Earlier this week, the internet exploded with speculation that Andre 3000 was dissing Drake on a verse featured on the song “Solo (Reprise),” taken from Frank Ocean’s latest album Blonde. During an interview with Sway Calloway on his show “Sway in the Morning,” Cee-Lo dispelled the growing speculation that the lines were directed at the OVO leader. “He told me he did that verse, like two years ago,” Cee Lo told Sway. “I can confirm that it’s not, but it’s good for Hip-Hop."
Wu-Tang founder RZA’s new group Banks & Steelz with Interpol’s Paul Banks just announced a special date for the United Kingdom this November. The pair will at the stage for a headlining show at London’s KOKO on Friday, November 18th. The date is a continuation of the pair’s U.S. performances to support their first album together titled Anything But Words. A number of special guests from the album, which features Ghostface, Masta Killah, Kool Keith, Florence of Florence + The Machine and others, are rumored to hit the stage with Banks & Steez. Tickets for the London show go on sale at 9am on Friday, September 2nd at www.gigsandtours.com
Rap stars Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa will headline the biggest Call of Duty XP fan celebration in the history of the franchise. The huge event is being planned for September 4 at The Forum in Inglewood, California as the close-out to the Call of Duty XP 2016 fan event taking place from September 2-4. “Call of Duty XP is the ultimate Call of Duty fan experience,” Rob Kostich, EVP and general manager, Call of Duty, Activision, told AllHipHop.com in a statement. “From the game reveals led by Infinite Warfare multiplayer to the Call of Duty-inspired live experiences to the $2 million Call of Duty Championship finale, there’s something for everyone. It’s going to be an amazing time for our fans, even more so now with Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa there to cap this epic, multi-day event.”