WORD ON THE STREET : 11-24-08

BDAY
1.  KATHERINE HEIGL  (30)  –  ACTRESS
2.  ZACHORY TAYLOR  –  12TH US PRES (1849 – 1850)
3.  TERRY LEWIS   (52)  –  SUPER PRODUCER

 

FLO RIDA HANDING OUT TURKEYS…
WOTS… the MIA rapper Flo Rida has teamed up w/ McDonald’s & other Miami-based rappers to give away free turkeys to needy families

An estimated 700 turkeys are expected to be handed out this week

IN OTHER NEWS… Flo Rida recently performed @ the 1st ever MTV Africa Music Awards

 

CHRIS BROWN OWNED THE AMAs
Chris Brown was the big winner @ Sunday’s “American Music Awards” w/ 3 trophies… including the “Artist of the Year” honor

ACCORDIN TO THE YOUNG SINGER… “I know everybody was like, ‘Huh?… I thought Coldplay should have genuinely won that award, but I’ll take it!”

Also winning @ the AMA’s & taking 2 awards each… Rihanna, Kanye West and Alicia Keys, who closed the show singing “Superwoman” f Queen Latifah and opera singer Kathleen Battle.

 

ANOTHER LEGEND PASSES
ACCORDING to his manager Darry Morris… Legendary Flint, Mich., rapper MC Breed died Sat (NOV 22) @ a friend’s home

Prior to his passing… the 37 yr old rapper was hospitalized in Atlanta w/ kidney failure

MC Breed was the 1st commercially successful rapper to come out of the Midwest w/ his 1991 hit “Ain’t No Future in Yo’ Frontin'”

 

WYCLEF GOES UNDER FORECLOSURE
WOTS… Wyclef Jean took out a $2 million mortgage to purchase & renovate a Miami mansion but has failed to keep up w/ the monthly payments

According to document… the musician owes the bank $2.4 million on the property.

The mansion will now hit the auction block Dec 12

 

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