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Ja Rule Responds To Eminem 'Kamikaze' Diss

Ja Rule took to his Twitter account to share his thoughts on Eminem's diss lyric on his Mathers' 'Kamikaze' track, "Greatest."

Eminem may have surprised the world with the release of his 10th studio album, Kamikazebut it is no surprise that with the drop came a number of fired shots.

While inciting new beef and revisiting old, Em spared no one on his latest project. With an overall theme of responding to the negative feedback to his previous album Revival, the "Not Afraid" rapper took aim at multiple industry critics, the state of hip-hop, and our current presidential administration.

Somehow in the shuffle of the open fire, the seasoned rapper also took a jab at Ja Rule, taking fans back to the Slim Shady of his early days.

"God forbid I forget, go and jump out the window, somebody better child-proof it/'Cause if I lose it we can rewind to some old Ja Rule sh*t/And I can remind motherf****rs I'll do shit," Eminem raps on "Greatest," reminding listeners and Rule of his early 2000 ruthlessness.

Catching wind of the name-drop, Ja Rule had time and responded to the diss via Twitter Sunday (Sept. 2). "I guess that Haile line must be starting to hit home," wrote the veteran rapper.

Originally stemming from a feud between Queens natives 50 Cent and Ja Rule, the beef was heightened when Ja Rule name-dropped Hailie, Eminem's then-7-year-old daughter in his 2002 track "Loose Change."

Though it's been generally decided that Fif and Em won that battle after his response on "Doe Rae Me (Hailie's Revenge)," it seems that Rule is still strangely proud of the blatantly disrespectful lyric over 15 years later.

"Em, you claim your mother's a crackhead/ And Kim is a known slut/ So what's Hailie gon' be when she grows up," rapped Rule.

With the diss appearing in the second verse, listen to "Greatest" below.

READ MORE: Ja Rule Calls His 50 Cent Diss Track "Most Disrespectful" Of All Time

READ MORE: Joe Budden And 16 Other People Eminem Dissed On ‘Kamikaze’ Album

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Drake's "In My Feelings" Received The Kidz Bop Treatment

After the release of Drake's chart-topping Scorpion album, his single "In My Feelings" skyrocketed to number one, so it's no surprise the City Girls assisted track received the Kidz Bop treatment.

Since 2000, the compilation LP has sold about 17 million copies and over the weekend, Kidz Bop released its 39th installment offering the world a G-rated and tween-friendly version of today's biggest hits.

Once Twitter learned Kidz Bop laid its prepubescent hands on Drake's song, there was a mixed bag of feelings. Some went along with it and commented positively, while others were frankly offended.

I just saw a Kidz Bop commercial with the Kidz Bop version of In My Feelings and I feel like a curse has been placed on me

— Jeremy (@TacticalRPG) January 10, 2019

That Kidz Bop version of In My Feelings lets me know that hell is a real place.

— Nappy Head Nietzsche (@AugustCulture) January 19, 2019

This #KidzBop version of "In My Feelings" is SENDING me! 😂 pic.twitter.com/EQzTwdbfb6

— Nicholas D. (@Creat1ve) January 18, 2019

This isn't the first time Drake's music has been Kidz Bopped. For Kidz Bop 31, "Hotline Bling" was also featured. The new 18-track album also features Cardi B's "I Like It" as well as Khalid and Normani's "Love Lies."

The lyrics to the hook received a slight change.

KiKi do you love me/are you with me/say you'll never ever leave from beside me/cause I want ya/and I need ya/and I'm down for ya always

And when it came time for the City Girls portion of the song, they turned that down as well.

all of us kids and we hangin' in the rain/hangin' in rain/I need a black card with the code to the safe/code to the safe.

Hey, kids need love too. Watch the Kidz Bop version of Drake's "In My Feelings" below.

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Gladys Knight To Sing National Anthem At Super Bowl LIII

As reported by the National Football Leauge (NFL) and CBS, Gladys Knight will sing the National Anthem at the 53rd Super Bowl event. The Motown legend will usher in the final game of the season in her hometown of Atlanta, Georgia.

"I am proud to use my voice to unite and represent our country in my hometown of Atlanta," Knight said. "The NFL recently announced their new social justice platform Inspire Change, and I am honored to be a part of its inaugural year."

In more recent years, Beyonce, Diana Ross, Luther Vandross, Aretha Franklin, Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston, Jordin Sparks, Jennifer Hudson, Alicia Keys, Natalie Cole, and many more have performed the anthem on this stage.

Alongside Knight, the National Association of the Deaf (NAD), will have a performer and deaf activist by the name of Aaron Loggins sign the National Anthem and "America The Beautiful."

Super Bowl LIII will take place Feb. 3 at Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The playoffs are currently underway.

Atlanta, I’m coming home! #NFL #SBLIII pic.twitter.com/8rH0O5OAAo

— Gladys Knight (@MsGladysKnight) January 17, 2019

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Stream: Hulu's 'FYRE Fraud' Doc Examines The Festival That Scammed Thousands

In 2017, rumors of an exclusive festival taking place in the Bahamas took over social media. Organized by Billy McFarland and promoted by Ja Rule, the FYRE Festival was the new, cool kid on the festival block and quickly put other more seasoned festivals to shame.

But all that glitters isn't gold.

FYRE FRAUD, the new documentary streaming on Hulu, takes an intimate look at the scam that left thousands stranded on the island. Directed by Jenner Furst and Julia Willoughby Nason, the dark-comedy interviews whistleblowers, victims, and the convicted con-man himself, McFarland.

In a press release, Fraust and Nason said the goal isn't to make light of those who were scammed.

"Our aim was to set the stage for a strange journey into the moral abyss of our digital age, going beyond the meme to show an ecosystem of enablers, driven by profit and willing to look the other way, for their own gain.

"We draw on countless cultural references, on true crime tension, and on humor - but we did not intend to create a toothless comedy about the Fyre Festival. We hope this film can pierce our collective apathy and disrupt our own millennial peers, if only for an instant - to look at these stories for what they truly are, and to halt this algorithm before it devours us whole."

FYRE FRAUD is now streaming on Hulu.

 

 

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