RAE SREMMURD: Slim Jimmi's Chain Snatched
Rae Sremmurd's Slim Jimmi took a stage dive on Monday in Paris and paid the price.No, the "Black Beatles" rapper wasn't hurt or injured. He had his $100,000 chain snatched. The group stopped the show and offered a reward for the missing jewelry. First, Swae Lee offered 5000 euros and soon after bumped the number up to 50,000. He also offered to bring the person responsible for the return of the chain on tour. But apparently the crowd was either unwilling or unable to give up the identity of the thief.Exactly which chain went missing is still unclear, but Jimmi has been sporting a new one on social media a lot recently.
YO GOTTI: Mr. Memphis
Yo Gotti’s been calling himself the King of Memphis for years, and now he can prove it.He was recenlty honored in his hometown at his annual Yo Gotti and Friends Birthday Bash. He received the key to the city and a plaque to mark the occasion. June 29th was also declared Yo Gotti Day in Memphis. Gotti shared a video of the milestone on IG. He wrote in the caption, “Life crazy, top off the week! I get a letter saying’ they tryin’ to ban me from #RidgecrestApt My Hood…then last night they gave me a key to the city and a 'day.'”
JAY-Z, KANYE WEST: $20 Million Tension
On Jay-Z’s new album, he talks about giving Kanye $20 million “without blinkin.’” Now we’re learning some of the details behind the the multi-million-dollar deal.According to TMZ, “sources with direct knowledge” say the $20 million was an advance to cover Saint Pablo tour expenses from production costs to staff payments. There is also speculation that the lyrics on “Kill Jay-Z” are a response to a rant Yeezy made on tour. Back in November, Kanye pleaded with Hov to call him. Days later, the rest of the tour was canceled and ‘Ye was hospitalized. Then there’s the whole Tidal situation. Although Life of Pablo was released exclusively to Hov’s streaming service, Kanye is looking to leave over a $3 million dispute.