14 Rappers Who Play Pokemon Go
Whether or not Pokemon Go is a fad or a permanent institution, it has captured the hearts and minds of people around the globe. Rappers are not immune to its powers, and many have taken to the streets on their quest to catch 'em all. Of course, there are just as many detractors as there are addicts. Charlamagne tha God recently anointed Pokemon Go players his “Donkey of the Day” and many rappers share his sentiment that the game can be dangerous and is a distraction from larger issues at hand.
The Game & Waka Flocka Exchange Shots On Instagram
It looks like The Game & Waka Flocka had some choice words for one another on Instagram Wednesday afternoon. It all started this morning, when Waka Flocka posted a clip on IG expressing his displeasure for how “rappers” have been acting following the death of Alton Sterling & Philando Castile. Waka went on to say he felt many of the rappers have been disingenuous with their actions, and called them out for acting like models, posting dick prints on IG, but yet trying to lead their community at the same time.
Waka Flocka Shares Two New Mixtape Tracklists, Both Dropping This Month
There hasn't been a Waka project thus far into 2016. In January, just over a month after his Flockaveli 1.5 mixtape, Waka announced that he and Southside (who raps as Young Sizzle) would be dropping a tape later that month. Though he and Sizzle soon dropped two collabs, their joint tape still hasn't surfaced.
Waka Flocka Responds To Dallas Shootings: "This Is The Only Time We All Gon' Come Together"
In one way or another, most every hip-hop star has responded to the shocking violence that has transpired over the past few days, beginning with the police killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile and continuing last night with the killing of five police officers in do
10 Infamous Hacking Moments In Rap History
A hacking spree took the internet by storm this past weekend. Industrious hackers seeking revenge, entertainment, or some other perverse pleasure hacked into several prominent social media accounts, including those of Kylie Jenner, Bon Iver, Tenacious D, Keith Richards, Mark Zuckerberg, Drake, and the NFL
Waka Flocka & Tammy Rivera Break Up
Waka Flocka and Tammy Rivera's marriage is dunzo. Both parties took to social media to announce the split and explain that they are still on good terms. “To keep it all gangsta, me and Tammy just split apart," Flocka said on Instagram. "Nobody cheated on nobody, nobody’s mad at nobody. We just grew to our differences.” Flocka and Rivera have been cast members on "Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta" since the show's third season. They got married in May 2014.
Behind The Beat: Lex Luger
Though he built much of his reputation in Atlanta, Lex Luger hails from Suffolk, Virginia and now resides in the neighboring town of Chesapeake. His career took off shortly after he got serious about music. He dropped out of high school after 10th grade to devote all his time to churning out menacing trap beats. “Nothing but time to practice all day,” he says of learning his craft in a town without a mall or a movie theater. Little did he know that he’d be one of the most recognizable producers in hip-hop by the time he was 19.
Waka Flocka Receives Medical Attention After Getting Too High In Seattle
Last night saw Waka Flocka returning to Seattle, land of legal marijuana and the city where Flocka once got confused for Richard Sherman by a Seahawks fan. The Turn Up Godz show appeared lit -- possibly too lit -- as Waka ended the night in the hands of paramedics after ingesting more weed than he could handle. "Aw man. #seattle was too much last night," Flocka wrote on Instagram. "#nonGMO edibles and 20 or more blunts later."
Waka Flocka: "If I Was To Vote For Anyone, It Would Be Hillary"
Waka Flocka celebrated 4/20 last year be announced his candidacy for President of the United States. He laid out an expansive reform platform before realizing that he did not meet the legal age requirement for one to run for president. But who would the outspoken rapper vote for (if he were to vote)?
Stay Woke: Artists Exposed By Hook-Ups
Social media can be a dangerous place for the rich and famous. Not only can you severely damage your reputation with your own posts on Twitter and Instagram, but you also have to worry about what others might share about you on their own profiles.
28 Grams: Hip-Hop Instagram Recap (March 26)
The Instagram flex is perfected when you can get two legendary people in one photo, especially if they're a surprising combination. This week the "when you and your boy are riding different waves but still building" meme reached its highest point as Young Thug and Elton John posed for a photo in Atlanta, with Elton rocking a "Thugger" hat on top of everything. The two have been rumored to be working on a "Rocketman" remix, which we have no idea what to expect from, but even if these photos are the only thing that ever materializes from Elton Thug, we still feel satisfied.
Make Club Bangers With Waka Flocka "Wakapella" Drum Sequencer
Waka Flocka's highly flammable new a capella track "Wakapella" left some people wondering why he didn't do his bars justice by putting a beat underneath. Fortunately, Flocka has teamed up with Splice to create a custom drum sequencer that allows anyone to turn "Wakapella" into a fiery club banger.
Waka Flocka Admits Viral Video Of Woman Twerking On Him Is Fake
A video involving Waka Flocka and a seemingly anonymous female intruder has recently gone viral. Uploaded on January 24, the video, titled "Woman confronts Waka Flocka Flame," has now accumulated over 1.3 million views. The 16 second clip shows a blonde woman, presumably an overeager fan, approaching the Brick Squad rapper and doing something vaguely similar to "twerking," before Waka, having none of it, walks away unimpressed.
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.
Waka Flocka Shares His Thoughts On Meek Mill/50 Cent Beef
When Meek Mill dissed 50 Cent on his new track "Gave Em Hope," he probably didn't know the G-Unit boss' response would consist of an array of highly shareable memes, which made the "beef" go viral right away.
Waka Flocka Thinks Bill Cosby Has Been Framed
Waka Flocka thinks all of Cosby's damning accusations are part of a huge conspiracy.
Waka Flocka Is Dropping A Mixtape With Southside Of 808 Mafia
Waka Flocka has had a weird couple of years. He's been promising both Flockavelli 2 and a full length EDM project (tentatively titled Flockavelli Psychotics) for some time, but as of yet there's no sign of them. A few months back, he dropped the Flockavelli 1.5 mixtape after publicly criticizing his label, Atlantic, for refusing him a release date.
Top Tracks: December 21 - December 27
Things were just beginning to slow down, as we had spent enough time arguing over the year's best music with a series of year-end lists and were ready to start thinking about what's in store for 2016. As we approached the holidays, though, some of our favorite artists were feeling particularly generous and gifted us with a wealth of new material.
Waka Flocka Reveals "Flockaveli 1.5" Artwork
It's been 5 years since Flockaveli dropped, and while some may have doubted Waka Flocka at the time, it's now clearer than ever that the Atlanta rapper's debut is an incredibly influential work. If you've been following Waka closely over the last few years, you know that the proper sequel to his breakthrough Flockaveli 2, has been in the works for some time. Just as it seemed it would finally be delivered, Flocka revealed that Atlantic was holding the album hostage.
Waka Flocka To Release "Flockaveli 1.5" Free Album This Month
Waka Flocka has made it abundantly clear that Atlantic Records is holding on to his latest album, Flockaveli 2, and that he wants to rid himself of all business with the label even if that means buying out of his contract.