UPDATED: I just got off the phone with Wayne’s ex-wife Toya Johnson and she wants everyone to know that this story is completely FALSE and was made up. She told us that she hasn’t spoken to ANYONE from the media about Wayne’s situation in prison. She doesn’t know where this information came from, but it didn’t come from her…
Lil Wayne is finding ways to stay busy while serving time in prison. Â Wayne has been assigned to watch over suicidal inmates. The rapper began serving a year long prison sentence for weapons charges last month. He is housed at New York City’s Rikers Island facility in the Eric M. Taylor Center. Lil Wayne’s ex-wife, BET reality show star Antonia “Toya” Johnson, says she’s been able to talk to Wayne. Johnson says, quote,READ MORE
Nicki Minaj won’t be hitting the road with Rihanna this summer. The Young Money emcee took to her Twitter account on Wednesday to announce that she will be spending the next few months working on her debut album. She writes, quote,
“I’m sorry 2 say I will not be going out on RiRi’s tour. I’ve decided 2 use that time for the completion of my album. Hope u understand.”
A possible release date for Minaj’s first release has not been announced, but last month she debuted her first single, “Massive Attack.” Rihanna’s “Last Girl On Earth” tour – which will also include Kesha – was announced on Monday. The trek gets underway on July 2nd at the White River Amphitheatre in Seattle, Washington.
It was allergies, not a relapse, says Whitney Houston, who’s now out of the hospital and eager to return to the stage.
“I’m feeling great,” she tells sources. “I’m just ready to move on and continue my world tour.”
Hospitalized earlier this week for an upper respiratory infection, Houston postponed the first four shows of her European tour, fueling tabloid speculation that she’s in a downward drug spiral. READ MORE
The ladies of SWV (Sisters With Voices) were a smash act in the 90s. After marriage, kids, and living life the trio is working on a new album this year and recently caught up with super photographer DEREK BLANKS for a photoshoot. The Pictures will be for publicity/promotional use. A couple weeks ago I got to see them perform in Atlanta and they were great. But I wonder if they still have what it takes to put out a new album.
LeLe, Coko and Taj are ready to get it. Do yall think they can still make us “Weak” or should they give it up?
Robin Thicke is now the father of a baby boy. The vocalist and his wife – “Precious” actress Paula Patton – welcomed Julian Fuego into the world on Tuesday in Los Angeles. Thicke had to cancel part of his show Tuesday night at the Staples Center for what he called “personal reasons.” His tour mate, Alicia Keys, gave him words of congratulations from the stage. Thicke and Patton are high school sweethearts who are about to celebrate five years of marriage in June. His rep says, quote, “Mother, father, and son are all doing well.” Look for Thicke’s other new production, the video for “It’s In The Mornin’,” coming soon. Rap-up.com reports the steamy new video, starring Snoop Dogg, was just shot at the end of last month.
It’s been well over a decade since singers Â Monica and BrandyÂ released their hit duet, “The Boy Is Mine.” The two are now making plans to work together again on a new track. But Monica says not to expect a “Boy Is Mine” sequel.
Monica just dropped her new record, “Still Standing.” The album debuted at number two on the Billboard 200 album chart. Her show of the same name airs on BET Tuesdays at 10:00 p.m. Eastern. READ MORE