ERYKAH BADU TESTS POSITIVE FOR COVID-19 IN LEFT NOSTRIL, NEGATIVE IN RIGHT NOSTRIL: Erykah Badu took to social media to reveal that she recently tested positive and negative for COVID-19. She wrote via Twitter on Friday (November 13th), “No symptoms. Was tested for COVID. Same machine. Left nostril positive. Right nostril negative. Maybe they need to call Swiss Beats so they can do a versus between them. Funny thing is, Dr. ONLY reported the positive result. What the fack is goin on here. Rapid Test. $$$$ smh.”
PHARRELL WILLIAMS SAYS RIHANNA IS 'FROM A DIFFERENT WORLD' ON NEW ALBUM: During an interview with Allure, Pharrell opened up about working on Rihanna's new album. He said, “Rih is in a different place right now. Like, wow. She’s from a different world.” He continued,”I’m willing to bet, because Venus is gaseous, that if they had a telescope that could zoom through all that s—, you’d see Rih laying there naked.”
HITMAKA RECALLS HANGING OUT WITH WHITNEY HOUSTON AND RAY J: During an interview on Nore's Drink Champs, producer Hitmaka aka Yung Berg opened up about hanging out with Ray J and Whitney Houston one night in Atlanta. Hitmaka said, “We in Atlanta, we’re staying at this hotel. We have a show at Compound Nightclub. I go get into the car with Ray and Whitney Houston is in the car with us. Whitney was a Gangsta tho , she was a real n**ga.—Me and Whitney throwing back patron, she chain smoking squares. It was a vibe.” He continued, saying that he had an awkward run in with Whitney after walking into her room while she was getting undressed. He explained, “Im looking for Ray J.– I go in the room. Whitney Houston taking her pants off, I walk in the room, like she getting naked in Ray J’s room and she like, ‘get out of here yung berg’, and I’m like, ‘Oh my God I’m sorry’ and I ran out of the room.” During the interview, Hitmaka also claimed to have slept with Power star Naturi Naughton when she was in the singing group 3LW.
CIARA AND RUSSELL WILSON TO LAUNCH COUPLE'S FRAGRANCE: Ciara and Russell Wilson are set to launch a two new fragrances. According to WWD, the R&C created in partnership with Hampton Beauty, the fragrance is due out on November 17th. Wilson told the publication, “We wanted our scents to be able to be very strong individually but also be stronger together.” The two started the process of the fragrance “in the thick of quarantine.” Ciara said, “This was something, I can say, made us smile. It gave us something to laugh about.” Wilson added, “We had several date nights all around fragrance.” Ciara's perfume features pink peppercorn, peony, and sandalwood, while Wilson’s scent combines black tea, lavender, and musk.