Month: June 2021

CARDI B HELPS ‘F9’ EARN HUGE BOX OFFICE DEBUT WORLDWIDE

Revealing baby No. 2, making her debut in the Fast series and collecting BET Awards all in the same weekend, what can’t Cardi B do? F9 hit U.S. theaters on Friday (June 25) and raced to collect $70 million at the box office over the weekend, which marks the largest grossing since the COVID-19 pandemic began last year. Even with limited theaters being opened around

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VIC MENSA TO STAR IN FEATURE FILM ABOUT LATE SOUTH AFRICAN RAPPER PROKID

Vic Mensa is taking his talents to the big screen with a lead role in upcoming feature film African/American. According to Black Film and TV, the movie is set during the post-apartheid Renaissance period in South Africa and follows the rise of the South African Hip Hop scene. The Chicago rapper has been cast as Howard University alumni Syd

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JAY-Z THINKS HE’S A TOP-TIER PLAYLIST CREATOR: ‘I CHALLENGE ANYONE’

Like a lot of music fans, JAY-Z thinks his playlists are better than everyone else’s. On Monday (June 28), Hov and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey took part in a 30-minute conference on Twitter Spaces, where they discussed the evolution of TIDAL over the years. “I think in the beginning, everything was like super manual,” JAY-Z said. “I

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SAWEETIE & LATTO PLUG RISING ARTISTS AHEAD OF SPRITE CO-HEADLINING SUMMER CONCERT

Now that outside is a thing again, Hip Hop summer festivals are popping up faster than allergens for this time of year. Sprite is throwing their name into the mix brandishing Hip Hop talent with their Sprite’s Live From The Label campaign. On Monday (June 28), the culturally aware soft drink announces superstars Saweetie and

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KANYE WEST’S WALMART LAWSUIT UNCOVERS HUNDREDS OF FAKE YEEZYS FOR ROLLOVER PRICES

Last week, TMZ uncovered legal docs regarding Kanye West filing a lawsuit against Walmart demanding the retail giant pull their ripoff Yeezy Foam Runners from shelves and their online retail center. Walmart has responded quickly, as TMZ noted on Monday (June 28) that they’ve ceased sales of the fake Yeezy Foams through their online shop. Walmart relayed that a third-party retailer was at

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