Brandon ‘B’ Howard a talented producer, singer and song writer was spotted out and about in Atlanta at Tees & Quotes. More photos inside. Read More »
On Saturday, Founder/ CEO ofÂ Monami Entertainment ,Mona Scott-Young,Â hosted the annual Monami Holiday Celebration at the Newark Museum in New Jersey.See photos inside. Read More »
Last night was the airing of BET’s annual Black Girls Rock celebration. The most beautiful and talented ladies of the entertainment industry were all in the building. In case you missed it, check out the performances below.
PHOTOS : LL Cool, Sean “Diddy” Combs, Busta Rhyme, Mary J. Blige, Missy Elliott, Lauryn Hill, & More Attend Chris Lighty’s Funeral
Yesterday LL Cool J, Sean “Diddy” Combs, Busta Rhymes and Mary J. Blige were among the extended family members who helped lay hip-hop manager Chris Lighty to rest (Wednesday) at his funeral in Manhattan. An emotional LL — who had once been a client of Lighty’s — told MTV News after the service that his former manager was a “jewel” and a “treasured person in the community.” The rapper added that Lighty was an “architect of our culture,” but he was also a friend. During the ceremony, Q-Tip, Busta Rhymes and other artists also shared their personal memories of Lighty. The 44-year-old died last Thursday of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.
New information regarding Aaliyah’s upcoming posthumous album continues to surface this week. The latest detail comes from Missy Elliott’s longtime manager Mona Scott-Young, who says via press release that Elliott and fellow Aaliyah collaborator Timabaland won’t be participating in the new project. Read More »
I know that people have been havingÂ mixed feelings about Drake taking on an Aaliyah album but now BET is reporting that Timbaland will reportedly be involved in the upcoming “Posthumous” Aaliyah album. I don’t know how the entire project will go but it seems only right that you involve Timbaland and/or Missy working on this album. This is news that should provide some solace to fans who were upset by the new Aaliyah song released late Sunday by Drake and his producer Noah “40″ Shebib.
Drake is working with Aaliyah’s record label Blackground Records as executive producer of the new album, news that crystallized for the public soon after Sunday’s release of “Enough Said,” on which he is featured with the late Chanteuse.
Drake’s involvement in Aaliyah’s new posthumous single “Enough Said” is getting mixed reviews from fans online.Â MTV News reports the pro-Drizzy crowd took to Twitter after the song was posted online this weekend, thanking the Toronto rapper for continuing the late R&B singer’s legacy.Â But not everyone is on board.Â Twitter-user @tiphonic said “Drake’s obsession” with Aaliyah — he sports two tattoos honoring the singer — is a little scary.Â Others also said frequent Aaliyah collaborators Timbaland and Missy Elliott should be involved in any new music from the singer, a point Timbaland agrees with.Â The producer said in an April radio interview that “it would not be right” for Drake to go forward with a new Aaliyah project without himself and Elliott.
“Enough Said” is rumored to be the first single from an entire posthumous album from Aaliyah, which Drake may be executive producing.Â However, the record and its possible production team have yet to be confirmed.
NecoleBitchie reports over the past few weeks there has been talks of an Aaliyah posthumousÂ albumÂ (executive produced by Drake and his producing partner Noah â€™40â€² Shebib) as well as talks of a biopic which has been going on for years. Read More »
Missy Elliott and Timbaland fans have a lot to look forward to this summer. Timbaland tells MTV News they plan on releasing solo albums on the same day in June. He says they will also release their first singles at the same time, although a debut date for the tracks has yet to be revealed. The famed hip-hop producer adds that they didn’t want to get too far ahead of one another while putting together their solo projects, so they decided to work on their albums “at the same time.”
Hip-Hop elite honored the dirty south Thursday night (Jun 3) at the 2010 VH1 Hip-Hop Honors. Gossiponthis.com are reporting that the events which was held in New York City at the Hammerstein Ballroom was off the chain.
The VH1 Hip-Hop honors was hosted by actor/comedian Craig Robinson and honored Dirty South Hip-Hop Legends like Jermaine Dupri, Master P, Uncle Luke, Bow Wow, Drake, T.I., Fabolous, Nelly, Gucci Mane, Missy Elliott, Kelly Rowland, Lauren London and more. Click Here To See All The Pic’s.. Read More »