Day: August 28, 2021

Viola Davis, Lupita Nyong’o and More Pay Tribute to Chadwick Boseman One Year After His Death

On the one-year anniversary of Chadwick Boseman’s death, several of his friends, collaborators and admirers took to social media to honor him and his work.

Boseman, famous for playing the titular role in Marvel’s “Black Panther” among many other films, died of colon cancer at age 43 on Aug. 28, 2020. His passing came as a shock to almost everyone — he had been diagnosed in 2016, but kept his illness private and continued to work. Only his family and a small group of others were aware as he underwent surgeries and chemotherapy; despite the physically demanding nature of many of his last roles, even Ryan Coogler (director of “Black Panther”) and Spike Lee (director of “Da 5 Bloods”) have said publicly that they were completely surprised by the news.

Lupita Nyong’o, who played Nakia opposite Boseman in “Black Panther,” reflected on Boseman’s silent presence as

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Drake Fuels ‘Certified Lover Boy’ Frenzy With Cryptic ESPN Teaser

Photo: Mat Hayward/Getty Images

Photo: Mat Hayward/Getty Images

If you had ESPN’s signature program, SportsCenter on in the background this morning, you might have missed a Certified Lover Boy announcement from the 6 God himself, Drake. In between clips of college football, Shohei Ohtani, and the Little League World Series, mysterious footage of a shady character holding a sign that read “CLB September 3.”

Fans of Drizzy have been waiting for Certified Lover Boy, so when the abbreviation appeared on-screen, rumors began flying. Based on the clip that went viral this morning (August 27), the album will be coming in a week. Despite the radio silence from Drake, though he’s stayed busy while prepping his highly anticipated new album.

Back in June, it was announced that Live Nation Canada would be introducing History, a new live entertainment venue, that will open its doors later this year. Live Nation collaborated with Canadian

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Drake reveals ‘Certified Lover Boy’ release date in cryptic ‘SportsCenter’ video

The album was originally scheduled to come out in January 2021 but was delayed

After several months of waiting for Drake’s Certified Lover Boy album, could the rapper have finally dropped the release date for the highly anticipated project?

Friday morning, Drake devotees woke up to the news that their favorite artist had dropped the release date they’d been waiting on since January. But many are still scratching their heads at the subtle and incredibly cryptic way he chose to make the announcement.

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Drake, winner of the Artist of the Decade Award, poses backstage for the 2021 Billboard Music Awards, broadcast on May 23, 2021 at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images for dcp)

In what may be a publicity stunt unlike anything we’ve ever seen, Drizzy shared the September 3 drop date through what was meant to look like a “hack” of SportsCenter’s morning

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