Hip-hop heads are notorious gossips.
We can front like gossip blogs and reality TV aren't the 5th and 6th elements of hip-hop. We can pretend that the hypermasculine theaterics make it different. But the truth is, rumors and urban legends make their way through hip-hop circles as readily as they do celebrity rags at the supermarket.
The only real difference is, at least we've got a better soundtrack.
If you've ever wondered whether rappers on Koch really made $7 per album, or thought that DJ Khaled was just a lucky opportunist, you might want to take a look at 20 Things People Think About Rap that Aren't True.