Eddie Murphy To Host The 2012 Oscars?

Rumor has it that actor and funny man Eddie Murphy might be the host for the 84th Oscar Awards show. It hasn’t been confirmed yet but sources say that he showing interest. His agency think that it would be a great idea for him to host to jump start his career again. Eddie Murphy will star in two upcoming movies. One titled Tower Heist which is scheduled to release November 4th and star Ben Stiller as well. READ MORE

Gabrielle Union and her man Dwayne Wade were spotted playing in the sand this weekend at the beach out in Miami. Gabby showed off a bit of her maternal skills as she and Dwayne made it a family affair with his two sons, Zaire and Zion. Gabrielle was repping her man hard at the beach too while she showed off her fabulous body in a Miami Heat bikini. READ MORE

According to recent reports by TMZ, a mysterious buyer has been trying to get their hands on the rights to the Ray J/Kim Kardashian sextape, which undoubtably made her famous. The buyer, who has gone unnamed, hired a laywer in Tennessee to contact Vivid.com to purchase the rights to the ‘Kim Kardashian Sex Tape.’ They want all of the raw footage, unused footage and outtakes that never made it to video. They want anything “that involves Ms. Kardashian.”

While the co-star of the sex tape was never mentioned, Ray J wants a piece of the action too. The video is worth $30 million according to Steve Hirsch, the owner of Vivid.com. READ MORE

Lil Wayne Sells 1 Million Albums In First Week

Initially projected to sell between 700,000 and 850,oo0 units in its first week, Lil Wayne’s new album Tha Carter IV, but reports have it that he’ll sell just shy of 1 million units! Many in the industry saw the negative reviews of Weezy’s new album and decided that he wouldn’t sell very much, but it seems fans didn’t care. Despite being leaked a few days early, Weezy still comes out strong and gives Kanye and Jay-Z a strong run for their money. READ MORE

Musiq Soulchild is prepping for his upcoming album called MusiqInTheMagiq. In an interview with Kempire Radio, he stated that his new album would be about love and relationships with a hopeful and realistic perspective. What was interesting about the interview was when he stated that he wanted to “re-establish what people expect from singers in this genre of music”. Is he insinuating that what their expecting now isn’t good? He went on further to say that he wanted to “challenge people to be more forward thinking than just talking about sex”. Seems like he’s talking about a certain someone, but I’m not going to say any names. READ MORE

New Music: Cassie Ft. Fabolous ‘Radio’

Cassie is getting back to singing it seems. The model/singer is featured on Diddy’s and DJ Prostyle’s mixtape Bad Boy Presents THE PREVIEW. Cassie relates to a lot of women with this song talking about how she should have took notes from the songs on the radio about a lover who has done her wrong. The beat used in the song samples Mobb Deep’s Shook One’s Pt. 2. I wonder if this is the beginning of Cassie gearing up for a return to the music business. READ MORE

La La Takes Over Pure Heat For Atlanta Pride

Reality TV star and former MTV VJ La La Vasquez Anthony made a cameo appearance at this year’s Pure Heat.

It is her first time showing up at Atlanta’s Black Pride Weekend and she did it in style.

La La’s Full Court Life reality show just started its second season on VH1.

I wanna give a big shoutout to the sponsors: X-Rated Fusion Liqueur, Chambord, Aya Vodka & Miller Lite.

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Amel Larrieux Takes Over Pure Heat 2011

Singer/Songwriter Amel Larrieux performed at Club 595 North in support of breast cancer awareness and Pure Heat, Atlanta’s Black Pride Weekend. The event, in conjunction with Vision Community Foundation Inc., was in commemoration of those who have passed due to breast cancer.

Amel, originally slated to perform 3 songs, was cajoled back onto stage to perform a fourth. She performed ‘No One,’ ‘Fa Real’ and ‘Magic’ all in acoustic.  She also sang the Groove Theory classic throwback ‘Tell Me.’

The former Groove Theory member grew up in Greenwich village and supports everything that Pure Heat stands for.

Amel performed with her daughter, Sky, and Keith Witty, both on guitar and background vocals.

Check out her performance of ‘Tell Me’ by Groove Theory and special shoutout to Traxx Girls:

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