MOVIE TRAILER: ‘WHO’S DEAL?’ – STARRING JIM JONES AND ELISE NEAL

Rapper Jim Jones stars in the newly released film ‘Who’s Deal?’ alongside actress Elise Neal.    Film Synopsis: “A divorced work-a-holic attorney, Passion (Elise Neal) thrives to do more with her life, especially her love life. She encounters a rendezvous with a stealthy baller, Devon (Jim Jones) seeking romance  too. His poker partners, Clock (Hassan Johnson – THE WIRE) and Slick (Jackie Long – THE COMEBACKS, ATL, IDLEWILD)  narrate the romance adventure when Devon is a no-show at their weekly high stakes poker game.” (Source: Select Media) []

JAY-Z SIGNS 150 MILLION DEAL WITH LIVE NATION

  According to the Wall Street Journal, Jay-Z is about to close a landmark deal with Live Nation Inc worth 150 million. ‘In what may be the richest in a string of recent deals with superstar musicians, Live Nation Inc. is close to a $150 million, 10-year deal with Jay-Z that would give the concert promoter a financial position in virtually every aspect of the rapper and entrepreneur’s career, according to people familiar with the matter. The contract also calls for Live Nation to make advance payments []

VIDEO OF THE DAY: OPRAH’S GOSPEL BRUNCH FOR THE LEGENDS 2005

I was sent this video today and it was my first time viewing it. I have to say I felt emotional while watching/listening to Gladys, Patti, Dionne, Shirley, Yolanda, Chaka, BeBe, and Valerie sing.  This was so uplifting and inspirational. I think if I had been lucky enough to attend, I would have been wiping tears from my eyes throughout. They are all true legends! (Thanks for sending the link V)

SEAN LEVERT: STRAPPED TO A CHAIR BEFORE HE DIED

  According to reporter Donna J. Miller from the Cleveland Daily News, singer Sean Levert was chained to a chair before his death. Sean Levert had been acting strangely at the Cuyahoga County Jail before he died, Warden Kevin McDonough said in a news release. Levert was at the jail for five days, living among the “general population” there. He then displayed “bizarre behavior” and was put in an observation cell Sunday night. He began shouting and pounding on the cell door, so []

SINGER SEAN LEVERT DIES AT AGE 39

  Sean Levert, son of O’Jays lead singer Eddie Levert, was found dead in a Cleveland, Ohio, jail over the weekend, sources said. Sean Levert, 39, was being held for allegedly failing to pay about $80,000 in child support. The cause of death was not immediately known. Sean Levert was a member of the R&B group LeVert with his late brother Gerald Levert and Marc Gordon. Gerald Levert died Nov. 10, 2006 at the age of 40. (Source: The Chicago Sun Times). []