The Week In Urban Pop Culture was originally published on globalgrind.com
1. Daniel Kaluuya Is Here To Tell You He’s Black Everywhere He Goes
‘Get Out’ star, Daniel Kaluuya, won’t accept Samuel L. Jackson’s comments suggesting Black British actors don’t have the experience to take on Black American roles. Kaluuya vents, “I resent that I have to prove that I’m Black.” He further proclaims, “You’re getting singled out for the color of your skin, but not the content of your spirit, and that’s everywhere.”
2. Janet Jackson’s Long Lost Child is Revealed!…We Think…
For many hyper fans, Janet Jackson is the mother to many. However, one woman takes it literally, believing she is the offspring of the famous pop star and her former husband, James DeBarge. Meet Tiffany Whyte. We’ll let you do the photo comparisons to decide for yourself.
3. Soulja Boy Family Drama
So apparently Soulja Boy left his family in the hood if you let his brother and mom tell it. But Soulja Boy is called BS in a Twitter rant. He promises a full in-depth interview will soon come, setting the record straight. We can’t wait!
4. Snoop Dogg Takes On Donald Trump
Rappers are no strangers to beefing with politicians. Snoop Dogg took it to a new level with his brutal ridicule of President Trump in his new music video “Lavender (Nightfall Remix).” He elicited a condemning response from the president, but also support from rappers like T.I.
5. Tamar Braxton Will Always Put Family First
After rumors surfaced that Tamar Braxton’s husband had another child outside their marriage, the singer went on an Instagram rant and further clarified things on ‘The Wendy Williams Show.’ She proclaimed “it would be a blessing” if she could have kids, whether they were her kids or someone else’s. Don’t get it twisted though, she’d still punch her husband Vince Herbert in the mouth if he had them outside of wedlock.
6. I Believe I Can Fly
In a recent interview with the British ‘GQ Style,’ Travis Scott explained his epic fall at a Drake concert in London by saying, “I didn’t fall, dude, I flew. I was floating. I don’t fall.” Hmm, something tells us the rap star might have had quite a few falls before the interview. But hey, all respect to your supernatural abilities!
7. When It’s Cold Outside…
Carmelo Anthony gave us new memes to get us through life. After a game between the Knicks and the Pacers at Madison Square Garden, the athlete prepared for the New York cold by sporting a huge fur coat and hat. Social media couldn’t deal and the NBA player went viral.
8. Michael B. Jordan Could Be ‘The One’
A sequel to the 1999 hit ‘The Matrix’ could be on the rise and guess who’s in talks to be the star? That’s right, the ‘Creed’ star, Michael B. Jordan, could be the next Neo…or maybe a Morpheus prequel?
9. Kordell Stewart Wants His Name Kept Out Of Andrew ‘Delivert’ Caldwell’s Mouth.
Kordell Stewart just won a $3 million dollar judgment against viral Youtube sensation Andrew Caldwell, who claimed the two had a gay relationship. Caldwell could have his wages garnished due to the ruling. This seems like a lot of cheddar for the ‘delivert’ star to give up. Caldwell is supposedly ready to fight the ruling in court according to a lengthy video he posted.
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