Could Nicki Minaj be cooking up a sequel to one of her most celebrated albums?
Fans feel so.
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As we reported here, industry analysts predicted 6ix9ine and Nicki Minaj‘s reunion duet, ‘Trollz,’ would free fall down the Billboard Hot 100 after spending only one week at its perch.
While it is not uncommon for songs that rely on single bundling and single discounting tactics to reach the top to experience steep falls after those measures desist, ‘Trollz’ is a special case as it does not boast favor in the radio airplay division of chart calculation that its competition does.
As such, the tune made a whopping plunge on the refreshed Hot 100, making it the furthest fall from #1 (while remaining on the chart) in the tally’s 62-year history.
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Over the years, That Grape Juice has established a distinguished voice that – whether loved or loathed – sparks discussion, debate, and on occasion drama!
Though comprised of seasoned writers who share a similar outlook on Urban Pop culture, the idiosyncrasies of the TGJ team members often lend for quite heated debates “behind the scenes” about the hottest topics.
Now, we give you a front row seat to the show. In a format similar to ‘The View’ or ‘The Real’, TGJ editors – Sam, David, Rashad, and Joe – get real in a very candid way.
Today’s roundtable topic asks each anchor their thoughts on the…
In the two years that separated fans of Teyana Taylor from her sophomore set and its 2020 follow-up, the 29-year-old saw her social profile continue to rise on the back of a successful VH1 reality show, multiple endorsement deals, directing fellow artists’ music videos (under the name “Spike T”), touring, and more.
Those ingredients made the perfect environment for baking and unveiling her third studio effort, ‘The Album,’ which was kicked off by six critically acclaimed singles: “How You Want It?”, “Morning”, “We Got Love”, “Made It”, “Bare with Me,” and “Wake Up Love.” To sweeten the pot, it was lined with 23 tracks and included a “who’s who” of features including Erykah Badu, Kehlani, Lauryn Hill, Future, Rick Ross, Quavo, and Missy Elliott.
Leading Taylor to what industry analysts predicted would be the best first week sales of her career (as we reported here), look inside to see just how right they were.
Janelle Monae, Reese Witherspoon, Zendaya, Jennifer Aniston and Helen Bonham-Carter teamed up to bare all on their latest movie roles for The Hollywood Reporter’s Drama Actresses Roundtable recently.
The conversation usually sees its participants join forces in person but with COVID-19 still at large the Reporter opted to have this group of actresses share their ideas, thoughts and feelings via Zoom.
There, they discussed race, politics and how they intend to use their work to create positive changes within the realm of film.
As of June 27, music superstar Beyoncé – with 30 career wins to her credit – was already the undisputed Queen of the BET Awards, but that title was cemented with triumphs scored at the franchise’s 2020 edition (which aired June 28).
Entering with 4 nominations (BEST FEMALE R&B/POP ARTIST, ALBUM OF THE YEAR, BET HER AWARD, BEST MOVIE), the 38-year-old had already extended the record with foreknowledge she had been selected as the year’s Humanitarian Award recipient (as we reported here).
Now, the official winner’s list (as published here), reveals she’s pushed the count even further.
Look inside to see what trophies she walked away with from tonight’s show:
The 2020 BET Awards are under way and, as ever, you can expect That Grape Juice to be bringing you the performances shortly after they air on television.
Held virtually for the first time ever (in light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic), the ceremony – which celebrates its 20th year of honoring the achievements of people of color in music, sports, movies, TV, and more – shines with showings from Megan Thee Stallion, DaBaby, Usher, and many more.
See their stageblazing performances inside: