American Express released it’s newest installment to the “Are you a Cardmember?” campaign, featuring talk show host and lesbian rights advocate, Ellen DeGeneres and Mrs. Beyonce Knowles Carter, on Monday. In the spot, Ellen is looking for her “people” as Beyoncé encourages Ellen to “have your people call my people” to get tickets to her upcoming concert.
The campaign is in effort to help promote Amex’s guide and portal to a wide variety… Continue
The queen of R&B, Mary J. Blige has teamed up with good friend, Steve Stoute, COO of Translation Brand Consultation and Brand Imaging to announce the formation of a new charity called F.F.A.W.N. (the Foundation For the Advancement of Women Now, Inc.) Billboard.biz is reporting that the organization which is said to be aimed at “inspiring women” will be officially announced this Friday.
CHICAGO, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Tastemakers from across the country
and Luster Products, Inc. employees celebrated last evening at the
company's much anticipated launch of one of its latest product line, the
Pink(R) Brand Smooth Touch(R) line of hair care products. The evening was
highlighted by an impromptu performance by Luster's(R) new celebrity
endorser, Keyshia Cole, who personally unveiled Luster's(R) Pink(R)… Continue
Tristan Wilds, 19, who played fan favorite, “Michael Lee” in the final two seasons of the best TV drama of all time, “The Wire,” has packed his bags and traded his .45 and the Baltimore drug hustle in for the star studded streets of Southern California as the newest cast member of the CW’s Beverly Hills, 90210 2.0.
Wilds has been cast to play “Dixon“, the adopted son of the Mills family, which has moved to Beverly Hills because of his… Continue
*A photographer for the Tampa Bay Times says he was assaulted by security guards attempting to protect pop star Chris Brown outside of a St. Petersburg, Fla. club.
According to the newspaper, Luis Santana, 25, tried to snap photos of Brown outside of a private party at Vintage Ultra Lounge, where he and his rumored girlfriend Rihanna were celebrating his 19th birthday.
Santana said he talked to security for the club and was… Continue
May 05/08:Video from a local TV news helicopter is under review by the Internal Affairs unit of the Philadelphia Police Department, to see if excessive force was used on three suspects allegedly involved in a shooting Monday night in the Hunting Park section of the city.
The incident started on Monday night when members of a police narcotics team were following up a homicide… Continue
Having fulfilled his contractual obligations at Rap-A-Lot, Trae is now a free agent. If you’re keeping tab, that’s 2 big exits (Devin made his move in February) at RAL in the last 3 months alone. What’s really going on over there?
Anyhow, Trae plans to stay busy with an extensive nationwide trek. Peep the tour schedule below:
Trae Tour Dates & Venues
May 16th - Victoria, TX
May 17th - Bryan, TX - Tonix… Continue
In a stunning video that hit the Net over the weekend, the world watched a bold concert-goer in Luanda, Angola leap onstage during a 50 Cent concert and swipe the rap star's chain from his neck. With the apparantly beefy security presence during the show it's hard to believe that robber actually made off with the expensive piece of jewelry.
The man did, in fact, get away with the heist, but not for long. Local police have reportedly arrested… Continue
ATLANTA (CNN) -- After a two-week climb in gasoline prices, there appeared to be some short-term moderation Monday - but another run at the record high set last week seems likely, two surveys indicated.
The average price of gasoline jumped 15 cents over the past two weeks to a national average of $3.62 per gallon of self-serve regular, according to the biweekly Lundberg Survey released Sunday. The rise continued at virtually the same… Continue
Billionaire Patrice Motsepe is using star power in his quest to get South Africa's young people involved in mining. He and U.S. rap star 50 Cent are set to join forces in a major deal to benefit the Country's youth. Although no details have been released yet, it has been established that they are in talks to launch a project that will encourage young South Africans to develop an interest in mining.
A new witness has emerged in R Kelly’s child pornography case:
A woman is set to testify at R. Kelly’s upcoming child pornography trial that she had a three-way sexual encounter with Kelly and the allegedly underage girl shown in the video at the heart of the case. The 41-year-old R&B superstar is accused of videotaping himself having sex with a girl estimated to be 13 or 14. He has pleaded not guilty. Jury selection is set to begin… Continue
According to Billboard, Jay Z has closed his Live Nation deal.
Live Nation closed the Jay-Z 360-degree deal Wednesday night (April 30), sources say.
The company yesterday (May 1) filed a Form-8K with the SEC which states that the artist is getting 750,000 Live Nation shares, plus an option on an additional 500,000 with the exercise price of $13.73. The shares go to Marcy Media, the company affiliated with Jay-Z (born Shawn… Continue