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Jhene Aiko Announces ‘The Magic Hour’ Tour

Jhene Aiko has announced a tour in support of her new album Chilombo that arrives net week on March 6th.

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The singer will be embarking on her The Magic Hour tour this Summer with the first date being May 1 in Boston. It will travel through markets like New York, L.A., Atlanta, Miami, Houston, Dallas, Denver, Las Vegas, Seattle, Detroit and more before concluding in Charlotte, NC on June 25th. Queen Naija and Ann Marie will be the supporting acts.

Tickets for the tour go on sale 10 am on Friday, May 29th on her official site. See the full schedule below. Yesterday, the Def Jam artist revealed the tracklist for Chilombo featuring Big Sean, Nas, H.E.R., Future, Miguel, Ab-Soul, Ty Dolla Sign, John Legend and Jhene’s father, Dr. Chill.

Pop Smoke and Quavo Were Working on a Joint Mixtape

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Pop Smoke and Quavo collaborated on “Shake the Room,” but they had even more in store.
Prior to his death, the Brooklyn MC revealed that he and the Migos rapper were recording a joint mixtape. In fact, they had already completed nine songs for the project, which was named Huncho Woo.
“Me and Quavo got like nine songs for real,” Pop Smoke told Spotify’s RapCaviar in a newly-surfaced clip. “You never know. You might just be hearing a Huncho Woo mixtape coming out or some shit like that. You know what I’m saying? Just stay tuned man. Woo shit shoot for the stars.”
It’s unclear if their joint effort will see a release, but their collaboration “Shake the Room” can be heard on Pop’s Meet the Woo 2, which is currently No. 8 on the Billboard 200. The mixtape saw an 11% increase in sales (40,000 equivalent album units) following his death.

Quavo paid tribute to his friend in the wake of his passing. “Got To Kno This Kid! Very Talented Humble Respectful And Appreciative,” he wrote. “Always Ask Questions Big Sponge To Knowledge Fast Learning Young Boss And The Huncho Was Here To Share That Anytime You Called Me! R.I.P.”
Police continue to investigate the murder of Pop Smoke. Four men in hoodies broke in and shot the 20-year-old rapper at his rented Hollywood Hills home on Feb. 19. It’s unclear if he was the victim of a random robbery or if he was targeted. There have been no arrests.

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Kehlani Pushes Positive Vibes + Reveals Her Favorite Pure Joy Activities: “I Really F**k W/ Grocery Shopping + Game Nights”

R&B singer Kehlani is all about getting up and getting out. The popular crooner went online this week to share some thoughts on the importance of people investing in themselves and finding their own life joys.

Big Facts: Lani went to her Instagram page and dished on the value of breaking away from the norm and doing fun things.

Love when @Kehlani keeps it 100 and gets deep on the 'gram…. talk that talk little mama… #SOHH #SOHHNews Positive vibes only…. pic.twitter.com/eYSBHS4Plr— SOHH (@sohh) February 27, 2020

High-Key Details: Recently, rap crooner Tory Lanez quietly crept into Lani’s Instagram comments on a post she made showing the creation of her split song “Valentine’s Day (Shameful).”

No-lie, if it's a wrap between @YG @Kehlani we're low-key here for @torylanez shooting his shot at Lani. They have that perfect energy. #SOHH #SOHHNews pic.twitter.com/H2iAKGZ0zP— SOHH (@sohh) February 18, 2020
View this post on Instagram last night making Valentine’s Day (Shameful) .. same room / same people i made You Know Wassup with. same energy… feel something and get it off. 3 therapeutic hours. appreciating those who see and hear me, and those around me holding me up. real grateful for expression right now. inward & onward, love always ALL ways. A post shared by Kehlani🧿 (@kehlani) on Feb 17, 2020 at 5:06pm PST
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Wait, There’s More: Lani’s shocking record immediately sparked huge reactions throughout social media.

Kehlani literally fucking found out everything on his phone while hes drunk and (probably) passed out ON VALENTINES DAY. Even after all the roses and candles at home he still managed to cheat behind her back! Imagine how heartbreaking that was for her. Fuck yg— weehah (@ctrlkehlaniii) February 17, 2020
I’m tired of seeing yg and kehlani breaking up every other week pls hang it up flatscreen pic.twitter.com/JbZ0wuizHg— sahra (@shutupnegro) February 17, 2020
didn’t Yg just get Kehlani name tatted? niggas is sick 😫 2 days ago they was great pic.twitter.com/zi6WBhcVFz— fucking cinnamon apple 🥴 (@nicoleeabx) February 17, 2020
Kehlani said, I got to give me myself credit for loving as hard as I did, i helped you fight your addiction and changed your whole life just to find myself played in the end. Bruh….😔😔😔😔YG, Come out…I just want to talk— Angie W (@Angies_page) February 17, 2020
Kehlani was probably still holding back alot of shit on that song about YG. She went light on his ass, because me I would’ve lit his ass tf up. I still got growing to do 😭😭😭— 🧞‍♀️ (@realprettyna) February 17, 2020
Kehlani just aired out YG in her new song, timeline bout to to be projecting like crazy in the morning.— Ahmed/My #Elite Group (@big_business_) February 17, 2020
Kehlani and YG just came out with a song on Valentine’s Day, and now they broke up.. again. I- pic.twitter.com/ASPVwnQ0VM— 👑💙 (@flyingsavvy) February 17, 2020Before You Go: Back in December 2019, rap star YG appeared to fire off a warning shot toward Lanez after he posted up a slideshow of pics showing himself chilling in a club with Lani.

Uh oh….. we think we know who this is directed to, too. lol @YG #SOHH #SOHHNews pic.twitter.com/V1VDuDV6sI— SOHH (@sohh) December 11, 2019
View this post on Instagram It’s one thing to want it . A whole other thing to deserve it . Go hard and don’t let nothing stop u today . Make them feel like YOU deserve it . … @louisvuitton thank u for always holding me down A post shared by torylanez (@torylanez) on Dec 10, 2019 at 10:21am PST

Eliza Reign Goes Off On Future For Saying Child Is A “Check Baby”

(AllHipHop News) Future says that his latest baby mama is calling their new bundle of joy “the check baby” and doesn’t claim the little 9-month-old girl because her mama is shady and purposely got knocked up.The rapper filed legal documents accusing Eliza of taking fertility pills when she started having sex with him.
She also allegedly started researching how much money his other children’s mothers received in child support after he had a bit of her "goodie goodie."
In the sing-songy words of Tamar and Toni Braxton, Future must have a “ding-a-ling made of gold.” Why else would the Atlanta-based autotune-using emcee have so many children, by so many women?
Or maybe it is his personality?
Doubt that. Especially when, the “Life is Good” rapper says that his latest baby mama is calling their new bundle of joy, “the check baby.”
According to court documents, Future doesn’t claim the little 9-month-old girl because her mama is shady and purposely got knocked up. Apparently, he forgot how unprotected sex leads to babymaking.
And now, he is asking a Broward County Judge to nix the case against him.
According to Future, his unclaimed daughter only needs about $450 a month to live and that’s all he is trying to toss out.
This would be a definite dent in her plans as she has been bragging about her check baby for a while to her friends.
Eliza snapped on Instagram and appears to be threatening Future with another lawsuit for defamation. Take a look:

Eliza Reign goes after Future on Instagram

Watch: On Sum Bullsh%t Newest Video “Runway”

Renowned LA rap duo (made up of D5 and Smokeone) OSBS's latest video "Runway," directed by L.A.'s Swagggyr (Black Sky Studios), is an abstract dream-like experience, with beautiful women wearing costumes, stacks of money, and neon signs illuminating the debauchery. The original plan when Smoke and D5 connected with Swagggyr was to shoot footage for a different track, but when they saw the abstract location they wanted to capture the spirit of a longer experience from their album. As Smokeone explained, "We were actually supposed to shoot the video for the 'Marathon Intro' but when we got to the spot we saw all the art...we decided we needed to shoot 'Runway' instead." Trippy backgrounds and animal masks set a bizarre scene for this melodic single, with lyrics detailing a lifestyle of non-stop moves, seven days a week:I met that b***h on a Monday/ Walked that one right down the runway/ I am not scared of the gunplay/ I give a f**k what your son say
Despite their youth and the challenges they've faced, OSBS has already delivered two full-length projects that have amazing features and a fiercely smooth sound, 2018's No Cap and the just-released Parental Advisory. Record label mates of the late legend Nipsey Hussle, OSBS has just the right mix of youthful originality and hard-earned wisdom---a combination that has destined them for success. In "Runway," they speak on the value they place on authenticity (N****as don't live what they preach), and as D5 explains, "People will portray something they not. In life, it's important to know the difference." Listen to "Runway" and the rest of Parental Advisory here.

Fireman Band$: Blazing His Way Out Of Brooklyn With New Music

Fireman Band$ describes himself as “a fireball, mixed with love and passion.”Literally. Beyond the explosive energy in his music, his physical appearance demands attention in any given situation.
Rocking a Balenciaga shirt, fire-themed pants, fire nail polish, fire face tats, and red dreads (also reminiscent of fire), the Brooklyn bred rapper arrives in Los Angeles eager to chase his dreams in the music industry.
The “Lose It” artist is also CEO of his own collective titled Green Light Gang, which hails the mantra: “everything is a go!” In order to achieve greatness, you have to go for it. The green light reminds you there are no boundaries in life. Fireman has recently been locked in the studio perfecting his craft, tapping in with standout producers such as 808 Mafia and Bankroll Got It.
AllHipHop caught up with Fireman Band$ shortly before the release of his new single “Lost It,” which fans can expect on his debut EP arriving this Spring.
AllHipHop: Being from Brooklyn, what were you seeing growing up?
Fireman Band$: A lot of culture. A lot of West Indian culture. A lot of violence, and music was my scapegoat.
AllHipHop: Who were your biggest influences growing up?
Fireman Band$: My biggest influences were Lil Wayne, Jay-Z, Eminem, Busta Rhymes, of course Tupac and Biggie Smalls. They all had their own thing I liked, whether it was character or ambition to keep going. I like Tupac’s attitude, that badass attitude. I embody all of them in one.
AllHipHop: What was Fireman like as a kid?
Fireman Band$: I was definitely bad as hell. [laughs] Not even the streets, I was more bad in school. My dad would literally whoop my ass every day. I was the goofball in class. I was that guy. I’d throw crumpled paper at the teacher. Send love letters to the girls in the class, I was that guy.
AllHipHop: At what point did you realize this music thing was forreal?
Fireman Band$: The music became real once I started doing it, I was 18. I was actually incarcerated at the time for some misdemeanor bulls##t. Basically I was hearing songs on the radio because they give you a walkman in jail. I’m like “this music is trash, I could do this.” I started writing music. It got really real when I did my first show in Brooklyn.
AllHipHop: What were you locked up for?
Fireman Band$: To be honest, I don’t even remember because that was not my first time in jail. [chuckles] I was 18, it was a crazy experience.
AllHipHop: What’d you learn behind bars?
Fireman Band$: I don’t think I learned a goddamn thing. I wound up going back to jail a few more times, but it gave me more hunger because I realized I had to get out of here and do something with my life. I went back to jail because I started trappin’ and started selling drugs. But I was selling drugs to afford my music career because I didn’t have money. I was not good with keeping a job.

AllHipHop: Why do they call your music “mosh pit rap”?
Fireman Band$: Because people just turn up and mosh pit every time my song plays. That’s really what it is. Honestly, I wouldn’t even call it mosh pit rap. It’s a mixture of things because I have all kinds of music. Once all my music starts coming out, people are really not going to be able to label me as one specific kind of person. I’m just going to be an artist, that’s really what I want to do.
AllHipHop: How’d you get your name?
Fireman Band$: Fireman, I was thinking of superheroes or evil villains. Superman, Spiderman. I’ve always dealt with having a fire name. My nickname growing up was Salsa Picante, which means hot sauce in Spanish. I was a basketball player and my idol who was playing basketball, his name is actually Hot Sauce. So I was the Spanish version of him. I kept a fire when it came using the superhero/villain name. I’m like “hmm, Fireman!” Then obviously the term ‘bands’ means money. Also, my last name’s Santana. My friends called me Bandtana. I just shortened it so it was Fireman Band$.
AllHipHop: What can we expect from your new single “Lose It”?
Fireman Band$: You can expect a lot of energy. A lot of fun. The music video’s dope, I shot it in the mountains. We went snowboarding. I never snowboarded before in my life. We went to the highest mountain possible. Because I skated before, I thought that this would be an easy task — but Lord knows it was not. I almost killed myself 5 different times.
There were professional snowboarders that said how they had life-threatening injuries at one point, I’m like “f##k.” Mind you, there’s no way to get down unless you skated down. It was all or nothing. I slid down the mountain most of it, but I got some good shots. The song is an amazing song and the video is really lit.

Fireman Band$Photo cred: Lisseyelle Laricchia
AllHipHop: What is it you want fans to get from your story?
Fireman Band$: Don’t stop. I came up with this team called Green Light Gang. A green light means go. Go for your dreams or goals. I’ve been in jail, I’ve been in situations where I wouldn’t be alive. Don’t let nothing stop you from doing what you want. Sometimes people’s opinions can make a person change their outlook on things, I just say f##k what everybody else thinks and just do you.
AllHipHop: What is it you want to do ultimately?
Fireman Band$: Ultimately, I want to definitely change the world with my music. Definitely want to give back to communities that are less fortunate. I want to buy my mom a house and a car, and buy my kids a house and cars. Get married and have children.
AllHipHop: How old are your children?
Fireman Band$: 5 and 6.
AllHipHop: What’s the best part of being a father?
Fireman Band$: The best part of being a dad is seeing my kids, they’re the younger version of me. I get to relive my childhood.
AllHipHop: When did you get your first face tat?
Fireman Band$: I believe I was 17. I’m 26. My first tat was actually the kiss. At that point, I was a real ladies man and thought it was real player-like to be like “oh yeah, the girls love kissing on me.” That was my attitude and I put a bunch of kisses all over me.
AllHipHop: What do your parents think of the tattoos?
Fireman Band$: My mom cursed me out a bunch of times. After the 10th tattoo, she was over it. She’s like “do what you want.”

Destiny’s Child’s ‘Say My Name’ Gets Remixed in ‘Candyman’ Trailer

Destiny’s Child is getting the Jordan Peele treatment.
The group’s Grammy-winning hit “Say My Name” gets a creepy makeover in the first trailer for Peele’s highly-anticipated reimagining of the 1992 classic Candyman.
The two-minute clip for the horror reboot arrived this morning and features blood, mirrors, bees, and an eerily slowed-down version of “Say My Name,” which spent three weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 in March 2000.
The movie, produced by Get Out‘s Peele and directed by Nia DaCosta (Little Woods), stars Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (Us), Teyonah Parris (If Beale Street Could Talk), Nathan Stewart-Jarrett (Misfits), and Colman Domingo (Fear the Walking Dead).
The original movie focused on the Candyman, a former slave and artist who was brutally murdered in the 19th century. According to urban legend, he returns when you say his name five times in the mirror. The remake centers around the surviving baby from the first film, Anthony McCoy (Abdul-Mateen), a visual artist who becomes interested in the Candyman legend.
He conjures up the ghost’s killer spirit by setting up an exhibit featuring a mirror during which he dares participants to say his name. But he quickly regrets his decision. “I think I made a mistake. I brought him back,” says McCoy.
Peele previously flipped the Luniz’ ’90s hit “I Got 5 on It” for last year’s blockbuster Us.
Candyman hits theaters on June 12. Watch the trailer below.

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Megan Thee Stallion Wakes Up The Thirst Trap Twerking To Drake + Chris Brown

Texas hip-hop artist Megan Thee Stallion is giving the thirst trap exactly what it needs. The rap superstar went online this week to share steamy footage of herself showing off major curve game.

Big Facts: This week, Megan delivered jaw-dropping twerking footage turning up to music stars Chris Brown and Drake‘s “No Guidance.”

View this post on Instagram #megantheestallion shaking it 👀 . . [Peep #SOHH.com hourly for the latest news!] #SOHHNews #HipHop #RapNews #MustRead #MusicNews #50Cent #Drake #LilWayne #KodakBlack #CashMoney #Future #YoungThug #NickiMinaj #CardiB #Migos #Offset #GucciMane #KendrickLamar #TDE #NBAYoungBoy #OVO #Quavo #NipseyHussle #JAYZ #LilUziVert A post shared by SOHH (@sohhdotcom) on Feb 26, 2020 at 11:24am PST

High-Key Details: Meg recently donned the cover of Rolling Stone with Normani and Top Dawg Entertainment singer SZA.

View this post on Instagram we been shaping the future 🤎🤎🤎 @rollingstone happy black history month A post shared by Normani (@normani) on Feb 19, 2020 at 3:14pm PSTWait, There’s More: In December 2019, SZA went to Twitter to respond to a fan asking about her possibly collaborating with Meg.

Now das already cut n recorded 🤷🏾‍♀️😈 https://t.co/QqyEsL9Ksq— SZA (@sza) December 23, 2019Before You Go: In mid-February, Thee Stallion shared two minutes of birthday highlights from her 25th born day festivities.

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Jadakiss Pushes Back ‘Ignatius’ Album Release Date to March 6

Jadakiss was set to release new album Ignatius tonight (Feb. 28th) but according to information received by HHNM, the date has been pushed back to March 6th.

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The exact reason for the one week delay is not confirmed but it could be connected with Pusha T revealing last week that they had pulled the ‘Huntin Season‘ collaboration off streaming services in wake of Pop Smoke’s death. “‘Hunting Season’ was a request that IcePick Jay (RIP) always had and in light of his death, me and Kiss made an incredible song,” Pusha wrote in the caption of an Instagram post. The song contained some shots at other rappers, with many thinking they were directed towards Drake. “With that being said, the whole concept of ‘Hunting Season’ and the hypothetical ideas of ‘killing rappers’ isn’t sitting well with me while mourning the death of Pop Smoke. Rest in Peace POP and condolences to his family.”

Ignatius is set to feature additional guests such as Rick Ross (on ‘Kisses to The Sky‘), PnB Rock, Ty Dolla Sign and more.
“The New York hip-hop community is mourning the untimely passing of one of our brightest young stars, and I felt it was best to pause for a moment to come together and reflect. The IGNATIUS album means a lot to me – it celebrates the life of my brother Icepick Jay, another one we lost too soon.” says Jada on the album.

R. Kelly Defaults In Case Over Sexual Abuse Of 16-Year-Old

(AllHipHop News) A judge has ruled embattled singer R. Kelly defaulted on a sex abuse lawsuit in Chicago, Illinois after failing to show up in court.The civil lawsuit was filed by Heather Williams, who claims she met the star on a Chicago street in 1998 and he lured her into having sex with him when she was 16.
Judge Moira S. Johnson granted the default judgment against the "I Believe I Can Fly hitmaker," who is currently being held in custody, after he was absent from yet another hearing in the case, after previously skipping appearances for hernia surgery and refusing transportation from jail.
The case will be up for a final hearing on March 10th.
R. Kelly, full name Robert Sylvester Kelly, is scheduled for an April trial in Chicago federal court on charges of creating and possessing child pornography and sexual exploitation of a minor.
He is also scheduled to go to trial in July in New York federal court on racketeering, sex-trafficking and bribery charges.
However, his lawyer Steve Greenberg is hopeful the Chicago trial will be postponed after the "Ignition" star was hit with fresh federal charges that he sexually abused another minor victim over four years, starting when she was 14 or 15 years old, on Valentine’s Day.
Kelly will be arraigned on the new indictment on March 5th.

DJ Khaled Is 100 Percent Here For Drake’s New TOP BOY Netflix Season

We The Best CEO DJ Khaled might be counting down the days until “Top Boy” is streaming new episodes. The hip-hop producer has shared his support for the popular series’ upcoming season.

Big Facts: This week, Khaled hopped on Instagram to co-sign show producer Drake‘s series confirming a new season is on deck.

View this post on Instagram @topboynetflix TOP 🔑 @champagnepapi A post shared by DJ KHALED (@djkhaled) on Feb 26, 2020 at 4:29pm PST

High-Key Details: On Wednesday, Drake hit up his social media pages to deliver news about the new season.

View this post on Instagram WE BAAAAAAAACK @topboynetflix A post shared by champagnepapi (@champagnepapi) on Feb 26, 2020 at 3:23pm PST
We’re back. TOP BOY Season 2 begins filming this spring. @AshleyWalters82, @TheRealKano, @onlymikes_ and @LittleSimz will return as Dushane, Sully, Jamie and Shelley. Stay tuned.— Top Boy (@topboynetflix) February 26, 2020
View this post on Instagram If you don’t know, now you knowwwww…………… so happy I can finally share with you that we’ve been confirmed for another season and I cannot wait to start filming this for all of us. This is gonna be even more special than the first 🙏🏾 A post shared by #TopBoy #BlueStoryMovie (@michealward) on Feb 26, 2020 at 7:41am PSTWait, There’s More: In September 2019, Drake shared a well-groomed pic of himself and plugged his “Top Boy” series.

View this post on Instagram Taking me for granted I can tell. A post shared by champagnepapi (@champagnepapi) on Sep 9, 2019 at 3:23am PDT
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Before You Go: A few years ago, Drake dished on his decision to help bring “Top Boy” back to TV and to get personally involved.

Drake told The Hollywood Reporter in 2017 that he was captured by the depiction of London in the series. “And that human element drew me in,” he added. “I started just looking them up. Like, who are these people? Are these actors I should know? Are they just famous over there? I remember I hit Future, and I was just like, ‘This show is incredible.’” Partnering with Netflix, Drake brought together the original writing and directing team to create a follow-up. The series is written by Ronan Bennett alongside Daniel West, with director Yann Demange also returning along with producers Charles Steel and Alasdair Flind. (Radio Times)

Megan Thee Stallion Readies New Album ‘Suga’ for May

Calling all Hotties.
Megan Thee Stallion is eyeing a May release for her debut album Suga. The 25-year-old Houston rapper, who graces the cover of Rolling Stone alongside SZA and Normani, reveals that she wants to drop the highly-anticipated project in early May in honor of her late mother.
“May 2nd is my mom’s birthday,” she tells the magazine.
Megan’s mother, Holly Thomas, was a bill collector and Houston rapper known as Holly-Wood, who introduced her to hip-hop and was also her first manager. In March 2019, Megan lost her mom to brain cancer, as well as her great-grandmother, with whom she was also close.
“[The losses] weigh on me, but I know what my mom and my grandma would want me to do,” she says. “My mama is a very strong woman. She raised me to be super strong. If I got the platform to spread positivity, I’m gonna do it.”

Last month, she dropped the album’s lead single “B.I.T.C.H.,” which samples Tupac Shakur’s “Ratha Be Ya Ni**a.” She has been recording in Cabo, Miami, Los Angeles, and Texas with collaborators including SZA, Kehlani, and The Neptunes. Pharrell even gave her the nickname “Megan Thee Machine” for her work ethic.
“I would go in and write a song and the beat would sound one way, but by the time he gets done to it, it’s a whole new song,” she says of working with Pharrell. “I had never worked with a producer before that goes back in on his own beats and changes a bunch of stuff, like post-production. ‘Wow, these beats don’t even be done? That’s crazy.’ ”
The Hot Girl plans to show a more “sensitive” side on Suga, named after her newest persona. “When I started making music, I was making music that I liked,” she says. “I’m making ratchet shit, turn up shit. I’m doing me. I wasn’t thinking about anybody else in my music. I wasn’t thinking about kids, and I’m not thinking about other races. I wasn’t thinking about anybody but me and my brand, but when I go and I see these other artists, and when I go to some of my friend’s shows, and I’m looking at who’s in the crowd, and I’m looking at even my god-sister, they’re six, seven, eight, and they’re singing my songs. I’m like, ‘Okay. Let me give y’all something a little deeper, because I definitely want to grow with my music. I want to grow up with my music.”

Watch The Trailer For The Jordan Peele-Produced 'Candyman' Movie

(AllHipHop News) Back in 1992, filmmaker Bernard Rose introduced a new slasher film character called Candyman. Oscar-winner Jordan Peele (Get Out, Us) has taken on the task of producing a fresh version of the classic horror flick.The new Candyman stars Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Teyonah Parris, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Colman Domingo. This time the movie was directed by Nia DaCosta (Top Boy) who is also credited as a screenwriter along with Peele and Win Rosenfeld.
A description for DaCosta's Candyman reads:

For as long as residents can remember, the housing projects of Chicago’s Cabrini Green neighborhood were terrorized by a word-of-mouth ghost story about a supernatural killer with a hook for a hand, easily summoned by those daring to repeat his name five times into a mirror. In present day, a decade after the last of the Cabrini towers were torn down, visual artist Anthony McCoy (Yahya Abdul-Mateen II) and his girlfriend, gallery director Brianna Cartwright (Teyonah Parris), move into a luxury loft condo in Cabrini, now gentrified beyond recognition and inhabited by upwardly mobile millennials.
With Anthony’s painting career on the brink of stalling, a chance encounter with a Cabrini Green old-timer (Colman Domingo) exposes Anthony to the tragically horrific nature of the true story behind Candyman. Anxious to maintain his status in the Chicago art world, Anthony begins to explore these macabre details in his studio as fresh grist for paintings, unknowingly opening a door to a complex past that unravels his own sanity and unleashes a terrifyingly viral wave of violence that puts him on a collision course with destiny.

Candyman is scheduled to hit North American theaters on June 12 via Universal Pictures, Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures, and Monkeypaw Productions in association with BRON Creative. David Kern, Aaron L. Gilbert, and Jason Cloth serve as executive producers. The film is based on the Candyman motion picture written by Bernard Rose and “The Forbidden” short story by Clive Barker.

Doja Cat Goes Disco in ‘Say So’ Video

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Boogie nights. While the song continues to burn up the charts, Doja Cat busts out the groovy video for her hit “Say So.”
The disco-themed visual was shot at the famed Sheats-Goldstein Residence in Los Angeles and was directed by Hannah Lux Davis (Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj). A blonde Doja dazzles in retro looks including a shimmery dress while flirting with her male co-star. At one point, she even walks a tiger on a leash before boogieing down under disco lights.
“Say So,” which has become a TikTok sensation, appears on Doja’s album Hot Pink and has become one of her biggest hits to date with over 150 million streams worldwide. The track currently sits at No. 51 on the Billboard Hot 100, one spot above her Tyga-assisted single “Juicy.”

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Last night, Doja stopped by “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” for the first televised performance of “Say So.”
She will hit the road this spring on her “Hot Pink Tour.” The North American trek kicks off March 25 in Chicago before making stops in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Toronto, and Coachella in April. Tickets go on sale tomorrow at 10 a.m. local time.

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Things Get Awkward When Angela Simmons & Romeo Miller Show Up At The Same Event [VIDEO]

(AllHipHop News) The failed romantic relationship between Angela Simmons and Romeo Miller is playing out on the current season of Growing Up Hip Hop. Viewers will get to see what happens when Rev Run's daughter and Master P's son cross paths at Egypt Criss' engagement party."I'm not approaching Romeo, and I didn't do nothing wrong to him. Whether he talks to me right now or doesn't, that's on you," says Simmons during her on-camera interview.

The scene is filled with an overwhelming level of awkwardness as Simmons, Miller, and other cast members recognize the two estranged friends are clearly avoiding each other. Romeo eventually walks over to talk to Angela's sister, Vanessa Simmons, which causes an even more uncomfortable vibe in the venue.
Growing Up Hip Hop airs Thursdays at 9 pm ET on WE tv. Tonight's "New Chapters" episode will also cover Rev Run feeling blindsided by his son JoJo getting cold feet before his wedding as well as Egypt's fiancé Sammattick exposing a secret that nobody saw coming.