GANGSTA BOO'S FUNERAL SERVICE DETAILS ANNOUNCED: According to Fox13 Memphis, the funeral arrangements for Gangsta Boo has been announced. The rapper's celebration of life will be held at the Railgarten on Friday, January 13th. Then on Saturday (January 14th), Gangsta Boo's funeral service will be held at 12pm at Brown Baptist Church in Southaven, Mississippi. The funeral is open to the public and you can secure a ticket on Eventbrite. Gangsta Boo passed away on New Year's Day (January 1st).
DR. DRE DRAGS REP. MARJORIE TAYLOR GREEN FOR USING HIS MUSIC: According to TMZ, Dr. Dre slammed Georgia lawmaker Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene after she posted a video to her social media accounts of herself walking through the halls of Congress, highlighting the fact that she assisted in Rep. Kevin McCarthy‘s election as House Speaker after a protracted campaign. Greene is even seen accepting a call from Donald Trump at one point while Dr. Dre‘s “Still D.R.E.” rhythm plays in the background of the video. Dre responded, telling TMZ, “I don’t license my music to politicians, especially someone as divisive and hateful as this one.”
YOUNG THUG'S RICO TRIAL UNDERWAY: According to TMZ, Young Thug's RICO trial is set to begin on Monday (January 16th) in Fulton County, GA. Some of Thug's lyrics will be presented in court. Thug is facing charges of conspiracy, participating in criminal street gang activity, possession of a firearm and controlled substances charges, etc.
MEEK MILL APOLOGIZES TO THE PEOPLE OF GHANA AMID BACKLASH OVER MUSIC VIDEO FILMED AT THE JUBILEE HOUSE: Meek Mill has apologized to the people of Ghana after shooting a new music video at the Jubilee House. According to The Jasmine Brand, the Jubilee House serves as the Office of the President and is considered the highest security zone in Ghana. On Sunday (January 8), the rapper uploaded a teaser for the music video he filmed at the Jubilee House and was met with online backlash. He later apologized on social media, saying, “To the people of Ghana no video I drop is ever meant to disrespect the people of Ghana …. The fastest way to make connection is thru music and I wanted to do that with displaying art … im in my 30’s from America and didn’t know much about the lifestyle here.” He continued, “My apologies to the people if any disrespect! We still gonna push to make the connection between black people in America and Africa … what I’m trying to do is more than a video and you should see coming soon! My apolo
gies to the the office also!”