Music

PIC: DAMON DASH AND DAUGHTER OUT AND ABOUT

Former music mogul Damon Dash tipped off the paparazzi and arranged for them to take some photographs of him and his daughter out and about. Damon looks like a mere shadow of his former self. Via Rhymes With Snitch Click HERE to view more pics.

AKON RELEASES NEW SCENT CALLED KONVICT

Singer Akon has created his own scent called Konvict, and the bottle is “imaginatively” shaped like a handcuff. Via Luxist and Rhymes With Snitch Konvict Femme combines notes of lemon and mandarin with vanilla and almond musk. Konvict Homme has fresh notes of bergamot and lemon with an earthy base of sandalwood and cedar. Each sells for $41.95 and10% of the proceeds will go to Akon’s Konfidence Foundation which is “dedicated to increasing public awareness of the conditions in Africa.” A scent called Konvict with a bottle made in []

FOOLISHNESS OF THE DAY: RAPPER JIM JONES SET TO TEACH IN HIGH SCHOOL

Rapper Jim Jones has announced that he will teach high school students in New York City. Via Sohh.com I’ll be teaching for eight weeks, I’ll be teaching a real curriculum, right now they’re actually going back and forth with the Board of Education to see what goes on and sh*t. I fully don’t know the whole logistics of everything — it’s definitely going to be fun…I’ma have to go home the weekend before and write out my lessons — this will be the []

CHRIS BROWN PLEADS WITH FANS TO HELP RESTART HIS CAREER

I think Chris Brown is in a bad way. The backlash is definitely beginning to take it’s toll on the young star. While former girlfriend Rihanna whines her way around the world pretending to be 90s female reggae star Patra, Chris is begging his fans via Say Now to help reignite his career. “I ain’t never really did this but right now I need all of my fans help. Some radio stations aren’t playing my records. They are not being that supportive and I wouldn’t expect them to. It’s []

UK MUSIC: SELAH FT SADIE AMA & MS BRATZ – WOMAN’S WORLD

‘Woman’s World’ is produced by British producer DaVinche, and I was pleasantly surprised when I first heard the track. I really like it. Selah and Sadie impress but the track could have done without Ms Bratz. I don’t think it needed the rap. When will people realise that not every song out their needs to have a guest rapper? All in all though I give ‘Woman’s World’ the thumbs up! Your thoughts please. Hit or Miss?

D’ANGELO RELEASES STATEMENT

Singer D’Angelo was arrested over the weekend for allegedly soliciting an undercover police woman, and has now released a statement addressing the matter… “We know there is a lot of speculation in regard to the arrest of D’Angelo in New York City this past weekend. We would like his fans and the public at large to know that D’Angelo has plead not guilty — and is contesting the allegations made against him. Also know that he is in good health and extremely excited []

PIC: JAY-Z VISITS THE WHITE HOUSE

Click HERE to view more pics. Lucky Jay-Z visited The White House this week with mother-in-law Tina Knowles, wife Beyonce, singer Trey Songz and former music executive Kevin Liles. Jay recently told chat show host Jonathan Ross that he had been invited to The White House  before but had to keep declining those invitations because of his “busy schedule”. I see you finally managed to clear a space in your jam packed diary Jay, to visit your “good friend” the President. Well done! *rolls eyes* …………………………………………………………….. Doesn’t the President have any work to []