CHRIS BROWN WANTS TO COORDINATE A MARCH WITH BARACK OBAMA: Chris Brown DM'd Barack Obama, asking him to team up with him for a march. He posted, “U miss 100 percent of the shots you don’t take. IM STRIVING FOR REAL PEACE, REAL UNDERSTANDING, this dm may go unnoticed but I want us all to be able to shift the balance with so much love that no ones life is 'useless' or 'LOOKED OVER'(Ignored) #BLM.” He continued, “LETS SET UP A MARCH FOR CHANGE…. THE WHOLE WORLD WILL BE BEHIND YOU… I DONT KNOW U PERSONALLY BUT WE HAVE THE SAME HEART, BRAIN, AND POWER TO CHANGE THE WORLD FOR THE BETTER…. NO PUBLICITY STUNTS… A REAL MARCH… WE HAVE TO START A SMART,LOVING, compassionate REVOLUTION.” Chris later deleted the post.
SUMMER WALKER ANNOUNCES NEW EP 'LIFE ON EARTH': Summer Walker has announced that she will be releasing a new EP on July 10th. The project is called Life On Earth. The EP is executive produced by Walker and won't have any features.
THE WEEKND DONATES ADDITIONAL $500,000 TO CORONAVIRUS RELIEF: Variety has reported that The Weeknd donated $500,000 to support COVID-19 frontline workers in his hometown of Scarborough, Ontario. The Weeknd said in a statement, “I was raised in Scarborough and felt it was important to give back to the community that raised me during the hard times of this pandemic.
MTV VMAS TO TAKE PLACE AUGUST 30 IN NEW YORK: The 2020 MTV Video Music Awards will take place in New York in August with “limited or no audience.” New York governor Andrew Cuomo said at a briefing Monday that the awards show will be held August 30th at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. New York will enter Phase III of reopening on July 6th. Cuomo’s team said the VMAs “will follow all safety guidance, including limited or no audience” due to the coronavirus pandemic. MTV told Billboard in May that it was exploring the possibility of holding the awards show live.