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Kanye West and Ice Cube have seemingly repaired their friendship after they were spotted hugging after a bit of controversy. Cube had previously expressed being annoyned at West, for citing him as an influence for his antisemitism.  According to a Page Six report, the two were seen hugging and smiling outside Ice Cube’s house. It is not certain if Ye offered an apology to Cube.  But they both left the meeting with smiles on their faces.

This comes seven months after the Donda rapper made anti-semitic comments on a podcast where he mentioned Cube. In the since-deleted episode, Ye claimed that the former N.W.A. member “really influenced” him to “get on this anti-Semite vibe.”

“I hate that my name was dragged into this Drunk Champs bulls—,” Cube tweeted last October. “I don’t know what Ye meant by his statements, you’re gonna have to ask him.” Cube has long been accused of antisemitism. On “No Vaseline,” a diss track off the 1991 album Death Certificate, he rapped about Jerry Heller, N.W.A’s former manager, who is Jewish. “Get rid of that Devil real simple / Put a bullet in his temple / ’Cause you can’t be the N—- 4 Life crew / With a white Jew telling you what to do.” In  2020, he was criticized for sharing memes considered to be antisemitic on social media.

The Friday actor later followed up in a December interview with Mike Tyson when the boxing champ brought up the situation.

“I didn’t put the batteries in his back. Please leave my name out of all the antisemitic talk. I’m not antisemitic and never have been.”

“Like, homie. You gotta stand on this one on your own,” he said. “That’s all that was about. You know, I didn’t say nothin’. It’s just, at the end of the day, I just had to let everybody know that don’t blame me for s—.”

“Talk your s–- if you want to, but don’t blame me for s–-. If I ain’t up there speaking for myself, don’t blame me.”

RELATED: Adidas To Donate Yeezy Proceeds To George Floyd’s Family Foundation

Following Ye’s antisemitic comments, he was dropped from Balenciaga, Gap, and Adidas. While the latter has cut ties with the rapper they recently announced that they will begin selling the rest of the Yeezy stock they have left over. The sportswear company will be donating part of the profits to George Floyd’s brother’s foundation Philonise & Keeta Floyd Institute for Social Change. They will also be donating to the Anti-Defamation League.

“The release will mark the first time that products have been available to consumers since Adidas terminated the YEEZY partnership in October 2022,” the company wrote in a press release. “The products will be existing designs and designs initiated in 2022 for sale in 2023. Additional releases of existing inventory are currently under consideration, but timing is yet to be determined.”

At the bottom of the webpage, it informs potential buyers that a portion of each sale will be “donated in support of the fight against discrimination, hate, racism, and antisemitism.”

Take a look at Ye and Cube’s reunion here.

The Best Hip-Hop and R&B Songs of May 2023, Ranked

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    For DaBaby’s May 2023 release, he takes inspiration from Jersey Club for his latest single “Shake Sumn.” The firey twerk anthem is found on his three-song EP titled CALL DA FIREMAN.

  • 10. "The Journey" - H.E.R.

    H.E.R.’s “The Journey” is for anyone needing a song to lift their spirits going through a tough time. H.E.R. showcases her silky vocals with powerful lyrics on her newest release.

    “All the times you thought you’d never make it through/Felt just like the world just turned its back on you/Didn’t stop you/All the times you could’ve given in and given up/Times you didn’t know if you were strong enough/Still you got through,” she sings.

  • 9. "Act Bad" - Diddy ft. City Girls, and Fabolous

    The City Girls, Diddy, and Fabolous are trying to have everyone “Act Bad” this summer. The flirty yet broadcaious record finds the four rappers campaigning for a summer of good times with no stress.

  • 8. "Favorite Song" - Toosie ft. Khalid

    Toosie scored his first No. 1 with “Favorite Song” on Billboard’s Hot Rap Chart in May. The original was released in February but the melodic rap hit got a second wind with the Khalid-assisted remix.

  • 7. "Lipstick Lover" - Janelle Monáe

    Janelle Monáe has been making headlines lately for her celebrating her sexier new image. Monáe’s flirty summery single “Lipstick Lover” is just the start of her reign. Her LP The Age Of Pleasure is set to arrive 6/9.

  • 6. "The Hillbillies" - Kendrick Lamar and Baby Keem

    Kendrick Lamar and Baby Keem teamed up for “The Hillbillies.” In the cousin duo’s music video, they even got a cameo from Tyler, The Creator who confirmed that his Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival after a three-year hiatus.

  • 5. "Pelle Coat" - Lil Durk

    “Pelle Coat” is the second track from Lil Durk’s latest album Almost Healed. For the project, the Chicago native tapped in guest appearances from Alicia Keys, J. Cole, Future, Kodak Black, 21 Savage, Chief Wuk, Rob49, Morgan Wallen, and the late Juice WRLD.

  • 4. "Pull Up" - Summer Walker

    Summer Walker dropped her EP Clear 2: Soft Life and one of the fan favorites from the project was “Pull Up.” On release day, Summer also released the music video to the song, which features her rumored boyfriend actor Lil Meech.

  • 3. "To Summer From Cole (audio hug)" - J. Cole

    From Summer Walker’s EP Clear 2: Soft Life, J. Cole made a guest appearance on the opening track “To Summer From Cole (audio hug).” On the record, Cole applauds Summer’s hard work ethic and congratulates her on her newborn twins. The North Carolina rapper also teases that he is working on an album himself titled The Fall Off.

  • 2. "America Has A Problem" Beyoncé ft. Kendrick Lamar

    Beyoncé and Kendrick Lamar have teamed up once again. The “America Has A Probem” remix was a surprise drop from the artists. The two have previously collabed on “Freedom” from Beyoncé’s Lemonade and “Nile” from The Lion King: The Gift.

  • 1. "All My Life" Lil Durk ft. J. Cole

    Lil Durk enlisted J. Cole for the lead single “All My Life” off his latest project Almost Healed. Durk admitted that Cole bodied him on the song, which is a rarity with his features.

    “He smoked my a– on that one, for one — barely,” Smurk said when asked about his experience working with the Dreamville boss, per Complex. “That barely happens. But shout out to J. Cole, shout out to [Dr.] Luke, we made it happen.”

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