Brick Squad News

 
  • Cover of Gucci Mane Shares "Brick Factory Vol. 2" Artwork
    Although we recently learned that Gucci Mane will be imprisoned until at least December 2016, the 1017 Brick Squad label boss' onslaught of 2014 material has continued without a hitch, with Young Thug's 1017 Thug 3 being the ninth on-time release so far this year.
  • Cover of Stream Gucci Mane, Peewee Longway & Young Dolph's "Felix Brothers" Album
    Gucci Mane will serve time in jail until 2016, but since he was officially sentenced, we've seen his output increase rather than decrease.
  • Cover of Stream Young Thug's "1017 Thug 2"
    Gucci Mane promised us a Brick Squad-heavy July, and though he's been known to be unreliable at times, he and his crew have delivered thus far. Following GuWop's Trap House 4, which dropped last week, here's a stream of Young Thug's 1017 Thug 2, which officially drops tomorrow.
  • Cover of The 1017 Brick Squad Timeline
    Ah, Gucci Mane. One of the most controversial figures in Atlanta hip-hop, his extracurricular activities and legal struggles often overshadow his actual music, especially when he's wylin' out on Twitter for the whole world to see.
  • Cover of It's Yo Birthday: Waka Flocka's Top 21 Tracks
    Today Juaquin James Malphurs known better to us as Waka Flocka Flame turns 28. 
  • Cover of Review: Gucci Mane's "Brick Factory Vol. 1"
    Even while behind bars, Gucci Mane has proved that he can produce quality music no matter where he is. His newest mixtape, also available on iTunes, Brick Factory Vol.1, is assumed as one of several compilations to follow, and the series is off to an impressive start.
  • Cover of Young Thug Clears Up Ambiguous Label Status
    It's been a bizarre saga as to where Young Thug's affiliations lie. First, he claimed to be a free agent no longer with Atlantic. Then, he inferred that he signed to Cash Money, but then labelhead Birdman quickly denied it.
  • Cover of Young Thug Is Not A Free Agent, Still Signed To Brick Squad And Atlantic
    There have been many rumors as to where Young Thug is going to sign, some instigated by the rapper himself. However, apparently Young Thug has no one to sign to, as of yet, as he's still reportedly signed to Atlantic and 1017 Brick Squad. 
  • Cover of Gucci Mane Included In Slim Dunkin’s Wrongful Death Lawsuit
    For those unaware, late Brick Squad Monopoly emcee Mario "Slim Dunkin" Hamilton was shot to death in Atlanta's Zone 6 Studio on December 16th, 2011, after an alleged dispute over candy with fellow rapper Vinson "Young Vito" Hardimon. Although a Fulton County jury found Hardimon guilty of gun possession and ag
  • Cover of Waka Flocka On Gucci Mane: "Who Is That? He Don't Exist To Me"
    Waka Flocka and Gucci Mane have had their differences in the past, though they seemed to always reconcile in the end. This time however, it seems as if the Brick Squad partnership is officially over.
  • Cover of Gucci Mane Suing Waka Flocka & His Mother [Update: Waka's Mom Says Gucci Needs Dr. Phil]
    Though Gucci Mane has made plans to enter rehab and get his life back on track, it seems his conflict with Waka Flocka is far from over. According to TMZ, Gucci has filed a lawsuit against Waka, and his mother, Debra Antney, who was Gucci's manager for some time.
  • Cover of Gucci Mane Apologizes For Recent Behaviour, Cites Addiction & Plans To Check Into Rehab
    Things haven't been going so well for Gucci Mane as of late. He was arrested in Atlanta last week after threatening police officers who responded to a neighbour's complaint of "irregular behaviour" from him.
  • Cover of Review: Gucci Mane's "Diary of a Trap God"
    When Gucci Mane released his World War 3 series on iTunes last month, it was merely a hint of what was to come. The first shots were fired on September 7th, when Guwop and Waka Flocka engaged in a Twitter argument. As more names got involved , the feud grew nastier.
  • Cover of Gucci Mane's Brick Squad Movement Deteriorates After New Twitter Attacks
    As observed by Complex, it seems the trouble in Brick Squad paradise has come to a head. This comes after months of disagreements from within the label, mostly between Gucci Mane & Waka Flocka Flame. 
  • Cover of Review: Chief Keef's "Bang Pt. 2"
    After months of anticipation, Chief Keef finally released Bang Pt. 2 on his 18th birthday, August 15th. Bang Pt. 2 is Sosa’s first project following the release of his major-label debut album Finally Rich, and much has happened since that time.
  • Cover of Gucci Mane Won't Work With Waka Flocka Again, Signs Distribution Deal [Update: Gucci Says Deal Rumors Are False]
    Gucci Mane and Waka Flocka have had an on-and-off relationship throughout their careers to say the least. The peak of their differences occured when Gucci announced that he had dropped Waka Flocka from the 1017 Bricksquad team.
  • Cover of Waka Flocka Reveals He's Helping Amanda Bynes With Her Rap Career
    Amanda Bynes has been in the news a lot lately for her strange and erratic behavior, which includes throwing a bong out her window, tweeting at rappers, dissing Rihanna (and various other people), announcing she wants to become a rapper, and just generally looking crazy.
  • Cover of Waka Flocka Distances Himself From Brick Squad's "Big Money Talk" Album
    Gucci Mane recently announced a new compilation project for his Brick Squad crew, called Big Money Talk. Many fans were wondering if Waka Flocka would find his way on the project, as Gucci and Waka have recently been at odds, ending their working relationship.
  • Cover of Gucci Mane Speaks On Who Owns Brick Squad, Waka Flocka & Compilation Album
    Gucci Mane recently revealed that a Brick Squad compilation album is on the way, and it will indeed feature Waka Flocka, who in recent months has been beefing with Gucci. GuWop sat down with The Fader for an interview, in which he discussed his relationship with Waka and getting him to appear on Big Money Talk.
  • Cover of Gucci Mane Advises Chief Keef Not To Follow In His Footsteps
    Gucci Mane is known for his trouble with the law, having seen a jail cell multiple times through out his life. Nonetheless, in a new interview, Gucci Mane shows regret for some of his past incidents, and says that he doesn't want his newest signee, Chief Keef, to follow in his footsteps.
  • Cover of Gucci Mane Announces Brick Squad "Big Money Talk" Album, Says It Will Include Waka Flocka
    Gucci Mane is nothing if not prolific. Since January, he's released 5 mixtapes (3 joint, 2 solo), and one independent album with last month's Trap House III. Gucci has already announced another album, Mr.
  • Cover of Gucci Mane And Young Scooter Are County Jail Cellmates
    According to MTV News, a source close to Gucci Mane and Young Scooter has confirmed that the two rappers are currently sharing a cell at the DeKalb County Jail in Georgia.
  • Cover of Young Scooter Arrested For Violating Probation
    According to DDotOmen, ATLien rapper Young Scooter, aka Kenneth Edward Bailey, was pulled over by police three days ago for driving with a suspended license, which was apparently a violation of his probation.
  • Cover of Gucci Mane Drops Waka Flocka From 1017 Brick Squad Records [Update: Gucci's Management Claims His Twitter Account Was Hacked]
    Coming unexpectedly is the news that Gucci Mane has just dropped Waka Flocka from his 1017 Brick Squad Records label.Taking to twitter not long ago, Gucci Mane announced that he dropped Waka Flocka from his Brick Squad label. Gucci didn't give much details other than that Waka has been "disloyal".
  • Cover of Slim Dunkin's Killer Sentenced To 25 Years In Prison
    In December of 2011, Brick Squad rapper Slim Dunkin was shot in a recording studio and subsequently died.  The man who shot him, a fellow rapper named Young Vito, was found not guilty of murder, but will still serve 25 years in prison. A jury found Vito, real name Vinson
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