Cardi B and Offset have had their romance immortalised a-front of Rolling Stone magazine.

The couple, who are set to welcome their first child together (and fourth for Offset), aren’t letting that slow down their hustle. Quite the contrary.

They celebrate the upcoming arrival of their newborn on the cover – which has been unveiled just seven months after Cardi’s inaugural lead feature. 26-year-old Offset has appeared alongside his Migos bandmates last December.

Speaking on the piece, which Bronx bred Belcalis insists was leaked earlier than it was supposed to, she said the following…


Readers of That Grape Juice know what avid music lovers we are – especially of hits past.

So, as our retrospective features ‘From the Vault’ and ‘TGJ Replay’  allow us the chance to re-spin the gems and jams of yesterday of one artist, our newest feature Chart Rewind – a variation of our current Retro Rewind assay – accedes salutes to an entire era of music history.

This week we celebrate ‘Scream,’ the iconic pairing of music’s most legendary siblings Michael and Janet Jackson. Released as the first single from Michael’s ‘HIStory’ album and produced by Janet’s longtime producers Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis, the track serves as an open letter to the press following MJ’s 1993 legal drama. The high-octane cut see the sibling flaunt a more aggressive tone (compared to their preceding offerings), which in tandem compliments their controversial lyrics (“Just stop pressuring me, stop f*cking with me”).

A dream collaboration on paper, the blissful reality was rendered ever better with the help of ‘Scream’s award-winning video – the most expensive in history.  Going on to surpass the platinum mark and be marked a fan favorite among both stars’ respective catalogs, look inside to remember the magic that was ‘Scream’ (and see who joined the song in the top 25 this week 23 years ago):


All of my b*tches got friends’…soul-stirring words from Grammy-winning crooner Miguel as he carries the chorus of the latest gem from Goldlink.

The D.C. emcee, born D’Anthony Carlos, has certainly seen buzz around his projects (as lead and featured act) build over the last year – a trend certain to continue as he preps the follow-up to his 2017 breakout album, ‘At What Cost.’  With the heat that is ‘Got Friends’ (his newest release alongside Miguel) pumping from the speakers, we can only look forward to the gold this R&B-influenced emcee will be dropping in the months to come.

Until then, listen inside for ‘Got Friends’…


Beyonce‘s decision to step away from ‘A Star is Born‘s latest remake served as good news for her sister in song Lady GaGa who stepped in to fill the vacant role.

Unfortunately, this move has intensified the ongoing feud between their respective fan bases which has now reached new lows following the publication of tweets which compared the African-American Beyonce to monkeys.

A sorry sight below…


This month saw Lil Kim celebrated for her contributions to black culture by the city of New York and honoured with a ceremony erected to honour her undeniable impact.

Alas, what should have been a day of love, laughter and celebration has turned into one of concern and confusion after several spectators took to Twitter to condemn her friend Maino for- as far as they see it- trying to steal her shine in the tackiest way.

Watch below….


Future‘s career-long chart run (on the Hot 100 and Billboard 200 respectively) since his 2012 debut, ‘Pluto,’ has been out of this world to say the least.

On the Billboard 200 front the rapper’s seen all six of his studio efforts and both of his “retail mixtapes” debut in the tally’s top 10 upon their releases, five of them hitting #1.  In fact, to date the hitmaker (born Nayvadius DeMun Wilburn) remains the first and only act to top the chart over two consecutive weeks with two different albums.

And, while his placements on main album chart is his overall crowning glory, his mentions on the Billboard Hot 100 are certainly nothing to shake a stick at. Thanks to a plethora of guest starring appearances and a copious flow of releases as a lead act, Wilburn’s cemented his name in history books as the fifth-longest charting streak ever on the main singles chart thanks to the departure of the Kendrick Lamar-led single ‘Kings Dead’ (which features Future and Jay Rock) this week. Ending a 166 consecutive week run, only fellow rappers Drake, Lil Wayne, and Nicki Minaj, and singer Rihanna have spent longer spells on the Hot 100.

As we extend our congratz to the Atlanta star, click inside to see who did appear in the top 25 of the Hot 100 in our weekly segment ‘TGJ Chart Check:  Hot 100’:


Drake‘s dad has something to say about the #MeToo movement and some may not like it.

His thoughts below…


Last month Janet Jackson set the stage on fire at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards with her first televised performance in over nine years.

And the platform was oh so apt, for the superstar was being rightfully honored with the Icon Award at the ceremony.

Showcasing her scorching dynamism, the diva earned praise aplenty for her offering.

However, many fans were irked by the camera angles used on the broadcast which seemed to cut to the audience every a key piece of choreography was performed (case in point ‘If’ dance-break). So much so that and “fan-edits” of the performance were created and shared online using audience footage.

Well, for those wanting a closer look at the intricate details of Jackson’s showing, her photographer/videographer has obliged by sharing her rehearsal from every angle possible.

Check out Jackson and her J-Tribe slaying after the jump…


On paper, Pitbull and Leona Lewis are the definition of an unlikely duo. However, the pair rip up the rulebook and re-team for their second collaboration ‘Amore’ [their first being last year’s ‘Only One To Know’].

The haunting cut is being serviced as the first single from the soundtrack for John Travolta movie ‘Gotti’ – which arrives in theaters today.

Take a listen below…


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Beyond flexing her comedic muscle with Jimmy Fallon for a segment that saw the duo disguised as subway singers (click here to watch that), last night’s episode of ‘The Tonight Show’ saw Christina Aguilera belt out ‘Fall In Line’ – one of many gems found aboard her long-awaited new album, ‘Liberation’ (click here to listen to the album in full).

Backed by a army-like troop, the songbird took vocal flight like only she can with the track, which in single form features Demi Lovato. 

Xtina handled this one solo, though, and made sure it counted. Watch her in action after the jump…


Jermaine Dupri has crafted classics for countless acts, but two of the most notable – Mariah Carey and Usher – were on-hand to help him celebrate perhaps his biggest achievement yet: induction into the Songwriters Hall Of Fame. 

Sponsored by Moet & Chandon, the New York event dually honored Dupri’s SHOF entry and the 25th anniversary of his So So Def imprint.

Over the course of the 45-year-old’s illustrious career, he has co-written colossal hits such as ‘We Belong Together’ [Carey], ‘Burn’ [Usher], and ‘The First Night’ [Monica].

And though Dupri’s reach spans many genres such, his releases as an artist have fallen under the Hip-Hop umbrella. Hence, making him the second Hip-Hop ever act to receive a spot (after JAY-Z became the first last year).

Toasting to her longtime friend and collaborator following the ceremony, Carey shared the snap above with the caption:

Congratulations @jermainedupri on getting inducted into the @songwritershof!! See ya in the studio to continue making magic 🦋🎧📀 #WeBelongTogether #Honey#AlwaysBeMyBaby #ManyMore

More from the festivities, including snaps of Bow Wow, Lil Mama, Taye Diggs, and Bryan Michael Cox below…


On many corners of the globe, Stefflon Don owned last summer with her scorcher ‘Hurtin Me.’

Now, just days after being named the only female on the coveted XXL Freshman Class Of 2018 list, the rising star teams with Luis Fonsi for hot new collaboration ‘Calypso.’

Co-billed, the track sees the British-Jamaican stunner fuse her flavoursome sound with Fonsi’s blazing brand of Latin-Pop; the same brand that drove his smash ‘Despacito’ to 5 Billion (yes, billion) views online and multiple weeks at #1.

Can ‘Calypso’ enjoy similar success? Watch below and let us know…


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