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Single of the Week: "Callin' My Phone," Slim Thug feat. Slim
The100 rap people
you should be following on Twitter. Last week, Dirty and Nasty cut up Erykah Badu's "Window Seat" video. Turns out she received adisorderly-conduct citation
from the city of Dallas for getting naked on the streets. Floyd Mayweather inked rapper Freck Billionaire to a deal.And now he's being sued.
That has to be some kind of ironic turn of events, right?T.I. is talking.
Remember how Suge Knight was suing The Kanye after he got shot at an event he was hosting? That case has been postponed because Knight was in a"serious car accident."
This whole thing is playing out beautifully. Speaking of, Q-Tip has at least one production credit onThe Kanye's new album
. We're calling it now: That album will be among the best of the year. Drake'sThank Me Later
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is due May 25. What's the over/under for how many albums he'll sell in the first week? We're setting the line at 165,000.