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Teyana Taylor To Play Dionne Warwick + Diddy Faces Another Lawsuit | The Rewind

Teyana Taylor To Play Dionne Warwick + Diddy Faces Another Lawsuit | The Rewind

01/26/2024 03:24 PM EST by Amina Ali

WBLS Reviews Some Of The Biggest Headlines Of The Week During The Rewind, hosted by JusNik. This week, Krista B fills in for JusNik with this week's update! 

Teyana Taylor Set To Play Dionne Warwick

Teyana Taylor is set to play Dionne Warwick in an upcoming biopic, with a confirmed shoot date announced by Warwick's son, Damon Elliott. Both Taylor and Elliott expressed excitement about the project on Instagram, highlighting the significance of Warwick's impact and talent. While Warwick had hinted at the biopic two years ago, the film's title and release date remain undisclosed.

 

Update on Cori Broadus

Snoop Dogg provided an update on his daughter Cori Broadus' health following her recent stroke. The rapper mentioned during the Los Angeles premiere of The Underdoggs that Cori is "doing a little bit better" and shared that the health scare has shifted his perspective on life. Cori, battling lupus since the age of 6, is still in the hospital but expressed optimism about returning home within the next 24 hours.

 

The 2024 Lovers & Friends Lineup

The lineup for the 2024 Lovers & Friends festival, scheduled for May 4 at Las Vegas Fairgrounds, has been unveiled. Usher will headline the R&B-focused event, commemorating the 20th anniversary of his album Confessions. The star-studded lineup includes Janet Jackson, Mary J. Blige, Monica, Ciara, Snoop Dogg, Lil Wayne, Nelly, and more.

 

Diddy Faces Another Lawsuit

Diddy faces a new lawsuit from Charles Kenyatta Jr., an inmate at Collins Correctional Facility, alleging trademark infringement and breach of contract. Kenyatta Jr. claims that Diddy violated his trademark on "Act Bad" by releasing a song with the same title last year. The lawsuit states that Diddy ceased communication after discussions about the trademark, and due to incarceration, Kenyatta Jr. couldn't sign the contract, leading to the legal challenge.