Tag: fake

Iggy Azalea explains why she doesn’t rep Australia

Iggy Azalea has been criticized for her co-opting of “Dirty South” American hip-hop slang and affectations, when the Australian-born rapper obviously has a different cultural background.

Lil Boosie isn’t returning to jail; marijuana arrest story is fake

Formerly-incarcerated rapper Lil Boosie has not been taken back to prison for marijuana possession. A satirical “news” story surfaced shortly after Boosie, born Torrence Hatch, was released from prison on Wednesday (March 5th.) The story began circulating on social media, with many fans believing it to be a true and factual account of the rap star’s arrest.

Phonte blasts Questlove for lying, Solange responds

It’s very easy for things to get misinterpreted on social media, as The Roots drummer/producer Questlove discovered this week. Questo sent out a tweet that got hip-hop fans’ hearts a-fluttering when he “revealed” that beloved North Carolina hip-hop act Little Brother would be reuniting for a new project.

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