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When we first met Bobbi Althoff in the summer of 23 she did an awkward interview with Drake in bed. Shortly after, she was spotted at a Drake show, and rumors sparked that the married Althoff was having an affair with Drizzy. The word was she was going to divorce her husband for Drake. Fast […]

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Image via Michael McKinney Independent rap journalists will recommend you new music until their voices give out. Keep it that way by supporting Passion of the Weiss via a subscription to our Patreon. Michael McKinney understands the cultural importance of Kreayshawn’s “Gucci Gucci.” In January, plenty of DJs slowed down a bit. Berlin-via-Australia DJ Sa […]

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Chicago’s own YBZ Vandr unveils a stirring music video to accompany his latest single, “Gone Forever,” delving into the depths of fleeting moments and the urgency to seize opportunities. Known for his emotionally charged lyrics and dynamic delivery, YBZ Vandr’s latest release resonates with audiences on a profound level, offering a poignant reflection on life’s […]

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Ludacris and T.I. began beefing around 2004 when Tip sent a subliminal shot to him on Young Buck’s song “Stomp.” “Me getting beat down? That’s ludicrous,”rhymed the Grand Hustle boss. That led to a back-and-forth between the rappers. T.I. was then accused of punching Luda’s manager Chaka Zulu in Hollywood, California in 2007. Luda talked […]

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Image via Jenna Houchin 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. The Aquadolls are lovergirls […]

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Puff Daddy has been ejected from polite society. Multiple accusations of sexual assault — including one he quickly settled for many millions — will do that. We imagine the 54-year-old would like to return when he could host parties filled with famous people and get invited to talk shows and awards shows. We are not […]

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Image via El Snappo/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 is “on the slopes,” by which he means playing SSX Tricky on Playstation 2. [embedded content] [embedded […]

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Killer Mike won three Grammys tonight, sweeping the major rap categories by winning Best Rap Album for Michael and Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song for “Scientists and Engineers.”  After receiving his hardware, Mike was arrested while still in the Crypto Arena. An official tells someone on his team that it’s possible he may […]

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Drake opened up his It’s All A Blur … Big as the What tour with J. Cole in Tampa last night. It featured a huge floating Travis Scott head. Drake had a huge Travis Scott floating head at the first show of his new tour pic.twitter.com/dLb4mPFaW6 — TRAVIS SCOTT FAN PAGE (@RodeoTheAlbum) February 3, 2024 […]

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Nicki and Meg aren’t the only two girl rappers cat-fighting Latto and Ice Spice have reheated the old beef. While Ice has kept it on social and on wax, Latto — who hails from Ohio and got big in Atlanta — has pulled up to Spice’s home borough of The Bronx to shoot a music […]

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Doja Cat has had a lot of success as a recording artist. She also gets attention by changing up her looks. Some of her looks have been downright scary in a way that would repeal most heteronormative men. Others have contributed to rumors that she’s sold her soul to the devil. She is trying something […]

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21 Savage has been doing the livestream rounds. He did Kai Cenat’s. Then he did Adin Ross’s. During his time with Adin, he did a little gambling, with Savage winning about 250K in card games. It turns out he cheated by having cards marked. 21 Savage trying to cheat Adin Ross out of hundreds of […]

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Eminem reheated his old beef with Benzino, mocking the former Source boss’s squalid living conditions and mentioning his daughter Coi Leray in the track “Doomsday Pt. 2.” Zino came back at him quickly with two tracks,  “Vulturius” and “Rap Elvis.” The duel disses were well received.  In fact, there has been talk that Zino cooked […]

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Rick Ross spoke with Dwyane Wade on the retired NBA player’s podcast The Why and explained why he belongs in a rap hall of fame. [Jump to the 49:44-mark] [embedded content] “In the rap game, Rozay’s in the Hall of Fame. That’s without a doubt,” Ross told Wade. “And anybody questioning that, you ain’t gonna […]

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Diddy has always had a youthful glow about him masked his age. But the 54-year-old has been through a lot. He’s faced multiple lawsuits for sexual assault, one of which he settled for an undisclosed amount rumored to be in the tens of millions. He’s also been booted out of polite society for his alleged […]

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21 Savage’s brand is partly based on his savage truth-telling. He hit Kai Cenat with some truth during a recent livestream they did together. Savage caught Kai smoking out of a hookah and warned him that he shouldn’t do that because it’s feminine behavior. 21 Savage tells Kai Cenat he shouldn’t smoke hookah because it’s […]

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Image via Silencio Teaser 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. Michael McKinney understands the […]

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G Herbo pled guilty to federal charges of running a multi-year, multi-million dollar fraud scheme to finance the purchase of luxury goods. The recommended sentence was between three and five years. Earlier this month, he got three years of probation and 280K in fines. He must have had some money left over because Herbo celebrated […]

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Image via Maxo Kream/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. Donald Morrison chooses Key Lime over Pumpkin, and it’s not even close. [embedded content] [embedded content] [embedded content] [embedded […]

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