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Megan Thee Scholar is influencing young stars to elevate themselves and take more responsibility for their public image.

The 26-year-old rapper, who was born Megan Pete, graduated summa cum laude from TSU university over the weekend.

Other stars who look up to Megan -- including Chloe Bailey -- are taking stock of their own public image -- and making changes.

Chloe sat down with Charlamagne the god to explain why she erased her provocative lollipop video from Twitter.

In the video, Chloe wore sexy lingerie, licked a lollipop seductively, and thanked her fans for supporting her career.

Th 23-year-old singer said she is a grown woman now and she should take more responsibility for how she's perceived.

She said the reactions to her video didn't affect her at first.

"You know, honestly in the beginning it didn't affect me. I'm human. Of course, it affects me sometimes. But the reason why I deleted it, wasn't because of what people were saying. It's just -- I didn't want people just going to my page and just seeing that. Social media is whatever. I'm 23, I'm a grown woman. And I think it's so cool how we can find ourselves. And I'm finding myself right now and figuring out what serves me best. I'm just doing it under a microscope while all of you all get to do it without everyone watching."

Chloe is one half of the singing duo Chloe and Halle. The sisters are best known for being Beyonce's proteges.
 

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The fallout continues for "Sicko Mode" rapper Travis Scott as more brands distance themselves from him.

Scott had hoped his sit-down interview with Charlamagne the god last week would bring comfort and healing to the families of the victims who died or were injured at his Astroworld Festival.

But Scott's first interview since his Astroworld catastrophe only angered his victims' loved ones.

Coachella organizers announced the troubled rapper will not grace the stage in 2022. And Anheuser-Busch canceled his spiked CACTI seltzers, which have been in stores for less than a year.

The city of Indio announced Coachella axed Scott's planned performance next year. The decision comes after an online petition garnered more than 75,000 signatures.

And Anheuser-Busch deleted the CACTI seltzer brand's social media accounts on Instagram and Twitter.

In a statement, Anheuser-Busch said the brand's fans would understand the decision to torpedo Scott's seltzer drinks.

"After careful evaluation, we have decided to stop all production and brand development of CACTI Agave Spiked Seltzer. We believe brand fans will understand and respect this decision," a spokesperson for the company said in a statement, per AdAge.

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DJ Envy and Charlamagne trashed Kanye West's DONDA album during Monday's "Rumor Report" on "The Breakfast Club" radio show.

During the segment, Charlamagne called the 27-track album "lackluster," "exhausting," and "dated."

"I listened to it yesterday. I don't know if it's lackluster or too long, maybe both. Upon first listen, for me, it was kind of lackluster and long. An hour and 48 minutes is nuts. Even without all the part twos on there, it's just still too long and it gets exhausting. And the music, to me, sounds kind of dated."

DJ Envy went further, admonishing Kanye's "clown" behavior and criticizing the entire DONDA album rollout as "a circus."

Envy also chastised Kanye's handlers, particularly his groupie manager, Bu Thiam, and rapper Pusha T for not holding Kanye accountable for his behavior.

"Kanye is a clown," DJ Envy said.

"He is a clown and a circus. He is a clown and circus, and I'm ashamed of the people around him -- Bu, Free, Pusha, Monopoly... he is a clown. And if you don't get your guy together -- like Charlamagne said seven years ago, when he came up here and said, 'The people around you don't love you.' And Kanye, the people around you don't love you. You are a clown."

Watch the video segment below.
 

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Radio host Charlamagne has apologized to former NBA player Kwame Brown for slandering his family.

Brown called out The Breakfast Club host for his past rapey behavior involving young girls.

Brown roasted Charlamagne in a YouTube video after Charlamagne told listeners to "leave Kwame Brown alone" because of a violent incident involving Brown's father who was accused of killing his girlfriend with an axe.

He apologized to Brown and his family for "unintentionally triggering trauma."

"I want to apologize to Kwame Brown and Kwame Brown's family. I want to apologize to his father Bill Brown and the family of Bill Brown," he said after giving himself "Donkey Of The Day."

"Last week on the radio, in my attempt to defend a Charleston, South Carolina brother like myself, I revealed too much information about that man's family," he said.

"Some things just don't need to be said on the radio and they definitely don't need to be said by me. When I look back on the way I communicated that, I communicated it all wrong. And I unintentionally triggered trauma in a lot of folks I grew up with who I genuinely love. I'm sure I caused a lot of pain for not only Kwame Brown, but his family, especially his family in my hometown of Moncks Corner, South Carolina. You know how I know? Because I spoke to them."

Brown had previously called Charlamagne a "rapist" and "rape case guy that actually pled guilty and got away with it."

Charlamagne reportedly had his attorney send a cease-and-desist to Brown.

Listen to Charlamagne's apology below.
 

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Former NBA player Kwame Brown called out NYC radio host Charlamagne for his past rapey behavior involving young girls.

Brown put Charlamagne on blast after previously targeting retired NBA star Matt Barnes last week.

Brown was annoyed after Charlamagne told The Breakfast Club listeners to "leave Kwame Brown alone" because of a violent incident involving Brown's father who was accused of killing his girlfriend with an axe.

"I'm saying all that to say, leave Kwame alone. That man has been quiet for 20 years, he don't bother nobody. Clearly all that 'he's a bust up' gets to him. You don't know what people are going through or have been through."

Brown was displeased by Charlamagne's comments. He launched into a "meet me outside" rant, and reminded his viewers of Charlamagne's rapey history.

"Rapist, Charlemagne Tha God. Rape case guy that actually pled guilty and got away with it. We gon' find that girl you raped, punk. Allegedly. Matter of fact, we ain't gotta say allegedly ’cause you on the docket, b**ch."

Brown urged radio co-host Angela Yee and other famous Black women to "unfollow this son of a b*tch."

"Why would you let that man sit across from you knowing what he did to that woman? Why is he still on a national radio show?

"Why is he still on a national radio show? I thought it was love all women or am I absolutely right that it's 'pick me(s)', and if it's the m'fer you go eat lunch with or the m'fer you follow on instagram that you like, a punk b**ch can brag and dominate a woman then sit there and talk about it in an interview, further mentally f'n up this lady."

"Dis n***a has a lot, a lot, a lot of famous black women that's his friend. I'm going to expect you women to unfollow this son of a b**ch. Are y'all supporting his behavior? Why do Charlamagne Tha God get a pass for what he did?"

Wendy Williams' ex-husband Kevin Hunter, who has a vendetta against Charlamagne, added his two cents:

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"The Breakfast Club" co-host Rashawn "DJ Envy" Casey is under attack for comments he made regarding the fatal shooting of 16-year-old Ma'Khia Bryant.

Ma'Khia was gunned down by a Columbus, Ohio police officer on April 20 when she attempted to stab a woman during a fight over an unmade bed at a foster group home.

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DJ Envy chose the side of reason and facts during a debate with co-host Charlamagne the god, who allowed anger to rule his emotions.

After the show, Black Twitter went into a frenzy, attacking DJ Envy and calling him a sellout.

"I understand people are upset and they have the right to be — but what I don't like is this cancel culture, when they try to cancel somebody for an opinion," DJ Envy tells Page Six.

"It doesn't hurt me ... because people are mad about what's going on and I'm mad and upset as well. But I know who's on my side and who's not. I know who tries to help the community and who doesn't. We sit here and raise money every year for organizations that fight against this. I help our community with financial freedom and learning about buying their own homes, and their own investment properties. So people can have financial freedom so they can use their own money."

"Every case is different," Envy told Page Six. "And in this case, if I pull up to a scene and see a girl chasing another girl about to stab a girl, my job as a police officer is to make sure that girl doesn't get killed. And the law allows me to stop that killing or that stabbing by any means necessary. That's what the law allows me to do, on both sides.

"The whole situation is tragic and it's sad because that system failed that young lady. The fact that she's out there fighting at 16 with a grown woman. The fact that the older man seen in the video would rather kick the girl on the ground and join the fight instead of stopping the fight, all these things come together and the system failed that girl and it is sad."

He added, "Everybody's saying [the police] shoot first, but he possibly saved that [other girl's] life ... if she would've stabbed her who knows if she would've lived. She could have got cut in the throat, in the face, we just don’t know what could happen."

DJ Envy is the son of a retired NYPD cop, and a victim of police harassment. He said he "has experienced with both sides of the spectrum."

Watch video of DJ Envy and Charlamagne's debate below.
 

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DJ Envy and Charlamagne tha god got into a heated exchange Friday over the shooting death of Ma'Khia Bryant at the hands of Columbus police.

The Breakfast Club co-hosts disagreed whether the shooting was justified.

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"I stand on the fact that I think [the four shots] was excessive, and I do not think that young girl should be dead today," said Charlamagne. "Even if this is one that's legally justified, sadly it doesn't mean it's right. Because police have shown us over and over that when it comes to Black people, the only way they deal with us is fatal force."

But his co-host DJ Envy disagreed. Envy argued that the cop had seconds to react when he saw a woman armed with a knife lunging at an unarmed woman.

"If they would'a shot her in the foot, who's to say that she still couldn't stab the young girl," Envy said.

DJ Envy also disagreed with Charlamagne that four shots were excessive.

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"Everybody sees one side," DJ Envy said, "but now think about the other side. Think about, that was your daughter about to be stabbed. You want them to dead... and stop the person from doing that."

But Charlamagne referred to previous cases of excessive force as examples that cops have an agenda to kill Black people.

However, DJ Envy reoriented Charlamagne to the reality that hundreds of thousands of incidents occur annually between police and Black people that don't end in bloodshed.

Watch the video below.
 

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Former President Barack Obama was a guest on the Breakfast Club radio show in New York City on Wednesday.

Co-host Charlamagne tha god put Obama on the spot, asking him why he didn't do more for Black people in his 8 years in office.

Co-host DJ Envy also pressed Obama to explain why he uplifted LGBT+ people while Black people didn't receive any tangibles.

Obama said, "Look, I'm just trying to sell books." Just kidding. He didn't say that. But he may as well have.

Obama said he was confident that he did more for Black people than current President Donald Trump. He said he just didn't go around bragging about what he did.

He also blamed Republicans for blocking his attempts to do something for Black people. But Democrats held the majority in both the House and the Senate in Obama's first 2 years in office.
 

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New York radio host Charlamagne the god claims Kanye West is in debt to Big Sean, an artist on his G.O.O.D. Music label.

Kanye went on a Twitter.com rant, denouncing Universal Music Group for refusing to give him ownership of his masters.

In a series of tweets over several days, Kanye posted his entire contract on Twitter. The 43-year-old mega producer tweeted a video that showed him urinating on one of his 21 Grammy Awards submerged in a toilet bowl.

But Charlamagne insists that Kanye West doesn't treat his own artists the way he wants to be treated by the overlords at UMG.

During a recent Breakfast Club "Rumor Report" segment, Charlamagne claimed Kanye owes Big Sean millions of dollars while keeping 50% of the rapper's royalties and profits.

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"The restraint Big Sean shows to Kanye West is remarkable," Charlemagne said. "I hope one day Big Sean tells his story, but just know Kanye West owes Big Sean a whole lot of money and he got Big Sean in a very terrible contract to be out here screaming about giving folks their masters back."

Charlamagne wasn't done. He said Kanye won't help his own artists get their masters back.

"Kanye West owes Big Sean $3 million, Kanye West gets half of Sean's profits and half of Sean's royalties, and Kanye wouldn't agree to Big Sean getting his masters back from Def Jam... Kanye needs to do right by Big Sean."
 

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Charlamagne tha god ripped Joe Biden for saying President Trump was the first racist to be elected president.

The 77-year-old Democrat chastised Trump for repeatedly referring to the COVID-19 pandemic as the "China virus" or the "Wuhan virus".

"The way he deals with people based on the color of their skin, their national origin, where they're from, is absolutely sickening," Biden said during a virtual townhall from his basement in Delaware on Wednesday.

Biden added, "No sitting president has ever done this. Never, never, never. No Republican president has done this. No Democratic president."

His remark confused and angered some Americans who accused Biden of rewriting America's racist past.

The New York City radio host was among Biden's more vocal critics. "I really wish Joe Biden would shut the eff up forever and continue to act like he's starring in the movie 'A Quiet Place,' because as soon as he opens his mouth and makes noise, he gets us all killed," Charlamagne said on The Breakfast Club on Friday.

Charlamagne gave Biden the "Donkey of the Day" title, saying, "Joe, you got to hurry up and announce your Black woman VP so I can be enthused about voting for her because I will never be enthused about voting for you. You know America is a terrible place when Kanye West seems like a viable option."