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Tyrese Reveals The Moment He Decided To Flush His Medication Down The Toilet

Tyrese speaks out for the first time.

Tyrese said he woke up to a "different kind of attack" on Sept. 11 that caused his outbursts on social media this year. Once his ex-wife Norma Gibson filed a restraining order and restricted his custody rights of his 10-year-old daughter, the Black Rose artist was left in a state of confusion. "I went 87 days without my one and only child," the 38-year-old told Ed Lover on his radio show (Dec. 5).

In the midst of his various court appearances to settle the dispute - he was accused of beating his daughter - Tyrese decided to air out his grievances on social media. Recently, he credited a medication called Rexulti for his outbursts and said his team recommended that he take it to calm him down. Rexulti is used to combat depressive disorders. "Being as that I don't want to lose my team, I don't want to lose my personal life, I was like 'I don't drink, I don't smoke, I don't use any kind of drugs, but if it'll make y'all feel like I'm willing to do something that could help stabilize me, I'll try it,'" he revealed to the radio cast.

It wasn't until he saw how the masses interpreted his breakdown - particularly a parody of this viral video - that he realized the medication was making him act out of character. "When all of that went down when I discovered that it was the Rexulti that was messing me up, I literally dumped everything in the toilet," he said. "Once I dumped it in the toilet, that's when I cleaned everything up."

Tyrese then began to share a story of how the world came to know of Will and Jada Pinkett-Smith's alleged generous donation to help him out of a financial hole. The Baby Boy actor said the Rexulti served as the catalyst behind the events of that day. Once he received news that the next installment of the Fast & Furious franchise was getting pushed back, he realized that he needed to beef up his income before things took a turn for the worse.

During a private conversation with Jada Pinkett-Smith on his financial situation, he asked for a "specific amount" to stay afloat. The Girls Trip actress said she and her husband will get back to Tyrese while they figure something out, but the Rexulti kicked in. "Because of the psych meds, I went from a private Jada Pinkett conversation and basically went up on my timeline to announce something that was never committed to me," he said. "Just like how I announced my wife was pregnant and she wasn't pregnant."

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Ty Dolla $ign Releases New Album Feat. Nicki Minaj, Roddy Ricch, Kanye West And More

After a three-year album hiatus, Ty Dolla $ign released his latest studio effort, Featuring Ty Dolla $ign, on Friday (Oct. 23).

The 25-track album features appearances from Nicki Minaj, Kid Cudi, FKA Twigs, Roddy Ricch, Jhené Aiko, Kehlani, 6lack, Young Thug, Music Soulchild, Skrillex, Quavo, Anderson Paak, Post Malone, Kanye West, and more.

Powered by previously released singles, “Ego Death,” Expensive” and By Yourself,” the new album flexes a different music muscle for the Grammy-nominated recording artists who steered clear of  making club records.

“I was intentionally trying to not make club songs [talking about] hoes and *itches and all the sh*t I used to talk about,” Ty told Vulture in a recent interview. “I was trying to, like, talk about my life, and what it is now, and really do something different with it. I got a daughter going to high school this year, and she’s paying attention, and all her friends are paying attention, so I can’t talk as crazy or do the crazy sh*t that I used to do.”

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Jay Z Launches His Own Cannabis Brand

Jay Z is venturing into the world of cannabis. The  mogul officially announced the launch of his new cannabis brand, Monogram, on Friday (Oct. 23) marking his first product collaboration since becoming chief brand strategists of the Northern California-based dispensary, Caliva, last year.

“Monogram seeks to redefine what cannabis means to consumers today,” the company said in a press release. As many marijuana storefronts have implemented new rules amid the global pandemic, Monogram is also planing to launch an e-commerce sales option, “In an effort to provide a more tailored customer experience.”

Caliva and Hov opened their first Southern California storefront last year. Besides providing quality products, Hov aims to use his position at Caliva to help the formerly incarcerated (many of whom are not reaping the benefits of marijuana legalization) through advocacy, job training, and employee and workforce development.

According to the company website, Monogram uses “expert growers” to ensure that each marijuana flowers receives the “respect it deserves” in every stage of the growth process. Additionally, Monogram flowers are grown in small batches so that every plant gets “personalized attention.”

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Kehlani Plays Bryson Tiller’s Love Interest In “Always Forever” Video

Kehlani stars as Tiller’s love interest in the intimate new music video for “Always Forever,” released on Thursday (Oct. 22).

The stunning visual, directed by Glenn Michael of Toronto’s Kid Studio, is a creative take on how a relationship can become your entire universe. Tyler and Kehlani cuddle up, kiss, and hold hand in the steamy visual, prompting some fans to question the chemistry between the two. They might look pretty cozy, but Kehlani and Tiller are just friends (Tiller welcomed a child with girlfriend Kendra Bailey last year).

 

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🌎🎥💫Thanks Guys. #alwaysforever @kidstudio_ @ichiki @kehlani

A post shared by [ Bryson ] (@brysontiller) on Oct 22, 2020 at 12:35pm PDT

Kehlani shared some close-up stills from the music video on Instagram along with a message thanking Tiller for being a “solid” friend. “To one of my dearest friends…matching tattoos, years worth of stories, nights of dying laughter and holding each other down in the roughest times…I’m so proud of you. Thank you for being solid.”

The post was deleted after fans in the comments continued to speculate if the two were an item. Kehlani shared a follow-up message on her Instagram Story explaining in part, “I post lengthy captions about all my friends. You would have to follow me to know that.”

 

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#Roommates, #Kehlani explains her previous message to #BrysonTiller. (SWIPE for previous post)

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“Always Forever” is the latest single from Tiller’s newly released ANNIVERSARY LP.

Watch the video below.

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