HipHopDX – This week in Hip Hop, Soulja Boy made main headlines after his meme-friendly look on The Breakfast Club, which noticed him name out Drake for biting his model. Also, Future launched his new album The WIZRD and candidly shared his emotions about ex-fianceé Ciara’s marriage to Russell Wilson.
Lastly, Joe Budden mentioned he’d take out CyHello The Prynce in a rap battle.
Soulja Boy Claims He Taught Drake Everything He Knows
A debate erupted this week about who had the most important comeback of 2018: Tyga or Soulja Boy. Soulja Boy is adamant it was him and whereas that’s actually debatable, there’s little question he’s taken 2019 in a choke maintain since his rant.
During his look on The Breakfast Club, the crew questioned why he feels he had the most important comeback over Tyga or Meek Mill.
Once Charlamagne dropped Drake’s title, Soulja Boy hopped out of his seat to mock the 6 God.
“Drake? The nigga that obtained bodied by Pusha T?” he exclaimed with a puzzled look on his face. “The nigga that was hiding his child from the world, however the world wasn’t hiding from the child? Drake!? Y’all niggas betta cease playin’ in right here.”
He additionally reminded all people Drake’s opening line from his 2009 hit “Miss Me” is from Big Draco’s underground reduce, “What’s Hannenin.’”
Naturally, Young Draco seized the second and dropped a brand new video for “New Drip.”
Most of his media rounds have been entertaining and meme-able, to say the least. His cease at Complex’s Everyday Struggle and Yams Day look on the Barclay’s Center have been additionally heavy matters of dialogue. While at Sirius XM, he additionally obtained checked by Casanova for disrespecting a girl.
That wasn’t all. After Ariana Grande launched her new music “7 rings,” lots of people thought she lifted his “Pretty Boy Swag” for the file’s hook. Soulja has responded by demanding the pop singer to present him credit score.
Read extra about Soulja Boy and his shenanigans right here.
Future Drops The WIZRD
Future got here out together with his seventh studio album The WIZRD this week and earlier than its official launch, he had a dialog with shut good friend Big Bank Black on his Beats 1 Freebandz Radio present.
They mentioned a myriad of topics, together with Future’s estranged relationship with Rocko and his emotions about Ciara’s marriage to Russell Wilson.
“He not being a person in that place. He not telling her, ‘Chill out with that on the web,’” the ATL rap star laments.
Though it’s been urged he doesn’t like Wilson round child Future, the “Crushed Up” rapper truly appreciates their relationship and likes that Wilson is educating his son to play soccer.
In an interview with Genius, Future admits he stopped ingesting lean a very long time in the past and admits he was afraid to inform followers he dubbed the behavior. The Freebandz Gang boss additionally obtained in on the Soulja Boy enjoyable by channeling his TBC interview to clown Kanye West.
Listen to Future’s The WIZRD right here.
Joe Budden Opens The Gates To Battle CyHello The Prynce
CyHello The Prynce challenged Joe Budden to a $500,000 rap battle and Budden says Cy doesn’t need any smoke. He’s additionally keen to take out any rapper who thinks they’ve the bars to out rap him.
“Hey, any of you rappers, it’s nonetheless Joe,” he exclaimed on his podcast. “Put the fuckin’ file out and say what you gotta say. Don’t speak about it my nigga, I’m right here. I’m not afraid of none of those rappers!”
Budden says he’ll come out of retirement simply to finish CyHello and calls for the $500,000 comes out of Kanye West’s pockets in addition to his personal.
Read extra about Budden and CyHello The Prynce right here.
#DXCLUSIVES: EPMD, Sa-Roc, 183rd & Beat Billionaire
EPMD Pays Tribute To Phife Dawg At Sold Out Apollo Show
EPMD, Rakim, The LOX, Brand Nubian, Black Moon and Funk Flex have been all on deck for a sold-out present at New York City’s famed Apollo Theater. During EPMD’s set, Parish and Erick Sermon started performing A Tribe Called Quest’s “Scenario” in honor of the late Phife Dawg.
“Last evening’s present on the Apollo Theater was unbelievable, basic Hip Hop,” EPMD’s Parish Smith tells HipHopDX’s Kyle Eustice. “I used to be completely satisfied to see golden period legends come round full circle and get their simply due. The final time I used to be within the Apollo in entrance of a sold-out crowd with power like that was in 1992 with the Hit Squad. New York City positively got here out to characterize and present like to the golden period legends of Hip Hop.”
Read the total interview with EPMD right here.
Sa-Rac Opens Up About Self-Harm, Self-Doubt & Ultimately Self-Love
Rhymesayers MC Sa-Roc spoke with DX’s Kyle Eustice about her struggles with self-love and the way she overcame them. She additionally opened up about her 2018 music “Forever” and the way she believes social media performs a integral position in individuals’s shallowness.
“While quite a lot of these sorts of points that I expressed in ‘Forever’ are far behind me, on this present society, we’re always grappling with problems with shallowness or self-worth,” she mentioned. “There’s actually levels to how these points manifest, however within the age of social media, this drive to seize these good moments and create these good lives has us trying to measure as much as these very curated and edited variations of actual life. And we’re attempting to maintain up with the Joneses in a way.”
Red the total Sa-Roc interview right here.
Producer 183rd Talks “Uptown” Project & The Importance Of Artist Development
New York producer 183rd’s Uptown is a Smoke DZA and Vado collaborative venture and reserves the standard East Coast sound for a mainstream ear. Though the expert producer considers himself an old style Hip Hop head, he has an appreciation for the brand new sound of Hip Hop in an unique interview with DX’s Riley Wallace.
“Lil Baby and Gunna are Hip Hop,” 183rd says. “They have metaphors of their raps and shit like that … they care about what they are saying. Numerous these trade cats don’t even write their raps down.”
Read 183rd’s full interview right here.
How Gems From JAY-Z & Rick Ross Got Beat Billionaire Ready For 2019
DX’s Jake Rohn not too long ago caught up with MMG’s Beat Billionaire for a dialog about his partnership with Roc Nation and plans for his new label Billion Dollar Market.
“I obtained my very own label now it’s referred to as Billion Dollar Market. I obtained a distribution deal by Roc Nation, so I obtained my very own artists that I’m placing out,” he shares.
Read Beat Billionaire’s full interview right here.