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Scarface Gets His Own Holiday In Houston

The legendary rapper Scarface was honored by the city of Houston with his own day.
Brad Jordan aka Scarface received a proclamation by Mayor Sylvester Turner stating, "Therefore I, Sylvester Turner, mayor of (the) city of Houston, hereby proudly proclaim June 26, 2018, as Brad 'Scarface' Jordan Day in Houston, Texas."
June 26, 2018 is officially Scarface Day in Houston.
Scarface says "You know me as Scarface, but now you get the opportunity to meet Brad Jordan. I've done a lot of music, you know. I've done a lot of speaking of social ... words that take place in our community. He added "That Scarface has turned into Brad Jordan. I really want to let y'all know that I'm getting ready to make a super impact in the community because that's the most important thing to me right now."
Salute to the legend from the H! 

WATCH: Rakim Performs "Paid In Full," "Know The Ledge," & More On NPR's Tiny Desk Concert

Rakim performed his classics on NPR's Tiny Desk concert alongside A Tribe Called Quest's Ali Shaheed Muhammad and producer Adrian Yonge.

Along with "Paid In Full" and "Know The Ledge" Rakim also performed his new music "King's Paradise" written for Luke Cage Season 2.

Watch the full performance below!

(NEW MUSIC) Rakim - King's Paradise [VIDEO]

The God MC is back like he never left!

Rakim released a new song called "King's Paradise" for Season 2 of Luke Cage.

Watch Rakim perform the Adrian Younge and Ali Shaheed Muhammad produced track below:

Q-Tip Teases New Solo Album 'The Last Zulu'

Q-Tip is back to teasing the arrival of his upcoming fourth solo album "The Last Zulu."

On Saturday, the Tribe Called Quest rapper tweeted "The last Zulu aka the riot diary #ComingSoon" on Twitter.

Q-Tip has been talking about the album's debut for the last six years since signing to G.O.O.D. Music in 2012.

There's no official word on Kanye West's latest involvement with the album, but it wouldn't be a surprise as Kanye just produced Nas' new album "Nasir."

This upcoming album will be Q-Tip's first album since "Kamaal/The Abstract" in 2009.

Check out this throwback interview from 2012 of Q-Tip detailing the new album.

Havoc Drops Two Unreleased Prodigy Freestyles (NEW MUSIC)

In honor of the one-year anniversary of Prodigy's passing, Havoc dropped two unreleased freestyles on SoundClound. 

His Mobb Deep partner Havoc tweeted "We Lost My Partner 1 Year From Today. it’s Mobb Deep 4 Life. Enjoy These Unreleased Exclusive Freestyles.”

"Thief's Theme" is a rework of Nas' song and the "Stay Chiseled" freestyle is over a Large Professor beat from his 2002 "First Class" album. 

Prodigy passed away on June 20, 2017 due to complications tied to his sickle cell anemia.  

Dr. Dre Is Making Marvin Gaye Biopic


The story of Marvin Gaye's life will be remade on the big screen by a big rap star.

According to Variety, Dr. Dre is developing a movie about Marvin Gaye and Dr. Dre has already secured the rights to Gaye's music by Sony/ATV Music Publishing.

F. Gary Gray, Cameron Crowe, James Gandolfini, Scott Rudin, Jamie Foxx, Jesse L. Martin and Lenny Kravitz all failed at getting the family's blessing for a biopic.

Dr. Dre is no stranger to films like Training Day, Car Wash, and of course N.W.A's "Straight Outta Compton" biopic.

Suge Knight Attempts To Leave Jail For...

Suge Knight is attempting to get out of jail to attend his mother's funeral.

Knight's mother, Maxine Chatman, passed away Sunday at a hospital in Paramount, CA at the age of 77.

She suffered various health problems including a stroke, lung collapse, and kidney failure.

According to TMZ, the L.A. County Sheriff's Department says he will not get a "get out of jail free" card to attend any events.

The reason Suge won't get an exception to attend his mother's funeral is because homicide suspects are ineligible inmates to leave jail. Suge is still in jail awaiting trial for murder.

We'll keep you updated on this story.

Happy 49th Birthday Ice Cube! [VIDEO]

Today one of the OGs of Gangsta Rap turns 49!

Happy Birthday Ice Cube, we hope you have a good day!

Ice Cube - Gangsta Rap Made Me Do It [VIDEO]

One of the greatest gangsta rappers is celebrating a birthday today!

Kick off Ice Cube's 49th birthday with one of his klassic joints below:

Ice Cube - Friday [VIDEO]

There's no better way to kick off Friday AND Ice Cube's birthday than this video!

Happy Friday!

Tupac Talks Donald Trump & Greed In America In 1992 [VIDEO]

Watch one of Tupac Shakur's iconic interviews from 1992 as he passionately explains his views on generosity, responsibility, & more.

Silkk The Shocker - It Aint My Fault ft. Mystikal [VIDEO]

Who remembers this video?

It ain't my fault!

Tune in all day long for the best Klassic Joints!

DJ Premier's Father Passes Away

DJ Premier has revealed that his dad passed away after battling an illness. 

Just days ago, DJ Premier put his PRhyme 2 Tour on hold due to his father's sickness. 

The legendary Premier put the news on Twitter posting a photo of him holding his father's hand with a caption saying, "A RARE BREED... YOU WAITED FOR US AND YOU TOOK YOUR LAST BREATH PEACEFULL IN YOUR OWN HOME THE WAY YOU WANTED,Preemo wrote. "GLAD WE WERE HERE IN THE HOUSE TO SEE YOU GET YOUR WINGS... LOVE YOU DAD! R.I.P."

DJ Premier didn't reveal exactly what his father battled. RIP to DJ Premier's dad. 

via: XXL Mag

Eminem Fans Panic After Hearing Gun Shot Sound Effects [VIDEO]

Eminem is under fire after using sound effects at Bonnaroo Festival that were mistaken for gunshots.

At the end of his song "Kill You" fans were frightened and began to duck & run in a panic after hearing the blast sounds.

Eminem's spokesperson said to CNN: "Contrary to inaccurate reports, Eminem does not use gunshot sound effects during his live show. The effect used by Eminem in his set at Bonnaro was a pyrotechnic concussion which creates a loud boom."

They also mentioned, "He has used this effect --- as have hundreds of other artists --- in his live show for over 10 years, including previous US festival dates in 2018 without complaint."

Listen to the videos below:

Lil Wayne Reaches Settlement In Cash Money Lawsuit

Lil Wayne has reportedly reached a settlement in the longstanding legal battle against Birdman and Cash Money Records.
Court documents allegedly show that Universal cut a settlement check for "well over $10 million" to Wayne. 
Lil Wayne's attorney, Ron Sweeney, released a statement saying: "Per our settlement agreement, the matter has been amicably resolved to the satisfaction of all parties. In terms of the particulars, we’re prohibited legally from saying anything further. I can say that my client is happy. He is his own man, a man that owns his assets, his music and himself. At some point, Wayne will let his fans know what’s going to happen next."
With this settlement, Lil Wayne may also be able to finally release Tha Carter V.
Who's ready for tha next Carter? 

WATCH: Birdman's "Before Anythang" The Cash Money Story Documentary [VIDEO]

"Before Anythang" narrated by Birdman is The Cash Money Story documentary about how the powerhouse label was created.

Birdman documents his life from the death of his mother, to learning how to hustle, to from the streets of New Orleans, and more.

Watch the full documentary below:

Eminem's Daughter Hailie Opens Up About Their Relationship & Her Career

Anyone whose ever picked up an Eminem album knows of his daughter Hailie.

Hailie Scott (22) is all grown up now and has graduated from Michigan State University.

Hailie stayed away from the spotlight until 2016 when she created an Instagram account that instantly went viral and now has almost a million followers.

When asked about her career path she says, "I'm not sure yet, it's kind of up in the air, still" but admits she's open to becoming a famous "influencer."

She also says companies have already been contacting her about working together.

During the rare interview Hailiee also spoke on her relationship with her father saying "Of course, we are very close."

Watch another rare interview of Eminem speaking on love for Hailie. 

WATCH: Will Smith Remixes His Son Jaden Smith's Song "Icon"

Will Smith recreated his son Jaden Smith's "Icon" song again with a new twist!

Watch Will Smith remix and rap over "Icon" and check out his previous parody video below.

Based on Jaden Smith's original video below, did Will nail it?!?