This week’s top stories feature Rick Ross, Joe Budden and Yung Joc. Rick Ross discusses the feud between proteges Meek Mill and Wale; Hollow Da Don defeats Joe Budden at Total Slaughter; and Yung Joc discusses his inclusion on the Forbes list are the week’s top stories on HipHopDX.  

Rick Ross Addresses Meek Mill, Wale Feud

This week, Rick Ross addressed the recent feud between two of his MMG artists, Meek Mill and Wale

“It’s a misunderstanding,” Rick Ross said in an interview with Bullett. “As soon as the tweets went out, I spoke to both of them on the phone. Those two guys, they’re brothers. At the end of the day, they’re brothers and it’s time to turn up right now. It’s time for all of us to turn up and stay turned up, you know what I mean? But it’s all love between those two and everybody knows that.”

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Total Slaughter Winners Announced, Joe Budden Loses To Hollow Da Don

The Total Slaughter battle event took place July 12 at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York. 

Each battle was refereed by DJ Kay Slay and the event was hosted by Sway CallowayEbro Darden and Slaughterhouse rapper Royce Da 5’9 provided post-battle commentary before each winner was announced. 

The most high profile battle was between Joe Budden and Hollow Da Don. The latter was crowned victorious.

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Yung Joc Says Topping Forbes List Was “The Worst Thing Ever”

Several rappers have said that appearing on Forbes’ Richest Rappers list is their goal. Yung Joc says that his appearance on the list in 2006 turned out to be “the worst thing that could have ever happened” to him.

The former Bad Boy South artist made it to the #20 spot on the list and says that the publication revealing that he made $10 million in one year put him on bad terms with a lot of people, including family members.

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Additional Stories Of Note

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– Rick Ross Comments On Meek Mill’s Incarceration

– Drake Pays Rappin’ 4-Tay For Using “Playaz Club” Lyrics On Y.G.’s “Who Do You Love”

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