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A$AP Rocky Will Be JFK, Brother Ali Arrested, Tyrese Helps a Girl With a ‘Rub’ & More

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As if working with Skrillex wasn’t random enough, A$AP Rocky is now appearing as JFK in Lana Del Rey‘s music video for “National Anthem.” “It’s some swag shit,” Rocky explains. “I play JFK, she plays Jackie O. It’s some cool trippy shit, some real 2015 shit.” OK. [Rap-Up]

During Columbus, Ohio radio station Power 107.5’s recent anniversary party, singer Bobby V was pulled into the crowd by an amorous fan. Check the instant replay. [ColumbusPower]

Meanwhile, Diggy Simmons brought fans to tears at a recent in-store signing in Detroit. [HotHipHopDetroit]

Relax, it’s the weekend. Check out Brooke Valentine‘s new slow-jam “Rub It In” featuring Tyrese. [TheBoxHouston]

Rapper Brother Ali was arrested for trespassing yesterday (June 21), while taking part in a Minneapolis protest in the defense of a family whose home was foreclosed by PNC bank. [CBS]

Here’s a pretty hilarious open letter to rappers about working with “slimy little shit” Skrillex. Is dubstep the new rap-rock? [PassionWeiss]

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