Via Digital Spy Sri Lankans outraged by Akon’s ‘desecration’ of a statue of the Buddah have protested against his upcoming concert in Colombo. The R&B singer has come under fire from locals who have taken offence to his video for ‘Sexy Chick’, which features groups of near-naked women dancing at a pool party in front a Buddah statue. Sri Lanka’s Sinhalese ethnic majority are mainly Buddhists. According to Billboard, around 200 Sri Lankans protested by throwing stones at the head office of […]
Singer Akon has created his own scent called Konvict, and the bottle is “imaginatively” shaped like a handcuff. Via Luxist and Rhymes With Snitch Konvict Femme combines notes of lemon and mandarin with vanilla and almond musk. Konvict Homme has fresh notes of bergamot and lemon with an earthy base of sandalwood and cedar. Each sells for $41.95 and10% of the proceeds will go to Akon’s Konfidence Foundation which is “dedicated to increasing public awareness of the conditions in Africa.” A scent called Konvict with a bottle made in […]
Rapper Jim Jones has announced that he will teach high school students in New York City. Via Sohh.com I’ll be teaching for eight weeks, I’ll be teaching a real curriculum, right now they’re actually going back and forth with the Board of Education to see what goes on and sh*t. I fully don’t know the whole logistics of everything — it’s definitely going to be fun…I’ma have to go home the weekend before and write out my lessons — this will be the […]
Entertainment show E! News keeps telling it’s viewers that they will be the “FIRST” to “EXCLUSIVELY” show the new Lady GaGa video featuring Beyonce. Erm… not quite E! News. Like always I think the BEAST that is the Internet has beaten you to it! Your thoughts please. Hit or Miss?
I think Chris Brown is in a bad way. The backlash is definitely beginning to take it’s toll on the young star. While former girlfriend Rihanna whines her way around the world pretending to be 90s female reggae star Patra, Chris is begging his fans via Say Now to help reignite his career. “I ain’t never really did this but right now I need all of my fans help. Some radio stations aren’t playing my records. They are not being that supportive and I wouldn’t expect them to. It’s […]
Singer D’Angelo was arrested over the weekend for allegedly soliciting an undercover police woman, and has now released a statement addressing the matter… “We know there is a lot of speculation in regard to the arrest of D’Angelo in New York City this past weekend. We would like his fans and the public at large to know that D’Angelo has plead not guilty — and is contesting the allegations made against him. Also know that he is in good health and extremely excited […]
Tinie Tempah’s debut single Pass Out has gone straight in at number 1, in this week’s UK chart. In an interview with BBC Radio 1 the 21 year old said, “I’m out of breath! It feels like it’s my birthday, my Christmas, my Easter, my christening all in one. This is mad.” Click HERE to watch/listen to Pass Out. Congratulations Tinie!
Oh dear… Via The New York Post Grammy Award-winning R&B singer D’Angelo was arrested early yesterday after allegedly offering an undercover policewoman $40 for oral sex while cruising alone through the West Village — with $12,000 stashed in his SUV. D’Angelo, 36, whose real name is Michael Archer, was in his top-of-the-line Range Rover at Greenwich and Horatio streets at about 2:30 a.m. when he spotted a woman he took to be a prostitute, sources said. He was arrested and charged with […]
Earlier this week I posted the news that former A-list rapper DMX was going to host a gospel rap benefit concert at his church. Click here to read if you missed it. Well the concert has now been cancelled! Via Ballerstatus Arizona’s Independence High School — who were to host the performance — backed out, after they realized X was involved. Morning Star Sanctified Church’s Pastor King says that they had everything set to go, even taking out a $1 million insurance policy, but […]
Award nominated DJ, Masterstepz, today announced his resignation from the radio station Choice FM, where has been a long standing and respected resident DJ for over six years. Whilst being at Choice FM, Masterstepz has had his own weekday show from 7pm-9pm, meeting and interviewing music artists and sportsmen such as Jay-Z, Mary J Blige, Tinchy Styder, Rihanna, Rio Ferdinand, Bashy, David Haye, NeYo, Alicia Keys and Mariah Carey, who personally presented him with a mounted triple platinum disc for her album, […]