Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Jay-Z ft. Mr. Hudson: Young Forever

I was curious to see what Jay-Z would do with this video considering its lyrics. It's not what I expected but it's cool nonetheless. I guess Jay is really feeling the black and white classy look. I like the contrast between the different scenarios.

Brittany Murphy's Husband Breaks His Silence

“My world was destroyed yesterday,” an emotional Monjack told Access Hollywood on Monday afternoon. Following the news of the actress’ death at the age of 32 on Sunday, the Hollywood community offered an outpouring of love and condolences for Murphy – and one message, in particular, was very moving to Monjack.
“I loved what Ashton [Kutcher] wrote on Twitter. It was comforting to me,” Monjack told Access Hollywood, adding he did not know his wife’s former “Just Married” co-star personally. “I couldn’t have said it better.” The message posted by Ashton read, “2day the world lost a little piece of sunshine. My deepest condolences go out 2 Brittany’s family, her husband, & her amazing mother Sharon. see you on the other side kid.”
Also, an autopsy on the body of actress Brittany Murphy was conducted Monday, the Los Angeles County coroner’s office said. Authorities have said the 32-year-old appeared to have died Sunday of natural causes, and there was no sign of foul play or trauma. “Naturally occurring diseases could be found in any person that could lead to death,” said Capt. John Kades of the coroner’s office. The office is looking into Murphy’s medical history. A final report could take up to eight weeks. The cause of death will not be released until the toxicology report is concluded, said the coroner’s office. That process can take weeks. Police also are conducting an investigation, which includes robbery and homicide detectives looking at what was in her home, said Los Angeles Police Department spokeswoman Norma Eisenman.

MiMi Trying to Stay Relevant

Yes indeed, this is Mariah Carey's attempt to stay relevant. She has become the latest celeb to employ Nicki Minaj for a verse. The photos are from the set of the video for the song, "Up Out My Face." Mimi's hubby Nick Cannon posted the shots on his blog and is also apparently the director of the upcoming video. The song will be featured on Mimi’s "Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel remix album", due in stores February 23. I haven't heard the track so maybe I shouldn't judge. *Kanye shrug*

Tiger/ Elin Divorce Apparently 100% Certain

According to this report from Hollywood 411, Elin and Tiger are definitely heading for divorce court. The report is actually a pretty good breakdown of the whole divorce aspect of the Tiger Woods drama. Elin is about to be PAID.

On Set with Trey Songz

I guess the concept of Trey Song'z latest video for "One Love" is "a man and his mic." It looks like Trey is going for the old school Frank Sinatra feel. Not sure how I feel bout the snugness of the pants, but the mandatory "shirt off" look is nice. LoL

Monday, December 21, 2009

Mashona & Swizzy Put Aside Differences for Son

Over the weekend, Mashona and Swizz Beatz put aside their public breakup for the sake of their son Kaseem Jr., who turned 2. The two threw a party for their little guy and both put on happy faces despite last week's Twitter Beef. Although it must not be the easiest thing for these two to co-exist, it's really admirable for them to take the high road for their son's happiness. The best of luck to the both of them.

Photos: Twitter

Latest Details on the Death of Brittany Murphy

Actress Brittany Murphy was very ill in the hours before she went into cardiac arrest and died. Apparently, Murphy was taking prescription meds for flu-like symptoms she had been experiencing for several days. According to reports, Murphy began vomiting early Sunday morning and told family members she was feeling very ill.
Sources say various prescriptions were found in the home — written for Brittany Murphy, husband Simon Monjack, and Brittany’s mom. Authorities did not find illegal drugs in the house, but Murphy was definitely taking various prescription meds. Murphy’s mother also told paramedics her daughter suffered from diabetes. However, people involved in the case doubt her condition caused her death.
Sources say her flu-like condition and the meds could have triggered a heart attack, but it’s too early to know. An autopsy will be performed Monday or Tuesday. Reports say her Monjack did not want an autopsy but ultimately it’s the Coroner’s call.

Usher ft. Nicki Minaj: Little Freak

First she teamed up with Robin Thicke for "Shake it for Daddy" and now Nicki Minaj has teamed up with Usher for a song called "Little Freak." Could Ms. Minaj be taking over Weezy's spot as the go-to-rapper for verses? Hmmm interesting. I for one am feelin the track. I like this chick's personality. She's hella animated but it's what makes her a bad bish.

Beanie Sigel Involved In Card Accident

According to various Internet reports, Beanie Sigel was involved in a very bad car accident over the weekend. The accident apparently occurred in Balitmore when the card the rapper was in was ran off the road by a tractor-trailer. Sources say Sigel was not the one driving but he was riding as the front seat passenger. They have not released how bad his injuries are at the moment.

Matthew and Tina Knowles Confirm Divorce

Over the weekend, Matthew and Tina Knowles released the following statement about their divorce, which became public last week.
“The decision to end our marriage is an amicable one. We remain friends, parents, and business partners. If anyone is expecting an ugly messy fight, they will be sadly disappointed. We ask for your respect of our privacy as we handle this matter.”

Nice to see them taking the high road despite rumours of a pregnant jump-off. All the best.

Omarion's Tribute to MJ

Omarion's latest video "Hoodie" featuring Jay Rock is apparently a tribute to Michael Jackson. Meh, I thought the dancing was cool but not spectacular. What are your thoughts? Did the tribute do MJ justice?

Friday, December 18, 2009

A.Keys and Swizz Beatz Take a Romantic Stroll...Sort of..

So, I think I am officially done with the Alicia Keys/ Swizz Beatz drama. He cheated. He lied. She lied. That's what happens in a lot of relationships. Apparently, this time the "mistress" won and they're going strong. Maybe, just maybe, it was meant to be. Honestly, you don't choose who you fall in love with. The actions you take in expressing that love (i.e. divorcing your wife instead of cheating) are important, but it is what it is. I wish them the best of luck, while keeping in mind that Karma is a bitch.
Anyways, now that my A.Keys/Swizz Beatz mini rant is out of the way, these two took a romantic stroll yesterday. Kind of. Alicia's body guard was there and for some reason homegirl chose to hold onto his arm instead of her man's. Maybe they're not ready for PDA. I am not one to judge but Swizzy looks like he's really trying to catch up..."hey guys, wait for me..."

Photo Credit: Fame Pictures

You Knew It was Cumming...

These porn producers work quick! Adam & Even pictures presents "Tiger's Wood". The cover is pretty comical. I don't have words.

Dear Katt Williams, Please Get It Together!

Another day, another problem in the life of comedian turned hot mess, Katt Williams. An ex-employee is now taking Katt to court
for $232,000. The lawsuit was filed by his former assistant, Jacqueline Guitterez, who claims that Kattpack Investments, Inc. did not pay her for her services while working with Williams.
According to court documents obtained by TMZ, Gutierrez had to pay for all her own expenses during the ten months she worked with Williams. She is seeking $32,000 in out-of pocket expenses, nearly $60,000 in hotel expenses as well as other charges adding up to the $232,000 total. Yikes! We'll be watching to see how this pans out.

Beyonce is Heated...

You guys thought I meant mad huh? Naw...it's just the name of her latest fragrance, Heat. The ad is a bit misleading though, cause it's not Beyonce's first perfume. She had linked up with Tommy Hilfiger a few years ago. But maybe she actually had a hand in mixing this ish up or something, although I highly doubt it. Either way, you Stans can now smell like BeyBey.

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Rihanna ft. Jeezy: Hard

Lots of titties, bum bums and crotch grabbing in this one. Plus mud, guns, tanks, explosives and all typa other stuff. Enjoy.

Diddy Tried To Lay Pipe at Age 7!?

So it turns out that Mr. Take That, Take That was trying to make the chicks take it at age 7. In a recent interview Sean Diddy Combs claims he tried to lose his virginity at age 7 and was a "porno expert" by the time he was 13.
“I tried to lose my virginity when I was seven years old. I was on top of a girl who was nine or 10, but it didn’t happen — so everybody doesn’t have to bug out. My mother and the babysitter whipped my a*s, but it didn’t knock me off my mission. When I was 13, I felt I was a porno star because I’d been watching porn for so long. In the Bronx you could get a hotel for an hour. I always had $20 or $30 to take a chick to a hotel. I’m proud to say I love sex. You might catch me in a porn store at any given moment–it ain’t nothing I’m ashamed of.”

Happy 19th Teyana

I know it was Teyana Taylor's Birthday and all but when in the world did Master P's son Lil Romeo get so damn grown?? Oooooh chile. LoL. Anyways, Teyana celebrated her 19th birthday with a 70s themed party recently and looked fab doing it. Lotsa young celebs came out including Young Berg and Porscha Coleman.

Pretty in Yellow

Apparently Amber Rose is now getting paid to party hardy. She was spotted in DC recently looked fab in a yellow polka dot dress. Kayne who? LoL

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

RiRi Goes Hard On The Video Tease

It's Rihanna's turn to be a tease with this 30 second clip of her video ft. Young Jeezy. The song, "Hard" is off RiRi's most recent album release. By the looks off it Ms. RiRi frolics and mud and bosses men around, should be good.

What's That Smell?

Lil Wayne's real-estate brokers in Miami got some s'plaininggggg to do. As if he wasn't having enough problems, with you know the that little going to jail thing, now Lil Wayne's got one more. And this one, he is definitely guilty of. You see the rapper is renting an apartment in South Beach that is owned by someone else, and that someone else is looking to sell it. Well, according to the NY Post, prospective buyers are being asked two things: 1. Are you offended by the smell of marijuana? 2. Do you mind coming late in the afternoon. Damn Wayne, no one told you to open a window?? The three-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment in South Beach is up for sale for $520,000.
However, NY Post's source also mentioned that Weezy is actually a very neat tenant. "He had a perfectly organized closet of crisp T-shirts on hangers, neatly stacked piles of XXL magazine, and a fully stocked bar featuring multiple bottles of Hennessy Black."
LoL. All I can do is SMH. Gotta love Weezy F Baby.

News Source: NY Post

Chris Brown Tweets For the Last Time

*sigh* I dunno whose bright idea it was to let this young man run his own Twitter account but sure enough Chris Brown's handlers let him do just that. Well, now Breezy is the latest celeb discovering that 140 characters can do some damage if used incorrectly. Lemme give you a little background before I get to my point. Over the weekend while Swizz Beatz was tweeting about Alicia Key and The-Dream was complaining about not being nominated for a Grammy, Chris Brown was bitching about stores not stocking his album. Ummmm Chris, you put your hands on someone a year ago and when I say put hands on, I mean beat her senseless. Seriously? You're surprised that not everyone is supporting you? You poor, poor kid. Do you STILL not realize the severity of what you did, coupled with the actions that followed (i.e. riding around on jet skiis a week later and putting out scripted apologies) didn't help? Either way, after the rant, in which Chris said f*ck the industry and all typa other mess, he deactivated his Twitter account yesterday. Twitter then proceeded to buzz hoping that Chris didn't go crazy and require suicide watch. I doubt it's that serious but honestly, his handlers should've kept an eye on him rather than allowing someone who had been through so much to go unmonitored and be left at the hands of the Internet, which can often be merciless. That's just my 2 cents.

Just Cause I Love Brooklyn

Meh, call it a slow news day. Whatever. LoL. Here's the official trailer for the upcoming movie Brooklyn's Finest. The movie stars Wesley Snipes, Don Cheadle and Richard Gear, and Ethan Hawke. The last are 3 different cops brought together by the streets or something like that. Sure, it looks like one of em Training Day typa movies but that's cause it's made by the same person. *nervous laugh*. Still not sold? Ummm it takes place in Brooklyn, you know, home of Biggie and Jay. LoL. Ah, just watch the trailer.

Monday, December 14, 2009

Another Day Another Sponsor Drops Tiger

Major consulting firm, Accenture, announced yesterday that it would be ending Tiger Woods’ sponsorship. Here is what the company had to say:
“Given the circumstances of the last two weeks … the company has determined that he is no longer the right representative for its advertising.”

The endorsement deal with Accenture brought in $7-million a year for Tiger.In doing so, Accenture became the first giant corporate sponsor known to have cut all ties with Woods. AT&T and Gillette have also stopped running ads featuring the once-beloved sports icon, and analysts say they may also dump Woods soon.

Swizz Beatz FINALLY Speaks Out About A.Keys (Kinda)

People were GOING IN on Twitter this weekend. So, I'm laying in bed on Saturday night after a relaxing day, scrolling through Tweets when....wait, wait....what's this?? Is Swizz Beatz REALLY tweeting that you need to pick up Alicia Keys' album and that he didn't have an affair?? My first thoughts....did his account get hacked, is he drunk, does he just not care? So, of course, I tweeted that his tweets would end up on blogs and sure enough...lol. Anyway, see for yourself. The tweets have been deleted and he tweeted something about Patron after. Blame it on the alcohol? Convenient. Oh, did I mention that his ex-wife, Mashonda, responded? Yup. The only one keeping her mouth shut is Ms. Alicia Keys.

The Dream Pulls a Kanye

R&B singer, The Dream took to Twitter to ran about not getting a Grammy nomination.....

“Isn’t it funny the best album of 2009 didn’t get a nomination for the second year strait,” he wrote in a string of tweets. “And this ain’t no Kanye sh– … and yes I am bitchin.”

“I had to let ‘em know it wasn’t all to the good. I wasn’t just chillin’. The people that follow me, they really care about the movement. Not just me, there’s a lot of great people doing great things all the time and they get looked over. That’s why I put the thing about Kanye. I’m not on no Kanye, but when you bust your ass and you know you bust your ass and you don’t get a look, then you’re looking at people funny.”

“I was not expecting it, but I was expecting it, if that makes sense,” he explained. “It was like, ‘Let’s see if some bullsh– happens again.’ I didn’t get nominated last year for Love Hate. Man, I’m black. I’m paranoid, I already expect bullsh– anyway. When I see the names nominated, I’m saying, ‘Are you saying my name don’t belong with the people in this category?’ Come on, man. Somebody isn’t listening.”

“I almost forgot the Producer Of The Year. To not be in that category is crazy,” Dream added. “Nobody released more titles. It’s not even close. It’s not even close, dude. We’re doing albums over here.”

“And it’s the Grammys, man. You look at it from a kid’s standpoint: When you’re growing up, it means so much. Even if it’s not about record sales, singles, the Grammys always pull out the best sh–. I don’t think that happens now.”

“Everybody is saying I should go out and market for it, but I don’t wanna use that power of the strength of my building to win something. I should be able to get nominated or be able to win based off the strength of music – if we’re talking about the best music. If it’s a popularity contest, let’s just say it’s a popularity contest.”

O Canada! Kid Cudi Punches Out Fan in Vancouver

Kid Cudi was performing in Vancouver over the weekend, as part of Lady GaGa's tour. Things went left during the concert when a fan threw a wallet at Cudi and the rapper felt the need to jump off the stage and punch him in the face. Apparently, he punched the wrong guy while he was at it. Apparently the person who got punched is not pressing charges according to Internet buzz.

Friday, December 11, 2009

Spotted: Swizzy & A.Keys in Paris

Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz were caught by cameras strolling through the streets of Paris. Is his and Mashonda's divorce finalized? *shrugs* Not that it makes a difference I guess, just asking. Meh, as long as everyone is happy.

Mommy and Me

Halle Berry and her little cutie were spotted out and about in Hollyweird the other day. I am SO glad to see Nahla walking. It seems that every pic I've been of her and mommy, she's being carried. Was starting to wonder. LoL. Watch the little face she's making in the first photo....too cute!

Chris Brown Rates Female Celebs

I dunno who told Chris Brown it was a good idea to rate all these industry chicks. He gave people like Beyonce, Cassie, and Alicia Keys a 9/10. Amber Rose got an 8. Amerie got the lowest rating, a lowly 6. SMH. Chris, stop. Seriously. Funniest part of the video is how looks like he's concentrating hard...dummy

Verse: Hard To Breathe

Toronto rapper Verse has dropped his latest video. The song, "Hard to Breathe" is off an upcoming album called "Executive Class." It features two other local artists, Captain Hooks and Monique. The video has a classy, grown and sexy feel.

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Nas To Pay Almost 50,000 a Month in Spousal Support

So, this is what it comes down to. Nas has been ordered to pay his ex-wife Kelis $40,454 a month in spousal support and $10,647 in child support. He's also ben ordered to pay the lawyer bill, which is $40,022. Damnnnnnn son. All of this is based on what Nas has and also what he has coming, since Kelis decided to let it be known that her ex-hubby would be dropping two more albums. Nas’ lawyer is still fighting the custody battle because at this time, Kelis has full custody and Nas wants to be able to have his son spend the night.

What In The World Is He Wearing??

This is The-Dream wearing f'ing stocking in his wedding photos? Someone please, please explain this to me. I really don't get it!!! It does make me giggle though.

Fashion Forward or Fashion Fail: A.Keys Edition

This is what Alicia Keys wore to her record release party. Not sure if I'm feeling it, but one this is for sure Alicia sure is getting thick in all the right places. She looks fab. BTW, the album is amazing. I would strongly suggest it, I don't mean bootleg either. I mean take your butt to the store and buy a copy, it's worth it.