Face it, we’re all culture vultures in one way or another, so it’s only right that BET.com brings you #TheWarmUp on the daily tip. And remember that keeping it buck doesn’t mean that shade is being thrown. (Word to Nicki.) We just like to keep it honest and real when it comes to our extended family. Read on for the hottest, most shocking moments of the past 24 hours.
— Last night Beyoncé and slay of all slays Ciara walked the red carpet at the grand opening of TopShop/TopMan on 5th Ave. in New York City. While Bey sported a black sequined dress, Ci Ci opted for a more relaxed and equally chic look in a TopShop crop top and TopMan leather overalls, making the tomboy look super sexy.
— Nicki Minaj is on the new cover of V Magazine and is showing her inner vixen all the way off. Inside the mag, she touches on the importance of girl power and some advice that she’s received from vets like Madonna, Beyoncé and Britney Spears. If the pictures and article excerpts are an indication of how deep the interview goes, then we’re ready.
— Taylor Swift sold roughly 1.3 millions copies of her album 1989 in one week, so she celebrated on Instagram by rapping along to Kendrick Lamar‘s “Backseat Freestyle.” Yes, it sounds corny, but it’s actually quite cute since the Compton rapper recently revealed that he loves the country-pop diva’s hit “Shake It Off.” Is this a musical marriage in the making? We’re here for it!
— First Rihanna returned to Instagram and took over with Halloween pictures, her new Elle spread, and then last night she showed her softer side. The original bad gyal and her family celebrated her Grandpa Bravo’s 86th birthday in NYC and the chic diva sported a Celine outfit with a petite Louis Vuitton purse. She’s fly and she knows it!
— Uhhh… it’s being reported by TMZ that the Pink Princess, Nicki Minaj had a real Waiting to Exhale moment over the summer and beat her ex-boyfriend’s car with a baseball bat. The website is also reporting that a short time after, the two broke up. But through it all, it’s clear that nothing stops the Head Barb in Charge from pushing her career forward.
— With Christmas just a little over a month away, it’s time to save up your money for the Yeezy 3s. According to SneakerMob.com, Kanye West will release the latest installment of the shoe, and his first release with Adidas, this month. Currently, there are no photos of the new Yeezys, but we’re sure that if we pay close attention to Kim Kardashian‘s Instagram, we may get a sneak peak sooner or later.
— Christmas came early this year because Rihanna is back on the ‘gram! After a six-month hiatus from Instagram, the Bajan beauty has made her way back to the social media network and it’s like she never left. All eyes on RiRi, especially ours!
— Beyoncé has another secret album? Yes, lawwwwwd! What seemed like some innocent speculation over the weekend may turn out to be Beyoncé: Volume II in a few weeks. After a picture of an alleged track list surfaced, Amazon has posted a new Bey album to be on sale on Nov. 24. A mistake? A joke? We’re not sure. But if she does this two years in a row, she’s seriously the G.O.A.T.
— Lastly, based on a recent Instagram photo taken and posted by a friend of Chris Brown and Karrueche Tran, the Internet is wondering if she’s pregnant. Breezy’s mentioned wanting to give her a baby a few times over the past few months, so if there is truth to this photo, then we can all save the “shock” we would normally feel.
Check the video below for more music, celeb and pop news updates courtesy of #TheWarmUp with Taj Rani!
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