MADONNA CELEBRATES 13TH UK NO. 1

Madonna has put an end to Estelle’s four week reign at the top of the UK chart, and celebrates her 13th UK number 1 this week. Her hit single ‘4 Minutes’, taken from the album ‘Hard Candy’ also features Justin Timberlake and Timbaland.  Continue Reading 4 Minutes – Madonna ft Justin Timberlake and Timbaland  

COLUMBIA RECORDS DROP’S OMARION

According to BlackVoices.com singer Omarion has been dropped from his record label. Read report below: Omarion (real name: Omari Ishmael Grandberry) signed as a solo artist to Columbia Records after B2K broke up in December 2003. His boy band was actually signed to Sony’s Epic division. The 23-year-old singer released two solo CDs for the record company, including 2005’s ‘O’ and 2006’s ‘21.’ Both albums were certified gold. In December of 2007, Omarion partnered with rapper Bow Wow on the CD, ‘Face []

KRS-ONE HOSPITALIZED AFTER FAN THROWS BOTTLE

Photograph: PR Photos Rap legend KRS-One suffered a fractured right hand at the hands of an angry fan, during a recent performance at a New Haven, CT nightclub. The fan, who became upset after being escorted off stage by the club’s security staff, threw a bottle in the direction of the stage, striking KRS-One in the face and hand. Despite the fan’s hostility, KRS-One remained calm as he urged the crowd to “Let it go.” “Let it go. When negativity comes your []

NEW BOOK RELEASE: HIDING IN HIP HOP

Hiding In Hip Hop – On The Down Low in the Entertainment Industry from Music to Hollywood is a riveting memoir.  The book uncovers a hidden and well-known unspoken secret. Deep within the confines of Hip-Hop is a prominent gay sub-culture. A world that industry insiders are keenly aware of, but choose to ignore. From the testosterone of men striving to be on top and in control, to the “by any means necessary” bravado in an industry that thrives on power, homosexuality is a reality []

BLACK PANTHER CARTOON TO AIR ON BET IN 2009

For some reason (probably because he’s black), Marvel character Black Panther has never quite gotten his due. Since being created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby and debuting in a 1966 issue of Fantastic Four, he’s never achieved the marquee status of his peers, despite being the first major black superhero. Wesley Snipes tried for 15 years to turn the character into a movie, but all we got is three Blade movies instead. Continue Reading Well you learn something new every day! []