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We Went To Peter Rosenberg's 'PeterPalooza IV' And Fell Back In Love With The A$AP Mob

A$AP brought it back to New York City. 

Harlem’s very own A$AP Rocky and A$AP Mob brought out a myriad of New York City’s rap fans to Manhattan's Best Buy Theater on Thursday night (July 23). There were plenty of Millennials of all races at Peter Rosenberg’s fourth annual PeterPalooza concert. The sold out venue was on tilt for acts like the A$AP Mob, Remy Banks, Vic Mensa, Bodega Bamz and more.

With host Larry Legend, draped in a black Tuxedo, providing laughs, he set the party off by introducing the opening acts. But it was Bodega Bamz -- who rocked a Department of Corrections jumpsuit -- that started the lituatation. He had fans rapping every word to “Billy Bats” and “Woopy Woop Blahzay Blah,“ both off Bamz’ recently released album Sidewalk Exec. Also, the energetic crowd turned up for Vic Mensa’s “Feel That” and his infectious verse from his Kanye West-assisted "U Mad."

However, the five boroughs and New Jersey had the most fans out to see A$AP Rocky and The Mob, and they let it be known as concertgoers grew impatient by chanting “Rocky, Rocky, Rocky.” After listening to birthday boy Rosenberg profess his love for hip-hop, the clock struck 10 PM, and the beat dropped to “Hella Hoes” with Twelvvy and Nast taking the stage -- as a mosh pit erupted in the front row. All the members of the Mob made it, and rolled through fan favorites like Ant’s “Set That Bitch Off and Nast's “Trillmatic.”

Dressed in all black, with a delightful smile, Rocky controlled the crowd with his every move. It seemed as if New York City confirmed that Flacko's music is showing the world that you can be yourself and step outside of the boundaries while still being successful.

Visiting his recently released At.Long.Last.A$AP album, that self-proclaimed Pretty Muthaf*cka slayed performances of "M’s," “LSD” and “Lord Pretty Flacko Jody 2,” which caused straight pandemonium. Being that I was sober, I could only imagine what the euphoria and energy would of felt like if I got trippy.

A$AP Ferg also banged out his solo gems, “Shaba,” and “Werk,” and even go a little emo by stating that he didn't want the night to end: "Y’all don’t understand. I haven’t performed with my brothers in years,” he yelled through the mic.

Rocky closed out the night with cuts “Wild For The Night,” and “Peso.” But it seemed like none of the Mob members wanted the event to come to a close. They even stayed on stage to dance to a couple of Young Thug tracks. It was nothing but crew love.

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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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