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DDG Apologizes to Rubi Rose – ‘I Took It Too Far’

[ad_1] DDG had to go on an apology tour after he wrote a not-so-nice tweet that was seemingly aimed at Rubi Rose, with whom he once had a relationship with.It all started on Saturday (July 31), when Rubi, a 2021 XXL Freshman, jumped on her Twitter account and posted a tweet stating, "My next nigga gotta be tall, I wanna wear heels."Roughly 30 minutes later, DDG tweeted on his Twitter page, "My next girl gotta have less than 60 bodies."The tweets went viral and the Detroit rapper had to backpedal for his unforgivable gaffe on social media. On Sunday (Aug. 1), DDG went on his Instagram Story to make a formal apology...

Most In-Demand Festival Headliners in Hip-Hop of Last Five Years

[ad_1] Festivals are the best way for rappers to get out and reach the people. While the coronavirus pandemic put a halt to touring for more than a year, artists have been hitting the road once again this year. Originally reserved for just super fans, music festivals have become more mainstream and marketed much better than they were in the past. Hip-hop wasn't always embraced by the organizers of certain fests, but as the genre becomes even bigger, they're left with no choice but to have rappers headline their stages. In the last five years, plenty of rap artists have put on memorable performances at festivals around the country, and put the opportunity to...

Kash Doll Interview – Role in Black Mafia Family, New Music

[ad_1] No LimitKash Doll is testing her limits in the acting world while keeping music close to her heart.Interview: Aleia WoodsEditor’s Note: This story originally appeared in the Summer 2021 issue of XXL Magazine, on stands now.There’s jack-of-all-trades, there’s jane-of-all-trades and then there’s Kash Doll, a talented rapper from Detroit who has been bit by the acting bug. Kash hasn’t released an album in two years, but the femme fatale wasn’t idle. Adding acting to her résumé, she was casted for one of 50 Cent’s upcoming TV shows, Black Mafia Family. It’s based on the true story of Detroit brothers Demetrius “Big Meech” and Terry “Southwest T” Flenory, who rose to prominence...

Boosie BadAzz Reacts to DaBaby Getting Kicked Off Festivals

[ad_1] Boosie Badazz is not happy with DaBaby getting kicked off three major music festivals this week after DaBaby spewed homophonic remarks at Rolling Loud Miami festival last Sunday.On Monday (Aug. 2), Boosie hopped on his Instagram page and posted a video in which he shared his thoughts on DaBaby getting dropped from the lineup of three major festivals—First Lollapalooza in Chicago, then the Governors Ball in New York and Day N Vegas in Las Vegas —for his homophobic remarks. The North Carolina rapper has since delivered a formal apology to the LGBQT+ community.“It’s sad on how y’all trying to force this gay stuff on the world, it’s sad,” Boosie BadAzz said. “How...

DaBaby Apologizes to LGBTQ+ Community for Homophobic Comments

[ad_1] DaBaby has issued another apology for the homophobic comments he made during his 2021 Rolling Loud Miami festival performance, which has resulted in him being removed from several festivals and losing a clothing brand deal.On Monday (Aug. 2), the Charlotte, N.C. rapper shared the statement via his Instagram page, expressing remorse for the "hurtful and triggering" comments he made towards the LGBTQ+ community as well as people with HIV and AIDS."Social media moves so fast that people want to demolish you before you even have the opportunity to grow, educate, and learn from your mistakes," he wrote. "As a man who has had to make his own way from very difficult...

DaBaby Dropped From The Governors Ball After Homophobic Comments

[ad_1] DaBaby is continuing to see the price that comes with offending others as he has now been removed from The Governors Ball lineup.On Monday (Aug. 2), the annual New York City festival shared an updated list of their performance lineup for Sept. 24-Sept. 26 and DaBaby is no longer performing right before Billie Eilish on Sept. 24. This comes after the homophobic comments Baby made during his 2021 Rolling Loud Miami festival set last month.The organizers of The Governors Ball released a statement along with their updated list of acts, which said, "Founders Entertainment does not and will not tolerate hate or discrimination of any kind. We welcome and celebrate the diverse...

Lollapalooza Kicks DaBaby Off Lineup After His Homophobic Comment

[ad_1] DaBaby's recent homophobic comments are costing him, as he has been taken off the roster for the famed Lollapalooza Festival.This morning (Aug. 1), the organizers of Lollapalooza announced they'd removed the North Carolina rapper from their lineup. He was scheduled to perform later tonight. The announcement was made on the annual Chicago festival's Twitter page. "Lollapalooza was founded on diversity, inclusivity, respect, and love," the statement starts. "With that in mind, DaBaby will no longer be performing at Grant Park tonight. Young Thug will now perform at 9:00pm on the Bud Light Seltzer Stage, and G Herbo will perform at 4:00pm on the T-Mobile Stage."DaBaby's removal from the show comes on...

Cassidy Drops Tory Lanez Diss Track ‘Perjury’ – Listen

[ad_1] Cassidy has been accusing Tory Lanez of stealing his bars and now Cass is going at the rap-crooner on wax.On Sunday (Aug. 1), Cass released the Tory Lanez diss track, "Perjury." The new song finds the Philly rapper taking direct shots at Tory. "I got boy heated, that Canadian bacon," Cas starts, referencing Tory's Canadian heritage."What I write about make my bars hard to bite/Bars keeping still you keep stealing all the bars you write/Fuck all the hype you been a bitch all your life/But will shoot a chick push you Eddie in Harlem Nights," Cassidy later raps in the song, referencing Tory being accused of shooting Megan Thee Stallion last...

42 Dugg Apologizes for Homophobic Rant

[ad_1] A day after posting a lengthy homophobic rant on his Instagram Story, 42 Dugg has seen the error of his ways.On Sunday morning (Aug. 1), the Detroit rapper apologized on IG. "It never be my intentions to offend anybody even when I'm offended so for that I am sorry," he started.Dugg went on to try to explain why he went off, saying he was triggered by the comments about his interaction with his son. "Usually I'm a very private person when it come to personal shit such as my son or my family in general," he continued. "People always tell me I need to take more pictures or you know let...

Tyler, The Creator Performs Controversial Song “Tron Cat”

[ad_1] Tyler, The Creator put on a stirring performance at the 2021 Lollapalooza Festival, which included performing his controversial track, "Tron Cat."Tyler closed out the second day of the fest, which is taking place at Grant Park in Chicago. The Igor rapper performed a nearly one hour and 30 minute set, running through of slew of tracks from throughout his catalog. About 40 minutes into the show, Tyler performed the song "Tron Cat." Originally appearing on Tyler's debut album, Goblin, the song features lyrics that had a hand in getting the Cali rapper protested against early in his career including deplorable lines like "Rape a pregnant bitch and tell my friends I...