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EXCLUSIVE: What Did Beyonce & Jay Z Think Of Emeli Sande’s “Crazy In Love”?



Talk about a daunting task!

British songbird Emeli Sande was tapped to record a 1920’s version of Beyonce’s mega-hit, “Crazy In Love”, for The Great Gatsby soundtrack. Adding to the pressure of covering such an epic song, Bey’s hubby, Jay-Z, was also the executive producer for the soundtrack.

Emeli Sande ft. The Bryan Ferry Orchestra – Crazy In Love

No biggie, right? Well, that’s exactly how Emeli made it seem, tackling the song in her own way and getting rave reviews for her efforts. “I tried not to think about Beyonce or Jay-Z in my head in the studio … I wasn’t trying to bring anything extra to the pop record, I just wanted to do something very different” the R&B singer told HipHollywood. But, the big question is how did Jay & Bey feel about Sande’s version?

We caught up with Emeli at Wango Tango just before she hit the stage and asked her just that. Find out the answer below.


Lil Rel Howery Gives Us The Deets On New FOX Show, ‘Rel’ – Now Starring Sinbad & Jess Hilarious



More details are starting to unravel about Lil Rel Howery’s new Fox show, Rel.

The actor, who made a huge splash in Hollywood following his appearance in the Academy Award winning film, Get Out, tells us his forthcoming series is based off of “my material, my life. I’m executive producing it along with Jerrod Carmichael.”

It was also confirmed on Tuessay that comedian Sinbad and Instagram sensation, Jessica “Jess Hilarious” Moore have been added to the cast.

According to Deadline, Sinbad will play Rel’s father who cares “more about his reputation in the community than he does about the happiness of his sons.”

As for Jess, the personality who is known for her outspoken and witty commentary on social media, will be the female lead alongside Howery. Jess will be replacing Angel Laketa Moore, who was first tapped to play the role.

After the initial announcement, Moore wrote on Instagram: Let’s Go!!! 2018.”

The show will follow Rel’s personal life experiences and personal woes, including maneuvering adulthood after his wife cheats on him with his own barber.

As Rel, meanwhile, gets underway, Lil Rey has a handful of projects to look forward to. He tells HipHollywood that Uncle Drew starring Kyrie Irving and Shaquille O’Neal comes out with June 29th. Howdy is also excited about the film he just shot with Sandra Bullock, Bird Box.

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