Ella Mai has broken several Billboard records. Billboard revealed the news via Twitter, writing, “With 17 total weeks at No. 1 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart this year, @ellamai has earned the best calendar-year showing by any woman on the chart since @aliciakeys led for 17 weeks in 2004. With ‘Boo’d Up’ and ‘Trip’ @ellamai's eponymous debut full-length album becomes the first album by a woman to yield two R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart No. 1s since Rihanna’s 'ANTI' in 2016.” Ella Mai’s “Trip” also remains at No. 1 on the Hot R&B Songs chart.
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Akon is considering running for president. According to The Jasmine Brand, Akon said, “I’ve been thinking about running for 2020 very seriously. After Obama you had blacks, whites, Hispanics, everybody working together. We really came a long way to get people to come together, and look at each other as humans, and work towards a common cause. And now it seems like everything that was done is being undone, with gangs and race groups reemerging. It’s just horrible.”
Wu-Tang Clan and Teyana Taylor have joined forces with Milk Makeup to release a lipstick collection. According to The Jasmine Brand, the lipsticks come in eight shades, Chi, Fire, Ruckus, Frequency, Source, Cypher, Flow and Sacred. They retail for $55 each.
TMZ has reported that Angela Simmons former fiancé, Sutton Tennyson, who is also the father of her two-year-old son, was shot and killed at his home in Atlanta on Saturday (November 3rd). The Atlanta police said that they responded to a “shots fired” call at Tennyson’s home. Officers found him dead in his garage with multiple gunshot wounds. Reports initially said that the death was a result of a home invasion. However, TMZ reports that police said Sutton was talking to another man in his driveway and when the conversation escalated, Tennyson was shot.
T.I. and Tiny's daughter, Zonnique Pullins, has opened up on getting eye surgery, which permanently changed the color of her eyes from brown to light gray. Under one of Zonnique’s Instagram posts, a fan asked for advice about changing her eye color. She said, “Well, I didn’t go to Kenya so I can’t say if it’s safe there or not, but I’ve never liked to recommend anyone to do it. I can say that my experience wasn’t the best in the long term but everyone is different. My mom’s are fine.” She also discussed her surgery on T.I. & Tiny’s Friends & Family Hustle, saying, “My eye started bothering me, the doctor told me that you could possibly go blind.”
According to PEOPLE, Real Housewives of Atlanta star, Kenya Moore, 47, and her husband, Marc Daly, have welcomed their daughter, Brooklyn Doris Daly on Sunday morning (November 4th). Moore revealed this past weekend that she was diagnosed with preeclampsia and had to give birth early. Kenya told the publication, “Brooklyn because that’s where we met and fell in love, and Doris after my grandmother who passed away last year and who raised me.” She added, “Brooklyn is very alert and active.” Moore, who conceived through IVF, had an emergency C-section. Baby Daly weighed in at 5 pounds and 12 ounces.
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