Sotheby’s has listed the sample pair of Air Yeezy sneakers West, 43, wore on stage at the 2008 Grammys for his performance of “Hey Mama” and “Stronger.” They’re currently valued at $1 million — more than any sneaker previously listed with the auction…Continue
Posted by WORLD WRAP FEDERATION on April 13, 2021 at 9:11pm
U.S. rapper Nasir Jones (better known by his stage name, Nas) is among the fortunate few to have made early investments in Coinbase, the cryptocurrency exchange expected to reach over $100 billion in valuation when its COIN stock lists on Wednesday.
Jones’ investment firm, QueensBridge Venture Partners, got into Coinbase’s Series B round back in 2013 when it…Continue
Posted by WORLD WRAP FEDERATION on April 13, 2021 at 12:01pm
Dubbed “Ushbucks” by one wag on the social media site, the alleged counterfeit cash apparently came in denominations of $100, $20 and $1, and indeed previously popped up on Usher’s official social media channels — stuffed in a…Continue
Posted by WORLD WRAP FEDERATION on April 12, 2021 at 5:33pm
According to Hip Hop N More, Jeezy’s logo will be sold in partnership with Liquid Avatar, a global blockchain, along with Imagine AR Inc. and DreamView Studios.
The limited-edition animated file will come with an audio clip of Jeezy talking…Continue
Posted by WORLD WRAP FEDERATION on April 12, 2021 at 5:18pm
Ashley Taylor Gerren, star of BET show “Baldwin Hills,” has passed away. The 30-year-old died in her sleep at 4:30 a.m. Tuesday, Essence reported. The LA native was professionally known as Gerren Taylor.
Her cause of death is as yet unknown, however, Essence reported that it may have been related to the reality TV show star’s battle with the…Continue
Posted by WORLD WRAP FEDERATION on April 12, 2021 at 4:30pm
The music exec is now being called to the carpet for his own alleged shady business dealings, particularly as they pertain to artists signed to his label, Bad Boy Records.
Posted by WORLD WRAP FEDERATION on April 10, 2021 at 5:02pm
DMX has died, as a representative for his family told Pitchfork. The rapper was hospitalized on April 2 after suffering an apparent drug overdose and subsequent heart attack at his home in White Plains, New York. He was 50 years old. DMX’s family issued the following statement via the press representative:
We are deeply saddened to announce today that our loved…Continue
Posted by WORLD WRAP FEDERATION on April 9, 2021 at 12:30pm
The three women — Jillian Speer, Kili Anderson and Crystal Rogers (aka Crystal Sierra) — have been fighting to stay out of the bitter divorce case. But Dre’s estranged wife, Nicole Young, won a round in court this month when it was ruled the…Continue
Posted by WORLD WRAP FEDERATION on April 9, 2021 at 1:02pm
Nike said Thursday the Brooklyn company that made “Satan Shoes” in collaboration with rapper Lil Nas X has agreed to voluntarily recall the shoes, as part of a legal settlement with the athletics giant.
The settlement with MSCHF Product Studio resolves a trademark infringement lawsuit that Nike filed last week over the black-and-red, devil-themed sneakers,…Continue
Posted by WORLD WRAP FEDERATION on April 9, 2021 at 12:45pm
“This one is symbolic and a first because I had to speak at my cousin’s funeral, and was choked up with emotions,” Pharrell reflected in a recent post to…Continue
Posted by WORLD WRAP FEDERATION on April 8, 2021 at 4:10pm