In this edition of Trending Topics:
- Seven years (believe it or not) since that infamous acceptance speech interruption at the VMAs and seemingly just as everyone forgot Kanye West‘s profane slight of Taylor Swift, a conversation he recorded of the two has surfaced, and Swift’s lawyers have crafted “one of the greatest letters of all time” (according to Tigger) in response.
- Instead of firing off an angry retort to recent police-involved shootings, highly-regarded West Coast gangster rapper The Game has instead turned inward, to his community, organizing an anti-gang violence summit in Los Angeles. “Together we are going to makes waves in the direction of saving this city & others from the re-occurring plague of death here & worldwide. Be [a part] of the solution,” he posted. “I’ll lead the way.”