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Tr3 Dash’s “P S A” is for lovers of real hip-hop 


Ohio rapper Tr3 Dash aims to be the best in the game as shown in his new release titled  “P S A” where he throws darts at the gimmicky, pretentious rappers out there. The track starts with a poignant commentary from the late great 2pac who questions the lyricism of some emcees who aren’t saying anything. The track now kicks off with a moody cinematic vibe that blends with Tr3 Dash impassioned flow and heartfelt lyrics that displays his passion for true top-notch lyricism with a message.

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Ghostface & More Chronicle The History Of The Clarks Wallabee In New Doc 

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One of the most beloved shoes in Hip-Hop is finally getting its’ flowers. A new documentary explores the importance of the Clarks Original Wallabee and we are here for it.

As per Hypebeast the desert boot that changed our culture forever has its’ own short film. Narrated by Jadakiss, Soles Of The City details the shoe’s origins during the early formation of Hip-Hop culture. While adidas Superstars, Reebok 5411’s and Chuck Taylors were signature feet pieces at the time, the project examines how the West Indian community played a major role in popularizing the silhouette in the streets of New York City. As Styles P put it frankly “it’s the sole. It’s the sole. Look at it. It’s the gummy bottom. It’s incredible,”

CLARKS SOLES OF THE CITY DOCUMENTARY

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When it comes to the influence on Rap music most if not all the kudos goes to the Wu-Tang Clan, specifically Ghostface who immortalized the shoe on the cover for his solo debut album Ironman. He goes on to explain with much relish how the artwork still holds a special place in his heart along with the video for “Apollo Kids” where he is seen overseeing a Wallabee production factory in flamboyant fashion.

“Clarks was my shoe when it was time to get fly on a higher level than sneakers,” shares Set Free Richardson, the director of the film. “They always made me stand out from the rest. I grew up on Wallabees, so when I was asked to do the New York story, I said we got to do it right – from the beginning of Hip-Hop and how it rolled to where we are now. When music cultures adopt a product, it helps build a legacy. For me, that’s what Hip-Hop did for the Wallabee. I chose a cast that would reflect that because I wanted people who are fans of the brand and know the New York history.”

You can watch Soles Of The City below.

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Cardi B Drops New Yet & Lil Durk Assisted “Hot Sh*t” 

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What, y’all thought Cardi B was going to let Summer ’22 go by without some new work for her hardcore B-boys and B-girls?

With the Hip-Hop world talking about Drake’s recently released album and Beyoncé’s upcoming project, Cardi’s decided to throw out a little something to get some buzz going for herself and with her latest single, “Hot Sh*t,” in which she teams up with Lil Durk and Kanye West to drop bouncy bars over the Tay Keith produced beat.

Though the track was originally recorded back in 2019, the track has finally been taking out the vault as Yeezy offered up his services for the track and surprisingly enough didn’t have a Pete Davidson threat or even reference on it. Then again, Ye did say “Pinky swear you ain’t scared when you heard Ye up here / I’ma hop out the bushes, me and Pusha kill ya man / I’m just sayin’ now I start to get used to the pain,” so who knows if that was a subliminal on the matter. More than likely not but with Ye you never know what he’s thinking.

Check out the new cut below and let us know if Cardi has a summer banger on her hands in the comment section below.

Convicted Predator R. Kelly Will Have To Undergo Sexual Disorder Therapy After His Release 

R. Kelly Will Be Under Strict Supervision If & When He Leaves Prison

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Convicted sexual predator R.Kelly won’t see daylight until he’s 80 if he serves the entire 30 years Judge Ann M. Donnelly slapped him with on Thursday (Jun.29). If and when he gets out, life will be different for the pied piper of R&Pee.

R.Kelly Will Be Good Friends With His Probation Officer

TMZ reports there will be a strict set of guidelines R. Kelly will have to follow when he is released from prison. The disgraced singer will have to undergo mental health treatment and therapy for an “unspecified sexual disorder” and, of course, stay away from anyone under 18.

Per TMZ:

As we reported … prosecutors said Kelly is especially menacing to society, because he’d continued his criminal behavior for years after standing trial in Chicago for sex crimes. Seems that struck a chord with the judge, who ordered Kelly must inform anyone choosing to live with him that he is a sex offender.

The only way he’ll be allowed to be around someone under 18 is if it’s a family member, or it’s in a therapeutic setting with a “responsible adult” present — ditto for associating with convicted sex offenders. And, all of the above scenarios would first have to be approved by his probation officer.

According to court documents obtained by the celebrity gossip site, R.Kelly will be under supervised release for five years once he leaves prison.

R.Kelly and his probation officer will be his best friend and will definitely be in the studio with him as he lays down those tracks he wrote while he was locked up all those years.

Kelly is not out of the woods yet, either. He still faces charges in another federal trial and two other state trials, and if he is convicted, he will face even more restrictions and time behind bars.

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Styliztik Jones , NDK703 , CyFyre and JEDI pose the pertinent question of “Destroy or Build” [Video] 


Styliztik Jones brings out the big guns verbally speaking in the new single “Destroy or Build”. Bolstered by a classic sample flip provided by CyFyre, JEDI , NDK703, Jones embodies the spirit of a go-getter in the city filled with wolves in sheep’s clothing. Armed with his smooth flow and precise lyrical schemes, he takes us deep into the mix with vivid and evocative lyrics that rap heads can appreciate.

 

“Destroy or Build” is taken from the upcoming No Pro Bono album.

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#JaylandWalker: Jayland Walker Reportedly Shot 60 Times By Akron Police, Details Are Scant 

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Jayland Walker is the latest victim of a police-related shooting, and the event’s details are still developing. Walker was reportedly a DoorDash driver who was stopped for a traffic violation, but things went left when eight officers fired 90 shots and reportedly struck him 60 times.

Local outlet WKYC obtained details of the shooting including an autopsy of Walker’s body, confirming that he was indeed hit with several bullets after police fired over 90 shots following a traffic chase this past Monday (June 27) in Akron, Ohio. The excessive barrage of gunfire caught the ire and criticism of activists both on the ground and online, and it’s since come out that Walker was unarmed.

Police bodycam footage of the shooting has not been produced but is said to be forthcoming and officials in the city and surrounding areas are anticipating protests and backlash.

“Use of force cases are always ugly. This case is ugly times 10,” said one Akron police official to WKYC in an unofficial statement.

According to accounts from Akron police, they claimed they tried to stop Walker from leading the chase shortly after midnight over a traffic violation and equipment problem. Walker allegedly sped off and the chase was on. The authorities also claim Walker fired a gun toward them and sources say a gun was found inside Walker’s vehicle. Online, many say that Walker was unarmed but nothing has been officially confirmed.

Police added in their statements that they used tasers at first but then fired their service weapons after Walker reportedly made a move that sparked them to act. Of the eight officers on the scene, seven of them were white.

Online, many are demanding answers to why it took 90 shots to take down the 25-year-old Walker. The family of Walker and activists in Akron are also in seek of the truth and city officials have canceled holiday weekend events in anticipation of protests. Reports are coming out that the officers involved in the shooting have been placed on paid administrative leave. The video footage is expected to be released shortly.

On Twitter, reactions to the shooting of Jayland Walker are underway. We’ve got them listed out below.

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JON CONNER AND LEGACY are going “ALL THE WAY UP” featuring STALNECKER [Video] 


JON CONNER and LEGACY recently put out a 5 track collaborative project and now they return with the visual for their song “ALL THE WAY UP” featuring STALNECKER. The anthemic go-getter tune is bolstered by the cinematic production and vivid lyricism from LEGACY and JON CONNER himself.

The visual is bright as well and makes use of performance shots of both rappers as they raise the stakes putting their money where their mouth is.

“ALL THE WAY UP” is taken from JON CONNER and LEGACY ‘s project titled All In. The 5 track body of work features Haystak, Stalnecker, lilgoaty, and liteSkin Django.

Stream it on Spotify below

 

Jon Conner is a billboard Top 10 music producer who has produced music for and featuring Big Smo, Haystak, Ryan Upchurch, Colt Ford, Lenny Cooper, Bubba Sparxxx, Twang and Round, i4ni, Demun Jones, Bottleneck, Jawga Boyz, Tech N9ne, Liquid Assassin, Paul Wall, Big Chuk, Mic Manik, Struggle Jennings, Jelly Roll, Forsaken, J. Hollett, Freeway, Hell Rell, J. Rosevelt, Young Gunner, Tinn Man and more.. Jon’s productions have gone on to stream over 100 Million plays on Youtube and hundreds of millions more on all streaming platforms. His music has been featured on Duck Dynasty, The Big Smo Show, Bar Rescue, Tough as Nails and ESPN.

 

 

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Lil Tjay On The Mend After Being Shot Multiple Times 

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Lil Tjay, born Tione Jayden Merritt, is on the mend. The Bronx rapper is reportedly awake and talking after being a victim in a shooting that left him requiring emergency surgery just over a week ago.

However, Tjay remains hospitalized and will likely be looking at a long recovery since he was shot multiple times. As previously reported, On June 22, the 21-year-old was shot at a Chipotle in Edgewater, NJ in what is being reported as an attempted robbery.

According to TMZ, Tjay was shot multiple times in the vicinity of his neck and chest. So dire was his situation that unsubstantiated rumors began circulating that he had been paralyzed. However, his team relays that his breathing tube was recently removed, and fans will be happy to hear that his voice hasn’t been adversely affected.

A New York man named Mohamed Konate is the alleged gunman and has been arrested. He is facing multiple charges including multiple counts of attempted murder and armed robbery. According to the authorities, he attempted to rob TJay and two other men he was with.

Recently, Jim Jones and French Montana are a couple of his Rap peers who have wished him a speedy recovery, with the former noting, again, how dangerous it can be to be a rapper. Tjay is a member of the 2020 XXL Freshman class of up-and-coming rappers.

Mother Of Miles Bridges’ Children Posts Disturbing Images Of Alleged Domestic Violence Injuries 

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Miles Bridges, one of the young stars of the Charlotte Hornets, found himself on the wrong side of the law after being arrested for a domestic violence incident. Now, the mother of Bridges’ children has come forth with disturbing images revealing the extent of damage from the alleged event.

Miles Bridges Allegedly Hit Mychelle Johnson In Front Of Their Children

Miles Bridges, 24, was the center of attention after he was arrested this past Wednesday in Los Angeles. Bridges was then booked and subsequently released, resurfacing on Thursday (June 30) with a video showing him working out on the court in the midst of the NBA free agency frenzy.

Mychelle Johnson, who Bridges shares two children with and is reportedly his wife, posted a series of images showing off the injuries she allegedly suffered at the hands of Bridges and we must warn that they might be disturbing to some. The caption of the post can be viewed below.

From Johnson’s IG:

I hate that it has come to this but I can’t be silent anymore. I’ve allowed someone to destroy my home, abuse me in every way possible and traumatize our kids for life. I have nothing to prove to the world, but I won’t allow anyone who could do something so horrible to have no remorse and paint a picture of something I’m not. I won’t allow the people around him to continue to silence me and continue to lie to protect this person. It’s unethical, it’s immoral, it’s truly SICK. It hurts my heart because I’ve always had hope, and so much love and as scary as this is for me to do it’s time I stand up for myself. I won’t be silent to protect others anymore because I value myself and my kids more than anyones ‘image’

Johnson, 25, hails from West Virginia and was a basketball player at Marshall University after a brief stint at Middle Tennessee State University. Bridges has yet to comment on the accusations but the Hornets are aware and claim they will continue to monitor the situation.

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