After Rihanna’s new single “What’s My Name?” featuring Drake dropped, Chris Brown publicly complimented the duo.
He tweeted, “‘What’s my name’ is a dope record!!! ( I see you deAn)”
To summarize Bieber got into a semi-confrontation with a 12-year old boy at a laser-tag game in Canada. Dude called Bieber a f*ggot, put his hand up in Beiber’s face, and Beiber pushed his hand out of his face. (Yeah, I know.)
Long story short, Bieber’s taken this opportunity to bring bullying and homophobia to the forefront by supporting a anti-bullying campaign. Details about this campaign are supposed to be released next week. In other non-sarcastic news, I can’t wait for Bieber nail polish. Thee end.
According to Kanye West, the cover for his upcoming album, ‘My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy’, has already been banned from being released in the U.S.
The LA Times did a pretty decent article on Sade, who’s real name is Helen Folasade Adu, where she discusses the end to her vegetarian period, race, and the secret of how her band has stayed together so long. At the very end of the piece, she makes a comment about folks wanting to collaborate musically with her.
She explains,“When it comes to sample clearances, I’m probably the cheapest chick in the west.” The article goes on to say that she has, however, turned down many prominent MCs, including Jay –Z, who have wanted to rhyme over her beats or do “collabos” with her singing a hook on a hip-hop track.
“I’m too scared. They’ll find me out. It’s like ‘The Wizard of Oz.’ They’ll find out there’s nothing there. As for collaborations, I’m collaborating with the band and do what we do. I see myself as a member of this band who does these songs that we write.”?
Sunday evening, BET aired it’s 5th Annual Black Girls Rock Awards show hosted by Nia Long. BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Inc. is an organization that takes an active role in being a part of the solution to the crisis facing young women of color. They’ve joined forces with BET Networks for a monumental show highlighting the accomplishments of exceptional women of color who have made outstanding contributions in their careers, and who stand as inspirational and positive role models in their communities.
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