This morning, I was surfing the Internet when I stumbled across a website that you are not going to like if you're a Kool Aid drinker. But aren't you glad we live in a country where people have the freedom to express their opinions on websites such as www.phuckobama.com? If you are an unrepentant Kool Aid drinker, please don't click this link?
R&B singer D'Angelo (whose real name is Michael Eugene Archer), was arrested early Saturday in Greenwich Village, NY for soliciting an undercover policewoman for sex. There is no truth to the rumor that the policewoman was a transvestite.
According to the NY Post, D'Angelo was driving alone in his Range Rover at Greenwich and Horatio streets at about 2:30 a.m., when he spotted a woman he mistook for a hooker.
After insulting the policewoman by offering her a measly $40 for a BJ, she, along with other undercover cops, slapped the cuffs on the singer. It wasn't like he was broke. After a search of his vehicle, police recovered $12,000 in cash.
D'Angelo has been in trouble before, as early as 2002 for offenses ranging from DUI and other traffic offenses to minor drug charges. D'Angelo was arraigned in Manhattan Criminal Court early Sunday and released on bond.
Interestingly enough, D'Angelo's publicist is Tresa Sanders who also reps R&B singer Keyshia Cole. As you know, Cole gave birth to her and NBA player Daniel Gibson's first child last week. Sanders recently told me that D'Angelo's comeback album was a banger. We can't wait to hear it!
Move over Kanye and Amber, the new IT couple made their debut in Paris, France at the Gareth Pugh Ready-to-Wear Fall-Winter 2010 collection today. I am SO impressed with Cassie. Why didn't I notice how hawt she was before? They look so good together, and unlike Amber Rose, who is just a sneeze away from being broke and homeless, Cassie at least is stacking her paper and Puffy's paper as well!
The man who filmed that infamous video of a butch Nicki Minaj claiming she dated rapper Remy Ma and "ate the box", wants Nicki to come clean and admit it's her.
We already know it's Nicki since no one has come forward since this story broke to admit it's them. If this was any other female rapper, why wouldn't she want the fame and glory that would surely come if she revealed herself?
That's because it's Nicki and she realizes it would be career suicide if she came forward and admitted it.
According to Cliffy Barz, Minaj should confirm or deny whether or not it is her in the clip from 2004. "All I heard was she made a response on Twitter kinda laughing about the whole situation and that's what my informants have told me," Cliffy said. "But basically, if it was Nicki, I would like Nicki to holla at me and reach out and let me know if that was her that I filmed back in the day because I showed love to everybody, she's grown up now, she can show love to me. Like I said, the girl was brought to me as Nicki way, way back in 2004 getting into 2005 when I filmed it, I only seen that girl one time. She came on the show, said what she had to do, disappeared for a couple of years and now everybody's saying it's Nicki Minaj."
"I'm not surprised if it could have been Nicki because the show, everybody was talking about it at the time. It could have been but I don't know. If it was her, she's the only one that needs to come out and speak...She needs to come out and speak."
According to X17online.com, the Jackson family's former nanny Grace Rwaramba was the snitch who called LA County Department of Children's and Family Services (DFCS) following an incident involving a stun gun.
The source told X17online that Rwaramba, who helped raise the late Michael Jackon's 3 adopted children from birth, sold the stun gun story to TMZ.com.
Our Jackson family source tells us that "Grace is trying to get custody of Michael's kids while trying to paint Katherine as an unfit guardian. She's throwing it in Katherine's face! The children absolutely despise Grace."
Once the singer died, the nanny made her return to the Hayvenhurst home and was kicked off the property by Michael's younger brother, Randy. Sources tell us that Katherine is afraid to get rid of Rwaramba because she has been threatening to write a tell-all book. Read More...
The source also told X17online that Grace is the one who sold the video of Jermaine Jackson's 13-year-old son Jaafar pushing his younger brother, to RadarOnline.com, which used the video to bolster their theory that the Jackson family home environment is a violent one.
Grace has mysteriously been missing from the home and from the Jackson children's lives. The last time she was seen in public with Michael II, Paris and Blanket was in January when she accompanied them to karate class. It is believed that she was fired. But if Grace was really money hungry as the source claims, she would have written a tell-all book when Jackson died and made millions. It seems she really might care about the safety of the children, who live with 5 other boys and as many as 6 adults in a 12 bedroom, 25 bath mansion.
Some Jackson fans think the children should be removed from that chaotic environment and placed with a white family.
Burlesque singer Beyonce Knowles is in Brooklyn today where she was given the key to the city. Bey, accompanied by her mother Tina Knowles, received a proclamation and cut the ribbon to open the Beyonce Cosmetology Center at the Phoenix House in Brooklyn.
Doesn't Tina look proud of her daughter?
Upon closer inspection, Tina might have been reacting to Beyonce saying something stupid.
Struggling pop singer Ciara was so excited after calling the paparazzi to meet her outside a cafe in Beverly Hills and they actually showed up. Photos: Splash News Online
Sean "Diddy" Combs wants his 2.5 million followers on Twitter.com to know that he is a connoisseur of the arts. Sean Tweeted this pic of himself posing with the world famous Mona Lisa painting at the Louvre in Paris, France yesterday.
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's biological daughter Shiloh is on the cover of Life & Style magazine this week. The cover's subheading screams "WHY IS ANGELINA TURNING SHILOH INTO A BOY?" The cover calls Shiloh's boy cut and boyish clothing "harmful" to the 3-year-old. A stylist is quoted inside the magazine saying, “Shiloh is pushing the boundaries of a tomboy look and crossing over to cross-dresser territory.”
Now that same stylist denies ever saying such a thing. In an email sent to Jezebel.com this morning, the stylist wrote:
I have lost sleep these past 2 nights due to the horrible thoughts and comments they included and attributed to me in this particular story for Life & Style, as they were taken completely out of context. They use me often for style quotes, so I had no idea they would twist my words, and they always contact me for final approval, which they did not do this time around.
In other words, the stylist said those things, but the stylist forget to say, "remember now, this is off the record."Photo: CA
I have no clue why my readers are emailing me about Jay Z, Beyonce and Trey Songz visiting the White House. Who cares? Haven't they already been to see their boy Barack Obama 3 or 4 times already? Even Obama kept them waiting in a conference room while he tended to more important things.
Obama didn't even bother taking pictures with them and there are no pics on the official White house Flickr page of the visit. The lames even uploaded Twitpics of themselves waiting in a conference room. How embarrassing. This is news?
Yesterday, a Drake single titled "Over" was released to the masses and the Internets went bonkers. Curious, I clicked on a link on Miss Info's great blog after she described the track as "KILLER". I could not believe my ears! The track was absolute garbage! I was completely dumbfounded. Is it just me who thinks these rappers today are horrible compared to real rappers of the 70s and 80s?
It seems I am not the only one who isn't caught up in the hype during what is obviously the last days of Hip Hop. It must be a black thing to think Jay z is g.o.a.t.
Earlier today, Skip Bayless of ESPN's 1st and 10, and DC rapper Wale argued whether Jay-Z was the greatest rapper of all time. Skip disagreed and said that Hov lacked stage presence and a good voice. Even Jay Hova admitted himself in previous interviews that his voice was weak. So why do we continue to uplift these wack rappers like Jay Z and Drake?
Rapper Slick Pulla (pictured above, left, with Young Jeezy) was involved in an altercation with local rapper Waka Flocka Flame at a popular Atlanta clothing store yesterday afternoon. Pulla is affiliated with Young Jeezy's camp and Flocka is affiliated with rapper Gucci Mane. Both Jeezy and Gucci are involved in an ongoing dispute that dates back to 2005.
According to an employee, Flocka, who arrived at Walter's Clothing store around 4 p.m. Thursday with his bodyguard, was shopping for sneakers when Slick Pulla and his boys from Young Jeezy's CTE Record label walked in.
The two men exchanged words and a brawl ensued between both camps. The fight, which sent employees and merchandise scattering, ended when gunfire erupted inside the store. Flocka, who was allegedly beaten by Slick Pulla and others, walked away with a black eye.
After Pulla and his boys fled the store, police arrived to find Flocka and his bodyguard still shopping for shoes. The bodyguard was detained by police for discharging his weapon in the store.
By 5 p.m., Slick Pulla's camp were in full damage control mode, calling around to the media and blogs claiming Slick Pulla wasn't even in the store yesterday. A local photographer, who wrote a summary of the incident implicating Pulla in the fight on his blog yesterday, changed his tune after being contacted by Pulla's camp.
Shook, Freddy O took to his Twitter last night claiming Slick Pulla was in a halfway house -- and not in the store -- as he had written. But an employee of Walter's who was in the store at the time of the fight, confirmed to Sandrarose.com that Slick Pulla was indeed involved in the fight.
This could be bad news for Pulla who was recently released from prison to a halfway house in Atlanta (not the same one where rapper T.I. is housed). Like T.I., Pulla is allowed to leave the halfway house on a work release program daily, but the rules call for him to go to work and then head straight back to the halfway house.
Two well-known closeted bisexuals got together yesterday on the set of Fuse TV. Host, Toure interviewed singer Trey Songz (who earned his 'Z' back because he is no longer a one-hit wonder). I have no clue what they talked about. But the big buzz online is the "slave rape" tweets made by Toure under the guise of his cousin on Twitter earlier this week.
It's been known for a while that Toure is a bit unstable, but his instability became a lot more obvious when he began retweeting racist tweets from a user he claimed was his cousin.
In one tweet, Toure, under the guise of his cousin, wrote:
"i'm not toure, but i am starting to worry about his mental health to the point i don't wanna pile on. "weird place"?"
The tweets, mostly about slavemaster rape on plantations in the deep South, would have gone unnoticed were it not for Toure retweeting them to his 14,000 followers, some of whom were so upset that they asked him to stop reposting the tweets.
Toure later admitted he made up the tweets himself, but then he deleted his own bizarre confession. It's obvious that the writing styles of both Twitter accounts are the same.
If you check Toure's Twitter @Tourex, you will see where he deleted all his tweets, including the one where he wrote, "pretty sneaky, sis. I wrote that stuff." Interestingly, he (and his supposed cousin) haven't been back online since Mar. 1, which is strange for such a prolific Tweeter. It can only be assumed that Toure's employers, MSNBC and Fuse, "got at him" for his slavemaster rape rants.
As I've said before, Twitter is not the place for people with poor impulse control because once you put it out there, you can't take it back.
MORE pics of Trey Songz on the set of Fuse TV after the break!
Yesterday, RadarOnline, which is owned by the same company that owns the National Enquirer, posted this 'Exclusive' video to boost their claim of violence in Katherine Jackson's household.
Katherine Jackson is the mother of the late pop icon Michael Jackson. She was granted custody of Michael's 3 children after he died unexpectedly of a cardiac arrest last year.
5 other Jackson brothers spawn live in the home with as many as 6 adults. The California Department of Children and Family Services is currently investigating the home environment after an incident at the home involving a stun gun purchased by Jermaine Jackson's 13-year-old son, Jaafar, online.
The video shows Jaafar fake slapping his young brother, Jermajesty. Nancy Grace replayed this video repeatedly on her show last night.
It should be obvious from the video that Jermajesty knows the slap is coming since he raises his hand near his face. Jaafar then slaps Jermajesty's hand and shouts an expletive. Anyone raising boys recognizes play slapping when they see it. But RadarOnline went as far as to seek the opinion of a clinical psychiatrist who claims the video is evidence of violence inside the Jackson home.
Done anyone in mainstream journalism use their brains anymore?
CTE rapper Slick Pulla is in hot water tonight after an altercation at a downtown shoe store erupted in gunfire. Sources say Slick Pulla was recently released from prison to an Atlanta halfway house last month. The rapper is allowed to leave the halfway house on work release. But it isn't clear if Pulla works at Walters shoe store where the shooting took place earlier this afternoon.
According to celebrity photography Freddy O:
Story has it that Waka Flocka and Slick Pulla have been beefing since an altercation that happened in Miami a few months ago. Slick Pulla wanted to get it popping and that’s what he tried to do. After a tussle and fight throughout the entire Walter’s store, with customers, gunfire rang out. In the end Slick Pulla left the store while Waka was left with a bloody nose and eye.
Pulla was arrested and sent to prison on a parole violation in 2007. He was released to the halfway house in Atlanta last month (not the same one that T.I. is presently residing in). Pulla could possibly be sent back to prison if he was in fact involved in the shoot out in the shoe store today.
This is how it should be done! You can't say these pics of actress LisaRaye are old or Photoshopped. This is the Real McCoy! LisaRaye is honored to be the first African American female in the history of Black Men magazine to get a 20-page layout in the magazine.
The issue hits newsstands in two weeks. But I already have a copy, and let me tell you these pics are simply gorgeous!
Don't forget to watch the premiere of LisaRaye: The Real McCoy, April 8, 2010 on TV One at 10 p.m. (check your local listings).
Earlier I told you that Lil Wayne was spotted in Manhattan with his baby mama, Nivea, and their infant son. But it appears that he had his entire harem and brood in NY with him for what he probably thought was a final goodbye until the end of the year when he's expected to be released from prison.
Paps caught up with Nivea and Reginae, Antonia "Toya" Carter's daughter by Weezy, while they were on a shopping spree spending Weezy's money. There is no doubt that Reginae loves her daddy to death.
I told you that I spent some time with Reginae in an Atlanta studio in December '09. When she wasn't talking about her OMG band mates, she was talking about her daddy. I hear that Wayne spares no expense giving his little girl what she wants. And, in fact, Toya has to step in and say no to the lavish gifts because she doesn't want her only child spoiled.
By the way, some of you have been emailing me about that Twitter war that took place yesterday between Shamra Rodriguez, the baby mama of a R&B singer (who is always late with his child support check) and his girlfriend, who despises Shamra because she's beautiful.
I spoke with Shamra yesterday about the drama that went down on Twitter. Shamra's daughters, Bahja and Lourdes, are members of the OMG Girls. I may or may not do a write up on the drama because minor children are involved, and those kids are very Internet savvy. So stay tuned.
The AJC.com reports that Allen Iverson's wife has filed for divorce:
In the divorce petition filed on Tuesday, Tawanna Iverson said her 8 ½-year-long marriage to the guard was “irretrievably broken.” In the petition, Tawanna Iverson asked for temporary and permanent custody of their five children as well as child support and alimony.
She did not ask for a specific dollar amount.
The children range in ages from 17 months to 15 years.
The children and their parents have lived in north Atlanta since August, according to the court filing. Before that, the family claimed homes in Rochester, Mich.; Englewood, Colo.; Denver, Colo.; and Villanova, Pa.
Well, so much for that excuse that Philadelphia 76er Allen Iverson gave to explain why he wasn't playing in regular season games for the Philadelphia 76ers. According to online reports, Iverson said he was taking a leave of absence to spend time with his daughter who was suffering from a mystery ailment.
But according to ESPN blog, Iverson won't be back in a Sixers uniform this season.
Allen Iverson's second stint with the team he once led to the NBA Finals ended Tuesday when the Sixers announced he would not return for the rest of the season.
Iverson has mostly been absent from the team for a month, returning to Atlanta to be with his family as they deal with an undisclosed illness of his 4-year-old daughter, Messiah.
Iverson, who returned as a free agent to the 76ers in December, has not played since Feb. 20. Read More...
Not to be deterred by his unemployment status, Iverson partied with NFL players Deon Grant and Edgerrin James last night at Vice Lounge in Atlanta. Vivica A. Fox's man Slimm (pictured above, left, with AI) and Mr. Plush of Plush Blue Entertainment promote the popular Wednesday night parties at Vice Lounge.
Slimm's next gig is in Toronto, Canada where he's promoting a party hosted by rappers Julez Santana and Fabolous on March 19.
Rapper Lil Wayne wasted no time fleeing New York after getting yet another reprieve from a judge. Wayne pled guilty last year to weapons possession and was ordered to serve 12 months in prison. A courthouse fire on Monday delayed Wayne's sentencing hearing until this coming Monday (Mar. 8).
So yesterday, Wayne, his baby mama Nivea and their 3-month-old baby son, Neal, left Newark airport bound for Atlanta. TMZ.com's crack camera crew were on the scene to film the trio's departure from their New York hotel.
As you know, Wayne and Nivea are engaged to be married.
As R&B Diva Monica once said, Bengals WR Chad Ochocinco likes to pull pranks. So I have no doubt that this video of him jogging in his birthday suit was a stunt staged by him to get maximum exposure (so to speak) from the blogs. Notice how he turns strategically to make sure the camera gets every angle? This guy is setting himself up to be an even bigger attention whore than Puff Daddy. You need more people, Chad.
Did you hear about the latest scandal involving Wyclef Jean?Rumors have been swirling for years about Wyclef's womanizing ways. So it's no surprise that his wife, Claudinette (pictured above with him), found a naked pic of his manager, Lisa Ellis, on his cell phone.
Claudinette raised Holy hail and Ellis tendered her resignation (or was fired) as Wyclef's manager. Ellis, of course, denied any hint of an affair, but we know better. Ellis was formerly Executive VP of Sony Music Label Group and President of Sony Urban Music.
She told The NY Daily News that her leaving had nothing to do with his wife and a source says she left because Wyclef "doesn't listen" to her anymore. She also claimed the photo was a portrait taken by celebrated photographer Mark Baptiste, and that it was "tastefully done."
We all know the difference between a studio shot and a cell phone pic (I hear it was the latter). And I'm sure Claudinette knows the difference as well.
A source said, "She resigned because she just was not happy with the way Wyclef was conducting himself. He wasn't listening to her advice."
The 37-year-old Wyclef and Claudinette, a fashion designer, got hitched in 1994. They have a daughter and they renewed their vows in August 2009.
They were together at the recent NAACP Image Awards, where Jean was honored.
The other day, director Gaberiel Heart shot the video for 8BAll & MJG new hot single featuring Grand Hustle artist Young Dro called "DJ Bring it Back." Isn't he deliciously handsome? ExclusiveAccess.net
Earlier this week, a verified Twitter page supposedly belonging to rapper T.I. sprang up on Twitter.com. Curiously, I had just gotten off the phone with a highly placed exec at Grand Hustle Records when I noticed this @Tip page on Twitter. We spoke for over an hour and not once did he mention a new Twitter page for T.I. It made no sense because anyone who knows T.I. knows that he's too cool for Twitter. It turns out the page was created by T.I.'s label Atlantic Records (but verified by T.I.) for promo purposes only.
T.I.'s baby mama, Tiny (probably on instructions from T.I.), took to her twitter page the same night to inform her followers that T.I. was not on Twitter. She did this likely because neither Tiny nor T.I. like misleading their fans. T.I.'s niece Kamaya also confirmed that he was not on Twitter. After making some inquiries, I learned that you will see promo tweets on that @Tip page but it won't be T.I. himself updating it. Meanwhile, the webmaster of T.I.'s website posted this cover for T.I.'s first single since being released from prison titled "I'm Back" (T.I. will be released from a halfway house later this month).
Shawn "Tubby" Holiday, Sr. VP of A&R at Interscope Records, is one of the most influential execs in the biz. He's currently in the studio working with Puffy and Dirty Money to finish their album. He's also working The Game on his new album. If you want a record deal, this is the man you need to see. He can make things happen for you quickly. Tubby's friends threw him an intimate power dinner for his birthday at Mastros in Beverly Hills over the weekend. Click image to enlarge. L to R: Ron Artest (LA Lakers), Cudda (discovered Nelly), singer Pleasure P, producer Polow Da Don, Tubby, and Alex Avant, son of music legend Clarence Avant.
If you've been following the latest chapter in the Jackson family saga, then you know that the L.A. County Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) has been conducting an investigation into an incident that occurred at the Jackson family compound in Encino, California.
According to TMZ, DFCS were called to the home on Monday (Mar. 1) after private security on the property said they heard a strange noise coming from the 2nd floor of the house. After an investigating, they determined that Jermaine's 13-year-old son Jaafar tried to shock Michael Jackson's youngest boy, Blanket, with a stun gun that he purchased over the Internet using a Visa gift card that he bought at a supermarket.
According to TMZ, the late Michael Jackson's older brother Jermaine Jackson filed for divorce from Alejandra Jackson in 2004. The couple fought bitterly over custody of the children. It was decided that their two children Jaafar, 13, and Jermajesty, 11, would live at the compound with Katherine and their mother. Alejandra contends Jermaine asked for this odd living arrangement because he did not want to pay child support.
At some point Alejandra moved out of the house leaving the two boys to be raised by Katherine, along with Alejandra's other two kids she had with Michael and Jermaine's younger brother, Randy.
In addition to the four boys, there's another kid named Dante whom Jermaine adopted, and Michael's 3 kids, Paris, Blanket and Michael II. That's 8 precocious kids living with an elderly woman in a rambling 12 bedroom, 25 bathroom home.
Something was bound to happen.
Katherine denied any of the children were in danger, but DCFS has been out to the home 3 times in as many days to interview the children and the adults separately about the stun gun incident.
Boys will be boys, but in this case, boys need adult supervision and it's clear that they are not getting that in the Jackson home. Furthermore, Katherine Jackson is too old to run behind those kids. So who is watching them? And where was Jacko's longtime nanny, Grace?
Usher's ex-wife Tameka Foster posted these adorable pics of their sons Naviyd Ely Raymond, 15 months, and Usher Raymond V, 2, on her Twitter page last night. Word is, Tameka had to move out of that mansion that she and Usher moved into after they married in 2007 (they divorced last year).
Tameka had hopes of keeping the plush pad but Ush stopped paying the bills and, well, her child support check only goes so far when she's living way beyond her means already.
According to an insider who shall remain nameless, Tameka spends money recklessly and is often broke by the time the 1st rolls back around. She has even resorted to her old ways of buying brand name clothing from high end boutiques and then giving the clothes to an assistant to return to the boutique for a refund.
Thankfully, rapper T.I.'s baby mama, Tameka "Tiny" Cottle, doesn't have those kinds of problems. She's still getting paid off her royalties for TLC's "Scrubs" and other songs she's written. Then there's the generous monthly allowance she gets from her fiance T.I. which never runs out. Of course, her reality show paycheck from BET is one of the biggest in the industry right now. I'm told that Tiny does "very well" and her paychecks are well over $25,000 per episode compared to the chicks from Bravo's Real Housewives of Atlanta who don't get half that.
EDITED: To correct her age and school.
T.I.'s cutie pie 22-year-old niece Kamaya is on Twitter (her mom is T.I.'s sister, Precious, whom he rehired after firing her right before Christmas of '08). Follow Kamaya at @HeyKAMAYA if you want to see the cutest pics of T.I. and Tameka's kids, Clifford 'King' Joseph III and Major Philant. She posts pics of the kids almost daily.
People hate on Kamaya, who is a student at Florida Memorial University in Miami, because of who her uncle is. But she holds her own and goes in on those fools on Twitter -- when she's not hitting the books.
Major and a family member
And here's a pic of T.I.'s sister Precious living large (as you can see, T.I. takes good care of his fam). I see Precious is driving again, too. But that's a different story for another time.
Miss Info (Bless her heart) took the time to transcribe every word this young man says, for the benefit of those who can't see the video:
Guru’s nephew, Justin Nicholas-Elam Ruff, makes an impassioned statement on behalf of his family. He claims that Guru’s producer/partner Solar has gained power of attorney for his uncle and is denying his family any access to him. He says that Guru actually fell ill in early February, and since then they have been shut out by Solar.
“..Solar has totally cut us off….the doctors and the staff at the hospital will not discuss any information with Guru’s family….in order for the family to change the situation, we have to hire a lawyer…unfortunately we don’t have a couple of weeks, my uncle Guru is in a serious….I know that Solar has been his right hand man, day in and day out, for the last 6 years, but does that not give him the right to make decidsion whether of not his own family gets to see Guru or learn about his status. The fact that he’s acting like this lets me know he does not have Guru’s best interest in mind. It is a control thing with Solar.
On Tues, I send Solar a text message [checking to see if I could get an update on Guru's status]. Solar sent me a response that said: “Trish [Guru's sister, ] started this!!! And guru would never have told her he was in the hospital, this is horrible what she did!! Now I need to care for Guru. Peace….”
This comes just hours after Team Solar released an odd statement on behalf of Guru: I’ll post the full statement ater the jump, but drives home the point that Solar is the only source for Guru information…read that full statement after the jump.
GURU ISSUES OFFICIAL STATEMENT ABOUT HEALTH STATUS
There are a lot of rumors and wrong information circulating around about Guru’s current situation and health status. Hit producer and Guru’s longtime partner Solar wants to make clear that only he has access to Guru and his doctors.
“Guru is resting and doing well. The doctors say that he will fully recover from his illness. We thank everyone who send prayers our way and we appreciate the outpouring of love from around the world!”
Guru, the sole founder* of the world famous Hip-Hop group GangStarr, who is currently recovering from his surgery, issued an official statement about his health status and addressed people who are spreading wrong information.
“I am doing fine and I am recovering! I’m weak though. Solar is the only person who has the accurate info on my situation. Any info from anybody else is false! I appreciate your well wishes and all the love!” says the legendary MC.
Guru has suffered a heart attack over the weekend in New York City and Hip-Hop fans around the world have shown massive love and support to one of the greatest rappers of all time.
During what must be an incredibly hard and stressful period in life, keep sending your prayers, thoughts, and wishes to Guru and his loved ones.
One other thing, a few days ago I was asked by Solar’s team for a quote. I didn’t quite understand what they meant, but I was told that they were gathering wellwishes to add to their press release. While I have been very public with my hopes for Guru’s full recovery, I thought that was an odd request. So I declined and opted to wait for the prepared statement.
Nude images of rapper Trina that leaked online over the weekend continue to cause a stir online. The subject of most of the online chatter are the photos that show a rash on Trina's arms. Many who haven't heard or read the explanation of the rash on Trina's arms continue to spread rumors that Trina has a sexually transmitted disease.
In order to dispel such rumors, Trina spoke with MTV News about the rash on her arms. She explained that her rash is a common skin condition called Urticaria, or hives.
After allergy tests came back negative, a doctor told Trina that her hives were most likely due to stress, a factor that makes hives more difficult to treat unless the patient eliminates the underlying cause of her stress (man problems or money problems).
Read more about emotionally induced hives in my Medical Minute post here.
Fantasia's brother Teeny, star of her reality show, Twitpic'd these photos to his growing list of admiring followers on the social networking website, Twitter.com. Teeny recently took his reality show check and moved out of his sister's pool house and into his own bachelor digs.
Apparently the ladies on Twitter just can't get enough of Teeny. Probably because those ladies are in relationships with shiftless, lazy men that they are supporting because he's "in between jobs right now." So they can relate to Teeny's situation.
Wildly popular teen idol Justin Bieber, who just turned 16 on March 1st, was spotted at LAX this morning with his jeans down around his thighs, exposing his boxer shorts. By the end of today, the pictures will be plastered all over the message boards and websites that his pre-teen fans frequent.
It's bad enough when you see young thugs dressing this way. But it's particularly distressing to see children emulating these idiots.
How is a child supposed to learn to conform to socially acceptable norms and behavior? He picks up clues from the adults around him. If a child sees his idol wearing his pants down around his ankles, he's going to think this type of behavior is normal.
Grown men like Jay Z, who turns 42 this year and still wears his jeans around his thighs, say they aren't role models for young adolescents. But the kids still look up to them. At what age does a man stop acting like a gorilla and pull his pants up? I guess it takes a real man to answer that question.
Fantasia's brother took to his Twitter page yesterday to respond to your accusations and insults. Click the image to enlarge:
Meanwhile, my loyal reader writes again to inform us that Sharrell Models was the agency that provided those LSLH chicks for Teeny's enjoyment at a CIAA event last weekend:
The girls that were posing in the picture with Joe Barrino are popular models in Charlotte NC. They are a part of a group called Sharrell Models. "Sharrell Models" throws and host parties all the time and have been in videos for Lil Ru, Raekwon, 50cent, Waka Flacka, Lil Wayne etc... One of them has a child by a Charlotte Bobcat basketball player I will give you that info at a later time.
Of course, you know I pressed for more details on which of these ladies got knocked up by a Charlotte Bobcat, and they responded:
Within the next few weeks I will give you all the updates including pics of the girl and the player and baby, court docs etc...
Rapper Lil Wayne probably can't believe his good fortune. A basement fire shut down the Manhattan courthouse where he was to be sentenced yesterday. It was reported that the sentencing would take place today. But, now, according to TMZ.com:
Lil Wayne will not be going to jail today -- dude's check-in date was just pushed back again ... for the 3rd time!!!
If you've been following the saga -- Wayne was originally supposed to go to jail a few weeks ago ... but the judge cut him a break so the rapper could swap out his diamond teeth for a less expensive set.
Then -- he was supposed to check in yesterday, until a fire broke out in the courthouse and everyone was sent home.
Now, the judge has decided to once again push back Wayne's court date so more repairs can be made to the courthouse.
According to the Manhattan District Attorney's Office -- Wayne will be back on Monday ... unless some other crazy, unexpected thing delays the case again.