Grey’s Anatomy Season 13 Episode 24: A Fond Farewell To…

The doctor is out.

Probably forever.

On Grey’s Anatomy Season 13 Episode 24, fans were forced to say goodbye to yet another series regular on this beloved drama.

But this wasn’t a case of Katherine Heigl dissing the series and getting shown the door.

Or of Patrick Dempsey openly expressing his irritation with his role and getting killed off in violent fashion.

This time around, those who follow the show closely weren’t even surprised when Jerrika Hinton’s Stephanie made a declaration about her job and her future and how she needs to take a long break.

The actress had previously asked to be released from her contract after landing a starring role in Alan Ball’s new HBO drama series Here, Now.

And the request was gladly accepted by creator Shonda Rhimes, who released the following statement after the Grey’s Anatomy finale aired on Thursday night:

Actors evolve differently and when an actor like Jerrika comes to me and says she wants to try something new creatively, I like to honor that/

Jerrika has shared so much of herself with Stephanie and I am incredibly proud of the journey we’ve taken together.

While I’m sad to see Stephanie leave Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital, I am excited to see what’s next for Jerrika.

For her final episode, Stephanie acted as a hero while a fire raged throughout the hospital.

She saved a young woman’s life and then collapsed in a heap from burns she suffered shortly afterward, telling Richard while being treated that something had to change for her.

“I need to travel and… explore… and hike… and breathe… away from the monitors and the blood,” Stephanie said, lying in a hospital bed and then telling her mentor:

“You changed my life, Dr. Webber. You taught me how to take my past and find my path. Thank you.”

Ball, who created True Blood for HBO, is coming out with a series that chronicles the Bishops, a multi-racial family made up of a philosophy professor father (Tim Robbins) and his lawyer wife (played by Holly Hunter).

The couple has adopted three children from Somalia, Vietnam and Colombia and also has a biological child.

Hinton will portray Ashley, one of the adopted children who is now the powerhouse behind an online fashion shopping site.

This character was was born in America to Somalian refugees and was taken in by the Bishops when her mom died and her dad was deported.

To see Hinton bid farewell to the show that made her famous, click below and watch Grey’s Anatomy online:

The series itself is still going strong.

It will kick off Season 14 in September and it has spawned an upcoming Grey’s Anatomy spinoff, one set in Seattle and focused on a group of firefighters.

What other major news did ABC announce this week about future programming?

Find out below!

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[Album Leak] Rockie Fresh – The Night I Went To…

Track List:

01. The Landing
02. Call Me When It's Over (Ft. Chris Brown)
03. 8 Missed Calls (Interlude)
04. Stars And Lights (Ft. BJ the Chicago Kid)
05. Your Life (Remix) (Ft. Rick Ross & Casey Veggies)
06. (I Need) Something Good (Ft. Maverick Sabre)
07. Come Again
08. Down To Roll
09. Addicted
10. Thought About It
11. December Rain


[Plz Note : The download button for albums is the FIRST available leak for the album, Quality updates (such as CDQ and iTunes ) will come shortly after and will be posted as a new post.]


Joe Budden Calls Out Charlamagne Tha God For His ‘To Pimp A Butterfly’ Comment (AUDIO)

(AllHipHop News) It has been awhile since Joe Budden sparked controversy from something he said during his popular podcast. But the Slaughterhouse member may have caused his latest firestorm by referring to fellow podcaster Charlamagne Tha God as an idiot.

[ALSO READ: Joe Budden: Meek Mill’s Music Is Too Hard For Him To Act So “Sappy” Around Nicki Minaj (AUDIO)]

During “I’ll Name This Podcast Later Episode 53,” Budden took issue with something Charlamagne tweeted after Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp A Butterfly lost the Album Of The Year Grammy award to Taylor Swift’s 1989. The co-host of the Brilliant Idiots podcast took aim at individuals that were initially critical of Kendrick’s platinum certified LP but expressed frustration the project did not win the trophy for AOTY.

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Budden responded:

I’m on record saying that Kendrick album is not for me. I still feel like that Kendrick album is not for me. It’s not something I’m going to wake up and play. It’s not something that I’m going to get in my car and play. However, I’m objective enough to be able to recognize that it’s probably one of the better Hip Hop albums ever released. There’s a difference there.

So now let’s talk to the idiots. Charlamagne Tha God – and we’re going to call you an idiot, because lord knows you’ve said enough about me on your show. You’re still my n*gga, but that ain’t gonna stop this idiot moment from talking to you.

He’s smarter than that. He’s one of the smarter people in radio, but when he says something real stupid, somebody’s got to call him out on it. Because he has such a large outlet, when he’s stupid, all the stupid people become even dumber…

Charlamagne, you can’t understand black people – who may not like that music – wanting to support one of their own at the top of the genre in that circle, in that venue, on that platform, and want to see him do well because of the message that he’s speaking?

I’m sure you understand that, because you have your f*cking Black Panther moments too. So I don’t get why we can’t support Kendrick, want to see him win ,and want to see him do well, even if that album may not be for us or for me. Those two are totally separate statements for me.

[ALSO READ: Charlamagne Tha God Debates Tomi Lahren On Beyonce, The Black Panthers & Jay Z (VIDEO)]

Listen to The Joe Budden Podcast below (FF to 26:00 for the Charlamagne Tha God section).

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Kendrick Lamar Talks “Good Kid, M.A.A.D City” Grammy Losses & Impact Of “To Pimp A Butterfly”

(AllHipHop News) Kendrick Lamar is headed into the 2016 Grammy awards with the most nominations. The TDE emcee picked up 11 nods, including Best Rap Album and Album Of The Year. This is not the first time Kendrick will be competing in those categories.

The “Swimming Pools (Drank)” rhymer was completely shut out at the 2014 Grammys when his critically acclaimed album Good Kid M.A.A.D City led him to be up for five trophies (he got two more nominations for tracks with Miguel and A$ AP Rocky).

[ALSO READ: Kendrick Lamar Earns 11 Nominations For The 58th Annual Grammy Awards]

There was a lot of talk at the time that Kendrick was snubbed at the ’14 ceremony, but many observers believe the Compton native will not leave the 2016 Grammys empty-handed. Kendrick spoke to Billboard about getting passed up by the Grammys two years ago and his Hip Hop record-setting 11 nominations this year.

“[The Grammy defeats] would have been upsetting to me if I’d known that was my best work, if I had nothing new to offer,” said Kendrick. “Good Kid, M.A.A.D City is great work, but it’s not my best work. To Pimp a Butterfly is great. I’m talking about the connection the record made. Good Kid, M.A.A.D City made a connection. But To Pimp a Butterfly made a bigger connection.”

K. Dot added, “It’s bigger than me. When we think about the Grammys, only Lauryn Hill and Outkast have won album of the year. This would be big for hip-hop culture at large.”

[ALSO READ: Kendrick Lamar & The Weeknd Set To Perform at The Grammys]

What’s your favorite Kendrick Lamar project? Take our poll below.

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Mick Jenkins ft. BADBADNOTGOOD “On The Map,” Rockie Fresh The Night I Went To… Mixtape & More | Wired Tracks 1.21.16

Rapper Mick Jenkins and Toronto jazz band BADBADNOTGOOD find a collaborative groove on “On The Map,” a cover of Sensei Blue’s hilarious song of the same title.

Jenkins, in most cases, is a meticulous MC, but he dials back a bit on this release, given the original track’s comedic undertone.

“On The Map” appear in this edition of Wired Tracks, along with Rockie Fresh’s new mixtape The Night I Went To…, a Hit-Boy record titled “Lord Have Mercy,” featuring former Drake collaborator Quentin Miller and Price from Audio Push, and more.

Photo: Instagram

Rockie Fresh  – The Night I Went To… Mixtape

Hit-Boy ft. Quentin Miller & Price of Audio Push – “Lord Have Mercy”

Lil Twist ft. Lil Wayne – “LA Traffic”

Kilo Kish – “Poem A”

IAMSU & AD – “California (League Of Starz Remix)”

Akon ft. Future – “Forever (Remix)”

Jamila Woods – “Blk Girl Soldier”

 Chevy Woods – “Dope Show (Freestyle)”

Quentin Miller – “Cliché”

MobSquad Nard ft. G Herbo & 1200 Yak – “Outta Here”

Raz Simone – “Gangstuh Sh*t”

Ye Ali – “Cashin Out”

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Kendrick Lamar Discusses The Importance Of ‘To Pimp A Butterfly’ For Himself & His Fans (VIDEO)

(AllHipHop News) Kendrick Lamar recently became the center of attention in the blogosphere and social media onc again. The TDE emcee’s latest critically acclaimed album To Pimp A Butterfly was the subject of an editorial on Complex titled “Why Did Everyone Claim to Enjoy Kendrick Lamar’s ‘To Pimp a Butterfly’?” The article was heavily criticized because the author seemed to downplay TPAB‘s “overwhelming blackness” and use of jazz elements.

[ALSO READ:Kendrick Lamar Performs With The National Symphony Orchestra At The Kennedy Center (VIDEO)]

K. Dot held his first show of the “Kunta’s Groove Sessions” tour the night before the Complex piece was published. He used the intimate setting of New York City’s Terminal 5 to speak to his fans about the reasoning behind taking To Pimp A Butterfly in a different direction with its content and soundscape. Video of Lamar’s address to the audience has now been uploaded to YouTube.

“People have said a lot about this album. They said ‘album of the year.’ They said ‘album of this generation,’” stated Kendrick. “That’s cool. But making this motherf*cking album was therapy. Not only for you, but for me.”

He added, “Y’all allowed this motherf*cking album to soar all the way to the top with no commercial success. Y’all allowed it to be top tier without a constant radio single. So that proves to you right there music is not something you can market all the time. This sh*t belongs to you and you only.”

[ALSO READ: Kendrick Lamar, Action Bronson & Michael K. Williams To Appear On New VICELAND Cable Network (VIDEO)]

Watch Kendrick Lamar’s speech below.

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Sway In the Morning: Maino Says, “To Feed My Kids I Had To Do Violent Things”

In a sit down with one of Brooklyn’s finest, Maino explains how he has a second life on his new mixtape King of Brooklyn 3 and breaks down the need that he had to do violent things to feed his daughter who is now 3 years old. Check the interview below, it gets real in the streets and nobody knows like Maino having got a chance to turn things around for the better.

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