The Dirty Laundry
TSA Busts Kurtis Blow
These are the breaks! Ol’ school rapper Kurtis Blow got busted for the ganja TSA style! Apparently he was traveling with a little Mary Jane yesterday at LAX, when a TSA body scanner detected something in his pants. Nope it wasn’t a rocket; it was a big bag of weed. He was issued a ticket and then allowed to board his plane!
Beef: Is There A Young Money Beef Brewing?
Mediatakeout.com is claiming that there could be some beef brewing in the Young Money camp! Word is Drake was messing around with Lil Wayne’s girl, Shanell, while Weezy was locked up! Wayne isn’t mad, but supposedly feels disrespected! An insider also alleges that Wayne feels like Drake doesn’t pay enough homage to him! Uh oh, here we go with the homage thing!
Drake Is Putting On For His City
Speaking of Drake, he’ll be back in his hometown of Toronto, Canada in the spring to host the 2011 Juno Awards, Canada’s equivalent of the Grammys.
Monica Is Surprised About Her Grammy Nominations
Speaking of the Grammys, Monica says she still can’t believe she’s nominated in the “Best Female R&B Vocal Performance” and “Best R&B Album” categories. Here she is talking about it:
The Grammys airs February 13th!
Gnarls Barkley Fans Have To Wait A Little While Longer
Another Grammy nominee, Cee-lo Green, says that if you say that if you’re waiting on another Gnarls Barkley album, you’re just going to have to wait a little bit longer! Here he is:
Cee-lo’s up for a Grammy with "Forget You" for the “Record of the Year” and the “Song of the Year” categories.
T-Pain And Playboy Team Up
T-Pain is teaming up with the king of flix, “Playboy” magazine to throw a huge New Year’s Eve party in Chicago!
Diddy Wants You To Have A Safe New Year
And if you’re making the trip to New York City this year for New Year’s Eve to watch the ball drop, Diddy and Ciroc want to make sure you get home safely. He’ll be giving out $25 debit cards that can be used for cab fair or the subway!
Kanye Gets 5 Mics
It seems like there’s been a lack of classic hip hop albums being released, but the “Source” magazine believes that one of the latest releases deserves the title! Kanye West’s “My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy” got 5 mics, so congrats to him!
As for new movies, “Black Swan,” “I Love You Phillip Morris,” “The Warrior’s Way” and “Rare Exports” are all in theaters today!