Casting for singer Michel’le’s Lifetime biopic began a few months ago, which is expected to reveal much about her life, career and tumultuous, abusive relationships with Dr. Dre and Suge Knight. Knight is currently in a Los Angeles county jail, however, he’s threatening the Lifetime Network with legal action if he’s depicted in a light he doesn’t agree with. According to, Knight’s lawyer, J. Tooson, issued a citation to the cable network instructing them to leave certain aspects of his life out of the film’s narrative. If Knight wants to ensure that his image isn’t tarnished, that ship has sailed. His role in the narrative is what viewers will want to see. Lifetime may just have to contend with the lawsuit. Congratulations to singer Bobby Brown and his wife Alicia Etheredge are in order. The couple welcomed a ten pound baby girl into the world on July 21. Brown announced the news on Instagram. “Just had a baby girl, 10 pounds,” he wrote. No word on the infant’s name. Brown also has a new autobiography in book stores as well. The O’Jays are the latest artist to be displeased with the unauthorized use of their music at the Republican National Convention, which took place last week in Cleveland Ohio, not far from where the group was formed in 1959. Founding members Walter Williams and Eddie Levert issued a statement objecting to the use of the group’s 1973 hit “Love Train”, which was played at the convention and on the RNC’s social media outlets. In one instant, the lyrics were even changed to praise presidential candidate Donald Trump. “Our music, and especially “Love Train”, is about bringing people together, not building walls”, Williams said in a statement. “I don’t appreciate being associated with Mr. Trump and his usage of our music without our permission.” To which Levert added, “I don’t agree, whatsoever, with Trump’s politics. His spokesman added that Levert “strongly indentifies with the ongoing struggle for civil rights and has been, and continues to be, in fact, a friend of  many important figures of the civil rights  movement.” In addition, British rock band Queen also voiced disapproval of unauthorized use of their 1977 hit “We Are The Champions”. The Turtles also bashed the the RNC for unauthorized use of their 1967 hit “Happy Together.” Chance the Rapper has always danced to the beat of his own drum. In keeping with that philosophy, he’s organized the first music festival at the Chicago White Sox stadium U. S. Cellular Field in his hometown, scheduled for Sept. 24, 2016, and he’s bringing friends Skrillex, John Legend, Alicia Keys, Lil Wayne, 2 Chainz, Young Thug, Ttyler, the Creator, Lil Uzi Vert and surprise guests for his Magnificent Coloring Day, which he announced  earlier today. The festival is just the latest of several milestones for the MC in the last few years; in 2015, his collaborative effort with Donnie Trumpet and the Social Experiment, “Surf”, became the first release to be sold free via the iTunes Store, while his latest studio effort, “Coloring Book”, became the first release to make the Billboard 200 with streaming numbers alone. Meanwhile, the festival arrives in the middle of Chance’s “Coloring Book Tour”, which begins on Sept. 15 in San Diego and ends on Oct. 21.