The weekends are always busy with all of the fun plans on the agenda (sorry if you have to work) and it’s hard to stay on top of what’s going on in the news. With that in mind here’s your weekend recap.
2018 Grammy Awards
Bruno Mars and Kendrick Lamar stole the show. Read Nikki Rae’s “Grammy’s Complete Winners List & Recap” for the full results and performances.
Donald Trump Fires Back At JAY-Z Following CNN Interview
Trump’s response was aimed at Hov’s answer about whether it’s acceptable for Trump “to say terrible things but put money in our pockets” amid Trump’s assertion that unemployment for African-Americans has dropped.
Somebody please inform Jay-Z that because of my policies, Black Unemployment has just been reported to be at the LOWEST RATE EVER RECORDED!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 28, 2018
Netflix Announces Hip Hop Documentary Series “Rapture”
It will be an eight-episode series that drops March 30th. The Documentary series will follow the lives of Nas, Logic, T.I., 2 Chainz, Just Blaze and Rapsody, Dave East, G-Eazy, and A Boogie Wit da Hoodie.
Donald Glover Confirms He’s Retiring Childish Gambino
He won his first Grammy for best traditional R&B performance with “Redbone” at Sunday night’s (Jan. 28) ceremony and shortly after reiterated his plans to retire Childish Gambino. He did promise to retire the name after his upcoming fourth studio album, which is already in the works.
Lil Wayne Drops “Dedication 6: Reloaded”
We all had a Merry Christmas when Weezy dropped Dedication 6 on Christmas Day. A month later Weezy gives us even more to listen to with #D6RELOADED.
Migos “Culture II” Drops & All Ears Are On Takeoff
Twitter quickly deemed Takeoff the “Best Migos” just hours after the album was released. Here are 20 of the best lyrics from the album according to XXL
Cosmo’s back, with hip-hop stars Ayo & Teo
He’s still got it. Ayo & Teo decided they needed to get in on the viral dance video during this past football season.
And that’s your weekend recap.