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Beyoncé's 10 Biggest Announcements

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There is nothing small about the force that is Beyoncé.

For over 10 years, we've watched her go from bootylicious lead singer to record-shattering solo superstar. Her every decision--both professional and personal--is headlining news for us to obsess over. Like the old Hollywood stars, we love to see her move on and off the stage. Before she confirms or denies a second baby with Jay-Z, let's take a look back at some of her biggest (and sometimes record-breaking) announcements.

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Beyonce and Jay-Z

Marriage to Jay-Z
There was no big announcement, but the 2008 marriage of Bey and Jay was enough to send us all into cardiac arrest. After six years of speculation, the power couple tied the knot in a private ceremony at Jay-Z's apartment. Attended by only close friends and family, the nuptials weren't confirmed until a year later by the couple who remain protective of their personal life to this day.

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The Baby Bump Reveal
"I want you to feel the love that's growing inside of me."

That sentence took on a whole different meaning by the end of Beyonce's 2011 VMA performance. With just a spotlight on her, the mommy-to-be dropped her microphone, ripped open her jacket and rubbed her growing baby bump. To this day, her big unveiling holds the record for most tweets per second (8.868).

Blue Ivy Carter

The Birth of Blue Ivy
The amount of rumors surrounding Beyonce's pregnancy were endless. From a fake bump to a hospital shut down, we weren't sure who to believe when it came to the impending birth of Blue Ivy. Bey and Jay caught everyone off guard when they decided to show off their newborn through a Tumblr account.

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Beyonce and Matthew Knowles

Father-Daughter Break Up
Matthew Knowles masterminded Beyonce's takeover with and without Destiny's Child. After what seemed to be a successful relationship, Beyonce announced that they would severe their professional partnership in 2011.

In Life Is But A Dream, we learn that their preserving their father-daughter relationship was more important.

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Beyonce announces Superbowl Performance

The Super Bowl Announcement
After what hardly seemed like a break, B announced via her website that she would headline the Superbowl halftime show. Soon after, her multimillion dollar Pepsi campaign kicked off, putting Bey's face pretty much everywhere.

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BeyHive Blog

The BeyHive Blog
Beyonce expanded her reign over the blogosphere with "The BeyHive Blog" in January. The picture-heavy site is a combination of Bey's personal offerings and fan-made creations. It also serves as an extension of her ever popular Instagram with candid shots of 1-year-old Blue Ivy.

Beyonce on vacation

Writer's Award From NY Association of Black Journalists
She's racked up 17 Grammy's for her music, but she earned a different kind of writing award in 2011. The NYABJ recognized Bey for her 2011 Essence cover story where she chronicled her eye opening 2010 vacation. The magazine's entertainment editor Cori Murray labeled Knowles as a "real writer. We had to edit her, but everyone gets edited except Toni Morrison."

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Blue Ivy in "Life Is But A Dream"

Life Is But A Dream
It came as a surprise to many that Beyoncé would let us in on her private life with this 2013 documentary. Not only did we get to see her unparalleled work ethic in action, viewers got to finally see Blue Ivy's face.

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"Bow Down/I Been On"

Bow Down
Bey solidified herself as the only girl who runs the world with "Bow Down/I Been On." The chopped and screwed track is quite the departure from her girl power anthems causing quite the stir. The verdict is still out on whether her beloved BeyHive approves. If this song is any indication, she's not too concerned anyway.

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Beyonce second baby bump

A Second Baby Bump?
Will B break her own Twitter record? E! Online announced this week that the singer is expecting a second child with hubby Jay-Z. If the news is true, you can count on a one-of-a-kind reveal from the woman herself.

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City Girls Get "Careless" In New Music Video

In honor of the one-year anniversary of their debut project Period, City Girls has dropped a music video for their song "Careless."

The video stars the rap duo, Yung Miami and J.T., the latter who is currently serving a two-year sentence in Tallahassee. The visual directed by Gabriel "Video God" Hart, features the two rap divas sporting their iced out Quality Control chains rapping in the streets of what appears to be Miami. Both Yung Miami and J.T. are donning the same outfits, distressed jean shorts-underwear, a cropped Miami jersey with a white turtleneck underneath and the classic Timberland boots.

City Girls are showing exactly what they're made of as they rap about "living life so careless," and "h**s [being] so mad it's evident" with an entourage of women behind them. The short clip is full of fun-filled energy as the hot rappers bounce from location to location. Whether they're in a hotel room sipping on some Hennessy, in a store copping a couple of things, they still manage to get their bars off.

The visual is a good representation of what fans can expect from the rap duo, even more so if they see them in concert. Most recently Yung Miami performed the girls' big hit, "Act Up" at Rolling Loud with the help of Lil' Yachty, their co-collaborator on the song. Next up for Yung Miami is the Hot 97 Summer Jam on June 2 at the MetLife Stadium in New Jersey.

Make sure to check out their music video above and stream Period in celebration of its one-year anniversary.

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Blac Chyna attends the BET Hip Hop Awards 2017 at The Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater on October 6, 2017 in Miami Beach, Florida
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Blac Chyna Named As Suspect In Assault Against Hair Stylist

Well, this isn't the best way to celebrate your birthday.

Blac Chyna has reportedly got in trouble with the law again after a confrontation with her hair stylist. TMZ reports the Chyna and the employee who hasn't been unidentified, were at Chyna's home in San Fernando Valley, Calif. when they got into an argument over payment.

The police report alleges after the hair stylist attempted to collect her check from Chyna, the 31-year-old pulled out a knife. The hair dressed left and reportedly threw soda cans at Chyna's car. A source shared with the outlet that Chyna didn't have a weapon on her person but there were cans thrown at her car.

Because Chyna's six-year-old son King was present, there's a chance the L.A. County Dept. of Children and Family Services will get involved for a possible welfare check.

Chyna hasn't addressed the incident but will more than likely still have a nice birthday.

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Queen Naija attends the 2019 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 01, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Queen Naija Responds To Backlash For Going Public About Plastic Surgery

Queen Najia's decision to be blunt about her plastic surgery was met with backlash when she was accused of normalizing the procedure for young women.

The singer-songwriter who is known for her bold personality and power vocals shared the video titled, "Revealing My New Body | One Week Post Op Tummy Tuck + BBL (Brazillian Buttlift)" on YouTube Friday (May 10). In a previous video, Naija vlogged her plans to get a tummy tuck while heading to the Billboard Music Awards where she was nominated for Top R&B Female Artist.

The singer previously went under the knife after the birth of her first child in 2017, leading to a case of bad fibrosis. "I'm really really happy about the results," she said. "I basically got a tummy tuck and I got my hernia repaired around my belly navel, it would puff out because of my loose skin. I had really really bad fibrosis from the smart lipo I got two years ago."

In her recap video, the singer seemed to be visibly happy with the results and additional unplanned surgery for the Brazilian Buttlift. "I'm just really really happy. I feel more confident with my body and being a mom with two kids and having two c-sections, and all the stuff going on with myself, I'm really happy," she said Friday. "I will not be getting any more surgery. I won't turn into one of those girls who gets lip fat added and all this stuff. I'm not touching my face. As yall know I got eye fillers and I'm never doing that again."

But her joy was quickly met with criticism after The Shade Room picked up a portion of the video on their Instagram page. Naija responded in jest. "Now if I would have kept it a secret, like a lot of other women who’ve had surgery.. everyone would have saying “Liar, did you get surgery, why you hiding it?” she said.  Lol, I tell the truth & it’s still an issue. Hilarious. Imma take my new booty and hide in a ditch."

 

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The "Medicine" singer has been open with her journey to building her self-esteem and has shared why she decided to try surgery. "I do love myself but at the same time, you have to make your self happy," she said in 2017. "You don't have to look in the mirror and see what I see. At the end of the say, I'm the one who has to put up with my self-esteem. I tried to diet and workout but I didn't see any results in my stomach area [because of c-section]."

The topic of surgical enhancement with women of color has been a controversial topic, with many women dying for trying under the table procedures. Standards of beauty have continuously changed with social media and influencers holding relevance over the youth but the singer hasn't promoted the option to go under the knife to her fans.

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