Big Sean discusses how this late rapper inspires him

Big Sean says he is inspired by Juice WRLD. To celebrate the release of Juice’s new posthumous album, Fighting Demons, Sean and several other stars including Trippie Redd, Migos, Lil Durk, and SoFaygo made a video tribute to his legacy and Sean insisted Juice’s music will “live forever.” He said: “Juice [was a] tremendous, extraordinary, talented, […]

Watch the official trailer for ‘DMX: Don’t Try to Understand’

HBO released the official trailer for its latest documentary, “DMX: Don’t Try to Understand,” on Friday, Nov. 19, 2021. Set to premiere on Nov. 25, on HBO Max, the documentary will follow late rapper Earl “DMX” Simmons as he is released from prison for tax evasion in early 2019 and attempts to rebuild his career […]

Juice WRLD’s estate announces new posthumous album on the way (video)

Fighting Demons, the second posthumous album from the late rapper Juice WRLD, will hit streaming platforms on Dec. 10, 2021. Juice WRLD died on Dec. 8, 2019, following an accidental overdose caused by oxycodone and codeine toxicity. The title Fighting Demons is based on Juice WRLD’s personal struggles. Juice WRLD’s mother, Ms. Carmela Wallace, and […]

DMX and Juice WRLD documentaries will spotlight their battles with addiction

HBO is gearing up to turn it up a notch for the holiday season with the release of two new documentaries on fallen hip-hop stars, DMX and Juice WRLD. Both artists struggled with drug addiction and passed away in drug related deaths. DMX, born Earl Simmons, died on April 9 earlier this year while Juice […]

Young M.A checks into rehab

The new generation of hip-hop doesn’t have a problem getting high and experimenting with various drugs as evidenced by the range of content. From drinking lean to popping pills, the addiction era is blasting through the radio with tracks like Moneybagg Yo’s “Wockesha” to Future’s Dirty Sprite mixtape, which played a huge role in fathering […]

The Weeknd leads 2021 Billboard Music Awards nominations with 16 nods

The Weeknd leads the 2021 Billboard Music Awards nominations with 16 nods. The “Save Your Tears” hitmaker’s acclaimed album After Hours — which was snubbed at the Grammys — is in contention for Top Billboard 200 Album and Top R&B Album. The 31-year-old megastar is also up for Top Male Artist, Top R&B Artist, and […]

Juice WRLD’s 1st posthumous track released

The first posthumous song by Juice WRLD has been released. The “Lucid Dreams” hitmaker’s family is honoring the late rapper’s memory by releasing previously unheard music and the first song, “Righteous,” sees Juice — who died tragically in December at the age of just 21 from an accidental overdose — detail how he painfully battled […]

‘PTSD’ is an open door to the mind of G Herbo

G Herbo has delivered one of the strongest sophomore projects in recent time with PTSD. The so-called sophomore jinx does not appear to be an issue for the Chicago rapper. PTSD is the follow up to his 2017 offering Humble Beast. Herbo has come into his own. Lyrically Herbo maintains his street edge and it’s […]

G Herbo opens up about mental health issues on new PTSD-inspired album

On the brink of releasing his fifth studio album, G Herbo is noticeably calm and clearly focused. His look of determination and obvious self-assuredness suits him, as he steps into Alchemy Studios, greeting everyone in the room. That he is approachable is understandable given his recent success and accolades since the release of 2017’s Humble […]

Juice WRLD has 2K unreleased songs

Juice WRLD could release an album posthumously. The “Lucid Dreams” hitmaker tragically passed away last month at the age of just 21 from an accidental overdose, but it has now been revealed he has almost 2,000 unreleased songs and plenty of material to make an LP. His team is currently working on a way to pay […]

Vic Mensa blasts the promotion of drug use in rap; Juicy J apologizes

The rap community may have to reevaluate itself following the untimely death of Juice WRLD. Earlier this month, the 21-year-old Chicago-based rapper suffered a seizure while at Midway Airport in Chicago. Juice WRLD would later pass at a Chicago-area hospital. Authorities say that Juice WRLD swallowed several Percocet pills when the F.B.I. was in the […]

Black celebrities we lost in 2019

Rising rap renegade Juice WRLD reminded us again about the fragility of life and the hazards of abusing powerful prescription medication. WRLD, who was born Jarad Anthony Higgins, passed away suddenly at a Chicago airport on Dec. 8, 2019, after reportedly ingesting a lethal amount of opioids. One of the most shocking and surprising deaths […]

Juice WRLD’s girlfriend breaks her silence

Juice WRLD’s girlfriend has broken her silence, one week after his sudden death. Ally Lotti took to the stage at the Rolling Loud festival at the Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles over the weekend and reassured fans that the late star — whose real name was Jarad Anthony Higgins — loved them very […]

Migos hints at posthumous Juice WRLD collaboration on new album

Offset made an announcement that a track Migos recorded with late rapper Juice WRLD may feature on their new album. The trap star took to his Instagram stories to pay tribute to the “Lucid Dreams” hitmaker — who tragically passed away on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, after he reportedly suffered a seizure in Chicago’s Midway […]

Juice WRLD’s mom breaks silence, addresses his known addiction problems

Juice WRLD’s family, still mourning the sudden loss of their beloved son, showed amazingly candor and courage when addressing his known addiction problem. According to TMZ, WRLD’smother, Carmella Wallace, provided a statement in which she dealt with her son’s obvious pain and offered how his struggle might, in fact, be a blessing to others. “We […]

Jeannie Mai reveals past drug use on ‘The Real’ (video)

In the aftermath of rising rapper Juice WRLD’s sudden death this past week at 21 due to apparent drug abuse – though the actual cause has not been confirmed officially – “The Real” co-host Jeannie Mai recalls her darkest days with drugs. Mai’s stunning looks belie her very turbulent adolescence filled with sexual abuse, running […]

Social media reacts to reports of Juice WRLD passing at age 21

The shocking news of Juice Wrld’s passing quickly became a trending topic on social media. According to reports, Juice Wrld suffered a seizure while at Midway Airport in Chicago. He would later pass at a Chicago-area hospital. The Chicago native released hits such as “Lucid Dreams” and “Bandit.” View social media reactions below: Juice Wrld […]

Rap star Juice Wrld dead at 21

Juice Wrld whose real name is Jarad Anthony Higgins died after suffering a seizure at Chicago’s Midway airport. The Chicago born rapper gained notoriety in 2018 with the release of  the singles “All Girls Are The Same” and “Lucid Dreams” His album Goodbye and Good Riddance released in 2018 charted at No. 6 on the […]