8@8: Your Morning Scoop

Nicki Minaj dropped something hot

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Today is...

National Read a Book Day! 

News of the Day:

+ Nicki Minaj decided to treat us to a brand-new track called "The Pinkprint Freestyle." As per usual, it's absolute fire. Learn all the lyrics here.

+ After a fun night out at the club, Rihanna spent her morning feeding birds on the streets of SoHo. In addition to keeping on her fabulous Yves Saint Laurent heart-shaped cape, she stepped out in a gray pair of Fenty Puma slides. Work it, Rih.

+ Lena Dunham finally responded to the backlash over her offensive comments about Odell Beckham Jr.'s lack of interest in engaging with her at the Met Gala.

+ Young Thug's little sisters Dora and Dolly are following in his footsteps by dropping their debut mixtape, Family Ties. Download it for free here.

+ Sean "Diddy" Combs accused President Obama of "shortchanging" the black community in an interview on MSNBC's PoliticsNation with Al Sharpton.

Deal of the Day:

Paige Gamble and Blair Breitenstein have teamed up for a special collection of handbags. Shop the entire line here.

Advice of the Day:

"When you're a girl, you have to be everything, You have to be dope at what you do, but you have to be super sweet, and you have to be sexy, and you have to be this and you have to be that and you have to be nice, and you have to—it's like, I can't be all of those things at once. I'm a human being. " —Nicki Minaj

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