To no surprise, Kanye West has caused mayhem once again.
The Chicago rapper and visionary launched his weekend pop-up shop for The Life of Pablo collection in the SoHo neighborhood of New York City and things got out of hand on the first day. Swarms of fans gathered in a massive line to enter the exclusive shop, causing the cops to shut down the entire block, TMZ reports.
The pop-up shop will be open until tomorrow, March 20th. Get that mercy while it’s hot!
A$AP Rocky and A$AP Ferg get animated on an episode of the HBO series Animals.
Throughout 2:24 minute clip, the Harlem rappers portray “bodega kittens” and make several appropriate cat references. Check out the clip above.
A new Michael Jackson film is in the works — but it’s not what you think.
Oscar-nominated writer Dan Harmon is set to direct a stop-motion comedic drama on Jackson’s famous pet chimp, Bubbles. According to Complex, the story will be seen through the eyes of the chimp. Titled Bubbles, the story will be detailing the chimp’s life with the pop star throughout the many scandals that happened in Jackson’s life.
Stay tuned for more details.
Director of The Amazing Nina Simone Jeff Lieberman has a few things to say about Zoe Saldana‘s portrayal in the upcoming biopic, Nina.
On a guest column on The Hollywood Reporter, the director criticizes Robert L. Johnson, founder of the company releasing the film, RLJ Entertainment. “Robert Johnson’s defense of his film Nina was not only insulting, it was 100% wrong. As someone who has intensely studied Nina Simone for the past five years and recently released a documentary about her life and legacy based on interviews with over 50 of her friends, band members, family, lovers and fellow activists, I am saddened by the ugly and inaccurate portrayal contained in the script and trailer of Nina and by Mr. Johnson’s desperate attempt to defend the project.”
Read his entire column here.
Rihanna might be on tour, but that won’t stop her from releasing new work…no pun intended.
The Bajan beauty dropped 7 new dance remixes to her smash hit single “Work.” Four producers, including Lost Kings, Burns, and R3hab, gave the track an EDM makeover. The tracks are now available for streaming on Tidal.