The Wrap Up with L’Orèal Luchi, keeping you informed on everything that happened in hip hop culture this week:
Bronx rapper Lil Tjay is recovering from emergency surgery after getting shot multiple times at a shopping center in Edgewater, New Jersey. Prosecutors say the attack was an attempted robbery against the rapper and two people he was with. Police arrested three men; one is facing attempted murder, armed robbery, and a weapons charge.
PRAYERS UP FOR LIL T TJAY
Hip hop heads got involved in heavy debates about Chris Brown and MJ comparisons in the last few years. During a recent interview, Chris Brown tells the world exactly how he feels about it.
The woman who drove Eric Holder to Nipsey’s marathon clothing store, Bryannita Nicholson, took the stand and claimed she had no idea Eric was going to murder Nipsey. Bryannita says she only knew Eric for about five weeks. She saw Eric pull a gun out, she took him around the corner, she claims she didn’t see the shooting but heard gun shots. After Eric killed Nipsey, he returned to Bryannita’s car, and she took him to LA.
Bryannita received immunity in exchange for her testimony. Eric is facing life if convicted.
Young Thug dropped a jailhouse freestyle and said he’s suicidal. He said he’s been contemplating taking his life. He also asked God for a second chance and addressed the legal system using his lyrics against him and creating a narrative about him.
Young Thug and Gunna were indicted on RICO charges for their alleged involvement in the YSL gang. Both Atlanta rappers were denied bail, and their trial begins next year.
Ludacris & Martin Lawerence:
Ludacris and Martin Lawrence are getting honored in a significant way. They’ll both receive a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame in 2023.
Jussie Smollett is still claiming he’s innocent of MAGA / homophobic attack. In a new interview, he said, “If I had done something like this, it would mean that I stuck my fist in the pain of black African Americans in this country for over 400 years.”
Although his acting career cooled off, he’s working on something else in the entertainment industry.
Beyoncè x Drake:
Beyonce & Drake are bringing 90’s house music back to life.
Beyonce & Drake are bringing 90’s house music back to life. Beyonce dropped “Break My Soul and Drake released a new project called Honestly Nevermind, which is also a jersey club-inspired sound. Many online debates about this revived sound; let us know your thoughts.