Inside the making of Rap Sh!t ‘s bops

Rap Sh!t music supervisor Sarah Bromberg breaks down how the songs are chosen and created for the HBO Max comedy, including the recent tracks “Nann Badder” and “Seduce and Scheme.” … https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/inside-making-rap-sh-t-013100132.html

Sydney Sweeney still asks herself ‘Is this real?’ despite money woes

Less than a month after whining about how “they don’t pay actors like they used to” — the rising star of HBO’s “The White Lotus” and “Euphoria” changed her tune. …read more

https://nypost.com/2022/08/18/sydney-sweeney-still-asks-herself-is-this-real-despite-money-woes/

‘Horny-forward’ ‘She-Hulk’ is not your usual Marvel fare. Here are the key contrasts

The ‘She-Hulk: Attorney at Law’ team — including Jessica Gao, Kat Coiro, Tatiana Maslany and Mark Ruffalo — break down the series’ key relationships

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https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/tv/story/2022-08-18/she-hulk-marvel-jen-walters-best-friend-nikki-ramos-bruce-banner

Amid uproar, Amy Schumer denies ‘shading Spider-Man’ or Tom Holland’s mental health

Amy Schumer says she was making fun of herself, not Tom Holland, in a video that resembled the ‘Spider-Man’ star’s recent announcement about his mental health.

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https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/story/2022-08-18/amy-schumer-tom-holland-video-social-media-mental-health

9 best bets for your L.A. weekend: ‘Empire Strikes Back’ in concert, live dance and more

‘The Empire Strikes Back in Concert’ in Irvine. ‘Fused: A Celebration of Dance’ in Glendale. ‘Regeneration: Black Cinema’ at the Academy Museum.

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https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/story/2022-08-18/things-to-do-la-oc-dance-classical-music-movies-star-wars

Review: Idris Elba, meet lion. The new thriller ‘Beast’ doesn’t beat around the bush

Idris Elba plays a vacationing widower trying to protect his teenage girls from a rampaging lion in Baltasar Kormákur’s diverting survival thriller.

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https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/movies/story/2022-08-18/beast-review-idris-elba-lion

Wanda Sykes’ New Ring Camera Show Proves America’s Funniest Home Videos Start at the Door

Wanda Sykes has been tapped as the host of a new show that features videos taken from people’s Ring cameras. The popular doorbell cameras and home security cameras will serve as content farms for Ring … https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/wanda-sykes-ring-camera-show-010252343.html

LL Cool J, Nicki Minaj and Jack Harlow to host 2022 MTV VMAs

LL Cool J, 54, Nicki Minaj, 39, and Jack Harlow, 24, will share hosting duties at MTV’s 2022 Video Music Awards on Sunday, August 28. …read more

https://nypost.com/2022/08/18/2022-mtv-vmas-ll-cool-j-nicki-minaj-jack-harlow-to-host/

He was a samba idol in the clubs of Rio. Now, he’s starting all over again in L.A.

Samba-funk artist Rogê performs at the Hollywood Bowl this weekend: “I’m prouder of being a Brazilian here, because I’m bringing Americans my culture.”

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https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/music/story/2022-08-18/roge-samba-rio

Adrienne Bailon Shows Off New Tattoo in Honor of Newborn Son Ever James: ‘So in Love’

The new ink comes after Adrienne Bailon and her husband Israel Houghton announced that they welcomed a baby boy on Tuesday … https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/adrienne-bailon-shows-off-tattoo-010126096.html