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Why Doja Cat Promised to Show Her Boobs

"Say So" is now at the top of the charts.

Today Nicki Minaj's remix of Doja Cat's "Say So" went #1 on Billboard's Hot 100.

The song is incredibly catchy, and certainly Minaj's sometimes violently devoted fanbase, The Barbz, played a role in getting the song to #1.

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The "Music Industry Black Out”: Why the Music Stops on Tuesday

Is Black Out Tuesday really "an urgent step of action to provoke accountability and change"?

On Friday, May 29th, as protests ripped across the nation, a message began to circulate through social media, asking that the music industry disconnect from the Internet for a day.

The post called this "an urgent step of action to provoke accountability and change."

This is part of an initiative created by Atlantic Records' Jamila Thomas and Platoon's Brianna Agyemang, who launched it alongside several calls to action. "Tuesday, June 2nd is meant to intentionally disrupt the work week," they wrote. "The music industry is a multi-billion dollar industry. An industry that has profited predominantly from Black art. Our mission is to hold the industry at large, including major corporations + their partners who benefit from the efforts, struggles and successes of Black people accountable. … This is not just a 24-hour initiative. We are and will be in this fight for the long haul. A plan of action will be announced."

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Collaboration in rap music is a beautiful thing.

Jay-Z and Kanye West. Kanye West and Nicki Minaj. Drake and Lil Wayne. Oftentimes, an already great song on its own is made perfect by an additional voice. One of hip-hop's most successful recent upstarts, Megan thee Stallion, is already well-acquainted with the benefits of a good collaboration. She recruited Minaj and Ty Dolla $ign for her "Hot Girl Summer," but with a new summer on the horizon, she was due for another smash.

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