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Lizzo Reveals Battle With Depression & Almost Quitting Music 

Posted by Azania Friday, July 26, 2019 9:37:00 AM
Lizzo is having a breakout year. Her major label debut, Cuz I Love You, was met with positive reviews, she's appearing in the film Hustlers, and her presence and performance abilities during award shows continues to help her star rise. However, she was ready to give up on her musical dreams just two short years ago.
 
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Natalie Portman Will Bring The Hammer As A Female Thor In 'Love And Thunder' 

Posted by Azania Monday, July 22, 2019 11:33:00 AM
Welcome, Ms. Portman, to the league of Marvel Cinematic Universe superheroes.
 
Natalie Portman is making a comeback to the MCU's "Thor" franchise, but this time she gets her own shot at swinging the hammer. That's right, Lady Thor is here, and she's ready to bring the thunder.
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Lashana Lynch Makes History With 007 Role for Bond 25 

Posted by Azania Monday, July 15, 2019 2:26:00 PM

Congratulations are in order for Lashana Lynch!

According to The Mail on Sunday, the 31-year-old actress will play 007 in the new James Bond film.

While Daniel Craig will reprise his role as Bond in the upcoming (and currently untitled) movie, Lynch will come in as a new secret agent and take over his famous codename.

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The Story of Bajan Artist Sheena Rose Featured On Vogue Instagram Page  

Posted by Azania Wednesday, July 10, 2019 12:51:00 PM

According to a caption on the Vogue Instagram page, Bajan Sheena Rose will be featured this week. The posts give a snippet of about Sheena Rose herself and how she creates her art: 

"Sheena Rose’s (@sheenaroseartist) work can get pretty personal – and she is not shy about it. “I am a black Caribbean woman from Barbados, and I strongly identify with that,” says the artist, who lives in the easternmost end of the island, St Philip. “Do not look for me to make it easier for you. I say what I have to say.”
 

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Whitney Houston Earns First Hot 100 Debut in 10 Years With Kygo Collab 'Higher Love' 

Posted by Azania Tuesday, July 9, 2019 8:48:00 AM

The remake of Steve Winwood's 1986 No. 1 is Houston's first posthumous entrance.
Whitney Houston charts her first posthumous debut on the Billboard Hot 100, as "Higher Love" with Kygo enters at No. 63.

The song (billed as by Kygo X Whitney Houston and released on RCA Records) reworks Steve Winwood's anthem, which topped the Hot 100 dated Aug. 30, 1986. The Whitney Houston estate offered Kygo the archival recording of her original cover, which was previously released as a Japan-only bonus track on the physical version of her 1990 album I'm Your Baby Tonight.

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Stevie Wonder Will Undergo A Kidney Transplant 

Posted by Azania Monday, July 8, 2019 7:46:00 AM

While performing his classic "Superstition" in front of a sold-out London audience this weekend, Stevie Wonder announced he would be taking a break to attend to a medical need.

"I'm going to be doing three shows then taking a break," he said. "I'm having surgery. I'm going to have a kidney transplant at the end of September this year."

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Instagram Down: App Broken And Failing To Load Amid Whatsapp And Facebook Issues 

Posted by Azania Wednesday, July 3, 2019 12:35:00 PM

Instagram has stopped working amid a huge Facebook outage.

Both parent company Facebook as well as sibling company WhatsApp are both having strange issues at the same time, users report.

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Chris Brown Claps Back (Again) After Criticism Over Colorist Lyrics 

Posted by Azania Wednesday, July 3, 2019 7:53:00 AM

Chris Brown came under fire for a lyrics he sang on his latest album, INDIGO. The words in question can be heard on the song "Need A Stack," where he sings about how he "Only wanna f**k the black b**ches with the nice hair."

After an understandable and expected wave of criticism came his way due, Brown wrote that detractors are “tripping trippin" over the rude lyrics.

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Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Dave Bartholomew Dies at 100 

Posted by Azania Monday, June 24, 2019 9:39:00 AM

Dave Bartholomew, a New Orleans music pioneer best known for his songs with R&B legend Fat Domino, has died. He was 100.

Bartholomew, who co-wrote and produced such hits as “Ain’t That a Shame,” ″I’m Walkin’” and “Let the Four Winds Blow,” died Sunday in a New Orleans hospital, his eldest son Dave Bartholomew Jr. told the Associated Press.

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Rihanna Was Asked How It Feels To Be Called The Richest Female Musician And Her Answer Might Surprise You 

Posted by Azania Friday, June 21, 2019 7:21:00 AM

In case you didn't hear, allow me to break the news: Rihanna is now the richest female musician on planet Earth.
 
Big deserved energy if you ask me, which you didn't, but there's my opinion anyway.

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Rihanna Brings Awareness To Sudan Massacre 

Posted by Azania Wednesday, June 12, 2019 7:14:00 AM

Rihanna is using her platform the right way. Rih recently took to social media on Tuesday (June 11) to bring awareness to the crisis happening in Sudan at the moment.

For those of you who are uninformed, the former president of Sudan was removed from his position of power. Since then, the country's people have been calling for a democratic government. Unfortunately, their call to action has not been met with positive feedback. According to reports, the Sudanese military has reacted viciously, reportedly killing, injuring, and raping peaceful protesters.

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Rihanna Dishes on Her Relationship With Boyfriend Hassan Jameel 

Posted by Azania Tuesday, June 11, 2019 7:08:00 AM
Rihanna is no longer hiding under her umbrella when it comes to talking about her love life! The “Diamonds” songstress got candid while speaking about her relationship with boyfriend Hassan Jameel during a new interview — and that’s not all she opened up about.
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