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Kanye West’s “Saint Pablo” tour pulled into Sacramento’s Golden 1 Center on Saturday night (Nov. 20). Sadly for fans who paid their hard earned money, the show ended as quickly as it began. Only after performing three songs, the rapper/designer went into a 15-minute rant, and abruptly ended the concert to a sold-out crowd of booing fans.

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The world is in a state of shock as Donald Trump is will become the 45th president of the United States, winning the 2016 U.S. Election over Hillary Clinton. Soon after the historic victory, people took to social media to voice their thoughts on the billionaire real estate magnate and former reality star moving into the White House following current president Barack Obama’s 8-year run.

Katy Perry, Snoop Dogg, Macklemore, Big Sean, Meek Mill, Tinashe, Azealia Banks, T.I. and expressed their disappointment, shock, and in some cases happiness over Donald Trump’s stunning win early Wednesday morning (Nov. 9).

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ABC’s Nightline followed Lil’ Wayne across the world the past three years for a profile feature that aired late Tuesday night. From 2013, ABC’s Linsey Davis caught up with Weezy F. Baby backstage at a concert in Amsterdam, inside his private Miami skatepark, and during a recent book signing of the rapper’s Gone ‘Til November memoir. Throughout the segment, the Young Money CEO is asked about his time in Rikers Island, love for marijuana and criticism surrounding his misogynistic lyrics.

The two also touched on the Black Lives Matter movement, a subject Weezy made headlines on after stating racism doesn’t exit in his eyes during an appearance on FS1’s UNDISPUTED last month.

Update: Weezy sent out a tweet that serves as his temporary response to the controversy, and gave a short response to TMZ: “Apologies to anyone who was offended.”

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Kid Cudi made both an extremely serious and revealing announcement tonight on Facebook. The deeply troubled talent has checked himself into rehab for what he says is “depression and suicidal urges.” Cudi says he still plans to release music as planned, but needs this time to work on himself.

“I am not at peace. I haven’t been since you’ve known me. If I didn’t come here, I wouldve done something to myself. I simply am a damaged human swimming in a pool of emotions everyday of my life. Theres a ragin violent storm inside of my heart at all times. Idk what peace feels like,” he wrote.

We wish Cudi the best of luck on his recovery. If you know anyone who may need help with depression or suicidal thoughts, please contact this website.

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Kid Cudi caused a stir on Wednesday afternoon (Sep. 14) with a Twitter rant, where he praised artists like A$AP Rocky and Travi$ Scott but later threw shots at Kanye West and Drake.

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VH1 held their first Hip Hop Honors concert in six years at New York City’s Lincoln Center last night. With the theme “All Hail the Queens,” this year’s event recognized female rap legends like Missy Elliott, Queen Latifah, Salt-N-Pepa and Lil Kim. However, it wasn’t a night to remember for either Rich Homie Quan or Biggie fans during Kim’s performance.

Update: Rich Homie Quan has issued an apology.

Update2: Lil Kim is backing the young homie.

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Lil Wayne reportedly suffered another seizure while aboard his private jet. According to reports, Weezy was jetsetting from Milwaukee to California when the episode happened. The New Orleans rapper apparently “blacked out” but is now “alert” and received medical attention from paramedics after his plane made an emergency landing in Omaha.

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Last week, one person was shot dead and three people injured during T.I.’s concert at NYC’s Irving Plaza. Troy Ave was formally charged with attempted murder and criminal possession of a weapon on Monday (May 30), to which the rapper pleaded not guilty to all charges in Manhattan Criminal Court following his release from hospital.

The ramifications from that incident are now trickling down as concert goers are now being penalized, as a handful of upcoming shows have been cancelled.

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T.I. headlined a concert at New York City’s Irving Plaza on Wednesday night (May 25), that also included Maino, Uncle Murda, Troy Ave, Anderson .Paak, and PNB Rock on the bill. The show abruptly came to an end after multiple shots rang out following an altercation that started in the third floor green room before spilling into the crowd according to witnesses on the scene. The shooting left 1 person dead and 3 people wounded as the scene turned into chaos as people rushed to exit the popular concert venue.

According to various sources including WPIX 11, XXL, and FADER, rapper Troy Ave was one of the wounded people, grazed in the leg by a bullet. Another wounded person turned out to be the girlfriend of a friend of 50 Cent. WPIX 11 reports that 50 Cent visited the victim at Bellevue Hospital.

T.I. was not performing or involved in the incident.

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The news of Prince’s death has shocked the world, as many continue to mourn the fallen icon. Celebrities such as President Obama, Justin Timberlake, Oprah, Lil’ Wayne, R. Kelly, Chaka Khan, Rita Ora, The Weeknd, Questlove and more took to various social media platforms and media outlets to express their condolences over Prince’s passing.

For Frank Ocean, the Grammy Award-winning singer wrote a letter to the legendary vocalist, posting the tribute on Tumblr. In the lengthy letter, Frank reveals “When You Were Mine” off 1980’s Dirty Mind is his favorite Prince song, and touches on how the singer made an impact outside of music, helping him identify with his sexuality.

Read the full letter below.

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