Nipsey Hussle Inks Partnership Deal With Atlantic Records

Nipsey Hussle Inks Partnership Deal With Atlantic Records

(FreshAsFrankie) Yesterday, it was announced that Nipsey Hussle signed a partnership with Atlantic Records. The multi-album deal will include his debut album Victory Lap. The partnership will also include his imprint All Money In.

“The decision really came down to the message I’m trying to get across. I wanted to give that message the best chance to be heard and consumed on the highest level. That was my goal from the jump as All Money In took time to build its position in the hip-hop lane,” Hussle told Billboard.

Atlantic executives call Hussle both a great MC, visionary, and entrepreneur. Previously, he left Epic Records in 2010, the same year he founded All Money In. The rapper is also an investor in the Marathon Agency, which also helps manages his career.

In other news, Hussle recently called it quits with his longtime partner Lauren London. The two have one child together.

Source: complex.com

Lil Mo and Her Husband Appear on ‘Couples Court’ Behind Him Cheating

Lil Mo and Her Husband Appear on 'Couples Court' Behind Him Cheating
(FreshAsFrankie) Lil Mo recently appeared on Couples Court to confront her husband Karl Dargan about apparent infidelity. According to Lil Mo, her son Justin tipped her off to some incriminating evidence when he searched Dargan’s name on Google. Mo said of her husband, “Every year it happens at the same time, […] And then people always slide me a message — this one lady said, somebody was just like, ‘Hey. Pay me this amount to make it go away.” Lil Mo stated that she wasn’t about the extortion and said the women need to find a better hustle.

Karl Dargan attempted to defend his case saying that he has been faithful as of late despite cases of infidelity in the past. Dargan told the courtroom:

I used to be out here. I used to be out here dealing with multiple women at times, you know, five/six women at one time. Basically, I was a THOT. I had no intentions of getting married, I had no intentions on ever being with one woman but I was trying to work on it and I told her, listen, I’m out here, […] It’s not an overnight process but I’ll try the best I can. I slipped up and got caught up.

NBA Youngboy’s Chain Snatched From Entourage Member in North Carolina

NBA Youngboy's Chain Snatched From Entourage Member in North Carolina

(FreshAsFrankie) While on a tour stop in Greensboro, North Carolina, NBA Youngboy and his entourage faced some issues involving one of the rapper’s chain. A video surfaced of the rapper performing when one of his chains was snatched. However, the video shows that the chain was not taken directly from the rapper, but from a member of his crew.

Youngboy addressed the crowd, saying “You see that chain you just took off my partner’s neck? That ain’t his chain, that’s my chain. I ain’t really tripping off that sh*t because I got too much money. I will shoot this b***h up.”

Another video shows the rapper saying “Don’t go on Instagram acting like you took that b***h off my neck.” From there, he goes into another song and continues on with the show. Watch above.

Source: instagram.com

SpaceGhostPurpp Arrested for Assault on Female in North Carolina

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(FreshAsFrankie) According to reports, 26-year-old rapper SpaceGhostPurrp was arrested last night for the assault of a woman in North Carolina.

For those unaware, SpaceGhostPurrp is known for his time spent as an early member of the A$AP Mob before falling out with the Mob’s leader, A$AP Rocky. His appearance on Rocky’s “Purple Swag: Chapter 2” on the ‘Live.Love.A$AP’ mixtape put the rapper on many fans’ radar. After falling out with the Harlem rapper, Purrp branched off and formed Raider Klan, which pushed the careers of rappers like Denzel Curry and Robb Bank$,

There is no word on what the rapper’s bail has been set at, or if he is currently still being held by police.

Source: instagram.com

Reebok Signs Lil Yachty to Partnership Deal

(FreshAsFrankie) Reebok Signs Lil Yachty to Partnership DealImage: Reebok Signs Lil Yachty to Partnership Deal Image #2
Reebok is looking to bolster its profile beyond sportswear and raise its status as a lifestyle brand. To accomplish this, Reebok has inked partnership deals with Amber Rose, Gucci Mane, Future, Machine Gun Kelly, and Rae Sremmurd. You can now add ATL rapper Lil Yachty to the list who just signed a partnership deal with Reebok to add value to their lifestyle branding campaign.

News of the deal was announced by Yachty via his Instagram page where he’s pictured rocking a fresh pair of Reebok’s “Workout” sneakers. He captioned the photo:

“New addition to Team @reebok 🙂 Thank You Reebok, For This Opportunity. I’m More Than Appreciative.. #Family,”

Lil Yachty will be involved in global campaigns promoting the “Workout” sneaker as well as other silhouettes although it is unclear at this time if Lil Boat will have a signature collaboration with Reebok – à la Gucci Mane.

Kodak Black Affiliate Claims Cardi B. Stole His Friend’s Flow

Kodak Black Affiliate Claims Cardi B. Stole His Friend's Flow
(FreshAsFrankie) Jackboy, a close Kodak Black affiliate took to Instagram to blast Cardi B for “taking his friend’s flow” and using it on her No.1 song “Bodak Yellow.”

“You Blowed Off Of Stealing My N***a Flow If Anything You Should Suck A N***a D**k From Sq, Broward Or Florida Its Only Right This Message Is Approved By Jackboi,” he wrote. DJ Akademiks released the post on his Instagram account and pointed out that it might be a hack since Jackboy is currently incarcerated.

Despite some of the criticism, Cardi B seems to not care at all about stealing flows from other rappers and addressed her haters during a recent show. “I’ma sound like all your favorite rappers. I’ma take all the flow and I’ma body it b***h,” she said. “One day I’ma sound like Kodak [Black], the next day I’m a sound like Meek Mill, the next day I’ma sound like Migos. I don’t give a f**k.”

Jackboy is a member of Kodak’s crew Sniper Gang. He has songs on YouTube with millions of views. He was arrested on several felony charges back in August and was chased by police with a helicopter, according to AllHipHop.com.

Watch JAY-Z Read New Poem ‘Dream. On’

Watch JAY-Z Read New Poem 'Dream. On'
(FreshAsFrankie) JAY-Z will headline the annual Budweiser Made In America festival next month and has shared an inspiring new poem, “Dream. On” in anticipation of the show. In the clip, Hov talks about his youth and growing up in the Marcy Houses of Brooklyn.

Watch it below.

“I’m from where dreaming ain’t allowed, especially when you dreaming aloud/Enough to dream your self-esteem into clouds/It takes tears, sweat, blood, five CCs/’Cuz I know what a kid in apartment 5C seed/Heaven knows all I had was hella hope, speed dating with destiny, I couldn’t tell her nope/When I first saw stars, television was my telescope/For me, something that could see me free was a bar/Through diamonds in the sky that never came down, now that’s a star/My vision was big enough to get me out of the space, I wanted to pass how far I see/I wondered could a kid from Mars see, a kid from Marcy,” spits Jay Z during the poem.

The “Dream. On.” clip will play at the beginning of Jay-Z’s set at Made in America fest, which takes place September 2nd and 3rd in Philadelphia. The lineup also includes J. ColeSolangethe Chainsmokers and Migos.

Beyonce and Jay Z Close on Bel-Air Mansion

Beyonce and Jay Z Close on Bel-Air Mansion
 (FreshAsFrankie) After years of searching Jay Z and Beyonce finally purchase a home in L.A…From The LA Times
Sources not authorized to publicly comment on the sale have confirmed that the rapper/hip-hop magnate and his superstar wife have closed on a modern mansion in Bel-Air. The purchase price is said to be $90 million, though the sale has not yet been recorded in the public record.
Completed this year, the sprawling showplace comprises six structures with approximately 30,000 square feet of interior space. Expansive patios and terraces create an additional 10,000 square feet of living space outdoors.
Amenities include spa and wellness facilities, a media room and four outdoor swimming pools. Glass-walled common areas open on two sides to enjoy panoramic views. The pocketing glass doors and windows are bulletproof.