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Gucci Mane & Lil Baby Join Forces on New Song & Video ‘All Dz Chainz’: Watch

There was a time during the height of mixtape era when Gucci Mane used to release several projects in a year.It looks like he’s getting back to the same kind of run as he returns today with a new single ‘All Dz Chainz’ featuring assistance from Lil Baby. The just over two minutes-long song comes along with a music video which you can watch below.‘All Dz Chainz’ follows his last single ‘First Impression‘ with Yung Miami which was taken from the 1017 compilation So Icy Gang: The ReUp. Is Gucci planning another solo album? Time will tell.[embedded content]

Future Shares ‘HOLY GHOST’ Music Video: Watch

Future has released the music video for his song ‘HOLY GHOST’.The cut was track #13 off his latest album I Never Liked You and definitely one of the fan favorites. For the official clip, the Atlanta rapper travels to Cuba to be among the local people so he can give it a real raw feel.Watch it below. Earlier this month, the Freebandz head honcho had dropped the video for ‘PUFFIN ON ZOOTIEZ’.[embedded content]

Earthgang Unveils New Deluxe Album ‘Ghetto Gods’

Atlanta rap duo Earthgang is back for more after releasing their latest album, Ghetto Gods.

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The Atlanta rap duo Earthgang shared via Instagram that they are dropping the deluxe version of their latest album, Ghetto Gods.

This album will be the duo’s first deluxe album. The original Ghetto Gods dropped back in February with 17 tracks. Two bonus songs will include remixes of songs from the original album.

Features on the bonus tracks will include Wiz Khalifa, Curren$y, Smino, Blxckie, and Avatar Benji. The deluxe is set to be released on July 1.

New music is a craving that all fans have, no matter what genre. A deluxe album allows them to provide a continuation of the already released songs.

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To Be Continued…

This deluxe album will be a continuation of their original Ghetto Gods.

Earthgang dropped their fourth studio album back in February and gave their fans soulful melodies along with some Atlanta-style bars.

This album featured J.Cole, J.I.D., Musiq Soulchild, Future, and others.

Chris Brown Gets Candid About Ghostwriting

In a recent interview, Chris Brown broke down the difference between R&B and hip-hop when it comes to “ghostwriting.”

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As a singer and songwriter for multiple genres, Chris Brown knows a thing or two about ghostwriting.

While being interviewed on “Drink Champs,” he broke down the difference between R&B and hip-hop when it comes to ghostwriting:

“What are we listening to you for?” said Brown. The “No Guidance” artist was referring to rappers who use ghostwriters to tell false stories in their rap lyrics that were written by someone else.

Songwriters for other genres have existed for decades, but throughout the history of rap music, having someone write your lyrics has been looked down upon and many feel that rappers should be shunned for doing so.

Later, he unapologetically admitted to having many co-writers and fully welcomes them. During one comment referring to when he sings, he said:

 “They can write it, but who’s gonna sing it like me?”

This was in reference to his known stage presence and vocals.

Dropping Heat Is A Breeze

It’s pretty clear that Chris Brown has no problem writing for either genre. He dropped his new album, Breezy, on June 24. This is the tenth studio album by the Virginia-born rapper.

The new project is also Chris’ first album since 2019’s Indigo. The 24-track album includes features from Lil Wayne, H.E.R., Wizkid, Jack Harlow, Bryson Tiller, Ella Mai, and more.

Lil Tjay Shooting Update: #WakeupLilTJay Rattles Fans As Suspected Shooter Remains Hospitalized

A new update has been provided on the shooting of New York rapper, Lil Tjay. The rapper was last reported in stable condition. However, the lack of specific details about his health had fans worried he was in a coma and sharing the hashtag, #wakeupliltjay.

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Lil Tjay Stable

With the shooting attack on Lil Tjay just days ago, the hip-hop community is showing their concern about his condition. The hashtag #wakeupliltjay began trending on Twitter after rumors circulated on social media that the Bronx rapper is comatose.

Lil Tjay was reported to be in a stable condition just days ago after undergoing surgery.  Born Tione Jayden Merritt, the 21-year-old rapper was shot multiple times during an attack in Edgewater, New Jersey.

SOHH.com was told by Liz Rebein, Assistant Prosecutor of the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office, that neither the rapper’s family record nor record label have provided official information on his condition.  However, “close friends” including social media influencer Parnia Porsche, who says Lil Tjay is her “bestfriend,” are saying he’s doing great. Porsche took to Instagram to post a throwback picture of the two, as she captions the photo: “F*ck Rumors. My Bestfriend Gucci Great.”

Meanwhile, Mohamad Konate, the main suspect in the shooting, is currently in the hospital in New York. No official update on their condition has been provided at this time. Meanwhile, Jefferey Valdez and Antoine Boyd who were with the “In My Head” rapper during the shooting, have both been released subject to conditions.

Three Men Arrested For Lil Tjay Shooting

Just 24 hours after being shot, progress was made in the shooting of the Bronx rapper Lil Tjay.

Three men involved in the attack were arrested and charged for the shooting. Prosecutor Mark Musella, who has been working on this case, recently announced the arrest of 27-year-old Mohamed Konate, 24-year-old Jeffery Valdez, and 23-year-old Antoine Boyd.

Konate is considered the main suspect in this case as he attempted to commit armed robbery against Lil TJay. He was later arrested and charged with three counts of first-degree attempted murder, three counts of first-degree armed robbery, and weapon charges.

Attacked Outside A Shopping Center

According to the report,  Lil Tjay was one of the two victims shot at The Promenade shopping center in Edgewater, New Jersey. The “Calling My Phone” rapper was found with multiple gunshot wounds and transported to the hospital, where emergency surgery was performed.

Edgewater police and the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office were on the scene of the shooting around  7 a.m. Wednesday, investigating a red Dodge Durango with a bullet hole in the driver’s window. It has also been reported that police were also seen inspecting a blood-stained towel.

Prosecutor Mark Musella provided additional information regarding the attack:

“The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit and the Edgewater Police Department are investigating a shooting that occurred at 14 The Promenade, Edgewater, NJ on Wednesday, June 22, 2022. At approximately 12:08 a.m. on June 22, the Edgewater Police Department responded to a 911 call reporting a shooting at that address. Responding officers found a 22-year-old victim with multiple gunshot wounds. Officers also responded to the Exxon Station located at 478 River Road, Edgewater, where they located another 22-year-old victim with a gunshot wound. Both victims were transported to an area hospital where they are being treated.”

Ludacris’ Longtime Manager Reportedly Shot In Atlanta

The increase in gun-related violence is taking a toll on the hip-hop community. This past Sunday, Ludacris’ longtime manager and co-CEO of Disturbing Tha Peace Records, Chaka Zulu, was reportedly among three victims shot in Buckhead, Atlanta. Atlanta police stated that the shooting resulted from a heated argument in the PeachTree Hills shopping center parking lot. A search for the suspect has already commenced.

Lloyd Banks Returns With New Single ‘Menace’ Feat. Conway The Machine — Listen

This summer, Lloyd Banks will return with his new album The Course Of The Inevitable 2, which he announced back in April. It’s the sequel to the first album which dropped just over a year ago now in June of last year.Since then, we’ve heard Banks on solid features like Russ’ ‘Get It‘ and Vado’s ‘Respect The Jux‘, but haven’t heard any singles from Banks himself. Tonight, that changes for the better.The PLK is back with his new single ‘Menace’ which features Conway The Machine. This is the pair’s third collaboration following ‘Juvenile Hell’ and ‘Bullet Klub’. Stream it below.[embedded content]

Daz Dillinger Retires From Hip-Hop And Starts A New Path

After Daz Dillinger announced his retirement from hip-hop, he began his new life by establishing a new studio in Atlanta.

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On Monday, June 27, “Tha Dogg Pound” rapper, Daz Dillinger, posted a video showing his retirement life.

In the video, the Grammy-nominated rapper showed his fans around the new studio in Atlanta. Some houses will be decorated, and a large empty land will be constructed in the future.

According to Dillinger, the studio will be called “Dogg Pound Sound Stage Studios.”

He stated in the caption for the Instagram video that:

“I [LOVE} THE RETIREMENT LIFE. CUZ WHEN U SELF MADE YOU CAN DO ANYTHING.”

On June 25, the artist posted an Instagram announcement stating that he is done rapping and would be retiring from rap since it was no longer fun for him.

He started his Hip-Hop career in the 1990s, aiding west coast and gangsta rap into mainstreaming. Now, this retired rapper will step off the stage and start on his new journey.

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Not The Only One

Daz isn’t the only MC putting down the mic. In January, rapper Yo Gotti, who has seen success as a rapper and an entrepreneur behind the careers of Moneybagg Yo, 42 Dugg, and EST Gee, also announced his retirement from making music.

Yo Gotti’s final album was released on Friday, February 4.  It was a double-disc album with one side called “Free” and the other called “Game.”

The 2022 BET Awards Top 5 Best-Dressed Looks

The ladies of the SOHHFA have decided on their top favorite fashion slays from last week's BET awards.

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After great deliberation, the ladies of The SOHHFA team have decided on their top fashion picks from this year’s BET Awards —  in no particular order.

1. Marsai Martin

Black-ish actress Marsai Martin rocked the 2022  BET Awards. She obtained her 4th win in the “Young Stars” category and won our hearts with her amazing ensembles.

Marsai started the night on the red carpet in an amazing custom Dolce & Gabbana fringed-bedazzled cocktail dress, with several silver jewelry pieces by Kallati jewelry. Her stylist, Bryon Javar, also paired the look with matching Dolce and Gabbana bedazzled heels. It was giving classy and untouchable.

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Marsai’s second look also featured custom Dolce and Gabbana. In a gold detailed cropped jacket with multi-color jewels, paired with a white corset top and a custom Dolce and Gabbana denim jewel skirt. This look stole the show as she accepted her “Young Stars” award. It gave IT GIRL.

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2. Chloe Bailey

Ms. Chloe “Lawd Have Mercy” Bailey had everyone on the edge of their seats during her BET performance. Fans should’ve been prepared for the stellar sexy show since Chloe pulled up to the red carpet in the sexiest look of the night.

The “Treat Me” artist pulled up in a jaw-dropping custom black sparkled dress by Nicolas Jebran.

It had a curvy-swirled neckline and showcased a perfect balance of enticing and stunning. Wearing her signature high loc ponytail with multiple pieces of hair jewelry.

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3. The City Girls’ JT

JT was THAT girl on BET’s red carpet the other night. Styled and curated by Shaq Palmer, the Miami-born rapper sported a head-turning, vintage look where she was dripped in a sexy silver-beaded Valdrin Sahiti gown which featured a sweetheart neckline.

Her 1950s-inspired flipped hair SLAYED and was the perfect addition that gave it a touch of sexy pin-up.

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4. The City Girls’ Yung Miami

Caresha did not come to play as she stunned the red carpet in a sheer, beaded catholic-inspired Tony Ward Couture  gown. Styled by Bryon Javar, the Fiery red ensemble had an elegant hood attached, giving an edgy-saint look and an added sultry vibe.

In addition, the City Girl finished off the look with a matching bright red lip which perfectly complimented her smile.

Overall, The City Girls shut down the red carpet and had fans gawking.

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5. Coi Leray

Coi Leray stepped onto the red carpet wearing an all-denim situation. She brought out the big PURR with a look brought to you by fashion designer Alexander Wang.

The fit featured oversized, knee-high pointy toe denim boots with scrunch, a mini skirt, and a cotton all-white sports bra which featured a front clamp paired with an oversized denim blazer, layered on top of an all-white men’s button-up shirt and rib-knit grey sleeves.

While Leray’s casual look for the evening tapped into the 90’s R&B era, it also exuded androgynist meets sexy energy as her petite body flaunted her tight abs while casually showing some under boob. Her hair was straight and sleek, featured a front part, and laid baby hairs.

We see you Coi!

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The SOHHFA x BET Awards Pre-show

Check out SOHH.com’s first episode of The SOHHFA where we pregame and cover the culture’s biggest night along with some friends where we talk fashion, hair, the moments, and the music.

Additional reporting by Journey Green, Nicole Bartley, and Tatiana Pinheiro.

SpotemGottem Arrested In Miami After High-Speed Jet Ski Chase

SpotemGottem got into legal trouble Sunday during an attempt to escape the police… on a jet ski.

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SpotemGottem Arrested

Nehemiah Harden, who goes by the rapper name SpotemGottem, was arrested Sunday after getting into a jet ski high-speed chase with the police in Miami, Florida.

According to reports from local Florida news,  law enforcement said the “Beat Box” artist put many people who were swimming in the Florida waters at risk of getting hurt.  A police officer noticed a jet ski in a restricted speed zone with posted signs engaged in freewheeling stunts in an “S” pattern near boats anchored nearby. When police tried to pull him over, Spotem took off, swerving between people and boats.

Police cited the rapper for his alleged, “wanton disregard for the safety of persons and property at a speed or in a manner as to endanger himself or others.”

The arrest got reactions from people on Twitter, who commented that the rapper was behaving like he was in a video game.

“My nigga SpotemGottem playing GTA in real life running from laws on a jetski.”

The Jacksonville Florida native was previously arrested for aggravated assault and possession of a gun in 2021.

My niggaa Spotemgottem playin’ GTA in rl running from laws on a jetski😹😹😹— O.T.C. SMITTY⛓🫰🏽 (@BeingUpDreamss) June 27, 2022

Recent Trouble

In September 2021, the Jacksonville rapper SpotemGottem was shot five times in Miami.

Reportedly, the drive-by shooting took place at 3 am EST. After leaving the studio, Spotem was driving his Dodge Charger on I-95 when an unknown car pulled up alongside them and sprayed the car with bullets.

Megan Thee Stallion’s Twerking TikTok Video Reveals High-Demand Contraceptive Plan B

Yesterday (June 28), the famous twerking queen Megan Thee Stallion posted a video on TikTok of her twerking to “Falsetto” by The-Dream, wearing a black hoodie and leggings. This time, fans weren’t exactly focused on her dancing skills.

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Is That A Plan B Box?!

In a video that lasted less than 30 seconds, the Houston hottie wore a black hoodie and showed her twerking to the song “Falsetto” by The-Dream.

As she turned sideways and leaned forward, some TikTok users spotted a Plan B box sitting on top of the open suitcase behind her.

The Plan B box not only aligns with Thee Stallion’s newly released song “Plan B,” but it also links to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.

Until now, this video has received 775,000 likes and over 6,000 comments on TikTok.

@theestallion 😂😂😂😂🤷🏽‍♀️🤷🏽‍♀️🤷🏽‍♀️ ♬ Falsetto – The-Dream

“My Body, My Motherf*cking Choice”

The Plan B box in the video dovetails well into the recent issue with women’s abortion rights.

After the Supreme Court decided to overturn Roe v. Wade, therefore banning women’s constitutional right to abortion, the sale of emergency contraceptives such as Plan B have increased significantly in major pharmacies.

This decision has stirred up a lot of resentment, and many musicians also spoke up to fight against the rule and help protect the right of women.

As Megan Thee Stallion performed at Glastonbury Festival in Somerset, the U.K. on Saturday, June 25, the Texas-based rapper said her home state of Texas was “really embarrassing right now” and shouted out loudly  “my body, my motherf****** choice” to show her attitude and speak against the abortion decision.

Stream The Song

Under the comments of Thee Stallion’s video; many fans guessed that the Plan B in the video aimed to tell them to stream Plan B, the artist’s new song released on April 22 this year.

The Houston hottie made a video to promote the song earlier in June. This music video is different from what Megan usually puts out as she focused more on the lyrical aspect of the song rather than looks and choreography.

City Girls And Usher Bringing Some “Good Love” This Summer

The City Girls alongside Usher will be releasing a new song and video together titled “Good Love”

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The City Girls will be releasing a new song and video titled “Good Love” featuring Usher this Friday.

The video preview brings ATL movie vibes, with everyone showing off their skating skills at the iconic Cascade skating rink while also busting down some dance moves.

Usher is always showing how he puts it down in the rink. This past April, the “My Boo” artist posted his skating skills on his Instagram at the “Roller Boogie Palace” grand opening at the Rockefeller Center in New York City.

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City Girls Collaboration With Fivio

In April, The City Girls had New York city on lock while shooting a music video in New York.

The Miami duo linked up with Brooklyn-based drill rapper Fivio Foreign on their new track “Top Notch.”

Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Godly’ Crown By Tiffany & Co. Took A Shocking Amount Of Time To Design

Kendrick Lamar’s “Godly” crown from the cover art of his last album took an extensive amount of hard labor. Tiffany & Co. shared everything that went into the project.

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Kendrick Lamar’s custom titanium and pavé diamond crown that he wore on his fifth album, Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers, was the product of a collaboration between the rapper, longtime creative collaborator Dave Free, and the jeweler Tiffany & Co.

Variety had reported that the crown, quoting “Free,” means “a godly representation of hood philosophies told from a digestible youthful lens.”

This past Monday, Tiffany and Co. shared on Twitter that the crown took ten months to design.

The headpiece is made up of 8,000 cobblestone micro pavé diamonds– totaling more than 137 carats.

In addition, the crown required more than 1,300 hours of work by four craftsmen to handset the diamonds.

Tiffany & Co also posted a video on their Youtube to share the special craftsmanship that went into customizing the crown.

Handcrafted by four artisans over the span of 10 months, and a total of 1,300 hours setting the thousands of diamonds… pic.twitter.com/N7YqdF3M9R— Tiffany & Co. (@TiffanyAndCo) June 27, 2022

Kendrick Lamar Is A Savior

The crown from the cover art of Kendrick’s new album, also gave a rare glimpse into what his family life looks like.

The rapper reveals the duality of his role as a protector and nurturer in the symbolic cover.

Lil Durk Announces Joint Album with Metro Boomin

Lil Durk recently dropped the deluxe edition of his latest album 7220 which is on course to move about 75k copies in the first week.But the Chicago rapper is already planning his next project. During an interview with Ebro for Apple Music, the rapper confirmed that his next release is a joint album with Metro Boomin. When asked to confirm, Durk said “As far as next album, you done heard something. Nah, it’s really the Metro.”Durk had previously teased a project with Metro back in August in Instagram comment section. “@MetroBoomin ever dropping your durk collab album,” a fan wrote, to which Metro replied, “Yes still otw we spoke about it the other day.”[embedded content]Lil Durk also spoke to Ebro about collaborating with Drake on ‘Laugh Now Cry Later’, being open to another collaborative album with Lil Baby following the success of their The Voices of the Heroes project, how he feels he hasn’t made it yet, being a family man and more. Watch it above.Lil Durk’s performance in Los Angeles streams tonight exclusively on Apple Music as part of Apple Music Live. You can tune in here at 7 pm PST.

Babyface Signs with Capitol; Announces New Album ‘Girls’ Night Out’ Ft. Ella Mai, Ari Lennox, Kehlani, Doechii

Babyface is starting a new chapter in his illustrious career.The 12-time GRAMMY winning singer-songwriter-producer has signed a new deal with Capitol Records and announced his first album under the label, Girls’ Night Out. It is being described as “a sonic journey through love, heartbreak and all of the emotions in between.”The legendary artist will share the space on the album with other incredible female artists such as Ella Mai, Queen Naija, Ari Lennox, Kehlani, Doechii and many others. It will arrive in stores and DSPs on October 29th.“I am extremely honored and humbled to be signing to a legacy label like Capitol. They have welcomed me with open arms and treat me like family. And, in the end, that is what it’s all about – doing what you love with people who have the same love for music as you do,” said Babyface. “I am very excited about the upcoming album and everyone on it. The process for it reminded me of when I did Waiting to Exhale and I’m excited for the world to hear.”Michelle Jubelirer, Chair & CEO, Capitol Music Group, said, “Babyface’s return to the studio is long overdue, and I couldn’t be happier that he’s chosen Capitol as the home for such a wonderful new album. To hear his one-of-a-kind voice paired with some of music’s most impressive female artists is a joy that we can’t wait to share.”The first single with Ella Mai titled ‘Keeps on Fallin‘ is out now. The two artists delivered its first live performance at the BET Awards on Sunday, with Babyface joining Ella Mai during her medley. View their performance below.[embedded content]

6ix9ine Trolls Lil Durk After Fan Altercation

6ix9ine is back on his trolling shenanigans after a recent comment he made on a viral video featuring Lil Durk.

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Seems like 6ix9ine is not ready to let that beef go. After gifting Durk’s lookalike a jacket with King Von in a desperate attempt to gain attention, the “FEFE” rapper is back for more.

In a recent video surfacing the internet, Chicago rapper Lil Durk can be spotted shoving a fan who he felt disrespected him and the late King Von at a concert in the Netherlands.

The fan in question was shown waving a 6ix9ine and NBA Youngboy T-shirt—the two artists King Von had “beef” with before passing. Von was signed to Durk’s label, Only the Family and Empire Distribution.

DJ Akademiks posted several angles of the encounter where 6ix9ine took it upon himself to comment.

“Fan held his ground didn’t even flinch 💪🏻 Von rolling in the flames of hell 🔥”

Lil Durk has yet to respond directly to the comments by 6ix9ine.