The 2018 VMA Nominations Are Here.
Unsurprisingly, Beyoncé and Jay-Z—aka The Carters—racked up eight nominations for their “APES**T” video. Meanwhile, Cardi B takes the lead with 10 well-deserved nominations, including five for her “Finesse” collaboration with Bruno Mars.
Also nominated: Janelle Monae, SZA, Khalid, and more. Check out the full list at Hollywood Reporter.
The 2018 VMAs will air live at 9 p.m. ET on August 20 from Radio City Music Hall.
Anthony Bourdain’s Final Interview Is 13,000 Words Long & Worth the Read.
In February 2017, Popula editor Maria Bustillos interviewed the now late Anthony Bourdain. See what he had to say about the Clintons, Harvey Weinstein, and more here.
Could There Be a New Sade Album on the Way?
According to longtime collaborator Stuart Matthewman, the two recently created “a bunch of songs.”
“When we’re happy, then we’ll let everyone else hear it,” he said, though no other details were shared. The announcement comes after the release of “Flower of the Universe,” which song appeared on the A Wrinkle In Time soundtrack earlier this year.
“I never thought she’d say yes, but asked anyway,” Wrinkle director Ava DuVernay said on Twitter upon the soundtrack reveal. “She was kind + giving. A goddess. We began a journey together that I’ll never forget. Proud to announce that Sade has created an original song for WRINKLE IN TIME. It’s entitled ‘Flower of the Universe.’ And it’s a dream come true.”
Here’s Boots Riley’s Daily Show Interview.
CASSIUS will be dropping its very own Boots Riley interview soon, but before we do, check out what he had to say about Sorry To Bother You to Trevor Noah, who recently invited him onto The Daily Show.
The Rugrats Are Back.
That’s right. In 2018, Nickelodeon’s hit 90s cartoon is returning with a 26-episode series revival as well as a live-action film with CGI characters.
“Both the TV series and the movie will include new adventures with beloved characters Tommy, Chuckie, Phil, Lil, Susie and Angelica, and will also introduce a new world of characters,” Variety reports. OG creators Arlene Klasky, Gábor Csupó and Paul Germain are also slated to return as executive producers for the TV series.
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