These days, you can find everything on the ‘Gram. From updates about your favorite artists to discovering the future of the culture in pretty much every corner of the app itself, no moment goes unnoticed in a mass media-driven world. Instagram has long been a mainstay for photographers and video lovers alike, but the app also serves a very special purpose for musicians, celebrities and anyone who wants to get their voice heard and connect. This week’s edition of Instagram Flexin’ includes a Harvard graduate from the Bronx, XXXTENTACION calling out Migos, and Nicki Minaj breaking the internet.
50 Is Back To The Music
In a recent string of Instagram posts, the G-Unit superstar let fans know he was back in the studio working on new music. 50 then shared a snippet before later dropping the full version of “Still Think I’m Nothing” (featuring Jeremih).
Swizz Beatz Graduates From Harvard
Today is graduation day 🙏🏽 In life we must keep graduating until the end. When I say we must graduate I'm talking about on all levels not just school. This moment is special to me and my family because many people look up to me and they use my drive to thrive. 🙏🏽 Today I will become Harvard alumni and although I'm not getting an “MBA” no one can EVER take this accomplishment away from me 🙏🏽 I was suppose to be gone a long time ago according to some of my old teachers This one is for you! Blessings!🙏🏽 Never shoot people's dreams down because you don't have your own!!!! This is my #tbt pic👨🏽🎓👨🏽🎓👨🏽🎓👨🏽🎓👨🏽🎓🕺🏽🕺🏽🕺🏽 #OPM50 #fromthebronxtoharvard Doc coming Soon ⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️
The legendary producer took to IG to celebrate his graduation from Harvard Business School (and also announced a documentary would be coming soon). The “Ruff Ryders’ Anthem” beatmaker took time to thank his family and gave a special shoutout to some old teachers who didn’t think he would make it this far.
XXXTENTACION Gets Jumped
This story is way too complicated to tell through just a couple IG posts. Check out DX’s Week In Review for the full rundown.
They Say This Is A Big Rich Tooown
In other 50 Cent news, Season 5 of Power has officially started filming. Fans eager to see Ghost, Tommy and Kanan can catch a first glimpse of what’s to come above.
Nicki Breaks The Internet
Wanna Minaj? Nicki Minaj and PAPER Magazine attempted to “break the internet” with a racy new photoshoot. The second installment of the magazine’s series — the first being Kim Kardashian’s famous cover back in 2014 — sent social media into a frenzy, gaining over 2.3 million likes on Instagram in four days.
Drake Calls Out A Creep
I got this close to Drake threatening to jump into the crowd to start a fight with a guy groping a woman in the audience. Violence against women, 6 God says no.🦉🦉🦉🦉🦉🦉🦉🦉 #heropapi #protecterofthepeople #views #hewasabouttorunthroughthe6withhiswoes @champagnepapi – For licensing and usage, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Drake cut the music mid-show to call out a fan in the audience who was groping a woman inappropriately. Drizzy threatened to “fuck him up” if he didn’t “stop touching girls.”
.Paak House In The Park
Anderson .Paak launched an event for his “.Paak House” charity initiative. The event is part of his Brandon Anderson Foundation, which was created to “uplift, engage and support the underprivileged through music, education & spiritual wellness.”
The Malibu singer is bringing “.Paak House In The Park” to L.A. on December 2 — a free event featuring fun, food, giveaways, and special guest performances.