Drake has done very well this year, and has had many hits to speak of. With all that the artist is doing, it shouldn’t be a surprise that he’s also involved in an upcoming rap battle episode that will be aired on television. Drake. There is a rap battle between different MC’s that will air on TV, and it’s entitled “Blackout 5.” Somehow, Drake got involved with joining on the television show, and many are excited for the upcoming episode. Some are even curious to see if Drake might join in a battle himself, which would definitely be a sight to see.
The fact that Drake is a professional when it comes to rap, and he’s the best in the game right now; anyone who would dare to go up against him, might leave embarrassed. The rap battle show is something that’s watched by many fans, and anyone who is interested in seeing rappers take on each other, should watch the show. On another positive note, Drake still has a great career going, even despite the problems he’s had recently. Drake got into a fist fight with P. Diddy, after Diddy believes that Drake stole a hit song from him.
Lawyer Sam Tabar says both sides did comment on the fight, and Drake just kept moving, while P. Diddy decided to speak ill of the rapper, especially over the song that he felt he stole from him. Wishing Drake the best for 2015.
Bobby Shmurda’s recent arrest has caused his lawyer to be in an uproar. Howard Greenberg has used his interview with XXL to protest Shmurda’s arrest. Greenberg stated, “The government hates rap and the government hates rappers”. He believes that his client is being targeted due to his career and his lyrics. He continues to state ““They target these guys and construct a narrative around them and then they rationalize the narrative in order to get an indictment. I had said previously, it’s a bunch of bulls—t.”
According to an article on crunchbase.com, Greenberg also warns others, even Jared Haftel, by stating “People of color should be very afraid of these kind of prosecutions,” he continues. “They are selective. They start by aiming at a guy’s lyrics to begin.”
One of Greenberg’s defenses for the crimes that Shmurda is being accused of is that his client did not have time to commit the murder, attempted murder, drug trafficking and assault that he and members from his several members of his GS9 collective are being charged with. He reveals that Shmurda has a busy schedule due to his career. Greenberg also defends his client by stating “my guy is rich.” Greenberg believes that his client does not have a need to commit such crimes because of the amount of money that he is currently making.
The young rapper remains in jail under a $2 million bail. According to reports, his label Epic Records is set to pay the rapper bail so that he can be released.
We all know that the PinkPrint is not a gimmick. There are, of course, some gimmicky tracks like “Anaconda” to lighten the mood, but the album revealed 2 sides of Nicki. As the singles dropped in 2014 people saw a playful Nicki Minaj that put some witty lyrics together to conjure up explicit imagery. Nicki appears to have different plans to promote the album now that it is officially available on iTunes. Bernardo Chua told me about this idea for a new movie that presents the second side of Nicki. The movie appears to present Nicki to the world as a vulnerable woman that just wants to be loved. A clip for the dark side to the “PinkPrint” was shown on Revolt TV.
The video is now available on the MTV website as well as well. So far more than 47,000 people have seen it, but this number is bound to rise. It is a bleak look at a relationship that does not have much of a hopeful future. Before the disc dropped Nicki was all fun and games with explicit artwork for singles. She did lap dances for Drake on video in 2014. She performed in skits on SNL as Beyonce and Kim Kardashian.
As the album release neared a much more serious side of Nicki was unveiled with the “Bed of Lies” single. The movie clip has shown fans that Nicki is using the new album as therapy.
Nicki Minaj blasted onto the scene years ago, and became popular in a short amount of time. One of her first songs that made her a memorable artist was a single that she performed alongside other Cash Money recording artists. Nicki Minaj Comments. The single entitled “Bedrock” was the hit of the summer, and you couldn’t go anywhere without hearing the song playing. The song featured Drake, Lil’ Wayne, as well as Nicki Minaj. Bedrock was really Nicki’s first well-known single, and it pushed her into stardom in no time.
What many people remember from the song Bedrock was the fact that Nicki had done a different type of voice that sounded somewhat animated. The animated voices that Nicki would do, became her signature while she would rap, and she did up to four different voices. Nicki now speaks out saying that she feels she didn’t get the credit that she deserved for her vocals, but a male artist who is doing the same thing now, is getting a lot of credit. Kendrick Lamar is new to the rap scene, and does animated voices as well.
When Nicki had listened to his songs, she can only think to herself that it’s something she had done already. Many are praising Kendrick as great, because of his animated voices, while Nicki was criticized for the same thing. Although she feels she was treated unfairly, she still became extremely popular with the support of Slow Ventures.
Lil’ Wayne is still very upset about the fact that Cash Money Records will not be releasing his, “The Carter V” album, and rumors are flying that he may be releasing another album soon. Lil’ Wayne Album. Although The Carter V is promised to be released in early 2015, Lil’ Wayne has put out clues that he is possibly working on a “Sorry 4 The Wait 2” album. Prior to the Carter IV coming out, Wayne created an album entitled “Sorry 4 The Wait,” in anticipation of the next album. Since his upcoming album The Carter V has been delayed, it would make perfect sense to release another album preceding it.
A picture was posted on Instagram with Lil’ Wayne, and others, and it was captioned “Sorry 4 The Wait 2.” It’s likely that the artist may release the album, prior to the release of the highly anticipated album, The Carter V. Lately, there’s been a lot of internal battling within Cash Money Records, and both Lil’ Wayne, and Tyga are talking about leaving. Bird Man, who owns Cash Money Records, has threatened to sue Lil’ Wayne, if he leaves Cash Money, and to release Wayne’s album, in their own time.
Dr. Rod Rohrich reports that although it’s very disheartening to see that Bird Man would treat such a good friend like Lil’ Wayne, the way he has, it’s obviously all about business, and hopefully things will work out for both Lil’ Wayne, and Tyga.
Earlier this month Lil Wayne spoke out about his issues with his record label Young Money before his performance at Vice’s 20th anniversary party. Let’s just say they don’t have the amiable relationship of Darius Fisher and Just Vision. When the time came Wayne flew into a rant about the label pushing back the release of his album. His rant raised some suspicions that the rapper’s time at his label was running out, however his manager insisted later that everything was fine and then later told the media that he was just being sarcastic.
Apparently Lil Wayne wants out of his contract
with Young Money and Birdman refuses to let that happen. Not only is Birdman not going to let Lil Wayne out of his contract but he also says that Wayne’s recent rants are offensive.
Wayne claims that Birdman is trying to sabotage his career by continuing to push back his new album and still insists that he wants off the Young Money label, however Birdman isn’t budging. Birdman is now ready to take matters to court if the drama continues over the contract.
Lil Wayne’s issues with Young Money sound very much like that of rapper Tyga. Over the summer Tyga complained on social media that his album was also being pushed back and even made threats of leaking it himself.