Yelawolf Claps Back At Post Malone And His "Little Brother" G-Eazy

The beef you by no means anticipated continues to realize traction. After Post Malone responded to Yelawolf‘s “Bloody Sunday” with a dismissive cry “Nerd!”, Yela took to Instagram to problem his personal reply. For essentially the most half, the Trunk Muzic three rapper was unimpressed, emphasizing Post’s lack “balls” within the face lyrical warfare. He even doubles down on his G-Eazy invocations, clearly hoping to goad each events right into a full-fledged beef. 

“Richard look,” begins Yela, utilizing Post’s given title to invoke most paternal impact. “Dad can’t play catch with you proper now. possibly your little brother @g_eazy will play with you….or have the balls to truly file a comeback .. thanks for the assist asshole.” At this level, it might seem that Yela is in search of any alternative to strive his hand at a diss-track, maybe recognizing the success his collaborator Eminem current feud with MGK. 

Unfortunately for Catfish Billy, it would not seem seemingly that Posty will take the bait, exterior a number of dismissive tweets. G-Eazy however might very effectively slide via. Lest we overlook, Young Gerald took to the sales space to fend f Machine Gun Kelly. If Yelawolf continues his antagonism, it is doable that G-Eazy will reply the call-to-action, even perhaps touchdown a Posty refrain for additional “oomph.”

Yelawolf Claps Back At Post Malone And His "Little Brother" G-Eazy

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Jessica Canseco Shuts Down Alex Rodriguez Cheating Rumours: "We Are Just Friends"

Right after Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez introduced their engagement this previous weekend, former baseball participant Jose Canseco got here by means of with tweets alleging that Alex was dishonest on Jennifer and had been for a while, along with his ex-wife Jessica. “I used to be there a couple of months again along with her when he known as her on her cellphone,” he wrote. “Alex Rodriguez cease being a chunk shit cease dishonest on Jennifer Lopez.”

Now only a week later, Jessica has re-downloaded the Twitter app (after getting phrase these allegations) to vehemently deny that she’s been with Alex. 

“Those false accusations Jose is making are usually not true!🖐🏻I’ve identified Alex for a few years and haven’t even seen him for over 5. I actually didn’t sleep with him. I’m pleasant with each him and Jennifer. As for Jose he can hold taking part in along with his Alien pals😂🤦‍♀️” she wrote. 

She added: “In reality I don’t even get on twitter needed to obtain app once more and don’t watch television and had no thought any this was occurring. Last time I noticed Alex he was with Torrie and I introduced my boyfriend over for dinner. We are simply pals my god.”

So there you’ve got it, Alex has not be untrue to his bride-to-be, Jennifer. 

Diddy & Lori Harvey Spotted Together At A Reggae Show In Miami

Miami evenings are stunning and town is one Diddy‘s favourite spots to go to, so it isn’t shocking to see the hip hop mogul round city having fun with the sights. However, a video surfaced on-line exhibiting Diddy with Lori Harvey, and followers had so much to say concerning the two hitting the city collectively. Over the weekend, Diddy celebrated the life and legacy Christopher “Notorious B.I.G.” Wallace by acting at E11even, a Miami hotspot. The Biggie Day occasion was a packed home with individuals who danced all night time as Diddy carried out a number of his hits and even had good good friend Nas on the mic for “Oochie Wally.”

Diddy additionally shared a photograph on Instagram himself and Nas within the center a deep dialog whereas enjoyable on yacht within the Miami solar. “I thank God for this brother proper right here,” Diddy captioned the picture. “He’s been one my greatest pals since I entered into the music trade. But it’s not nearly music, that is my brother! I’m so proud him, once I take a look at him, I take a look at him just like the LEGEND he’s. God’s son @Nas!!”

Considering Diddy’s in celebration mode, it is solely becoming that his family members are with him. He shared on his Instagram story over the weekend that his son, Quincy Brown, was additionally vacationing in Florida by his facet, however it was the clip with Diddy and Harvey that brought on a stir. Earlier this yr, rumors circulated that Harvey was dating Diddy’s other son, Justin Combs, following her cut up from R&B singer Trey Songz. Being noticed with Diddy has the rumor mill’s wheels turning concerning the two being out within the night collectively. 

It’s tough to make out the video as a result of the individual working the digital camera strikes it round fairly a bit, however you may see Diddy taking within the stay reggae music earlier than he turns round to examine on Harvey, ensuring she would not get misplaced within the crowd. Good lookin’ out.

Michael Jackson’s Niece, Also Wade Robson’s Ex, "Sickened" By His Accusations

There continues to be a divide between people who imagine Wade Robson and James Safechuck, the boys on the middle HBO’s harrowing Leaving Neverland documentary. In the two-part series, the boys spoke about their relationships with Michael Jackson once they had been kids, describing in jaw-dropping element how they allegedly endured sexual abuse by the King Pop. Members Jackson’s household have come ahead to disclaim the claims, and including her title to the record is Brandi Jackson, daughter to Jackson’s brother, Jackie.

According to Brandi, she and Robson had been as soon as in a romantic relationship and in a latest interview with The Kyle and Jackie O Show, Brandi publicly spoke out towards Robson and defended her uncle who she acknowledged was no a pedophile. “When I used to be watching Leaving Neverland], I used to be fully sickened by it, to be sincere with you. The issues that he was saying had been so excessive and so ridiculous,” she stated. “Wade] was not describing my uncle. He was describing a completely completely different particular person, however not my uncle. And that is why this can be a narrative that has modified…during the last 15 years. Everything that he is ever stated about my uncle is the exact opposite who he was portray on this documentary.”

Robson testified on behalf Jackson twice prior to now, each in 1993 and 2005, saying underneath oath that the music icon by no means sexually abused him. The famed choreographer made reference to these incidences in Leaving Neverland, saying that he felt the necessity to lie on the stand as a result of he was afraid that each he and Jackson would go to jail, a suggestion Jackson allegedly advised him in the course of the years that he was being molested.

“Part what I’ve to say to that’s, with Wade saying that he was afraid he and Michael] would go to jail if he revealed the abuse], Wade was a grown man when he testified the second time,” Brandi stated. “And if somebody had been anally penetrating you and anally abusing you if you had been 14-years-old, and also you had an opportunity to go on the stand and put that man away for the remaining his life in order that he could not damage anybody else, you’d do it. You would.”

“I can perceive when he was a toddler if he was too afraid to do such a factor, that is smart. But as a grown man, it would not.” Brandi additionally stated that she hasn’t spoken to Wade for the reason that documentary aired, however she has been a shoulder to lean on for her cousins, Jackson’s kids. “They do not bear in mind this stuff from 2005 the People v. Jackson felony trial, which resulted in Michael being discovered not responsible molesting Gavin Arvizo], they did not should undergo it in that approach,” she said. “So I believe that that is their first wave having to cope with this. And I really feel very dangerous for them. Especially since Michael is] not right here to speak them by way of it and to clarify to them what that is about.”

Jason Weaver Recalls Jumping Through Hoops To Record Chingy’s "One Call Away"

West Hollywood, CA – Actor Jason Weaver not too long ago recounted the sequence of hurdles he confronted whereas attempting to document his characteristic on Chingy’s hit single “One Call Away.”

Weaver opened up concerning the troublesome recording course of with Tracy Clayton on Netflix’s Strong Black Lead Podcast.

Towards the latter finish of the episode (55:48), Weaver is requested about his present relationship with Chingy, sharing that the 2 not too long ago spoke a few joint efficiency on B2K’s Millennium Tour.

The adorned actor and singer proceeded to recount the delivery and sophisticated recording technique of “One Call Away.” Weaver particulars leaving the set of The Ladykillers, the Coen brothers movie he was engaged on on the time, to go lay down his vocals.

Weaver describes the setbacks, saying, “We did the track and possibly every week later, Poon known as me like, ‘canine I informed you that shit was plain.’ They nonetheless had been skeptical about me being part of it in order that they did these focus teams. Yeah, they put collectively focus teams, they had been actually hating on me. I used to be insulted however on the similar time I acknowledged and I understood that this can be a enterprise.”

He later states, “After all the main focus teams, my model was the one which was picked in order that they determined to run with it and after that, the track turned actually profitable.”

Chingy was crimson sizzling when “One Call Away” appeared on his 2003 album, Jackpot. The track spent 20 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart peaking at No. 2 on March 13, 2004.

The new Strong Black Lead episode, launched Tuesday (March 12), highlighted the illustrious profession of Jason Weaver in movie and music.

The podcast sequence is devoted to Black Hollywood Legends, giving them their flowers whereas unearthing life classes in addition to untold tales about their career-defining moments.

You can hearken to the Strong Black Lead’s first season, “Strong Black Legends” here.

The Latest Music Industry Shuffles: Columbia, Atlantic UK, Manatt Phelps…

Here’s a wrap on the newest spate of music trade hirings — on either side of the Atlantic.

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Columbia Records — John Strazza

John Strazza has been named senior vice chairman of promotion for Columbia Records and head of promotion for RECORDS. He will lead radio campaigns and initiatives for Columbia’s rosters underneath the Rhythm format, whereas persevering with his work to supervise promotion for RECORDS initiatives.

Creative Artists Agency — Various Promotions

Creative Artists Agency has introduced 21 newly promoted trainees for agent or govt positions throughout the company’s tv and touring divisions. Akin Aliu and Lizzie Holdforth headline the 5 brokers becoming a member of the CAA’s touring division as music brokers. Ethan Kurtzman has been promoted as an agent in comedy touring. In 2018, CAA represented practically 40% of the highest 100 music and comedy excursions in North America.

Spanish Broadcasting System — Alessandra Alarcón

Alessandra Alarcón has been promoted to president of SBS Entertainment, serving as the primary girl to steer that division. SBS is celebrating its 35th anniversary this yr. Alarcón efficiently helmed the corporate’s widespread Calibash occasions in Los Angeles. She joined SBS as a gross sales affiliate in 2014 earlier than turning into the only producer of Calibash.

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips — Monika Tashman

Monika Tashman has joined Manatt, Phelps, & Phillips as a accomplice of their New York workplace. Tashman is a high-profile leisure lawyer who has labored within the music and leisure trade for years. Also becoming a member of the agency are Lisa Suennen, Po Yi, and Eric Bergner.

Atlantic UK — New Promotions

After the appointment of Katie White as General Manager of Atlantic UK, the label has introduced new key promotions and artistic hires.

  • Luke Tipping has been appointed Creative Director of Conceptual at Atlantic UK.
  • Annabelle Scott-Curry and Dan Curwin have been promoted to Creative Directors of Visual and Director of Video.
  • Nick Long has been promoted to Director of Audience.
  • Claire Coster has been promoted from Senior Publicity Manager to Head of Publicity.

BIGBANG —  Seungri Retires

Okay-pop star Seungri (Lee Seunghyun) has introduced his retirement from the leisure trade. The information comes after Seoul police booked him as a suspect in allegations of supplying prostitution providers. He introduced his choice on Instagram this morning.

Eminem Reaches Deal With WWE For Smackdown Appearance: Report

Eminem‘s nonetheless driving the wave his newest album Kamikaze which arrived on the tail finish the summer season final yr. Since then, he is been doing a ton exhibits abroad, engaged in a rap beef along with his mini-me, MGK, was not too long ago the focus a brand new POV documentary titled, Marshall From Detroit, and now, it appears like he has some main issues deliberate for the World Wrestling Entertainment league.

WWE has consistently proven love for the hip-hop group through the years. According to Fightful, Eminem’s about to be far more concerned with the WWE this yr. The rapper is ready to contribute to the WWE 2K20 soundtrack later this yr. However, he is additionally gearing as much as make an look in an episode WWE Smackdown later this yr. The rapper and the corporate reached a deal earlier right now which was partially motivated to assist promote WWE Smackdown Live on the Fox community. The firm’s additionally planning on having a customized championship belt made for Em, as properly.

Eminem is not the primary rapper to seem on WWE Smackdown. Snoop Dogg, Diddy and Rick Ross have made appearances within the WWE up to now. Additionally, a number of Eminem’s foes have additionally made cameos together with Limp Bizkit, Machine Gun Kelly, and Insane Clown Posse. 

Keep your eyes peeled for extra info on Eminem’s new cope with WWE.

NMPA Accuses Spotify of 'Black and White Falsehoods,' 'Misleading Spin,' and 'Deceiving Songwriters'

Yesterday, Spotify issued a press release clarifying why it appealed a songwriter royalty improve.  Here’s a point-by-point, livid response to that assertion from the president of the National Music Publishers’ Association.

The retort was issued by NMPA president David Israelite inside 24 hours.  Here’s the enraged response.

Spotify launched a blog post trying to spin why it’s preventing towards songwriters and attempting to reverse the CRB resolution which granted songwriters solely their second significant charge improve in historical past. Let’s truth verify their weblog:

SPOTIFY SPIN:  Is Spotify suing songwriters? No, Spotify isn’t suing songwriters. Spotify, Amazon, Google, and Pandora have every individually appealed the CRB final result. The National Music Publishers’ Association, or NMPA, additionally filed an enchantment. An enchantment is the one avenue for anybody to make clear parts of the CRB ruling.

TRUTH: Spotify is interesting the choice of the CRB to the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit to be able to cut back or remove the royalty charge will increase granted to songwriters by the CRB.  It’s that straightforward.  Everything else –together with Spotify’s try to explain its submitting as “clarifying parts” of a ruling—is deceptive spin. 

Simple query for Spotify – do you need to cut back or remove the speed improve?  If the reply is something however an unqualified “no”, then all songwriters ought to see proper via Spotify’s try and divert and distract.  Further, NMPA made clear it could not enchantment until the digital companies appealed first.  If the digital firms withdraw their enchantment, so will NMPA.

SPOTIFY SPIN:  Does Spotify suppose songwriters need to be paid extra? Yes – that is vital to songwriters and it’s vital to Spotify. The business must proceed evolving to make sure that the individuals who create the music all of us love — artists and songwriters — can earn a residing. The query is how finest to realize that objective.

TRUTH: Let’s begin with the obvious falsehood. Spotify placed on a case on the CRB trial the place it had a chance to suggest any charge construction it wished. Did Spotify suggest paying songwriters extra? No. Spotify truly proposed a REDUCTION from the previous charges. If Spotify thinks songwriters need to be paid extra, and it’s only a query of by how a lot and the way finest to realize that objective, why did it suggest to the CRB to CUT what songwriters earn?  Spotify claims songwriters need to be paid extra, however Spotify fought within the CRB to chop charges, and now Spotify is preventing in an enchantment to stop the speed improve ordered by the CRB.  Spotify ought to perceive that actions converse louder than phrases. There isn’t any solution to spin this Spotify.  

SPOTIFY SPIN:  Do you assist the CRB charges? We are supportive of US efficient charges rising to 15% between now and 2022 offered they cowl the correct scope of publishing rights. But the CRB’s 15% charge doesn’t account for all these rights. For instance, it doesn’t take into account the price of rights for movies and lyrics.

TRUTH: Spotify’s reply is an try and trick you.  Let’s be clear, Spotify is aware of Section 115 doesn’t embrace the video and lyric rights of songwriters. So, Spotify tries to idiot you into pondering it helps the 15% charge so long as it consists of the “proper scope” of rights, after which names two rights over which the CRB has no authority. The CRB ordered a 15.1% charge for ONLY the Section 115 mechanical replica rights construction. If Spotify needs the video and lyric rights of songwriters, Spotify is aware of it has to barter for these rights in a free market, on TOP of the Section 115 obligatory charge.  What Spotify is saying is that it doesn’t need to pay any extra to your lyric or video rights, despite the fact that each different digital service should do exactly that.  No one needs to be fooled by this smokescreen.

SPOTIFY SPIN:  So why is Spotify interesting? The CRB charge construction is advanced and there have been important flaws in the way it was set. A key space of focus in our enchantment will likely be the truth that the CRB’s resolution makes it very troublesome for music companies to supply “bundles” of music and non-music choices. This will damage customers who will lose entry to them. These bundles are key to attracting first-time music subscribers so we are able to continue to grow the income pie for everybody.

TRUTH: Let’s discuss “bundles.”  Spotify complains it will likely be troublesome for music companies to supply “bundles” of music and non-music choices below the brand new charge construction.

Let’s be straight about how Spotify (and Amazon) need “bundles” to work. Say that Spotify needs to companion with a non-music service, like a gymnasium. You be part of the gymnasium, and pay $50 each month, and also you get Spotify for “free”, one thing that might price $10 a month if you happen to paid for it alone. Let’s additionally say the speed stays on the 15% of income. For a music service alone, Spotify would owe the songwriters/publishers 15% x $10 which might equal $1.50. Simple, proper?  So if the $10 Spotify service is “bundled” with a $50 a month gymnasium membership, and the speed is 15%, how a lot ought to Spotify pay the songwriters/publishers?  Under the CRB ruling, Spotify must worth the music service at $10 per 30 days, and nonetheless owe $1.50. That’s what Spotify calls “flawed.”  So, how does Spotify need it to work?  Spotify needs to have the ability to “deduct” the worth of the non-music worth from the income pool, earlier than making use of the speed. So, if the gymnasium membership is arguably price $50, Spotify needs to assert that the worth of the music service is then $zero, and 15% of $zero is … nicely… you get the image. 

Spotify tries to deceive songwriters into pondering “bundles”, a subject few individuals perceive nicely, is driving its resolution to enchantment, and makes NO point out of aspiring to combat towards the speed improve.  

SPOTIFY SPIN:  So what’s the correct solution to cut up the pie? Music companies, artists, songwriters and all different rightsholders share the identical income stream, and it’s pure for everybody to need a larger piece of that pie. But that can’t come on the expense of continuous to develop the business streaming. The CRB judges set the brand new publishing charges by assuming that report labels would react by decreasing their licensing charges, however their assumption is inaccurate. However, we’re prepared to assist a rise in songwriter royalties offered the license encompasses the correct scope of publishing rights.

TRUTH: Ok – there’s spin, after which there’s black and white falsehood.  Spotify alleges the CRB judges “assumed” report labels would react to the writer charge improve by decreasing their charges. Not solely is that not true, the judges wrote the alternative of their opinion.  For those that need to truth verify, learn footnote 75 on web page 35 of the CRB’s Final Determination. The reality is that in contrast to songwriters, Spotify and report labels are in a free market. What Spotify pays report labels is negotiated between the events. How these two events cut up the 85% of income left over after paying songwriters and publishers their 15% of income is irrelevant and has no relationship to the worth of the songs to Spotify’s enterprise mannequin. Simple resolution – let songwriters and publishers negotiate the worth of their copyright the identical approach that report labels do – however Spotify opposes that.

SPOTIFY SPIN:  We hope this helps clarify why we took this step, and what you’ll be able to anticipate from Spotify because the business works collectively transferring ahead. These are laborious points however we are going to hear and be open about what we expect. Our mission is obvious: we need to assist extra artists and songwriters make a residing doing what they love.

TRUTH: What can we anticipate from Spotify?  We can anticipate them to assault songwriters to chop what it pays them, after which attempt to deceive you about what it’s doing.  Yes – Spotify’s mission IS clear. And for songwriters, and those that care about songwriters, our mission is obvious too. This combat has simply began. 


DMX & The Game To Perform Their Debut LPs At Snoop Dogg’s Once Upon A Time In The LBC

Long Beach, CA – Snoop Dogg has unveiled the lineup for his Once Upon A Time In The LBC live performance, which was beforehand referred to as Summertime In The LBC. The competition’s stacked invoice consists of DMX and The Game performing their respective debut albums on the occasion.

Fans in attendance could have the chance to see DMX carry out It’s Dark & Hell Is Hot and The Game revisit The Documentary. The West Coast can be closely represented too with YG, Nipsey Hussle, Tha Dogg Pound and, after all, Snoop among the many headliners.

Snoop has additionally booked some Hip Hop OGs, together with Too $hort and Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, in addition to rising artists equivalent to Blueface and RJ. Outside of rap, influential acts equivalent to Zapp, Keith Sweat and Ginuwine are set to carry out.

The 2019 Once Upon A Time In The LBC competition is scheduled to happen at Queen Mary Park in Long Beach, California on July 27. Tickets go on sale this Friday (March 15).

Check out your entire lineup under.

Jazz Fan Permanently Banned After Altercation With Russell Westbrook

The Utah Jazz have introduced that the fan who heckled Russell Westbrook, 45-year outdated Shane Keisel, has been completely banned from all occasions at Vivent Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City.

After Monday evening’s sport, Keisel told ESPN that he by no means cursed at Westbrook and that the Thunder star merely “went nuts.” However, the Jazz carried out an investigation by way of video evaluation and eyewitness accounts that proved in any other case.


The Jazz assertion reads partly, “The group carried out an investigation by way of video evaluation and eyewitness accounts. The ban is predicated on extreme and derogatory verbal abuse directed at a participant throughout the sport that violated the NBA Code Conduct.”

Steve Starks, President the Utah Jazz, added:

“Offensive and abusive conduct doesn’t replicate the values the Miller household, our group and the neighborhood. We all have a duty to respect the sport basketball and, extra importantly, one another as human beings. This has all the time been a trademark our unimaginable fan base and may perpetually be our customary transferring ahead.”

Keisel deleted his twitter account after final evening’s altercation, however the screenshots have been secured effectively earlier than he had a possibility to take action.

Check out some his now-deleted tweets under.

Jazz Fan Permanently Banned After Altercation With Russell Westbrook

Jazz Fan Permanently Banned After Altercation With Russell Westbrook

Chance The Rapper Shares Images Of His "Big Ol Family" After Getting Married

Chance The Rapper married the love his life, Kirsten Corley, this previous weekend in Newport Beach, California. The couple met after they had been simply nine-years-old and earlier than the massive day, Chance shared an in depth recalling the primary day he met Kirsten and the way he was shy to speak to her as a result of he knew she was the one. 

Chance and Kirsten met at an fice occasion and Chance had been nervous to bounce in entrance the gang. 

“Not simply because it wasn’t my occasion, not as a result of it was their second to bounce, not even trigger I used to be nervous about dancing in entrance of us,” he wrote. “It’s trigger I knew I used to be gonna marry that woman. And I aint sic] wanna bounce the gun … so I … moved to the again the gang and by no means even launched myself.”

After already sharing pictures from The Bennett’s special occasion, Chance has now dropped f extra snaps his “Big ol household” from his marriage ceremony day and the times main as much as it. The gallery shared to Instagram consists of photographs Kim Kardashian, Taylor Bennett, and a video Chance and Kirsten taking f in a Ferrari – low key issues. 

Jerry Lorenzo Debuts New Nike Air Fear Of God 1 Colorway

Jerry Lorenzo’s Nike Air Fear God 1 collab is rumored to launch in a number of all-new colorways this Spring/Summer, though the person himself has but to ficially reveal any such plans.

Adding to the hypothesis that extra Nike Air Fear God 1s are within the works, Lorenzo lately stepped out in a model new colorway which he has dubbed the “Paris PE.” As seen on Lorenzo’s IG account, the kicks function the acquainted “Light Bone” higher outfitted with a contrasting black TPU cage. 

It stays to be seen if this “Paris PE” is an unique pair for the Fear God founder or one that may really launch, however it is not the one colorway in query.

As famous, a number of Air Fear God 1s are rumored to drop later this 12 months, together with Spring-themed “Frosted Spruce” and “Orange Pulse” renditions.

Stay tuned for extra particulars and take a better have a look at the Nike Air Fear God 1 “Paris PE” under.

Jerry Lorenzo Debuts New Nike Air Fear Of God 1 Colorway

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Jerry Lorenzo Debuts New Nike Air Fear Of God 1 Colorway

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Jerry Lorenzo Debuts New Nike Air Fear Of God 1 Colorway


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DJ Spinderella Surprises 12-Year-Old DJ Kool Flash On GMA Day

New York, NY – DJ Kool Flash has made historical past as soon as once more. The 12-year-old prodigy lately appeared on an episode of Strahan & Sara the place she grew to become the primary girl featured on GMA Days’ new Women’s History Month collection.

During the episode, Kool Flash confirmed off her spectacular turntablist expertise and bought an surprising FaceTime name from DJ Spinderella, Salt & Peppa’s DJ and certainly one of Kool Flash’s largest influences.

“It was like nothing I’ve ever skilled,” Kool Flash tells HipHopDX. “Mr. Strahan, Ms. Sara and the viewers had been wonderful and Spinderella’s shock was very humbling.”

In the Instagram caption, she elaborated, “Huge Thanks @strahanandsara for the wonderful Honor. Much Love to my Big Sis @djspinderella for the Surprise and Amazing message. Most importantly. Mr. Anthony, Mr. Dean and Ms. Julia. You made a Dream of mine come true.”

As a part of her set, Kool Flash paid tribute to Salt & Peppa by working “Push It” into her efficiency in addition to the basic, “Heat Wave.”

The younger DJ has been tirelessly working at her craft. Last April, she grew to become the youngest feminine competitor to win the DMC USA Regional Finals in New York City. She was the primary black feminine DMC USA Regional champion and solely the second feminine regional champion ever within the historical past of the DMC USA National DJ Battles as properly.

On Sunday (March 10), Kool Flash bought to satisfy Spinderalla face-to-face within the Big Apple the place the Barbie model was celebrating its 60th anniversary. She captured the second with an Instagram submit.

“Thanks Big Sis @djspinderella for the Week of my life,” she wrote. “You’re an Incredible human being to not point out DJ. Your Surprises and Generosity have touched me deeply. It’s an honor past my goals to have you ever in my life @barbie 60th Anniversary.”

Check out her GMA Day efficiency above.

Dave Chappelle Calls Daniel Caesar “Gay” During Awkward Instagram Live

Dave Chappelle had an extremely awkward drunken change with Grammy Award-winning singer Daniel Caesar throughout a March 10 episode of John Mayer’s Instagram Live present, Current Mood.

As Mayer started to set-up a efficiency by noting that Chappelle had simply met and heard Caeser sing for the primary time, the legendary comic blurted out “Yeah, very homosexual,” earlier than jokingly suggesting that he was jealous after assembly him, as he thought that he was Mayer’s ”solely black pal.”

Attempting to easily gloss over the jokes didn’t go easily, and Caesar may very well be heard off-camera asking, “What the fuck was that?”

Not one to backtrack on his comedy, Chappelle appeared to get visibly irritated as Mayer — who admitted he was the one sober one within the room — started low-key making an attempt to coax an apology.

After reaffirming that he acknowledged Caesar’s greatness, and politely reminding him that he’s a comic, the Toronto crooner supplied that maybe he was being too delicate. The clip ends with the 2 smiling.

Giving his model of a Jerry Springer last thought, Mayer famous, “Sometimes the gears in your head transfer tremendous quick and the mistaken issues get shot by way of the gears,” to which Chappelle exclaimed, “Whoopsie muthafuckin’ poopsie.”

Watch the entire change above.

Jennifer Hudson, Alicia Keys, Janelle Monae, Fantasia, SZA, H.E.R. Perform Aretha Franklin Tribute

The Queen Soul acquired the tribute that she rightly deserved with Clive Davis’ “Aretha! A Grammy Celebration for the Queen Soul.” The dwell present was filmed again in January, nevertheless it aired this previous weekend, simply weeks earlier than what would have been Aretha Franklin’s 77th birthday. The live performance was hosted by Tyler Perry and featured a “who’s who” roster powerhouse vocalists paying homage to the late Soul music legend. Patti LaBelle, Alicia Keys, Fantasia, Shirley Ceasar, Yolanda Adams, SZA, Kelly Clarkson, H.E.R., Celine Dion, Janelle Monae, John Legend, and Jennifer Hudson—who will portray the R&B icon in a forthcoming biopic— all took to the stage to carry out.

Perry shared private moments he’d had with Franklin, together with when she stunned him with an sudden telephone name. “I bought a name from her at some point saying, ‘This is Aretha Franklin.’ I’m like, ‘You’ve bought to be kidding,’” he recalled. “She liked my character] Madea … I didn’t know what an enormous fan she was till she referred to as and simply advised me. That’s the sort beneficiant person who she was. She would name you up and encourage you.” 

Jennifer Hudson amazed the viewers along with her covers “Think,” “Respect,” and “Ain’t No Way.” Alicia Keys and SZA carried out “Spirit In The Dark,” “Day Dreaming,” and “You’re All I Need To Get By.” Janelle Mone bought issues swinging with “Rock Steady.” H.E.R. blew viewers away with “I Say A Little Prayer For You,” whereas Chole x Halle gave their rendition “Sisters Are Doing It For Themselves.” Patti LaBelle sang “Call Me,” after which there was Brandi Carlile, Fantasia, Andra Day, and Alessia Cara who tore down the home with “Natural Woman.”

Check out the performances under.