140 Bars: Top Tweets Of the Week (July 4 - 10)
Does social media inherently make everyone more petty? That's the question that this edition of "140 Bars" begs, what with "beef" translating to snarky subs more and more these days. With a few exceptions-- all coming from the more successful artists on this list-- this week's tweets are salty, so better hope you're hydrated.
Meek Mill Says Joe Budden Is "Corny As Shit"
Joe Budden attempted to smooth over the comments he made about hip-hop's power couple Nicki Minaj and Meek Mill, who are often seen cozied up together on social media. The rapper, who recently began hosting a podcast, said during one such podcast that he hated "everything about" the couple.
Joe Budden Clarifies Remarks On Meek Mill & Nicki Minaj
Joe Budden made headlines this past weekend when he said that he hated "everything about" Meek Mill and Nicki Minaj's highly-publicized relationship. Given the chance to clarify and backtrack a bit on Hot 97 the other day, Joe obliged, sounding much cooler-headed this time around.
Joe Budden Reveals "All Love Lost" Cover Art
Joe Budden has been in the headlines recently for starting some beef with Nicki Minaj and Meek Mill, but he nevertheless has his eyes on the prize, his upcoming album All Love Lost.
Meek Mill Disses Joe Budden Over Comments About His Relationship With Nicki Minaj
Coming as no real surprise, Meek Mill took to twitter early Saturday morning and responded to the comments made by Joe Budden this week during his podcast.
Joe Budden On Meek Mill's Affection For Nicki Minaj: "I Hate Everything About It"
Joe Budden prides himself on being something of a ladies man, but he apparently has a zero tolerance policy when it comes to men publicly showing affection for the women in their lives. On his latest podcast, Budden had some strong words for Meek Mill, as he was apparently put off by the way the rapper was acting around his current girlfriend, Nicki Minaj, at the BET Awards last weekend.
Joe Budden Announces Release Date For "All Love Lost"
A day after Joell Ortiz confirmed that upcoming Slaughterhouse album Glass House has been completed, Joe Budden announced that All Love Lost will drop on September 25.
Wrath Of The Based God: A History Of Lil B's Disses & Curses
Never before has a rapper been as inextricably linked to the NBA playoffs as Lil B has been in 2015. Dishing out warnings, curses and pardons like he's a 14th century pope, the Based God's been central to the conversation around the games, interacting with rappers on Twitter, attending games to strengthen his magic and even popping up on ESPN to clarify just who's on his shit list.
Joe Budden Is Headed To VH1's "Couples Therapy"
We've already seen Joe Budden on Love & Hip-Hop, and while it's been a minute since the rapper has done a reality show, he'll be returning to the small screen on the next season of VH1's Couples Therapy. Even if you're not familiar with the show, you may have seen a clip of Ghostface Killah and his girl make the rounds, and we're sure Budden and girlfriend Kaylin Garcia will have a similarly memorable run on the show.
Joe Budden Skips Out On Court Date, Wanted By Police
Joe Budden failed to appear for his court date Thursday, after which the judge immediately issued a warrant for his arrest, reports TMZ.
50 Cent Calls Joe Budden A "Bitch" On Twitter
Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson is the producer of, as well as a recurring cast member in, the Starz TV show "Power". Last night, 50 tweeted that "Power" will return on June 6, including a short trailer for the upcoming season, and the quote: "Empires are built on POWER". Joe Budden soon quoted 50's tweet, following with "They petty lol". Joe was apparently referencing the quote at the end of the trailer, "It only starts a war if they know you did it," but 50 initially took Joe's tweet as a diss, and quickly responded with, "what you say bitch!!"
PartyNextDoor Confirms That He'll Drop A New EP Before Summer
PartyNextDoor has quickly become a fan favorite r'n'b singer, thanks to an OVO deal and solid stream of releases behind him. In December, the singer hit fans with four new records as part of a quick Colors EP, which also came with a world tour announcement.
140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (November 13)
Did the Internet break? No, but we certainly got a lot of things to tweet about just because of the power of one ass. Kim Kardashian's booty was displayed in its full, majesty force — along with other lady parts — on the latest Paper Magazine cover. If you haven't heard or seen it, our condolences: You're dead and you've spent the past few days in Twitter-less limbo.
Review: Joe Budden's "Some Love Lost"
Ladies and gentlemen, Joe Budden is back in Mood Muzik form. Early last year Joe released No Love Lost, which packaged club and radio songs along with some more personal tracks. That album left many of his longtime fans wanting more of the intimate feel they get from his darker projects. Almost two years later and Joey is back to documenting his turmoil in a way that only he can. Joe Budden is an open book, and his candidness is matched only by his skill.
Stream Joe Budden's "Some Love Lost" EP
Joe Budden's debut EP, Some Love Lost, is now in stores, which nowadays really only means on thing: it's also available on Spotify. The new project finds Joe in his "ordinary Joe" mode, digging deep into his personal issues to draw some captivating music. No club bangers or money talk on this one. The new 7-track offering features hooks from Emanny and Felicia Temple. The emceeing, meanwhile, is carried entirely by our headliner. The question is whether or not he manages to hold the listener's attention for the full thirty-five minutes.
Joe Budden Announces "Some Love Lost" Tour With Emilio Rojas & Emanny
Joe Budden recently hit us with the tracklist and artwork for his forthcoming solo album, Some Love Lost, to continue the series from 2013's No Love Lost. The 1/4 of Slaughterhouse is planning to drop the album on November 4th, and along with that, you can expect the rapper to go on tour to further promote the LP.
Samples Of The Week: October 16
When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music. Today, sampling has become less common, but a choice sample can still push a track from lukewarm to hot faster than you can say "uh-huh honey". This week, see who Jay Rock, Joe Budden and Tyga sampled on their recent tracks, all of which can be found on HNHH.
Joe Budden Reveals Artwork For "Some Love Lost" [Update: Release Date & Tracklist Revealed]
In the past week, Joe Budden's been hit with some legal problems, first being accused of beating up his girlfriend, and then having the NYPD deem him a "wanted man" for robbery. But for fans of Budden, a bright glimmer of hope has emerged on the horizon: the New Jersey MC has shared the official artwork for his next project, Some Love Lost (viewable in the gallery above).
Joe Budden Turns Himself In To NYPD
Last Saturday, we reported that NJ spitter Joe Budden's mug had popped up on NYPD's Twitter feed as a "wanted man," and we later posted a video of him mocking the supposed "man hunt" that the police has embarked upon.
Joe Budden Allegedly Beat Up His Girlfriend [Update: Budden Responds]
Joe Budden is facing some serious allegations from his girlfriend, who claims the rapper brutally beat her up. This, according to TMZ.