- Trina has been making the rounds in New York to promote her new single; "Damn" featuring Tory Lanez. In one interview, Trina revealed that her ass is insured and has been for several years. She revealed that Lil' Wayne, 2 Chainz, Plies, Lil' Boosie, Kelly Price, and K. Michelle will be featured on her upcoming album due in April.
- Chrisette Michele is said to be secretly performing at Donald Trump's inauguration and people are very upset. There has been a list of singers asked to perform and reportedly turning down the invitation. I think the majority of singers are scared to perform because they don't want to upset and alienate their perspective fan bases despite some secretly being voters for Donald Trump. Pretty much every singer that has been rumored to perform has faced some type of backlash including Ne-Yo and Jennifer Holliday(song: "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going"). But what does Chrisette Michele have to lose? Apparently nothing but good luck to her! Maybe she needs the money!
- Rapper Plies was arrested for DUI.
- Ciara and Future have finally agreed on custody proceedings for the child they share together.
- Chance the Rapper's brother comes out as bisexual.
- John Legend is one of the first artists to be said to perform at this year's Grammy awards.
- 2 Pac biopic will be released by Lionsgate Films.