Cardi B & Offset Go Viral, Daddy Yankee Retires From Music, + Ashanti's BIG Surprise | The Wrap Up

Cardi B & Offset Go Viral, Daddy Yankee Retires From Music, + Ashanti's BIG Surprise | The Wrap Up

12/08/2023 12:00 AM EST by Hot97 Staff

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Ashanti and Nelly Expecting Their First Child Together

Singer Ashanti, 43, is expecting her first child with rapper Nelly, 49, after reigniting their relationship earlier this year. Reports confirm the couple's anticipation of their baby. Speculation arose during Nelly's Black and White Ball in St. Louis when both Ashanti and Nelly were seen placing hands on their stomachs, hinting at the pregnancy.

Diddy Faces Fresh Allegations in Sexual Assault Lawsuit

Sean "Diddy" Combs faces accusations of sexual assault in a lawsuit filed by a woman who alleges an incident in 2003 when she was 17. The lawsuit, distinct from previous cases under New York's Adult Survivors Act, implicates Combs, Harve Pierre, and an unnamed third person in assaulting her in a NYC music studio. Combs vehemently denies the claims, denouncing them as efforts to damage his reputation for financial gain.

Cardi B and Offset Hint at Relationship Trouble

Cardi B and Offset sparked rumors of relationship trouble by unfollowing each other on Instagram. Cryptic posts from both artists hinted at potential issues, with Cardi expressing sentiments of personal growth and Offset sharing a clip from Scarface, leaving fans speculating about a possible collaboration or genuine relationship turbulence.

Daddy Yankee's Farewell to Music for Religious Devotion

In a recent performance in Puerto Rico, reggaeton star Daddy Yankee, known for hits like "Gasolina," announced his retirement from music to devote himself to Christianity. Expressing gratitude to his fans, he shared a heartfelt message, emphasizing the significance of purpose in life and inviting others to join him on a journey following Jesus Christ.