HipHopDX – This week in Hip Hop, Cardi B and her beau, Migos rapper Offset, have been dominating the headlines with wild social media antics, rumors infidelity and an alleged pregnancy. Also, Lil Wayne dropped Dedication 6 and HipHopDX gave out more year-end awards as 2017 came to an end.
Cardi B & Offset & Drama
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Someone reportedly hacked Offset’s iCloud account this week, releasing a video what appeared to be the Migos member cheating on his finacée Cardi B before they were engaged.
Following the release the video, Cardi pretended that she and Offset were having sex on Instagram Live, annoying a lot people after she explained it wasn’t real.
But the drama didn’t end there. A woman (apparently notorious for faking pregnancies) also came forward to claim that Offset got her pregnant, although the couple has reportedly denied the woman’s claim. Offset says it’s an extortion attempt so he’s fighting back with his attorneys.
Read more about Cardi B and Offset’s drama here.
Lil Wayne Drops Dedication 6
On Christmas Day, Lil Wayne and DJ Drama released Dedication 6, which featured some pretty wild bars.
The 15-track project received a DX review score 3.8, but there’s still more music to come under the D6 umbrella. Wayne shared the cover art for its sequel, Dedication 6: Reloaded, with no release date in sight. A version JAY-Z’s 4:44 cut “Family Feud,” re-worked by Weezy and featuring Drake, was also released with the announcement.
Stream Lil Wayne’s Dedication 6 here.
HipHopDX Year In Review
We’ve been giving out Year End Awards all week! If you missed any, catch up below.
The 2017 HipHopDX Year End Awards
The Best Rap Albums Of 2017
The Top Rap Songs Of 2017
The Most Slept-On Rap Albums Of 2017
The Top Rap Songs Of 2017: By The Numbers
2017 In Review — Instagram Flexin’
2017 In Review — Tweets Is Watching
The Best Memes Of 2017
HipHopDX Reviews In Review
We also banged the gavel on a few more albums to wrap up the year.
TiRon & Ayomari — WET: The Wonderful Ego Trip
Conway — G.O.A.T.
King Los — Moor Bars
Chris Webby — Wednesday
Lil Wayne — Dedication 6
Chance The Rapper & Jeremih — Merry Christmas Lil Mama: Rewrapped
Happy New Year and see you in 2018!