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ESPN suspended Stephen A. Smith for a week on Tuesday for comments that suggested women should avoid provoking men into assaulting them.
Smith raised the subject of provocation last Friday during a discussion on “First Take,” on ESPN2, about the two-game suspension received by Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice from the N.F.L. over allegations that he beat his fiancée, now his wife, in a casino elevator. Smith’s remarks led to a rebuke on Twitter from another ESPN star, Michelle Beadle.
(AllHipHop News) Kanye West is currently working to complete his 7th studio album, and according to reports the G.O.O.D. Music boss is looking to follow in the footsteps of his “little sister” Beyoncé. The Sun cites a source claiming Ye will drop the follow-up to Yeezus without any promotion similar to how Bey released her 2013 self-titled LP.
The Bold Look
On Jay Z and Beyoncé skipping his wedding
All that, I wouldn’t even speak on. It doesn’t even matter to me whatsoever, who would show up. Because the most important person to show up there, to me, was Kim. And that’s all that matters to me. I had to fight for that for seven years. But the fact that these other people showed up that are from such different worlds but have done such dynamic things—they’re all, in a way, equal to what Kim has done in TV or what I had done in music. I was so moved that I just wanted people to stop and think they weren’t sitting at a table full of fashion people, they weren’t sitting at a table full of celebrities, they weren’t sitting at a table full of movie directors. It really was a representation of the way we receive information today, post-Internet. And so Page Six can’t overshadow the main point: Carine Roitfeld was sitting next to Kim Kardashian. That alone to me is like the same moment when I brought Mos Def to the studio with Jay Z. It’s about the people, and the fact that they’re from different walks of life, and that they’re working together and not discriminating against each other. There was a class system, and now there’s a creative class system, and I think that’s what you were talking about a bit—the class system of creativity.
… And my point is, they were all at her wedding.
On his wedding pic getting so many Instagram likes
It’s because of Kim. Meaning there’s no photo that I would have put up by myself, or next to one of my smarty friends, that would have got that amount of likes. So now you take this photo that has that amount of likes, and it has a flower wall from the same guy who does the Lanvin shows, and it has a couture Givenchy dress and Givenchy tuxedo in it. That’s the point. Now the thing that is the most popular is also communicating the highest level of creativity. The concept of Kimye has more cultural significance than what Page Six could write.
On Why He Married Kim
Saying “Hey, I like Kim” isn’t as inspiring to people as us getting married. And anyone that’s in a relationship knows that in order to get to the point to get married and then to be married and to then carry on, it needs that work put into it. Right now, people look at it and it’s like, “Wow, that’s inspiring.” Meaning that love is infectious. You know, God is infectious—God flowing through us and us being little-baby creators and s–t. But His energy and His love and what He wants us to have as people and the way He wants us to love each other, that is infectious. [...]
Kim is this girl who f-cking turns me on. I love her. This is who I want to be next to and be around. And then people would try to say, “Well, you know, if you’re a musician, you should be with a musician, and if you want to design, you need to be with a girl from the design world.” I don’t give a f-ck about people’s opinions. Because when a kid falls in love with an airplane or a bike or a dinosaur—especially if you’re an only child and it’s not because of the book that the sibling was reading—it’s like, f–k, you mean to tell me that the dinosaurs walked the earth and stuff like that?! That’s amazing! You mean to tell me that these giant multi-ton crafts can fly that fast and that loud, and they can flip, and there’s danger, the possibility of them exploding? That’s f–king cool! You mean to tell me that this girl with this fucking body and this face is also into style, and she’s a nice person, and she has her own money and is family-oriented? That’s just as cool as a f–king fighter jet or dinosaur! And just as rarely seen.
On why people hate on Kim
…when people try to spoof or talk s–t, it’s like: But you’re mad because basically Kim is the type of girl that, her entire life, if you were in school with her, most people would be studying and up late nights, but for some reason she would have the skill set to go and grab the one book, turn to the exact page, and just magically say, “That’s the exact answer.” Or she could wink at the person who had done all the work and get it done anyway. And the point of life is getting s–t done and being happy.
On Why Kimye is a powerful couple
One of the reasons why I think that me and Kim are very powerful together isn’t just the concept of celebrity or this mega rap star and this mega-beautiful pop star. It’s something I explain to my girl: She is who she is. I am who I am. We have advisers and friends and everything, but those people are who they are and we are who we are. And what I had to learn from Kim is how to take more of her advice and less of other people’s advice. There’s a lot of Kim K skills that were added. In order to win at life, you need some Kim K skills, period.
On what makes him happy
But what makes me happy is land, and we’re on a boat now. This is Christopher Columbus. This is uncharted waters we’re on. We’d be super happy to be on land, and also a little bit like, “Ah, the journey’s over!” But I feel like, we got the Vogue cover, Steve McQueen won the Oscar, we finally got married… You know? We have a child. We’re a family now. I am an arbiter of taste, and people think that I have the ability to make things cool—or if I’m doing it, it should be cool. And I feel that this stuff’s starting to be cool. And that feels good to me. Because I don’t like walking around with people thinking I’m doing uncool shit, because there’s nothing I’m doing that’s uncool. It’s all innovative. You just might not understand it yet. But it’s cool. Family is super cool. Going home to one girl every night is super cool. Just going home and getting on the floor and playing with your child is super cool. Not wearing a red leather jacket, and just looking like a dad and s–t, is like super cool. Having someone that I can call Mom again. That s–t is super cool.
Check out his Tweet below. The concert series kicks off August 8 at Darien Lake in New York and you can purchase tix here. More to come soon. Stay tuned. View the full schedule here.
Drake took to Twitter to announce his excitement for the upcoming Drake VSLil Wayne tour this summer. He shared with the world that he has officially begun rehearsals for the show and we are in for some great entertainment as summer hits its’ peak.
Dates for the upcoming tour!
J Cole brings out Kendrick Lamar on the Dollar and a Dream tour LA
J. Cole ended his "Dollar And A Dream" tour on a dope note. The last two final shows each saw a surprise guest. Cole had two sold out shows in Los Angeles and the first set you saw him bring out Drizzy Drake, while the second set saw him bring out a West Coast native, Kendrick Lamar.
Bitter sweet that my NC brother has a line delicated to the same thing, maybe one we will work together! #UGD
Baby Got Back!!! 👀😳
In the great words of Sir Mix-A-Lot "My anaconda don't want none unless you've got buns, hun,". Well we all know Nicki Minaj doesn't mind proving that she has more ass than assassin, a lot of junk in that truck, and more yams and hams than Big Mama's Thanksgiving day. Today (July 24), Minaj announced her new single "Anaconda" off her new album "The Pink Print"
The things that can't be duplicated that we miss from the 90s
All I'm saying is life is about progression and the 90s raised the bar. Now the bar is lower than ever. LETS MAKE HISTORY AND DO DOPE SHIT! BE ORIGINAL AND STOP BITING YOUR FRIENDS SHIT!!! #UGD
Drake's 4th Varisty album will be titled "Views From The 6"
6 represents the 2 most popular area codes for Canada. Tornoto 416 and Ontario 647.