musical-notes

Singer/actor/comedian Jamie Foxx had a wild weekend. While out with friends at a West Hollywood resturant, the actor got into a scuffle with another customer. According to TMZ, Foxx and his friends were in the patio area at celebrity hot spot Catch when a man approaached the group and complained that they were too loud. The guy reportedly talked tough to Foxx and his friends. A short time later, the man alledgely lunged at Foxx, grabbed him, and pulled him down on a table. Foxx retaliated by putting the guy in a choke hold and taking him down to the ground. Following the melee, all parties were thrown out of the resturant. Singers Solange Knowles and Frank Ocean will join A Tribe Called Quest, Nine Inch Nails and others as headliners for the second annual Panorama NYC, the East Coast version of the Coachella festival. Other headliners include Tame Impala and alt-J. Three day, single day general admission as well as VIP passes go on on sale Friday, January 13, at 10 a.m. EST via the Panorama NYC website. American Express card members can purchase pre-sale passes from Thursday, January 12, through Friday, January 13 at 9 a.m. EST. Single GA passes are $99, while three day GA passes are $282. Single day VIP passes are $230, with three day VIP passes going for $650. Panorama will feature The Lab, an interactive, museum quality exhibition space featuring digital art installations created by New York City artists. The event will also feature The Point, an open air club featuring house and techno music. Solange’s headling spot mirrors older sister Beyonce’s as she’ll headline this year’s Coachella festival. In other news, when askeed who she’d like to interview for her cover story in Interview Magazine, the younger Knowles chose her older sister. The two discussed the challenges and achievements in her life, including womanism, growing up in a hair salon, all the elements of crafting “A Seat At The Table”, their parent’s influence and more. Actress Meryl Streep’s passionate speech at the 2017 Golden Globe Awards has received singer Frank Ocean’s seal of approval. After accepting the Cecil B. DeMille Award, which was presented by actress Viola Davis, the prolific actress slammed president elect Donald Trump for mocking a disabled reporter. Ocean took to Tumblr to applaud the six minute speech, typing “Say it, Meryl!.” Music also had a big night, as Donald Glover, known professionally as Childish Gambino, took home two awards for his FX series “Atlanta”, while the musical drama “La La Land” took home all seven awards it was nominated for, including best movie, actor and actress in a musical or comedy.