Rack City: 10 Hip Hop Sex Tape Scandals
Rappers are quick to document their sexual conquests in their lyrics. It should not come as any surprise that many of them also document their sexual conquests on camera. Titans of hip hop like Lil Wayne, Kanye West, and Tupac have all fell victim to the (threatened or actual) publication of their private sex tapes. As have many others. Even in the case of rumored sex tapes, the sheer possibility that a tape exists often obscures the fact that it likely does not. Check out 10 of hip hop's most epic sex tape scandals after the jump.
The Game Shuts Down Rumors Of 50 Cent Reunion
Last week, rumors were circulating across the internet that The Game & 50 Cent might be reuniting soon, after Blood Money affiliate Pharaoh Jackson alluded that the two were getting back together on IG. Well it turns out that reunion won’t be happening anytime soon unfortunately.
Top Tracks: May 9 - May 15
In contrast with the first few months of 2015, when it seemed like our Top Tracks lists were just the same Kanye and Drake tracks rising and falling with each ensuing week, the past few editions have been utter chaos, with the #1 spot changing every week. Staying power is proving difficult to achieve in an increasingly crowded summer playing field-- Beyoncé and Birdman's chart-toppers from two and one week ago, respectively, are nowhere to be found this week, although a few of the lower-ranking tracks stuck it out.
Are 50 Cent & The Game Reuniting?
Are 50 Cent and The Game finally putting the past behind them? Speculation arises on the internet today thanks to a few Instagram posts from one of The Game's affiliates/Blood Money signees. As recent as February of this year it appeared as though the former friends and collaborators were still beefing-- when The Game posed with Lloyd Banks for a photo, 50 was quick to respond, calling it confusing.
Top Tracks: May 2 - May 8
With VIEWS out in the world and disappointing the majority of those who heard it, there's now a new music void that many rushed to fill this past week as summer rapidly approaches. Desiigner's "Panda" and Drizzy's "One Dance" are still frontrunners for the "song of the summer" title, but there's plenty of time for new entries to rise and compete with them.
French Montana Gets Wasted & Throws EFFEN In The Trash (Again)
Last summer, Diddy and 50 Cent embarked on what became known as the "Vodka War," as each rapper (especially 50) sent shots at one another in an effort to prove the superiority of his respective brand of vodka.
50 Cent Doesn't Actually Have A Third Son
Last month, 50 Cent shocked his fans by posting a picture of himself next to a crying young boy. In the since-deleted post, 50 claimed that the boy, whose name is Davian, happened to be his newly discovered son. He also joked about the future child support payments that will come as a result of accepting Davian as his son.
Staff Picks Playlist (May 6)
Since the release of VIEWS, things have calmed down slightly, however today turned out to be a massive day for album releases, as you can tell by the multiple album streams we've posted this morning. These aren't necessarily Drake-status artists who are about to break the internet, but the quality is extremely high-- Skepta, JMSN, James Blake, Rittz, Kaytranada and Mike Posner have all dropped albums today (and I'm probably missing someone).
50 Cent Dropping New Single With Chris Brown Tomorrow
Looking to build off the success generated from his latest single “Im The Man,” which saw Chris Brown on the official remix, 50 Cent is about to reunite with the R&B singer once again for his next single called “No Romeo No Juliet,” which drops tomorrow.
50 Cent Reportedly Donates $100,000 To Autism Speaks In Wake Of Controversy
If you've been keeping up with the news on the site, you're probably aware that 50 Cent found himself in hot water after he unabashedly made fun of a teenager who suffered from a disability, and shared it with his 8 million twitter followers.
Martin Shkreli To Donate $10,000 For Autism Advocacy After 50 Cent Incident
50 Cent found himself in hot water again this week after he poked fun at an autistic airport worker for his appearance and inability to communicate with the rapper. Of course, 50 had no idea, but that doesn’t make his behavior any less childish.
50 Cent Has Personally Apologized To The Autistic Teen He Mocked At The Airport
50 Cent's decision to post a video of himself harassing an airport employee he believed was high has resulted in backlash after it was revealed that the man he targeted was 19-year-old Andrew Farrell, who suffers from "social anxiety and mild autism". The video has since been deleted, but Farrell's stepfather, has called for an apology, as have many fans on social media.
Drake Joins Forbes Five List As One Of Hip-Hop's Wealthiest Members
This morning, Forbes announced that their Forbes Five list has a new member: Drizzy Drake. The rapper, who was already rap royalty, is now among hip-hop's five wealthiest members-- replacing is-he-or-isn't-he-broke rapper 50 Cent.
50 Cent Faces Backlash After Making Fun Of Teen With Disorder
It appears 50 Cent in some hot water at the moment after he made fun of a disabled employee at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport this past weekend. In a now deleted IG post, 50 was at CVG airport to promote his Effen vodka when he ran into 19-year-old Andrew Farrell, and started to harass him for the way he looked. Fif can be heard saying in the Youtube clip (below),
50 Cent Keeps Bragging About His New Son Davian On Instagram
Yesterday, 50 Cent posted a picture of himself next to a teary-eyed kid named Davian. He told his followers that the boy, whom he had met for the first time, happens to be his son. He also joked about future child support payments, writing, "I was thinking why you crying I gotta pay for this shit.
Jay Electronica Offers "Peace" To Kendrick Lamar & 50 Cent
You may remember a certain Periscope session that Jay Electronica shared back in February, where the rapper made some candid remarks about both 50 Cent ("We will slap 50 Cent’s eyeballs loose out his scalp”) and Kendrick Lamar ("Kendrick is my son, Kendrick is my baby, Kendrick wishes he could be me").
50 Cent Meets His Third Son For The First Time
It was thought that 50 Cent had two sons, each with different mothers. His son Marquise Jackson, with whom he is estranged, is 18 years old, and he also has a young son who frequently appears on his Instagram. A couple of hours ago, 50 logged onto his IG to reveal that he recently met his third son, a boy named Davian.
The Game, 50 Cent, Snoop Dogg & More Respond To Birdman's Breakfast Club Walk-Out
This morning, Birdman gave us a healthy dose of drama by pulling up and then quickly backing out of his interview with The Breakfast Club, all within the span of two minutes.
50 Cent Reportedly Submits 5-Year, $23 Million Plan To Pay Back Creditors
Last month, 50 Cent reached a deal with his creditors that stipulated he pay as much as 74% of what he originally owed them. At one point he referred to such an agreement as "indentured servitude," but in the end he acquiesced.
10 Photos Of Rappers With Their Pets
Fame and exotic pets go hand-in-hand. Just ask King George I, who ruled England in the early 18th century, who kept a pet human. Rappers are no different. While many rappers like to keep it down-to-earth w dogs, some prefer to ball out and domesticate animals you've never even heard of like endangered saber-toothed manta rays.