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Kanye, Drake and Justin Bieber will not attend the Grammys

  • 8:13 am Tuesday, January 31st, 2017 by Estee

Although each has received a whole bunch of nominations, they all reportedly agree that the Grammys does not represent young artists or black artists.

West will sit out because “he’s received 21 Grammys, but when he was head-to-head against a white singer, he never won.”

Bieber’s Purpose and Drake’s VIEWS are both up for Album of the Year. Drake was nominated for eight total awards; West got five nods, and Bieber received four.

Snoop Dogg Drops F-Bombs on Live TV

  • 7:28 am Monday, January 30th, 2017 by Estee

Snoop Dogg was DJing at Staples Center for the NHL All-Star Skills Competition on Saturday . . . and apparently he forgot that he’d need to play CLEAN versions, because his tunes were dropping F-BOMBS.

Afterward, Snoop went on IG and said, “My bad.”

Rihanna & Azealia Banks Beef, Banks Takes Low Blow

  • 7:11 am Monday, January 30th, 2017 by Estee

Azealia Banks completely flipped out on Rihanna on Instagram, because she didn’t like how Rihanna was badmouthing President Trump.

They exchanged fire in several more posts . . . and then Azealia took a low blow when she posted a screenshot of Rihanna’s phone number.  Of course a whole bunch of people began calling that number.

It has been disconnected, and Azealia deleted the post.

Drake Working On His Third Career

  • 8:12 am Friday, January 27th, 2017 by Estee

Drake is an actor, a rapper and now he wants to become a television host.

“My end goal, crazy enough . . . is Johnny Carson and the appeal of that sexy late-night TV that’s funny.  I hope to get there one day, where I put on amazing suits every night . . . and give people something to watch every night that makes them feel good and laugh.”

Drake also says he’s “producing and hosting the first annual ‘NBA Awards’ this year,” and that it’ll sort of be like the time he hosted the ESPYs.  It’s unclear what the ‘NBA Awards’ are.  [More]

T.I. goes in on dude who tried to grab his booty

  • 8:12 am Wednesday, January 25th, 2017 by Estee

T.I. was performing on stage when a guy tried to grab his butt.

TIP flipped out on him BIG time throwing F-bombs and the N-word.

WARNING! Unsencored!

Soulja was charged with felony gun possession yesterday

  • 7:16 am Tuesday, January 24th, 2017 by Estee

Los Angeles prosecutors charged Soulja Boy with felony weapons violations stemming from a police search of his home in December where they found an assault weapon and a stolen police handgun.

If convicted, he’s looking at over four years behind bars.  He pleaded not guilty, and is due back in court on February 28th.

Just when it seemed like Tidal was finished, another company comes to the rescue

  • 6:47 am Tuesday, January 24th, 2017 by Estee

Sprint acquired a 33% stake in the company.  The sale was for $200 million, and Jay Z will remain onboard, along with the rest of Tidal’s ‘artist-owners.’

As part of the deal, Tidal will be made available to Sprint’s 45 million customers.

For more on this, hit up Billboard.com.

Donald Trump Couldn’t Accept the Size of His Inauguration Crowd

  • 8:06 am Monday, January 23rd, 2017 by Estee

Donald Trump and his press secretary were both caught lying about the size of Trump’s inauguration crowd.

In a speech to the CIA on Friday, Trump said the media lied about the size of his crowd.  He claimed that from where he was standing, it looked like “a million and a half people.”  But some news networks say it was only 250,000.

It got worse on Saturday, when he sent his press secretary Sean Spicer to attack the media and their “false” reporting.

He had no numbers to back it up, but he said, “This was the largest audience to ever witness an inauguration, period, both [More]

Nelly addresses Drake Beef

  • 6:36 am Friday, January 20th, 2017 by Estee

For some reason, everyone on social media has been arguing who’s better between Drake and Nelly.  But before it could get TOO heated, Nelly diffused the situation.

Yesterday, he said, “It’s not me against him.  Drake is a dope artist and a cool dude.  Drake has shown me a lot of love.  People compare, that’s what we do.  To me, there’s room for everybody, and everybody takes pieces of everybody [musically].  I don’t think it’s a bad thing.

“I’m just happy my fans are still loving Nelly.”