Morning Soul: Speculate And Exaggerate For A Better Story

  • Oklahoma police arrested 2 Chainz and 11 people in his entourage  following a tour bus standoff where the rapper forced the cops to get a warrant before allowing them on the bus. [TMZ]
  • A stalker took a staycation in Jennifer Lopez's Hamptons mansion, sleeping on the couch for six days before security noticed he was there. [HP]
  • Hug it out: Rap icon Rakim revealed former producer Eric B. won't be on his upcoming album, confessing the two haven't spoken since they disbanded in the 90s.  [TG
  • Latavia Roberson, an original member of Destiny's Child, and music producer Don Vito welcomed their first child, a baby girl named Lyric. [KD]
  • Further proof they need to go sit all the way down Producers for American Idol are considering bringing former judge Randy Jackson back to the show as a mentor, replacing Jimmy Iovine. [EO]
  • Former bandmates shared how Sly Stone put together the iconic Sly & Family Stone hoping the band's diverse sound would be visually represented with a mix of "black and white, men and women." [NPR
  • Following a two-year legal battle, producers finally won the right to stage a musical based on E. Lynn Harris' novel Invisible Life. [THR

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