Over The Hill: Rappers Turning 40 In 2016
Rap is traditionally a young man's sport. Generally speaking, the 'greatest albums of all time' were put out by youngsters. As rappers age, their albums usually become duller than the early work they're best known for. Almost every rapper has fallen victim to this trend.
28 Grams: Hip Hop Instagram Recap (Oct 10-16)
There is much we can learn from rap Instagram, much to read between the lines as rappers attempt to craft their image without pesky publicists looking over their shoulder. Take a look at some of the best hip hop Instagram posts of the week after the jump.
Plies Responds To Young Thug's Instagram Threat
Plies has seen the video of Young Thug threatening him, and though Thug has since deleted the video, Plies is not happy, and he's posted a heated video of his own.
Plies Posts Video Of Young Thug's Daughter Using Profanity; Thug Responds With Threats
Last night, Plies posted an Instagram video that properly described his mood. The clip shows a little girl, whose top row of teeth are covered by a gold grill, repeatedly saying, "I'm motherfuckin' tired." Along with the post, Plies included the hashtags: "BihFeelLikeMeBih," "BihIsDiggingInDatNose, and "SameShitIBeTellingABih." That little girl also happens to be Young Thug's daughter.
Cops Rolled Up On A Plies Video Shoot Thinking It Was A Hostage Situation
Florida police approached what they were told was a hostage situation this weekend, but it turned out to be nothing more than a Plies video shoot. Someone apparently called 911 after they saw Plies and another guy pointing guns at a third man, which they described as two black males holding a white man hostage. When the cops arrived, it was pretty clear what was actually going on, and while they discovered the weapons were unloaded, they advised against leaving a pile of artillery out in the open.
"Free Gucci" Anthems: 14 Tracks That Call For Gucci Mane's Freedom
Yesterday, we got wind of a rumor that Gucci Mane might be a free man(e) come July 11th.
Hip-Hop Reacts To Caitlyn Jenner's Vanity Fair Cover
The Kardashian/Jenner clan truly broke the Internet yesterday (June 1). Kim and Kanye announced their second child, only to be overshadowed by even bigger news, as Caitlyn Jenner (formerly Bruce Jenner) officially presented herself to the world by appearing on the cover of Vanity Fair.
The Game Makes Fun Of Plies On Instagram
We're not sure what started this, but The Game decided to go in on Plies' forehead with an Instagram post late last night. Plies is known for his hilarious Instagram videos, where he takes 15 seconds to rant on random topics (most recently was girls not wearing underwear in the club), and Game assured us he's a fan of those too, but he still couldn't resist making a slew of jokes about Plies' (apparently massive) forehead. Is this why Plies always wears a fitted?
DJ Khaled's Top 5 Posse Anthems
As far DJs go, there's no one who sells more music than DJ Khaled. Khaled Khaled (no typo) is far from just a DJ though. The Miami hip-hop magnate is the founder and CEO of We the Best Music Group, which includes artists like Ace Hood and dancehall superstar Movado, and the President of Def Jam South, which helped revive Def Jam as a whole toward the end of the '00s.
The Guy Who Attacked Plies Shares His Side Of The Story
If you found yourself on the internet yesterday, you probably heard something about Plies being flung off stage at a recent show. If you're a rap fan, you probably woke up to see memes and vines all over your timeline.
Chris Brown & Plies Fire Shots At Each Other On Twitter
As we reported yesterday afternoon, Chris Brown and his former new flame Karrueche Tran have officially called things off. Ending their relationship on bad terms, Brown went out and called her a "bitch" during a live performance in California before confirming that she dated Drake while he was in prison. While Karrueche--understandably--reacted negatively to the comments, criticism arrived today from an unlikely source: Plies.