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Random Hip Hop Facts Part 46

460. Lil’ Wayne once arrived to a party late and got scolded by Stevie Wonder for talking during his piano performance. (2:33 mark)

459. 50 Cent moved from the bedroom in his grandmother’s house directly into Mike Tyson’s old mansion after the success of Get Rich or Die Tryin‘.1 

458. The Gucci pair of flip flops Future raps about on “Thought It Was a Drought” were borrowed by his grandmother and were never returned.2 

457. Aaliyah was supposed to be in the The Matrix Reloaded.3

456. Growing up, Method Man played 4 years of lacrosse and 5 years of football.4

455. Wu-Tang was slang for Olde English in RZA‘s Stapleton neighborhood & he used it as inspiration for the Clan’s name.5

454. NasStillmatic was recorded in LA, the Bahamas, Atlanta and was finished in NY. (4:18 mark)

453. The Neptunes recorded Jay Z‘s “I Just Wanna Love U (Give It 2 Me)” and “Southern Hospitality” the same night.6

452. Travis $cott‘s “Maria I’m Drunk” came about after Justin Bieber Facetimed him from Hawaii hoping to work together.7

451. Nate Dogg stated he never walked into Death Row studio without a gun and saw someone get their ass beat at least once a week. (29:45 mark and 29:51 mark)


1. [http://www.gq.com/story/50-cent?currentPage=1]
2. [http://www.xxlmag.com/xxl-magazine/2015/09/future-xxl-cover-story-fall-2015/]
3. [http://www.mtv.com/news/1453366/aaliyahs-matrix-role-to-be-given-to-nona-gaye/]
4. [http://www.brobible.com/entertainment/music/article/method-man-wu-tang-lacrosse/]
5. [http://hiphopwired.com/2012/10/17/rza-explains-the-origins-of-wu-tang-clan-to-funkmaster-flex-video/]
6. [http://read.tidal.com/article/23-things-you-might-not-know-about-jay-zs-the-dynasty-roc-la-familia]
7. [http://www.billboard.com/articles/news/6693044/travis-scott-justin-bieber-maria-im-drunk-collaboration]

Album Stream: Southpaw Soundtrack feat. Eminem, 50 Cent & More

Boxing movie Southpaw finally hits theaters this weekend, but the soundtrack is now available to stream.  Eminem was originally slated to play Jake Gyllenhaal’s role, but bowed out.  Still choosing to contribute to the film musically, Em’s “Phenomenal” and “Kings Never Die” with Gwen Stefani appear on the work.  50 Cent, Joey Bada$$, Bad Meets Evil and The Weeknd also made the cut.

Hip Hop News 5/27

Young Thug says he’s not signed to Birdman‘s Rich Gang and plans to drop Carter V mixtape. (Read More)

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Boosie BadAzz vomited and rushed off stage after one song at his NYC show. (Read More)

A petition has been started to take away Iggy Azalea’s “Top Rap Song” award. (Read More)

Frank Ocean posted an empty playlist on Soundcloud titled “states(Read More) 

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50 Cent‘s boxing promotions company,  SMS Promotions, has filed for bankruptcy. (Read More)

Meek Mill stated that he is not engaged to Nicki Minaj. (Read More)

Azealia Banks and Common are set to star in a RZA-directed film (Read More)

Chris Brown on the Tyson Beckford beef over Karrueche Tran: “I was wrong for even pressing an issue.” (Read More)

Hip Hop News 5/22

Lil’ B says James Harden‘s wrist move is his and threatened his dreaded Based God curse (Read More)

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50 Cent is taking Rick Ross to court over a sex tape:

Fabolous will be dropping his Friday Night Freestyles  as a mixtape with DJ Clue. (Read More)

Beanie Sigel wants to get back in the studio with Jay Z. (Read More)

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Melle Mel addresses his issues with Grandmaster Flash. (Read More)

A documentary about legendary LA Hip Hop Club Elements has launched a Kickstarter campaign. (Read More)

Hip Hop News 5/12

Kendrick Lamar was honored by a California Senator w/a Generation Icon award for his numerous donations & contributions to the Compton Unified School District and community as a whole. (Read More) 

Kanye West and Vic Mensa surprised high schoolers at Chance the Rapper‘s “Open Mike” event. (Read More)

Chris RockAlicia Keys and Lenny Kravitz will guest star on Empire‘s second season, and  Ne-Yo will join executive music producer Timbaland to write music. (Read More)

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Gucci Mane penned a letter to his fans on the 10 year anniversary of Trap House. (Read More)

50 Cent‘s crew was accused of robbing $250,000 worth of jewelry in Las Vegas. 50 also accused Diddy of stealing his concept for his 3AM cologne ad. (Read More)

The 58th Grammys will has its  first-ever Monday telecast next year. (Read More)

Hip Hop News 4/23

Drake‘s physical copies of IYRTITL does not contain any thank yous to Cash Money. (Read More)

Floyd Mayweather and 50 Cent‘s beef is officially over. (Read More)

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Kanye West tweets out a message in support of Tidal after deleting all other tweets in support of the streaming service yesterday. (Read More)

Common joined the cast of Suicide Squad, which will also star Will Smith. (Read More)

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Killer Mike will attend the White House correspondents’ dinner. (Read More) 

T.I. discussed “La Policia” and police brutality on CNN. (Read More)

Bobby Shmurda‘s trial will begin June 25th.  (Read More)

Hip Hop News 4/14

Young Thug changed his album title to Barter 6 due to alleged lawsuit and announced first show in Lil‘ Wayne‘s hometown.  (Read More)

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Rihanna addressed cocaine rumors after sketchy Instagram video surfaces. (Read More)

Drake responds to Internet’s thoughts on Madonna and announces release date for physical copies of If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late.

50 Cent continues to take shots at Diddy on Instagram. (Read More)

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian had North West baptized in Jerusalem on Monday. (Read More)

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Pharrell Williams was named the style director of South African brand Woolworths. (Read More)

The Game will be looking for love in his new VH1 reality show. (Read More)

David Guetta reunited the Black Eyed Peas at Coachella. (Read More)

Hip Hop News 3/31

If you missed Jay Z‘s Tidal press conference, watch it below.  Tidal has 16 artist stakeholders including Beyonce, Rihanna, Kanye West, Nicki Minaj, J. Cole and Madonna.  (Read More)

Jay Z is also likely headed to trial over the “Big Pimpin'” sampling lawsuit. (Read More)

Lil’ Wayne‘s Free Weezy Album  is expected to drop next month. (Read More)

J. Cole‘s Forest Hills Drive goes platinum. (Read More)

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50 Cent and French Montana beef on Instagram. (Read More)

T.I. opened a restaurant in Atlanta. (Read More)

Starting May 2, Chris Brown will be headlining his very own Vegas residency.  (Read More)

De La Soul reaches Kickstarter goal  to create their new album. (Read More)

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Michel’le says Dr. Dre shot at her. (Read More)

Young  Dro was arrested for theft. (Read More)

Hip Hop News 3/27

Dr. Dre is working on an album inspired by film Straight Outta Compton, but it may not be released.  (Read More)

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Kanye West and Dame Dash confirmed they are buying Karmaloop. (Read More)

Kendrick Lamar‘s To Pimp A Butterfly debuts 6 songs on the Hot 100. (Read More)

50 Cent teams up with Disney. (Read More)

Lil Durk‘s manager was shot and killed in Chicago last night. (Read More) 

Beastie Boys confirm group is over . (Read More)

Check out the trailer for A$AP Rocky‘s new film DOPE that sparked a bidding war at Sundance.