Chrisette Michele has clapped back at haters in a Spoken Word track where she name drops a few people who were against her decision to perform at President Donal Trump’s inauguration. She particularly rips Spike Lee apart for removing her from his upcoming Netflix remake of ‘She’s Gotta Have It’.
So, Soulja Boy is currently facing two felony counts for weapon possession. He was found with a police officer’s loaded weapon and a “military-style handgun”. He pled not guilty in an arraignment hearing on Monday. He now awaits a court date on February 28th.
Sprint is buying a 33% state in Tidal. The sale will cost $200 million since Tidal is valued at $600 million. With 45 million customers worldwide, Sprint might actually be making a long term play at Tidal.
Tidal is under fire for ‘inflating’ subscriber after a lengthy report in Norwegian Newspaper Dagens Næringsliv came out claiming that the streaming service has falsely inflated its subscriber totals in the past.
Nas has announced that he’s launching a Black History Month-inspired collection of his HSTRY brand. The featured apparel will carry statements like “Black Don’t Crack” and the James Brown anthem “I’m Black and I’m Proud”. And the proceeds will go to the National Black Child Development Institute.
Chris Brown has clapped back at Aziz Ansari for the Donald Trump comparison in his SNL opening monolog. And he’s done it with a racist remark.
Nick Cannon’s Ncredible Productions has teamed up with YouTube Red, the streamer’s $10-per-month subscription service, to release his film, King of the Dancehall later this year. Cannon, who stars in the film, also wrote, directed and executive produced it.
Tomorrowland has begun announcing the first round of acts that will perform at the massive festival in Boom, Belgium this July. This year’s theme will be “Amicorum Spectaculum,” meaning “show of friends” in Latin.
Twitter has partnered with Dick Clark Productions to live stream 3 more award shows. First up will be the 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards on April 2, followed by the Billboard Music Awards on May 21 and the American Music Awards in November.
Benny Boom is working on a mini-series based on the life of controversial figure, Jacques “Haitian Jack” Agnant. He is set for the director’s seat as he teams up with Former Interscope Records co-founder Ted Field as exec producer and Straight Outta Compton writer Alan Wenkus as the script writer. Haitian Jack is also on board as a technical adviser.
T.I. went off on a male fan after he grabbed his butt during a concert. And there’s a video.