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Hip Hop Week In Review: Rick Ross Comes Home & Lil Xan Calls Tupac "Boring"

HipHopDX – This week in Hip Hop, fans got some good news when Rick Ross was released from the hospital. On the negative front, YoungBoy Never Broke Againwas deemed as “a threat to society” by Louisiana prosecutors who want him to serve a 10-year prison sentence. Also, Lil Xan called Tupac Shakur boring to make create more battle lines between rap generations. Some defended Xan’s opinion while others dragged him all over social media.

Rick Ross Returns From The Hosptial

Rick Ross was rushedto the hospital earlier this month after he was reportedly found being unresponsive at his Miami home.A 911 call later revealed Ross was throwing up bloodand shaking. His stay at the hospital came to an end on Monday morning (March 5), and Rozay looks to be feeling betterfollowing the health scare.

Read more about Ross’releasehere.

YoungBoy Never Broke Again Called A Threat To Society

Louisiana prosecutors have determined that YoungBoy Never Broke Again is a threat to society. Prosecutors are askinga Baton Rouge judge to revokehis probationtermsand make him serve his 10-year suspended prison sentence for his role in a 2016 nonfatal shooting.

The Baton Rouge Advocatereports these developments were a result his arrest last month for a fugitive warrant out Georgia, which stem from kidnapping and assault charges.

Read more about YoungBoy’s legal woes here.

Lil Xan Thinks Tupac Is Boring

Lil Xan shared his opinion on Tupac’s music and angered many Hip Hop heads in doing so. The up-and-coming rapper called Pac’s music “boring,” which prompted Waka Flocka to say Xan was banned from Hip Hop forthe remarks. Trippie Redd and Glasses Malone were among those whocame to Xan’s defense.

Read more reactions to Xan’s Tupac comments here.

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DXClusives: Del The Funky Homosapien, Eric B. & Rakim & A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie

Del The Funky Homosapien Studied Battle Rap & Comedy For New Amp Live Collaboration

Del The Funky Homosapien is putting out a new album with former Zion I producerAmp LivecalledGate 13. The Hieroglyphics member has been reinventing himself for itby studyingcomedic writing and battle raps.

I watch battle rap constantly, he told DX’s Kyle Eustice. I need that kind hard creative expression. Ive been introducing new information and working on making the album a better experience all around. Im being cognizant my age range and what I can get away with saying. Whats appropriate I guess, culturally. Not like Im censoring myself, but some things I dont really have to say.

ReadDel’s full interview here.

Eric B. & Rakim Tour Confirmed

The legendary Eric B. & Rakim will be going on the North American tour they tweeted (and deleted) about. Rakim and his team confirmed the tour is happening when asked by DX.

All realmore dates to be announced shortly, Rakim’s management said.

Read more about Eric B. & Rakim’s upcoming tour here.

A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie Teases 50 Cent & Future Collabs

A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie has new music with 50 Cent in the vault and wants to make an entire project Future. He shared the news with DX’s Jake Rohn at the Budweiser Live event during NBA All-Star Weekend in Los Angeles.

I would look forward to making a project with Future,A Boogie stated. We aint talk about a project, but we talked about a few songs. We already got a song with Thugger on the Esco tape, and were working on another song right now so hopefully, we get a project together soon.

Watch the interview here.