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How Styles P & Jadakiss Are Bringing Juice Bars To The Hood

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

Here’s a great new mini-documentary on Styles P and Jadakiss’ foray into the juice bar business with the Juices For Life chain. For this new episode of Elite Daily’s Insights series, they speak to the pair about the lack of nutrional food options in the ghetto and the desperate need for healthy alternatives.

Watch Styles P’s new video for “Other” here and be sure to pick up the new album, A Wise Guy And A Wise Guy.

h/t Mikey Fresh

Previously: Styles P ft. Jadakiss – My Party

The Game – The Documentary 2 (Artwork)

Friday, August 28th, 2015

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The Game has revealed the release date and cover art for The Documentary 2, his official follow up to his now 10 year old debut album. The LP will arrive on September 25th and according to Jayceon, it’s better than the first one.

Check out his announcement below.

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Beanie Sigel Warns Meek Mill & Ar-AB

Friday, August 21st, 2015

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Yesterday on Instagram, Beanie Sigel, arguably the most respected Rapper in Philadelphia, issued a stern warning to Meek Mill, Ar-AB and other affiliated rappers caught up in an ongoing war of words that started with the Drake vs. Meek Mill beef. The OG dismissed the high-profile conflict as petty and implored his younger peers to consider the consequences of their actions.

Initially, Beans posted this image which prompted followers to infer that he was in some way siding with Meek and disparaging Drake. He later followed up that post with another image which included his detailed thoughts on the situation.

You can read the full message below, but the gist of it is, Beans doesn’t want a Rap beef to turn into a war on the streets of Philly. After Meek took shots at Ar, who Drake famously shouted out on “Back to Back”, the Philly up-and-comer fired back over Drake’s beat. Beans, who certainly has his ear to those Philly streets, warns that the situation is close to escalating beyond the point of no return.

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Dr. Dre Apologizes For Past Abuse, Apple Supports Him

Friday, August 21st, 2015

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UPDATED with responses to Dre’s apology from Dee Barnes and Michel’le below.

In a statement published today by the New York Times Dr. Dre acknowledged past incidents of domestic abuse on his part and apologized directly to the women hurt by his actions.

Twenty-five years ago I was a young man drinking too much and in over my head with no real structure in my life. However, none of this is an excuse for what I did. I’ve been married for 19 years and every day I’m working to be a better man for my family, seeking guidance along the way. I’m doing everything I can so I never resemble that man again.” “I apologize to the women I’ve hurt. I deeply regret what I did and know that it has forever impacted all of our lives. I apologize to the women I’ve hurt. I deeply regret what I did know that it has forever impacted all of our lives.

Apple, (the most profitable company in the world) which last year dumped a truckload of money on Dre’s lawn for his Beats headphones and music streaming business and who now employs him as a consultant, also issued a statement of support.

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Straight Outta Compton Script Originally Included Dee Barnes Scene

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

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The Los Angeles Times today reports on a scene portraying Dr. Dre’s 1991 assault on music journalist and Pump It Up host Dee Barnes that was cut from an early draft of screenwriter Jonathan Herman’s script for Straight Outta Compton.

In the scene, the fictional Dre, “eyes glazed, drunk, with an edge of nastiness, contempt” (per noted from the script) spots Barnes at the party and approaches her.

“Saw that [expletive] you did with Cube. Really had you under his spell, huh? Ate up everything he said. Let him diss us. Sell us out.”

“I just let him tell his story,” Barnes’ character retorts, “That’s what I do. It’s my job.”

“I thought we were cool, you and me,” Dre fires back. “But you don’t give a [expletive]. You just wanna laugh at N.W.A, make us all look like fools.”

The conversation escalates, Barnes throws her drink in Dre’s face before he attacks her “flinging her around like a rag-doll, while she screams, cries, begs for him to stop.”

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RIP Sean Price

Saturday, August 8th, 2015

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According to reports that I have been desperately hoping were untrue, it appears that the game lost a true legend last night. My fucking fingers are trembling as I type this. This is a loss I can’t even begin to comprehend. I don’t think the loss of an artist has hit me like this since I woke up one Sunday morning in 1997 to learn that Biggie had left us.

Any visitor to this site knows the love we’ve had for P over the course of our entire 10 year run. There’ve been times when, fed up with the bullshit of the Rap internet that I only half joked that I was gonna say “fuck everybody” and turn NahRight into a Sean Price fan site. Just the other day I gleefully posted the artwork for his new mixtape, ecstatic that that the one and only Mic Tyson was about to bless us with his signature brand of Brownsville goon prose.

He was not only one of my favorite MCs of all time, I considered him a friend, and I don’t tend to make friends with rappers. To this day he’s one of the very few artists whose number I have saved in my phone. Through the years, every bit of support we ever showed him, he graciously returned right back to us. My heart goes out to his wife, three kids and the entire Duck Down family. Nobody ever put it down like this man. Rap has truly lost one of our most unique and talented voices and the definition of a stand up dude.

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Lil Wayne Tour Bus Shooter Implicates Birdman

Thursday, August 6th, 2015

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Jimmy Winfrey, the Young Thug associate arrested in connection with the Lil Wayne tour bus shooting, just implicated Birdman in a major way.

According to TMZ, in newly filed court documents, Winfrey claims that Baby’s $50 million financial dispute with Wayne is what lead to the shooting and that the Cash Money boss should be “held liable.”

And that, to you aspiring baby gangsters, is why you don’t hire some rando to assasinate your son. Birdman vehemently denied any involvement in the shooting in his recent interview with Angie Martinez, which you can watch at the link below.

Previously: Birdman Talks Lil Wayne with Angie Martinez

Bobbby Shmurda Facing Additional 7 Years on Contraband Charge

Friday, July 24th, 2015

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Bobby Shmurda made an appearance in an NYC court on Thursday and plead not guilty to felony and misdemeanor charges of promoting prison contraband. The new charges stem from an incident where his girlfriend allegedly tried to slip him a blade during a visit.

Prison guards allegedly caught his 18-year-old girlfriend Kimberly Rousseau pulling a “sharp metal object” from her bra to hand to Shmurda during a visit last month. Prosecutors say he then lied about the incident during a grand jury hearing. Rousseau had also pleased not guilty to promoting prison contraband.

If convicted, Bobby could face an additional 7 years in prison on top of whatever he might be hit with if found guilty on the extensive charges from his December 2014 arrest. Meanwhile, his label still doesn’t seem interested in bailing him out. The Guardian notes that his next court appearance isn’t until October of this year.

Birdman Sues TIDAL Over Lil Wayne Music

Thursday, July 16th, 2015

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Back when we found out that Lil Wayne had inked a deal with Jay Z’s TIDAL streaming service to become a part-owner and to make his Free Weezy Album and other music available to listeners, it seemed like Wayne had made a shrewd business decision to diversify his income streams while he litigated his release from his longtime label.

But now Birdman is saying, not so fast Dwayne. In a new lawsuit filed against TIDAL, Cash Money Records claims that according to the terms of the company’s contract with Weezy, the Rapper does not have the ability to license his music to a third party. The suit seeks $50 million in damages and even goes so far as to take pot shots at both TIDAL and the Free Weezy Album, which it claims received “tepid reviews”.

From TMZ:

The lawsuit, obtained by TMZ, gets nasty, with Cash Money claiming Jay Z’s fledgling company is now resorting to “a desperate and illegal attempt to save their struggling streaming service.”

I guess we should have fully expected this kind of play from Baby sooner or later though. There was no way he was about to sit on his hands and allow Wayne to eat with Jay while the lawsuit played out. Unfortunatley for him, he may have signifigantly bigger problems on the horizon.

Previously: Lil Wayne Tour Bus Shooter Called Birdman After Incident

Young Thug Arrested for Terroristic Threats

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

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Young Thug was taken into custody by the U.S. Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force in Sandy Springs, GA early Wednsday morning on an outstanding warrant for making terroristic threats. There are no details available on whatever incident lead to the warrant as of yet, but it was issued by police in Dunwoody, GA and is believed to have occurred within their jurisdiction. Thug was snatched up at a residence in the suburb of Atlanta and was taken to the Dekalb County Jail. We’ll update as more info becomes available. UPDATED: Apparently, Thug threatened to shoot a mall cop in the face, which I mean, who hasn’t done that? Everybody knows mall cops are the worst.

UPDATED: TMZ reports that Thug has been hit with additional felony drug and weapons charges for cocaine, marijuana and guns found at his residence during the raid. Additionally, he and Birdman have been implicated in the attempt on Lil Wayne’s life back in April.

UPDATED: Damn, even Rico Richie got caught up.

Source: AJC 

Previously: Young Thug Associate Arrested for Lil Wayne Tour Bus Shooting