Hot Or Not: The best and worst from this summer

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Kinglsey Wang

Things are happening in the entertainment world every minute of every day.  With so many events occurring, there’s bound to be highs and lows – new music albums topping charts, widely anticipated movies turning out to be a flop. Scroll down to read more about the best and worst in food, movies, music and apps.

FOOD

Throwing Munchdowns

On Sept. 18, Carolina Panther’s Quarterback Cam Newton debuted his foodtruck, “Smokin’ Aces,” during the Panther’s home debut hosting the San Francisco 49ers. Newton expressed his desire to be eating among the fans.

Venezuelans protest food shortages

After more than a year of food shortages, Venezuelans have taken to public protest along with storming markets. The popularity of president Nicolás Maduro has reached all time lows and inflation rate is upwards of a sizeable 180 percent.

MOVIES

Origami Oscar

On Aug. 19, LAIKA Entertainment, LLC. released its newest hit: “Kubo and the Two Strings.” Upon release, the film topped charts with an 8.3 rating on IMDB and 97 percent on Rotten Tomatoes.

Suicidal Ratings

The winner of the lowest-rated big market movie of the summer goes to “Suicide Squad”, released on Aug. 5. This movie received a decent 6.7 rating on IMDB but faltered to a meager 26 percent on Rotten Tomatoes.

MUSIC

Frank ocean makes a wave

Aug. 20 marked the release of singer Frank Ocean’s second studio album: “Blonde.” Since its release, it has quickly climbed to the top spot on Billboards top music charts.

Lil’ Yachty Vs. Ebro Darden

The feud between rapper Lil’ Yachty and Hot 97’s Ebro Darden reached its height when Darden called Yachty out for a “diss track” titled “For Hot 97.” Yachty has since stated that the track was simply to show that he could rap.

APPS

Pokemon Go to the polls?

On July 6, Pokemon Go was released as a fun game for users and Pokemon fans to go outside, meet new people and catch Pokemon. It was the top grossing app in the United States in just 13 short hours.

They can hear you in your sleep

The Golden State Warrior’s free app delivers team scores, schedules and news. However, a lawsuit is currently accusing the app of secretly recording and listening to its users’ conversations.