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Trina’s 19-Year-Old Brother Goonkie Murdered, Pharrell Talks Miley Cyrus & More

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Trina‘s 19-year-old brother Wilbrent Bain Jr., aka Goonkie, was reportedly shot this weekend, and has since apparently died. Trina’s management is said to have issued a statement about the shooting via her Myspace page, however no record of this currently exists. Click the link to learn more. [AllHipHop]

Pharrell is apparently working on new material with Jay-Z, and also Miley Cyrus knows a lot about Southern rap. “She can tell you everything about Waka Flocka,” Pharrell tells Rolling Stone. “She can tell you when Gucci Mane came out. Like she means it cause she grew up with it, she grew up listening to that with all her friends. Her day job was one thing, but hanging out with her friends — you saw some of the trouble she got into online, she was showing you the signs she was a different girl.” OK. [RollingStone]

Luther “Uncle Luke” Campbell has partnered with a company called b condoms to donate thousands of prophylactics to non-profits. “Teen pregnancy and STDs are mostly impacting African-Americans and Latinos and I want to help make a difference. It’s time for everyone to go Platinum,” Luke explains. Finally! [WSJ]

Iggy Azalea has signed with Island Def Jam. She was previously signed to Interscope, as part of T.I.’s Grand Hustle Records, but that situation apparently dissolved. [RapFix]

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