Tidal Is Firing Its Staff and Replacing Their CEO

Tidal, the new Jay Z endorsed music streaming service, is undergoing some major moves in personnel. A number of employees have been let go as well as change coming at the top with a new CEO being brought in. In a recent statement posted on Business Insider, Tidal announced the latest internal changes. “We’ve eliminated a handful of positions and refocused our company-wide talent to address departments that need support… Read more »

Suge Knight Victim Takes Blame for Causing Death During Police Interview

The living victim in Suge Knight’s fatal hit-and-run case might be the former music mogul’s biggest asset as he fights a murder charge. In audio recently obtained by TMZ from the Los Angeles Police Department, Cle “Bone” Sloan, who Suge struck before running over and killing Terry Carter, told police he is partially to blame for the death. “I was in a rage,” Sloan tells police on the recording. In… Read more »

XXL’s Songs of the Week (April 11 – April 17)

Photo Credit: Ryan Muir This week was about Young Thug. The inscrutable Atlantan’s Wayne-baiting Barter 6 mixtape is finally available, the first proper full-length project since he became a household name last summer with Rich Gang’s “Lifestyle.” But beyond Thugga’s stellar tape, there were other exciting happenings on each coast–from Jadakiss being rustled awake over some Jay Z classics up in Yonkers to Long Beach newcomer Boogie, the weak was overflowing with… Read more »

Young Thug Is Completely Unbothered in “Constantly Hating” Video

Thugga wastes no time. Just one day after dropping his Barter 6 mixtape, Young Thug invades the airwaves and commands hip-hop’s attention again today. This time, with a music video for “Constantly Hating” featuring Birdman, the intro track and presumable single off his controversial tape. In the new visual, Young Thug wakes up, frosts his wrists and counts his stacks. As the frames change with booming emphasis to match the… Read more »

A Fake Safaree Samuels’ Twitter Account Is Leaking Nicki Minaj Nude Pics

A fake account impersonating Nicki Minaj’s ex-boyfriend Safaree Samuels was releasing old nude photos of Nicki on Twitter last night. TMZ reports that SB is adamant that he has nothing to do with that and would never do that. A rep of Samuels said that the rapper is doing everything in his power to shut that account down and clear his name. The photos started going out on Wednesday (April 15)… Read more »