Martin Shkreli demands written apology from Ghostface Killah

Keeping up with the shots being fired back and forth between Ghostface Killah and Martin Shkreli, with Ghostface Killah calling Shkreli the “Michael Jackson-nose kid” Shkreli has responded with threats of his own. In a video received by TMZ, the owner of Wu-Tang Clan’s Once Upon A Time In Shaolin is seen being surrounded by masked men demanding an apology from Tony Stark and saying he will erase Wu-Tang’s Once Upon A Time In Shaolin album if Ghost doesn’t follow through. “Most people don’t ever try to beef with me, know why?” he asked. “Because nobody’s that dumb…For whatever reason you think it’s okay to beef with me but that’s a big mistake. At the end of the day, I feel very sorry for you. You’re an old man who has lost relevan

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Meek Mill announces that he will enroll in college

Meek Mill visited Overbrook High School in his hometown of Philadelphia to talk with the students. “I just enrolled in college myself,” said Meek. “I took it upon myself to do that because I want to be the best at what I do. I want to be the best at what I do so I enrolled in college to educate myself, get myself more knowledge because knowledge make money, being educated makes you money and I like making money and taking care of my family.” In a later part of his speech he encourages the students to focus on self-empowerment. “DC4, Nicki Minaj, Drake ain’t gon’ benefit ya’ll,” he said. “When I was your age, I never had a chance to talk to Jay Z, I never had a chance to talk to Beanie Sigel to ask them how can I get there.” On Mo

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Sole: The RAPstation Interview - Part Two

In Part 1 of the Sole interview, the man behind the moniker, Tim Holland, talked about Public Enemy’s influence, his thoughts on mainstream hip-hop artists and what happened with Anticon, the record label he founded in the late ‘90s. In Part II, the Denver-based artist discusses the current climate of the country, controversial topics and what he’s working on now. Holland’s passion for speaking out against social injustices is nothing short of inspiring. Get ready to flex that cerebral muscle. Check out http://www.soleone.org/ for more information.  RAPstation (Kyle Eustice): You are clearly interested in political movements, etc. What are your thoughts on the current state of our country? Sole (Tim Holland): Well, the United States is in a seriously fucked up plac

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Joell Ortiz: The RAPstation Spotlight

Joell Ortiz was born on July 6th, 1980 to Puerto Rican parents in the East Williamsburg section of Brooklyn, New York and was formerly signed to Dr. Dre’s Aftermath Entertainment label. Ortiz was featured in the Unsigned Hype column in the March 2004 of The Source Magazine and was even selected as Chairman’s Choice in XXL Magazine. Around that time Ortiz also went on to win the 2004 EA Sports battle, which earned his song “Mean Business” a spot on the NBA Live 2005 soundtrack. In that same year, Ortiz was offered a contract to Jermaine Dupri’s So So Def Label. Ortiz released his debut album The Brick: Bodega Chronicles, in 2007 before going on to release Free Agent (2011) and House Slippers (2014). Joell Ortiz is one fourth of the supergroup Slaughterhouse who released t

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Kanye West reveals track list for upcoming album

Just after midnight on Monday morning (January 25th), West posted a photo to Twitter of a handwritten track listing for his album Swish…which he has now re-titled to be Waves. “So happy to be finished with the best album of all time,” he tweeted. While some of the handwriting is a bit difficult to read, the 10 song tracklist does feature a few previously heard tracks. “Real Friends” and “No More Parties In L.A.” will be included on the new album, but their guest features (Ty Dolla $ign and Kendrick Lamar) are not detailed in the photo. The Vic Mensa and Sia partnership, “Wolves” is also included despite being premiered last year at West’s New York Fashion Week debut. The trio then performed the song three days later on Saturday Night Live. The news surrounding K

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B.o.B. believes the world is flat

The rapper, B.o.B. has been on Twitter since Sunday evening, sharing his conspiracy theory with fans. He posted a photo to Twitter challenging the widely held belief that the earth is round writing, “The cities in the background are approx. 16 miles apart… where is the curve ? please explain this.” From there, he went on to post other photos and theories that work to to disprove the scientific notion. “No matter how high in elevation you are… the horizon is always eye level … sorry cadets… I didn’t wanna believe it either” he wrote. It appears that B.o.B.’s primary piece of evidence is his own sight, as he continually questions why a curvature can not be seen at particular altitudes. “Don’t believe what I say, research what I say,” he also wrote. B.o.B. co

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