Top Hip-Hop Headlines Of The Week – 8/12 – 8/16

 

It was no shock that after the release of “Control” that the headlines were dominated by Kendrick Lamar this week. His name was on everyone’s tongue as both fans and artists seemed to have an opinion on the self-described new “King Of New York” and his verse. It was the defining story of the week.

However, the world is bigger than just one person and there were many otherevents that occured in hip-hop, too. In case, you missed it, here is what went down in hip-hop.

1. A Timeline Of Responses To Kendrick Lamar’s “Control” Verse

2. Russell Simmons Apologizes For Harriet Tubman Sex Tape

3. Young Chop Says Chief Keef And Lil Durk’s Beef Isn’t Serious

4. First Photos Of Kanye & Kim’s Baby Are Released

5. Kendrick Lamar Wants To Work With Drake, Again

6. Riff Raff Arrested On Drug Charges

7. Gucci Mane Disses Young Jeezy, Yo Gotti And T.I. On Twitter

8. Waka Flocka Flame Responds To Gucci Mane’s Diss

9.  Chris Brown’s Hit-N-Run Case Dismissed

10. Drake Announces Features From Jay Z & LiL Wayne On New Album