Today in Source News Flash
After dropping the Scary Hours EP last month, Drake’s hit single “God’s Plan” is now eligible for triple platinum status. The one of 2 single from the EP was the Hot 100 number one for three weeks straight with Diplomatic Immunity trailing behind at number seven, making the rapper the first artist to have two songs in the Top 10 simultaneously twice.
The news of a Lil Uzi and Playboi Carti joint mixtape is still up in the air, however while fans wait for this to be confirmed a track featuring the two was leaked this week on SoundCloud via the song’s producer DP Beats account. The artwork for the single however drops more hints that a joint project could be on the way.
After dropping Victory Lap last week, west coast rapper Nipsey Hussle drops a new action-packed mini movie for “Hussle and Motivate.” The single is a stand out of the recently released album and features Nipsey portraying a “rap Robin Hood” taking from crooked law enforcement and giving back to his people.
As if Marvel’s Black Panther wasn’t already getting enough attention, content creator PizzaSlime has created an unofficial merchandise that is a mashup between Wu-Wear and the fictional country of Wakanda. The collection features the signature Wu-tang W with Wakanda through the middle on a hoodie, long-sleeve t-shirt and t-shirt.
Weekends are for sneaker releases and this weekend features the Air Jordan 1 “Black Toe.” Although fans of Air Jordan and the show have already been anticipating this release, which drops everywhere on February 24th, some customers will be able to pick up this release early via Nike Early access.
Donald Trump is imposing new age minimums for a guns after a listening session on gun violence at the White House yesterday. The president says he will push for more comprehensive background checks making mental health a priority and to raise the minimum age for owning a gun to 21.
Jamaica made history yesterday when its first ever Women’s Bobsled team took to the ice yesterday in Pyeongchang. Thirty years after the Caribbean country sent its first ever four person Men’s Bobsled team to the Olympics in 1988, Jamaica continued its Bobsled legacy sending a two women team to the Olympics this year despite recent obstacles. Even though the women didn’t place very high, it was an honor for them to compete.