Hip-Hop/R&B News

Bobby Shmurda Plans To Sue The NYPD
Hip-Hop/R&B

Bobby Shmurda, the Brooklyn rapper is reportedly suing the NYPD for his arrest in June of 2014. He claims the NYPD falsely arrested him on gun and drug charges. The “Hot Nigga” rapper claims he was hanging out with his friends in Rockaway Parkway on June 3, 2014 when the cops knocked on the door. Shmurda says the police where chanting the lyrics to “Hot Nigga” as they ransacked the house. The NYPD claim Shmurda was trying to hide a...

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Sunday, 01 May 2016
Drake Drops Views From The 6
Hip-Hop/R&B

So, Queen B had all the ladies ready to leave their men with her album Lemonade, which was released just 6 days ago.  Now, Drake’s new album “Views From The 6″ has all the men running back to their ladies. So #SmackTalkers, how do you feel about Drakes new album?  Are you all here for it or nahh?  Drake has been in the game since 2009, where he debuted his EP So Far Gone.  You guys have to admit that Drake has been on...

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Friday, 29 April 2016
The Game: Prince Turned Down A Song With Me Over My Foul Mouth
Hip-Hop/R&B

Prince’s death has come as a complete shock to the entire world. There are lots of celebrities that have had the privilege of working with the legend himself.  On the contrary, there are lots of other celebrities that only dreamt of collaborating with “the artist formerly known as.”  The Game is definitely one of those celebs. TMZ caught up with the Los Angeles rapper and he told the story of how he blew his one chance to work with Prince. ...

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Wednesday, 27 April 2016
50 Cent Meets His 3rd Son At A Meet-n-Greet
Hip-Hop/R&B

50 Cent took to Instagram to drop a huge bomb on us all. He introduced his 3rd son, Davian, whom he just recently met.  He posted a picture of the young man standing alongside him in tears. While the young boy’s exact age is unknown, he appears to be between 10 and 13 years of age. The Queens rapper added a caption underneath the picture, which read: “My life is full of surprises, this little guy is my son, DAVIAN. He...

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Sunday, 24 April 2016
Paramedics Called: Waka Flocka Eats Too Many Weed Edibles
Hip-Hop/R&B

Oh, the life of a celebrity definitely has its downs;like the aftermath of the turn-up. Waka Flocka Flame is certainly paying for being a party animal.  Apparently, the Atlanta rapper downed too many marijuana edibles and as a result the paramedics were called. Lucky for him, he was out partying in Seattle where weed is legal. So, he took full advantage. Medical Marijuana.com is reporting that “In 2012, Washington state voters approved I-502 legalizing the possession of small amounts of marijuana,...

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Tuesday, 19 April 2016
Slick Rick Becomes US Citizen After 23 Years
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As far back as one can remember, Bronx bred rapper (by way of England) Slick Rick, faced deportation issues. Well, the fight is finally over. This past Friday marked the first day of Rick’s US citizenship. After pleading guilty to a double count of attempted murder, which resulted in a five year prison stay, Rick’s freedom was threatened by immigration officials. He managed to maintain his innocence by letting everyone know he fired his gun out of self-defense. Slick said...

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Saturday, 16 April 2016
The Repo Man Is After Tyga For His Lambo
Hip-Hop/R&B

What on Earth is up with these rappers flossing and owing folks money at the same time? Rapper Tyga owes Choice Motor Credit almost $400K because he hasn’t made any payments on that pretty little whip of his. His 2013 Lamborghini Aventador may just be snatched back from him. TMZ is reporting that back in February of 2014 the same company reposessed Tyga’s Mulsanne for not making any payments. Apparently, he still owes the company a whopping $91k for that...

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Wednesday, 13 April 2016
Rapper Twista Arrested For Weed Possession
Hip-Hop/R&B

Carl Mitchell, better known to the hip-hop community as rapper Twista, had to cancel his upcoming show in Indiana because he was arrested for possession of marijuana.  On the night of March 24 at approximately 10:30 pm, Twista’s Rolls Royce was pulled over “following an SUV too closely,” says Porter County Police Chief Deputy Jeff Biggs. When he was pulled over it was pretty much a wrap for Twista. Officer Biggs claims that the smell of marijuana permeated the air,...

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Saturday, 26 March 2016
NEW VIDEO: ‘The New Cupid by BJ The Chicago Kid ft. Kendrick Lamar’
Hip-Hop/R&B

Bryan James Sledge, better known as BJ The Chicago Kid to the hip-hop and R&B world, is definitely a rising star that the entire world has yet to see.  He dropped his first album, Pineapple Now-Or-Laters, back in early 2012.  This album is nothing short of amazing, which features only two collaborations.  The 17 track album has a very 90’s feel to it while BJ’s beautiful voice can be compared to the sounds of D’Angelo and Raheem Davaughn.  But truly one of...

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Friday, 25 March 2016
Phife Dawg’s Cause Of Death Revealed
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Today we lost one of the greats in Hip-Hop; Phife Dawg of the legendary group A Tribe Called Quest. Rolling Stone has confirmed that he passed away due to complications from diabetes. He was only 45 years old. In 2008, Malik Taylor also known as Phife Dawg had a kidney transplant. In a documentary called “Beats, Rhymes, & Life” Phife talked about his battle with diabetes. He said “It’s really a sickness. Like straight-up drugs. I’m just addicted to sugar.”...

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Thursday, 24 March 2016