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Lil Xan AKA Diego Reveals 'Total Xanarchy' Album Tracklist With YG, 2 Chainz, Diplo & More

Diego's second studio album is set to drop in April.

Diego, the budding Soundcloud rapper who built the foundation of his career as "Lil Xan," made some major revelations about his long-awaited LP Total Xanarchy. During his recent stop at Hot 97, Xan revealed the long list of features who are set to appear on his debut studio album Total Xanarchy to Ebro, Laura Stylez, and Peter Rosenberg. The California native has recruited a wide range of artists to come through for the LP --- including YG, 2 Chainz, Rae Sremmurd, Diplo, Charli XCX, and his current tour mate $teven Cannon.

The upstart revealed that the album has been pushed back from Mar. 17 to Apr. 6. Before revealing his album updates and speaking on his name change, Diego opened up about his depression, quitting Xanax for good. He also discussed ditching his early photograper aspirations to pursue rapping, and dropping his drug-induced moniker in order to leave his problematic persona in the past and focus on his future success. Ebro brings up a valid point that Diego's message of transition is very positive and creative, and he agreed.

"There's a lot of negativity in hip-hop, especially with the young up-and-comers like you said. There's a lot of them, and some people feel like we're diluting what hip-hop really is. But I just have to say... like we are now. Obviously, we're in a position and we got ourselves here and people are messing with our stuff. They like us for a reason. It's because we're different and we're creative, then people be like 'Oh that stuff is wack.' But it's like it's not wack. you just don't understand it."

This confusing sentiment came a couple of weeks after he spoke to REVOLT and nonchalantly rated 2Pac's music a whopping 2/10 before labeling his classic catalog as "boring music." After the immediate backlash he faced, Diego bluntly tweeted earlier this week that he won't be doing interviews for the time being. Maybe he just doesn't understand 2Pac's hit records...

Watch Ebro In The Morning get to know Diego aka Lil Xan better in their interview below.

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Cardi B Comments On Government Shutdown: "Our Country Is In A Hellhole"

Cardi B wanted to give her two cents on the now-25 day partial government shutdown. The Grammy-nominated rapper got political on her Instagram page, stating that she believes our country is in a "Hellhole" and she feels terribly for those affected.

"It’s been a little bit over three weeks. Trump is now ordering, as in summoning, federal government workers to go back to work without getting paid," she said. Cardi continued by telling people not to drag former President Barack Obama's partial government shutdown into the conversation, as his shutdown was for a better reason than Trump's dream border wall.

"Now, I don't want to hear any of y'all motherf**kas talkin' 'bout, 'Oh, but Obama shut down the government for 17 days,' Yeah, b***h! For healthcare!" she continued. "So your grandma could check her blood pressure and you b****es could go check y'all p***y at the gynecologist with no motherf**kin' problem. This sh*t is really f**kin' serious, bro. This sh*t is crazy. Like, our country is in a hellhole right now. All for a f**kin' wall."

The Invasion of Privacy MC continues by stating that she is "scared" and feels badly for those who aren't able to be compensated for their work.

"Now, I now a lot of y’all don’t care…  b***h I’m scared," she concludes. "This is crazy, and I really feel bad for these people that gotta go to f**kin' work without getting f**kin' paid."

Watch her comments below.


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I know a lot of ya do r watch the news so I’m letting ya know shit getting real .....I ain’t going to say nothing much tho I don’t want mofos to off me.....ANYWAYS TWERK VIDEO OUT NOW

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R. Kelly's Former Manager Will Reportedly Surrender To Georgia Police For Threats Towards Savage Family

James Mason, R. Kelly’s former manager who is being accused of sending terrorizing, threatening text messages to the father of one of Kelly’s accusers, is reportedly surrendering to Georgia authorities.

According to The Blast, Mason will surrender in Henry County, Ga. on Wednesday (Jan. 16) after a judge issued a warrant for his arrest, citing “terroristic threats and acts.” A police report obtained by the site states that Mason told Timothy Savage, the father of Kelly’s alleged cult member Jocelyn Savage, that he was going to “f**king kill” him when he saw him, and that he was going to harm him and his family.

A second manager for Kelly, Don Russell, is also reportedly under investigation for allegedly harassing and threatening the Savage family for participating in the six-part docu-series, Surviving R. Kelly. 

Mr. Savage was reportedly texted by Mr. Russell, who said it would “be best for him and his family if the documentary [Surviving R. Kelly] does not air." During a phone call that was put on speaker, Russell reportedly threatened to reveal information about Mr. Savage if he did not pull out of the doc.

Kelly is under investigation in both Georgia and Illinois, which is reportedly a direct response to the allegations made in the Lifetime docu-series.

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Porn Site Condemns Users After Searches For R. Kelly's Sex Tape Increase

Searches for the infamous sex tape recorded by R. Kelly and featuring a minor has seen an uptick, and a porn site is condemning its users from trying to find it, because child pornography is illegal.

According to The Blast, porn site xHamster reportedly said that searches for the term ‘R. Kelly’ are up 388 percent since the beginning of January. Of course, this coincides with the release of the six-part Lifetime docu-series, Surviving R. Kelly, which chronicles over 20 years of indecent and immoral behavior towards teenage girls and women.

The site noted that they do not have the infamous tape that involves the controversial musician having sex with and urinating on an underage girl, nor will they ever carry it and other videos like it on their site.

“The R. Kelly tape is not on xHamster, nor would we ever allow it to be,” representatives for the site told The Blast. “Regardless of the news or sensation, a tape featuring underaged is both illegal and immoral.” xHamster also says they will be “disabling searches and putting up messages alerting any searches that the content is not acceptable.”

One of the messages on the site says “Please consider that in searching for and viewing such content, you may be re-victimizing a minor who could not consent.”

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