We have new rumors, new music, and new clothes to talk about this Monday morning. Let’s get right into it:
Is she or isn’t she pregnant? Beyoncé’s cute beach pic has turned into a conspiracy theory about whether the megastar is hinting at a second pregnancy. In a caption-less photo on Instagram, Beyoncé is seen covered in sand from the neck down, with a very noticeable bump around her mid section. Could this possibly be an announcement that there’s a new member of the Carter-Knowles Clan on the way? We’re officially on baby watch! [Instagram]
Eric Garner has been immortalized in a tribute song written by his family titled “This Ends Today.” The record features Garner’s daughter, Erica, and his brother rapping about the injustice following his death and police brutality. “It just came from the heart,” Erica Garner said to the NY Daily News. “We want to get it out there on the radio, anywhere, so as many people as possible will hear it.” [NY Daily News]
Michael Sam, the NFL’s first openly gay player, is reportedly engaged to his longtime boyfriend, Vito Cammisano. A friend of Cammisano revealed the engagement on Instagram and Sam liked to photo and the hashtag, #vitoisengaged. Sounds as good as a confirmation! Congratulations to the soon-to-be-married couple! [Hello Beautiful]
Andrae Crouch’s funeral will be open to the public so that fans may also mourn the loss of the icon. The legendary gospel artist’s life and legacy will be celebrated over two days on January 20 and 21 at the West Angeles Church of God in Christ in Los Angeles, California. The family is asking that, in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Andrae Crouch Memorial Fund. [News One]
Nike will be celebrating Black History Month with a special edition of sneakers and apparel honoring talented Black athletes. “Sports is an incredible platform to inspire and encourage positive social change,” said Michael Jackson, Nike’s VP and General Manager of Global Basketball. “Our 2015 Black History Month Collection honors and celebrates the athletes and leaders who have influenced global culture and have paved the way for our next generation.” [Clutch]
In other sneaker news, Adidas has enlisted Pharrell Williams and other notable musicians and athletes to show people what it means to be an #OriginalSuperstar in a new ad campaign. Take a look below.