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Cardi B Kills Her Performance During Her First Solo Late Night Appearance On Kimmel In Brooklyn

If you’ve been watching “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” this week, you know that the talk show host has been doing shows from his hometown of Brooklyn, New York. The show, which is normally filmed in Los Angeles, is currently being shot at the famous BAM theater in Downtown Brooklyn. The Brooklyn Academy of Music, BAM for short, is a famous theater that has been in the area for well over a hundred years.

Jimmy Kimmel brought out Cardi B to perform her hit “Bodak Yellow” for his Brooklyn series.

Catch me tonight on @jimmykimmel

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Kimmel has been pulling all types of NYC talent to the show, so it was a no-brainer to bring the queen of the summer from her kingdom in the Bronx over to Brooklyn. I wonder if she took the 2/3 or A/C trains down to Barclay’s Center? Oh, right, she probably took her brand new orange Bentley.

Backstage, Cardi B was clearly pumped to be there.

She was excited AF to perform on Kimmel and it marked the first time she performed late night as a solo act, having only debuted for the first time a few weeks ago on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.” Cardi B and G-Eazy performed “No Limit,” a banger that also features A$AP Rocky.

Cardi B was ~ready~ for her first solo appearance on late night television.

Catch me on @jimmykimmel tonight!!

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Armed with an all-pink outfit — feather coat, shiny pants and pink shades — she came ready to rap in an outfit that summoned images of Brooklyn rapper Lil’ Kim in her heyday. Perhaps Cardi’s outfit was an homage to the rapper who set the stage in the 90’s for future female lyricists. Cardi has continuously shouted out female rappers Lil’ Kim and Nicki Minaj as inspirations, and many have returned the love as well.

Check out the video below for her full performance.

Credit: Jimmy Kimmel Live/ YouTube

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Naya Rivera Missing, Presumed Dead While Boating With Young Son

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Naya Rivera Missing, Presumed Dead While Boating With Young Son

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“Glee” star Naya Rivera is presumed dead after going missing in southern California. The actress was on a boat in Lake Piru with her 4-year-old son when she went missing July 8 in Ventura County.

Authorities are searching for Naya Rivera after going missing.

Naya Rivera is presumed dead after her young son was found alone in a boat in Lake Piru. The lake is in Los Padres National Forest in Ventura County. Rivera’s son was found asleep on the boat three hours after Rivera rented the boat for the mother-son outing. According to officials, the son said that he and Rivera went for a swim and that she didn’t get back on the boat. CNN reports that the child was wearing a life vest while an adult life vest was found on the boat.

The search was paused overnight between Wednesday and Thursday and resumed as a recovery mission.

Fans do not think that Ventura County Sheriff’s are doing enough in the search for the actress. Emotions are high as fans share their grief and shock at Rivera’s sudden disappearance. According to Deputy Chris Dyer, the water where the boat was found is about 40 feet deep and that wind is a big factor in that part of the lake.

Authorities have classified the search as a recovery in a signal that they believe Rivera to be dead.

A recovery mission means that authorities are looking to recover a body from the lake. The news has devastated Rivera’s friends and family who want her brought home safe. Her son is reportedly doing well and is with relatives as authorities search for his mother in the lake.

Celebrities are sending messages hoping for Rivera to be alive.

Rivera wrote a memoir titled “Sorry, Not Sorry,” which gives an intimate look into her life during and after “Glee.” The actress was open and honest in her memoir bringing up some of the darkest and toughest times she endured and how it shaped her in the years that followed.

Our thoughts and prayers are with Rivera’s loved ones.

This story is developing. mitú will report updates as they become available.

READ: Naya Rivera’s Memoir Talks About Abortion And Anorexia

Family Sets Up GoFundMe To Help Paletero In Chicago Retire

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Family Sets Up GoFundMe To Help Paletero In Chicago Retire

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Every now and then there is a video or some news that bubbles up through the noise that makes you feel good. There’s another one of those stories coming out of Chicago thanks to a family helping a local paletero.

A viral video shows a family buying a paletero’s entire cooler of paletas.

The family wanted to help the paletero finish his work for the day because it was Father’s Day. After buying him out, the family decided to go one further for the older mand and set up a GoFundMe to help him retire for the life of selling paletas. Don Rosario, the paletero in the video, is 70 years old and is a staple of the East Side community in Chicago.

A GoFundMe for his retirement is raising a lot of money to help him out.

Selling paletas is exhausting work. Walking around all day long in the heat while trying to sell paletas is a demanding job. This family is taking it on themselves to help Rosario finally retire from the work so he can rest and enjoy his golden years.

There was so much love for Rosario that the fundraiser had to be closed and then reopened.

The family who set up the GoFundMe closed the fundraiser at one point, according to an update. This is because they were waiting to get his contact info and the fundraiser has exploded to more than $40,000. Then, after getting the info and enough interest to keep donating, the fundraiser was reopened. If you want to add to Rosario’s growing pot, you can click here.

The act of kindness that started on Father’s Day is still going and giving people hope.

These are dark times. We are still battling a virus. The U.S. is being forced to finally confront centuries of racial inequality. There are so many things happening that can make us mad. However, stories like these remind us that there is still so much good happening out there.

This is a ray of light in a world that is often so confusing right now.

“We’ve been left speechless, there were people from all over the states donating,” Michaelangelo Mosqueda, the GoFundMe creator, told Block Club Chicago. “It has been really eye-opening to see that when we all come together we do some great things for others.”

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