This week’s top 10 singles and videos includes a breakdown of how Lupe Fiasco, twice, won the battle against Atlantic Records. Elsewhere, Drake calls Meek Mill a pussy and ex-Bad Boy artist Loon opens up about his history with Diddy.
How Lupe Fiasco, Twice Defeated Atlantic Records
HipHopDX Editor-In-Chief Justin Hunte breaks down the circumstances that lead to Lupe Fiasco defeating Atlantic Records with the release of Lasers and Tetsuo & Youth. The record label failed to get Lu to sign a 360-deal so the label opted to not to push his project. He won, still.
Drake Calls Meek Mill A Pussy
During Drake’s stop at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C., he switched up the lyrics to “Back To Back,” calling Meek Mill a pussy. The very next day, he showed up to Meek’s hometown of Philly and did the exact same thing. Bold.
Loon Shares His Thoughts On His Former Boss Diddy
Loon opens up about his relationship with Diddy on M. Reck TV while he’s behind bars. He talks about his time behind bars and his time on Bad Boy Records.
View the Top 10 for the week ending August 26 below:
1. How Lupe Fiasco Defeated Atlantic Records… Twice (video)
2. Drake Calls Meek Mill A Pussy (video)
3. Former Bad Boy Artist Loon Talks Diddy, Obama, Incarceration (video)
4. Allen Iverson Tells Jadakiss Top 5 NBA Players & Rappers (video)
5. Frank Ocean Drops Emotional Visual Called “Nikes” (video)
6. Tech N9ne Explains Why Strange Music Won’t Sign Hopsin (video)
7. Jay Z Handles Crazy Beyonce Fan (video)
8. Redman: The Greatest Rapper Of All Time (video)
9. Jeremih Enlists Chance The Rapper, Young Thug, & The Weeknd For “Pass Dat” Remix (single)
10. Master P Releases “The G Mixtape” (single)