If you’re anything like us, we see an interesting headline during our daily scroll—pause to read it—but then keep scrolling without reading the actual story. So at the end of each week, we’re rounding up all the buzziest, news-worthy headlines you might have missed. Think of it like the “saved” feature on Instagram but for news instead of aesthetically pleasing photos. Dua Lipa drops a new single along with the music video, Frank Ocean teases a new song, and Tate McRae is going on a world tour—this is what you missed.
Dua Lipa Drops Brand New Single With Video “Houdini”
Your pre-game playlist has a new hit. Dua Lipa’s much-anticipated, “Houdini” is finally out after agonizing teasing. The single offers a glimpse into the psychedelic direction of her upcoming third album and features collaborations with Danny L Harle and Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker. The accompanying video showcases Lipa burning up the dance floor in a rehearsal room, setting the stage for the song’s potential dominance on future dance floors. Lipa is celebrating the release of “Houdini” with fan events in London, Los Angeles, and Tokyo.
Frank Ocean Is Teasing A Comeback
Frank Ocean, known for his low-key nature, shared a snippet of a possible new song on his Instagram story. This comes after his last release in 2020, featuring singles “Dear April” and “Cayendo.” We’re in a perpetual state of desperately wanting Frank Ocean music so opefully we’ll get some new tunes soon. Keep your fingers and toes crossed.
Tate McRae Announces New Album & World Tour
The people’s pop star and internet bestie Tate McRae has announced she’s set to release her sophomore album, Think Later on December 8. The album explores the feelings of falling in love and embracing raw emotions by leading with intuition and heart. Executive produced by Ryan Tedder, the album reflects McRae’s journey of living less with her head and more with intuition. With this new album dropping in a few weeks and her amazing performance skills, we have no doubt that her world tour will be the ‘must-see’ concert of 2024. She’ll be starting in Ireland next April and ends in New Zealand in November.
‘Mean Girls’ The 2024 Movie Musical Official Trailer Has Dropped
The official trailer for the highly anticipated musical adaptation of the cult-classic movie Mean Girls has been released. The trailer provides a glimpse into what is expected to be a lively and dazzling production, featuring catchy tunes, impressive choreography, and familiar characters from the beloved original film. Tina Fey reprises her role as Ms. Norbury, Reneé Rapp plays Regina George, Ashley Park portrays Madame Park, and Busy Phillips takes on the role of Regina’s “cool mom”. The trailer suggests that while the new movie has some differences from the original, it still includes key moments like the “Jingle Bell Rock” dance and the infamous pink “Burn Book” filled with rumors about North Shore High School students.
Lola Brooke Released Debut Project
Lola Brooke, the rising rapper from Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, known for her breakout hit “Don’t Play With It,” released her debut studio project, Dennis Daughter, today. The album has an impressive lineup of features, including Coi Leray, Nija, French Montana, Bryson Tiller, Latto, and Yung Miami. Lola Brooke has garnered recognition from industry veterans like Lil Kim and contemporary artists like A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie. Before the album’s announcement, she made waves at events like Hot97 Summer Jam, and Coachella, and was featured in the 2023 XXL Freshman Class. The three released singles are “Don’t Play With It,” “You” featuring Bryson Tiller, and “Pit Stop” featuring French Montana.