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Taylor Bennett is stepping out to the world, showing bravery and courage. Taylor, brother of Chance the Rapper, took to Twitter on Wednesday afternoon (Jan. 18) to reveal he is bisexual. Just one day ahead of his 21st birthday, the younger Bennett opened up about his sexuality on the social media platform. “My birthday is tomorrow & moving into next year I’d like to be more open about myself to help others that struggle with the same issues,” said Taylor.

Growing up I’ve always felt indifferent about my sexuality & being attracted 2 one sex & today I would like to openly come out to my fans. I do recognize myself as a bisexual male & do & have always openly supported the gay community & will keep doing so in 2017. #ThankYou.”

Love this man right here, through any and all,” said Chance the Rapper in message posted with a birthday celebration video on Twitter. “He has grown into a great man. He’s got God and me behind him, he cannot fail he cannot fall.” On the music side of things, Bennett is planning to release a new EP in February. Before that, he will drop Broad Shoulders, a film based on his 2015 album of the same name.

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The mayor of the streets, Jeezy, is coming to a city near you this year. The Snowman has announced the 18-date “Trap Or Die 3″ tour. Kicking off Mar. 1 in Chicago, IL, the U.S. trek will make stops in cities like Boston, Philadelphia, New York, Atlanta, Houston and Los Angeles before wrapping up in San Diego on April 6. Joining the CTE rapper on the road will be Chicago’s Lil’ Durk and Atlanta up and comer YFN Lucci. Tickets go on-sale to the general public this Friday (Jan. 20) with pre-sales starting today via Live Nation, Ticketmaster and Citi Cardmemeber.

The “Trap Or Die 3″ tour is in support of Jeezy’s album of the same name, featuring appearances by Lil’ Wayne, Chris Brown, French Montana, Yo Gotti, Plies and Bankroll Fresh. Get the album here and check out the dates below.

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Exactly a week after Syd made her solo debut with “All About Me,” The Internet’s Matt Martians serves up the first slice of his own solo project. Unlike the moody R&B sounds of Syd’s single (which still sounds amazing!), “Diamond In Da Ruff,” co-produced by fellow The Internet member Steve Lacy, stays more in line with the funky, soulful spirit of Ego Death — only here, Matt’s soothing vocals take center stage.

Matt Martians’ album is called The Drum Chord Theory and drops January 27. Stay tuned for solo projects from Steve Lacy, Patrick Paige and Chris Smith, too (don’t worry, we’re still getting a new album from The Internet this year — fingers crossed).

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Chrisette Michele is the latest recording artist to join Donald Trump’s inauguration celebration. Michele and her team accepted the offer weeks back but decided not to make the decision public till now for fear of backlash. The former Motown signee agreed to sing for the President elect as long as she could perform an R&B set.

The event will take place tomorrow at the Lincoln Memorial and will also include musical selections from Toby Keith, Sam Moore and 3 Doors Down.

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Earlier this month, Lil Wayne revealed that he is dropping multiple bodies of work this year. Among the handful of projects scheduled to be released, the most anticipated is the fifth installment of his The Carter series. Yesterday, the Young Money head honcho blessed fans with a snippet of CV cut “Life of Mr. Carter” on Instagram.

If the rest of the album sounds anything like this, it’s pretty safe to say Tunechi has another platinum plaque on the way. Only time will tell!

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Big Sean’s is getting set to drop his fourth solo LP I Decided on Feb. 3 via G.O.O.D. Music/Def Jam Records. Leading up to its release, the Detroit rapper has put out the singles “Bounce Back” and “Moves,” plus the track “Living Single” featuring Chance the Rapper and Jeremih. With two weeks to go until the album hits stores, Big Sean is now in full promo mode. Before hitting Saturday Night Live this weekend for the first-time ever, Sean Don sat down with Zane Lowe for an exclusive one-on-one interview on Apple Music’s Beats 1.

During their conversation Big Sean discussed selling his Los Angeles home which is dear to him because of its studio he built in there where he records everything. The 28-year-old also touches on playing I Decided for the likes of Rick Rubin, Kanye West and André 3000, potentially having work with the OutKast MC for a later project, the depressive state he was in recording Dark Sky Paradise, his creative process, Kanye’s influence on the new project, and the frustration label politics surrounding why “No More Interviews” and other records won’t appear on I Decided.

Sean also revealed some details about the new album including a collaboration with fellow Motor City native Eminem (“No More Favors”), The-Dream (“Sunday Morning Jetpack”) and production by DJ Mustard, Metro Boomin, DJ Dahi, and Amir Johnson. Hear the full 43-minute interview from Big Sean and Zane Low below.

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Kenya Barris, creator of ABC’s Black-ish, is joining forces with Blake Griffin and Ryan Kalil for a remake of Ron Shelton’s 1992 basketball comedy, White Men Can’t Jump. The 20th Century Fox reboot’s script will be written by Barris, while Griffin and Kalil are producing the film by way their Mortal Media banner with partner Noah Weinstein.

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Fat Joe and JAY Z buried their longstanding beef which dates back to the late-90s, when they collaborated on Joe Crack and Remy Ma’s “All the Way Up” remix. The Terror Squad MC is now entering a new chapter of his career, as he has joined JAY Z and Roc Nation. Fat Joe is the latest artist to sign with Roc Nation management, announced in a press release by Joe’s publicist on Wednesday (Jan. 18).

The Bronx veteran joins a loaded lineup over at Roc Nation who recently added Yo Gotti and The LOX to their label/management company that also has Rihanna, J. Cole, Big Sean, The-Dream, Nick Jonas, Vic Mensa, Meek Mill and Fabolous.

Fat Joe and Remy Ma’s Plata O Plomo LP is due on Feb. 10, lead by their new single “Money Showers” featuring Ty Dolla $ign.

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The baddest bi**h, Trina, recently put out her new single “Damn” featuring Tory Lanez. To promote the record and her forthcoming new album, the Miami native is currently on a promo run in New York City. Trina’s first stop was at HOT 97, where she discussed her new album that’s set to arrive in April, her history in the game coming up with Uncle Luke and Trick Daddy, why it took her to take 3 years to record it, her collaboration with Run the Jewels, being in a relationship with Lil’ Wayne at a young age, and having an insurance policy on her assets.

During her appearance on The Breakfast Club, the 38-year-old touched on the subject of relationships, being a loyal woman, her ideas of a good date, French Montana reaching out to mend their friendship, Trick Daddy’s controversial comments about black women, working with Tory Lanez before the Toronto singer became famous, if she would perform at Donald Trump’s inauguration for $4 million, and staying away from social media.

Due this April, Trina’s new album will feature guest appearances by Lil’ Wayne, 2 Chainz, Kelly Price, K. Michelle, Tory Lanez, Plies and Rico Love. Check out both interviews below.

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Despite only making a brief cameo, Young Thug’s “Wyclef Jean” video has taken the Internet by storm. The inventive video, which has racked up over three million views since its release on Monday night, is like the breaking of the fourth wall — the Deadpool of music videos, as The Ringer puts it.

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