J. Cole Enlists SZA, 21 Savage, Big Sean & More For 2019 Dreamville Festival Lineup

Raleigh, NC – The lineup for J. Cole’s inaugural Dreamville Festival is formally set. HipHopDX’s 2018 Rapper of the Year has unveiled the complete checklist of performers for the upcoming occasion, which incorporates outstanding artists akin to SZA, 21 Savage and Big Sean.

Cole himself is about to headline the festivities in Raleigh, North Carolina. Some different dwelling state heroes akin to Rapsody and Mez are additionally scheduled to take the stage.

The total Dreamville roster is a part of the lineup as effectively. Fans could have an opportunity to see Cole share the stage together with his artists EarthGang, J.I.D, Bas, Cozz, Ari Lennox, Omen and Lute.

Other notable performers for the first-ever Dreamville Festival embody 6LACK, Saba, Nelly, Teyana Taylor and Davido.

The 2019 Dreamville Festival is scheduled to happen at Dorothea Dix Park in Raleigh on April 6. The occasion was initially speculated to occur final September however bought canceled attributable to Hurricane Florence.

Tickets for the inaugural Dreamville Festival are on sale now at DreamvilleFest.com. General admission tickets could be bought for $119 for a restricted time. VIP packages vary from $240 to $449.

Paris Jackson Refusing Rehab Following Hospitalization: Report

Police consider that Paris Jackson landed within the hospital over the weekend after a suicide try. Although she denied that she tried suicide, individuals round her have reportedly been urging her to verify herself into rehab. However, she’s reportedly resisting getting any kind assist.

Paris Jackson Refusing Rehab Following Hospitalization: Report
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According to TMZ, Paris’ alleged suicide try this weekend has triggered the individuals in her circle to encourage her to verify into rehab. After checking into the hospital, individuals round her consider her alleged suicide try confirmed underlying points that she’s coping with. They consider that she’s affected by heavy emotional points in addition to substance abuse points. Sources mentioned that her crew was able to deliver her to verify right into a facility on Sunday however she declined.

Paris was rushed to the hospital on Saturday after allegedly slitting her wrist. Sources near her mentioned that the controversy surrounding Leaving Neverland has been weighing on her rather a lot these days. She shunned talking on the docuseries for some time however she lastly broke her silence not too long ago. Although she did not point out the docuseries by title, she responded to a fan who claimed Leaving Neverland was ruining Michael Jackson’s legacy.

“yeah they try this to everybody with coronary heart and tries to make a dfference however do you actually suppose that it’s attainable to tear his title down ? like do you really consider they stand an opportunity ? calm down and have peace,” she wrote on Twitter. 

Michael Jordan Voted The GOAT Over LeBron James In New Survey

For so long as pressional sports activities have existed, there have all the time been debates about who one of the best participant is of their respective sport. When it involves soccer, there are just too many positions and components to actually decide who the true GOAT is. As far as basketball is anxious although, the parameters are much more clear minimize. These days, basketball followers appear obsessive about pitting Michael Jordan and LeBron James collectively when discussing who one of the best basketball participant all-time is. Most sane folks would say Jordan, though there are all the time loads LeBron stans that may pull out some superior stats to attempt to faculty you.

Well, this previous month, Business Insider and SurveyMonkey teamed as much as ballot Americans on who they thought the GOAT was. Initially, 1000 folks had been requested to debate their basketball viewing habits. From there, 750 folks had been in a position to give a definitive reply on who they thought was one of the best to ever do it. While 750 folks is a low pattern measurement, the outcomes had been fairly telling.

Michael Jordan Voted The GOAT Over LeBron James In New Survey

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As you possibly can see, two-thirds respondents declared MJ because the GOAT, whereas simply over 10 per cent gave the title to LeBron. Other gamers similar to Larry Bird, Kobe Bryant, Wilt Chamberlain, and Magic Johnson acquired only a few votes however had been nonetheless a component the dialog.

While this newest survey does not settle the controversy, it undoubtedly goes to indicate that the race between MJ and LBJ is not as shut as some prefer to consider.

Michael Jackson’s Video Producer Believes "Leaving Neverland" Claims

HBO’s Leaving Neverland divided followers Michael Jackson. The allegations made by Wade Robson and James Safechuck triggered many to both defend or denounce the late-singer. A music video producer that labored with MJ just lately defined why he believes Robson and Safechuck initially protected MJ, claiming the late singer was inconceivable to cease.

Michael Jackson's Video Producer Believes "Leaving Neverland" Claims
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Rudi Dolezal first labored with Michael Jackson on the “Dangerous” tour in Munich in 1992 and the 2 continued to work collectively on quite a few different initiatives. Speaking to PageSix about Leaving Neverland, Dolezel mentioned that he does not suppose the 2 accusers within the HBO docuseries are mendacity. “I consider virtually each phrase. It’s good work,” he mentioned. “Nobody would cease Michael,” Dolezal added. “It’s arduous to consider an icon is a con.”

Dolezal additionally spoke on how Joe Jackson used inhumane strategies to show Michael tips on how to have faster footwork.

“He put the Four-year-old on a sizzling stovetop barefoot,” Dolezal mentioned. “The manner he informed it, he was not regretting it. I felt actually sorry for Michael.”

Michael beforehand opened up about being emotionally and bodily abused by his father a baby, though he did say it performed a job in his success. Dolezal additional defined that Michael had extreme getting cosmetic surgery executed when he began trying like his dad. 

The surgical procedure on Michael’s nostril took out a lot cartilage that MJ wanted a plastic nostril that might  “took hours to placed on with putty and make-up,” in keeping with Dolezal. 

Wendy Williams Living In A Sober House For Drug Addiction

We know Wendy Williams for being one essentially the most controversial speak present hosts ever. She likes to fire up drama and talk about all the new matters within the leisure world. She has been open about her struggles with drug addiction in the past, telling her viewers that she’s abused cocaine and crack cocaine in the past. A number of weeks in the past, Wendy instructed followers that dependancy would not simply go away. It seems as if there was much more to that story as a result of, on at present’s present, Wendy burst into tears and revealed that she’s dwelling in a sober home.

Wendy Williams Living In A Sober House For Drug Addiction
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During a latest taping the present, Williams made a really private revelation. She’s spending the bulk her day inside a sober dwelling home. During the emotional reveal, she stated that she’s dwelling someplace within the tri-state space, travelling backwards and forwards between work and the sober home. Wendy instructed the gang about her earlier struggles with cocaine dependancy, saying that she by no means truly sought therapy to keep away from the drug. Now, she’s acquired a 24/7 sober coach and is working laborious to lastly beat dependancy. 

Wendy took an prolonged go away from her speak present late final 12 months for a shoulder harm. It seems as if she was additionally coping with dependancy throughout that point f.

R. Kelly Audio May Have Caught Singer In A Lie About Mentoring Girlfriend Joycelyn Savage

R. Kelly might have been caught in a lie after new audio  an alleged dialog between him and Joycelyn Savage has surfaced. During his interview with Gayle King, Kelly assured her that his preliminary attraction to Savage had nothing to do with serving to her together with her singing profession. He mentioned “nothing about her instructed me she sings” and whereas Savage carried out for him, he did not suppose she might sing. The Blast has uncovered audio on the contrary, the place a person believed to be Kelly is talking with a lady who is alleged to be Joycelyn.

In the clip, Kelly was being playful with Savage, singing to her, “Are you continue to on the cellphone?” Savage giggles and says sure. Then she asks him about her music “Don’t Hold Back,” a music that she wrote. The dialog turns into a tad awkward as they focus on the music, however Savage tells Kelly that “Don’t Hold Back” was a bit like his hit “Half on a Baby.” She asks him if he heard the similarities, and he says, “I seen that each one the way in which.”

Savage needed to get his ideas on her music and he assures her that he thinks she has potential saying, “I like the music…Just wants some adjustments, a number of totally different melody adjustments, adjustments to some lyrics. It must be doped up.” She replies, “I wanna work with you on that music,” and earlier than the audio cuts out he says, “Yeah,” claiming he’ll give it one other hear.

This audio might turn into key proof within the federal investigation him as ficials decide whether or not the singer is concerned in a intercourse trafficking operation. Some imagine that Kelly makes use of his standing and the guise serving to mentor younger feminine singers to entice them into his circle.

Jeezy Drops ‘Clout Vs Legend’ Wisdom On "Thug Motivation Monday"

It’s the start the week, and whereas many dread having to place one other weekend behind them and get again to the grind, Jeezy is dropping data on “Thug Motivation Monday.” The rapper has been within the hip hop recreation for over 20 years so he is aware of a factor or two concerning the enterprise the trade. We exist in a “Soundcloud” rap period the place artists are creating their very own lanes and discovering fame sans document offers, however Jeezy dropped a couple of nuggets knowledge about how he needed to model himself and, imagine it or not, it began with self-improvement.

When requested concerning the second about when he had his “ah-ha” second and wished to take his profession to the following degree, Jeezy mentioned, “That was at all times my objective anyway although. They did not wish to do no enterprise with no n***a, particularly with no n***a from the streets for actual, for actual. So I needed to simply work on myself and get myself to a degree the place I might sit down and speak to anyone,” Jeezy mentioned. “Or I might be round those who’s gonna take me round anyone. They’re gonna converse extremely me so folks may be comfy to speak to me.”

“You piece it collectively and watch the tradition and the way folks transfer and what they get enthusiastic about,” Jeezy continued, speaking about issues each followers and rappers take note of. “I sat there and watched this s**t the opposite day. This is loopy. These n****s is misplaced.”

Jeezy wasn’t completed there, although. He captioned the clip with a couple of extra phrases to dwell by, writing, “Sometimes it’s higher to Blaze your personal path, fairly than observe somebody’s else’s path. Know your price, make your objectives. Be Relentless. ‘Clout chasing will get you clout, understanding who you might be and what you need makes you a Legend’ #TM104 #ThugMotivationMonday.”

21 Savage’s Mom Praises The Game For Dragging Tomi Lahren During ICE Crisis

21 Savage‘s arrest throughout Super Bowl weekend got here as a shock to many. While he obtained help from his followers, household, and friends, right-wing pundits used the second to push their very own agenda concerning immigration together with Tomi Lahren. She tried to disgrace 21 on his citizenship standing which was met with speedy backlash from Nicki Minaj, Cardi B, and The Game who called her a “cum gargling, microwaved carrot skinned, 90 12 months previous white man physique havin slut.” On the most recent episode “The Real,” the rapper defined that he does not remorse calling her out in such a vile method.

The Game confronted criticism for sexualizing Tomi Lahren whereas dragging her throughout the Internet for her criticism in direction of 21 Savage. He mentioned that he did not do it out disrespect in direction of ladies however somewhat as a result of he needed to wreck her day. 21 Savage’s mom caught wind the feedback and praised The Game for talking out towards Lahren.

“The Ladies on The Real talked about 21 Savage and The Game acknowledged his emotions/opinions and I Thank him for it. Real Talk. Truly respect that man,” she wrote. 

Tomi Lahren, then again, was nonetheless fended whereas citing The Game’s since-squashed beef with 50 Cent.

“It’s okay to assault, degrade and demean ladies as long as they’re conservative, huh?” She wrote, “Hey @thegame didn’t @50cent shut you up years in the past? Sit down.”

Microsoft Drives One Final Nail Into Its Groove Music Streaming Service

Groove Music has been on life help ever since Microsoft ended the Groove Music Pass in 2017.

Today, Microsoft put the ultimate nail within the coffin on its Groove Music service.

The firm formally introduced that Groove Music OneDrive streaming will finish on March 31st.

Microsoft posted a brand new FAQ web page on its help web site, stating that OneDrive music streaming in Groove Music can be retired at the end of the month.  Tracks saved in OneDrive can nonetheless be performed utilizing the net participant, however you may not stream them from the cloud in Groove Music.

Music saved in OneDrive may also stop syncing on March 31st. Data saved within the Groove Music service can be deleted 30 days after that.  The music remains to be out there in OneDrive, and any downloaded music and playlists are nonetheless out there within the Groove Music app.

The solely answer for customers to maintain enjoying music in Groove is to obtain their whole assortment from OneDrive and retailer it domestically.  The FAQ additionally mentions that Forza Horizon three music streaming can be affected, additionally ending on March 31st.

Earlier, Microsoft offered a instrument for Groove customers to change to Spotify to maintain streaming.

A 3rd-party Windows 10 app referred to as Sonca also allows users to stream music from a wide range of cloud companies together with OneDrive, Dropbox, Google Drive, and Yandex Disk.  That app is out there at an 80% low cost following Microsoft’s announcement.

While Groove Music continues to operate with native music, it appears as if the app itself could also be on life-support. Many persons are mentioning that Spotify’s official Windows Store app hasn’t been up to date because it debuted in 2017, regardless of being Microsoft’s advisable substitute for streaming music.

For those that nonetheless desire the Groove Music interface, you may maintain OneDrive domestically synced (out there offline) to proceed utilizing the app.  But streaming music tracks from OneDrive will stop to be an choice on the finish of the month.

Bad Bunny & Ozuna Join Growing List Of Artists With Las Vegas Residencies

A few weeks back, the Palms Casino in Las Vegas revealed the primary names f its checklist “artists in residence” on the freshly unveiled KAOS Nightclub – the likes which included Cardi BG-Eazy, J Balvin, Alicia Keys, Skrillex, and Travis ScottBillboard is now reporting on the added measures taken by the Palms Casino: including Latin and EDM taste priles to the prevailing checklist.

“We are extremely proud to current the following era the Las Vegas nightclub and dayclub expertise with programming that transcends so many genres music,” mentioned Jon Gray, the appearing supervisor the Palms Casino Resort in a press launch issued final month. “Every efficiency at KAOS will probably be distinctive to every artist with next-level manufacturing and distinctive know-how that we can not wait to share with our friends.”

Puerto Rican megastars Bad Bunny Ozuna lead the brand new line recruits. Armin van Buuren, Deadmau5, Eric Prydz, Breathe Carolina, Brooks, Cheat Codes, Gorgon City, Louis The Child, DJ Politik, and Vice make up the remaining the accepted candidates. The up to date calendar reads as follows.

Bad Bunny
Nightclub: April 25

Dayclub: April 28

J Balvin
Nightclub: April 6, 26

Armin van Buuren
Dayclub: May 17, 26
Nightclub: May 16

Dayclub: April 14
Nightclub: April 20

Eric Prydz
Dayclub: April 26
Nightclub: April 13, May 11

Dayclub: April 12

Cheat Codes
Dayclub: April 19, May 12

Louis The Child
Nightclub: May 31

DJ Politik
Nightclub: April 5, 6

Dayclub: April 7, May 10

Blueface Gives Concertgoers A Crypn Tutorial By Pulling Out "The Mop Stick"

As divisive as he is perhaps within the eyes the general public, Blueface does reign supreme specifically class: creating cultural phenomena out his lyrics, summarized partly by the “bust down thotiana” craze spawning an innumerable quantity copy-cats alongside the best way. But because it seems, Blueface has methods apart from “Bustdown” up his sleeve.

As you may see within the following live performance footage, Blueface pulled out a particular situation Swiffer “WetJet” simply to get some extent throughout, all of the whereas managing his wobbly interpretation the C-Walk. Why a mop you ask?… Think again to October final 12 months when the Blueface mythology was simply beginning to choose up. The LA-bred rapper dropped the taunt-filled “Respect My Crypn” the place the metaphor a slippy ground will get known as into motion. Let’s revisit the transcript and the bonus footage that accompanied its launch.

“Give a fuck if he prefer it, however he gon’ respect this crippin’
Yeah aight, it is all enjoyable and video games ’til a nigga trippin’ 
Mop the ground, conceal the moist signal simply to catch him slippin’ 
Pull up, bounce out with a briefcase, it is time to deal with enterprise.” – Blueface – “Respect My Crypn”

While Blueface little probabilities making a phenomenon during which rap followers casually go about their day carrying a mop deal with, the prop does serve a function in constructing his mythology does it not? The allusion a hater falling prey to their very own bullsh*t is much more palpable with a ready-to-demo prop available, simply ask Blueface, he’ll be making a foolie out family supplies very quickly.

R. Kelly Case Courthouse To Become Media Circus

Chicago, IL – R. Kelly’s sexual abuse case is at the moment one of the mentioned matters. When his trial begins, particular entry to the courtroom will undoubtedly result in a media circus.

According to Page Six, Cook County Associate Judge Lawrence Flood allowed cameras to be within the courtroom for Kelly’s sexual abuse pretrial and trial hearings. Flood granted entry throughout a short listening to Friday (March 15), though the self-proclaimed Pied Piper of R&B didn’t attend.

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Flood additionally suggested images and video of accusers received’t be permitted with out their consent. A decide from the identical courthouse hasn’t dominated if cameras will likely be sanctioned for FOX’s Empire star Jussie Smollett’s case.

Kelly is presently dealing with 10 counts of aggravated felony sexual abuse. Three of the 4 alleged victims had been between the ages of 13 and 17. If Kelly is discovered responsible on all counts, he may resist 70 years in jail.

The troubled singer pleaded not responsible to all 10 costs. Kelly’s subsequent listening to is March 22.

Jada & Willow Smith Celebrate "Red Table Talk" Season Renewal With Cute Selfie

Jada Pinkett Smith, her daughter Willow and her mom Adrienne Banfield-Jones have turn into a preferred trio generations since their beloved Facebook sequence, Red Table Talk. The authentic programming by the social media platform premeired in early 2018 and has turn into the preferred sequence on Facebook. 

The Jordyn Woods episode, the place the previous BFF Kylie Jenner spilled her beans on the dishonest scandal with Tristan Thompson, pulled in a whopping 7.5 million viewers within the first 24 hours. Such viewership is the rationale why the present has been renewed for one more 20 episodes, PEOPLE studies. In gentle the thrilling information, Jada has taken to Instagram to publish a photograph her and Willow, trying every kind attractive. 

Jada beforehand defined how the sequence was impressed and it was from a dialog with three recognized ladies. “There had been three ladies that had been brave sufficient to be tremendous clear with me. Ruby Dee, Pauletta Washington, and Salma Hayek. Three,” she said

“They had been so clear with me and gave it to me so actual, and so uncooked that these three conversations actually modified the trajectory my life,” she defined. “And then I was like, ‘Why do not we now have extra conversations like this? Like, if I had had this dialog earlier I’d’ve carried out one thing completely different. Like, why aren’t we speaking in a approach by which sharing and fering ourselves? In the best way that we may help one another develop, assist one another have the lives that we wish?'”

Chrissy Teigen Hilariously Shuts Down Troll Who Asks For "Bikini Pics Only"

Chrissy Teigen is all too good at fast comebacks. If you enterprise via her Twitter feed shut to each tweet it a witty comment to a fan or troll, a touch upon a social matter that lightens the temper or simply an replace concerning her two youngsters and husband John Legend. By far, our favorite remark the mannequin has ever made was her response to Donald Trump’s tweet, when tweeted that each one “evil” must be saved out the nation. 

“What time ought to we name your Uber?” Chrissy asked him.

Chrissy Teigen Hilariously Shuts Down Troll Who Asks For "Bikini Pics Only"
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The newest in social media comebacks has taken place on Instagram when a consumer commented on a video Chrissy and John’s daughter Luna. The two-year-old upgraded to a brand new mattress and whereas it is a very cute parenting second, one troll simply needed to spoil it by commenting: “Bikini pics solely, you have been a mannequin no person cares about your youngsters.”

Chrissy had some additional time on her fingers and responded: “Yeah effectively now that I’ve had youngsters you do not wanna see me in a bikini so it is fairly the dilemma.”

And there you could have, Chrissy stays the clap again queen. 

Scientific Study Says Swiss Cheese Ages Better When Exposed To "A Tribe Called Quest"

Let me study you one thing. Tyromancy is described by FreeDictionary.com as “a kind divination involving statement cheese, particularly because it coagulates.” While that will appear a bit too occult for normal utilization, scientists in Switzerland have taken a particular within the time period, seeing because the dairy product stays one their biggest exports in any case this time, “Swiss Cheese” and its Emmental variant specifically.

The scientists with the spine-tingling curiosity erected eight wheels “Muttenglück” Emmental cheese from an Award-winning cheesemaker, locked them in a temperate chamber hooked as much as a playlist made up Mozart, Yello, Led Zeppelin, miscellaneous techno, three sinusoidal sounds, and a hip-hop specimen represented by A Tribe Called Quest.

According to the scientists and their pupils on the University Arts in Bern, the Emmental aged extra priciently when Tribe was taking part in. “The micro organism did a great job,” veterinarian Beat Wampfler mentioned this Thursday whereas presenting the outcomes to the Eight-month experiment. Wampler mentioned the cheese uncovered to hip-hop got here out “remarkably fruity, each in odor and style and considerably totally different from the opposite samples”

Wampfler and his pupils have given the experiment the label “Cheese in Surround Sound – a culinary artwork experiment” as a way to give the research a component status is in any other case lacked. Say what you’ll in regards to the research’s legitimacy, however I am going to gladly take this W on behalf “the tradition,” if you’ll. However, I do hope the “scientists” have been multi-tasking all through the Eight-month stasis interval.