Hip Hop Week In Review: Missy Elliott's Hall Of Fame Nomination & Ice Cube Vs. Donald Trump

HipHopDX – This week in Hip Hop, Missy Elliott was nominated for the Songwriters Hall of Fame, changing into the primary feminine rapper to take action. Also, Ice Cube dropped his “Arrest The President” single aimed toward Donald Trump whereas Snoop Dogg sparked up a blunt in entrance of the White House.

Missy Elliott Nominated For 2019 Songwriters Hall of Fame

Missy Elliott is the primary feminine rapper to be nominated for the Songwriters Hall of Fame. The revolutionary recording artist created music that modified the music ambiance within the late 90s alongside her longtime buddy and embellished producer Timbaland. If inducted, she is going to share the honour with fellow Hip Hop luminaries JAY-Z and Jermaine Dupri.

Elliott penned hits for the likes of Whitney Houston and Beyonce whereas additionally securing tons of Hot 100 Billboard hits corresponding to “Lady Marmalade.” She will probably be within the working for induction together with TLC’s songwriter Dallas Austin and Mariah Carey.

“I'm Humbly Grateful to be nominated with so many different AMAZING writers,” Missy tweeted. “Congratulations to all of them additionally.”

Read extra about Missy “Misdemeanor” Elliott’s nomination for the 2019 Songwriters Hall of Fame right here.

Ice Cube Releases Diss Track Aimed At Donald Trump

Ice Cube Everythang’s Corrupt is slated for launch in December and his first single from the undertaking, “Arrest the President,” takes intention at President Donald Trump.

“Arrest the president, you bought the proof/That nigga is Russian intelligence/When it rains it pours/Did you recognize the brand new white was orange?/Boy, you’re exhibiting your horns/They’re tryin’ to switch my halo with thorns/You so fundamental together with your vape stick/Let’s go apeshit within the matrix,” Cube spits.

Listen to Ice Cube’s “Arrest the President” right here.

Snoop Dogg Smokes Weed In Front Of The White House

Snoop Dogg at all times makes it loud and clear he doesn’t like Donald Trump. To present his contempt for the present president, he sparked up a joint in entrance of the White House.

The D-O-Double G chronicled the mission in a collection of movies posted to his Instagram.

“Fuck the president,” he stated in a single clip.

Read extra about Snoop Dogg smoking in entrance of the White House right here.

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#DXclusives: Wu-Tang Clan, Power Malu & Pusha T

9 Classic Bars From Wu-Tang Clan’s “Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)”

Wu-Tang Clan’s Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) celebrated its 25th anniversary this week and to highlight this superb day, HipHopDX’s Justin Ivey highlighted 9 basic bars from the undertaking.

Read the memorable lyrics from Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) right here.

Pusha T Makes His Claim For “Daytona’s” Album Of The Year Title — Does He Have A Case?

DX’s Editor-In-Chief Trent Clark caught up with G.O.O.D. Music president Pusha T at ComplexCon and requested about whether or not or not Daytona is deserving of the Album of the Year crown.

“Easily!” King Push answered with confidence.

Read Pusha T’s case for Daytona‘s Album of the Year right here.

Power Malu On “Lyricist Lounge” & House Parties With Ol’ Dirty Bastard

Power Malu spoke with DX’s Kyle Eustice on the historical past of the Lyricist Lounge and in the course of the interview, he shared an attention-grabbing anecdote that includes the late Ol’ Dirty Bastard.

“ODB and I had a mutual buddy and we ended up going to his home in Long Island for a celebration,” he revealed. “At the home occasion, ODB is principally being himself. He’s singing and he’s consuming a bit of bit and bugging out. Then he begins crying and singing, so I get onto the balcony with him and I begin singing and I’m appearing together with him. We have been simply bugging out.”

Read Power Malu’s interview right here.