monday (September 27, 2021), the artist shared the news on his Instagram account, which included the release date set for October 15th, 2021, as well as the tracklist that had a few major collabs with some of Dancehall’s biggest names. The 11-track album will see several major music collaborations for Skillibeng, which is no doubt going to benefit his young career as he tries to move away from being an underground artist to the mainstream music scene. The first song on the list is “Crocodile Teeth,” another remix with American rapper and Hip Hop star Bobby Shmurda, “Sweeten your pain” featuring Davianah and Lil Zack, “Piana,” “Beethoven,” “Thee Most Power,” “Wheelie,” “Dream,” “Ea...

Rihanna Fan Out After Meeting Nigerian Singer Tems For The First Time

Rihanna’s event promoting her latest Savage x Fenty collection was an evening to remember for more than one reason. The “Diamonds” singer met Nigerian up and coming star, Tems, for the first time at the event, which was held last night (September 22), and they kicked off what could possibly flourish into a beautiful friendship. An excited Rihanna could be heard screaming “Oh my God” in a viral video on social media after meeting and intimately embracing Tems. In no time, the fashion icon was engaged in conversation with an equally excited Tems, almost as if they were old friends. The video displaying the instant connection between the two artistes was shared by Tems’ manager, and it was captioned, “A moment to remember: @temsbaby x @badgalriri link...

N.O.R.E Confirms Drake’s ‘Drink Champs’ Appearance This Week, What You Need To Know

Drake’s Drink Champs appearance is finally happening and we will hear more about his feud with the late DMX. Drake‘s recent success has cemented his place in hip-hop history. His latest album, Certified Lover Boy, is currently enjoying its third week at the top of the charts and the OVO Boss is certainly enjoying being at the top of the game. Fans will be delighted to get an even more in-depth insight into the artist’s mind as he will be sitting down later this week with N.O.R.E on Drink Champs. N.O.R.E shared the news on Instagram in a most candid way as he made a drunken effort to recite the lyrics to “Girls Want Girls.” He also revealed that the episode should be released tomorrow, September 27. “C’mon Drake, tomorrow — Monday, Drake is on...

Machine Gun Kelly Booed Off Stage By Angry Fans At Louder Than Life Festival

Machine Gun Kelly was embarrassingly booed off stage by fans at Louder Than Life festival. It seems that Machine Gun Kelly is still paying for his comments aimed at Slipknot’s Corey Taylor. Fans clearly are still not happy with him, which they expressed during his recent performance at the Louder Than Life Festival in Louisville, Kentucky. Several fans could be seen flipping him off while others joined in a chorus of boos during his set. The beef seemingly started when MGK, at the Riot concert earlier in September, said, “Hey, you wanna know what I’m really happy that I’m not doing? Being 50 years old wearing a fing weird mask on a fing stage talking sh*t.” His comments weren’t unprompted as many first believed because earlier in the year, it seems Taylor had his own shade for MGK when he ...

6ix9ine’s Girlfriend Jade Claims Cardi B Is Lying About Alleged NYC Club Attack

Tekashi 6ix9ine’s girlfriend Jade is outraged after Cardi B allegedly retweets allusions calling her a liar. You may recall that back in 2019, Cardi B was indicted for assault following some strip club workers accusing her of allegedly sending goons to attack them the previous year. The allegations followed one of the dancers being accused of sleeping with the rapper’s husband, Offset. While the case is still ongoing, there seem to have been some developments that have piqued the interest of fans on social media. The woman and alleged victim is Tekashi 6ix9ine’s girlfriend Jade, who is now calling out Cardi for seemingly addressing the case online in a series of retweets. Ironically, this followed Jade herself answering a question about the very case on social media. Duri...

Birdman Addresses Infamous Lil Wayne Kissing Photo & If He Stole Money From Artists

Lil Wayne and Birdman shocked fans when they were seen kissing in a photo in 2006. However, it’s all love and nothing romantic, according to the Cash Money honcho. Birdman explains that he regards his relationship with Lil Wayne as a father/son one. The photo went viral in 2006 and has been the peak of many interviews in which other members of Cash Money were asked about the image and what led to it. Birdman is, however, speaking for the first time as he told the “Big Facts” podcast that at the time, he felt it might be the last time he saw Wayne, who he saw as a son. “I always looked at Wayne as my son and I always looked at it like, ’cause I was in the streets, and I thought this might be the last time he ever see me,” the Cash Money legend said about ...

Rihanna Says She’s ‘Experimenting’ With Her New Music: “Music is like fashion”

Rihanna says her upcoming music will not be what fans expect since she’s experimenting much like she does with fashion. It’s been five years since Rihanna‘s fans have been clamoring for a new album. She’s teased and promised them that it would be soon, over that time as well. The sultry songstress is more known for fashion these days, but that doesn’t mean that she’s not still dedicated to her music. She’s revealed that whenever she does drop new music, it might be completely different from what fans have come to know and expect. Rihanna made the comments recently as she was gearing up to tape the Savage X Fenty Show Vol. 3 events. The production is expected to air this Friday, September 24, on Amazon Prime Video. During the little time that she to...

Nicki Minaj’s Husband Kenneth Petty’s Accuser Details Harassment & Sexual Assault

The rape victim in the 1995 Kenneth Petty rape case has broken her silence as she speaks about the ordeal publicly for the first time. In an interview on The Real daytime talk show, the woman Jennifer Hough sat down for the first time to speak about the incident to a large audience and made some damning allegations against Petty and his now wife, Nicki Minaj. Hough is presently suing the pair for harassment as she claims that Minaj and her husband approached her to change her story so that he can get off on his current charges for failing to register as a sex offender in California. Kenneth Petty moved from New York to California in 2019 to be with his wife, who resides in Calabasas, but he did not register and was only picked up on the radar after he was stopped for a routine traffic stop...

The Game Speak Out After New Accusations He’s Scamming Artists

The Game is not amused by rumors circulating that he’s a scammer. The rumors first started earlier this year when he was accused of scamming thousands of dollars from several artists. An accusation he heavily denied. Some of the rappers and artists claim that The Game was among a clique of artists who have been charging them a fee to promote their music but not following through on their word. Those first set of allegations started in March when an Instagram account with the name, the foo community, published a post leveling the accusations. “He doesn’t upload on his verified SoundCloud account, he uploads on a separate account with only 266 followers,” the post stated. “In addition, he doesn’t market it on Instagram or Facebook, nor makes an appearance ...

Skillibeng Responds To Alkaline’s Diss Track With “Mission”

Skillibeng seemingly responded to Alkaline’s rumored diss track with a single called “Mission.” The new release was first teased on Monday (September 20th) on the artiste’s official Instagram page when he revealed the first few seconds of the audio. Skillibeng added no caption and allowed the clip to speak for itself as fans immediately reacted to the new joint. The new track arrived within hours of Alkaline dripping “Sell Off” a track in which he mocks Skilli’s flow. The catchy intro follows a well-shaped melody and makes way for Skilli’s rich, raw vocals to seep into the song naturally. The lyrics are thought-provoking, which made fans immediately piece together that the single could be a clap back at Alkaline’s new single, released h...

Shenseea Gets Custom Xbox From EA Madden NFL After Her Fire Feature On The Soundtrack

Shenseea got a brand new custom-designed Xbox Series X from EA Madden. Dancehall it girl Shenseea has been garnering much attention lately with her numerous collaborations, involvement in huge projects, and her debut album coming soon. The “Run Run” singer continues to make a name for herself internationally as she takes on every new opportunity with her usual boldness and dancehall flair. One of her recent endeavors was a feature on the soundtrack for a very popular EA Sports video game, Madden 22. Shenseea lent her voice to the song “How I’m Feeling” for the latest version of the popular American football game, Madden NFL 22. The franchise sent the dancehall star her own custom-made Xbox Series X video game console designed with her animated likeness as a th...

Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry’s Cause Of Death To Be Revealed Soon By Attorney

We will soon learn Lee’ Scratch’ Perry’s cause of death, per his widow Mireille. It’s been less than a month that the world lost producing legend Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry. A short while after his death, his widow, Mireille Perry, took to social media to insinuate that she suspected foul play and that she would look deeper into the matter. Now she’s confirmed that all matters concerning his death are in the hands of his lawyers. She confirmed the news to the Jamaica Star and revealed a little insight into what is going to happen and why she needed clarification on those matters. Firstly, she said that Lee “Scratch” Perry passed away on Saturday, August 28, and not Sunday, August 29, which has been widely reported. She also said that he died w...

Chloe Bailey Reacts To Reports She’s Dating Future

Chlo?e Bailey is denying rumors that she’s dating Future amidst her jaw-dropping debut solo performance. The Grown-ish actress and singer who has been one half of the sister-singing duo Chlo?e x Halle for years, recently released her freshman solo track “Have Mercy,” the lead single off her upcoming debut solo album. Last Sunday, Chlo?e Bailey performed the song for the first time at the MTV Video Music Awards where she not only rocked the crowd but left viewers speechless. After her successful solo debut, the singer took to Instagram Live to have a chat with fans and she had a list of things to address. While speaking fondly of her new blonde look, Chlo?e interrupted herself to respond to a comment about a rumor that started recently claiming she and Future are dating an...

Sha’Carri Ricardson Reacts To Usain Bolt Telling Her To Talk Less & Train Harder

Sha’Carri Richardson has been getting advice since her last performance, but while she is taking the time to reply to everyone who has something to say about the World’s Fastest Man Alive, Usain thinks Richardson should instead focus on her game and come back stronger. Usain Bolt on Saturday said that the American sprinter should stop the smack talking and instead focus on her training because she has potential. Bolt is an eight-time Olympic gold medal holder, so he, more than anyone else, knows the dedication required to succeed in the highly competitive world of athletics. On the other hand, Sha’Carri Richardson is a newbie who became famous after she was banned for a month after testing positive for cannabis at what was to be her first Olympic visit. In an interview wi...

Jeannie Mai Jenkins Announces Pregnancy With First Child With Jeezy

Jeannie Mai Jenkins and her rapper husband, Jeezy, are expecting their first child after having a miscarriage. “Jeezy and I have been kind of saving this and hiding this for five months,” Jeannie Mai says while on an episode of The Real where she revealed the news on Monday morning. Jeannie Mai Jenkins, who is 42, shared that she previously never wanted children. She and her husband Jeezy, whose real name is Jay Wayne Jenkins, got married in late March of this year. Jeezy is already a father to two other children. “I can definitely say that our Real fam is growing, and it’s been really hard to keep all of these secrets for you guys because we’ve had so much to reveal here at the show, including the fact that I am pregnant!” the co-host said during the br...

PM Andrew Holness Not Ruling Out Vybz Kartel Being Vax Ambassador

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says that Vybz Kartel may have a key role in the government’s continued efforts to vaccinate the majority of Jamaica’s population by 2022. So far, just about seven percent (7%) of the island’s people are fully vaccinated. While the government has been trying to vaccinate persons, there has been a high number of people against taking the shot, which is said to help persons from either getting the virus or having minimal reactions. A recent study showed that anti-vaccination rhetoric and conspiracies were rife among the population, with the majority of people against mandatory COVID-19 vaccination. However, the Prime Minister believes that Vybz Kartel, who is one of the most influential entertainers on the island, might be able to assist in getting more persons ...

50 Cent Calls DaBaby & Lil Wayne’s “Lonely” Best Mental Health Rap Song

50 Cent says DaBaby and Lil Wayne’s new song “Lonely” is the best song about mental health. DaBaby is still attempting to recover from almost being canceled after going on a homophobic rant at the Rolling Loud festival this summer. While the rapper lost jobs and fans over the incident, 50 Cent has continued to vocally support him, even taking on a mentorship role in Baby’s circle. DaBaby recently made a comeback with his song and video “Lonely,” collaborating with Lil Wayne to create a hit track with a No. 2 trending video and over 3.5 million views. Giving the song props for its daring lyrics, Fifty shared the video and captioned his post, “This is the best song I have heard about mental health. They snapped on this one.” In the video, which was written and directed by D...

Rihanna Show Fans Love Gave Away Cash While On Date With A$AP Rocky In Harlem

Rihanna and her boyfriend, A$AP Rocky, were spotted on a late-night date on Friday (September 17) at about 3 AM. The couple was bombarded by fans on their way inside El Puerto Seafood and Fish Market in Harlem, and Rihanna is being hailed “a real one” for showing her fans love despite trying to get something to eat. The Fenty Beauty billionaire showed her fans some love, signing autographs, hugging, and even giving one man a $20 bill before entering the eatery with a chilled A$AP Rocky by her side. The couple seemed quite happy wearing not only huge smiles but matching leather pants. Rihanna, a fashion mogul, was rocking a white tank top underneath a black leather jacket with a fuzzy black bucket hat topping her braids. Accessorizing the cool look was a pair of black sunglasses, a long gol...

Lil Baby Gets Refund And Four Rings For Fake $400K Patek Philippe Watch

Lil Baby got back his $400K after learning that the Patek Philippe watch he was flaunting on Instagram was a fake. While the Atlanta rapper was rightfully angry at the loss, he’s already come up with a way to ensure that it never happens again. His suggestion, which he posted on his stories, is simple, he should be added to the official Patek Philippe list. Lil Baby, known for his aggressive lyrics, added that aftermarket jewelers like Rafaello And Co, who sold him the fake timepiece, are threatening to make him do something he would later regret. Maybe his colleague, Drake, who is on that list, can help him out even though Drizzy is busy these days dominating the airwaves with his massively successful new album, Certified Lover Boy. Lil Baby shared on IG last night that he got a full refu...

Bounty Killer Marks 25th Anniversary Of His Classic Album ‘My Xperience’

Bounty Killer is celebrating the 25th anniversary of his massively successful album My Xperience. The dancehall legend shared his appreciation for the project he put out at that time and to say that he’s not going to let anything hold him back from making more great hits. “Quarter Century Ago Today Such An Experience It Was Is And Still,” Bounty Killer wrote on IG. At the time of release in 1996, Bounty was already a mega-star in the dancehall genre, and the album was very well received. The album boasted hints of hip-hop, which helped its popularity to grow even more. The album focused on the plight of the impoverished and disenfranchised on the island. In 1999, the book The Rough Guide: Reggae: 100 Essential CDs listed the album as one of the must-haves. Alex Henderson ...

Spice Clears Up Misconceptions About Her ‘Graci Noir’ Clothing Brand

Spice makes it clear her that her clothing brand, Graci Noir, is for everyone. On Thursday (September 16th), Spice took to Instagram to post a screenshot of an exchange between her and one of her supporters, which took place via the comment section on one of her previous posts. The fan seemed to be debating whether or not she should purchase clothes from Spice’s clothing line, Graci Noir, as she is caucasian and believed the line was strictly for black women. The fan questioned, “Spice, your collection is for white people [too]? I want to buy it but my friends say [it’s] not for white people and I [can’t] wear it.” She added a very discouraged, remorseful emoji displaying her sadness over the situation. She continued, “some people can [feel] not good whe...