The DX Digest for Wednesday (March 22) finds a curious mashup Drake’s “KMT” and XXXTENTACION’s “Look At Me” topping the list while a nearly 11-minute interview with Dave Chappelle on Jimmy Kimmel Live! comes in on its heels. Mike WiLL Made-It continues to kill it with another collaborative single, “Razzle Dazzle,” featuring Future, and Lecrae … Continue reading DX Digest: Drake & XXXTENTACION Get Mashed Up & Dave Chappelle Explains 13-Year Hiatus
New York, NY – Although the scene was seemingly cut from the ficial episode, it appears T.I. sent some not-so-subtle shots in Safaree’s direction during a recent taping VH1’s Hip Hop Squares. When talking about Safaree’s recent role on Love & Hip Hop f camera, T.I. said, “Oh he on ‘Love & Hip Hop?’ I thought his Hip … Continue reading Safaree Mocks T.I.'s "Subpar" Raps In Response To Jokes About Ex Nicki Minaj
West Hollywood, CA – Successful releases from veteran East Coast groups De La Soul, A Tribe Called Quest and the duo Remy Ma and Fat Joe in 2016 proved that ageism is almost becoming nonexistent in Hip Hop. This also includes The Lox who released Filthy America… It’s Beautiful in December following a 16-year wait from … Continue reading The Lox Discuss Hip Hop Ageism & Wu-Block 2
Record Store Day is just a month away, April 22 in fact, and in honor that day, André 3000 will be releasing his cover The Beatles’ 1969 hit “All Together Now” f Yellow Submarine on a 7″ vinyl. The rendition was featured in a 2010 Nike commercial highlighting Kobe Bryant’s superb athleticism with the Los Angeles Lakers … Continue reading André 3000 To Drop The Beatles' Cover Song On Vinyl For Record Store Day
Manhattan, NY – Puff Daddy’s Revolt TV has come under attack by a group men who are claiming both racism and ageism. Page Six reports that five white men over the age 39 who worked for Revolt TV as part the production crew for “The Breakfast Club” claimed in Manhattan Supreme Court that they were treated … Continue reading Old White Dudes Not Wanted At Puff Daddy's Revolt TV?
Toronto, Canada – On “Gyalchester” from his new More Life playlist Drake raps, “I gotta do mansion ’cause I outgrew condo.” Turns out this wasn’t a metaphor. Drake’s architectural designer Ferris Rafauli has shared a video to his own Instagram page that shows Drake’s mansion under construction in Toronto’s upscale Bridal Path area, the richest neighbo(u)rhood in Canada. … Continue reading Drake Has Been Giving More Life To His New Toronto Mansion
If rap beefs between female MCs, idols turned rivals and former friends weren’t enough, now producers are getting involved. Founding 808 Mafia members Southside and Lex Luger have been throwing shots at each other for the past couple weeks regarding a possible beat battle. Initially, the event was canceled following some failed wager negotiations. Looks … Continue reading Swizz Beatz Helping Organize Southside Vs. Lex Luger Beat Battle
California lawmakers considering lessening the penalty for those who knowingly expose their sexual partners to HIV is a case “population control,” according to Compton rapper Lil Eazy-E. While speaking with TMZ, the son the late Eazy-E fered his thoughts on recent news about politicians mulling over whether or not to change HIV criminalization laws. A new bill … Continue reading Lil Eazy-E Suggests Proposed HIV Bill Is "Population Control"
“He was only 17, in a madman’s dream/ The cops shot the kid, I still hear him scream…” — not exactly what you’d expect from a classic children’s story. But these are lyrics from Slick Rick’s iconic 1988 track “Children’s Story,” which has now been made into an actual children’s book that includes illustrations and … Continue reading Slick Rick's "Children's Story" Is Being Made Into An Actual Children's Story
Los Angeles, CA – Wyclef Jean was wrongfully detained by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department yesterday (March 21) after authorities pulled over the Fugees rapper when they thought he matched the identity an armed robbery suspect. LASD issued an apology for the matter, writing a lengthy Facebook post about the incident. “It is unfortunate … Continue reading LASD Apologizes To Wyclef Jean For "Inconvenience" Of Detaining Him