Tag: feud

Dame Dash addresses Jim Jones: ‘Black people get very reactive’

Rapper Jim Jones blasted former Roc-A-Fella CEO Dame Dash in an Instagram post yesterday, to which Dame swiftly responded. Dash spoke to Hip-Hop Motivation about the bad blood, dismissing Jones’ statements (The Harlem rapper called Dash the ‘real culture vulture’ and ‘a thief’ in an expletive-laced tirade), and claiming to have no hard feelings towards his former artist.

Dame Dash blasts Steve Stoute

Former Roc-A-Fella Records head honcho Dame Dash chimed in on the feud between 50 Cent and Steve Stoute. Sharing his thoughts via an Instagram post, Dash made it known that he was no fan of Stoute and called the music industry heavyweight “wack,” “corny” and “dangerous.”

Prince ends 18-year feud with label, will reissue ‘Purple Rain’

Music icon Prince has ended his long-standing feud with his former label Warner Bros., and has announced a new partnership with the company that will give him rights to his master recordings. The deal is described as “an exclusive global licensing partnership that covers every album released from 1978 into the ’90s.”

Michael Eric Dyson blasts Cornel West: ‘You ain’t that important’

Over the past several months, Dr. Cornel West has been vocal in his disapproval and outright disdain for President Barack Obama, and Dr. West’s fellow intellectuals and cultural commentators, Dr. Michael Eric Dyson and Rev. Al Sharpton. Dr. West’s criticisms were addressed yesterday by Dr. Dyson, as he spoke about the state of black intellectualism at Rev. Sharpton’s National Action Network Conference.

50 Cent on Drake vs. Jay Z: ‘It’s just getting started’

A potential Jay Z and Drake rivalry has been the subject of tremendous buzz amongst hip-hop fans since the release of “We Made It,” a freestyle featuring Jay Z and Jay Electronica. On the track Jay Z referenced Drake’s comments from a recent Rolling Stone interview in which Drake criticized Jay’s recent tendency to reference expensive artwork in his rhymes. On the Russ Parr Morning Show, 50 Cent spoke about a budding rivalry between hip-hop’s most famous icon and it’s biggest young superstar.

Freddie Gibbs says he’d fight Jeezy ‘in my church shoes’

Freddie Gibbs is still bitter towards his former boss and collaborator, Young Jeezy. Speaking to Noisey, Gibbs explained why he now feels that signing to Jeezy’s Corporate Thugz Entertainment was the biggest mistake he’s made in his hip-hop career. Gibbs also admits that he would be willing to move past his beef with the elder rapper if Jeezy would acknowledge his wrongdoing.