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Fat Joe says he’s lied in “95 per cent” of his songs, defends Young Thug in RICO trial “travesty”

Fat Joe has claimed he has lied in “95 per cent” of his songs, criticising the use of Young Thug‘s lyrics in his current RICO trial.The rapper joined Gayle King on CNN in a discussion of Young Thug’s trial, who was charged with several felonies alongside Gunna including two gang-related charges in 2022. Both men have denied their charges, with Young Thug having his bail denied three times. Gunna was released from prison in December 2022 after entering a negotiated plea; Young Thug’s case is still ongoing.In November this year, it was ruled that Young Thug’s lyrics could be used in his trial subject to certain conditions.

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Listen to Beyoncé’s surprise new rap song ‘My House’
Beyoncé has shared a surprise new song called ‘My House’ – you can listen to it below.The single soundtracks the closing credits to the singer’s Renaissance concert film, which had its London premiere last night (November 30) ahead of its global release today (December 1).Co-written and co-produced by Beyoncé alongside The-Dream, the fierce ‘My House’ marks the star’s first material since her seventh studio album ‘Renaissance’ (2022). The song is driven by triumphant horns and contains a chanted vocal refrain.In the opening verse, Bey raps: “Me and my thug bae gon’ slide tonight (Slide tonight)/ Call the paparazzi, ain’t got clips to hide tonight (Boom, pow)/ Cash out this plane jet, call Lorraine (Swipe)/ Then take me to Tiffany, I want forty-four karats on my fangs (Bling, ah)/ I want pink diamonds on my belly chain and my nipple rings (Grrah).”Later, the singer mentions “Renaissance, the revolution“, suggesting that ‘My House’ is a leftover cut from the ‘Renaissance’ album sessions.Listen here:Written, directed and produced by Beyoncé, Renaissance: A Film By Beyoncé charts the development and execution of the huge ‘Renaissance World Tour’.An official synopsis reads: “Renaissance: A Film By Beyoncé accentuates the journey of ‘Renaissance World Tour’, from its inception, to the opening in Stockholm, Sweden, to the finale in Kansas City, Missouri.
Stormzy, Chase & Status, Becky Hill lead Boardmasters’ 2024 line-up
Boardmasters 2024 have been announced, with Stormzy, Chase & Status and Becky Hill leading the line-up.Next year’s edition of the festival will be held between August 7-11, and take place on the usual sites on the Cornish Coast – Watergate Bay and Fistral Beach.Now, the first wave of artists set to appear at the 2024 installation have been announced, including the first two headliners of the event: Stormzy and Chase & Status.Although the exact dates that each will headline have not yet been announced, it has been confirmed that Chase & Status will be hitting the main stage at the Watergate Bay site, and delivering fan favourites as well as newer hits from the recently shared album ‘2 RUFF, Vol.1’.As for Stormzy, the exact site has not been confirmed yet, but the South London icon is expected to play hits from across his three chart-topping albums: ‘Gang Signs & Prayer’, ‘Heavy Is The Head’ and ‘This Is What I Mean’.Over 30 other acts have also been locked in for the 2024 edition, including Becky Hill, Bicep, Nia Archives, Tom Odell, Soft Play, English Teacher and Katy B.For Becky Hill, the 2024 edition of Boardmasters will mark the singer’s return to the festival, while for Bicep, the event will see the Belfast electronic music duo present their audio/visual DJ set called Chroma.DJ sets from Andy C, Eliza Rose, Hannah Liang and more are also lined-up, and “hundreds” more acts are set to be announced at a later date. Check out the current bill in the poster below.Pre-sale tickets for Boardmasters 2024 are available now, with the general on-sale set to kick off tomorrow (December 1) at 10am GMT.