Chris Brown has been toiling around his rapping skills lately and even hinting that he will release a rap album, well he kept his work and is delivering a rap mixtape entitled "Boy In Detention". The mixtape is set to drop August 5th.
As you may or may not know Monica recently enlisted Lil Kim and Missy Elliot to join her on her latest single "Anything (To Find You)". Missy did produced the track while Lil Kim assisted with vocals....however, since Monica is sampling a Biggie song, his mom and estate had Kim pulled from the song, so Monica decided to replace Kim with none other than Rick Ross. Well Kim decided to leak the version of the song with her on the song, and she even had more vocals actually. Take a listen, and feel free to download. Click HERE to download the track.
Cuba Gooding Jr, Terrence Howard, Bryan Cranston, Markus Paulk, Brandon T. Jackson, Nate Parker, Method Man and Ne-Yo are all starring in George Lucas’ next movie, Red Tails. The film is inspired by the events of the Tuskegee Airmen during WW II and is set to hit theaters January of 2012. Check out the trailer below.
Louis Vuitton’s Monogram Blocks from the Pre-Fall 2011 collection combines muted tones with smooth goat leather and heavy-grained leather embossed with the iconic Monogram pattern… that’s color and texture blocking. Monogram Blocks consists of two pieces, a highly practical Zipped Tote (11″ x 18.7″ x 6.7″) and a compact Pochette (7.5″ x 10.8″ x 1.8″). The precision detailing is carried over to the interior as the lining is also color blocked. Monogram Blocks Zipped Tote (in Bordeaux and Marine) and Pochette (in Marine) are available at Louis Vuitton stores for US$3800 and US$3250 respectively. Source See more styles after the jump
GLORIA GOVAN – fiancée of LA’s Matt Barnes, Gloria may be fairly new to the West Coast, but not to viewers of Basketball Wives. After relocating to Los Angeles and surviving Barnes’ first season playing for the most recognizable team in the world, she’s keeping busy both as a mom to her twins and taking on a new challenge: easing into the Southern California lifestyle. LAURA GOVAN – sister to Gloria Govan, Laura may be rebuilding her life with just her kids and brand new baby to keep her company, but she’s never alone as Govan family ties run strong. Like her sister, Laura has no trouble speaking her mind or sticking up for family when things get rough. KIMSHA ARTEST – self-described ‘partner’ of Ron Artest and mother of three, Kimsha is proud of her New York (Jamaica, Queens) roots and not a fan of living in Los Angeles. After seventeen years with Artest, she’s rolled with the punches when it comes to the basketball lifestyle. Kimsha refuses to resign herself to the LA “par
Beginning this Sunday, July 31 consumers will be able to enjoy Sprint’s first International 4G handset that early reviewers are buzzing about. Power users, business owners, Web browsers and social networkers alike, can get their hands on Motorola PHOTON™ 4G starting this Sunday for $199.99 with a new two-year service agreement or eligible upgrade in all Sprint channels, including Sprint.com, 1-800-SPRINT1 and national retail partners including Radio Shack and Best Buy. Check out the specs of the phone here
A man robbed Gigi's Cupcakes in NYC using not a gun, but a syringe he claimed was filled with his own AIDS-infected blood! Around 10 a.m. last Thursday, store manager Carissa and another employee were in the back when they heard someone enter the shop. "(The man) immediately grabbed her by the arm and kind of forced her into a corner," Carissa says. "He showed her the syringe. It was uncapped and (he said) it was full of his own AIDS blood. He said he was going to inject her if she didn't open the register." When Katie, who didn't have access to the register, asked Carissa to help open it the man became agitated at their slow pace. "He just kept telling me to hurry," Carissa says. Once the register was opened, the suspect grabbed approximately $300 in cash, and then left the store." SOURCE
With a jet black face that features white details and digital accents, the design of these styles continues along the same lines as some of the G-Shocks we’ve seen before. Available in both white and cherry red colorways, both styles can be found now at select Casio G-Shock stockists worldwide. Check out the white version after the jump. SOURCE
The date for the big event is Saturday, August 20 and no A-listers will be getting away with jeans and a polo because the attire is black tie. The wedding ceremony is located in Montecito, California, which is right near Oprah Winfrey's large mansion. Photo credit and more at TMZ . Source
After several delays, Jeezy has announced the release date for his third solo LP Thug Motivation 103 during an anniversary concert for Let’s Get It: Thug Motivation 101 in New York City, New York this week. Before leaving the stage Jeezy said, “My nigga Kinky B. just told me that TM103 will be in stores September 20 th ,”
Tami Roman of VH1's "Basketball Wives" called into TT Torrez's Richmond, VA radio show to dish about slapping Meeka Claxton in the face, Evelyn Lozada and Jennifer Williams' fight, and whether she is returning next season. SOURCE
The blogspehere and the internet has been going crazy with the the news that BET has plugged the plug on The Monique Show. Rodney Perry, Mo’Nique’s sidekick on the show talked with Mo’Nique’s hubby earlier today who told him this…“I was told indefinite hiatus.” In tv talk that means “cancelled.” Perry says he hasn’t spoken with Mo’Nique yet.
The 5-week, 31-city trek kicks off July 29 in Dallas and travels to Houston, Boston, and Philadelphia, before wrapping September 2 in Seattle. Opening most dates will be rapper Freddie Gibbs, who is signed to Jeezy’s Corporate Thugz Entertainment label. The Snowman also revealed some of the high-profile collaborations on TM103 , his first album since 2008’s The Recession . In addition to “Lose My Mind” featuring Plies, the Lil Wayne-assisted “Ballin’,” and “Shake Life,” Jay-Z and Drake make appearances on “I Do,” which also includes a second version with OutKast’s André 3000. Young Jeezy Tour Dates 7/29 – Dallas, TX – The Palladium 7/30 – Houston, TX – Radio Show TBA 7/31 – New Orleans , LA – House of Blues 8/2 – Charlotte, NC – Fillmore 8/3 – Myrtle Beach , SC – House of Blues 8/4 – Richmond, VA – The National 8/5 – Norfolk, VA – NorVa 8/6 – New Haven, CT – Toad’s Place 8/7 – Philadelphia, PA – Theatre of Living Arts 8/9 – Boston, MA – House Of Blues 8
If you're in the Atlanta area and have $15 in your pocket, this seems like the place to be tonight. Braxton Family Values, the popular WE-TV reality show, will film Wednesday night at Kim Tumey's ATL C.E.O. Mixer at the Aurum Lounge, 915 Peachtree St., in downtown Atlanta. The mixer, 6 to 10:30 p.m., will feature the book signing of southwest Atlanta-raised author Andre Carter, a 1980 graduate of Woodward Academy in College Park and husband of Towanda Braxton. Both are featured on the show. According to a news release from Tumey, the event also will feature appearances by Evelyn Braxton, mother of Toni and Towanda Braxton, and JL King, the New York Times best-selling authored twice featured on Oprah, as well as Inside Edition and CNN. Click here for more info and details on the event.
Lauryn Hill took to her Twitter page to address the speculation as to who the father of her 6th child is....here is the message she left her fans. "Mr. Marley and I have a long complex history about which MANY inaccuracies have been reported since the beginning. To speculate without the facts can only cause people to form WRONG conclusions. We both value privacy and for that reason defend and preserve our right to it. Contrary to the numerous reports, Mr. Marley did not abandon me while pregnant with his child. We have had long periods of separation over the years but our 5 children together remain a joy to both of us. Thank you for your concern and I appreciate all of the well wishes regarding the birth of my new son." Until next time, Ms. Hill =
Adidas Originals presents a preview of the brand’s second capsule collection with snowboarding brand Burton. Launching in October 2011, the lineup brings together the aesthetics of both labels with true inspiration from 90s snowboarding gear. Fall/Winter 2011 features 8 footwear and 25 apparel pieces, ranging from base layer T-shirts to flannel shirts and technical winter jackets. Additionally the line features several items designed by Kazuki Kuraishi, include a pair of winterized sneakers, insulator vest and tech jacket. SOURCE
EA Sports teams with Nike on a special edition trainer 1.3 Mid Sneaker commemorating the release of the NCAA Football 12 video game. Borrowing design cues from the iconic letterman jacket, the sneaker features a wool upper, felt Swoosh and chenille EA logo tongue with black leather detailing. A clear outsole finishes the look. SOURCE
Da Brat loses the baggy clothing and braids and get super dolled up for her recent photoshoot for Vibe Magazine. When asked was it uncomfortable for her to transform from her normal look into a sex symbol for the shoot he calmly responded. " I’m such a f**king lady. I loved to get glammed up. I love manis and pedis. I like to go to Vicky Secrets and La Perla because I like lace and bikinis. I’m such a P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thug) " Check out more of the photoshoot after the jump
After nearly five months, the NFL lockout is over. NFLPA spokesman George Atallah tweeted out two words that mean so much to football fans everywhere: "It's unanimous." Meaning the players have officially voted -- and approved -- the proposal from the owners which ends the NFL lockout. All that remains is the players reforming as a union which is a formality at this point. The guesswork is over. Catch the full article here
LeBron James has been releasing quite a few new sneakers lately and this time, he’s doing it for a good cause with the LeBron Soldier V ‘Think Pink’ kicks. The pink ribbon is the international symbol for breast cancer awareness that many people sport during October. James is showing his support by releasing the LeBron Soldier V ‘Think Pink’ basketball sneakers to benefit the Kay Yow Cancer Fund. As expected, the upper features a dominant shade of Pinkfire Light contrasted by a cut-out of a white strap that wraps around the shoes. The tongue features James’ trademark logo of a lion with a crown on its head, a play off of his nickname King James. The front also sports a small ribbon as a reflection of breast cancer awareness. SOURCE
The collaborative effort will be exclusively released to Itunes on August 8 and to physical retailers on August 12. Tickets for their fall tour will go on sale the same day as the Itunes release and the tour starts September 22nd in Detroit! Here are the tour dates: Sept. 22 – Detroit, MI – Palace of Auburn Hills Sept. 24 – Toronto, ON – Air Canada Centre Sept. 25 – Montreal, QC – Bell Centre Sept. 27 – East Rutherford, NJ – Izod Center Sept. 28 – East Rutherford, NJ – Izod Center Sept. 28 – Washington, DC – Verizon Center Oct. 4 – Philadelphia, PA – Wells Fargo Center Oct. 6 – Chicago, IL – United Center Oct. 7 – Chicago, IL – United Center Oct. 8 – Minneapolis, MN – Target Center Oct. 10 – Denver, CO – Pepsi Center Oct. 13 – Tacoma, WA – Tacoma Dome Oct. 14 – Vancouver, BC – Rogers Arena Oct. 16 – San Jose, CA – HP Pavilion Oct. 17 – Sacramento, CA – Power Balance Pavilion Oct. 19 – Los Angeles, CA – Staples Center Oct. 20 – Los Angeles, CA – Staples Center Oct. 21 – Las Vegas, NV –
Singer Amy Winehouse was found dead at her flat in North London this afternoon. 'On arrival officers found the body of a 27-year-old female who was pronounced dead at the scene. The Back To Black singer was apparently found at the property in by emergency services at 3.54pm this afternoon, according to sources, and her death is being treated as 'unexplained' by police. In a statement, the Metropolitan Police said: 'Police were called by London Ambulance Service to an address in Camden Square NW1 shortly before 16.05hrs today, Saturday 23 July, following reports of a woman found deceased. 'Enquiries continue into the circumstances of the death. At this early stage it is being treated as unexplained.’ source
Fresh off of everyone's excitement from Kanye West and Jay Z's release of "Otis" from the much anticipated collab album Watch The Throne .. West coast rapper The Game created a counter song "Uncle Otis". In an interview with Vibe Magazine he said this. Click HERE to download the track Lyrics to the track and the break down of who he attacks after the jump
According to the Nassau County Clerk’s Office of the New York State Supreme Court, a lawsuit was entered at their office on July 21, 2011 listing Khameka Claxton as the plaintiff and Tami Roman as the defendant. In the suit, Meeka alleges that by drawing her unwillingly into fisticuffs during the Basketball Wives cast trip to Italy in May, Tami intended on causing her physical, emotional or psychological harm; that Tami had her in fear for her physical well being; and that as a result of Tami’s “conduct,” she was “rendered sick, sore, lame, sustained severe and painful personal injuries, sustained severe nervous shock, mental anguish, severe emotional distress and great physical pain.” So all in all, Meeka is suing Tami for assault, battery, intentional infliction of emotional distress and intentional interference with contractual relations – aka stopping her checks from coming in the amount of $12,500. SOURCE Tami took to Twitter to give this message to her fans on the pending la
According to TMZ reports : “Basketball Wives” star Evelyn Lozada may soon follow in her fiance’s fox-trotting footsteps — TMZ has learned the future Mrs. Chad Ochocinco is in talks to join the next season of “Dancing with the Stars!” Sources connected to the show tell us … “Dancing” producers love the idea of having Evelyn on the show — especially since she’s engaged to Chad who was a previous contestant. We’re told the show is even hoping to involve Mr. Ochocinco … since he’s now an expert in the ways of the ballroom. So far … no comment from the show. This should definitely be interesting, not a big fan of the show but I will watch DWTS to see how far Ev gets. SOURCE
This time, Michael Jordan won't be the only one to cover a 2K Sports basketball video game. The game company announced on Thursday that NBA Hall of Famers Magic Johnson, Larry Bird and Jordan will be featured in three separate covers on the front of "NBA 2K12," the latest installment of the best-selling basketball video game franchise. Last year, Jordan was the cover athlete for 2K's NBA game, which sold more than 5 million units. Jordan also worked closely with the game's developers for last year's game, providing his input on details such as a player's shot technique. For the upcoming "NBA 2K12," which is expected to go on sale Oct. 4, the company didn't specify how each of the three basketball legends will be incorporated into the game. Check out the additional covers after the jump. SOURCE