KANYE WEST SPEAKS ON FAMILY DRAMA ON PUSHA T'S NEW ALBUM: Kanye West has opened up about his family drama with Kim Kardashian on Pusha T's new album It's Almost Dry. On the song “Dreamin of the Past,” Kanye raps, “Born in the manger, the son of a stranger / When daddy’s not home, the family’s in danger.” On “Rock N Roll,” Ye raps, “I ain’t come to pick up the kids to pick a fight.”
DIDDY TO HOST AND EXECUTIVE PRODUCE THE BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS: Diddy has announced that he will host and executive produce the Billboard Music Awards. He wrote via Instagram, “I am returning! Yes, I am returning! And what better way to do that than to executive produce and to host this year’s 2022 Billboard Awards. That means I’m the host with the most, I’m the executive producer that calls all the shots, that means I’m the ringmaster, P.T. Barnum style.” He continued, “Ain’t no party like a Diddy party,” he said. “We’re gonna come through with one of the most disruptive lineups in music history with one of the most controversial hosts in music history—me!” Mary J. Blige will be honored with the Icon Award, while other performers include Burna Boy, Latto, Megan Thee Stallion, Rauw Alejandro, and Red Hot Chili Peppers. The 2022 Billboard Music Awards will air live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 15th, at 8 p.m. ET on NBC.
DABABY GETS INTO ALTERCATION WITH HIS ARTIST WISDOM: A video has surfaced of DaBaby punching Wisdom, a rapper signed to his Billion Dollar Baby Entertainment label. The incident happened last Friday (April 22nd) in Columbia, South Carolina, where he was performing at the Spring Jam 2022 event at the Colonial Life Arena. . At some point during the night, DaBaby got into an altercation with his artist Wisdom and the two exchanged punches. As DaBaby is walking backstage, he suddenly swings on Wisdom. The two both landed punches, but the fight was quickly broken up. In other news, footage of the fatal shooting DaBaby was involved in back in November 2018 has surfaced. Although DaBaby claimed self defense, the video, obtained by Rolling Stone calls the rapper's claim into question.
ELIZA REIGN SAYS FUTURE DIDN'T WISH THEIR DAUGHTER A HAPPY BIRTHDAY: Eliza Reign took to social media to reveal tha Future didn't wish their daughter Reign Wilburn a happy birthday. She wrote via Instagram, “You can hate me, which IDGAF. But to not tell your daughter happy birthday you gotta be a piece of poop emoticon.” She added, “But y’all gone keep praising that clown emoticon that don’t do right by 90% of his kidssssssss.”
BENZINO THREATENS TO SUE 50 CENT AFTER HE SAYS HE'S GOING TO PUT HIS DAUGHTER COI LERAY ON TV: Benzino took to social media to respond to 50 Cent's claims that he will put his daughter, rapper Coi Leray on TV. 50 wrote this past weekend, “Now would be a good time to stop hating on @coileray I’m gonna make her show up on your Tv. STOP worrying about a first week WORK.” Benzino responded, “Hey RATMAN aka 59 I appreciate u putting my Coi on but does she know you and STARS ain’t been seeing eye to eye lately. Well I just got my hands on a federal lawsuit saying that the ‘BMF’ trademark isn’t yours & knew about it & never told Meech or STARS. Big mistake you dummy.” He continued, “Your dumb a** made the decisions not to tell anyone because you already invested too much. I’ll be releasing the entire lawsuit real soon, but I’m gonna let u marinate for sec before I stick a fork in you. You crossed a line with my kid but that’s ok, she’ll have to live with the decision she made to go against her father to deal with the opps. Everyone who is a real person will recognize her disloyalty and it will be her downfall. Smh, people who sell their souls always regret it.”
IGGY AZALEA PUTS AMERICAN AIRLINES ON BLAST: Iggy Azalea put American Airlines on blast, alleging that they left her and her song stranded. The rapper tweeted that the airline sold her seats and refused to give her their luggage back. She wrote, “I explained why stranding me is one thing but taking a babies luggage is pretty sh*t. There’s stuff he really needs. They do not care. lucky I booked a different airline but the average person would’ve been a** out and f*cked i so just wanted to warn other moms… Be careful!.” American Airlines replied, telling her to private message them so they could resolve the issue. She wrote them, explaining how annoyed she was by their staff's actions, but got no response. According to TMZ, the airport responded, with sources saying that the 31-year-old arrived at the airport for a 6:00 p.m. flight at 5:30. They were told that Iggy was able to get through baggage check and security, but that someone in her party got held up at TSA. Once she got to the gate, the door was already closed.