Bad news rap fans, Chris Brown has announced that hip-hop is actually "really dead." [Complex]

Jadakiss stopped by Columbus, Ohio's Power 107.5 recently, where he discussed his forthcoming solo LP, the new L.O.X. album and even had little a message for all the bullies out there. Check out his warning. [My Columbus Power]

2 Chainz, who is currently an opening act on Drake's Club Paradise Tour, will be joining Nicki Minaj's Pink Friday Tour, rocking 14 dates from July 16 through Aug. 14. [Billboard]

Not mad at this new Big K.R.I.T. remix of "Me and My Old School," featuring Slim Thug and Lil Keke. Smooth. [RapRadar]

Wyclef announced the launching of his new artist development company All Handz on Deck at the New Music Seminar in New York last night (June 19). Hope it fares better than his charity. [AllHipHop]

Singer-songwriter Gabriel S. Hardeman, best known for co-writing hits for Stephanie Mills and Teddy Pendergrass, died this past weekend, after a longstanding battle with interstitial fibrosis. [SingersRoom]



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