Hip Hop Week In Review: Kanye West's "Yandhi," Suge Knight's Trial & Eminem Vs. MGK
publish date: 2018-09-23
– This week in Hip Hop, Kanye West grabbed attention by announcing his new album Yandhi.
Also, Suge Knight was sentenced to 28 years in prison and the Eminem vs. Machine Gun Kelly battle continued.
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— ye (@kanyewest) September 18, 2018
Kanye West plans on releasing his a new LP titled Yandhi on September 29. It appears to be a sequel of sorts to his 2013 album Yeezus.
There's no Kanye album release that comes without drama in the headlines, and this time it's highlighted by an Instagram commentary on the dooms of social media likes and airing out celebrity men who bring up his wife's name.
Nick Cannon, one of the men called out by Yeezy, dismissed the rant and states he will continue to say whatever he wants.
Read more about Kanye West's Yandhi here.
Suge Knight Sentenced To 28 Years In Prison
Former Death Row Records CEO Marion “Suge” Knight was sentenced to 28 years in prison after striking a plea deal. The 53-year-old will serve time for the 2015 hit-and-run death of Terry Carter.
Suge's sentence is scheduled to begin on October 4. Of course, Twitter had fun with the sentencing had no mercy in turning Knights sentencing into a joke.
Read more about Suge Knight's sentencing here.
Eminem Vs. Machine Gun Kelly Fallout