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Gospel superstar Kirk Franklin tapped Atlanta rapper Lil Baby for his gospel single, titled "We Win."

"We Win," the first single from the Space Jam: A New Legacy soundtrack, topped Billboard's Gospel Airplay chart, dated June 5.

The single, released on May 21, marks the first gospel song for the trap rapper, and Franklin's eighth chart topper.

"I'm humbled," Franklin tells Billboard.

"There are so many dope gospel artists in this genre, and I'm honored to shed some light on the music that we make. What else can I say but thank you. Thank you to the Father for letting me borrow something for this record, to Lil Baby for jumping on the track and to everybody that helped make this record possible."

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Lil Baby, 26, was raised by a single mother in Atlanta. He spent two years in prison before launching his rap career with the help of rapper Young Thug, who reportedly paid the young rapper to stay off the streets.
 

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Rapper Future Hendrix appears to shade his x-girlfriend, Lori Harvey, in a snippet from a new track.

On Wednesday, May 19, an audio clip leaked that hinted Future may not be over Lori.

In the snippet, featuring bite-size rapper 42 Dugg, Future raps: "Tell Steve Harvey I Don't Want Her."

Future and Lori met in 2018 shortly after she broke up with fiancé Memphis Depay.

Future and Lori dated until she caught him cheating with one of his baby mamas in 2020.

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Future is currently dating rapper and IG model Dess Dior.

Lori's stepfather Steve Harvey is happily married to Lori's biological mother, Marjorie.

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Steve was not a fan of Future or any of Lori's ex-boyfriends. He told Ellen DeGeneres he got rid of "all of them" because they were disrespectful.

Steve later said he approved of Lori's millionaire actor boyfriend Michael B. Jordan, who is respectful and doesn't overstay his welcome at Steve's house.

Future hasn't responded to the frenzy caused by the leaked snippet. However, he did retweet a comment: "Respect to all women (I BOUGHT THAT B*TCH A PATEK).
 

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Lil Scrappy returns to the rap game with a new banger titled "GA/FL" featuring Florida rapper Tom G.

Scrappy took time off from rapping to star in Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta and to raise a family with wife and fellow rapper, Adi Benson AKA Bambi.

Scrappy, best known as one of the "founding fathers" of "Crunk" music in his native ATL, brings the energy back with this Louney G-produced record.

Hailing from the mean streets of Cleveland Ave, Lil Scrappy created this record to compare and contrast the most known southern states, Georgia and Florida.

Lil Scrappy and Florida heavy-hitter and OG, Tom G, go bar for bar on what life is like in the harsh streets of Atlanta and Tampa.

In the music video, filmed by Todd Uno, the viewer is taken on a brief nostalgic trip to the "Crunk" era where you see old school whips on 30-inch rims, gold slugs, chains, jerseys, red cups and more.

Lil Scrappy reps his hood in Atlanta, citing lines such as "You slackin. My young n\*ggas ready and active. You talkin' big money you cappin'. We eat up the block while you snackin." The duo wrap up the video shoot at Diamond Strip Club on Atlanta's northwest side.
 

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R&B singer Bobby V returns with a brand new single and music video, titled "Reply."

The multi-platinum GRAMMY Award nominee announces a new album, a new record label, and new tour dates.

Bobby V (formerly Valentino) launches Veltree Music Group (VMG) and announces a new album release and national tour scheduled that kicks off Spring 2021.

The new single, "Reply," written by Bobby V, Christopher Newland, and produced by Bobby V and Lavish Musiq, is the first song released from his forthcoming album, The Appetizer.

Bobby V's long career includes three No. 1 albums on Billboard’s U.S. Top R&B Chart, hit singles with Ludacris, Gucci Mane, Future, Nicki Minaj, Meek Mill, Lil Wayne, K. Michelle, Timbaland, and more.

The 40-year-old singer/songwriter has been turning out hits for over a decade with songs like "Slow Down," "Tell Me," "Anonymous," and more.

"I'm just so thankful and appreciative of all my family, friends, and fans. They motivate me daily and are the reason why I keep going," he shares. "They are the real MVPs. I am excited for this new album and new chapter going into 2021."

Download or stream "Reply" today! Available now on all streaming platforms including Spotify and Apple Music!

BOBBY V 2021 SCHEDULED TOUR DATES

Due to Covid-19 guidelines, show locations or dates may vary in different cities.

March 19 -- Atlanta, GA
March 20 -- Charlotte, NC
March 21 -- Hampton, VA
March 25 -- Pittsburgh, PA
March 27 -- Baltimore, MD
March 28 -- Newark, NJ
April 2 -- Los Angeles, CA
April 3 -- Oakland, CA
April 8 -- Milwaukee, WI
April 9 -- Detroit, MI
April 10 -- Toledo, OH
April 16 -- Dallas, TX
April 17 -- Houston, TX
April 23 -- Miami, FL
April 30 -- Jacksonville, FL
May 7 -- Cleveland, OH
May 8 -- Cincinnati, OH
May 9 -- St. Louis, MO
May 14 -- Baton Rouge, LA
May 15 -- Memphis, TN
May 16 -- Nashville, TN
May 29 -- Fresno, CA
May 30 -- Las Vegas, NV

Music Video Producer/Director: Melinda Santiago
 

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Cardi B dropped a new single titled "Up," as a follow-up to her much-criticized single "WAP."

The single was released on Friday, Feb. 5, accompanied by a raunchy music video packed with scenes of debauchery and lewd and lascivious behavior.

In other words, "Up" is just an extension of "WAP" and what we would expect from a rapper with no talent who uses her body as a music video prop.

Some fans were shocked by the immorality and decadence on display in the music video.

One commenter wrote: "Kids looking for the Disney movie never gonna be the same."

Check out the first verse of the song:

    Once upon a time, man, I heard that I was ugly
    Came from a b*tch who nigga wanna f*ck on me
    I said my face bomb, ass tight
    Racks stack up Shaq height

    Jewelry on me, flashlight
    I been lit since last night
    Hit him with that good good
    Make a n*gga act right
    Broke boys don't deserve no pu$$y
    (I know that's right)

 

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Keyshia Cole dropped a new single titled "I Don't Wanna Be in Love" after participating in a Verzuz lip-sync battle with R&B singer Ashanti.

The new track comes a week after the mom-of-two released a music video for her single "2:35."

"I Don't Wanna Be" tells the emotional story of a woman who doesn't want to be that girl who breaks up another woman's relationship.

"We both got a situation, hesitation
Whenever we hook up, it's all love
Never any expectations
I know you went much further
I met your girl, never wanna hurt her
Never wanna be that chick, but lately, this is really feeling like torture."

 

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Atlanta rapper 2 Chainz dropped his music video for his single "Quarantine Thick" featuring rap newcomer Mulatto, aka Big Latto.

The video features some of Atlanta's thickest and talented strippers who twerk and drop it low in every room of a rented mansion.

Big Latto raps: "Got your favorite rapper in my DM tryna taste me / But I got my own bands so sh*t like that don't phase me."

At the end of the video, 2 Chainz and a few strippers ride off in a street legal $120,000 Pro ATV that Kanye West gifted him for his birthday.
 

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Rapper Saweetie reached a milestone in her career with her highest debut on Billboard's Hot 100 chart.

A week after earning her third RIAA certification for her single "Tap In," Saweetie's "Back to the Streets" premiered at No. 76 on Billboard's Hot 100.

The song, off her upcoming Pretty B*tch Music album, is her highest debut ever on Billboard.

Saweetie, best known as rapper Quavo's girlfriend, earned ridicule and scorn when she urged women to throw away their men if they don't splurge on a Birkin handbag.

The coveted Hermès Birkin bags retail for over $20,000. But gently lived-in Birkin bags can be found on eBay or other sites for less than half that.
 

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Megan Thee Stallion tapped rapper Young Thug for her new booty-shaking track, titled "Don't Stop."

Black Twitter has already dubbed the track "WAP" Part 2 - in reference to Megan's No. 1 song with Cardi B.

The music video theme is Alice In Wonderland. Megan recreates the "WAP" music video in which she and Cardi sashayed through a whore house, exchanging lyrics about feminine body parts.

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Young Thug appears as Edward Scizzorhands, using his handy scissors to trim the hedges and clip Megan's wig.
 

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Black Twitter is abuzz after rapper Drake dropped a bombshell that he dated singer SZA.

Drake made the confession in a verse on rapper 21 Savage's new song, "Mr. Right Now."

"Yeah, said she wanna f–k to some SZA, wait / Cause I used to date SZA back in '08 / If you cool with it, baby, she can still play."

Drake, 33, also revealed he once dated Caucasian actress Drew Barrymore over 10 years ago.

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After the song dropped on Friday, October 2, Black Twitter noticed that SZA appeared to unfollow Drake on Instagram.

"Now why'd drake have to bring sza's good name out like that," one social media user tweeted on Friday. The user adding "HES LYING YOUR HONOR" in a separate post.

For years, Drake fans assumed he was ghey because of his effeminate ways and Emo lyrics.

The Canadian rapper shocked fans when he impregnated an adult film star, Sophie Brussaux, and she bore him a son named Adonis, now 3.

Question: Are you surprised that Drake dated a Black woman?
 

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