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Hip Hop News 03/16/18

By: SportsGuyMike – Sr. Contributing Editor 

SNOOP DOGG AND METHOD MAN’S GAME SHOWS RENEWED BY TBS: According to ComplexSnoop Dogg’s The Joke’s Wild and Method Man’s Drop the Mic with Hailey Baldwin have been renewed by TBS. Both game shows premiered last October and received an average viewership of 2.7 million per episode.

BIG PUN’S WIDOW SUING WALMARTBig Pun’s widow, Liza Rios, is suing Walmart for trademark infringement after the store sold merchandise using the late rapper’s likeness without permission. According to TMZ, Rios obtained the trademark for Pun after he died in 2000. Rios alleges that Walmart sold t-shirts, phone cases and more using Pun’s image. Some of the items reportedly featured a silhouette of Pun jumping in the air like Michael Jordan while holding a microphone in his hand. Other items have a clear image of Pun’s face. Rios is suing for the profits from those items, an injunction to block further sales and a $10 million bill for statutory damages from Walmart’s manufacturers, Redbubble and Cloudfare.

TAMAR BRAXTON SAYS SHE SHAVED HER HEADTamar Braxton is done with wigs. The singer stunned fans and followers on Wednesday (March 14th) by posting a video of her getting her head shaved. She captioned the video “Finally free.” She also posted a follow-up photo of herself with the buzz cut and captioned it, “Im over feeling captive to a wig, weave, people, people’s comments & opinions hell…even my OWN feelings! WE can choose to stop these things from having the power and victory over us!! And for me, that starts TODAY.” (E News)

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