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Rhymefest Isn't Feeling Waka Flocka Flame

Seems like Method Man wasn’t the only rapper who found Waka Flocka Flame’s thoughts on “lyrical rappers” slightly off. Now, Kanye West’s homeboy Rhymefest has taken issue with Waka’s comments.

Last month, Waka joked with DJ Whoo Kid on RadioPlanet about people saying he’s not lyrical.

“I don't trip when niggas be like, ‘Man, shawty can't rap.' The nigga that everybody say is lyrical, they ain't got no shows… I don't even care about selling records. As long as I get them shows for $15,000, four to five days out the week, I'm happy.”

A couple of days later, a serious Method Man responded to the Atlanta rapper's statement.

“It's all good. He has the right to his own muthafuckin' opinion. Let him feel that way, but the people that are in the know, that know what time it is know that if you ain't saying shit out your mouth then your time is very slim in this muthafuckin' game.”

After hearing Method Man’s sentiments, Waka compared the Wu-Tang rapper’s comments to being dissed by a family member.

“I just feel like, for him, he really disrespecting his own kid. I really like listen to you, I seen you start buddy, I was like a little kid…but that’s cool, bruh. I just feel like you disrespected your own kind,” he told AllHipHop.com. “I just don’t understand why people get mad. How the hell you get mad over music buddy?”

“Like, give a person a chance to be part of history,” he added. “I mean, you made history buddy, just be a godfather that you is. Don’t ever stoop down to my level and disrespect me, bruh… That man is like a legend.”

After that was settled, the issue of “lyrical rappers” was brought up again by The Source with Chicago rapper Rhymefest who seems to share Method Man’s disgust.

“When I heard [Waka Flocka Flame] say that, he said it on Shade 45. Which is a radio station owned by the most lyrical dude ever,” Rhymefest said with a frown. “Now, if Waka Flocka has more money than Eminem I need to know this so I can change up my strategy… I mean, I remember Jeezy used to say stuff like that. But now, if you listen to Jeezy raps, as his career has developed and he’s hung around a Kanye, he’s hung around a Jay-Z, he’s hung around a Lil Wayne, and he’s seen, ‘Man, I can’t be more than a ‘dope dealer’ rapper. ‘I can’t be a worldly universal artist if I don’t improve on my craft’… It’s ignorance. I mean, the music is ignorance. So you would expect someone who lives in an ignorant world to see the value of intelligence.” —Linda Hobbs

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Tory Lanez Sued For Alleged Attack In Miami Nightclub

Tory Lanez is facing legal trouble over an alleged altercation that went down inside Miami’s LIV nightclub last year. Christopher “Prince” Harty, an up-and-coming artist and Miami promoter who appeared on Love & Hip-Hop: Miami claims that Lanez attacked him last November.

The onetime reality star alleges that Lanez, along with his entourage and security team, punched and attacked him in the nightclub. According to reports, Prince claims to have suffered blunt force trauma to his head, neck, and chest, in addition to contusions, bruises and anxiety, as a result of the incident. He is suing for unspecified damages.

“They backed me into a corner, and once I was there, they started stomping on me, jumping me,” he recalled to NBC Miami.

He believes that the friction stemmed from an Instagram post about music. “They felt that I was insinuating that they stole the record from me, and I was just like, no, I would never do that, that was never my intention. I had no issue with him at all.”

A portion of the incident was captured on cellphone video. Prince stated that he knew Lanez prior to the run-in, and helped get him into clubs before.

His attorney, Marwan Porter of Porter Law Firm, called the violent incident “a chronic problem” with Lanez who is accused of shooting Megan Thee Stallion in July. The 28-year-old recording artist has yet to publicly address either incident.

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Cardi B Opens Up About Filing For Divorce From Offset

Cardi B took to Instagram Live on Friday (Sept. 18) to air out a few things about filing for divorce from Offset.

The Bronx rapper made it clear that she didn’t file for divorce as a publicity stunt to promote her upcoming album. “I’m not doing it for clout and on top of that I don’t need stunts to sell music,” she said. “I’m not [trying to] brag but don’t ever say I’m doing anything for clout. My first album is three-times platinum and I didn’t need no stunts to do that. My [“Wap”] single is no. 1 worldwide why would I need stunts to sell music? I don’t need stunts — [especially] when it comes to family — to sell anything, so don’t play yourself.”

As for the reason for the divorce filing, the estranged couple simply grew apart. “Nothing crazy out of this world happened, sometimes people really do grow apart. I been with this man for four years. I have a kid with this man, I have a household with this man…sometimes you’re just tired of the arguments and the build up. You get tired sometimes and before something happens, you leave.”

“I just wanna' be a free bird,” Cardi said after questioning whether people secretly want infidelity to be the reason for the split.

“I am the f**king clout,” she added. “I never needed anything. I never needed no stunts to sell sh*t.Why would I need anything to sell my next album?”

Speaking of the new album, Cardi has been indecisive about choosing her next single because “WAP” did so well. “That means that my second single has to be even better.”

Towards the end of her venting session, Cardi reiterated that she’s focusing on her work, and revealed that she's starting new business for her daughter Kulture.

 

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Barack Obama Announces Release Date For ‘A Promised Land’ Memoir

Following the mega-success of his wife’s Becoming release, Barack Obama is poised to debut his own memoir, A Promised Land, this fall. The former president made the literary announcement on Twitter on Thursday (Sept. 17).

“There’s no feeling like finishing a book and I’m proud of this one,” Obama tweeted while explaining that he tries to give an “honest account” of his presidency in the book. The release will also touch on “the forces we grapple with as a nation, and how we can heal our division and make democracy work for everybody.”

There’s no feeling like finishing a book, and I’m proud of this one. In 'A Promised Land,' I try to provide an honest accounting of my presidency, the forces we grapple with as a nation, and how we can heal our divisions and make democracy work for everybody. pic.twitter.com/T1QSZVDvOm

— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) September 17, 2020

The highly anticipated and introspective release takes readers on a “compelling journey” and details Obama’s “improbable odyssey from a young man searching for his identity to leader of the free world.” Included in the memoir are striking personal details about his political education, as well as landmark moments from his first term presidency.

The Obamas secured the reported $60 million book deals around a year after ending their tenure in the White House. Michelle Obama’s book became the best-selling memoir in history.

A Promised Land is currently available for pre-order at Obamabook.com. The memoir will be released on Nov. 17.

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