The sad drama that is Fantasia, her married lover and his soon-to-be ex-wife continues.
The R&B singer took the stand yesterday (Nov. 22) in a court case involving Paula Cook -- the wife of her alleged boyfriend Antwaun Cook -- and admitted that not only did she know Mr. Cook was married when she started dating him, but that she aborted their child around the time of her failed suicide attempt.
Jay-Z may be considered by many, one of the greatest MCs of all time, but the Roc Nation leader has his own list and it doesn't include himself. While being interviewed by Charlie Rose again on Friday, Jay-Z was asked be an audience member who his top 5 rappers were, dead or alive was (including himself of course). Jay-Z began with his contemporaries then mentioned a couple legends.
"I guess I would choose Big because of his ability… Continue
Added by rugu rockstar on November 23, 2010 at 6:30pm —
I’ve been a victim of abuse all my life –– literally, for as long as I can remember. It is my norm. Whereas most people would run in the other direction the moment someone physically, emotionally, or mentally abuses them –– I stay.
It’s a sickness and just when I think I am cured, the cancer spreads.
For the past several years, I have been involved in a highly abusive relationship. I have been choked, whipped with belts,… Continue
Added by rugu rockstar on November 22, 2010 at 1:46pm —
Justin Bieber fever was felt at this year's American Music Awards, as Usher's Canadian protégé took home four trophies, including Artist of the Year, Breakthrough Artist and Favorite Male Pop Artist. Check the shots of the teen idol cradling his victory statues.
T.I. is the cover subject of Vibe Magazine's Dec./Jan. 2011 issue, and the recently-incarcerated rapper talks to the publication about his addiction to pain killers and going to Eminem for advice on kicking the habit, among other things.
I've heard you mention how the good that you've done is easily forgotten. Do you feel that you've been treated unfairly?
T.I.: If I place my value in the way humans treat me, then maybe.… Continue
Dancehall artiste Lisa Hyper is keeping herself busy these days , and according to reports this is set to continue throughout the end of the year.
The artiste has reportedly just wrapped two shows in the twin-island Republic Trinidad & Tobago as she was booked for shows in that country last Friday and Saturday. This will be her third time performing in Trinidad and was set to perform alongside fellow female artiste Macka… Continue
Added by rugu rockstar on November 22, 2010 at 11:50am —
The former record producer and current chairman/CEO of Interscope Geffen A&M Records has long been obsessed with audio quality. He admits to going through painstaking lengths to ensure that the various sound systems in his home, office and cars are all optimized for maximum fidelity. So it's no surprise that Iovine is frustrated by the disposable white earbuds and low bit-rates that dominate today's… Continue
Added by O.G. on November 21, 2010 at 8:44pm —
It looks like listeners were right all along. While interviewing with Angie Martinez during Hot 97’s VIP Lounge earlier today (November 19), Nicki Minaj finally admitted the target for her collaboration with Eminem, “Roman’s Revenge” is in fact Lil’ Kim.
“You gotta be careful when you pick fights,” Minaj said, referring to the Queen Bee. “That’s what I’ve learned in this business. I think people mistake me for a real Barbie and… Continue
Added by rugu rockstar on November 20, 2010 at 5:17pm —
DMX was locked up once again in Arizona’s Mariciopa County yesterday (November 18) for violating his probation. It seems he will remain in lock-up until his November 24 hearing according to X’s manager Nakia Walker.
Walker told XXL that the Yonker’s MC was arrested for failing to meet with his probation officer and could face up to eight months in jail if convicted. “Earl sometimes has a hard time following the rules, that’s all,”… Continue
Added by rugu rockstar on November 20, 2010 at 12:40pm —
PHOENIX - Rapper DMX is back behind bars. He was arrested on Thursday for a felony charge of violating probation. The well-known rapper, whose real name is Earl Simmons, has a long history with breaking the law in Maricopa County.
DMX performed in Scottsdale one week ago. The artist has been arrested six times now in Maricopa County -- twice for violating probation for 2009 felony convictions for… Continue
Added by O.G. on November 19, 2010 at 4:54pm —
ORLANDO, Fla. – A federal judge ordered actor Wesley Snipes to surrender to authorities Friday so he can begin serving a three-year prison sentence for tax-related crimes. U.S. District Court Judge William Terrell Hodges in Ocala, Fla., rejected a request from the actor's attorneys to review Snipes' sentence and grant a new trial. Snipes has been free on bond for more than two years while… Continue
Added by rugu rockstar on November 19, 2010 at 4:19pm —
After making her name as a promising young singer in a successful gospel group, and performing alongside music industry heavyweights at famous venues, Tega has finally found her individual voice, embarking on her solo career.
The New York-based singer is on a major campaign to put out a number of commercially friendly songs this Christmas to capitalise on the buzz created by her recent Can't Hold Me Down single.