8 Things You Need To Know This AM — Jun 04 2015

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Let the pre-orders begin! Gabourey Sidibe (Empire, Precious) will write a memoir for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, slated for 2017. (Entertainment Weekly)
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Behold, The Mickey Mouse Club's honorary member a.k.a. Britney Spear's ex-husband, Kevin Federline, is apparently friends with her ex-boyfriend, Justin Timberlake, saying, "We've gone out out golfing." (Us Weekly)
Slow down. In France, Uber might succumb to the strong resistance it's facing. (The New York Times)
Another one to add to the shelf! The captivating cover art for Sara Bareilles's new book, Sounds Like Me: My Life (So Far) in Song, has been released. (Entertainment Weekly)
Don't forget to cover up this summer. Skin cancer rates have doubled in the last 30 years — increasing from 11.2 cases per 100,000 people in 1982 to 22.7 per 100,000 in 2011. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Janet Jackson is back and bigger than ever. The music star has announced that her first album in seven years, will also be released on her very own record label, Rhythm Nation. (Rolling Stone)
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Real Upper East Side moms reacted to author Wednesday Martin's new book, Primates of Park Avenue, which essentially is Gossip Girl for adults, saying, "I've never heard of 'wife bonuses.'" (Vanity Fair)
Once again, TIDAL ups the ante. Jay Z's music streaming service announced the launch of a desktop player for Windows and Mac OS X, as well as a student discount that rivals Spotify's monthly subscription price. (Variety)
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