Fact: Rapping brothers Rae Sremmurd have scored a fifth week at the top of the U.S. charts. The duo's Black Beatles hit, featuring Gucci Mane, keeps The Weeknd's Starboy pinned to number two for a seventh week, while The Chainsmokers' 12-week number one Closer, featuring Halsey, holds at three on the new Billboard Hot 100. Bruno Mars' 24K Magic and Side to Side by Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj round out the top five.
Fact: Rappers Rae Sremmurd have scored a third week at the top of the U.S. singles charts with their Black Beatles hit. The Chainsmokers' Closer, featuring Halsey, holds at two on the Billboard Hot 100 after spending 12 weeks at the top, while The Weeknd's Starboy, featuring Daft Punk, stays put at three. Bruno Mars' 24K Magic and Zay Hilfigerrr & Zayion MCCall's Juju on That Beat (TZ Anthem) round out the new top five.
Fact: Rap duo Rae Sremmurd are launching their own festival in their hometown of Tulepo, Mississippi. The three-day SremmFest will take place from 18 to 20 December (15) and feature performances by the No Flex Zone hitmakers, Yo Gotti and Dej Loaf, among others. It will also include a celebrity basketball game, a charitable toy and food drive, and a community barbecue. Band member Slim Jxmmi says, "We're trying to bring good vibes back to our hometown and to bring positivity through the music that's brought us from Tupelo, Mississippi, to all across the world."
Fact: Rappers Rae Sremmurd were chastised by security officials at Los Angeles International Airport this week (begs26Jan15) after causing havoc at baggage claim. The No Flex Zone duo was waiting for its luggage and decided to hop on the carousel and ride a skateboard around the baggage hall to kill time, landing the stars in trouble with airport officials.