Poppin’ Newz

By Dawnielle Floyd |Staff Writer|

Beatles producer dead at 90

George Martin was announced dead earlier this week at the age of 90, according to Rolling Stone magazine.

Martin produced many of the Beatles’ classic discography.

Former drummer Ringo Starr tweeted, “God bless George Martin. Peace and love to Judy and his family, love Ringo and Barbara.”  

The cause of his death has not yet been released.

Rolling Stone bassist diagnosed with prostate cancer

Bill Wyman, former bassist of The Rolling Stones, has revealed his current battle with cancer via Twitter.

Wyman tweeted that he expected to make a full recovery.

He is currently undergoing treatment, seeing that the cancer was caught in the early stages, things look promising for the Wyman family.

Holy Faya makes magic 

French artists Celia Elmsu and Nelly Zagury founded the brand Holy Faya with the idea of merging elements and cultures with 3D printing.

“The Black Crook,” their latest project, is a whimsical rap video filled with bright colors and gems, and features music from KillASon.

Holy Faya recently sat down with hip-hop magazine The Fader, to give the scoop on some of their upcoming projects.

They also shared how Missy Elliot inspired their work, and desire to make people believe in magic again.

Grey’s Anatomy is getting a taste of the 70’s

Wilmer Valderrama of “That 70’s Show,” will be appearing on ABC’s hit show “Grey’s Anatomy” this spring according to Vibe magazine.

Valderrama hasn’t shared any spoiler alerts as to how he will be making his appearance just yet; his girlfriend Demi Lovato on the other hand can’t seem to hide her excitement for him.

According to Variety, the actor will be playing a new character who goes by the name of Kyle Diaz beginning in early April.

Chance the Rapper calls Spike Lee out

Chance the Rapper recently caught wind of Director Spike Lee taking jabs at him last week in Evanston, IL at the screening of his new movie “Chi- Raq.”

“Chance The Rapper’s a fraud. Straight-up fraud. He puts himself up as a speaker of the people, but that means you have to put truths that you see. That doesn’t mean you can pick and choose what you talk about,” said Lee.

Chance fires back via Twitter calling him lame and “more importantly a liar;” he also claimed to have incriminating audio of Lee “begging” him to be apart of the film.

The Flash and Supergirl Crossover

The moment we’ve all been waiting for has finally arrived—”The Flash” and “Supergirl” are about to unite.

However the collaboration may not be what we think, in the titled show “World’s Finest” the speedy hero appears in Supergirl’s universe on the CW network.

As we all know they are set in different universes, The Flash appears and helps her battle Siobhan/Silver Banshee and Livewire. In exchange she helps him get home to his CW-set show universe.

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