The Hip-Hop mogul drops his pre-paid debit card business.
RushCard, the prepaid debit card company founded by hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons, is being bought by rival Green Dot for $147 million.
Green Dot said Monday it will buy UniRush, the parent company of RushCard as well as the Rapid! payroll debit card. Simmons started RushCard in 2003 as one of the first…Continue
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One of T.I.’s bodyguards was stabbed in the leg three times at the rapper’s concert in New Brunswick, Canada last night, TMZ reports. The stabbing reportedly took place near T.I.’s merch table, which the 23-year-old was guarding at the time.
In a statement on Facebook, the venue, appropriately called The Venue, implied that the attack occurred because the concert was…Continue
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Pharrell Williams definitely has a lot to be happy about.
In fact, the singer and and his wife Helen Lasichanh have three new reasons to be filled with joy.
"Pharrell, Helen and Rocket Williams have welcomed triplets," a rep for Williams said in a statement to People magazine. "The family is happy and healthy!"…Continue
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Azealia Banks and Rihanna’s social media antics led to phone numbers getting leaked. The feuding artists shared each other’s phone numbers with the public, leading to some disconnected lines.
Banks went on Instagram and posted Rihanna’s number with a caption reading “Bombs away!” Rihanna responded by making her Twitter avatar a screenshot of a text Banks sent…Continue
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50 Cent says he was done wrong by his ex-lawyers in the Lastonia Leviston sex-tape case — and now he’s suing for $32 million to make it right.
The “Get Rich or Die Tryin'” rapper — real name: Curtis Jackson III — filed his claim in U.S. bankruptcy court in Connecticut on Friday, alleging numerous misdeeds by law firm Reed Smith and attorney Peter Raymond, which…Continue
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Soulja Boy has a new trainer for his much discussed boxing match against Chris Brown. The Atlanta rapper is now getting the assistance of former heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield instead of Floyd Mayweather, according to TMZ.
Wack 100 got in touch with Holyfield and made the connection happen. Soulja Boy was able to convince the boxing legend that he was…Continue
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Migos Brings Out Lil Uzi Vert Wearing A Purse At Atlanta Concert.
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Amid continued protests and backlash, Donald Trump is changing his tune on the newly-signed executive order barring travelers from more than a handful of predominately Muslim countries. Trump shared a statement on Facebook Sunday (Jan. 29) denying that existence of a “Muslim Ban.”
“My policy is similar to what President Obama did in 2011 when he banned visas for…Continue
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Wale had some things to get off his chest about the music industry. The D.C. rapper vented his frustrations in a lengthy Instagram post Sunday (Jan. 29).
“This music industry will take your soul then make you want [to] leave,” he wrote.…Continue
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Tyga debuted a new haircut on social media this weekend and fans are roasting him for it.
The rapper posted a Boomerang video of himself in a spa in Costa Rica, where he's vacationing with the Kardashians. The caption: "They made the flame emoji for me".…Continue
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Chance the Rapper's love for the PBS kids show Arthur has been well known since 2014 when he began covering it in concerts and even released his own cover on Soundcloud.
But now he's taking a walk down memory lane and making it bigger than ever, fully transporting to Elwood City for a new cover with Stephen Colbert, The Late Show bandleader Jonathan Batiste and Ziggy…Continue
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Minors can no longer be placed in solitary confinement in United States prisons because of Kalief Browder. In 2010, Browder was sent to Rikers Island when he was 16 years old for allegedly stealing a backpack. Browder maintained that he was innocent, but spent three years in the New York City jail without trail. He was in solitary confinement for 800 days. In 2015, at…
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Chief Keef is out on bail, fresh out of jail, after bonding out of police custody, following his arrest on assault charges on Thursday (Jan. 26). According to Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department records, Sosa, born Keith Cozart, posted his $500,000 bail and was released last night (Jan. 27) at 9:33 p.m.
As previously reported, the Chicago rapper is being accused…Continue
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Kurtis Blow is the Chairman of the Bronx.
The legendary rapper, born Kurt Walker, says that after four years of hard work, he and his team are on pace to unveil the Universal Hip Hop Museum in the Bronx in summer 2018.
The 57-year-old Harlem native, who is credited as the first rapper to sign with a major record label, tells us the state-of-the-art…Continue
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A daughter and granddaughter of slain black nationalist Malcolm X have been charged with stealing a rental truck that was found in southern Maryland carrying seven pit bulls in what police described Friday as inhumane conditions.
Malikah Saban Shabazz, 51, of Berlin, New Hampshire, and her daughter Bettih Bahiyah Shabazz, 19, of Stark, New Hampshire, were released in…Continue
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Ciara is ready to hit the studio under her new record deal with Warner Bros. Records. The Grammy Award-winning singer hinted at the good news earlier this week before sharing the official announcement on Friday (Jan. 27).
“Warner Brothers Records!!! Lets Get It! Proud to announce and honored to join the family!” she shared on Instagram, vowing to “make the World Dance…Continue
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Chief Keef landed in the crosshairs of law enforcement this week. According to the Los Angeles Times, authorities arrested the “I Don’t Like” rapper on Thursday (Jan. 26), for armed robbery and the home invasion of his previous producer, Ramsay Tha Great.
Alongside Keef — born Keith Cozart — another unidentified man was arrested in relation to the crime. The…Continue
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Keke Palmer is seeking legal action against Trey Songz after he allegedly used her image and likeness in part of his music video “Pick Up The Phone” without her consent.
In an interview with Larry King, Palmer reinforced her belief Songz used "sexual intimidation" at a party she was in attendance for, where he tried force her into a role in the…Continue
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