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The Wednesday Weigh-In: Beef, respect, and male crews edition

Nikki Minaj has been occupying headlines all week since she pulled out of the Hot 97 Summer Jam festival after a DJ went on stage and called her single “Starships” “bullshit” and “not real hip-hop” just hours before Minaj was set to hit the stage.

Soon after the comments, Minaj’s mentor and Young Money boss Lil Wayne posted on Twitter, “Young Money ain’t doing summer jam” and Nicki  took to Twitter to confirm.

Then, the next day Nicki went on Hot 97 with Funkmaster Flex to address the situation, participating in a heated conversation with the loud-mouthed DJ about respect, ego, and hip hop. The whole conversation was pretty good, and you can read the transcript

Dr. Laura finds a new home o’ hate with Sirius XM

Ain’t that a peach. As I predicted, just three months after Dr. Laura Schlessinger ended her show after saying the n-word multiple times on air (and being a racist asshole in general), she’s found a new home on Sirius XM satellite radio. This isn’t too surprising considering this is a venue that also allows the gem personalities of Glenn Beck and Howard Stern.

As AP (apparently prematurely) reported,Schlessinger says she’s looking forward to spewing more racist bullshit under her right to free speech:

“The first and most important thing that appealed to me was the freedom to speak my mind without advertisers and affiliates being attacked by activist groups that just love ...

Ain’t that a peach. As I predicted, just three months after Dr. Laura Schlessinger ended her show after saying the n-word multiple times on air (and being a racist asshole in general), she’s ...