Kanye West’s "Yandhi" Engineer Reveals Nicki Minaj Feature & Album’s Theme

Ever since Kanye West pushed again Yandhi indefinitely, we have not gotten a lot information in any respect about it. Perhaps that is a very good factor although as a result of every time Kanye does make bulletins, they are typically rushed. That was the case with ye, which has develop into one the weakest factors within the legendary artist’s discography. Today, we had been fortunate sufficient to get some information concerning the upcoming album an interview with engineer Kevin Celik. 

Kanye West's "Yandhi" Engineer Reveals Nicki Minaj Feature & Album's Theme
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The Los Angeles-based engineer labored on loads songs which have but to be launched, together with three tracks on Yandhi and a chunk Dreamville’s Revenge the Dreamers three. Chatting with The Lunch Table, Celik revealed some details about Kanye West’s subsequent album that many will discover intriguing. According to him, the work will likely be “monumental” and is ready to shift the panorama music this 12 months. There is allegedly a track referred to as “New Body,” which options Nicki Minaj and Ty Dolla $ign, and Celik says that from the lyrics, he might inform that it was impressed by Kim Kardashian. In truth, out the three songs that he labored on, there’s a very clear “Women’s Empowerment” theme current on the venture. 

Finally, we have got a glimpse into what Kanye has been doing within the studio. While we nonetheless haven’t any clue when Yandhi will likely be launched, not less than we have got some data to work f . Are you excited?

EMI Music Publishing Files Suit Against Kanye West for Breach of Contract

Kanye West has in opposition to EMI Music Publishing and Universal Music Group in a spat over rights to his publishing catalog.  But EMI is now swiping again.

West shared on Twitter that he was trying to purchase his rights again from Sony/ATV Music Publishing.  Sony/ATV apparently valued the catalog at round $eight to $9 million.

However, the writer refused to promote the rights to West, and that’s when the authorized sparks flew.

West filed two separate lawsuits in opposition to Sony’s EMI and UMG for his publishing rights. The rapper is looking for declaratory reduction and alleges unjust enrichment from his works by EMI, Roc-a-Fella, Def Jam, UMG, and Bravado.

West says EMI compelled him right into a lopsided enterprise association. He argues that the California labor code prohibits indefinite working relationships.  That final level gained some benefit when his legal professionals argued that Kanye’s contract violates California’s private contracts limitation statute.

Now, EMI Music Publishing has launched its own lawsuit in opposition to West in federal courtroom for breach of contract.

The new lawsuit argues that West’s claims are blocked by copyright regulation and deny that West supplied any private providers.

West’s contract was signed earlier than he gained such widespread mainstream consideration and prevents him from retiring during its term.  The clause is designed to forestall West (and different artists) from abandoning music creation.

“At no time throughout the Term will you search to retire as a songwriter, recording artist or producer or take any prolonged hiatus throughout which you aren’t actively pursuing Your musical profession in the identical primary method as You have pursued such profession to this point.”

EMI additional factors to a clause offering unique jurisdiction in New York, somewhat than California. West argues that he’s been laboring for EMI for the reason that contract was signed in 2003.  He additionally famous that the contract had been renewed a number of instances afterward.

Just final 12 months, a New York appeals courtroom upheld a rejection of the identical declare from Kesha, who .

Federal regulation permits copyright reversion, however the choice doesn’t develop into accessible till 35 years after the work is first revealed. West is hoping to pressure EMI into that reversion a lot sooner.EMI Music Publishing Files Suit Against Kanye West for Breach of Contract

EMI Music Publishing Files Suit Against Kanye West for Breach of Contract

EMI Music Publishing Files Suit Against Kanye West for Breach of ContractEMI Music Publishing Files Suit Against Kanye West for Breach of ContractEMI Music Publishing Files Suit Against Kanye West for Breach of ContractEMI Music Publishing Files Suit Against Kanye West for Breach of ContractEMI Music Publishing Files Suit Against Kanye West for Breach of ContractEMI Music Publishing Files Suit Against Kanye West for Breach of Contract

EMI Music Publishing Files Suit Against Kanye West for Breach of ContractEMI Music Publishing Files Suit Against Kanye West for Breach of Contract

Rapsody Talks New Album, Cardi B, Nicki Minaj & Wanting To Work With Solange

New York, NY – In honor of International Women’s Day, Rapsody joined Buzzfeed News AM to DM to debate her new music, the finest recommendation she’s gotten from JAY-Z and the ladies who’re impacting as we speak’s Hip Hop scene.

The Grammy-nominated rapper described her sound as lyrical and poetic, however stated she additionally appreciates the several types of music rap heavyweights Cardi B and Nicki Minaj deliver to the desk.

“I’m good on soulful music, dope drums,” she stated. “I like music with plenty of feeling. I really like Cardi B as a result of her music is actually enjoyable. Nicki makes plenty of huge music [for] individuals throughout the board, mainstream-wise and I similar to to hit you within the soul with stuff.”

Cardi and Rapsody have been supporting one another since 2017, however the North Carolina queen took time within the interview to indicate particular like to her Bronx colleague and revealed the 2 met one another for the primary time final weekend.

“She’s an MC that’s in it simply to have a superb time and to bounce,” she stated. “That’s what I really like about her. She’s enjoyable, she’s herself.”

Rapsody was 28 when she grew to become the first female rapper to signal with Roc Nation. After working collectively for nearly 10 years, she had solely good issues to say about his management and recommendation.

“The one factor to listen to from him is to at all times be your self,” she stated. “You’re on the suitable path … although success to different individuals could also be completely different from what yours is, hold doing what you’re doing.”

Her Roc Nation debut, Laila’s Wisdom, was nominated for a Grammy Award within the Best Rap Album class final yr. Now, she’s within the studio engaged on her subsequent undertaking, which she stated will likely be fully completely different.

“We went someplace else with it and experimented and thought outdoors the field,” she defined. “It’s one thing that I’m proud to share with my sisters.”

As for potential options, Rapsody gushed over Solange and her When I Get Home album and confessed, “She’s on my record.”

Seeing because it’s International Women’s Day, Rapsody additionally mirrored on ladies’s function in Hip Hop as we speak.

“I have a look at the fellows, and they’re all completely different and all completely different sounds, and I really feel like they’re all represented,” she stated. “And I don’t really feel like ladies are all represented as a lot as we needs to be within the mainstream media.

But she is excited so many new feminine acts are popping up.

“All the Dolls, whether or not it’s Kash Doll or Asian Doll, Tokyo Jetz, Noname, Dreezy, Ill Camille,” she stated. “There’s so many. It’s a superb time for music.”

Watch the complete interview above.

Zion Williamson Is Doubtful For Saturday Against North Carolina: Report

Zion Williamson confronted his greatest nightmare only a couple weeks in the past whereas enjoying in opposition to the North Carolina Tar Heels. The Duke Blue Devils star – who is anticipated to go first general within the NBA draft – broke by way of his shoe simply 30 seconds into their matchup on February 20th. The incident left Zion with a minor knee sprain that has saved him out the lineup ever since. Duke is ready to face UNC once more on Saturday and whereas Zion is recovering properly, head coach Mike Krzyzewski says he most likely will not play, however he’ll be prepared for the playfs.

“The manner it is going, he is not going to be uncertain for the event,” Krzyzewski stated in keeping with ESPN. “Thursday’s exercise was fairly thrilling, actually, to see him transfer and trust in his actions. Now we have got to get him into situation and have him do some work in opposition to contact.”

Zion Williamson Is Doubtful For Saturday Against North Carolina: Report

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Coach Okay additionally lamented over how good a teammate Zion is and the way excited he’s to get again into the lineup.

“He’s so team-oriented,” Krzyzewski defined. “I believe it bothers him that he hasn’t been with us. But we will not let him push the method an excessive amount of to the place his loyalty to his workforce — and he hasn’t — goes in opposition to him coming again the best way he ought to come again.”

Duke at the moment sits at a report 26-Four and are the fourth-ranked workforce within the Nation. 

Disney’s "Star Wars: Galaxy Edge" Theme Park Opens This Summer

Though many would doubtless dub it the world’s most “magical place,” Disneyworld is about to get much more expansive. It was beforehand reported that the enduring theme park could be including a brand new Star Wars part referred to as “Galaxy’s Edge,” full with a range rides and sights. Now, the discharge date for the launch has been unveiled: California’s Disneyland model will open on May 31st, whereas Florida’s Disneyworld model will open on August 29th. Unfortunately, the parks have but to be accomplished to their full capability, which means that solely one the 2 introduced rides shall be obtainable from the soar.

The aforementioned rides, which embrace “Smugglers Run” and “Rise the Resistance,” have already garnered up lots curiosity from potential company. “Smugglers Run,” which shall be obtainable upon opening date, will enable company to take a seat within the driver’s seat the enduring Millennium Falcon. Later this 12 months will come “Rise the Resistance,” which has been dubbed by Disney CEO Bob Iger as “probably the most technologically superior and immersive attraction we’ve got ever imagined.” Unfortunately, that one’s solely dropping later this 12 months, so think about planning your journeys accordingly.

Any followers Disneyland and/or World up right here? If so, what do you consider this new Star Wars park?

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Jussie Smollett’s Case: Chicago PD Launch Internal Investigation Over False Info

There’s an inside investigation that is been launched inside the Chicago Police Department. The inflow data that leaked to the media regarding Jussie Smollett’s case has prompted ficials to look into the place their “vulnerabilities” lie.

Jussie Smollett's Case: Chicago PD Launch Internal Investigation Over False Info
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A rep for the Chicago PD informed TMZ the Chief Of Detectives opened an investigation as a consequence of issues surrounding the police division was leaking data to the general public. The Chicago PD says there’s been a ton “inaccurate” data surfacing within the media surrounding Smollett’s case and now, they’re making an attempt to crack down on who the wrongdoer is.

“When there are allegations data being leaked, an inside investigation has been opened and we’re additionally taking a look at our vulnerabilities,” a spokesperson for the Chicago PD stated.

The Chicago PD’s confronted tons criticism for the best way they’ve dealt with the Jussie Smollett case particularly because of the quantity data that was being unfold from police sources. The actor’s lawyer, Mark Geragos, claimed the police drive leaks have been in an try and smear the actor’s repute. 

“I believe the cooperation Smollett is exactly why they’ve these two suspects],” Geragos informed CNN. “I have never seen something besides leaks based on legislation enforcement sources. To me, that screams out anyone that is making an attempt to govern one thing.”

Earlier at the moment, the hospital the place Jussie Smollett checked himself into after his alleged assault fired dozens workers for unauthorized entry to the actor’s medical data. 

Lakers Limiting LeBron James’ Minutes For Rest Of Season: Report

The Los Angeles Lakers are nonetheless mathematically alive within the hunt for a spot within the playfs, but it surely seems the staff is making ready to throw within the towel.

According to a report by Yahoo Sports’ Chris Haynes, the Lakers and LeBron James have agreed to a minutes restriction shifting ahead. Furthermore, it is unlikely that the four-time MVP will play in any extra back-to-back video games down the stretch.

Though LeBron reached one other milestone in his profession Wednesday night time, as he surpassed Michael Jordan for fourth on the NBA’s all-time scoring list, the Lakers suffered one other essential L by the hands the Denver Nuggets.

As a end result the 115-99 loss, the Lakers at the moment are sitting in 11th place within the Western Conference at 30-35. With 17 video games remaining, the staff is 6.5 video games again the eighth seeded Los Angeles Clippers, they usually’re nearer record-wise to the Memphis Grizzlies, who’ve the sixth worst document within the league. 

LeBron, 34, is averaging 27.1 factors, eight.6 rebounds and eight assists in 47 video games this season. He additionally averages the seventh most minutes per recreation with 35.6 minutes per.

Up subsequent for the Lakers is a Saturday night time matchup in opposition to the Celtics in Boston, a recreation which is able to air on ABC at eight:30pm ET. There are three back-to-back video games remaining on the Lakers schedule, so it is seemingly James will miss no less than three extra video games and presumably extra as soon as they’re ficially eradicated from playf rivalry.

Vince Carter Debuts “Raptors” Nike Shox BB4 PE

At the beginning the 2018-19 NBA season, Nike introduced that Vince Carter can be carrying the enduring Nike Shox BB4 all year long, and he has introduced again a quantity traditional colorways from the early 2000s.

V.C. has additionally laced up some by no means earlier than seen colorways, such because the unique “Toronto Raptors” PE he laced up throughout Wednesday evening’s sport towards the San Antonio Spurs.

Vince Carter Debuts “Raptors” Nike Shox BB4 PE

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Unfortunately, it would not seem that Nike has plans to launch this “Raptors” PE, or any the opposite dope colorways that V.C. has laced up all through this season.

According to Nike, the Shox BB4’s look was knowledgeable by its house age idea. A rocket and booster-like look was prepped for blastf and served to amplify the explosive potential the columns. The higher was designed for intergalactic exploration, too, as designer Eric Avar and the others at mission management researched astronaut attire.

“The higher was impressed from some house fits on the time. We saved it easy and understated, however trendy with a slight iridescence and reflectivity,” Avar says.

Vince Carter Debuts “Raptors” Nike Shox BB4 PE

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Air Jordan 1 Mid Offers Up A Remix On The "Chicago" Colorway

It’s nearly unattainable to maintain up with all the Air Jordan 1 colorways popping out as of late. Practically on daily basis there’s a model new model or colour scheme to report on. Don’t get us incorrect, we’re not complaining. The Jordan 1 is much and away one essentially the most iconic footwear all time and has a ton wealthy historical past because of the truth that it was Michael Jordan’s first ever shoe with Nike. There are limitless colour mixtures for this shoe and Jordan Brand has proved that point and time once more. The newest colorways reveal seems to be another tackle the favored Chicago colorway.

Instead the High OG model the Jordan 1, this colorway is being placed on the mid-cut silhouette. The higher and the overlays are wearing white leather-based, whereas the again heel is crimson. The Wings brand on the facet and the laces are white as nicely. Meanwhile, the tongue and Nike swoosh come drenched in black. They’re the everyday Chicago Bulls colours, besides this time round they’re organized in a method we actually have not seen earlier than. 

According to Sneaker News, these might be coming to retailers within the coming weeks for $110 USD.

Air Jordan 1 Mid Offers Up A Remix On The "Chicago" Colorway

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Air Jordan 1 Mid Offers Up A Remix On The "Chicago" Colorway

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Air Jordan 1 Mid Offers Up A Remix On The "Chicago" Colorway

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Air Jordan 1 Mid Offers Up A Remix On The "Chicago" Colorway

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Air Jordan 1 Mid Offers Up A Remix On The "Chicago" Colorway

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Samuel L Jackson & Brie Larson Sing Their Heart Out To Ariana Grande’s "7 Rings"

Brie Larson is the discuss the city proper now since her anticipated movie Captain Marvel has been launched in choose cities, whereas it opens tomorrow in North America. The actress and her co-star Samuel L Jackson teamed up with James Corden’s beloved Carpool Karaoke collection to sing their coronary heart to Ariana Grande‘s chart-topping observe, “7 Rings.”

Both Brie and Samuel are very conversant in the lyrics and the melody the tune, whereas Brie is seen busting out just a few hand strikes for added impact. Later within the clip, Samuel surprises Brie by selecting up a pal to hitch the journey.

“I believe we must always work on that bond belief between the 2 us,” he mentioned, earlier than selecting up a person with a lie detector equipment in hand. “But I obtained a pal I wanna decide up although earlier than we get to doing that. It’s gonna be dope.” 

The relaxation the journey sees the 2 ask one another questions on their appearing abilities, Samuel’s vogue selections and their on-set habits. Watch the clip under to see their questions and whether or not their solutions are true…or not.

"Rush Hour" Is Getting The Female Reboot Treatment

A Hollywood govt sits throughout from one other, exhausted from s six-hour brainstorming session. “Pitching unique film ideas is troublesome,” he proclaims, “I daresay that is pointless!” The different, ever the voice purpose, concocts an excellent scheme. “I do know,” she says. “Let us take a beloved franchise, and reboot it!” “Ah,” says Exec One, “I just like the reduce your jib. What did you take into account?” “Hmmm,” replies Exec 2,” “nicely, seeing as we have already accomplished Ghostbusters, and apparently Lord Of The Flies is within the works, what about Rush Hour?” Of course,” says Exec 1, eyes widening. “Good considering! But we’ll should make it an all-female reboot. It could be the following Ocean’s eight!” 

"Rush Hour" Is Getting The Female Reboot Treatment

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And thus, a female-led Rush Hour was ushered into the developmental stages. Though the Chris Tucker and Jackie Chan-led collection is a traditional in itself, Hollywood has as soon as once more dipped into their bag o’ methods, and concluded barely altered reboot was the transfer. Like Ghostbusters earlier than it, this variation  Rush Hour is alleged to characteristic two ladies dealing with the main roles. While the casting course of has but to achieve momentum, it’s stated that actress BingBing Li (Days Of Future Past) is being eyed for Jackie Chan’s position. 

While the thought rebooting franchises is nothing new, the pattern has change into more and more drained, coming f as lazy at this level. It virtually looks like these selections are made strictly to elicit a robust response on social media. Should the pair be seeking to introduce a pair feminine detectives as iconic as Chris Tucker’s Carter and Jackie Chan’s Lee, maybe they could have benefitted from an unique collection. Are you even remotely all in favour of a Rush Hour reboot?

Idris Elba Might Replace Will Smith In "Suicide Squad" Sequel: Report

Will Smith’s departure from the forged  Suicide Squad was introduced final week because the movie plots on the sequel. Smith took on the function Deadshot within the movie nevertheless it seems as if James Gunn and Warner Bros. have already got any individual else in thoughts. According to Hollywood Reporter, Idris Elba just lately met with Gunn to debate the probabilities changing Smith in Suicide Squad 2.

Idris Elba Might Replace Will Smith In "Suicide Squad" Sequel: Report
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Idris Elba just lately sat down with Gunn to debate being forged as Deadshot since Will Smith determined to not renew his function. The assembly reportedly went extraordinarily nicely. Gunn and Warner Bros. solely alternative for Will Smith’s substitute was Idris Elba. Smith reportedly backed out the movie attributable to conflicting schedules that he wasn’t in a position to work round. 

Elba already has a number of tasks below his belt proper now in each movie and tv, in addition to music. The actor is ready to host Saturday Night Live this weekend. He’s additionally set to play a villain within the upcoming spin-f Fast & Furious movie.

Earlier at present, Elba’s music video for his collaboration with Stefflon Don, Wiley, and Sean Paul, “Boasty” debuted on YouTube. Elba confirmed f his bars on the monitor which is not a primary. He beforehand appeared on Skepta‘s remix “Shutdown.” Idris Elba may even be performing a DJ set at this yr’s Coachella. 

Air Jordan 1 Mid Dressed In Flashy Pink Hues

Jordan Brand isn’t any stranger to some loud colorways and with this model new model the Air Jordan 1 Mid, the model is actually outdoing themselves. The ficial colours for this shoe are listed as “Crimson Tint” and “Hyper Pink.” Unlike the Crimson Tint Air Jordan 1 High OG that’s set to return out in April, this specific mannequin brings all the colour doable in a means that not many individuals can pull f. It’s a daring shoe that should you noticed somebody carrying, you’d should respect them for a minimum of making an attempt to include it into their match.

On the toe field and the perimeters, you’ll be able to see the extra subdued crimson tint, whereas the laces and suede overlays are dressed within the loud and fiery hyper pink. The Nike swoosh and tongue are available in black including some distinction to the shoe.

Air Jordan 1 Mid Dressed In Flashy Pink Hues

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No launch date or value has been introduced for this shoe but however in keeping with Sneaker News, it needs to be dropping someday throughout the subsequent couple weeks.

What do you assume this newest Jordan 1 mid colorway? We admit it is fairly on the market however there are definitely some individuals who will love these for simply how formidable they’re.

R. Kelly’s Tears: Twitter Roasts The Pied Piper’s CBS Meltdown

Twitter – R. Kelly’s CBS Morning interview with Gayle King is already trending on Twitter. The explosive interview has set the social media platform ablaze with reactions.

The interview, which started calmly, shortly become an uncontrolled circus. Kelly stood out of his chair, raised his voice and cried in the course of the morning information section. CBS this morning co-host, Gayle King remained poised all through the frenzy.

R. Kelly sat down with King to talk on the sexual abuse costs that landed him in jail final month.

Twitter held nothing again as they roasted the R&B singer’s public meltdown.

Check out a number of the funniest reactions beneath.

Women’s Nike VaporMax three.zero Will Come In "Metallic Silver" Colorway

The Spring is nearly upon us which signifies that sneaker firms are showcasing some clear colorways fashions that everyone knows and love. These manufacturers know precisely what they’re doing as shoppers usually get excited concerning the impending lovely climate and splurge on some new garments, significantly new kicks. Nike is a model that is aware of this higher than anybody and has been displaying f some fairly dope sneakers as late which have rather a lot white and platinum colours on them. Nothing says the Spring and Summer greater than some clear, white sneakers. 

The VaporMax three.zero is Nike’s newest fering within the VaporMax collection and to help its launch, the Beaverton model has been displaying f some model new colorways. While many these colorways have been for males, the model is now displaying f a ladies’s mannequin in a “Metallic Silver” fering. The higher seemingly is available in a platinum white higher, whereas metallic silver finds its means on the Nike swoosh and the again heel. 

Women's Nike VaporMax 3.0 Will Come In "Metallic Silver" Colorway

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If you are seeking to cop these, sadly, there is no such thing as a launch date or value simply but, however count on them to hit the cabinets within the coming months.

These will certainly be an awesome cop for these on the lookout for some nice trainers with the nice and cozy climate on its means.