As an actor, rapper, comedian, producer, television personality, father to 12 children, and more, Nick Cannon is notorious for being one of the hardest working men in show business.

That hard work seemingly caught up with him recently, however, and the price paid was an unexpected trip to the hospital.

Taking to Instagram Friday night (December 2) to update his concerned fans, the 42-year-old – who has been public about his battle with lupus – seemed to be in good spirits but acknowledged the toll the hospitalization has taken on him physically and emotionally.

Look inside to see what he said.


Ashanti is kept it all the way candid on The Breakfast Club today (December 2).

Chopping it up with Charlamagne Tha God, DJ Envy, and Angela Yee, the GRAMMY winner dished on a whole host of topics.

Indeed, she updated on the status of the re-recording of her debut album and revealed that a truth-baring documentary is incoming.

When speaking about the latter and the support she’s receiving from women in the wake of the drama drummed up by IrvGotti in his doc, the R&B songbird shared a jaw-dropping story about her experience with a producer.

Her words await below…


Police have made a breakthrough in the murder of Migos rapper Takeoff. 

As reported, the 28-year-old was killed in a shootout at a party he attended with bandmate Quavo in Houston on November 1.

Now, after steadfast investigation, Houston police held a press conference announcing the arrest and charging of their prime suspect.

Full story below…


Be it for the good, bad, ugly, or downright shocking, 2022 was full of memorable moments!

Now, as the year draws to a close, That Grape Juice is reflecting on the occasions that rocked – and to some degree maybe even reshaped – the Urban and Pop cultural landscape as we know it.

Next, we’ll revisit MIchael B. Jordan & Lori Harvey, Tia Mowry & Cory Hardrict, Ne-Yo & Crystal Smith, Cynthia Bailey & Mike HIll, and the many other celebrity couples who took a one-way trip to SPLITSVILLE over the last 12 months.


The MOBO Awards 2022 were an action-packed extravaganza.

This year’s installment of the world-renown celebration of Music of Black Origin took place on home soil at the OVO Arena Wembley. 

And the Chunkz & Yung Filly-hosted show was an extra special in that it served as the 25th anniversary of the world-renowned show.

That Grape Juice was on hand and caught up with a whole host of major names.

Check out our EXCLUSIVE chats with the likes of Eve, Anthony Joshua, FLO, Leomie Anderson, Cat Burns, Album of the Year winner Knucks, and many more.

Your thoughts?

When Stormzy shoots, he scores.

For, the British Rap royal has landed his third #1 on the Official UK Album Chart with his third studio album ‘This Is What I Mean.’

Full story below…


The ‘Real Housewives Of Potomac’ have been setting off all sorts of fireworks with their scorching seventh season. 

Past installments have seen etiquette serve as the center of the conflict. However, the show’s latest chapter has seen the drama between the Maryland matriarchs escalate to new levels.

‘Potomac’ staples Gizelle Bryant, Karen Huger, Ashley Darby, Robyn Dixon, Candiace Dillard, and Wendy Osefo are back in the mix. While newcomer Mia Thornton (who is now in her sophomore season) continues to stir the pot.

O.G Charisse Jackson-Jordan is also back in the fray and her presence sets off a chain of events that cause chaos.

Thus far, the show’s seventh outing has made for appointment TV. And, per a freshly released midseason trailer, there’s much more more to come.

What are you waiting for? Watch below…


Danity Kane appears to be done.

At least, that is the summation of Aubrey O’Day. 

And the singer is assuring fans that it’s not her fault.

Full story below…


Readers of That Grape Juice know how passionate we are about music – whether that be past or present.

However, unlike our other segments – Retro Rewind, TGJ Replay, and From The Vault – The Pop Stop is the most in-depth look at Pop songs that may have flown under the radar over the last week that you should know, rather they be from music’s biggest stars or those on the rise.

This week, we want to highlight cuts from Lewis Capaldi, RM, Alec Benjamin, and Powfu.

Join us inside…


After rocking music lovers all year long with bops like Booty‘ (featuring Latto), Material Gworllllllll (with Queen of Pop Madonna), ‘No Voting No Vucking (with Trina), and more, Saucy Santana is ready to rock the mic by his lonesome with the aptly titled new single, ‘Bop Bop.’

Released courtesy of RCA Records, the bass-buoyed banger boasts Santana’s signature sassy wordplay and an infectious chorus.

“When I’m on the scene all the hoes gon’ jock / Phone gon’ ring, coins don’t stop / Clubbin’ all night, bottles gon’ pop / Step off in the spot, bop-bop-bop,” he spits on the braggadocious track.

Certainly one for the clubs, look inside to hear the party-starting tune in full.


Despite having found tenancy on the Billboard Hot 100 with their respective solo hits across the early 2000’s, the decade that followed couldn’t boast as many appearances from R&B veterans Ray J, Sammie, Bobby V, and Pleasure P.

To turn the tide, the quartet – under the new moniker RSVP – have joined forces and are bursting on the scene as the latest supergroup.

Although the group’s members have varying ventures that have kept them in the public eye over 2022 (i.e. ‘Millennium‘ tour, VERZUZ, reality TV, and more), it’s been said they have found time to collectively work on a studio album which will hit shelves in 2023.

Ahead of its arrival, the foursome have unleashed their debut single, ‘Money Everywhere’ – a strip club anthem sure to get heads bobbing and booties bouncing.

Hear it in full inside.


Southern gals unite!

Just weeks after subtly teasing she had something in the works with Memphis Rap icon Gangsta Boo (as we reported here), Atlanta-reared rapstress Latto lifts the lid on the sizzling collaboration, ‘FTCU.’

An acronym for ‘F*ck the Club Up,’ the new bop also features rising Memphis femcee GloRilla.

“F**k the club up / I might stand up on your shit and f**k a dub up,” she raps on the D.A. Got That Dope-produced cut.

Tapping the Bluff City belles to feature on ‘FTCU’ was apt given the song prominently samples Three 6 Mafia’s 90’s hit, ‘Tear Da Clup Up.’ 

See the ladies live up to the tune’s title in more ways than one in its official music video inside.