DJ Khaled is given the keys to Miami, and Nick Cannon says Chris Brown is a combination of Michael Jackson and Tupac.
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, 9th Wonder pays tribute to coach Flip Saunders and Beyonce dresses up as Storm for Ciara’s Halloween party.
Beyonce Calls Nicki Minaj “The Rap Queen”
Beyoncé recently released “Darling Nicki (Minaj),” a tribute dedicated to Nicki Minaj. During the short homage piece, which is an adaptation of Prince’s Purple Rain track “Darling Nikki,” Beyoncé calls Minaj the “the rap queen.”
DJ Khaled Receives Key To Miami
https://instagram.com/p/9bV90BLuw3/embed/captioned/?v=5DJ Khaled has received the keys to Miami. The city mayor Tomás Pedro Regalado presented DJ Khaled with the honor at Citrus Grove Middle School. The Miami artist watched students perform and presented a check for $5,000 to the school’s music program.
Nick Cannon Compares Chris Brown To 2Pac & Michael Jackson
https://instagram.com/p/9RPBnVkQcG/embed/captioned/?v=5Nick Cannon takes to IG to share his thoughts on Chris Brown. He makes a post titled “The Legendary Equation” with “MJ plus 2Pac equals CB” under images of Michael Jackson, Tupac and Chris Brown. He states he prays for Chris daily.
9th Wonder Pays Tribute To Timberwolves Coach Flip Saunders
A photo posted by 9th Wonder (@9thwonder) on Oct 25, 2015 at 11:17am PDT
Minnesota Timberwolves head coach, president of basketball operations and part-owner Flip Saunders died from cancer on October 25 at the age of 60. Saunders coached in the NBA for 17 seasons and garnered 1,251 wins. Saunders has coached Kevin Garnett and John Wall.
Beyonce Dresses Up As Storm
https://instagram.com/p/9QH6Eaoh-a/embed/captioned/?v=5Beyonce never disappoints as she dresses up as Storm from X-Men, the comic book series. This was for Ciara’s super-hero themed birthday party a week before Halloween. We wonder what Halle Berry thinks of Beyonce stealing her role.
Action Bronson Hospitalized Due To Hernia
Well this Alaska trip turned into me having emergency surgery. #Fuckthatsdelicious #Recovery A photo posted by Action Bronson (@bambambaklava) on Oct 27, 2015 at 6:31pm PDT
Action Bronson posts a selfie of himself in a hospital bed in Alaska. Many speculated this emergency surgery in Alaska was due to his consumption of Bowhead whale, Beluga whale blubber, and raw caribou meat. He takes to Twitter to dispel these rumors.
Young Thug’s “Slim Season 2” Drops On Halloween
Young Thug is excited to drop “Slime Season 2” on October 31. He gets in the spirit by posting another pic promoting the project, lounging in some minion slippers. This is the sequel to “Slime Season,” which dropped in September.
Rick Ross Releases “Black Dollar” Cover Art
Rick Ross posts what appears to be the cover art for his forthcoming Black Market album. The picture is a black and white image of the rapper’s skull with his beard comprised of words. The Miami rapper says the album is slated for a December release.
Ice Cube’s #WestCoastWednesday
https://instagram.com/p/9Y8GHLTOpt/embed/captioned/?v=5Leave it to Ice Cube to bring in the hashtag #WestCoastWednesday. He throws up the ‘W” next to The Game and Dr. Dre, two of Los Angeles’ finest. “Don’t Trip” is a track from The Game’s Documentary 2, which features all three, as well as will.i.am.
Love & Hip Hop’s Milan Christopher Says He’s Only Human
Things got real heated between Milan and Miles on VH1’s Love & Hip Hop Hollywood TV series. The gay rappers seem to be having some trouble in their relationship. Milan was not particularly happy with the scene when Miles opened up to his longtime girlfriend Amber.