Lil Uzi Vert, Missy Elliott, Earl Sweatshirt & More: Morning Bars

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Lil Uzi Vert, Missy Elliott, Earl Sweatshirt, 2019

Welcome to Morning Bars, the daily series where we compile the news that matters to hip-hop fans so you can stay in-the-know without much digging.

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Lil Uzi Vert retires from music. (Don't worry, rappers don't actually retire.)

Missy Elliott to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

Pitchfork profiles Earl Sweatshirt.

CupcakKe releases new single, “Squidward Nose.”

Slim Jxmmi suggests he is going solo.

Big Boi confirms special guest appearance for Super Bowl LIII halftime show.

New York’s Highline Ballroom venue to close in February.

Classic MF DOOM interview resurfaces.

The-Dream talks new triple album on Apple Beats 1 Radio.

T-Pain reveals 2005 single "I'm In Love With a Stripper" is "like 98% no auto-tune."