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According to XXXTentacion, Migos Jumped Him In Los Angeles

"Migos just gave me free clout."

XXXTentacion claims that the members of Migos were the latest people to jump him. In an Instagram story, the Florida rapper said that a member of the entourage beat him up and pulled a gun on him, before the entire group ran away.

"Funny how rap ni**as rap about killin' ni**as and shootin' ni**as, but you caught me outside the hotel," he said in the story. In the videos, XXX can be seen with a bruised eye and a puffy face, and in another video, he says he was stabbed. He says that nobody in the group "gave the respect" of fighting him man-to-man, and that he will take his alleged beating like a champ. "I got 35 year old ni**as scared to fight me, y'all ni**as pu**y as f**k," he continued. "F**k Quavo, f**k Takeoff...f**k that pu**y ni**a Liftoff...I’m just letting y’all know for now that I’m a man before anything, and I’m gonna take my f**king a**beating like a man, ni**a, and I’m gonna carry myself like a man. This sh*t don’t affect me, and you ni**as gonna lose money f**king with me.”
There's reason to believe the feud began after Offset dissed the young rapper for his comments about Drake this past April. XXX did mention in his videos that he "wanted to kill" Migos at the 2017 BET Awards, however, since he's all about "peace, love, [and] positivity," he decided against it. He deleted all of his Instagram photos after briefing fans on the alleged altercation.
 

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Stephen Curry's three-point shooting average has made him a player to watch in the NBA for the past five seasons. Now, one of the league's favorite shooting guards has set a new record by scoring eight or more three-pointers in three straight games.

The well-known Golden State Warrior hit the courts Wednesday night (Jan. 16) to play the New Orleans Pelicans. The NBA champion finished with 41 points, ending with a 147-140 win against the Louisiana-based team.

"Sometimes when you get hot like that, you really don't see anything but the rim," Curry said, according to ESPN. "And you just try to stay on balance and get to your spot wherever that is. These are shots I work on. I have confidence in them. I know my teammates do."

Alongside Curry's record-breaking performance, the Warriors and Pelicans set a new NBA stat by scoring the most three-pointers in a game. The feat surpassed the Warriors and Sacramento Kings' game with 43. The Oakland team also happens to be the first to score 140 points back-to-back since 1998.

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According to a press release, Janelle Monae and Cardi B are among the first performers announced to hit the stage for the 61st Annual Grammy Awards on Feb. 10.

Monae is up for two honors including Album Of The Year for Dirty Computer, while Cardi could win a total of five awards, including Best Rap Album and Album Of The Year for Invasion Of Privacy. The Wondaland artist performed "We Are Young" with the group .fun during the 55th Annual ceremony, and the Bronx-bred MC rapped alongside Bruno Mars during a performance of "Finesse" at last year's big event. Both Dirty Computer and Invasion Of Privacy were named to the list of VIBE's Best Albums of 2018.

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