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Yasiin Bey Calls Tekashi 6ix9ine The "Most Depressing Sh*t He's Ever Seen"

"Why is everyone acting like this new?" 

Part of what makes hip-hop great is its various sounds, flows and styles that carry remnants of the genre's past. However, what draws lines in the sand are rookies who ignore those who came before them.

The feeling flowed through a snippet of Yasiin Bey (formerly Mos Def) checking out buzzing rapper Tekashi69's music. Seen on A$AP Rocky's AWGE DVD  Monday (July 23), the third installment of his behind the scenes meets Smack DVD style film featured footage of new music with Tyler the Creator, as well as freestyles from the A$AP Mob.

Around the 15:04 mark, we come across Bey among a group of others watching Tekashi's popular "GUMMO" video. Bey appears to be unimpressed with the Brooklyn rapper, who has scored co-signs from the likes of 50 Cent and Joyner Lucas.

"Why is everyone acting like this new? This is a version of the same old sh*t," Bey said. He then name drops Brooklyn street rap pillars like M.O.P. The duo consisting of Billy Danze and Lil' Fame, scored mainstream success in the early aughts with the rowdy track, "Ante Up." After breaking down the groups' origins stories, the snippet ends with his statement, "That was the most depressing sh*t I've ever seen in my life."

Tekashi isn't everyone's flavor. The rapper has stirred up his fair share of beef with Chicago's Chief Keef, The Game, YG, J. Prince Jr. and fellow Brooklyn MC Casanova.

READ MORE: Yasiin Bey Says "Depressing" Comment About Tekashi69 Was Taken Out Of Context

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Barbados Minister Of Health Says Ventilators On Its Way To Country Were "Seized In The U.S."

The majority of the world’s countries are currently battling the spread of COVID-19. With local and federal governments testing vaccines, drafting models to alleviate hospitals and its healthcare staff, and providing reports on the economy, it seems as if another crucial piece to battling the virus is leaving those most vulnerable in the open.

According to Barbados Today, the United States reportedly seized 20 ventilators that was meant to be shipped to Barbados. The Caribbean nation’s Minister of Health and Wellness, Lt. Col. Jeffrey Bostic, said the ventilators were made available to Barbados through a philanthropic donation. However, out of the country’s 56 patients who tested positive for the virus, only three are on ventilator assistance. According to The New York Times, the country, with a population of 288,000, has tested 527 people thus far.

“They were seized in the United States. Paid for, but seized, so we are trying to see exactly what is going to transpire there," Bostic said. "But I remind you that ventilators are one of the most in-demand times in the world today and Barbados is merely wrestling with the other 203 countries and territories around the world seeking to secure as many of these pieces of equipment as possible.” Additionally, five of those ventilators that were donated by Rihanna, a native of the country, will arrive in the coming weeks.

On Sunday (April 5), the country reported that its first death from the novel coronavirus, an 81-year-old man who suffered from pneumonia and diabetes. Bostic assured the public that there's "an adequate amount of ventilators at this point and ventilators have been arriving almost daily over the past two weeks or so." Other nations like Haiti, which has 21 positive cases according to the Miami Herald, is currently seeking personal protective equipment (PPE) from masks to a surplus of ventilators.

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Tekashi 6ix9ine Breaks His Silence On Snitching

Tekashi 6ix9ine is out of prison, and he quickly fell into his trolling habits.

On Sunday (April 5), the Brooklyn rapper decided to add his two cents about snitching under the comment section on a social media post. The Shade Room reported on Los Angeles' mayor offering rewards for people willing to tell on their neighbors for breaking the city's stay-at-home order. The "Fefe" rapper commented by saying, "Coming to the rescue."

 

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TSR STAFF: Christina C! @cdelafresh ___ Finish this sentence, “snitches get ____.” In Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s words, “rewards” would fill in the blank as he’s encouraging people to rat on others who aren’t following the city’s stay-at-home order. ___ It’s a lot different from the saying we grew up knowing but apparently since the “safer at home” order in California was instituted, Los Angeles city officials have received multiple reports about businesses violating the order. ___ “If any non-essential businesses continue to operate in violation of the stay at home order, we’re going to act to enforce the safer at home order and ensure their compliance,” he said, according to @cbsla. ___ “You know the old expression about snitches, well in this case snitches get rewards,” Garcetti said. “We want to thank you for turning folks in and making-click the link in our bio to read more.📸: @gettyimages

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A comment made by #Tekashi69’s account was left in #TheShadeRoom just days after he was released from prison 👀

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Tekashi was scheduled to be released from prison Aug. 2, 2020. But, after his lawyer petitioned the Federal Bureau of Prisons to have the rapper serve the rest of his sentence at home due to coronavirus fears, he was granted a early release.

According to his lawyer, Dawn Florio, 6ix9ine is free to return to social media and will spend the rest of his sentence on house arrest where he plans to work on multiple projects. 6ix9ine reportedly signed an eight-figure record deal with 10K Projects last October.

6ix9ine, who testified against his former associates and Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods members Anthony "Harv" Ellison and Aljermiah "Nuke" Mack, pleaded guilty to racketeering conspiracy and eight other charges in January 2019.

 

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Floyd Mayweather’s Daughter Arrested For Allegedly Stabbing NBA Youngboy’s Baby’s Mother

Floyd Mayweather’s 19-year-old daughter, Iyanna “Yaya” Mayweather, was reportedly arrested in Houston on Saturday (April 4) for allegedly stabbing one of NBA Youngboy’s baby’s mothers during a violent incident that reportedly took place at the 20-year-old rapper’s home. According to TMZ Sports, NBA Youngboy and the victim, Lapattra Jacobs, were inside the home when Iyanna showed up claiming to be NBA Youngboy’s fiancée and an argument erupted between the two women.

Jacobs allegedly told Iyanna to leave the home but the argument moved its way into the kitchen. Iyanna was reportedly brandishing two knives and attacked Jacobs who was later hospitalized. Her condition is unknown.

“Hold it down for your loved one’s up in heaven and they will do the same. I’m very blessed and protected if you ask me,” NBAYoungboy tweeted on Saturday afternoon alongside a cryptic post to his Instagram Story that read in part, “If I tweet don’t refer it to some p**y shit.”

Iyanna was apprehended at 1:30 a.m. on Saturday and taken to Houston’s Harris County Jail where she was reportedly charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. She seemingly referred to Youngboy as her “fiancé” in an Instagram post in January.

 

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Zoom in! When you call your fiancé for any small inconvenience 🤣

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The teenager is the daughter of Floyd and his ex-girlfriend, Melissa Brim. The boxing champion also shared three children with his ex, Josie Harris, who was found dead inside a parked car in the driveway of her Southern California home last month. Harris’ cause of death has yet to be revealed.

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