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Wiz Khalifa started this year’s “Under the Influence of Music” tour in Scranton, PA on Thursday night. The North American trek features Khalifa, Jeezy, Ty Dolla $ign, Mack Wilds, and more. One name artist missing from the lineup that was previously promoted is Young Money’s Tyga. Earlier this month, Wiz announced Tyga was dropped off the tour without giving a reason until now.

Speaking with Mina SayWhat of Power 99′s “Rise N Grind Morning Show,” Wiz explains. “He didn’t tell me at all,” says the Pittsburgh rapper. “His people was just like, ‘Nah, we ain’t gonna be on the tour.’

Watch and read more of his comments below.

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Issues between Floyd Mayweather and T.I. are not dying down anytime soon. Leading up to a rematch fight versus with Marcos Maidana, Floyd Mayweather was asked about T.I. at a press conference in Washington D.C. “He just mad I was f**king his bi**h,” the superstar boxer apparently said as the packed crowd immediately responded to.

A moment which seemed to spark their recent beef caused by T.I. wife Tiny Harris that lead to a fight in Las Vegas, Floyd later explained to TMZ that he said “He [T.I.] thinks I was f***ing his bi**h.” Mayweather adds, “I’ve never been with Tiny sexually. I respect her situation and I think she’s a good person. I would never disrespect a marriage.”

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Expect to hear a collaboration between French Montana and Kanye West to arrive in the near future. Early Wednesday morning, Montana hit Instagram to preview a song recorded with West called “Money Can Change That.” The 15-second snippet of the song’s intro features heavy thunderous drums before Yeezy opens with an auto-tune laced hook.

Back in June on the red carpet of the 2014 BET Awards, French revealed to MTV News that the two have recorded five songs together. “I love it — we’ve been working on his album and mines so we’re just going back and forth,” said the 29-year-old Bronx rapper, who is currently working on his Mac & Cheese 4 sophomore album due in November. “I got Kanye on the album, I got will.i.am on the album, I’ve got Durk on the album and Chinx.”

Listen to a quick preview below.

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Jeremih has a summer banger on his hands with the YG-assisted “Don’t Tell ‘Em,” produced by DJ Mustard. After bringing out the R&B singer during a recent show at Citi Field in New York City, G-Unit takes Jeremih’s new single and gives it a remix.

Catching up with MTV News recently, 50 Cent revealed he plans to release a G-Unit mixtape leading up to their new album that’s scheduled to come in late November. Listen to the remix and watch the interview below.

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We remember the life of Michael Jackson.

Today marks the 5-year-anniversary the world lost a music icon in Michael Jackson. Serving as an idol while growing up, Beyoncé took to her website to post a letter remembering the King of Pop. “I was just starting out, my first producer used to make me listen to Michael Jackson’s live performance of “Who’s Loving You”,” Queen Bey opens with. “He would have me watch that for hours back to back to back,” she continued.

Read Beyoncé’s full letter below, and click here for HOT 97′s own Mister Cee’s 2014 tribute mix to Michael Jackson.

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J. Cole recently sat down with Sway to shoot a 30-minute special of RapFix dedicated to the five-year anniversary of The Warm Up, which is set to air tonight at 7:30pm EST on MTV Jams. But the Roc Nation MC also decided to look back on his breakthrough mixtape by writing an open letter on his Dreamvillain blog.

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Things got testy in the Bay Area on Sunday night. YG and DJ Mustard were performing at a club when a brawl broke out, involving Mistah F.A.B. and men a part of YG and Mustard’s camp. At the time, rumors swirled that Mustard was assaulted and both his and YG’s chains were taken. The following day, the L.A. based rapper and producer hit Instagram to deny those rumors.

“Who got robbed last night @yg who got slapped @yg??? Kill the noise !!!! We walked in the same way we walked out !!!! #MKL #10summers !!! Much love to all the real ni**as in the bay !!!, said Mustard. YG soon followed, “STOP WIT THE LIES!!!! NI**AZ KNOW HOW#THELABEL GET DOWN #DEATHROWRECORDS#RUTHLESSRECORDS TYPE SHITT ….. AYE @djmustard YOU OKAY? , TELL THESE NI**AZ KNOCK IT OFF #MYKRAZYLIFE.”

On Wednesday, an extended version of the brawl made its way online. Where it’s clear Mistah F.A.B. was mainly at the receiving end of the attack. He also spoke on the incident, which you can read below. The beef between F.A.B. and Mustard originated in an interview where the Bay Area MC accused the hitmaking producer of stealing the local sound.

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Rihanna regularly makes headlines in the fashion world for pushing the limits and showing plenty skin, but there’s one group speaking out on it. In advance of their Australian tour, TLC sat down with Sunrise Breakfast TV down under to speak on having longevity in the industry, their undeniable chemistry, and gave their opinion on today’s stars, specifically Rihanna, showing too much skin.

Every time I see you, you don’t have to be naked,” said T-Boz. “It is what it is, I call it spade of spade. We sold and became the biggest girl-selling group of all-time with our clothes on, that says a lot. It’s easy to sell sex….we can go around with boobie cakes out all day long.”

Rihanna, becoming well-known for clever responses, changed her Twitter headline photo in response to TLC’s comments. Check it out below.

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Things are not looking good for Justin Bieber. On Sunday, a video leaked online to TMZ where a 15-year-old Bieber is captured telling a racist joke. According to the U.K. Sun, the video was recorded backstage during a promotional event in 2011.

In the short clip, Bieber asks the room “Why are black people afraid of chainsaws?,” responding with, “Run ni**a, ni**a, ni**a, ni**a, ni**a.” Hours after the video surfaced online, the pop superstar issued a statement. “I thought it was ok to repeat hurtful words and jokes, but didn’t realize at the time that it wasn’t funny and that in fact my actions were continuing the ignorance,” said Bieber.

UPDATE: Another video has surfaced. In this clip, Justin is seen and heard using the N-word in a parody song. (via TMZ)

Watch the both clips and read Justin Bieber’s full statement below.

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Destiny’s Child are back at it! The group of Michelle Williams, Beyoncé, and Kelly Rowland got together in May to shoot the video for Michelle’s new single “Say Yes.” The Hollywood Reporter gives fans a first look of the upcoming video, where Williams speaks on the fun experience getting back with her sisters.

It was so much fun,” said Williams. “It was like we were little kids again. I have their back and they have mine. They have showed themselves to be loyal to me time after time. They have proven they are my sisters time and time again.” The song will appear on Michelle’s third solo album Journey to Freedom, due in September.

Previously: Michelle Williams Feat. Beyoncé & Kelly Rowland – “Say Yes!”

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