HipHopDX – This week in Hip Hop, Megan Thee Stallion let go of the industry’s worst kept secret, a legend went for album No. 13 while a slain legend is closer to obtaining justice two decades later.
Megan Thee Stallion Claims Tory Lanez Shot Her
Shortly after exposing the brunt of her injuries, Megan Thee Stallion took to her Instagram on Thursday (August 20) to reveal the news it was indeed Tory Lanez’s gunfire that made surgery in both of her feet necessary.
“So, since you hoes so worried ’bout it, yes this nigga Tory shot me,” she told her 14 million Instagram followers. “You shot me! And you got your publicist and your people going to these blogs lying and shit. Stop lying.”
From there, plenty of “cancel Tory” reactions flooded social media, including a call for justice from Chance The Rapper.
Nas Drops Album #13: King’s Disease
Produced entirely by Hit-Boy, Nas released his newest full-length album titled King’s Disease and immediately started making waves. (To be fair, he made those prior to the album rollout with his first single “Ultra Black” courtesy of dissing Doja Cat.)
The star-studded tracklist unified longtime fans through a reunion with former supergroup The Firm and new heads via the Lil Durk-featured “Til The War Is Won.”
However, the most eye-popping thus far came when Nas inadvertently predicted LeBron James’ recent 10-point playoff performance on the song “10 Points” where he name-dropped LeBron!
“Michael Jordan gives back and you didn’t know it/Like LeBron does, but it’s just seldomly shown/King, get ten points from one bird doin’ your thing,” he raps on the chorus.
Like most fans, LeBron loved the project’s rollout regardless.
Jam Master Jay’s 2002 Murder Mystery Unravels
A nearly 20-year cold case caught wildfire on Monday (August 17) when Karl Jordan, Jr. and Ronald Washington were arrested by federal agents.
The alleged crime?
Gunning down Run-DMC legend Jam Master Jay inside his Jamaica, Queens recording studio on October 30, 2002.
According to new reports, JMJ (born Jason Mizell) verbally told Washington he would be left out of an developing cocaine deal worth $1.7 million. As a result, police say he and Jordan conspired — and enacted — the Hip Hop star’s murder with Jordan named as the triggerman by investigators.
Jordan, 36, was arrested on Sunday (August 16), Washington, 56, was charged while already serving a prison sentence on robbery charges.
Immediate discovery of Jordan’s Instagram account uncovered loads of tributes to JMJ, a perceived attempt of hiding in plain sight.
Dirty lyrics have been big business for years.
A taste of humility.
Kill that “got next” talk. She’s got now.
A 10-point prediction.