how the mighty fall

DAMON DASH BLAMES HIS PAST FINANCIAL WOES ON THE RECESSION

Via Tale Tela Damon Dash blames the recession for his financial issues, according to YRB. Dash has said that because he is famous, his business was thrown open to the public and he believes his money problems were unfairly scrutinised in the press following the sale of his shares in Roc-A-Fella Records and Rocawear clothing. He said to YRB:  “I started to go through a lot of bad press all of a sudden. Like, the recession hit everybody, but me being a []

ROBBIE WILLIAMS BLAMES POOR X-FACTOR PERFORMANCE ON DOOR

Those of you who tuned in to the X-Factor this past weekend will have seen Robbie Williams’ perform his new single Bodies and then laughed out loud! Robbie who looked like a man possessed, has now blogged about his poor performance on the show and has the nerve to blame a door… Via Holy Moly “I wasn’t as nervous as I thought I was going to be… until the friggin sliding door wouldn’t open.I don’t know if you saw but I had to wedge it []

DAMON DASH BLAMES MONEY WOES ON BEING GENEROUS

Damon ‘Bruk Pocket’ Dash has revealed to Billboard.com that blames his financial downfall on being overly generous. Brukkers says,  “My mistake was watching everyone else’s careers and not watching mine. After being able to settle my wife’s company, I was able to start doing other things. My first approach was the music business and getting with Jim Jones… I spent the last six months doing research, trying to figure out how to use all my resources to blow this out (make his album []

QUOTE OF THE DAY: DAMON DASH

“I wouldn’t blame David if he was jealous. I was hanging out with his beautiful wife all the time. I think he thought there was something going on between the two of us. I know they had a conversation about it. ‘Everyone knew we were just friends. But who can blame him? I’m a fly guy!” (Damon ‘ bruk pocket’ Dash talks about his past business relationship with Victoria Beckham (when he attempted to reinvent her as the next big R&B star), and implies that []

SNEAKER COMPANY PRO-KEDS DROPS DAMON DASH

SOHH reports that former Roc-A-Fella CEO Damon Dash no longer has the licensing rights to popular sneaker company Pro-Keds. The decision to remove Dash from his 2004 license was based on re-creating a new look for it’s 60th Anniversary. CEO Greg Ribatt said in a statement,“We thank Damon for his partnership and efforts on the PRO-Keds brand over the past few years, and we look forward to re-launching the brand under the Stride Rite organization to maximize the brand’s full potential. We []

DAMON DASH SUED OVER MISSED MORTGAGE PAYMENTS

Picture Source Hip-Hop entrepreneur Damon Dash is being sued by Eastern Savings Bank, for missing the monthly mortgage payments on a pair of Manhattan apartments. According to a lawsuit filed in Manhattan Supreme Court, Dash has failed the $78,504 monthly note for the apartments since January. Dash is in danger of losing the apartments, which are located in the trendy Sugar Warehouse and in the Atalanta. Dash, who founded Roc-A-Fella Records with Jay-Z in 1996, also faces over $10,000 in late fees []