The Wrap Up with L’Orèal Luchi, keeping you informed on everything that happened in hip hop culture this week:
Chris Rock Breaks Silence On Will Smith Oscar Slap, R Kelly Sisters Claim He’s The Victim?
Diddy’s mom is letting Ma$e know she’s not a fan of how he treats her son. It’s no secret Ma$e and Diddy’s business relationship went astray.
Earlier this week, The Ciroc mogul hopped on IG Live to thank Bad Boy members for their contributions to celebrate the 25th anniversary of his 1997 debut LP, No Way Out. Check out Janice Comb’s reaction:
R. Kelly’s three sisters are standing by their brother! They claim he’s actually the victim amid his guilty verdict for sex crimes and 30 year sentence. During an interview with the UK’s Good Morning America, the sisters put blame on racism in the justice system. They also said there’s “no proof” R Kelly abused girls, even though he illegally married Aaliyah when she was only 15, and he was 27 after getting her pregnant and got an abortion.
R. Kelly has another federal trial set for August 15.
Tragic news..24 YO rapper JayDaYoungan was shot and killed in his Louisiana hometown. His father, was also shot, he’s in the hospital in stable condition. Details are developing, police are investigating and believe JayDaYoungin’s death was due to a retaliation.
Praying for a speedy recovery for JayDaYoungan’s dad and our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends at this time.
Chris Rock addressed getting slapped by Will Smith during his comedy show in NYC with Kevin Hart at Madison Square Garden. Chris didn’t mention Will’s name directly, but he spoke on “cancel culture” and reportedly said quote, “anyone who says words hurt has never been punched in the face.” Later on, Chris said he’s not a victim. He said,
“Yeah, that sh*t hurt, motherf*cker. But I shook that sh*t off and went to work the next day. I don’t go to the hospital for a paper cut.”
Quavo & Takeoff are gearing up to perform at the National Battle of the Bands, but without Offset. Over the last few months, rumors swirled that the group was over after Quavo and Takeoff dropped “Hotel Lobby” under the moniker Unk & Phew. They’ve been quiet about addressing the situation head on, hopefully they can work everything out and get back to the music.