Infantile Gambino Made Historical past on the Grammys
Joyful Monday and welcome to a different version of The Monitor, WIRED’s take a look at all that is good on the planet of popular culture. On this installment: The Strolling Useless is dropping a beloved solid member, The Lego Film 2 underperforms, and Donald Glover did one thing unprecedented on the Grammys—with out being there.
Infantile Gambino’s Historical past-Making Grammy Second
Infantile Gambino, a.ok.a. Atlanta‘s Donald Glover, made historical past final night time, changing into the primary artist to win Report of the Yr and Music of the Yr for a hip-hop tune, “This Is America.” Glover wasn’t on-hand to just accept the awards. One other historic Grammy second: Cardi B turned the primary feminine artist to win finest rap album.
The Lego Film 2 Does not Stack Up
Regardless of the large success of its predecessor, The Lego Film 2: The Second Half underperformed on the field workplace final weekend, bringing in simply $34.four million, a determine that is about $20 million under expectations. For context, the primary Lego Film made about $69 million in its opening weekend, and The Lego Batman Film introduced in $53 million. So yeah, not superior.
The Strolling Useless Is Shedding a Fan Fave
Unhappy information, Strolling Useless followers: Michonne actress Danai Gurira shall be leaving the present in Season 10. In keeping with The Hollywood Reporter, she’ll seem in a number of episodes that season after which doubtless transition to the movies AMC is planning with TWD star Andrew Lincoln, a.ok.a. Rick Grimes. So no less than followers will not be dropping the blade-slinging Black Panther star fully.