Social media scoop: Drake's giving us more life
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1. Kim Kardashian's opens about her Paris Robbery
Fans of Keeping Up With the Kardashians got emotional and started showing their support for the reality star on Twitter with the hashtag, #HereForKim, after she opened up about the night of the Paris robbery.
2. Drake releases his new 'playlist' album with an impressive list of collaborators
More Life got our grooves jumping from dancehall and grime to moody R&B beats. It's time to binge on the 22-song playlist.
3. Fans got confused as to whether Drake's Canadian or British
Despite More Life's impressive list of collaborators, Drake received backlash from his non-British (mostly American) fans for his excessive use of British slangs such as "ting".
Gotta love how Drake unites great artists across black music diaspora - Black coffee, Jorja, Giggs.. Rated for exploring & giving platform— Riz Ahmed (@rizmc) March 19, 2017
Drake making sure my Instagram captions gon be mad lit for the next month no matter how happy with life I am #morelife— Michelle Rennex (@michellerennex) March 19, 2017
If drake says "ting" one more time im gonna flip, we get you have English friends Aubrey— Kyz (@Kyzoooo) March 19, 2017
4. Who knew we would see Gucci and memes in one sentence?
Ever so plugged in, Gucci launches a meme project, #TFWGucci, in collaboration with meme artists all over the world featuring Gucci timepieces.
#TFWGucci The new generation of future-forward Gulf creativity, @christto_andrew is a dynamic duo making eye-popping images from their studio in Doha, Qatar. Christto Sanz and Andrew Weir hail from Puerto Rico and South Africa, respectively, and came together in 2012 to collaborate on bold photography and moving images that challenge perceptions about the Middle East, blending traditional symbols with jewel-toned surrealism. For #TFWGucci, they introduce us to a mysterious fashionista who holds a flaming rose while she casually checks her #LeMarchédesMerveilles watch. In the words of the viral but never basic @beigecardigan, she’s just too fire to waste time. – Text by @newterritories Read more through link in bio.
#TFWGucci Goth Shakira @gothshakira is a Montreal-based artist whose Instagram meme account is inspired by Latin American style and queer culture. Mingling Spanish and English, Goth Shakira’s memes are collages with a message about feminism, freedom, and creativity. She consciously pushes the boundaries of memes into visual art, participating in panels and exhibitions that frame digital artifacts as just another, equally important part of physical culture. — @kchayka Discover more through link in bio.
5. Pink Ranger gets an update
There's no better way to show support for your siblings by dressing like their character onscreen. Here's one to add to your Halloween costume line-up.
6. Power Rangers' collaborations with fashion
Time to trash your band tees. Power Rangers merchandise are in the works, with collaborations with streetwear labels such as Kith.
7. Ghanaian soccer player, Mohammed Anas, caught red handed on tape
We're cracking at some of the Twitter reactions after the soccer player makes a blunder on his postgame interview.
After match in South Africa, soccer player Mohammed Anas thanks his wife & his girlfriend in postgame interview pic.twitter.com/JXDnrDEf3N— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) March 19, 2017
Mohammed Anas: " if the world knows that you have a wife and a girlfriend, its not cheating" pic.twitter.com/AXc9O47TYV— 21 Average (@AthiBakana21) March 18, 2017
"Mohammed Anas" Mrs Anas' International search team looking for Mohammed and his girlfriend. pic.twitter.com/ZD54n06LTr— Mgi (@MgiMasango) March 18, 2017
8. Lulu makes it in Canada
Even the Canadians couldn't get enough of former Noose star Lulu. Kuddos to Michelle Chong. #Singaporeanpride
Thank you everyone for your congratulatory messages! Lulu and I are deeply moved that the Canadians understand my artistic vision and Lulu's English. I hope to continue creating such complex characters on my YouTube channel, "The Michelle Chong Channel". Please subscribe if you want to see more of such dramatic arthouse work by me. (P.S. The YouTube link is in my bio.) #SGZhangYiMou #SGboojunfeng #OhWaitBooJunFengAlreadySG #PrueLeithToHostGreatBritishBakeOff
9. Chuck Berry's legacy will remain till the end of time
Here's a tribute to one of the pioneers of Rock 'n' Roll music. RIP Chuck Berry.
Johnny B. Goode inspired millions to pick up a guitar. RIP Chuck Berry https://t.co/5CI10mqFar— Spotify (@Spotify) March 18, 2017
10. Disney's Mulan remake upsets fans
We were thrown off guard when we heard that the live action remake of Mulan would not be featuring any songs.
@ the mulan remake without songs pic.twitter.com/905YVbQE6j— mandy (@anglashamyqueen) March 18, 2017
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