POST MALONE LOOKING TO START AN OFFICIAL BEER PONG LEAGUE: Post Malone is reportedly trying to make his passion for beer pong into a world team sport. TMZ reports that the singer and his legal team have filed to trademark the rights to “World Pong League,” and plans to operate official beer pong tournaments and events. He also plans to put the “World Pong League” trademark on all kinds of merch, including accessories for play – plastic cups, balls, game tables and drinking glasses – as well as casual sportswear.
DUA LIPA ANNOUNCES ‘LEVITATING’ REMIX FEATURING MADONNA AND MISSY ELLIOTT: Dua Lipa announced on social media that a remix of her song “Levitating” is coming out August 14th featuring her “idols,” Madonna and Missy Elliott. The track is being remixed by DJ/producer The Blessed Madonna (not to be confused with singer Madonna). Ben Mawson – one of the co-founders of Dua’s management company, Tap Music – said Dua’s current album, Future Nostalgia, is “heavily influenced by Madonna.”
SHAWN MENDES DEBUTS A NEW TATTOO DEDICATED TO HIS SISTER: Shawn Mendes has debuted some new ink, via tattoo artist Kane Navasard’s Instagram. “A sweet dedication, on the man @shawnmendes. Bookings currently closed,” the tattoo artist captioned the post. The tattoo says “Aaliyah Mendes” across his chest/collarbone area, the name of his 16-year-old younger sister. This is Mendes’ second tattoo dedicated to his sibling. Last November, he got the little letter “A” inked onto the back of his ear.