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Jeezy Returns With "Pressure" Album Dropping Dec, 15th 

The veteran Atlanta rapper revealed the title, release date and cover for his new album. The project, titled simply Pressure, will be released on Def Jam on Dec. 15. 

The rhymer's announcement comes as a bit of a surprise, but it's one he's actually been teasing for a little while now. For the last several weeks, the Snowman's been using the hashtag #TrustYaProcess on his social media accounts. It appears to be a very slight flip of the Philadelphia 76ers motto of #TrustTheProcess, with Jeezy's version calling people to "trust in oneself to overcome life's most difficult challenges." Dope. 

To announce Pressure, Jeezy, who signed with United Talent Agency last summer, uploaded an extra-cinematic trailer to his Instagram account. In it, Jeezy pulls up in his flossy white Ferrari before stepping onto the snow-covered road. At that exact moment, a triumphant new track, presumably from his Pressure album, begins playing, and we know the Snowman has arrived. 

"PRESSURE. 12/15. #TrustYaProcess," he captions the appropriately epic trailer. You can pre-order Pressure through Jeezy's official online store and cop official #TrustYaProcess gear from the same place. 

 

Ralo Fires Shots At Moneybagg Yo On "Trending" 

Ralo is going for Moneybagg Yo's neck on "Trending." 

For the past few weeks, there have been shots thrown between Moneybagg Yo and Ralo. While it's unclear where it actually stems from, Ralo claimed that Moneybagg Yo paid promoters $7500 to not let him in the club. Since then, they've been firing shots back and forth, mainly on social media. Today, Ralo brings is back to the essence of hip hop and puts his thoughts on wax with "Trending."

Stream Kendrick Lamar's "DAMN." album in reverse order with this new collectors edition. 

Following the release of his platinum-selling DAMN. album, Kendrick Lamar confirmed rumors that the album was indeed intended to also be played in reverse order. “I think like a week after the album came out, [fans] realized you can play the album backwards,” the TDE rapper said back in August. “It plays as a full story and even a better rhythm. It’s one of my favorite rhythms and tempos within the album. It’s something that we definitely premeditate while we’re in the studio.”

Eminem Releases New "Revival" Song "Untouchable" 

Listen to the second offering from Eminem's "Revival" album called "Untouchable." 

As we near closer to the December 15th release date of Eminem’s 9th studio album Revival, the Detroit legend continues to slowly reveal further details about it. After learning a couple days ago that the LP will contain 19 songs in total and feature guest appearances from Phresher, Ed Sheeran, Pink, Skylar Grey, Kehlani, Alicia Keys, X Ambassadors, and Beyonce, the latter of which appears on the previously heard single “Walk On Water,” Em has now gone ahead and made the album available for pre-order on iTunes today, ultimately sharing its artwork (which we saw yesterday) & a new song in the process called "Untouchable."

Lil Baby Recruits Quavo, Kodak Black And Moneybagg Yo For “My Dawg (Remix)” 

Atlanta just can’t stop, won’t stop producing rap stars, and Lil Baby is another prime candidate for Rookie of the Year in the thriving city. Quality Control Music just welcomed the young artist to the squad with a multi-album record deal.

Partnering with his own 4 Pockets Full team, the conglomerates plan to release to his debut major label album in 2018. For his latest track — the “My Dawg (Remix)” — Baby called on Kodak Black, Quavo and Moneybagg Yo. 

Lil Baby’s newly released Too Hard album is available on all streaming platforms now.

Yo Gotti pal Corey McClendon charged with attempted murder in shooting of Young Dolph 

Los Angeles police have arrested Corey McClendon, a friend of chart-topping rapper Yo Gotti, on a charge of attempted murder in the shooting of up-and-coming Tennessee rapper Young Dolph in front of a Hollywood hotel Tuesday afternoon.  

Det. Meghan Aguilar, a spokeswoman for the LAPD, said Wednesday that McClendon was arrested and booked early Wednesday. He was being held on $1 million bail. 

She said investigators are still looking for two other men believed to have been involved in the fight with Young Dolph, 32, which led to the shooting in the valet area of the Loews Hollywood hotel, near the intersection of Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue.  

Young Dolph (real name Adolph Thornton Jr.) is in critical but stable condition at a local hospital from a gunshot wound , Aguilar said.  

McClendon, 43, is a known associate of Gotti (real name Mario Mims), who was charged with nine other men with aggravated riot in a melee that led to the shooting of six people in the parking lot of nightclub in Memphis in November 2010.

Local media reports at the time said McClendon, then 36, was one of the men charged after he and Yo Gotti  got into an argument with another rapper, OG Boo Dirty. But a few months later, all charges were dropped by the Shelby County District Attorney’s Office because there weren’t enough witnesses to the fight. 

The Hollywood altercation took place about 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aguilar said, when Young Dolph and three men got into an argument.  

"The argument between (Young Dolph) and the men escalated to a physical fight, and he fell to the ground. One of the men then pulled out a gun and started shooting," Aguilar said. "Young Dolph was struck but was able to get up and run into a local business."

Two of the men ran off and the third jumped into a gold Cadillac Escalade parked in front of the hotel, Aguilar said. He drove off but abandoned the car and ran away on foot.  

This is the second time this year that Young Dolph has been shot at: In February, his SUV was targeted by as many as 100 bullets in Charlotte, N.C., before a party he was to attend at a nightclub. His vehicle was bulletproof so the Memphis rapper escaped unharmed and was able to make his scheduled appearance.  

In May, a Memphis-based rapper, Blac Youngsta, was one of three men charged with discharging a weapon and felony conspiracy in connection with the shootout, believed to stem from a rivalry between out-of-town rappers. 

Later, Young Dolph released track, 100 Shots, on his album Bulletproof. He's best known for his guest verse on, Cut It, by O.T. Genasis, which hit 35 on the Billboard chart in 2016.  

Yo Gotti's Rake It Up featuring Nicki Minaj is currently No. 8 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. 

Meanwhile, some of Young Dolph's friends and admirers spoke out about the Hollywood shooting on social media.  

"Get well soon my boy @youngdolph," 2 Chainz posted on his Instagram. Young Dolph was scheduled to open for the hip-hop star in Georgia to next week.

[UpDate] Yo Gotti Is Person Of Interest In Young Dolph Shooting  

Young Dolph was rushed to the hospital today after being shot multiple times outside of a popular tourist spot in Hollywood, California. He is expected to survive his wounds. 

Police now believe his Memphis rival Yo Gotti was involved in the shooting and have named Gotti as a person of interest. 

Law enforcement sources have told TMZ that Gotti and Dolph were both staying at the Loews Hotel in Hollywood and their crews got into some sort of disagreement. A short time later, shots were fired outside the hotel. 

At least one witness has said Gotti was involved. 

Dolph and Gotti were once tight, but have had a rocky relationship ever since Dolph didn’t sign with Gotti. 

Things between the two got worse after Dolph titled his album The King of Memphis, which is Gotti’s Twitter handle. 

In February of this year, Dolph’s SUV was shot at almost 100 times during CIAA Weekend in Charlotte, NC. He was uninjured. Gotti affiliate Blac Youngsta was arrested for the shooting, and is currently on bail and awaiting trial.

Update via FoxLA