Month: August 2009

THE SEPTEMBER ISSUE TRAILER

Anna Wintour, has been the Editor-in-Chief of US Vogue Magazine for over twenty years and is the most powerful figure in fashion. ‘The September Issue’ focuses on Wintour and the 2007 issue which was and remains the biggest ever issue (weighing over four pounds) selling thirteen million copies. The film will be released in the UK on September 9th. Advertisements

JAY-Z APPEARS ON BILL MAHER

              Jay-Z sat down with Bill Maher several nights ago and talked about Hip Hop, ‘rap beef’ and his music. So basically said nothing that I haven’t heard come out of his mouth before. Then a FAWNING Maher presents Jay with a thick hardcover book (as thick as the Bible), of every lyric to every song he’s ever released. How unbelievably EXTRA! I feel sorry for the intern who was lumbered with the job of having to compile  the lyrics to each []

UK NEWS: BLACK WOMAN ALMOST BLINDED AFTER UNDERGOING OPERATION TO TURN HER BROWN EYES BLUE

Shenise Farrell photographed after receiving corrective surgery I thought I had seen and heard it all….. Via The Daily Mail When Shenise Farrell read on the internet about a £5,000 operation which could turn her dark brown eyes light blue, she wasted no time in heading off to Panama. Less than two weeks later, British surgeons were battling to save her sight. They had to repair a hole in her iris and remove implants. It is unclear whether she will suffer long-term damage []

VIDEO: MARY J BLIGE FT DRAKE – ‘THE ONE’

Mary J Blige teams up with Drake on her new single The One. I don’t really understand what the fascination is with Drake. What’s so great about him? And why are all these artists rushing to collaborate with him? Anyway Mary’s latest track needs to grow on me, but she looks good in the video. Your thoughts please. Hit or Miss?

MICHAEL JACKSON’S BIRTHDAY TRIBUTE VIDEO

The PunchBowl Blog pays tribute to the King of Pop Michael Jackson on what would have been his 51st birthday. The tribute features Asher Roth, Chrisette Michele, Esmee Denters [Justin Timberlake protege], Kimberly from the Pussycat Dolls, UK artist Jade Ewan and TV/radio presenter Reggie Yates. Happy Birthday Michael. Via PunchBowl Blog Rest In Peace Michael

NEW L’OREAL AD CAMPAIGN: BEYONCE

Source Beyonce enjoys a lucrative endorsement deal with cosmetics GIANT L’Oreal. Former group mate Kelly Rowland managed to bag an endorsement deal with……. Dark & Lovely several years ago… Does anyone know if Michelle Williams endorses any products? That Beyonce always comes out on top doesn’t she? Anyway Bey looks good in this ad campaign.  

UK NEWS: PETER ANDRE SET TO REPORT BACKSTAGE AT THE 2009 MOBO AWARDS CEREMONY?

Photograph: WireImage Peter Andre attends the 2009 MOBO nominations launch party that took place on Wednesday in London. I heard that Peter will actually co-host the 2009 MOBO (Music Of Black Origin) Awards ceremony, which will take place in Glasgow (Scotland) on the 30th September. Lady GaGa has received a nomination (she will probably win) and loads of acts who have only managed to scrape out one lowsy single in the last 12 months have been nominated for awards (why?), so at this point anything is possible. Via The []

SINGER/SONGWRITER THE DREAM NOW THE NEW EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT OF ISLAND/DEF JAM RECORDS

The Dream with fiancee Christina Milian Singer/song writer The Dream ( Terius Nash) has announced via his Twitter page that he is to become the new Executive Vice President of Island/Def Jam Records. Yes its true, labels are just giving executive positions to any and everybody now. Check out The Dream’s announcement via Twitter I wanna Thank everyone at Island Records/Def Jam for their faith in me and making me Executive Vice President of Island Records. Thank you to my team. my manager Mark Stewart & my attorney Aaron Rosenberg for getting []