1. Missy Elliot drops dope new single and music video, “I’m Better.”
Queen of Aesthetic, and everything in between, Missy Elliot just dropped a new single and visual Friday evening called “I’m Better” featuring Lamb. Of course, she never fails to give us visuals that make you watch over and over again. And not for nothing, but the title of the song certainly fits the given situation.
2. Chance the Rapper & Ziggy Marley remake the Arthur theme song via The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.
Over the weekend, Chance the Rapper made a cameo on the Stephen Colbert Show to appear in a skit where they remade the Arthur theme song, originally written and performed by Ziggy Marley. I’m sure this was pretty exciting for Chance because he’s a huge fan of Ziggy Marley and this song.
Check out his old cover with the Social Experiment and Jessie Ware below!
3. New music from Taylor Bennett, Broad Shoulders.
Speaking of Chance the Rapper, his little brother, Taylor Bennett just dropped a visual of a love story titled and sound-tracked by his debut album released in 2015, Broad Shoulders. It’s amazing to see him actively creating after an out pour of support following his coming out.
Get into Broad Shoulders below!
4. Americans protest against the ban with #WETOOAREAMERICA.
Americans have been very vocal about the executive orders that have been signed over this weekend. Paying homage to the many strong, resilient immigrants and refugees came the #WETOOAREAMERICA. One of the many people to participate in this hashtag protest was budding superstar, Yara Shahidi. Check out her tweet about being Iranian and Black below!
— Yara shahidi (@YaraShahidi) January 28, 2017
5. Mariah Carey is up to something, should we be expecting some new collabs?
On a lighter note, pictures of Mariah Carey have been floating around showing the diva hanging out with some of today’s hottest artists. Mariah is definitely well known for some epic hip-hop collaborations. I wonder what’s coming up next? Check out a snippet released of her singing a what sound like a possible new single.
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