NICK CANNON TESTS POSITIVE FOR COVID-19 // NIECY NASH STANDS IN TO HOST MASKED SINGER
On the eve of the season 5 Masked Singer production kick-off, super host Nick Cannon, has tested positive for COVID-19. Cannon was ready to get to work on the hit FOX show tomorrow, February 5 but instead he will be quarantining and resting.
Cannon’s absence is clearly not ideal for the production team but the producers have decided to move forward with the schedule and have invited actress and comedian, Niecy Nash to fill-in for the popular host. Nash is no stranger to the show as she has appeared as a guest judge in the past. Fans will get to have some fun again with the Claws star for the first few episodes until Cannon is COVID free and back to 100% healthy.
Let’s keep Nick in our prayers for a speedy recovery as we know, he previously announced he suffers from lupus nephritis. Get well soon!
#SQUEEZEALERT Cardi B New Single Dropping This Week
Okurrrrrrrr! Cardi B teased fans on her Instagram this week, stating she had an announcement to make. Well here it is ! Bardi Gang has been waiting for another single since the hit, WAP took over the airwaves. The new single, UP will drop this Friday. Will this be another banger? Only time will tell. Stay tuned
Black Movie Releases Coming February
Respectfully, we are always rooting for everybody Black. Check out some of the release coming to a screen near you starring some of Hollywood’s most talented Black actors and actresses.
Coming to Netflix on February 5th, Malcolm and Marie is set to drop. The film is about a couple whose love and romance is put through the test of tribulations. The romantic couple will be played by Zendaya and John David Washington.
On February 12th, HBO MAX brings us the highly anticipated film, Judas and the Black Messiah. It’s a biographical drama, starring Daniel Kaluuya. Kaluuya will revive the life of late chairman, Fred Hampton of the Black Panther Party, Illinois Chapter. Lakeith Stanfield stars as William O’Neal. O’Neal was the undercover FBI informant that infiltrated the Illinois chapter leading to Hampton’s demise.
Hulu is bringing us a new original film on February 26th, The United States vs. Billie Holiday. Andra Day, will star as the late great singer. The screenplay was written by Suzan-Lori Parks and the film was directed by Lee Daniels. The movie illustrates Billie Holiday’s career and portrays the period of time where FBI held an investigation against the star. The narcotics investigation was led by former Black federal agent, Jimmy Fletcher, who Holiday had an affair with.
Grab a blow of popcorn, grab some friends or family and spend some quality time this Black History Month.
Celebrating Black History Month
To kick-off Black History Month and in light of February also being American Heart Month, the first spotlight features Dr. Daniel H. Williams III. Stay tuned for more highlights of black excellence.
WHO IS READY FOR THE MOST HISTORIC BLACK HISTORY MONTH EVER
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BASKETBALL WIVES RETURN
The Wives are back. On February 9, VH1’s popular reality show, Basketball Wives is returning with their 9th Season. The show welcomes back veteran cast members including: Shaunie O’Neal, Malaysia Pargo, Evelyn Lozada, Jackie Christie, Jennifer Williams, Kristen Scott, OG and Feby Torres. Don’t worry , there will be some fresh face joining including, Liza Morales and Nia and Noria Dorsey.
Let’s see what juicy things go down this season. Stay tuned.
ASHANTI ANNOUNCES POSITIVE COVID TEST. VERZUZ POSTPONED
Only hours before the highly anticipated Verzuz battle between R&B singers Ashanti and Keyshia Cole, Ashanti has tested positive for COVID-19.
The songstress took to her Instagram and announced she has tested positive for the virus. Seen above she says she feels well enough to commence with the battle but from home. Verzuz has officially announced the postponement Of the event for the safety for all. The new date is January 9,2021They send their apologies. We hope Ashanti has a speedy recovery.
Lil Wayne Faces Up to 10 years
Yesterday in court, Mr. Dwayne Carter, famously known as rapper, Lil Wayne has plead guilty to federal gun charges from an incident back in December 2019. If you recall, the superstar’s jet was searched by federal agents in Miami after receiving an anonymous tip. Agents discovered a gold plated .45 caliber Glock handgun on board in a duffle bag. The rapper was charged with a count of possession of a firearm and ammunition as a felon. By law convicted felons are not permitted to carry a firearm. Lil Wayne faces up to 10 years, as he has a prior felony conviction back in 2007 for gun charges as well. Carter only served 8-months before his release. He is scheduled to be sentenced on January 28,2021.
TREVOR NOAH TO HOST 63RD GRAMMY AWARDS
The Recording Academy and CBS are gearing up for their 63rd Annual Grammy Awards set to air on January 31, 2021. They named the Daily Show host, Trevor Noah as the host of the musical celebration.
The nominees of the prestigious award show will be released shortly and we want you to let us know, who you think should win each category.