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Celebrity Photo Makeunders, Jay-Z Drops Lawsuit, Lupe Fiasco Angry Over Bad Review & More


Check out photos of what these celebrities might look like without makeup wizardry, stylists or bottomless bank accounts. From a fat Kanye West to an ’80s-inspired Jay-Z and Beyonce, these entertainers look less than stellar. [WizNation]

After attempting to dispel rumors that she’s a man by posting naked pics, “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta” star Joseline Hernandez is now rumored to be addicted to “male steroids.” [RickeySmiley]

Well, that was fast. Jay-Z has apparently dropped his $1.5 million lawsuit against the former chef of his 40/40 club. Damn, it was all good just a week ago. [AllHipHop]

And the reviews are in. Spin calls Lupe Fiasco‘s “Bitch Bad” video lazy and incoherent. So what does Lupe do? Boycotts the magazine and posts the email addresses of the writer’s bosses. C’mon son. [RapFix]

New York’s Economic Development Corporation is currently deciding between turning the Bronx’ Kingsbridge Armory into an Afrika Bambaataa-proposed National Museum of Hip Hop, and a mall. [DailySwarm]

Say you’re a 56-year-old ex-con with a manslaughter charge, looking to break into a rapper’s crib and not get your ribs, jaw and nose broken. Here’s a collection of rappers you might want to look up besides LL Cool J. Spoiler: Drake is your best option. [Grantland]

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