XXL Quick Hitters: Waka Flocka and Wiz Khalifa, Teyana Taylor and Iranian MC Shahin Najafi

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WAKA FLOCKA FLAME: Discusses Origins of Wiz Khalifa Beef

Apparently, the Brick Squad rapper’s feud with Wiz sparked over weed. Waka says Wiz couldn’t hang with him. [MTV HIP HOP POV]

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Teyana Taylor Talks Signing to G.O.O.D. Music

“I felt like G.O.O.D. Music was where I wanted to be, where I fit in,” Teyana Taylor told MTV about signing to the imprint. This is the second go ’round for me, and hopefully, the second time’s the charm. I signed to Star Trak with Pharrell when I was 15, and now I’m at a new chapter in my life where I’m signed to G.O.O.D. Music, and I’m blessed and happy to be part of the team.” [MTV News]

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Iranian Rapper Receives Death Threats Over Song

An Islamist website has a $100,000 bounty on anyone who will kill Iranian MC Shahin Najafi for making a controversial record. [NY Times]