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LIL WAYNE FINALLY DROPPED BY MOUNTAIN DEW OVER EMMETT TILL LYRICS

This news has made my Friday evening. YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS!!! The Associated Press just reported that PepsiCo makers of the beverage Mountain Dew has dropped rapper Lil Wayne (real name Dwayne Carter). Wayne caused controversy earlier this year when he appeared on the remix of Atlanta artist Future’s unreleased single ’Karate Chop’ and rapped the line, “beat the p*ssy up like Emmett Till.” Emmett Till was a 14 year old African-American boy who was brutally murdered in Mississippi in 1955, after he reportedly whistled and flirted with Carolyn Bryant, a 21 year old Caucasian woman. Click []

REEBOK DROPS RAPPER RICK ROSS OVER RAPE LYRICS CONTROVERSY

Sports apparel giant Reebok has bowed down to pressure and ended their partnership with rapper Rick Ross. Reebok issued the following statement: “Reebok holds our partners to a high standard, and we expect them to live up to the values of our brand.  Unfortunately, Rick Ross has failed to do so. While we do not believe that Rick Ross condones sexual assault, we are very disappointed he has yet to display an understanding of the seriousness of this issue or an appropriate []

UK NEWS: ALESHA DIXON DROPPED BY RECORD LABEL

That Grape Juice reports that singer Alesha Dixon has been dropped from Asylum Records (Atlantic) Read the official statement below announcing her parting from the label. Alesha would like to announce that after discussions with her record label, Asylum/Atlantic, we have decided not to extend her recording contract. It became clear during our discussions that both Alesha and her label had some creative differences which we were unable to resolve and it was mutually agreed that the best course of action for both []

UK NEWS: ALEXANDRA BURKE DISMISSES ELTON JOHN’S CLAIMS THAT SIMON COWELL WILL DROP HER FROM HIS LABEL

Alexandra Burke has addressed Elton John’s claims that entertainment mogul Simon Cowell will drop her from his Syco label. The singer told the Metro newspaper, “it’s a bit weird because I’ve met Elton a few times and every time he’s said he loves my music. I don’t want to get into a row about those comments because I haven’t seen them.” Elton’s exact words were that Alexandra would be “humped and dumped” by Cowell. Alexandra is currently working on her sophomore LP, []

UK NEWS: KERRY KATONA DROPPED AS THE FACE OF ICELAND

Kerry Katona has been dropped as the face of supermarket chain Iceland following allegations that she took cocaine. The News Of The World published photographs and video footage of the 28-year-old mother allegedly showing her snorting the class A drug in her home in Wilmslow, Cheshire. Iceland said that while the company had stood by the reality TV star during earlier personal difficulties, it was now “impossible” for her to continue in its advertising campaigns. Source Kerry should have been dropped as the face []

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 []