A Mashup of Big Headlines

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Young Thug finally released his mixtape Slim Season. It has twenty songs, production by London on Da Track, Ricky Racks and more and features Lil Wayne, Quavo and Offset from Migos, Peewee Longway and Yung Ralph.

50 Cent’s Power was nominated for absolute no Emmy awards. Empire has two nominations. 50 Cent went on to vent on Instagram like 50 Cent does.

Slim Jesus went viral with the song “Drill Time,” a track about guns and other gangster topics. Slim Jesus clarified on VladTV that he is only rapping and does not partake in any criminal activity.

Drake and Future continue to tease the world by hinting at a collaborative mixtape. Oh, Drake is supposedly dating Serena Williams.

Rihanna and Travis Scott are rumored to be dating. The two posed together in Rihanna’s advert for her new Puma collection. Rihanna also modeled from Dior Magazine. She is featured in Dior’s Secret Garden campaign making her the first black campaign star.

Kanye West announces he will run for president in 2020 at VMAs. If Donald Trump can do it, why not West.

Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift beef on Twitter but make up at VMAs. Minaj goes on to call out Miley Cyrus for her comments made at an interview. Cyrus referred to Minaj as “not too kind” and found that she made her attacks to the VMAs self-centered.

Stevie & Joseline is officially announced with VH1 releasing their first trailer of the spinoff for Stevie J and Joseline Hernandez.

J. Cole’s Forest Hill Drive 2015 goes platinum.

Lebron James expands his “I PROMISE”  six-month mentorship program, a program that pays college tuition for children who complete the program, to include the parents of the children in the program. “I PROMISE Too” will help give the parents of children enrolled in the “I PROMISE” program help to gain their GED as well as cash prizes, a HP laptop and a free bus pass to attend classes.

The Game decided on September 1st to give a lucky fan $1,000 each day for 25 days as a part of his Robin Hood Project and it leads to the release of his album, The Documentary 2 that releases on September 25. However, no good deed goes unpunished and The Game’s car was vandalized while he was out. The perp is described by The Game as “blondish/brownish curly hair” and “about 6’0 tall & skinny.”

Tom Brady is a free man. A federal judge overturned the four-game suspension, citing that Brady was not treated fairly and “Brady had no notice that he could receive a four-game suspension for general awareness of ball deflation by others or participation in any scheme to deflate footballs, and noncooperation with the ensuing investigation.” The NFL is planning on appealing the decision

Kevin Gates kicked a female fan at a show in Florida and is being charged with simple battery. Gates released “The Truth” that attempted to clear the air about the situation and he has recently announced that he is releasing a new album Islah, named after his son.

Afroman plead guilty to assault towards a female fan earlier this year during a concert. The fan jumped on stage and came towards Afroman, who retaliated by punching the fan and continuing his performance. He will serve a six-month suspended jail sentence that will include anger management sessions, drug tests and a $330 fine but if any rules are broken Afroman faces six months in jail.