Kanye West Debuts ‘Cruel Summer’ Film at Cannes Film Festival
Kanye West‘s much-ballyhooed film ‘Cruel Summer’ premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in France on May 23. A select crowd of distinguished guests attended a private screening of the movie before the general public gets a chance to view it.
Nicki Minaj’s ‘Pink Friday’ Tour Will Be ‘Intimate but Big’ Says Choreographer
This summer, Nicki Minaj will hit the road for her Pink Friday tour. This will be her first headlining trek since opening for Lil Wayne and Britney Spears on their respective tours last year. With Minaj, you can always count on her bringing her unique brand of showmanship to the stage.
TLC Singer T-Boz Sued by Honda
Tionne ‘T-Boz’ Watkins continues to have a financial woes. TMZ is reporting that car maker Honda is suing the TLC singer for late payments on her 2005 Honda Odyssey. In the suit, which was filed in Georgia, Honda is seeking permission from a judge to repossess the vehicle.
Lil Wayne Responds to Pusha T’s Diss of Drake on ‘Exodus’ Track
G.O.O.D. Music artist Pusha T‘s just-released single ‘Exodus 23:1′ has the Internet going nuts over his subliminal diss aimed supposedly at Drake and YMCMB.
Will Smith Talks About ‘Awkward’ Kiss by Reporter
Word to the wise, don’t get too aggressive with Will Smith. Just asked the Ukrainian reporter in Moscow who tried to smooch the Hollywood heavyweight during his interview with him. Will’s infamous smack was captured on video and instantly went viral on the Internet.
2012 BET Awards: Kanye West + Beyonce Lead in Nominations
Kanye West and Beyonce are the leading nominees for the 2012 BET Awards, with West nabbing seven nominations — five with Jay-Z as the Throne and two solo mentions. Following behind Yeezy is Beyonce with six nods, including two in the Video of the Year category for ‘Love on Top&CloseCurl…
50 Cent to Collaborate With Wiz Khalifa
While 50 Cent was recuperating in the hospital from a stomach virus, he received an interesting offer from one of today’s hottest rappers. Wiz Khalifa sent out a tweet requesting the New York rapper’s assistance on a new track. “I Gotta Song I Wanna Put @50Cent …
Rick Ross Donates iPads + Reeboks to His Alma Mater
Rick Ross returned to his alma mater Carol City High School in Miami on May 16 to give a speech on the values of getting a good education. The Maybach Music Group honcho, who graduated from Carol City in 1994, was also treated to a pep rally during the assembly and was given an honorary school footb…
Jay-Z on Rita Ora: ‘You Can See the Potential’
Jay-Z is happy with the progression of his new Roc Nation signee Rita Ora. The pop newbie has scored her second No. 1 U.K. single ‘R.I.P.’ (Featuring Tinie Tempah) and is currently opening for Coldplay on their European tour. Not bad for the 21-year-old London native.
Rihanna Makes Guest Appearance at Jay-Z + Kanye West Gig in London
Jay-Z and Kanye West invited a very special guest to join them on their ‘Watch the Throne’ tour stop in London Sunday night (May 20). Pop songbird Rihanna performed alongside the dynamic duo at their sold-out concert for two special tracks.