It has been a crazy year with many surprises. We saw Bill Cosby get put into handcuffs and sent to jail, Cardi B throw a shoe at Nicki Minaj, and Kanye West go full MAGA and awkwardly hug Donald Trump.
To cap off 2018, we break down the moments this year that simply made you say… “oh s***!”
Oh S***! Moments
Kanye West Meets With Donald Trump In The White House
I think we can all collectively ask…what the f*** was that? In October, Kanye West sat down with Donald Trump in the White House where he ranted on multiple subjects, introduced an idea for a new Air Force One, showed everyone his iPhone passcode, and left with one awkward hug.
Drake Squashes Meek Mill Beef
July 22, 2015. The day Meek Mill jumped on Twitter & ignited the beef between himself & Drake after not supporting his album. Three years later in Boston, both parties finally put their issues aside and performed the Dreams & Nightmares Intro and formally squashed their beef.
Cardi B Throws Shoe At Nicki Minaj
We thought the beef between Cardi B & Nicki Minaj was over after their discussion at the Met Gala. Instead things reached a boiling point after Cardi threw some heels at Nicki during a Fashion Week event in NYC & gassed the flame on their issues.
Rick Ross Rushed To Hospital
The hip hop world was shook following initial reports Rick Ross was rushed to the hospital and unresponsive back in March. He indeed had a health scare and was in ICU for four days. Thankfully today he is back being the Bawse, performing, and working on his health.
Bill Cosby Goes To Jail
Bill Cosby, once considered as America’s dad as Cliff Huxtable on The Cosby Show , was put in handcuffs and sentenced to 3-10 years in jail for sexual assault.
The Rise & Fall Of Tekashi 6ix9ine
Tekashi 6ix9ine was having one hell of a 2018 finding new found success and scoring major mainstream hits including “Fefe” and also on the reggaeton side with “Bebe”. Unfortionately that success came to an end in November after being arrested and charged with racketeering and gun charges.
Nas Addresses Kelis On Abuse Allegations
Wow. Earlier this year, Kelis opened up in an interview that she had experienced “mental and physical abuse” from Nas during their marriage. Nas eventually addressed those issues with a rare public statement on Instagram breaking down the allegations made against him.
The Carters Surprised Us All With Joint Album
It was rumored for years that Jay-Z and Beyonce were working on a project together. But on a nice, warm, sunny afternoon in New York City on June 16, The Carters surprised everyone by releasing a brand new album titled Everything Is Love.
Juelz Santana Runs Out Of Airport After Gun Found
Juelz No! After years of false starts, Dipset finally got back together to record a brand new project. In the middle of recording, Juelz Santana ran out of Newark Airport after TSA agents found a gun. He was sentenced to 27 months in prison in December.
Pusha T & Drake Engaged In Rap Battle
It started with subliminals, but after Drake’s shots on “Two Birds, One Stone” in 2016, Pusha T returned with bars of his own on his new single “Infrared.” Drake returned with “Duppy Freestyle.” Pusha T went for the fatality in “The Story of ADIDON.” …Then J. Prince stepped in to initiate a truce.
Ja Rule vs 50 Cent… Somethings Never Change
We went back into time as Ja Rule & 50 Cent reignited their longstanding beef. Instead of handling the beef on the mic as they did 15 years ago, the rappers took their issues to Instagram. Then 50 bought front row seats to a Ja Rule show out of pettiness. Shortly afterwards he blocked him.
Tha Carter V Finally Released!
After YEARS of anticipation, false starts, and lawsuits, Lil’ Wayne finally reached a settlement with Cash Money records which got him reportedly over $10 million, and let him off the label. In September, Tha Carter V was released five years after its first release date.
Fabolous Charged With Domestic Violence
The hip hop world was shocked following reports that Fabolous and his girlfriend Emily B had gotten into an altercation which allegedly resulted in her two front teeth being knocked out. Fabolous was charged with four felony accounts. Soon afterwards, shocking video of the rapper arguing with her brother and father was leaked. The two have since gotten back…
Blac Chyna…With An 18-Year-Old?
Blac Chyna is known for her ways to use social media as promotion. Her relationship with 18-year-old YBN Almighty Jay was definitely a shocking moment in a long list for the model over the years.
Meek Mill Released From Prison
#FreeMeekMill. Meek Mill was finally released from prison after major backlash across the nation incl. Hours after his release he introduced the Philadelphia 76ers in a great moment for the city. He is now a big advocate for prison reform, and released his album Championships in November.
Eminem vs MGK
Eminem returned with a surprise album in Kamikaze, and a chip on his shoulder following the critical reviews of Revival . MGK wanted all the smoke and the two engaged in a very entertaining rap battle in a war against young & old.
Geoffrey Owens Working At Trader Joe’s!…
Once known for his role as Elvin Tibideaux on The Coby show, photos surfaced of Geoffrey Owens working at Trader Joe’s. The viral photo allowed him to score at least two new roles including one in a Tyler Perry series.