R&B crooner, LLOYD is being sued by his former manager, JOYCE IRBY, again! The ex-MURDER INC artist is being sued for breaching his contract, where he was supposed to pay IRBY $100,000 in a settlement and find her a new job. [TheUrbanDaily]
The PRESIDENTIAL FAMILY spent their MLK Day leading a service project at the Browne Education Center in Washington, DC. PRESIDENT OBAMA and the fam celebrated the life of Dr. Martin Luther King by painting the walls with the quote, ”The time is always right to do what is right”. [Essence]
Tattoo artist who tattooed DRAKE‘s name on a woman’s forehead was confronted by DRAKE and his security guard at his LA tattoo shop. [TheUrbanDaily]
Rapper LIL’ WAYNE will be releasing his prison memoir called, “GONE TO NOVEMBER” on NOV. 28. This novel will consist of journal entries from when WEEZY was incarcerated on RIKERS ISLAND in New York for a gun charge. [Huffington Post]
CSI star, GARY DOURDAN has been fined only $100 after crashing into two parked cars. The CSI regular allegedly was charged for the prescription drugs on his person and disturbing the peace. [TaleTela]
JERMAINE DUPRI is now debt free after paying his almost half a million dollar IRS debt. Over the last five years, DUPRI accumulated a tax bill of $493,000, but he is finally scott free. [TaleTela]
The 2012 Essence Music Festival Lineup Announced. [Urban Daily]
Happy Birthday to songstress, MARY J. BLIGE. Yesterday the Queen of Hip Hop and R&B turned 41-years-old. [Essence]
WBC welterweight champion, FLOYD MAYWEATHER has challenged future opponent MANNY PACQUIAO via twitter. PRETTY BOY FLOYD went on to call PACQUIAO out in reference to their upcoming match in Las Vegas on May 5. [TheUrbanDaily]
Pop tween sensation, WILLOW SMITH has caused quite a bit of confusion and controversy with a photo of her dressed in leggings, red ugg boots and a white jumper on a stripper pole that she uploaded on her instagram page. The picture however disappeared. [TaleTela]
CONRAD MURRAY is going back to court to prove that pop icon MICHAEL JACKSON caused his own death. JACKSON’s personal physician also requested that the JACKSON family receive no restitution. [Essence]
YOUNG MONEY rapper, TYGA got arrested in Las Vegas over the weekend after the police found out he had an active warrant from prior traffic violations. [TheUrbanDaily]
Rapper CEE-LO has reunited with GOODIE MOB and they will be releasing an album. [GlobalGrind]
R&B hit maker, NE-YO will be joining R&B great, BABYFACE on the second season of NBC‘s “The Voice”, helping to advise team CEE-LO GREEN. [Singers Room]
Pop princess CHRISTINA AGUILERA spoke to People magazine about why she won’t lose weight. AGUILERA said she’s comfortable in her own skin. She loves her body, her son is healthy and happy and that is all that matters. [PEOPLE]
Former Bad Boy artist, G-DEP will be releasing a tell-all autobiography book from prison. Additional details regarding the book have yet to be released. [TheUrbanDaily]
OPRAH will be reuniting the cast of the film ROOTS for their 35th anniversary on an exclusive reunion special on OWN network. [Essence]
Presenters for the night will include, TERRENCE HOWARD and CUBA GOODING JR. with performances by WILLOW SMITH, PATTI LABELLE and the recently engaged ARETHA FRANKLIN.
It was already confirmed weeks ago the show will be hosted by DWAYNE WADE’s boo, GABRIELLE UNION, and will acknowledge so many great entertainers and celebrities.
From MAYA ANGELOU and her work in Literary Arts, to STEVIE WONDER , MARIAH CAREY, and SPIKE LEE the 5th Annual BET Honors will be taped at the Warner Theater in Washington D.C. on January 14.
The BET Honors has teamed up again with Metro TeenAIDS, an organization that promotes the education and advocacy to youth in the fight against AIDS, and will donate the proceeds of the private ticket sales to the organization.
The show will air on February 13th and 9:00 p.m. EST.
She gave him the green light. JOHN LEGEND popped the question to model girlfriend, CHRISSY TEIGEN over the holidays… [EurWeb]
KHLOE KARDASHIAN and LAMAR ODOM‘s stay in Texas is said to be short and sweet. Reports say that ODOM will only reside in his new home of Dallas with the MAVERICKS for one season. [EurWeb]