R. KELLY TRIAL SET TO BEGIN IN OCTOBER: According to Bossip.com, federal prosecutors and R. Kelly's defense team filed a status report about the singers child pornography case earlier this week and it was revealed that it set to head to trial in October and is expected to last three week. There are no plea deals currently being considered.

SOCIAL MEDIA QUESTIONS TEYANA TAYLOR FOR HER NON SOCIAL DISTANCING ALBUM LISTENING PARTY: Teyana Taylor's new project The Album is out now and she had a release party in support of it on Wednesday night (June 17th). Fans were concerned that Taylor, who is pregnant, did not social distance — and most were seen without their masks on. Per the invite previewed on TMZ, both masks and hazmat suits were provided to guests. Celebs like – Cardi B, Offset and Kulture, Takeoff, Trey Songz, Karrueche Tran, Odell Beckham, Kyle Kuzma, Lena Waithe, Terrence J attended. Cardi was also criticized for bringing her daughter to the party amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

PARTYNEXTDOOR BLASTS BET FOR NOMINATIONS SNUB: PARTYNEXTDOOR tweeted and deleted some shade towards BET for snubbing him in their BET Awards nominations. According to Rap-Up, he tweeted, “When did black entertainment television get so complex and forget Partynextdoor is the rnb artist of our generation? Is it because I don’t wanna be friends? Is it because i put value in the art instead of people? Is it because it’s not the popular opinion? I am BET I am Complex.” He continued, “It’s so disrespectful. Name the songs better then ‘ the news.’ I gave people there biggest hits." He added, “Imagine me making & inspiring the greatest rnb records of our time." PND released his latest album PARTYMOBILE back in March.