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    Tekashi 69 Denied Bail

    Rapper Tekashi 69 has been arrested in New York City on an outstanding warrant related to an alleged choking incident at the Galleria Mall. Tekashi 69, whose real name is Daniel Hernandez, is accused of grabbing a fan by the neck during an incident at the mall on Jan. 6. According to court documents, the confrontation stemmed from the fan…

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    Drake Broke The Beatles Historic Record

    Drake just can’t stop making history. After setting a new global benchmark with a record billion streams for an album in one week, Scorpion has now all but monopolized the Billboard Hot 100. Drake has debuted four new songs from the album in the Top 10 this week — a first for any artist ever — and, combined with the…

  • Business,  Music

    Amazon Purchases Nas Backed Pharmacy Startup For a Billion Dollars

    Last Thursday (June 28), Amazon announced a $1 billion acquisition of an online pharmacy startup named PillPack. The news makes a handful of investors in the company very rich, including none other than Nas. Queensbridge Venture Partners, the rapper’s venture capital firm, was an early backer of the Boston-based firm, along with VC heavyweights like Accel and Sherpa Capital. The…

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    CEO of Revolt TV Has Been Accused of Racism

    The CEO of Sean “Diddy” Combs network, Revolt, has been accused of racism by a former staffer. However, after an investigation, Combs says it’s just a big misunderstanding and Roma Khanna isn’t going anywhere. The ex-employee wrote to Revolt’s board “from a place of genuine concern on behalf of myself, as a young, educated black woman, for the people currently…

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    Drake Scorpion Goes Platinum

    Drake’s Scorpion album has proven to be the biggest album of 2018. Scorpion is estimated to sell around 900K to one million copies first week. The OVO boss’ double LP was certified platinum by the RIAA on June 29, the same day of its release. Although Drake’s album has been streamed a record-breaking number of times, its certification is due…

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    Scorpion is Being Streamed Over 10 Million Times an Hour

    Drake’s Scorpion is breaking records one day after release. The double album, which features 25 tracks from the Toronto rapper, has reportedly shattered the opening day streaming record previously held by Post Malone’s beerbongs & bentleys. According to Music Business Worldwide, who has tabulated stats based on SpotifyCharts.com, Drake’s new project has earned approximately 132 million worldwide streams in its…