Hip Hop Week In Review: Young Dolph, Cardi B & Protests of the NFL
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HipHopDX – This week in Hip Hop, Young Dolph was shot several times on Tuesday (September 26) in Hollywood, leaving him in critical condition but stable condition. Also, Cardi B #1 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 with "Bodak Yellow" and J. Cole shared an idea on how to handle the boycott of the NFL in response to the President of Donald Trump call any NFL player who kneels to a "son of a bitch".
Young Dolph Filmed In Hollywood
Memphis artist Young Dolph was rushed to hospital on Tuesday (26 September) after being shot several times in Hollywood, near the intersection of Hollywood Boulevard and Highland, a busy tourist area. The shooting reportedly occurred after Dolph got in an altercation with three men outside of the Loews Hollywood Hotel.
Corey McClendon, a person of Yo Gotti's camp, was arrested in connection with the shooting, but was later released without charges. The police is still looking for two men.
For more updates on Young Dolph's condition, read here.
Cardi B Makes History With "Bodak Yellow"
Congratulations are in order for the Cardi B, which has managed to continuously make waves with his single "Bodak Yellow".
"Bodak Yellow" is now #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 charts, becoming the first female rapper to top the chart as a solo artist since Lauryn Hill did so in 1998 with "Doo Wop (That Thing)." Since then, he has received a multitude of compliments from his peers, including Nicki Minaj, Taylor Swift, Missy Elliot, Lil Kim, and, of course, Kodak Black. Pop icon Janet Jackson even included the song in his State-Of-The World Tour set and he was captured dancing to the catchy hit.
It was not all love "Bodak Yellow". Azealia Banks made her presence known with several negative comments directed at Cardi. The banks said Cardi has sex for the tracks and said that she knows the person who wrote the lyrics of "Bodak Yellow".
Cardi fired again by uploading a video of the Banks of rapping along to the hit