The Wrap Up with L’Orèal Luchi, keeping you informed on everything that happened in hip hop culture this week:
Drake appears to diss Pusha T:
In a leaked Jack Harlow track, Drake appears to take aim at rap rival Pusha T. XXL reports the single is called “Have A Turn.” The song was on the internet for a few hours, but unfortunately, it was removed. Fans debated on social media. Some felt Drake’s bars were dope, and others weren’t impressed. Leave your thoughts on it in the comment section of The Wrap Up.
Tasha K is facing potential jail time + Cardi B.’s exciting news:
The blogger Tasha K is reportedly refusing to delete defamatory videos of Cardi B after being court-ordered by a federal judge. Journalist Dennis Byron reported the news and claimed Cardi B.’s attorneys are mounting a legal response. According to Dennis, Tasha faces possible prison time or a $50,000 fine.
In more Cardi B. news, she showed a picture of her son with Offset and revealed the name, which is Wave. He was born in September, and she’s been keeping her family business private up until now.
Brooklyn subway shooter, Frank James:
Law enforcement has Frank James in custody for the horrible subway shooting in Brooklyn on April 12 that left 23 people in total injured, 10 were shot. Frank is believed to be the man that went on a subway, released two smoke grenades, and opened fire. After an intense manhunt for several hours, Frank called the police to let them know where he was, and he was apprehended a short time later. News reports say this mass shooting is one of the worst outbreaks of violence on a subway in the city’s history.
Coi Leray speaks out after Benzino seemingly made fun of her album:
Benzino allegedly made fun of Coi Leray’s projected first-week sales of her debut album, Trendsetter. DJ Akademiks Tweeted the project was on pace to sell 11k units during the first week. Instead of being a supportive dad, Benzino allegedly clowned his daughter & said, “IF SHE HAD TRACK WITH @IAMBENZINO I WOULDA LISTENED.” Later on Benzino said he was hacked. He warned people that he’ll take legal action on anyone trying to defame his name and legacy. He said he’s proud of Coi so why would he make fun of her?
Coi Leray seemingly responded in a Twitter post; she said, “God has been the best father to me. I can’t complain about anything.”
DaBaby speaks on intruder shooting:
DaBaby is speaking out after an intruder was shot while attempting to enter his home. The police didn’t identify the shooter, but several reports say DaBaby pulled the trigger. However, Hot 97 can’t independently confirm that. The suspect was taken to a hospital and didn’t face life-threatening injuries. DaBaby didn’t like his address being broadcast to the entire world, so he took his frustrations to IG story and said that’s how people get in danger.
50 Cent wants to buy Starz:
50 cent wants to make the ultimate purchase & buy his power Universe from stars. His issues with them are no secret & 50’s solution is to own his work. In an IG post, 50 said, “I’m trying to buy my universe back from STARZ so it goes where ever i go. Only 5 months left in my deal, and i’m not on the air for 6 months so We Out!”
Alicia Keys, The Wu Tang Clan, and A Tribe Called Quest added to the Library of Congress:
This year, music from Alicia keys, the WuTang clan & ATCQ are being added To The National Recording Registry. Every year the library of Congress picks 25 titles to be preserved for future generations. The albums being inducted include Songs In A Minor, 36 Chambers & Low End Theory.