It’s a celebration all across the nation for Cinco De Mayo and for these amazing Single Ladies making waves in the music and entertainment industry. From Lola Brooke‘s Timberland deal to Mary J. Blige‘s new scholarship program and Rihanna‘s record-breaking Super Bowl performance, these women deserve a toast. Let’s get into it.
Lola Brooke Says “Just Relax”
Lola Brooke, the new face of Timberland’s latest campaign for hip-hop’s 50th anniversary, recently released the official video for her latest single “Just Relax.” The preeminent 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 directed by Shanghaii.
Mary J. Blige Gives Back with Pepsi Scholarship
Mary J. Blige is giving back to her community with the inaugural PepsiCo x Mary J. Blige Strength of a Woman Scholarship. The $200,000 scholarship will go to a lucky student attending a Historically Black College or University (HBCU). Mary is also gearing up for her Strength of a Woman festival and summit, where she will bring together women of all ages and backgrounds for a day of empowerment.
Kim Petras Drops Video Featuring Nicki Minaj
Fans have been waiting for Kim Petras’ highly-anticipated music video for “Alone” featuring Nicki Minaj, and the wait is finally over. The pop princess and the queen of rap have come together for an unforgettable track that will have you dancing all night long.
Angel Reese Rocks Bayou Barbie Themed Photoshoot
Angel Reese, the popular LSU basketball player and Flau’Jae’s teammate, is celebrating her birthday (5/6) with a stunning Bayou Barbie themed photoshoot. The bold and audacious baller is showcasing her stunning looks and showing the world why she’s a force to be reckoned with both on and off the court.
Missy Elliott Makes Rock & Roll Hall of Fame History
Missy Elliott has made history again as the first female rapper to be included in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Elliott has also made history as the first female rapper inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, won four Grammy Awards, and received the MTV Video Vanguard Award. In addition, she was recently honored at the Black Music Collective alongside Lil Wayne and Dr. Dre.
Cardi B Shines at the Met Gala
Cardi B took the Met Gala by storm, showcasing not one, but four different looks. The rapper was Cardi B did the most at the Met Gala, showcasing not one, but four different looks. The Met Gala was a big night for fashion and for Hip-Hop with Cardi B taking the crown as the Queen of the Met Gala with four fly and bold looks. She also shared how she got ready in a short clip (below). Shoutouts to our other standouts Single Ladies including Teyana Taylor, Lizzo and Yari Shahidi.
Scar Lip Gets Co-Sign from Cardi B
Rising New York rapper Scar Lip makes it to Single Ladies for the second week in a row, having recently received a heartfelt co-sign from Cardi B on Instagram. Though known to come hard on tracks including her hit, This is New York, the Bronx spitter got emotional and teared up over Bardi’s recognition. The “Bodak Yellow” rapper posted a picture of Scar Lip on her Instagram story, expressing her admiration with the caption, “I love her.” Could Scar Lip be the next female rapper to appear on Cardi’s surprise Summer Jam lineup? Stay tuned and get to know “Who Is Scar Lip?
Coco Jones Drops New Music Video
Coco Jones, also known as Hilary on Peacock’s Bel-Air, has dropped a new music video for “Double Back.” So, she is gorgeous of course with all the sexy lewks in the video. And the track feels good and familiar, courtesy of SWV’s hit single, “Rain.” We watching you, Coco!
Rihanna’s Super Bowl Performance Breaks Records
Fresh off her last in, first out stop at the Met Gala, the icon Rihanna has added another impressive achievement to her long list of accomplishments. Her February 2023 Super Bowl Halftime performance has become the most-watched of all-time, according to ratings organization, Nielsen. The highly-anticipated show, which took place just a few months ago, racked up an impressive 121.017 million views, further solidifying Rihanna’s status as one of the biggest and most beloved entertainers in the world.
What more can I say? These Single Ladies are here to slay. Take that and enjoy your frosty margarita this Cinco De Mayo weekend. Cheers!