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 issue of TIME Magazine. With the headline “It’s His Country: The Wild Ride with Lil Nas X” he is featured wearing PHLEMUNS suit, a custom Glady’s Tamez Millinery hat, cow print boots, hooded style cover and dripping in jewls. Read more here.
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 Michel Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards Show which will aired live Monday, August 26 at 7PM on MTV. Read more about “Misdemeanor”, the cultivating, culture-shifting visionary HERE
8/10/2019 The official trailer for Meek Mills latest project ‘Free Meek’, executively produced by Jay-z, was released today. In an effort to continue to bring awareness to mass incarceration in America the two launched their REFORM Alliance Organization back in January. It’s no secret that Jay-Z and Beyoncé have also been known to quietly provide legal and financial aid in order to free unjustly imprisoned people of color. Free Meek, is available on Amazon Prime to stream now. To celebrate the release of the show, Meek also announced that 100% of net proceeds from his Clyde Court collaboration with Puma will be going to his REFORM organization.
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Rick Ross is headed to the big screen as he joined the cast of Coming 2 America, a heavily awaited sequel to the original comedy released in 1988. It was announced earlier in the year that a part two to the comedy and was in fact in the works, when announced by Eddie Murphy. To join the cast with Ross includes Murphy, Arsenio Hall, Paul Bates, and James Earl Jones, who are all reprising their former roles. Wesley Snipes and “SNL’s” Leslie Jones have also been added as new cast members, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The original film saw Murphy play Prince Akeem, a spoiled prince from the fictional African nation of Zamunda, who arrives in Queens, New York, and in undercover fashion gets a job at a McDonald’s knockoff while trying to find a wife. The new story sees Prince Akeem returning to America in hopes to find his long-lost son. Ross’s role in the film has not been revealed. Read more on this film here