We love Issa Rae for so many reasons, but her ability to keep it all the way real is why we love her most.
Her candid Snap about being inebriated is our mood all weekend.
We love Issa Rae for so many reasons, but her ability to keep it all the way real is why we love her most.
Her candid Snap about being inebriated is our mood all weekend.
Marjorie Harvey has been a hot topic all week long after pics her and her daughter, Lori Harvey flaunting their banging bodies on the beach with Teyana Taylor made their rounds on the Internet.
The girls hit up Cabo for Lori’s 21st birthday and melanin madness sent social media into a frenzy.
Luckily for most us, there’s still time to get our body right and skin glowing before Summer. Thanks @RobertEctor for bringing the heat!
Hit the flip for more those fire pics and some inspiration.
Hip Hop has lost another young king too soon.
According to reports, Chicago rapper, and Chief Keef‘s cousin, Fredo Santana was found dead in his LA home by his girlfriend on Friday. Santana has been publicly open about his lean addiction over the years, which causes severe seizures.
Fredo has also been publicly battling kidney and liver problems for a while, due to the lean. The health scare forced the emcee to get clean back in 2017 and he was sober for 7 months when the fatal seizure occurred.
Santana also has an 8-month old newborn.
Celebs took to social media to send their condolences. Hit the flip to check it out.
Congress needed to pass a budget resolution by the end Friday to fund the government, however, Democrats and Republicans can’t come to an agreement on the bill – more specifically on immigration measures.
The conundrum is that Republicans are blaming the Democrats, because in order for Congress to pass the funding bill, they’ll need 60 votes from Dems. But dems are blaming Republicans because they control the White House and both sides Congress.
The last government shutdown was in 2013 and lasted 16 days. But how does that affect your day to day life? Hit the flip to find out.
Kendall Jenner doesn’t understand why everyone is so obsessed with her.
The Keeping Up with the Kardashians star recently decided to delete her Instagram account. She did it out the blue and also deleted the Twitter app f her phone without actually deleting her Twitter account.
But Kendall wasn’t anticipating such a frenzied reaction. She stopped by The Ellen Show and told Ellen DeGeneres she started getting a ton text messages from her friends and family with links to giant news sites like CNN about her decision to go MIA on social media.
“It’s so crazy to me that it’s even huge news like that…I honestly didn’t even think anyone would care – and I was like, why is this even this big a deal?” she said.
“I don’t know, I just wanted to detox,” she explained her decision to quit Instagram. “I just felt like I wanted a little bit a break. I’m always on it. I would wake up in the morning and look at it first thing, I’d go to bed and it’s the last thing I would look at. I felt a little too dependent on it, so I wanted to take a minute to detox.”
Until Kendall returns to our Insta feeds, take a look at some our favorite pictures her below.
Twitter will inform 677,775 people in the US that they either followed a Kremlin-linked troll account, or retweeted or liked a tweet sent by one the accounts, the social media company says
You know you’re wrong when your mom doesn’t even have your back.
Via The Washington Post:
Harley Barber’s mother doesn’t want people to think that she’s hugging her daughter and telling her everything will be okay.
In fact, Barber’s mother agrees with the University Alabama’s decision to expel the 19-year-old freshman for posting two videos her racist rantings to her Instagram account. The videos, which were recorded and posted to Twitter by another user, went viral and angered people on her campus and across the country.
“I agree with the punishment,” Barber’s mother, Jill Barbera, told NJ.com. (Mother and daughter spell the last name differently.)
“This is not a reflection how she was raised. She’s just degrading herself and it breaks my heart,” Barber’s mother said. “I hope someone can look at this and learn. I don’t want anyone to feel what I feel.”
Mike WiLL Made It had an enble 2017. The Atlanta-based producer entered the year with the No. 1 song in the country (Rae Sremmurd’s “Black Beatles”), before earning another No. 1 with Kendrick Lamar’s “Humble” just a few months later. That’s not to mention top ten single “Rake It Up” with Yo Gotti and Nicki Minaj, as well as countless other memorable records (Ty Dolla Sign’s “Don’t Judge Me,” Future and Young Thug’s “Mink Flow,” Sremm’s “Perplexing Pegasus,” Kendrick’s “DNA”). He even produced a song for Target’s ad with Lil Yachty and Carly Rae Jepsen.
Looking at Mike’s continued success, it’s clear that his business is as strong as his creative side, and a new photo on the producer’s Instagram suggests his sights are set for something even bigger in the new year. Standing beside none other than Jay-Z, Mike captioned the photo with some vague but exciting promises. “BIG CONVOS 2018, NOTHING SMALL, NOTHING‼️ WILLY DA CEO,” he wrote, reminding fans that on top making some the biggest hits today, he’s also running Ear Drummers Records, which counts Rae Sremmurd, Two-9, and Eearz among its signees.
It’s not clear exactly what kind “mogul talk” was happening between Mike and Hov, though it seems like it’s probably bigger than music. Given Jay’s many successful business ventures, he’s probably the right person to talk to about that kind thing.
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The two have collaborated in the past. Fan favorite “Beach Is Better” from Jay’s 2013 album Magna Carta Holy Grail featured production from Mike WiLL. The producer also went on to work with Beyoncé on her successful single “Formation.”
Last we heard, Rae Sremmurd’s SremmLife 3 was scheduled to arrive sometime in January 2018. As he did on the last two, Mike is expected to have a large presence on the upcoming project.
Kanye West hosted a private screening for Honor Up, the Dame Dash-directed film he executive-produced in Calabasas Friday night, TMZ reports. The sneak preview, which comes prior to a reported February release the film, was attended by the likes Pusha T, A-Trak, Terrence J, Claudia Jordan, Daniel Dneiko, and course, Kim Kardashian. Dame and Kanye were both there to present the movie.
A clip from the event shows Kanye and Dame joking around with Pusha T, who received some exclusive movie merch gifted to attendees. “Movie was fire, merch is fire,” he said, commenting on the Kanye-designed tee. “Dame killed it again.”
RELATED: Stacey Dash Slams Dame Dash For Featuring Her In “Honor Up” Promo
The film spawned controversy when actress Stacey Dash, who happens to be the cousin Dame, distanced herself from the movie after promos that listed her as a star were released. “I’m sorry that my cousin Damon Dash is using our family relationship to advertise his movie,” she wrote. “I have no written contract with him or Kanye West’s company (who I have had no dealings with at all). No one is authorized to use my name or photograph for “Honor Up.”
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It is unclear if an agreement has been made concerning Stacey’s involvement in the film. A trailer released earlier this month once again featured the actress alongside Dame Dash and Cam’ron. It appears much the movie was filmed a number years ago.
Honor Up will be Dame’s first feature-length directorial effort since 2005’s State Property: Blood on the Streets.
Watch the most recent trailer below.
Early this morning, news Chicago rapper Fredo Santana’s death began to circulate on social media. A few hours later, reports confirmed that Fredo had suffered a fatal seizure in his L.A. home Friday night. Over the hours since the news first broke, many Fredo’s friends and collaborators have shared their condolences on social media.
The first message came from Maxo Kream, who collaborated with Fredo on multiple occasions. “Damn man I’m lost for words right now I’m cryin my ass f Fredo I love yu Bitch RIP a real Savage,” he wrote on Instagram.
Some Fredo’s peers in the Chicago scene were shocked by the news. “This one fucked my head up i can’t even lie ? rest up young king,” wrote Lil Durk. Young Chop, a producer who worked with Fredo on many occasions, shared a photo the two at a home studio. “? love you bro ? this one fucked me up,” he said.
Fredo had been battling drug abuse due to PTSD. He spoke a seizure he suffered as a result drug use that landed him in the hospital with liver and kidney failure earlier this year. He had plans to enter rehab and conquer his addiction.
UPDATE: Chief Keef, Fredo’s cousin and frequent collaborator has shared a message following the rapper’s unexpected death. “Stop saying Fredo was my friend, That’s my cousin, Big difference,” he wrote on Twitter. On Instagram, Keef shared a screencap he and Fredo’s collaboration “Tell Nobody.” He captioned the post, “Love you Dude for ever It was good to be able to hug you…” Keef has also retweeted a number gifs his late cousin shared with him by fans.
Drake, Ty Dolla $ign, Juicy J, TM88, Mike WiLL Made It, and many more have also paid their respects to Fredo. Read their posts below. This article will be updated with further messages as they’re shared.
Following a rocky end to 2016 that involved both a media firestorm and a suicide attempt, Kehlani proved stronger than her struggles and rose above the hate in 2017. Stretching into her role as a newly-minted activist for increased gender-identity acceptance, the “Honey” singer mobilized her devoted social media following into becoming ambassadors for acceptance and self-love.
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Kehlani also released her debut studio album SweetSexySavage on January 27th 2017, serving as the lead writer on all the tracks aside from “Intro” which was penned by Reyna Biddy. Notably, the album debuted at No. 3 on the Billboard 200 which gave the singer-songwriter the commercial momentum needed to embark on her 2017 tour the same name and land a feature on Eminem’s Revival.
Kehlani’s fearless, HBIC personality translates seamlessly into her music style and fashion, as the singer-songwriter is highly regarded for her risk-taking, experimental vibe both in front a lens and behind the mic. Proving her status as a beauty chameleon, Kehlani has shown f a number daring new looks throughout 2017, not afraid to switch up her hairstyle from her natural curls to a barely-there pixie cut and any number brightly coloured wigs.
RELATED: Kehlani Brings A Vintage Feel In The “Honey” Video
Check out this Instagram gallery top hair-dos posted by the star herself, from red-carpet ready to those “just woke up” curls and nab some inspiration for your own 2018 glam game. After all, not every style requires Kehlani’s confidence or killer cheekbones to be able to pull them f.
While Kehlani looks fierce in everything from a wig to a beanie on top her head, we can’t help but shout out her natural curls piled high, showcasing her cheekbones and perfectly-sculpted eyebrows. Just look at that, not a flyaway in sight.
There’s nothing like a bob that shows f your jawline AND has a smooth, A-line edge. The smoky, dark-to-light colouring suits Kehlani’s rich brown eyes perfectly.
Taking a break from a few months dark-haired bobs, Kehlani broke free from slipping into a style rut with these bohemian blond curls.
Switching it up once more, Kehlani came THROUGH with these Balayage sweeping highlights courtesy Freedom Couture wigs, ditching the curls for this poker-straight style.
While it’s an unspoken rule to not match your eyeshadow to your clothing colour, there’s nothing wrong with matching your neon makeup to your light beam a wig, according to Kehlani. Somehow, the singer is able to effortlessly pull f this muted bright pink bob (feat. bangs) with ease.
We are absolutely living for these fire truck-red blazing mermaid waves.
Nothing screams “ready for business” like a sleek, low pony with a clipped-back dropdown face frame.
Kehlani rocked the perfect Coachella hairdo with this casual, bohemian-crimped style complete with hot pink accents.
While Kehlani normally slicks back her natural curls for a sleek, red-carpet ready style she opted to leave product out for this look so as to better serve as a backdrop to visually question femininity.
Fix up look sharp, as they say, and this picture right flaunts all Kehlani’s assets.
Ed Sheeran has found his “Perfect” girl. The pop sensation has announced his engagement to Cherry Seaborn, his girlfriend nearly three years.
Taking to Instagram, the 26-year-old chart-topper announced the big news. “Got myself a fiancé just before new year,” he wrote. “We are very happy and in love, and our cats are chuffed as well.”
Sheeran has known the 24-year-old risk advisory consultant for quite some time. “I’ve known Cherry since I was 11,” he told People in March. “She worked on Wall Street in New York, and I had like six shows around New York in 2015]. It was around then, and we reconnected. I went on tour again, and then I went to Taylor’s 4th July party. I was texting Seaborn], and she was like, ‘I’m in Rhode Island at a 4th July party,’ and I was like, ‘So am I.’ I kinda said to Taylor, ‘Can I invite one my old schoolmates?’ The rest is history.”
In December, he told Ellen DeGeneres that they bonded over peculiar cats. “She’s really cool,” he said. “We have two cats Calipo and Dorito] but they’re both really, really strange creatures. They kind sit up like humans. It’s really strange. You’ll walk in and they’ll be looking at you.”
Sheeran has made reference to Seaborn on various songs, including “Perfect.” “We were just kids when we fell in love, not knowing what it was,” he sings on the track. “I will not give you up this time.” On Swift’s “End Game,” he adds: “Knew her when I was young / Reconnected when we were little bit older, both sprung.”
Congrats to the couple!
Cardi B may be nominated for two Grammys this year, but Lorde says that’s not enough.
The pop songstress, whose Melodrama is up for Album the Year, heaped praise on the Bronx rapper in her Billboard cover story. “Cardi B should have gotten a nomination in one those big categories,” she said. “She kind defined 2017.”
But Cardi isn’t complaining about her two nominations for Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song for “Bodak Yellow (Money Moves).” “Two them !! Thank you Lord. I couldn’t be more grateful,” she said upon learning she was nominated.
Last month, she also spoke about the nominations on “The Tonight Show.” “I already feel like a winner,” she said. “I never thought me. I already won. What’s good?”
Aside from her two nominations, Cardi is set to perform the remix to “Finesse” with Bruno Mars at this year’s show.
Hosted by James Corden, the 60th Annual Grammy Awards is set to air live from Madison Square Garden in New York City on Jan. 28 at 7:30 p.m. ET on CBS.
Major key alert! The Grammys have added another one, or rather, another three performers for this year’s extravaganza. DJ Khaled, Rihanna, and Bryson Tiller are set to perform at Music’s Biggest Night.
The “Wild Thoughts” trio joins a star-studded roster previously-announced performers, including Kendrick Lamar, Bruno Mars, Cardi B, SZA, Childish Gambino, Logic, Alessia Cara, Khalid, Lady Gaga, U2, Miley Cyrus, and Merit Award recipient Elton John.
Taking to Instagram, Khaled announced the performance with glee. “I dreamed and worked hard for this opportunity and TRUST ME I’m gonna take this to the next level,” he wrote. “I can show you better than I can tell you!!”
Of the three, Rihanna is the only nominee this year. The singer is up for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration for her “LOYALTY.” collaboration with Kendrick Lamar.
The 60th Annual Grammy Awards is set to air live from New York’s Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Jan. 28, at 7:30 p.m. ET.
Fredo Santana, Chicago rapper and cousin to Chief Keef, died from a fatal seizure on Friday (Jan. 19), according to several reports. He was 27.
The drill rapper, who’s worked with Childish Gambino, Travis Scott, Juelz Santana, and Kendrick Lamar, was found dead on the floor his Los Angeles home by his girlfriend, as per TMZ.
Santana, who’s struggled with lean addiction, was recently hospitalized due to liver and kidney issues. Lean has been said to cause seizures in the past.
“I’m getting back to normal sorry to all my fans turbo bandana will not be dropping tomorrow due to my health issues,” Santana wrote back when he was hospitalized in October. “Thanks for everyone who prayed for a ni**a. I wouldn’t wish this on my worse enemy.”
Fredo’s reported death has led to an outpouring support and condolences from artists, including Drake. “😢😢😢 Rest In Peace Santana,” he wrote on Instagram, while Travis Scott added, “Rip to my dawg. Rest up easy love you bro.”
Just days before his death, Fredo said he was working on his “favorite project” thus far. “Walking Legend 2 is my favorite project an I only got 7 songs done so far,” he wrote. “🔥🔥…… can’t wait to it’s finished an complete.”
Santana is survived by an 8-month-old son.
R.I.P. Fredo Santana.