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Lil Wayne’s candid discussion on The Richard Sherman Podcast shed light on his decision to sign Drake to Young Money Entertainment despite any reservations about “hating” on light-skinned men. This choice proved immensely successful for both artists. Text “RICKEY” to 71007 to join the Rickey Smiley Morning Show mobile club for exclusive news. (Terms and conditions). During the […]

In a recent appearance on Shannon Sharpe’s Club Shay Shay, 21 Savage delved into the topic of fatherhood, sharing insights into his own experiences. The rapper, who has three children aged eight to ten, reflected on the challenges of balancing his career with family life, expressing concern that his job might be affecting his parenting. […]

YFN Lucci, whose real name is Rayshawn Bennett, entered a guilty plea in a gang-related charge on Tuesday, ending a legal battle that spanned nearly three years. The rapper pleaded guilty to one count of violating the Street Gang Terrorism and Prevention Act, part of the 2021 indictment in Atlanta that included murder, gang, and […]

Ludacris has joined forces with BET+ to develop a new series based on his life and experiences. Described as a half-hour “dramedy,” the show draws inspiration from Ludacris’ journey in the competitive Atlanta music scene as DJ Chris Lova Lova. The narrative will revolve around the adventures of a vivid ensemble willing to go to […]

Despite facing accusations of sexual misconduct from multiple women, Diddy’s Grammy nomination has not been revoked. However, a representative for Diddy informed The Hollywood Reporter that he has chosen to abstain from attending this year’s ceremony. Text “RICKEY” to 71007 to join the Rickey Smiley Morning Show mobile club for exclusive news. (Terms and conditions). In recent months, […]

In a recent episode of his Class of ’88 podcast, hosted by Audible and Wondery, Will Smith had a candid conversation with the iconic hip-hop duo. The discussion not only explored their journey to rap superstardom in the ’80s but also uncovered some personal memories. Among these was Smith’s admission of being quite taken with […]

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Duane Keith ‘Keffe D’ Davis, a suspect in Tupac Shakur’s murder, is now claiming he fabricated his previous accounts of the rapper’s 1996 death. Text “RICKEY” to 71007 to join the Rickey Smiley Morning Show mobile club for exclusive news. (Terms and conditions). In the bail application obtained by The U.S. Sun, Keefe stated that he discussed Tupac’s […]

Nicki Minaj has secured her position as the female rapper with the most number-one albums on Billboard. Her original 2010 Pink Friday album and its 2012 follow-up, “Roman Reloaded,” Text “RICKEY” to 71007 to join the Rickey Smiley Morning Show mobile club for exclusive news. (Terms and conditions). achieved the top spot on the chart. Before Pink Friday […]

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Nicki Minaj — Pink Friday 2 Nicki Minaj adds a new layer to an already historic career with the release of her newest album, Pink Friday 2. It’s a sequel to her 2010 debut, which boasts smash hits like “Moment 4 Life” and “Super Bass.” While Eminem, Rihanna, and Kanye West were some of the […]