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IVE Shares Why ‘해야HEYA’ & ‘Accendio’ Are Their Favorite Songs From New Album ‘IVE SWITCH’ | Billboard

IVE sits down with Billboard President Mike Van to discuss their newest EP ‘IVE SWITCH,’ why their favorite songs are “해야HEYA” & “Accendio” and more!

AN YUJIN:

So let me introduce us. One, two, three.

IVE: 

Hi, we’re IVE. 

WONYOUNG:

Hi, Billboard. We’re with Mike today. So nice to meet you! So this is your first time in Korea?

Mike Van:

First time in Korea. 

WONYOUNG:

Oh, how was it? 

Mike Van:

A lot of fun. Very busy. 

WONYOUNG:

Busy days?

Mike Van:

The food is amazing here.

WONYOUNG:

Really? What was your favorite food in Korea so far?

Mike Van:

Actually everything. 

WONYOUNG:

Really? 

Mike Van: 

Yeah. Oh, I love Korean food. Yes, I love Korean culture. I love Korean spas. Like a Jjimjilbang? Is that what it’s called?

AN YUJIN:

Yeah, that’s right. I love it. 

Mike Van:

Love it. Absolutely love it. 

WONYOUNG: 

So good to hear. 

Mike Van:

Yeah. So looking forward to doing more.

WONYOUNG:

So we’ve got some questions for you.

Mike Van:

All right, let’s do it.

WONYOUNG:

Okay, what was the most challenging part since you arrived in Korea? Are there so many challenging parts for you?

Mike Van:

There is, there is. First of all, the lack of sleep.

WONYOUNG:

Oh, yes, we do have that problem.

Mike Van:

Yeah, beat the jetlag. But outside of that, a lot of the work that we’ve been doing before to prepare for our launch for Billboard Korea has been the hardest part. Right? But now. Now we’re here. 

WONYOUNG:

Congratulations. 

Mike Van:

Thank you very much. Maybe one day you’ll be on the cover?

Keep watching the video for more!

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IVE Shares Why ‘해야HEYA’ & ‘Accendio’ Are Their Favorite Songs From New Album ‘IVE SWITCH’ | Billboard

IVE sits down with Billboard President Mike Van to discuss their newest EP ‘IVE SWITCH,’ why their favorite songs are “해야HEYA” & “Accendio” and more!

AN YUJIN:

So let me introduce us. One, two, three.

IVE: 

Hi, we’re IVE. 

WONYOUNG:

Hi, Billboard. We’re with Mike today. So nice to meet you! So this is your first time in Korea?

Mike Van:

First time in Korea. 

WONYOUNG:

Oh, how was it? 

Mike Van:

A lot of fun. Very busy. 

WONYOUNG:

Busy days?

Mike Van:

The food is amazing here.

WONYOUNG:

Really? What was your favorite food in Korea so far?

Mike Van:

Actually everything. 

WONYOUNG:

Really? 

Mike Van: 

Yeah. Oh, I love Korean food. Yes, I love Korean culture. I love Korean spas. Like a Jjimjilbang? Is that what it’s called?

AN YUJIN:

Yeah, that’s right. I love it. 

Mike Van:

Love it. Absolutely love it. 

WONYOUNG: 

So good to hear. 

Mike Van:

Yeah. So looking forward to doing more.

WONYOUNG:

So we’ve got some questions for you.

Mike Van:

All right, let’s do it.

WONYOUNG:

Okay, what was the most challenging part since you arrived in Korea? Are there so many challenging parts for you?

Mike Van:

There is, there is. First of all, the lack of sleep.

WONYOUNG:

Oh, yes, we do have that problem.

Mike Van:

Yeah, beat the jetlag. But outside of that, a lot of the work that we’ve been doing before to prepare for our launch for Billboard Korea has been the hardest part. Right? But now. Now we’re here. 

WONYOUNG:

Congratulations. 

Mike Van:

Thank you very much. Maybe one day you’ll be on the cover?

Keep watching the video for more!

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Taylor Swift’s Shimmery Birthday Night Dress Is Finally Back in Stock: Here’s Where Fans Can Buy It

All products and services featured are independently chosen by editors. However, Billboard may receive a commission on orders placed through its retail links, and the retailer may receive certain auditable data for accounting purposes.

Wedding season is here, and with warmer weather comes shorter skirts and dresses. For the fashionable Swifties, looking to splurge on a little black dress that’ll “make the whole place shimmer,” let Taylor Swift be your style guide.

The “Fortnite” singer’s dazzling birthday night dress is finally back in stock, but it might not be available for long, so you’ll have to act fast to secure your size. The Clio Peppiatt mini-dress features a bedazzled, celestial design with a crescent moon surrounded by stars (and multiple clouds).

Taylor Swift , Keleigh Teller, Miles Teller
Taylor Swift celebrates her birthday with Keleigh Teller and Miles Teller on December 13, 2023 in New York City.

The dress retails for $2,335 and is available in black and white. Swift wore the dress during a New York City night out with Blake Lively along with Miles Teller and his wife, actress-model Keleigh Sperry, for Swift’s 34th birthday in December.

She paired the dress with an Aquazzura Crystal Mini Tote ($1,795), Aquazzura Crystal Plateau 130 platform heels (currently on sale for $612.49) and a faux fur jacket.

Looking for a budget-friendly alternative to Swift’s look? Click here to shop a similar bag for just $30, and here for affordable black dresses featuring the moon and stars.

The 34-year-old superstar is celebrating The Tortured Poets Department‘s fifth consecutive week atop the Billboard 200. The album sold an additional 378,000 equivalent album last week, an increase of 45 percent. Besides topping the charts, Swift is continuing on her Eras Tour, which lands in Madrid on Wednesday and Thursday and Lyon, France, on June 2 and 3. Swift added three new opening acts to the London tour dates, which will now feature Mette, Griff and Benson Boon alongside Paramore. The shows will take place at Wembley Stadium from June 21-23 and Aug. 15-17 and Aug. 19-20. Get tickets to the Eras Tour here.

Shop Swift’s birthday outfit below.

Taylor Swift Birthday Dress Is Back in Stock: Where to Buy

Clio Peppiatt Lucina Embellished Stretch-Mesh Mini Dress


Taylor Swift Birthday Dress Is Back in Stock: Where to Buy

Aquazzura Crystal Mini Tote


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Taylor Swift’s Shimmery Birthday Night Dress Is Finally Back in Stock: Here’s Where Fans Can Buy It

All products and services featured are independently chosen by editors. However, Billboard may receive a commission on orders placed through its retail links, and the retailer may receive certain auditable data for accounting purposes.

Wedding season is here, and with warmer weather comes shorter skirts and dresses. For the fashionable Swifties, looking to splurge on a little black dress that’ll “make the whole place shimmer,” let Taylor Swift be your style guide.

The “Fortnite” singer’s dazzling birthday night dress is finally back in stock, but it might not be available for long, so you’ll have to act fast to secure your size. The Clio Peppiatt mini-dress features a bedazzled, celestial design with a crescent moon surrounded by stars (and multiple clouds).

Taylor Swift , Keleigh Teller, Miles Teller
Taylor Swift celebrates her birthday with Keleigh Teller and Miles Teller on December 13, 2023 in New York City.

The dress retails for $2,335 and is available in black and white. Swift wore the dress during a New York City night out with Blake Lively along with Miles Teller and his wife, actress-model Keleigh Sperry, for Swift’s 34th birthday in December.

She paired the dress with an Aquazzura Crystal Mini Tote ($1,795), Aquazzura Crystal Plateau 130 platform heels (currently on sale for $612.49) and a faux fur jacket.

Looking for a budget-friendly alternative to Swift’s look? Click here to shop a similar bag for just $30, and here for affordable black dresses featuring the moon and stars.

The 34-year-old superstar is celebrating The Tortured Poets Department‘s fifth consecutive week atop the Billboard 200. The album sold an additional 378,000 equivalent album last week, an increase of 45 percent. Besides topping the charts, Swift is continuing on her Eras Tour, which lands in Madrid on Wednesday and Thursday and Lyon, France, on June 2 and 3. Swift added three new opening acts to the London tour dates, which will now feature Mette, Griff and Benson Boon alongside Paramore. The shows will take place at Wembley Stadium from June 21-23 and Aug. 15-17 and Aug. 19-20. Get tickets to the Eras Tour here.

Shop Swift’s birthday outfit below.

Taylor Swift Birthday Dress Is Back in Stock: Where to Buy

Clio Peppiatt Lucina Embellished Stretch-Mesh Mini Dress


Taylor Swift Birthday Dress Is Back in Stock: Where to Buy

Aquazzura Crystal Mini Tote


Aller à la source

Hot 100 First-Timers: Shoreline Mafia’s OhGeesy & Fenix Flexin Debut With Comeback Single ‘Heat Stick’

Shoreline Mafia, the Los Angeles-based hip-hop act comprising OhGeesy and Fenix Flexin, banks its first career Billboard chart hit with “Heat Stick.”

Billed as by Shoreline Mafia Presents OhGeesy & Fenix Flexin, the song debuts at No. 98 on the Billboard Hot 100 dated June 1 almost entirely from its streaming sum: 6.5 million official U.S. streams May 17-23 (up 31%), according to Luminate. The track, released May 10 on Atlantic Records, also debuts at No. 25 on Hot Rap Songs and jumps 42-29 in its second week on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs.

Shoreline Mafia originally formed as a quartet in 2016, comprising OhGeesy, Fenix Flexin, Master Kato and Rob Vicious. The group split after releasing its debut studio album, Mafia Bidness, in 2020 as all four artists pursued solo careers. Earlier this month, OhGeesy and Fenix Flexin reunited with “Heat Stick” under the Shoreline Mafia name—it marks the first release for the act, now a duo, in four years.

Shoreline Mafia reached Billboard’s charts twice before “Heat Stick.” Its EP Party Pack, Vol. 2 hit No. 32 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and No. 61 on the Billboard 200 in September 2019 and Mafia Bidness reached No. 19 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and No. 27 on the Billboard 200 in August 2020.

After the group went on hiatus, OhGeesy’s debut solo LP Geezyworld (released in 2021 via Atlantic) topped the Heatseekers Albums chart and reached No. 102 on the Billboard 200. Its follow-up Geezyworld 2 peaked at No. 2 on Heatseekers Albums in 2023. The set’s breakout single “Geekaleek,” featuring Cash Kidd/BIA (which samples Petey Pablo’s 2004 Hot 100 top 10 “Freek-a-Leek”), hit No. 25 on Rap Airplay and No. 44 on R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay in December 2023.

OhGeesy has released one other solo project: Tropies, with Berner, in December.

As for Fenix Flexin, the rapper released four solo projects while Shoreline Mafia was inactive: Fenix Flexin Vol. 1 (2021), Fenix Flexin Vol. 2 (2022), Fenix Flexin Vol. 3 (2023) and Back Flexin (May 24). The opening track on the new album is another collab with OhGeesy, “Pick N Roll.”

Shoreline Mafia signed to Atlantic in 2018. OhGeesy told Billboard at the time, “Besides growing up and always wanting to be apart of a major label, when it finally came time to it, I knew Atlantic was the best move because of the facts behind it. It’s simple. Look at their roster. Everybody is winning and they know how to market music in a way that I feel is better than any other label.”

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Hot 100 First-Timers: Shoreline Mafia’s OhGeesy & Fenix Flexin Debut With Comeback Single ‘Heat Stick’

Shoreline Mafia, the Los Angeles-based hip-hop act comprising OhGeesy and Fenix Flexin, banks its first career Billboard chart hit with “Heat Stick.”

Billed as by Shoreline Mafia Presents OhGeesy & Fenix Flexin, the song debuts at No. 98 on the Billboard Hot 100 dated June 1 almost entirely from its streaming sum: 6.5 million official U.S. streams May 17-23 (up 31%), according to Luminate. The track, released May 10 on Atlantic Records, also debuts at No. 25 on Hot Rap Songs and jumps 42-29 in its second week on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs.

Shoreline Mafia originally formed as a quartet in 2016, comprising OhGeesy, Fenix Flexin, Master Kato and Rob Vicious. The group split after releasing its debut studio album, Mafia Bidness, in 2020 as all four artists pursued solo careers. Earlier this month, OhGeesy and Fenix Flexin reunited with “Heat Stick” under the Shoreline Mafia name—it marks the first release for the act, now a duo, in four years.

Shoreline Mafia reached Billboard’s charts twice before “Heat Stick.” Its EP Party Pack, Vol. 2 hit No. 32 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and No. 61 on the Billboard 200 in September 2019 and Mafia Bidness reached No. 19 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and No. 27 on the Billboard 200 in August 2020.

After the group went on hiatus, OhGeesy’s debut solo LP Geezyworld (released in 2021 via Atlantic) topped the Heatseekers Albums chart and reached No. 102 on the Billboard 200. Its follow-up Geezyworld 2 peaked at No. 2 on Heatseekers Albums in 2023. The set’s breakout single “Geekaleek,” featuring Cash Kidd/BIA (which samples Petey Pablo’s 2004 Hot 100 top 10 “Freek-a-Leek”), hit No. 25 on Rap Airplay and No. 44 on R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay in December 2023.

OhGeesy has released one other solo project: Tropies, with Berner, in December.

As for Fenix Flexin, the rapper released four solo projects while Shoreline Mafia was inactive: Fenix Flexin Vol. 1 (2021), Fenix Flexin Vol. 2 (2022), Fenix Flexin Vol. 3 (2023) and Back Flexin (May 24). The opening track on the new album is another collab with OhGeesy, “Pick N Roll.”

Shoreline Mafia signed to Atlantic in 2018. OhGeesy told Billboard at the time, “Besides growing up and always wanting to be apart of a major label, when it finally came time to it, I knew Atlantic was the best move because of the facts behind it. It’s simple. Look at their roster. Everybody is winning and they know how to market music in a way that I feel is better than any other label.”

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Dua Lipa Calls for Immediate Ceasefire in Gaza: ‘Burning Children Alive Can Never Be Justified’

Amid Israel’s intensifying military operations in the southern Gaza city of Rafah — where dozens of Palestinian civilians have reportedly been killed in the past few days — Dua Lipa is once again calling for an immediate and permanent ceasefire.

On Tuesday (May 28), the pop star shared an Artists for Ceasefire graphic with the hashtag “#AllEyesOnRafah” on her Instagram Story and wrote, “Burning children alive can never be justified.”

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“The whole world is mobilising to stop the Israeli genocide,” Lipa added. “Please show your solidarity with Gaza.”

The “Levitating” musician’s post comes on the heels of Israel’s recent bout of shelling and airstrikes west of Rafah, which killed at least 37 people between Monday and Tuesday. Many of those civilians had already been displaced from their home territories as a result of Israel’s ongoing war against Hamas, which has now killed a total of 36,000-plus Palestinians since October, according to The Associated Press.

More displaced Palestinians were also killed Sunday when strikes in the same area triggered a deadly fire that engulfed parts of a refugee camp, something Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has since called a “tragic mishap.” Israeli leaders have reportedly argued that the violence in Rafah is crucial to ensuring Hamas’ return of the hostages taken in the Oct. 7 attacks, which marked the initial trigger of the country’s soon-to-be eight-month war against the terrorist group.

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Lipa’s statement is the latest example of the pop star advocating on behalf of the Palestinian people amid the conflict. A few weeks after the Oct. 7 attacks, she was one of many stars to sign an Artists for Ceasefire open letter urging President Joe Biden to call for peace in Gaza. Three months later, she got candid about her stance on the war in her January Rolling Stone cover story.

“My existence is kind of political, the fact that I lived in London because my parents left from the war,” she told the publication at the time, referencing her Albanian heritage. “I feel for people who have to leave their home. From my experience of being in Kosovo and understanding what war does, no one really wants to leave their home. They do it for protection, to save their family, to look after the people around them, that kind of thing, for a better life. So I feel close to it.”

“My feelings on displaced people [are] very real and raw,” she added at the time. “It is a difficult subject to speak about because it’s so divisive.”

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Dua Lipa Calls for Immediate Ceasefire in Gaza: ‘Burning Children Alive Can Never Be Justified’

Amid Israel’s intensifying military operations in the southern Gaza city of Rafah — where dozens of Palestinian civilians have reportedly been killed in the past few days — Dua Lipa is once again calling for an immediate and permanent ceasefire.

On Tuesday (May 28), the pop star shared an Artists for Ceasefire graphic with the hashtag “#AllEyesOnRafah” on her Instagram Story and wrote, “Burning children alive can never be justified.”

Related

“The whole world is mobilising to stop the Israeli genocide,” Lipa added. “Please show your solidarity with Gaza.”

The “Levitating” musician’s post comes on the heels of Israel’s recent bout of shelling and airstrikes west of Rafah, which killed at least 37 people between Monday and Tuesday. Many of those civilians had already been displaced from their home territories as a result of Israel’s ongoing war against Hamas, which has now killed a total of 36,000-plus Palestinians since October, according to The Associated Press.

More displaced Palestinians were also killed Sunday when strikes in the same area triggered a deadly fire that engulfed parts of a refugee camp, something Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has since called a “tragic mishap.” Israeli leaders have reportedly argued that the violence in Rafah is crucial to ensuring Hamas’ return of the hostages taken in the Oct. 7 attacks, which marked the initial trigger of the country’s soon-to-be eight-month war against the terrorist group.

Related

Lipa’s statement is the latest example of the pop star advocating on behalf of the Palestinian people amid the conflict. A few weeks after the Oct. 7 attacks, she was one of many stars to sign an Artists for Ceasefire open letter urging President Joe Biden to call for peace in Gaza. Three months later, she got candid about her stance on the war in her January Rolling Stone cover story.

“My existence is kind of political, the fact that I lived in London because my parents left from the war,” she told the publication at the time, referencing her Albanian heritage. “I feel for people who have to leave their home. From my experience of being in Kosovo and understanding what war does, no one really wants to leave their home. They do it for protection, to save their family, to look after the people around them, that kind of thing, for a better life. So I feel close to it.”

“My feelings on displaced people [are] very real and raw,” she added at the time. “It is a difficult subject to speak about because it’s so divisive.”

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Add These 8 Affordable Crop Tops to Your Cart: Shop Now

All products and services featured are independently chosen by editors. However, Billboard may receive a commission on orders placed through its retail links, and the retailer may receive certain auditable data for accounting purposes.

Stay cool and stylish all summer long with these top eight crop top selections. From classic basics to trendy flattering styles, these crop tops will elevate your look in seconds. Whether you’re into the sleek look or fun styles, there is something for everyone.

Putting an outfit together can take time, but when you have strong tops, it makes the process a lot easier. With these crop tops, you’ll be ready to embrace your summer in style while also making budget-friendly choices.

If you’re shopping on Amazon, consider taking advantage of all Amazon Prime has to offer and sign up for a 30-day free trial, which also comes with access to Prime VideoPrime Gaming and Amazon Music. And to help make sure you get your purchases quickly, becoming a Prime member means you get fast, free shipping in two days or less with Prime Delivery.

Want free shipping at Walmart? Join Walmart+ for free for the first 30 days. The membership includes free shipping and free delivery from your local store, free Paramount+ and so much more.

Best Crop Tops for the Summer: Shop Now

Meyeeka Square Neck Trendy Crop Top

$14.99 $18.99 21% off

Buy Now On Amazon


If you’re looking to get yourself a TikTok favorite and overall trendy piece, consider this Meyeeka Square Neck Crop Top. You can get it in all your favorite colors from beige to royal blue. TikTok users captioned this as a piece that highlights a flattering neckline.

Best Crop Tops for the Summer: Shop Now

Allegra K Velvet Short Sleeve Crop Top

$24.99 $33.39 25% off

Buy Now at target


Change up your style with this Allegra K Velvet Short Sleeve Crop Top. Its one-of-a-kind star pattern and velvet material make it an easy option to pair it with anything you’d like. It comes in three different colors: Blue, Black and Brown — but the Brown is sold out for now. Go get yours in blue and black before they run out too.

Best Crop Tops for the Summer: Shop Now

Outfmvch Ruffle Short Sleeve Crop Top


Add distinctive crop top options to your wardrobe this summer with this cute Outfmvch Ruffle Short Sleeve Crop Top. With its unique back bow, you’ll be sure to turn heads. You can get it in all your favorite colors from army green to light blue.

Best Crop Tops for the Summer: Shop Now

Allegra K Asymmetrical Spaghetti Strap Crop

$21.99 $29.39 25% off

Buy Now at target


Brighten your wardrobe with this Allegra K Asymmetrical Spaghetti Strap Crop. With its adjustable spaghetti straps and asymmetrical hem, you’ll be able to take it with you on vacation, to a birthday party and more. You can get it in yellow and blue.

Best Crop Tops for the Summer: Shop Now

H&M Crop Tank Top


If you’re looking for a relaxed and stylish fit, consider this H&M Crop Tank Top. You can get it in a variety of solid colors from bright red to green, including many different striped alternatives to keep it fresh.

Best Crop Tops for the Summer: Shop Now

Macy’s Billy Bow Cut Out Crop Top

$48 $64 25% off

Buy Now at Macy’s


For those looking for a long-sleeve option, consider this Macy’s Billy Bow Cut Out Top. You can get it in cream and black. The cream is only available in size small, so hurry if that’s your size! The black and white top is available in extra small, small and medium.

Best Crop Tops for the Summer: Shop Now

Lulus Friendship Lime Green Tie-Front Crop Top


Add this Lulus lime green to your closet this summer. Its distinctive tie in the front and affordable price is a perfect way to make a fashion statement without breaking the bank.

Best Crop Tops for the Summer: Shop Now

Lulus Beige Linen Halter Crop Top


For those looking for a chic alternative at a great price, consider this Lulus Beige Linen Halter Crop Top. If you don’t already have a haltered crop top, you might want to start by adding this one. According to a Lulus customer, “It goes incredibly well with high-rise jeans or a skirt. It also is super comfy and fits great! Didn’t need to wear a bra either.”

For more product recommendations, check out this roundup of tops to add to your summer shopping list, Free People Onsie for those looking to add a comfortable piece, and top 6 must-have jean shorts for the summer.

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Add These 8 Affordable Crop Tops to Your Cart: Shop Now

All products and services featured are independently chosen by editors. However, Billboard may receive a commission on orders placed through its retail links, and the retailer may receive certain auditable data for accounting purposes.

Stay cool and stylish all summer long with these top eight crop top selections. From classic basics to trendy flattering styles, these crop tops will elevate your look in seconds. Whether you’re into the sleek look or fun styles, there is something for everyone.

Putting an outfit together can take time, but when you have strong tops, it makes the process a lot easier. With these crop tops, you’ll be ready to embrace your summer in style while also making budget-friendly choices.

If you’re shopping on Amazon, consider taking advantage of all Amazon Prime has to offer and sign up for a 30-day free trial, which also comes with access to Prime VideoPrime Gaming and Amazon Music. And to help make sure you get your purchases quickly, becoming a Prime member means you get fast, free shipping in two days or less with Prime Delivery.

Want free shipping at Walmart? Join Walmart+ for free for the first 30 days. The membership includes free shipping and free delivery from your local store, free Paramount+ and so much more.

Best Crop Tops for the Summer: Shop Now

Meyeeka Square Neck Trendy Crop Top

$14.99 $18.99 21% off

Buy Now On Amazon


If you’re looking to get yourself a TikTok favorite and overall trendy piece, consider this Meyeeka Square Neck Crop Top. You can get it in all your favorite colors from beige to royal blue. TikTok users captioned this as a piece that highlights a flattering neckline.

Best Crop Tops for the Summer: Shop Now

Allegra K Velvet Short Sleeve Crop Top

$24.99 $33.39 25% off

Buy Now at target


Change up your style with this Allegra K Velvet Short Sleeve Crop Top. Its one-of-a-kind star pattern and velvet material make it an easy option to pair it with anything you’d like. It comes in three different colors: Blue, Black and Brown — but the Brown is sold out for now. Go get yours in blue and black before they run out too.

Best Crop Tops for the Summer: Shop Now

Outfmvch Ruffle Short Sleeve Crop Top


Add distinctive crop top options to your wardrobe this summer with this cute Outfmvch Ruffle Short Sleeve Crop Top. With its unique back bow, you’ll be sure to turn heads. You can get it in all your favorite colors from army green to light blue.

Best Crop Tops for the Summer: Shop Now

Allegra K Asymmetrical Spaghetti Strap Crop

$21.99 $29.39 25% off

Buy Now at target


Brighten your wardrobe with this Allegra K Asymmetrical Spaghetti Strap Crop. With its adjustable spaghetti straps and asymmetrical hem, you’ll be able to take it with you on vacation, to a birthday party and more. You can get it in yellow and blue.

Best Crop Tops for the Summer: Shop Now

H&M Crop Tank Top


If you’re looking for a relaxed and stylish fit, consider this H&M Crop Tank Top. You can get it in a variety of solid colors from bright red to green, including many different striped alternatives to keep it fresh.

Best Crop Tops for the Summer: Shop Now

Macy’s Billy Bow Cut Out Crop Top

$48 $64 25% off

Buy Now at Macy’s


For those looking for a long-sleeve option, consider this Macy’s Billy Bow Cut Out Top. You can get it in cream and black. The cream is only available in size small, so hurry if that’s your size! The black and white top is available in extra small, small and medium.

Best Crop Tops for the Summer: Shop Now

Lulus Friendship Lime Green Tie-Front Crop Top


Add this Lulus lime green to your closet this summer. Its distinctive tie in the front and affordable price is a perfect way to make a fashion statement without breaking the bank.

Best Crop Tops for the Summer: Shop Now

Lulus Beige Linen Halter Crop Top


For those looking for a chic alternative at a great price, consider this Lulus Beige Linen Halter Crop Top. If you don’t already have a haltered crop top, you might want to start by adding this one. According to a Lulus customer, “It goes incredibly well with high-rise jeans or a skirt. It also is super comfy and fits great! Didn’t need to wear a bra either.”

For more product recommendations, check out this roundup of tops to add to your summer shopping list, Free People Onsie for those looking to add a comfortable piece, and top 6 must-have jean shorts for the summer.

Aller à la source

Hot 100 First-Timers: Country-Rocker Koe Wetzel Lands First Entry With ‘Sweet Dreams’

Koe Wetzel is officially a Billboard Hot 100-charting hitmaker, as his new single “Sweet Dreams” debuts on the chart dated June 1 at No. 47.

Released May 17 on YellaBush/Columbia Records, the song debuts with 10.9 million official streams and 3,000 downloads sold in the U.S. in the week ending May 23, according to Luminate. It also starts at No. 11 on the Hot Country Songs chart, becoming Wetzel’s seventh entry and first top 20 hit.

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Here’s a look at Wetzel’s history on Hot Country Songs, with titles ranked by peak position.

Peak Position, Title, Peak Date:
No. 11 (to date), “Sweet Dreams,” June 1, 2024
No. 24, “Wasted” (Diplo Presents Thomas Wesley feat. Kodak Black & Koe Wetzel), Jan. 28, 2023
No. 28, “Creeps,” Sept. 10, 2022
No. 29, “Damn Near Normal,” March 23, 2024
No. 29, “Cabo,” Oct. 1, 2022
No. 36, “April Showers,” April 23, 2022
No. 45, “Money Spent,” Oct. 1, 2022

Wetzel has also logged eight entries on the Hot Rock & Alternative Songs chart, including “Damn Near Normal,” which climbs 22-21 on the latest list (after debuting at its No. 12 high in March).

Wetzel first appeared on Billboard’s charts in July 2019, when he opened at No. 9 on Emerging Artists. The arrival was fueled by his LP Harold Saul High, which debuted and peaked at No. 10 on Top Country Albums and No. 65 on the Billboard 200 that week. He has since charted two additional albums on the Billboard 200: Sellout (his major-label debut on Columbia Records; No. 88 peak in 2020) and Hell Paso (No. 12 in 2022). The latter also reached No. 2 on Top Rock & Alternative Albums and No. 3 on Top Country Albums.

Wetzel (full name: Ropyr Koe Wetzel; Koe is an homage to country singer-songwriter David Allan Coe) hails from Pittsburg, Texas. “Sweet Dreams” is slated to appear on his forthcoming LP 9 Lives, due July 19. He’s currently on the road on his Damn Near Normal World Tour, which runs through November.

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Hot 100 First-Timers: Country-Rocker Koe Wetzel Lands First Entry With ‘Sweet Dreams’

Koe Wetzel is officially a Billboard Hot 100-charting hitmaker, as his new single “Sweet Dreams” debuts on the chart dated June 1 at No. 47.

Released May 17 on YellaBush/Columbia Records, the song debuts with 10.9 million official streams and 3,000 downloads sold in the U.S. in the week ending May 23, according to Luminate. It also starts at No. 11 on the Hot Country Songs chart, becoming Wetzel’s seventh entry and first top 20 hit.

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Here’s a look at Wetzel’s history on Hot Country Songs, with titles ranked by peak position.

Peak Position, Title, Peak Date:
No. 11 (to date), “Sweet Dreams,” June 1, 2024
No. 24, “Wasted” (Diplo Presents Thomas Wesley feat. Kodak Black & Koe Wetzel), Jan. 28, 2023
No. 28, “Creeps,” Sept. 10, 2022
No. 29, “Damn Near Normal,” March 23, 2024
No. 29, “Cabo,” Oct. 1, 2022
No. 36, “April Showers,” April 23, 2022
No. 45, “Money Spent,” Oct. 1, 2022

Wetzel has also logged eight entries on the Hot Rock & Alternative Songs chart, including “Damn Near Normal,” which climbs 22-21 on the latest list (after debuting at its No. 12 high in March).

Wetzel first appeared on Billboard’s charts in July 2019, when he opened at No. 9 on Emerging Artists. The arrival was fueled by his LP Harold Saul High, which debuted and peaked at No. 10 on Top Country Albums and No. 65 on the Billboard 200 that week. He has since charted two additional albums on the Billboard 200: Sellout (his major-label debut on Columbia Records; No. 88 peak in 2020) and Hell Paso (No. 12 in 2022). The latter also reached No. 2 on Top Rock & Alternative Albums and No. 3 on Top Country Albums.

Wetzel (full name: Ropyr Koe Wetzel; Koe is an homage to country singer-songwriter David Allan Coe) hails from Pittsburg, Texas. “Sweet Dreams” is slated to appear on his forthcoming LP 9 Lives, due July 19. He’s currently on the road on his Damn Near Normal World Tour, which runs through November.

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Here’s Why Ice Cube Says His ‘No Vaseline’ Is the Best Diss Track in Hip-Hop History

While Kendrick Lamar’s “Not Like Us” Drake diss has swept the rap world by storm and permeated other dimensions of pop culture, Ice Cube wants everyone to know that he still reigns supreme in the diss track category.

Cube took the stage at the California Roots Festival in Monterey on Sunday, and ahead of performing “No Vaseline,” he let the crowd know that it remains the premier diss record in the hip-hop culture.

He replayed scenarios of fans telling him that 2Pac’s “Hit ‘Em Up” or Nas’ “Ether” and K. Dot’s “Not Like Us” have the top spot over him, but the West Coast icon doesn’t think they measure up.

“I love Nas, but it’s not. I love Kendrick Lamar now — maybe it’s him. I love those songs, but ‘No Vaseline’ is the best diss song in the history of hip-hop,” he said before explaining his reasoning. “And I’ll tell you why: One MC — myself — I took out four motherf—ers and the manager. You can’t beat that.

All of these decades later, the hate has subsided and Cube made sure to reiterate he’s got nothing but love for Dr. Dre and the late Eazy-E, along with the rest of N.W.A. “But we did that over 30 years ago,” he added. “So as it stands today, I ain’t got nothing but love for N.W.A.”

After leaving N.W.A in late 1989 due to what he perceived as shady business practices by the group’s manager, Jerry Heller, the group provoked him with jabs on their 100 Miles and Runnin‘ EP and N—az4Life project, which led to Ice Cube redefining the standard for diss tracks with his eviscerating “No Vaseline” in 1991.

The bristling diss landed on Cube’s Death Certificate album and saw him shredding his former groupmates Eazy-E, Dr. Dre, Yella, MC Ren and manager Jerry Heller one by one.

While “No Vaseline” remains No. 1 in Cube’s mind, the track actually came in at No. 4 on our 15 Most Scathing Hip-Hop Diss Songs of All-Time list. 2Pac’s “Hit ‘Em Up” took home the No. 1 spot, with Pusha T’s “The Story of Adidon” and Jay-Z’s “Supa Ugly” rounding out the top 3.

Watch Ice Cube’s “No Vaseline” speech below.

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Here’s Why Ice Cube Says His ‘No Vaseline’ Is the Best Diss Track in Hip-Hop History

While Kendrick Lamar’s “Not Like Us” Drake diss has swept the rap world by storm and permeated other dimensions of pop culture, Ice Cube wants everyone to know that he still reigns supreme in the diss track category.

Cube took the stage at the California Roots Festival in Monterey on Sunday, and ahead of performing “No Vaseline,” he let the crowd know that it remains the premier diss record in the hip-hop culture.

He replayed scenarios of fans telling him that 2Pac’s “Hit ‘Em Up” or Nas’ “Ether” and K. Dot’s “Not Like Us” have the top spot over him, but the West Coast icon doesn’t think they measure up.

“I love Nas, but it’s not. I love Kendrick Lamar now — maybe it’s him. I love those songs, but ‘No Vaseline’ is the best diss song in the history of hip-hop,” he said before explaining his reasoning. “And I’ll tell you why: One MC — myself — I took out four motherf—ers and the manager. You can’t beat that.

All of these decades later, the hate has subsided and Cube made sure to reiterate he’s got nothing but love for Dr. Dre and the late Eazy-E, along with the rest of N.W.A. “But we did that over 30 years ago,” he added. “So as it stands today, I ain’t got nothing but love for N.W.A.”

After leaving N.W.A in late 1989 due to what he perceived as shady business practices by the group’s manager, Jerry Heller, the group provoked him with jabs on their 100 Miles and Runnin‘ EP and N—az4Life project, which led to Ice Cube redefining the standard for diss tracks with his eviscerating “No Vaseline” in 1991.

The bristling diss landed on Cube’s Death Certificate album and saw him shredding his former groupmates Eazy-E, Dr. Dre, Yella, MC Ren and manager Jerry Heller one by one.

While “No Vaseline” remains No. 1 in Cube’s mind, the track actually came in at No. 4 on our 15 Most Scathing Hip-Hop Diss Songs of All-Time list. 2Pac’s “Hit ‘Em Up” took home the No. 1 spot, with Pusha T’s “The Story of Adidon” and Jay-Z’s “Supa Ugly” rounding out the top 3.

Watch Ice Cube’s “No Vaseline” speech below.

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‘Hit’ Record: Billie Eilish Reigns on Top Rock & Alternative Charts

Billie Eilish crowns Billboard’s Top Rock & Alternative Albums and Top Rock & Alternative Songs charts dated June 1 with her new album, Hit Me Hard and Soft, and its lead single “Lunch.”

Hit Me Hard and Soft becomes Eilish’s first No. 1 on Top Rock & Alternative Albums, reigning as her first LP since the chart shifted in 2022 to include alternative-leaning titles outside the rock genre.

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The set is also Eilish’s fourth leader on Top Alternative Albums, following Happier Than Ever (2021), When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? (2019) and Dont Smile at Me (2019, after it first appeared on the list in 2017).

In the week ending May 23, Hit Me Hard and Soft, released May 17, earned 339,000 equivalent album units in the U.S. – Eilish’s best career week by that metric – according to Luminate. The sum includes 191,000 album sales and 146,000 streaming-equivalent units.

The 10-song collection is the first release to reach six digits in units on Top Rock & Alternative Albums since Dolly Parton’s Rockstar (128,000; Dec. 2, 2023) and the first on Top Alternative Albums since blink-182’s One More Time… (125,000; Nov. 4, 2023).

The 339,000-unit total is the highest for a title on Top Rock & Alternative Albums in a decade, since the 383,000 units amassed by Coldplay’s Ghost Stories (June 7, 2014; it’s the top count since Top Rock & Alternative Albums shifted to a consumption-based methodology in 2016).

On Top Alternative Albums, Hit Me Hard and Soft has the biggest week since the all-time leader: Taylor Swift’s Folklore (846,000; Aug. 8, 2020), with Eilish’s new LP the second-biggest in a single week since the 2016 shift to a consumption-based formula.

Concurrently, Hit Me Hard and Soft debuts at No. 2 on the all-genre Billboard 200 and crowns the Vinyl Albums chart, with 90,000 vinyl copies sold, as previously reported.

“Lunch,” the album’s lead single, bows at No. 1 on the Hot Rock & Alternative Songs and Hot Alternative Songs surveys. “Lunch” is Eilish’s fourth No. 1 on the former, which became inclusive of alternative-leaning songs not categorized within the rock genre in 2020, following commands for “What Was I Made For?” in 2023, “Happier Than Ever” in 2021 and “My Future” in 2020. Of those, “Happier Than Ever” also debuted at No. 1.

On Hot Alternative Songs, which began in 2020, “Lunch” is also Eilish’s fourth leader, likewise following “What Was I Made For?,” “Happier Than Ever” and “My Future.”

“Lunch” starts with 32.8 million official U.S. streams, 20.2 million radio audience impressions and 3,000 downloads sold May 17-23.

The entirety of Hit Me Hard and Soft’s 10-song tracklist reaches Hot Rock & Alternative Songs, with eight titles debuting in the top 10 and all 10 in the top 12. Only Zach Bryan, with nine of the top 10 on the Sept. 9, 2023, tally, has claimed more in the top 10 in a single frame.

The LP’s top-charting song after “Lunch” is “Chihiro,” which bows at No. 3 with 27.2 million streams and 1,000 sold.

“Lunch” concurrently debuts at No. 17 on Pop Airplay, No. 21 on Alternative Airplay and No. 24 on Adult Pop Airplay, as well as No. 26 on the all-format Radio Songs list.

The track also arrives at No. 1 on Alternative Streaming Songs, marking Eilish’s eighth leader since the ranking began in 2020. On the all-genre Streaming Songs chart, it starts at No. 5.

All Billboard charts dated June 1 will update on Billboard.com on Wednesday, May 29, a day later than usual due to the May 26 Memorial Day holiday in the U.S.

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‘Hit’ Record: Billie Eilish Reigns on Top Rock & Alternative Charts

Billie Eilish crowns Billboard’s Top Rock & Alternative Albums and Top Rock & Alternative Songs charts dated June 1 with her new album, Hit Me Hard and Soft, and its lead single “Lunch.”

Hit Me Hard and Soft becomes Eilish’s first No. 1 on Top Rock & Alternative Albums, reigning as her first LP since the chart shifted in 2022 to include alternative-leaning titles outside the rock genre.

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The set is also Eilish’s fourth leader on Top Alternative Albums, following Happier Than Ever (2021), When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? (2019) and Dont Smile at Me (2019, after it first appeared on the list in 2017).

In the week ending May 23, Hit Me Hard and Soft, released May 17, earned 339,000 equivalent album units in the U.S. – Eilish’s best career week by that metric – according to Luminate. The sum includes 191,000 album sales and 146,000 streaming-equivalent units.

The 10-song collection is the first release to reach six digits in units on Top Rock & Alternative Albums since Dolly Parton’s Rockstar (128,000; Dec. 2, 2023) and the first on Top Alternative Albums since blink-182’s One More Time… (125,000; Nov. 4, 2023).

The 339,000-unit total is the highest for a title on Top Rock & Alternative Albums in a decade, since the 383,000 units amassed by Coldplay’s Ghost Stories (June 7, 2014; it’s the top count since Top Rock & Alternative Albums shifted to a consumption-based methodology in 2016).

On Top Alternative Albums, Hit Me Hard and Soft has the biggest week since the all-time leader: Taylor Swift’s Folklore (846,000; Aug. 8, 2020), with Eilish’s new LP the second-biggest in a single week since the 2016 shift to a consumption-based formula.

Concurrently, Hit Me Hard and Soft debuts at No. 2 on the all-genre Billboard 200 and crowns the Vinyl Albums chart, with 90,000 vinyl copies sold, as previously reported.

“Lunch,” the album’s lead single, bows at No. 1 on the Hot Rock & Alternative Songs and Hot Alternative Songs surveys. “Lunch” is Eilish’s fourth No. 1 on the former, which became inclusive of alternative-leaning songs not categorized within the rock genre in 2020, following commands for “What Was I Made For?” in 2023, “Happier Than Ever” in 2021 and “My Future” in 2020. Of those, “Happier Than Ever” also debuted at No. 1.

On Hot Alternative Songs, which began in 2020, “Lunch” is also Eilish’s fourth leader, likewise following “What Was I Made For?,” “Happier Than Ever” and “My Future.”

“Lunch” starts with 32.8 million official U.S. streams, 20.2 million radio audience impressions and 3,000 downloads sold May 17-23.

The entirety of Hit Me Hard and Soft’s 10-song tracklist reaches Hot Rock & Alternative Songs, with eight titles debuting in the top 10 and all 10 in the top 12. Only Zach Bryan, with nine of the top 10 on the Sept. 9, 2023, tally, has claimed more in the top 10 in a single frame.

The LP’s top-charting song after “Lunch” is “Chihiro,” which bows at No. 3 with 27.2 million streams and 1,000 sold.

“Lunch” concurrently debuts at No. 17 on Pop Airplay, No. 21 on Alternative Airplay and No. 24 on Adult Pop Airplay, as well as No. 26 on the all-format Radio Songs list.

The track also arrives at No. 1 on Alternative Streaming Songs, marking Eilish’s eighth leader since the ranking began in 2020. On the all-genre Streaming Songs chart, it starts at No. 5.

All Billboard charts dated June 1 will update on Billboard.com on Wednesday, May 29, a day later than usual due to the May 26 Memorial Day holiday in the U.S.

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Victoria Beckham Recalls How Tabloids Pressured Her to Lose Weight After Welcoming Son Brooklyn

In a new interview with Grazia published Tuesday (May 28), Victoria Beckham opened up about how paparazzi and tabloids criticized her figure in the months after she and husband David Beckham welcomed their firstborn son Brooklyn, which made her feel pressured to lose weight.

Recalling the aftermath of her oldest child’s birth in March 1999, the former Spice Girl said, “I remember after I had Brooklyn, my first outing was on the front page of the newspaper, with arrows pointing to where I needed to lose weight.”

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“I’ve had so much said about me and I’m sure that has robbed me of some experiences,” she continued in the article. “I never want to look like I’m complaining, but there were times in the past that I haven’t felt confident enough to sit on a beach and watch my children play.”

“Those things can affect how you feel and conduct yourself in public,” Posh added. “Now, if paparazzi want to take a picture and say something – too bad, it doesn’t bother me in the same way.”

The Beckhams share a total of four kids, with son Romeo coming along in September 2002 after Brooklyn. They welcomed son Cruz in 2005, followed by daughter Harper in 2011.

While speaking to the publication, Victoria also shared that her family’s collective use of social media has allowed her to show the world a different side of her. “For so long people had this opinion of me that I was this steely-faced ice queen because of the paparazzi pictures and the story that the media would paint,” she said. “I like to laugh at myself. There’s always humor in what we do … They showed the world who I really was. That is the real me.”

The interview comes about a month after the beauty and clothing mogul celebrated her 50th birthday with a grand party, which was attended by Mel B, Melanie C, Emma Bunton and Geri Halliwell — aka Victoria’s Spice Girls bandmates. At one point, the quintet danced along to their 1997 hit “Stop,” a rare reunion captured by David in an Instagram video.

“Best night ever!” Victoria wrote at the time, also sharing the clip on social media. “Happy Birthday to me! I love you all so much!”

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Victoria Beckham Recalls How Tabloids Pressured Her to Lose Weight After Welcoming Son Brooklyn

In a new interview with Grazia published Tuesday (May 28), Victoria Beckham opened up about how paparazzi and tabloids criticized her figure in the months after she and husband David Beckham welcomed their firstborn son Brooklyn, which made her feel pressured to lose weight.

Recalling the aftermath of her oldest child’s birth in March 1999, the former Spice Girl said, “I remember after I had Brooklyn, my first outing was on the front page of the newspaper, with arrows pointing to where I needed to lose weight.”

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“I’ve had so much said about me and I’m sure that has robbed me of some experiences,” she continued in the article. “I never want to look like I’m complaining, but there were times in the past that I haven’t felt confident enough to sit on a beach and watch my children play.”

“Those things can affect how you feel and conduct yourself in public,” Posh added. “Now, if paparazzi want to take a picture and say something – too bad, it doesn’t bother me in the same way.”

The Beckhams share a total of four kids, with son Romeo coming along in September 2002 after Brooklyn. They welcomed son Cruz in 2005, followed by daughter Harper in 2011.

While speaking to the publication, Victoria also shared that her family’s collective use of social media has allowed her to show the world a different side of her. “For so long people had this opinion of me that I was this steely-faced ice queen because of the paparazzi pictures and the story that the media would paint,” she said. “I like to laugh at myself. There’s always humor in what we do … They showed the world who I really was. That is the real me.”

The interview comes about a month after the beauty and clothing mogul celebrated her 50th birthday with a grand party, which was attended by Mel B, Melanie C, Emma Bunton and Geri Halliwell — aka Victoria’s Spice Girls bandmates. At one point, the quintet danced along to their 1997 hit “Stop,” a rare reunion captured by David in an Instagram video.

“Best night ever!” Victoria wrote at the time, also sharing the clip on social media. “Happy Birthday to me! I love you all so much!”

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TikTok’s Favorite ‘Best Smelling’ Sunscreen Brand Just Expanded Into Fragrances: Here’s Where to Buy It

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Vacation has officially entered the perfume and scented candle scene after receiving high praise on social media for their sun-protecting products — most notably their bestselling Classic Whip sunscreen.

TikTok-loved beauty items are typically known for providing high-quality results with aesthetically pleasing packaging, addictive scents and/or a wallet-friendly price, with Vacation being no exception.

After receiving consistent love over the smell of their sunscreen, the skincare brand finally took notes and expanded into the home and fragrance category. Now, you can wear the summer-inspired scents beyond sunscreen and stock up on Vacation’s new perfumes. And if you’re looking to turn your home into a tropical oasis, the beauty brand has you covered with a variety of candles that’ll bring a cozy yet vacation quality to your space.

TikTokers especially can’t help but squeal over the brand’s adorable packaging for the Whip sunscreen, which was made to look like an actual whipped-cream can while featuring aromas of coconut and banana. More than 91 million videos have been made on the social media platform just for Vacation sunscreen, showcasing how much of a fanbase the brand has gathered.

User @carewithkate also showed how effective the sunscreen is, going as far as to use a UV light to spotlight the amount of coverage Vacation’s sunscreen actually provides — hint: It’s a lot. The video has gathered 1 million views, with the TikToker stating it’s a sunscreen that “really takes the cake” as it “doesn’t leave a white streak” and applies consistent.

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I was seeing this Vacation Whipped Cream sunscreen all over my feed this summer so I was happy to finally find it when shopping in this states! #sunscreenreview #uvcamera #whippedcreamsunscreen

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Keep reading to shop Vacation’s viral sunscreen, candles and perfume below.

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Vacation Sunscreen Classic Whip

The TikTok viral Classic Whip sunscreen is marked at just $22 and features Vacation’s signature scents, which holds notes of banana, coconut, pool water, pool toys and swimsuit lycra. When applied, the texture comes out creamy, with the aim to be lightweight and smooth. After application, the sunscreen remains waterproof for up to 80 minutes.


white and blue bottle of vacation facial spray

Vacation Super Spritz Face Mist

For a quick spritz, Vacation’s face mist will give you practically instant protection against harmful UV rays with just a spray. The formula includes 50 SPF and also features the brand’s iconic signature scent (instead of the classic sunscreen smell). It also aims to apply clear with no white residue, so you can spray it even over your makeup.


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Vacation Sunscreen Home Resort Scented Candle Set

Turn your home into a resort with Vacation’s candle set, which includes three different luxury candles created in partnership with ARQUISTE Parfumeur. This pack comes with all of the brand’s resort-inspired candles (so far): Lobby, Suite and Pool Boy or you can purchase each individually. Lobby comes with notes of flowers, high gloss magazines and ocean breeze while Suite has aromas of linen, cleaned surfaces and island breeze and Pool Boy smells of coconut sunscreen, swimming pools, towels and cologne.


gold and clear bottle of vacation perfume

« VACATION » by Vacation

Rather than layer on Vacation’s sunscreen for the scent, the beauty brand launched a perfume of the popular smell that won’t have you throwing SPF on when the sun goes down. It’s not only a bestseller on Vacation’s official store, but more than 1,000 bought in past month, according to the online retailer.


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« VACATION » by Vacation Candle

If you can’t get enough of the viral scent, you can also purchase the Vacation candle, which also spotlights the scent featured in its popular sunscreen. The candle isn’t just display-worthy with its black and gold coloring, but is paraben- and paraffin-free using a 100% cotton wick. For additional savings, you can also purchase a duo pack that includes the candle and perfume for just $89 (reg. $102).


green and clear bottle of after sun vacation perfume

« AFTER SUN » by Vacation

This unisex perfume looks to emody the scents and feeling of summer nights and after sun care. You can expect notes of aloe vera, green tea, melon, linen and resort towels. It arrives in a clear bottle that is worthy of being a simple yet elegant piece of decor.


With the rise in popularity of pickleball and tennis, thanks to movies like Challengers, Prince teamed up with Vacation to debut a limited-edition candle to help bring tenniscore into your home beyond Prince apparel. The exclusive collaboration is still in stock and you can pick up one of the display-worthy candles below.

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Ball Boy Scented Candle

The Prince x Vacation candle comes in a tennis ball holder-shaped container for a more sporty aesthetic. Once lit, you can expect scents of cucumber and cotton with a premium soy blend wax and 100% cotton wick.


For more product recommendations, check out our roundups of the best cheap perfume sets, celebrity perfumes and setting sprays.

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Will Billie Eilish Go Three for Three in Grammy Album of the Year Nods? These Artists Did

The early returns are excellent for Billie Eilish’s third album, Hit Me Hard and Soft. The album enters the Billboard 200 at No. 2 with 339,000 equivalent album units — Eilish’s largest week to date by units earned. Of that sum, 191,000 are traditional album sales — her best sales week yet.

Critical response has also been strong. The album has a solid 89 rating at Metacritic.com, the review aggregation site. That’s Eilish’s best mark to date. Her debut, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?, posted a 82 rating. Her follow-up, Happier Than Ever, had a 86.

The question now is how well Hit Me Hard and Soft will do at the 67th annual Grammy Awards. When We All Fall Asleep dominated the awards in early 2020. Eilish became the first artist to sweep the Big Four awards – album, record and song of the year plus best new artist – since Christopher Cross in 1981. Her follow-up, Happier Than Ever, was likewise nominated for those Big Three awards, though she didn’t add to her Grammy collection that year.

With the strong early showing, it’s very possible Eilish could join the short roster of artists to receive album of the year nods with their first three releases.

Nominations for the 67th annual Grammy Awards will be announced on Nov. 8. Final-round voting runs from Dec. 12 to Jan. 3, 2025. The awards will be presented at Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles on Feb. 2, 2025.

Here are artists who were nominated for album of the year with their first three releases. Because release patterns were so different in the early years of the Grammys, we’re also including artists who were nominated for album of the year the first three years they were eligible.

The years shown are the years of the Grammy ceremony.

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Cardi B Defends Adult Content After Candace Owens Calls for Ban: ‘Is It That Bad for Y’all?’

Cardi B has taken a stance on the debate surrounding adult content after Candace Owens took to X to call for a ban.

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“Ban pornography. It is a psychological weapon intended to weaken our men,” the conservative political commentator wrote on the platform earlier this month. In response, Cardi B shared an Instagram comment in defense of porn, as seen in a screenshot shared by TMZ. “Ommmggg why yall so against porn ? Is it that bad for yall?” she wrote. “I enjoy it but I don’t know I guess is like a 6 time a year thing. I personally don’t feel no connection or addiction to it just a little quick one two … NOTHING LIKE REAL INTIMACY!”

She continued that adult content should “actually teach men how to please a woman.”

Cardi is the latest star to chime in on the topic of NSFW content and sites. In April, Ye (the artist formerly known as Kanye West) deleted his X account after he appeared to receive a wave of backlash for announcing his own adult content website. The rapper tweeted a six second video with the phrase “Yeezy Porn Is Cumming,” directing viewers to “go to yeezy.com.” According to TMZ, Ye is planning to build an adult content studio under his Yeezy brand, and is in contact with Stormy Daniels’ ex-husband Mike Moz to discuss leading the project. Following the announcement, the Vultures artist received an onslaught of criticism from fans, who urged him to “return to Christ” following his Jesus Is King era. 

West has expressed varying opinions on porn throughout the years. In 2018, after telling Jimmy Kimmel that he “still looks at PornHub,” the platform offered the star a lifetime of free premium membership on their site. He later admitted to a “full-on pornography addiction” that “destroyed my family.”

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This Viral DIY Hack Uses $25 Target Bookshelves to Create an Epic Closet — Here’s How It Works

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Leave it to TikTok to help you get more organized on a budget. One of the latest DIY hacks to take over TikTok involves a $25 Target bookshelf.

People have been using the bookshelves to create a full closet setup – complete with lighting and plenty of room to hang your pants, shirts, shorts, dresses, shoes and other wardrobe must-haves.

How to Make a Target Bookshelf Closet With This Viral DIY Hack

Target 3-Shelf Bookcase


It may take a bit of manpower to put it together, but there are hundreds of videos floating around TikTok offering a step-by-step guide to making your own closet – and it works well in smaller spaces. If you need design inspiration, there are plenty of TikTok videos to give you style inspiration such as the video featured below.

To get started, you’ll need Target Room Essentials 3-Shelf Bookcase and a tool set, if you don’t already have a drill and hammer. The bookshelf retails for $25, but you may need to get at least four bookshelves, depending on what size you want the close to be. Once assembled, each bookshelf weighs 28 pounds and measures 35.98 inches x 24.49 inches and 9.45-inches in depth.

Target’s Room Essentials 3-Shelf Bookshelf is available in black, white and espresso brown, and features removable shelves that you’ll use to hang your clothing (or keep the shelves in one of the bookshelves to store shoes, folded shirts and more. If you want to mix up the design, try incorporating a Target Room Essentials 5-Shelf Bookcase, or a 7-tier chest drawer for jewelry and other keepsakes. And don’t forget your hangers and closet rods.

Need new clothes to fill up your closet? Shop the Target x Jeneé Naylor and the Prince Pickelball Collection.

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TikTok’s Viral Selfie Light Has Reviewers Calling It a ‘Game Changer’ — and It’s a Bestseller

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Upgrade your selfie game with this TikTok-viral and Amazon’s bestseller selfie light clip. Whether you’re indoors or outdoors, this portable phone light can help you achieve professional-looking photos or video anywhere, anytime. This versatile clip provides 10 levels of brightness and three different light modes: cool light, warm light and warm cool light.

For those who have been scrolling on TikTok on a daily basis, you might have come across this one-of-a kind selfie light. Not only can you clip it to your phone, but it’s also perfect for attaching to your laptop, iPad, makeup vanity table and more.

If you’re shopping on Amazon, consider taking advantage of all Amazon Prime has to offer and sign up for a 30-day free trial, which also comes with access to Prime VideoPrime Gaming and Amazon Music. And to help make sure you get your purchases quickly, being a Prime member means you get fast, free shipping in two days or less with Prime Delivery. 

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For those looking to produce high-quality content — from making TikTok videos to capturing top-notch picture — consider getting this selfie light.

With its compact size and adjustable brightness levels, you’ll be able to adjust lighting to your liking and take it with you wherever you go. According to an Amazon customer, “It’s a total game changer when it comes to getting that perfect lighting for quick posts. Whether I’m indoors or outdoors, day or night, this little gadget ensures that the light is just right every time.”

Another customer stated, “Makes my night pictures quality look better than I could have imagined.”

This easy-to-use selfie light clip can be supported with USB ports or Type-C ports (i.e., laptops, PCs, power banks, USB chargers and car chargers). It is also fully charged in just two hours.

So go get yours now and elevate your content with this quick and easy to use selfie light!

For more product recommendations, check out the best crossbody phone bags, the bestselling vanity mirror, and Amazon tops to elevate your overall style.

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You Can Buy Caitlin Clark’s Official Rookie Card for $13: Here’s Where to Find It Online

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Caitlin Clark has made her professional debut after being drafted to the Indiana Fever for the 2024 WNBA season. After dominating the court during her college career, everything from her basketball jersey to rookie card has become some of the most coveted pieces of basketball merch to own.

The basketball star has been breaking records, with the most recent being her rookie card — specifically from her college career — becoming the most expensive women’s basketball card. In January, Clark’s 2022 Bowman University Superfractor Caitlin Clark Rookie Auto card sold for $78,000, surpassing the 2004 Ultra Platinum Medallion Diana Taurasi card that originally sold for $11,500, according to Bleacher Report. Now, she stands behind only Serena Williams on the all-time list of cards that sold for more than $244,000, as reported on X by The Collectibles Guru.

Topps and Panini are official partners with the WNBA, creating collectible rookie cards — including for Clark — that you can find online. You don’t have to spend five figures to buy hers, though. Here are options on Amazon that start as low as $13, allowing you to add the star player to your collection without breaking the bank.

Where to Buy Caitlin Clark’s Rookie Card Online

To help you score Clark’s college and WNBA rookie cards, we’ve rounded up a few options below that you can buy online now.

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2024 Panini Instant WNBA Draft #1 Caitlin Clark Indiana Fever RC

Amazon’s No. 1 bestseller for sports collectible single base trading cards is none other than Clark’s draft into the WNBA. The card is the first of her professional career, and features a photo of the player holding up her Indiana Fever jersey along with Panini’s logo in the top left corner to signify it’s an official item. The card has also already been purchased more than 600 times in the past month, according to the online retailer.


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Caitlin Clark RC 2024 Bowman U NOW All-Time NCAA Scorer #61 Pre-Rookie Iowa Card

In terms of her college career, shoppers can’t get enough of Clark’s #61 rookie card, which captured when she broke Pete Maravich’s all-time NCAA scoring record. The collectable is manufactured by Topps and has earned a No. 1 bestselling label on Amazon for sports collectible single insert trading cards. As a bonus, it comes in a plastic protector.


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2024 Topps Bowman Iowa Caitlin Clark Card #49 Breaks All-Time NCAAW Scoring Record

Clark’s 49th rookie card for her NCAA career was created by Topps, and spotlights another record-breaking moment in the basketball player’s time on the court: when she broke the all-time NCAA scoring record for the women’s league with 3,528 points, according to the product description. The card comes pre-wrapped in a plastic protector to help keep it pristine.


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2024 Panini Instant WNBA Caitlin Clark #19 Rookie RC Basketball Card

Another spotlighting moment for Clark’s career is her #19 rookie card that shows a point-scoring moment during Indiana’s game against the New York Liberty. The card has been graded by PSA to guarantee authenticity and has been given GM (gem mint), which is the highest rating it can get, meaning it’s nearly flawless.


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2023-24 Bowman University #74 Caitlin Clark Iowa Basketball Card With Magnetic Holder Mint

Her #74 rookie card highlights when Clark set the women’s record for the most points scored in a season. The card is created Topps and comes in a magnetic holder to keep it protected. While the front features a photo of the player, the back goes into detail about the historic moment.


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Certified Mint+ Caitlin Clark 2023 Bowman University Now #48 3k Pts, 1k Asts Rookie Card Iowa Hawkeyes

The #48 rookie card was manufactured by Topps and is certified to arrive in mint condition or better, according to the brand. The card arrives in an air-tight holder that was customized for the card to protect it from water, drops, light and more.


Along with Clark’s debut into professional basketball, the WNBA also received attention for its recent collaboration with SKIMS (the official undergarments brand for the professional women’s basketball teams), which features pieces selected and loved by past, present and upcoming stars of the sport.

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Tyler Braden Talks Having a ‘Devil’ of a Time With His New, Tough-Sounding Single

As a former firefighter, it’s easy to think of Tyler Braden as a community-minded guy who’s not afraid of perilous situations.

That background provides automatic authenticity for “Devil You Know,” a country single with strong, early-2000s rock overtones. The sound is dangerous, and so is the message to any listener who might test the singer’s limits: “Don’t mistake my kindness for weakness.”

“I’m not gonna be some person that’s gonna flip the switch very easily and yell all the time and be angry,” Braden says. “But at the same time, I’m not gonna let myself be pushed around.”

“Devil You Know” is “the anthem for the underdogs,” says writer-artist Graham Barham, and that’s an appropriate sort of song to emerge from the creative crew behind it. Braden is a developing Warner Music Nashville artist, and all four of the song’s Warner Chappell writers – Barham, Jon Hall, Zack Dyer and writer-producer Sam Martinez – are experiencing personal landmarks with “Devil.”

“We’re all underdogs,” notes Barham, a Sony Music Nashville artist. “This is all our first song on radio as writers. And I think this is one of Tyler’s best ones to date. So I mean, for this to be the anthem for us to come out with is really freaking cool.”

Barham is actually the artist they were targeting when the four writers met up at Warner Chappell in July 2023. None of them brought any specific ideas to the appointment, but they knew they wanted to create something dark. Hall leaned into an unsettling chord progression, and Martinez tweaked it just a hair.

“The last chord in the progression is kind of ambiguous,” Martinez says, noting that it’s neither a major nor a minor triad. “It’s kind of a rock thing from the ‘90s and 2000s. Like, that one chord in this song is actually suspended, and there is no third.”

Martinez layered the sound with a repetitive, three-note pattern on acoustic guitar that became an identifiable part of the intro. That hook never quite resolves, adding to the tension. Barham started singing a melody that would become the chorus, though they still didn’t have any words or message.

As they sorted through concepts, Hall thought the word “devil” fit, and Dyer started scrolling through titles he’d saved on his phone.

“I came across this ‘Better the devil you know than the devil you don’t’ [idea],” Dyer recalls. “We had this rhythmic thing on the end of [one] line, and I was just kind of messing with different titles in that spot. And I was like, ‘What about this idea? It kind of works with some of the lines we’re messing with,’ and we just rolled with that.”

Initially, they tried to make it a song about picking between different types of alcohol – bourbon, gin, tequila, etc. – to find the devil of choice. But it morphed into a good-guy-with-a-quiet-power story. “Everybody’s got their tipping point,” Hall reasons, “and without being a fighting song, it does a good job of politely saying, “I’ll kick your ass if you if you mess with that side of me.’”

They wrote the bulk of the chorus first, promising the listener that “there’s a hell on the other side” if the good guy gets crossed. With a couple lines unfinished in the middle of that chorus, they turned to the opening verse, creating a plot in which the singer owns his quiet-hero image. But when it broke into a melodically ascendant pre-chorus, the attitude changed with the melody – it’s where they introduced the “don’t mistake my kindness for weakness” line.

Unlike most country songs, they didn’t include any “furniture” – no specific items that provide a sense of time or place. The closest they came was in verse two, as the protagonist dares the listener: “Go on pull the trigger/ Try your luck.” Given the song’s menacing tone, it could be perceived as a real gun.

“That’s definitely a metaphor,” Barham says. “I got better s–t to do than kill people.”

“Songwriting,” he adds, “we exaggerate everything.”

The unfinished lyric they had left in the chorus finally got completed during a break when Hall and Dyer shot hoops on the Warner Chappell basketball court. “That lyric came to me: ‘Dare you to light that fuse/ ‘Cause I can be a loose cannon,’” Hall says.

The fuse and cannon lined up allegorically, while “fuse” and “loose” established an internal rhyme that indirectly enhanced the song’s rough-cut nature. “It just adds this new element with the cannon not rhyming,” Hall explains. “It makes it pretty cool.”

Martinez produced the demo with Barham singing lead and Hall handling the bulk of the harmonies. As they finished the preliminary work at Warner Chappell, they collectively agreed that it needed a post-chorus. They settled on a haunting, rising melody, all of them singing in unison. When Martinez finished the demo later, Barham suggested using that section in the intro, too, underscoring the song’s darkness.

In October, Braden spent a day listening to outside songs, and “Devil You Know” stood out. He contacted Martinez about recording his voice in place of Barham’s on the demo to see how it sounded. They booked a date at Nashville’s Starstruck Studios and treated it like a master session with Martinez paying attention to every vocal detail. Braden mostly replicated Barham’s melodic nuances, though he brought a smoky rock resonance that replaced Barham’s twang.

“It wasn’t [always] my first melodic instinct, so I would do it differently and Sam would stop me because he really liked the original,” Braden says. “He kind of honed in on it, and so it took kind of a real focus.”

Martinez wasn’t a total taskmaster. Braden sang the word “dust” idiosyncratically in the first verse – it sounds like “doost” – and Martinez kept that enunciation. “It does have a funky little thing to it,” Martinez allows. “Those are the things that give us that much more identity.”

Braden’s team thought highly of the performance and wanted to tease it on social media. Some of the songwriters were nervous – if it didn’t go over, it was likely that no one else would be willing to cut it – but they ultimately decided Braden was worth the risk. “He sounds amazing on it,” Dyer says. “He sang his ass off. We’re just like, ‘Let them have it.’”

Braden shot a video in what looks like the woods in mid-January; it’s actually about 15 feet from his back porch. “A lot of people would comment, ‘You’re copying Oliver Anthony,’ I guess because of the beard and the trees,” Braden says with a laugh.

Indeed a lot of people saw it – that first video has 3.5 million views on TikTok alone – and Warner wanted a master recording for quick release. Martinez had little more than a week to pull it off. He used Braden’s existing vocals, the group vocals from the demo and about half of the demo’s instrumental parts, including the repeating three-note guitar hook. He brought in musicians to cut new parts one at a time, beginning with fiddler Kyle Pudenz, who injected Cajun spirit into the rock texture.

“Devil You Know” went to digital service providers Feb. 2, scoring 25.5 million plays on Spotify, and WMN shipped it to country radio via PlayMPE on March 26. It ranks No. 33 on the Hot Country Songs chart dated May 25, giving underdogs a biting song they can call their own.

“It’s been cool to watch people that say, ‘Hey, this is our anthem,’” Braden notes. “The best part of music in general is that we can all hear the same song, and it means something different to every one of us.”

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T-Pain Responds After Being Criticized for Dancing to Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Not Like Us’

T-Pain was enjoying himself dancing on stage during a Las Vegas nightclub performance over the holiday weekend, but ended up having to clarify that he wasn’t trying to make a “political statement.”

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The king of Auto-Tune performed at Resorts World’s Ayu Dayclub on Sunday (May 26), and one of the hilarious clips that went viral happened to be of T-Pain happily dancing in a white robe while Kendrick Lamar’s Drake diss “Not Like Us” boomed throughout the venue.

Some fans took it as if T-Pain were choosing sides in the Kendrick and Drake rap war of 2024, and the “Bartender” singer made sure to clarify he was just having fun and dancing on stage during his performance.

“Welp! You heard it here first folks. Don’t drunk dance in a robe. Somehow it’s a political statement now,” he wrote to X on Monday (May 27). “Pls don’t let somebody else’s beef kill y’all’s fun. Let ppl dance PLEASE!! Mustard killed that f—-n beat tho. It’d be pretty weird if you didn’t dance to it.”

“You got a cease and desist to not dance to that song,” one fan joked while another wrote, “Aubrey and the boys blowing ur line up huh?”

K. Dot’s eviscerating anthem spent back-to-back weeks atop the Billboard Hot 100 before “Not Like Us” was dethroned by Post Malone and Morgan Wallen’s “I Had Some Help.”

While T-Pain felt the need to address the dancing video publicly, he told Billboard earlier as part of his May cover story that the only people who need to like him are those closest to him.

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“It’s five people in this house that I need to like me: my wife, my kids, myself. That’s all I need,” he said. “That’s all I ever needed. So, you know, suck a butt.”

Watch the video and find T-Pain’s response below.

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Manuel Medrano Shares Name of Third Album ‘Perfecto’ & Previews New Song ‘Mojado’ | Billboard News

After three years, Manuel Medrano announces the release of his third album, ‘Perfecto.’ He gives us a sneak peek of new single “Mojado,” his upcoming tour, explains why it took him so long to release his third album and more!

Manuel Medrano:

Hi everyone, I am Manuel Medrano and you are watching Billboard News.

Leila Cobo:

Manuel Medrano, welcome to Billboard. 

Manuel Medrano:

Leila, what a pleasure.

Leila Cobo:

First of all, tell me about your look. I love all your looks, and you look very ’50s. Tell me, what are you wearing?

Manuel Medrano:

Thank you very much. It is a classic suit, bone color, a beige color with a shirt I recently discovered that comes with this knot here. 

Leila Cobo:

Yes it seems like… You look from Pamplona as if you’re going to run with the bulls. 

Manuel Medrano:

I like this classic style, a little elegant. I am taking my style towards that.

Leila Cobo:

This style contrasts with the tattoos because here we have an entire sleeve, tattoos down there, there too. The fire. So this is…

Manuel Medrano:

This is for kitesurf. 

Leila Cobo:

Really?

Manuel Medrano:

Yes, make the board look cool. 

Leila Cobo:

Is there a new tattoo for the new music?

Manuel Medrano:

There is a new tattoo for the new music. I have a broken heart here. I have a little angel here in honor of my second album. And a new tattoo is coming for my new album. You are the first person to know this. 

Leila Cobo:

I can’t believe it. But you haven’t done it yet?

Manuel Medrano:

Not yet. But very possibly I will do it this week.

Keep watching to learn more!

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21 Savage Brings Drake Out for Surprise Hometown Performance in Toronto: Watch

21 Savage invaded Canada for his first headlining show north of the border when he took over Toronto’s Budweiser Stage as part of his American Dream Tour on Monday night (May 27).

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The Slaughter Gang honcho made it a night to remember as he brought out the king of the 6 and his Her Loss partner, with Drake making a surprise guest appearance, which sent to the crowd into a frenzy.

Drizzy set things off as they performed the menacing Project Pat-assisted “Knife Talk” from his 2021 Certified Lover Boy album.

“One last time please, everybody in this city that we love so much, please make some noise for my motherf—-n’ brother 21 coming out here killing this s–t,” Drake said before letting Savage know Toronto was also his city. “You know I love y’all. I’ll see you soon. Give ’em one more. You home, right? It’s your city.”

The 6 God continued to hype up the crowd while he and 21 ran into Her Loss smash “Rich Flex,” which had the fans singing bar for bar. The Tay Keith-produced banger reached No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 2022.

Drake and 21’s chemistry is still apparent after Savage joined Drizzy on the It’s All a Blur Tour last year throughout North America, including a show in Toronto.

It’s been a busy year for 21 Savage, who unleashed his Billboard 200-topping American Dream album in January, and the “Bank Account” rapper was also named to Time‘s TIME100 list of the world’s most influential people.

The 31-year-old is continuing to trek across North America for his American Dream Tour, which will make stops in Michigan, Ohio, NYC, Atlanta, Florida and more.

Watch Drake’s guest appearance at the show below.

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