Paperwork, was T.I‘s last album released under Columbia Records in 2014. It debuted at number two on the Billboard 200. This week, T.I had a pop-up performance and he also announced that he is a new artist co-owner of TIDAL.
He has signed a distribution deal with Roc Nation and he will be releasing his upcoming album, Dime Trap in the near future. TIDAL will have exclusively have T.I’s album as of now. Sorry non-TIDAL folks. Stay tuned for more updates on T.I’s new merger. Congrats to the Grand Hustler.
Rihanna recently released her eighth album under Def Jam entitled, Anti. The album has already gone platinum and her first album single,“Work” featuring Drake sits in the number one slot on the Billboard 200. This song makes it Rih’s 14th number one hit, which surpasses the King of Pop Legend, Michael Jackson. The Beatles still sit in the number one spot with 20 number one hits followed by Mariah Carey and Elvis Presley who’re tired with 18!
Since the hit has blazed the Billboard charts, the duo has released a steamy video for the number one hit “Work” that has rumors flying. Let’s back track a little bit. This is the first time Rihanna and Drake have collaborated together since 2012 with Drake’s, “Take Care”. The two artist also steamed up the press with their relationship and single ,”What’s My Name”! This past weekend they were spotted leaving a club in London, separately! Hmmm. Rumors have it that the couples on again, off again but right now it seems to be ON!
Representing for the Bajans out here! Keep up the grind Rih!
With the year coming to an end, let’s take a glance at some anticipated cinema of 2016!If you’re into the Marvel superhero’s the wait for the dual is over! Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice is almost here. Comic lovers have been patiently waiting for their two favorite superheros to fight it out. The movie will be starring most of the Man of Steel cast including Henry Cavill (Clark Kent/Superman), Amy Adams (Lois Lane) and Laurence Fishburne (Perry), will be in the film. Unfortunately, Christian Bale says, he is finished with playing the Batman role and will be replaced by Ben Affleck and Michael Cain, will be replaced by Jeremy Irons as Alfred. Also being replaced is Lex Luthor’s character, who will be played by Jesse Eisenberg.
Aside from the superhero cinema, some oldies but goodies are returning to the silver screen!
Who You Gonna Call? GHOSTBUSTERS!!!! The 80s phenomenon is back ! Starring Chris Hemsworth, Melissa McCarthy,Kirsten Wiig, Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon. The film will also feature returning cast members: Dan Akroyd, Sigourney Weaver and Bill Murray.
Everyone’s favorite fourth of July cinema Independence Day is coming out with a continuation!Independence Day: Resurgence is set to hit theaters next June!But don’t get too excited Will Smith will not be in this one. We know, we know. However Liam Hemsworth will be starring alongside returning cast members: Vivica A.Fox, Jeff Goldblum and Bill Pullman.
Catch Fifty Shades of Black starring Marlon Wayans and Jane Seymour . A parody to the sexy, steamy, Fifty Shades of Grey. Lol. It should be hilariousssssssss !
And to end off our 2016 cinema previews …. Best Man Wedding is coming to theaters in April!!!! With the OG cast returning . We know. We know… It’s Lit! Stay tuned for more squeeze alerts.
This weekend CREED premiered across the nation! Star, Michael B. Jordan plays the role of Apollo Creed’s son and is trained by no other than Rocky Balboa himself. The movie was unable to knock out the Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2, it did however, manage to land the number three spot with $42.6M. Over the weekend alone the movie raked in $30.12M! CREED, was also able to land the tenth-biggest Thanksgiving debut of ALL time ! Beating out some old popular blockbusters like : The Muppetsand Back to the Future Part 2. We love Michael B. Jordan and are ecstatic with his recent success! Make sure to check the film out!
Harlem’s Princess, Teyana Taylor released her long awaited debut album VII. The album has 14 tracks and feature collaborations with artist like, Fabolous, Pusha T, Yo Gotti and Chris Brown. Fans can find her hot singles, “Maybe” and ” Do Not Disturb” on the LP.
Teyana toured with R &B singer August Alsina on his Testimony Live Tour this summer and recently performed at the Meccafest Concert in Washington, DC. Go and get your copy of her new album today!
Marvel Studios announced a lot of exciting works coming in the near future! There will be an Avengers sequel, Avengers Infinity War. It will be released in two parts May 4, 2018 and May 3, 2019. Along with new films come new characters. The studio also plans on introducing the Black Panther. The superhero will be played by 42 and Get On Up star, Chadwick Boseman!
This will be Marvel’s first solo black superhero in the films, Civil War and Black Panther in 2017. Another newbie will be Captain Marvel, the first solo female superhero! There will be more new characters but let’s leave a bit for a surprise. There will also be trilogies for Captain America and Thor. Who’s excited??? Vote for your favorite Avenger !
Mr. Carter’s 11th studio album “Tha Carter V” was set to release yesterday, however he made the decision to push the date back. There was justification from the artist while he explained in a video that he’s been working hard on the LP.
Due to cd track limits, he’ll be dropping the project in two parts. There’s a current count of 31 songs and the first part was confirmed to be coming out on December 9, 2014. Sorry fans. I’m sure the wait will be worth it .
Beyonce stings again! Queen Bey has made a 50/50 deal with the British Apparel company Topshop. She is a fan of the brand and plans on launching a Athleisure line. The owner of Top Shop, Sir Philip Green stated in Women’s Wear Daily,
“This is not a collaboration. This is about building a brand and building a business— a separate, proper business with separate overheard and a separate office.”
Topshop currently has a six stores in the United States and plans to open a seventh location on Fifth Avenue in New York City, November 5,2014. Rumor has it that the new Bey team is looking to hire staff like designers! Keep an eye out!
Harlem Native, Teyana Taylor stopped by Power 105.1’s Breakfast Club Morning Show today and spoke on moving on from her Ex-Fiance, NBA Player Brandon Jennings. Keeping it 100% real. She also discussed coming into her own as an artist and announced her new single dropping MAY 13, “Maybe” featuring Yo Gotti and Pusha T. So proud of you T! Check out the interview below: