Celebrity Gossip Archives

Celebrities and a non-profit organization are on a mission to help the alarm clock. The Get Schooled Foundation, a non-profit, is joining forces with U.S cities, including Seattle to record celebs making wake-up calls to students, The Seattle Times reports. The wake-up calls will reportedly ensure that students, across the country, get up in time for school. READ MORE

Jay-Z to Re-Release Decoded Book

Great news for all the Jay-Z fans of the world as the rapper has revealed he will be re-releasing his New York Times Bestseller ‘Decoded’ with new features. The dad-to-be says this re-release will in stores November 1 as a paperback edition with an all black cover.

In addition to the book now being in paperback he also said there will be another chapter added so if you have the first book you might wanna get you the second one as well. That Jay-Z know how to make him some more money!!! READ MORE

 

Latavia Roberson, who was an original Destiny Child group member  still believes Matthew Knowles was a big reason why the group broke up back in 1998. She spoke recently with the UK tabloid “The Mirror” to discuss her feelings and things she still regrets after all these years. Excerpts from the interview inside. READ MORE

T.I Squashes Beef at Club Compound

T.I., who recently was released from prison, found himself being a mediator last night at Club Compound in Atlanta, Georgia due to beef between P. Diddy and Kenny Burns. What was the beef about you ask? Obviously Diddy had a problem with seeing Kenny Burns drinking a liquor other than his brand Ciroc…..and now reports are saying that shots were fired after the club. When will this foolishness end? READ MORE

NYC-based marketing/PR firm the 135th Street Agency kicked off BET Hip Hop Awards Week with its 5th Annual BBQ – now in Atlanta for the first time (instead of Harlem). On a beautiful starry night, nearly 400 VIPs packed Piedmont Park’s Magnolia Hall, including event co-hosts Fonzworth Bentley and Kelly G (BET’s Sr. Music Supervisor), along with featured DJs Drama, Trauma and Traci Steele.

Guests sipped complimentary Remy V cocktails and FUZE drinks while chowing on hot dogs, hamburgers, Italian sausages, bbq chicken, potato salad, baked beans, corn, Popeye’s fried chicken and an assortment of cupcakes from Cocktail Cupcakes and Tasty Cakes ATL.

While attendees danced and dined, notables such as THe Lovly Dondria, Ray J, Da Brat, French Montana, Devyne Stephens, Lil Duval, Verse Simmonds, Jovita Moore (WSB TV anchor), Kwanza Hall (Atlanta City Council), Faune Watkins, D.Woods, Shanti Das, Derek J and comedian Shawty mixed and mingled.


Universal Pictures was on hand to promote their upcoming action-comedy Tower Heist, starring Eddie Murphy and Ben Stiller. Guests enjoyed a little Tower Heist experience in the ever-popular OMG Booth, and went home with gift bags filled with swag from Dr. Miracles, Carol’s Daughter, Rocksmith, Mixed Chicks, The Source and JUICY Magazine. READ MORE

Tweet Looking At 2012 Album Release

Tweet is gearing up for the release of her new untitled studio album. The singer was last on the scene six yeas ago during the release of her second album, “It’s Me Again.” Due to lackluster sales Tweet has been under the radar. Tweet made her debut being featured in Missy Elliott’s “Take Away” video, singing vocals which replaced the original’s version Meelah (formerly of R&B group 702). Years later she released her first album “Southern Hummingbird,” which spawned two hit singles. READ MORE

Michael Jackson’s Kids Boycott Trial Coverage

Believe it or not, not all of the Jackson’s are keeping up with the trial coverage of Dr. Conrad Murray. TMZ reports that Prince, Paris, and Blanket are not giving the media coverage of the trial any of their attention. It makes perfect sense as a source came forward and said, “the manslaughter trial is just too painful to relive”. I could only imagine the pain that they feel especially for Prince and Paris because they witnessed MJ’s death. READ MORE

Taye Diggs Introduces New Children’s Book

As a child, it took Taye Diggs time to embrace his dark complexion. Now the actor is helping children accept their differences in his new children’s book, Chocolate Me. The book, which takes on issues with skin tone, is based on a poem Diggs wrote in college about being dark-skinned.  He explains where Chocolate Me came from. READ MORE