Yay Or Nay?: Kanye West’s Yeezus Tour Merchandise Features Confederate Flag [PHOTOS]

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From his music to his interviews to his stage shows, Kanye West has a knack for causing controversy. Add tour merchandise to the list since the Yeezus tour paraphernalia the “New Slaves” rapper is peddling at his shows features images of the Confederate flag. For those who may be confused, the Confederate (read: pro-slavery) states lost the Civil War; meaning that chapter when humans were treated as chattel in the United States could at least begin to be closed. Don’t let talk of the flag representing Southern pride fool you, it is a symbol of racism and hate, period…

[HipHopWired]


Lady Gaga ft. R. Kelly – “Do What U Want” [LISTEN]

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Who would have ever guessed that Lady Gaga would collaborate with R. Kelly? But then again, like the megastar singer, the Pied Piper of R&B’s pen game speaks for itself, so this was probably a natural marriage. The track features a very 80s pop-inspired instrumental that comes courtesy of DJ White Shadow. And with that, Gaga holds no punches as she commands her lover to, “Do what you want, what you want with my body…”

 

 

 

 

 

[HipHopWired]


Ex-TLC Singer Crystal Selene Writing Tell-All; Reportedly Threatening To Sue Over Biopic

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TLC’s highly anticipated biopic, CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story is scheduled to make its television debut, as controversy ensues. Last week we told you that the group’s former manager, Perri “Pebbles” Reid, has been publicly responding to allegations that she mismanaged the group’s funds. She has also made it clear that she’s seeking legal counsel over the “slanderous” allegations. It looks like Pebbles isn’t the only one “lawyer-ing up.” According to one TLC fan page, one of the group’s original members, Crystal Selene Jones, is also reportedly threatening to take legal action…

[MadameNoire]


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