K. Michelle drops in to the Breakfast Club on Power 105.1 FM where she expressed her views about Lil Kim and the statement she made in regards to Nicki Minaj being the ‘Queen of Rap‘. The Tennessee, native also had harsh words for Elle Varner.
Two music pioneers square off in this special edition of Noisey’s Back & Forth series focused on the 30th Anniversary of the legendary Def Jam Recordings. Def Jam founders Russell Simmons and Rick Rubin, with the aid of the great Elliott Wilson, talk about the early days of the label, their first twelve-inch release, LL Cool J’s hit “Radio,” and LL Cool J’s involvement with Run-D.M.C. in this clip, available via Noisey for the first time.
Pop singer Rihanna is not one to hold her tongue and when she speaks so does her thrones of followers. After the NFL announced her pre-game performance with Jay-Z was cancelled due to the on-going situation with Ray Rice, she told the CBS who made the decision, “F*Ck You”.
Personally, I don’t think her domestic violence situation with Chris Brown has anything to do with the current situation involving Ray Rice.
When news broke that Bronx rapper Tim Dog was deceased, rumors began to circulate that TIm faked his death to avoid paying restitution to an alleged victim who was scammed out of money as well as to avoid further prosecution. Dateline is now reporting the rapper actually passed away and the reason his death was shrouded in secrecy.
The clues lit up a new path suggesting Blair had been treated at Atlanta Medical Center before being discharged to Hospice Atlanta. But since the hospice could not release any information about whether Blair had been treated there – we began calling funeral homes in same zip code as the hospice, and continued widening our search until at last one funeral home confirmed a record of the hip hop artist.
Timothy Blair died at Hospice Atlanta, Dekalb County, GA on 14 February, 2013. Dateline obtained his death certificate from the Dekalb County GA Board of Health. No paperwork was filed in the county where Blair was widely believed to be living – because death records are filed in the county of death; and no one except close family, friends and carers knew where the former rapper lived – and died.
Over the weekend, Hennessy V.S celebrated NAS, the face of the brands award-winning “Never stop. Never settle.” campaign, birthday at Compound in Atlanta. After closing out the annual One Music festival at Lakewood Amphitheater NAS arrived with an entourage of 25 people and partied through the night enjoying the many Hennessy V.S bottle parades that arrived at his table. Resident DJ Ace kept the party going playing 8 of NAS’s records back to back as NAS danced and sang his songs surrounded by his friends as he celebrated his birthday.
Darling Nicki had her feathers ruffled when LaGuardia Arts High School administrators denied her access to speak to the students. Nicki Minaj was a former student of the school and states it played a big part in her love for music. However, the school is stating Nicki wanted cameras to film her visit, which is against policies because of the privacy and safety concerns of the students.