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Nipsey Hussle Gives Eye-Opening Interview On 'The Breakfast Club'

Upon the release of his latest album, Victory Lap, Slauson Sargent, Nipsey Hussle, ventured away from the comfort of California for a promotional pilgrimage to the birthplace of rap, New York City. While in the Big Apple, Nip sat down with the The Breakfast Club as well as Hot 97’s Funk Flex to discuss his new album and the culture surrounding it.

In his Breakfast Club interview that aired Wednesday (Feb. 21), the mogul discussed everything from his relationship with Puffy and Kendrick to the new sound of hip-hop. His response to this new wave is something Nipsey described as “pressure” from the industry to make music that he refers to as “weirdo rap.”

“That aint no diss to nobody specific,” Hussle detailed when asked about a line from his K. Dot assisted track “Dedication.” “It just aint in the direction of what we grew up on… Even to the drug stuff. That was never glorified within rap culture.” Nipsey also went on to speak about West Coast gang culture, its prevalence in his life and his fight against the music industry’s monetization of a lifestyle.

“I don’t want to talk about other people for real. I feel my own way about it, but God bless everybody.” Nipsey said in response to Bronx-native, Cardi B, openly disrespecting the Crips street gang which he is a known member of. But despite the well-wishes, Nipsey does shed a light on a culture his hometown created.

“(What Cardi did) is called being a ‘cell-solider’… someone who talks behind the gate because they know they can’t get touched,” Nipsey explained. “People aren’t using that terminology. That’s self-preservation… we have to speak honestly about things n***as dead and doing life for.”

In addition to this, Nipsey also stopped by Hot 97 where he ripped Funk Flex’s show with a nearly five minute long freestyle. Here, Nipsey humored the feining of Funk Flex by unleashing a freestyle that proves he still has more left in the tank following Victory Lap.

The intellect and passion Nipsey displayed at both Power 105.1 and Hot 97 is the type of fuel that roars to life on Victory Lap. And with several community services and new business ventures on the horizon, those who have followed Hussle’s career closely are excited to the fruition of his visions.

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Whitney Houston's Friend Robyn Crawford To 'Set Record Straight' About Relationship In Memoir

Whitney Houston's lifelong friend, assistant and rumored love interest Robyn Crawford will reportedly "set the record straight" about her relationship with the late singer in a tell-all memoir.

According to PEOPLE, A Song for You: My Life with Whitney Houston will be released in the fall. Crawford, who was friends with Houston since they were children growing up in Newark, N.J., has rarely spoken about her relationship with the superstar.

"In A Song for You, Crawford, who served as Houston’s longtime confidante and executive assistant,'breaks her silence to share the moving and often complicated story of her life and relationship with Whitney,'" the publication writes.

It was believed that Houston and Crawford were in a secret romantic relationship. It was touched upon in the recently-released documentary Whitney, which Robyn did not participate in. It was discussed that Houston's family did not like the bond that the two had.

"I’ve never seen them do anything but I know that she was something that I didn’t want my sister to be involved with," Whitney's brother Gary stated in the documentary. Whitney decided to part ways with Robyn in the '90s, after she married Bobby Brown, and they did not talk for a long time.

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It's Official: Joe Biden Announces 2020 Presidential Bid

After months of speculation and hints, former Vice President Joe Biden officially announced his bid for a 2020 presidency.

In a video announcing his run which was released on Thursday (April 25), Biden states that he wants to fix the issues in the country. What inspired him to run was Donald Trump’s response to the deadly 2017 white supremacist protest in Charlottesville, Va.

"In that moment, I knew the threat to this nation was unlike any I had ever seen in my lifetime," Biden says. The 76-year-old is also a former Delaware senator.

"I believe history will look back on four years of [Trump] and all he embraces as an aberrant moment in time," he continues in the video. "But if we give Donald Trump eight years in the White House, he will forever and fundamentally alter the character of this nation — who we are — and I cannot stand by and watch that happen."

In 2015, Biden stated that he would not be running for President, as he wanted to focus on healing from the loss of his son, Beau, to cancer. However, NPR reports that his family–especially his grandchildren– have “prodded” him to run.

He joins Kamala Harris, Cory Booker, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren as politicians who have thrown their hat into the ring for a Democratic nomination.

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Cardi B Snaps At 'The Shade Room' For Publicizing Negativity: 'It’s Trash'

Cardi B is tired of The Shade Room, and she let us know that fact by posting videos bashing them on social media.

The rapper took to Instagram to discuss her issues with the social media page posting negative things about the people she is associated with, including her husband Offset. The Migos member was reportedly mentioned on The Shade Room regarding his recent felony gun possession charges.

“Everybody that they know that I’m cool with, they always try to get them set up for people to talk sh*t,” she said. "Offset donated 25K to the Ellen foundation for the kids in Africa. Did The Shade Room post it? No… are they posting any positive sh*t and investment talk that he’s been talking about in his interviews? No. But they sure post the way he had drama with his baby mom. They sure posting about his court cases, right?"

She continues by stating that she understands that blogs will be blogs, and she doesn’t want them to only post the positive aspects of celebrities’ lives. However, Cardi says that there is a “hate campaign” and bias against Quality Control and those associated with her via TSR, and she wants it to end.

“That sh*t is getting wack,” she continues. “It’s trash. How do people want us to change? For what? Why change? Y’all don’t post the change, y’all don’t post the good, y’all don’t post the accomplishments. Y’all post the f**k sh*t. So, what the f**k?”

She concludes by stating that black blogs capitalize on black drama and negativity occurring in the community, which causes white publications to follow suit.

“Stop claiming that y’all for the people, when y’all fuel drama in between these artists,” she states.

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