Sydney Scott
Jan, 12, 2018

A media change up, new Billboard record, and a new season of Chewing Gum are just a few of the things making news in our latest roundup. Check out everything you need to know in today's The Quick Read. 

On Thursday, editor-in-chief Elaine Welteroth announced that she is leaving Teen Vogue. In a statement, a Condé Nast spokesperson said, "She was instrumental in the successful launch of the Teen Vogue Summit and know that she will carry that same passion and enthusiasm into her next venture. We wish her all the best in what we know will be an incredible career." Welteroth has reportedly signed on with talent agency CAA. (Fashionista)

Cardi B has reached a new record and tied with Beyoncé after having four songs in the top 10 of the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart simultaneously. Cardi and Bey are the only women to reach the record and only six other acts have been able to match the two since the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart began on Oct. 20, 1958. (Billboard

Hattie McDaniel, the first Black person to ever win an Oscar, is finally getting a biopic. Alysia Allen and Aaron Magnani are set to produce the film. Allen obtained the rights to the biography, Hattie McDaniel: Black Ambition, White Hollywood. (Variety)

Universal has snatched up comedy spec package, My Own Worst Enemy with Kevin Hart set to star in the project. This is following the success of Hart's Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle. (Deadline)

Linda Sarsour, co-founder of Women's March, is set to make a special guest appearance at Sisters of Comedy, an all-WOC show held at New York's iconic Carolines. The showcase marks the four-year anniversary of the show. (Carolines)

Gabrielle Union is one badass mom in the new trailer for Breaking In, which follows a mom of two who takes her kids on a road trip that turns deadly. (Twitter)

Rejoice! Michaela Coel has confirmed that she is working on the third season of Chewing Gum. There isn't a current timeline for the production of the Netflix series, but rest assured, when the show returns it will be like it never left. (The Times

Solange Knowles revealed in a new interview that mom Tina Knowles-Lawson used to give her, Beyoncé, and Kelly Rowland art history lessons. "I think it was just to teach them that beauty comes in all different colors and forms and for them to feel regal and strong and powerful. It really had a resonating effect on all three of them, because they’ve always been really secure in their beauty and grace." (Surface)

An aspiring rapper robbed a Wingstop last Friday in order to grab the attention of rapper Rick Ross. Ross has yet to respond to the incident, but customer Cameron Blaine said, "That’s a ridiculous way to get someone’s attention. How are you going to get his attention after sitting in jail?" (WREG)