HipHopDX – This week in Hip Hop, Kanye West deleted his Twitter and Instagram. Also, many had been questioning why Drake was left off Lil Wayne’s Tha Carter V, so the Young Money CEO gave his clarification. Lastly, Machine Gun Kelly‘s crew had been caught on tape assaulting Ozark’s Gabriel “G-Rod” Rodriguez.
Kanye West Says Goodbye To Social Media
Kanye West deleted all his social media accounts on Saturday (October 6).
Before leaving his Twitter and Instagram behind, Kanye prompted fairly a stir along with his tweets saying the 13th Amendment, which abolished slavery, must be reversed and restating his help for Donald Trump.
YE not too long ago left followers upset by not delivering Yandhi on September 29, and some days later, Kim Kardashian introduced the brand new launch date was November 23. Yeezy plans to complete it up in Africa.
Read extra about Kanye West deleting his social media right here.
Lil Wayne Talks “Tha Carter V”
Drake was noticeably lacking from Lil Wayne’s highly-anticipated album Tha Carter V, so he defined why throughout a CRWN interview with Elliott Wilson.
“He has a music that didn’t get cleared,” Wayne stated. “The clearances, man. The clearances, man. People be trippin’ once they discover out who it’s and once they discover out what the music’s topic is about. They don’t signify the names of one thing like that.”
Also, Birdman and Young Thug could should face prices for his or her involvement within the 2015 taking pictures of Lil Wayne’s tour bus in Atlanta.
Watch the total CRWN interview with Lil Wayne right here.
Machine Gun Kelly’s Crew Caught Assaulting Actor
Actor Gabriel “G-Rod” Rodriguez was confronted by Machine Gun Kelly’s crew at an Atlanta Twin Peaks restaurant final month. Video footage of the assault has since been launched.
MGK isn’t a part of the video, however it does present Rodriguez getting physique slammed and stomped by three different males.
Watch the video of MGK’s workforce assaulting G-Rod right here.
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DXclusives: Jason DeMarco & IDK, Slug of Atmosphere & Producers Of FnZ
Jason DeMarco Reveals How Adult Swim’s 1st Festival Came To Be
Adult Swim‘s inaugural competition befell this weekend, and HipHopDX obtained the chance to talk with its Creative Director Jason DeMarco about how the TV community obtained into the competition recreation.
“It was a few 12 months in the past,” DeMarco defined. “To be clear, I didn’t give you the thought for the competition, another person did. They simply stated, ‘Could you do a competition?’ And I stated, ‘I may strive!’ And principally, during the last 12 months – actually earlier than that, a 12 months and a half in the past – we had some inside conferences. Some individuals did some trying on the market, what was on the market by way of festivals and analysis about how a lot they value to placed on.”
Read the total interview with Jason DeMarco and IDK right here.
Slug On Being “Medium Famous,” Mortality & Why He Says “Fuck Kanye West”
Slug of Atmosphere was very sincere about Kanye West and his controversial antics throughout a latest interview with HipHopDX. He’s not a fan of anybody utilizing their platform to create unwarranted chaos.
“You gotta additionally watch out who you hearken to,” Slug stated. “There’s a line I say that goes, ‘The stars within the sky don’t sponsor my home, so I pay no thoughts to what comes out of their mouths.’ So, it’s principally like, you recognize, fuck Kanye West. Who the fuck provides a fuck what you bought to say?”
Read the total Slug interview right here.
FnZ Break Down Denzel Curry’s “TA13OO” Production & Map Out Future Plans
Production duo FnZ spoke with DX about producing on Denzel Curry’s TA13OO album and the way they got here to work with Jaden Smith.
“We had been within the studio with our boy HWLS and Christian Rich,” FnZ’s Zac stated of the Smith collaboration. “We had been in Red Bull Studios out right here in L.A. and we actually simply banged out a bunch of beats. That was one in all them. And then these guys, they’ve obtained a relationship with Jaden, so that they obtained it to him and that was that.”
Read the total interview with FnZ right here.