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DJ Khaled Talks Fatherhood, Nipsey Hussle & Authenticity on Tidal’s ‘CRWN’ 

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Ever since dropping Father of Asahd last Friday (May 17), DJ Khaled’s been hard at work promoting his 11th studio project (feel old yet?) via numerous visual drops, TV appearances, and interviews.

Now for one of his more in-depth interviews the Miami DJ turned Hip-Hop mogul sat down with OG Hip-Hop journalist Elliott Wilson at the Apollo theater for the latest installment of CRWN. Sitting in front of a large crowd in Harlem World the two men discussed everything from Nipsey Hussle’s legacy to working with Jay-Z and Beyoncé to how the birth of his son Asahd impacted his life.

Peep the teaser for DJ Khaled’s interview on CRWN below and if you wanna see it in its entirety just hope on over to his Tidal page here and let us know your thoughts on the one-on-one.

Lil Donald ft. Ludacris “Say It Twice Remix,” Drag-On “Part 29 Freestyle” & More | Daily Visuals 5.22.19 

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No new video from DJ Khaled today? We’re surprised but regardless we’re still going to be welcoming another Hip-Hop veteran or two back into the visual fold.

Helping up and coming rapper and fellow ATLien Lil Donald, Ludacris makes a rare guest appearance on LD’s remix for “Say It Twice” where a barbershop goes from a place of business to the latest spot where a Cheaters inspired moment goes down.

Back in New York another Hip-Hop OG by the name of Drag-On shows and proves that he’s got enough gas left in the tank to push a Hummer on a cross-country trip in his freestyle clip to “Part 29”. Kinda surprising he’s not ghostwriting for anyone these days. Just sayin.’

Check out the rest of today’s drops including work from YBN Nahmir, Sayyi, and more.

LIL DONALD FT. LUDACRIS – “SAY IT TWICE REMIX”

DRAG-ON – “PART 29 FREESTYLE”

YBN NAHMIR – “TWEAK”

SAUCE WALKA FT. PESO PESO – “DIDN’T NOTICE”

SAYYI – “NOTHING TO PROVE”

MANNY LITT FT. QUANDO RONDO – “GOOD ENERGY”

KEVIN GEORGE – “LAST NIGHT I LOST REASON”

The Toronto Raptors Gave Drake A Jacket Worth $769K 

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Yes you read that correctly. Canada’s premier and only NBA organization hooked Drizzy up in a major way.

As reported by High Snobiety Drake received a one of one custom Toronto Raptors / OVO jacket valued over $769,000. The outside shell is resembles a sports jacket but the inside lining reveals a “City Edition” Raptors jersey. This uber pricey piece comes with an exorbitantly high price tag for a reason. For starters the fabric is sourced from a French mill with pieces used dating all the way back to 1927. Additionally the Raptors basketball and OVO owl logos are detailed in lab-grown, carbon-neutral diamonds.

The gesture is a nod to the ever popular “Drake Curse” which was ongoing part of the team’s current playoff run. If you let history tell it anytime Drizzy wore jersey the respective quad would end up losing. So much so the “In My Feelings” rapper wore the logos of four different cities during the weekend of NFL divisional championship games.

You can see more of the jacket below.

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Virgil Abloh Gives Serena Williams A 1 of 1 Off-White Nike Air Force 1 

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Last year revered designer Virgil Abloh blessed Serena Williams with a Queen collection of Nike attire for the U.S. Open that quickly became must-haves for sneakerheads everywhere, and now the new age Louis Vuitton don has once again bestowed the legendary tennis star with some custom Off-White Air Force 1’s that would have Indiana Jones going on an adventure to find these grails.

Dipped in “University Blue” with metallic swooshes, Abloh took to his IG stories to let the world witness him take the spiffy pair of AF1’s and personally write “For Serena Only” on the soles of the super-duper exclusive pair. Virgil then displayed how other messages on the sneakers read “‘Virgil’ @2019” and “Air Williams” along with his signature red zip tie which have become synonymous with his highly sought after footwear.

No word yet on whether or not these joints will see a public release but best believe that when they do they’ll probably crash and disrupt the shopping experience on the Nike SNKRS app a la Travis Scott’s drop.

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Nessa Confronts ‘Teen Mom’ Star Over Hateful Colin Kaepernick Posts, White Tears Flow 

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Colin Kaepernick‘s wifey, Nessa, just showed the world what part of the definition of a “Ride or Die” is when she stood up for her man and took on Teen Mom star Jenelle Evans.

Taking on hosting duties for the reunion episode to MTV’s hit show Teen Mom 2, Nessa confronted Evans about comments she made about boycotting Nike for their support of Colin Kaepernick. You make recall he rubbed white Amerikkka the wrong way when he made the “controversial” decision to kneel for the National Anthem during football games.

In a 2018 post Evans referred to Kaep as the “most disrespectful guy in the NFL” after Nike brought him on board to be a company spokesman and swore off Nike products for their decision. Well, Nessa forgot none of that and confronted the teen mom about her hateful posts which Evans suddenly had no memory of saying “I posted them? When did I post it?

After Nessa not only read them out loud but also posted them for the world to see, Evans played Trumpian dumb and stated “I’ve never seen that… I honestly have no idea who your boyfriend is, or husband.”

After calmly explaining that Colin is no stranger to the set and that she’d like to have this conversation with Evans, Nessa further explained why Kaep kneeled in the first place.

“Please understand something. My man used his platform to peacefully protest systemic oppression in this country, specifically police brutality against black people. Men, women and children dying, wrongfully dying, and people who are doing this are not being held accountable. That is the issue. It has nothing to do with military men, military women, okay? Because they fought for our constitution to peacefully protest. I would have appreciated if you had contacted me. I would have been more than happy to have a healthy conversation.”

Of course once faced with the facts Jenelle broke out the MAGA tears and walked off the set proclaiming “i’m done with this bullsh*t” while complaining that the show should’ve been about her own personal issues and not Nessa’s beef with her. That whole “woe is me” mentality really is catching on in Deranged Donald’s America isn’t it?

Check out the clip below and try not to laugh too hard if you’re at work.

Twerk Time Out: Cardi B Cancels Concert Due To Plastic Surgery Concerns 

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Baltimore fans will have to wait a big longer to see Cardi B. The rapper apparently is experiencing some issues due to going under the knife and had to pull out of a show.

TMZ is reporting that Bardi is cancelling her upcoming set at the 92Q Spring Bling Festival which is scheduled for Friday, May 24. According to the celebrity gossip website Belcalis had a recent procedure in an effort to speed up her snap back game after giving birth to her daughter Kulture in late 2018. Rumor has it she needs more time to recuperate from a liposuction and breast augmentation.

Things are reportedly so critical she can barely move thus the formal withdrawal from the performance. Allegedly her doctors are recommending that she take it easy for a couple of weeks so she can fully recuperate. On May 5 she rocked a crowd in Memphis but admitted the twerking was taking a toll on her saying “moving too much is going to f*** up my lipo”.

Rest up Bardi.

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Lil Cease Apologizes For Testifying Against Lil’ Kim, Bury Years-Long Beef 

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Lil Cease and Lil’ Kim were once close colleagues as part of the Junior M.A.F.I.A. clique established by the late Christopher “The Notorious B.I.G.” Wallace. At the inaugural B.I.G. Family Dinner event, Cease and Kim patched up their years-long beef.

Thanks to DJ Mister Cee, fans had an inside look at the B.I.G. Family Dinner with Lil Cease, Lil’ Kim and a host of others in attendance. The Queen Bee hosted the private affair on Tuesday (May 21) at a secret location, with the epic moment taking place right then and there.

Mister Cee’s Instagram featuring an image of Lil’ Kim and Lil Cease:

YALL GOTTA UNDERSTAND WHAT THIS PIC MEANS 2DAY!!!! @lilkimthequeenbee & @lilcease 2GETHER!!! AT THE 1ST ANNUAL B.I.G FAMILY DINNER!!!! THE ENTIRE JUNIOR M.A.F.I.A IS IN HERE!!!! THE VIBES IS BEAUTIFUL IN HERE!!!! THIS WAS LONG OVERDUE!!! I’M SO PROUD OF YOU KIM!!!! SALUTE TO LANCE “UN” RIVERA @lanceunrivera & D ROCK @invisiblebully_

From there, the DJ posted a pair of clips showing Cease reaching across the aisle and offering the olive branch to Kim, which she appeared to accept according to the footage.

It’s all water under the bridge now. Hopefully, this means Lil Cease will be hopping on Lil’ Kim’s upcoming studio LP too.

Check out the footage below.

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Netflix’s Stranger Things’ & Coca-Cola Team Up For 80’s Inspired Teaser, New Coke Back 

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We’re only a month and change away from finding out how our favorite pubescent heroes based in Hawkins, Indiana are going about life in the 80’s when Stranger Things premiers on Netflix on July 4.

Looking to further promote the highly anticipated premier, Coca-Cola and Netflix teamed up for retro Coke commercial featuring Eleven and her team of paranormal teenage avengers enjoying adolescent life before things get turned upside down. It’s a really clever marketing campaign for all parties involved.

But Coke is also taking things a step further by not only selling some Stranger Things themed Coke cans and bottles, but also bringing back that good ol’ 80’s “secret” recipe for New Coke that bricked harder than a Shaq freethrow and packaging it in that retro can to give everyone that pre-internet era feel. These new joints are set to go on sale at select retailers this Thursday (May 23).

Well, if Pepsi had the nerve to bring back Crystal Pepsi for no reason whatsoever, why the hell not, right?

Check out the latest Coca-Cola inspired teaser for Stranger Things season 3 below and let us know if you’ll be binge watching it for 4th of July weekend.

Allen Hughes Will Produce Five-Part 2Pac Documentary Series 

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Director Allen Hughes has struck a deal with the estate of Tupac “2Pac” Shakur to bring forth the development of a five-part documentary series around the late rapper.

Deadline reports:

Director Allen Hughes has closed a deal with the Shakur Estate that grants him full access to all of Tupac Shakur’s released and unreleased recordings, writings and poetry. He will use all that to direct and exec produce a five-part documentary series on the late hip hop icon.

Hughes will make it his follow-up project to the superb HBO docuseries The Defiant Ones, on Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre. The Tupac documentary aims to be the first definitive, comprehensive project on Shakur with the full cooperation of the estate.

It hasn’t been reported when the series will air or on which network or streaming service.

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Philly D.A. Demands Meek Mill Get New Trial AND Judge 

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Meek Mill’s journey through the justice system will one day make a great movie. But for now, the Philadelphia District Attorney is demanding the rapper get a new trial AND judge.

As you probably know, Judge Genece Brinkley has seemingly had it out for Meek, keeping him on probation for over a decade thanks to a drug case with troubling details like a known bad cop making the arrest.

Today (May 22), the Philly D.A.’s Office filed a motion in Pennsylvania Superior Court stating Judge Brinkley has shown bias throughout the case, and thus Meek should get a new trial in his probation violation case.

It was Brinkley who sentenced Meek to 2 to 4 years in prison for parole violations. This is despite his parole officer and prosecutors saying jail was not necessary.

That sentence was set aside by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania and Meek was granted bail, yet Brinkley refused to give Meek a new trial.

Is it that much trouble to give a man a fair shot?

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