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Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine was released on Thursday from federal prison because of his vulnerability to the coronavirus. He will spend his remaining sentence of four months in home confinement. On his 24th birthday, May 8th, he released a new song,” Gooba”, that Friday afternoon. The music video had over 36 million views in less than 24 hours. In the video, 6ix9ine taunts his haters by self-praising himself. Being completely unbothered by being called a “snitch”:


“Niggas tweeting ‘bout me got me, trending bitch, you big sad

tell me how I rat and came home to a big bag”


Shortly after the music video release, he went live on his Instagram to address the allegations of him being a “rat” for cooperating with authorities. He spoke on the attempts of his life threats, theft of his money, and said that people had tried to kidnap his mother, arguing his betrayal to the gang when they had not been loyal to him:


"Where was the loyalty when you were caught on the wiretap trying to kill me, where was the loyalty when you were trying to kidnap my mother, where was the loyalty when you stole a million dollars from me?





His live stream broke Instagram's record of 2 million views. He tweeted shortly after, “I’m still the King of New York”.


Longtime music journalist Elliot Wilson shared the cover art of the single, “Gooba”, to his Instagram story and rappers took no time to hop in the comments:

“...I’m old school fuck 69 and everybody pushing his line right now all New York.”




“Durkio dropped today and he the streets cmon Elliot?” Meek Mill wrote. “Post Durk shit it’s [fire] no post from Durk on a hip-hop page but this???? You the og Elliot.”

Love it or hate it, Tekashi 6ix9ine is back and people will be paying close attention to the New York rapper.



The Air Jordan 5 “Fire Red” were expected to be released on March 28th which would’ve marked the 30th anniversary of the day Michael Jordan scored 69 points against the Cleveland Cavaliers (March 28, 1990). The release date was postponed to May 2nd, just yesterday. Unlike previous retros, this pair features silver reflective finishes on the tongue, yet it is still identical to the OG pair from 1990, with its black midsole with Fire Red shark teeth.



This release could not have come at a better time with the Michael Jordan documentary series, The Last Dance, currently aired on ESPN. It tells the story of the Chicago Bulls’ 1997-1998 season through a time capsule with never-before-seen footage, taking an in-depth look into this dynasty that has been a much needed distraction from this pandemic.



Check out more Retro Jordan releases (in May) down below:



Air Jordan 1 Hi OG “Game Royal”

Color: Black/White/Game Royal/Black

Release Date: May 9, 2020



Air Jordan 4 Retro “Metallic Green”

Color: White/Pine Green-Metallic Silver

Release Date: May 16, 2020



Air Jordan 11 Retro Low “Concord Sketch”

Color: White/Black-Concord

Release Date: June 18, 2020

Air Jordan 4 Retro “Court Purple”

Color: White/Metallic Silver/Court Purple

Release Date: May 14, 2020



Air Jordan 5 Retro “Top 3”

Color: Black-Fire-Red/Grape Ice/New Emerald

Release Date: June 13, 2020






Rap star French Montana has given this quarantine a bit of Hip- Hop entertainment claiming he could “outshine” Kendrick Lamar if they were both headlining a festival. French Montana stated, "I mean, honestly, I could go against anybody. You could put somebody like Kendrick Lamar next to me on

the same stage at a festival,” after being asked who he could go up against for a

rap battle. Montana was on a Skype interview with Complex News Speedy

Morman on April 18th.


To dig a deeper hole, the rapper went on about his ability to outshine Lamar

because he has more hits than him which is untrue. “I might outshine him not because I’m a better rapper...or whatever it is, it’s just I got more hits, you know what I’m saying, Kendrick Lamar got more

albums he got masterpieces”, he stated confidently. After having many people outraged by his comments towards Kendrick Lamar, he tweeted on April 21st: "I love Kendrick! that’s not just for Kendrick that’s to anybody they put in front of me, and ask me that same question what u want me to say lol ? It should be your attitude too," he wrote. "If u think any less of yourself don’t blame it on the next person who don’t ! set it up."


Rappers like Young Thug and Gunna joined in to shut Montana down. The feud

shifted immediately when Montana put up a post-and-delete of Young Thug

wearing a skirt in his “no stylist” video.


On April 22nd, Thug responded on his Instagram story:

"Listen, bro. Get out of your feelings. I’m only speaking from an artist

standpoint. You do not have nowhere near more hits than Kendrick Lamar,

whatsoever. You probably won’t ever have more hits than buddy. So, get that

out of your head. I don’t know what you’re taking, but get that out of your

head. I wore that dress in your video just to show love and support because I

only put that dress on when it’s real...when I feel like it’s real love or I feel like

this what it’s supposed to be. That’s the only time I do that type of shit. ’Cause

I thought it was love.”

Shortly afterwards, Thug was seen in a video calling Montana a “bitch ass

n****” saying he was going to call Meek Mill to send him a video of Montana

getting knocked out.


There are more rappers chiming in than the rapper who is being called out.

Lamar has not posted on twitter or Instagram since March 15. He hasn’t made

any indication that he knows what is going on or that he even cares. According

to XXL, Kendrick has 48 Billboard Hot 100 songs compared to French

Montana's 17 hits. The numbers speak for themselves.