Kanye West's political run continues to get weirder and weirder. He apparently gave people from his hometown cold hard cash to get him right.


Funkmaster Flex is reheating the beef between himself and Cardi B, this time alleging that the rapper’s team engaged in payola. Flex claims Cardi’s manager offered cash for the veteran DJ to play the Invasion Of Privacy star’s music on his airwaves.

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You have probably seen the trailer; Rap Radar’s Brian “B Dot” Miller getting barked on by Hot 97’s VP of Programming Ebro Darden. The verbal ether on the full Juan Epstein podcast is actually worse, but the two did come to a resolution, with Darden apologizing for screaming on the journalist/blogger.

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