In 2008, superstar rapper Lil' Wayne allowed a film crew full access to his hectic life.
Cameras rolled as he smoked marijuana, drank soda mixed with prescription cough syrup, recorded rap lyrics almost constantly, toured the world and enjoyed the trappings of fame.
The finished product, a documentary titled "The Carter," premiered to critical acclaim at the Sundance Film Festival and the rapper reportedly enjoyed the… Continue
After initially stating his forthcoming prison sentence would be beneficial to his career, Louisiana emcee Lil Boosie is now remorseful and saddened about the term that will keep him behind bars for an estimated two years.
Boosie, real name Torrence Hatch, was originally convicted of a third offense for marijuana possession.
The jail term was then exacerbated when Boosie violated his house arrest order to complete two concert… Continue
The Top 10 doesn’t have a lot of Hip-Hop on it but we do have a new entry. Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson enters the charts at in the fifth slot with his latest album Before I Self Destruct. The queens MC managed to sell about 160,000 copies of his fourth disc which, to date, is the lowest sales the rapper has produced. The reviews for the album have been mixed but I will say that the movie that comes with it is not bad. In fact it’s pretty good. 50 has… Continue
There's a method to the Pop Princess of Peculiar's madness.
Lady Gaga tells Ellen DeGeneres that she's been letting her freak flag fly for all the misfits out there, according to People.com.
"I didn't fit in in high school and I felt like a freak," she reveals to the talk-show host in an interview airing Friday. "So I like to create this atmosphere for my fans where they feel like they have a freak in me to hang out with and they don't… Continue
There's no question that Michelle Obama is a First Lady with style.
She turned heads when she wore a stunning strapless nude gown while on the arm of her husband to the presidential couple's first official state dinner last night in honor of Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his wife Mrs. Gursharan Kaur.
In celebration of the India-themed event, the First Lady opted to wear a custom-made design by Indian-American designer Naeem… Continue
Hey, hyperactive kids, in California you can get stoned -- legally. California doctors are now prescribing marijuana to children diagnosed with attention hyperactivity disorder, Sphere reports.
Since 2004, California has given out more than 36,000 medical marijuana prescriptions. The number of these prescriptions going to children is not known, though experts say it's on the rise. And it's creating quite a controversy.
The body of the ex-fiancé of "Real Housewives of Atlanta" star Kandi Burruss is being exhumed for a second autopsy, CNN reports.
A.J. Jewell, who was featured on the second season of the hit Bravo reality show, was killed after an altercation at an Atlanta strip club in October and, soon after, a man named Frederick Richardson was then arrested for voluntary manslaughter.
The first autopsy concluded that Jewell died of blunt force… Continue
Usher's new album isn't the only thing giving the singer grief. Music industry insiders say he's having lady trouble as well.
The R&B star — whose "Raymond v. Raymond" has been pulled from its Dec. 21 release date and shelved indefinitely — has found new love with record exec Grace Miguel, sources say. The problem is that she most recently worked at Island Def Jam Records, a competitor of Usher's label, Jive.
NAPLES, Fla. — Ten students at a Naples middle school were suspended after district officials say they participated in "kick a Jew day."
District spokesman Joe Landon says a Jewish student at North Naples Middle School student reported being kicked on Thursday. The school's principal addressed the entire student body the next morning and asked for anyone with information about the alleged attack to come forward.
Rap mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs is partnering with the Home Shopping Network (HSN) to promote his fragrance lines I Am King and Unforgivable. Diddy is slated to appear on HSN on November 30th to promote the fragrances from 11:00pm to 1:00am. According to Women's Wear Daily, HSN has built a custom living room themed stage for Diddy to sell his products in St Petersburg Florida, where the show will broadcast from. For more information tune in to Home… Continue
Former Knicks star Dean (The Dream) Meminger was in critical condition Monday after a Bronx fire that investigators suspect may have been sparked by a crack pipe, FDNY sources said.
Meminger, whose son is a reporter for New York 1, was recovering in the burn unit at Jacobi Medical Center yesterday after suffering significant smoke inhalation in Sunday night's four-alarm fire.
The beloved member of the Knicks' 1973 world championship… Continue
First comes love, then comes marriage. Then comes the multimillion dream home.
Newlyweds Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom, who tied the knot in September after a quickie courtship, have purchased a luxe new love nest, according to People.com.
It’s in Mulholland Park Estates in Tarzana, Calif., and quite the starter home — one with seven bedrooms and nine-bathroom homes tucked inside a gated community.
BALTIMORE - Filmmaker Tyler Perry has donated $1 million to the NAACP to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the civil rights organization.
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People says the gift announced Monday is the largest donation from an individual in the organization's history. It will be distributed over four years.
In a statement, Perry says the perseverance of thousands within the NAACP helped pave the… Continue