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Macho Era in Warner Bros. is Over

Around the turn of this century, everything looked so promising for women. Twenty years after Sherry Lansing had broken the glass ceiling — well, one of many glass ceilings — when she  became  the first female production president at a major studio (20th Century Fox), other women were all around, their names popping up in any conversation about leadership roles. Stacey Snider was named chairman of Universal Pictures in 1999; Amy Pascal got a parallel job at Sony Pictures in 2003, four years after she had become chairman of Columbia. Their gender, just like that of the other women who started to run networks and cable companies and production houses, didn’t seem to matter. Then something went wrong. Rather than see a wave of women join them at the top, the movie business, at least, took a step back. Brad Grey replaced Lansing at Paramount and in turn was succeeded by Jim Gianopulos; Tom Rothman walked into Sony when Pascal walked out; and suddenly only one woman was left runnin

Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole and Travis Scott set to headline new hip-hop festival

The inaugural edition of Day N Vegas will run November 1-three on the Las Vegas festival Grounds, in Nevada. The rap-heavy music competition has assembled a lineup that competitors Miami's Rolling Loud, which has been dubbed the predominant rap pageant in america over the years. J. Cole, who currently shared a pair of latest tracks from his label Dreamville's upcoming compilation, will kick off the festival on November 1, whereas Travis Scott could be headlining on November 2. Kendrick Lamar will close out Day N Vegas's inaugural edition on November 3. among the most incredible names set to function at the experience are Tyler, the Creator, Migos, 21 Savage, Lil Uzi Vert, Juice WRLD, Lil Nas X, Liguel, Goldlink and Kali Uchis. study also: Hip-hop turns forty -- and its fogeys are beaming with pride different performers include Schoolboy Q, Jay Rock, Ab-Soul, Isaiah Rashad, and Zacari, who're all affiliated to Kendrick Lamar's label accurate Dawg enjoym

Hip-hop and R&B loses market share of US streams

Hip-hop's dominance of streaming within the u.s. has persisted in 2019 – however new stats imply its lead over different genres isn't rather as commanding because it changed into this time ultimate yr. New facts printed in Nielsen's Mid-yr track record nowadays (June 27) shows that tracks labeled below 'R&B/hip-hop' racked up 29.6% of all on-demand streams in the States (throughout both video and audio functions) within the 24 weeks from Jan 4 – June 20. That changed into down on the 36.4% market share the R&B/hip-hop class registered within the equal period of 2018. youngsters, the likes of Rock (down from 17.7% to 14.0%), Pop (15.7% to 13.5%), country (7.1% to five.8%) and Latin (10.0% to 7.three%) also all misplaced yr-on-yr market share in H1 2019. R&B/hip-hop held a 37.5% market share of audio on-demand US streams in H1 2018, in keeping with Nielsen, however this fell to 29.8% in H1 2019. standard, complete on-demand streams (audio pl

Holey Moley - Stephen Curry Got a Hit TV Show

Stephen Curry had set to swap out his preferred basketball for an altogether smaller one. The NBA star began teaming up with ABC to produce and star in  “ Holey Moley ,” a mini-golf competition series which will showcase self-proclaimed mini-golf lovers from around the country as they compete head-to-head on the course. Curry serves as executive producer and resident golf pro on the “Holey Moley” course. The on-camera talent will also include “Hangover” star Rob Riggle, who will bring color commentary, ABC and ESPN sportscaster Joe Tessitore, who will act as a play-by-play commentator, and fashion expert and “The Real” co-host Jeannie Mai, who will be a sideline correspondent. “Everyone has a favorite memory of playing miniature golf, whether it was as a child with your family, with a group of friends as a teenager, or on an awkward first date. Take that feeling, add high stakes competition and out-of-this-world challenges, and we have no doubt ‘Holey Moley’ will stand

Cuba Gooding Jr. - Awaiting for Dismissal of Charges

Cuba Gooding Jr .  just arrived to a Manhattan courthouse for a hearing in his groping case ... and the actor is trying to convince the D.A. to drop the charges against him. Cuba was strolling into court Wednesday morning, flanked by his legal team and NYPD officers for security. Prosecutors have charged Cuba with one count of misdemeanor forcible touching and one count of sexual abuse in the third degree. The Oscar winner's attorneys, Mark Heller and   Peter Toumbekis, say their client is innocent and have filed a motion to dismiss the charges. The judge is expected to address that motion Wednesday in court.

Brodsky & Smith, LLC - Proclaiming an Investigation

Brodsky & Smith, LLC declares that it's investigating competencies claims towards the Board of directors of Caesars enjoyment corporation for possible breaches of fiduciary responsibility and other violations of federal and state legislation in connection with th e sale of the enterprise to Eldorado inns, Inc.  Caesars shareholders will receive best $8.40 in cash and nil.0899 of a share of Eldorado stock for each and every share of Caesars stock they personal. The transaction values Caesars stock at handi est about $12.75 per share. The investigation concerns whether the Board of Caesars breached their fiduciary duties to shareholders and even if Eldorado is underpaying for the business. The transaction may also undervalue the enterprise and would outcomes in a substantial loss for a lot of Caesars shareholders. as an instance, Caesars stock has traded at $sixteen.96 per share and an analyst has set a $13.00 per share cost goal for the stock.

Cardi B - Felonious Charges Stemming from Strip Club Brawl

Cardi B now indicted by a grand jury on 14 charges, including two felonies, related to an assault talking place in Queens at a strip club in August of 2018. The rapper rejected a plea offer from prosecutors who cautioned that the rapper should go to a grand jury if convicted. The charges against Cardi B were unsealed Tuesday morning at her arraignment. If Cardi B had accepted the plea deal previously, she would only have had to plead guilty to one misdemeanor charge in exchange for a conditional release. The rapper’s legal troubles stem from accusations made by Jade and Baddie Gi, two two sisters who bartended at Angels Strip Club in Queens. The sisters claim that Cardi B incited her entourage to throw chairs and bottles at them. Offset, a member of Migos and baby father to Cardi's daughter, Kulture gave a reaction to her indictment and did not go into further detail on the incident in term of keeping the situation confidential and out of the way of the media.

Giannis Antetokounmpo - MVP

Monday night Milwaukee Bucks destroyer of worlds Giannis Antetokounmpo became the first European import to win the NBA Most Valuable Player award  since Dirk Nowitzki in 2007 , and the  first NBA player ever  to win MVP after having won the NBA’s Most Improved Player, which Giannis won after the 2016–17 season. Giannis’s acceptance speech was rather emotional Houston’s James Harden spent the first half of the season as  the overwhelming favorite for the award , and as in Russell Westbrook’s 2017 MVP season, there will surely be a vocal segment of Harden fans who’ll  argue that he was robbed . Harden led the league in scoring by more than eight points per game, and produced a blistering 61.6 true shooting percentage on Herculean 39.9 percent usage. The Rockets disappointed slightly in the standings, but Harden’s season was one for the record books, and he would’ve made a perfectly deserving MVP. But Giannis led his Bucks team to the NBA’s best record, and top five rankings in

Usher helps mom grow Hungry, an Uber-like chef-sharing business

R&B singer Usher's mom has been on her grind, growing her own catering kitchen, and now her famous son is helping her grow a food startup in Atlanta. Three years ago, Jonnetta Patton launched a shared kitchen in Doraville, Ga., that allowed independent chefs to try out recipes and receive business support. Now, Patton is becoming the first Atlanta-area partner for Hungry, which connects chefs from her kitchen to catered events in the area. Artists Usher and JAY-Z Invest in catering startup, Hungry Hungry is based in Arlington, Va., and already has spread to Washington and Philadelphia, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. Patton told the news organization that she called her famous son and asked him to invest in the startup. "I did say to him, 'You need to invest in this in the beginning because it's going to be really big,' and he trusted me," Patton said. Other celebrity investors for Hungry include Jay-Z along with Tom Colicchio of

Shaq Talks Hip Hop & Says Jay Z, infamous B.I.G. had been His Favorites To Work With

His rap career may additionally have been placed on pause, however music nevertheless runs through Shaquille O'Neal's veins. The NBA legend will go down as one of the vital ultimate avid gamers in los angeles Lakers heritage, however Shaq Diesel additionally boasts reasonably the song profession. He launched 4 studio albums between 1993 and 1998, and he's labored with one of the proper hip hop artists in the rap video game. When the forty seven-yr-historical these days caught up with Baller Alert, Shaq spoke of what artists he is at present taking note of. "The good component about me, above all me being a DJ. i like every kind of music," Shaq talked about. "So, at the moment I'm taking note of Joyner Lucas, his new one "Isis." Chris Brown and Drake just dropped a sizzling one. however a lot of the times i am going lower back to the old faculty stuff. Like, for some rationale I been in the world, Wind and hearth and Mobb Deep recently, and

Teairra Mari - DWI Charge Over the Weekend

Teairra Mari — noted for her legal fight and social media conflict with 50 Cent — was arrested early Saturday for allegedly riding under the influence of alcohol and when law enforcement officials arrested her, she handiest had three tires on her vehicle. the "Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood" celebrity had "watery eyes, a flushed face, and an smell of an alcoholic beverage on her breath." She was described as "unsteady on her toes," the complaint observed. Mari reportedly informed police that she "changed into at a restaurant with pals, I had like three glasses of Pinot Grigio." but the crook criticism says that Mari blew a .304 — more than thrice the criminal limit — and had an open bottle of Ketel One vodka within the entrance passenger seat of her pink 2014 stay away from Charger. The criticism also says that Mari had been noticed riding in the course of the Queens-Midtown Tunnel "at a high expense of pace" in spite of the fac

Nicki Minaj Claims Miley Cyrus Gave Dome To Hip-Hop Producer within the Studio!

Nicki Minaj is one among leisure's premier girls. not only is she one of the most song's industries true performers, however some would even label her Hip-Hop's reigning Queen. A title that Minaj doesn't take calmly. In 2018, Nicki made a bold statement through giving her album the royal remedy with the name. In fresh months, Nicki Minaj has been quiet after splitting from her previous administration team and canceling her North American tour with rapper Future. Nicki would go on to replace Future with Juice WRLD for the ecu leg of the tour, but that leg would also see multiple dates cancelled. A cooling down period has naturally been value at as Nicki has stepped back into the highlight currently after releasing her "Megatron" single to nice experiences. fans have even been gravitating to her work with other ladies in Hip-Hop, most specially her contemporary "BAPS" collaboration with fellow Rapper Trina. issues were on an upswing fo

Rico Nasty Kicks Off Billboard Hip-Hop reside live performance sequence in lengthy beach

Rico Nasty performs all the way through the Billboard Hip-Hop reside series, in partnership with Mountain Dew, on June sixteen, 2019 in long seaside, Calif. On Friday (June 14), Rico Nasty kicked off the Billboard Hip-Hop are living series, in partnership with Mountain Dew, with a kinetic show in lengthy beach, California. Packing Sevilla Nightclub with fanatics able to set free and rage, Rico played via her hits -- with a twist. by means of Twitter and facebook, her fanatics on the venue and people observing on the livestream may impact the setlist, balloting on which songs she should still play. "I definitely cherished that I could look up and notice the names of the individuals that have been doing the interacting," Rico tells Billboard. "lots of times I play my track at shows in keeping with the views and the streams." however Friday's display gave her an opportunity to blow the filth off of some older, less obvious numbers. "Performing 'Blu

YG entertainment Appoints New CEO and Addresses Scandals

one of the vital "huge three" talent management organizations, YG leisure has been plagued with varied scandals and controversies during the past few months. This resulted in Yang Hyun-Suk, founding father of YG entertainment after which-CEO Yang Min-Suk (who's Yang Hyun-Suk's brother) to ultimately step down from their respective positions within the company on 14 June 2019.  This information got here as shock in South Korea's enjoyment business as Yang Hyun-Suk situated and lead the company for over 23 years. With that came the question of Yang's successor, and YG leisure answered those questions about 20 June. The ability agency made a few statements the day prior to this, first and best, asserting their newly appointed CEO, Hwang Bo-Kyung.  Hwang has been with YG entertainment given that 2001 and was previously an executive director and CFO of the company, in advance of her fresh appointment. concerning her new CEO position, Hwang had this to asse

Brittney Taylor - Given a Restraining Order

  Love&Hip Hop famous person Brittney Taylor Given a Restraining Order for Allegedly Beating a woman. A brief order of insurance policy has been placed against Brittney Taylor, star of VH1's Love and Hip Hop, after she allegedly beat up a lady right through a combat in her long island apartment. in keeping with TMZ, a new York judged enacted the restraining order towards the fact big name, 30, which additionally states that if she is in possession of any firearms, she ought to flip them over instantly. The order of coverage is in vicinity until Dec. 14. Taylor changed into arrested on Friday after she allegedly threw her cell phone at the nameless woman, which comes two months after she accused costar Remy Ma of attacking her at an April concert, for which Ma turned into arrested for on may 1. The combat between Taylor and the lady all started in the house, and allegedly endured into the elevator, where Taylor endured to assault the woman. Police showed up not long

The Lion King - Visually Re-Imagined

The Lion King  was filmed entirely in  virtual reality  (well, save a single photographed shot). All the locations you know from the original—Pride Rock, the elephant graveyard, Rafiki’s Ancient Tree—exist, but not as practical sets or files confined to an animator’s computer. They live inside a kind of filmmaking video­game as 360-degree virtual environments, full of digitized animals, around which Favreau and his crew could roam.  Headsets on, filmmakers had access to all the tools of the trade, just in virtual form. Say you’re getting ready for a scene in which young Simba talks to Zazu, his father’s adviser, and the “sun” isn’t falling on Simba’s face the way it should. Favreau or visual effects supervisor Rob Legato could just add a “light” to boost the intensity.

Cloud gaming: Google Stadia and Microsoft xCloud defined

Sony. Nintendo. Microsoft. Google. Amazon. Walmart. Verizon. electronic Arts. Nvidia. every of those companies are giants in their respective fields — and every single one of them is or is said to be checking out tech that may exchange the way video video games are played, allotted, and bought. Some organizations have announced publicly — hey there Google and Microsoft — while others are quietly experimenting at the back of closed doors. but each and every enterprise is as a minimum hedging in opposition t a future the place discs, downloads, even consoles are not any longer required, since you'll movement video games across the information superhighway as quite simply as you circulation your favourite Netflix demonstrate. It's known as cloud gaming, and it's not definitely a new thought: over the last decade, the tech's been laughed at time and again as a result of technological and economic constraints. however this time, it feels like the celebrities may

Fox - Spin the Wheel in Primetime

Spin the Wheel is an upcoming game show set to air on Fox during the 2018–19 television season. Actor/comedian Dax Shepard will host the show, which will feature a 40-foot wheel that holds different sums of money on its wedges. Contestants will spin the wheel and then answer various pop culture trivia questions. A correct answer will allow them to add money to specific wedges of the wheel of their choosing, while a wrong answer will add a wedge that could reduce their total prize money if landed on. At certain periods in the game, contestants will be given the choice to walk away with their current prize money or continue spinning the wheel. Over $20,000,000 is available to win per episode. The series is executive produced by former lead singer of NSYNC, Justin Timberlake; and the show will premiere on June 20, 2019 at 9/8 central.

Love and Hip Hop Atlanta - Beats Competition

Love & Hip Hop Atlanta won big at the MTV Movie & TV Awards for being ’Reality Royalty!’ Spice , Karlie Redd , Bambi , and Scrappy took to the stage after being announced as winners and were completely shocked. They were up against The Bachelor , Jersey Shore , Vanderpump Rules and The Challenge . Not everyone was super excited to see Love & Hip Hop Atlanta take the stage to accept the golden popcorn.

The Brother K Melee - Lonesome Bridge #Flyah Submission

Originally titled Brother K, the Brooklyn-based band was founded in 2011 by guitarist/songwriter/English PhD candidate Lucas Kwong. Dissatisfied with the volume of his solo folk efforts (not loud enough), Kwong decided to meld the garage rock revivalism of his adolescence with his childhood devotion to Fifties rock 'n' roll. The project began life as a blues/rockabilly two-piece with David Cornejo on drums, before evolving to embrace punk, psychedelia, and 2 other band members. On the 2016 compilation SEEK ASSEMBLY, the group began channeling its influences - Johnny Cash , Elvis Presley , Nirvana , The Stooges , The White Stripes , Hamburg-era The Beatles , garage-gospel acts like The Caravans - into a sound reflective of its new name: tight as a brotherly embrace, savage as an unquiet riot. On the upcoming Summer 2019 EP, Get Inside, the quartet polishes its sound further as they deliver unmedicated anthems for dead saints, megalomaniacs, and that one dream you can&#

Jessica Kelly - Here I Am #Flyah Submission

Born in Brampton, Ontario, grew up in Mount Moriah, NL and then moved to Saskatoon, SK in July 2011 where she attended Dundonald School and now Ernest Lindner. Jessica has always been an outgoing, energetic kid and is growing into a very talented young lady.  She is very interested in the arts, attending theatre at Persephone, she plays the flute in her school band, has been taking piano lessons since she was 7. Here I am is her single and the video version was released on Social Media on March 31st 2019.

Cee Nario - Subway #Flyah Submission

Stay Wavy is a short collection of connected themes of passion; including serenades to a potential lover, songs of self-reflection & nostalgia, plus party music meant to make you either kick your feet up and forget your problems, or dance the night away! With producer Instigate providing canvases containing a multitude of sounds and colors, the vibrance within the lyrics and vocals brought to you by singer-songwriter Cee Nario provides a conduit for passion and emotion to pass from audio straight into the heart and soul of the listener Cee Nario has also worked with artists and producers from around the globe, including SoulChef, Jo Well, Eric Vintage, Christine Thuy Huong, DviousMindz, Robert de Boron, Hawdwerk, and D'zyl 5k1. Cee Nario has appeared on US Spanish-language television networks Telemundo and Mundo Fox as a part of the Jalapeno Brothers, and has shared the stage with notable hip-hop acts like Rapsody, Blu & Exile , The Pharcyde, and Dom Kennedy.