NICKI MINAJ THINKS HER VIDEO WAS AGE RESTRICTED ON YOUTUBE TO STOP HER FROM GETTING VIEWS: Nicki Minaj took to social media to call out Youtube because her new video for “Like Miss (Remix)” featuring Skeng was age restricted on the platform. She wrote via IG, “Imagine this. They restricted my f*cking video but have things a million f*cking times worse on their BOGUS FKNG PLATFORM. this is what they do to keep you from winning while doing ads for other ppl and posting FAKE FKNG STATS. because the same ppl who run YouTube are in bed with a certain record label and mngmnt company. GO SUCK OUT YA MUDDA BIG PUM PUM. LYOR IT BETTER NOT BE YOU.” He continued, “This was done to stop us from getting a lot of views in the first 24 hours. The DUDS at my label allow ppl to use my videos all the time to promote weak sh*t but said we can’t buy promo for my videos. @youtube @youtubemusic it’s time y’all tell ppl that you’re in bed with a whole RECORD LABEL & MNGMNT COMPANY!!!!! HOW LONG HAVE YALL BEEN PLAYING THE NUMBERS GAME TO LIE & PRETEND PPL R DOING ‘GOOD’ WHEN THEY R NOT?!?!! HOW MUCH AD SPACE DID THESE DUDS PURCHASE TO BE PROMOTED ON MY CHANNEL IN THE LAST 5 YEARS?!??!!!
DAPHNE JOY RESPONDS TO 50 CENT AFTER HE CALLED HER OUT FOLLOWING RUMORS THAT SHE’S DATING DIDDY: Daphne Joy responded to ex 50 Cent who called her out after rumors hit that she is dating Diddy. She posted on Instagram, “I hate speaking about my private life on social media. But I feel it needs to be addressed. I’m so tired of my narrative being what it is. I was in a two-year relationship 10+ years ago, and out of the relationship, God blessed me with a beautiful, healthy baby boy. Although my child’s father and I parted ways, I shifted my focus on my son’s well-being emotionally, spiritually, and everything in between. ” She continued, “I’ve healed privately, matured, have been closer to God than ever before, and really appreciating this life. I just want to be happy and be left alone. We are all human, and you never know where life can take you. I value and cherish anyone I bring into my life, and when I finally show a glimpse of my happiness, I feel attacked for it. I’m so tired of defending my character, being prejudged, and constantly being villainized. I’m not doing anything wrong I wish no ill to anyone. I just want to be happy. Thank you, and God bless.”
DJ AKADEMIKS CLARIFIES ‘DUSTY’ HIP HOP PIONEER COMMENTS: DJ Akademiks has clarified his comments calling some hip-hop pioneers “dusty.” During a radio interview, Akademiks said, “I was talking about passing on game. I was talking about educating the next generation rather than criticizing them. And I was like sometimes ya’ll don’t understand why they might not listen to ya’ll. One of the reasons they might not listen to ya’ll…ya’ll f**ked up whether it’s sign a contract, bad contract, or whatever pitfalls you kind of get into in this game if you never passed it on. You never passed that knowledge on.” He continued, “I’m never questioning the contribution or not appreciating the contribution of anyone that came before me, and I’m never saying that money is the only thing that validates that contribution.” He also spoke on his comments about Reginae Carter, saying that he did say the word b*tch but he retracted it quickly. He said, “I shouldn’t say that because her name was slightly associated with it.”