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The Cool Kids' Mikey Rocky Opens Up About Signing With Curren$y

Jet Life to the next life! New Orleans rapper Curren$y expanded his Jet life Recordings roster, by adding The Cool Kids rapper Sir Michael Rocks and Harlem's Smoke DZA. This past Sunday, October 23, Curren$y took to Twitter to unleash the news about Sir Michael Rocks, which surprised most.

"Roll one for @SirMichaelRocks for he is indeed Jet Life Official... Pop a bottle for dat man," Curren$y tweeted. "So honestly we must follow @SirMichaelRocks... simply because #mikerocksisjetlife." Which isn't as surprising -- being that two are associated with each other heavily as of recent -- yesterday, October 23, Curren$y unleashed the news of frequent collaborator Smoke DZA joining the tour, which he took to Twitter to announce once again. "Well its late, but not to late to pop a bottle for @smokedza joining the set... J.L.R... Now to turn this bus into a celebration station."

In an interview with Ashley Outrageous, Sir Michael Rocks spoke in depth about the signing. "I was talking to Curren$y a little minute ago about what I was doing on the solo side because outside The Cool Kids, I kind of wanted to be like the Wu-Tang theory," Sir Michael Rocks explains regarding the solo deal. "You know they had a group, but all the individual members, they break off and do they own shit too and make classics, then come back in to the group, link back up and make that shit bigger."

"It really wouldn't be a better place for me right now... at this point in my career." Sir Michael Rocks also says that hat he will join Curren$y on the road soon, who is currently on The Smoker's Club tour alongside Method Man, Big K.R.I.T., and newest signee Smoke DZA.


News that shall excite most, Mikey hints that there will be new music from the new Jet Life camp on the same track. "We're going to the inaugural posse cut real soon and just smack everyone over the head," explained The Cool Kids rapper. "As soon as I get to Chicago, I think I can knock out a lot of the recording shit out. They already sent me the first Jets joint that they want me to get on."

In February, Curren$y signed a label deal with Warner Bros. Records for his imprint Jet Life Recordings, with Covert Coup being the first released project under the imprint.  Sir Michael Rocks and Smoke DZA will be joining the Jet Life roster alongside Curren$y's two young buzzing sidekicks Trademark Da Skydriver, & Young Roddy, as well as former No Limit' rapper Fiend, Corner Boy P, Monsta Beatz, Street Wiz and Mousa. --Shabazz

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“You know me to be a very open and truthful person and I've got more to the story for you," Williams began. "Well for some time now and even today and beyond I have been living in a sober house."

Williams fought back tears as she explained that she's struggled with cocaine addiction in the past and never sought professional help. "I never went to a place to get the treatment. I don't know how except God was just sitting on my shoulder and I just stopped."

Once she's wrapped the show for the day, Williams explained her new routine to remain healthy.

"After I go to the Pilates I go to several meetings all around town in the Tri-State area. And I see my brothers and sisters caught up in their addiction looking for help. They don't know I'm Wendy. They don't care I'm Wendy. There's no autographs, there's no nothing. It's the brothers and sisters caught up in the struggle and it's been really interesting this ride."

Williams said only her husband and son knew of new living arrangement. Not even her parents, whom she's close with, were aware.  "Nobody knew because I look so glamorous out here," she said. “I am driven by my 24-hour sober coach back to a home that I live in the Tri-state with a bunch of smelly boys who have become my family.”

Williams also said now she's adhering to her sobriety. "Doors locked by 10 p.m. Lights out by 10 p.m..”

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Wendy Williams Reveals She's Been Living In A Sober House

It's no secret Wendy Williams has been dealing with multiple obstacles in her personal life, but that hasn't stopped her from sharing her truth. During the latest episode of The Wendy Williams Show, which aired on Tuesday (Mar. 19), the TV personality revealed that she has been staying at a sober house in New York due to her addiction to cocaine.

"I have been living in a sober house. … You know I’ve had a struggle with cocaine in the past," she shared with her audience. "I never went to a place to get treatment … there are people in your family, it might be you … I want you to know more of the story."

Prior to the big reveal, Williams said that her husband Kevin Hunter was the only person who knew she was seeking treatment. "Only Kevin knows about this. Not my parents, nobody. Nobody knew because I look so glamorous out here," she explained. "I am driven by my 24-hour sober coach back to a home that I live in the tri-state with a bunch of smelly boys who have become my family."

Williams also noted that the facility has strict hours, locking its doors and cutting off the lights at 10 p.m. sharp. "I go to my room and stare at the ceiling and fall asleep to come here and see you. So that is my truth," she added.

The 54-year-old took three-month hiatus from her self-titled show earlier this year, attributing her absence to a fractured shoulder and her ongoing battle with Graves' disease, an autoimmune disease that affects the thyroid. She returned at the top of Mar. 2019.

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Cardi B, And Jennifer Lopez To Star In Revenge Stripper Film 'Hustlers'

It's a Robin Hood story, except in reverse and possibly with fewer clothes.

In 2015, a gang of strippers banned together to steal from their wealthy Wall Street clients and swipe them of their life savings. Four years later, the story--investigated and reported by The Cut's Jessica Pressler--is being turned into Hollywood film.

According to Deadline, Jennifer Lopez will star alongside Cardi B, Constance Wu (Crazy Rich Asians) as well as Julia Stiles, Keke Palmer and Lili Reinhart in the revenge feature appropriately titled Hustlers.

Written and directed by Lorene Scafaria’s, shooting begins Friday (March 22) in New York City. The heist flick also marks Cardi B's debut as an actress and is quite befitting for the Grammy award-winning rapper, who was a striper before the fame.

The newly-engaged Lopez will perform double-duty in front and behind the camera as she's also a producer, along with her longtime manager Benny Medina, Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas and STXfilms.

“I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to work with this dynamic group of women,” said Scafaria. “We’re grateful to have assembled such a powerhouse cast and can’t wait to start filming at the end of the week.”

Hustlers should be dope.

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