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Spotify have teamed up with Russell Simmons’ All Def Digital on a new hip-hop “reality” show called Traffic Jams.

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The Migos have been everywhere in the new year, making appearances on Ellen, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, The Tonight Show and Late Night with Seth Meyers. As their star power continues to shine into pop culture, the Atlanta trio stopped by ESPN’s SportsCenter on Wednesday (Mar. 29). Sitting down with Cari Champion, Offset, Takeoff and Quavo discuss being “Bad And Boujee” in sports, how the dab craze took over last year, consistency being the key to their success, their Atlanta Falcons losing in the NFL Super Bowl, favorite athletes, and their tour with Future later this summer, and more.

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This past Monday The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air cast came together nearly 20 years after the prime time sitcom’s last episode aired. Alfonso Ribeiro, who played Will’s cousin Carlton Banks, captured the moment on IG. Posted with the caption: “Always amazing to spend an afternoon with my Fresh Prince family. Wishing that James Avery (Uncle Phil) was still with us to make this complete,” the photo threw the internet into a nostalgic frenzy.

Karyn Parsons, who we know as Hillary, was the cause of the star-studded reunion, which also included: Will Smith, Tatiana Ali, Daphne Maxwell Reid, and Joseph Marcell. The crew assembled in support of Parsons Sweet Blackberry organization. The company produces short animated films about African-American history.

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No Limit Records founder Master P will begin filming his biopic this summer. Dubbed ‘King of The South — for now — the movie will document P’s struggles as he rose from the Nawlin’ mud to become a pioneer for Louisiana rap music. The multi-millionaire has already enlisted Academy Award nominee Queen Latifah and The Wire’s Wendell Pierce to co-star in the big budget flick.

The film will also showcase the mogul’s meteoric rise in the rap industry and unprecedented deal with Priority Records, which landed him on Forbes’ Top 100 list.

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“The timing is right for me to tell my story. It was tough back then especially being from the South, New Orleans was the murder capital at the time. I want others to learn from my mistakes and understand my work ethic of never giving up, no matter what it may look like… if you believe in yourself, keep your faith in God strong and stay close to your family, you can accomplish anything.”

 

Related: New Music: Master P Feat. Lil’ Wayne, Gangsta & Ace B “Power”

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After co-producing the Time: The Kalief Browder Story earlier this year, Jay Z is bringing another tragic black story to the big screen. As part of his deal with The Weinstein Company, Hov is set to produce a film and documentary series on Trayvon Martin, the 17-year-old Florida teenager who was shot and killed by George Zimmerman, who somehow walked free.

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Post Malone’s Stoney single “Congratulations” recently became platinum, as the Dallas artist was honored with plaques on Thursday (Mar. 23). Shortly after that presentation, Post appeared on Late Night With Seth Meyers to perform the uplifting track alongside Quavo of Migos and Metro Boomin.

In celebration of the new feat, Post Malone also revealed the artwork to his upcoming Beerbongs & Bentleys project set to arrive later this year. Watch the performance and check out the cover below.

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After turning his Forest Hills Drive homecoming concert into a HBO documentary last year, J. Cole is now bringing his latest album 4 Your Eyez Only to the small screen. Premiering on HBO next month, J. Cole: 4 Your Eyez Only, A Dreamville Film captures the real-life struggles of residents in various Southern cities including Baton Rouge, Atlanta, Ferguson, Cole’s hometown of Fayetteville and his father’s hometown of Jonesboro. The film also features “musical performances” from Cole’s latest album, according to EW.

J. Cole: 4 Your Eyez Only, A Dreamville Film airs on Saturday, April 15 at 10pm on HBO.

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Hours after debuting their new video “What the Price,” Migos appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Thursday night (Mar. 23). Serving as musical guest, the Atlanta trio of Offset, Takeoff and Quavo performed their popular CULTURE single “T-Shirt.”

Before taping their performance with the studio audience, Migos changed up their wardrobe for a jam session with Jimmy Fallon. In collared shirts, ties and khaki pants, Migos did a rendition of their No. 1 hit “Bad and Boujee” with some help from The Roots and office supplies.

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Fresh off the release of his highly anticipated (and highly lucrative) Netflix comedy specials, Dave Chappelle appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! last night. Dave discussed his return to stand-up, sharing the stage with LeBron James and why the flat Earth theory is baloney (shouts to Kyrie). He also touched on his many hilarious encounters with O.J. Simpson, which you’ll know all about if you’ve watched his Netflix specials (and if you haven’t, what are you doing with your life?).

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Jimmy Kimmel’s “Mash-Up Monday” series recently made its return to our screens, and saw Ice-T and T.I. come together as Ice-T.I. on last night’s episode. Backed by a full band, the two rap vets performed a funky mash-up of Ice-T’s 1991 cut “O.G. Original Gangster” and Tip’s 2004 hit “Bring Em Out,” which sounds better than you might think.

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