Robert F. Smith donated $20 million to National African American Museum; Kanye West joins Instagram, Nicki Minaj uses Twitter to find girlfriend for her brother, Tinder lets you swipe and chat
In this episode of What's The 411, the panel of Kizzy Cox, Courtney Rashon, and Sydney Wayman are talking about:
• Nicki Minaj took to Twitter to give notice that her brother needs a new girlfriend
• Uber is requiring its drivers to check in with face time before picking up a passenger
• The Magnificent Seven starring Denzel Washington debuted at No.1 with just over $35 million
• Strut, a new reality TV show about a transgender modeling agency, executive produced by Whoopi Goldberg, debuted on Oxygen
• Tinder's new app will let you swipe while you chat
• Kanye West has a verified Twitter account, but it doesn't look like he's using it
• Robert F. Smith, a Black billionaire donated $20 million to the new National Museum of African American History and Culture, in addition to Oprah Winfrey
• 100 Oakland student musicians took a knee during the National Anthem at an Oakland A's game
• Geode-inspired lips are a hit on Instagram; will it make it to the street?
Dance teacher and fitness guru Shola Roberts is Kizzy Cox's guest in the Caribbean Cook-up segment
Jasmine Blake and Nicole Okeke, members of the What's The 411 social media team, gave feedback on the Teyana Taylor and #TeacherBae stories, as well as shout outs to people who commented on the stories on the What's The 411TV Facebook and Instagram pages.
Nicole: Shout out to our followers who commented on our Instagram post with the hashtag "TeacherBae." That photo has got a lot of you talking and we were surprised to find out that everyone who commented had no problem with her clothing. So, thanks to Dana Sorrentino for commenting on the Teacher Bae story on Facebook.
Jasmine: And, shout out to ilove_charlie_peter, im_just_evette , and Jimswinger on Instagram for their comments on the "Teacher Bae" story. So keep those comments coming at WhatsThe411TV on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter!
Actor Bill Nunn, best known as Radio Raheem in the Spike Lee movie, Do The Right Thing, passed away after a battle with leukemia. He was just a few weeks short of his 63rd birthday.
- Robert F Smith
- Oprah Winfrey
- Kanye West
- Nicki Minaj
- The Magnificent Seven
- Denzel Washington
- Strut TV
- Whoopi Goldberg
- Colin Kaepernick
- The Kaepernick Effect
- Oakland Student Musicians
- GeodeInspired Lips
- Shola Roberts
- Caribbean Cookup
- Bill Nunn
- Spike Lee
- Do The Right Thing