Thursday, July 2, 2020

Nicole Ellison Pop Culture & Entertainment Contributor

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THIS YEAR’S BET AWARD NOMINEES

BET AWARD NOMINATIONS EXCLUSIVE This year marks the 20th year that the BET awards have celebrated Black excellence across the platforms of music, television, film, sports, and entertainment. Today, the 2020 nominees were announced.  The top nominee for 2020 is Drake, with a total of six nominations, but newcomers Megan Thee...

RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE SEASON 12 IS A GLORIOUS TRAINWRECK

NO MORE PIE  VH1’s Emmy Award-winning reality show RuPaul’s Drag Race has been a powerhouse of LGBT media since it’s conception in 2009. But while the search for America’s Next Drag Superstar has always focused its spotlight on drama and “shade,” that drama has always remained somewhat superficial and has...

X Æ A-12 AND THE TREND OF BIZARRE BABY NAMES IN HOLLYWOOD

THE CELEBRITY NAME GAME  Since the singer Grimes—her real name is Claire Boucher—first announced her pregnancy in January, the internet has been aflutter speculating what weird and wacky name she would give the baby she was having with Tesla C.E.O. Elon Musk. However, despite the anticipation of a strange name,...