Wednesday, March 30, 2011
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The Dirty Laundry
ABC Will Not Press Any Charges Against Chris Brown
Today it’s all about Chris Brown! He got some good news from ABC; They decided not to press charges against Breezy for his alleged tempter-tantrum. On top of that, they’ve invited him back to the show!
Ludacris Will Play A Police Officer In A New Movie
It’s nowhere close to December, but Ludacris is getting ready for New Year’s Eve! He’s signed on to play a police officer in a new comedy movie called “New Year’s Eve.” The cast includes Robert DeNiro & Halle Berry. “New Year’s Eve” will hit theaters on December 9th.
Nicki Minaj Is Already Talking About Her New Album
Nicki Minaj is also getting ready for her next project. Even though “Pink Friday” is still going strong, she’s already making plans for her next album. She even has a release date, but won’t let the cat out of the bag yet!
Speaking of albums, Lupe Fiasco‘s “Lasers” album is still going strong. it;s the nation’s #2 album, moving an additional 47,000 copies in its second week. Marsha Ambrosius‘ “Late Nights and Early morning,” sold 27,000 copies placing it at #10. And Raekwon‘s “Shaolin vs. Wu-Tang” plummeted from #12 to #45! And here’s a little sneak peek into next week’s charts. Word is Chris Brown is on track to sell between 250,000 and 300,000 copies of “F.A.M.E.” I’ll have the numbers for you next week.
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
The Dirty Laundry
Chris Brown Becomes Furious After His Interview On “Good Morning America”
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I personally think Chris Brown needs to demand a refund of the money he paid for his anger management classes, because they’re just not working! C. Breezy allegedly went crazy yesterday after his appearance on “Good Morning America.” Word is, he was upset because during his interview, Robin Roberts repeatedly asked him pre-approved questions about Rihanna.
Click here to check out the tweets!
Chris Brown Is Already Getting Heat For His Actions
Chris Brown is already feeling the backlash. He’s supposed to perform on “Dancing With The Stars” next Tuesday but a lot of fans are demanding that DWTS cancel his appearance. And he canceled his appearance on MTV’s “The Seven.”
Will Rihanna Go On Tour?
Rihanna may have to cancel her “Loud” tour because she’s having a rough time selling tickets! It’s supposedly gotten so bad that one of her managers told her to go on and cancel some dates! And Ciara may have the last laugh! Remember Rihanna called her out about not being able to book a stage, well CiCi tweeted, “Well, well, well…u don’t say…” after the news about RiRi’s lackluster sales hit the web!
Bow Wow Skips Out On His Ex-Girlfriend’s Baby Shower
Chris and RiRi aren’t the only ones cancelling appearances, Bow Wow is too! Media Takeout says he skipped out on his ex-girlfriend’s baby shower over the weekend! And to add insult to injury, word is he was out on the town with his new-again boo, Angela Simmons! Ouch!
Ja Rule Is Facing More Legal Problems
Well Ja Rule admitted yesterday in court that he didn’t pay taxes on more than $3 million in income. He could be sentenced to up to one year in prison and more than $100, 000 in fines!
Young Buck Get’s Sued By 50 Cent
Ja Rule‘s arch enemy, 50 Cent, is suing Young Buck! G-Unit Records has filed a $10 million lawsuit against Buck, in the event that he breaches his contract with the label in is on-going bankruptcy case.
Lil’ Wayne Owe’s A Producer $20 Million
Buck’s not alone, Lil’ Wayne is also being sued! A producer named Deezle says that Young Money and Cash Money owe him $20 million!
Arrangements Have Been Made For Nate Dogg‘s Funeral
Rest In Peace Nate Dogg! He will be laid to rest this Saturday after a private funeral and public memorial service.
Monday, March 21, 2011
Edgy British brand Illamasqua is launching a new vivid nail polish collection called "Toxic Nature" which includes five shades. The collection will retail for $14 each and will be sold at Sephora stores and also on Sephora online in April.What do you guys think of the beauty video they put out to accompany the launch?
The Dirty Laundry
A Woman Says She Was Raped At Lil Wayne’s House
A woman claims that she was held against her will and raped at a house in Southern California where Lil Wayne was recording in January. The woman, who is a catering assistant, reported the alleged attack to police. It’s unclear whether or not Lil Wayne was at the house when the crime was allegedly committed.
Wyclef Gets Shot In Haiti
Wyclef is doing well, according to his spokesperson, after being shot in the hand while driving to a pre-election event in Port Au Prince, Haiti with Busta Rhymes. Bullets struck their vehicle at about 11 o’clock on Saturday night, Clef got grazed in the hand, and was treated and released from a hospital.
Ne-Yo‘s Dancers Fear Japan
Four of Ne-Yo’s back-up dancers stayed home from his current tour of Japan because they’re afraid of aftershocks and radiation exposure after the 8.9 magnitude earthquake there. Ne-Yo will hit the stage in Japan tomorrow and Thursday.
Jennifer Hudson Will Perform On American Idol This Week
Speaking of performances, Jennifer Hudson is returning to where it all began for her! She’ll be hitting the “American Idol” stage on Thursday, 7 years after being eliminated!
Lupe Fiasco Announces Tour Dates
With his new album, “Lasers,” topping the charts, Lupe Fiasco has announced that he’ll be hitting the road, kicking off his tour on March 27th in L.A.
March 27 – Los Angeles, CA – DUB Car Show – L.A. Convention Center
March 31 – Durham, NC – Duke University
April 1 – Ann Arbor, MI – University Of Michigan
April 13 – Albany, NY – SUNY Albany – Washington Ave. Armory
April 16 – Keene, NH – Keene State College
April 19 – Oxford, OH – Miami University
April 21 – Phoenix, AZ – Mesa Amphitheater
April 24 – New York, NY – Roseland Ballroom
April 25 – New York, NY – Roseland Ballroom
April 26 – New Haven, CT – Yale University
April 28 – Bristol, RI – Roger Williams University
April 29 – University Park, PA – Penn State University
May 1 – Baltimore, MD – Meriweather Post
May 6 – New Orleans, LA – Congo Square
May 7 – Boise, ID – Boise State University
May 11 – Lewiston, ME – Bates College – Grey Gym
The District Attorney Who Prosecuted Bruno Mars Was Arrested For Cocaine Possesion
Well here’s a crazy story! The Deputy District Attorney who prosecuted Bruno Mars and Paris Hilton in Las Vegas for cocaine possession was arrested on Saturday night for, get this…cocaine possession! Damn! Talk about Karma!
Weekend Box Office
As for the box office, “Limitless” was #1 with $19 million in receipts. “Rango” was #2 with $15.3 million, bringing its total to $92.6 million and “Battle: Los Angeles” dropped to 3rd with $14.6 million.
Sunday, March 20, 2011
Thursday, March 17, 2011
The Dirty Laundry
Petey Pablo Faces Up To A Decade In Prison
Petey Pablo‘s future just got a bit dimmer. He pleaded guilty yesterday to possession of a stolen gun. As a part of the plea deal, 2 other charges against him were dropped. Petey faces up to a decade in prison and will be sentenced in June!
Did Michael Jackson Kill Himself?
Dr. Conrad Murray’s legal team thinks they can prove that Michael Jackson killed himself. All they need to prove is if a fingerprint off a broken syringe that rolled under Mike’s bed the day he died. According to TMZ, Murray’s lawyers were in court yesterday asking the FBI to hand over the evidence. The defense is trying to prove that Michael gave himself a fatal dose of the drug that killed him when Dr. Murray left the room.
Expect Two New Books From Sista Souljah
If you’re a fan of Sister Souljah’s book “The Coldest Winter Ever,” then you’re happy to know that she’s following it up with not one, but two new books, “Midnight” and “Meaning of Love.” “Midnight” will hit stores April 12th!
Topping The Charts
Speaking of stores, Lupe Fiasco‘s album “Lasers,” hit stores last week and sits on top of the charts after selling more than 200,000 copies. Marsha Ambrosius‘ “Late Nights & Early Mornings” is #8 with almost 41,000 units moved. And Raekwon‘s “Shaolin vs. Wu-Tang” sold 29,000 copies.
On Your Tube
If you missed Halle Berry on “Ellen” or Shaq on “Letterman,” those episodes are re-running today on your tube!
Tuesday, March 15, 2011
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Friday, March 11, 2011
The Dirty Laundry
Snoop From “The Wire” Was Arrested
Felicia “Snoop” Pearson, from “The Wire,” was arrested along with almost 60 other people yesterday morning in a drug raid in Baltimore. The Alphabet Boys (DEA) coordinated the raids with local cops to bust up a huge heroin and marijuana operation!
Kanye West Is Rejected From Two Major Fashion Shows
While Snoop is locked up, Kanye West is locked out. He was kept out of two major Paris Fashion Week shows. Supposedly, Yeezy was told that he was not welcome, but he chose to attend anyway. A rep told “The New York Post,” “Mr. West was requested to attend and we let him know we would not be able to accommodate him. He chose to come to the door anyway and we kindly let him know we could not accommodate him.” Ye also had a similar problem when he tried to attend Alexander McQueen’s show. Damn Ye!
After Just Four Months, Ne-Yo Is Expecting Another Baby
Talk about putting in work, Ne-Yo is about to be a father again! It’s only been four months since his “friend” Monyetta gave birth to their daughter and now, wham, bam, thank you ma’am, she’s pregnant again! But having kids together doesn’t mean they’re a couple! Last August Ne-Yo said, “I have a friend. Not a girlfriend.” Ouch!
Forbes Top 5 Wealthiest Rappers
“Forbes” has released its list of the wealthiest rappers. The top 5 are Diddy with $475 million, Jay-Z with $450 million, Dr. Dre with $125 million, and Birdman and 50 Cent are tied with $100 million! Let me hold somethin!
Want To Sit Next To Jay-Z Courtside A Knicks Game?
Speaking of Jay-Z, he’s selling a pair of New York Knicks courtside seats to the highest bidder for charity. You can place your bid at CharityBuzz.com and you could sit next to Hov!
As for new movies, “Battle: Los Angeles,” “Red Riding Hood,” “Jane Eyre,” and “Mars Needs Moms” are all in theaters today!
Thursday, March 10, 2011
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Tuesday, March 8, 2011
Monday, March 7, 2011
The Dirty Dirty
Chris Brown Exposes More Than His New Do
Well apparently Chris Brown is showing the world more than just his new blonde do! A full-frontal naked picture of Breezy surfaced online Friday night, and the picture must be recent because he has blonde hair in it. Shortly after the photo was leaked, Breezy tweeted, “WTF!!! Here we go!” Then later he tweeted, “It’s ironic how “somebody” out this out right around my album time!” His new album F.A.M.E is due March 22nd!
Da Brat Claims Every Girl In Prison Wanted Her
Speaking of nakedness, Da Brat claims that during her 2 ½ years in prison, every girl wanted to get her naked. She told TMZ “Every female in prison wanted me. All of them wish they could have gotten these goodies!” She also shouted out Jermaine Dupri, Omar Epps, Lisa Raye, Katt Williams, Mariah Carey, and Nick Cannon, saying they all held her down while she was locked down.
Suge Knight Settles His Lawsuit Against Kanye West
Well a few months ago I told you about Suge Knight suing Kanye West because he got shot in the leg at a party Yeezy was hosting. Suge blamed Kanye for not having enough security. A judge tossed Suge’s lawsuit, but he planned on appealing. But last week he reached an undisclosed settlement with Yeezy.
Kanye West Goes Back To School
In other Kanye news, he’s moving forward with his plans to become a fashion designer, applying to the Master’s program at a prestigious fashion institute in London.
Beyonce Joins The First Lady In the Fight Against Childhood Obesity
Beyonce has teamed up with First Lady, Michelle Obama to help fight childhood obesity. She re-wrote one of her hit songs so it can be used for a workout that will be used in middle schools across the country on May 3rd. She’ll also star in a video that will be distributed nationally.
Weekend Box Office
Speaking of movies, “Rango” was the #1 movie over the weekend with $38 million, “The Adjustment Bureau” was 2nd with $20.9 million, and “Beastly” is 3rd with $10.1 million.
Sunday, March 6, 2011
Wednesday, March 2, 2011
The Dirty Laundry
Did Diddy Propose To Cassie?
Uh oh, is Cassie moving from jump-off status to wifey status? MediaTakeOut posted a pic of here with a HUGE yellow diamond, supposedly worth more than $50,000 on her left-hand ring-finger! Has Cassie finally tamed P. Diddy?
Rihanna Fires Back At Minister Farrakhan
Looks like Rihanna is tired of being a punching bag, literally! I told you this week about Minister Louis Farrakhan calling Rihanna “filth,” well she’s loaded and the safety’s off! She fired back on Twitter saying, “A minister says I perform filthily, but he sat and watched the filth, then called you a swine for doing the same. Is that judgment in the tone?” Hmm, let’s see how far this goes!
Samuel L. Jackson Calls Out The Oscars
Speaking of beef, Samuel L. Jackson called out the Motion Picture Academy for having absolutely no black male presenters at the Oscars. Sam told TMZ, “Where were the black actors? I guess they didn’t think we were available to read teleprompters that night…not a big deal, hopefully it’ll get better.” Hmm, call em out Sam!
Jay-Z And David Ortiz Battle Over The 40/40 Club Name
Jay-Z is still battling it out with Boston Red Sox baseball star David Ortiz over the use of the name 40/40. David jacked Hova’s club’s name to use as the name for his Dominican night club. They met for negotiations earlier this week, but David’s people said Jay wants “too much,” which means they’ll be headed to court.
Aretha Franklin Opens up To Wendy Williams…Sorta
The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, stopped by the “Wendy Williams” show to talk about her recent health scare. She opened up to Wendy, a little, but peep the end of the video…is that ATTITUDE I smell Retha?
On your tube today, Mike Tyson will be on with Gayle King. The beautiful Esperanza Spalding will be on “The View,” and Ron Artest will be on “Lopez Tonight.”
Tuesday, March 1, 2011
The Dirty Laundry
Is Amber Rose Wiz Khalifa’s Jump-Off Or Wifey?
Wiz Khalifa has been flaunting Kanye West‘s ex, Amber Rose, all over the place, but is she just a jump-off or is she working on wifey status? If you judge from Wiz’s mom’s tweets, Amber might be wifey soon! His mom, @OGJustPeachie on Twitter, tweeted amber, “Ur da best daughter”! Click here to see the tweet!
Amber Rose’s New Tattoo Looks Like A Skin Disease
And speaking of Am, she got a new tat on her hand that looks like a skin disease! Fortunately though, I think it’s a henna tat, so it’s not permanent! Click here to see the tattoo!
Minister Louis Farrakhan Loves Scientology And Hates Rihanna
The Nation of Islam leader, Louis Farrakhan gave a speech Sunday and slammed Rihanna! he mentioned that the way Rihanna performs is “filthy” and that you are ‘swine” if you like her! Damn, maybe him and Donald Trump should do lunch! Minister Farrakhan also praised L. Ron hubbard, the founder of Scientology, crediting him with helping to “civilize” White people.
Did Eminem Diss Jay-Z And Kanye West?
Speaking of White Folks, ThisIs50.com posted lyrics that are allegedly from and unreleased verse, in which Eminem seems to be dissing Jay-Z and Kanye West!
Em spits, “They keep on saying the same rappers are the best, Jay-Z & Kanye West / Maybe they’re just trying to distract you from the fact that I’m coming back / Or maybe it’s cause I ain’t Black, Maybe it’s because of that, / Maybe it’s because I’m the highest selling artist in rap”!
Dirty Money‘s Hitting The Road
Dirty Money is getting ready to hit the road, kicking off their “Coming Home” tour on April 13th. The closests they’ll come to the Carolinas is on April 26th in Atlanta.
Here’s the full schedule:
April 13 – Minneapolis, MN – Epic Center
April 14 – Chicago, IL – House of Blues
April 15 – Detroit, MI – Sound Board
April 16 – Providence, RI – TBD
April 21 – Boston, MA – House of Blues
April 22 – New York, NY – Hammerstein Ballroom
April 23 – Atlantic City, NJ – Showboat
April 24 – Norfolk, VA – Norva
April 26 – Atlanta, GA – Tabernacle
April 28 – Jacksonville, FL – Plush
April 29 – Melbourne, FL – Levelz
April 30 – St. Petersburg, FL – Jannus Live
May 1 – Orlando, FL – House of Blues
May 6 – San Francisco, CA – The Warfield
May 7 – Los Angeles, CA – Club Nokia
May 8 – Anaheim, CA – The Grove
May 10 – Phoenix, AZ – Ovations LIVE!
May 12 – Houston, TX – Warehouse
May 14 – Kansas City, MO – The Midland
May 15 – St. Louis, MO – The Pageant
Willow Smith To Co-Host On Oprah Today
Today, 5-year-old Maya Grace Sadler, from Gastonia, will also be on Oprah’s talented kids episode.