Outkast’s and ATL own Big Boi is sharing more details about his upcoming solo album. The rapper has set a release date for the set he’s calling “Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors.” Big Boi tweeted “Breaking News” on Monday, saying that his sophomore solo effort would drop on November 13, 2012.

The album’s first single is a track called “Gossip,” which will feature Big K.R.I.T. and UGK. Kid Cudi and Theophilus London are also among the guests expected to show up on the album. Big Boi first revealed his plans to release “Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors” about two weeks ago, also via tweet. He said at the time that the album was “80 percent complete.” “Vicious Lies” will follow Big Boi’s 2010 solo debut “Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty.”

People let make sure we support the homie…

Kobe Bryant, & Vanessa Bryant Call Off Divorce

It appears the divorce is off, at least for now, for basketball star Kobe Bryant and his wife Vanessa. READ MORE

Talk about making major moves. Eurweb reports the Queen of Hip Hop soul landed a huge gig to play the role of the wife of Malcolm X.
She’ll portray Dr. Betty Shabazz in the upcoming TV film, “Parallel Lives,” which captures the lives of Shabazz and Coretta Scott King and the relationship they shared as the wives of two slain civil rights icons.

The singer is serious about her developing job in drama and told the press that she’s studying Mrs. Shabazz.


Beginning her acting career in Tyler Perry’s “I Can Do Bad All By Myself,” Blige has grown significantly on screen.


Since deciding to become competitive in the drama industry, she’s taken acting lessons, and has equipped herself with an acting coach, piano coach, and dialect coach. READ MORE

RHOA star Nene Leakes is launching a fashion line. CourtneyLuv.com reports that  an announcement tied to Licensing Expo 2012, currently going on in Las Vegas, that it intends to “leverage NeNe’s position in pop culture to offer consumers fashion-forward, affordable apparel and accessories, designed to empower women to walk into a room and ‘own it’ — like NeNe herself.” READ MORE

Oprah meets the Kardashians on the next new episode of “Oprah’s Next Chapter.” The reality TV family will sit down with media mogul Oprah Winfrey for what’s being billed as the family’s first TV interview. READ MORE

Shad Gregory Moss the son of the lovely Teresa Caldwell and Alfonso Moss.


At age three, he became interested in rap. using the name “Kid Gangsta”, he began rapping recreationally at age six; he was also a fan of N.W.A at that age.


In 1993, he performed at a concert in Los Angeles, and was noticed by rapper Snoop Dogg, who subsequently gave him a stage name, “Bow Wow”.


As Lil’ Bow Wow, he released his first album, Beware of Dog in 2000 at age 13, which was followed by Doggy Bag 2001. In 2003, Bow Wow released his third album Unleashed, which was the first album released without using Lil’ in his name. 12 yaears later he’s still out here doing his thang… READ MORE

Director Gabriel Hart, Jadakiss, Pusha-T, and Bangladesh
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Pusha T sported his matching hat and shirt from his new clothing line “Playa Cloths” as he lyrically rocked it in Bangladesh (Producer) /artist/Rapper with his new single “100”. We caught Jadakiss joining the 2 in the cut on Metropolitan Pkwy. Looks like Mr. Bangladesh getting his 2012 Dr Dre on .Can’t wait to see what Banging Beats he has in store for himself. Check out the new single and let us know what you think.

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Jay-Z is powering up his high wattage portfolio with a new business venture.


The rapper is teaming up with battery maker Duracell and Powermat to launch what they’re calling a Wireless Power Nation.


It’s essentially a wireless charging system that allows users to power up their phones, or other wireless devices, simply by placing them on Powermat-equipped charging stations.


Plans call for these charging stations to be installed on tables and bars in coffee shops, restaurants, clubs, gyms and other public venues.

There will even be a Google app that will share locations of nearby Powermat hot spots. READ MORE