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Even those accustomed to the pettiness of America’s greatest troller believe that 50 Cent crossed the line this time. The rapper’s latest denigration of Black women earned the scorn of celebrities and fans alike. During his interaction with another hater of dark-skinned Black women, Lil Wayne, on the Young Money Radio show, Curtis Jackson went…

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21 Savage is doing his part to uplift and empower the next generation. The Grammy Award-winning rapper announced the launch of his new Bank Account At Home program initiative through his foundation, Leading by Example, on Wednesday, July 1, 2020. The program is a collaborative partnership between the mobile banking service Chime, the education technology…

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Congratulations are in order for rapper A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie and his longtime girlfriend, beauty entrepreneur Ella Bands. The couple announced the exciting news on social media on Sunday, June 28, 2020. In a sweet post, they showed off photos of their first moments after welcoming their son and bringing the newborn home. They captioned…

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Gucci Mane claims he is getting his own brand at Gucci. The 40-year-old rapper took to Twitter to announce that he has agreed to a deal with the Italian fashion house for a new brand, but the label has yet to confirm. He wrote: “It’s official I’m getting my own brand @gucci I hope they…

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Tip “T.I.” Harris is headed to the classroom. The rapper and businessman will be lending his music industry expertise to students at Clark Atlanta University next semester teaching an innovative new course that will merge the history of trap music with the economics behind its success in the industry and mainstream presence. Clark Atlanta University…

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Chicago-based rapper Tray Savage was killed after being shot while driving on the city’s South Side. He was 26. According to Billboard and the Chicago Tribune, the Chief Keef-affiliated rapper had just dropped off his girlfriend when shots rang out on South Evans Avenue at approximately 11 a.m. on June 19. The publications stated that…

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Ludacris finds it “hard” to talk to his kids about racism. The 42-year-old rapper has admitted it’s difficult to explain the recent unrest to his children following the death of George Floyd on the streets of Minneapolis. The Fate of the Furious star — who has Shaila, 23, Karma, 18, Cai, 6, and Cadence, 5…

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Megan Thee Stallion performed some of her biggest hits during the party portion of YouTube’s celebration for quarantined graduates. The 25-year-old rap star joined graduates across the U.S. via the video-sharing platform, as she performed hit songs such as “Hot Girl Summer,” “Big Ole Freak” and “Captain Hook” to mark the special occasion. Thee Stallion…

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Lil Nas X thinks Blackout Tuesday was the “worst idea ever.” The 21-year-old rapper has hit out at the concept — which saw celebrities, corporations, music labels and sports stars show their support for the Black Lives Matter movement by refusing to post on social media — and Lil Nas has instead insisted now is…

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Jay-Z has taken out a number of newspaper advertisements in honor of George Floyd. The 50-year-old rapper and his company Roc Nation have had the full-page ads published in the likes of The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, The Denver Post, and  Philadelphia Enquirer, with more still to be printed over the…

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