Rita Ora to Guest Judge on ‘X Factor U.K.’
Three years ago, Rita Ora was an up-and-coming singer auditioning for Jay-Z with the hopes of being signed to his Roc Nation label. Now the 21-year-old Roc Nation artist will relive that nerve-racking experience vicariously as a temporary judge on the U.K. version of ‘The X Factor.&CloseCurlyQ…
Nicki Minaj Wants Fans to Pick Her Next ‘Roman Reloaded’ Singles
Hey Barbz! Nicki Minaj is in a dilemma. The Young Money rapstress can’t decide on what her next singles should be from her second album ‘Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded.’ On Thursday (May 24), the Harajuku Barbie unveiled on her official website three different poll…
Ray J Released From Hospital After Undergoing Blood Clot Tests
Ray J is on the mend after being hospitalized in Las Vegas Monday morning (May 21) due to exhaustion and jet leg from his long flight to and from China. E! Online is reporting that the singer is in good health and recuperating at his home in Los Angeles.
Will Smith Talks About ‘Awkward’ Kiss by Reporter
Word to the wise, don’t get too aggressive with Will Smith. Just asked the Ukrainian reporter in Moscow who tried to smooch the Hollywood heavyweight during his interview with him. Will’s infamous smack was captured on video and instantly went viral on the Internet.
Beyonce Pays Tribute to Bee Gees’ Robin Gibb On Her Website
Beyonce continues her blogging streak on her website, writing an elegiac tribute to late Bee Gees’ co-founder Robin Gibb. The 62-year-old singer died on Sunday (May 20) after a long bout with cancer and intestinal surgery.
Chris Brown Reportedly Threw a Tantrum at Las Vegas Club
Chris Brown‘s hot temper got the best of him again when he confronted a partygoer at a Las Vegas nightclub. According to the NYPost, Breezy was at Haze nightclub in the Aria hotel on Saturday (May 19) flirting with a group of women and buying them multiple bottles of champagne.
Michael Jackson Estate to Release ‘Bad’ 25th Anniversary Deluxe Album
Michael Jackson‘s 1987 album ‘Bad’ will be re-released as a three-CD, one DVD deluxe set called ‘Bad 25′ in honor of the album’s 25th anniversary. This unique collector’s item boasts a bountiful of goodies that should satisfy th…
Jay-Z, Rita Ora + More to Perform at Made in America Festival
Jay-Z has announced the first round of headliners for the Budweiser Made in America festival, which takes place on Labor Day Weekend in Philadelphia. Among the artists headlining the event include Rita Ora, D’Angelo, Calvin Harris, Afrojack, Skrillex, Maybach Music Group (Rick Ross, …
Rihanna Makes Guest Appearance at Jay-Z + Kanye West Gig in London
Jay-Z and Kanye West invited a very special guest to join them on their ‘Watch the Throne’ tour stop in London Sunday night (May 20). Pop songbird Rihanna performed alongside the dynamic duo at their sold-out concert for two special tracks.
Rick Ross Donates iPads + Reeboks to His Alma Mater
Rick Ross returned to his alma mater Carol City High School in Miami on May 16 to give a speech on the values of getting a good education. The Maybach Music Group honcho, who graduated from Carol City in 1994, was also treated to a pep rally during the assembly and was given an honorary school footb…
Jay-Z on Rita Ora: ‘You Can See the Potential’
Jay-Z is happy with the progression of his new Roc Nation signee Rita Ora. The pop newbie has scored her second No. 1 U.K. single ‘R.I.P.’ (Featuring Tinie Tempah) and is currently opening for Coldplay on their European tour. Not bad for the 21-year-old London native.
50 Cent on Same-Sex Marriage: ‘I’m for It’
During his interview on Funkmaster Flex’s Hot 97 radio show, 50 Cent threw his support behind President Obama’s stance of same-sex couples having the right to get legally married. The New York rapper felt that Obama took a long time to address the issue, but agreed wi…