Fat Joe and Dre are back with a video for “Hands On You,” one of 11 new songs on Family TiesDirected by Irv Gotti, the visual begins with Bryson Tiller and Jeremiah, who both contribute to the track, pulling up at Joe’s plush mansion.

Along with Joe’s mystery woman, they all head out for a wild night at the club where the champagne is flowing and the KandyPens are bountiful.

Family Ties arrived last December and reignited the beef between Eminem and Nick Cannon with the song “Lord Above” featuring Mary J. Blige. The star-studded project also featured Anuel AA, Big Bank DTE, Cardi B, Lil Wayne, Remy Ma and Ty Dolla $ign.







Fat Joe, Dre, Tiller and Jeremiah join the ever-evolving roster of high-profile artists who co-sign KandyPens, including Migos, DJ Khaled, 21 Savage, Chris Brown, 50 Cent, French Montana, Nas, Kanye West, Young Thug, Tyga, Jadakiss, K-Camp, Kid Ink, and Fetty Wap.

KandyPens was named one of the Best Vape Pens of 2019 by High Times, who called the CRYSTAL “the best coilless wax vaporizer in its price range.”

Watch the “Hands On You” video above.

The Game Says The Internet Tricks People Into Listening To 'Wack Ass Music'

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The Game has been pumping out albums since 2005’s The Documentary. Needless to say, his experience in the music industry runs deep. On Tuesday (February 25), the veteran rapper hopped on Twitter to let his one million followers know the internet is to blame for pushing subpar music on the masses.

“The internet forces you to listen to wack ass music,” he wrote. “It’s so much of it, you’re brainwashed to thinkin the shit actually sound like sumn.”

Reactions to The Game’s post varied, although most of his commenters seemed to support his sentiments.

An Australian fan wrote, “Mate what has happened to US rap tho. Old school all the way,” while another woman wrote, “Couldnt agree more and not to mention all these mumble rappers.”

Is he right?

Pop Smoke Posthumously Earns 1st Solo Entry On Billboard Hot 100

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Pop Smoke’s “Dior” has debuted at No. 49 on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming his first solo track to earn a spot on the chart. The late rapper previously earned a Hot 100 entry with “GATTI,” a collaboration with Travis Scott from last year’s JACKBOYS compilation.

The Brooklyn-bred artist was shot and killed during a home invasion in Los Angeles on February 19. According to Nielsen Music/MRC Data, streams of the slain rapper’s music experienced a 392 percent increase following his death.

Pop Smoke racked up 24.7 million on-demand streams in the U.S. on the day of his passing. “Dior” alone pulled in 5.2 million streams.

“Dior” set a new career peak on the Hot 100 for Pop Smoke, who had reached No. 69 with “GATTI.” The single originally appeared on his debut mixtape Meet The Woo, which was released in 2019.

The song was also featured as a bonus cut on his follow-up Meet The Woo 2, which dropped just a few weeks before he was killed.

Pop Smoke was 20 years old. No suspects have been arrested as police continue to investigate his murder.

DaBaby Reportedly Settles Extortion Lawsuit With Model

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DaBaby has reportedly put one of his legal battles to bed. According to The Blast, the Interscope Records artist has settled a lawsuit against a model he accused of extorting him.

Defendant Marjorie Guaracho was one of the models hired to be in the background of DaBaby’s “VIBEZ” video, which was filmed last September. After the visuals were released in October, Guaracho sent a cease and desist letter to Interscope claiming her likeness in the video was stolen and accusing DaBaby of making it look like she “endorses pornography.”

She also sought damages, which she estimated to be in excess of $75,000.

DaBaby fired back by suing Guaracho, asserting she and 40 other models were informed of the video’s concept prior to the shoot and signed a release to be in it. According to him, she was paid $100 for being featured in the visuals for less than two seconds. He sought an unspecified amount of damages in his suit.

As part of the settlement, Guaracho has agreed DaBaby owns the right to use her image in the “VIBEZ” video.

“The essence of the settlement is that the Plaintiffs have full and complete rights with respect to Plaintiff’s image and likeness in connection with the video entitled ‘Vibez,’” the court documents read. “One of the conditions to the settlement is the entry of an order confirming the settlement, acknowledging the Plaintiffs possess all of the Defendant’s rights with respect to the Video.”

No monetary details of the agreement have been revealed, but The Blast reports the judge hasn’t signed off on the settlement yet.

Future, ScHoolboy Q, The Diplomats, No Limit, E-40, Big Sean & More Remix NBA Apparel With Bleacher Report & Mitchell & Ness

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Following the NBA’s Hip Hop friendly All-Star Weekend, the heads at Bleacher Report and Mitchell & Ness have teamed up with a handful of prominent rappers to pay tribute to their hometown teams with a rather unique music-meets-basketball mash-up.

On Tuesday (February 25), the NBA Remix Collection was introduced which features custom jerseys, T-shirts, hoodies, shorts, hats and long-sleeved tees that reimagine NBA team logos and uniforms through a Hip Hop lens.

The rappers repping for the NBA Remix Collection include Future (Atlanta Hawks), ScHoolboy Q (Los Angeles Lakers), Big Sean (Detroit Pistons), DJ Khaled (Miami Heat), The Diplomats (New York Knicks), No Limit (New Orleans Pelicans), E-40 (Golden State Warriors), and Wale (Washington Wizards).

“Bleacher Report lives at the intersection of sports and culture,” Ed Romaine, Bleacher Report CMO, said via press release. “The NBA Remix Collection is probably the best physical representation of this mission. It fuses Hip Hop music and basketball at the local level, with innovative designs that will drive conversation amongst a community of fans who are the new vanguard of style.”

Guy Hilton, the Global Marketing & Collaborations Director of Mitchell & Ness echoed Romaine’s sentiments stating, “Continuing to mash together entertainment, music and sports, our brands are bringing iconic lifestyle apparel and headwear capsule collections to market. By utilizing our longstanding NBA relationship and exclusive Hardwood Classic rights, we are allowing top musical artists to create unique designs around historic NBA team marks, which naturally compliments the culture of sports and entertainment.”

The NBA Remix Collection launches is currently available on BleacherReportShop.com and MitchellandNess.com with prices ranging from $40 to $175.

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