Nicki Minaj Makes History On ‘Billboard’ Charts, Lil Wayne’s Daughter Goes In On Young Thug’s ‘Carter 6’ Project + More On First Dibs

Nicki Minaj sets a new record for women on Billboard’s Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop chart, Reginae Carter isn’t happy about Young Thug’s Carter 6 project, Beastie Boys’ debut album reaches Diamond status, and more on First Dibs.

  • Nicki Minaj is the first woman to have four top 10 hits on Billboard’s Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop airplay chart as of yesterday afternoon. [Billboard]
  • Young Thug is following through with his plans to release a Carter 6 album, and Reginae Carter, Lil Wayne’s daughter, has something to say about it. [Miss Info]
  • Andy Fraser, bassist for Free who co-wrote “All Right Now,” has died at age 62. Fraser had been living with HIV for almost 20 years, and was found in his car by his gardener on Monday in California. [NY Daily News]
  • Michelle Chamuel sings “Golden” on Big Morning Buzz Live.
  • Beastie Boys’ Licensed to Ill has reached Diamond status. The album, Beastie Boys’ first, dropped almost 30 years ago. [CoS]
  • The Associated Press mistook Limp Bizkit’s Fred Durst for a suspected murderer. [Loudwire]
  • Beck, Dave Grohl, John Legend, and more will perform at the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction ceremony next month. [Stereogum]
  • Jessica Simpson has been back in the studio making music. [Billboard]
  • Hear ILoveMakonnen’s new freestyle and stay tuned for his upcoming mixtape, Drink More Water 5. [XXL]

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