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Nipsey Hussle’s Bodyguard Has Retired.

J Roc, Nipsey’s close friend and bodyguard, recently addressed his death on Instagram.

“Never in a million years I thought I would be writing some shit like this,” Roc wrote in his post. “We haven’t made a 100 Million yet… We was suppose to grow old and I call u big nose shoot jokes on you all day… But instead I’m here in tears writing this.”

He continued, “I wish I was there I would switch places with you any day the world need you here I’m so confused, lost, hurt I lost a brother, best friend, a mentor. All I can here [sic] you saying now is if it was me, I would tell you, ‘N*gga, live your life and grow.'”

Later on, he revealed he was stepping down as a body guard.

“I got the babies and L forever I’m done with all this shit I retire from being a bodyguard I love you HUSSLE THA GREAT.”

Beyoncé MAY Be Working on New Music & a Netflix Special.

Reports say Beyoncé has new sounds and a Netflix special on the way. And though it doesn’t look like we’ll be getting a new album as initially speculated, we can likely expect a “couple of new tracks [for] a deluxe album filled with old songs.”

As far as the Netflix special goes, sources close to King Bey say it’ll “be tied to her Coachella 2018 performance” and include additional footage. Release dates for both her new music and Netflix have not been shared.

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Stephen A. Smith Is Reportedly ‘In Line’ to Become the Richest On-Air Personality in ESPN History.

With a current contract boasting $5 million per year, First Take personality Stephen A. Smith may have a raise “in the $8 million-to-$10 million range” on the way. The New York Post’s Andrew Marchand says the info comes from “people with knowledge of the upcoming negotiations.”

“Since Smith still has two years remaining on his current contract — which is paying him, according to sources, in the $5 million per range — the two sides have not yet begun serious talks,” he writes. “But ESPN considers Smith among its most valuable on-air performers, and many think he is on top of the mountain.”

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