Month: April 2009

AMY WINEHOUSE TURNS DOWN EMINEM COLLABORATION

Via Digital Spy Amy Winehouse has reportedly turned down the chance to collaborate with Eminem. Eminem is said to have been interested in working with the Back To Black star to reprise the success of his partnership with Dido on hit single ‘Stan’, The Sun reports. One source said: “Amy was flattered by the offer. She loves hip-hop and is a big fan of Eminem. But she didn’t feel it was the right thing to do at the present time.” Thank you Jesus!!! []

COSBY KID KEISHA KNIGHT PULLIAM SET TO STAR IN ‘REALITY’ SHOW

Rudy from “The Cosby Show” has grown up, and she’s about to show off her life on cable TV. Oxygen said Wednesday that it’s developing a reality show about actress Keshia Knight Pulliam and her live-in boyfriend, Atlanta area entrepreneur Kaseem Penn. It will explore what it’s like being young, rich, single and co-habitating. No air date is set for the show, titled “Keshia and Kaseem.” Source Who comes up with this crap? Why would TV executives think that a show like []

PIC: MADONNA POSES WITH MERCY

Photograph: REUTERS  Pop star Madonna holds Mercy, the little girl who she desperatly wants to adopt. The singer’s agent released this photograph to the media several days ago.   So many thoughts ran through my head when I first spotted this photograph yesterday. Here are four of those thoughts. 1) They could have at least waited until Mercy was awake before taking  this  photograph. 2) The expression on that little boy’s face is priceless. 3) Madonna sitting amongst the “natives” and cradling a child  just reminds me []

GERMAN GIRL BAND MEMBER ARRESTED IN HIV CASE

Via BBC News A singer from the German girl band No Angels has been arrested on suspicion of infecting a partner with HIV, a prosecutor’s office has said. Nadja Benaissa is suspected of having unprotected sex with three men without informing them she was HIV-positive, German media reported. The 26-year-old singer was arrested on Saturday in Frankfurt before she was due to perform in a solo concert. She reportedly faces a possible charge of grievous bodily harm.  Continue Reading….. SMH….

UK MUSIC NEWS: MEET NEW BOY BAND – 3MIX

Meet 3Mix, the new ‘boy band’ set to take Britain by storm… Via BBC News Boy band 3Mix are sitting in EMI’s London offices looking every inch the perfect teen idols, from their baby-faced good looks and meticulously back-combed hair to their carefully co-ordinated clothes. “We’re proud to be a boy band,” says singer Myan Mirza. “We grew up listening to the likes of Boyz II Men, ‘N Sync and the Backstreet Boys, so there’s no shame there.” Like their idols, Mirza and []

UK MUSIC NEWS: ALEXANDRA BURKE SET TO COLLABORATE WITH BEYONCE?

Via Digital Spy X Factor winner Alexandra Burke is reportedly in negotiations with Beyoncé about a possible collaboration. Burke, who performed a duet with the singer on the ITV1 show last year, is reported to have been seeking advice from the star and her rapper husband Jay-Z. Speaking to OK!, an unnamed source said: “Beyoncé is sure Alexandra has what it takes to be as big as Leona [Lewis] and she’s planning to help her crack the US.” Who is this ‘unnamed []

UK MUSIC NEWS: LADY SOVEREIGN EXPLAINS WHY IT ALL WENT WRONG WITH DEF JAM RECORDS

Four years ago the UK’s Lady Sovereign signed a five album deal with Universal Music and was then added to the Def Jam roster under the presidency of Sean Carter aka Jay-Z.  After much hype and fanfare things soon turned pear shaped for the young emcee. The endless touring and promotional activities (WORK) began to get to old Sovereign and she went on to have a very public meltdown live on stage one night.  Then she promptly disappeared. But now she is back with a new single So Human, new album and []

JACK TWEED BEGS MADAME TUSSAUDS TO MAKE WAX WORK OF WIFE JADE GOODY

I apologise for the constant Jade Goody updates but I can’t help it. I’m just bemused by it all. I mean.. what will it be next???  *HUGE SIGH*. Via The Sun  Jack Tweed has begged Madame Tussauds bosses to make a wax work of his late wife Jade Goody. He visited the London attraction yesterday to ask if the figure could be built — as Jade requested before she died on Mother’s Day aged 27. Jack, 21, also asked if facilities could be offered beside the figure []