Instagram Flexin’: Snoop Dogg Get’s Accused Of Gay Bashing
Rick Ross gets seven facial tattoos including the MMG symbol, and Swizz Beatz calls the DMX album a fake.
According to a familiar cliché, a picture is worth a thousand words. Your favorite celebrities—including rappers—are doing less and less press, but luckily their thumbs and smartphones still work. Instagram has provided a way for them to document their lives and/or thoroughly embarrass themselves for our collective enjoyment. The beauty of it all is that you don’t even need to join Instagram, as most rappers are perfectly fine leaving their feeds open for public viewing. And if you’d rather avoid the IG life altogether, we’ve filtered through the top rapper’s pictures and videos and consolidated all the week’s events into one convenient feed.
This week, Beanie Sigel leaves the hospital after his shooting and surgery, fans get teased with the release of Bobby Shmurda, and Azealia Banks stirs things up once again.
Snoop Dogg Accused Of Gay Bashing
The infamous Snoop Dogg is known to post some ridiculous things on his IG. One included this one asking whether the person in the photo was a male of female. This triggered a long list of comments consisting of hate and discrimination. The photo is actually of a man named Cortez Booze, who will be hiring a lawyer to pursue action against Snoop. No caption necessary.
Beanie Sigel Awake After Shooting
On December 5, Beanie Sigel was shot near his home in New Jersey, which left him in critical condition. This was the result of an altercation between Sigel and another man, of whom was also injured but declined treatment. Sigel was sent to the hospital and underwent surgery. Cited by Karen Civil, Sigel has now been released.
Rick Ross Gets Miami Heat Logo Tatted On His Face
Rick Ross recently gets 7 new facial tattoos, one being the logo for the Miami Heat basketball team. Additionally, Rozay and fellow MMG rapper Meek Mill show their loyalty to the label by getting the MMG symbol tattoo-ed to their body. This took place at Unroyal Ink Tattoo Studio in Farmingdale, New Jersey. Caption: “It’s your neighborhood drug dealer @richforever”
Nicki Minaj And Meek Mill Pose
Even after rumors of Nicki Minaj and Meek Mill dating, the two pose for a snapshot selfie. With the caption hinting at a new music video coming out, a subsequent photo proved it was a joke. The two collaborated on “Big Daddy” and “Buy A Heart” on Nicki’s most recent project The Pinkprint. Caption: “Guess what video we’re shooting
DJ Premier’s D&D Studios Shut Down
Unfortunately, all things things come to an end. On January 7, DJ Premier’s D&D Studios closes its doors to make room for new luxury apartments. Formerly known as HeadQCourterz Studios, it had a good 10 year run under the Brooklyn, New York producer’s ownership. Projects that have been worked on in the studio include Jay Z, Big Pun, Snoop Dogg, Big L, Slaughterhouse, and Dilated Peoples. Caption: “Showbiz packin up. He’s the one that brought me to D & D to lay scratches for Lord Finesse on a REMIX called “Return Of The Funky Man”. Eddie Sancho did the mix and I never left from that day. CIRCA1992…#DaveAndDoug #premierwuzhere The Closing Of D & D Studios”
Azealia Banks Posts The “8 White Identities”
Azealia Banks has not hesitated in voicing her opinion and continues to cause a stir in the midst of the racial injustice incidents in recent news. After posting a photo of the “8 white identities,” she takes to Twitter to state that “everyone feels victimized by a white man.” She states this in defending that black people are not the only ones feeling this type of way. Caption: “Repost: The 8 White Identities”
Diddy Prepares For 2015
Forget a Twitter rant, Diddy rings in the new year with an IG rant consisting of selfie videos of how he’s going to kill it in 2015. He calls 2014 a vacation, and is about to be “greedy,” hustling harder than ever. “You don’t hustle, you don’t eat.” True story. All motivation and positive vibes from his end. Caption: “#REalTalk I just want the best for you. I just want to be the best that you. I just want you to be the best that you can be. But you will have to give them up Something.You will have to endure the pain. You will have to stop following people. You will have to stop wasting thr time that it takes to write a comment to say something negative and to do some positive for yourself. I love you. Happy new year! This is my last message!”
Architects Share Yeezus Tour Set Designs
Anything involving Kanye West is a shoo-in for greatness. The 2013-2014 Yeezus tour is evidence of this. A New York based firm called Family shares the set designs behind the work on this tour’s stage setup. We only wonder if we can expect anything for 2015. Caption: “Yeezus Tour, 2013-14. Let’s goooo 2015. #025YEZ”
Swizz Beatz Dispels Authenticity Of DMX’s Upcoming Album
Swizz Beatz recently took to IG with several posts disputing the authenticity of DMX’s upcoming album Redemption of the Beast. Swizz has worked with DMX with the Ruff Ryderz imprint for over 20 years. On January 6, an album cover of this new album surfaced alongside a release date and tracklist. Caption: “I see a lot of people hitting me about this album!!! I can tell you 100% this is not the album X and I are working on!!!! (I feel like Timbo with the Aaliyah movie rite now