Month: August 2008

AALIYAH DANA HAUGHTON: 1979 -2001

Today marks the seventh anniversary of singer Aaliyah Dana Haughton’s tragic death in a plane crash, on August 25th 2001.  At the time Aaliyah a long with friends/colleagues (Rest In Peace) were flying back from a video shoot in the Bahamas when tragedy struck. Rest In Peace baby girl. Aaliyah – One In A Million

VIDEO: CASSIE FT LIL WAYNE – ‘OFFICIAL GIRL’

Bad Boy just continue to pump money in to Cassie’s projects.  Now why is that??????  Was it necessary to feature Cassie standing behind Lil Wayne clad in only a skimpy white bikini (with white leather jacket)? Any way your thoughts please….. UPDATE: I’ve actually grown to like this track… I know I know…. but I like it…. lol smh……

JUST WRONG: VIDEO/TRACK – ‘IT’S SO COLD IN THE D’

This is just wrong on soooooo many levels!!!!!!! “Singer/rapper” T-Baby’s message is to “Stop The Violence” in Detroit but that message gets lost in this travesty of a track. The vocals and the lyrics…Lord have mercy! (smh) Who let them in the studio????? Was it you Sickamore??? And as for the video… NO WORDS! I suggest you all watch to the bitter end……SMH….. Spotted @ where else? C&D

RAPPER DA BRAT SENTENCED TO 3 YEARS IN PRISON

Chart topping rapper Da Brat was sentenced to three years in prison today (August 22), after being charged with assault for hitting a woman in the face with a bottle of rum. The prison sentence stems from a November 2007 incident, in which Da Brat, born Shawntae Harris, argued with Shala Stevens, a waitress working at Jermaine Dupri’s Club 72. Stevens, a budding model, Atlanta Falcons cheerleader and actress, suffered deep lacerations to her cheek and swelling to her forehead. Stevens, who []

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 []