Gucci Mane's New Chain Is So Flashy It Has Its Own Twitter & Instagram Accounts
Gucci Mane announced the newest member of the 1017 family last night, with the honor going to no none other than St. Brick, his new Santa Claus chain. Anyone who followed Gucci through the late 00s will find the piece reminiscent of his big cartoonish chains from that era, but as far as we know, this is the first one to earn its first social media accounts.
Waka Flocka Responds To Gucci Mane Saying They Haven't Spoken In 3 Years
Earlier this week, during an interview with HOT 97, Gucci Mane said that he hasn't spoken to Waka Flocka in three years, presumably not having contacted his former protégé since before getting locked up in September 2013, remaining in prison until May of this year.
Waka Flocka Partly Agrees With Stacey Dash On Removal Of BET
Waka Flocka is a guy who's not afraid to let his opinions be known, and he sometimes brings forth a point of view that clashes with that of the mainstream media. Such was the case with his recent remarks on the trial of Bill Cosby, and earlier today, a video surfaced that finds Waka explaining how he partly understands the controversial statements recently made by actress and current Fox News correspondent Stacey Dash.
Top 5 Recent Chief Keef Collaborations
Chief Keef dropped Finally Rich in 2012 when he was just 17-years-old and still very much in the streets. He had long been a household name in Chicago, and he was quickly blasted onto the national stage, where the response was not always welcoming.
Who Had The Better Verse: Gucci Mane Vs. Waka Flocka
It’s always a beautiful thing when Gucci Mane and Waka Flocka get on a record together. Let’s be clear, these two men aren’t the most lyrical cats in the game, but they bring that bravado and street lingo that we all love and appreciate. Obviously, you’re not going to be enraptured by their lyrical wisdom and they won’t have an triple entendres for you to decode like the great Marshall Mathers, but their track record is immaculate. Who can forget about how their Ferrari Boyz project had us wanting to be in the trap?
Gucci Mane Has A New Advice Column
Since being arrested in September 2013, Gucci Mane has been spending his time behind bars. While he's managed to release hundreds of songs from his large cache while incarcerated, he's yet to partake in an interview. While he seems to be having a hard time getting on the phone, Guwop has advertised a mailing address on his Twitter account, suggesting he will answer fan mail as he receives it. As far as we can see, writing seems to be the best way to contact the rapper at this point.
The Best Prison-Released Gucci Mane Tracks Of 2015
Gucci Mane has released nine projects this year. We don't have to check-- that's more than any other rapper. He also happens to be in prison. Last year, he released 14 projects from the pen, making a cool $1.3 million, and he's on pace to topple those numbers this year. He's feeding his fans, he's feeding the streets-- though who knows if he's actually the mastermind behind any of this. No matter when these tracks were actually recorded, they're still among the hottest out.
Waka Flocka Flame Says Beef With Gucci Mane Is "Under The Rug"... For Now
Waka Flocka Flame has a had a busy week--celebrating his favorite holiday, 4/20, searching through stacks of resumes to hire a personal blunt-roller, and, oh, announcing his presidential candidacy for the 2016 election.
Gucci Mane's Jail Sentence Shortened By One Year
Gucci Mane was officially sentenced to a 39 month sentence in August, and while it had initially been reported that Wop's time spent behind bars awaiting his verdict would work towards his sentencing, TMZ reports that the ruling had him beginning the bid in August.
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.
Stream Gucci Mane's Latest Album "The Oddfather"
Gucci Mane's let go no lack of music this summer, and before the summer closes out (it's almost August, by the way), Guwop treats the fans to one more project while he's locked up.
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. Not only has Guwop released plenty of his own material over the last few months, he's also unearthed plenty of sessions from his Brick Factory studio, compiling projects from Migos, Peewee Longway, and Young Thug.
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.
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. But unpredictable and frustrating as he sometimes is, GuWop is currently sitting atop an ATLien empire, even while behind bars.
It's Yo Birthday: Waka Flocka's Top 21 Tracks
Today Juaquin James Malphurs known better to us as Waka Flocka Flame turns 28. Waka has made quick progress in his career over recent years. The ATL rapper has been releasing music in the game since 2009, clocking up 11 mixtapes throughout the years as well as two studio albums and eight singles. His work has made a name for himself in trap as he consistently has kept his music focused on the genre.
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. Featuring work with both old and new collaborators, some of whom fall under his label 1017 Brick Squad Records, Gucci reminds us all that he won't be forgotten easily.
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.
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.
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. When asked about Gucci in a recent interview, Waka was instantly dismissive. "Who is that? He don't exist to me," he said. "I don't got time for nobody, my watch stopped on me man."
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.