XXL Quick Hitters: T.I., Mac Miller, Rhymefest and Chief Keef

NEWS HEADLINES THAT MATTER TO THE HIP-HOP COMMUNITY

T.I.: Lands Recurring Role Next To Kelsey Grammer on Starz’ Series Boss

Tip will star next to the veteran actor, adding to his burgeoning acting portfolio, which already includes, ATL, Takers, and American Gangster. [Starz]

_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Mac Miller Talks Favorite Verse
Mac takes fans through a journey through the pages of his rhyme book, remembering his favorite bars. [SoulCulture]

Rhymefest Criticizes Interscope Over Chief Keef Signing
As a guest blogger, ‘Fest writes, “Chief Keef is a ‘bomb,’ he represents the senseless savagery that white people see when the news speaks of Chicago violence.” [Analog Girl]
  • Spirit Equality

    This article would be better if it included a PDF of the complaint Lord Finesse filed, as a sidebar. Update this article with that, please.

  • Petro3

    The way Mac and his team tried to handle the situation was extremely unprofessional. I hope they sue him for every last penny.

  • aaron

    pay the man or just use something else…..its that simple……Its business nothing personal!…get your mind right and sample with your checkbook out….

    • Lordgodallmighty

      Why should he pay the man for using a sample that wasn’t cleared? It’s like your neighbour asking for money as his house was made of bricks first!

  • TruthBeTold

    lord finesse should not be praised for anything. what he is doing now is strictly for own personal gain, not for hip hop or the community or anyone else. people would understand if mac sold the record and made a commercial profit but he didnt.. he gives his music away for free ? the only money made from that song wouldve been touring, and even then producers don’t make commission in the first place when it comes to touring. long story short, lord finesse is just another rat, and clearly has no love for the game.. most likely dudes just running out of money.