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Leeroy Jelks is the proverbial “runitman” 

By Tayo Odutola Word Is Bond

Emerging rapper Leeroy Jelks shares a one-off track entitled “runitman.” The gloomy trap track sees Jelks in his element as he delivers an impassioned performance and vivid lyrical stylings. He digs deep into the concept of financial stability and how he is in control of his income.

“runitman” will also appear on his new project entitled broke boy ep.

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Officially PM ushers in the “Season For Giving” 

By Tayo Odutola Word Is Bond

Officially PM‘s new single “Season For Giving” is an entertaining and bouncy take on the classic 12 days of Christmas song. Over a bass-heavy sparse song, the ladies show us what they got in their gift baskets while displaying their unapologetic bad bitch demeanor. Overall, “Season For Giving” is an everyday anthem for the ladies to live by and a reminder for the men to fill up their lady’s stockings this Christmas!

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Miles Morales Returns To Action In Trailer To ‘Spider-Man: Across The Spider-Verse (Part One)’ 

Spider-Man: Across The Spider-Verse (Part One)

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It’s been three years since Sony’s Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse took the comic book world by storm with its critical acclaim and successful box office run, but now we’ve finally gotten a trailer for the highly anticipated sequel that was teased at the end of the original film.

Picking up where the original left off, the Spider-Man: Across The Spider-Verse (Part One) trailer finds Spider-Woman (Gwen Stacy) inter-dimensionally creeping into the room of Spider-Man (Miles Morales) and asking him to join her on a new adventure in her own universe. A “grounded” Miles Morales reluctantly accepts only to find himself slung through a multiverse and facing off against Spider-Man 2099 (Miguel O’Hara). What’s the beef all about? Why did Spider-Woman seek out Spider-Man? Will we finally get to see Venom in this particular Spider-Man franchise?

All questions will be answered when Spider-Man: Across The Spider-Verse (Part One) hits theaters in 2022. Luckily we probably won’t have to wait long for Part Two as writer, Christopher Miller has confirmed that the two films are being worked on at the same time.

Check out the trailer below and let us know if you’re as excited about this Spidey flick as we are.


Yung Joc Denies Being Bad Dog Owner 

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Yung Joc better tread lightly because people don’t play when it comes to alleged cruelty to animals. The Atlanta rapper turned reality star is insisting he is not an irresponsible dog owner after being accused of such.

Apparently, a dog breeder has accused Joc of letting his pitbulls do as they please since they managed to “chew through their enclosures.” But according to Joc, it was basically out of his control.

Reports TMZ:

The “It’s Goin’ Down” rapper tells TMZ … he did his part to keep the dogs contained on his property, with kennels and two chain-link fences, but he was surprised they were still able to bite their way out.

Yung Joc says he paid over $20,000 for the pit bulls, Nispey and Bruiser, back in April from a dog breeder in Los Angeles … but after they escaped, the dog breeder blamed the rapper and offered a $5k reward for info on their whereabouts.

While the dog breeder, Andre of Big Gemini Kennels, claims Yung Joc was being irresponsible and might be hiding something … Joc tells us he’s been transparent with authorities, even sharing the video of their escape.

Joc insists he isn’t to blame.

We gotta hear both sides?



Hip-Hop Wired Presents: CRT FRSH [Certified Fresh] Playlist 12.5.21 

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Salute to the readers and supporters of Hip-Hop Wired! We’re back with a fresh update of our CRT FRSH (Certified Fresh) playlist and we’re just a tad late for the update this week, our bad. Part of our duty as a publication and crew is to school the masses on who is doing what musically and there’s no better way to do that beyond our CRT FRSH (Certified Fresh) bi-weekly playlist.

The CRT FRSH playlist is a labor of love. We don’t take payments nor do we do favors. We only add joints to our playlist that fit the theme and vision we’re going for and we don’t seek to waste the time of the listener. Further, we don’t stick to one lane of Hip-Hop. We feel that all aspects of the music should get some light whether it’s young lions in the trenches to those hoping for that one shot to blow up to grizzled veterans puffing out their chest having lots more to say.

Now, on to the show.

We open up this edition of CRT FRSH with a standout track from Ye’s DONDA deluxe album in “Life Of The Party” featuring a scene-stealing verse from André 3000. Some might remember that there was some controversy regarding the track after it was prematurely leaked with Ye throwing a shot at Drake in a song meant to honor the rappers’ late mothers.

The super-talented Rico Nasty’s new single “Money” featuring Flo Milli is a guaranteed party starter, and NBA Youngboy put on his crew with the track “Ghetto Can’t Be Saved” featuring rising spitter NoCap from the Never Broke Again: The Compilation Volume 1 project.

Kali checks in with the remix for the track “MMM MMM” featuring Moneybagg Yo, ATL Jacob, and Latto, and the potent combination of Freddie Gibbs and Mr. VERZUZ aka Jadakiss is on display with “Black Illuminati.”

Rounding out the rest of the playlist are new joints from Polo G, NLE Choppa, Tyga, French Montana, Rick Ross, The-Dream, Cordae, Lil Wayne (feature artist of the year in our opinion), aroomfullofmirrors, Kipp Stone, Flipp Dinero, Jaah SLT, Your Old Droog, Mach-Hommy, Fly Anakin, Flee Lord, Demi Day, Hus Kingpin, and more.

Check out the flyness below.

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The Outcastkid wants to chill in “Keep it Real Peaceful” [Video] 

By Tayo Odutola Word Is Bond

Emerging rapper The Outcastkid shares visuals for the new single “Keep it Real Peaceful.” As the title suggests, it depicts him in full chill mode as he takes time to clear his mind away from the craziness of the world.

The video has a DIY/documentary aesthetic and follows the rapper doing his thing.

The song is a part of a 2 song project called  NEON OUTCAST.


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Nephie and Knowledge the Kid make us think deep in new single “Ghost” [Video] 

By Tayo Odutola Word Is Bond

Nephie and Knowledge the Kid team up to deliver this thoughtful and insightful collaboration titled “Ghost.” Over a soulful and anthemic backdrop, Knowledge digs deep to share his personal struggles and tribulations. Armed with an explosive and impassioned vocal tone and evocative lyrics, he keeps listeners locked in with every word uttered.

The visual is quite captivating and blends several images that coincide with the struggling theme and bring the real-time issue to the forefront.

Get “Ghost” on Spotify // Bandcamp // Apple Music

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Bre SwaGz pours her all in “It Be Going Down” 

By Tayo Odutola Word Is Bond

Emerging rapper Bre SwaGz pours her all in “It Be Going Down,” a heartfelt song that details the dynamics of love and support. Over a bouncy and soulful backdrop, she gives us her past experiences with people who don’t support her goals but she didn’t let her stop her from proceeding. The chorus is inspired by DMX’s “How its going down.”


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Happy 52nd Birthday To The Brooklyn Legend, Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter! 

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Jay-Z is a living legend with millions of records sold worldwide and became a billionaire via his various business ventures in the process. Today (Dec. 4) is the artist born Shawn Carter’s birthday, and Twitter is currently celebrating the Brooklyn legend properly.

If you’re a regular reader of Hip-Hop Wired, you’re already well aware that we support Hov around these parts so there’s no need for us to run down his impressive resume in grand detail. With 13 studio albums, multiple businesses, and the ability to still show up on features and body the track, Jay-Z doesn’t have anything else to prove as he coasts comfortably into his middle years.

Would another album from Jay-Z be welcomed by most? Most certainly. But at this juncture, if we never get another proper full-length from H to the Izzo, we’ve got plenty to fall back on. As one of the greatest living rappers today, Jay-Z’s lyrical and entrepreneurial acumen should be studied for years to come.

For now, check out the reactions from Twitter honoring Jay-Z below, and we’ve also added a collection of playlists from the biggest DSPs featuring the GOAT’s music.

Happy G-Day, Jay-Z!

Tidal’s Jay-Z Essentials playlist.

Apple Music’s Essentials playlist.

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Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene Makes Stupid Comparison Of COVID-19 To Cancer 



Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, the Republican congresswoman who believes in Jewish-owned space lasers and other QAnon conspiracies, is back to stirring up controversies with another stupid and unnecessary opinion. This time, Greene compared COVID-19 death rates to that of cancer, even though only one of these conditions is contagious.

It should be noted that there are two Twitter accounts for the Georgia elected official but only one of which is verified, thus we do believe it’s fair to attribute the following tweets to Greene.

From Twitter:

1. Every single year more than 600,000 people in the US die from cancer.

The country has never once shut down.

Not a single school has closed.

And every year, over 600,000 people, of all ages and all races will continue to die from cancer.

2. Since #COVID19 tracking has started, 780,000+ people have died in 22 mo in the US, but more than 1 million still died of cancer.

More have died in 2021 from covid than 2020 in spite of Gov mandated widespread vaccines, mass public masking, & trillions spent.

3. It’s time to take a different approach based on the facts.

Covid predominately targets obese & older people.

Shutdowns, masking, and vaccines are not stopping covid, that is just government control.

Ivermectin, monoclonal antibodies, & other treatments are saving lives.

4. To care about others & save lives, our response to #COVID19 should be working towards ending obesity, promote covid treatments that are proven to work, & stop the politically driven mass hysteria.

Allow people to choose natural immunity or vaccines, w/o discrimination.

Aside from complete ignorance of the facts by people far more qualified than herself and others who share similarly bad thoughts, Greene’s commitment to the bad takes made by conservative pundits on the extreme right has prompted the proper response from Twitter and we’ve got those reactions listed out below.

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We know someone who needs to hear it.