Buffalo rap crew and record label, Griselda, which includes Westside Gunn, Conway The Machine and Benny the Butcher, have thrown shade at Eminem’s Shady Records, their parent label.
On Sunday evening (June 28), just ahead of the 2020 BET Awards, Westside Gunn tweeted, “I wonder do @ShadyRecords know we’re nominated for a BET AWARD tonight.” The powerhouse’s official Twitter responded to the tweet using a GIF of Jay-Z from when he performed “Picasso Baby” back in 2013 at Pace Gallery in New York City. In the GIF, Hov is shaking his index finger and mouthing “nah.” Griselda was nominated for Best Group against Chloe x Halle, City Girls, Earthgang, Jackboys and the Migos.
Back in 2017, Shady announced that they signed Griselda, which is also the name of the crew’s label, to an exclusive deal for solo and joint projects from Gunn and Conway. “We’re bringing a new sound to the game, but it’s also reminiscent of the grimey 90’s,” Griselda’s founder said at the time, according to Shady Records. “Art is in everything we do…it’s the essence. We’re fusing boom-bap/dark sounds with the hipster cool kid lifestyle. A new lane is being carved.”
While Em hasn’t addressed the slight jab, this isn’t the first time he’s been called out recently. Last week, an unreleased Eminem verse on Conway The Machine’s “Bang” leaked, which includes disses towards Joe Budden and Revolt TV. Joe didn’t respond to the record, but Revolt did.
“Shout to Puffy Combs, but fuck Revolt,” he raps. “Y’all are like a fucked up remote/Now I get it why our button’s broke/’Cause you pressing him but do nothing though, especially when it comes to punches thrown.”
Revolt replied via social media, writing, “Fuck you too Eminem.”
The Detroit spitter addressed the verse days later, saying it was an unnecessary distraction and that he never intended for the record to be released. He also said the track made its way online following a WeTransfer hack.
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Join the wild ride as Big Bus Dream unleashes their alternative rock escapade, aptly titled “C’mon Dream”!
Renowned Indie Alternative Rock artist Big Bus Dream has recently released his highly anticipated single, ‘C’mon Dream’, setting the stage for the forthcoming album that is scheduled to drop on September 21, 2023. Drawing inspiration from real dreams, this musical endeavor promises to take listeners on a captivating and diverse musical odyssey.
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McMarro Family Restaurants: A Celebration of Mexican-American Heritage and Vibrant Chicano Culture in Los Angeles
Van Nuys witnessed an extraordinary convergence of culture, community, and culinary delights as Andrew Marroquin and the Marroquin family, esteemed owners of McMarro Family Restaurants, hosted the highly anticipated “Cold Brews & Classic Cars” event on Thursday, May 18th. As the one of the largest Mexican-American franchisees within McDonalds, they were perfect for hosting the auspicious occasion. This collaborative extravaganza, presented in partnership with McDonald’s and local car clubs, showcased the enduring spirit of the Mexican American community while paying homage to the vibrant Chicano Culture that permeates the streets of Los Angeles. With the presence of acclaimed personalities such as Rob The Original, LGND, and Concrete, the event became a cherished opportunity to honor LA’s rich heritage and experience the tantalizing flavors of McDonald’s new Cold Brew Coffee.
In their role as the largest Mexican-American franchisee of McDonald’s, McMarro Family Restaurants seized the opportunity to curate a truly exceptional event that embodied the heart and soul of Los Angeles’ Chicano Culture. The gathering welcomed an array of local car clubs, including the Diplomatics Car Club, Finessed Car/Bike Club, Family Empire Car Club, La Gente City of Angels, and a special appreciation extended to the esteemed Notorious Entertainment. Their collective presence infused the atmosphere with an unparalleled vibrancy, elevating the event to new heights.
However, the evening was not just about reveling in the passion for classic cars and the flavorsome Cold Brew Coffee. It was also an occasion to give back to the community. The momentous occasion played a pivotal role in distributing hundreds of Happy Meals to elated children, spreading joy and creating treasured memories. Laughter filled the air as attendees immersed themselves in captivating conversations, captured priceless photographs, collected autographs, and basked in the timeless elegance of the classic cars on display. Adding to the enchantment, the tunes spun by Chulita Vinyl Club created an unforgettable soundscape. McMarro Family Restaurants expresses profound gratitude to the city of Van Nuys for their warm embrace and eagerly anticipates many more remarkable moments in the near future.
McMarro Family Restaurants’ “Cold Brews & Classic Cars” event stands as a testament to their unwavering commitment to celebrating Mexican-American heritage and embracing the vibrant Chicano Culture that thrives in the heart of Los Angeles. Their dedication to crafting remarkable experiences goes beyond delectable cuisine, extending to fostering unity, joy, and community engagement. To stay connected with McMarro Family Restaurants and discover their future endeavors, please visit their official website and follow their social media handles. Join them in celebrating the rich tapestry of Mexican-American heritage and immerse yourself in the enchanting world of McMarro Family Restaurants.
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