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After seven years of cultivating the careers of Island Def Jam superstars like Rihanna, Kanye West, and Justin Bieber, Island Def Jam Chairman LA Reid resigned this morning, reports EW.com.

In a letter to his staff, Reid explains that he’s “always thrived on growth and the next great challenge, and I look forward with much enthusiasm to what the future holds.”

The move comes in advance of an expected announcement this week that Reid will join Simon Cowell as a judge on the new singing competition series “The X Factor.”

Below is LA’s full letter to his staff: READ MORE


Miss Keri Baby has gone global she is collaborating with artist abroad and recently teamed up with based rapper Chipmunk. This is a certified Smash Hit. You can’t go wrong, you have the Georgia peach repping for the “A” combined with a little UK flava..

Here’s what the two had to say about eachother:

“When I first heard the record, it was special. I wish we were in the studio together, if you think the chemistry was amazing based upon what you hear it would have even been better. So I say that to say, when we are finally on stage performing this record together, the chemistry will be there.,” Keri Promised of the new song.

“We wanted a female on it that had swag and could execute not just what I wanted in the studio but what I wanted for the video as well.” [Chipmunk] explained.



This week while out in L.A. promoting her upcoming NBC show “The Voice,” Christina Aguilera finally opened up about dealing with the pitfalls of fame after her highly publicized arrest just two weeks ago.

Christina Reports:

“We’re only able to be seen through the microscope of the media and what people gossip about,” Aguilera, 30, told UsMagazine.com during her first public appearance since the headline grabbing arrest.

“You take the good with the bad. It’s by telling our stories, sharing our experiences and really giving a first hand look at us as human beings [that shows] who we really are apart from what we seem to be.

A lesson the pop diva is eager to pass on to the aspiring superstars she’ll be judging/mentoring on the show.

The Pop Diva also adds:



Last night Toccara Jones joined to co-host the relaunch of Strength of Nature Global, LLC and one of their most prized hair care lines – African Pride. Toccara is appointed as Essence Magazine’s Contributing Style Editor recently featured Miss Tina by Tina Knowles clothing line, and can also be seen in “The Ultimate Merger” presented by Donald Trump, America’s Next Top Model, VH1, Target and more along with actor Lance Gross from Meet The Browns, and Tyler Perry’s House of Payne.


The event had a special performance by So So Def recording artist and my girl Dondria. On the cusp of launching their national campaign titled, “My Pride. My Way”, which encourages women to write their own rules when it comes to hair. ”


The African Pride Brand has been in the HBA category for over 19 years and is formulated with natural ingredients such as natural herbs, olive oil, jojoba, jasmine and coconut oil to promote healthy and strong hair. African Pride re-emerges as an industry leader in the development of hair care products and solutions for the multicultural female customer.

Here are all the pic’s… READ MORE

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Officials now say more than eleven-thousand people are dead or missing in the aftermath of a catastrophic earthquake and tsunami in northern Japan. More than 35-hundred people are confirmed dead, while more than 75-hundred remain missing. The death toll is expected to rise as hundreds of unidentified bodies have been spotted in the devastation. About 25-thousand people have been rescued while 440-thousand were evacuated. More than 80-thousand buildings are damaged or destroyed in Japan.

U.S. Navy personnel supplying humanitarian support to Japan are also risking radiation exposure from a crippled nuclear reactor. Officials have said 17 crew members on the USS Ronald Reagan were exposed to low levels of radiation. The aircraft carrier was moved away from the area of the Fukushima [[ foo-koo-SHEE-ma ]] nuclear power plant damaged in last week’s massive earthquake and tsunami.


I have to say people in the industry will tell you that Russell Simmons isn’t the nicest person if you meet him on the streets. So after I found out what Mr Cosby said to him, I have to say “Karma A Bitch!!!!”  Bill Cosby told Russell Simmons to “get the [bleep] out of my face” at the Jackie Robinson Annual Awards Dinner at the Waldorf-Astoria when Simmons tried to apologize for their ongoing beef.

The two have been sparring since 2009, when Cosby launched his “State of Emergency” campaign promoting socially conscious rap music without lyrics celebrating violence, sex or the degradation of women. At the time, Simmons heavily criticized the effort, but tried to make amends with Cosby at the dinner on March 7.

“I wanted to find him to apologize, to tell him I was sorry about my statements and to tell him that I loved him,” the rap mogul writes on his blog. But instead, according to Simmons, Cosby said, READ MORE


I have to say B its about time someone said something about all that craziness GaGa be doing, but hey we might find out its all just a lie. Word on the street is that Beyonce might be tired of Lady Gaga and her crazy way’s. Well they’re just rumors for now, but the story is an insider, according to the National Enquirer, says the singer is just tired of the devilish antics of Gaga and her scene snatching acts.

It’s really hard to tell since the two have been like best buds as they demonstrated in last year’s “Telephone” and “Video Phone.”


Apparently, some beefin’ went down recently between the two … if the Enquirer’s report is to be believed.

“The bad blood between Beyoncé and Gaga has been brewing for months, but it really exploded after the Grammy Awards in February,” the insider said. “Beyoncé thought Gaga’s entrance was way over the top and ridiculously self-serving. READ MORE


Amber Rose wastes no time dishing on her life and the business of everyone else that has involvement with her. Kanye West was one of the number 1 subjects of todays show on Foxxhole Radio.

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