CNN analyst Roland Martin won’t be on the news channel, at least temporarily, due to a controversy over tweets he sent out during the Super Bowl.  In one tweet, he remarked that if a man is “hyped” about an underwear ad featuring soccer star David Beckham, quote, “smack the ish out of him!”  CNN said Martin’s statements were regrettable, offensive and inconsistent with the company’s culture.  The day after the Super Bowl, Martin said he regretted any offense his comments caused, and he did not seriously suggest striking anyone. You can check out statements from CNN and Martin below…

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Birdman Buys Lil Wayne A New Bentley

Cash Money Records CEO Bryan “Birdman” Williams knows how to take care of his friends. The hip-hop mogul just recently purchased a Bentley Mulsanne for Lil Wayne. The luxury automobile retails for around 285-thousand dollars. Birdman says he bought Wayne the car because he always gets something for his “son” whenever he gets something for himself. Young Money Entertainment president Mack Maine also recently received a Rolls-Royce from Birdman. Mack Maine says he deserves “to be excited” by the gift, noting he grew up driving cars that were nowhere near as nice. READ MORE

Ray J Says Bodyguards Didn’t Hit Anyone

 Ray J is denying allegations that his bodyguards beat up two men last week. A rep for the R&B and reality TV star tells TMZ neither Ray J nor any members of his group “had anything to do with the incident that is being reported.” The rep explains Ray J was working on his new TV show at the time of the alleged incident and had off duty police officers protecting him. READ MORE

Rick Ross just dropped his new video “Yella Diamonds” a track off the recently-released Rich Forever mixtape. The video was directed by DRE Films and tells the tale of drug dealer Ross as “El gordito Rozay,” a bawse who peddles a special blend of dope called “Yella Diamonds.”

The homie Missinfo posted Rick’s interview with MTV where he speaks on his beef with Young Jeezy Check it out below…..

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Watch: Asher Roth – New Video ‘Dope Sh*t’

RapRadar reports that Asher and his band delivers some, “dope s*it” after watching his latest video “Dope Sh*t”. In case you did know Roth recently dropped a new mixtape. You can download the mixtape Pabst & Jazz  here. Here’s Asher Roth’s new video, “Dope Shit,” directed by Aristotle.

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Mindless Behavior is looking for a Valentine, to spend some of that new money they have?   Mindless  just scored a major merchandising deal with Kmart. Confirming their new clothing deal on there website:

“We’re excited to partner with Kmart to bring some new MB swag to fans all across the US!,” said Mindless Behavior. READ MORE

 Kanye West is a huge name artist, which means people will do anything to get him to perform. Knowing that he’s a superstar West feels entitled to make certain demands of his crew while he is on tour. The rapper’s ridiculous rider from his recent Australian tour  leaked on the net and people are talking. Sources say Kanye demands that anyone that drives him wears 100 per cent cotton: No man-made fibers. Really Kanye? Who’s checking your driver’s drawls????  I wonder?

He also demanded Versace towels — which were shipped from America, and were then cut into smaller sizes so he could wipe his face on stage.

But the part that has everyone talking is that fact that he’s being filmed by a crew following the launch of his new fashion label KW. READ MORE

Watch : Amazing Spider Man – Official Trailer 2

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The official trailer for the new Spider Man movie was released this week and I was shocked to see it was an entirely new cast, from the faces we are familiar seeing.

 

The Amazing Spider-Man movie was directed by Marc Webb, based on the comic book, starring Andrew Garfield as the New Spider-Man. It is the fourth Columbia Pictures film based on the Marvel Comics character, and the first film in a rebooted Spider-Man film franchise.

 

The cast includes Garfield as Peter Parker and his alter ego, Emma Stone as Gwen Stacy and Rhys Ifans as Dr. Curt Connors. The film will portray Parker as his super powers are evolving in high school.
The film’s development began simultaneously with Sony announcing the cancellation of Spider-Man 4. Opting for a reboot with the same production team rather than another sequel, the studio announced a July 2012 release date for what was now titled The Amazing Spider-Man.

 

James Vanderbilt was hired to write the script while Alvin Sargent and Steve Kloves helped fine-tune the script. Filming started in December 2010 in Los Angeles before moving to New York City with the help of RED Epic camera. The film entered post-production in April 2011.

 The Amazing Spider-Man is scheduled to be released in 3D and IMAX 3D on July 3, 2012. A sequel of the film is being planned for release in 2014 with James Vanderbilt hired to again write the screenplay. Check out the trailer and tell me what you think?