Written By Archie Fucque
In this week’s Pulse Report the streets are buzzing about The Game continuing to bait Jay-Z into war, while turning a simple video game challenge into high stakes diss to Ciara, Juelz Santana revealing details of his split with Cam’ron and Kim Osorio putting her sexual relationships with 50 Cent and Nas on blast.
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1. Death Wish. You may have heard that America is currently in the midst of a mental health epidemic, with suicide rates on the rise. Yeah. This would explain why The Game continues to tempt faith by trying to bait Jay-Z into a war. The volatile Compton rapper is clearly on a mission to have his career ended by the God MC. In an interview with Complex.com The Game was unrelenting in his attacks on Jigga, lifting the level of disrespect to new heights.
“I’m way too disrespectful for the likes of a Jay-Z, and I go too hard. Jay-Z is a subliminal rapper, he uses his words and isolates you like that. I go hard, straight for the jugular, with a knife and I’m cutting your throat and you’re going to bleed all over Manhattan when you beef with me. It’s that serious.”
Hmm. Wouldn’t it have made more sense if he said ‘make him bleed all over Brooklyn,’ since Jay’s from Brooklyn? Hmm. That’s like someone making The Game bleed all over Santa Monica. But wait, there’s more.
“I would be the toughest competition he had…well, Nas was his toughest, he didn’t win the war against Nas. Nas dropped 'Ether' and that was it. Everyone knows Nas won that beef. But I’ve never lost a beef. Jay-Z, he has chinks in his armor still from that Nas beef. Other than that, we can do it. I’ve 100 percent won all my beefs. Me, LL, Nas and probably only a couple of other cats can claim that. I killed the biggest group in hip-hop single-handedly. Four cats against me and I totally fucking annihilated them, so Jay-Z would be a piece of cake. A piece of strawberry shortcake, my favorite.”
Well, I really can’t dispute that first point. Hov did take an L from Nas, but that LL Cool J/Canibus beef was too close to call for me. As for G-Unit, I wouldn’t go patting myself on the back so hard, given the fact that it behooves 50 Cent financially to see you prevail. It’s kinda like what the insurgents in Iraq mean to George Bush.
2. Foolish Game. And you’d think that The Game wouldn’t have the time to insult anyone else, being so consumed with waging war against Jay-Z and all. Well, think again. The extremely unpredictable rapper found the time to drag Ciara’s name in the mud, over a video game challenge. After Bow Wow challenged The Game to a high stakes, $100,000 match of Madden football this was his response: [Watch Here]
“How bout let’s up the stakes a little bit. Let’s go a $100,000 cash and then you call Ciara and tell her to suck everybody on the motherf*ckin bus' d*ck.”
3. What’s Really Good. After the news broke about Juelz Santana's split from former mentor Cam'ron, the Dipset Prince recently spoke out to dispute Killa's claims of financial gain.
“I was upset about the part of me being ’sold for $2 million," he told MTV. "At times like this, nobody is trying to ’sell’ me. I could have come out and said, ‘Oh, yeah, Cam got bought out.’ But I didn’t go that route."
The young Harlem rapper also revealed that Cam hindered his chances on appearing on several records.
“I’m just gonna say a lot of big records. … I was on a good portion of those records, or asked to be on a good portion of those records that [Lil] Wayne was on — along with him, not like they asked me before they asked him, or vice versa.
But despite all that, Juelz says he still has love for Cam.
I have no hard feelings towards Cam. I tell people I couldn’t do business with him. But I will say he gave me the biggest chance I needed. I’m a dude from the ‘hood, so the chance he gave me is a chance I needed to never turn back. I’m good. My artistry, my talent, my career was never built on controversy. So I would never come out and say a whole bunch of things that could be said. All I can say is, I’m sorry he can’t be here to be a part of what’s about to happen, because we’re about to tear ‘em up.”
Seems like Cam was acting real bitchie with Juelz and Jim Jones. That pink mink must have infected his insides. What went wrong here? Was Cam jealous of the fact Juelz and Jim were getting bigger than he was? No homo.
4. It Was Written. 50 Cent and Nas don’t particularly see eye to eye on much, but they did share a common love interest in the past, Kim Osorio. The former editor-in-chief of The Source magazine writes in her upcoming book, Straight From The Source: An Expose From The Former Editor-in-Chief Of The Hip-Hop Bible that she did indeed have flings (at different times) with the two hip-hop heavyweights. Thought the confession is big, it’s only a small part of her book, which delves into the behind the scenes drama that led to the demise of the once prominent hip-hop mag. Still, however small the matter of Osorio’s bedroom secrets, 50 Cent’s response was none too kind. Here’s what he had to say on his site ThisIs50.com:
"I messed with Kim a while ago, she licked on my balls before the deal...when they weren't worth much. She licked my balls once and now she’s a star. I got some advice for all aspiring women journalists, it may not make the best sellers list, but lick my balls and you are on the road to the riches!!
Ouch! I’m sure more women would jump at the opportunity if Tony Yayo and Lloyd Banks would move the f*ck out the way.
Here’s what Osorio wrote about Nas:
“We waited until the SUV’s backseat window slowly rolled down and we saw Nas’ face hiding behind a pair of dark, don’t-notice-me sunglasses. From where I was sitting, I could see everything inside the car. Holding a cane, Nas was reclined in the backseat behind the passenger side wearing a red, black, and green kufi and a matching dashiki. From that moment on, we used the code name Zamunda when referring to him. Zamunda was the fictional country in Africa that Eddie Murphy came from in my favorite movie of all time, Coming To America.”
Wow. Zamunda? Even Bill O'Reilly might clown homie for this. Man is he lucky this information wasn't out when he was beefing with Jay. Or when Jim Jones was threatening to slap his kufi off.
It’s a wrap. Hit me up at firstname.lastname@example.org I want to hear some theories on what went wrong with Dipset.