Hip Hop Week In Review: 50 Cent, Travi$ Scott & Soulja Boy

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This week, 50 Cent reacted to the robbery of Cleanthony Early of the New York Knicks – who had two chains robbed outside of a club in Queens, New York earlier this week. Elsewhere, Travi$ Scott responded to allegations that he’s behind the delay of Rihanna’s Anti album and lastly, Soulja Boy had his Gucci tattoo removed from his forehead via laser surgery.

50 Cent Reveals Plans To Get Cleanthony Early’s Belongings Back Following Robbery

Cleanthony Early of the New York Knicks was shot in the leg and robbed of two chains early Wednesday morning (December 30).

The NBA forward was leaving a strip club with his girlfriend when their Uber was surrounded by vehicles. As many as six men got out of the cars and demanded the 24-year-old's possessions, including the gold caps on his teeth.

50 Cent took to Instagram to react to the incident, which took place in Fif’s hometown of Queens, New York.

“they hungry out here man,” the rapper wrote for the caption of a screenshot of a news post detailing the incident, “you in the league, you made it, you gotta chill. He only 24 he gonna want to party, I'm a see if I can get his stuff back. TODAY!”

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Travi$ Scott Is Delaying Release Of Rihanna’s “Anti” Album, Songwriter Glass John Claims; Travi$ Scott Responds

Glass John, a songwriter who has worked with the likes of Chris Brown and Rihanna among others, claims that Travi$ Scott is delaying the release of Rihanna’s highly anticipated, eighth studio album, Anti.

“I'm fighting to get ‘Kiss It Better’ to the world... But Travis Scott has been delaying it…” John wrote on Twitter last Sunday (December 27).

John also explained that Rihanna’s Anti album would have been out for Christmas if it wasn’t for Scott.

“Then it was supposed to drop on chrismas... But travis keeps putting doubt in her mind,” he wrote in a subsequent tweet.

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Soulja Boy Has Gucci Tattoo Removed From His Forehead; Shares Footage Of Procedure

Soulja Boy has his Gucci tattoo removed from his forehead.

The rapper later shared footage of the removal procedure online.

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- The Game Shares His Christmas Present For Stitches

- Meek Mill Apparently Disses Drake In New Song

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