Rihanna’s The New Smurfette, Mary J. Blige’s ‘Real Love’ on Screen, WTF Is Scar Lip?, Coi Leray Drops “My Body” & More!

It’s time to catch up on the latest with our favorite Single Ladies and you know it’s all fire. We’ve got Ms. Halle Bailey gracing the cover of V magazine, Coi just dropped a new hit and Latto’s outchea leveling up with Teyana Taylor and TiaCorinne. Plus, Rihanna’s going blue and Mary J. Blige has big plans for Lifetime TV. And everyone’s out here wondering “Who the f*ck is Scar Lip?” Keep reading to find out all the details.

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Halle Bailey Little Mermaid Countdown

Yes, our “Little Mermaid” Halle Bailey is counting down to her May Disney movie debut. While we wait, fans can catch Halle on the cover of V magazine or cop some new “Little Mermaid” merch, including T-shirts and a 7-doll pack of Halle’s character as Ariel with her mermaid sisters.

Coi Leray x DaniLeigh Drop New Singles

Fresh off a misunderstanding with Latto, Coi Leray’s stock remains up and stuck as she continues bringing heat to these streets. The rapper recently dropped the catchy “My Body,” perfect to rock while prepping to hit the clubs. Meanwhile, DaniLeigh fans are feeling her new single, “Tasty.” The track is fun and flirty – perfect for the warmer months ahead.

Latto Doing Overtime

Latto has been keeping busy, featuring in TiaCorinne’s latest music video for the “FreakyT” remix, which is inspired by the classic 90s movie, “B.A.P.S.” The rapper also dropped her own music video for “Put It On Da Floor,” and fans are raving about her fierce energy and killer flow. Did we mention she just tapped Teyana Taylor as her creative director?

Rihanna Is The Voice Of Smurfette

Soon-to-be mom of two, beauty, style, and music mogul Rihanna is all in for the children, taking on a new role as the adorable Smurfette in the upcoming live-action hybrid feature from Paramount Animation, The Smurfs Movie. She will star, write and record original songs and produce the upcoming project.  Needless to say, fans are hype for more Riri. The film is set to hit theaters on February 14, 2025.

Mary J. Blige Is Making Movies Now

Mary J. Blige is getting all the bags, adding executive producer to her repertoire with the announcement of two Lifetime movies based on her hit songs “Real Love” and “Strength of a Woman” under her production company, Blue Butterfly. The two new series are set to premiere on Saturdays, beginning June 10th at 8 pm. 

Cardi B’s Walmart Commercial

Cardi B teams up with Walmart for Mother’s Day campaign. Walmart will give 20,000 free Walmart+ memberships to new moms. The value of the memberships is around $2 million. Cardi B, a mom herself, is representing moms in the culture. She has a daughter named Kulture and a son named Wave.

Ice Spice x PinkPantheress Rocking With SKIMS

“Rap Princess” Ice Spice, along with PinkPantheress, Nessa Barett, and RAYE, are modeling the new SKIMS line, according to a recent Twitter post by the slimwear boss, Kim Kardashian.

Congrats To TT Torrez

NYC’s Hot 97 has promoted radio host and personality TT Torrez to middays, and we know she will be killing it on her show, “Tap In With TT.” TT features DJ Enuff, and DJ Drewski on weekdays from 10 am to 3 pm. Make sure to tune in and catch all the action and tell her we sent ya!

Scar Lip Takes Over NYC

Who the f*ck is Scar Lip??  Scar Lip is a rising rap star representing NYC with a no-holds-barred flow. Her style is similar to 90s New York icons like DMX and Onyx. “This Is New York” is Scar Lip’s breakout single, capturing the city’s vibrant hip-hop culture. She’s gained attention from fans and industry insiders including Jadakiss and 50 Cent. Scar Lip’s debut album is set to be released later this year, and we’re excited to see what she brings.

Lola Brooke Says ‘Just Relax’

NYC continues its winning streak (Let’s go Knicks!) with the unveiling of Lola Brooke’s follow-up single “Just Relax.” The new single from the Brooklyn-born rapper is a dynamic flip of one of Hip Hop’s most revered classic tracks, “The Choice Is Yours” by Black Sheep, and is met with an accompanying music video (featuring Dres) directed by Shanghaii.

Beyonce Fans Are On Stand By

Beyonce fans are on high alert with less than two weeks left before the start of megastar’s highly-anticipated Renaissance tour.  

Whew! That’s it for now – let’s give it up for all of this week’s Single Ladies!