Nicki Minaj created major ruckus at the Versace for H&M collection launch inÂ New York City onÂ Tuesday night (Nov. 8). The Harajuku Barbie sizzled on theÂ carpetÂ with her tropical style, rocking a curlyÂ green wigÂ adorned with a palm leaf while posing with designer Donatella Versace. She grabbed a front row seat inside, along with Prince and Jennifer Hudson, for the runwayÂ showÂ before emerging onstage at the after-party. READ MORE
As we told youÂ yesterday, the Hip Hop community lost one of their legendary rappers Heavy D at the age of 44. According to TMZ a call was placed to 911 stating that a man was unconscious in the hallway aroung 11:00 a.m. Whenever paramedics finally arrived Heavy D was reportedly responsive and even speakingÂ but was stillÂ rushed to a nearby hospital where he was soon after pronounced dead. Cops are continously investigating this death and have said that there were no signs of any foul play. Check inside for the update.
“Heavy D had just returned from shopping and walked up some stairs when he began having trouble breathing. Adam Mills, a designer who was in the building and knew Heavy D, found him leaning against a railing and clearly in distress. Adam tells us he cradled Heavy D in his lap as others called 911. Adam says Heavy D was conscious and said to him, â€œI canâ€™t breathe, I canâ€™t breathe.â€ When paramedics took Heavy D to the hospital he had a pulse. People in the building are saying he died of a heart attack, but we have not been able to confirm that. Law enforcement sources tell us â€¦ no foul play was involved and so far they only know the cause of death was â€œmedical.â€
Dwight Arrington Myers was born in 1967 in Jamaica and with his group â€˜Heavy D & The Boyz,â€™ he reached fame with his 1987 Uptown Records release â€˜Livinâ€™ Large.â€™ Heâ€™s most recognized as rapping the theme songs for the hit shows â€˜In Living Colorâ€™ and â€˜Mad TV,â€™ as well as being featured on the song â€˜Jamâ€™ with Michael Jackson. Heâ€™s had featured acting roles on â€˜The Tracy Morgan Show,â€™ Cider House Rules,â€™ â€˜Lifeâ€™ with Eddie Murphy and Martin Lawrence, â€˜Bones,â€™ â€˜Boston Public,â€™ and most recently having a cameo role in the movie â€˜Tower Heist,â€™ which hit theaters last Friday.
We last seen Heavy D at the Â BET Hip Hop Awards last month where he performed some of his old hits and looked absolutely fine as he lit up the stage and hyped fans. Once again our deepest condolences go out to his family and friends. R.I.P Heavy D!
R&B singer Frank Ocean recently had a show at ‘The House of Blues’ in New Orleans for his hometown. During his concert he sung “I Miss You” by Beyonce’, a song in which he wrote for the “Party” singer. Beyonce’ used the song for her album “4.” Check out the video inside. READ MORE
Lloyd Banks a.k.a Blue Hefner, The Boy Wonder and Punchline King is back with a new mixtape for your ears. Just in time with Winter around the corner, he dropped “The Cold Corner 2″ for all his loyal fans. READ MORE
Actor Tristan Wilds turned artist dropped his first EP, ‘Remember, Remember’ via Twitter and Tumblr. Now the 22 year old is known for his role on shows ‘The Wire’, and ‘90210.’ Wilds has signed a deal with Ten2one and plans to release his debut album next year.Â Throughout the mixtape the actor is heard singing and rapping. Peep out the linkÂ inside to download his EP. READ MORE
Mary J. Blige recently sat down with Clara of Kiss FM to talk about her new album and more. The Queen of Hip Hop/Soul spilled the beans on a new duet wit Beyonce’ to be featured on her new album. The divas collaborate on a song titled “Love A Woman”. Blige explains the song was initially Beyonce’s song and later Beyonce’ gave it to her. Check out the interview inside. READ MORE
Mariah Carey, who just had twins Monroe and Moroccan Cannon six months ago, debuts her new slim-curvy figure in Jenny Craig commercial. The new mother to be is the newest spokesperson for the brand. The “We Belong Together” singer dropped 60 pounds on the Jenny Craig diet. Carey-Cannon also revealed her new look on OWN’s ‘The Rosie Show.’ Check inside for her new promo video. READ MORE
If you havenâ€™t heard of Sophia Grace and Rosie the Hype Girl, you truly have been sleeping alone with Wilson on a deserted island.
Sophia Grace Brownlee is an 8-year-old YouTube sensation and Rosie is her 5-year-old cousin.
The two British girls became a YouTube hit by Sophia Grace belting out the lyrics of her favorite artistsâ€™ song, â€œSuper Bass,â€ by Nicki Minaj.Â They genuinely love the platinum-selling recording artist.Â When you hear Sophia rapping the lyrics to â€œSuper Bass,â€ you may be confuzzled as to who really owns this song because this little girl doesnâ€™t miss a beat or syllable.
Now, her cousin, Rosie, stands beside her while she performs because as Sophia mentioned on The Ellen Show, â€œRosie makes me feel more confident.â€ But when you see Sophia Grace, youâ€™re going to see that her confidence is out of this world. When you see the word â€˜confidentâ€™ in the dictionary, her face will appear. Check the inside for their performance. READ MORE