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Video Resurfaces That Led to Tekashi 6ix9ine’s Recent Arrest

  Tekashi 6ix9ine was arrested in New York this week on an arrest warrant in Houston, and video of the incident that led to his arrest has resurfaced. The “Keke” rapper is accused of choking a 16-year-old boy in Houston’s Galleria Mall earlier this year. According to Ugly God, who was with Tekashi that day,…

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XXXTentacion’s Mom Reveals His Cousin Died After Drowning in Family’s Pool

  XXXTentacion’s mother, Cleopatra, revealed on Instagram that his cousin passed away after drowning in the family’s pool. She wrote on her page, “RIP my niece, I still can’t believe you’re gone, you were just here for jah’s funeral. Unbelievable.” Cleopatra included a photo of the young girl dancing and smiling outside of the pool,…

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U.S. Re-Opening Emmett Till Murder Investigation Amid ‘New Information’

The U.S. Justice Department has received “new information” in the murder investigation of Emmett Till, which they have decided to re-open. This comes nearly 63-years after the brutal and racist murder of Till, who was captured and killed after he was accused of whistling at a white woman while visiting his family in Mississippi. The…

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Papa John’s Founder Resigns as Chairman After Saying N-Word

Update: Papa John’s founder, John Schnatter, has resigned as chairman of the company’s board after apologizing for saying the n-word during a sensitivity call in May. The news came shortly after the Major League Baseball had indefinitely suspended its Papa Slam promotion, which had been ongoing since 2016. ———- Papa John’s founder, John Schnatter, is…

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Dr. Dre Started Mixing Anderson Paak’s Aftermath Debut

  The wait for Anderson Paak‘s major label debut may be coming to an end. Dr. Dre has started mixing the final product, according to an Instagram post by Ty Cannon, Wednesday (July 11). “Mixing @anderson._paak Album!” Cannon wrote in the caption of a photo of Dre doing work in the studio. He added the hashtags, “#Aftermath…

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DRAM Delivers Dialed-Down Version of Andre 3000’s “Prototype” and “Caretaker”

  Summer is in full swing and Virginia lyricist DRAM has been more or less missing in action–that is until today. Early Wednesday morning (July 11), the “Broccoli” rapper shared a somber rendition of the Andre 3000 deep cut, “Prototype,” as well as his own SZA-assisted single, “Caretaker.” The Virginia lyricist tweeted, “always love when i get…

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Asian Doll Has a Joint Mixtape With Gucci Mane in the Works

“[One night] we was at [Ace of Diamonds] and Gucci was introducing me to all his friends,” Asian Doll recalls while seated in XXL’s Manhattan office, donning a translucent pink number with a rainbow Chanel purse. “He was like, ‘Yo, this my daughter! She’s like me, yo! She rap like a nigga!’ When he said that, I…

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Cardi B and Offset Welcome Baby Girl Kulture

Cardi B has finally given birth to her baby girl. On Tuesday night (July 10), the “Be Careful” rapper welcomed Kulture Kiari Cephus at an Atlanta hospital. The “Bodak Yellow” artist broke the news on Instagram on Wednesday (July 11), posting a nude photo of herself showing off her baby bump and writing in the…

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XXXTentacion’s Estate Files Trademark to Use Name on Official Merchandise

The trademark filing will allow the late rapper’s estate to use his name on jerseys, jackets, hats, T-shirts, sweatpants, collared shirts and hoodies. The claim was filed near the end of June, shortly after XXXTentacion was gunned down. An official merch store launched earlier this month, featuring T-shirts, shorts and a hoodie, but the products…

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Public Enemy’s “Fight the Power” Used to Heckle Senator Mitch McConnell Out of Restaurant

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is having a tough time eating out. On Sunday night (July 9), McConnell was forced to leave the Sarino restaurant in Louisville, Ky. after protestors blasted Public Enemy‘s “Fight the Power” over a speaker. According to bartender Nick Hulstine, who works at the Four Pegs establishment, the restaurant was hosting trivia…

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