Drake Apparently Unfollowed Taylor Swift After Sharing A Screenshot Of The Billboard Charts With “Anti-Hero” Erased From The Top Spot And People Really Aren’t Happy About It
Drake is being called out for belittling women’s success after covering “Anti-Hero” in his pic of the charts, with fans suggesting that Taylor would be “dragged for the rest of her life” if the roles were reversed.View Entire Post ›news.yahoo.com
LeBron trading card could fetch record price at auction
LeBron James might be on the cusp of setting another record. A one-of-a-kind James trading card — called the “Triple Logoman” — is up for auction this month, with some believing that it wind up as the most expensive card ever sold. The current record is $6.6 million that was spent for a Honus Wagner trading card last year.news.yahoo.com
Louis C.K. Wins Grammy for Best Comedy Album, Proving Once Again That ‘Cancel Culture’ Is a Myth
Kevin Mazur/GettyIf only this hadn’t been so predictable. Louis C.K., who in 2017 confirmed sexual misconduct allegations made by five different women, won a Grammy Sunday night for Best Comedy Album. The nomination for Sincerely Louis C.K. was his first since his accusers came forward. This year’s Grammys already felt a little cursed. Kanye’s been banned from performing; The Weeknd is boycotting; Drake withdrew his nominations; and on top of C.K., Marilyn Manson and Dr. Luke have both receivednews.yahoo.com
New this week: 'Sex and the City,' Juice Wrld and Will Smith
This week’s new entertainment releases include a double album from Alicia Keys and a posthumous one from Juice Wrld, Sandra Bullock playing an ex-con in the Netflix film “The Unforgivable” and Will Smith testing himself in a wildlife documentary series.
Clips of musicians including Dave Grohl and Adele responding to potentially injured concert-goers resurface after 8 people died during Travis Scott's Astroworld
Following 8 deaths during Travis Scott's Astroworld festival, social media users are highlighting how other musicians have reacted to issues in crowds.news.yahoo.com
Travis Scott, Drake, Live Nation, others sued by concertgoers over deadly crowd surge at Astroworld music festival
Rappers Travis Scott and Drake, as well as Live Nation and others are among the defendants in at least three suits. The "mass casualty incident" occurred during Scott's performance on Friday night, authorities said.cbsnews.com
Drake tops Wichita State for first NCAA win in 50 years
– Joseph Yesufu scored 21 points and Drake beat Wichita State 53-52 on Thursday night in the First Four, the Bulldogs' first NCAA Tournament win in a half-century. Wichita State left for the American Athletic Conference in 2017. Both mid-major powers were given at-large bids into the NCAA field, and their matchup was dominated by defense — Drake shot 38% while Wichita State shot 34%. We just didn’t get it done tonight.”Drake missed 10 straight shots as Wichita State built an early 18-6 lead. Wichita State was scoreless for the last five minutes of the half.
LA police: Armie Hammer under sexual assault investigation
FILE - Armie Hammer attends the 13th Annual Go Gala on Nov. 16, 2019, in Los Angeles. Los Angeles police said Thursday, March 18, 2021, that they are investigating actor Armie Hammer for sexual assault. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES – Actor Armie Hammer is under investigation for sexual assault, Los Angeles police said Thursday. Hammer is the main suspect in a sexual assault that was reported to police on Feb. 3, LAPD spokesman Officer Drake Madison said. The Associated Press does not generally identify alleged victims of sexual assault.
Loyola Chicago gets MVC crown over Drake, 7th NCAA berth
20 Loyola Chicago to a 75-65 win over Drake in the Missouri Valley Conference championship game Sunday for a spot in the NCAA Tournament. Keith Clemons added 13 points for Loyola, which has won six in a row and 17 of its past 18. Loyola Chicago, which hit 10 of 24 shots (63%) in the opening half, won its three tournament games by a total of 50 points. BIG PICTURELoyola Chicago: Heading to the NCAA Tournament for the seventh time and first since the 2018 team reached the Final Four. UP NEXTChicago Loyola: Will be making its second NCAA Tournament appearance in the past 31 years.
NCAA bubble trouble: Pandemic pushes mid-majors to margins
Earning a bid to the NCAA Tournament won't pull Drake out of its financial hole, but every little bit helps. Earning a bid to the NCAA Tournament won't pull Drake out of its financial hole, but every little bit helps. The cancellation of the NCAA Tournament last year because of the pandemic forced the association to slash its revenue distribution to schools and conferences by $375 million. Streaking San Diego State (NET 19) is looking good, but if the Aztecs win the Mountain West tournament, that could leave Colorado State (NET 40), Boise State (NET 43) and Utah State (NET 47) outside the field. A-10 Commissioner Bernadette McGlade said she is not as concerned about the potential loss of NCAA Tournament revenue as the loss of exposure.
EXPLAINER: What is Clubhouse, the buzzy new audio chat app?
The icon for the social media app Clubhouse is seen on a smartphone screen in Beijing, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021. You can also download the app and get on a waiting list to be let into Clubhouse. Although Clubhouse hasn't divulged how many people are using its service, its app has been downloaded 5.3 million times, according to analytics firm App Annie. Thousands of Chinese users have flocked to the app in recent months, lured by the unfettered discussions it allowed with people abroad — particularly about democracy, Taiwan and other sensitive topics. Users still could download it if they had access to an Apple app store abroad.
Valparaiso hands No. 25 Drake its 1st loss of season, 74-57
Drake head coach Darian DeVries reacts as his team falls behind in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Valparaiso, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021, in Valparaiso, Ind. Ben Krikke scored 15 points and Valparaiso held onto a second-half lead, pulling away to beat the Bulldogs 74-57 Sunday. The loss by Drake (18-1, 9-1 Missouri Valley) left No. “We’re not going to overreact to a loss,” third-year Drake coach Darian DeVries said. Drake had recently come back double-digit deficits against Missouri State and Valparaiso as well as surviving an overtime thriller against Illinois State.
COVID-19: How a new disinfectant could last for days
“I went to a local grocery store, and I watched an employee in due diligence spray disinfectant on a surface and immediately wipe it off. Meaning that surfaces need to be wiped down again and again to stay clean from a number of viruses including COVID-19. That’s why scientist Drake is creating a long-lasting, disinfectant spray that could act in under 30 seconds and last for hours, or even days, using cerium oxide nanoparticles. Drake formed a private company, Kismet Technologies, to further develop and market the new disinfectant, working alongside Seal, who specializes in cerium oxide nanoparticles. Cerium oxide nanoparticles have previously been used in a wide range of therapies from healing diabetic wounds to reducing damage from radiation.
Drake bests Aretha Franklin, Wonder to set Billboard record
1 hit on Billboard's R&B/Hip-Hop songs chart, Drake has bested a record previously held by icons Aretha Franklin and Stevie Wonder. Drake's “Laugh Now Cry Later," featuring rapper Lil Durk, reached the No. Wonder and Franklin, who died in 2018, each have had 20 songs top the chart. 1 hits on the R&B/Hip-Hop songs chart, 12 include him in the leading role, including “God’s Plan,” “In My Feelings,” “Hotline Bling,” “Hold On, We’re Going Home” and “Best I Ever Had,” his first major hit released in 2009. Earlier this year, 34-year-old Drake made Billboard chart history when he set a new record for most songs on the Hot 100 chart — Billboard's main songs chart that includes all music genres.
Meet Amit Mehta, the judge for Google's antitrust case
The Justice Department’s antitrust lawsuit against Google has a judge: Obama appointee Amit Mehta, who was assigned the case Wednesday morning in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. He went to elite U.S. universities, clerked for an appellate court judge and worked for both a D.C. law firm with high-profile clients and as a public defender attorney for low-income clients. As a judge, he’s ruled that lawmakers should get the president’s financial records and has sprinkled his music appreciation into opinions. The Supreme Court sent that case back to a lower court and it is ongoing. He earned his undergraduate degree from Georgetown University in 1993 and graduated from the University of Virginia’s law school in 1997.
Glamorous Miami club caught in power struggle over the virus
LIV owner David Grutman poses for a photograph at the nightclub, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, in Miami Beach, Fla. LIV, one of Miami's most glamorous, star-studded nightclubs sits empty and quiet these days, a casualty of both the coronavirus outbreak and a power struggle between state and local government over how to contain the scourge. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
Glamorous Miami club caught in power struggle over the virus
The parties at the club are so legendary they have inspired lyrics from Drake, Kanye West and Rick Ross. Today, LIV sits quiet and empty — a casualty not just of the coronavirus outbreak but of a power struggle between state and local government over how to contain the scourge. “I cried real tears,” the 46-year-old Grutman said of his last visit to the shuttered club and nightlife's seemingly bygone era. Grutman has fielded countless calls from DJs begging to be the first when the club reopens. Others have asked to host Zoom parties from LIV, but Grutman just isn't into it.
BET Awards highlight Black voices as artists went political
The BET Awards served as an extension of the voices of Black people protesting in the streets about the inequalities Black people face daily, as artists used their performances to highlight the Black Lives Matter movement, civil rights and the lives of those lost because of police officers, including George Floyd. The BET Awards kicked off with Black artists rapping and singing anthems about the Black experience and fighting for equal rights. Nipsey’s family, we love you.”The BET Awards, one of the first awards shows to air virtually, featured performances that were sharp with artsy stage production, giving extra life to the songs being performed. “I used to watch the BET Awards all the time thinking, ‘One day that’s going to be me going up there accepting my award’ — and now it is.”Though the BET Awards are technically about handing out trophies, the awards were an afterthought. Beyoncé won the BET HER award for “Brown Skin Girl,” shared with daughter Blue Ivy Carter as well as Wizkid and Saint JHN.
New this week: 'Clemency,' BET Awards, HAIM, 'Doctor Sleep'
(Neon via AP)Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. Written and directed by Chinonye Chukwu, “Clemency” was well-reviewed but got unjustly overshadowed by some of the higher profile awards contenders when it was released in December. “Doctor Sleep: The Director’s Cut”: This Danny Torrance-focused sequel to “The Shining” was a little divisive upon release, which wasn’t all that surprising. — Film Writer Lindsey BahrMUSICGrey Daze: Fans of the late Grammy-winning screeching rock singer Chester Bennington will get a chance to hear him one more time. HAIM: It’s been three years since sister trio HAIM have released a new album.
Drake Jokingly Responds After Being Booed Offstage During Surprise Camp Flog Gnaw Performance
The Canadian rapper made a surprise appearance at Tyler, the Creator's Camp Flog Gnaw Festival at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California, over the weekend. Plot twist...just signed a 10 year residency at Camp Flog Gnaw sorry kids see you EVERY SINGLE YEAR till you are 30 , he wrote. Heres a video from Camp Flog Gnaw. Its been love.pic.twitter.com/n1BYrvLThc Andrs Tardio (@AndresWrites) November 11, 2019The post came after Tyler the Creator spoke out about the drama, criticizing those who booed Drake at the event. RELATED CONTENT:Tyler, the Creator Reacts to Drake Getting Booed After Surprise Headlining His FestivalKylie Jenner and Drake Not Dating Despite Reports, Sources Say
Kylie Jenner and Drake Not Dating Despite Reports, Sources Say
Kylie Jenner might be in her feelings following her split from Travis Scott, but that doesn't mean she's dating Drake. ET can confirm that the 22-year-old makeup mogul is not in a relationship with the 33-year-old rapper, despite recent reports. Kylie has known Drake for a very long time, but they are just friends. A source close to Drake told ET that the musician and Kylie are not romantically involved and not seeing one another. RELATED CONTENT: Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott Not Back Together, Despite Reuniting for Halloween (Source) Embed Code RestartKylie Jenner and Travis Scott Spend Halloween Together, Hanging Out 'More and More'Kylie Jenner Sports Similar Mermaid Costume to Kim Kardashian 7 Years AgoKylie Jenner Throws Caitlyn a 70th Birthday Dinner and Her Famous Sisters Show Up: Pics
Shay Mitchell Fires Back at Critics Slamming Her for Attending Drake's Party After
Shay Mitchell isn't letting the mom shamers get her down. The former Pretty Little Liars star took to her Instagram Story on Wednesday to hit back at commenters who criticized her for attending Drake's birthday party "days" after welcoming her baby girl. Mitchell, who welcomed her daughter with boyfriend Matte Babel, documented her journey to becoming a mom on her YouTube Original series, Almost Ready. "This is definitely the most intense experience of my life," Mitchell said in the video. RELATED CONTENT:Shay Mitchell Feared She Was Having Another Miscarriage During Intense 33-Hour LaborShay Mitchell Gives Birth to First Child With Boyfriend Matte Babel
BET Hip Hop Awards 2019: Winners list
Megan Thee Stallion speaks onstage at the BET Hip Hop Awards on Saturday, October 5, 2019 in Atlanta. ATLANTA - The 2019 BET Hip Hop Awards aired Tuesday night, and it was a good one for J. Cole, and newcomer Megan Thee Stallion. Stallion and Lil Nas X received two awards, as did Cardi B and Travis Scott. Lil Kim was feted with the 2019 I Am Hip Hop honor and performed a medley of her hits. Billy Ray Cyrus - "Old Town Road (Remix)" - *WINNERTravis Scott Feat.
Drake 'hurt' by father's allegations he faked drama to sell records
Drake accepts the Best Rap Song award for "God's Plan" onstage during the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on Feb. 10, 2019, in Los Angeles. The rapper recently took to his Instagram stories to post a note about his dad, Dennis Graham. My father will say anything to anyone that's willing to listen to him," Drake wrote in his note. "Every bar I ever spit was the truth and the truth is hard for some people to accept." He insisted he had "always been with Drake" and alleged his son was manufacturing drama between them to make money.
Celine Dion doesn't want Drake to tattoo her face on his body
Singer Celine Dion performs during the 2017 Billboard Music Awards at T-Mobile Arena on May 21, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (CNN) - Just because you loved her, Drake, it doesn't mean that Celine Dion wants her face on your body. The singer has asked her fellow Canadian to not get a Celine Dion tattoo. "Please, Drake, I love you very much," Dion said during an interview with iHeartRadio Canada. Whatever you want, but please..."The singer's reasoning is that she doesn't think her face will age well on Drake's body as time goes on.
Kelly Clarkson Can't Remember Meghan Markle's Name, But Has a Funny Question for Her
In a game called Hot Hands on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Monday, Clarkson is shown photos of stars and asked to tell the audience one question shed ask them. But when a photo of Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex pops up, Clarkson is at a loss. Finally, DeGeneres, who met with Markle and her husband, Prince Harry, over the summer, provides Clarkson with her name. Actually I love Suits, Clarkson declares. I would probably ask her to sing with me first of all, and then I would ask her how she keeps up with her schedule, she says.
Oil legend T. Boone Pickens dies
(CNN) - Legendary oil man T. Boone Pickens, whose investments helped shape the American energy industry going back to the 1950s, has died at the age of 91. Pickens announced his retirement from the oil and gas industry in January 2018 due to his poor health. A longtime maverick in the US energy industry, Pickens began a campaign in 2008 to help the US lessen its dependence on oil from OPEC nations. I have always believed that maintaining the status quo inevitably leads to failure," Pickens wrote in an op-ed for Forbes in 2017. "Back then, the notion that shareholders own the companies and managements were employees was foreign to big oil companies that would rather operate like empires.