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Top Hip-Hop Headlines – 9/2 – 9/7

“I Am A God”

As they are wont to do, the headlines were absolutely dominated by both members of the Throne this week. Kanye West and Jay Z made constant news with a series of headlines that continued to capture our attention.The biggest news surrounded an announcement of two new tours that are coming your way, soon. Kanye announced that he was taking Kendrick Lamar out on “The Yeezus Tour” this Fall. Meanwhile not an hour after the announcement, Jay Z broke headlines – and raised a few eyebrows – with the announcement that he was extending his Magna Carter Tour into North America, too, In other news, Jay Z sold his shares of  the Brooklyn Nets to Jason Kidd, Kanye reportedly was paid millions to perform in Kazakhstan and tragic struck went one of Hov’s bodyguards was tasered by the police in Florida and died.

In other non-Jay/’Ye news, A$AP Rocky was charged with assault, 2 Chainz is reportedly facing serious gun and drug charges in Oklahoma, Lupe Fiasco is being sued  and Juicy J told XXL in an interview that he wants to be the next CEO of Columbia Records. These are the headlines of the week.

1. Kanye West Is Taking Kendrick Lamar Out On The Road

2. Jay Z Steals Kanye’s Thunder With Announcement Of New World Tour Dates

3. Jay Z’s Bodyguard Tasered By Police In Florida, Dies

4. Jay Z’s ‘Magna Carta Holy Grail’ Reaches Double Platinum Status

5. A$AP Rocky Charged With Assault

6. Juicy J Wants To Be The Next CEO Of Columbia Records

7. Jay Z Sells His Shares Of The Brooklyn Nets to Jason Kidd

8. 2 Chainz Arrested For Guns And Drugs

9. Lupe Fiasco Sued For Allegedly Hiding Millions For Drug Kingpin

10. Kanye West Is Reportedly Paid Millions To Perform At Wedding In Kazakhstan


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