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Lil Wayne And Blink-182 To Embark On North America Tour

As the summer approaches, touring season gets knocked into full gear, beginning with Lil Wayne and blink-182's co-headlining trek. Announced on Monday (May 6), the legendary artists will embark on a 38-city tour of North America with special guest Neck Deep, slated to take place on June 27 in Columbus, Ohio and wrap up in the state again on Sept. 16 in Cincinnati.

To give fans a taste of what's in store, the artists recorded a mash-up version of their hits "A Milli" (Lil Wayne) and "What's My Age Again?" (blink-182).

General public tickets will hit the Internet on May 10 on LiveNation.com. View the dates below.

Blink-182 and Lil Wayne's 2019 North American Tour Dates

June 27- Columbus, OH - Nationwide Arena
June 29 - Hartford, CT - XFINITY Theatre
June 30 - Atlantic City, NJ - Vans Warped Tour*
July 1 - Saratoga Springs, NY - Saratoga Performing Arts Center
July 3 - Indianapolis, IN - Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center
July 5 - Hershey, PA - Hersheypark Stadium
July 6 - Burgettstown, PA - KeyBank Pavilion
July 7 - Toronto, ON - Budweiser Stage*
July 9 - Holmdel, NJ - P.N.C. Bank Arts Center*
July 10 - Mansfield, MA - Xfinity Center
July 11 - Bristow, VA - Jiffy Lube Live
July 13 - Bangor, ME - Darling's Waterfront Pavilion
July 16 - Cuyahoga Falls, OH - Blossom Music Center
July 17 - Darien Center, NY - Darien Lake Amphitheatre
July 20 - Virginia Beach, VA - Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
July 21 - Columbia, MD - Merriweather Post Pavilion
July 23 - Charlotte, NC - PNC Music Pavilion
July 25 - West Palm Beach, FL - Coral Sky Amphitheatre
July 26 - Tampa, FL - MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
July 27 - Atlanta, GA - Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood
July 29 - Jacksonville, FL - Daily’s Place
July 31 - Houston, TX - Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
Aug. 1 - Austin, TX - Austin360 Amphitheater
Aug. 2 - Dallas, TX - The Dos Equis Pavilion
Aug. 4 - El Paso, TX - Don Haskins Center*
Aug. 5 - Phoenix, AZ - Ak-Chin Pavilion
Aug. 7 - San Diego, CA - North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre
Aug. 8 - Los Angeles, CA - The Forum
Aug. 27 - Irvine, CA - FivePoint Amphitheatre
Aug. 30 - Portland, OR - Sunlight Supply Amphitheater
Aug. 31 - Seattle, WA - White River Amphitheatre
Sept. 2 - Salt Lake City, UT - USANA Amphitheatre
Sept. 4 - Denver, CO - Pepsi Center
Sept. 6 - Wichita, KS - Hartman Arena*
Sept. 7 - Council Bluffs, IA - Stir Cove*
Sept. 8 - Kansas City, MO - Providence Medical Center Amphitheater
Sept. 10 - Detroit, MI - DTE Energy Music Theatre
Sept. 13 - Chicago, IL - Riot Fest*
Sept. 14 - St. Louis, MO - Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
Sept. 16 - Cincinnati, OH - Riverbend Music Center

* denotes blink-182 only

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Chris Brown received major backlash on Thursday (June 13), after several fans caught wind of a series of comments the singer allegedly left under a photo of his ex-girlfriend, Karrueche Tran and her new boyfriend, Victor Cruz. According to Breezy, however, he was hacked and did no such thing.

"People going out they way. Leave them people alone and stop creating unnecessary drama," Brown wrote on his Instagram Stories on Friday (June 14).  "Whoever's been DM my followers or commenting as me lame asf."

As you may have heard, Brown – or someone posing as the R&B crooner – commented under several photos of Kae and Cruz, advising the model and actress to "upgrade" her new boyfriend. "Upgrade him sis. I'll take him around to style him," one of the comments read.

Well, if Brown really was hacked, that is, indeed, lame as hell. See Chris' message below.


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#ChrisBrown says he was hacked and not responsible for yesterday’s comments!!

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Missy Elliott Inducted Into Songwriters Hall Of Fame: "I Am Thankful"

Missy Elliott has officially been inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. The creative mastermind was inducted by Queen Latifah on Thursday (June 13), making her the first female hip-hop artist to achieve such a high honor.

Queen Latifah and former First Lady Michelle Obama both spoke very highly of Missy during her induction ceremony in New York City. "Missy, I want to thank you for all of your trailblazing ways," Obama said in a taped video that aired during the event. "Thank you not for just sharing your gift with the world, but for being an advocate for so many people out there, especially young girls who are still figuring out how to make their voices heard."

After a glowing tribute from Lizzo and Da Brat –  who performed Missdemeanor's 90s hit, Sock It 2 Me" – the rapper took the stage to give a heartfelt speech.

"I am thankful," she said before breaking down in tears. "Every time I come up to a podium ... even with all the work that I've done, I don't know, and I'm assuming it's just God, I don't know why I am here."

She continued: "I want to say one thing to the writers, to the upcoming writers, 'Do not give up.' We all go through writer's block. Sometimes you just have to walk away from a record and come back to it. But don't give up because I'm standing here. And this is big for hip-hop, too."

Missy joins an elite group of songwriters.  Jay-Z and Jermaine Dupri were both inducted in 2017 and 2018, respectively. While Elliott has written hit after hit for her own music catalog, the rapper has also penned a number of classics for Aaliyah, Beyoncé, Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, Janet Jackson, Mary J. Blige, and more.


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50 Cent has found his latest victim.

The rapper took to Instagram on Wednesday (June 12), to accuse Bow Wow of taking money home from the strip club that was originally meant for the exotic dancers. "Oh sh*t, this little N***a BOW WOW took the Money home with him. @antthaladiesman get him before I kill EM," said 50 in an IG caption. The caption was attached to a video of Bow Wow counting wads of cash.

Fif then followed with another clip of Bow Wow partying alongside DC Young Fly with several single dollar bills stuffed into his pants. "We came there like this, Bow wow stealing ones 🤦‍♂️why the fuck you ain’t throw that to the dancers," he continued. "You better get me my fucking money by Monday."

It didn't stop there either. The rapper kept going, posting photos of Bow Wow and even tagging Jermaine Dupri in some of them. "@jermainedupri what kinda shit is this, 🤷🏽‍♂️you brought this nigga around man," he added.

He kept trolling until finally, Bow Wow responded with a video of him counting up his money. Fif had the last word, however, referencing Bow Wow's previous relationship with Ciara.

50 Cent's antics are undoubtedly exhausting, but if you have time, check out all of the back and forth below.


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😳oh shit, 🤨this little Nigga BOW WOW took the Money home with him. @antthaladiesman get him before I kill EM #lecheminduroi #bransoncognac

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We came there like this, 🤨Bow wow stealing ones 🤦‍♂️why the fuck you ain’t throw that to the dancers.😤you better get me my fucking money by Monday. #lecheminduroi #bransoncognac

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🤨@jermainedupri what kinda shit is this, 🤷🏽‍♂️you brought this nigga around man. He stealing the one’s 😤 @dcyoungfly you wasn’t n on this shit was ya 🤔

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Yo @50cent 😂😂😂 💰💰 #aintnocappnovahere #bigdawgtalk #beendoingthissinceababy Call @antthaladiesman #GUHHATL

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😆Movie money before him, Tv money before him, bitches before him 🤔did he just call @Ciara a bitch. 😟she’s not gonna like this, but give @antthaladiesman the money,😠and don’t be ever doing shit behind my back again.#lecheminduroi #bransoncognac

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