NICKI MINAJ PERFORMS AT NBA AWARDS/GETS KEY TO QUEENS NEW YORK

June 27, 2017 Shive Magazine 0

Although snubbed by the BET Awards, Nicki Minaj is still winning. The Young Money rapper kicked off the first NBA Awards show with a performance of her many hits. Performing hits like her collaboration with 2 Chainz  “Realize,”  her verse on the Pretty Girls Like Trap Music track, “No Frauds” and her Katy Perry collaboration “Swish Swish,” the queen of rap graced the stage in all her glory. Watch below. In addition to her NBA performance, Onika Tanya Maraj was presented with the key to Queens, New York for her “outstanding career achievements in music” from Queens Borough President Melinda Katz. Due to Read More

JAY-Z SET TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM ‘4:44’

June 22, 2017 Shive Magazine 0

After all the rumors and speculation, it’s confirmed. JAY-Z’s 4:44 album is set to be released at 12:01 a.m. on June 30 available exclusively to Sprint and TIDAL users. “Today is an exciting day to be a Sprint customer,” said Marcelo Claure, Sprint president and CEO. “JAY-Z is a global icon and we’re giving customers an incredible opportunity to be among the first to experience his new album 4:44. Our loyal, existing customers, and customers who switch to Sprint, can experience the album exclusively, plus access a complimentary six-month trial of TIDAL HiFi, giving them access to content they can’t get anywhere Read More

NEW MUSIC: LIL WAYNE – ‘YFS’

June 22, 2017 Shive Magazine 0

Lil Wayne brags about his cash on “Young, Fresh, and Shameless” the latest from DJ Stevie J’s Appreciation 9 mixtape. Stevie J’s new mixtape features 31 track with appearances from Chris Brown, Meek Mill, PnB Rock, Lil Uzi Vert, Playboi Carti, and more. “Fuck instantaneous,” he raps. “Bust a nut in her mouth, young macadamia / Young, rich, and famous / Young Money but the money so fuckin’ ancient…Young, fresh, and shameless.”   Listen below.

PRODIGY OF MOBB DEEP DEAD AT 42

June 21, 2017 Shive Magazine 0

While in Las Vegas as part of the “Art of Rap Tour” with Ghostface Killah, Onyx, KRS-One, and Ice-T, Albert “Prodigy” Johnson, the legendary solo rapper and a member of Mobb Deep, has passed away. He was 42. “It is with extreme sadness and disbelief that we confirm the death of our dear friend Albert Johnson, better known to millions of fans as Prodigy of legendary NY rap duo Mobb Deep,” the rapper’s rep said. “We would like to thank everyone for respecting the family’s privacy at this time.” The cause of his death is currently unknown, but the New York rapper has Read More

IT’S OFFICIAL, BEYONCÉ & JAY Z WELCOME TWINS

June 21, 2017 Shive Magazine 0

We wasn’t sure but it has been confirmed. On Monday (June 12), Beyoncé and Jay Z has welcomed twins. Rumor has them as a boy and girl. According to reports, Beyoncé did not go full-term with the pregnancy and the twins have been diagnosed with Jaundice due to their premature birth. Doctors wasn’t comfortable releasing the twins or Beyoncé as of yet but they are all “expected to be okay.” The Carter twins are the second and third children of JAY-Z and Beyoncé who already have a 5-year-old daughter Blue Ivy.

AUGUST ALSINA REVEALS BATTLE WITH LIVER DISEASE

June 1, 2017 Shive Magazine 0

Over the years we’ve questioned August Alsina’s health when he collapsed on stage leaving him in a three-day coma in 2014 and again when he lost vision in his left eye in 2015. The R&B singer recently took to Instagram revealing he’s having health complications once again. “I’ve been living my life in so much dis-ease that I’ve literally created it within myself,” he wrote. “God has invested something inside of me, But I am not afraid of this Agony because I know that God pulls us back to shoot us FORWARD.” Alsina sat down with Jada Pinkett Smith explaining his battle with Read More

LIL WAYNE BODYGUARDS REMOVE FAN FROM STAGE

May 11, 2017 Shive Magazine 0

As Lil Wayne performed at the Rolling Loud festival in Miami a overzealous fan climbed onstage. Although the man showed no intention of attacking Wayne his bodyguards thought differently. Six of Weezy’s bodyguards tackled and removed the fan from the stage, avoiding any potential danger. Rapper HoodyBaby even appeared to kick the stage crasher. Last month, Wayne ended a show after a fan threw a drink on the stage but he continued this one.  

NICKI MINAJ CHALLENGES FANS FOR TUITION & STUDENT LOANS PAYMENTS

May 10, 2017 Shive Magazine 0

After launching her “Regret in Your Tears” challenge a challenge Nicki Minaj to pay his tuition. The Young Money queen accepted. “Show me straight A’s that I can verify w/ur school and I’ll pay it,” she replied. “Who wants to join THAT contest?!?!Dead serious. Shld I set it up?” Follow NICKI MINAJ ✔@NICKIMINAJ Show me straight A’s that I can verify w/ur school and I’ll pay it. Who wants to join THAT contest?!?! Dead serious. Shld I set it up? https://twitter.com/cjbydesign/status/861073053312307200 … Fans started sending in request. In addition to the school tuition, Nicki also asked for student loan repayments as well. Read More

CHRIS BROWN SERVED WITH RESTRAINING ORDER

May 8, 2017 Shive Magazine 0

It’s been a little over two months since Karrueche Tran filed for a restraining order against Chris Brown and now he’s been served and on his birthday. As he was leaving Grooves in Houston this past Friday (May 5), a process server gave Brown the legal documents with TMZ capturing the the exchange . Tran is claiming Brown “punched” her in the stomach, “kicked” her down a flight of steps, and threatened to kill and shoot her while he was on probation for assaulting Rihanna. Girl stop trying to play the victim. If this happened in 2009 why did it take so long to Read More

IGGY AZALEA PREPARING NEW SINGLE ‘SWITCH’

May 4, 2017 Shive Magazine 0

After serving us with “Mo Bounce” and “Can’t Lose” featuring Uzi, Iggy Azalea is ready to give us something new with “Switch” the latest single off Digital Distortion. The project serves as the follow-up to 2014’s The New Classic which is set to include is slated to features from YG, Jeremih, Lil Uzi Vert, French Montana and Brazilian songstress Anitta. “Switch” is set to premiere May 19.

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