Michael Saponara

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Michael's from the suburbs outside NYC but currently resides in Manhattan. He got his start as an intern for Vibe Magazine during the summer of 2016 before finding a home writing for Billboard. Mike's also contributed to XXL and Genius. Kanye West is his hero.

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Drake Confirms ‘CLB’ Is Finished: ‘OVO, We Aim For That Head’

Rumors are swirling Drake is eyeing an August 6 release date.

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DaBaby Gets DaCut From Parklife Festival - But Not For Homophobic HIV Remarks

A rep for the Charlotte native claims Baby dropped out months ago when events were being canceled due to a COVID surge.

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’24’ Rapper Money Man Gets 1st Of Platinum-Selling EMPIRE Chains

EMPIRE is giving their artists even more incentive to acquire plaques.

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National Hip Hop Recognition Day + Month Approved By United States Senate

November will also serve as Hip Hop History Month.

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Kanye West Planning 2nd ‘Donda’ Listening Party In Atlanta

The second listening is reportedly set for August 5 at his new home inside Mercedes Benz Stadium.

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JAY-Z & Will Smith Invest In Company Helping Low-Income Renters Become Home Owners

Hov and Smith teamed up in the past to produce an ABC mini-series on Emmitt Till's mother.

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6ix9ine, Akademiks & Wack 100 Talk 'YAYA' Rapper's Potential Murder

The full episode is set to drop on August 3.

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Pop Smoke & Dua Lipa Unite For Royal 'Demeanor' Video After She Denounced DaBaby

The collab cracked the Hot 100 at No. 86 this week.

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Canadian Rapper Top5 Wanted For Murder Calls Out Mayor: ‘I Run Toronto You Fuckin’ Goof’

The Canadian rapper has been on the run from authorities since May.

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Saweetie To Follow Travis Scott For Next McDonald’s Celebrity Meal

The Saweetie Meal is set to become available in August.

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Trae Tha Truth & Megan Thee Stallion Help Struggling Houston Student With Shopping Spree

The student had been selling water to make enough money to purchase school clothes.

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Toosii Calls His Own Generation Soft After Teasing Fivio Foreign Collaboration

"Y'all would've 'canceled' Bernie Mac fasho," he wrote.

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DJ Envy Uses Boosie Badazz Instagram Issue To Justify Flagging Kim Kardashian's NSFW Photos

"When Kim Kardashian post a picture of her nipple, you don't take her page down," Envy said. "Is it white privilege? Is her nipple better than your nipple?

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DaBaby Posts Shoe-Ducking Video In Response To Endorsement Cancelation

"This how I bob n weave anything sent to destroy me," Baby wrote. "Check my resume and sit back. #MySoulAintForSale."

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Young Thug Reflects On Scary Near-Death Experience From Organ Failure

Thug's 'Punk' album drops on October 15.

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Joey Bada$$ Uses His Oscar-Winning Savvy To Rate (& Eat) NY Bodega Snacks

Joey even plans to incorporate some of his bodega favorites into upcoming rhymes.

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Brooklyn Rapper Smoove'L Arrested On Gun Charges Thanks To Snitch

He was also arrested last April on gun charges after a traffic stop in Brooklyn.

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Tory Lanez Celebrates 29th Birthday With ‘We Outside’ EP & Warning For Haters

The project features a collaboration with Kodak Black.

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