While it may appear that Chris Brown’s professional team is crumbling, it hasn’t stopped him from releasing new material. Last week it was “Shabba” featuring Nigerian singer Wizkid, Dallas rapper Hoodie Baby, and British rap group Section Boyz. Now, it’s “Leave Broke”, a song that has the singer/rapper doing both regarding having no qualms about spending all his money on an exotic dancer. There’s been no official announcement regarding what the song is attached to, however. Singer/actress Keke Palmer has released a new single, presumably from her forthcoming Island Records debut album, titled “Many Things”, a reflective song about the consistent strive for success that we all can relate to. In the visual, Palmer sports faux locs, as it documents her busy lifestyle, doing interviews and recording music. The clip also documents her moments of reflection and gratitude for her success after a long grind, but she admits that it’s still a work in progress. After releasing the “12 For 12” freestyle series, which included his take on Drake’s “Hype” and ScHoolboy Q’s “That Part”, featuring Kanye West, rapper Big K.R.I.T. announced via Twitter that he is no longer with Def Jam Records. Def Jam signed the Southern rapper in 2010 off the strength of the mixtape “K.R.I.T. Wuz Here”, which was released that same year. K.R.I.T.’s previous releases for the label include his 2012 debut “Live From The Underground” and 2014’s “Cadillactica”. The later hit No. 1 on the Billboard Top/R&B/Hip Hop Albums chart. It also peaked at No. 5 on the Billboard 200, featuring Raphael Saddiq, Wiz Khalifa and Rico Love. Cable network VH1 is preparing to honor female trailblazers and pioneers in hip hop later this month. The tribute for honoree Missy Elliott will certainly be no exception, as collaborators Pharrell Williams, Timbaland, Nelly Furtado, Remy Ma, Fat Joe, Trina, Tweet, Keyshia Cole, Raven Symone, Fantasia and host Eve will pay homage to Elliott according to the network. Following a six year hiatus, VH1 Hip Hop Honors will also honor Queen Latifah, Lil Kim, and Salt-N-Pepa from New York City’s David Geffen Hall at the Lincoln Center on Monday July 11 at 9 p.m. EST.