In a new cover story with ‘Billboard,’ J. Cole opened up about a “super intense” conversation he had with XXXTentacion months prior to his death. The KOD rapper shared “hurt people hurt people,” and presumed that XXXtentacion had trauma which could have resulted in him unleashing his pain on other people. Cole said the conversation was centered around spirituality and felt that X was dealing with deeper issues. Cole then referred to X’s abuse allegations. However, Cole later revealed he sees abuse as unacceptable.
Rapper Lil Wayne will perform at the music festival during the second weekend. The Austin City Limits Music Festival announced a new lineup following Childish Gambino’s cancelation due to his foot injury. Travis Scott is also scheduled to headline with Arctic Monkeys on October 7 and 14. Lil Tunechi’s long-awaited album ‘Tha Carter V’ was also just released, making the festival a perfect place to perform his new music. Will you be there? What are your thought’s on Wayne’s new album.
Cardi B, The 25-year-old rapper from New York, was seen partying with Meek Mill Thursday night at the ‘Billboard 2018 R&B Hip-Hop Power Players’ event in NYC. The event came three weeks after Cardi and Nicki publicly confronted each other at the ‘Harper’s Bazaar’ICONs party during New York Fashion Week. Cardi claims that Nicki made a comment about her and her husband Offset’s parenting skills when it comes to their daughter, Kulture. Nicki denies the claim. Nicki and Meek Mill had previously dated for about two years. Nicki has yet to comment on Cardi B and Meek Mill spending time together.
The rap feud between Cardi and Minaj has finally reared its ugly head — and become physical. Sources tell TMZ that Cardi “aggressively approached” Minaj at the ‘Harper’s Bazaar’ ICONS event during New York Fashion Week on Friday night. Video footage shows Cardi lunging to attack Minaj and throwing one of her heels as security restrains her. Viral photos surfaced online of the “I Like It” rapper being escorted out of the Plaza Hotel with a knot on her forehead, which conflicting reports claim was a result of either security accidentally elbowing her or a blow by Minaj’s friend, Rah Ali. Cardi later took the Instagram to post a lengthy message which shed light on the reason for the debacle. The two rappers collaborated on Migos’ “Motorsport” back in December 2017.
Court documents show he Young Thug was charged with possession and intent to distribute meth, hydrocodone and marijuana. He was also charged for possession of amphetamine, alprazolam, a firearm and two counts of codeine possession. A few weeks ago, the rapper was arrested at Dave & Buster’s during his birthday and release party. He was charged for gun possession.
According to TMZ, the rapper died of an apparent overdose on Friday at around 12 p.m. The report states his body was discovered by a male friend, who made the call to police from Miller’s home. Less than 24 hours ago, Miller tweeted about an upcoming tour for his latest album, ‘Swimming.’ In May, Miller made headlines Ariana Grande, Miller’s former girlfriend of two years, cited his substance abuse as a reason for their split.
Cardi B Said She ‘Deserves’ to Sit Front Row at Tom Ford The rapper was front and center at the runway show for New York fashion week and wasn’t shy about it. Cardi B, to ‘Women’s Wear Daily’ Cardi B also posted an Instagram photo Her exclusive seat was near stars like Tom Hanks, Anna Wintour and Henry Golding. The mom’s caption showed her excitement. Cardi B, via Instagram Cardi B wore a Ford-designed black gown and slicked back hair to the runway show.
According to the rapper, President Kardashian has a nice ring to it. In an interview with TMZ, Offset was asked what he thought about Kim Kardashian’s recent political activism. Kardashian was involved in the release of Alice Marie Johnson and is now seeking a pardon for Chris Young. Young was arrested in 2010 for marijuana and cocaine possession and sentenced to life in a maximum-security prison. The Migos rapper also teased that we will get a glimpse of baby Kulture soon, and that Cardi B is working on her return to music as well.
Post Malone Involved in Car Crash Rapper Post Malone was involved in a car crash early Friday morning in West Hollywood. Beverly Hills police found a white Rolls-Royce Wraith that crashed through a fence and a Kia blocking the roadway. The Rolls-Royce is owned by Post Malone, but he was being driven by his assistant, No injuries have been reported and no alcohol was involved in the incident. Post Malone was recently involved in an emergency landing situation in New York, after his luxury jet blew two tires during takeoff. Malone reacted on Twitter shortly after the accident. @Post Malone, via Twitter
Kanye West and Lil Pump just dropped a new track called “I Love It,” featuring Adele Givens. The song premiered at the Pornhub Awards, where West was serving as a first-time creative director. The song is accompanied by a video, which was executive- produced by Spike Jonze and directed by Kanye and Amanda Adelson. In the video, Kanye and Lil Pump wear over-sized body suits as they make their way down a futuristic-looking hallway. One shot in particular showcases Kanye wearing huge slides, no doubt a jab at the haters who slammed him for wearing slides that were too small at 2 Chainz’s wedding.