We saw this coming. Rumors are rampant that Hip Hop’s favorite couple Nicki Minaj and Meek Mill has called it quits! But do we believe it though? Decide for yourself and get your laugh on at the funniest memes and tweets aimed at Meek amidst his rap battle with Drake inside….
Is it true? Hip Hop’s current favorite couple is DUNZO? Hmmm…we’re not exactly buying it, but that’s what we’re hearing.
Word on the curb is that Nicki Minaj and her Philly rapper boyfriend Meek Mill have called it quits, which would suck for the both of them since they’re currently traveling together on Nicki’s “Pink Print Tour.”
Reportsallege the twosome called it quits last night (July 30th), the same night the MMG rapper released his Drake diss record titled “Wanna Know.” Guess folks are saying his non-impressive bars (according to almost everyone’s review) was the cause of the break up, but we’re not exactly buying it.
According to an alleged source, the “Only” raptress and the “I’m A Boss” rapper are supposedly still “on good terms" and are expected to complete the tour together.
Hmph. Time will tell….
Now to the funny ish!
As the world of Hip Hop engages in the rap battle between the 6 God and the Philly native, some unsuspecting folks have joined in on the conversation. And they are firing hilarious shots at Meek over his “Wanna Know” track.
Big brands have taken to Twitter to “ether” Meek over what they feel was a lackluster response to Drizzy’s well-received “Back To Back” diss track. Brands such as Rosetta Stone (whom Drake gives a shoutout on his track “Over”), White Castle and Burger King, to name a few, are dragging Meek for filth!
Peep their hilarious tweets below:
And, of course, Instagram is on fire with memes that'll have you holding your stomach from laughing so hard. Check 'em:
Kicking off the Fantastic Four press tour, the first screening of the film went down in Atlanta last night. And it brought out cutie Michael B. Jordan, Ludacris and his wife Eudoxiee, Big Boi and many more. Peep the red carpet pics and flicks of Fantasia rocking the stage in Philly inside….
Sexy star Michael B. Jordan hit the Atlanta screening of his upcoming superhero feature film Fantastic Four at Cinebistro in surrounding suburb Brookhaven, GA last night. Michael aka "Johnny Storm" snapped it up with his co-stars Jamie Bell and Kate Mara along with rapper Ludacris (atop) once he made his red carpet arrival.
Luda was joined by his wife Eudoxiee, who gave birth to their precious baby girl last month, as his date for the evening.
ATL native and superhero fanatic Big Boi made it a family affair attending the screening with his sons Cross and Bamboo. Man, they are getting big!
Girlfriends Getaway star Terri Vaughn hit the red carpet rocking her "Cynthia Bailey frotastic" t-shirt.
HGTV host Egypt Sherrod popped up on the carpet in a bold printed number for the night’s festivities. She was joined on the carpet by her husband DJ Fadelf and daughter Simone.
Also making it a family affair, 112 singer Q Parker, his wife Sharlinda Rowe-Parker and their son Quinnes Parker Jr. came out to check out all of the action in the superhero film.
Atlanta rapper Bone Crusher and his family were front-and-center to peep the flick.
“Rickey Smiley Morning Show” co-host Rock T was in the building.
“Deadbeat” actor Brandon T. Jackson came out to support.
Reality star Shay"Buckeey" Johnson, rocking a cute summery look, also hit the screening last night.
Before the show, the Fantastic Four cast and special guest Big Boi stood before the audience to thank everyone for coming out. Fun times!
Fantastic Four hits theaters August 7th.
Over in Philly...
Fresh from her honymoon in Puerto Rico with hubby Kendall Taylor, newlywed Fantasia hit the stage to perform at the Dell Music Center in Philadelphia yesterday.
And it appears chick was well rested to put on a hell of a performance, per usual.
Fanny's next stop is at Chene Park in Detroit tonight.
In today’s musical round up, we have Lauryn Hill giving us our life with a fabulous cover of Nina Simone’s “Feeling Good,” Jordin Sparks drops a new single “They Don’t Give” and Alicia Keys comes with a feel good track “28 Thousands Days.” Take a listen inside….
Baby! If one thing is for sure, Lauryn Hill’s vocals will have goosebumps crawling all over your body. And her performance on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon” last night did just that!
The Grammy Award winning songstress tore the stage with a flawless cover of the legendary Nina Simone’s “Feeling Good,” paying homage to the iconic blues songstress.
You’ll recall, L Boogie recorded the cover for the newly released compilation Nina Revisited: A Tribute to Nina Simone, as a part of Netflix’s documentary What Happened, Miss Simone? The compliation album also features vocals from Mary J. Blige, Usher, Jazmine Sullivan, Common and Nina Simone’s daughter Lisa Simone.
Take a listen to her sultry rendition below:
In new music....
Grammy nominated singer/songwriter Jordin Sparks is gearing up for the release of her third studio album Right Here Right Now.
Today, she dropped the third single from her upcoming LP “They Don’t Give.” The new single is giving us a 90’s throwback R&B feel. And with good reason. Babyface and Salaam Remi helped produce the track.
On top of her new single dropping today, she also announced the date her new album is expected to drop. We can expect Jordin’s new album (which is available for pre-order on iTunes now) to be released on August 21st, featuring artists such as B.o.B, 2 Chainz, Shaggy and more. As we await Jordin’s new musical offering, take a listen to her new single “They Don’t Give” above.
And on another newly released track....
Alicia Keys is ready to make a comeback on the music scene with this newly released track “28 Thousand Days.” The fab mother drops another feel good track encouraging everyone to live his or her life to the fullest.
Why 28 Thousands Days? Well, we have about 28,000 days in the average life span of a human (which is about 76 years or age), so Alicia is reminding us to make every day count in the inspiring single. And what brings on this new music? Alicia is back in the studio working with her hubby Swizz Beatz and superproducer Pharrell on her follow up album to her successful 2012 LP, Girl On Fire. Get ready for more tunes from Ms. Beatz. Take a listen to the new track (which is also the background music for her new Levi’s commercial) above.
Speaking of Swizz…..
Alicia and Swizz are celebrating 5 years of martial bliss today! Alicia hit up her Instagram to send a special shoutout to her hubby Swizz posting the picture above and writing,
My dearest, love of my life-
The day we saw sunflowers drawn with chalk on the NYC park concrete we knew something special was happening. Something about that day, spoke to forever... If life is a movie you're the only one I want to share the scene with, If love is a dream, you're the only one I want to dream with,
If life is a game, you're the one I want to be on the team with!! There's no part of my #28000days, I want to live with out you...Happy 5th anniversary my King!!!! Photo by: @brendanforbes"