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Jay-Z's "Rest In Power: The Trayvon Martin Story" Documentary Premieres

Jay-Z premiered the first episode of his six-part documentary series "Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story" on Paramount Network and BET.

Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story is the second recent documentary produced by Jay-Z since Time: The Kalief Browder Story.

His latest series goes in depth about the 2012 murder of Trayvon Martin by George Zimmerman. The opening episode analyzes the media's role in Martin's death, the controversial "Stand Your Ground" law, and much more.

Episode two of Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story air on BET and Paramount on Aug. 6.

Watch the trailer below:

Lauryn Hill Reportedly Suing Her Cousin For $65,000


Lauryn Hill reportedly loaned her cousin Gerald Hill $65,000 that he never paid back.

According to a lawsuit obtained by Bossip, the singer is suing for breach of contract. 

Lauryn's cousin signed a contract agreeing to either pay her back within 3 months with no interest or pay 10 percent interest after three months. 

After a year, Lauryn now believes he never had intentions on paying her back at all. 

Now she's requesting the $65,000 back, interest, plus damages. 

Do you think Lauryn should be suing her cousin back? Comment below! 

Jermaine Dupri Announces So So Def Anniversary Tour


Jermaine Dupri is taking his So So Def Recordings team on tour for their 25th anniversary! 

The So So Def crew on the Cultural Curren$y tour will include Xscape, Jagged Edge, Da Brat, Bow Wow, Anthony Hamilton, Bone Crusher, Dem Franchize Boyz,  J-Kwon, and Youngbloodz. 

Check out the dates below! 

So So Def's Cultural Curren$y Tour dates


10/14 - Washington, DC - Capital One Arena
10/18 - Brooklyn, NY - Barclays Center
10/19 - Baltimore, MD - Royal Farms Arena
10/20 - Greensboro, NC - Coliseum
10/21 - Atlanta, GA - Philips Arena
TBD - Chicago, IL - United Center
10/25 - Nashville, TN - Bridgestone Arena
10/26 - Memphis, TN - FedExForum
10/28 - Charlotte, NC - Spectrum Center
10/31 - Detroit, MI - Little Caesars Arena
11/2 - Los Angeles, CA - Staples Center 

RZA Makes Film Starring T.I., Terrence Howard, & More About Post-Katrina Heist

RZA's is releasing a new film called "Cut Throat City" about four friends who head back to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. 

"Cut Throat City" starring T.I., Terrence Howard, Wesley Snipes, Shameik Moore, Demetrius Shipp Jr., Denzel Whitaker, and more follow the four childhood friends who have no home, no job, and no assistance.

The film's synopsis reads, "Reluctantly turning to a local gangster for work, the friends are hired to pull off a daring heist in the heart of the city." But when the job goes bad, "they find themselves on the run being hunted by detectives and a neighborhood warlord. 


Check out the first official trailer for RZA's latest work in "Cut Throat City" which is set to release officially in 2019.

Faith Evans Says She Used To Eat Notorious B.I.G.'s....


Faith Evans opened up BIG time when asked about her personal relationship with Biggie.

In the Drink Champs podcast, Faith Evans admits [regarding eating the booty with Biggie] "He ate mine a few times. I might have ate his back."

Click below to hear the clip for yourself!

Diamond D & The Pyschotic Neurotics - "Best Kept Secret" [VIDEO]

Throw it back to Diamond D & The Pyschotic Neurotics video for "Best Kept Secret" below!

WATCH: Doug E. Fresh, The Get Fresh Crew, & Slick Rick Perform "The Show" On Soul Train

Watch Doug E. Fresh & and The Get Fresh Crew perform "The Show" on Soul Train!

Kurupt Denies Leaving Estranged Wife Over Cancer Diagnosis


Kurupt and his estranged wife's case is still ongoing. 

According to The Blast, Kurupt's estranged wife, Jovan Brown, is seeking $14,000 per month in spousal support claiming he left her after finding out she had cancer.

Jovan claims Kurupt left her in a time of need after she helped with business matters such as booking deals, hotels, travel, and "working to make him an established artist."

Kurupt denies the allegations saying he was already making money moves before they met and that her cancer diagnosis happened long after they were separated.

Jovan says they were separated in 2017, but Kurupt says they ended in 2010 and she's had a relationship since then with ex-NBA player Gary Payton.

He also claimed to have helped her with some medical expenses although she would steal his money and deposit royalties into her personal accounts. 

Kurupt is asking the court to deny her request for spousal and legal support due to "false claims of leaving her upon learning of her diagnosis."

Jadakiss Signs Deal With Roc Nation


Jadakiss posted a photo on Instagram signing a new deal with Jay-Z's Roc Nation. 

His caption on the photo below says "Made another + move today @rocnation thank y’all for everything you’ve done 🙏🏾! Now let’s get it."

It's not official whether he signed as a label signee or to RN's management. 

The LOX is already signed to Roc Nation and released their first album in almost two decades on Jay's album this month. 

WATCH: Scarface - Money and The Power [VIDEO]

Kick it back to Scarface's klassic joint "Money And The Power" video below!

Snoop Dogg, Warren G & Nate Dogg "G Funk" Documentary Releases on YouTube

YouTube has released its original documentary called "G Funk: The Sound That Changed Hip Hop Forever."

The documentary focuses on Snoop Dogg, Warren G, and Nate Dogg's impact on hip-hop.

Warren G co-wrote and produced parts of the film's soundtrack stating, "I really wanted people to experience the world of West Coast Hip Hop seen through my eyes, and also how it helped inspire and evolve the current music of today.

Watch the full documentary available to YouTube premium subscribers.

Boyz n the Hood Released 27 Years Ago Today [VIDEO]

The classic film Boyz n the Hood was released 27 years ago today.

John Singleton's Oscar-nominated film starring Ice Cube, Cuba Gooding Jr., and Morris Chestnut was an instant hood classic!

If you can handle it, watch one of the classic scenes when Ricky gets GOT in the movie below:

Houston Rockets 'Determined' To Add Carmelo Anthony


After losing two of their top eight scorers, Trevor Ariza and Luc Mbah, the Houston Rockets are looking to add a new player to the roster.

According to NBA.com, the Houston Rockets are "determined" to add Carmelo Anthony, once his departure from the Oklahoma City Thunder is secured.

NBA analysts say the Thunder could waive and stretch Anthony's $27.9 million salary which would save the franchise $107 million in salary and tax, within the next seven to 10 days if they're unable to find a trade partner.

Carmelo is coming off of his worst season in the NBA, averaging 16.2 points on 40.4% shooting.
Melo opted into the final year of his contract for $28 million which would cost the Thunder a record tax bill.

Do you think the Rockets should pick up Carmelo?


Will Smith Responds To Being Called "Soft"


In Will Smith's interview with TIDAL’s Rap Radar podcast, the legend talks about being called "soft."

Will says, “That was a difficult time coming up. … It was always difficult [to hear] people say I was soft and my music was cotton candy."

Will also explains that because of critics, "I always wanted to fight to prove myself. Fighting yourself to maintain positivity is the hardest fight you ever gon’ have. That struggle to just stay my course, be the person in the world that I wanted to be no matter what people said. I started to call it offensive positivity.”

You can watch the full interview on TIDAL below:



Happy Birthday 50 Cent!

Go 50 it's ya birthday!

Happy 43rd Birthday to 50 Cent! Watch his Klassic Joint "In Da Club" below:

Will Smith Explains Why He & Jada Pinkett Don't Even Say "They're Married Anymore"



Will Smith and his wife Jada Pinkett Smith recently celebrated their 20th wedding anniversary.

In an interview with TIDAL’s Rap Radar podcast, Will explains that the two don't say they're married anymore. 

Will says, "We don’t even say we’re married anymore. We refer to ourselves as life partners, where you get into that space where you realize you are literally with somebody for the rest of your life. 

He also says, "There’s no deal breakers. There’s nothing she could do—ever. Nothing that would break our relationship. She has my support till death and it feels so good to get to that space.”

Watch the full interview on TIDAL below:

Lebron James Agrees To $154 Million Deal With Los Angeles Lakers


Lebron James is going going, straight straight, to Cali Cali! 
James has agreed to a 4-year deal for $154 million with the Los Angeles Lakers.
Lebron James posted on his Instagram story, "Thank you Northeast Ohio for an incredible 4 seasons. This will always be home" with a photo from the Cavs' 2016 championship parade. 
This is the four-time MVP's longest deal signed since his six-year deal with the Miami Heat in 2010.
What do you think of the move for Lebron? 

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