Pop, Lock and Recap June 6th Edition: Rest Easy, Champ

words and artwork by Badhaftu Kadir


Hari Nef became the first trans model to be the face of a major fashion campaign for Mansur Gavriel.


Another day, another trash dude being accused of abuse and while I don't know exactly what happened between Amber Heard and Johnny Depp, I will believe a woman 10 times out of 10.


It's the love triangle Canada never wanted, ex non-girlfriend maybe friends with benefits of Justin Bieber, Hailey Baldwin was seen leaving the same restaurant as Drake. Does that mean they're dating? I hope not.


Technology is great and all but maybe let's not find out about Muhammad Ali’s death via snapchat. The boxer’s family will host both a funeral and a Janazah (an Islamic funeral ritual) in his hometown of Louisville.


Dj Khaled, the world's best walking come up, starred in the new apple music commercial where he gets to kiss the ageless Naomi Campbell.


The heir to the Kardashian throne (Rob’s and Blac Chyna’s baby) will, of course, be born on tv as part of a six episode docu-series and birth special.


President Obama has been busy in his last term declaring June African American Music Appreciation month.


Freddie Gibbs was arrested in France for allegations of a rape that occurred in 2015 in Austria.


Prince’s death has officially been ruled an overdose as toxicology reports found high amounts of the opioid fentanyl in his system.


In case you don’t know how to celebrate Gucci Mane being free here's a link that has all of his mixtapes in one easy place.


We can now add Jingle writer extraordinaire to Pusha T's resume, earlier this week famed executive Steve Stoute told the hot 97 crew the story of how Pusha wrote the Mcdonald's "I'm lovin it," jingle.



When ‘White Fragility’ Affects Rappers

Talking the future of GHE20G0TH1K with Venus X

Wiz Khalifa’s $1 Million Lawsuit is a Warning for All Artists

Here Is The Powerful Letter The Stanford Victim Read Aloud To Her Attacker


Music Picks

Kiss it better Rmx - Kaytranada

How it Felt - Ryan Hemsworth

Pick Up The Phone - Travis Scott ft Young Thug & Quavo

How I Feel - Roy Woods

Champion - Kanye West ft Gucci Mane Big Sean 2 Chainz Yo Gotti Travis Scott Quavo & Desiigner

Back on Road - Gucci Mane ft Drake



Try to make new connections and strengthen the ones you already have. Here's your week!