Nicki Minaj Reportedly Not Married To Boyfriend Kenneth Petty…Yet

Love is within the air for Nicki Minaj and her boo Kenneth Petty, however opposite to studies that the 2 have tied the knot, they don’t seem to be married. On her newest episode  Queen Radio, Minaj known as Petty her “husband,” igniting a raging hearth rumors that the couple secretly exchanged “I dos.” However, sources have informed TMZ that the Barbz should not bounce the gun simply but as a result of whereas the 2 are hopelessly in love, they have not married…but. However, TMZ studies that the couple is speaking about marriage and having a critical future collectively after just a few months courting.

It is not as if Minaj and Petty are strangers; these two have identified one another since childhood and reconnected their romance solely not too long ago. Minaj is not shy about sharing their relationship on social media, solely yesterday posting childhood photographs the 2 them on her Instagram. The side-by-side image  Little Petty and Little Minaj got here with the caption, “When we have been youthful I appreciated his nostril & he appreciated that tooth protruding my mouth. 😩 I hated having to smile cuz I didn’t need anybody to see it 🤦🏽‍♀️😂 he nonetheless brings that tooth up on a regular basis. He says he misses it. Should I get that tooth again y’all? 😭 the unique Kirsten Dunst.”

Who would have identified that their childhood friendship would turn into one thing extra? We can solely think about what a Nicki Minaj marriage ceremony would seem like, however we will not see it being that far f contemplating Minaj was not too long ago able to “danger all of it” after holding a baby.

Ariana Grande Pays Tribute To Mac Miller At New York Show

It’s been over 4 months since Mac Miller handed away, and ex-girlfriend Ariana Grande continues to honor him nevertheless she will be able to. The pair break up up simply months earlier than his premature dying in September 2018 after he by accident overdosed on a combination cocaine, fentanyl, and alcohol. The tragic information allegedly prompted Grande and her then-fiancé Pete Davidson to interrupt up, and since then Grande has paid tribute to her former lover.

On Monday, Grande carried out a present in Albany, New York, the primary cease on her worldwide “Sweetener” tour. While followers filed in and waited for Grande to take to the stage and begin the present, Grande made certain that Miller’s songs have been taking part in in the background. When Grande was courting Davidson, she inked herself with “8418,” Davidson’s father’s FDNY badge quantity, a phenomenal tribute contemplating his father died responding to the World Trade Center bombing on September 11, 2001. Yet, she coated that tattoo with one which was devoted to Miller’s canine, Myron.

Grande additionally bought a tattoo the phrase “Always” on her ribcage, one other piece ink that was for Davidson. She just lately up to date that one as properly with leaves accomplished by tattoo artist Mira Mariah, also called WomanNewYork. “Post run thrus, three am with @girlknewyork 🙂 not a canopy up simply evolvin 🌫 additionally, our present opens tomorrow. i like u and that i’m so grateful. see u quickly,” Grande wrote on Instagram.

Mariah mirrored the identical picture on her Instagram web page and wrote, “Middle the night time leaves on the queen. I like you thanks that is all! So! Exciting! Happy tour 🌟💕💎”

Nicki Minaj Shares Serious Throwback Of Herself & Boyfriend As Kids

Nicki Minaj and her boyfriend go method again. Although they solely started relationship final yr, Kenny Petty has recognized the Queen for years, relationship again to after they had been youngsters. They grew up in the identical neighborhood and so they have been associates since then. Their relationship has been picked aside by so many sources, with many going after Petty for his legal historical past. Minaj could not care any much less although as she all the time shares essentially the most stunning moments together with her man. Over the weekend, she determined to remind everybody how far again she and Kenny go, posting a photograph themselves as children and noting that they’ve crushed on one another for a minute.

Nicki Minaj Shares Serious Throwback Of Herself & Boyfriend As Kids
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The rapper made a collage two previous pictures: Kenny on the left and herself on the best. She stated that she’s all the time had an enormous crush on her present boyfriend as a result of his nostril. “When we had been youthful I favored his nostril & he favored that tooth protruding my mouth,” she stated. “I hated having to smile cuz I didn’t need anybody to see it. He nonetheless brings that tooth up on a regular basis. He says he misses it. Should I get that tooth again y’all?”

Since then, Nicki has had dental work performed to make sure that her smile is as excellent as could be. However, she’s shut sufficient to Kenny that she’s contemplating jacking up her tooth once more for him. Interesting.

Hip Hop Album Sales: Juice WRLD’s "Death Race For Love" Debuts At No. 1 On Billboard 200

It wasn’t too way back when Juice WRLD was slowly rising from the shadows. Now, the Los Angeles-based rapper is sitting atop the Billboard 200 chart due to his new venture, Death Race For Love. The album catapulted to the No. 1 spot for the week ending March 14.

Elsewhere on the chart, Drake’s Scorpion album — which has been on the charts for 37 weeks — hops again within the Top 10 whereas Travis Scott’s Astroworld — which has jumped round for the previous 32 weeks — crawls again into the Top 10 as effectively.

The WRLD Is His

Juice WRLD’s Death Race For Love album is that this week’s high performer with 165,207 complete album equal models, 43,339 pure album gross sales and a streaming rely of 176,435,205. It marks the Chicago-born rapper’s sophomore effort, following 2018’s Goodbye & Good Riddance mixtape.

Upon the Goodbye & Good Riddance launch, it steadily climbed the Billboard 200, debuting at No. 15 with 39,00zero album-equivalent models in its first week. The following week, it jumped to No. eight with 45,00zero models and in its third week, landed at No. 6 with 42,00zero models.

Read the Death Race For Love evaluate right here.

Drizzy’s Back In The Top 10

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Drake’s platinum-selling Scorpion album was launched late final June, nevertheless it’s nonetheless having fun with the fruits of its labor. After settling within the No. 12 spot final week, the venture is again within the Top 10 with 30,181 complete album equal models, 1,464 pure album gross sales and a streaming rely of 38,432,064.

The double album options Future, Lil Wayne, PARTYNEXTDOOR, JAY-Z and Ty Dolla $ign in addition to posthumous appearances from Michael Jackson and Static Major. It offered over 700,00zero models in its first week and subsequently debuted at No. 1 the place it stayed for 5 consecutive weeks.

The album was nominated for Album of the Year on the 61st Annual Grammy Awards whereas the “God’s Plan” single earned a nod for Record of the Year and Song of the Year. It finally gained Best Rap Song. “Nice for What” was additionally nominated for Best Rap Performance.

Read the Scorpion evaluate right here. 

… & So Is La Flame

Scott’s Astroworld can also be again within the Top 10. With 28,093 complete album equal models, 1,zero61 pure album gross sales and a streaming rely of 36,488,778, it strikes from No. 13 to No. 10 regardless of the four p.c dip in gross sales.

Serving as Scott’s third studio album, the album arrived final August, debuting at No. 1 with roughly 537,00zero models offered in its first week.

Nicki Minaj, who launched Queen that very same week, was adamant her venture ought to’ve taken the coveted spot and accused Scott of dishonest his technique to the highest by promising meet-and-greets with Kylie Jenner. Meanwhile, Queen sits at No. 92.

Read the Astroworld evaluate right here.

Top 10 Billboard 200 Rap & R&B Albums For The Week Ending 03/14/2019

Note: The first quantity under is that this week’s “complete album equal models” rely, an intersection of album gross sales, single gross sales, and streams carried out by Billboard’s new ranking system. A pure album gross sales determine is on the market in daring in parenthesis and details about every album’s streaming rely is on the market in brackets.

  1. Juice WRLD — Death Race For Love — No. 1 — 165,207 (43,339) [176,435,205]
  2. A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie — Hoodie SZN — No. 6 — 33,786 (265) [50,283,674]
  3. Post Malone — Beerbongs & Bentleys — No. 7 — 31,641 (1,834) [40,636,354]
  4. Gunna — Drip Or Drown 2 — No. eight — 31,222 (314) [42,812,696]
  5. Drake – Scorpion —No. 9 — 30,181 (1,464) [38,432,064]
  6. Travis Scott — Astroworld — No. 10 — 28,093 (1,zero61) [36,488,778]
  7. Meek Mill — Championships — No. 11 — 27,850 (688) [36,289,663]
  8. Offset — Father Of four — No. 12 — 27,571 (399) [36,757,825]
  9. Various Artists — Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse — No. 13 — 26,559 (2,613) [31,277,322]
  10. 2 Chainz — Rap Or Go To The League — No. 14 — 25,645 (three,zero20) [28,717,006]

Top 10 Billboard 200 Rap & R&B Albums For The Week Ending 03/14/2019

Note: The first quantity under is that this week’s “complete album equal models” rely, an intersection of album gross sales, single gross sales, and streams carried out by Billboard’s new ranking system. A pure album gross sales determine is on the market in daring in parenthesis and details about every album’s streaming rely is on the market in brackets.

  1. Juice WRLD — Death Race For Love — No. 1 — 165,207 (43,339) [176,435,205]
  2. A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie — Hoodie SZN — No. 6 — 33,786 (265) [50,283,674]
  3. Post Malone — Beerbongs & Bentleys — No. 7 — 31,641 (1,834) [40,636,354]
  4. Gunna — Drip Or Drown 2 — No. eight — 31,222 (314) [42,812,696]
  5. Drake – Scorpion —No. 9 — 30,181 (1,464) [38,432,064]
  6. Travis Scott — Astroworld — No. 10 — 28,093 (1,zero61) [36,488,778]
  7. Meek Mill — Championships — No. 11 — 27,850 (688) [36,289,663]
  8. Offset — Father Of four — No. 12 — 27,571 (399) [36,757,825]
  9. Various Artists — Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse — No. 13 — 26,559 (2,613) [31,277,322]
  10. 2 Chainz — Rap Or Go To The League — No. 14 — 25,645 (three,zero20) [28,717,006]

Juice WRLD Officially At No. 1 Album On Billboard 200 With "Death Race For Love"

As anticipated, Juice WRLD pulled out with the No. 1 album within the United States this week along with his Death Race For Love effort. Arriving on March eighth, the mission pushed 165,000 equal album items with 43,000 these being pure album gross sales, fairly a formidable determine for the streaming period Hip-Hop.

While its Juice’s first time at No. 1, it actually is not his first go to to the Top 10 along with his Future collab WRLD on Drugs debuting and peaking at No. 2 in November and his personal debut Goodbye & Good Riddance peaking at No. eight in August.

So far, Death Race marks each the most important streaming week and the most important week general for an R&B/Hip-Hop album in 2019. With 120,000  his items going towards streaming, Juice WRLD earned 176.44 million on-demand audio streams within the first week. The final R&B/Hip-Hop set to lock in the next quantity was Meek Mill’s Championships when it debuted at No. 1 in December. That week, the mission earned 229,000 items and 235.44 million on-demand audio streams.

Across all genres, Death Race logs the second-biggest streaming week, solely falling behind Ariana Grande‘s Thank U, Next which earned 307 million streams inside one week in February. Fittingly, the mission follows behind Juice WRLD at No. 2 with 72,000 equal album items whereas Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper’s A Star Is Born soundtrack holds regular at No. three with 48,000 items.

Country songstress Maren Morris debuts at No. four together with her Girl mission at 46,000 items. Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody soundtrack maintains, transferring 6-5 with 36,000 items whereas A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie remains to be stable , climbing from No. 10 to No. 6 with 34,000 items for Hoodie SZN regardless of a three % lower in gross sales. Following up are high 10 regulars with Post Malone’s beerbongs & bentleys at No. 7 with 32,000, Gunna‘s Drip or Drown 2 remaining at No. eight with 31,000 items, and Drake‘s Scorpion transferring again as much as No.9 with 30,000 items. 

Travis Scott closes issues out with AstroWorld by returning to the highest 10 as effectively with 28,000 at No. 10.

Young M.A. Feels Disrespected By Kodak Black’s Flirtations: "Y’all N—-s Alright?"

A pair week’s again, Kodak Black did one thing unprecedented even by his zany requirements, brazenly flirted with Young M.A. for a second time in as many weeks on his newest file “Pimpin Ain’t Eazy.”

The first flirtation occurred within the remark part a Nicki Minaj Instagram publish, mainly, an image M.A. hunched over The Queen’s shoulders leading to Kodak telling them, they may each “get it” in a serious means, his ideas not mine.

The second time Kodak dragged Young M.A. right into a sexual dialog, it was much more graphic in nature. The Calabasas transplant used the allusion a “Dyke” in an try to string collectively his music materials.

M.A. wasn’t the one feminine rapper subjected to his remarks, because the second verse “Pimping Ain’t Eazy” in its entirety, pertains to fantasies corresponding to fucking DeJ Loaf “like a stud,” or reaching out to Missy Elliott whereas in stowaway, simply to call just a few. But he reserved the lewdest his remarks for Young M.A. whom he insisted may “get it” with the “toolie hanging from her belt.” 

It’s painfully apparent to notice that Kodak Black is just taking the piss, in an insensitive method. But that does not imply squat to Young M.A. She finally put aside private time to take care of “The Kodak Situation,” as she refers to it, relaying her message throughout Instagram Live.

She referred to Kodak as a weirdo, earlier than asking a sequence close-ended questions “Y’all n—-s bizarre, bro.. Obviously that sh*t is bizarre, clearly, he Kodak] is on some f*ck sh*it.” In quick, it appears as if, Young M.A. is aware of to maintain her distance from such erratic habits, however there’s at all times an opportunity somebody like Kodak will say one thing the like, proper as much as the nostril. That’ll be the day the love boat keels over for everybody!

YBN Almighty Jay Releases Teaser & Says "Legend" Is "Coming Soon"

The violent assault on YBN Almighty Jay could have knocked him down, nevertheless it certain did not knock him out. Following the assault that left his face slashed with a rumored 300 stitches, Jay returned residence from the hospital and dropped a brand new music video, “Let Me Breathe.” His latest Instagram posts counsel that he readying a brand new album as a result of he says, “I Got A Story To Tell.” In the newest video that the rapper shared on the ‘Gram is a montage clips from reside reveals and behind-the-scenes footage that ends with the phrases, “Legend dropping quickly.”

As Jay will get followers hyped about his forthcoming album, his alleged attackers, referred to as the Jack Boyz, had been apprehended by NYPD. Zae Numbafive, a reported distinguished member the group, was stated to be one 4 members taken into custody on expenses unrelated with Jay’s assault. Zae Numbafive was the one who launched a music video brandishing Jay’s stolen chain. 

The rapper additionally posted an Instagram story video clip himself with Dreamdoll, somebody who he stated helped him recuperate by his ordeal. “Shoutout To All My Family, Friends & Fans That Kept Me In High Spirits While I Was Down,” Jay wrote. “‘I Love Y’all. I Want To Give A Special Shoutout To @dreamdoll. The Realest Woman I Know, Stayed By My Side The Whole Time I Needed You & Ill Love You Forever & Ever❤️ You’ll Always Have A Special Place In My Heart Babe. Queen 👸🏽 💍💕”

In this most up-to-date clip with the “Queen,” Jay makes enjoyable Dreamdoll as she appears peeved within the automotive with him. She rapidly tells him to get the digital camera out her face, however you may inform that these two cannot keep mad at each other for lengthy.

Megan Thee Stallion Issues #BigOleFreakProblem & Receives Ratchet Glory In Return

Houston, TX – Megan the Stallion‘s latest twerk session at a gasoline station has sparked the viral #BigOleFreakProblem.

In a video she uploaded to Twitter, Hot Girl Meg dances to her buzzing single “Big Ole Freak.”

“wassupppp we on the STATIONNNN [!!!],” she tweeted whereas additionally encouraging all her followers to take part within the #BigOleFreakProblem.

A fast seek for #BigOleFreakProblem will flip up tons of of movies with followers being carefree and twerking at their native gasoline stations to the Tina Snow slap. Even Drake’s dancers bought in on the craze.

Megan thee Stallion is at present the most well liked factor popping out Houston, Texas and has gotten a whole lot of love these days from the likes of Meek Mill, Rihanna and Nicki Minaj who performed “Big Ole Freak” on Queen Radio this week.

In a December interview with Meg, she confirmed with HipHopDX that her subsequent album Fever can be coming quickly and now, it has a projected launch date for April.

“I simply need folks to know that I’m a powerful lady and I’m very optimistic,” she mentioned of her upcoming challenge to DX. “I would like folks to know that I’m making an attempt to place that onto my listeners.”

Peep among the greatest #BigOleFreakProblem movies under.

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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. 

Here’s The Complete List Of Winners From iHeartRadio’s 2019 Awards Show

The iHeartRadio 2019 Awards Show passed off final evening in Los Angeles and welcomed some the most important acts in music to simply accept a couple of golden statues based mostly on the efficiency their music heard on iHeartMedia radio stations from the previous 12 months. Aside from some memorable efficiency from Halsey, Alicia Keys and her son, John Legend, Ariana Grande and extra there was much more notable wins from the evening. 

Here's The Complete List Of Winners From iHeartRadio's 2019 Awards Show
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Cardi B pulled in one other nod since successful Best Hip-Hop Artist award, Ariana Grande received Artist the Year and Female Artist the Year, Drake received Male Artist the Year and BlocBoy JB received Best New Hip-Hop Artist.

“ANOTHER ONE CHAMP, I TOLD EVERYBODY THIS WOULD HAPPEN 🤣🤣🤣,” Offset wrote on Instagram, shouting out his spouse for her seemingly neverending accomplishments. “PROUD OF YOU. KEEP KILLING AND GRINDING.”

Peep the complete record winners beneath.

Tour the Year

WINNER: Taylor Swift, Reputation Stadium Tour

Artist the Decade

WINNER: Garth Brooks

iHeartRadio Innovator Award

WINNER: Alicia Keys

Fangirls Award

WINNER: Halsey

Most Thumbed-Up Artist the Year

WINNER: Imagine Dragons

Artist the Year

WINNER: Ariana Grande

Song the Year

“Better Now,” Post Malone

“Girls Like You,” Maroon 5 that includes Cardi B

“God’s Plan,” Drake

“Perfect,” Ed Sheeran

WINNER: “The Middle,” Zedd, Maren Morris, Grey

Female Artist the Year

WINNER: Ariana Grande

Camila Cabello

Cardi B

Dua Lipa

Halsey

Male Artist the Year

WINNER: Drake

Ed Sheeran

Kendrick Lamar

Post Malone

Shawn Mendes

Best Duo/Group the Year

WINNER: 5 Seconds Summer

Imagine Dragons

Maroon 5

Panic! At The disco

twenty one pilots

Best Collaboration

WINNER: “Finesse (Remix),” Bruno Mars that includes Cardi B

“Girls Like You,” Maroon 5 that includes Cardi B

“I Like It,” Cardi B that includes Bad Bunny and J Balvin

“Meant to Be,” Bebe Rexha Featuring Florida Georgia Line

“The Middle,” Zedd, Maren Morris, Grey

Best New Pop Artist

Bazzi

Lauv

WINNER: Marshmello

MAX

NF

Alternative Rock Song the Year

“Africa,” Weezer

“Broken,” lovelytheband

“Happier,” Marshemllo that includes Bastille

WINNER: “High Hopes,” Panic! At The Disco

“Natural,” Imagine Dragons

Alternative Rock Artist the Year

WINNER: Imagine Dragons

lovelytheband

Panic! At The Disco

Portugal. The Man

Thirty Seconds to Mars

Best New Rock/Alternative Rock Artist

AJR

Badflower

Billie Eilish

WINNER:  lovelytheband

Two Feet

Rock Song the Year

“Are You Ready,” Disturbed

“Bulletpro,” Godsmack

“Devil,” Shinedown

WINNER: “Safari Song,” Greta Van Fleet

“Zombie,” Bad Wolves

Rock Artist the Year

Five Finger Death Punch

Godsmack

Greta Van Fleet

Shinedown

WINNER: Three Days Grace

Country Song the Year

“Heaven,” Kane Brown

“Meant to Be,” Bebe Rexha that includes Florida Georgia Line

“Most People Are Good,” Luke Bryan

“Rich,” Maren Morris

“Tequila,” Dan + Shay

Country Artist the Year

Carrie Underwood

Jason Aldean

Luke Bryan

WINNER: Luke Combs

Thomas Rhett

Best New Country Artist

Carly Pearce

Dylon Scott

WINNER: Jordan Davis

LANCO

Russell Dickerson

Dance Song the Year

“Friends,” Marshmello and Anne-Marie

“Happier,” Marshmello that includes Bastille

“One Kiss,” Calvin Harris and Dua Lipa

“Remind Me to Forget,” Kygo that includes Miguel

WINNER: “The Middle,” Zedd, Maren Morris, Grey

Dance Artist the Year

Calvin Harris

Kygo

WINNER: Marshmello

The Chainsmokers

Zedd

Hip-Hop Song the Year

WINNER: “God’s Plan,” Drake

“I Like It, Cardi B that includes Bad Bunny and J Balvin

“In My Feelings,” Drake

“Nice for What,” Drake

“Psycho,” Post Malone that includes Ty Dolla $ign

Hip-Hop Artist the Year

WINNER: Cardi B

Drake

Kendrick Lamar

Post Malone

Travis Scott

Best New Hip-Hop Artist

WINNER: BlocBoy JB

Juice WRLD

Lil Baby

Lil Pump

XXXTENTACION

R&B Song the Year

WINNER: “Boo’d Up,” Ella Mai

“Finesse (Remix),” Bruno Mars that includes Cardi B

“Medicine,” Queen Naija

“Sky Walker,” Miguel that includes Travis Scott

“When We,” Tank

R&B Artist the Year

Daniel Caesar

WINNER: Ella Mai

H.E.R.

Miguel

SZA

Best New R&B Artist

Brent Faiyaz

WINNER: Ella Mai

H.E.R.

Queen Naija

TK Kravitz

Latin Song the Year

“Clandestino,” Shakira that includes Maluma

“Dura,” Daddy Yankee

“Echame La Culpa,” Luis Fonsi and Demi Lovato

“Me Niego,” Reik that includes Ozuna and Wisin

WINNER: “X,” Nicky Jam and J Balvin

Latin Artist the Year

WINNER: Bad Bunny

Daddy Yankee

J Balvin

Maluma

Ozuna

Best New Latin Artist

Lele Pons

WINNER: Manuel Turizo

Mau y Ricky

Nio Garcia

Raymix

Regional Mexican Song the Year

“Entre Beso y Beso,” La Arrolladora Banda El Limón

“Me Dejé Llevar,” Christian Nodal

“Mejor Me Alejo,” Banda MS

“Mi Sorpresa Fuiste Tú,” Calibre 50

WINNER: “Mitad Y Mitad,” Calibre 50

Regional Mexican Artist the Year

Banda Carnaval

Banda sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizárraga

WINNER: Calibre 50

Christian Nodal

Gerardo Ortiz 

Best Lyrics (Socially Voted Category)

WINNER: “Consequences,” Camila Cabello

“Girls Like You,” Maroon 5 that includes Cardi B

“God’s Plan,” Drake

“In My Blood,” Shawn Mendes

“thank u, subsequent,” Ariana Grande

“Without Me,” Halsey

Best Cover Song (Socially Voted Category)

“A Million Dreams,” Pink and Willow Sage

“Africa,” Weezer

“Crying within the Club,” Niall Horan

“Fast Car” Khalid

“In My Blood,” Charlie Puth

“Lucid Dreams,” Halsey

“Me, Myself & I,” Zayn

“Natural Woman,” Ariana Grande

“Rewrite the Stars,” Anne-Marie and James Arthur

WINNER: “You’re Still the One,” Harry Styles and Kacey Musgraves

“Under Pressure,” Shawn Mendes and Teddy Geiger

“Your Song,” Lady Gaga

Best Music Video (Socially Voted Category)

WINNER: “Delicate,” Taylor Swift

“Dura,” Daddy Yankee

“Finesse (Remix),” Bruno Mars that includes Cardi B

“Freaky Friday,” Lil Dicky and Chris Brown

“Girls Like You,” Maroon 5 that includes Cardi B

“God’s Plan,” Drake

“I Like It,” Cardi B that includes J Balvin and Bad Bunny

“One Kiss,” Cardi B that includes J Balvin and Bad Bunny

“Psycho,” Post Malone that includes Ty Dolla $ign

“Taki Taki,” DJ Snake that includes Selena Gomez, Ozuna and Cardi B

“thank u, subsequent,” Ariana Grande

“This Is America,” Childish Gambino

Social Star Award (Socially Voted Category)

WINNER: Agnez Mo

Bhad Bhabie

Dylan Minnette

Joji

Lele Pons

Loren Gray

Mason Ramsey

Queen Naija

Tana Mongeau

Trixie Mattel

Cutest Musician’s Pet (Socially Voted Category)

Asia, Lady Gaga

Edgar, Brett Eldredge

Goodwin, Sabrina Carpenter

WINNER: Gracie, Lauren Jauregui

Hatchi, Perrie Edwards

Mooshu, Alex Pall

Piggy Smallz, Ariana Grande

Best Solo Breakout (Socially Voted Category)

Ally Brooke

Dinah Jane

Lauren Jauregui

Normani

WINNER: Tiffany Young

Song That Left Us Shook (Socially Voted Category)

“Here Comes the Change,” Kesha

WINNER: “I am going to Never Love Again,” Lady Gaga

“One Day,” Logic that includes Ryan Tedder

“thank u, subsequent,” Ariana Grande

“This Is America,” Childish Gambino

“Youth,” Shawn Mendes and Khalid

Nicki Minaj’s Boyfriend Pleads Guilty To Driving With Suspended License

New York, NY – While Nick Minaj is on a European tour with Juice WRLD, her boyfriend Kenneth Petty is pleading responsible to driving with a suspended license in New York.

Court information obtained by TMZ reported an officer witnessed Petty drive by way of a cease signal at roughly 1:30 a.m. ET in Long Island final September.

Petty pleaded responsible to aggravated unlicensed operation of a motorcar, requiring him to pay an $88 tremendous and clear his license.

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Of course, this isn’t Petty’s first run-in with authorities.

The 40-year-old Queens native was convicted of first-degree tried rape in April of 1995 and served roughly 4 years in a New York state jail. Prosecutors stated Petty used a pointy object to drive the then 16-year-old lady to have intercourse with him.

Once launched, Petty was convicted of first-degree manslaughter touchdown himself a seven-year sentence, being launched in 2013.

Sources near Minaj say the couple are already discussing marriage and youngsters. In truth, there’s a rumor floating round suggesting the 2 already eloped. During a latest episode of Queen Radio, Nicki known as him her “husband.”

The platinum-selling rapper introduced the couple’s relationship Instagram final December.

“Did you ever make it out of that city the place nothing ever occurred?” she captioned a photograph. “It’s no secret… that the each of us… are operating out of time.”

Kool Keith & Ced Gee Talk Keith Flint Of The Prodigy’s Impact On Ultramagnetic MCs’ Legacy

New York, NY – Ultramagnetic MCs’ seminal 1988 debut Critical Beatdown paved the way in which for underground rap’s aesthetics of sample-based boom-bap manufacturing, unorthodox rhyme cadences with futuristic lyricism and absurdist humor.

In the 90s, the Bronx legends affect additionally stretched throughout Hip Hop when Kool Keith went solo together with his groundbreaking “various rap” undertaking Dr. Octagon and pornographic aspirations on Sex Style in 1997.

Meanwhile, British digital band The Prodigy propelled rave tradition and digital music into mainstream retailers reminiscent of MTV and various rock radio stations throughout the Atlantic that very same 12 months.

The two acts have been associates and occasional collaborators and their viewers embraced Keith’s eccentric music. When The Prodigy’s longtime frontman tragically handed away on March four, many followers had Kool Keith’s memorable sampled lyric within the group’s multi-platinum single “Smack My Bitch Up” from their breakthrough third album The Fat Of The Land.

We talked with Kool Keith and his 30-plus-year rhyme accomplice/co-producer Ced Gee about The Prodigy’s influence on Ultramagnetic MCs’ profession into 90s, Keith’s label drama with Sony over his album Black Elvis/Lost In Space 20 years in the past, and his profitable pompadour wigs.

Kool Keith & Ced Gee Explain Their Big Payday Collaborating With The Prodigy

How did you join with Keith Flint and The Prodigy once they sampled Ultramagnetic MCs’ “Give The Drummer Some” for his or her hit single “Smack My Bitch Up” in 1997?

Kool Keith: They had known as me up. Liam (Howlett of The Prodigy) was an important buddy anyway.

Ced Gee: Let me inform how he acquired his quantity. What occurred was they have been working with the president of Next Plateau [Records] Eddie O’ Loughlin on the time, he cleared the pattern, so Eddie stated, “Why don’t you simply do it contemporary with Keith?” Because I used to be working at Next Plateau on the time as the pinnacle of A&R and we gave them Keith’s quantity and that’s how the attain out turned. That’s how they began working collectively.

Did you’ve gotten any private connections with Keith Flint and the Prodigy past recording within the studio?

Kool Keith: Yeah, I did exhibits with them when the file got here out. I did one or two exhibits with them. One of them in New York and one other I feel in Melbourne, Australia. I used to be backstage with them and he was a cool particular person. They had numerous champagne, numerous ladies and funky digital music. That was a pleasant tour on the market with them and for the primary time it was good that I had actual enjoyable with these guys. I feel Ced and I have been in Europe one time and likewise with [Kut Masta] Kurt and we went over to their label to speak another stuff and offers. But they have been all the time on the street. I went over there to try to money a test however couldn’t money it and it had Maverick (Records) on it.

That’s Madonna’s label Maverick. Why couldn’t you money it?

Ced Ged: He shouldn’t be a European citizen so that they’re not going to money that test as a result of they will’t tax him. That’s why they’re seeking to deport 21 Savage. His inexperienced card ran out as a result of he’s been over right here caking up they usually can’t tax him, so he’s gotta go. Every nation desires to tax you and that’s why they ask you getting off the airplane…

Kool Keith: I heard he acquired out of that. Does it present that he’s cleared now?

Ced Gee: No. That means he did a deal. Just such as you do a take care of the IRS, that imply’s he’s gonna pay taxes. That’s all they needed. There by no means actually was nothing aside from having him pay once they came upon his inexperienced card had run out for therefore lengthy they usually have been like, “Look, you owe this. You both pay otherwise you depart.”

Kool Keith: Yeah, so anyway, we have been searching for the group [The Prodigy] they usually weren’t there. I by no means may catch them at dwelling. Keith Flint and people guys all the time had just like the bizarre haircuts and stuff like that.

Keith, the British industrial music scene appeared to uphold your music like on Dr. Octagon together with The Prodigy in 1997.

Kool Keith: They had one other album (Always Outnumbered, Never Outgunned) with the massive lips on it the place they sampled our stuff, too.

Ced Gee: Yeah, on the Warner ASCAP pattern statements however can’t keep in mind off hand. [Editor’s notice: The songs that includes Kool Keith have been “Wake Up Call” and “You’ll Be Under My Wheels”]. It didn’t generate like “Smack My Bitch Up,” however nonetheless.

Kool Keith: “Smack My Bitch Up” was a sensational hit off The Fat Of The Land which bought over three million copies. We had licensed platinum plaques for that.

How large was your test from the “Smack My Bitch Up” pattern?

Ced Gee: I used to be underneath a levy from the IRS at the moment. The “Smack My Bitch Up” pattern paid off the levy which was about $100,00zero. After it was over and all corrected, I nonetheless had $18,00zero. That’s how candy that was (Laughs). I acquired that, so think about what [the Ultramagnetic MCs] made.

Kool Keith: I by no means needed to run round to chase that cash and I used to be supplied for effectively. And I hope that band didn’t break up, however Keith was such an essential particular person because the lead singer within the band. That’s like Michael Jackson in Jackson 5, Kurt Cobain, so it’s sort of arduous. Usually an individual goes lacking just like the drummer or the horn participant however if you acquired somebody like that’s Ron Isley within the Isley Brothers gone, the lead particular person. He was the nucleus of that band.

Kool Keith Talks 20th Anniversaries of Dr. Dooom, “Black Elvis/Lost In Space” & His Wigs

This 12 months marks the 20th anniversary 12 months of your albums Dr. Dooom First Come/First Served and Black Elvis/Lost In Space, Keith. Can you discuss concerning the artistic means of these albums and your try to get off your main label take care of Sony following the latter launch?

Kool Keith: What occurred was Sony took Black Elvis and was attempting to carry it on the shelf. So, Dr. Dooom was the mad model of Black Elvis, principally to be like grumbling. Being that they have been holding the album, I did one other album and that was Dr. Dooom as a result of I used to be getting mad within the ready course of and the mad particular person like “Fuck that, I’m gonna this out as a result of Sony’s not placing out Black Elvis.” All the songs have been mad, nevertheless it was one other man with the identical wig. [Ced Gee laughs]

And I wasn’t restricted by a file firm. I put it out by way of Nu Groove [Records] within the Bay Area. I stated, “To hell with it, fuck it” and at the moment I felt like I created one other particular person due to the key label scenario.

You labored with Kut Masta Kurt, Motion Man, and Jacky Jasper who have been all Bay Area artists on Dr. Dooom’s First Come/First Served.

Kool Keith: Yeah. When [Ultramagnetic MCs] first went to the Bay Area for the Jimmy Jam present, it was me, Ced, Moe and Trev, we had a present in Oakland and have been doing a little stuff in San Francisco, that was simply our life generally. And that’s when Dr. Dooom took place.

Ced Gee: That’s the way you connected with Kurt. We did a radio interview on the market.

Kool Keith: Yeah, Kurt was a fan.

Ced Gee: He had a university radio station present for him. And for Jimmy Jam, there was like an underground TV station that aired throughout Oakland and it was sort of cool as a result of individuals have been calling in dwell.

Let’s speak about that memorable Elvis pompadour wig. I heard an interview on Ed Lover’s radio present if you stated followers have been mad at you in the event that they didn’t see you put on it in public again then.

Kool Keith: Oh yeah! I imply that wig was making me $7,00zero an evening, so I couldn’t not love the wig. But it was simply arduous as a result of they didn’t know the protocol of the wig, taping it on with actual glue each evening, like actual cement glue on my sideburns. I had to make use of some sort of stuff to get it off like benzene, stuff you employ to take away paint each evening and the wig was stuffed with water inside from sweating and I needed to pour it out [Ced Gee laughs].

It was loopy. I had like three or 4 of them on the tour bus that I’d rotate. When Black Elvis got here out, the tour went on and exhibits have been wall-to-wall packed and I couldn’t consider that individuals have been popping out to see this wig.

I recall you despatched out an e-mail publication to your followers urging them to write down criticism letters or name up Sony’s workplace as a result of it didn’t correctly promote Black Elvis. [Ced Gee laughs]

Kool Keith: Oh, the e-mail blast. A variety of it was that Sony held the album for a very long time and it was the up-top individuals and I had a pair associates like Rich Nice working there. I feel two totally different departments have been preventing over the album, the city division and the choice division. So that was the tug of conflict over the album. Rich Nice was saying that they didn’t know what division would work the album, and I’m like, “What?” He stated, “Yeah, they’re all attempting to decide.” It was sort of various so that they didn’t know. They’re those who needed to do the album cowl like that with the futuristic factor, however I had initially deliberate it to be the city Black Elvis. They took it to extra of the outer house and the paintings nevertheless it turned out good and basic for what it’s. It was only a confused advertising plan. It was truly distributed by way of Ruffhouse.

You had Sadat X as a featured visitor on Black Elvis. For anybody who is aware of Hip Hop, that album ought to’ve been an urban-marketed album primarily based on that alone.

Kool Keith: Yeah, I known as him up as a result of I wanted yet one more characteristic. We had Roger Troutman down there. Roger was loopy with the Vocoder and he stated, “Get me one other engineer,” so I had Joe The Butcher to combine the album, and he was like our uncle, proper, Ced?

Ced Gee: Yup!

Kool Keith & Ced Gee On Ultramagnetic MCs’ Early Connections To KRS-One & Public Enemy

What are the subsequent tasks that you’ve got slated for 2019?

Kool Keith: I simply did an album with Psycho Les (of The Beatnuts) that’s popping out. I acquired Paul Wall, Jeru The Damaja, Erick Sermon and B-Real from Cypress Hill on it. There’s some dope manufacturing and Psycho Les did the beats. It’s not like I did on Feature Magnetic nevertheless it sounds good as a result of The Beatnuts do all kind of beats for various individuals, however the album have been extra totally different than the individuals often select. That ought to be proper across the nook subsequent month. Ced’s acquired an album and did stuff he wouldn’t usually do. I did a few songs with him.

Ced Gee: We attempt to perform a little little bit of all the things like he stated. Stuff that’s conventional however extra futuristic. We did lots of people that surprises individuals

Kool Keith: Stuff that received’t put us in a field and sells vary.

Ced Gee: We go from previous to new. We cowl all of the eras after which we go deep and additional than that.

Kool Keith: The album we name Ced Gee’s “Delta” however the level is that we did stuff that we needed to get away from totally different sorts of individuals and do on our personal. You need to go away from the music trade who numerous occasions says it’s important to keep at what you do. We needed to eradicate numerous infections and go into the studio ourselves.

Ced Gee: We went again to the roots. That’s how we began with simply me and Keith after which introduced everyone alongside. Take it again to the place tear issues down and begin again up.

Kool Keith: We went by way of what numerous teams undergo which was numerous dictatorship and we needed to cease that early. Me and Ced have been the music engine of the group first as a result of all of the hits on [the Critical Beatdown album) like “Ego Trippin’” I acquired. “Funky” and “Give The Drummer Some,” [late engineer/producer] Paul C connected, however all the opposite data on the album have been nice, too, however Ced and me had the primary singles. Everybody else did their components and Moe Love had “Moe Love Is On The Cut” and that was successful DJ file.

The predominant basis from after we began was all the time me and Ced.

Ced, your primal affect on sampling James Brown and drum programming in your manufacturing within the mid-80s when Ultramagnetic MCs took off isn’t talked about sufficient. This goes in your affect on Boogie Down Productions and Public Enemy’s beats. You and Keith have been additionally in P.E.’s “Black Steel In The Hour Of Chaos” video.

Ced Gee: Oh yeah, there was an actual hearth at that video shoot.

Really? How’d that occur?

Kool Keith: (Laughs) Ced, how did the fireplace begin?

Ced Gee: It was throughout the riot scene of the video. They lit a match to catch hearth and that shit simply caught onto all the things else. We have been working round pretending like we have been preventing, it was enjoyable. Then they have been like “Yo! We gotta get out, there’s an actual hearth!” They shut the video down for some time and the fireplace division needed to are available. Me, Keith and [Flavor] Flav began snapping whereas they have been cleansing up. It was in an previous deserted jail in Staten Island.

Boogie Down Productions even talked about you of their liner notes of Criminal Minded. Legend has it that KRS-One was previously named MC Larry G in an early version of Ultramag. Is that true?

Ced Gee: Nah, the factor was that Kris may’ve been a member of Ultramagnetic, similar to Keith may’ve been an early member of BDP as a result of we have been all working collectively. That’s what that was. Everybody was over on the crib to do issues, and it was extra Keith than Kris for Ultramagnetic. Out of the entire batch of MCs, Keith and Kris have been the very best. So it merged right down to Scott [La Rock] taking Kris from the individuals he was dealing after which Keith from the individuals he was coping with to make the issues develop to the extent the place they’d be appreciated for his or her skills.

That’s what occurred.

Kool Keith: Right.

Follow Kool Keith on Instagram @officialkoolkeith for his forthcoming 2019 updates and go to here to signal the petition to erect a statue in Keith Flint’s hometown.

Nicki Minaj’s Boyfriend Pleads Guilty To Latest Charges

Nicki Minaj‘s relationship with Kenny Petty has made headlines for all of the incorrect causes. At first, she saved her relationship a secret, referring to her beau as “new boy” on Queen Radio and protecting his identification a thriller. When he lastly appeared on her social media pages, Petty was rapidly recognized as a prison, spending time in prison for murder and rape. His most up-to-date cost occurred on the finish final yr when he was pulled over by cops for driving without a valid license. It was reported that he can be heading to court docket for the costs and through a current go to to see the choose, he pleaded responsible to the case.

Nicki Minaj's Boyfriend Pleads Guilty To Latest Charges
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As reported by TMZ, Kenneth Petty pleaded responsible to aggravated unlicensed operation a motorcar. The fence occurred when Petty was pulled over on September 13 after going by means of a cease signal. Obviously, this violation is much less critical than his previous crimes however he’ll nonetheless have penalties to pay. Petty is being ordered to clear his license and pay $88 in fines. That’s steep… 

For months, Kenny and Nicki have been gushing about their love on social media. Nicki referred to Petty as her “husband” during the latest episode her radio show, prompting some to imagine that they’d gone and secretly tied the knot. Regardless the formalities, they undoubtedly appear to be into one another.

Nicki Minaj's Boyfriend Pleads Guilty To Latest Charges
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Blue Ivy Lawsuit Demands Beyoncé Hand Over JAY-Z & Tina Lawson Text Messages

Los Angeles, CA – In 2017, Beyoncé and JAY-Z filed for a trademark to guard their daughter’s identify, Blue Ivy Carter. Quickly following this software, Veronica Morales — the proprietor of the marriage firm, Blue Ivy — filed in opposition to their trademark, claiming infringement. Now, Morales is making an attempt to complement her authorized artillery by demanding non-public communications between JAY and Beyoncé’s mom, Tina Lawson.

Morales — who started her wedding ceremony firm three-years previous to Blue Ivy Carter’s start — stays unconvinced that the star couple deliberate on utilizing the “Blue Ivy” trademark for industrial positive factors, fueling her request for Beyoncé to offer all paperwork exhibiting any proof she deliberate on utilizing the trademark “Blue Ivy.”

Private conversations between JAY-Z and Tina Lawson reside throughout the umbrella of “all paperwork.”

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According to The Blast, these embrace: All communications with JAY-Z regarding their 2016 trademark software, any communications of her or JAY-Z understanding about “Blue Ivy” earlier than their daughter was born in February 2012, and any information of conversations with Beyoncé and her mom in regards to the mark.

Thus far, the Queen of the Beyhive has refused to cooperate. Conversely, she’s lobbying for a protecting order to forestall Morales and her authorized crew from leaking delicate info.

A battle embroiled in authorized rumour, each events have accused one another of foul play; each appear intent on firmly maintain their respective grounds.

Blue Ivy Lawsuit Demands Beyoncé Hand Over JAY-Z & Tina Knowles Text Messages

Los Angeles, CA – In 2017, Beyoncé and JAY-Z filed for a trademark to guard their daughter’s title, Blue Ivy Carter. Quickly following this software, Veronica Morales — the proprietor of the marriage firm, Blue Ivy — filed towards their trademark, claiming infringement. Now, Morales is trying to complement her authorized artillery by demanding personal communications between JAY and Beyoncé’s mom, Tina Lawson.

Morales — who started her marriage ceremony firm three-years previous to Blue Ivy Carter’s delivery — stays unconvinced that the star couple deliberate on utilizing the “Blue Ivy” trademark for industrial positive factors, fueling her request for Beyoncé to supply all paperwork displaying any proof she deliberate on utilizing the trademark “Blue Ivy.”

Private conversations between JAY-Z and Tina Lawson reside throughout the umbrella of “all paperwork.”

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According to The Blast, these embrace: All communications with JAY-Z regarding their 2016 trademark software, any communications of her or JAY-Z figuring out about “Blue Ivy” earlier than their daughter was born in February 2012, and any information of conversations with Beyoncé and her mom in regards to the mark.

Thus far, the Queen of the Beyhive has refused to cooperate. Conversely, she’s lobbying for a protecting order to stop Morales and her authorized group from leaking delicate data.

A battle embroiled in authorized rumour, each events have accused one another of foul play; each appear intent on firmly maintain their respective grounds.