Just over a week after her ‘suicide attempt’, Fantasia Barrino hit the stage at the Big Chill in Charlotte, NC as a surprise performer to close out the Birthday Celebration/Comedy Show for Charlotte Bobcats player Tyrus Thomas. With VH1 camera crews in attendance, Fantasia performed a set of old school jams and got into an emotional performance of her current single ‘Bittersweet’. Click below to see the video!! Read More »
LL COOL J’s first fitness book, theÂ Read More »best-selling LL COOL J’sÂ Platinum Workout, showed how the superstar got and maintained his amazing physique. Now, in the next evolution of his workout philosophy, he shares the secrets that have helped him achieve his greatest goals not only in the gym, but as an actor, businessman, and multi-platinum musician.Â In LL COOL J’SPLATINUM 360 DIET AND LIFESTYLE,Â LL COOL J reveals his 360-degree program for achieving peak physical, nutritional and mental health.
Hip-hop producer Swizz Beatz has signed a new deal. Rap-Up.com is reporting that Beatz has inked an agreement to release his second, yet-untitled album with Everest Entertainment and Atlantic/Warner Records. The album is due this fall, and expected to include appearances from Jay-Z, Mary J. Blige, Coldplay, John Legend, Drake and T.I.. Beatz says he’s excited about his new deal and upcoming release stating, quote, “Both Everest and the Atlantic/Warner team have been great and I’m looking forward to sharing this project with true fans of good music.” Read More »
I’m sure R&B singer Brandy can’t wait to put the days of being sued behind her. House musician Marc Mysterio of Canada and his record company Joia Records is suing the singer for $6 million for breach of contract (August 21). Brandy backed out of a deal to appear on Marc’s lead single “Shout it Out” from his upcoming albumÂ Redemption. Papers were filed this morning in a Los Angeles Superior Court and the attorney for Marc believes they will come out on the winning end of the case because there was a contract, not to mention conversations between the two that were recorded by VH1 cameras. Read More »
T.I. is definitely living life and things can’t be better. He recently married his sweetheart, his movie Takers is an automatic box office hit due in theaters next week, plus his albumÂ King Uncaged to follow. But that isn’t enough for the King of the South as he expands into television with a cartoon called “Lil’ Homies” for the kids (August 20). Read More »
Montana Fishburne claims she was cheated out of payment from her sex tape partner and has hired an attorney to help reclaim it.
TMZ has obtained several letters that Fishburneâ€™s legal team sent to Brian Pumper demanding that his production company immediately stop all sales of â€œPhattys Rhymes & Dimes 14,â€ which includes a scene featuring the two of them.
Check out the audio below of Fishburne stating that B. Pumper is “Bullshi*t!”
“Some people wanted to be lawyers and law was interesting to them…I wanted to help people get their nut off…”
During Drakeâ€™s Ustream session last night, he invited Wiz Khalifa to come onboard his Lightdreams & Nightmares tour. Although Wiz is flattered by the gesture, he respectfully declined the offer since heâ€™s set to embark on his Waken Baken tour. â€œJust the fact of cuz even extending his hand and me being on his radar is tight, to me. It just lets me know that Iâ€™m doinâ€™ what I need to be doinâ€™ as far as stayinâ€™ relevant and stayinâ€™ poppinâ€™. Read More »
Cash Money is becoming the label of the times, with huge names like Lil Wayne, Drake, Nicki Minaj, and Bow Wow. Now…they have inked another super producer; Def Jam South President DJ Khaled (August 20). I think everyone saw the work that Baby and Cash Money/Young Money put in to get to this point, and its like they are working like they never made a dollar. That’s that grind, you know? In a tweet yesterday, Khaled expressed his excitement on becoming the newest member of Cash Money.
“Its getting serious my lawyer theo and cash money lawyer vernin brown just landed from a helicopter to make this meeting! $wethebestforever,” he tweeted Thursday afternoon.
“This cash money we the best meeting is getting real interesting!”
Check out theÂ interviewÂ with Baby explaining his take on Cash Money’s success!! Read More »
Hip-hop star Wyclef Jean urged supporters to respond “peacefully and responsibly” to a Haiti provisional electoral council ruling that he is not eligible to run as a presidential candidate in the Nov. 28 election. Singer-songwriter Jean, 40, an international celebrity who is popular in his impoverished and earthquake-ravaged homeland, was left off the list of approved candidates published by the council. Read More »