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Bothersome Boos: Tips To Combat Your Significant Other's Annoying Habits

Remember in grade school when your elders said that boys who bothered you really liked you? Well, they never really warned us of how annoying a boyfriend could be once we grew up. After the introduction and honeymoon phase, it’s normal for both sides to let their personal habits seep through. But when it comes to the fellas, we find that we put up with a lot more than we let them endure.

It gets to the point where their extreme comfort becomes aggravating, but we must deal with because we love them. Well have no despair, Vixens! Here are tips to combat against your boo’s most bothersome tendencies.
Video games – The consoles come with every relationship package, but unfortunately, the women rarely have the power to turn them off. Ever find yourself trying to get some beauty rest when all you hear is your man on his Xbox blowing buildings up and shooting at enemies 'til the wee hours of the morning? Our best advice is to either make a separate game room outside the bedquarters or stash eye masks and ear plugs on the nightstand. However, the best alternative could be to try your hand at his favorite pastimes, too. Maybe then he’ll respond more quickly to your ‘call of duty.’

Gas – Any type of bodily emission from a man is never a good thing. While passing gas is normal for every human being, it seems more common for guys. Once a man is truly at ease around you, he has no problem ‘letting go’ whenever he feels the need. Make sure you equip your bed and baths with air fresheners that kill the stink on contact. And if you find that your beau frequently belches after a hearty meal, hold your breath until the worst has passed.

Household Duties – Unless his momma taught him how to clean up after himself, a man will most likely let his laundry pile up and his apartment turn upside down before he’s given an important reason to do otherwise. Never offer to do it for him. You’re his lady, not his maid. Instead, provide some incentive for his hard work. For every good deed, he gets a treat of his choosing after. Who said cleaning had to be such a humdrum task?

Procrastination – Even the most hardworking people get attacked with the feeling every once in a while but delaying on the daily is not a good look. If you’ve been pushing and shoving your man to apply for a new job or plan a vacation with you, understand that men are creatures of routine. How they approach one thing (household duties), they will probably treat others the same (except video games). As his chick, be as supportive as you would want him to take initiative. Should he need help revision with his resume, sit down and help him through it. If his organization techniques lack, guide him through the planning process. When you help your man reach success, you’ll often find that he’s your number one cheerleader too.

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Kelly Rowland Says Her Highly-Anticipated Project Is "Definitely Coming"

Six years ago, Kelly Rowland released her fourth studio album titled Talk a Good Game. The project boasted hit singles like "Kisses Down Low" and the transparent "Dirty Laundry." Now, the Houston native is preparing to release a project that'll surely satisfy fans' patient earbuds.

In an interview with Billboard, Rowland shared her hopes for putting out a new body of work and the pressure that she's encountered since she's been in the studio. "This is by far the longest, most pressure-filled process ever, only because I know what it's supposed to be and I have been so hard on myself. I know it," she said. "And it's the first time I've said it out loud. I've been extremely hard on myself. But it's definitely coming, and I'm more so excited about this project than anything else."

The news follows the recent release of Rowland's "Kelly" track, which was met with critical acclaim in November 2018. In addition to preparing the release of new music, the "Motivation" singer discussed fans' wish for a Destiny's Child reunion. The rumors have been fueled by social media photographs of Rowland with either Beyonce or Michelle or all three, especially during Beyonce's past Coachella performance. But Rowland assures readers that it's not what they think.

"It's so funny. I guess every time people see us together, they just see music but I see sisterhood, and that's what we are and that's what me, her, Michelle [Williams] and Solange and I are. People see us all together, they immediately think music. I'm like, no. Just family." As Rowland previously mentioned Solange, she hopes to one day work with her again.

"I'm a huge fan," she said. "I love her writing and how detailed and particular she is. I always wanted to figure out how the heck she has so many different layers of harmonies when she is constructing these vocals, and it's so complex but simple. It's genius. It's the genius in her genius mind that she has in there." One of the last times the pair collaborated was on Rowland's "Simply Deep" track off her debut solo album of the same name. Solange also penned a few songs off the same project. Fast forward to 2016, and Rowland's vocals were featured on Solange's iconic A Seat at the Table.

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Teyana Taylor To Pay Homage To Ballroom Culture In "WTP" Video

Teyana Taylor aims to keep her hot streak of innovative videos coming thanks to this recent announcement. Taking to Instagram on Wednesday (Jan. 9), the "Gonna Love Me" singer will show adoration to ballroom culture in the visual for "WTP."

Directed by Gregory "Beef" Jones, The Aunties Inc., and Taylor herself, the Harlemite takes viewers on her journey to the expression-filled space where she hopes to rack up 10s across the board from a group of judges. The premise of the video also seems to follow a mockumentary format airing on a fictional network named FEMTV. Alongside Taylor, other men and women get ready to display their talents and confidence on the ballroom floor.

"WTP" is featured on the mother-of-one's sophomore album, K.T.S.E., which was released in June 2018. While the rollout's controversy didn't entirely muddle the excitement behind the project's debut, Taylor said she was sold on the idea that her album would be treated as the biggest out of G.O.O.D. Music's string of releases last year.

"I didn't know ahead of time that there wouldn't be any singles or visuals. But I knew that it was going to be the five-album thing," she said during a HOT 97 interview. "[Kanye] wanted [my album] to be last, he wanted mine to be the biggest. That's the way they sauced it up. I was sold."

The video will debut on Jan. 19. Check out the teaser below.


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👀 1.19.19 👀 #WTP Directed by @teyanataylor & @ogbeefjones @theauntiesinc 🙏🏾🙌🏾🙏🏾 The wait is ALMOST over. 😏 @museumofsex

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Trina Braxton’s Ex-Husband, Gabe Solis, Dies After Battle With Cancer

Gabe Solis, the ex-husband of Trina Braxton, lost his battle with cancer, Thursday (Dec. 20),  TMZ reports. He was 43.

Solis passed away at his home in Texas, surrounded by friends and family, according to the outlet. No official details have been released about his passing.

Solis had reportedly been keeping his cancer battle private. His death came as a shock to his loved ones. On Friday (Dec. 21), Braxton seemingly mourned the loss of her ex-husband with a cryptic Instagram meme reading, “I need a hug..E bottle of wine.”

The former couple tied the knot in 2003, and appeared together on previous seasons of WEtv’s Braxton Family Values. Despite finalizing their divorce in 2015, Braxton and Solis confronted lingering issues from their marriage during an episode of Iyanla: Fix My Life, earlier in the year.

Braxton has since moved on to a new relationship, but remained friends with Solis.


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