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Rapper Saweetie reached a milestone in her career with her highest debut on Billboard's Hot 100 chart.

A week after earning her third RIAA certification for her single "Tap In," Saweetie's "Back to the Streets" premiered at No. 76 on Billboard's Hot 100.

The song, off her upcoming Pretty B*tch Music album, is her highest debut ever on Billboard.

Saweetie, best known as rapper Quavo's girlfriend, earned ridicule and scorn when she urged women to throw away their men if they don't splurge on a Birkin handbag.

The coveted Hermès Birkin bags retail for over $20,000. But gently lived-in Birkin bags can be found on eBay or other sites for less than half that.
 

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Megan Thee Stallion tapped rapper Young Thug for her new booty-shaking track, titled "Don't Stop."

Black Twitter has already dubbed the track "WAP" Part 2 - in reference to Megan's No. 1 song with Cardi B.

The music video theme is Alice In Wonderland. Megan recreates the "WAP" music video in which she and Cardi sashayed through a whore house, exchanging lyrics about feminine body parts.

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Young Thug appears as Edward Scizzorhands, using his handy scissors to trim the hedges and clip Megan's wig.
 

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Black Twitter is abuzz after rapper Drake dropped a bombshell that he dated singer SZA.

Drake made the confession in a verse on rapper 21 Savage's new song, "Mr. Right Now."

"Yeah, said she wanna f–k to some SZA, wait / Cause I used to date SZA back in '08 / If you cool with it, baby, she can still play."

Drake, 33, also revealed he once dated Caucasian actress Drew Barrymore over 10 years ago.

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After the song dropped on Friday, October 2, Black Twitter noticed that SZA appeared to unfollow Drake on Instagram.

"Now why'd drake have to bring sza's good name out like that," one social media user tweeted on Friday. The user adding "HES LYING YOUR HONOR" in a separate post.

For years, Drake fans assumed he was ghey because of his effeminate ways and Emo lyrics.

The Canadian rapper shocked fans when he impregnated an adult film star, Sophie Brussaux, and she bore him a son named Adonis, now 3.

Question: Are you surprised that Drake dated a Black woman?
 

21 Savage x Metro Boomin ft Drake - Mr. Right Now (Dirty)

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Young Thug and Chris Brown dropped their new animated music video for "Say You Love Me", on Monday. The single is off their mixtape Slime & B, which dropped 5 months ago.

Both men have something in common: they fail miserably with the ladies. So they try their luck with two animated women in a different dimension. But the 2 cartoon cuties swerve them even in another dimension.

In real life, Thugger complained about the lack of intimacy in a post on his Instagram Story: "Ain't had no pu**y in so long man gotta be 'bout a month," he wrote.

It isn't clear if women are avoiding him because of his reputation, or if the Covid pandemic scared them off.

Atlanta is wide open, so it must be the former.

The video was directed by Dark Matter FX.
 

Young Thug - Say You Love Me ft. Chris Brown

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Justin Bieber tapped Chance The Rapper for a feature on his gospel-themed track "Holy."

The music video features Justin as a down-on-his-luck oil refinery worker who is involved an interracial relationship. Actress Ryan Destiny plays his Black girlfriend.

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"I don't believe in nirvana, but the way that we love in the night gave me life, baby," Justin sings.

The NY Times calls the song "devotional R&B, blending themes of loyalty and faith with those of romantic commitment."
 

Justin Bieber - Holy ft. Chance The Rapper

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Alicia Keys released her seventh studio album, Alicia, on Friday. The project, which was originally scheduled for release in March, is Alicia's first studio album since 2016.

The list of collaborations include heavy hitters Jill Scott, Miguel, Snoh Aalegra, and Khalid.

The first singles off the album, "Time Machine", "Perfect Way to Die" and the reggae-infused tracks "Underdog" and "Wasted Time," were warmly received by Alicia's fans.

The album's standout songs include the piano driven tracks "You Save Me" (ft. Snoh Aalegra), "Truth Without Love," and the melodic "Show Me Love" (ft. Miguel).

Track Listing

 1. "Truth Without Love"

 2. "Time Machine"

 3. "Authors Of Forever"

 4. "Wasted Energy"

 5. "Underdog"

 6. "3 Hour Drive" (ft. Sampha)

 7. "Me x 7" (ft. Tierra Whack)

 8. "Show Me Love" (ft. Miguel)

 9. "So Done" (ft. Khalid)

10. "Gramercy Park"

11. "Love Looks Better"

12. "You Save Me" (ft. Snoh Aalegra)

13. "Jill Scott" (ft. Jill Scott)

14. "Perfect Way to Die"

15. "Good Job"
 

 

 

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Black Twitter isn't feeling Jay Z's bars on Pharrell Williams' new track titled "Entrepreneur," set for release on Friday, Aug. 21.

The 50-year-old rapper teamed up with Pharrell, 47, for the new track, released in conjunction with the new TIME magazine issue "The New American Revolution" curated by Pharrell.

The issue celebrates the Black revolution in America. "I couldn't be more grateful to curate :The Next American Revolution" -- a special issue of @TIME Magazine that envisions a Black Future in an America where all people are actually created equal," Pharrell tweeted.

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Jay Z, left, is pictured in concert with his wife Beyonce, right, and Pharrell in South Africa in 2018.

In a snippet of the song on Apple Music, Jay Z urges supporting Black businesses and being Black business owners.

But he got off on the wrong foot by diminishing Black Twitter.

"Black Twitter, what's that? When Jack gets paid, do you? For every one Gucci, support two FUBU’s."
 

Black Twitter was quick to denounce Jay Z for being out of touch with the times.

One Twitter user wrote:

"Jay Z today: Why y'all on black twitter? And buying Gucci instead of supporting Fubu?

"Jay Z four months from now: I'm very pleased to announce I'm collaborating with Gucci on their black twitter line."

Others chime in, knocking Jay Z for being too preachy about buying Black when he supported white brands in his music for decades.

"jay z for 25 years: “gucci, louis v, richard mille, goyard, fendi, louboutin, cartier, mercedes, in the box seats with the mink on brushing shoulders with the owners”

jay z in 2020: "buy more fubu."

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Disney spent millions promoting and marketing Beyonce's "Black is King" visual on Disney Plus, but fans didn't bother to purchase the project’s soundtrack album, The Gift.

According to HitsDailyDouble, Beyonce's The Gift landed at No. 10 on the sales charts with just over 6,000 albums sold.

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It is a sure sign that Beyonce's star has faded to black, as the former superstar loses ground to rappers Megan Thee Stallion, Cardi B and newcomer Mulatto.

Disney Plus secured the rights to Beyonce's "Black is King" 90-minute visual in the hopes of registering new subscribers to the streaming service.

Unfortunately, Beyonce doesn't have the star power to register a blip on the Disney Plus meter.

According to Roger Friedman of ShowBiz411, the album's dismal sales figure could be a troublesome number for Disney if it can be compared to the number of subscribers who joined Plus just to see Black is King.

Friedman wonders if Beyonce fans understand that "The Gift" is the soundtrack to Black Is King and not the Lion King soundtrack.

Beyonce and her Parkwood Entertainment cut Sony out of the project, so they aren't doing much to help promote Beyonce's "The Gift."

Sony executives are probably somewhere laughing their butts off.

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Cardi B recruited up-and-coming rapper Megan Thee Stallion for her new track "WAP". Megan outshines Cardi on her own track (which isn't difficult to do).

The ladies exchange verses over a sample from Frank Ski's - "There's Some Whores in This House", as Cardi raps:

    Beat it up, nigga, catch a charge
    Extra large and extra hard
    Put this pu$$y right in your face
    Swipe your nose like a credit card

Cardi and Megan wear matching pastel colored lingerie while touring a Miami modern-style whore house featuring rooms with strippers, tigers, snakes, and raunchy X-rated art on the walls.

Oh, and Kylie Jenner makes a cameo appearance as one of the whores.

The song itself is typical Cardi B fare, bragging about her manufactured body and her skills in the bedroom wile struggling to ride the beat.

"I don't cook, I don't clean/But let me tell you, I got this ring," she raps.

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Like she did for Beyonce, Megan will take this track to the top of the charts. Ironically, Megan, who was allegedly shot twice by her boyfriend Tory Lanez, raps about controlling her man. ("You can't hurt my feelings, but I like pain").

    "Gobble me, swallow me, drip down the side of me
    Quick, jump out before you let it get inside of me
    I tell him where to put it, never tell him where I'm about to be
    I run down on him before I have a nigga runnin' me (Pow, pow, pow)."

 

Megan totally outclasses Cardi and exposes her lyrical weaknesses on this track. I give this song 2.5 roses for Megan's stellar efforts to salvage this trash.
 

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Megan Thee Stallion (left) limped into a studio to record a new track with Cardi B, weeks after she was shot in both feet, allegedly by rapper Tory Lanez.

Cardi B is hoping to replicate her collaboration success by teaming up with Megan on her latest track, titled "WAP."

The "Bodak Yellow" rapper has enjoyed modest success with tracks such as "Finesse" with Bruno Mars, "Motorsport" with Nicki Minaj and Migos, and "Girls Like You" with Maroon 5.

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The mom-of-one hopes to continue her hit streak by joining forces with Megan, who toppled her from her throne last year.

The pair announced the news on Instagram on Monday, revealing that the new song will be released on Friday, Aug. 7.

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Megan is one of hip-hop's hottest stars, easily surpassing Cardi in popularity. Most recently she teamed up with Beyonce on a chart-topping remix of her tune "Savage."

Cardi, 27, shared the cover art for the new tune on her social media page. The image shows her and Megan, 25, sporting matching updos and sticking their tongues out.

"WAP" marks Cardi's first song as a lead artist since she dropped her single "Press" more than a year ago.