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Bow Wow Sounds Off On Jermaine Dupri For 'Breakfast Club' Comments

"Why can't n****s keep my name out they mouth" the 31-year-old rapper tweeted.

Shad "Bow Wow" Smoss and his longtime mentor Jermaine Dupri are having some familial issues.

The trouble began early last week (Sept. 18) when the So So Def founder stopped by Power 105.1's The Breakfast Club with female R&B quartet Xscape to discuss the details on the upcoming So So Def reunion tour.

In light of Mac Miller's recent death, the morning radio show co-hosts began to press JD for details surrounding Bow Wow's lean addiction revelation. The label founder claimed that he "don't even be following Bow Wow," stating that this was his first time hearing of the incident.

This surprised DJ Envy, who (rightfully) likened the two to have a father and son, big brother and little brother dynamic. "It's just what y'all see,” JD responded. “It ain't really like that."

Taking some time to further explain the comments, Dupri went on to say that he is so accustomed to Bow Wow's internet antics, he no longer keeps up with it. “How long have I been dealing with this?” he cooly stated. “It’s been every day of my life since he was 12-years-old.”

But while downplaying the reality of the situation, Dupri stated that Bow Wow's addiction doesn't seem "realistic," especially because he's been there to guide him.

“If that’s your man, you had to see him doing the drugs, right?” he said. “And, if you see your man doing the drugs, you're supposed to say something if you’re a smart person. I have never seen Bow Wow do no drugs around me. And Bow Wow’s never been to jail. Bow Wow ain’t never got no cases beating on no women. Nothing. It’s not going to happen around me. So, I’m saying, I’m in his life.”

Apparently, Bow Wow doesn't agree. Posting a snippet of the comments on Twitter, the 31-year old rapper questioned why "ni**as can't keep [his] name out they mouth."

Moss went on to say that he's never met anyone he's "needed" and later announced his withdrawal from the tour.

This isn't the first time Moss has threatened to pull out of the tour. In a series of now-deleted tweets, Bow Wow expressed the same sentiment earlier this summer.

Is this time the real deal? Only time will tell.

READ MORE: Bow Wow Plans To Pull Out Of So So Def Tour, Gives Away Money

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Pandora’s Sound On: Spring Campaign Features Khalid, 2 Chainz And More

To usher in the spring season, Pandora designed a new playlist for select cities to help users enhance and amplify their listening experiences.

"We here at Pandora are launching a brand new campaign that amplifies the moment you’re in and helps you discover your unique sound—the music that moves you, the rhythm that fuels you, the album that inspires you to be you," a statement from Pandora's representatives reads.

Choosing iconic locations across America like Nashville, San Francisco, Oakland, New York City, Miami, and Atlanta, these select places have been given their own individual codes that lead to a customized playlist that coincides with the artist's work.

"We’ve commissioned leading street artists to create wall murals that depict their unique interpretations of sound and spring discovery. Each mural will have a QR code that leads to a customized playlist curated by each mural artist and reflects the music that inspired their work."

Some of the big names in music who appear on these playlists include Khalid, 2 Chainz, John Legend, and Becky G with a host of other popular artists. Though most of the playlist represents the artwork created in these select cities, there are hip-hop and R&B influences that make them exciting to listen to.

 

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Red Bull Music Festival Returns To NYC With FKA Twigs, Teyana Taylor, And More

With the start of festival season gearing up, the Red Bull Music Festival will return to New York City from April 30 - May 18, bringing big names to killer venues. Pulling FKA Twigs, Teyana Taylor, Tierra Whack and more to the Tristate area, the 10-day event is sure to kick spring up a notch.

FKA Twigs will play at Park Ave Armory from May 11-12, while Rosalía will perform at one of the first shows of the refurbished Webster Hall on April 30, a night they’re calling “Rosalía: El Mal Querer.” Teyana Taylor will go on May 15 at the Grand Ballroom at the Manhattan Center for a show called “House of Petunia.” On May 10, Tierra Whack will perform at the Rainbow Room.

For a total of 10 shows, each day will feature a different artist who has partnered with the festival to bring some of their music to life. Tickets can also be purchased here.

Other acts that will be present during the two-week festival include Moor Mother, NYXO, and JPEGMAFIA.

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J. Cole's Dreamville Festival Taps SZA, Big Sean, 21 Savage And More

After 2018's Dreamville Festival was canceled due to Hurricane Florence, J. Cole has returned with a similar lineup to make up for the past cancelation. Working with SZA, Nelly, and more, the two artists add to a stacked roster of old and new faces.

Cole himself is expected to perform alongside Big Sean, 21 Savage, Teyana Taylor, as well as Dreamville cohorts Bas, Ari Lennox, Omen, Lute, and more.

The one-day event will take place April 6 at Dorothea Dix Park in Raleigh, North Carolina. For a limited time, tickets for the festival will be available for purchase for $119, while VIP packages will include JV VIP ($240), Varsity VIP ($289), and MVP VIP ($449). Tickets can be purchased at DreamvilleFest.com.

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DREAMVILLE FEST 2019 APRIL 6TH 🌻 RALEIGH, NC

TICKETS ON SALE AT https://t.co/[email protected] @dreamvillE pic.twitter.com/jDP7Iew5Ce

— J. Cole (@JColeNC) March 19, 2019

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