by AF According to the New York Post , an insider told gossip columnist Page Six that Jay is asking for $100 million for his label, Carter Music Group. "He wants a label to give him $100 million for the Carter Music Group and provide for overhead, development and digital investment. It’s crazy. He wants the labels to basically be his venture capital fund – but unlike a venture cap, they won’t get 50 percent. This is not the ’90s anymore." To read the full New York Post report, click here
by AF After nearly 10 years, Method Man & Redman hit the studio together again to record Blackout 2. The album features production by Gilla House, E-Sermon and Rocwilder. "A lot of good music comin’ out this year," Redman told sitdownstandup.com. "You’re especially gonna hear from us, finally." Blackout 2 is expected to hit stores this summer.
by AF A judge is allowing T.I. attend a service sponsored by New Birth Missionary Baptist Church at the Georgia Dome on Easter Sunday. The judge says T.I. must be accompanied by a court-approved monitor and one of his attorneys. Back in November, T.I. was denied the opportunity to host a Thanksgiving gathering at his home.
by AF Before The Carter 3 hits stores, Lil Wayne is bringing you one more mixtape, 5th edition of The Drought Is Over. TRACK LISTING 01. Carter III Is Coming (Grand Closing) 02. I 03. Walk It Off 04. Open Shop 05. Done It 06. Introducing Milli 07. Milli 08. Damn I’m Cold (Feat. Bun B.) 09. I’m A Dog Ya (Freestyle) 10. Stunt When I See You 11. We Hustle 12. I Got My 13. Lick The Rapper 14. Certified 15. Girls All Around 16. Single Again 17. Drought Is Finally Over BONUS TRACKS 18. Too Clean (Feat. Lil’ Chuckie) 19. Nike Boots (Feat. Wale) (Official Remix)
VIVICA A. FOX is on the hunt for the next great Hollywood stylist and she’s using her new show "Glam God With Vivica A. Fox" to find the one! According to The Hollywood Reporter, the VH1 reality series, set to debut this summer, is an eight-episode competition where contestants battle each other out in challenges that testtheir knowledge of fashion as well as hair and makeup trends. One winner will receive $100,000 and the opportunity to launch his or her career by styling an A-list celebrity.
Oscar-nominated actress Angela Bassett will get a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday.
Police say they arrested a Kansas City teenager after her 2-year-old child and two other toddlers ate crack cocaine. Police say 17-year-old Tasha Cole admitted that she left the children with a friend while she went out to sell drugs earlier this week. Jackson County prosecutors on Thursday charged Cole with four felony counts of endangering the welfare of a child. Court records show that she returned to find the youngsters playing with a plate where she had cut the cocaine. After Cole told relatives what had happened, police said, one of them wanted the children to be taken to a hospital. At first Cole balked, but she took her son to a hospital when he had a seizure. Court documents show that all three children tested positive for cocaine at Children’s Mercy. SMH …Come On People
Here’s your first glimpse of Jennifer Lopez and her twins, Max and Emme, born Feb. 22 in Long Island, N.Y. This week’s issue of PEOPLE, on newsstands Friday, features 12 pages of new photos of the pop star with husband Marc Anthony and their 1-month-old bundles of joy inside their Long Island home and nursery.
by AF Master P and Romeo are set to star in new horrow film, The Pig People. The film is about five teenagers that go into a haunted forest to film a documentary about the mythical half-human, half-pig people. The Pig People is being directed by David Gueringer for Vault Film productions and is due in theaters in 2009.
‘Making the Band 4′ winners Day 26 premiered their new video on MTV.com earlier today. Their self-titled album will be in stores March 25.
by AF It’s official Rick Ross outsells Snoop in first week album sales by 60K. Here are the sales for the first week: Rick Ross – Trilla 198,956 Snoop Dogg – Ego Trippin’ 136,943 Fat Joe – The Elephant In The Room 46,260 Ross is showing why he is a big boss.
iHipHop Blog Team