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Wu-Tang Clan Drop ‘For The Children: 25 Years Of Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)’ Doc 

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This past weekend the timeless Hip-Hop classic that is Wu-Tang Clan’s Enter The 36 Chambers celebrated it’s 25th anniversary (feel old, y’all? We do!) and though they didn’t re-release the album they did do something better.

To commemorate the anniversary Wu-Tang released a documentary about their classic debut album titled For The Children: 25 Years Of Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) in which each member explains what the album meant to them and how it changed the game. Aside from getting insight from each individual member For The Children also features the likes of A$AP Ferg and A$AP Rocky talking about impact the album had on them back in the day. “People can relate to struggle especially when you in the muthaf*ckin’ struggle” explained Rocky.

The RZA’s summary of Enter The 36 Chambers is a bit more insightful than Rocky’s but not far off from what he felt. “36 Chambers, when you hear it you’re hearing young men finding themselves and finding a way to express themselves.” And we were all able to relate to what they were saying which is why to this day many regard Enter The 36 Chambers as a top 10 Hip-Hop classic.

Check out For The Children: 25 Years Of Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) below and get ready to bop your head throughout the entire documentary.

Jaden Smith Allegedly Comes Out On Stage, Says Tyler, The Creator Is His Boyfriend 

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Jaden Smith has always pushed the boundaries of sexuality by way of his fashion sense, boldly taking on styles and stances that belied what is typically expected of Hip-Hop artists. During this weekend’s Camp Flog Gnaw Carvinal festival, Smith admitted to being in a relationship with Tyler, The Creator.

Metro reports:

Jaden said to the audience: ‘I just wanna say Tyler, The Creator is the best friend in the world.

‘And I love him so fucking much, and I wanna tell you guys something, I wanna tell you, Tyler doesn’t wanna say, but Tyler is my mother f*cking boyfriend.’

Tyler, real name Tyler Gregory Okonma, could be seeing in the audience laughing and waving his hands at Jaden as he removed the face mask. The youngest son of Will Smith later touched on his statement again when he mentioned the Yonkers rapper directly on social media this morning.

Tyler, The Creator hinted at being gay or at least bisexual via the song “I Ain’t Got Time” from his Flower Boy album in rapping the words, “I been kissing white boys since 2004.”

It isn’t known if this is part of some elaborate troll or the actual truth, but Jaden Smith has a penchant for being rather serious despite his young age. And Tyler himself posted a cryptic tweet that read, “I feel freeeeeee” but it isn’t really clear what the producer and rapper was eluding to in writing the message.

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Mike WiLL Made-It Reveals ‘Creed II’ Soundtrack ft. Kendrick Lamar, Nas & More 

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Mike WiLL Made-It has been a busy man. The renowned Atlanta producer just revealed the soundtrack tracklisting to the forthcoming Creed II starring Michael B. Jordan. 

Per 2018 protocol, Mike WiLL shared the tracklist via his Twitter account. Saying “whateva” to the faux pas of using all caps, he said, “RARE COLLABS , LOUD MIXES , NEW FLOWS , FRESH MELODIES NEW TEMPO’S , NEW FREQUENCIES REAL MESSAGES IN THE MOST ORGANIC WAY. THE SOUNDTRACK / COLLABORATION ALBUM GAME WILL NEVER BE THE SAME AFTER THIS.”

The album includes an eclectic mix of talent including Lil Wayne, Bon Iver, Ella Mai and Vince Staples, among many more. One particular track sure to peak interest is “Check,” featuring Nas and Rick Ross. Also, there’s a joint called “The Mantra.” featuring Pharrell and Kendrick Lamar.

The soundtrack was created in collaboration the film’s director, Steven Caple Jr., its star and executive producer Michael B. Jordan, composer Ludwig Göransson, and music supervisors Fam Rothstein and Jen Malone.

“It’s important to show the new generation that soundtracks can be just as exciting as traditional albums if put in the hands of the right curator,” said Mike WiLL via a press statement.

Creed II hits theaters November 21. Peep the tracklist below.

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Kid Cudi & Kanye West Debut ‘Kids See Ghost’ At Camp Flog Gnaw, Twitter Hummed In Unison 

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Fans in attendance at Tyler, The Creator’s music festival Camp Flog Gnaw got the treat of the lifetime when Kid Cudi and Kanye West performed their joint album Kids See Ghost for the first time.

It was a humming good time.

Cudi and West with his red hair (he’s still canceled by the way) had the music festival on tilt while they performed in a see-through box and floated above fans. The duo performed cuts like  “Reborn,” “Fire,” “Free (Ghost Town Pt. 2)” and “4th Dimension” from their collaborative effort.  But it didn’t stop there though, they eventually performed their own hits as well.

Kanye much to the delight of his fans brought his old self back for the night. Backed by Cudder, Ye performed classics like “Paranoid” and “Welcome To Heartbreak.” Not to be outdone, Cudi followed Yeezy by performing fan-favorite “Pursuit of Happiness.”

It was a performance for the ages and not even Tyler, The Creator could contain himself and fanned out while watching and at one point joining the crowd to take in the epic moment.

Was this a glimpse of what to expect from the two artists if they embark on a tour? When he’s not cooning Kanye and Cudi are magic together. Hit the gallery below to see the reactions to Kanye and Cudi shutting down Camp Flog Gnaw below.

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Lil Wayne & Future Talk About Respectfully Loving Booty in Spoof ‘SNL’ Rap Video 

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This past weekend Lil Wayne was the musical guest on Saturday Night Live so it shouldn’t have surprised anyone that SNL would drop a spoof music video in which Weezy, Future, and “Booty Kings” Kenan Thompson and Chris Redd praised women shaking their rumps. What no one expected was that the song was basically a sensitivity training video about how to properly treat women in the club and life in general.

Titled “Permission” the comedic rap video features Lil Wayne and company getting lit in a club with female company while Booty Kings spit lines like, “Shake that booty (if you wanna!)/Drop that booty (it’s your choice!)/We would love to touch your booty (but we will respect your voice!).”

Hilarious.

Future and Wayne also chimed in with their respectful rhymes with Weezy talking about “Love that booty tender/never get aggressive/that booty got insurance/that booty got progressive.” Even when it’s comical rap Lil Wayne gotta be clever with it.

Check out SNL’s Lil Wayne and Future featured video below and enjoy some good clean rap.

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Juelz Santana’s Tooth Struggle Gets GoFundMe Effort, Pearly Whites Back Like Cooked Crack Though 

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The Diplomats are making a return to the scene in a big way on the back of their new video and single “Sauce Boyz” but something appeared to be missing with the crew’s youngest member. Juelz Santana‘s front teeth looked to be missing in the video in some shots and a fan launched a GoFundMe in wake of the Twitter clowning that ensued.

Never wasting time, 50 Cent was one of the first to hop on the joke bandwagon on Instagram.

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And in true Petty God fashion, Fif showed off his pearly whites in another photo.

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This went along with a number of folks online noticing that the “Human Crack In The Flesh” rapper might be what the game’s been missing but he’s clearly missing his chompers right along with it. The clowning online was relentless and because we’re kind souls, we’re going to link to the GoFundMe page although Juelz Santana’s fronts seem to be back in order based on the photo below.

Hit the gallery below for some of the online chatter.

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Tekashi 6ix9ine Taking A Jab At Cardi B With New Video? 

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It appears that Tekashi 6ix9ine has inserted himself in the middle of the beef between Nicki Minaj and Cardi B in a petty way. The “Fefe” rapper hired sisters Jade and Baddie Gi to appear in an upcoming video, the former of which was accused of sleeping with Offset, and the pair recently launched a lawsuit against the Invasion Of Privacy star.

TMZ reports:

Record label sources say he flew in Jade and Baddie Gi to appear in his music video with Nicki Minaj and Kanye West.

TMZ broke the story … Cardi was arrested last month and charged with 2 crimes for allegedly ordering an attack on the 2 bartender sisters. Cardi had a longstanding beef with Jade because she thought Jade slept with Offset. The sisters were hurt so badly they were hospitalized. They’re getting ready to sue Cardi, with the help of mega-lawyer Joe Tacopina.

Fast forward to this week … when Jade and Baddie made themselves at home after arriving in Tinseltown … hitting up Louis Vuitton in Beverly Hills, with Tekashi leading the way. They shut down the luxury joint as a throng of fans and paps desperately trying to get an up-close look.

The outlet adds that the sisters were reportedly on the set of the music video shoot when gunfire rang out last week. In an updated report, around eight shots were fired in the incident but no one was hurt.

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Jimmy Henchman Hit With 2 Life Sentences For Murder Of G-Unit Affiliate 

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James “Jimmy Henchman” Rosemond was hit with a pair of life sentences for the murder of G-Unit rapper Lowell “Lodi Mack” Fletcher.

AllHipHop.com reports that Henchman was sentenced on Thursday (Nov. 8) after being found guilty, after a retrial, in November 2017.

Lodi Mack was murdered back in 2009. The killing is thought to be in retaliation for an incident that occurred in 2007, when the now deceased and Tony Yaya allegedly put hands on Henchman’s then-teenaged son. At the time, G-Unit and The Game were beefing, with the latter being managed by Henchman.

The former music exec still maintains his innocence.

“After three trials for this murder not one of the governments embellishing witnesses said that I told them to murder Lowell Fletcher; in fact, Brian McCleod, Khalil Abdullah and Jason Williams respectively stated they never had a conversation about the murder,” reads part of an open letter Henchman shared with AllHipHop.

Henchman is already serving a life sentence for drug trafficking.

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LeBron James’ I Promise School Getting A Documentary 

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LeBron James opened a school this year—think about that. King James’  I Promise School in Akron, OH is getting the documentary treatment. 

Reports the Akron Beacon Journal:

Akron Public Schools has inked a deal with a New York City production company to document the first year of the LeBron James-backed I Promise School.

The school board approved an agreement this week with Blowback Productions to produce a feature-length documentary “capturing the successes, struggles and endeavors” of students.

Blowback, founded in 1988 by independent filmmaker Marc Levin, has produced more than 20 films, including “Baltimore Rising,” “Cadillac Records,” “SLAM” and “WhiteBoyz.” Many of its projects have focused on race, drugs and crime.

James’ I Promise School open in late summer 2018.

Filming for the documentary has already started.

[H/T Page Six]

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Them Bills Ain’t Laughing: Katt Williams Hit With $300K Tax Lien 

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Katt Williams has managed to carve out quite a long and fruitful career over the years, but some poor bookkeeping appears to be afoot according to the IRS. The comedian and actor was hit with a $300,000 tax lien for failing to pay outstanding taxes from 2015 and 2016.

The Blast reports:

On November 5, the Georgia Department of Revenue filed a tax lien over unpaid taxes Katt allegedly owes for 2015 and 2016.

The lien claims he owes $189,043.63 (2015) and $119,002.22 (2016) for a grand total of $308,045.85 in back taxes.

Katt’s tax bill would have been lowered but the $308k includes $29k for interest, $42k for penalties and $39k in collection fees.

The lien warns if the comedian doesn’t pay up quick, they will begin the process of seizing his property and assets to collect on their money.

This adds to recent legal troubles for the comedian after he was arrested for punching a driver while in Portland, Ore.

Better hit the road and go tell some jokes STAT, Katt Williams! We suggest that humbly and respectfully, of course.

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