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Thursday, September 30, 2010

Gloria Stuart


Gloria Stuart, died on Sunday September 26 at age 100. Most of you may remember the actress when she played Kate Winslet - as a older woman in the 1997 blockbuster Titanic.

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Tina Knowles


"...I know from personal experience how frustrating it can be trying to find clothes that fit comfortably and that are flattering on me. So, I wanted to design a line for women that is fashion forward but at the same time addresses the problem areas that so many women struggle with. I am so thrilled to partner with Walmart as it allows me to create the Miss Tina by Tina Knowles sportswear line for a very affordable price for all women of many shapes and sizes..." Quoting: Celestine Ann Beyince


Announced today, the clothing line Miss Tina by Tina Knowles (Celestine Ann Beyince) will run exclusively at Walmart in October 2010.

"...Tina Knowles is fondly referred by friends and family, the Miss Tina by Tina Knowles collection garnered a tremendous and loyal following since its original debut in August 2007. This new collection of sportswear consists of thirty pieces, which include denim, graphic t-shirts, embellished tops, day dresses, tunics, jackets, leggings and track suits. The line is expected to generally retail for $20 and under and will be available at select Walmart stores nationwide and on walmart.com. The figure flattering collection is designed to accentuate the positive aspects of women of all ages and body types with sizes ranging from 2 to 20..."




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Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Naomi Campbell



The supermodel, shared her past and discussed her future with Interview Magazine. She also striked several poses with a corpse for the scheduled interview:

Lil' P- Nut


Lil' Gary Coleman P-Nut recently appeared and performed on the Ellen Show. Click here if you missed it.

Lady Ga-Ga


According to the dailymail, Lady Ga-Ga wore this to visit her ill grandfather at a nursing home in New Jersey. A couple of days later, he passed away:

Monday, September 27, 2010

Douglas "Black" Bowman


Ha! Ha! Ha!

Everytime a black related blog, social networking site or adult related website is created, the view source code always reveal the design team as stopdesign. After this is discovered, the creative team members are instructed to remove the web address www.stopdesign.com out of their page source codes (right click...view source). Stop design has been credited for adding their design spins to the following websites; Blackplanet, Concreteloop, Bossip, Theybf, Blackpeople Meet, Blackhat World and most recently Rhymeswithsnitch.

The person who has been credited for developing the websites listed above, is known around the industry as "Black Douglas" but his biological name is Douglas Bowman and he's a well known UI designer who left google to become creative director for twitter.

So, remain mindful that you're not actually supporting black sites who dish out the latest on black celebrities. Truthfully speaking, you are supporting websites with the black culture in mind.

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Saturday, September 25, 2010

Kim and Khloe Kardashian



Seems as if they wore the same dress, within the same week at different events...

Rapper T.I.



Chris Lee, Staff Writer for the Los Angeles Times has written a great story entitled, "Hip-hop's chemical romance with Ecstasy". Within this story, Lee has pulled several lyrics from high profile artist that reveals their knowledge or usage of the drug commonly known to all as "X or E Pills".

Here are a few of those lyrics:

"Stickin' on a double stack, you're rollin' wit a rich boy!" - Lil wayne

"put that bean on your tongue...I'm off three double stacks and I'm lookin' for that action." - Gucci Mane

"I'm startin' to see spaceships on Bankhead / I roll with gangstas, pill poppers and dank heads." - Rapper Fabo

"MDMA got you feeling like a champion /City never sleeps, better slip you an Ambien." - Jay-Z

"Higher Than a Kite...You getting ill, I bet, poppin' a pill again...I'm the island and I'm lookin' for Gilligan." - Nicki Minaj

"Ecstasy, I'm willing to do all the things I said I wouldn't do/ On Ecstasy, the feelin' makes me feel like I'm in love with you," - Missy Elliot


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Friday, September 24, 2010

Beyonce Knowles



Has teamed up with Temptu to create a line of lick and stick temporary tattoos for her clothing line House of Dereon. The $16 tattoo kit will feature 8 pagan style tattoo transfer sheets.

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Chico Debarge:


After nine years of marriage, Andrea and Chico DeBarge are going through a very messy divorce.

Chico Debarge ex-wife wrote a open letter addressed to all of his mistresses and allowed HollywoodStreetKing.com to publish exclusively through their website.

Here's The Letter:

I am a little disappointed by these women who think its okay to date, have sex, and consider a married man her boyfriend. More disappointed that she’d publicly announce it. Shouldn’t she have some shame in such a situation? I can see, maybe you made a mistake, but to carry on and take it public knowing when this man has a wife at home. Now to take it to a level of an imaginary status doesn’t irk me as much as does amuse me. See, that is a reflection of one seeking some type of validation and lacking self worth because it wasn’t good enough to be sleeping with the man, but it has to be this fairytale romance and that I’m” better than his wife” mentality that you have to pretend to be “more than.” Maybe “more than” should have gotten you the ring. You actually should be grateful to me that you did not have to suffer a failed marriage since women like you are like predators lying in wait. Don’t mind the children! We know that NOTHING will stop you.

I am disappointed that my marriage failed and with the women who participated with my husband to ensure that it would. I am thankfully through the pain and shame of having been with such a person who had no regard for his family.

Now the part that will make me rise is that you are now dishonoring the fact that there are children involved; MY CHILDREN! Do not think you will continue to belittle my marriage in the public eye without some recourse especially when my children are watching. They have and were a product of a marriage based upon love. I do recognize that word love is used in my behalf only so again; don’t twist the situation to benefit you. See children watch and they question, as mine are doing now wondering. The lack of consideration for them is making me emerge from the shadows and speak. You should have left well enough alone by keeping your affair what it is supposed to be; a secretive dishonorable act. Many of the other “more than” mistresses did. I didn’t find out about this “Price As Right Model” until after I separated but I am now completely aware of the fact that she knew about me. She knew I was living in Michigan in a home with my husband and children.

The fact is I married Dec 14, 1996 and did not separate from my spouse until 2005. Anything within those years is what they call an affair, fornication, cheating, etc. Pick a word of your choosing, it doesn’t matter, just another addition for the thesaurus. After the separation there were many of talks for reconciliation but without trust of my spouse and women, it was a waste of time.

I am coming forth to show my children that their mother did not allow these women and their father to do these things, and to let them know that I thought I was in a relationship with an honorable person. I did not find out about all these affairs until I separated and many started revealing afterwards. Thank goodness because the pain of what I did know was enough and God knew I probably was not ready for all the dirty details that were to unfold. My children need to know that I am not a doormat and that I have kept quiet to protect them and honor their privacy. I am a quiet, private individual who wishes not to indulge in these public displays of idiocy, but I am a MOTHER who will battle with anyone whom opposes the pride of my children.

My marriage vows meant something to me and I did whatever it took to make it work. I believed my husband when everything sounded so unbelievable. I stayed; I tried over and over again. My children are going to be left with the truth that I did what is right to save my marriage and it did not work out for us. My girls will know the blessings of being a good wife and the shame of being a Jezebel. My sons will learn how to be good husbands and the shame of entertaining Jezebel’s. What happened in my marriage is unfortunate but it will not be a trouble you have to constantly through in their face whenever you get a chance to sit down and write or talk about their father. If you’ve heard the word home wrecker consistently when people are describing you, then maybe you need to look in the mirror and instead of denying it, face it and deal with it. God forgives all and through him, I can forgive but again, I am a warrior and in my battle stance for as long as its necessary.

Ice Cube



Reflects on the 80's and share his approach to his new album with Eric Spitznagel of Vanity Fair:

What do you miss the most about the old-school days?
The individuality. People were in their own groups. They didn’t ball and steal styles. You had to be unique to make it. Now, you gotta be cookie cutter to make it.

What about jheri curls? Are they poised for a comeback?
I actually seen a kid with a jheri curl the other day. It might be on its way back. You’re laughing but I’m serious. I think sooner or later, it’s all going to be back. It’s gonna be Hammer time once again.

Who rocked the curls better, you or Philip Michael Thomas?
Me! Phillip Michael’s shit was dry. He had an afro curl. My shit hung in back!



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Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Jay-Z


Forbes Magazine recently arranged for the rapper Jay-Z and investor Warren Buffet to meet and exchange insight into their worlds of business.

Here are two highlights from the scheduled Interview:

Warren Buffet

Don't get elated because something had gone up or depressed because it went down. If I knew the facts, and it went down, I bought more of it. He also taught me that famous lesson about a margin of safety, that you don't drive a truck that weighs 9,900 pounds across a bridge that says "Limit 10,000 pounds" because you can't be that sure. If you see something like that, go a little further down the road and find one that says, "Limit 20,000 pounds." That's one you drive across.


Jay-Z

And for me, it's that truth, finding the truth of the moment, of where I am at the time, not trying to cater to a certain demographic or being something I'm not, not driving the truck over a 10,000-pound bridge. There are so many similarities in what he was just saying. So for me, it's just having the discipline, and the confidence in who I am. If I go into a studio and find my truth of the moment, there are a number of people in the world who can relate to what I'm saying, and are going to buy into what I'm doing. Not because it's the new thing of the moment, but because it's genuine emotion. It's how I feel. This is how I articulate the world.


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Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Antoine Dodson:



According to US weekly, Antoine Dodson purchased his family a new home, with profits received from his auto-tune remix that hit the top 50 iTune list. The autotune was remixed by the Gregory Brothers. The Gregory Brothers were nice enough to split the profits in half w/ Antoine.

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Cold Play and Jay-Z



It seems as if the Rapper Jay-Z and Chris Martin his boyfriend have made plans to ring in the New Year together. Many websites are reporting that the two are planning a lavish New Year's Eve Party in Las Vegas.

Currently Reported:

Around three months before the celebration of New Year, Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas casino-resort has secured two big acts Jay-Z and Coldplay to ring in the upcoming 2011. The rapper and the Chris Martin-fronted band are set to play their own materials before joining forces for a live duet.

The concert is part of a three-day invitation-only festivity which is held roughly two weeks after the $3.9-billion resort opens on December 15. It will be broadcast on the hotel's 65-foot marquee overlooking the Vegas Strip


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Monday, September 20, 2010

Nicki Minaj



The rapper's advantage revealed:


"...A lot of people don't know I wrote all the hooks on the album. I arranged the music, did the transitions. [Other female rappers] are told what to do, but I run my entire empire; I don't think people would expect that..."
Quoting: Nicki Minaj


Sunday, September 19, 2010

Rapper Bounty Killer


A badly bruised woman has accused the rapper Bounty Killer of beaten her badly, in his apartment on Saturday night.

The rapper is currently in police custody.

Friday, September 17, 2010

Kayne West


According to the IvyGate website, the rapper Kayne West has a new style slash life coach; his name is Cassius Marcellus Cornelius Clay and several websites are reporting that he's a Ivy League dropout.

Here's how the two met:

Cassius is doing what the does best: dropping tin at expensive, trendy designer stores. The lucky retailer of the day is Barney’s, New York. Today, his outfit is impeccable, topped off with high-end Italian designer shoes. In the midst of shopping, a man approaches Cassius, taps him on the shoulder, and tells him that he really, really loves the footwear. Cassius looks up; it’s Kanye West. Cassius keeps it cool, thanks him, and introduces himself. The stars align; history is made. (This moment will almost certainly be reenacted dramatically on Behind The Music.)

The two get to talking as they shop. Kanye loves Cassius’ style, his attitude, his patrician hipsterdom. They talk for over half an hour. Kanye begins to reveal a little more about himself: his reinvention in the wake of the Taylor Swift disaster, and his thoughts on life, art, philosophy, hos (maybe), etc. Cassius advises the rapper on his day’s purchases. Eventually the two leave the store, shopping bags in tow, and exchange phone-numbers and emails. Kanye promises to keep in touch. And oh, does he.


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Thursday, September 16, 2010

Rapper T.I.


A federal judge in Atlanta has ordered the rapper to appear at a bond hearing in relation to his September 1st arrest.

The AJC Reports:

The summons was signed Thursday by U.S. District Judge Charles Pannel Jr., who sentenced T.I., whose real name is Clifford Harris Jr., for firearms violations.

The order, signed by T.I.'s probation officer, lists three possible violations of his bond: possession of ecstasy on Sept. 1, testing positive for opiates on Sept. 2 and associating on Sept. 1 with Cortez Thomas, a convicted felon.

Several pills confirmed to be a "controlled substance" were found on Grammy award-winning rapper and his new wife after they were stopped Sept. 1 on a Hollywood street after making an illegal U-turn, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

...the pills were found on T.I. and his new wife, Tameka "Tiny" Cottle, and not in the Maybach, the luxury car they were in.


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Sunday, September 12, 2010

World Basketball Championship



For the first time in 16 years, The United States has won The World Basketball Championship. Today, the team has beaten Turkey 81-64 to win the Gold Medal.

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Lil Wayne


...The rapper has won the Urban Songwriter of the Year for the second time at the BMI Urban Awards.

Jay-Z


The rapper is preparing to invest in the British soccer team, Arsenal. The rapper was quoted making the following statement:

"...(Wife Beyonce Knowles and I) would have to spend much more time in London. Beyonce knows how much I love sports and has known about my interest in Arsenal for a while...I never want to be a back-seat investor. I want to be on the board, involved in the decision-making...I’m at the stage of my career where I am ready for another investment like this. I have really got into soccer over the last 10 years and I’ve been saying for some time I want a percentage of Arsenal."


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Kelly Rowland



It seems as if Kelly Rowland will be absent at tonight's Video Music Awards for MTV. The singer is on schedule to perform at the Cinema Against AIDS event to be held at the Toronto International Film Festival.

Update:


Here are pictures from Kelly Rowland's arrival, on the red carpet at the Cinema Against AIDS gala benefit in Toronto, Canada.

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Musical Selection: Minnie Riperton



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Saturday, September 11, 2010

In Remembrance...

Michelle Williams


As Michelle Williams approach the final stage on the UK's Strickly Come Dancing, she reveals that she wish Beyonce and Kelly would sneak in to watch her performance on the show.

"I hope they get to come in and sneak in and sit up there somewhere or at least be backstage. I want my girls to be here, you know, we support each other and we are always on our BlackBerries chiming in and talking to each other and encouraging each other on our individual projects." Quoting: Michelle Williams

Kelly Rowland



Images from the singer's mind controlled photo shoot for the YRB Magazine has been released.

BTW, there are no plans for the group Destiny's Child to regroup.

Jay-Z


Many are being lead to believe that the rapper has purchased a private island as a gift for his wife's 29th birthday. The Island known as Hopkins (located in Big Pine Key, Florida) was listed for sale for 19 million (which includes $1.52 million per acre). Insiders close to the deal are not at liberty to discuss the deal made between the rapper and the estate.

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Petey Pablo


...has pulled a "Lil Wayne" and he'll become the next rapper to spend time in a federal prison.

It's being reported that the rapper was arrested this morning at the Raleigh-Durham International Airport. Authorites discovered that he was carry a concealed weapon; a gun that was reported as stolen.

Friday, September 10, 2010

50 Cent



"No one’s safe until then stay sucker free.” Quoting: 50 Cent


..is slowly becoming the Al Sharpton for Urban Celebrity Beefs or is he merely leaking the truth behind celebrity feuds?

The rapper has become vocal via twitter as several tweets revealed his views on several developing issues.

Last week, he announced a proposal to his on/off again girlfriend Ciara and this week he has reponded to an issue involving the rapper Soulja Boy and his supposedly cocaine usage. Now, he's supporting Floyd Mayweather on an arising issue which involves domestic violence.



It seems as if the rapper 50 cent is on a twitter suicide watch...you know...celebrity wise.

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Thursday, September 9, 2010

Lina Morgana


“.. you know, my success in photography may have come much too fast. I’m at the top. But like someone told me once, I went to the top floor in the elevator without ever taking the little steps. Now Maybe someday I’ll discover I have to go back down and take the little steps, ne?” Quoting: Veruschka


As the saying goes, what was done in dark, will soon come to light....sigh.

Lady Gaga has been exposed as a copy. Many websites are reporting that her style and sounds were stripped from the aspiring artist "Lina". In 2008, Lina was pushed off of a 10 story building and many were lead to believe that it was a suicide; she was only 19.

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Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Alicia Keys



...Has joined the arena of artist who has turned their "craft" into computer software. The Grammy-Award winning R&B singer Alicia Keys has teamed with the Guitar Center and Native Instruments to launch her own piano software.

According to Alicia:

...We started with an idea of creating piano software that felt like home to me...I've played many different software instruments of all kinds of keyboards and pianos, but none of them felt like home for me. I have my own studio, and it's this very special place where Ann and I are really able to create the sounds that we want and take the time to develop them. I wanted to be able to take my piano sound on the road with me as well as have it any time I wanted to record. Ann thought it would be interesting to bring in Thomas Scarbee because he created some bass sounds that we love and use often, but he hadn't done a virtual piano sound. We all got together in my studio and started to create it by going through this long process of sampling, recording every note, sound and expressive nuance. We ended up with my entire piano in virtual form."



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Tuesday, September 7, 2010

In Celebrity History:


The Heiress Paris Hilton Susan Cummings, 35, the daughter of a billionaire arms dealer, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder on this date for killing her boyfriend Roberto Villegas who was only 38.


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Lady Ga-Ga



...The singer has appeared on the cover of Vogue Hommes Japan September issue, draped with raw meat.

Lady Ga-Ga has been claimed by many media outlets as an original artist who has inspired all artist to step up their game - well, it seems as if this photoshoot was inspired by a scene taken from the hit series, America's Next Top Model:



BTW, America's Next Top Model has reached its 15 cycle. Click here...

PINK



The singer PINK has won the award for Best International Concert, she has beat out the pop star Beyonce Knowles.

As reported on the Aceshowbiz website:

Pop star Pink's record-breaking 2009 concert tour of Australia has been rewarded the "Trouble" hitmaker landed a prestigious Helpmann Award for Best International Concert on Monday, September 6.

Pink beat AC/DC, Beyonce Knowles and George Michael to take home the top honor at the Sydney Opera House gala.




Beyonce has stolen a few ideas from PINK's tour and injected them into the ads for The House Dereon Fall 2010 clothing line...