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Ed Sheehan Performs Acoustic Versions Of 50 Cent, Blackstreet Songs On 'Howard Stern'

Acoustic/pop singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran is flying high off of the release of his latest album, Divide. He stopped by The Howard Stern Show on Tuesday (Mar. 7) to speak with the shock jock and also perform a few acoustic medleys.

The British musician, who has shown time and time again that he's got quite the ear for music, was able to make hip-hop/ R&B hits, 50 Cent's "In Da Club" and Blackstreet's "No Diggity" his own on the guitar.

Sheeran also discussed with Stern how the "No Diggity" cover came about. He was on tour with the band Passengers in New Zealand, and they decided to experiment with the 90s R&B jam, and perform it for the fans.

"We just end up doing that ["No Diggity']," he explained. "I think everyone kind of knows the lyrics to that."

This wouldn't be the first time Sheeran experimented with genre-bending acoustic covers. He's performed version of "Pony" by Ginuwine, "Dirrty" by Christina Aguilera and Redman and "Trap Queen" by Fetty Wap featuring The Roots. He also accompanied Beyonce for a stripped down rendition of "Drunk In Love" at the Global Citizens Festival in 2015.

Check out his renditions of the 50 Cent and Blackstreet classics below.

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Jay-Z Praises Debut Of Jordan Peele's 'Us' Movie

As part of the celebratory activities that took place after the debut of Us, Jay-Z decided to partake in the words of felicitations and congratulated director Jordan Peele for another cinematic feat. On Sunday (March 24), Mr. Carter issued a statement on the achievement, as posted by Roc Nation's Twitter account.

"For US by US. Congrats on the #1 movie in the world," the "Moonlight" rapper said. In a past interaction, Peele said Jay-Z helped him to get over the notion of a sophomore slump when he worried about another stellar follow-up to Get Out. In an interview with MTV News, Peele remembered Jay-Z stating, "It doesn't matter, you already did that."

According to Variety, Us (MonkeyPaw Productions), raked in $70 million at the domestic box office last weekend (March 22). The horror film stars VIBE cover star Winston Duke, Lupita Nyong'o, Elizabeth Moss, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and more.

On the topic of featuring a black family at the center of this film, Peele said to VIBE that it'll open up new perspectives of what an African-American unit looks like onscreen. “To be able to normalize this idea of representation in film, we have to be ready to represent the spectrum of where we are as African-Americans," Peele said. "I hope it’s therapeutic to be able to see a black family buy a boat in a movie, to be able to play the good guy and the bad guy, and not have it be a movie that has to be about race. I think that’s good within our community, and it’s good for the outside communities to be able to see — don’t put us in boxes.”

"For US by US. Congrats on the #1 movie in the world." - Hov pic.twitter.com/Dbk1R1y2dp

— Roc Nation (@RocNation) March 24, 2019

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Winston Duke photographed on March 18, 2018 in New York City by Stacy-Ann Ellis.

Winston Duke: Photos From The VIBE Cover Shoot

Winston Duke talks his role in Us, his "Trinbagonian" roots and his journey in Hollywood.

Enjoy photos from the shoot below.

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Barack And Michelle Obama Congratulate Jennifer Lopez And Alex Rodriguez On Engagement

The news of Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez's recent engagement has received some serious love from the former POTUS and FLOTUS.

Taking to Twitter to post the presidential sincerity, A-Rod showed off the handwritten note from Michelle and Barack Obama. “This means the world to us. #44," the engaged couple captioned the image. The note also offered marital advice to the couple.

“Jennifer & Alex -- Michelle and I just wanted to congratulate you on your engagement. After 26 years together, we can say that whatever challenges life may bring, sharing them with someone you love makes it all better. All the best, Barack Obama.”

This means the world to us. #44 pic.twitter.com/TyIQTMAOpW

— Alex Rodriguez (@AROD) March 22, 2019

3.9.19✨♥️

A post shared by Jennifer Lopez (@jlo) on Mar 12, 2019 at 9:21am PDT

Earlier this month (March 9), Rodriguez proposed to Lopez with a diamond ring reportedly worth more than a million dollars. The pair dated for two years.

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