Plus: Nicki Minaj reveals Air Jordan designs, a sexy new single by Rihanna and Chris Brown has been leaked, Janay Rice opens up about the elevator incident, and more.
Bobby Brown Says Bobbi Kristina is 'Awake'
Almost three months after Bobbi Kristina was found unresponsive in an Atlanta bathtub, her dad, Bobby Brown, said that his daughter is awake and watching him.
The New Edition singer made the announcement during one of his concerts in Dallas, where he was met with ecstatic cheers from the audience. However, a source recently told People that there hasn't been any change in the 22-year-old's condition. We continue to send our prayers to the Brown family. [People]
Nicki Minaj Unveils New Air Jordans
We still aren't 100 percent whether the Pinkprint singer is engaged, but we do know that she is on the brink of dropping some hot new kicks. Nicki revealed on her Instagram her newly designed Air Jordans, appropriately named Pinkprint Jordans (that are—what other color?—pink). "#PinkprintJORDANS are about to s--- on every male rapper who's ever stepped foot in the sneaker game!!!" she wrote. [BET]
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Duet by Rihanna and Chris Brown Leaked
Hold onto your hats: A new sexy duet from Rihanna and Chris Brown has surfaced. Now, we don't know when the song, "Put It Up," was recorded, but people are speculating that it is a leftover collab from when the two were dating. If the lyrics are any indication ("I'm gonna explore all of your body/Put it up right there"), we would have to agree. You can listen to the song here. [Vulture]
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7-Year-Old Wins $16k for Comic Book Creation
To infinity and beyond! Pittsburgh 7-year-old Natalie McGriff is raking in the dough after winning a competition for a comic book that she created: "The Adventures of Moxie Girl," which tells the story of a little girl who discovers that her afro has superpowers (it helps saves a local library!). She entered her creation in a literary competition, and she won, taking home a cool $16,423.69. We love it! [New Pittsburgh Courier]
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Janay Rice Opens Up About Elevator Incident
Janay Rice recently opened up to New York Magazine about the infamous elevator incident that sparked a conversation about domestic violence within the NFL. Janay told the magazine that in the months leading up to the fight, she had grown frustrated with how little time her husband, Baltimore Ravens player Ray Rice, spent with her. "Football came before everything and everyone," she told the magazine. "It was definitely frustrating. It was hard knowing I wasn't his first priority." She said that on that night in Atlantic City, she became upset that Ray wasn't spending time with her, and he snapped. The two are continuing to work on their relationship. [New York Magazine]
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Kanye West To Perform At TIME 100 Gala
Kanye West will be performing at the TIME 100 Gala this week to celebrate his spot on TIME magazine's "100 Most Influential People." “Kanye’s belief in himself and his incredible tenacity—he performed his first single with his jaw wired shut—got him to where he is today,” wrote SpaceX and Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk, who will be attending the gala. Country star Tim McGraw will also perform. [TIME]