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Before they patched things up, Kid Cudi said he refused to work with Kanye West. Now, he’s saying the same thing about Donald Glover, aka, Childish Gambino. At least it seems that way. On Wednesday, February 21, one of Cudi’s fans implored him to work with the “Atlanta” creator.  Plus, the fan brought up an […]

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The four-year anniversary of Pop Smoke’s murder was just a few days ago, on February 19. That made Amelia Rose, one of the witnesses, post a message about the tragedy while providing new details. “We didn’t know each other at all, but it was you who changed my life,” she wrote next to a photo […]

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Young Thug, who is currently on trial for racketeering, has been accused of being the shooter in the 2013 incident. Prosecutors played a 911 recording in which a woman reports a shooting in an Atlanta area townhouse.  The woman doesn’t know the victim but names Thugger as the shooter. Young Thug was named as a […]

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Machine Gun Kelly is a famous white rapper. He’s not so far away from no longer being white. Over the past several months, MGK has gotten a “spiritual” blackout tattoo on his upper torso. That’s 13 six-hour sessions of ink. And MGK isn’t done. How far he’ll go, nobody knows. But we’ll soon find out.

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Image via Verde Babii/ Instagram Support real, independent music journalism by subscribing to Passion of the Weiss on Patreon. The Bay Area doesn’t sleep, and neither does Yousef Srour. Welcome to the BAY AREA TYPE BEAT series, a recurring column in which Yousef Srour sheds light on Bay Area artists and Bay Area-adjacent artists. Each […]

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Bobbi Althoff’s husband Cory filed for divorce earlier this month. Bobbi, who has awkwardly interviewed many a rap star, had been briefly tied to Drake. However, it’s unclear if that had anything to do with the breakup. Now Twitter is abuzz about a Bobbi Althoff leak. BREAKING: Bobbi Athoff leaks have allegedly hit the internet. […]

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Benzino’s dialogue with transgendered people and his choice of motel roommates have caused some to question his sexuality. Zino tried to squash all that talk by bragging about a wild weekend in Miami during his Source days. According to the 58-year-old, he chopped down 14 (presumably female-born) ladies after betting he could bed 20. “I […]

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Image via George Douglas Peterson Show your love of the game by subscribing to Passion of the Weiss on Patreon so that we can keep churning out interviews with legendary producers, feature the best emerging rap talent in the game, and gift you the only worthwhile playlists left in this streaming hellscape. Will Hagle hopes […]

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The Hip Hop police have been the scourge of many a NYC rapper. In fact, Fivio says his relationship with a cop from the informal squad helped to teach him how to navigate the streets and the industry.  Jump to 11 minutes. “I just started moving smarter.  I think his name is Shawn.  He retired. […]

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Image via Dina Ayada/Instagram The Rap-Up is the only weekly round-up providing you with the best rap songs you need to hear. Support real, independent music journalism by subscribing to Passion of the Weiss on Patreon. This Rap-Up is brought to you by Harley Geffner. [embedded content] [embedded content] Out of Zone 3, Atlanta’s Lil […]

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A few years back, Jaden Smith was calling Tyler, The Creator his boyfriend. My Boyfriend Just Won A Grammy — Jaden (@jaden) January 27, 2020   “My Boyfriend Just Won A Grammy,” Jaden typed after Tyler won at the Grammys. These days, Jaden has traded a boyfriend for a girlfriend. Jaden Smith and his girlfriend […]

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Nicole Fegan represented YSL member Tenquarius Mender in the state of Georgia’s sprawling RICO case against Young Thug’s crew. Now, she’s been arrested on gang charges and taken in. According to investigators, she gave a murder suspect a heads-up in an unrelated case that involved a double shooting in 2022.  One of the victims died. […]

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Bow Wow opened up about being addicted to Lean in his late teens and how it landed him in the hospital. He’s far from the only rapper who talked about his struggles with the drink, because Offset and Lil Yachty did the same. [embedded content] “Me and Chris [Brown], we were on our tour, I […]

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Image via Atif Ateeq Show your love of the game by subscribing to Passion of the Weiss on Patreon so that we can keep churning out interviews with legendary producers, feature the best emerging rap talent in the game, and gift you the only worthwhile playlists left in this streaming hellscape. Pranav Trewn finds peace […]

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When Freddie Gibbs broke up with adult industry figure Fit Miami in 2022, she leveled disturbing allegations against the rapper. According to Fit, he liked to send her photos with his butt cheeks spread. Thus, he became Spreadie Gibbs. Spreadie Gibbs is trending this afternoon because Miami has now posted evidence of his kink. Freddie […]

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Gillie Da King and Wallo visited Complex‘s “GOAT Talk” and spoke about a number of topics, including the top rappers. At one point, the discussion swung around to who was the better rapper, DMX or Tupac Shakur. [Head to the 10:25-mark] [embedded content] “Can I ask you a question?” said Wallo, speaking to Gillie. “Was […]

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Image via TB DaGunSlanga/Instagram The Rap-Up is the only weekly round-up providing you with the best rap songs you need to hear. Support real, independent music journalism by subscribing to Passion of the Weiss on Patreon. Steven Louis has Gamebreaker 2. [embedded content] [embedded content] You find yourself paddling across the fjord in a traditional […]

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In addition to be a very successful rapper, Lil Wayne is a student of the game. He’s always quick to give his GOAT rappers when given the chance. On YG’s 4Hunnid podcast, he was given a variation on that inquiry. Best female emcees: 🎥: Lil’ Wayne Names Lil’ Kim, Nicki Minaj & Lauryn Hill As […]

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