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50 Cent Says '4:44' Was Like "Golf Course Music"

"I liked the sh*t, but I'm gonna keep it 100: the sh*t was too smart."

Despite 4:44 achieving platinum status and it being lauded as a great comeback album, JAY-Z has received his fair share of detractors. Recently, 50 Cent reviewed 4:44 on Instagram and dubbed Hov's latest offering "golf course music."

I listened to Jay sh--, that 4:44," 50 began, "I thought the sh*t was aight. I liked the sh*t, but I'm gonna keep it 100: the sh*t was too smart. I felt like I was supposed to be wearing glasses and tie a f**king sweater around my waist. It was like Ivy League sh*t."

Then, 50 acknowledged that though JAY-Z released a solid album, that he no longer should proclaim himself as the best, because of his age. "I'mma tell you the truth: Ni**as is hot out here. They don't wanna hear that sh*y. They just wanna have a good time. F**k that. You can't be the best rapper at 47, because the new ni**as is here," said 50.

He added: "I ain't gon' hold you up. That sh*t was like golf course music."

Since 4:44 was released last week, Kanye West reportedly severed ties with JAY-Z's streaming service Tidal. In addition, Future and Boosie BadAzz took offense to some of Hov's lyrics and responded with jabs of their own on social media. Watch 50's video below:

This article originally appeared on Billboard.

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Is Chris Brown Having A Son?

Is Chris Brown having another baby? According to sources close to the entertainer, the answer is yes.

TMZ reports the 30-year-old singer will welcome his newest bundle of joy in the fall with ex-girlfriend Ammika Harris, who is allegedly pregnant with a boy. This will be Harris' first child and Brown's first boy. The Indigo artist is already a proud papa to his 5-year-old daughter Royalty who he had with Nia Guzman.

While Harris and Brown aren't together, the two are reportedly co-existing well and appear to have a handle on their forthcoming co-parenting.

News the former couple was expecting made its way to the Internet in June. However, fans raised a suspicious digital eyebrow when Brown commented on one of Harris' photos a month prior.

"Yup," he wrote. "BM bad."

BM being short-hand for "baby mama."

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No word on the exact due date or what names the two have in mind, but as soon as we know you'll know.

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The Same Company That Owns Mr. Potato Head Now Owns Death Row Records

The same company that owns Monopoly, G.I. Joe, Transformers, Power Rangers, and thee Mr.Potato Head now owns the famous (and infamous) west coast record label Death Row Records.

Hasbro Toy Company purchased Entertainment One multimedia company, which also reportedly has a music division. According to Rolling Stone, E One's music label earned more than $30 million in 2019's first quarter. Six years ago, Entertainment One purchased Death Row's catalog for $280 million.

In a statement, Hasbro CEO Brian Goldner expressed his excitement about owning the beloved and respected record label.

“The acquisition of eOne adds beloved story-led global family brands that deliver strong operating returns to Hasbro’s portfolio and provides a pipeline of new brand creation driven by family-oriented storytelling,” he said.

While Death Row records has gone down in history as one of hip-hop's most successful and influential labels, it's co-founder Marion "Suge" Knight has fallen from grace.

In October 2018, Knight was sentenced to 28 years in prison for the 2015 hit-and-run death of Terry Carter, which was caught on surveillance. CNN reports he faced life in prison for one count of attempted murder after Knight maimed Cle "Bone" Sloan with his truck. Sloan survived the incident.

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ICONOLOGY: Missy Elliott Dropping Collection Of New Songs Tonight

Missy Elliott has had an incredible 2019.

The superstar is not only finally receiving the Video Vanguard Award at the 2019 MTV VMAs this coming Monday (Aug. 26), the Virginia native also became the first female rapper inducted into the Songwriters Hall Of Fame and received an honorary doctorate from Berklee College Of Music. She's celebrating her standout year with her longtime fans by releasing new music.

ICONOLOGY is a collection of new songs that are meant to make the listener throw it back to the times when music made us want to move. She revealed the news on social media.

"This year has been a tremendous year for me…I am humbled and grateful," she wrote on Instagram." THANK YOU for allowing me to smell the roses. You, my fans, and God are the reason I am here and have celebrated every milestone with me!... Let’s #ThrowItBack to a time when music just felt good and made us want to dance! Sincerely, Dr. Melissa “Missy” Elliott #Iconology."

We're hoping there are some eye-popping videos to accompany these new songs. Check out her post below.

 

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This year has been a tremendous year for me…I am humbled and grateful. THANK YOU for allowing me to smell the roses. You, my fans, and God are the reason I am here and have celebrated every milestone with me! So, I have a SURPRISE for you... let’s continue the celebration at midnight tonight…I’m dropping a collection of new songs! Let’s #ThrowItBack to a time when music just felt good and made us want to dance! Sincerely, Dr. Melissa “Missy” Elliott #Iconology

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