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Are Nas & Nicki Minaj Dating??

Wow! Who seen this one coming? Can we say checkmate Meek? Well Nicki Minaj just broke the internet with the with her latest Instagram post. Nicki posted a very intimate picture of her and Nas. The two were eatting at a very popular dinner in NYC. Nas is a rap icon and former husband of RnB star Kelis. It seems Nicki made the upgrade to a more mature and seasoned man who can treat her better. Another cool thing is both are from Queens. Congrats are in order for Nicki and Nas. Cant wait to see their relationship grow.

 

Only KINGS recognize QUEENS. @sweetchicklife has the best food 👅 congrats @nas 😜

A post shared by Nicki Minaj (@nickiminaj) on May 9, 2017 at 10:53pm PDT

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20 Years Later, Biggie Smalls’ Mom Has a ‘Very Good Idea’ Who Killed Him

On September 7, 1996, West Coast hip-hop legend Tupac Shakur was gunned down in Las Vegas. Six months later, Brooklyn heavyweight Biggie Smalls—The Notorious B.I.G.—was fatally targeted in a L.A. drive-by shooting. Biggie’s death was also the final nail in the coffin of the West Coast-East Coast, Death Row Records-Bad Boy Records feud that came to define hip-hop’s 1990s glory days. On the anniversary of Biggie’s murder 20 years later, it’s difficult to remember a time when coastal allegiances amounted to more than a preference for Shake Shack or In-N-Out.

While Biggie and Tupac may have been enemies by the end—with Tupac rapping about sleeping with Biggie’s wife, and ‘Pac turning against Biggie in the wake of the 1994 Quad Studios shooting — death is the great equalizer: Now, the once-beefing rappers are equally likely to be found immortalized on the dorm room wall of a college freshman, or momentarily resurrected as a headlining hologram. But incredibly advanced lasers aren’t the only forces bringing these hip-hop legends back to life. Two decades later, the lives and deaths of Tupac and Biggie are getting the USA network treatment. The upcoming series Unsolved, which dives deep into the two cold case murder investigations, stars Wavy Jonez and Marcc Rose as Biggie and Tupac, respectively. For Rose, it will be his second time playing 2Pac, reprising his role from 2015’s Straight Outta Compton.

And while watching Jonez and Rose channeling the rappers on set is unsettling, life is even stranger than fiction. In a new Daily Mail interview Voletta Wallace, the 64-year-old mother of Biggie Smalls, insists that a “conspiracy” is standing in the way of justice being served. Wallace confidently points fingers at the LAPD, claiming, “I have a very good idea who murdered Christopher and I genuinely believe that the LAPD knows exactly who did too.” She adds, “They’ve done their investigation, but they just refuse to move forward. I don’t know why they haven’t arrested who was involved. It seems to me that it’s one giant conspiracy, and someone is definitely being protected somewhere down the line.” For Biggie’s mother, “There’s no closure for me until that murderer is behind bars and sentenced.”

Of course, Wallace isn’t the first to weigh in on Biggie’s killing, and she certainly won’t be the last. The still-unsolved murders of Biggie and Tupac have launched more conspiracy theories than Alex Jones could ever dream of. Among the more outlandish claims are theories that the FBI shot both of the rappers in an effort to curb hip hop-related violence, or that Biggie and Tupac are actually alive and kicking it in a small resort town in New Zealand. Hey, if it’s good enough for Peter Thiel, it’s good enough for Biggie and ‘Pac.

While we don’t have a name or a face to link to Wallace’s claims, there are a good number of details for would-be conspiracists to comb through, courtesy of a cache of FBI files on the case. In 2011 The Daily Beast went through the documents to get a more vivid picture of Notorious B.I.G’s murder. Twenty years ago, Biggie was leaving a Soul Train Awards afterparty in a three-car motorcade; Biggie was in the second car, and his friend and label founder Sean Combs was in the first. At around 12:45 a.m., “An African-American male dressed in a blue suit and bow tie” fired six shots at the vehicles, with four of them hitting Biggie Smalls in the chest. The rapper was pronounced dead at 1:15 a.m.

Death Row Records executive Suge Knight was a main suspect, in keeping with the theory that Biggie’s death was a direct response to Tupac’s murder. Knight denied any and all involvement in B.I.G’s death. The LAPD, which was accused of corruption in the case, made the decision in tandem with the FBI to close the investigation into Biggie’s murder, abandoning the 18-month case they had been trying to build against Knight. Four years later, the case was reopened after new information allegedly surfaced. Biggie’s mother brought a $400 million wrongful death suit against the LAPD in 2006, which was eventually dismissed.

The FBI files are full of juicy details, such as information about LAPD Officer David A. Mack, a suspect in the case who had a Tupac shrine in his garage, along with guns and ammo. Other interesting tidbits include one informant’s accusations that Notorious B.I.G. had secret ties to New York City’s Genovese crime family, and the revelation that the rapper was carrying marijuana, a pen, an asthma inhaler, and three magnum condoms on his person at the time of his death. But according to a new Daily Mail source, Biggie wasn’t even the intended victim. The source, who was allegedly with Biggie on the night of his death, “is convinced the bullets were meant for P. Diddy.” There’s a certain logic to that, seeing as many fans believe that the artist formerly known as Puff Daddy played a pivotal role in Tupac’s death. According to this theory Sean Combs, one of hip-hop’s biggest living moguls, was just one lucky Suburban away from meeting his maker.

SOURCE: DB

 

JENNIFER LOPEZ IS REPORTEDLY DATING ALEX RODRIGUEZ

If reports are true, one of the most high-profile celebrity couples out there already have nicknames ready to go: J.Lo and A. Rod. E! News reports that Jennifer Lopez and baseball star Alex Rodriguez have been seeing each other lately, though things are “very new” and “not serious at all.” (The news was first reported by LoveBScott.com.)

A source told People that the two “have been dating for a few weeks,” adding “she seems excited,” and that “he has been around her family and she really likes that he is a dad. She is aware, though, that he is a ladies’ man too and is being cautious. For now, it’s just fun. She is single and enjoys dating.”

Us Weekly reports the two are simply “hanging out” and are keeping things “really secretive.” The two of them were reportedly in Los Angeles together last weekend, and A. Rod attended one of her concerts in Las Vegas recently. They actually first met back in 2005 when Lopez watched Rodriguez’s Yankees play the Mets.

Awkwardly enough, she was with her then-husband Marc Anthony, who was wearing a Mets jersey. (The Mets ended up winning that game 7-1.)

Rodriguez recently broke things off with Anne Wojcicki, the cofounder of genetic analysis company 23and Ms. Lopez, of course, recently dated Drake, and the two were very public about their relationship. A representative for Rodriguez had no comment to People, and a rep for Lopez did not respond to their request for comment. But perhaps telling is that J.Lo recently liked a photo of Rodriguez, in which he announced he was becoming a commentator for Fox Sports.

SOURCE: HB

[Video] @itsVain #Hello

Vain has dropped his much anticipated video for his Hit Single “Hello” which reached the Mediabase Top 100 Tracks with National Radio spins giving the single an audience of over 10 million.

VAIN was a protege of the late great Big Kap aka “The Wardin,” who is credited with helping to launch Biggie Smalls career and is best known for his critically acclaimed Mixtape “The Tunnel ,” with Funkmaster Flex.

Big Kap introduced VAIN and his song “Hello,” on his Burnunit Legends Tour. Big Kap also performed live with Vain during the Tour and a clip of that final live performance is featured in the “Ain’t No Nigga Like Me,” video.

VAIN and Big Kap callaborated on the single “Bottles In the Air” which features a rare vocal performance from “The Wardin” himself. VAIN’s single “Throw It Back,” was featured on Big Kap’s final Mixtape “State2State.”

VAIN performed “Hello” when he opened up for the one and only Snoop Dogg at the Catalyst Club in Santa Cruz, California and at DJ Demp’s Birthday Bash where Yo Gotti was also on the Marquee.

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[NFL] NY Giants Release WR Victor Cruz

After spending the first seven years of his career with the New York Giants, wide receiver Victor Cruz has been released.

[NFL] NY Giants Release WR Victor Cruz

Cruz had a breakout season in 2011, where he caught 82 passes for 1,536 yards, and greatly contributed to the Giants’ Super Bowl XLVI win over the New England Patriots. Known for his trademark “salsa dance”, Cruz suffered a devastating injury in 2014 and has struggled to regain his Pro-Bowl level play, culminating in 39 catches for 586 and only one touchdown this season.

[NFL] NY Giants Release WR Victor Cruz

Are the Giants wrong for letting a fan favorite go? Where do you think he’ll end up? Let us know in the comments.

SOURCE: VLADTV

[Video] @itsVain ‘7th Chamber’ Freestyle

Vain is back with another smash freestyle! Vain became infamous for his Freestyles, when his series Monster Bars featured G Unit‘s own Tony Yayo and was showcased on Worldstar and Thisis50.

Vain has been invited to showcase his Freestyle ability on Funkmaster Flex‘s Franchise TV as well as on DJ Self’s Power 105 radio show.

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