8@8: Your Morning Scoop

M.I.A. is caught in another controversy

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Today is...

American Eagle Day! (If you're a bird, I'm a bird...) 

News of the Day:

+ M.I.A. is getting heat for being selected as the headlining act of AFROPUNK FEST in London. She responded on Twitter:

+ Childish Gambino is up to something... He recently launched an app that takes you on a journey through space with a mysterious countdown. Hopefully, this means new music is on the way.

+ If you think that green text messages might be ruining your love life, you aren't alone in your struggle. Karley Sciortino examined how phone preferences can make or break a relationship.

+ Women have been expressing their frustration with sexism, misogyny, and harassment on Twitter with the trending hashtag #NoWomanEver.

+ Rumor has it that Lil Mama might have dissed Nicki Minaj on her freestyle of Drake's "4PM in Calabasas." Listen for yourself, below.

Deal of the Day:

Converse's brand-new All Star collection has finally arrived! Check it out here.

Advice of the Day:

"Nothing that happens to you in this world is worth closing your heart for.” —Naima Ramos-Chapman

GIF of the Day: