21 Savage to Employ 150 Kids Through Expanded Bank Account Campaign

The rapper is on a mission to teach kids across the country financial literacy. Savage has partnered with Get Schooled and JUMA to host a monthly seminar online. The courses, which are just one part of the campaign, will run until May. Additionally, Savage will find 150 at-risk kids in Atlanta to receive training and employment at JUMA’s concession stands. He has promised to donate $15,000 so that each recruit can deposit $100 into their bank account.

Cardi B Announces New Tour Dates

The Grammy-winning artist recently revealed a batch of shows from July 23 to July 31. Fans can party with Cardi in:

• Tulsa, OK
• Wichita, KS
• Lincoln, NE
• Minneapolis, MN
• Indianapolis, IN
• Charlottesville, VA

Cardi had to cancel tour dates last year due to her pregnancy with Kulture, including her highly-anticipated appearance on Bruno Mars’ 24K Magic Tour. Cardi and Bruno recently released their second collaboration, “Please Me.” The song made the Billboard Hot 100 top 10. Cardi announced the music video will be released on Friday.

Soulja Boy: ‘I Never Dated Blac Chyna’

It was reported that the rapper struck up a romance with the model earlier this month, before they reportedly broke things off this week. But Soulja Boy claims that the pair were never actually together. In a deleted tweet, Soulja claimed Chyna had “hacked” his phone. He posted and then deleted a crude comment, followed by an apology. The apology tweet stated that the duo “have a mutual friendship nothing more nothing less.” Soulja Boy claims that Blac Chyna actually wrote both tweets.

Breakdancing Proposed as New Sport for 2024 Olympics

Breakdancing is one of four new sports proposed by organizers of the Paris 2024 Olympics. The other three sports, surfing, skateboarding and sport climbing, will debut at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The International Olympic Committee has until Dec. 2020 for final approval. Breakdancing debuted at the 2018 Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Squash, snooker and chess also launched public bids for inclusion in 2024 but were not selected by the Paris organizers.

Hulu Announces Cast for Wu-Tang Drama Series

Hulu’s new series is ready to bring da ruckus. Ashton Sanders, Shameik Moore, Zolee Griggs and Erika Alexander have all been cast in ‘Wu-Tang: An American Saga.’ The 10-episode series is based on the true story of the Wu-Tang Clan. Wu-Tang members Method Man and RZA are also executive producers. The Wu-Tang Clan has sold 40 million albums worldwide. Many of the group’s members, including Method Man, Ghostface Killah, Ol’ Dirty Bastard and Raekwon, have had successful solo careers. The release date for the series has yet to be announced.

10 Facts About Drake’s ’So Far Gone’

1. It was influenced by the 2008 album, 808s & Heartbreak.
2. It proved that artists can both sing and rap on hooks.
3. The mixtape was released as a free download on his OVO blog and Datpiff.
4. The tape was Drake’s rise to fame in the industry.
5. ‘So Far Gone’ was Drake’s third mixtape.
6. His single, “Best I Ever Had,” peaked at No. 2 on the ‘Billboard’ Hot 100.
7. The tape is a highlight of the “blog era.”
8. It was influenced by artists such as Kanye West and Jay-Z.
9. The mixtape features Trey Songz, Omarion and Lil Wayne.
10. The tape was produced by Drake’s longtime collaborator, Noah “40” Shebib.

Travis Scott Inspires Houston Mayor to Build Theme Park

Scott’s third studio album, ‘Astroworld,’ is named after Six Flags AstroWorld, which closed down in Houston in 2005. After Scott performed in Houston as part of his Astroworld Tour earlier this week, the city’s mayor, Sylvester Turner, went onstage and announced the amusement park will be rebuilt. Before releasing his album, Scott said he wished the theme park would return to Houston. The award winning rapper and partner Kylie Jenner share a 1-year-old daughter named Stormi.

Lady Gaga and Pusha T Defend Cardi B After Grammy Criticism

Gaga defended Cardi with a message and photo of the two together at the Grammys. Cardi B has been facing backlash on social media since her Grammys win. Cardi B won best rap album at the Grammys and has since deleted her Instagram account. Pusha T, who was also nominated for best rap album, voiced his support for Cardi on Twitter.

Travis Scott Gives Kylie Jenner an Insane Valentine’s Day Gift

Travis Scott is quite the romantic. The rapper decorated an entire room for his girlfriend with candles and roses, seen in a video on Jenner’s Instagram stories. Back in 2018, Scott celebrated Valentine’s Day in a similar fashion, decorating their entire lobby in roses. The couple have a baby together, Stormi, who celebrated her first birthday on Feb. 1.

Ja Rule Wants to Put on Another Music Festival Like Fyre Festival

Netflix and Hulu’s documentaries recently detailed the infamous festival. Billy McFarland, founder of Fyre Festival, was sentenced to six years in prison for wire fraud and making false statements to law enforcement. Ja Rule, a co-founder of Fyre Festival, has denied all liability. The rapper said that he is in the process of planning another festival.

Cardi B Releases New Song With Bruno Mars

Cardi B is back. The rapper came back to Instagram to reveal artwork for her upcoming collaboration with Bruno Mars. Cardi B deactivated her Instagram account on Feb. 11, following criticism over her Grammys win for best rap album. Before deleting her account, Cardi posted a video for her critics.