Christina Aguilera's jaw-dropping "Not Myself Tonight" sees the pop star getting back to her "Dirrty" roots, but that's not the only thing about it feels a bit nostalgic.
See, in addition to all the bondage, barely there outfits and heavy breathing on display in the clip, there's a whole lot of it that also reminds us of some of the greatest videos of yesteryear (or even last year). There's a… Continue
The new Champ Is Here 3 mixtape by Jadakiss and DJs Drama and Green Lantern. 'Kiss is already legendary, but the lines on this one are as immaculate as ever.
"The game is all Jada's/ Something hot drop, I get 'em in all flavors/ The Black Mamba of the vocals," he spits. "He's a di--, you a p---y, y'all neighbors/ The Black Mamba of the vocals/ MJ of the Pro-Tools, anti-social."
We don't need to say much more than that! Our money… Continue
Rap star Ice Cube has signed on to play a police officer in the upcoming movie Rampart, which will focus on the notorious unit within the Los Angeles Police Department.
The flick is being written by screenwriter James Ellory, will feature Ice Cube starring as a homicide detective investigating the dirty actions of a police officer played by actor Woody Harrelson.
The movie focuses on the sweeping CRASH (Community Resources Against… Continue
Queens is in the building — again. Sha Money XL has signed on to become the senior VP of A&R at Def Jam Records. The label has had such a rich history of Queens-bred fellas in the boardroom, from its founder Russell Simmons to Irv Gotti to one of Sha's mentors, the late Jam Master Jay. XL is excited to plant his flag in the cherished hip-hop recording house.
"I've been floating around this industry since I've just been… Continue
Sheila Johnson, the co-founder of Black Entertainment Television alongside her ex-husband Bob Johnson, was asked by The Daily Beast blog what she thought about her groundbreaking network since selling it to Viacom in 2000 for $1.3 billion.
“Don’t even get me started,” says the 60-year-old Johnson, who has since divorced and remarried (charmingly enough, to the Virginia circuit court judge who presided over her divorce). “I don’t watch it. I… Continue
Happy birthday, Lloyd Banks. The youngest G-Unit member touches number 28 on Friday (April 30). This year, the streets have been well fed with Banks' V5 mixtape (released in December), and "Beamer, Benz or Bentley," his collaboration with Juelz Santana, is translating from the Rotten Apple to down South and across the world. Just ask any member of the Unit who just came from their international run, during which Banks' hit threatened… Continue
Well, a lot of people saw that Gloria Velez was dissing the crap out of Nicki Minaj the other day. Well, you know a lot of people seem to know some stuff on ol’ Glo and wanted it to be known that she’s really not the best representation of the Nicki Minaj Critics Association. So, anyway…this is not me dissing her, but these rumors are the business. According to a source of mine, Gloria V. was quite a wild child back in the day. So wild that one weekend many, many years ago… Continue
BEIJING - A farmer wielding a hammer attacked kindergarten students Friday, injuring five, before burning himself to death in the third horrific assault on Chinese schools in as many days, state media reported.
Wang Yonglai used a motorcycle to break down the gate of the Shangzhuang Primary School in the eastern city of Weifang and struck a teacher who tried to block him before hitting students with the hammer, the official Xinhua News… Continue
Hot 107.9 in Atlanta continued to announce names for their annual Birthday Bash concert, taking place on June 19. A couple of weeks ago, the station trumpeted the names of Plies and Ludacris as their initial two performers — and on Thursday (April 29), a couple of more names on the roster were revealed. Holding it down for Miami will be Rick Ross, and bringing the hometown heat onstage will be A-Town's own Monica.
Ross is heavily in the process of… Continue
Rick Ross said a night of hanging out with Diddy and the Ciroc Boys inspired the opening lines of his "Super High" record: "From my n---a Diddy view, I think I see his vision too/ 'Purple Rain,' over Central Park, chillin' with my goons."
Ross, Diddy and a few friends were watching Prince's "Purple Rain" in the mogul's New York penthouse when he was inspired to write the lyrics. Ross' friendship with the founder of Bad Boy Records blossomed… Continue
Houston rapper Paul Wall is one of the few white men in the hip-hop industry, but it’s not a uniqueness that he pays much attention to. The emcee recently spoke with “XXL Magazine” and explained that he has never let his skin color shape who he is. He states, quote, “Everybody raised me to believe I was a kid and an individual. So me being white or any other characteristic didn’t define who I was. So I don’t carry myself as a white person. I am who I… Continue