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CeeLo Green sparked controversy on social media when he chastised hip-hop's leading female rappers for being immoral.

Green reacted after Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion dropped the music video for their collaboration "WAP" on Thursday, Aug. 6.

The video, which takes place inside a CGI whore house, shows various strippers and media personalities portraying whores as Megan and Cardi rap over a Frank Ski sample, "There's some whores in this house."

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CeeLo targeted Cardi and Megan for focusing on attention-seeking and social media likes than making good music.

"A lot of music today is very unfortunate and disappointing on a personal and moral level," CeeLo said in an interview with Far Out magazine.

CeeLo recalled the days when singers and hip-hop artists used metaphors and analogies to prevent youngsters from deciphering adult content in their music.

"There was once a time when we were savvy enough to code certain things. We could express to those it was meant for with the style of language we used. But now music is shameless, it is sheer savagery."

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CeeLo continued: "Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion, they are all more or less doing similar salacious gesturing to kinda get into position. I get it, the independent woman and being in control, the divine femininity and sexual expression. I get it all." He added bold feminine sexual expression "comes at what cost?."

CeeLo also tapped OG rapper Nicki Minaj to step up and be the guiding light for female rappers who have lost their way.

"You have the 'Heads of State,' like Nicki Minaj or someone who is up there in accolade: success, visibility, a platform to influence. Nicki could be effective in so many other constructive ways, but it feels desperate," he said.
 

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Cardi B recruited up-and-coming rapper Megan Thee Stallion for her new track "WAP". Megan outshines Cardi on her own track (which isn't difficult to do).

The ladies exchange verses over a sample from Frank Ski's - "There's Some Whores in This House", as Cardi raps:

    Beat it up, nigga, catch a charge
    Extra large and extra hard
    Put this pu$$y right in your face
    Swipe your nose like a credit card

Cardi and Megan wear matching pastel colored lingerie while touring a Miami modern-style whore house featuring rooms with strippers, tigers, snakes, and raunchy X-rated art on the walls.

Oh, and Kylie Jenner makes a cameo appearance as one of the whores.

The song itself is typical Cardi B fare, bragging about her manufactured body and her skills in the bedroom wile struggling to ride the beat.

"I don't cook, I don't clean/But let me tell you, I got this ring," she raps.

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Like she did for Beyonce, Megan will take this track to the top of the charts. Ironically, Megan, who was allegedly shot twice by her boyfriend Tory Lanez, raps about controlling her man. ("You can't hurt my feelings, but I like pain").

    "Gobble me, swallow me, drip down the side of me
    Quick, jump out before you let it get inside of me
    I tell him where to put it, never tell him where I'm about to be
    I run down on him before I have a nigga runnin' me (Pow, pow, pow)."

 

Megan totally outclasses Cardi and exposes her lyrical weaknesses on this track. I give this song 2.5 roses for Megan's stellar efforts to salvage this trash.
 

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Vanilla Ice is going forward with his decision to perform live in concert this Saturday, July 4, in Texas.

The news has drawn criticism online over the rising number of Covid-19 cases among young people in Texas.

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The 52-year-old rap musician, real name Robert Van Winkle, recently announced he will be performing live at a gig titled the Independence Day Throwback Beach Party, which will take place at the Emerald Point Bar & Grill in Austin.

And despite the fact that all bars in the state were closed down earlier this week due to a surge in coronavirus cases, the concert will go on as planned thanks to a legal loophole: the venue is classified as a restaurant - not a bar.

The Austin health department is urging fans not to go to the concert due to the ongoing COVID-19 hysteria.

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Vanilla Ice is excited to hit the stage after a three-month forced quarantine for a virus that causes no symptoms or mild symptoms in people under 60. Ice and his fans are eager to get on with their lives.

"I can't wait to get back to this," the "Ice Ice Baby" rapper wrote on Instagram promoting the gig.

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"The 90s were the best. We didn't have coronavirus, or cell phones, or computers. We had 5.0's, blockbuster, Beavis and Butthead, Wayne's World, Chris Tucker and Jackie Chan … Mortal Kombat is still better than Fortnight (video game) … the last of the great decades."

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But Instagram users were quick to slam the rapper for being "irresponsible" in staging the gig amid the pandemic.

"When you get to heaven and Jesus asks you how you ended up in Heaven he gonna send you right on down to hell with a head slap when you tell him you was at a Vanilla Ice show and caught the virus," on pirate user wrote.

"If you get COVID because you went to the Vanilla Ice concert that somehow is the exception to closure rules, frankly, you deserve that," another user wrote.

The criticism comes after country singer Chase Rice was slammed online for hosting a concert which didn't adhere to social distancing guidelines amid the pandemic.
 

Update: Rapper Vanilla Ice has backed out of plans to perform at an Independence Day party after confessing he "didn't know" how bad the coronavirus spike was in Austin, Texas.
 

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Rapper DaBaby and his girlfriend DaniLeigh went out to a seafood restaurant in Beverly Hills to celebrate his studio album, Blame It On Baby, earning a gold plaque.

The lovebirds were seen leaving the restaurant after months of dating rumors. DaniLeigh walked with her hand around DaBaby's muscular arm as they made their way to their car.

The rapper dressed casually in a green t-shirt, Nike gear and one apple AirPod in his ear.

Always a gentleman, DaBaby opened the car door for DaniLeigh. The 25-year-old Sagittarius is best known for her debut single "D.O.S.E." (2015).

DaBaby is enjoying the success of his single "Rockstar", featuring Roddy Ricch, which peaked at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

It was knocked out of the #1 spot this week by troubled rapper 6ix9ine and Nicki Minaj's hit "Trollz."
 

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Rapper Jim Jones argues that being a rapper today is more dangerous than being a soldier in Iraq.

Most rap enthusiasts agree that rap music went 10 toes up a long time ago. But Jones's analogy between a rapper and a soldier at war didn't sit well with on Iraq war veteran.

"Heard the comments you made about 'being a rapper is harder than fighting a war in Iraq...' You allowed to have your opinion without any facts nor truth to it, but as a Vet and hip hop fan, I found it extremely disrespectful and ignorant," the vet wrote on Instagram.

The vet, who goes by the username @mramcore, said his unit fought in Iraq in 2004 and lost more Marines in two months than 'rappers' in the past three years.

He added: "Keep talking but there is no comparison!"
 

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Fabolous shared a rare clap back from Beyonce Knowles-Carter who confronted him about a lyric in his track "For the Money," in which he insulted her sister, Solange Knowles.

The 42-year-old rapper, real name John Jackson, compared the 2 siblings in his 2010 tune, rapping: "Because if you could have Beyonce, would you take Solange?"

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Beyonce, 39, is known for ignoring bloggers and social media users who insult her on a regular basis, but she draws the line at anyone targeting her mentally-addled sister.

During an interview on The Breakfast Club radio show on Thursday, Fabolous admitted Beyonce confronted him when he met her shortly after the song's release.

"The first person I saw was Bey, and Beyonce was like, 'Yo, let me holler at you.' She was just telling me that they rock with me," he smiled.

Insisting Bey was gracious and polite, Fabolous explained his punchline rap style is not that deep:

"Punch line-y style is just to say something to be catchy and metaphoric, but I didn't see the deeper side of it. And Beyonce, I ain't gonna share the exact conversation, but she told me, '(These are) people. Saying something like that can personally hurt her.' And I said, 'You know what? I get it.' I said, 'Yo, when I see Solange, I'll apologize to her.'"

A few months later, Fabolous had the opportunity to apologize to Solange when he saw her at the SoHo House in New York.

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But Solange is not her sister. The 33-year-old singer wears her raw emotions on her sleeve. Needless to say, she was less than receptive of his apology.

"I seen her, so I was like, let me beeline to Solange and apologize," he told the Breakfast Club. He said Solange's body stiffened when she saw him approaching.

"And Solange, she was stiff. I'm like, 'Hey! What's up?' And I was like, 'Yo, I just want you to know I didn't mean it in any malice, but I do take responsibility for saying that and I apologize.'"
 

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Atlanta rap artist Lil Baby has something to prove on his new track "Sum 2 Prove" off his upcoming album, My Turn, on Quality Control/Motown/Universal Music Group.

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The 25-year-old Sagittarius raps about finding success despite multiple setbacks. He also mentions his children, his baby mama, Jayda, and his enemies in his lyrics.

Lil Baby, real name Dominique Armani Jones, is best know for his 2017 mixtape Perfect Timing, recorded after his release from prison.

    Yeah, my diamonds be VVS
    They don't want to see on TV unless it's the news
    I got sum'n 2 prove
    Yea, I'm young, I got sum'n to lose

    In the street, I done paid all my dues
    No extortion, they talking 'bout literally
    I be walking on beats, is you hearing me?
    I just pray that my kids be as big as me
    They can't get rid of me

 

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Fetty Wap remakes Outkast's hit "So Fresh, So Clean" with a new twist on the classic track, entitled "Fresh N Clean" (Stream the single here).

"Ain't nobody dope as me, I'm dressed so fresh/ Don't you think I'm so sexy? I'm dressed so fresh," the multi-platinum artist raps on the London On Da Track-produced single.

The 28-year-old New Jersey native is popular for his rap lyrics with drug and alcohol references, including "Trap Queen."

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Fetty was signed by 300 Entertainment in 2014. The one-eyed rapper is a family man who provides for his seven children and harem of baby mamas.

He famously denied fathering Love & Hip Hop star Alexis Sky's daughter, Alaiya.
 

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Cardi B dug in her heels after the backlash when she claimed credit for paving the way for female SoundCloud rappers.

"I didn't say I pave the way for female rappers but I deff gave the hood and women hope," she tweeted on Wednesday, Oct. 23 [sic].

The 27-year-old rapper said she opened the door for male rappers to collaborate with unknown female rappers on their songs. Cardi said before she became a household name, rappers were hesitant to record a verse on her tracks because she wasn't mainstream.

"Nikkas wasn't collabing with female rappers and putting them in a shelf and not focusing on them. Not giving them proper attention. It seem like it was impossible for it to be more than one female rapper. These male rappers where not even takin Money from female rappers for a feature cause it seem far fetch for another woman to make it. I see so many artists collabing wit females now even.. Some that are not mainstream because I know they don't want to miss out on the opportunity in case they make it cause trust and believe [a lot] of Nikkas I asked for features from when they see me they tell me "I shoulda believe" [Damn] I should have did the feature [sic]."

Cardi's fans agreed, saying she made it possible for SoundCloud female rappers to get instant clout by hopping on the records of up-and-coming rappers.

One Instagram user wrote:

"She's completely right there's a lot of female rappers coming up right now that we never heard of and we're still learning about them Cardi gave them big hope, there should be no reason for only a few mainstream female rappers to make it while there's thousands of mainstream male rappers."

 

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Kanye West has officially turned his back on secular music after accepting Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior.

Rap music helped make Kanye West a multi-millionaire many times over. But according to Kanye's pastor, rap music is "the devil's music," and he wants no part of it.

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Adam Tyson, West's pastor at Placerita Bible Church in California, says Kanye turned his back on secular music after he recently became a born-again Christian.

"One time, he told me that he wasn't going to rap [anymore]," Tyson said in an interview.

"I said, 'Why not?' He said, 'That's the devil's music'. I said, 'Hey, man. Rap is a genre. You can rap for God'."

Tyson told Kanye he could still use his God-given rap talent to make millions for his church.

But Kanye told him the devil's music was responsible for his sinful behavior.

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"The guilt of sin brought him down low. He would say the devil basically brought him to a place where he just felt like he was in bondage to his sin. So he said, 'I got delivered'."

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Kanye also said his wife Kim Kardashian's revealing style of dress was becoming a problem for him.

He said Kim's provocative style of dress was negatively affecting his "soul and spirit."
 

 

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