The BET Hip-Hop Awards aired Tuesday (October 9) despite the highly publicized fights. But as the beefs threaten to derail the award show’s mission, DJ Drama outlined a roadmap to peace within hip-hop.
Chris Brown’s drunken confession; Nicki Minaj’s gun charge; the BET Awards brawl blow-by-blow; and other stories you need to know this week.
Trey Songz’s new album, Chapter V, is for lovers not fighters. With the set featuring songs with feuding rappers Young Jeezy and Rick Ross, Trey recently expressed his hopes that they move past their BET Hip-Hop Awards brawl.
The BET Hip-Hop Awards melee has moved to video. In the latest clip that has surfaced, 50 Cent can be seen as part of the crew that attacked Rick Ross’ protégé Gunplay outside the venue.
Shots are still being fired after the BET Hip-Hop Awards Brawl. Gunplay, who was caught on camera fighting an alleged members of 50 Cent’s crew, continues to fan the flames.
Reports of a brawl between Rick Ross and Young Jeezy put a black eye in the BET Hip-Hop Awards coverage. Now new videos have emerged of the fracas.
While Rick Ross and Young Jeezy did not face off in any of the BET Hip-Hop Awards categories, they did get into a scuffle backtstage at the show on Saturday (September 29).
When Drake released the song “Enough Said,” in which he collaborated with the late singer, Aaliyah, the Canadian rapper took on a lot of heat. Ne-Yo recently took the side of Drake in the ongoing debate over posthumous releases.
Gold medalist Ryan Lochte is being challenged by MC Eiht for trying to trademark the word “JEAH.” The Compton rapper recently shot holes in Lochte’s word grab with a claim of his own.
Young Jeezy has already taken over the streets and now he has plans for the boardroom. On Wednesday (Aug. 8), the Snowman rapper was named senior vice president of A&R at Atlantic Records.