Hot Clicks: Kendrick Lamar Visits High School That Uses His Lyrics in Lessons
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In today's roundup of the hottest news, we learn about Common's advice for the 2015 XXL Freshman Class and more. Also, see why Iggy Azalea canceled a performance at Pittsburgh Pride in the Street, what Kanye did in Adidas Yeezy Boost and what Kendrick Lamar did at a high school in New Jersey. Don't forget to check out a classic KING gallery featuring the lovely Ciara.
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Iggy Azalea has canceled her scheduled performance at Pittsburgh Pride in the Street on Saturday, June 13, 2015. She issued an apologetic letter to her fans that expressed that this decision was difficult to make.
XXL recently interviewed Common about the 10th anniversary of his album, Be. During the interview, he was asked if he could offer any advice to young artists breaking into the industry, especially the 2015 XXL Freshman Class.
Indie rapper Pumpkinhead passed away and was found dead on Tuesday morning, June 9, 2015 at 5:40AM. The cause of death is not known as of the time of this writing, but the hip-hop community has already offered their reactions.
For Kanye West's birthday, Kim Kardashian West rented out the Staples Center arena to play a bit of basketball. Every player had custom gear, with West himself rocking his signature adidas Yeezy Boosts.
Kendrick Lamar visited a high school in NJ on June 8, 2015 where teacher Brian Mooney uses To Pimp a Butterfly to teach poetry. Kendrick stayed to observe a poetry reading and to sit on a panel to discuss hip-hop's place in education.