So as the feud between Meek Mill and Drake continues to unfold, it seems to have woken a sleeping giant. On Monday (7/27), Funkmaster Flex promised the world that he would premiere a new diss track from Meek Mill - in response to Drake's recent diss record "Charged Up". Excited fans tuned in to hear this response only to be disappointed that there wasn't one, or at least it wasn't going to air on Funk Flex's show that night.
This honestly should come as no surprise, especially if you're familiar with Cointelpro. Monitoring the moves of civil rights activists is something the American government has been doing for years. As a matter of fact, every since slavery the powers that be here in the United States have been conspiring to eradicate black figures and neutralize any type of resistance they considered to be a threat to their infrastructure. Most recently, that threat comes from the many #Blacklivesmatter demonstrations that have been popping up all over the country. So you had to know that the Department of Homeland Security would begin to focus it's attention on the movement. That information is now being made public, thanks to The Intercept.
One of my favorite comedians of all time recently stopped by Sway in the Morning and leaked some startling revelations. The King of Comedy claims that he has always known about Bill Cosby's private indiscretions. He even states that he once called him out about it back in an interview with Kiss-FM that never back in 2009 that never aired.
Over the past week, the news has been flooded with images and reactions to the alleged suicide of Sandra Bland, a 28 year old woman who was pulled over in Texas for failing to signal when switching lanes. Now there's a lot going on and emotions are high so I'll reserve judgment until for FACTS surface. One thing that has been in question is the video of the traffic stop that lead to this young woman losing her life.
So as the ongoing saga involving 50 Cent filing for bankruptcy continues, everyone seems to be weighing in. Earlier this week, 50 Cent shocked many by revealing in a court that his personal net worth is $4.4 million; a drastic difference from the estimated $155 million that he was said to have. That large figure comes from a recent article by Forbes magazine that attributes his worth to deals such as Vitamin Water, SK Energy Drink, movies, music and other ventures. Apparently, that figure was grossly exaggerated.
Remon is a multi-media personality. He is the founder of The Urban Advocate, co-host of The Vincent Tucker Radio Show and videographer.