28 Grams: Hip Hop Instagram Recap (Jan 23-29)
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.
Diddy & Cassie Engagement Rumors Are False
Twitterverse and Instagram were in a tizzy this weekend when Diddy allegedly proposed to his girlfriend and Bad Boy signee, Cassie, over Instagram. The rumors immediately started swirling when Diddy posted a photo of an enormous diamond ring on his IG account, and asked his girl, "Baby do you like it? I just want to get you wat you Like ! I just wanna Mk you smile :) #takeDat. !"
Hottie Vs. Hottie: Who's Hotter Jhene Aiko Or Cassie?
Jhene Aiko and Cassie have both had big years. Cassie dropped the well-received Rockabyebaby mixtape back in April, and Jhene is fresh off of releasing her debut EP, which debuted at number 8 on the Billboard chart this week.
Did Drake Sign Cassie To OVO?
Drake continues to build his brand.
Photos: Cassie In Esquire Magazine
Cassie used to model and act before she got into singing, but today we find her returning to her modeling roots for the latest issue of Esquire Magazine. Cassie shot a bunch of photos with Esquire for their June/July issue, check them out in the gallery above. She also told a few "funny jokes" for Esquire which you can watch here.
Review: Cassie's "Rockabyebaby"
Cassie seems to have finally grown into her own, after suffering a few career stumbles early on. After guidance and direction from Bad Boy records, and no doubt her boyfriend, Diddy, her progress as an artist can be heard on her new mixtape, Rockabyebaby.
Cassie Speaks On Getting Rap Lessons From Los & Working With Wiz Khalifa For "Rockabyebaby"
Cassie just dropped her first full length project in six years. Rockabyebaby is stacked with features from Rick Ross, French Montana, Meek Mill, and more.
Cassie Announces "Rockabyebaby" Mixtape Release Date
Singer and former model Cassie definitely has the looks, but there have been doubts as to whether or not she has the chops as a singer. She's been busy recording a lot of new music, and is finally ready to give the world a taste of it, with the announcement of an upcoming mixtape today.