Quibi is gearing up to launch next week and there are some pretty interesting shows premiering with the streaming platform.

In case you missed it, Chance The Rapper will be hosting the reboot of Punk’d. The celebrity prank series was one of our favorites growing up, so we’re hype for the revival, in which some our new faves get punk’d. In a trailer posted to his Instagram account, we don’t get much more than we did in the announcement video, but we do see who’s targeted. Watch the clip to see Chance torture Meg Thee Stallion, Karrueche, Offset, and more.

“Sometimes laughter can bring some light,” Chance captioned the clip on his Instagram account, adding “I’ll be sharing some of my favorite moments from my new show #Punkd on @Quibi throughout the day. The show was such a blessing for us to shoot we had so much fun and i hope it can be a blessing to yall too. Stay safe everyone #socialdistancing.”

Stay tuned for more and tune into Quibi April 6, as Chrissy’s Court (starring Chrissy Teigen), Murder House Flip (a series about renovating homes where murders happened), and Thanks A Million (starring Jennifer Lopez) will also be available for your viewing pleasure.

Cassius Radio

Our staff has picked their favorite stations, take a listen…

Tupac Shakur Live In Concert

Source: Raymond Boyd / Getty

Good news, Tupac fans, more of the late legend’s personal items are up for sale and you have the opportunity to bid on them. 

As we all know, the rapper’s life was taken in a 1996 drive-by shooting on the West Coast. His murder has gone unsolved since, with many speculating that he faked his death. Regardless of what you believe, you can at least feel closer to Pac by owning of one of his most treasured items.

“The auctioneers have numerous Tupac-related items including two bandanas, one blue and one red, reportedly worn by the late rapper. ‘Tupac Shakur owned and worn blue bandana ‘do-rag,’ they wrote in the description, mistaking the folded and tied bandana for a du-rag. ‘The bandana came from the collection of a very close family friend of Tupac’s. Very good condition.’ They’re estimated to bring in upwards of $4,000 each,” HotNewHipHop reported earlier this week, adding “Other Tupac Shakur items for sale include a Death Row Records All Eyez On Me press release, the rapper’s hotel bill from The Mondrian, his diamond nose stud, a diamond gold ring, his handwritten lyrics to an unreleased song, a handwritten letter, a handwritten poem, and more.”

If you’re interested, click here to bid on the aforementioned items. May Tupac rest in peace.

Cassius Radio

Our staff has picked their favorite stations, take a listen…

Dior Men Fall 2020 Runway Show

Source: Dimitrios Kambouris / Getty

Kim and Kourtney Kardashian clawing each other up has been the focal part of their new season of “Keeping Up With The Kardashians”, but how did it get this far? On the season premiere episode, the ladies came to blows right as the credit were starting to roll. It seemed as if Kim triggered Kourtney to get up and put hands on her but it was still unclear as to how it got so heat and so fast.

In this new clip, Kourtney doubles down on why she’s DONE with Kim f*cking with her on camera. Kourtney feels as if Kim always paints the narrative that she’s “lazy” in front of production and fans and has been doing it for years. She’s asked her kindly to stop and Kim ignores it.

Kourtney thinks Kim goes out of her way to be negative towards her lifestyle on camera and Khloe’s still lost about the whole fight. Hit lay to see it.

[embedded content]

Do you think that Kourtney’s actions are justified?

Tekashi69

Source: @JustInMyView / R1 Digital

Very few people are having good luck when it comes to the coronavirus, but the one group of people who have had a few blessings come out of it have been inmates. Inmates around the world are seeing early releases from both prisons and local jails due to fears of the outbreak running rampant in prison. Of course, when the releases started happening in New York, the first thought on the mind of many is that Tekashi 6ix9ine could be coming home earlier than expected.

6ix9ine filed a motion to ask for an early release due to his medical condition and was denied at first, but then, a situation of who has the power to say no came up. After that, InnerCityPress released the full motion.

Accordingly, in light of the analysis under Section 3553(a) detailed during the defendant’s sentencing and the Court’s March 25 Order, in the event the Court finds “extraordinary and compelling reasons” presented by the defendant’s medical condition, placing him at high risk during the COVID-19 outbreak, the Government does not oppose the defendant’s motion for compassionate release.”

US does not oppose. Here was Judge Engelmayer’s morning order on April 1: “ORDER as to Daniel Hernandez: The Court has received an application from counsel for Daniel Hernandez, Dkt. 445, representing that the Bureau of Prisons has now denied his request for compassionate relief and that the Court’s review under 18 U.S.C. § 3582(c) of his application to convert the balance of his term of imprisonment to a term of home confinement is now administratively proper. The Court directs that the Government respond by no later than 5 p.m. today. The parties are advised that, provided that the Court has legal authority to grant the relief requested by defense counsel, the Court intends to do so SO ORDERED. (Signed by Judge Paul A. Engelmayer on 4/1/2020) (lnl).”

The US Government didn’t object to his release, making him a free man amid the COVID-19 outbreak. It’s also worth noting that Kooda B, who 6ix9ine snitched on during his time on the stand, was released just a few days ago. More than likely, Tekashi will be ordered to stay away from social media once he’s release, but if not, we’re sure he’ll be the first person on Instagram Live with all of his old antics.

1 of 11

Look, everybody’s stressed during these uncertain times which may explain why Uncle Snoop randomly shaded our shea buttery boo thang Ari Lennox under a video of her struggling to secure a lacefront wig.

Why Snoop jumped out the window and told Ari (who has more REAL hair than most R&B singers combined) to “grow her own hair” (especially after she defended him during GayleGate), we don’t know (boredumb? Cabin fever? WEED?), but he sparked spicy Twitter chatter just months after apologizing on Jada’s Red Table talk for the same sort of shade.

UPDATE – Ari responded:

Peep the Twitter hysteria over Snoop shading Ari Lennox on the flip.

“Imagine going to bat for Snoop calling a woman out her name (because the woman asked a practical question) just for Snoop to turn around and call you a baldhead scalliwag because you put a wig on your head” – at this point, anything is possible (and by anything, we mean ANYTHING)

“Welcome back to the show, Snoop” – it’s only a matter of time

“Snoop at the red table talk when Jada scolds him again” – Snoop gave us a helluva performance the last time he was there

“Not only is he disrespecting her, he’s disrespecting my mom, my sisters, my aunts, and my cousins – I said “not Snoop” – oh yes, it’s definitely your Snoop being Snoop (AGAIN)

“This how you know Snoop don’t even KNOW who Ari Lennox is, cuz Ari has a WHOLE AFRO of natural hair. She’s prolly worn wigs 3x TOPS. Defending a man who wouldn’t even keep scrolling for you.” – that’s literally all he had to do. Scroll.

Ari *wears her long natural hair ALL THE TIME, but plays around with a wig on IG live out of boredom and to entertain her fans*

Nobody:

Not a soul:

Not even Dr Umar Johnson:

Snoop Dog: GROW YOUR OWN HAIR!!!!” – ya kinda hate to see it

“Snoop telling Ari to “grow her own hair” meanwhile his wife and daughter..” – well yea, of course

“Ari Lennox supporting Snoop Dogg disrespecting Black women by dragging Black women, only for Snoop to drag her unprovoked is a proverb.

The Lion that fights it’s own Pride to protect Hyenas, will one day be their source of food.

Didn’t y’all learn anything from the Lion King?” – tell ’em sis

“snoop said ari lennox, shea butter baby queen, needs to grow her own hair. the same ari that wears and embraces her natural hair. the same ari who doesn’t wear makeup on live. the same ari that has more hair than him. ok.” – ….yea

“Ari Lennox got time for Snoop Dogg” – she (and the rest of us) have all the time in the world until July August September?

Music’s biggest names have taken to social media to play intimate at-home shows in light of self-isolation restrictions. Here are our 10 favorites.

       

After an apparent feud with Public Enemy bandmate Flavor Flav last month, Chuck D says the fallout was to get attention ahead of a new album release.

       

This family’s quarantine-themed parody of “Les Miserables” song “One Day More” is so good that even Anne Hathaway gave it her seal of approval.

       

‘Goodnight With Dolly,’ an online bedtime story series from the beloved country music icon, launches this week.

       
Coronavirus Pandemic Causes Climate Of Anxiety And Changing Routines In America

Source: Mario Tama / Getty

Coronavirus is making some people very, very sick and making others very, very stupid.

Nurses working in the COVID response wing of INTEGRIS hospitals in Oklahoma are complaining that they have been banned from protecting themselves by any means necessary from the disease while treating infected patients.

As most of America is well aware, proper hospital supplies are drawing scarce as the 24/7 effort to heal ailing people grows more difficult every day. One nurse who spoke to KFOR under the condition of anonymity said she fears losing her job for speaking out by she fears getting sick even more.

“Now there’s just a massive overwhelming feeling of distrust,” one nurse told KFOR. “If they’re not willing to protect our lives at a fundamental level, what are they willing to do?”

She went on:

“Friday afternoon, I called my financial investment guy and I doubled my life insurance policy. Just because I have kids at home,” the nurse said. “If it’s a forgone conclusion that I will be positive at some point, I don’t have the kind of guarantee that I will be OK.”

That’s how bad Donald Trump the federal legion of bootlickers have let this pandemic get. Parents are bolstering plans to support their children after their untimely demise. S#!ts f***ed up.

When questioned about these accusations, Chief Nurse Executive at INTEGRIS Health Kerri Bayer said this:

“All caregivers have been provided appropriate PPE to take care of their patients safely based on their care setting. At this time, we have not supported utilization of PPE that is not medical grade unless it has been approved and deemed safe by the INTEGRIS System Incident Command. We understand there is concern and real fear surrounding COVID-19, therefore our clinical and infection prevention teams are actively discussing a solution to expand PPE usage for our caregivers.

We are providing PPE to our caregivers that provides evidence-based protection while they provide care. At this time, we have not supported utilization of PPE that is not medical grade unless it has been approved and deemed safe by the INTEGRIS System Incident Command.

Our number priority, always, is the safety of our patients and caregivers. This stands true in the face of a pandemic more than ever.

The masks being provided to patients and their families are the hand-sewn masks donated from the community. These are not medical grade and therefore not approved for use by our caregivers.”

Somebody got some ‘splaining to do. There are other hospitals in the area being accused of this same practice. Read the whole story on KFOR.

The Good Fight Key Art

Source: Courtesy CBS All Access / Courtesy CBS All Access

Fans of the CBS hit series “The Good Fight” will be happy to learn the show makes it’s fourth season return on Thursday, April 9th and an official trailer just dropped this week.

[embedded content]

Heads up for regular viewers, the first portion of the season will be available weekly on Thursdays with episodes one and two dropping on April 9 and April 16, and after a one-week hiatus the season will return on April 30 with an additional episode. Just in case you haven’t quite caught up — or you are a late comer to this one, fans can now catch up and binge the first three seasons of THE GOOD FIGHT for free, along with all other CBS All Access original series as well as CBS Television Network hits like EVIL from Robert and Michelle King, on CBS All Access by using the promo code “ALL” for a free month of CBS All Access through Thursday, April 23. You can activate the offer at https://www.cbs.com/all-access.

Here’s a little synopsis about what to expect:

Season four of THE GOOD FIGHT finds Reddick, Boseman & Lockhart navigating a very different landscape. After they lost their biggest client, Chumhum, and their founding partner’s name was tarnished, Reddick, Boseman & Lockhart was forced to accept an offer by a huge multi-national law firm, STR Laurie, to become a small subsidiary. Suddenly, all of their decisions can be second-guessed by the giant firm that is literally on top of them. While STR Laurie initially seem like benevolent overlords, we find Diane Lockhart and her colleagues chafing at their loss of independence while simultaneously investigating the emergence of a mysterious “Memo 618.”

The cast of THE GOOD FIGHT includes Christine Baranski, Cush Jumbo, Audra McDonald, Sarah Steele, Michael Boatman, Nyambi Nyambi, Zach Grenier, John Larroquette and Delroy Lindo. Hugh Dancy also joined season four in a recurring role.