R. Kelly Breaks Social Media Silence To Sing Happy Birthday To His Estranged Daughter

The final time R. Kelly shared something on Instagram was January 1, however right now he returned to want his daughter a cheerful 21st birthday. Kelly’s relationship together with his daughter Joann Kelly has been a strained one, however Kelly took to social media to publicly serenade her. “Happy Birthday child. Daddy loves you. I like you, it doesn’t matter what, I like you a lot,” Kelly mentioned within the clip earlier than blowing his daughter a kiss.

Joann, who goes by the identify Buku Abi and can also be the daughter Drea Kelly, the singer’s ex-wife, beforehand acknowledged that she hasn’t seen her father in years, nor does she have a relationship with him. Back in January, she took to social media to interrupt her silence concerning the sexual assault accusations towards Kelly by writing, “Before I begin I simply need it to be recognized that I’m talking from the center, nothing I say or don’t say is to harm ANY celebration studying this or affected by this. To the those who really feel I must be talking up/towards all the things that is occurring proper now. I simply need you all to grasp that devastated is an understatement for all that I really feel presently,” she wrote. “I do apologize if my silence to all that’s occurring comes f as careless.”

“That is my final intention. I pray for all of the households & girls who’ve been affected by my father’s actions,” she continued. “Trust, I’ve been deeply affected by all this…My mom, siblings and I’d by no means condone, assist or be a component ANYTHING destructive he has performed and or continues to do in his life.”

Kelly is reportedly on the heart two investigations: one the place he is been charged with 10 counts sexual abuse, and one other that could be a federal investigation into possible sex trafficking.

Illustrator Recreates Beyoncé, Drake, Rihanna, Cardi B, Migos, & Chris Brown As ’80s Artists

The ’80s have been one helluva decade full of vibrant colours, leg heaters, and all of the spandex that your coronary heart wishes. No one might have imagined again then style referred to as “Trap” would take over the world and porn ‘staches would exit model, however an artist has let his creativeness run wild, mixing immediately’s in style music entertainers with and ’80s-inspired imaginative and prescient.

Melbourne-based, Colombia-raised illustrator Fulvio Alejandro Obregon takes us down a stroll by means of historical past (or reminiscence lane, in the event you’re sufficiently old) along with his newest sequence “2080s: Past is the Future.” Obregon, who goes by the identify Fulaleo, went viral after sharing his art work on Instagram. The retro, fake album covers present what immediately’s in style artist’s data would have regarded like had they been created over 30 years in the past.

Drake seems to be precisely like Lionel Richie, whereas Migos is giving us Bel Biv Devoe-meets-Run DMC vibes. Beyoncé is a browner model Jessie Spano from Saved by the Bell on her cowl which curiously bears the title, “Learn How to Choose Husbands.” Cardi B is a blue-haired “Rebel Without a Cause” and “Spicy Mami” rocking a big gold chain, and DJ Khaled continues to be selling his “Father Asahd” motion, though he has a bit extra hair and appears as if he’s starring in an episode  Miami Vice.

Chris Brown is “Between Dance and Pyramids,” sporting yellow shorts, Adidas kicks, and tube socks. Obregon even nods Rihanna‘s magnificence growth by naming her album, “Bye Music, Hi Makeup.” Yet, that is also a little bit bit shade as followers are nonetheless ready for RiRi to drop some new music, like, yesterday. Check out extra the “2080s” under.

Nelly Says Sexual Assault Accuser "Is Doing A Severe Disservice To Women"

A girl from the U.Ok. has accused Nelly sexual assault, claiming that the rapper not solely masturbated in entrance her, however forces his penis into her mouth following one his live shows again in 2017. The lady, solely referred to as Jane Doe, has filed a lawsuit in opposition to Nelly and recently made claims that the Essex Police have bundled the investigation. Both she and her lawyer have made accusations that legislation ficials are intimidated by Nelly and his authorized group, and have not adopted protocol all through the investigation.

Nelly has stayed mum concerning the scenario, however after the accusations have made their manner again into headlines, the rapper has damaged his silence and has released a statement  The Source.

“It is time for me to personally communicate up in opposition to this! I’ve remained quiet and haven’t mentioned something or performed something aside from totally cooperate on each stage the investigation to permit legislation enforcement to do no matter they should get to the underside these accusations.

In spite my full cooperation, this similar lawyer in each instances in opposition to me, is claiming the police in two totally different nations ‘received’t assist her purchasers,’ ‘are incompetent’ and is constantly portray an image that I’m ‘bullying the police’ in two totally different nations to not do their job.

Not solely is that this lawyer constantly damaging my status to forge forward with civil fits to get cash, she is doing a extreme disservice to ladies and true victims that want a secure system to report assaults in opposition to them with claims like ‘police received’t assist’ and ‘botched the case.’

‘Clients are being handled like suspects by the police’ leaving actual victims to really feel like reporting could be no assist. I might additionally advise my very own two daughters to report and totally cooperate with authorities it doesn’t matter what the circumstances are and the way troublesome the method might develop into if you’re actually a sufferer such a heinous crime.

Also, by operating to the media for her personal achieve, she is creating the misunderstanding that true victims could be beneath intense scrutiny and bullied by the police supposed to assist and shield true victims.”

Meanwhile, Nelly is gearing as much as hit the road with TLC and Flo Rida this summer season and continues to publish photographs himself and girlfriend Shantel Jackson residing their greatest lives.

Young Thug Is Dropping A New Single This Week

Not lengthy after forging a newfound alliance with Birdman‘s Cash Money Records, Young Thug is setting the wheels in movement for a rollout. With Barter 7 within the pipeline for an undetermined 2019 launch, Thug has ficially come ahead to kick f the method. Taking to Instagram, the Slime King revealed he’ll be dropping a brand new single sooner or later this week.

As now, Thugger has already previewed just a few dozen attainable candidates, sharing a brand new snippet rattling close to each week. It’s attainable that Jeff will probably be sharing one them, or dropping one thing we have by no means heard earlier than – both approach, a brand new music from Young Thug is at all times a welcome shock. Though his previous few drops have been extra melodic in nature, it might be good to listen to him come by with some bars, a la the closing verse on Drake‘s “Sacrifices.” Yet with an artist as stylistically various as Young Thug, the attainable instructions are countless. 

Are you excited to listen to some new music from Thugger? It will not be lengthy now. 

Young Thug Is Dropping A New Single This Week

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Nike Shox R4 "True Berry" Detailed Images And Release Info

Over the previous few a long time, Nike has launched so many various sneakers that typically it is arduous to maintain up with. The Beaverton model might go deep into their vault and convey again any shoe they need and not less than somebody can be excited. Even if we glance again on a shoe now and assume, “possibly that wasn’t so good,” Nike will nonetheless have us feeling these waves nostalgia. So a lot in order that they could even trick us into shopping for one thing we used to assume was wack. Well, it appears to be like like Nike is seeking to take full benefit that reality as they’re bringing again the Nike Shox four to the lots.

While Nike’s Shox expertise might have been thought-about a relic the previous, its aesthetic remains to be charming regardless of its apparent beauty flaws. Nike has revealed a couple of colorways the shoe to this point, one which being this model new “True Berry” mannequin. The higher is split into two, with the highest half that includes anthracite suede, all whereas the underside half will get wearing metallic silver. The purple “True Berry” coloring could be discovered on the Shox unit within the again.

According to Sneaker News, these can be launched at retailers like Finish Line on April 13th for $160 USD.

Nike Shox R4 "True Berry" Detailed s And Release Info

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Nike Shox R4 "True Berry" Detailed s And Release Info

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Nike Shox R4 "True Berry" Detailed s And Release Info

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Nike Shox R4 "True Berry" Detailed s And Release Info

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Ariana Grande’s Sweetener World Tour Allows Fans To Register To Vote: "Thank U, Vote"

Ariana Grande kicked f her Sweetener tour in Albany, New York final night time and first attendees have been handled to the flexibility to register to vote. The “God Is A Woman” singer partnered with HeadCount, a non-prit group that units up voter registration cubicles at live shows. 

CNN particulars how followers can register to vote on the live performance, but when for some motive they did not they will additionally textual content ARIANA to 40649 to register, volunteer, contact legislators or get a reminder on their 18th birthday to register to vote.

“Ariana bought headcount to come back to tour to get individuals to develop into registered to vote. that is insane. she’s on one other degree. voting is so essential and that is simply … she’s wonderful,” one user tweetedwhile another added: “Ariana Grande is having tables arrange at each one her tour stops the place individuals can register to vote. This is how you utilize your platform.”

“There’s so much noise once you say something about something,” Ariana explained to Elle when discussing how she is not going to keep quiet about political happenings. “But if I’m not going to say it, what’s the fucking level being right here? Not everybody goes to agree with you, however that doesn’t imply I’m simply going to close up and sing my songs. I’m additionally going to be a human being who cares about different human beings; to be an ally and use my privilege to assist educate individuals.”

Fredo Bang Hops On Young M.A Lust Fest

Kodak Black ignited a wave of controversy after he made some sexually charged feedback about Young M.A on his new music, “Pimpin Ain’t Easy.”

The Brooklyn rapper – who’s overtly homosexual — was removed from impressed and referred to Kodak as “bizarre.” In response, Kodak chastised her for not warming as much as his unusual advances.

Now, Baton Rouge rapper Fredo Bang is letting the world know the way he feels about her in an Instagram video.

“Young M.A cuter than most of you hoes,” he says within the clip. “Y’all stupider than a muthafucka. You want some engaging tattoos, engaging garments — if she don’t obtained a dick on her, I’m fuckin. No disrespect  to Young M.A., I don’t know her … she obtained a cat my nigga.

“Listen, individuals talkin’ bout, ‘Oh she come off as a person.’ No, y’all silly. She come off as a lady with tattoos and bangin’ garments to me. Yo, she is a fuckin’ girl.”

But Fredo and Kodak aren’t the one ones making express remarks about Young M.A. In one other Instagram publish, J.R. Donato directed some lustful feedback towards the 26-year-old.

“@kodakblack you rattling close to on to sum,” he wrote. “She lookin first rate on this Kobe jersey. I’m prepared too don’t inform whoopty whoop.”

He added, “Me and Kodak gone struggle for this pxxsy…when i see him it’s on sight. For this pxxsy.”

Young M.A has but to reply to the newest (what is actually) sexual harassment, nevertheless it’s in all probability protected to say it’s getting outdated.

Pete Davidson & Kate Beckinsale Can’t Keep Their Hands Off Each Other

It’s not information that Pete Davidson and Kate Beckinsale are courting. Paparazzi have caught them at a number of outings and most famously at a previous hockey game, probably not watching the sport as a result of they have been making out. The couple has now been noticed as soon as once more, this time locking lips in a automotive whereas followers eagerly watch for them exterior the automotive. 

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Pete Davidson & Kate Beckinsale Can't Keep Their Hands Off Each Other
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Pete beforehand mentioned the 20-year age hole between him and Kate, explaining that he isn’t the primary to this point a girl so distant from his age. 

“Apparently individuals have a loopy fascination with our age distinction, but it surely doesn’t actually hassle us, however then once more I’m new to this,” he said on SNL. 

“So you probably have questions on a relationship with an enormous age distinction, simply ask Leonardo DiCaprio, Jason Statham, Michael Douglas, Richard Gere, Jeff Goldblum, Scott Disick, Dane Cook, Derek Jeter, Bruce Willis, Harrison Ford, Tommy Lee, Alec Baldwin, Sean Penn and whoever the president France is.”

As for Pete’s greatest pal, Machine Gun Kelly, the rapper is an enormous fan his pal’s new girl. “I really like that shit…that shit’s tight,” he said

The Weeknd to Executive Produce Nav’s ‘Bad Habits’ Album

More XO vibes are coming.

Nav is about to launch his new album Bad Habits on Friday (Mar. 22). The venture shall be govt produced by The Weeknd, who made the announcement whereas additionally teasing his upcoming sixth album.

“whereas Chapter 6 is getting cooked, I govt produced my brother @nav new album BAD HABITS dropping Friday,” wrote Abel alongside a black-and-white picture of him in a makeshift studio. “XO vibes for the city…”

Nav, who’s signed to XO Records, has collaborated with The Weeknd on tracks together with 2017’s “Some Way” and Gucci Mane’s “Curve,” which Nav co-produced.

Last week, Nav launched his Brown Boy EP consisting of 5 tracks together with a collaboration with Lil Durk. Bad Habits marks the follow-up to Nav’s 2018 debut Reckless.

Meanwhile, The Weeknd is tough at work on his subsequent album, which can be titled Chapter 6. “some chapters are smaller than others. not this subsequent one although…” he tweeted in November. He can also be set to shoot a video for “Wake Up,” his Astroworld collaboration with Travis Scott, which shall be directed by Jonah Hill.

Adidas UltraBoost x Game Of Thrones Collection: Official Images, Release Info

HBO’s Game Of Thrones’ eighth and ultimate season is ready to premiere in only a few weeks from now, however followers will not have to attend that lengthy to get their palms on the upcoming GoT x Adidas UltraBoost sneakers.

In celebration the extremely anticipated ultimate season, which debuts on April 14, Adidas might be releasing six particular version UltraBoosts impressed by some the sequence’ most beloved characters.

Adidas can even be rolling out colorways for House Lannister, House Targaryen (two colorways), House Stark, the Night’s Watch and the White Walkers.

Of course, every pair consists a colorway impressed by the House it represents in addition to Game Of Thrones branded insoles. Additionally, every particular version sneaker features a heel tab that incorporates a acquainted phrase equivalent to “Winter Is Coming” (House Stark) or “Fire And Blood” (House Targaryen).

GoT followers can stay up for the kicks, priced at $180, dropping at choose Adidas retailers on Friday, March 22.

Check out every the GoT UltraBoosts beneath, and enroll here for updates on the discharge.

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Adidas UltraBoost x Game Of Thrones Collection: Official s, Release Info

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Adidas UltraBoost x Game Of Thrones Collection: Official s, Release Info

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Memphis Tigers Nike Foamposite One Official Images And Release Info

Just per week in the past, Nike launched a really particular addition Penny Hardaway’s signature shoe, the Nike Air Foamposite One. Hardaway is now the pinnacle coach for the Memphis Tigers males’s basketball program and has been carrying a particular Foamposite One alongside together with his teaching employees. The sneakers are fairly fascinating as they function an all-over blue higher with black tiger stripes all the way in which all through. The launch, which befell on March ninth, was pretty restricted and never so much folks had been in a position to get their arms on them. According to @zsneakerheadz although, it seems as if the shoe is re-releasing this Friday, March 22nd on the Nike SNKRS app.

In the Instagram submit above, you possibly can see the ficial photos the sneaker. The launch will price $230 USD and can almost definitely solely seem in a restricted run. Regardless, those that missed out the primary time round will get their probability to doubtlessly cop one probably the most distinctive Foamposites ever.

These undoubtedly aren’t for everyone however for those who’re a giant Penny Hardaway fan, a fan Memphis Tigers basketball, or only a huge fan the shoe, then this launch is a should cop. 

LAPD Gives Update On Adam22 Armed Robbery Attempt

On Sunday night, No Jumper podcast host Adam 22 discovered himself actually laughing within the face hazard as a would-be gunman stuffed a weapon in his face. The weird encounter appeared to escalate out  nowhere, with Adam’s shocked response and nervous giggle talking volumes. Luckily, the gunman was finally subdued and held till LAPD was capable of make it to the scene. He was later recognized as David Tran, and never, opposite to widespread hypothesis, a disgruntled SoundCloud rapper. 

As it occurs, Tran was certainly pulling a quick one. The LAPD confirmed to The Fader that Tran was truly wielding a “film prop gun,” although they revealed little about his gameplan or lack there. When requested in regards to the pretend weapon, Adam mused that “his] pals have been trying on the gun and so they thought it was simply outdated or damaged or one thing.” As for the way he was capable of enter, Tran apparently waited by the rear entrance and slipped in with the Postmates supply employee. 

While Adam does look like prepared and capable of joke in regards to the expertise, it’s unclear whether or not he can be shifting ahead with a heightened safety crew. It’s loopy what some may do for the clout. Hopefully, the podcaster is not too shaken by the ordeal, as having a gun in a single’s face (pretend or not) is probably going harrowing irrespective of the place you stand. 

Gucci Mane In Legal Trouble With Son’s Mother Who Wants Him Locked Up Over Unpaid Fees

It’s some child mama drama for Gucci Mane now that it is being reported that the mom his son, Sheena Evans, has petitioned the court to situation a warrant for his arrest. Evans beforehand sued Gucci as a result of she wished the court docket to extend the kid assist she was receiving from him for his or her son, Keitheon. She was already getting $2,076 however requested the court docket to up the quantity to $20okay. In her lawsuit, Evans famous that Gucci is making a big quantity extra money since he was launched from jail again in 2011, particularly since he might afford a $1 million to Keyshia Ka’oir.

Gucci responded to the lawsuit by submitting just a few paperwork his personal, asking the court docket to throw out Evans’ request altogether. He denied that his marriage ceremony to Keyshia value $1 million and stated his earnings hasn’t modified for the reason that 2011 settlement. According to paperwork, Gucci brings in roughly $24okay a month. Meanwhile, Evans has major custody Keitheon and Gucci has visitation. 

In new paperwork obtained by The Blast, Evans claims that the court docket ordered Gucci to pay for her court-ordered authorized charges to the tune $2,495. She says he has but to take action and that his failure to make the cost is “outrageous and egregious” and “one other willful disregard for this Court’s authority.” Evan’s legal professional writes within the petition, “Not solely has the Respondent demonstrated that he has no concern for the authority this Court or for the deadlines set by this Court, Respondent has additionally exhibited an alarming disregard the implications his contemptuous habits. He might care much less.”

Evans goes on to say that Gucci additionally hasn’t given her paperwork pertaining to their authorized little one assist case and he or she desires him instantly arrested and locked up till he “purges himself his contempt,” in addition to fined $1,000.

"LHHNY" Reunion: Rich Dollaz & Safaree Samuels Go At It Over Erica Mena

Tonight was the second set up the Love & Hip Hop New York reunion, and when you thought final week received heated, you have not seen something but. At the tip the present’s season, Rich Dollaz sat down with Safaree Samuels to confront him about relationship his ex, Erica Mena. Rich made it clear that he does not have emotions for Mena in any method, particularly contemplating their relationship was 5 years in the past, however he thought that as a result of Safaree was his pal, he would have given Rich a head’s up. Rich additionally mentioned that he particularly requested Safaree on quite a few events if he was relationship Mena, and Safaree advised him that he wasn’t.

The reunion second that everybody was ready for was that when Rich and Safaree would sit down, face-to-face, as soon as once more. If you bear in mind, Safaree wasn’t featured on the primary half the reunion, with host Nina Parker saying he wasn’t going to attend. Apparently, Safaree modified his thoughts and was able to confront all the pieces head-on partly two.

Parker requested Rich if he was upset about Safaree not spilling the beans on his relationship with Mena. Rich mentioned, “Me and Safaree — though we’d not be pals — I felt like we had sufficient one-on-one moments that he could possibly be truthful with me]. Erica is nevertheless many f***ing moons from me. I’m not the final individual she dated, so, subsequently, it wasn’t an enormous deal and shouldn’t have been stored a secret].”

Instead addressing the problem, Safaree poked enjoyable at Rich saying that his pants have been “method too tight” and “I do not like seeing all them ankles that I am seeing.” Rich replied, “We doin’ that? Are we doin’ that?” Safaree then went on to inform Rich to close his mouth about his girl by saying, “Don’t be disrespectful — don’t be disrespectful. Don’t discuss any person like that, she’s not right here.”

The brush f should have gotten Rich heated as a result of he received up and jumped on prime the desk within the middle the stage and went charging for Safaree. Security pulled him again and separated the 2, and whereas Rich was walked backstage, Safaree continued to poke enjoyable at Rich. “You okay? I noticed your ankle twist.”

Backstage, Rich made one other try and get Safaree, however safety would not have it. Onstage, Safaree defended Mena’s identify and mentioned that Rich had no proper talking about “one other man’s girl.” By the seems issues, it appears as if Rich was indignant over Safaree disrespecting him, whereas Safaree was trying to defend his girl’s honor when she wasn’t capable of take the stage to talk for herself.

Faith Evans & Voletta Wallace Sue Snowboard Company For Using Notorious B.I.G.’s Image

It’s been a bit of over per week since Biggie Day, the day that honors the life and legacy Christopher “Notorious B.I.G.” Wallace, and the late rapper’s title is on the heart a lawsuit. It’s being reported that Faith Evans, Biggie’s widow, and his mom Voletta Wallace are suing an organization referred to as Yes. Snowboards for utilizing the rapper’s picture with out permission. After Biggie was murdered on March 9, 1997, Evans and Wallace based Notorious B.I.G., LLC, to assist handle mental rights associated to the rapper, together with his title, picture, and likeness.

Over the years there have been a quantity firms which have used Biggie in campaigns, in style, or for equipment, however they’ve all needed to undergo the authorized course of acquiring permission from Notorious B.I.G., LLC. However, Evans and Wallace state of their lawsuit that Yes. has created a product, a snowboard, with the rapper’s picture with out going by way of the right channels.

The go well with explains, “At a time the place fame and recognition for musicians comes and goes on an accelerated time scale, it’s arduous to quantify the ability – each emotional and monetary – a musician whose model and persona are nonetheless appreciated, acknowledged, and replicated greater than twenty years after his loss of life.”

The product in query is one from a sequence referred to as “Greats x Chi,” a partnership between Yes. and photographer Chi Modu. The sequence options different rappers, all who’re now not with us, together with Tupac Shakur, Eric “Eazy-E” Wright, and Russell “Ol’ Dirty Bastard” Jones. Modu is a longtime hip hop photographer who, in response to Yes.’s website, labored for The Source and photographed the likes Mary J. Blige, LL Cool J, and Biggie, who stood for the photographer in entrance the Twin Towers.

Evans and Wallace are searching for an injunction towards the corporate, together with all prits they made f the merchandise and unspecified damages, in response to The Blast. While the web site has taken down the photograph the snowboard with the picture Biggie, it still is available for buy below the dropdown menu.