Hip Hop Week In Review: Usher, Yung Mazi And "Tha Carter V"
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HipHopDX – This week in Hip-Hop, Usher herpes demand is complicated when more information about his accuser came to light. News for Kevin Gates BWA artist Yung Mazi shot to death in Atlanta in the headlines and got social media. We have also learned Martin Shkreli ended with Lil Wayne's Tha Carter V, and Lil Twist has on his iPhone.
Usher Reportedly, Herpes Free
New information was disclosed in the Usher herpes lawsuit this week that claimed Usher does not actually have the virus. In fact, he plans to sue all involved for defamation of character.
Usher accuser, Quantasia Sharpton, says she was the birthday sex with the star, but he never revealed that he was a carrier of the virus. Although she does not have herpes, she said she felt violated during a press conference next to his lawyer Lisa Bloom.
Some of the tweets reveal Sharpton is with the hope that the movement will change your life for the better, but a story that is sent to Baller Alert, the "Groupie Tale" segment says that she also had sex with August Alsina on the night in question.
Read more about Usher herpes saga here.
R. I. P. Yung Mazi
Kevin Gates BWA artist Yung Mazi, was murdered outside a restaurant in Atlanta on Sunday (6 August).
As the news of Mazi the death spread, the number of social media posts dedicated to his life is shot. Rich Homie Quan, Young Thug, Travis Scott, and, of course, Kevin Gates, the wife of the Dreka Doors, were some of those who sent their condolences.
Later in the evening eppin on the tour of @yungmazibwa
A post shared by Dreka Doors (@realdrekagates) on August 9, 2017, at 12:17pm PDT
The rapper had been shot more than 10 times — once in the head during his 31 years on the planet and has survived, which leads him to claim that god made him bullet-proof.
Read more about Mazi here.
How Martin Shkreli Put Their Hands On "Tha Carter V"
It turns out that Martin Shkreli put his hands on Li