Oakland Is Going To Start Giving Reparations To Their Residents Who Have Marijuana Convictions

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Weed is legal in Oakland now, but it wasn’t always, and there are many residents who have charges due to the popular (and harmless) drug. Back in May, Oakland City Council began plans to help boost their legal medical cannabis industry, which is projected to grow into a $40 billion industry in the U.S. by 2020. One of the proposals was that people who have been locked up for a weed-related charge – who are currently ineligible to have a legal license to sell weed because of their felonies – would not only be eligible, but moved to the TOP of the eligibility list as well. AKA, they’d be made a priority to approve first, as reparations for their previous charges.


Joe Budden Announces ‘Rage’ Tour

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Next month, Joe Budden will be releasing his next project – a joint mixtape with producer araabMUZIK named Rage & The Machine. In support of the tape, the New Jersey rapper has announced a nationwide tour, stopping in most major markets. Of course, hometown love is always the best, so for those looking to attend his home show – it’s happening October 22 at BB Kings.


(Photo) Precious! Ludacris Finally Shares Photo Of Daughters Cadence & Cai

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Ludacris is the father to three beautiful girls – Karma, who was born in 2001 to Luda’s then-girlfriend, Cai, who was born in 2013 to a woman who Luda’d had a fling with, and Cadence, born last summer to Luda’s wife, Eudoxie. Up until now, Luda and Eudoxie hadn’t shared a photo of Cadence, and though we saw pics of Cai early on, we haven’t seen her in some time either, as Luda battled out rights with her mother in court (and continues to.) Finally, Luda shared photos of both Cai and Cadence last night at a charity event, and boy, they are definitely daddy’s twins! Check out the adorable pics below.


Jay Z Has Inked A 2-Year Movie & TV Deal Deal

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Jay Z just signed a two-year movie and television production deal with the Weinstein Company. “I’m excited to tell stories from real-life prophets, whom through their struggles have changed the world for the better, and others whose stories are filled with fantasy and delight,” Hov said in the press release. “Harvey and David [Weinstein] are visionaries both of whom have done this time and time again. I’m already passionate about what we currently have in the pipeline and I’m looking forward to discovering others.”


(Photos) Did Fabolous & Emily B Say “I Do”?

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Fabolous and Emily B have been together for over a decade and share two beautiful babies together. Fab has also taken in Em’s daughter from a previous relationship as his own, but the pair have never officially taken the trip down the aisle. Back at Carmelo Anthony and LaLa’s wedding in 2010, Emily posted a photo with the caption, “We’re next,” and though it’s taken quite some time – could it have finally happened?


(Video) Lil Wayne Keeps Dhea By His Side For 34th Birthday Celebration

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Lil Wayne celebrated his 34th birthday on Tuesday (September 27,) and while his ex, Christina Milian, was partying it up in LA with her former fiancé Jas Prince, Weezy was down in Miami with a fianceé of his own. Dhea Sodano has been in the picture since 2011, though many keep thinking she’s gone as Wayne steps out with various women, most notably Christina in 2014 and 2015. However, Dhea’s always popped up for the most important moments in Wayne’s World – holidays, birthdays, big shows, etc. – and was once again by his side as he blew out the candles on his cake at home in MIA. Also in attendance were Mack Maine, Gudda Gudda, Marley G and more. Check out the video below.


Young Thug Is Bringing 21 Savage Along For The “HIHORSE’D” Tour

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Young Thug and 21 Savage are about to bring some crazy energy this winter on their 20-date HIHORSE’D Tour. These two both put on a crazy show and have some wild fans, so you can imagine how lit it’s going to get! Dates include Baltimore, NYC, Philly, LA and more. Check out the full list of locations below, and head here for ticket info.


Spotify Is In Talks To Buy Soundcloud

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Soundcloud is currently the streaming service of choice for most artists, as it allows their music to get out to the masses without anyone having to pay a subscription fee. Though they recently launched a paid service earlier this year, it remains separate from the free streaming, and the two have co-existed rather peacefully. That may change with talks of a new deal, however.


Chance The Rapper Invited To Perform At The White House For Christmas

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Chance The Rapper has to be smiling from ear to ear! The Coloring Book rapper has just been invited by fellow Chicago native President Obama to perform at the White House for their annual National Christmas Tree Lighting concert.


(Video) Beanie Sigel Addresses Getting Punched By Meek’s Crew

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This whole Meek Mill vs. The Game beef keeps getting bigger and bigger, adding more people into the mix as it rolls along. Beanie Sigel jumped in last week, adding a few bars on Meek’s diss track to Game, and reportedly helping write the lyrics to Omelly’s part as well. When he disclosed that he’d helped, however, he was promptly knocked out by an affiliate of Meek’s, Teefy Bey. Now Beans is addressing the entire situation, including why he thinks Meek and Drake’s beef started back in 2015. Check out the video below.


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