Posts Tagged ‘Def Jam’

Tameka Raymond Blames Liposuction Surgery for Divorce

Usher Raymond‘s ex-wife, Tameka Raymond, is blaming their divorce on a secret trip she took to Brazil for a lipo procedure back in 2009. Tameka almost died on the operating table after she went into cardiac arrest. In an interview to promote her reality TV series, Hollywood Exes: Atlanta, Tameka said, “I did dumb stuff.…

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PICS: Stars Attend Rick Ross ‘Mastermind’ Listening Party

Def Jam Records held a listening party for rap artist Rick Ross‘s new album Mastermind at the Colony Theater on Miami Beach. Other celebs in the house included Fat Joe, Busta Rhymes, DJ Khaled, Cash Money Records co-founder Bryan “Baby” Williams, music producer Scott Storch, up-and-coming rapper Lambo (Gloria James‘ boyfriend), and more. Mastermind is…

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When I Was 17: Ludacris

Chris “Ludacris” Bridges is featured in this clip of MTV’s “When I Was 17.” Ludacris got his start in the music biz as an intern and then a DJ at Hot 97.5, which later changed it’s call letters to HOT 107.9. After radio programmer Chaka Zulu was fired from the station for allegedly taking payoffs…

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Video: Janet Jackson’s official listening party in NY, 2/6

Janet Jackson previewed her upcoming album “Discipline” at her official listening party at New World Stages, Stage 1 in New York yesterday. Invited guests were treated to a lavish buffet, open bar and stunning visuals including Janet herself who appeared near the end in a dominatrix style outfit complete with a corset tight enough to…

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LA Reid to Host Official Janet Jackson Album Listening in NY

Well, surprise, surprise: I actually got an invite to something other than the opening of an envelope. LA Reid will host an exclusive listening party for Janet Jackson‘s new CD “Discipline” at a private location in NY next Wednesday (don’t worry LA, I’m not coming). The invite says Cocktails & Hors D’ouvres will be served…

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Jay Z gutting Rocafella rumors untrue?

According to a report on Billboard.com, ousted Def Jam president Jay Z did not drop his Roc-A-Fella artists as some have suggested. “Beans and Freeway didn’t get dropped,” says Beanie Sigel’s manager, Mark Byers. “I just got off the phone with L.A. Reid talking about the next video for ‘Rain’ featuring Raheem DeVaughn that we’re…

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Chuck D – ’10-15 Buzzards Control Hip Hop’

Former Public Enemy front man Chuck D released a venomous response to the news that Universal Records would not be replacing ousted president Jay Z with him or anyone else. “Its sort of expected, and a primary reason why the music business has collapsed,” said Chuck D. Chuck D placed the blame for the demise…

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Universal decides NOT to replace Jay Z

As I told you earlier, there will be no replacement for Jay Z at Def Jam. You read this here first because, as you know, the same industry people who work closely with Jay are loyal Sandrarose.com fans who whisper in my ear on the low low. The move not to replace Jay Z is…

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PICS: Hollywood Hideout Launch at NOIR, Jan. 23

Johnta Austin, Jermaine Dupri, Ne-Yo and singer London Ne-Yo Rocko Da Don Princess and Pastor Troy Rapper Oowee Mr. Plush (Plush Blue Ent) and Jebron F. Kennedy Bola (Xtaci), Baby D and Sunshine (Xtaci) Glenn Twins See more pics from the party Photos: Fred Anderson Exclusively for Sandrarose.com

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