SZA WINS The BET Best New Artist Award

After having a little bad luck as the Best New Artist at this year’s Grammy Awards, she was able to snag a major Win last night. At the BET Awards ceremony held on June 24, the TDE singer-songwriter took home the Best New Artist award, one of the four awards she was nominated for.

Informing us that it was the first award she’s ever won in public, SZA expressed some words of wisdom in her brief acceptance speech – “Follow your passion, ignore everyone.”

Peep SZA’s full acceptance speech below.

Ms. Lauryn Hill Tour Openers Will Include: M.I.A., SZA, Nas, More

Ms. Lauryn Hill has announced the opening acts for her Miseducation 20th Anniversary Tour. The tour dates feature a variety of different artists each night, including M.I.A., ASAP Rocky, Nas, Big Boi, Santigold, SZA, Shabazz Palaces, Dave East, and many more. Other artists set to join select dates include Raury, Busta Rhymes, Tierra Whack, and Talib Kweli. Check out her full tour itinerary below as well as the full list of openers here.

Vegas Sept 7 … Im So There yall 🌻🌻 Sept 18 Show line up is crazyyyy add Talib and Nas to it and its guaranteed to be one of the best concert in Hip Hip .

Dates and Openers Below:

07-05 Virginia Beach, VA – Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater (with A$AP Rocky, Jo Mersa Marley)

07-08 Bristow, VA – Jiffy Lube Live (with A$AP Rocky, Jo Mersa Marley)

07-11 Boston, MA – Blue Hills Bank Pavilion (with M.I.A., Busta Rhymes, Jo Mersa Marley)

07-13 Philadelphia, PA – Festival Pier (with M.I.A., Busta Rhymes, Tierra Whack, Jo Mersa Marley)

07-15 Wantagh, NY – Northwell Health at Jones Beach (with M.I.A., Busta Rhymes, Jo Mersa Marley)

07-18 Toronto, Ontario – Budweiser Stage (with Santigold, Busta Rhymes, Dave East,Tierra Whack)

07-20 Sterling Heights, MI – Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill (with Santigold, Busta Rhymes, Dave East, Bambaata Marley)

07-22 Chicago, IL – Pitchfork Music Festival

07-25 Charlotte, NC – CHarlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre (with Big Boi, Bambaata Marley, Raury)

07-26 Raleigh, NC – Red Hat Amphitheater (with Big Boi, Bambaata Marley, Raury)

07-29 St. Petersburg, FL – Al Lang Stadium (with Big Boi, Dave East, Bambaata Marley)

07-31 Miami, FL – Bayfront Park Amphitheater (with Big Boi, De La Soul, Dave East, Bambaata Marley)

08-02 Jacksonville, FL – Daily’s Place (with Big Boi, Dave East, Bambaata Marley)

08-03 Atlanta, GA – State Bank Amphitheatre (with Big Boi, De La Soul, Victory)

08-05 Nashville, TN – Nashville Municipal Auditorium (with Big Boi, Dave East, Victory)

08-08 Holmdel, NJ – PNC Bank Arts Center (with Nas, Santigold, Victory)

09-07 Las Vegas, NV – The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas (with Nas, Protoje, Iman Omari)
09-09 San Diego, CA – Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre (with Kelela, Protoje, Iman Omari)

09-12 Portland, OR – Veterans Memorial Coliseum (with Nas, Santigold, Iman Omari)

09-14 Burnaby, British Columbia – Deer Lake Park (with Santigold, De La Soul, Iman Omari)

09-15 Kent, WA – ShoWare Center (with Santigold, De La Soul, Shabazz Palaces)

09-18 Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Bowl (with Dave Chappelle, De La Soul)

09-20 Mountain View, CA – Shoreline Amphitheatre (with SZA, De La Soul, Shabazz Palaces)

09-22 Phoenix, AZ – Comerica Theatre (with Santigold, Mr. Eazi, Tierra Whack)

09-24 Albuquerque, NM – Isleta Amphitheatre (with Nas, Talib Kwell, Tierra Whack)

09-26 Morrison, CO – Red Rock Amphitheatre (with Santigold, Talib Kwell, Shabazz Palaces)

09-29 Sugar Land, TX – Smart Financial Centre (with Patoranking, Shabazz Palaces)

09-30 Irving, TX – The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory (with Patoranking, Shabazz Palaces)

10-03 New Orleans, LA – UNO Lakefront Arena (with Nas, Patoranking, Shabazz Palaces)

10-05 St. Louis, MO – Chaifetz Arena (with Nas, Patoranking, Shabazz Palaces)

SZA Reveals Her Voice Is NOT Permanently Damaged!

A few weeks ago, SZA told fans that her vocal chords were permanently injured those tweets were deleted shortly after.

Apparently her doctors have been able to work their magic, because now she says her voice is NOT permanently injured

“Thank u to the incredible team of Doctors and vocal technicians that have taken time to see me over the last few weeks in every city,” she tweeted Sunday night. “I’m blessed to say my voice is not permanently damaged and I’ve been working daily to get back.”

“Slowly but surely,” she added.

Im so happy for her. Shes winning cant let nothing stop her shine.

SZA Teases Us With A Sneak Peak Of ‘Garden’ Short Film Starring Donald Glover and Her Mother

SZA made a cameo towards the end of Childish Gambino’s ‘This Is America’ video and now he’ll make an appearance in her upcoming visual for “Garden.

SZA took to Instagram to share a preview clip, revealing it was directed by Karena Evans and will star herself, Donald Glover, and Audrey Rowe (her mother).

“Mommy u mean more than energy provides,” she wrote in the caption. “My Ace. My apex. My co designer. Happy Mother’s Day all.

The post didn’t come with a release date.

Cardi B’s Debut Album ‘Invasion of Privacy’ Is Finally OUT

Featuring SZA, Chance the Rapper, Migos, 21 Savage, Kehlani, YG, J. Balvin, and Bad Bunny.

Cardi B’s debut album Invasion of Privacy is finally here. The record includes the singles “Bodak Yellow,” “Bartier Cardi,” “Be Careful,” and “Drip.” It also has a number of surprise features from SZA, Chance the Rapper, Kehlani, J. Balvin, Bad Bunny and YG alongside previously released collabs with Migos and 21 Savage.

Earlier yesterday, when asked about pregnancy rumors in an interview with Ebro, Cardi B said “I feel like people just got to tune in a little bit on my album and they will know a little bit more because I can’t address all the rumors and everything.” She went on to add “I have been so open to people about myself…you cannot invade my privacy, I’m not a damn animal at the zoo.”

Kendrick Lamar And SZA Release Video For ‘BLACK PANTHER’ Anthem

Kendrick Lamar and SZA’s “All The Stars” marks the first video from Marvel’s Black Panther soundtrack, and it’s all that!

The visual was directed by Dave Meyers and the Little Homies — the same minds responsible for all of Kendrick’s Damn visuals.

I really don’t have a lot to say other than this is a must-watch

2018 Grammys Red Carpet Arrivals


Eve attended the Grammys dazzling in a Naeem Khan FW17 RTW embellished pantsuit.

Janelle Monae was suitee at the 2018 Grammys rocking a statement Dolce Gabbana floral embroidered suit from the #ss18 RTW show.

Ashanti sparkled at the 2018 grammys in a gold elie madi high neck long sleeve dress.

SZA gracefully opted for a stunning Atelier Versace #FW17 Couture long sleeve gown

The Bawse. Happy Birthday Rick Ross

Cardi B looked so angelic at the 2018 #grammys dressed in an standout Ashi Studio dress paired with Christian Louboutin pumps.


Bebe Rexha struck a chic pose on the red carpet of the 2018 Grammys wearing a curve accenting LaPerla #ss18 RTW dress.

Childish Gambino in all white.