HAS JAIL CHANGED CHIEF KEEF?: Allhiphop Rumors has reported that jail may have changed Chief Keef. A source said that the 17-year-old rapper -- who is in jail for violating his probation, will be a changed person when he gets outof jail. He has older mentors around him who "believe it's our responsibility to nurture our little brother."
FUTURE SETTLES ISSUES WITH BABY MAMA: According to TMZ.com, Future has taken a DNA test and it has proven that he is a father of a 10-year-old boy. Future, real name Nayvadius Cash, was sued last year by Jessica Smith has claimed that she got pregnant by the rapper, but he has not paid child support. In light of the results, Future and Smith struck a deal and he will pay $1,662 per month in child support. Future reportedly makes $16,516.30 per month.
DID TYGA DANCE ONSTAGE WITH A TRANSEXUAL?: Mediatakeout has posted a video of Tyga performing "Rack City" at the AVN Awards and alleged that a transsexual ran onstage to dance with him.
AZEALIA BANKS ANNOUNCES DEBUT SINGLE: Azealia Banks has announced the title and released date of her debut single. The song is called "Yung Rapunxel" and will be released on February 12th. She tweeted, "My first single is actually not going 2 be Miss Amor / Miss Camaraderie. It's goin 2 be a song called 'YUNG RAPUNXEL' and will be released February 12, 2013." Her debut album Broke with Expensive Taste will be released sometime this year.
MANNIE FRESH SPEAKS ON BOUNCE MUSIC IN DOCUMENTARY: Mannie Fresh is involved in a documentary about Bounce music. On the documentary, he said, "Most people who come to New Orleans, the first time they hear it, they embrace it. They like, 'What the hell is that?' Then you see how people react to it at a party, and you already hooked on it. You got the crowd so hype. He added, "Bounce Music would be the essence of Hip Hop... It's really just raw beats and response," explained Fresh. "Most [Bounce] artists will sell their own tape, their own merchandise, all of that."
LIL BOOSIE SPEAKS ON PRISON LIFE: Incarcerated rapper Lil Boosie has opened up about serving time in prison. He is currently in jail serving eight-year bid on drug charges. He was also found not guilty of first degree murder in May 2012. In an interview with Spin, Boosie said, "I've coped by knowing in my heart that I'm someone special who many people love. If you lose hope in yourself, you'll make your time hard. I feel I haven't reached the star power that was destined for me. That makes me keep writing and thinking of ways to better myself as a man and artist."