Nelly has publicly spoken out and participated in the protests occurring in Ferguson, MO in response to the aftermath of the murder of unarmed teen Mike Brown. Now, the St. Louis rapper interviewed with CNN and discussed supporting Michael Brown’s family and the justice they deserve for their son. Nelly also spoke about creating college scholarships in Mike Brown’s honor for young people in his neighborhood. Watch the video above for the entire interview.
Action Bronson premiered a video teaser for his upcoming single, “Easy Rider.” In the teaser, Bronson is seen riding a motorcycle on a seemingly endless highway, fleeing from cops. It’s pretty kick-ass. [Hypetrak]
The legendary chanteuse Mariah Carey is on the verge of her first world tour in eight years. “The Elusive Chanteuse Show” will kick off in Tokyo, Japan on October 4 and will include a stop in mainland China—a first for Mimi. “I want to experience the spontaneity and emotion that I put into this album on stage with my fans,” said Carey. Read more about it here. [Rap-Up]
Diddy gave music fans a bit of a jolt this morning, when he released the cover art for his upcoming album via Instagram. Not much else is known about his upcoming project. Take a look at the artwork here. [Instagram]
Not only was Meek Mill’s request for parole pushed back, his album just might have to suffer the same fate as well. Despite numerous attempts made by the MMG rapper’s legal team, the judge has denied Mill’s pleas to be released in time for the September drop of his second album, Dreams Worth More Than Money. Click here to read all about it. [Complex]
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