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Juice Wrld’s Estate Sued for Allegedly Stealing ‘Scared of Love’

[ad_1] Juice Wrld's estate is facing a lawsuit from a musician who claims the late rapper ripped off his track for the Goodbye & Good Riddance song, "Scared of Love."On Thursday (May 27), an artist who goes by the name, Ghost Loft, filed a lawsuit in United States District Court of California that alleges Juice and producer Mitch Mula sampled his 2013 song "So High" without permission, according to court documents obtained by XXL. "Juice Wrld and Mitch Mula admittedly used Plaintiff's work, a 16-bar instrumental hook taken from the opening measure of the sound recording of the work, without the Plaintiff's permission, without which 'Scared of Love' would not exist," the...

Juice Wrld Had Intervention Week Before Death, Agreed to Rehab

[ad_1] In a new interview with GQ, the friends and mother of Juice Wrld have expressed the growing concerns they had over the fallen rapper's drug use before his untimely passing in 2019.On Monday (May 3), an article written by Dan Hyman, a writer for the American men's magazine, was published about the Legends Never Die rhymer's life and death. During the conversation that took place about the 21-year-old Chicago native's battle with addiction, Max Lord—a longtime collaborator of Juice—reveals that an intervention for the rapper was held a week before his death where he agreed to attend rehab."We had just broken down a lot of barriers with him," Lord says. "I and a couple other...

Marshmello Wants to Work With Lil Uzi Vert, Future and 21 Savage

[ad_1] Hip-Hop JunkieMaking hits with rappers comes easy when you’re a true fan of hip-hop like Marshmello.Words: Bianca TorresEditor’s Note: This story originally appeared in the Winter 2020 issue of XXL Magazine, on stands now.The worldwide famous EDM producer/DJ Marshmello has been an avid hip-hop fan since as far back as he can remember. When the Philadelphia native wasn’t playing music with his rock band growing up, he was enjoying the records of rap group Three 6 Mafia. Eventually, he became a heavy hip-hop collaborator working with artists such as Lil Peep, Logic, Roddy Ricch, Tyga and 42 Dugg. This year, the 28-year-old music star produced Juice Wrld’s “Hate The Other Side” featuring...

Juice Wrld’s Girlfriend Shares Letter He Wrote Prior to His Death

[ad_1] Last week, Juice Wrld was celebrated on what would have been his 22nd birthday (Dec. 2), with fans remembering the late rapper's incomparable talent and his own mother sharing memories of their birthday rituals together. This week, the multiplatinum-selling artist's legacy is being honored on the one-year anniversary of his death.Today (Dec. 8), marks one year since the music industry lost Juice Wrld, who died just a week after his 21st birthday last year. The Chicago rhymer died as a result of oxycodone and codeine toxicity at Chicago's Midway International Airport. His shocking passing echoed sorrow throughout the world since Juice became widely known as the unfiltered voice of a new generation. Millions of fans gravitated...

Juice Wrld’s Mother Releases Statement on His Birthday

[ad_1] Juice Wrld would have turned 22 years old today, and his mother has released a statement in honor of her beloved son's birthday.This afternoon (Dec. 2), Juice's mom, Carmela Wallace, posted a note via the late Chicago rapper's Instagram page paying homage to him and their birthday rituals."Jared and I both loved celebrating our birthdays—mine is just two weeks before his," she began. "On our special days we used to wish one another Happy Birthday dozens and dozens of times throughout the day. Now I like to think of all the 'Happy Birthdays' we saved for the future. Jared would have been 22 years old today. He will forever be the...

Here’s What Your Favorite Rappers Looked Like Before the Fame

[ad_1] Hip-hop is a forever evolving genre of music. From an artist's sound to how they look and the money-making moves they achieve, it's easy to witness growth over the years. However, before some of your favorite rappers were million dollar-making, Billboard-charting artists, they were regular people living normal lives. The face tattoos, pricey drip and money phones didn't enter the picture yet.Before Playboi Carti was this elusive rapper with an undeniable following, he was a kid goofing around on the computer. Even with the delay of his highly anticipated Whole Lotta Red album, his fans still flock to his every move. When he dropped "@Meh" earlier this year, Carti supporters were quick to...

An Old Juice Wrld IG Live With Less Than 15 Viewers Resurfaces

[ad_1] Juice Wrld's rise to stardom took place before our very eyes. Even after his tragic death due to an accidental overdose back in 2019, Juice is still a superstar, but it wasn't always that way. An old Instagram Live, which shows him playing some of his music, is proof of that.On Sunday (Nov. 15), a clip from a Juice Wrld IG Live, likely years before he became a household name, resurfaced on social media via the Instagram page HipHopNowTV. It's unclear when the livestream actually took place, but the beloved Chicago rhymer is playing a song of his, which appears to be called "Latex," to his 14 viewers."Back when #juicewrld wasn’t popping and...

Juice Wrld’s Mother Speaks Out in New Interview

[ad_1] Juice Wrld's mother has sat down for her first interview since her son's untimely passing last year due to an accidental overdose.During an interview with ABC 7 Chicago, which was published on Monday (Oct. 26), Carmela Wallace opens up about speaking candidly on the cause of her son's death."It was devastating, but one thing I decided early on was, I was not going to hide the fact that he died from a drug overdose," she began.Wallace, who wants her son's passing to serve as a lesson for others, also said, "I didn't want to keep that secret because a lot of people deal with that every day."The mother of the beloved rhymer later shares...

Juice Wrld’s Second Posthumous Album Is Coming, Says Lil Bibby

[ad_1] Juice Wrld's first posthumous effort, Legends Never Die, was released over the summer and it looks like a second offering is in the works.In a video shared by the gossip blog The Hollywood Fix, Lil Bibby, mentor and close friend of the rapper, revealed that new music from the late Juice Wrld is coming."[The] Kid Laroi...

Juice Wrld’s Mother Writes Open Letter About Her Late Son

[ad_1] Juice Wrld's mother, Carmela Wallace, is providing a resource for people suffering in silence with the launch of a new website, and she details her late son's own addiction, anxiety and depression in an open letter on World Mental Health Day.On Saturday (Oct. 10), Wallace launched a new website, LiveFree999.org, to align with World Mental Health Day. The site, inspired by her son, serves as a resource for raising awareness of mental health challenges and supporting efforts to improve mental health. The mission of the Live Free 999 charitable organization is to support programs that provide preventative measures and positive avenues to address mental health challenges and substance dependency.The Live Free 999 fund was...