Category Archives: Kiana’s Blog

Aretha Franklin Biopic “Respect” Cast Finalized

Aretha Franklin Biopic “Respect” Cast Finalized

MGM and Bron Creative have finalized the cast for its Aretha Franklin biopic starring Jennifer Hudson, who will be in the lead role. “Respect” follows the rise of Franklin’s career beginning as a child singing in her father’s church choir to her international stardom. Joining Hudson in the Liesl Tommy-directed movie is Forest Whitaker; Tony,…Read more »

Lizzo Makes Chart History

Lizzo Makes Chart History

Lizzo makes chart history.  The Cuz I Love You single ties Iggy Azalea “Fancy” featuring Charli XCX for longest-running number one rap song by a female artist. “Truth Hurts” is the first rap No.1 Hot 100 for an unaccompanied female since Cardi B’s “Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)”, which spent three weeks on top in October…Read more »

5th Annual Diamond Ball: Is Rihanna Pregnant?

5th Annual Diamond Ball: Is Rihanna Pregnant?

The stars showed up and showed out at Rihanna’s 5th Annual Diamond Ball. The event supports the Clara Lionel Foundation, which she founded in honor of her grandparents, Clara and Lionel Braithwaite, and funds global education, health and emergency response programs for children around the world. While it has been rumored that Rihanna has an…Read more »

Nicki Minaj Announces Retirement

Nicki Minaj Announces Retirement

Mrs. Petty announced on Thursday (Sept 5,2019) that she’s decided to retire and focus on family. That’s right Nicki Minaj (Onika Tanya Maraj)  announced via Twitter. She signs off by quoting her own verse on Alicia Keys’ 2012 single “Girl on Fire.” “I’ve decided to retire & have my family,” she wrote. “I know you…Read more »

Will Smith and Martin Lawrence: Bad Boys for Life Trailer

Will Smith and Martin Lawrence: Bad Boys for Life Trailer

Will Smith and Martin Lawrence reunite for one last ride in the official Bad Boys for Life trailer. This long awaited action-comedy will be the third installment to the franchise. In this thrilling action-packed clip you will see reprising Miami detective Mike Lowrey and Marcus Burnett, played by Smith and Lawrence, as hey drive through…Read more »

NFL and Roc Nation’s Program Donates $400K To Chicago Youth

NFL and Roc Nation’s Program Donates $400K To Chicago Youth

  Meek Mill, Rapsody, Vic Mensa, and Meghan Trainor will visit the organizations this week. Jay Z may still receive a lot of backlash regarding his Roc Nation-NFL deal, but whether or not people are all for his business move, he’s wasting no time pressing forward in taking action. Just recently announced, Jay was curating…Read more »

Kevin Hart’s Wife, Eniko Gives Update After His Surgery

Kevin Hart’s Wife, Eniko Gives Update After His Surgery

Actor-Comedian Kevin Hart and two others were involved in a serious car accident on early Sunday morning (September 1). TMZ reported Kevin’s friend, Jared Black, was behind the wheel at 12:45 AM and officers say he had just turned onto Mulholland Highway, when for some reason, he lost control of the car. Road marks show…Read more »

Megan Thee Stallion Hits the Books!

Megan Thee Stallion Hits the Books!

#HotGirlSummer had a fun run but rapper Megan Thee Stallion is back to a #HotGirlSemester where she will be driving the books, instead of the boat. Currently enrolled at The Historical Black College,Texas Southern University, the 24-year-old rapper posted a video of herself on Instagram dancing in an empty classroom capturing, “I literally wrote ‘Cash…Read more »

Lil Nas X hits ‘Time’ Magazine

Lil Nas X hits ‘Time’ Magazine

Lil Nas X has been riding a major heat wave this year thank to ‘Old Time Road’. Breaking a major record of being at the number one spot on the Billboard Tot 100 for 19 weeks and counting, featuring Billy Ray Cyrus. Now, he’s being featured on the front cover of the August 26, 2019…Read more »

Missy Elliott is Making History

Missy Elliott is Making History

 Missy “Misdemeanor” Elliott is making history for herself and the Hip-Hop world this year. She will become the first female Hip Hop artist to be inducted into the Song Writers Hall of Fame and the first female rapper to receive the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards Show which…Read more »