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Snoop Dogg Says U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Should Get Paid More Than “Sorry Ass F*cking Men*

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Snoop Dogg has become more than the living Hip-Hop icon that he is, and has emerged as a worthy cultural commentator as well. After the U.S. Women’s Soccer squad captured the World Cup in epic fashion, Uncle Snoop has some sharp words for the U.S. Men’s team.

Taking to Instagram, a relaxed Snoop got right to business and wasted little time in blasting the disparity in pay. Snoop notes that the women earn $90,000 per player in capturing getting to the semifinal round versus $500,000 each for the men. In all, according to reports, the women will get $260,000 each while the men’s team would go home with $1.1 million each.

“The sorry ass f*cking men from the U.S. soccer team, they ain’t ever won sh*t, ain’t gonna ever win sh*t, can’t get out the f*cking first round,” Snoop said in the video. Not that we’re soccer experts, but he’s right, you know.

Check out the clip below. Lower your speakers because there’s some colorful language.

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Virgil Abloh Sued Over Using Off-White Brand Name

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Virgil Abloh made a huge splash in the fashion world with the Off-White line, but a New York company says the designer ripped them off. Offwhite Productions, which has been around since the 1990s, filed a lawsuit against Abloh over the name usage and other damages.

The Blast reports:

According to court documents obtained by The Blast, OffWhite Productions – who do business as OFFWHITE – have filed suit against Abloh’s fashion house OFF—WHITE.

OFFWHITE accuses OFF—WHITE of ripping off their trademarked name and ruining their years of hard work.

OFFWHITE is a New York-based company that, “provides wholistic creative solutions to creators of new goods and services integrating innovative marketing, advertising, and other business approaches to product and brand development.”

The outlet adds that OFFWHITE trademarked the brand name back in 2014.

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A$AP Rocky Reportedly Being Held In Filthy Swedish Prison

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A$AP Rocky‘s ordeal in Sweden continues to worsen after those close to the rapper say the prison he’s being held in is a virtual hellhole. According to the A$AP Mob’s team, the rapper is being held in a filthy, disease-ridden cell with only a yoga mat to sleep on at night.


TMZ
reports:

Our sources tell TMZ … the rapper is sleeping on a yoga mat with no blankets. There is a prisoner in the next cell with severe mental issues who slams his head against the concrete wall and hurls feces every which way … feces that are not cleaned up.

The water, we’re told, is not clean and the food is not edible … for the first 5 days A$AP Rocky ate an apple a day, and that’s it.

We’re told the facility is filthy and “disease ridden.”

As we reported, A$AP Rocky is being held for 2 weeks while prosecutors decide whether to charge him for aggravated assault stemming from a street brawl … despite a video showing the alleged victim harassing and even physically attacking Rocky and his crew prior to the incident.

Rocky has met with an official from the U.S. Consulate after first being denied the meeting by Swedish officials. According to the outlet, the meeting took place within earshot of Swedish guards so Rock and the official could not speak freely. It’s being said that the State Department might be requested to get involved.

One wonders if Rocky is being made an example of due to his celebrity status, or worse, his race.

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J. Cole Reveals He & Wife Are Expecting 2nd Child Via “Sacrifices”

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J. Cole has put his blood, sweat, and tears into his music, keeping a humble profile while occasionally letting fans in on personal details of his life. On the closing track of the recently released Revenge Of The Dreams III project, the Dreamville head honcho shared that he and his wife are expecting their second child.

“Huggin’ the block, huggin’ the block all day/I had nowhere to go, she gave me a place to stay/She gave me her heart to hold, I still got that shit to this day/She ridin’ with me on the road, she ridin’ with me in the A/Huggin’ the block, huggin’ the block, okay/She gave me the gift of my son, and plus we got one on the way/She gave me a family to love, for that, I can never repay/I’m crying while writing these words, the tears, they feel good on my face, hey,” Cole raps on the final verse for “Sacrifices” featuring EarthGang, Smino, and Saba.

Check out the track below and congrats to J. Cole and Mellisa Heholt.

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HBO Unveils Robin Thede ‘A Black Lady Sketch Show’ Trailer, Exec. Produced By Issa Rae

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HBO continues to roll out shows and series promoting Black excellence and creativity, this time giving shine to writer and improv comedian, Robin Thede. The former BET late-night talk show host is the executive producer and star of the upcoming A Black Lady Sketch Show and will be joined by Issa Rae in the venture.

Deadline reports:

Executive produced by Robin Thede and Issa Rae, A Black Lady Sketch Show is a narrative series set in a limitless magical reality full of dynamic, hilarious characters in sketches courtesy of a core cast of black women, including Thede, Ashley Nicole Black, Gabrielle Dennis and Quinta Brunson.

And as seen in the trailer above, there is an incredible list of special guest stars including the aforementioned Issa Rae, Laverne Cox, Angela Bassett, Tia Mowry, Aja Naomi King, Lena Waithe, Patti LaBelle, Amber Riley, Yvonne Orji, Loretta Divine, Gina Torres, David Alan Grier, Jermaine Fowler, Lil Rel Howery, Edon Cole, Marsai Martin, Natasha Rothwell, Khandi Alexander, Larry Wilmore, Yvette Nicole Brown and Kelly Rowland.

A Black Lady Sketch Show makes its debut on August 2 at 11PM EST. Check out the trailer below.

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Slim 400 Released From ICU But Still Battling Gunshot Injuries

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Slim 400 suffered multiple gunshot wounds in an apparent drive-by shooting and all reports suggested that he was expected to make a full recovery. A new report states that the rapper and YG affiliate was released from ICU and still remains hospitalized.

TMZ reports:

Sources connected to the rapper tell TMZ that Slim was recently taken out of the ICU at the hospital he’s being treated at, and that he’s now in stable condition. That said, we’re told Slim still has a long road of recuperating ahead of him.

Our sources say he’s expected to remain in the hospital for a good long while, despite initial expectations that he’d be making a full recovery in the coming weeks.

Considering he’s undergone 4 surgeries since being rushed to the hospital — after being shot 9 times in multiples areas of his body — it’s no wonder he’ll be bedside for the foreseeable future.

According to the outlet, YG has been to the hospital to visit Slim 400 among other friends and associates.

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YG’s SUV Involved In Police Shootout, Rapper Says He Was Not On Scene

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An SUV registered in the name of YG was involved in a high-speed chase and police shootout earlier this week, but the rapper is stating he was nowhere near the scene. The “Go Loko” star has gone on record saying he was in a recording studio at the time of the shooting, and reports state the vehicle was a company car.


TMZ
reports:

The Compton rapper tells TMZ … “I was nowhere near the scene of this incident and had been in a recording studio all day in Hollywood. I was there until after midnight on the Fourth of July and didn’t learn of these events until after they happened.”

Our sources say YG is the registered owner of the black Cadillac Escalade that was involved in Wednesday night’s pursuit, which began with a deputy-involved shooting in Compton. The SUV had aftermarket bulletproof glass and armor. We’re told the Escalade is a company car, and YG did not know the car was being used at the time.

Police say they were initially called to apprehend a reckless DUI suspect, but detectives then responded to a deputy-involved shooting after an innocent bystander was caught in the crossfire and shot dead at the scene.

Following the deadly shootout, a high-speed chase ensued and the pursuit finally came to an end in Inglewood.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department says more shots were fired during the chase, with suspects shooting at deputies and a Sheriff’s helicopter, which was not struck by bullets.

One suspect has been arrested while another is at large.

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XXXTentacion’s Mother Gets $10K Bill From Hospital Where Her Son Died

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The hospital that took in XXXTentacion and pronounced him dead has hit the estate of the late rapper with a $10,000 bill and wants it paid off. XXX’s mother runs her son’s estate and will be responsible for handling the payment.

The Blast reports:

According to court records obtained by The Blast, North Broward Medical Center has filed a claim against XXXTentacion’s estate, which is run by his mother Cleopatra Bernard.

The hospital is demanding they be paid $10,417.26 for services they provided.

XXXTentacion was shot to death on June 18, 2018 in a robbery outside an auto shop in Deerfield Beach, Florida. He was rushed to North Broward Medical Center where officials would later pronounce him dead.

Ms. Bernard is being asked by the hospital to cover the bill with immediacy.

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Meet Me In Temecula: Kelis Will Not Move With Nas’ Son To Colombia, To Remain In California

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Kelis will not be moving to Colombia with Nasir “Nas” Jones‘ son as originally reported, this after the rapper put up a legal fight to protest the potential move. Instead, the R&B singer and media personality will opt to remain in the United States, Temecula, Calif. to be exact, for the time being.

The Blast reports:

According to court documents obtained by The Blast, Nas has agreed to his ex’s proposed move to the fifth most populous city in Riverside County, California.

When Kelis pulls the trigger and makes the move, she has to inform Nas in writing. The two sides will then be equally responsible for transporting their son Knight for custodial exchanges.

It seems the two sides picked a drop-off location equidistant between them — a Starbucks in Anaheim.

Kelis was also ordered to pay Nas’ attorneys $15,022.91 for sanctions previously ordered by the court.

No comment from Nas regarding the news.

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Lil Nas X Says Backlash Has Increased Since Coming Out As Gay [Video]

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Lil Nas X took ownership of his story and identity after coming out as gay and has handled much of the response in the savviest ways possible. The “Old Town Road” star says backlash has increased sine his big reveal and in a new BBC interview the Atlanta native seems at peace with his decision.

BBC News reports:

US rapper Lil Nas X has revealed he has experienced a backlash on social media since posting cryptic hints on Twitter that he is gay.

“I’m not angry… because I understand how they want that reaction,” said the 20-year-old performer. “So I’m just going to joke back with them.”

Lil Nas X – real name Montero Lamar Hill – told BBC Breakfast he felt like he was “opening doors for more people”.

“I don’t want to live my entire life… not doing what I want to do,” he added.

He said he hoped his fans would “feel comfortable” but admitted homosexuality was “not really accepted in either the country [or] hip-hop communities”.

Watch the interview below.

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