WHEW! Lil Wayne has decided to drop his $51 Million dollar lawsuit against Cash Money Records. On April 6th it has been reported that Weezy F Baby and Birdman have reached a settlement of some kind. The case has been dismissed but Wayne could re-file if he chooses to do so! Wayne charged that Cash Money had jacked him of millions over The Carter V. The lawsuit was filed in January and recently there has been problems back and fourth on social media, publicly, and lyrically. Developing!
UPDATE: Lil Wayne lawsuit has NOT been dropped just moved to New Orleans.
We haven’t had a Frank Ocean album in three years! Word is Frank is returning with a new album this July and it could be possibly called “Boys Don’t Cry.” The announcement was made by Frank on his website. His first album Channel Orange won a Grammy for Best Urban Contemporary and made a few publication’s best album of the year lists in 2012. Are you excited?
The Game now has a lawsuit to deal with after a punch he threw at an off duty cop during a basketball game last month. The officer says that the rapper came at him unprovoked. Included in the suit the officer says that he may have suffered brain damage from Game’s fist. Game left the scene later when the police were called and has not responded! Developing!
Chile today’s news pops off with drama coming from 50 Cent and Floyd Mayweather. You see, Floyd Mayweather struggles with reading and 50 Cent decided to challenge good boy Floyd to a read off. While every celebrity is doing the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, 50 decided to challenge Floyd to read ONE page from a Harry Potter book. If Floyd is successful 50 will donate $750,000 to a charity of Floyd’s choice. Now it might be a little funny but at the same its very sad. The Breakfast Club morning radio show decided to take things very far by releasing unreleased audio of Floyd Mayweather struggling to read drops when he came to the station. Dj Envy says it usually takes someone 10 seconds to read, Floyd can be heard stopping and restarting and messing up his words. 50 Cent changed the book that Floyd would be reading from Harry Potter to The Cat in the Hat. Chile…..make sure your children are in school this semester and please join the PTA!
In San Francisco police kill a teenager after shooting him 5 times in the back and while he was laying face down in the street for not paying a $2 bus fare. Video footage shows after shooting the teenager the police keep their guns out as he bleeds but do not call upon anyone for first aid. The police claim he had a gun which still has not been found. Be aware of your surroundings.
In other news Wiz Khalifa teams up with Converse again to add another sneaker to the collection. The Pittsburgh native and Converse have revealed two different colorways of the Converse “Chuck Taylor All Star ILL” one in all white and the other all black. Foot Locker, Footaction, and Eastbay are releasing the shoe today, AUgust 22nd. Are you getting a pair???
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Some interesting news is bubbling out of the pot today my friend. Have you ever worn Under Armour or know an athlete who has? Well Under Armour just made a power move on the NBA’s most valuable player. Kevin Durant was in a contract with Nike but that contract has now expired. Moving forward Kevin has now been offered a 10 year deal from Under Armour ranging between $265-$285 million. Kevin Durant is signed to Jay Z with Roc Nation Sports and will receive a stock in the company and other incentives. On the side Nike can still and has the right to match the offer for Durant. Sounds like a really BIG deal!
In other news relating to #Ferguson rapper T.I. decides to write a 2 part open letter ..Straight out of Atlanta rapper T.I. has chosen to express two open letters about the situation in Ferguson, Missouri. T.I. directs one to America and the other to “his people”. T.I also released a song called New National Anthem featuring Skylar Grey which can be heard —> HERE!! <— You can read T.I.’s letters by going to Soul92Jams.com and going through the headlines to find the story.
Lupe Fiasco is giving fans the opportunity to get a personalized 1 verse song for $500. There really is NOT a catch to this either! All you have to do is send him an instrumental and pick the mood and subject. The rapper will then record a verse just for you. Okay so maybe there is one small catch.. you have to pick up the physical copy of the CD which only has that one song on it and exchange that $500 dollars cash only. You have to sign a “usage contract” also when you pick up the cd. Hmm…are you going to send in your instrumental?
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Chileeeeeeeeeeeee … word on the street is Meek Mill is NOT being granted a hearing for his probation violation and will remain in jail until October. Earlier in the month reports said that Meek Mill had been sentenced to 3-6 months in county jail after a probation violation. Label owner Rick Ross jumped to give a response saying that Meek’s jail time would only be a few weeks but it seems that not even Ross had the final answers about the situation. The rappers legal team had a petition for an emergency court date thinking he would get out of jail as soon as possible. The request was denied. Meek Mill’s legal team says that he as done nothing that could warrant his probation being revoked. Today Meek pleaded for parole from his ongoing sentence but was denied. The judge ordered the rapper to take anger management and parenting classes, then said the earliest he would be released is October 11th. Will you still support Meek Mill and MMG? Will you listen to his new album when it drops? *Rick Ross grunt*
Jay Z the Jigga man proceeds forward and now Roc Nation Sports has obtained a boxing license. Along side 50 Cent and his SMS Promotions, Jay Z and his own Roc Nation Sports will be promoting boxing matches and also sign boxers. According to sources Roc Nation Sports has been working on this move for more than 8 months. Roc Nation does not have any signed boxers yet but has signed David Itskowitch to be its boxing division’s chief operating officer.
Rapper Nelly makes news today and has been criticized by some of his hometown residents for not actually visiting Ferguson, Missouri where #MikeBrown was shot and killed over a week ago. After speaking on the issue in interviews and at a celebrity football game, Nelly finally visited Ferguson. Nelly spoke words to a crowd in Ferguson and said the people need to remain peaceful. Also the rapper stated that they should look at their own actions. Nelly spoke through a bullhorn. The rapper was quoted saying .. “There’s more doctors. There’s more lawyers. There’s more teachers. There’s more black billionaires. There’s more black millionaires. You got options brothers and sisters. We got to understand we got options and stop choosing the reaction option.” The crown gave applause and shouts of agreement during the speech. Some onlookers asked Nelly what was his plan moving forward, and someone responded to Nelly from when he told the people “You got options” and said “You got options, – you’re rich.”
Protests continue for #JusticeForMikeBrown in Ferguson, Missouri.
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