Remy Ma Shares First Photo of Daughter: ‘Best Christmas Present’

Remy Ma’s baby girl has made her social-media debut!

On Christmas Day, Remy shared a photo of her little one on Instagram.

“Best Christmas present ever!!!?? Thank you @papoosepapoose,” the new mom captioned her post.

Papoose re-posted of the same image, captioning, “All hail THE GOLDEN CHILD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Wowwwwwww I still can’t believe it. #blessed ?? … @remyma Can’t thank u enough!”

Check out the photo below.

CO-STARS FOR WILL SMITH AND MARTIN LAWRENCE’S ‘BAD BOYS 4 LIFE’ ANNOUNCED

Everybody is waiting on the last installment of Bad Boys and today, Will and martin’s co-stars have finally been announced.

According to a report from Variety Magazine, Alexander Ludwig, Vanessa Hudgens, and Charles Melton are on board to join Will Smith and Martin Lawrence in Sony’s Bad Boys 4 Life.

Last month, Will Smith confirmed the production of the third chapter of the Bad Boy film franchise, with Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah are on hand to direct the sequel from a script by Peter Craig. Martin doubled the excitement by confirming the blockbuster franchise would officially go back into production.

Look for the Bad Boys 4 Life to hit theaters in 2019.

ESPN DROPS TEASER TRAILER FOR MICHAEL JORDAN AND THE CHICAGO BULLS DOCUMENTARY ‘THE LAST DANCE’

ESPN has been teasing us with a Michael Jordan documentary. During the fleet of NBA games on Christmas, we finally got a sneak peek of the documentary. The Last Dance teaser trailer dropped and it was a pleasant surprise. The trailer covers some of the fascinating internal dynamics between Jordan and teammates Scottie Pippen and Dennis Rodman. The Last Dance takes a detailed look at Jordan and his meteoric rise to fame throughout the 90s when he was playing for the Chicago Bulls. The documentary is being pushed back to some time in 2020, but whenever it comes out it is guaranteed to get tons of attention!

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CHINESE STUDENT POISONS HIS BLACK ROOMMATE WITH THALLIUM

Yukai Yang, an international student from China was arrested and charged Thursday with ethnic intimidation, institutional vandalism, and criminal mischief after poisoning Juwan Royal, his black roommate with thallium.

According to The Washington Post, Royal and Yang who were both seniors and chemistry majors had been friends for several years. The first incident occurred in February. One night Royal drank from a water bottle then immediately felt a burning sensation in his mouth.  One March 18 Royal fell ill again. He was sitting at his computer before feeling dizzy and passing out. The police were called and when they asked Yang what happened he told them that he thought someone was tampering with liquids in their room.

One week later, their room was vandalized and Royal told the police that he thought Yang had something to do with it. After the investigators matched Yang’s handwriting with the slur written on the desk, he was arrested.  When Yang interviewed with the Morning Call, he admitted to buying thallium and other chemicals and mixing them into the food and drinks. He claimed he was only intending to poison himself if he didn’t do well on his upcoming exams.

Yang was also suspended from school and his student visa has been revoked.

JAMES HARDEN TREATS 70 KIDS TO TARGET SHOPPING SPREE FOR THE CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY

According to TMZ Sports, Harden and his foundation took 70 children on a shopping spree Monday at a Target in Pearland, Texas. It’s unclear how much Harden spent on the endeavor, although TMZ reported the children received gift cards with a “couple hundred” dollars on them.

The children and their families received “Merry Christmas” shirts from Harden and his foundation, which benefits those in need.

It’s an annual event the Harden family has hosted for the past seven years he’s been with the team.

We should all practice giving back to those who are less fortunate through out the year!

YASMEEN DROPS “ONE MORE DRINK” A POP / R&B INFUSED WOMEN’S ANTHEM

Yasmeen is following up the success of her ballad “Half of Me (Acoustic)” which has spawned over 900K streams on Spotify. Yasmeen has graced Ebro’s Discovered on Apple Music’s Beats1 and media outlets like Earmilk, ThisisRNB, Huffington Post and VIBE have all praised her previous releases. “One More Drink” is an empowering track that tells the all too relatable tale of having one too many drinks and the text messages that follow. The single was written by Yasmeen herself and song partner Rashied Arekat. Production was handled by Moody and Mr. A.

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                                  Check Out Yasmeen “One More Drink” now on Spotify! 

Follow Yasmeen Online: @Yasmeen_Music

A-BOOGIE WIT DA HOODIE TEAMED UP WITH FOOTACTION & PUMA TO DONATE $10,000 TO THE GARDEN OF DREAMS

Los Angeles, CA – December 27, 2018 – Multi Platinum Recording artist A-Boogie Wit Da Hoodie teamed up with FootAction and Puma in his hometown of the Bronx, NY to donate $10,000 to The Garden of Dreams foundation. The event took place shortly after the release of his highly anticipated sophomore album “Hoodie SZN.”

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Hundreds of fans came out to support the artist as they too were gifted with Peace on Earth Pumas. He took to Instagram yesterday to post a recap video of the event that can be viewed here:

“Giving back to my community and showing the kids that anything is possible is very important to me,” said the 23 year old.

“Hoodie SZN” project which was released through Highbridge The Label in association with Atlantic Records was Executive Produced by Quincy “QP” Acheampong, Sambou “Bubba” Camara  and Artist Julis Pubose. Earlier this month the 23 year old released his first 2 singles “Look Back At It” and “Startender” feat. Offset & Tyga. He took to Instagram to announce the release as he stated that this project would be dedicated to his day one fans.

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“It took me over a year to complete and I can’t wait for you all to hear it. This is for my Day 1’s. Thank you for riding with me.”

 

 

 

The album includes guest features from Young Dolph, 6ix9ine, Queen Naija & more. It currently has over 37 million streams.

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Full Track List: 

  1. Voices In My Head
  2. Beauty
  3. I Did It
  4. Swervin feat. 6ix9ine
  5. Startender feat. Offset & Tyga
  6. Demons & Angels feat. Juice Wrld
  7. Love, Drugs & Sex
  8. Skeezers
  9. Savage
  10. Come Closer feat. Queen Naija
  11. Look Back At It
  12. Just Like Me feat. Young Thug
  13. Bosses & Workers feat. Don Q & Trap Manny
  14. Need A Best Friend feat. Lil Quee & Quando Rondo
  15. The Reaper
  16. Uptown/Bustdown feat. Lil Durk & PNB Rock
  17. Billie Jean
  18. 4 Min Convo (Favorite Song)

Bonus: Odeee

Bonus: Pull Up feat. Nav

 

Monster Energy Outbreak Tour Presents…

A-Boogie Vs. Artist 

A-Boogie will be headlining the Monster Energy Outbreak Tour alongside Highbridge The Label artists Don Q & Trap Manny. The 27 city tour will kick off in Austin, TX on February 20th.

STREAM & BUY “HOODIE SZN” NOW!

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Movie Review: Netflix’s Birdbox

Bird Box is the latest new Netflix horror-thriller based on a novel by Josh Malerman and directed by Susanne Bier. In this post-apocalyptic world, to take the blindfolds off would be to risk insanity and even death. The cast for the film included, Sandra Bullock, and co-star Trevante Rhodes. Joining Bullock and Rhodes in Bird Box’s ensemble were Sarah Paulson, Rosa Salazar, BD Wong, John Malkovich, Machine Gun Kelly, Tom Hollander, David Dastmalchian, Danielle Macdonald, Jacki Weaver and Lil Rel Howery.

Now like many I was drawn to the film after seeing a host of responses about how amazing this film was. As a movie lover and lover of horror-thriller movies myself, I felt it was time to turn off the lights and cuddle up to watch this film.

I won’t spoil the film by giving you all the massive details of every scene because I want viewers to at least watch the film to gather their own opinion of the movie.

After seeing this movie, I felt the film was a bit rushed and that the story-line could have been better, especially with a 19.8 million dollar budget.

You have this amazing cast and yet the story line is moving so fast with not enough details. There’s this unseen being that the victims see and it manifests as their worst fear, then they kill themselves immediately.

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There is never any full information on how to defeat whatever it is they are witnessing other than to simply blindfold themselves.

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Bird Box, Sandra Bullock

We don’t even know where this thing came from, it just appears to be jumping across the nation. The movie ends up coming off as a bit predictable, comical and even disappointing.

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You have this group of people who have managed to survive this unseen being and they are gathered in a house and then there comes a scene where suddenly one guy is able to kill just about everyone in the home. Not the unseen being…but one guy who has suddenly been taken over after desiring to see whatever it is that takes over the mind. The problem I have with that is, how is he suddenly able to avoid committing suicide like everyone else who has seen this “being”?

The movie portrays the thought that if you see this “being”…you lose your mind and immediately commit suicide. Yet this one guy is able to walk around the house after seeing it and aides in helping to kill the remaining people in the home, with the only survivors being Bullock and Rhodes.

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Netflix’s Birdbox, Trevante Rhodes and Sandra Bullock

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The movie then speeds up and years have gone by and suddenly the two are in love and raising two kids and learning to survive. There is also a group who are just like the guy in the past scene who can walk around normal after seeing this “being” and then down goes Rhodes in the film.

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Scene from Netflix’s BirdBox

Bullock is now left to survive with the two kids and travel down a river to a location for safety and survival from this unseen being. Upon arrival, the movie is pretty much over.

So what’s next for the survivors in this protected place? They basically just live with birds tweeting around them and this “being” still on the loose. The movie almost reminds me of “The Quiet Place”, even though we were at least able to see what they were afraid of.

I truly expected more from this film because of the amazing cast and with a title like BirdBox, I suppose I was expecting to see maybe attacks from birds or maybe a disease from the birds that was causing people to go insane. The only thing we casually discover in the film is that the birds make a lot of noise when the being is nearby.

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Netflix’s Birdbox

I was not thrilled or amazed by this film at all. The entire time I was desperately waiting for more to emerge from the scenes. I honestly would love to see someone remake this film as it seems it has much potential to be a great film with the right story-line.

 

Share your thoughts on the movie in the comments.

 

 

 

 

Can Drinking Tea (of All Things) Really Help You Lose Weight?

A common mistake made by many dieters is not taking into account what they drink. The truth is the fluids you consume can have just as big an impact on your waistline – and your health – as the foods you eat.

Of course, that means for dieters who are serious about losing weight – no more soda and no more alcohol … But what about green tea and black tea?

Are these teas good for you – or could they actually cause you to gain unwanted weight?

The answer may surprise you. You see, most people think green tea, in particular, can help you lose weight not gain it … But that may not necessarily be the case.

Several studies have shown that green tea does not affect weight loss.

For example, a Cochrane Review of green tea research found that green tea led to only small, statistically insignificant weight loss in overweight or obese adults. The review also noted that regular consumption of green tea didn’t help people keep weight off.

In addition to these alarming findings, there could be another problem – if you are putting sugar into your green tea that could be a source of extra calories that you are not accounting for.

According to experts, some people who are frequent tea drinkers may consume up to 300 calories or more a day from sugar.

So what about Black tea?

Black tea is actually “burnt green tea,” and it is full of caffeine just like regular green tea. Ingesting too much caffeine can cause heart palpitations, nausea, vomiting and “jittery” feelings.

Even if you drink decaffeinated green or black tea, the decaffeination process destroys much of the natural ingredients. It makes more sense to drink a tea that naturally contains no caffeine (like the tea I’m going to reveal in just a moment).

Another common problem with black tea is that it is often taken with milk, which slows down the absorption rate of valuable antioxidants and polyphenols. Surprisingly, skim milk slows this process down at a greater extent than whole milk.

So if green tea and black tea are not ideal for weight loss what should the responsible dieter drink?

The answer was found in the jungles of Africa where Kenyan tribesmen drink red tea to eliminate hunger pains while they hunt for their next meal.

 

Red Tea not only gets rid of hunger pains, but it also promotes fat burning and boosts energy without relying on caffeine. That’s right, red tea is caffeine free.

Red tea is basically the perfect health drink. It’s refreshing and tasty, hot or iced. It helps clear toxins … it reduces fat-storing hormones … and it promotes the production of fat-burning hormones … all while naturally reducing stress and balancing insulin.

Red tea is caffeine free, vegan and vegetarian safe, dairy free, gluten free and sugar-free.

It’s a great alternative to caffeine — with absolutely no jitters, so “flushing fat away” is safe and rapid. Red tea also contains no fats or carbohydrates. The flavor is mild and slightly sweet.

One more thing about red tea, it has no oxalic acid, so there is no risk of kidney stones, unlike with black and green teas. It also has very low tannin levels so it’s much better for you than green and black teas that have high tannin levels and can bind iron.

One great thing about red tea is that it is packed full of powerful antioxidants that fight oxidative damage caused by toxins in your body and that are scientifically proven to have an antibacterial, antiparasitic and antiviral action to boost your immunity.

The bottom line is drinking delicious red tea not only “halts hunger” but can also reverse the harm caused by the built-up toxins in your fat cells with its powerful antioxidants.

That’s why I believe that red tea could be the breakthrough many people who have been struggling to lose fat have been waiting for.

It’s a delicious red tea that requires no doctor’s visits, no lectures about losing weight, no expensive pills, no starving yourself and no intense workouts…

And best of all — it helps eliminate harmful fat by working with your body’s natural fat-burning metabolism and doing it all — without you feeling any cravings or hunger pains!

That’s what is possible with the new Red Tea Detox Program utilizing red tea along with several myth-busting diet rules this program can help you lose up to 14 pounds in just 14 days.

With the program, you get everything you need to lose weight including the red tea recipe and all the sources for the 5 unique ingredients (which can be found at any grocery store for pennies).

You also get:

• A complete 14-day meal plan that includes recipes for satisfying, delicious snacks to halt any cravings instantly. The meal plan covers four phases: The Red Tea Detox Diet Phase 1: Days 1 – 5; The Red Tea Detox Phase 2: Day 6; The Red Tea Detox Phase 3: Days 7 and 8; Phase 4: Calorie Restriction Based on BMR.

• The Red Tea Detox Exercise Plan, which has the potential to almost double your fat-burning results.

• The Red Tea Detox Willpower Motivation and Mindset Plan, which dispels the common myths about willpower and makes sure you, stay motivated to lose a maximum amount of weight.

The Red Tea Detox works equally well for both women and men. It also doesn’t matter if you have a lot of weight to lose or just a few pounds, it can quickly help you achieve your weight loss goal. This program is ideal for anyone who is concerned about their health (especially if you are over the age of 35) … Anyone who wants to lose stubborn fat around their belly, butt, and thighs … Anyone who wants to lose weight without feeling hungry or unsatisfied.

It doesn’t matter how stubborn that belly fat has been The Red Tea Detox can help you lose unwanted weight. You’ll re-balance your fat loss hormones and unblock crucial metabolic fat-burning steps so you can control your fat-burning and fat-storing hormones and do it as easy as 1-2-3.

To learn much more about this powerful program and how it can help you lose even the most stubborn fat, click here now. No other detox program contains these 5 unique ingredients scientifically proven to unlock stubborn fat cells, release hard-to-lose fat deposits, and flush fat away.

Your body uses multiple steps to release fat naturally. Even if just one step is blocked, your fat loss will grind to a halt. This gets crucial the older you get because you are more likely to have one or more of these steps blocked.

The Red Tea Detox System unblocks all these steps – that’s why it is 100% guaranteed to help you burn fat and lose all the weight you want.

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