CHAKA KHAN AND STEPHANIE MILLS WILL GO HEAD TO HEAD IN A VERZUZ BATTLE: After initially turning down a VERZUZ battle, Chaka Khan and Stephanie Mills will go head to head in an upcoming VERZUZ battle. The event will be live from The Theatre at Ace Hotel in downtown Los Angeles on November 18th.

SEAN KINGSTON ACCUSED OF ASSAULTING AND PULLING GUN ON VIDEO DIRECTOR: According to TMZ, Sean Kingston is accused of assaulting and pulling a gun on music video director GXDLIKE.  The director told the site that he had been living at Kingston's house for the last several months while working in Los Angeles. One night, GXDLIKE claims Kingston called him downstairs to film something at 2:00 AM on November 5th, but became frustrated when the director explained that his phone was dead.  GXDLIKE alleged  that Kingston then punched him in the face and dragged him into the hallway where he held a firearm to him, demanding that he gather his things and move out. He says that he sustained minor injuries from the incident.  Kingston has denied the accusations. His rep told XXL, “Any allegations regarding my client, Sean Kingston made over the past few days are false. It is unfortunate that Sean’s former videographer upon being terminated has chosen to seek his 5 minutes of fame. All claims will be disproven.”

SZA PAUSES SALT LAKE CITY CONCERT AFTER FAN PASSES OUT: SZA paused her concert in Salt Lake City on Thursday (November 12th) after noticing a fan had passed out in the audience.   also instructed stagehands to bring water to those in need in the crowd.