Hip Hop Week In Review: Ja Rule vs. 50 Cent, Offset Controversy & Kanye West

HipHopDX – This week in Hip Hop, Ja Rule and 50 Cent’s feud reared its ugly head once again. Also, Migos member Offset upset some listeners with his verse on YFN Lucci’s latest single that claimed he doesn’t “vibe with queers.” Kanye West and Kim Kardashian also revealed the name their third child.

Ja Rule & 50 Cent Are Beefing Again

50 Cent went on Big Boys Neighborhoodand said if he saw Ja Rule in 2018, he’d put his paws on his old rival. As the interview made its rounds on social media, Ja didn’t hold his tongue over their nearly 15 year-old beef.

Fun hip hop FACT, @50cent is PUSSY,” Ja tweeted.

The only response Ja got from 50 was an Instagram post that was eventually deleted.

Hip Hop Week In Review: Ja Rule vs. 50 Cent, Offset Controversy & Kanye West

Read more here about Ja and 50’s back-and-forth.

Offset Raps He “Cannot Vibe With Queers” & Controversy Ensues

Offset was promptly called out for his homophobic lyrics on the YFN Lucci track “Boss Life,” this week.I cannot vibe with queers/ I got the heart a bear/ Bustin them down by the pair/ Patek Philippe, its rare,” he rapped.

After a flurry backlash, Offset fered an apology and claims he wasn’t aiming his lyrics towards the LGBTQ community.I apologize to anybody I fended by the word queer, I was not referring to sexuality, theMigos rapper wrote.

As Offset deals with the controversy surrounding his lyrics, Migos did announce that Culture II — one HipHopDXs Most Anticipated Rap Albums 2018has aJanuary 26released date. The Pharrell-produced “Stir Fry” and “Motor Sport” featuring Nicki Minaj and Cardi B (whose name Offset got tatted on his neck) are expected to appearo on the LP.

Read more about the backlash against Offset here.

Kanye and Kim Welcome Chicago West

On January 15, Kanye West and Kim Kardashian welcomed a baby girl into their family and her name is Chicago West. She is the couple’s third child, joining her siblings North and Saint.

Read more about Kanye West and Kim Kardashians new baby girl Chicago West here.

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DXclusives: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day & The Underground Report

8 Rappers Who Have Lived Out MLKs Dream Through Music & Charity

Chance The Rapper, Common and Diddy are among the Hip Hop elite who have dedicated a portion their lives to the greater good society. HipHopDX’s Aaron McKrell listed five more rappers who have lived out MLK’s dream in honor the late civil rights activist.

Find out who else made the list here.

Underground Report: 7 Songs From December You Need To Hear

DX Staff Writer Justin Ivey is spreading the musical wealth with this month’s Underground Report featuring songs you might’ve missed from December. Among them include MC Paul Barman on the Mark Ronson-produced cut “Happy Holidays” and Baton Rouge artist Max Minelli’s “Angels With Broken Wings.”

Find out what other songs from December made the cut here.