Fans will have to wait a little longer to hear rapper Lil Wayne‘s new album The Carter V. Wayne is embroiled in a legal battle to get out from under the oppressive thumb of his record label daddy, Birdman.
Wayne threatened to file a $51 million lawsuit against Birdman to terminate his recording contract. In the meanwhile, Weezy released the follow-up to his 2011 mixtape, Sorry 4 the Wait. today. S4TW2 features Weezy covering today’s top hip hop hits, including “CoCo”, which he infuses with multiple annoying references to making his fans wait. Peep the track list after the break.
Barney’s NY has agreed to pay $525,000 in fees and penalties for racially profiling two Barney’s customers.
The settlement was reached after a nine-month investigation by the New York state attorney general’s office.
Years of wild spending has apparently caught up with Cash Money Records owners Lil Wayne, left, Bryan “Birdman” Williams, right, and Ronald “Slim” Williams (not pictured).
According to a report on gossip tabloid TMZ’s website, Cash Money Records’ unpaid bills are stacking up and creditors are filing lawsuit after lawsuit against the brothers. It looks like the cash machine is running out of unlimited funds.
Inside Edition recently aired an investigative report on pediatric dentists who perform unnecessary, excessive, and expensive dental procedures on small children.
Alicea White took her four-year-old daughter, Savannah, to Happy Valley Pediatric Dentistry in Phoenix, AZ, for a routine dental appointment. The dentist, Dr. Karan Nett, diagnosed the girl with tooth decay (probably due to bottle rot) and four cavities.
But Alicea says instead of just filling the four cavities on Savannah, Dr. Nett filled the girl’s mouth with expensive silver caps.
“I was completely shocked,” said Alicea. “All that silver in her mouth. I was like, ‘Oh my God, what happened?’”
Bosses at high end retailer Barneys released a statement apologizing to rapper Jay Z following media reports of racial profiling incidents involving black consumers at the New York location.
2 young black shoppers filed separate complaints accusing Barneys of racially profiling them after they made purchases of a $2,500 Celine handbag and a $350 Ferragamo belt.
But instead of apologizing to the shoppers who were racially profiled, Barneys apologized to Jay Z for inconveniencing him.
“We deeply regret that these recent events have distracted from the great work of the Shawn Carter Foundation, and we offer our sincere apologies to Mister Carter,” said Barneys CEO Mark Lee.
And you scoffed when I said Jay Z was behaving like HE was the victim?
Talk show Diva Wendy Williams reacted to TV chef Paula Deen admitting she regularly uses the N-word.
“This is something that has been swirling around about Paula Deen for longer than this story,” Williams said in an interview with Entertainment Television.
Deen, 66, admitted using racial slurs in a videotaped deposition for a $1.2 million lawsuit brought by the former general manager of her popular Savannah, GA restaurant. Lisa Jackson claimed sexual harassment and infliction of emotional distress by Deen’s brother Bubba Hiers.
Straightfromthea.com reports that Judge Bensonetta Tipton-Lane, who presided over the contentious Raymond vs Raymond child custody case, has stepped down.
In a controversial ruling in September, Judge Tipton-Lane awarded Usher Raymond full custody of his two boys, ages 4 and 5. Prior to the judge’s ruling, Raymond shared custody of the boys with his ex-wife, Tameka Foster-Raymond.
Following the ruling, Foster-Raymond’s attorney, Lisa West, filed a Motion for Recusal, accusing Tipton-Lane of bias in light of Judge Lane’s close ties with Usher Raymond’s attorney, John Mayoue, who contributed to Judge Lane’s reelection campaign.
Sandrarose.com was the first blog to bring you the news of Judge Lane’s ties to Usher’s attorney.
After the break, watch a CBS News investigative report into the FBI probe of the Raymond vs Raymond decision, courrtesy of Hiphopenquirer.com.