VIDEO: CIARA WANTS YOU!

If you’re a talented mover and shaker then Ciara wants you! The singer is searching for new dancers to join her on tour and auditions will be taking place soon. For more information watch the video above.

QUOTE OF THE DAY: JADAKISS

  “He tried his hand for a few years, he raped the budget, he got however much they was paying him and he stepped down,” He got his masters, he doin’ his thing. 40/40’s in Vegas and all that, hotels, he good.” (On The Come Up DVD) [Jadakiss talks about Jay-Z’s departure from Def Jam as President.]

B.E.T UK (BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TELVISION UK) TO LAUNCH NEXT WEEK

  One of my first post’s on Mad News was about BET UK, asking whether or not it would ever see the light of day here in the UK, as promised. MTV Base now airs BET Shows, the DATED Lil Kim Countdown To Lock Down and the dreadful ‘DMX – Soul Of A Man’, along with College Hill (I never watch that….). So what was the deal? Well anyway now I have my answer…. READ FULL STORY HERE

‘IM A GANGSTA NIGGA’

  On my way home from work yesterday evening I sat on a packed but silent train reading the March issue of XXL Magazine (Nas is on the front cover). I sat there engrossed in the magazine when the silence was broken by a mobile phone’s loud ringtone…. a ringtone that left me cringing in my seat and burying my head further in to the pages of the magazine. All that could be heard was Jay-Z’s voice BOOMING from the phone rapping the line “I’M A GANGSTA NIGGA, I’M A GANGSTA NIGGA” continuously!!!! I refused to look at []

JENNIFER LOPEZ GIVES BIRTH TO TWINS

  Jennifer Lopez gave birth to twins early Friday, making the singer and husband Marc Anthony the parents of a boy and a girl after one of pop music’s most closely watched pregnancies. Lopez representative Simon Fields told People magazine the babies were born at 12:45 a.m. on Long Island. The …   Read More

VIDEO: CLASSIC MTV CRIBS – REDMAN

This is a Cribs favourite of mine. When I first watched it back in 2001 I could not stop laughing. I had become accustomed to seeing featured rappers showing off their ultra lavish homes and then it was Redman’s turn to show off…. An absolute classic! (Note: Weeks after this episode aired thieves broke in to Red’s home)