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LL Cool J Celebrates His Kennedy Center Honors Achievement

 LL Cool J will become the first rapper to be commemorated at the Kennedy Center Honors event on Sunday night (December 3). Ahead of the ceremony, the Hip Hop legend was in a reflective mood, sharing his thoughts about this special honor over the weekend.

“I believe that we are built to do anything we put our minds and proper actions to,” he wrote on Instagram. “You have all the tools inside you that are required for you to fulfill your GOD given purpose. This one is for those who came before me and those who followed me. We were sent to this planet to love and inspire one another. Manifest our dreams and make them a reality. I hope you’re inspired by me because I’m absolutely Inspired by you. Mic check 1212 Let’s ride!! ? #KCHonors #StateDepartmentDinner #hiphop.”

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Asahd Khaled Covers Paper Magazine’s Winter 2017

Fresh off his 1st birthday at Miami’s Club LIV little Asahd Khaled has now graced us with his presence for Paper Magazine’s Winter 2017 issue. A license plate reads “BOSS” – would you expect anything else? Other pictures see him wearing a turquoise Jordan Brand sweatsuit, a blue suede tuxedo from Terrell Jones, and a Gucci tracksuit.

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Martin Shkreli’s Lil Wayne & Wu-Tang Clan Album May Be Seized By Federal Government

The government wants Shkreli to hand over the one-of-one Wu-Tang Clan album and Wayne’s album. According to the documents they’ve obtained, the prosecutor’s also seeking a handful of his assets that total to $7.4 million. They say the items authorities are trying to seize are $5 million in cash that is held in an E-Trade brokerage account, shares in Turing Pharmaceuticals, an Enigma machine as  well as a Picasso painting.

FOX TAPPED FERGIE AS FOURTH JUDGE FOR “The Four”

The Four’s panel also includes singer Meghan Trainor and record executive Charlie Walk. Fergie’s name had previously been circulated as one of the potential judges but FOX opted to utilize her as the host.

“Fergie is a genuine superstar,” said Rob Wade, FOX’s President of Alternative Programming and Specials. “She’s fierce, she’s a force in her own right and she knows exactly what these singers are going through. So who better than her to help guide them as they fight their way to the finish.”

The Four is scheduled to premiere on January 4 at 8 p.m. EST/PST. The six-episode event begins with four singers from a variety of genres who compete with newcomers trying to knock them out of the competition. The last singer standing wins the career guidance of all the industry powerhouses on the panel.

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8 Hip-Hop Songs to Get In The Xmas Spirit

Christmas is around the corner and more than likely, on your radio too. For most people, “Deck the Halls” and pop variations of “Jingle Bells” are the holiday carols of choice, but if you’re a rap fan, you might be more “Christmas in Harlem” than you are “Silent Night.”

1. Player’s Ball” 2.  Merry Muthafuckin’ Xmas” 3. “Christmas in Hollis” 4. “Santa Baby” 5. “Christmas Rappin” 6. “Ludacrismas” 7. “Millie Pulled a Pistol on Santa”  8.”Ballin On X-Mas”

 

Beyoncé Launches Holiday Capsule Collection

This collection includes hooded sweatshirts, onesies, crewnecks and t-shirts. All the selections are tagged with slogans relative to her songs including “I Sleigh All Day,” “Slay Bells,” “Holidayoncé,” “Have a Thicc Holiday” and “Sis the Season”. shop https://shop.beyonce.com/categories/all

Thankfully Bey kept things affordable with pricing ranging from $35 to $55. Additionally she has accessories and ornaments available as well.

MIGOS’ CULTURE 2 Drops Early 2018

Although Migos have dominated most of 2017, the Atlanta trio is already looking to the new year to continue leaving their mark on the culture.

During a New York Times piece profiling the Atlanta-based label Quality Control, a massive detail was woven subtly into the feature: Migos’ highly anticipated follow-up to 2017’s chart-topping Culture has officially been scheduled for an early 2018 release.

Jadakiss & Fabolous New LP “Friday On Elm Street”

Def Jam Recordings has finally blown the lid off the tracklist for Jadakiss and Fabolous’ joint project, Friday On Elm Street. Comprised of 12 tracks (including one bonus track), the new album features Swizz Beatz, French Montana, Styles P, Future, Yo Gotti, Jeezy and Teyana Taylor.

Along with the tracklist, the duo has shared the cover art for the LP, which features a photograph of an eerie looking forest fire. Fab also shared a photo of the cover art on Instagram with the location noted as “Camp Crystal Lake,” the fictional lake from the Friday the 13th movies.

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