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Kodak Black Questions if it’s True that NBA Youngboy Turned Rat on Floyd Mayweather’s Daughter

Even from jail, Kodak Black has his ear to the streets and is not afraid to comment on it.

He took to social to comment on the NBA Youngboy and Iyanna Mayweather/ Baby moms debacle. On his Instagram, he posted:

“The Hell They Mean Fully Cooperated LOL They ain’t Say A Lil Piece Bih They Say Fully Bih LOL Anyways Man That Word Aint Even Posed To Be Attached To Your Name @nba_youngboy . Dam Lil Bra Don’t Do Dat Lil Girl Like Dat Man! Don’t Do That Lil Girl Like Dat! I Mean I’m Locked Up, But This Shit Got It Lookin Like If It Was Some Otha Shit YOU’LL TELL SOMETHING.. This Shit Make Like U Was Scared Dem Ppl Was Gone Try Charge U Wit It Or Something So U SCREAMED..Dat Ain’t Da Drip Man U Kno We Don’t Holla @ Dem Ppl! One Of Dem Niggaz Inna Hize Wit U Coulda Talk To Dem Folks B4 U Did Cuz U Don’t Kno Shit Smh Where Ya Coach Was @nba_youngboy Smh I See Ima Have To Write U A Letter And Tie Yo Shoes Fa U Lil Bra. Free @ZodakRedd

Kodak, in his own broken Floridan, seems to be in disbelief that NBA Youngboy allowed the police to take Mayweather’s daughter and that he would be cooperating with the authorities to keep her locked up for the assault.

Words like “YOU’ll TELL SOMETHING” or “So U SCREAMED” definitely sounds like he is wondering if he is a rodent. He even said that he could have had someone else speak to the cops, but according to his intel, he spoke up. Kodak went on to say that NBA needed a coach and that he didn’t know anything.

This snitch thing is quite fascinating. What’s more fascinating is how he is in prison and still on Instagram or even better… how whoever is posting for him has his vernacular down to a “tee.”

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Floyd Mayweather’s Daughter Locked Up for Allegedly Stabbing NBA Youngboy’s Baby Moms

Champion boxer, Floyd Mayweather’s daughter Iyanna was arrested earlier for a felonious act of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. She stabbed rapper NBA Youngboy’s baby mother.

She was arrested 1:30 AM Saturday morning and may have to spend the entire weekend there.

According to TMZ, Iyanna arrived at NBA’s home and confronted the mother of his child and told her that she was the rapper’s fiancé. The woman, Lapattra Lashai Jacobs, was then told that she should leave. However, Lapattra responded with the authority most baby mothers have and told her that she is the one that should be going.

.As the two argued, Iyanna somehow obtained two knives from the kitchen.

According to TMZ, Jacobs approached the fighter’s daughter and she snapped, stabbed her multiple times.

The tabloid said that when the EMTs arrived they found Lapattra on the floor and she was then taken to the hospital. According to Iyanna, Lapattra pulled her hair first.

Now she is locked up. Lapattra as far as anyone knows is in the hospital and NBA is out chilling.

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And The Winner Is… Lil Jon (Sorry T-Pain)

Oh, it was a battle to the death… but the decisive win goes to Lil Jon. Happy 404 Day, bro! After being the number 1 trending phenomenon on Twitter, the producer battle between Lil Jon and T-Pain made a long COVID-19 Saturday night, feel like an outing to Compound in Atlanta.

Let’s be clear. Hit after hit, 40 songs deep, the two of them ping-ponged bangers. But after Lil Jon bussed the crowd in the head with his Capleton 90s dancehall classic, “Tour,” it was pretty much a wrap.

Check out some of what Twitter said about the battle.

After the battle, Lil Jon debuted a new Usher, Ludacris, Lil Jon and Jermaine Dupri song at the end of the experience. The keys were beautifully unexpected but as Tyrese said in the comment, the song is a “Body Bag.” After hearing it, T-Pain said it was a “f*ck record.” Gabrielle Union agreed.

T-Pain had his own “f*ck record” too. This song featured a pure voiced T-Pain with very limited autotune on it.

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52 Years Ago The World Lost A True King: Remembering Martin Through Hip-Hop

Today marks the 52nd anniversary of one of the darkest days in this nation’s history.

On this day, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was murdered while standing on the balcony of a motel in Memphis Tennesee. As the world remembers this icon, we are currently experiencing a very different kind of challenge with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic than King would have ever imagined. While it would seem that this universal challenge would have people turn in it has not. It has also afforded the most bigoted amongst us to peek their ugly heads up to insert racist, xenophobic, homophobic and sexist language like never before.

King is often reduced to just a dreamer. But he was more than that. He was a unifier and also a man that believed in the economic development and empowerment of poor people. Believing that the first step to achieving this is by coming together in times of crisis, pulling your resources and gifts together to ease through the struggle ahead of you.

He didn’t live through SARS-CoV-2. He did not have to use a mask to cover his face, worry about death if he hung out with his friends. But he did see the thousands of American bodies being brought back from the Vietnam war. He did tap into the entertainers around him to inspire the movement.

It is scary and ugly now, but Dr. King’s legacy reminds us that we can get through it.

All is not lost. Just look at how Hip-Hop has moved to gather people through our Instagram concerts, battles, and parties. D-Nice uses his Club Quarantine sets to raise awareness for medical professionals, COVID-19 victims and just settling the restlessness of fear throughout the music-loving world. He is not the only one. DJ Ron G held it down on The Source’s IG page with an influx of celebrities and music fans. Questlove has opened is heart-tirelessly to inspire with his sets. Kid Capri has made us have flashback after flashback. DJ Jon Quick pushes a daily dose of AfroBeats. Bev Bond and Reborn rep for the ladies, Kwame is doing an interesting mix of concerts, parties and old school Saturday morning cartoons and Mad Skillz is doing style clashes in his set. An almost 24 hr. cycle of scheduled jams, the DJs have been putting it down.

Battle Rappers are coming together to find ways to empower each other with online battles. URL, RBE, and the Hood of Brothers have pushed forward new ideas to show ingenuity around the art of battling, a sport centered around the response of the crowd.

Then you have the DJs out of the Atlanta University Center network of HBCUs, putting their heads together in an act of unity, to recreate a virtual Block party for the four schools: Spelman, Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse and Morris Brown. DJs donated their time performing hour-long sets: DJ Mars, Tron, LV, Trauma, Doc, Battle, and Braxx made many forget that they were sheltering in and danced like crazy in their quarantined rooms. The idea of Unity was what Dr. King fought for when he was yet a student under Dr. Robert Brisbane at Morehouse in the mid-forties.

Then musical icons have paired up to really display unity through fake musical competitions: Neyo vs. Johnta Austin, Scott Storch vs. Mannie Fresh, Timbaland vs. Swizz Beatz, Lil Jon vs. T-Pain and Teddy Riley vs. Babyface.

So how is this in any way a remembrance of Dr. King and his legacy. King died so that people of color and poor people can have upward mobility, equity in commerce, resources and the quality of life. He pushed hard for people to see decency and value in each other— with the hope that those people would then harken to each other in times of trouble with support and uplift.

Has Hip-Hop not done that in these awful times?

King said, “Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness. ” Hip-Hop remembers this and uses this to bring light out of this time of fear.

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Spike Lee Throws Shots at Bill Cosby; Claims He Stole Something From Him #RobbiReed

Spike Lee said that Bill Cosby jacked him. But did he really steal his cast or was it the high-honored jewel of a casting directed named Robbi Reed.

Many children of the 80s looked up to Bill Cosby as he represented the best parts of Black life. From Fat Albert to Picture Pages to The Cosby Show, there was something about his persona the exemplified “Black Excellence.”

The Temple grad made it a point to highlight HBCUs on his hit NBC series, The Cosby Show, by wearing #Spelbound buttons. He also created a fictional Black institution called Hillman College, as the alma mater for both Cliff and Clair Huxtable.

The first mention of Hillman was during the first season. Hillman would be the place where Cliff would meet a young lady named Clair Hanks. It was also where Cliff ran track and his dad, Russell also attended. This backstory was presented in 1984.

However, the fullness of Hillman that was debut on the show A Different World was not created until September 24, 1987. And for some people, this show produced by Bill Coby, was the first time that you ever saw an HBCU on screen and the characters that made you fall in love with the HBCU experience.

Spike Lee says hold up, wait a minute.

What happened was Bill Cosby hired the infamous Robbi Reed to cast the NBC pilot, after Spike tapped her for his movie. A Different World debuted first on television and School Daze came out February 12, 1988. You know Spike was pissed.

Young actors that made their mark appearing in both projects are Jasmine Guy, Kadeem Hardison, and Darryl M. Bell. Even talented folk like Art Evans, Dominic Hoffman, and Roger Guenveur Smith shared their gifts on both sets. Reed, as one of the few African American casting directors at that time, kept people working.

Here is Robbi Reed’s account of it:

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Today In Hip Hop History: Big Pun’s Posthumous ‘Yeeeah Baby’ Album Turns 20 Years Old!

On this day in 2000, the first posthumous LP to be released by the first “Latin to go platinum” entitled Yeeeah Baby was released on the Loud/Terror Squad imprint.

Christopher Big Pun Rios passed away just shy of two months before the release and anticipated success of his sophomore LP, which came on the heels of his debut album, Capital Punishment. With appearances from the entire Terror Squad and executive production by the TS general Fat Joe, the 16-track album showed Pun’s acute diversity not only in his lyricism, but his approach to song making, which yielded some of the most memorable songs of his career. Because of Pun’s extreme obesity, the album took longer to record since his breathing problems couldn’t permit him to freely spit his custom, rapid fire flow.

Some of the LP’s favorites are the Puerto Rican anthem “100%” with Terror Squad crooner Tony Sunshine on the hook, “New York Giants” featuring M.O.P., “Ms. Martin”, an ode to his protege Remy Ma and the touching single “It’s So Hard” featuring Donnell Jones.

Salute to Big Pun, Pun Jr. and the entire Terror Squad for this unparalleled piece of Hip Hop History!

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Cedric the Entertainer to Host Def COMEDY Jam’s ‘Healing Through Laughter’ This Sunday on Facebook Watch

Def Comedy Jam is set to air a special, Healing Through Laughter, this Sunday, April 5 at 10 PM EST, hosted by Cedric the Entertainer.

This edition of Def Comedy Jam will support the communities in need during the COVID-19 crisis. Healing Through Laughter is produced by Jeru Tillman, Erica Ford (LIFE camp, Inc.), Gushcloud, O’Neal McKnight, Bob Sumner, Althea Lim, Hasaun Muhammad, Russell Simmons, and Rush Philanthropic.

The special will feature Def Comedy Jam’s original DJ, Kid Capri along with a stacked line up of comedians including Adele Givens, Spice Adams, Corey Holcomb, Chris Tucker, Chris Rock, DL Hughley, Lunelle, JB Smoove, Ashima Franklin, Michael Blackson, TK Kirkland, Bill Bellamy, Mike Epps, Chris Spencer, Gary Owen, Jess Hilarious, Tony Baker, David Arnold, Earthquake, Donnell Rawlings, Affion Crockett and more. The show will also feature the debut of Reggie Couz, KMoore The Goat and Kellye Hardy.

You can donate ahead of the Facebook Watch and Twitch stream here.

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Playboi Carti Arrested on Gun and Drug Charges in Georgia

Playboi Carti was arrested on Thursday after his Lamborghini was stopped in Clayton County, Georgia and guns and drugs were found inside.

The Die Lit rapper was stopped for expired tags, upon the search 12 bags of marijuana, three guns, Xanax, codeine, and oxycodone were found in the car, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

Riding with Carti, legally known as Jordan Carter, was Jaylon Tucket who was also arrested and booked into Clayton County jail.

Updates will be provided as they become available.

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Wu-Tang Clan Donates to Ottawa Food Bank

Hip-hop pioneers, Wu-Tang clan is among a list of celebrities that have donated to the Ottawa Food Bank, in light of the coronavirus. In just 24 hours, the food bank has received over $170,000.

The flood in donations began when Shopify COO Harley Finkelstein, pledged to donate $1 for every retweet of the tweet announcing the initiative, donating up to $10,000. “For every RT of the Mayor’s tweet (below), Lindsay and I will donate 1$—up to $10,000—to @OttawaFoodBank Let’s get this out there and help support our community,” the tweet stated.

I don’t know how to react,” said Ottawa Food Bank CEO Michael Maidment. It’s been incredible just to see it really catch fire,” he stated after seeing several donations of $10,000 and many smaller donations from supporters on social media.

Ottawa entrepreneur and HEXO co-founder not only donated 10,000 himself but he also tagged other celebrities, encouraging them to participate in the movement. “Count me in for $10k @OttawaFoodBank, Sebastien (@HexocorpCEO) is in for $10k as well – great leadership @harleyf @JimWatsonOttawa @MichaelMaidment Can we spread the word for more donations @WuTangClan, @chantalkreviaz, @rainemaida
#ottawa #fighthunger #COVID19 #isolatehunger” he tweeted.

Last summer, the hip-hop group responsible for the songs, C.R.E.A.M and Protect Ya Neck has performed at the Ottawa Bluesfest. The group took to Twitter on Thursday to say,  “Just made a donation ourselves. Appreciate Canada holding us down all these years.”

Miron shares that he reached out to Wu-Tang Clan’s manager in order to receive the donation. “They were really great about it. They’re just so willing to help,” he recalled.

Samantha Ingram, Food Bank Communications Manager tells CTV news Ottawa that since the first donation was propelled by Finkelstein, the food bank has received $170,101. Ingram says that the $170,101 will provide one week of meals for Ottawa residents.

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6ix9ine Set to Work on Two New Albums During Home Confinement

Tekashi 6ix9ine is now out of prison due to COVID-19 potentially impacting his health. While there is no confirmation that the “GUMMO” rapper contracted the virus, there is confirmation that he will spend the next four months in home confinement instead of Queens Detention Facility.

So what’s next for the rapper? According to his attorney, music. Complex spoke with 6ix9ine’s attorney Dawn Florio who revealed the rapper has an advance for 10K projects and will go to work and begin to release music.

“He has to put out a Spanish album and an English album. So that’s what he’s going to be working on,” said Florio.

She states the advance is worth “millions of dollars” and that those albums will be coming out as soon as possible.

“We were actually trying to figure out the logistics of how that’s going to work,” Florio said. “It’s more difficult because of the coronavirus, because you don’t want strange people coming in to set up a studio where he’s going to be.”

6ix9ine can also return to social media, as long as his trademark trolling stays away.

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