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. Travis Scott officially announces his Dior collaboration, Olivia Rodrigo is having a prom-themed virtual concert, and a Johnny Cash live album from 1968 is set for release—this is what you missed this week.
It’s Official, Travis Scott and Dior Have Collaborated
“Christian Dior, Dior” is what Travis Scott’s jacket was screaming in Paris this week. The internet was quick to point out that the jacket carried Dior AND Cactus Jack branding—Scott’s own label. Less than 24 hours later, Dior confirmed that Scott co-designed a capsule collection for Dior Spring/Summer 2022. It’s being unveiled today at Paris Fashion Week and this marks the first time the fashion house has officially collaborated with a musician.
Olivia Rodrigo is Throwing a Sour Prom Concert and Everyone’s Invited
Olivia Rodrigo has given us such intense teenage nostalgia with her debut album Sour and now she’s making us want to go back to prom. She announced this week that since she didn’t get to go to her own prom, she’s throwing her one in the form of a Sour concert film livestream and we are sold. In true prom fashion, she even went to some loyal fans’ houses to give them a promposal invite to the event. The Sour Prom Concert will be streaming on June 29th at 8:30 PM PST on Rodrigo’s YouTube channel.
Johnny Cash Live Album From 1968 Is Set For Release
In 1968, Owsley Stanley recorded a 28-song set by Johnny Cash at the Carousel Ballroom in San Francisco. The live album is finally set for release on September 24th and it includes two Bob Dylan covers. At the time, he was performing with his wife June Carter Cash and the record even includes essays from their son.
New Pop Smoke Album Announced, Coming Next Month
The woo is back. Pop Smoke’s second posthumous album has been confirmed by his managers Rico Beats and Steven Victor. The project is “95 percent” finished and it’s set to release on July 16th. Pop Smoke’s first posthumous album Shoot For The Stars, Aim For The Moon debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 album chart.
Blink-182’s Mark Hoppus Confirms Cancer Diagnosis
Mark Hoppus, the bassist and vocalist of Blink-182, shared the unfortunate news with fans that he’s been diagnosed with cancer and is undergoing chemotherapy. Hoppus didn’t give much further detail but he left fans with a positive message saying, “Can’t wait to be cancer-free and see you all at a concert in the near future. Love to you all.”
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