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Like Father Like Daughter: Reginae Carter Turns Up With Lil Wayne For Graduation Celebration

Issa party to remember. 

The moment every parent waits patiently for arrived over the weekend when the Wright-Carter family came together to celebrate Reginae Carter's high school graduation.

The teen and Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta star walked across the stage Friday (May 26) with Lil Wayne, Toya Wright and the rest of the family in attendance. Carter posted her high school portrait and a few images of a glowing Wright and very happy Wayne on Instagram.

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The day only got better as the family partied together. Wayne and Reginae even spit some lines by the rapper on the dance floor.

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Just before her big day, Carter spoke with V103 about her role on the Bow Wow-produced series and what really happened during the incident at Clark Atlanta University. Last month, the teen was seen in the middle of a brawl at the school just days after expressing interest in attending.

"It was just an altercation that someone and my friend as involved in," she explained. "But you know, that's my friend, so it's like I'm not gonna let no one put their hands on my friend. So, I was trying to break it up but that was not my fight... and I didn't get jumped." She also mentioned that she doesn't plant to attend the HBCU and her true choice will remain under wraps.

"I am going to college, but I'm not gonna say," she said. "You see what happened when I kind of said I was going to [Clark Atlanta University]. I just want them to catch me on campus, that's how I feel."

Congrats Reginae!

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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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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✨♥️

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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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