Tag: Gucci Mane

Gucci Mane’s Artist Big Scarr Enjoys ‘Ballin In LA’ With Pooh Shiesty

Gucci Mane’s new label venture, The New 1017, seems to be off to a hot start, with fans falling instantly in love with its first two artists Pooh Shiesty and Foogiano. Now, Gucci’s turned his attention to the label’s next priority, Memphis rapper Big Scarr. The 21-year-old just dropped his debut tape, Big Grim Reaper, […]

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Triller Network Acquires Verzuz, Swizz Beatz and Timbaland to Join Management Team

Swizz Beatz and Timbaland discussing a Verzuz event.Screenshot: Verzuz/YouTube It looks like it’s a case of owner money Verzuz executive money because creators Swizz Beatz and Timbaland have some huge news! According to Billboard, the streaming platform and global pandemic lockdown-era phenomenon has been acquired by Triller Network, which is the parent company of the […]

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On Its 30th Anniversary, New Jack City Is Still the Hardest Crime Drama in the Game

“CMB, we all we got!” Photo: Warner Bros. Once I reached middle school, my mom’s policy on R-rated movies got a little…racial? For instance, I wasn’t allowed to watch Shaun of the Dead when it came out for its rating, but she bought a ticket for me to go see Blade: Trinity when it opened […]

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The 2021 Skippies: An Interview With the Bay Area About Whether or Not They Were Snubbed In the ‘Best Verzuz’ Category

Photo: Lachlan Cunningham (Getty Images) Last week, The Root dropped our nominations for the second annual The Blackest Awards, or more simply, the 2021 Skippies. The categories, both fun and serious, are fairly non-controversial. The nominations though, can sometimes tread into “Yo, how are you going to include X but not Y?” One such situation […]

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Dripped Up, Iced Down: Adidas Reveals New ‘Icy Park Collection’ From Beyoncé

Screenshot: YouTube/We Are Ivy Park Not only is “I dream it, I work hard, I grind ‘til I own it” an inspiring line from Beyoncé‘s “Formation,” it’s also the exact game plan I plan on enforcing in order to finally obtain the latest drop in her Adidas x Ivy Park collection. (To be honest, I’m […]

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Gucci Mane And Keyshia Ka’oir Davis Announce The Birth Of Their First Child, Ice Davis

Gucci Mane’s has had a pretty great 2020, but nothing beats this: On Wednesday, the Atlanta rapper and his wife, Keyshia Ka’oir Davis, announced the birth of their first child, Ice Davis. They delivered the news on their respective Instagram pages, with Gucci posting an elegant picture of his wife and a caption that read, […]

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Foxy Brown And Lil Kim Will Reportedly Face Off In An Upcoming ‘Verzuz’ Battle

During quarantine, the popular Verzuz battles created by Swizz Beatz and Timbaland have been a source of entertainment and relief from the exhausting and depressing news cycle. WIth the most recent faceoff between Gucci Mane and Jeezy ending with an apparent reconciliation between the two, and earlier bouts between stars like Snoop Dogg and DMX, […]

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Jeezy Cites The One Reason He Was Able To Stay Calm During His Heated ‘Verzuz’ Battle With Gucci Mane

Jeezy and Gucci Mane made the internet roil on Thursday night when they faced off for a heated Verzuz battle. After years of bad blood and diss tracks, the two rappers and Atlanta cultural icons managed to achieve some semblance of peace by closing out the night performing their joint track, “So Icy.” Of course, […]

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Jeezy Says Recent Deaths In The Hip-Hop Community Pushed Him To Reconcile With Gucci Mane

One of the biggest hip-hop moments this year occurred on Thursday when Jeezy and Gucci Mane squared off in a much-anticipated Verzuz battle. The two rappers, who have been sworn enemies the last 15 years, ultimately put their differences aside, closing the duel by performing “So Icy” together. It was a satisfying end to the […]

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Gucci Mane Verzuz Jeezy Was So ‘Icy’ and We Were So Stressed

Gucci Mane Verzuz Jeezy (2020)Screenshot: Tonja Stidhum/Instagram We survived Gucci Mane Verzuz Jeezy, y’all. In fact, it looks like there were no actual casualties…other than our peace of mind. Sure, things turned out fine in the end, but the super tense lead-up? Yeah, I’m still recovering… Advertisement But first, let’s backtrack for a minute… If […]

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Bradley Beal And Other NBA Stars Were On The Edge Of Their Seats For The Gucci-Jeezy Verzuz

On Thursday night, nearly two million people tuned in to watch heated rivals face off in a highly anticipated matchup. No, not the Cardinals and Seahawks on Thursday Night Football with the NFC West lead on the line, but the Jeezy-Gucci Mane Verzuz battle, live from Magic City. The two legendary Atlanta rappers have had […]

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Verzuz Fans Questioned Gucci Mane’s Decision To Play His Bruno Mars Collaboration

Wait, why would Gucci Mane play his Bruno Mars collaboration during Verzuz? That was the question circulating after Guwop chose to play a fairly recently song he did with Kodak Black and Bruno, “Wake Up In The Sky.” The move was a flub because Gucci had just ridiculed Jeezy about living in the past and […]

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Travis Scott Released Gucci Mane And Jeezy-Themed ‘TM:1017’ Merch During Their ‘Verzuz’ Battle

On Thursday, Gucci Mane and Jeezy tookto Atlanta’s Magic City to duke it out in a 20-song Verzuz battle, which was watched by 1.6 million people around the world. To commemorate the duel, Travis Scott released Versuz-themed merchandise. One of them was a pair of “TM:1017” T-shirts, one in white and another in brown, that […]

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Gucci Mane Re-Uploaded His Jeezy Diss Track ‘Truth’ To DSPs Shortly Before Their ‘Verzuz’ Battle

Thursday is the night the entire hip-hop community has spent nearly a week waiting for: Gucci Mane and Jeezy will kick off the new season of Verzuz with a 20-song matchup of some of the best songs from their lengthy careers. The two rappers have not been face-to-face for the last fifteen years, so when […]

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Everything You Need to Know About the Gucci vs. Jeezy Versuz Battle

Photo: Cindy Ord/Maddie Meyer (Getty Images) Tonight is the first Verzuz battle. Everything before this evening’s edition of the outrageously successful Verzuz series was extremely entertaining, but they weren’t necessarily battles (unless you count Teddy Riley’s knockdown dragout with his sound system). Snoop’s dogs didn’t even get at DMX. Monica barely side-eyed Brandy and I’m […]

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‘Believe It or Not,’ Jeezy and Gucci Mane Will ‘Put On’ for the Verzuz, and I Think Black Twitter Loves It

Jeezy on February 07, 2020; Gucci Mane arrives at the BET Hip Hop Awards 2018 on October 6, 2018.Photo: Cindy Ord/Getty Images for NYFW: The Shows (Getty Images), Paras Griffin/Getty Images for BET (Getty Images) The year 2020 is really bringing people together—first Will Smith and Janet Hubert…now this! Advertisement What is “this,” you ask? […]

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Rico Nasty Details All The Reasons Haters ‘Don’t Like Me’ With Don Toliver And Gucci Mane

Rico Nasty’s road to Nightmare Vacation continues with “Don’t Like Me,” her latest single featuring Don Toliver and Gucci Mane. Over a radio-ready beat from BuddahBless, Rico and company explain all the reasons their haters can’t seem to find it in their hearts to let go. “They tryna find out what the vibe is like,” […]

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Gucci Mane Has Been Named In A Wrongful Death Lawsuit After A Woman Was Killed In A Nightclub Shooting

Gucci Mane has been named in a wrongful death lawsuit after a 23-year-old woman was fatally shot nearly two months ago at South Carolina nightclub Lavish Lounge. Mane’s 1017 Records signee Foogiano, who was performing on stage during the incident, is also named in the documents. The Associated Press reported the lawsuit was filed by […]

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T.I. And Jeezy Want To Resolve Their Feud With Gucci Mane

On the latest episode of T.I.‘s podcast, ExpediTIously, he and guest rapper Jeezy discuss reaching out to fellow trap music pioneer Gucci Mane to end their longstanding feud. T.I. posits that such a move would be the “best case scenario” for trap music, while Jeezy asserts that it would require a “mafia-style, backroom conversation” and […]

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