WTF Happened In Hip-Pop This Week? 50 Cent Drops ‘The Kanan Tape’ Cover, Beyonce Graces ‘Beat’ Magazine, & More



Welcome to the end of the second full week of October, and let’s just say everyone has been preeetty busy. Some of your favorite artists are finally releasing more music. Others are expanding their brand…or maybe even their family. But this is a world where no matter if it’s Hip-Hop or Hip-Pop, it never sleeps. But you do. So, what’d you miss? I’m glad you asked.

Get your “wtf’s” ready!

10. Ludacris Is Coming To A Screen Near You…Sort Of

And the resume continues to build. #mogulmindset

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Nicki Minaj isn’t the only one building a TV show. According to reports, the title of the show will be called “The Down Beat,” and it will focus primarily on Atlanta Gangs.

7. Kanan


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Guess who’s dropping a mixtape?

8. Beyonce Covers ‘Beat’ Magazine

I sneezed on the BEAT and the BEAT got sicker?

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And another one.

7. Drake & J.Cole Reunite


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After Drake and J.Cole killed at set at Austin City Limits, all I want to know is when they’re going to hop on another track together.

6. MGK Drops General Admission

Did you go cop Machine Gun Kelly’s new album General Admission yet? If not, click here.

5. The Documentary 2.5

Ya’ll thought The Game was finished? Not so fast. There’s a disc 2 to follow up to The Documentary.

4. Diddy Raises Breast Cancer Awareness Via Yeezy’s

*insert eyeball emoji here*

3. 2 Chainz Welcomes Baby Boy


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Meet 2 Chainz’ third child. A beautiful baby boy named Halo.

2. Is It A Boy or A Girl?

We're pregnant!

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John Legend and his wife Chrissy Teigen are expecting their first child together. Congratulations to the happy couple!



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Chris Brown debuts the album cover for his upcoming album, and this is legit the cutest thing you’ll see all day.