Houston rapper Tobe Nwigue performs during Inauguration special “Celebrating America”
HOUSTON – A Houston rapper showcased his talents during a performance on the Inauguration special “Celebrating America” on Wednesday night. Tobe Nwigue, who is a Nigerian American from Alief, performed “Wake Up Everybody” along with performers Harold Melvin and The Blue Notes. He wrote on his Instagram it was “an honor to have them perform” with him during America’s special night. The performance also included his family and his baby children roaming in the background. The song, “Wake Up Everybody” is part of an EP from artist The Undefeated, called “Black History Always.”You can see the full performance below:
Rapper Nicki Minaj posts first photos of newborn son and he is absolutely adorable
Rapper Nicki Minaj broke the internet Sunday after sharing pictures of her newborn son on social media for the first time. The 38-year-old first-time mother had fans swooning over the adorable baby, who she affectionately referred to as “Papa Bear,” as she posted the photos with a heartfelt caption. RELATED: Rapper Nicki Minaj gives birth to first child with husband“#PapaBear thank you so very much for choosing me to be your mama,” the rapper said. Of course, fans reacted to the little cutie’s photos with happiness and excitement. pic.twitter.com/NnL53NtyJh — Kgomotso 🦋 (@kaylenciaga) January 2, 2021When @NICKIMINAJ said she wanted a cute little fat baby and she got one 🥺😍 pic.twitter.com/cJKPfhK1Cp — Member of the kingdom 🦄 (@hokeeeh) January 2, 2021.
Trae tha Truth donating $10,000 worth of holiday shopping sprees
HOUSTON – One of our favorite hometown heroes is giving back once again during the holiday season. Houston rapper and activist Trae Tha Truth is surprising a few families in need with $10,000 worth of shopping sprees to Academy Wednesday from 4-7 p.m.Trae recently gave away 100 Christmas trees in honor of the holiday spirit. He also gave away over 100 turkeys and chickens along with sides for Thanksgiving. The rapper is widely known for philanthropic efforts.
Houston rapper Paul Wall talks new music, the Houston Astros, and infamous grillz
HOUSTON – There are certain people who are proud to call Houston home, and then there are people who are VERY PROUD to call Houston home…like rapper PAUL WALL. The Houston native, aka the People’s Champ, aka the Ice Man, is known for showing big love for his city, and now he’s back with some new music that definitely represents his H-Town roots. Last month Paul celebrated the fifteenth anniversary of his debut album, ‘The People’s Champ,’ by releasing a new album called ‘Subculture.’Along with the album’s release, fans can also get a special behind the scenes look at what it was like to record it by watching ‘Red Bull Studio Sessions: The Paul Wall Edition.’Watch as Lauren Kelly chats with Paul about his new music, cheering on the Houston Astros, his infamous grillz, and lots more.
Rapper Travis Scott fined for holding event outside McDonald’s in California
DOWNEY, Ca. – The success of rapper Travis Scott’s “Cactus Jack” collaboration with McDonald’s has caused so much excitement to the point that the Missouri City native is paying for it. Travis Scott pulls up to a Downey CA McDonald’s 🍔🍟🌵🔥 pic.twitter.com/IaDS0x8Mu3 — Modern Notoriety (@ModernNotoriety) September 8, 2020Travis Scott pulled up to the oldest McDonalds in Downey, CA for the release of his burger. According to TMZ, the rapper and McDonald’s were fined $200 each. Today’s Travis Scott appearance at McDonald’s was neither approved nor permitted by the City of Downey.
Megan Thee Stallion describes her shooting in tearful video
FILE - Megan Thee Stallion attends Variety's Hitmakers Brunch on Dec. 7, 2019, in West Hollywood, Calif. The rapper says she was shot in both feet and gave new details about what she called "the worst experience of my life" in an emotional online video. She once again declined to name who shot her. Police say that rapper Tory Lanez, who was with Megan Thee Stallion on the morning of the shooting, was arrested on suspicion of having a concealed weapon. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
Cardi B Claps Back After #CardiBIsOverParty Starts Trending on Twitter
Cardi B isn't fighting back against those trying to cancel her. After noticing that #CardiBIsOverParty was trending on Twitter on Thursday morning, the 27-year-old rapper posted a video in response to the rumors that led to the hashtag. "I woke up and I'm seeing that they're trying to make Cardi B Is Cancelled Party.' "So now I see these people I guess are editing or they're claiming I have a fake Instagram. Cardi also addressed allegations that she's feuding with Ariana Grande, and noted that this is not the case because, according to her, the Instagram account that started this rumor is fake.
Cardi B Screams in Pain While Getting Multiple Body Piercings
Cardi B is taking time in quarantine to work on her body art. After showing off her new back tattoo and redone peacock tattoo, the 27-year-old "I Like It" rapper took to Instagram on Tuesday to share several videos of herself getting multiple body piercings. In the clips, Cardi appears to be at home with her husband, Offset, who faithfully holds her hand as she screams in pain while a man gives her several piercings in the middle of her chest. In addition to one piercing Cardi already had on her chest, she got two more going in a straight line down her middle. RELATED CONTENT:Cardi B Shuts Down Body-Shamers Who Say She's Editing Her PhotosCardi B Reveals When Fans Can Expect New MusicCardi B Shares Her Giant Back Tattoo in Progress Amid Quarantine
A rapper will freestyle for 33 hours for COVID-19 relief. He might break a world record while he’s at it
But only one artist can say he may break a Guinness World Record while he’s at it. Los Angeles rapper Watsky, whose full name is George Watsky, is currently livestreaming what may be the longest freestyle rap ever, at 33 hours, 30 minutes and 30 seconds. He's not keeping any of the money, either -- the world record clout is enough. He looped in Guinness World Record officials, too, and started streaming at 1 p.m. The last attempt to break the record for the longest continuous freestyle occurred in January, when Pittsburgh rapper Frzy rhymed for 31 hours, also for charity, though Guinness officials weren't on hand to officially announce him the record holder.
Houston rapper Megan thee Stallion partnering with Fashion Nova on new clothing line
HOUSTON – Houston rapper and TSU student Megan thee Stallion revealed she is creating a line of jeans for women like herself. In a recent post, a fan asked the rapper what size jeans does she wear in Fashion Nova jeans. Megan thee Stallion replied that she wears an 11, but "it's a real gamble with the length." Then, Megan revealed that she has a new project in the works with Fashion Nova, an American-based fast fashion retail brand. In early 2018, Megan thee Stallion signed with 1501 Certified Entertainment, a Houston-based independent label owned by former baseball player Carl Crawford.