8 Things To Know This AM

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The Purple One apparently has two completed albums, though neither has a drop date. One is to be released under Prince, and the other with his group 3rdEyeGirl. It's rumored one of the tracks is inspired by a meme because, well, it's Prince. (NME)

Lifetime's Aaliyah biopic (which is already rife with controversy) will, in fact, feature her secret marriage to R. Kelly. The rapper will not, understandably, star in the film. (Vulture)

American Apparel's newly ousted CEO, Dov Charney, is suing the company, arguing he was wrongfully terminated. (New York Post)

Italy’s new prime minister, Matteo Renzi, plans on pulling the country out of debt by focusing on its star industries: fashion and luxury. (Business of Fashion)

Renzi should look to Miuccia Prada for help, because she's the one promoting the philosophy that fashion needn't be seen through the typical gender-binary lens. (Telegraph)

A new Iraqi government is on its way — at least that's what Secretary of State John Kerry promised after his visit with the prime minister yesterday. (The Boston Globe)

Break out the normcore because Monday is the official start of Seinfeld week. In honor of the show's 25th anniversary, TBS will be airing 25 of the series' most popular episodes. It's a Festivus for rest of us. (Entertainment Weekly)

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