WHITNEY HOUSTON AND THE NOTORIOUS B.I.G. NOMINATED FOR ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME: Whitney Houston and The Notorious B.I.G. are among 16 artists to be nominated for the Rock Hall Call of 2020. Rap-Up reports that this marks the first time that Houston and Biggie have appeared on he ballot. The artists to receive the highest amount of votes will be announced in January, and they will be inducted during the 35th annual induction ceremony at Cleveland’s Public Auditorium on May 2nd, 2020. The full list of nominees includes Pat Benatar, Dave Matthews Band, Depeche Mode, the Doobie Brothers, Judas Priest, Kraftwerk, MC5, Motörhead, Nine Inch Nails, Rufus featuring Chaka Khan, Todd Rundgren, Soundgarden, T. Rex, and Thin Lizzy.
TEYANA TAYLOR IS DROPPING A NEW ALBUM AT THE END OF THE YEAR: Teyana Taylor has revealed that she is readying a new album that will arrive at the end of the year. Taylor revealed on Twitter that the follow-up to her K.T.S.E. album will arrive on December 6th.