Day: August 21, 2008

VIDEO: TERRENCE HOWARD – ‘SANCTUARY’

Not content with being an actor, Terrence Howard has now decided to try his hand at singing. The debut single ‘Sanctuary’, is taken from his soon to be released album ‘Shine Through It’, which drops on September 2nd. [Thanks for link Nessa] Terrence has discussed his music and up and coming album in various interviews, and just came off as actually sounding quite shallow. I get the distinct impression that he thinks his music will change the world. Yeah we’ll see….. Any way your thoughts []

NIGERIAN FACES DEATH FOR 86 WIVES

Mr Bello Abubakar Nigeria’s Islamic authority has told the man who has 86 wives to choose only four and repent within three days or else he will be sentenced to death. The Jamatu Nasril Islam (JNI) passed their verdict on Mohammed Bello Abubakar, 84, according to Sharia law. This comes two weeks after the Nigerian press and the BBC reported on the case. Talking to the media then, Mr Abubakar challenged Muslim scholars, saying there is no punishment stated in the Koran []

IS ISLAND DEF JAM ABOUT TO FIRE JERMAINE DUPRI?

A Def Jam source has informed resident SOHH.com writer Gyant, that the head of Island Record’s Urban Division, Jermaine Dupri is about to be given his marching orders! Gyant writes: “After several failed projects, which includes Janet Jackson’s Discipline, Mariah Carey’s E=MC2 and Johnta Austin’s permanently shelved project it looks like the powers that be have had enough and JD’s time as head of Island Records’ urban division has come to an end. I am being told that JD’s termination papers were being drafted []