By: Rizoh Everyone likes to mudsling on Paris Hilton, the socialite who is famous for being, well, famous. But Suge Knight has nothing but kind words for Paris, who was recently released from jail. Asked whether he thinks Paris Hilton earned her stripes by going to jail, Suge’s response was quite surprising: “She did more time than some of these tough a** rappers, so I guess she did. Snitches don’t go to jail.”
By: Hot Gossip Gal Turns out rapper the Game might have been excluded from the events at the BET awards as organizers were a little concerned that it might kick off between him and former label boss, 50 Cent, or Tony Yayo and Games manager Jimmy Henchman, or Games third cousin and Lloyd Banks brother in laws sister’s best friend (JOKE) Now not quite sure if there is any truth in this..but you gotta admit, Game probably had more right to be there than say Tony Yayo..but he wasn’t. Anyhow most def think TI dissed Yayo that night lol and Yayo looked a little upset at the subtle diss from TI.
By Quibian Salazar-Moreno Amy Winehouse might be a fresh talent, but she’s weirder than rap stars wearing pink. In a recent interview with Spin Magazine she said that she doesn’t care about anything, including herself. "I’m not in this to be a f****** role model," she told the magazine. "I don’t care. I don’t care about any of this and I don’t have much of an opinion of myself. I don’t think people care about me. I made an album I’m very proud of and that’s about it. I write songs because I’m f***** in the head and need to get something good out of something bad. I thought, ‘I’m going to die if I don’t write down the way I feel. I’m going to do myself in.’ It’s nothing spectacular." And she proved how crazy she was by apparently using a piece of glass to carve her husband’s name into her stomach according to NME.com. She recently married Blake Fielder-Civil, a cat she used to date a few years ago. After their marriage, she got his name tattooed on her chest.
By Quibian Salazar-Moreno After 50 Cent made a cool $100 mil from investing in Glaceau’s Vitamin Water when it was gobbled by Coca-Cola, it seems as though Interscope Records has an interest in the beverage market as well. The record label announced that it has signed a joint venture with Drinks America to develop various drink products. The agreement also says that Interscope will help market those beverage products as well as help marketing the company’s current product line which includes Donald Trump’s Trump Super Premium Vodka and Willie Nelson’s Old Whiskey River Bourbon and Bourbon Cream. So it probably won’t be surprising to see Dr. Dre, Eminem, G-Unit, D12 or other Shady, Aftermath, Interscope, Geffen, A&M Records artists pitching the products or at least having their music in the background.
By: Hot Gossip Gal Well I mean she is dating Jay Z who we all know has been found guilty of it before. But anyhow…everyone is talking about how B’s performance on the BET Awards is pretty similar to that of a show Australian pop sta Kylie Minogue did last year. Check it out here and see what you think. But trust me you don’t need to sit through 7 mins of Ms Minogue the first 90 secs should be enough to see what people are talking about.
By: Rizoh Here’s one more reason to anticipate this year’s Independence Day: Andre 3000 will drop a soundtrack for his highly acclaimed animated series Class of 3000 on July 3rd, just a day before Independence Day anniversary. The soundtrack, dubbed Class of 3000: Music Volume One, features 14 of the songs ‘Dre wrote exclusively for the Cartoon Network series. The songs are flavored with voices of characters, including music teacher Sunny Bridges (voiced by Andre). Created by Thomas W. Lynch and Andre “3000” Benjamin, “Class of 3000,” chronicles the life of music star Sunny Bridges, who ditched a thriving career to teach a group of gifted musical prodigies at his alma mater, the Westley School for the Performing Arts. Catch a new episode of the series this Thursday at 7:00 p.m. ET. Class of 3000: Music Volume One Tracklist 1. Class of 3000 Theme 2. Life Without Music 3. Throwdown 4. Oh Peanut 5. We Want Your Soul 6. Banana Zoo 7. A Richer Shade Of Blue 8. Fight The Blob 9. UFO Ninja 10. Kim Kam Jam 11. Luna Love 12. The Crayon Song 13. My Mentor 14. Cool Kitty
By: Rizoh Many people have been wondering why Eve’s new album is being helmed by Swizz Beatz instead of Dr. Dre, who signed the Pitbull-in-a-skirt after she left Ruff Ryders. Wonder no more. According to Eve (born Eve Jihan Jeffers), the good Doctor is just way too busy with other production duties to make substantial contributions to her project. In the absence of Dre, Eve’s longtime friend and collaborator Swizz Beatz was forced to step in and take over as one of the executive producers of Here I Am (due out in August). “The decision was to have Dre start off the album, but Dre is kinda busy,” Eve explained in a recent MTV interview. She added: “Swizz is my brother. He knows how to work with me. What was supposed to happen, (Swizz) was just going to do a couple (of tracks), but once we get together, we can’t stop working. He knows me really well.” She’s also in high hopes that Dre will contribute more than the one song (“Fire”) to Here I Am before its August release date. We hope so too.
By: Hot Gossi Gal Even though she dragged him through family court about how much he should be paying her for their son Marquis, 50 Cent refuses to put her name on wax and you know what..I gotta give him props for that. Too many baby mommas and daddy’s running around badmouthing each other and the only people that suffer at the end of the day are the kids. If Shaniqua is entitled to more money she gonna get it but on the real, as far as I see it 50 was taking care of his bizz anyway without the need to take it through the courts. Big up to all the daddy’s out there who support their kids and their baby momma’s even if they not together.
By Quibian Salazar-Moreno Earlier this month, T.I. and Ciara announced that they would be headlining the 2007 edition of the Scream Tour. Now they have announced the dates and that T-Pain, Lloyd and Yung Joc. The tour will launch on August 3 in New Orleans at the New Orleans arena and will run until September 1, ending in Universal City, Ca. at the Gibson Amphitheatre at Universal CityWalk. There is a possibility that more dates and more artists could be added to the tour. Last year’s tour featured Pretty Ricky, Yung Joc, Mario, Sammie, Jibbs and One Chance. Here’s the current tour itinerary: 08/03/07 New Orleans, LA, New Orleans Arena 08/04/07 Houston, TX, Toyota Center 08/09/07 Cleveland, OH, Wolstein Ctr. / Cleveland St. Univ. 08/10/07 Rosemont, IL, Allstate Arena 08/11/07 Saint Louis, MO, Scottrade Center 08/12/07 Kansas City, MO, Kemper Arena 08/16/07 Detroit, MI, Joe Louis Arena 08/17/07 Indianapolis, IN, Indiana State Fair 08/18/07 Washington, DC, Verizon Center 08/19/07 Norfolk, VA, Norfolk Scope Arena 08/22/07 New York, NY, Madison Square Garden Arena 08/23/07 Philadelphia, PA, The Wachovia Spectrum 08/24/07 Baltimore, MD, 1st Mariner Arena 08/25/07 Greensboro, NC, Greensboro Coliseum 08/26/07 Atlanta, GA, Philips Arena 08/29/07 Englewood, CO, Coors Amphitheatre 08/31/07 San Jose, CA, HP Pavilion At San Jose 09/01/07 Universal City, CA, Gibson Amph. At Univ. CityWalk 09/02/07 Universal City, CA, Gibson Amph. At Univ. CityWalk
By Quibian Salazar-Moreno Usher’s album isn’t the only thing the singer is expecting to drop this fall. Apparently, the R&B star is also going to be a daddy. Yesterday Usher announced that he and their fiancé Tameka Foster is expecting a baby. "We are extremely excited at this point in our lives planning our wedding and the joy that comes with expecting our first child together," the couple said in a statement released to The Associated Press. "We hope people will be happy for us and respect our privacy during this happy period in our lives." This will be Usher’s first child and Tameka’s fourth! Yes, Tameka is about 10 years older than Ush and has three children from a previous relationship. They have yet to announce a wedding date. In other Usher news, he recently dropped $600,000 into his charity, Camp New Look. The camp teaches children about the business side of sports and entertainment. "The coolest part about the camp is that they get to have water balloon fights,” Usher said about the camp.
By: Rizoh Remember Fat Joe’s 2006 album Me, Myself, & I? Well, me neither. Despite that album’s overall poor performance on the chart, its lead single, “Make It Rain,” definitely left an indelible impression on the minds of many cell phone users. Thanks to a stellar Scott Storch beat and a catchy hook from Lil Wayne, Fat Joe has now sold over 1 million ringtones of “Make It Rain,” as certified by RIAA’s Platinum Ringtone Program. “Fat Joe and Terror Squad Entertainment have been great to work with and are a prime example of what we can bring to a project,” commented Neil Levine, Imperial Records Senior VP/GM in a statement. Fat Joe’s Me, Myself, & I was released last September via Terror Squad Entertainment/Imperial Records. It debuted at #14 on the Billboard 200 Chart. Relaunched in 2006, Imperial Records is EMI Music’s independent urban label division. “Make It Rain,” which reached No.6 on the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Chart, is Imperial’s first Top 10 song in more than 40 years.
By: Hot Gossip Gal Who would have thought that Fabolous and Keisha Cole would be side by side on anything beyond a track. Turns out these two are set to be the leading pair in a movie called…are you ready for this…Only the Hood Die Young…SMH and the fact that Karl Lagerfield, yup the German born clothes designer is producing it is comical…what does he know about ‘the hood’…I mean with Keisha on hand I am sure she will give him a few pointers but for real WTF?
By: Hot Gossip Gal Gossip mag OK! are paying the Desperate Housewife and her hunky ball player Tony Parker $2 million for pics of their up and coming wedding on July 7th just outside of Paris. Well if they were waiting on Tony’s rapping career to help foot the bill for their wedding, they would be waiting a very long time.
By: Rizoh Fox Boogie has done a 360 on the well-documented robbery report which allegedly left the rapper without some valuables. Foxy denied that she was robbed and stripped off her weave, credit cards and other valuable possessions, despite police reports confirming that she filed a robbery report on the incident. Chaz Williams of Black Hand Entertainment, Brown’s management company, told the New York Daily News that the BK femcee no longer has to cooperate with authorities, because she recovered her belongings. According to reports, sops have charged Roshawn Anthony, 23, with robbery. Still, Brown maintains that she was not attacked at all, telling the New York Post, “A lot of the time, people mistake me for someone else, or people always call in these false tips.” Even if Foxy scales through that spin hurdle, she still has to worry about her probation status. Brown reportedly skipped an appointment with probation officers a day before the alleged mugging incident. According to the New York Post, probation officers left an angry note outside her house yesterday afternoon, scolding her and threatening “serious consequences.” It’s been one step forward, two steps back for the troubled rapper. Earlier this month, her probation report was said to have been in good standing after she passed required drug tests and attended all court-instructed anger management classes.
By: Hot Gossip Gal Obviously JT was a little upset with a fan in Sweden as the fomer NSyncher spat on him having already thrown fruit plastic bottles and ping pong balls at Nino Antonio El-Khoury from his hotel balcony. The fan had been refused an autograph from the man who brought sexy back and was a little mad, so in typical STAN fashion, followed him back to his hotel in Gothenburg where the spitting incident took place. All i wanna know is why did JT have a supply of ping pong balls in his hotel suite???
iHipHop Blog Team