■ Mariah Carey marked her first ever Essence Fest performance set by reuniting with musical BFFs Da Brat and Jermaine Dupri:
■ At age 30, Lady Gaga finally obtained her drivers licence! She documented her foray into independent driving on Instagram:
■ Congratulations, Katy Perry? She reached 90 million followers on Twitter, making her the Queen of the social media site. Unfortunately, reports claim 65% of her entire count are fake spam bots.
— Twitter (@twitter) July 1, 2016
Dang this is tight 😎 https://t.co/r9GhNsbNvy
— KATY PERRY (@katyperry) July 1, 2016
It’s fine. Congrats.
■ Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas played a Twitter game where their fans could decide what they had to do… like eat baby food or put eye-liner on Nick. Things like that.
— BuzzFeed (@BuzzFeed) June 30, 2016
■ Rihanna was presumed to be partying with Drake four nights in a row this week, till it was realised one of their hot spots also houses a recording studio, where RiRi was seen with Pharrell. Hmmmmmm!
■ Bastille’s new album is officially available for pre-order:
— BASTILLE (@bastilledan) July 1, 2016
■ Beyonce shared a flawless behind the scenes photograph on Insta:
■ PARTYNEXTDOOR Featuring Jeremih and Lil Wayne – ‘Like Dat’
■ Rich Homie Quan – Smile
■ Maxwell – blackSUMMERSnight album: