The Dirty Laundry
Bad News For The Queen Of Soul
Aretha Franklin can’t seem to catch a break lately! First her son was attacked in Detroit and now her body’s under attack. A family member confirmed that she was diagnosed with cancer, although there’s no word as to what type of cancer it is.
Bow Wow Talks About His Suicide Rant
Speaking of life and death, Bow Wow explained his suicidal Twitter rant last month. He says he didn’t want to commit suicide, but he just wants to live a normal life. Here he is:
The Bahamas Can’t Ban The Snow Man
Well life wasn’t so rosy for Young Jeezy either. He was arrested in the Bahamas last weekend. Word is he was arrested, booked and quickly released. No details on why….but they must not know, you can’t ban the snowman!
Bun B is Helping Needy Families
Speaking of snow and the holiday season, Bun B is doing his part to make sure needy families have enough to eat! For the second Christmas, Bun is linking up with Boost Mobile to host a holiday food drive in Houston.
Mariah Carey Is Doing An Extreme Makeover
Mariah Carey will also be delivering some holiday cheer! She’ll be on this weekend’s episode of “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” in Pensacola, Florida. Mariah’s episode airs this Sunday, December 12th at 8pm on ABC.
Check Out The “Michael” Album Early
Even though Michael Jackson’s new album “Michael” hits stores next Tuesday, you can stream the entire CD now at MichaelJackson.com. It features songs with Akon, Lenny Kravitz and 50 Cent, on “Monster.”
Kanye West Is A “Monster”
Speaking of monsters, Kanye West is making out with dead women and Rick Ross likes to hang next-to-naked white women from his ceiling! Sounds creepy right! Well it is! It’s from the sneak peek at the video for Kanye’s song “Monster” featuring Rozay, Nicki Minaj & Jay-Z!
Rolling Stone Magazine’s Top 30
And the song “Monster” is on his latest album, “My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy,” which is on “Rolling Stone” magazine’s top 30 albums of 2010 list. And Yeezy’s not just on the list, he’s #1! Here are the rest of the hip hop albums on the list:
1. Kanye West, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
7. Drake, Thank Me Later
9. Eminem, Recovery
19. M.I.A., Maya
21. Big Boi, Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty
29. The Roots, How I Got Over
30. Rick Ross, Teflon Don
As for the charts this week, Kanye fell from #1 to #7, but sold 108,000 copies. Nicki Minaj’s “Pink Friday” is right behind Ye, selling an additional 103,000 copies. Rihanna’s “Loud” is #10. Eric Benet’s “Lost in Time” debuted at #30 and Ne-yo’s “Libra Scale” drops to #31 in its 2nd week!