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Ghostface Killah Could Be Leading The Next Wu-Tang Album

Big Ghost says RZA passed him the ball. 

In an exclusive interview with HipHopDX, legendary rapper Ghostface Killah -- and original member of the Wu-Tang Clan -- announced that he will be leading the charge for the group's next album. "RZA put the ball in my hand. He said 'Yo, I want you to do it,' and I been wanting to do it, and that’s a big test for me right there."

Wu-Tang's first album, Enter the 36 Chambers, was released in 1993, and heavily influenced by kung-fu, Buddhist philosophy, light-adaptations of the Nation of Islam street preaching, and comic books. The group's members have all released independent projects since that first album, and have periodically reunited throughout the years to produce 5 group albums.

Ghostface Killah, now 46, has established himself as a stand-alone lyricist with his first album, Iron Man, in 1996. He has also created his own comic book, 36 Seasons, in which he returns to his hometown of Staten Island after 9 years, seeking consolation. With Supreme Clientele 2 in the works, Ghost can add leadership of Wu-Tang's musical direction to his resume.

READ MORE:: Classic Rotation: Wu-Tang Clan 'Enter the 36 Chambers'

When asked who he'd put on the album in addition to the core group, Ghost answered:

"I mean when we do this, we don’t got to bring nobody in. Unless there’s somebody that's already out with a strong name or a good voice that would be good. I learned to not be selfish. People know us. We got 10 people in the goddamn group. But you could still use different guys as different instruments — I look at people's voices as instruments that complement the track and make it sound good. When I do my Supreme Clientele 2, I might want a Rick Ross or [Mobb Deep's] P and Havoc because the beat calls for it like that. Who might sound good on this? It’s like you never know until you put it together."

READ MORE:: Ghostface Killah's Unsurpassed Rap Legacy

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Floyd Mayweather Calls Out Artists Boycotting Gucci "Hypocrisy," 50 Cent Responds

After receiving backlash from the Internet and some prominent figures in hip-hop, Floyd Mayweather issued a lengthy statement on Instagram calling out the "hypocrisy" he sees in backing these premature boycotts on luxury brands.

"Why would we (as a people) agree to a temporary boycott of Gucci for merely 3 months if what was done caused so much strife? Why wouldn't we agree to a permanent boycott of Gucci as well as all other merchandise that fall under the Kering ownership, such as YSL, Balenciaga, Alexander McQueen and more," he stated. "I'll tell you why, it's because in this day, celebrities and failing artist pick and choose the hottest trending topic as a means of seeking attention and using fake advocacy as their platform when their 'talent' no longer benefit them."

These people are playing hopscotch. First, they're supposedly boycotting the NFL but as soon as the Super Bowl came around, they were either at the game, watching it on TV or throwing Super Bowl parties. Last week, it was R Kelly, this week it’s Gucci. People boycott for trend but turn around and still shop at H&M and watch the NFL.

A post shared by Floyd Mayweather (@floydmayweather) on Feb 14, 2019 at 3:56pm PST

The 41-year-old didn't stop there, firing shots at 50 Cent and T.I, who have both publicly criticized Mayweather's choice to stick with Gucci. Recently (Feb 14), T.I. released "F*ck Ni**a" where the emcee spit, "Old greedy a** n***a only thinking about his self" over the mid-tempo track. Blasting the "No Mediocre" rapper's bout with infidelity and Fif's family issues with his son, the featherweight hit harder than any punch he could throw.

"These same celebrities are proud deadbeat fathers and unfaithful husbands using their platform to rally the troops against luxury brands, yet have been the prime contributors of influencing the destruction of our people by way of their musical content and imagery," he said.

Shortly after word of Mayweather's response began to circulate, 50 Cent clapped back by poking fun at the boxer's rumored illiteracy, posting a handwritten letter full of grammar issues with Mayweather's signature attached.

😆champ must have heard that TI song he big time mad. LOL #bransoncognac #lecheminduroi #bellator

A post shared by 50 Cent (@50cent) on Feb 15, 2019 at 7:00am PST

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Kanye West Enlists Kenny G For Epic Valentine's Day Gift To Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian West is celebrating Valentine’s Day with a lot of love and music. The reality star recently shared a gift her husband Kanye West gave her on this special day of love and appreciation.

The 38 year-old mother of three shared videos of famed saxophonist Kenny G playing live music in her living room, which was decked out in pink and red flowers.

NO BIG DEAL KENNY G IN MY LIVING ROOM!!! Happy Valentines Day 💋💋💋 pic.twitter.com/A1GD0UlEwu

— Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian) February 14, 2019

somewhere over the rainbow 🌈 pic.twitter.com/setzbsuGgI

— Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian) February 14, 2019

Beat husband award goes to mine 🙋🏻‍♀️!!!! Most thoughtful gifts ever!!!! pic.twitter.com/VaGF6QD5GQ

— Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian) February 14, 2019

There's no denying Kim and Kanye's love for each other is sweet. In a cover story for GQ, writer Caity Weaver describes their love at first glance.

"To the outside world, Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West seem very much in love. In their own private world, they seem even more so—obsessively so. Over dinner, I pressed her to describe one habit of hers that bugs her husband, and after struggling for nearly a full minute," Weaver writes. "She pulled out her phone to call him and ask. Kanye picked up immediately as if he had been waiting for the call."

“Hey babe,” she said. “I'm doing an interview, and I just want to know what I do to drive you crazy. Because I can't think of anything that I could possibly do that drives you crazy"

Amid their love and Valentine's day festivities, the couple is also expected to welcome a fourth child via surrogacy.

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Bounce TV Acquires 'Moesha' And 'The Game' In New Licensing Agreement

If we're being honest with ourselves, the 90s was probably the best decade. The music and entertainment birthed during the decade would later go on to inspire generations. In the age of Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon, viewers have found great comfort in spending their weekends streaming their favorite sitcoms from yesteryear.

In a new acquisition that will surely warm the hearts of 80s babies, Bounce TV has licensed the television rights to Moesha and The Game in an agreement with CBS distribution. All six seasons (127 episodes) of the Brandy led show as well as all nine seasons (147 episodes) of The Game, will live on the network.

Per a statement from Bounce TV, both shows are scheduled back-to-back on weeknights with Moesha airing from 7 PM to 8 PM and The Game from 8 PM to 9 PM beginning Feb. 18.

Grammy-award winner Brandy Norward starred at Moesha Mitchell, a teenage girl balancing friends, family, her annoying little brother, Miles and boys in her Leimert Park Los Angeles neighborhood. While The Game, created by Mara Brock Akil, followed the lives of pro-football players and their significant others as they navigated life on and off the field.

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