It’s the Victoria Washington Experience and here are some news events that happened this week.
Jay-Z’s streaming music application, TIDAL, is a huge failure, according to SandraRose. Tidal is a streaming app that rapper Jay-Z has started and subscribers can spend $20 a month to stream his music and receive a personal phone call from him. It is reported that Jay-Z is removing his 1996 album, Reasonable Doubt from Spotify along with his other albums to save his app from further failure.
Nicki Minaj and rapper Meek Mill are engaged after 2 months of being in a relationship. Minaj met Meek Mill after he was released from jail 2 months ago, according to SandraRose. Nicki Minaj posted a picture on her Instagram page of the extravagant engagement ring. Also according to this site, Meek Mill is still having trouble paying his, “exorbitant attorney’s fees.”
Aaron Hernandez, former tight end of the New England Patriots, was convicted of a murder on April 16. According to SandraRose, a Massachusetts jury ruled that Hernandez was convicted of 1st degree murder for the killing of Odin Lloyd back in June 2013. Also according to this website, Hernandez was, “found guilty of ‘extreme atrocity or cruelty’ for shooting Lloyd six times.” Hernandez was sentenced to life in prison and given no possibility of receiving parole.
Tina Knowles, Beyoncé’s mother, got married and is officially off the market. According to the NY Daily News, Tina, 61, married Richard Lawson,67 , who is an actor, in Newport Beach, California on a 140-foot yacht named, “Eternity” on April 11. The Daily News said Tina’s daughters Beyoncé and Solange were in attendance alongside Jay-Z and Blue Ivy. Tina divorced Matthew Knowles, Beyoncé’s father, back in 2011.
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BY JULISSA DUCHATELLIER
EDITED BY LAURENT OCTOBRE