Jay Z and his amazing celebrity friends recently launched the music streaming service Tidal. Earlier yesterday Jay Z decided to jump on his Twitter account and clear the air about Tidal's business model compared to competing streaming services. Needless to say it was a show. Read Jay Z's tweets and more after the jump!
Fans are brutal and the internet has allowed for anonymous sh*t-talking to take place on an almost obsessive basis. But don't fret, nerds, as your favorite artist actually does care about your opinion. Cue evidence: this video where rappers like Drake, Wiz Khalifa, Childish Gambino, and more read incredibly mean tweets. Enjoy after the jump!
The Ferguson grand jury decision to not indict Officer Darren Wilson in the August death of Michael Brown, the unarmed teenager who was shot and killed after an encounter with police, has sent shockwaves across the world. Many of those whom have ties to the hip-hop community were extremely upset and took to the internet to share their grievances, questioning when justice will be served. Everyone from T.I. to El-P to Lord Jamar sounded off, letting their voice be heard. Azealia Banks was perhaps the most controversial in her remarks regarding the Ferguson grand jury decision, lambasting the decision by writing "I might have to kill one of these crackers in their sleep !!" in addition to other inflammatory statements. Check out what rappers had to say on the Ferguson grand jury after the jump.