Yung Bleu has been trying for a long time to put Lil Wayne on a lead, and it looks like he finally got it. The 27-year-old shared a screenshot of a text message from Weezy, who asked him if he could rap more than he originally requested. “I could do more than 16 bars on …

Sammy Approved , Associate editor @ sammyapproved Chelsea Samuel is an associate editor at Global Grind, which writes under the nickname Sammy Approved. Chelsea is currently creating content to provoke thought and conversation within black and brown culture and entertainment on a range of topics including music, television, film, lifestyle and celebrity news. She has …

Photo-Illustration: Vulture; Photos by Getty Images It became a recurring joke among the Swifties if Phoebe Bridgers is going to have a verse for herself on her song on Red (Taylor version) or if she’s just going to sing backing vocals. Well everyone, we have a FULL VERSE of Bridgers and we couldn’t be more …

Wwartime, language game, act of restorative justice, conversation – erasure poetry can play all of these roles and more. A branch of rediscovered poetry, erasure poetry starts from an existing document, erasing parts to leave a new, finer text. While this type of worm is experiencing a resurgence in popularity due to its “Instagrammable” nature, …

Several months after giving up his Goodfellas-Inspired by the Paulie Cicero album, Berner is preparing to release another record that pays homage to one of America’s most famous gangsters, but his new project is about a true crime boss rather than a fictional person. Berner has officially announced that his upcoming album, titled Gotti, will …

Ye, the artist formerly known as Kanye West, apologized to Soulja Boy after claiming he dropped him from his recent album because his verse was “trashy.” In August, rapper “Crank That” claimed he was asked to collaborate with West on the album’s track “Remote Control” Donda, but that the verse had been “cut” without his …

Kanye West and Soulja Boy crushed their beef. On Wednesday, November 10, Ye revealed that he texted rapper “Crank Dat” and admitted that he should have been more transparent about their Donda collaboration, which was ultimately left out in the final version of the album. On Instagram, Kanye shared his Tuesday November 9 text chat …

In mid-October, Dwayne Johnson’s official rap debut featured Strange Music co-founder Tech N9ne’s “Face Off” from his latest release, ASIN9NE, in a viral smash. By the end of the month, the song became the country’s No.1 rap song, became the No.1 video on YouTube. [Ed. Note: At the time of this writing, the music video …

Soulja Boy has harsh words for Kanye West after Ye recently said during a Drink Champions Podcast interview that he was less than impressed with the verse Soulja shot for the Donda album. On Friday (November 5), Soulja hopped on a game livestream to stream Kanye in an epic rant. “Damn nigga, don’t get on …

2 Chainz fans weren’t only happy to hear the rapper uploaded the 10th anniversary edition of his mixtape. TRU REAligion on streaming platforms, but also delighted to discover that Tity Boi has added two new collaborations to the tracklist. The first new addition is Big Sean’s very hot joint, “Wreck,” which sees the two flex …