In this interview, King Louie sits down with Vlad to discuss the preacher saying he met up with all the gang leaders and saying they respect Trump. He gives his thoughts about Trump bringing in the feds, the 300 shootings in January being a record for Chicago. He also discusses the police not actually being afraid of the guns, rather they are crooked and don’t care. He talks about the lack of jobs in Chicago and Social Media getting people killed.
Check out the interview here.
Information has been released stating that Khalid Masood, the man behind the terror attacks in London last week, made three trips to Saudi Arabia, and taught English on two of those occasions. There has been a massive effort on behalf of U.K. police to determine how a native Londoner became radicalized after a stint of violent crimes in the U.K. Before renaming himself Masood, he was Adrian Russell Ajao, who was convicted of two violent crimes and violent extremism.
According to reports from neighbors, Masood abruptly packed up and moved his family out of their house three months ago and was not heard from until the violent attack near Parliment last week. The attack left four people dead and has many large cities sending in extra protection. Stay tuned for more updates.
Since our last sit-down with VladTV regular Lord Jamar, Nicki Minaj and Remy Ma’s beef bubbled up in the hip-hop world, and the Brand Nubian rapper made it clear that he thought Remy was the clear winner. Jamar went as far as to say that Remy’s “ShETHER” diss track is the best female diss track he’s ever heard, and he added that it changed his mind on female rappers, whom he previously said he would not listen to in his car.
Moving along, Lord Jamar addressed rumors that Papoose may have helped Remy with her lines, which Lord Jamar said he had no problems with. He explained that Remy and Pap are a complete unit in their strong partnership, and he sees no fault in him helping out his wife.
To hear more on what Lord Jamar had to say, hit the above clip.
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According to Canadian news, the government will introduce a bill next April that will formally legalize the recreational use of Marijuana by July 1st, 2018. Provinces within the country will be able to grow up to 4 plants, with a minimum age requirement of 18. In addition, the Provinces will also decide how the marijuana is distributed and sold, as well as setting the price.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ran on a platform of legalizing marijuana in an effort to keep drugs “out of the hands of children, and the profits out of the hands of criminals.” What are your thoughts? Let us know in the comments.
Drake’s back on top. This week, The Boy’s More Life has scored him his seventh number 1 debut on the Billboard 200 with 505,000 units moved in its first week. The release has also set Spotify and Apple Music records as the most streamed album in history. Congrats!
Source: Rap radar
Tupac Shakur’s Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony next month might just have a Death Row Records reunion vibe. The late icon’s former labelmate Snoop Dogg is leading the tribute in honor of his “2 of Amerikaz Most Wanted” collaborator, according to TMZ.
Meanwhile, Dr. Dre is reportedly in talks to also join the ceremony. The legendary producer is apparently close to signing on and insiders say that the tribute will feature at least three songs, including “California Love.”
Snoop and ‘Pac had a friendly relationship that included “2 of Amerikaz Most Wanted.” However, ‘Pac reportedly shunned Snoop for not beefing with Puff Daddy and The Notorious B.I.G. at the height of his Bad Boy feud. “Me and him clashed, because [radio host Angie Martinez] asked me on the air, ‘How do you feel about Puffy and Biggie?’ And I said what I felt. ‘They my homeboys. I love ’em,’” Snoop told “Sway in the Morning.”
Still, Snoop said he saw ‘Pac after he was shot in Las Vegas. “Last time I saw him, he was laying in the bed, holding onto his last breath.”
‘Pac’s relationship with Dre had similar ups and downs. The duo worked together on “California Love” and its classic cinematic video. However, once Dre started stepping away from Death Row, Shakur taunted Dre. On “To Live and Die in L.A.,” 2Pac said the song was a “California Love” sequel, “without gay ass Dre.”
Tupac will be inducted into the Rock Hall along with Pearl Jam, Journey, Yes, Joan Baez, and Electric Light Orchestra on April 7 at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center.
Over the weekend, while filming the video for David Guetta’s “Light My Body Up” with Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj took a moment to reflect on an early encounter with her mentor.
The Instagram caption began with lyrics from her “Go Hard” freestyle off 2009’s Beam Me Up Scotty. “Tell ’em I’m the ninja, Weezy is my sensei,” she raps on the track. “So I call him Splinter, faster than a sprinter.”
Young Money’s First Lady recalled reciting the line in front of Weezy. “I’ll never forget saying this line from one of my Mixtapes to Wayne maybe 8 or 9 years ago,” she wrote. “He’s on the freestyle with me called ‘Go HARD.’ it was my first time listening to it WITH him in the same room. Same studio right here in Miami.”
So how did Wayne react? “He looked me dead in the eyes and in that (whisper voice), he smiled & said ‘I fuk wit it Nic, but the only thing is that… Splinter was a RAT. And we don’t FUK wit no RATSSSSSSS’. – FKN GOAT @liltunechi YOUNG MONEY TIL DA DEATH OF ME!!!!!!”
Nicki and Wayne remain tight, collaborating on her latest singles, “Changed It” and “No Frauds.” They recently shot a video for the latter — a collaboration with Drake — as well as Guetta’s “Light My Body Up.”
All of this appears to be leading up to Nicki’s next album, the follow-up to 2014’s The Pinkprint.
Following features with Wiz Khalifa, Belly, and Rick Ross, Young Thug unleashes a solo loosie, “Best Thing of All Time.”
With his trademark style, Jeffery praises his girl for her “best” qualities and offers to change her lifestyle over a trap-infused beat. “You the best thing of all times,” he sings. “You the best thing of all nights / You the best thing in all skies / You the best thing on this flight…I’ma take you off of that regular flight / Put you on a private flight.”
Later, Thugger has an intriguing shoutout to Rick Ross, who recently beefed with his Rich Gang mentor Birdman. “I’ma take a ride with the wheel,” he raps. “I just wanna ride for Renzel / Saved a ni**a life by the bell / 305, check the heat.”
It’s unclear where “Best Thing of All Time” will land. The song follows a slew of Thug’s featured appearances, including Belly’s Zack-assisted “Consuela,” Rozay’s Wale-assisted “Trap Trap Trap,” and his 2 Chainz, Wiz Khalifa, and PnB Rock collab, “Gang Up.” Last month, Thugger also teamed up with Birdman on their Rich Gang collaboration, “Bit Bak.”
The usually-prolific Thugger has not released a full project since last year’s Jeffery.
Drake’s More Life has already reached greater heights than Views.
A week after its release, the 6 God’s latest project has reportedly been streamed 300 million times worldwide — 50 million more than its predecessor did in its first week last year — on Apple Music alone, according to The Verge.
Republic Records also claims that More Life could be at around 600 million streams worldwide, counting all platforms. That’s because, unlike Views, More Life was not exclusively on Apple Music.
Still, much of the project’s Apple Music success can be attributed to Beats 1’s OVOSOUND Radio, where the effort was premiered. “What we saw on Drake’s radio show were TV numbers,” said Apple’s Jimmy Iovine.
Apple has not released specific listener numbers for Beats 1, but the company says that the figures are staggering.
“It’s the biggest radio station in the world,” added Apple Music’s head of content Larry Jackson. “There’s no way you’re going to find another station that has as many concurrent listeners and audience-wise as Beats 1, period.”
More Life is expected to top the Billboard 200 in its first week with 500-550,000 equivalent album units (200-250,000 traditional album sales). This could be the largest opening week since last year’s Views.
While Apple Music has benefitted from Drizzy’s latest, so has Spotify. More Life has shattered the record for best first-day streams for an album with 61,302,082 streams and it’s helped Drake break the best one-day streams for an artist record with 76,355,041 streams.