This week saw the debut of three movies looking to do well at the box office, but it was only one film that made a big splash. The Meg, an action/horror film featuring a 70 foot shark, took the top spot in it's first week, topping the charts with a $44.5 million debut.
Coming in second was last weeks top movie, Mission: Impossible - Fallout, which added another $20 million to bring it's total for three weeks to $162 million. In third was Disney's live-action Winnie the Pooh flick, Christopher Robin. The fourth and fifth spots were snatched up by debuting films Slender Man and BlacKkKlansman, respectfully.
As for the rest of the top ten, The Spy Who Dumped Me took sixth while Mama Mia! Here We Go Again dropped to seventh. The Equalizer 2, Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation, and Antman and Wasp finished off the top ten.
Box Office Top Ten: Weekend of August 10 - 12, 2018
Next weekend sees the debut of Mile 22, a Mark Wahlberg led action/thriller. Ronda Rousey and Lauren Conrad also star. Also out is the Constance Wu romantic comedy Crazy Rich Asians, which also features just about every recognizable Asian name in Hollywood. The biggest family film hitting the theaters next week is Alpha, a post Ice Age story bout a boy and his wolf.
By: Dj First Class
At last, Nicki Minaj delivers her highly anticipated album Queen.
Happy Nicki Day ladies and gentlemen! Since the release of her project The Pinkprint in 2014, fans worldwide have been itching for Nicki Minaj to release another album. Today, the Young Money first lady feeds the world with her fourth studio album Queen.
Laced with 19 tracks in total, Nicki taps some prominent features that include Eminem, Lil Wayne, Ariana Grande, Swae Lee, Future & the legendary Foxy Brown. Upon the album's release, she told Beats 1 host Zane Lowe "I think my role is putting out music that makes women feel like they can go from a poor neighborhood to doing records with the greats and being hailed as someone that shifted the culture."
The Queen has some heavy hitting records accompanied by some stellar production that makes this project one of her best yet, if not the best. Check it out for yourself below and spread the NOiZE!
When Talking Dead, the after show for AMC's Walking Dead series, premieres tonight it will be missing something important. A large chunk of their staff. The Wrap is reporting that several staffers, including one executive producer, have left the show because of AMC’s decision to allow host Chris Hardwick back on the network.
AMC put Hardwick’s gigs on hold in June after his ex-girlfriend Chloe Dykstra said in a June Medium post that he had sexually assaulted her numerous times while they were dating.
Hardwick denied any abuse took place but said the relationship wasn’t perfect. Other sources told The Wrap that Hardwick could be demanding and temperamental. AMC decided to bring Hardwick back after investigating Dykstra’s claims with the help of a law firm.
“Following a comprehensive assessment by AMC, working with Ivy Kagan Bierman of the firm Loeb & Loeb, who has considerable experience in this area, Chris Hardwick will return to AMC as the host of Talking Dead and Talking with Chris Hardwick,” the company stated Wednesday via The Hollywood Reporter. “We take these matters very seriously and given the information available to us after a very careful review, including interviews with numerous individuals, we believe returning Chris to work is the appropriate step.”
This article originally appeared on HuffPost.
Travis Scott is sky high after the release of his latest studio album Astroworld. In celebration of the new release, the rapper announced his headlining Astroworld Festival in his hometown of Houston, Texas on August 10.
The festival will reportedly take place for one day in November 2018 at Houston’s TRNG Park. The artist unveiled a trippy promotional flyer along with the announcement, displaying a roller-coaster descending into a bed of greenery. In addition to Travis headlining the concert, he will also be handpicking the supporting acts for the event.
As previously noted, Trav recently dropped Astroworld, featuring appearances by Frank Ocean, Drake, Migos, Swae Lee, and more. The album reportedly scored a whopping 450,000 unit sales during its opening week, and is projected to hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200.
The Astroworld Festival will go down on Nov. 17 in Houston, Texas. Head over the official festival site for more information.
Dreezy and director Chad Tennis set things off in their new visual.
Chicago rap queen Dreezy take things to the strip club, and almost pulls off a heist of the century. Watch below to see how she and her accomplice's set things off. After watching leave feedback within our comment section, and don't forget to spread the NOiZE.
Police Officers Handcuffed An 11-year-old Boy Dribbling A Basketball For Reportedly 'Being Disrespectful'
An 11-year-old boy says he now fears the police after he was handcuffed after a youth basketball game for “being disrespectful.”
On Saturday (August 4), fifth-grader Fatayi Jomoh was shooting hoops after watching a children’s basketball game sponsored by the Police Athletic League at JaxPAL Northside Center in Jacksonville, Fla., when an officer asked him three times to stop bouncing the ball, according to local news station News 4 Jax, which first reported the story.
However, his mother, Bunmi Borisade, says her son, an honor roll student, aspiring engineer, and talented athlete simply didn’t hear the officer in the crowded venue until it was too late. “Fatayi later told me that when he turned to gather his belongings and walk away, the officer said, ‘I know you hear me, boy,’ pushed him to the floor, and put handcuffs on him,” Borisade tells Yahoo Lifestyle, adding that a man later identified as a sergeant reportedly said, “Now you’ll see how it feels to be arrested.”
At the time, the mom of two was in another area of the gym and did not witness the interaction between her son and the police — until a 6-year-old girl approached. “She said, ‘Excuse me, the police have your son. They put handcuffs on him for dribbling a ball.’ I said, ‘You can’t be serious.'”
Borisade rushed outside, where Fatayi was being held, and saw her crying son surrounded by people. When she asked the officer what had happened, he reportedly said, “He was being disrespectful.” The mom says she asked the officer why she wasn’t contacted before the situation escalated, and she was told, “There’s a sign here that says parents need to stay with their kids.”
“I told Fatayi, ‘This is why you stick by my side — these officers don’t care about your life. Look at how quickly they wanted to take you away,'” Borisade tells Yahoo Lifestyle. Her son ultimately was not arrested and was released back into her care.
Representatives from the Police Athletic League and the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office did not return Yahoo Lifestyle’s requests for comment. However, a spokesperson from the sheriff’s office told News 4 Jax that a complaint made by Borisade is being reviewed by its Internal Affairs office.
Borisade described her son as a mild-mannered boy with a love of coding who has played in the police-sponsored games for the past three years. “I wish the officers had given him a chance,” she says. “He’s very hurt by it.”
Story via Yahoo Lifestyle
By: Dj First Class
It's never a bad time for some new Weezy.
As we prepare for the release of his highly anticipated album Tha Carter V, Lil Waynecomes through to drop a new record "Quasimodo."
Weezy, recently liberated from his bonded contract at Cash Money, is now free to resume his Tha Carter V project, which may incorporate "Quasimodo" on the master copy, when all is said and done. He hasn't shared much more information about the forthcoming release, so it’s unclear if this new track is from the project or just a loosie, but it does indicate that we should be hearing Tha Carter V sooner rather than later.
Lend your ears below and spread the NOiZE!
The release of Nicki Minaj’s fourth studio album, Queen is creeping up on us. In preparation for the new project, Nicki announced on Wednesday (Aug. 8) that she is launching her own Queen Radio show on Beat 1 .
“#QueenRadio begins tomorrow @applemusic! The new dynasty begins on @beats1official tomorrow,” she revealed on Twitter. She also announced that she would be conducting a live Q&A on the show’s first episode. “AND I might have something special for you too,” she teased. “Use the hashtag #QueenRadio between now & then.”
The “Fefe” artist shared additional information about what fans could expect from the radio show on Instagram. She suggested the show would follow the same format as other Beats 1 programs that have been created by Drake, The Weeknd, and Frank Ocean.
In addition to the Q&A, Nicki confirmed that she would be awarding a select few of her die-hard fans with autographed Queen albums as well as other secret perks. “Prizes for the best comments & questions include signed albums, signed merch, tour tkts, AND plane tickets to discuss #QUEEN w|ME & other members of the magical KINGDOM,” she wrote.
Nicki Minaj’s Queen Radio started on Beats 1 on Thursday (Aug. 9) at 10 p.m. EST.
Queen Key takes over the station and let us pick her brain a little.
Queen Key recently released her bold ep entitled "Eat My Pussy," and with the release of her latest project she dropped by iLLANOiZE radio to discuss the concept of EMP, as well as chat with fans, and give her opinion on the trendy big dick energy topic.
Watch below, and after watching make sure to leave feedback within our comment section. Lastly don't forget to spread the NOiZE.
Renee Young will be stepping in for Jonathan Coachman on the Raw announce team as a guest commentator this Monday night, ESPN.com reports. Coachman, meanwhile, will be fulfilling another obligation.
Young will work alongside Michael Cole and Corey Graves for all three hours of the broadcast, making this the first time a woman has called an entire episode of Raw.
Don’t miss Renee Young’s historic Raw announce team debut live this Monday at 8/7 C on USA Network.