Saturday, October 27, 2012

RIP: Natina Reed

Natina Reed, R&B member from the group Blaque has passed. Natina was killed early this morning in a car accident. Reportedly, she was hit by a car while walking across Lawrenceville Highway in Atlanta, GA. A couple inside the vehicle administered CPR on scene until paramedics arrived. Natina was transported to a local hospital, where she was pronounced deceased. Natina is survived by her 10-year-old son, Tren Brown with rapper and ex-boyfriend Kurupt. Reed would have turned age 33 on Sunday.

Rapper: Turk

"It's in the air right now that we working...Mack Maine just sent me a song to get on with him and Baby, you know what I'm saying? So we 'bout to get it in. Then I'mma send them something, so they can get on something for me." -- The rapper Turk (born Tab Virgil Jr.) reveals to MTV News following his release from prison. The rapper served eight years and eight months in jail for second-degree murder.

Sunday, August 12, 2012

Singer: Beyonce Knowles

Performed her 2011 song "I was Here" at the United Nations in New York City to mark World Humanitarian Day (August 19th). The event took place on Friday, August 10th at the United Nations General Assembly Hall. The singer also presented a video of her giving back to the United Nations:

NFL Player: Chad Ochocinco

According to online reports, newly married Evelyn Lozada and Chad Ochocinco were involved in a heated dispute and budded heads. Evelyn was hospitalized and Chad was booked and charged at the Broward County Jail for domestic violence.

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Singer: Khandi Burruss

Got talent? R&B songstress Khandi has team with Bravo to produce a reality show of her own: Khandi Factory. The show will mold raw talent into superstardom. Castings began on June 7th and will end on August 7th. For more, click here.

Rapper: Frank Ocean

Early this week, rumors ran rampant that rapper Frank Ocean was gay. Well, the rapper confirms these rumors by posting a story regarding his love for a man at age 19 on his tumblr. For more, click here or read below:

NFL Player: Chad Ochocinco

"I don't recall sending the butterflies in my stomach an invite... and why am I shaking like I'm in Alaska...What if @EvelynLozada is a runaway bride when I get out there and I'm stuck looking good all by myself ... did I mention looking good?...Small issue, I'm the only person that didn't/doesn't drink alcohol n every 1 is wasted including my WIFE, can't relate 2 this s--t, now what? --A small merge of tweets by Chad Ochocinco before and after his July 4th wedding to reality starlet Evelyn Lozada. Chad proposed marriage to Evelyn in 2010 on the VH1 hit reality show "Basketball Wives".

Rapper: Kanye West

Recently, a report circulated online - that rapper Kanye West gave rapper Jay-Z a gold statue worth $34,000 for father's day. To clear the air, the gold statue wasn't a gift for father's day - the rapper merely congraduated his friend for his ability to place his product "Ace of Spades" in the newly release Sci-fi movie "Prometheus". The gold statue is actually a replica of statues depicted throughout the movie.

Monday, June 25, 2012

Sunday, June 24, 2012

Happy Birthday: Solange Knowles

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Celebrity DJ: Paris Hilton?

More over Solange Knowles, Paris Hilton is becoming a celebrity DJ too. The reality starlet put her skills to use (yesterday) during the Pop Music Festival in Sao Paulo, Brazil:

Spotted: Beyonce and Kim Kardashian

R&B singer Beyonce Knowles and reality starlet Kim Kardashian were spotted in Birmingham, England taking in another "Watch The Throne" concert. The duo hid behind their hands as members from the paparazzi rushed towards them to snap pictures.

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Hip Hop Mogul: Russell Simmons

Hip hop mogul Russell Simmons is pictured above kissing stones of the Western Wall in Jerusalen's Old City. The pioneer of Hip Hop music is in Isreal on an invitation from Isreali's President Shimon Peres.

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Singer: Aubrey O'Day

A popular drug by the name of Melanotan is in high demand amongst celebrities and normal folks. Melanotan is a tanning supplement that's injected into the abdomen. It is known to boost one's libido, helps them to lose weight and darkens their skin tone for a long period of time. In all cases, the change is drastic! It's unknown if R&B singer Aubrey O'Day injects her abdomen with Melanotan -- the singer was spotted recently at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas wearing a Melanotanish tan.

Actor: Arsenio Hall

According to online reports, Actor Arsenio Hall is preparing to return to the circuit of late night television shows. CBS is currently developing a syndicated nightly talk show with the comedian turned actor and if all goes well, the show will premiere in the fall of 2013.

Sunday, June 17, 2012

R.I.P: Rodney King

At 6:11am, Rodney King was found unresponsive - at the bottom of a swimming pool in Los Angeles. Rodney was the victim of a 1991 Los Angeles videotaped police beating that caused the most destructive race riot within the United States. He was 47.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Singer: Beyonce Knowles

70 program staffers at the Gate Five company were laid off recently after Beyonce Knowles backed out of a multi-million deal to transform her signature dance moves into a video game. The singer actually published a video on youtube in support on her decision - but renege on the offer in 2010 (shortly before Christmas). Some of these programmers are speaking out and finding ways to adjust their lifestyle following the abrupt decision by the singer. According to online reports, the lawsuit filed by the Gate Five company is headed to court. To read more, click here.

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Rapper: Drake

A lawyer in Manhattan is trying to prove that rapper Drake stole his Rose-Gold Rolex Presidential watch. The lawyer, James McMillam watch went missing after he dropped it off at the Jeweler Rafaello & Co (in New York City) for a cleaning. A week later he returned to pick it up and was told that his expensive watch was sold to Drake. Rapper Drake claims that "his" watch was purchased directly from Rolex and that he has never made a purchase from the Jeweler Rafaello & Co. For more, click here.

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Rapper: Jay Electronica

"I’m pretty shell-shocked by everything. All I am thinking about now is my children." -Tweets Mr. Ben Goldsmith after discovering that his wife Kate Rothschilds carried on a lengthy love affair with rapper Jay Electronica. The rapper is pictured above with Mr. Goldsmith and his son (with Kate) during happier times.
She's one of those Rothschilds, and her mother was a Guinness, from the brewery family. Ben's father was a billionaire. They met in 2000, married in 2003. Their three kids are under 10. So if it's not money - yup, Ben lost it after discovering that Kate, a music producer, is fooling around with someone not quite their kind: New Orleans-born rapper Jay Electronica, born Timothy Elpardo Thedford. He has a daughter with Erykah Badu. Ben, angry after finding explicit messages from Jay on Kate's phone, apparently kicked a kid's toy, which struck Kate's leg, bruising her. She called the cops. He wasn't charged, but confirmed to the Daily Mail that he wants a divorce. Ben's 31. Kate's 30, Electronica is 35.

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Farewell: Chuck Brown

"Chuck Brown rescued hometown D.C. from the image of a government town that couldn’t keep a beat to a hometown with its own funky beat. Composers have created songs about cities – New York, New York; Chicago; I Left My Heart in San Francisco. But the Godfather of Go-Go gave our city a great big musical genre and a unique sound distinctly our own." --- Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton spoke the following statement during the Home Going service for Chuck Brown. The service was held at the Washington Convention Center and a public viewing was held at the Howard Theatre last Tuesday. For more, click here.

Sunday, May 27, 2012

Singer: Rihanna

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Supermodel: Tyra Banks

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Rapper: Jay-Z

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Singer: Beyonce Knowles

R&B songstress Beyonce Knowles has the Atlantic City Casinos full to capacity this weekend. The singer has performed the 3rd of her 4th scheduled concert and her fans are posting pictures directly from the concert and posting them on the web. The popular social website "Lipstick Alley" has a forum dedicated to Beyonce and the thread "Beyonce: Live at the Revel" is filled with pictures and video clips of the singer in concert. Click here to join in on the conversation.

Singer : Ray-J

On May 25th, rapper Ray-J was spotted departing from the Emporio Armani store in Beverly Hills, California. The R&B singer was recently hospitalized for exhaustion and dehydration - following a Billboard's afterparty held last Sunday. Ray-J threw the afterparty with supermodel Sophie Monk who discovered him in his hotel room and called 911 to notified them of his health condition. Ray-J and Sophie Monk are pictured below at the "Prince Reigns" Product Launch Party that was held at the VooDoo Beach in Las Vegas.