RAE SREMMURD: Fourth Album Dropping this Summer
Call it the Summer of Sremm.
Rae Sremmurd announced plans to drop their fourth album on their social media yesterday. The group’s official account posted a flaming number-four graphic with the caption, Sremm4Life, I’m guessing that’ll be the title of their upcoming project.
I think this was supposed to drop last summer. I wonder what happened.
NICKI MINAJ: Partners With New Sports Betting App
A new sports betting platform is putting its money on Nicki Minaj.
Barbie was named the new strategic advisor and global ambassador for MaximBet. She will also serve as creative director for the men’s mag behind the betting platform — Maxim.
Always bet on pink.
BET AWARDS: Deeper Dive on Nominees
Doja Cat leads the pack in the BET Award nominations announced earlier today.
Drake and Ari Lennox follow close behind, with four nods each. Baby Keem, Silk Sonic, Chlöe, Future, H.E.R., Jazmine Sullivan, Kanye West, Kendrick Lamar, Lil Baby, Mary J. Blige and Tems have three apiece.
The awards are set for June 26th. The show, hosted by Taraji P. Henson, will air live.
Another notable nomination:
Brittany Griner – Who has been detained in Russia since February -- is in the running for Sportswoman of the Year.
Stranger Things 4 Volume 1 had the biggest premiere weekend ever for a Netflix original series with over 286 million hours viewed. That blew away Bridgerton Season 2, which garnered 193 million.