Issa Rae’s For President, Shenseea’s Got Bars, Lauryn Hill Celebrates “Miseducation” 25th Anniversary

From Issa Rae’s highly anticipated role in the upcoming Barbie movie to Malia Obama’s directorial debut, these Single Ladies are breaking barriers and proving the sky’s the limit.

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Issa Rae’s summer is about to be busy. Taking on Hollywood with summer 2023’s highly anticipated films —  Rae will enter the Spider-Verse on June 2.

And by July 21, she’ll transform into Barbie.

While all of that is in the works,Issa Rae’s season 2 of Rap Sh!t is underway.

The Legacy Of Lauryn Hill

Lauryn Hill is expected to perform on June 9 at the Wolftrap in Washington D.C. to celebrate the 25th-anniversary of her seminal album “The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill.” 

Her solo, Aug. 25, 1998, debut “The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill” continues to inspire countless and is a testament to the album’s enduring legacy. 

Malia Obama Sitting In The Director Chair

Malia Obama is set to make her directorial debut in a short film produced by Donald Glover’s production company. As the daughter of former President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, Malia has long been in the public eye. However, she is now stepping into her own as a filmmaker, showing the world that she has what it takes to succeed on her own merits.

Halle Bailey Splashing On Cover Entertainment Weekly

Actress and singer, Halle Bailey appeared on the cover of Entertainment Weekly. In the highly-anticipated live-action adaptation of Disney’s “The Little Mermaid”, Halle takes on the role of Ariel, the iconic mermaid princess.

In the interactive cover of the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly, Halle is seen donning the signature red hair and green mermaid tail, perfectly embodying the beloved character. The cover features an augmented reality experience that allows readers to bring the cover to life using their smartphones.

Ice Spice Went To Jacob

Marc Jacobs’ new Spring 2023 campaign features a fresh face – Ice Spice. The campaign, titled “Heaven,” showcases Ice Spice’s unique and bold style, which perfectly complements the colorful, fun designs of the collection. Ice Spice’s inclusion in the campaign highlights the fashion industry’s increasing recognition of diverse and unconventional beauty standards. Fans and fashion enthusiasts alike are excited to see what’s next for this rising star.

Flau’jae – The Only Rapper To Win An NCAA Title

Flau’jae Johnson, an up-and-coming rapper and LSU basketball player, is turning heads in the sports world. Despite being a freshman, Johnson has already made a name for herself as a key player for the LSU women’s basketball team. 

But she’s also making moves off the court, having recently teased a collaboration with none other than Lil Wayne after the team’s national championship win. In fact, Johnson has already made history as the only commercial rapper to win an NCAA title.

Angel Reese Speaks Out For Women Athletes

Meanwhile, teammate Angel Reese declined an invitation to visit the White House following their victory over the University of Iowa Hawkeyes in the NCAA women’s basketball national championship. 

She was offended by First Lady Jill Biden suggesting that both the winning and losing teams should be invited. 

Reese was named the women’s tournament Most Outstanding Player for her exceptional performances. She also pointed out that if the roles were reversed, her team would not be invited to the White House if they had lost.

Shenseea Shows of Her Flow

Jamaican dancehall artist Shenseea has just dropped a new freestyle track called “Locked Up,” showcasing her powerful flow and lyrical prowess. 

The track was met with positive reception from fans and industry insiders alike, with many praising Shenseea’s ability to effortlessly switch between singing and rapping. “Locked Up” marks another milestone for the rising star, who has been making waves in the music industry with her unique blend of dancehall, pop, and hip-hop.

Chloe Bailey’s “Praise This” 

Chloe Bailey’s performance in the movie “Praise This” has been making headlines, with fans raving about her impressive acting skills and dynamic singing voice. The film, which is set in the world of gospel choir competitions, follows a group of students as they compete for a cash prize and a chance to perform at a major music festival.

In addition to her role in “Praise This”, Chloe Bailey, one half of the R&B duo Chloe x Halle, has been taking the music world by storm. Her recent Instagram reel showing her belting out a powerful rendition of her hit song “Have Mercy” has gone viral, with fans praising her impressive vocal range.

That’s it for now.  Happy Easter! See you next week!