GroovyTracks – This week in Hip Hop, J. Cole and his Dreamville squad started work on the Revenge of the Dreamers III compilation with some massive names becoming a member of them in Atlanta. Also, Tekashi 6ix9ine’s girlfriend posted an image of the 2 hugging throughout a latest jail go to. Lastly, R. Kelly reacted to the Surviving R. Kelly doc with threats of a lawsuit (once more).
J. Cole’s Revenge Of The Dreamers III Sessions
Dreamville Records is engaged on their Revenge of the Dreamers III compilation, they usually’re attempting to get it completed in 10 days. The label’s president Ibrahim “Ib” Hamad introduced the timetable on Twitter and a few of Hip Hop’s prime stars headed to Atlanta for the particular recording periods.
Rapper Big Pooh, Okay Camp and Top Dawg Entertainment’s REASON have been among the many first artists summoned to create music with J. Cole and the remainder of the crew. Big Okay.R.I.T., Wale, Benny The Butcher, Wale, Smino, Rick Ross and T.I. have been among the many notable names noticed on the studio.
Read extra about Dreamville Records making Revenge of the Dreamers III right here.
First Tekashi 6ix9ine Photo From Behind Bars Surfaces
Tekashi 6ix9ine was arrested on RICO costs final November and has remained behind bars ever since. His girlfriend Jade paid a go to to him and shared the primary image of the controversial rapper since he’s been locked up — with no conjugal visits allowed.
The picture confirmed the couple sharing a bit PDA, full with Tekashi’s hand scooped beneath Jade’s behind.
“He’s good luv, get pleasure from” she captioned the pic on Instagram.
6ix9ine is presently awaiting trial, which is scheduled to start in September.
Read extra about Tekashi 6ix9ine’s jail replace right here.
R. Kelly Plans To Sue Everybody After Doc Exposé
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R. Kelly has reportedly threatened to sue the Lifetime Television Network for the Surviving R. Kelly docu-series that premieres on Thursday (January 3). According to TMZ, the R&B star wants the series pulled or he will take legal action. Attorney Brian Nix, who fired off a legal letter, alleges Surviving R. Kelly is brimming with lies. Nix plans to file a federal lawsuit Thursday if the network airs the show. Over the past year, Kelly has been accused of running a sex cult and having several inappropriate sexual relationships, all of which he’s denied. Follow @GroovyTracks for more on this, and log on to GroovyTracks.com for Hip Hop & More!
Following the airing of Lifetime’s Surviving R. Kelly docu-series, R. Kelly introduced plans to launch an internet site to discredit his accusers. He additionally desires to “sue everyone who had something do with this,” TMZ studies.
While an internet site hasn’t gone up nor has a lawsuit been filed, R. Kelly was put beneath investigation by the Fulton County District Attorney’s Office. Several of the alleged victims have already spoken with investigators.
Some of Kelly’s business friends have begun to distance themselves from Kelly within the aftermath of Surviving R. Kelly.
Among the celebrities distancing themselves are fellow Chicagoans Chance the Rapper and Common.
Beyond Chi-Town, Lady Gaga vowed to drag her R. Kelly duet “Do What U Want (With My Body)” from streaming platforms.
Kelly is definitely feeling the backlash and has reportedly been hospitalized because of having panic assaults.
Read extra about R. Kelly’s response right here.
#DXCLUSIVES: Egyptian Lover, Del The Funky Homosapien & E.D.I. Mean
Egyptian Lover Talks “1985” LP & Dr. Dre’s Jump From World Class Wreckin’ Cru To N.W.A
Though Egyptian Lover simply launched 1985 final November, the Hip Hop pioneer is already engaged on his subsequent challenge, 1986. The veteran artist instructed GroovyTracks’s Kyle Eustice about his album plans in a latest interview.
“I’m engaged on 1986 now,” he confirmed. “I’m additionally utilizing a LinnDrum on among the songs. There’s a whole lot of electro-funk and a whole lot of Purple Prince seems like ‘Freak-A-Holic’ and ‘The Alezby Inn. 1984 and 1985 are particular to me”
Check out the Egyptian Lover interview right here.
Del The Funky Homosapien Cops To LL Cool J Diss: “I Ain’t Proud Of It”
Eminem included Del The Funky Homosapien on his “12 Days of Diss-Mas” picks for dissing LL Cool J on his 1993 observe “Wack MCs.”
Del The Funky Homosapien dissed LL with the road, “Why swoon if you hear a ballad, is what I inform a broad/Cause L a fraud, he ain’t hella arduous/I used to search for, now I wish to prepare dinner up.”
In an interview with DX, Del admitted he was younger and pressured by these round him to do it.
“I solely actually half believed it on the time,” he mentioned. “It was simply peer strain and me eager to impress Hieroglyphics. I ain’t happy with it. LL is definitely one among my favorites ever ’til at the present time. I simply felt some kind of manner trigger everybody was happening about how LL dissed me, so I used to be damage.”
Read the complete Del The Funky Homosapien interview right here.
E.D.I. Mean Recalls Tupac’s Murder & Dubs Suge Knight’s Fate “A Cautionary Tale”
In an in depth dialog with DX, Outlawz member E.D.I. Mean revealed what he was considering after Tupac Shakur was shot in Las Vegas in 1996.
“I simply needed him to be alright,” he mentioned. “He had been via a lot already. I simply actually, actually, actually needed him to be alright. You know what I imply? That’s actually it. That’s actually the one factor I might consider. I used to be simply involved. You know what I’m saying? For him and Suge [Knight] to be trustworthy with you. I used to be involved for each of them.”
Read the total interview with E.D.I Mean right here.