Rap News Rundown: Tyga, Drake, Suge Knight, Chris Brown, J. Prince

Drake takes on Tyga and elicits a response. Suge Knight's lawyer says he was the victim in hit-and-run case.

Tyga & Drake Trade More Barbs

On the track "6 PM in New York" off his new mixtape, If You're Reading This It's Too Late, Drake took a jab at labelmate Tyga, targeting the 25-year-old Cali-bred rapper's relationship with 17-year-old Kylie Jenner.

"I heard a lil lil homie talking reckless in Vibe / Quite a platform you chose, you shoulda kept it inside / Oh you tried, it's so childish calling my name on the world stage / You need to act your age and not your girl's age," rapped Drizzy.

T-Raww responded with a tweet (since deleted) alluding to the Canadian hit-maker's ongoing feud with singer Chris Brown: "@Drake [you] still a b****. All that sneak dissing is weak. Just pull up. I know where [you] live and [you] know my address. [You] been ducking the fade from Brown."

Suge Knight's Attorney Claims He Was Ambushed

Talking to the New York Daily News, Suge Knight's attorney, David Kenner, partially laid out the former label head's defense against the murder charges he faces. Kenner claims the former mogul was actually the victim in the fatal hit-and-run incident.

"In my estimate, what some of the video shows is that Mr. Knight was called there as part of an ambush to kill him, and what he did in driving out in the manner and way in which he did was to avoid being killed," said Kenner, who also claimed that some of the men involved were brandishing guns.

Unurprisingly, law enforcement is singing a different tune. Sources tell TMZ there were no guns at the scene, and the same video Kenner referenced will be used to convict Knight.

Chris Brown Denies Involvement in Brawl at Meek Mill Party

According to TMZ, at a party hosted by Meek Mill following the Grammys earlier this month, a fight broke out between rival gangs and guests took to the streets in the swanky neighborhood to avoid the violence.

Initial reports suggested that embattled singer Chris Brown was involved in the melee, but he quickly dispelled the rumors via Instagram. "There was an altercation between other people at the party and I observed. Me and my team left so we wouldn't have anything to do with it so the police wouldn't f*** with me," wrote Brown in a photo caption.

Bad vibes appeared to follow Mill, however. The Philly rapper and MMG head Rick Ross were at a club event during NBA All-Star Weekend when a couple of guys started an altercation. According to reports, Mill threw a few punches while Ross allowed his bodyguards to handle the rest.

J. Prince Threatens Cash Money & Others Over Drake

Houston legend J. Prince released an audio clip on Feb. 12, threatening several fellow rap heavyweights over their dealings with Drake, whom he considers to be family. Alluding to Diddy's recent tangle with the YM rapper outside a Miami hotspot, Prince said, "First of all, Puffy feeling like he could put his hands on my family, open the doors for his family to be touched. You reap what you sow."

Prince also had some words for Cash Money co-founders Baby and Slim, who have reportedly not acknowledged his son's role in their label's signing of Drake. "And to Baby and Slim, I will not allow it to stay on my track record that Cash Money took anything from me and my son. Do right by me and pay every penny due," warned the Rap-A-Lot CEO.

 


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