Chance the Rapper Is Putting on a Special Olympics Anniversary Concert.
Join Chance and Social Function Productions, his new production company, in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Special Olympics. The event takes place in Chicago on July 21 with performances by Smokey Robinson, Jason Mraz, O.A.R., and more.
You can cop your tickets here. Peep the official announcement below.
Here’s a Look at the NASIR Listening Party from Last Night.
Hummers and camo and tents—oh my! The NASIR listening party took on a military vibe as hundreds gathered to listen to the Queens rap veteran’s Kanye-produced eleventh album. A who’s who of the rap industry made up attendees, including Pusha T, Consequence, Chris Rock, and many more.
NASIR is out now, obviously. Catch footage and photos below.
Run‘s House Is Coming Back… Sorta Kinda Not Really.
Actually, Rev Run and Justine Simmons will be starring in a brand new Netflix original series. It’s called All About the Washingtons, and it’s an “autobiographical scripted family sitcom” about Joey Washington (Rev Run aka Joseph Simmons) and his wife Justine Washington (Justine Simmons) as they play “fictionalized versions” of themselves.
“After Joey decides to retire from a long career as legendary hip-hop royalty, his wife Justine, takes advantage of the opportunity to pursue a career of her own now that Joey is available to focus on raising the kids and keeping the house in order. Their kids are portrayed by Kiana Ledé, Nathan Anderson, Leah Rose Randall and Maceo Smedley . ”
Watch the trailer below.
The Next Season of American Horror Story Will Be a Murder House/Coven Crossover.
AHS fans rejoice. The eighth season will be a mashup of arguably two of the show’s best seasons, with Sarah Paulson, Kathy Bates and more confirmed to return.
“The Coven/Murder House AHS crossover season won’t be happening next year…because it’s happening THIS YEAR. AHS #8 WITCHES RULE THIS SEPTEMBER,” AHS co-creator and showrunner Ryan Murphy said on Twitter. And yes, Jessica Lange—among other fan faves—could possibly return for this “heightened” season as well.
We know. We’re hype, too.
Brie Larson Is Demanding Film Critic Diversity.
Like us, Brie Larson is tired of reading middle-aged white men review films made by folks who look nothing like them.
“I don’t need a 40-year-old white dude to tell me what didn’t work about A Wrinkle in Time,” the actress stated during an acceptance speech at the 2018 Crystal + Lucy Awards in Los Angeles on Wednesday. “It wasn’t made for him! I want to know what it meant to women of color, biracial women, to teen women of color.”
“Am I saying I hate white dudes? No, I am not,” she continued. “What I am saying is if you make a movie that is a love letter to women of color, there is an insanely low chance a woman of color will have a chance to see your movie, and review your movie.”
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