R&B Snippets: Rihanna, Michael Jackson & Jacquees!

REPORT: RIHANNA NO LONGER LIVES IN THE U.S.: According to The Jasmine Brand, Rihanna no longer lives in the U.S. The information about where Rih currently resides was revealed in court documents. Apparently, Rihanna, her Fenty corporation and Puma were hit with a lawsuit by Freedom United. In the lawsuit, Freedom accuses Rihanna of using their FU logo. Fenty Corporation’s lawyer responded to the lawsuit last month, explaining that they represent Rih perdiocially. They also said that they weren’t hired for this particular case and noted that it may be challenging to locate Rihanna as she "does not reside in the United States."

MICHAEL JACKSON ABUSE DOCUMENTARY ‘LEAVING NEVERLAND’ TO PREMIERE AT SUNDANCE: A documentary about two boys who were allegedly abused by Michael Jackson will have its world premiere at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. The documentary, Leaving Neverland, says it will tell the story of two men, now in their 30s, who say that when they were seven and 10 years old, they and their families started long-running relationships with the late King of Pop, who was then at the height of his stardom. In the film, the men describe how they were sexually abused by the entertainer, and explain how they were able to "come to terms with it" years later. Leaving Neverland will screen on January 25th in Park City, Utah, and January 26th in Salt Lake City, Utah.

JACQUEES ANNOUNCES ‘4275’ TOUR: Jacquees has announced that he will be hitting the road to embark on his "4275" tour this month. The trek will kick off on January 11th in Salt Lake City and will make stops in Sacramento, Los Angeles, Cleveland, Houston, Atlanta and New York before wrapping up in Silver Spring, MD on March 3rd. He will be joined by TK Kravitz, FYB, and Bluff City as supporting acts

Check out the dates below:

  • Jan. 11 – Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
  • Jan. 12 – STt. Louis, MO – The Pageant
  • Jan. 17 – Santa Ana, CA – Observatory
  • Jan. 18 – Oakland, CA -Grand Live at Venue Oakland
  • Jan. 19 – San Francisco, CA – August Hall
  • Jan. 20 – Fresno, CA – Industry Commerce Building
  • Jan. 21 – Sacramento, CA – Ace of Spades
  • Jan. 23 – San Diego, CA – House of Blues San Diego
  • Jan. 25 – Los Angeles, CA – The Novo by Microsoft
  • Jan. 26 – Detroit, MI – Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts
  • Jan. 29 – Englewood, CO – Gothic Theatre
  • Jan. 31 – Lincoln, NE – The Bourbon
  • Feb. 2 – Miami Beach, FL – The Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater
  • Feb. 8 – Norfolk, VA – The Norva
  • Feb. 13 – Cleveland, OH – House of Blues
  • Feb. 14 – Houston, TX – House of Blues
  • Feb. 15 – Atlanta, GA – Tabernacle
  • Feb. 16 – Fort Wayne, IN – Piere’s
  • Feb. 24 – New York, NY – Irving Plaza Presented
  • Feb. 26 – Philadelphia, PA – Theatre of Living Arts
  • Feb. 27 – Richmond, VA – The National
  • Mar. 3 – Silver Spring, MD – The Fillmore Silver Spring