Weekend Recap: Volume 13

Updated: Oct 12, 2020

Happy Tuesday!

It’s the start of a new week..ishh

Volume 13

This weekend was full of news.

This weekend was full of bbq’s, parades, and other festivities as thousands celebrated Labor Day as beautiful weather capped the end of the summer.

  • New Music Friday

  • California wildfires

  • Record-breaking heat

  • Trump Boat Parade

  • 100 days of demonstrations in Portland, Oregon

  • John Boyega vs. Disney

  • R.I.P Daniel Prude

  • The NBA Playoffs

  • Tyler Perry becomes billionaire

Catching Up

Despite this being a holiday weekend, the news was still heavy. Thousand celebrated Labor Day weekend with barbeques, parades, and other festivities amid the ongoing pandemic.

The holiday weekend started with new music on Friday. As usual, the tradition continued with new music from Big Sean and long-awaited music from Bryson Tiller. Known for hit debut album Trapsoul. New music set the vibes for the weekend with other new music from Sza, Ty Dolla Sign, Lil Durk, and others.

The NBA playoffs continued in the bubble this holiday weekend at the ESPN sports complex in Florida. 8 teams remain left to battle for the NBA Championship.

Current Match-ups

Bucks vs. Heat

Lakers vs. Rockets

Celtics vs. Raptors

Nuggets vs. Clippers

A Trump Boat Parade interrupted Labor day celebrations on Saturday afternoon after several boats sank during a boat parade.

Record-breaking heat in California over the weekend sparked wildfires across the state, with some counties reporting a record high of 125 degrees.

Despite it being a holiday weekend, protests continued across several states after the deaths of Daniel Prude, Breonna Taylor, and the shooting of Jacob Blake.

Let’s do a recap.


New Music Friday

The tradition of new music Friday continued with new music from Big Sean, Ty Dolla Sign, Sza & others.

On Friday, Ty Dolla Sign the king of features, continued his run with a new song with Sza. Sza who is known for his classic album CTRL. Bryson Tiller finally dropped some new music.

  • Detroit rapper Big Sean or the Don released a new album titled “Detroit 2” The 21-song project features Post Malone, Jhene Aiko, Travis Scott, Diddy, and the late Nipsey Hussle.

  • Chicago rapper Lil Durk dropped a new song called “The Voice” He reportedly releasing an album soon.

  • After years of nearly no new song, Bryson Tiller dropped a new song called “Inhale” Many fans were underwhelmed… including me.

  • R&B Soul singer Ari Lennox released a new song “If You Want Me To Stay”

Trump Boat Parade

More than 2,000 people gathered at a boat parade in Texas to show support for President Trump and his re-election campaign. The trump boat parade was interrupted after lake patrol units responded to reports of several boats in distress. Luckily, everyone was safely rescued. No injures were reported.