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Tekashi 6ix9ine Hospitalized After Reportedly Being Robbed & Kidnapped

 Tekashi 6ix9ine has been hospitalized after reportedly being attacked and kidnapped on Sunday (July 22), according to TMZ. The assailants allegedly robbed him of $750,000 in jewelry and $15,000 to $20,000 in cash.

Sources told TMZ that 6ix9ine was driving home after working on a video in Brooklyn on Sunday morning. A car allegedly blocked his path and three gunmen hopped out of the vehicle to confront the rapper. The attackers reportedly pistol-whipped 6ix9ine, knocking him out before kidnapping him.

According to the sources, 6ix9ine regained consciousness inside his kidnappers’ vehicle. The gunmen allegedly threatened to kill him before making their way to 6ix9ne’s home. There, two of his attackers went inside to rob the place of thousands of dollars. 6ix9ine’s baby mama and child were inside the residence but not harmed.

The incident didn’t end there. TMZ reports the gunmen fled with 6ix9ine still in the car, but he was somehow able to get out of the vehicle. His attackers allegedly didn’t chase after him, and 6ix9ine was able to hop in a stranger’s ride.

The stranger called 911 and an ambulance arrived to take 6ix9ine to the hospital. He remains at an unidentified medical facility.

50 Cent’s Son Marquise Makes His Acting Debut In “Dope Fiend”

50 Cent’s son Marquise Jackson recently attended a private screening of the award-winning film, “Dope Fiend,” at Tilly’s in Brooklyn.

The screening was followed by a Q&A from the cast and crew, including Marquise, who makes his acting debut in the movie.

“Dope Fiend” was written and directed by Ron Elliot. and Executive Produced by Shawn Lindsey and Producer Janelle Abraham.


We Can Thank T.I for Saving the Biggie Mural in Brooklyn

Once news broke of the larger-than-life Notorious B.I.G. mural removal last week, topics concerning Brooklyn’s gentrification in the historic neighborhood of Bed-Stuy also surfaced among the locals.

Just as we predicted, the attempt to remove the 2015 painting wouldn’t prove successful without pushback from native residents, Biggie fans and anyone else aware of the significance of the tribute. And one of those people just so happens to be Atlanta-bred rap star and King of the South T.I.

As reported by Ambrosia for Heads, the Spread Art NYC collective behind the artists responsible for the painting initially offered up to $5,000 to keep the mural. However, the landlord who proposed the removal was fishing for $1,250 monthly should the mural remain, reportedly for his desire to make newer Bed-Stuy occupants more comfortable.

Now that Spread Art NYC has announced Monday (May 22) that the mural has been defended and will remain on its Bed-Stuy home, the group has sent kudos to Tip and his ATL home turf, local politicians and organizations who supported the mural’s stay, Roland Guevara of the Brooklyn Nets organization and all other supporters. Tip, who has also defended (and depicted) West Coast idol Tupac, has been more than vocal in issues surrounding hip-hop legacies as well.


Talib Kweli takes Hip-Hop to ‘Protest Stage’

Talib Kweli, the Brooklyn-based hip hop artist, was on two stages at Moogfest on Thursday — first at the Carolina Theatre talking about work, music and politics, and later on a large outdoor stage outside Motorco Music Hall.

The outdoor stage at Moogfest is called the “Protest Stage.” Kweli performed a high energy range of songs including old school beats, reggae, A Tribe Called Quest and Black Star, the hip hop duo he was in with Mos Def. About halfway through his set, he stopped to talk about hip hop and society.

“This is pro-black rap. Because pro-blackness is about equality; it’s about equity,” he said. “Nobody is superior over anyone else. Race is a social construct.”

Kweli said that if they come to see him live in the flesh, then they get him live in the flesh, not just music.

“I’m 41 years old. I represent hip hop on this stage,” he said.

Read more here: http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/counties/durham-county/article151572042.html#storylink=cpy

MULTIHOP.TV HIGHLIGHTS Throat Singer & Beatboxer – Akim Funk Buddha (Brooklyn, NY)



OFFICIAL WEBSITE – www.funkbuddha.net

PROFESSION – Performance Artist – Throat Singer / Beatboxer / etc.

LOCATION – Brooklyn, NY

BIO –  Akim Funk Buddha’s exceptional stage productions transcend borders due to his multimedia performances as a throat singer/vocalist, beat boxer, multi-percussionist, and dancer.

Akim has been featured at prestigious venues such as The Kennedy Center, Central Park Summer Stage, The Blue Note ,The Whitney Museum (VH1 Hip Hop Honors), Lincoln Center Outdoors, Joe’s Pub, The Winter Garden, La MaMa Theater & The Rubin Museum, The Brooklyn Academy of Music, The Late Show with David Letterman,  & Sesame Street.

He is featured as an M.C. in the award winning Documentary “FreeStyle – The Art of Rhyme”.

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Lucky Logan Profile #1

OFFICIAL WEBSITE – http://luckylogan.com

Location  – Brooklyn, NY


CATEGORY –  Conscious Hip-Hop

BRIEF BIO – Logan P. McCoy is a Rapper in a class by himself. His brand of Hip Hop music is ultra intelligent, yet easy to listen to. Lucky Logan purposely pushes the envelope to invigorate like minded souls.



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OFFICIAL CONTACT INFO– www.hardhittinharry.com


LOCATION – Brooklyn, NY

PROFESSION –  DJ / Producer / Musical  Band Co-founder

BIO – Born in Haiti, raised in Montreal, Canada, and New Jersey, DJ Hard Hittin Harry is a 30+ year veteran making it happen all over the clubs, mixtapes, internet, and television.

Currently residing in Brooklyn, DJ Hard Hittin Harry entertains his audience blending unique styles of the latest and classic Hiphop, R&B, Soul, Funk, Reggae, Pop, Rock, Soca Calypso, Afrobeat, Haitian Kompas, Zouk, Kwaito, House, Techno, and much more.

The co-founder of the Afrobeat/Tribal House music band, THE EARTHMAN EXPERIENCE.