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Mary J. Blige And Nas Plan Summer Tour

The trek will usher the artists from West Palm Beach, Fla., to Toronto, Ontario.

Beginning July 11, Mary J. Blige and Nas will take select melodies from their discography on the road when the pair embark on a joint tour. The summer trek will usher the artists from West Palm Beach, Fla., to Toronto, Ontario.

According to Rolling Stone, this will be Blige’s first full-length tour since her Strength of a Woman album debuted in 2017. As for new music, it’s unclear whether the pair will drop individual songs or a collaborative track, but Nas is rumored to be working on another record. It’ll serve as the follow-up to his Kanye West-produced project, Nasir.

Blige and Nas have linked up together on tracks that date back to 1997’s “Love Is All We Need.” They also recorded “Reach Out,” “Sincerity,” and “Braveheart Party."

General public tickets go on sale April 19 on, while pre-sale stubs for Citi cardholders will occur on April 17.

View the full rundown of dates below.

July 11 - West Palm Beach, FL - Coral Sky Amphitheatre at the S. Florida Fairgrounds

July 13 - Tampa, FL - MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre at the FL State Fairgrounds

July 14 - Jacksonville, FL - Daily's Place*

July 16 - Atlanta, GA - Cadence Bank Amphitheatre at Chastain Park

July 20 - Atlantic City, NJ - Hard Rock Live at Etess Arena*

July 21 - Virginia Beach, VA - Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater

July 24 - Charlotte, NC - PNC Music Pavilion

July 25 - Raleigh, NC - Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek

July 28 - Detroit, MI - DTE Energy Music Theatre

July 31 - St. Louis, MO - Hollywood Casino Amphitheater

August 2 - Houston, TX - The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

August 3 - Austin, TX - Austin360 Amphitheater

August 6 - Kansas City, MO - Starlight Theatre

August 9 - Phoenix, AZ - Ak-Chin Pavilion

August 14 - San Francisco, CA - Shoreline Amphitheatre

August 16 - Las Vegas, NV - The Joint*

August 17 - Las Vegas, NV - The Joint*

August 20 - Albuquerque, NM - Isleta Amphitheater

August 22 - Dallas, TX - Dos Equis Pavilion

August 25 - Tuscaloosa, AL - Tuscaloosa Amphitheater

August 31 - Syracuse, NY - St Joseph’s Health Amphitheater

September 1- Boston, MA - Xfinity Center

September 10 - Toronto, ON - Budweiser Stage

* Mary J. Blige only

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Nipsey Hussle’s Los Angeles Clothing Store Vandalized

Nipsey Hussle’s The Marathon Clothing Store has reportedly been hit by vandals. Multiple store windows were busted out, and some merchandise was looted from the storefront, The Blast reported on Tuesday (Nov. 17).

Cell phone footage shared by The Shade Room shows people cleaning up broken glass from outside of the store, which became a memorial location and tourist attraction after the 33-year-old rapper was gunned down in the parking lot in March 2019.


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The flagship clothing store, located in a strip mall near the neighborhood where Hussle grew up, temporarily closed last year. David Gross, Hussle’s business partner, later accused the Los Angeles City of Attorney’s office of working to shut the store down.

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Jeremih Remains Hospitalized With COVID-19: “He’s Not Out Of The Dark Yet”

Jeremih is currently hospitalized with COVID-19, and while his vitals are stable, the R&B star isn’t out of the woods yet. Adam Smith, a member of the “Don’t Tell 'Em” singer’s management team gave a health update on Tuesday (Nov. 17).

“He’s not out of the dark yet,” Smith shared with V103.1’s The Kenny Burns Show. “Any progress is better than no progress. He’s stable but he still has a [ways] to go before anything. We’re not out the dark, but God is the light.”

Smith added that Jeremih’s mother wants fans to take the disease seriously and to pray for her son. “He’s still in ICU, but we do have the best of the best working on him.”

According to Smith, several people in “high places” have reached out to help, including fellow Chicago native, Chance the Rapper.

Please if you can take a second to pray for my friend Jeremih, he is like a brother to me and he’s ill right now. I believe in the healing power of Jesus so if you can for me please please say a prayer over him

— Chance The Rapper (@chancetherapper) November 14, 2020

Diddy also stepped up to link Jeremih’s team with UCLA medical professionals that have been consulting doctors at the hospital where the 33-year-old recording artists is being treated.

“[Jeremih] has a lot of people in a lot of high places that really want to put their resources together to help,” Smith continued before addressing 50 Cent’s social media post about Jeremih.

Thank you for 🙏🏿praying for my boy Jeremih he is responsive today, doing a little better.

— 50cent (@50cent) November 16, 2020

“This isn’t for content,” noted Smith. “50’s the homie…[Jeremih] got a lot of love for 50, but 50 can be insensitive. And we really do want people to know [Jeremih] is getting better, kind of. But [Jeremih] really wants the prayers. Not just ‘yo I’m paying for you.’ No! Stop and pray. Pray for his strength, pray for his healing, pray for his family.”

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Megan Thee Stallion Announces Release Date For Debut Album ‘Good News’

Update: 9:30 PM EST (Nov. 17, 2020) — SZA, City Girls, Popcaan, 2 Chainz, Big Sean, Beyoncé, and more will be featured on Megan Thee Stallion’s Good News album, according to the track listing that she unveiled on Tuesday (Nov. 17).


— HOT GIRL MEG (@theestallion) November 17, 2020

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To say that Megan Thee Stallion has had an crazy year would be an understatement, and she’s wrapping things up with a little Good News. The Houston  Hottie’s debut album will arrive later this month, she announced on Thursday (Nov. 12).

“Through such a rough year, I thought we all could use a little good news,” tweeted Meg. “My official album Good News drops on Nov. 20th.”


— HOT GIRL MEG (@theestallion) November 12, 2020

The album release date comes over six months after Megan and her 1501 Entertainment label boss Carl Crawford battled in court over the release of her Suga EP. In the end, she won the right to release the project, though its unclear if Meg and the label settled discrepancies with her recording contract.

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The Houston native also released the Eazy-E inspired single “Girls in the Hood,” and “Don’t Stop” featuring Young Thug.

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