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A proposed law was introduced to Congress earlier this week that will ban the use of rap lyrics as evidence in court. The bill was introduced by 2  Democratic Congressmen Hank Johnson of Georgia and Jamal Bowman of New York. they’re calling the bill the Restoring Artistic Protection Act also known as (RAP Act). Atlanta […]

New York rapper French Montana says record labels are profiting on rappers that make violent music by taking out million dollar insurance policies. French Montana believes the labels taking out these insurance policies wirh the wrong intentions. https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.tmz.com/2022/07/19/french-montana-rappers-dead-life-insurance-akademiks-off-the-record/

According to 2 Chainz, him and Lil Wayne are joining forces again and in the process of recording a new project. Their chemistry dates back to their 2010 hit “Duffle Bag Boy,” which helped put the artist 2 Chainz on the map. They worked together extensively on 2 Chainz’s 2016 album, ColleGrove. Had a good […]

Rapper Nicki Minaj husband Kenneth Petty has been sentenced to a year of house arrest after failing to register as a sex offender. Kenneth Petty legal problems began back in 1995 after being convicted of attempted rape. Petty got in hot water back in 2019 when he and his wife Nicki Minaj moved to California. […]

Rapper Nipsey Hussle’s killer Eric Holder was found guilty of 1st degree murder in the shooting death of the rapper back in 2019. Eric holder trial was delayed last week after being attacked by inmates while in custody. Eric Holder faces life in prison. Source APnews

You may wish you were attending MIT after hearing this news. Over the weekend, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology announced the appointments for its MLK Visiting Professor program for the 2022-23 school year, and Lupe Fiasco s among those named as experts in arts and humanities. Lupe took to Twitter to tweet: “I been holding […]

Legendary New York City DJ Kay Sly passed away after losing his battle with Covid-19 for the last 4 months. DJ Kay Slay had his Drama hour radio show on New York City’s Hot 97 for years and it was currently at Sirius XM Shade 45. DJ Kay Slay was well known for his run […]

The memoir “The Book Of Jose” written by Fat Joe will drop in November. The book will detail Joe’s more than 30-year music career. Plus, go into depth about the 51-year-old rapper’s tumultuous upbringing in the Bronx, NY, all the way up to eventual success as a respected artist in the music game, and some […]

On this day March 9th 1997 one of the most influential hip hop artists from the 90s  Christopher Wallace aka The Notorious B.I.G was killed in Los Angeles. At the time of Biggies death he was only 24 years old and released his debut album “Ready To Die” his second album “Life After Death” was […]

The highest-earning hip-hop artists for 2021 have been revealed and it’s no surprise who’s on top. A list compiled by Forbes editor Zack O’Malley Greenberg shows the rankings as Jay Z ranked No.1 with $470 million earnings for the year, with his total earnings bringing his net worth to $1.5 billion after he sold portions […]

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