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His Side Of The Story: MempHitz Speaks On K. Michelle’s Abuse Allegations, Says He Only “RESTRAINED” Her!

While episode two of VH1‘s ‘Love & Hip-Hop: Atlanta’ recently aired, the ongoing drama between K. Michelle and MempHitz continues. Last week, on the premiered episode of ‘Love & Hip-Hop: Atlanta’, K. Michelle revealed that her ex-man (an A&R in the music industry) helped her get signed but at the same time, abused her and spent her $2 million dollar deal money on luxury items for himself. She later revealed that she was talking about former Jive A&R MempHitz who is currently married to Lil Wayne’s former wife and baby mother Toya. There are always two sides to every story and sometimes three. MempHitz called into TT Torrez’s show to give his side of the story. Below are some excerpts:

On how Memphitz and K. Michelle met:

Memphitz explains how he and K. Michelle met in New York. After K. Michelle sang for him for the first time, he said he was blown away and HAD to sign her. Memphitz was the Vice President of the A&R department at Jive Records after leaving Arista.

On how Memphitz and K. Michelle got involved intimately:

After signing K. Michelle, he would have her travel with him to sing for everyone. Late night studio sessions led them to begin mixing business with pleasure. Memphitz said he shouldn’t have gotten involved with his artist but he did.

He said things started happening between them that caused the relationship to turn sour. If Memphitz would listen to another female artist, K. Michelle would get upset. He said he was very fond of K but she was more in love with him than he was with her. He said they NEVER lived together but she did stay in his house in Atlanta and condo in New York.

On K. Michelle getting a $2 million dollar deal from Jive:

Memphitz said K. Michelle was signed for about $500,000, not $2 million. He said he “fixed” things on her to market her (i.e. breast implants). He claims he never touched the money she got from Jive to fund personal luxuries. He said the label handles the money after a budget is submitted so there’s no way he could have used her money for personal reasons.

On why he got fired from Jive:

Memphitz says he was running a one-man show and just had too many things going on. He also added K. Michelle was going to the record label telling them Memphitz hit her which also may have had something to do with him being fired. He said, “She says that whenever she thinks she has a stage.”

On an argument/altercation where he allegedly put his hands over her mouth:

Memphitz said he went to the hotel room to let K. Michelle know he was DONE with her. He claims she started swinging at him and throwing things at him while he tries to get to the door. He said he went to the house cleaning ladies to call for help. He then grabbed her and held her arms down to restrain her from hitting him.  He admits to covering her mouth to keep her from screaming.

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Watch My Style: Jay-Z Wearing A $330 BBC Military Mulit Mamo Molle Jacket & Just Don Brooklyn Nets Leather Hat

Over this past weekend, my idol Jay-Z performed at Radio 1′s Hackney Weekend in London. During his set, Jigga brought out Roc Nation princess Rihanna for “Run This Town” and Kanye West for “Otis”, “Gotta Have It”, “Who Gon Stop Me”, “No Church In The Wild”, “Lift Off” and “Niggas In Paris”. He rocked a $300 Billionaire Boys Club military mulit camo molle jacket paired with a $1,995 Givenchy leather jersey hoodie, jeans, shirt and Timberland boots. Jigga accessorized his outfit with a Just Don Brooklyn Nets leather hat.

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New Interview: Karen Civil Talks To Future About Working With Diplo & Kanye West And Pusha T & Drake Beef

Industry blogger Karen Civil recently caught up with Atlanta’s rapper Future for an exclusive interview.  He discusses his upcoming performance at this year’s Rock The Bells concert, working with Kanye West & Diplo, upcoming projects, and the current battle between Drake and Pusha T. Watch the interview below:

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It’s Your 33rd Birthday! La La Vazquez-Anthony’s Best Five Outfits So Far This Year

Happy birthday to a real NBA wife! Lala is well-educated, well-spoken and very talented. She made it out of Marcy Project’s in Brooklyn, New York, to the prestigious Howard University to becoming a successful media personality, actress and business mogul. What I like best about La is that she has a lot of respect and self-integrity for herself. Whenever you hear or see La, it’s always something positive.

Lala and her 4-year old son, Kiyan were spotted arriving to Tastebuds in New York City for a playdate with singer and actress Christian Milian’s daughter Violet. Tastebuds is a place in Manhattan where kids go to cook, learn, and play via a creative culinary playground. Lala was styling on them hoes in $895 Christian Louboutin Miss Clichy Suede Platform Pumps paired with a fur vest, denim jeans and a green shirt. She accessorized her outfit with a black Balenciaga bag.

Lala hit up the Think Like A Man premiere in Atlanta. She was spotted walking the red carpet at Atlantic Station Regal Cinema. Lala was styling on them hoes in a $990 Tibi Colorblock Leather Panel Shirtdress and $1,095 Christian Louboutin Bourriche Studded Ankle Booties. She was also carrying a $2,645 Alexander McQueen Crystal Britannia Skull Box Clutch.

Lala was photo’d at Madison Square Garden arena in NYC to watch her husband Carmelo Anthony and the NY Knicks defend the Orlando Magic. She wore a $675 Intarsia Silk Blend Sweater, $1,585 Leather Trackpants with snakeskin Christian Louboutin Daffodile Pumps.

In Manhattan, Lala was all glammed-up in a pair of $1,075 Christian Louboutin Sky High Daffy Veau Velours Beige Platforms. Lala also wore a fitted white dress accessorized with a Belle Noel Mini Dagger Collar Necklace.

Lala was a guest host on Good Day New York in NYC. Paparazzi caught Lala leaving the Fox Studios. She was all glammed-up in a $2,395 Givenchy Floral Print sleeveless dress from the Resort 2012 Collection paired with some $995 Christian Louboutin Summerissima Crisscross Suede and Leather Platform sandals.

Do you have any thoughts on Lala’s outfits and which ones do you like the best?

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Maybach Music Group ‘Self Made Vol. 2’ Full Album Stream

Tomorrow Tuesday (June 26), Maybach Music Group will be releasing their Selfmade Vol. 2 compilation album. “Bag of Money” currently sits at #42 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. The disc also features “Power Circle” Ft. Rick Ross, Kendrick Lamar, Gunplay, Stalley, Wale and Meek Mill, “All Birds” Ft. French Montana, “Actin “Up” Ft. Wale, Meek Mill and French, “Fountain Of Youth Ft. Nipsey Hu$$le, “ Bury Me A G” Ft. T.I. and “This Thing Of Ours” Ft. Nas, among others. Preview the entire album now! Listen below:

Selfmade Vol. 2 official tracklist

1 Power Circle/Gunplay, Stalley,Wale & Meek Mill featuring Rick Ross & Kendrick Lamar
2 Black Magic/Meek Mill featuring Rick Ross
3 This Thing Of Ours/Wale & Omarion featuring Rick Ross & Nas
4 All Birds/Rick Ross featuring French Montana
5 Actin Up/Wale & Meek Mill featuring French Montana
6 Fountain Of Youth/Stalley featuring Rick Ross & Nipsey Hussle
7 I Be Puttin’ On/Wale featuring Wiz Khalifa, French Montana & Roscoe Dash
8 The Zenith/Wale & Stalley featuring Rick Ross
9 M.I.A./Omarion & Wale
10 Bag Of Money/Wale & Meek Mill featuring Rick Ross & T-Pain
11 Let’s Talk/Omarion featuring Rick Ross
12 Black On Black/Gunplay featuring Ace Hood & Bun B
13 FluorescentInk/Stalley & Wale featuring Rick Ross
14 Bury Me A G/Rick Ross featuring T.I.

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Passion For Fashion: Kanye West’s Best Five Outfits So Far This Year

Arriving to a business/lunch meeting in New York City, inside of a Manhattan hotel. For the occasion, Yeezy rocked a pair of $545 yellow Balenciaga Spring 2011 sneakers paired with black jeans, tee-shirt and a blue hoodie with a black shirt tied around his waist.

Spotted at the Staple Center, located on 1111 S. Figueroa Street in Los Angeles, CA for the Los Angeles Lakers vs Chicago Bulls game. He sported a $1,010 Balmain denim shirt (which features a faded wash, frayed hem, and pearl covered snap button closures), black zipped pockets Balmain jeans and his Nike Air Yeezy 2 sneakers.

Walking around in the Soho section of NYC, Yeezy was styling on them lames in a pair of $1,230 high-top Ann Demeulemeester sneakers paired with a grey hoodie layered over a white tee-shirt and black leather pants.

Across the pond in London for Fashion Week, Yeezy was spotted outside of Somerset House. He was styling on them lames in a white blazer layered over a white crewneck sweater, light denim jeans with a denim shirt wrapped around his waist and some $545 light grey Balenciaga Arena sneakers from the Spring/Summer 2012 Collection.

Yeezy was leaving the Givenchy Fall/Winter 2012-2013 fashion show which was held at the Musee Rodin during Paris Fashion Week. Yeezy was rocking a white star embellished Givenchy sweater with zippers on the side from the Fall/Winter 2012 Menswear collection, black pants and $533 pair of black suede Trussardi 1911 fringe sneakers from the Fall/Winter 2010 Collection.

Do you have any thoughts on Yeezy’s outfits and which ones do you like the best?

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Lighting Up & Spitting Bars: Wiz Khalifa “SBTV” Freestyle [With Footage]

Taylor Gang CEO Wiz Khalifa was recently in London recording some music for his sophomore album. During his chronic break, Wiz drops some bars for SBTV. His new album, entitled O.N.I.F.C. arrives August 28th. Watch the footage below:

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Good Girl Gone Bad: Rihanna Performing In Nike Air Yeezy II “Solar Red” & Fishnet Stocking

Over this past weekend, International platinum-selling pop artist Rihanna performed across the pond for BBC 1Xtra Radio 1′s Hackney Weekend in London. After joining her mentor Jay-Z the previous night, Ri Ri hit the stage to headline her own set and brought out Jigga for “Run This Town”, “Talk That Talk” and “Umbrella”. She also performed some of her other hits including “Where Have You Been”, “We Found Love”, “Love The Way You Lie”, “Only Girl (In The World)”, “Disturbia” and “S&M”. Since Ri Ri is a good girl gone bad, she decided to put away her Christian Louboutin heels for a pair of Nike Air Yeezy II “Solar Red” which was released on (June 29) and sold out across the nation in hours. Ri Ri paired her sneakers with a baseball cap, torn fishnet stocking and black-and-gold leather jacket and sunglasses.

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New Music: T.I. “Go Get It”

The king of the South (T.I.) is giving us hit after hit. After dropping “Like That” last month, T.I. released a new track called “Go Get It”. The T-Minus-produced track is featured on T.I.’s new album Trouble Man which arrives September 4. On the track, Tip spits some dope bars about the high price lifestyle such as wearing Louis Vuitton and Maison Martin Margiela kicks, having a bad chick, and staying on his grind. Listen below:

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