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2 Live Crew's Uncle Luke Apologizes in Advance for Jabs at Funkmaster Flex at Bet Hip Hop Awards

  • TMZ
[[tmz:video id="0_vcwd28mc"]] Luther "Uncle Luke" Campbell pulled a Kevin Hart after the Bet Hip Hop Awards Friday night ... clearly trying to get ahead of a mess he made on stage. The 2 Live Crew rapper was being honored and had a scripted speech, but that all went up in flames when the teleprompter failed. Luke apparently went ham and took jabs at Funkmaster Flex and DJ Red Alert, something he clearly regrets. The show's set to air Tuesday,
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L.A. Sheriff Demands Fox Apologize for Biggie, Tupac Doc Photo Mistake

L.A. Sheriff Demands Fox Apologize for Biggie, Tupac Doc Photo Mistake
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department is demanding a public apology from the Fox Broadcasting Company after the network aired a special about the murders of Tupac Shakur and the Notorious B.I.G. that misidentified one of their employees, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Who Shot Biggie & Tupac aired Sunday and used a photo of Lasd Commander Steven D. Katz instead of Steve Katz, the Los Angeles Police Department's lead detective on the Biggie case. "The segment defamed Katz by repeatedly showing his photograph and expressing through graphics, an indication of
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Ice-t to Host Fox's 'Who Shot Biggie & Tupac?' Special

Ice-t to Host Fox's 'Who Shot Biggie & Tupac?' Special
Fox will explore the still-unsolved murders of Tupac Shakur and the Notorious B.I.G. in an upcoming special hosted by Ice-t and Soledad O'Brien.

Set to broadcast September 24th, Who Shot Biggie & Tupac? promises to air new details from the investigations as well as never-before-heard accounts of the murders, the Hollywood Reporter writes.

People involved in the investigations – police officers, informants and more – will provide on-camera interviews for the two-hour special, as well as accounts from associates like Doug E. Fresh, Funkmaster Flex, Suge Knight and Lil Cease.

The special will
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Soledad O’Brien, Ice-t to Host Biggie-Tupac Murder Investigation Special for Fox

Soledad O’Brien, Ice-t to Host Biggie-Tupac Murder Investigation Special for Fox
Soledad O’Brien and Ice-t are set to host an investigative special for Fox that will explore the deaths of legendary rappers Biggie Smalls and Tupac Shakur, the network announced Friday.

Titled “Who Shot Biggie & Tupac?,” the two-hour special will explore the details surrounding the cases of the rap rivals and former friends who were gunned down within months of each other in the late 1990s. Shakur was fatally shot in a drive-by shooting in Las Vegas on September 13, 1996. Smalls, born Christopher George Latore Wallace, was killed by an unknown assailant in a drive-by shooting in Los Angeles on March 9, 1997. It has been 20 years since their murders, and no one has been held accountable.

The special, produced by “The Case Of: JonBenét Ramsey” producers Critical Content, will lead viewers through an investigation re-examining the homicides by uncovering new details and revealing never-before-heard accounts. The special will feature interviews with former private investigators, police
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Treach Wants Funkmaster Flex Fired Over Tupac Attack (Video)

  • TMZ
[[tmz:video id="0_2w58rukl"]] Loyalty to Tupac Shakur has no expiration date ... according to Treach, who's putting more pressure on Funkmaster Flex and demanding Hot 97 terminate the DJ for dissing 'Pac .  TMZ broke the story ... Treach has been enraged since Flex claimed Tupac actually shot himself in 1994, but blamed Notorious B.I.G. for it instead. He was still heated when we saw him Tuesday night outside L.A.'s Peppermint Club. Naughty By Nature's frontman insists Flex won't be
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Treach Brings Tupac Onstage for Live Diss of 'Bitch Ass' Funkmaster Flex (Video)

  • TMZ
[[tmz:video id="0_bm6um047"]] Treach took a liquid shot for his homey, Tupac, then grabbed the mic, fired a verbal shot at Funkmaster Flex ... and invited his fans to join in on the diss. Naughty by Nature performed Friday night in Worcester, Ma ... and frontman Treach told the crowd he had to defend Pac against Flex. What happened next was almost like a prayer to 'Pac -- as Treach spoke directly to the left arm tattoo of his fallen friend.
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Treach Stands Up for Tupac, Drops Violent Diss Track Against Funkmaster Flex (Audio + Video)

  • TMZ
[[tmz:video id="0_c88ne1rw"]] Tupac's name is being dragged through the mud according to his homie, Treach ... who got so pissed at DJ Funkmaster Flex he just dropped a diss track filled with violent threats. The Naughty by Nature legend is on the attack after Flex claimed last week Tupac lied about his 1994 shooting because he knew Notorious B.I.G. had nothing to do with it. According to Flex, Biggie got shot 3 years later because 'Pac never told the truth.
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Remy Ma Torches Nicki Minaj with Second Diss Track (Audio)

  • TMZ
Remy Ma dropped another savage diss track directed at Nicki Minaj ... and this time, Remy asks point-blank -- "Where the f*** is your song?" Funk Flex debuted "Another One" Thursday night on Hot 97 in which Remy brutally calls out Nicki for keeping quiet ... 5 days after Remy savagely destroyed her with "ShETHER." Remy -- who even name-drops the "Cash Me Ousside" girl -- refers to Nicki as Ronda Rousey with this line, "I beat you with punches in 48, you Ronda Rousey.
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Big Sean Raps About Murdering Donald Trump During Freestyle Performance (Video)

  • The Wrap
Big Sean Raps About Murdering Donald Trump During Freestyle Performance (Video)
Never mind Eminem’s “bitch”-fest; Big Sean has taken things a step further in the Anti-Trump Rap Olympics. Big Sean, who released his new album “I Decided” on Thursday, promoted the new effort with an appearance on Funkmaster Flex’s show on Hot 97. The rapper’s radio performance included a freestyle rap that included a reference to newly minted U.S. president Donald Trump. Also Read: Eminem Calls Donald Trump 'A B---' in New Song 'No Favors' With Big Sean (Audio) Big Sean also took pointed pokes at Isis and the ride app Uber, which has come under fire
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Drake -- Funkmaster Flex Gets Under His Skin ... In a Big Way (Video)

  • TMZ
[[tmz:video id="0_acqbu192"]] Funkmaster Flex apparently struck a never, because Drake went off on him again ... this time calling him a lame DJ. Drake hit up Space Ibiza in NYC after his Saturday night Msg performance, and went at Ff again. Drake is clearly furious the DJ dared to say on the air the rapper doesn't write all of his own lyrics. Funkmaster Flex was on "TMZ Live" Friday and seemed amused that Drake was still holding a grudge,
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DJ Big Kap, Funkmaster Flex Collaborator, Dies At 45

  • Uinterview
DJ Big Kap, the 90s hip-hop icon, died early Wednesday morning in Atlanta. He was 45. DJ Big Kap Dies Kap died of an apparent heart attack, Billboard reported. His death was confirmed by his road manager Ab Traxx. Traxx revealed that though Big Kap had diabetes, it is unlikely that it had anything to […]

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Drake Opens Up About Meek Mill Feud, Ghostwriting Allegations for the First Time: What He Said

  • Us Weekly
Drizzy always raps about being real, and in a new interview with The Fader, Drake’s holding true to his rhymes. On Thursday, Sept. 24, The Fader published a new interview with Drake, 28, in which he directly addressed his nasty feud with Meek Mill from earlier this summer. The battle began after Meek, 28, alleged that Drake didn’t write his verse on their 2015 song “R.I.C.O.” Soon after, Atlanta’s Hot 97 DJ Funkmaster Flex leaked a track given to him by someone in Drake’s camp for the song [...]
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Drake Discusses Meek Mill Feud and Those Ghostwriting Accusations for the First Time

  • E! Online
Drake sat down with The Fader for what is not only his first magazine cover story since Rolling Stone in February 2014—after which he swore to never do another magazine interview again—but also for the first time to discuss his feud with Meek Mill from earlier this summer and all the ghostwriting accusations that came with it. To recap, the feud with Meek Mill began when he alleged that Drake didn't write the verse they collaborated on for "R.I.C.O." This was soon followed up by Atlanta's Hot 97 DJ Funkmaster Flex leaking a reference track he supposedly received from someone in Drake's camp for "10 Bands," which found Quentin Miller spitting Drake's lyrics on the song and seemed to...
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Jimmy Fallon's Empire Parody: Watch the Tonight Show Host Take on Lucious

Jimmy Fallon's Empire Parody: Watch the Tonight Show Host Take on Lucious
Empire fans, there’s a new Lyon in the den, and his name is… Jimmy Fallon?

RelatedExclusive: Empire Passes Mic to Funkmaster Flex for Season 2 Guest Spot

The Tonight Show host donned his finest purple scarf and questionable wig for Tuesday’s spoof/salute to Empire, appropriately titled Jimpire, bringing several of the Fox drama’s stars along for the ride — though even Cookie herself can’t hold a candle to Tonight Show announcer Steve Higgins as “Higgy.” (Speaking of Higgy, I will never be able to unsee his “This is an ass!” moment. Never ever.)

Both Taraji P. Henson
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‘Empire’ Casts Funkmaster Flex to Play Himself in Season 2

  • The Wrap
‘Empire’ Casts Funkmaster Flex to Play Himself in Season 2
Funkmaster Flex is about to meet the Lyon family, as the hip hop artist has booked a guest starring role to play himself on Fox’s “Empire,” TheWrap has learned. Flex will show up in episode 8 of the show’s upcoming second season, and will be seen acting as the emcee for a rap battle between Hakeem Lyon (Bryshere Gray) and newcomer Freda Gatz (Bre-z), who will be introduced in the Season 2 premiere. Also Read: 40 Exclusive Portraits From TheWrap's Fall TV Issue Cover Shoot (Photos) The musician joins a long list of high profile guest stars who will make appearances on.
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New Girl: Megan Fox Set to Join Season 5 Cast as the New Roommate!

New Girl: Megan Fox Set to Join Season 5 Cast as the New Roommate!
Call her the newer girl.

Megan Fox is heading to New Girl in Season 5 to temporarily fill the void left by leading lady Zooey Deschanel, who is currently on maternity leave.

PhotosFall TV Spectacular: Exclusive Scoop and Photos on 44 Returning Favorites!

Fox will appear in multiple episodes as Reagan, a gorgeous, straight-shooting pharmaceutical sales rep who comes to town on business and shakes things up in the loft when she rents out Jess’ room while she is sequestered on jury duty. She’ll first appear in Episode 6. (Deschanel pre-taped five Season 5 episodes last spring before taking off on maternity leave
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Empire Passes Mic to Funkmaster Flex for Season 2 Guest Spot

Empire Passes Mic to Funkmaster Flex for Season 2 Guest Spot
Empire is bringing in ‘da noise, bringing in ‘da funk — Funkmaster Flex, to be specific — for Season 2.

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The hip-hop legend will appear as himself in Episode 8, TVLine has learned exclusively.

Flex, who’s held court as a DJ at New York’s Hot 97 since the early ’90s, will serve as the Mc at a rap battle between Hakeem Lyon (Bryshere Gray) and up-and-comer Freda Gatz (newcomer Bre-z), who makes her debut in the Season 2 premiere (Sept. 23, 9/8c on Fox).

RelatedEmpire‘s Rafael de la Fuente Confirms Multi-Episode Season 2 Return

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Meek Mill Releases "Wanna Know" Diss Track and Drake Thinks the Song Is Absolutely Hilarious—Listen Now!

Meek Mill has finally responded to Drake. The 28-year-old rapper called out Drake for allegedly using a ghostwriter more than a week ago. On Thursday, Mill dropped his own diss record, "Wanna Know." It came after two well received two tracks from Drake, "Charged Up" and "Back to Back Freestyle." Some hip-hop fans felt let down earlier this week after Mill failed to give a response when he appeared on Hot 97 DJ Funkmaster Flex's radio show. "Wanna Know" was produced by Jhalil Beats and Swizz Beatz. Warning: The track features explicit language. In the first verse, Mill raps, "Now when that s--t went down with Chris, you wrote a check / In New Orleans wore my...
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The Guy Accused of Writing Drake’s Raps Speaks Out

  • Vulture
Earlier this week, Meek Mill used a rambling series of tweets to call Drake out for using a ghostwriter on the song "R.I.C.O." And while Meek didn't specifically say who wrote Drake's raps for him, he did send one lone tweet with the name Quentin Miller. It's a name that shows up quite a bit on the credits for If You're Reading This It's Too Late, fueling speculation that maybe Miller has a few uncredited Drake verses in his repertoire, too. Today Miller set the record straight in a Tumblr post, stating plainly, "I am not and never will be a 'ghostwriter' for Drake." So what exactly has Miller done for Drake, you ask? While he won't go so far as to say he's ever written lyrics for Drake, Miller does note that they've "collaborated" (Funkmaster Flex leaked a reference track for "10 Bands" that Miller allegedly recorded
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