Kanye West Readies New Album & Kid Cudi Joint Project for June

Yeezus is coming.

Kanye West is readying two new albums for June. Not only will he drop his next solo album, but he and Kid Cudi are set to release their collaborative project.

‘Ye took to Twitter to share a June 1 release date for his album, his first since 2016’s The Life of Pablo, which consists of only 7 tracks. “my album is 7 songs,” he tweeted. “June 1st.”

Additionally, his long-rumored joint project with Kid Cudi, Kids See Ghost, will arrive a week later on June 8. The album title is also the name of their newly-formed duo.

“me and Cudi album June 8th,” wrote ‘Ye. “it’s called Kids See Ghost. That’s the name of our group.”

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Toni Braxton & Birdman Plan ‘Great Gatsby’- d Wedding

Toni Braxton and Birdman are planning an extravagant wedding, inspired by everything from Sex and the City to The Great Gatsby.

Speaking with PEOPLE, the 50-year-old icon gushed about her fairytale wedding. “This is my second wedding, and I’m over 40,” she said (via Page Six). “It’s like [Sex and the City’s] Carrie Bradshaw, the last bride. It’ll be elegant and a little sexy.”

Braxton and Baby were coy about their relationship for years. However, she says that they began dating in 2016 following years of friendship. “He’s been my bestie for like 15 or 16 years,” she explained. Birdman also reportedly supported her while she was fighting lupus complications. “Every day I had a show, he came.”

Toni, who recently released Sex & Cigarettes, finally confirmed engagement rumors in the trailer for this season’s “Braxton Family Values.” “I have an announcement to make,” she said. “I’m engaged!”

During an interview with Rap-Up, Birdman, 49, spoke about his bride-to-be. “She’s a legend,” he said. “She do her thing. She’s just prolific with that shit. I think she’s a one-of-one and a very special talent in the music business.”

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Report: Fabolous Granted Delay in Domestic Violence Case

There are new developments in Fabolous’ ongoing domestic abuse case.

Last month, the Brooklyn rapper was arrested on charges of aggravated assault and making terroristic threats involving his longtime girlfriend Emily Bustamante. Now, there is reportedly a delay in the proceedings.

Shortly before he was scheduled to face the judge on Wednesday (April 18), Fabolous’ legal team asked the courts for the delay. The judge obliged. Now, the Def Jam rapper has three weeks before he’s scheduled to return to court in May. There was no reason given for the request, according to Bossip.

Bustamante reportedly claims Fabolous was abusive. She alleges that he punched her multiple times, injuring her mouth to the point that she needed to have teeth removed.

A video fueled speculation about abuse. Shortly after Bustamante’s original complaints were publicized, a clip showing Fab arguing with Bustamante and her father surfaced. Holding a sharp object in his hand, the rapper tells his father-in-law that he has a bullet with his name on it.

Fabolous and Bustamante also have two sons together, Johan, 10, and Jonas, 2. The rapper has yet to directly address the allegations. He faces three-to-five years in prison on the aggravated assault charge, as per the report.

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Kanye West Previews New Music for Charlamagne Tha God

Yeezy season is approaching. After holding secret recording sessions in Wyoming, Kanye West teases new music once again through a meeting with media personality Charlamagne Tha God.

Paparazzi spotted the pair leaving ‘Ye’s Calabasas office on Wednesday (April 18). When asked if C Tha God heard music from the new album, Kanye gave the affirmative. “He heard some shit,” he said with a smile. Sources say that Yeezy played more than that in advance of an interview.

It’s unclear if or where the interview will air. Charlamagne has several jobs, including the popular radio show “The Breakfast Club” and his “Brilliant Idiots” podcast. He’s also executive produced shows on MTV and Revolt.

Charlamagne and Kanye spent more time together. Tha God later posted a silhouetted photo of the two in front of a sunset. The photo was possibly taken at Kanye’s home as he geotagged Calabasas as the location.


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Kanye hasn’t released a full-length album since 2016’s The Life of Pablo and he is also currently working on a book, which he is writing in real time on Twitter. So far, the book includes excerpts about parenting, enemies, and originality.

Today, Yeezy shared additional quotes. “today will be the greatest day so far,” he wrote.” Life keeps getting better and better.” Additionally, he posted an inspirational moment from Lauryn Hill’s “Unplugged” episode.

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Michelle Williams Is Engaged to Pastor Chad Johnson

Michelle Williams says yes. The Destiny’s Child alum has announced her engagement to pastor Chad Johnson.

“We could not contain this any longer,” an overjoyed Williams tells PEOPLE of the month-long private engagement.

The couple met in March of 2017 during one of Johnson’s spiritual retreats. “I was in a horrible, dark place,” she said, referring to her previous relationship, which ended with her infidelity. “I just needed to go somewhere where I could get a message of hope and restoration, rejuvenation — get connected to God.”

After exchanging text messages and DMs, Johnson and Williams began courting one another through FaceTime for about three months. “I didn’t even tell any people I was talking to Chad,” she explained. “I wanted to treat this relationship differently because obviously, all my past relationships have failed. I didn’t want to talk about another relationship that possibly wasn’t gonna go anywhere.”

Williams said she dropped her guard around Johnson. “What kept drawing me and drawing me at first was I felt like I could be myself,” she explained. “My first name is Tenitra; my middle name is Michelle. I felt like I could be Tenitra: just ratchet, I didn’t have to have on any makeup, if I had to have on my hair bonnet — he just made me feel very safe in being myself.”

Johnson asked for Williams’ family’s blessing and videotaped the experience. He then shared the video with his bride-to-be before getting on one knee about a month ago. “I started weeping and wailing when I see all these special people,” she added. “Towards the end of the video, something in my head said, ‘Pull yourself together! He’s about to propose! Stop all this crying!'”

Williams and Johnson are eyeing a summer wedding. “We do wanna get married very, very soon,” she said. “We’ve been moving very quickly and planning. Why wait? I want to get married now, but he wants a wedding!”

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