8@8: Your Morning Scoop

J. Lo goes country

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International No Diet Day!

News of the Day:

+ Jennifer Lopez is venturing outside her musical comfort zone by collaborating with Jennifer Nettles on "My House,” a track off of the country singer's new album, Playing With Fire. Into it. 

+ St. Louis-based producer and singer Dylan Brady has released a video for "Go Away," the lead single off his upcoming project, Choker. Brady revealed the inspiration behind the song being "about a time when a friend who I loved crossed too many boundaries, and how hard it is to tell someone that they did too much." Check out the intimate video, below:

The first trailer for The Land, executive-produced by rapper Nas, is here. The film centers around four teenagers from Cleveland with hopes of becoming professional skateboarders. Their plans go awry when the group becomes affiliated with a local drug ring, risking everything they've worked so hard for.
 
+ American Girl has taken the initiative in educating young girls about what it's like for their peers to live with Type 1 diabetes. By supplementing the dolls with add-on diabetes kits including miniature blood sugar monitors and insulin pumps, the exposure provided by the sets allows children to gain insight into the reality of living with the genetic disease.
 
+ Following her recent pregnancy announcement, Janet Jackson has made headlines once again. This time around, they're for her new single titled, "Dammn Baby" featured on last year's chart-topping album Unbreakable. Check out the music video, below:

Deal of the Day:

Birchbox is partnering with Keds to create two limited-edition designs for the classic champion shoe. Shop here and take advantage of this exclusive offer while supplies last.

Advice of the Day:

"We need to do a better job of putting ourselves higher on our own 'to do' list. I don't want other people to decide who I am. I want to decide that for myself." —Emma Watson

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