Archive for December, 2008

WORD ON THE STREET : 12-30-08

Posted in NEWS with tags , , on December 30, 2008 by The Kracker Nuttz

BDAYS
1.  LEBRON JAMES  (24)  –  NBA SUPERSTAR
2.  KRISTIN KREUK  (26)  –  ACTRESS
3.  LAILA ALI  (31)  –  BOXER / DAUGHTER OF “ALI” 
4.  TIGER WOODS  (33)  –  PRO GOLFER
5.  TRACEY ULMAN  (49)  –  ACTRESS / COMEDIAN
6.  MATT LAUER  (51)  –  CO HOST OF THE “TODAY SHOW” 
7.  MEREDITH VIEIRA  (55)  –  CO HOST OF “THE TODAY SHOW” & “THE VIEW”
8.  BO DIDDLEY  –  ROCK n ROLL ORIGINATOR OF THE BO DIDDLEY BEAT
9.  JAY KAY “JAMIROQUAI”  (39)  –  SINGER
10.  TYRESE  (30)  –  SINGER / ACTRESS
11.  ELIZA DUSHKU  (28 )  –  ACTRESS

 

JAY Z’s HOTEL IN JEOPARDY
WOTS… Jay Z’s plans to build a New York hotel has been put on hold.

WORD IS… The hotel’s developer  hasn’t been able to get $370 million necessary for the build of Jigga’s “J Hotel”, along w/ 2 others…

Another rapper also feeling the pains of the economy is 50 Cent…

WOTS… the GUnit general & his MTV show “50 Cent: The Money and the Power” has been canceled after 6 episodes

 

RIHANNA TO SMASH @ THE SUPER BOWL
WOTS… Rihanna & other artists are hitting the stage for the NFL’s “Pepsi Smash Super Bowl Bash”

The event will be a 2 day celebration being held @ the Ford Ampitheatre in Tampa on Jan 29 and 30.

 

CIARA GETTING READY FOR HER FANTASY RIDE…
WOTS… Ciara has announced that “Never Ever” feat Young Jeezy will be the 1st single from her upcoming album “Fantasy Ride”

Produced by Polow Da Don… Ci Ci says…”I’m talking about the confusion we all go through while being in love”

To help promote her new CD… Ciara remixed Beyoncé’s “Diva”

 

DMX PLEADS GUILTY…
WOTS… the always “in trouble” rapper DMX appeared in court Tues (DEC 30) where he agreed to enter a guilty plea on 4 counts… drug, theft and animal cruelty charges

According to KN SOURCES… DMX pleaded guilty to 1 count of possession of narcotic drugs, a misdemeanor count of cruelty to animals, 1 count of theft, and possession of marijuana

The rapper is scheduled to be sentenced on Jan 30 where, according to the plea agreement, the other charges, including ID theft, will be dropped

WORD ON THE STREET : 12-29-08

Posted in NEWS with tags , , on December 29, 2008 by The Kracker Nuttz

BDAYS
1.  JUDE LAW  (36)  –  ACTOR
2.  TED DANSON  (61)  –  ACTOR
3.  JON VOIGHT  (70)  –  ACTOR / FATHER OF ANGELINA JOLIE
4.  MARY TYLER MOORE  (72)  –  ACTRESS
5.  BILLY MITCHELL  –  FATHER OF THE “US AIR FORCE”
6.  ANDREW JOHNSON  –  17TH US PRES / 1865 – 1869
7.  MEKHI PHIFER  (34)  –  ACTOR 

 

JENNIFER HUDSON PERFORMING FOR MUSICARES
WOTS… Jennifer Hudson will be performing @ the “2009 MusiCares Person of the Year” gala in Los Angeles on Feb 6… just 2 days before the Grammy Awards

Joining the singer on stage are Coldplay, Adele & other artists… all paying tribute to legendary singer & songwriter Neil Diamond

WORD IS… This will be Jennifer’s 1st scheduled performance since the tragic murders of her mother, brother & nephew in October.

 

ON THE CHARTS…
WOTS… Keyshia Cole’s 3rd CD… “A Different Me” debuts @ #1 on this wks Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart giving Keyshia her best debut ever by moving 322,000 units in its first week of release

Jamie Foxx’s 3rd solo CD… “Intuition” is right behind Keyshia @ #2 w/ 265,300 copies sold.

Overall “A Different Me” & “Intuition” land @ #2 & #3 on the Billboard 200

 

TPAIN & HIS AUTO TUNE GO COUNTRY!
WOTS… The leader of the “Auto Tune Generation” is teaming up w/ Tim McGraw to possibly collab on a new song

ACCORDING TO TPAIN… “I definitely think we could do something cool and different”

No word yet on what the song may be or be about

 

TI’s VERDICT IS IN
TI finally received some closure in the tragic death of his dear friend Philant “Big Phil” Johnson

WOTS… Hosea Thomas, the man convicted of fatally shooting “Big Phil”, was sentenced last Tues (DEC 23) to 66 years to life in prison

ACCORDING TO KN SOURCES… Thomas won’t be eligible for release until 2074

In the meantime… catch TI bringing in the new year w/ a performance on NBC’s “New Year’s Eve Special w/ Carson Daly” on Wed (DEC 31) at 10 p.m. ET

JUST ANOTHER NITE

Posted in MISC with tags , , on December 21, 2008 by The Kracker Nuttz

JUST ANOTHER FRIDAY NITE @ THE TASTING ROOM

… And what a nite it was!!!

As they are each and every Friday nite, DJ Ace Booncoon & DJ Melodic were on deck. However, tonite they had a little help from another one of our good friiends DJ Gonz

New Jack, House, Roots, Reggae, Dance Hall… You name it and it was all there in their sets.

The room loved it and the guys kept the jams pumping well past 2a…

When the tables start getting pushed to the side to make room for all the dancing… You know it’s gonna be a good nite.

And that’s how it usually is every Friday at the Tasting Room!!!

BEYONCE’s “OBSESSED”

Posted in VIDEO with tags , , on December 19, 2008 by The Kracker Nuttz

Check out the trailer to Beyonce’s new movie “Obsessed“…

Set to drop in April ’09, the movie also stars Ali Larter from NBC’s Hero’s

 

SCARFACE IS DEAD ! ! !

Posted in VIDEO with tags , , on December 19, 2008 by The Kracker Nuttz

SCARFACE IS DEAD…

Check out the interview / discussion “Uncle Face” has w/ Slim from 112 about his departure from the game.  “Scarface” is dead, and now its time for him to move on to possibly bigger & better things… maybe a collabo w/ good friend George Clinton?

Who knows what’s next?

 

WORD ON THE STREET : 12-20-08

Posted in MIX with tags , , on December 19, 2008 by The Kracker Nuttz

BDAY
1.  JAKE GYLLENHAAL  (28)  –  ACTOR
2.  KRISTANNA LOKEN  (29)  –  ACTRESS
3.  ALYSSA MILANO  (36)  –  ACTRESS
4.  TYSON BECKFORD  (37)  –  ACTOR / MODEL
5.  CHRIS ANGEL  (41)  –  MAGICIAN
6.  TIM REID  (64)  –  ACTOR
7.  CICELY TYSON  (75)  –  ACTRESS
8.  LADY SOVEREIGN  (23)  –  UK RAPPER
 

WEEZY NAMED MAN OF THE YEAR…
WOTS… Lil Wayne has been crowned “Man of the Year” by MTV News

WORD IS… MTV has saluted the rapper for his accomplishments in 2008, including selling a million copies of “Tha Carter III” & securing 8 Grammy nominations

RICKY ROSS SHARING THE HOLIDAY SPIRIT
WOTS… Rick Ross is playing “Santa Claus” this holiday season by giving back to his community.

WORD IS… The rapper is giving gifts to children & passing food to needy families @ the “Holiday Winter Wonderland” charity event in Miami on Mon, Dec 22

BEYONCE BACK @ #1
Beyoncé’s “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)” is back on the top spot on the “Billboard Hot 100″…

After being temporarily overtaken by TI & Rihanna w/ “Live Your Life”… Beyonce has regained her place on the charts 

Meanwhile… a trailer for Beyonce’s next movie “Obsessed” can now be seen online

WORD IS… B’s dad…Mathew Knowles… is expecting the movie to hit theaters in April.

MOVIE MAKING FOR PHARRELL…
WOTS… Pharrell Williams has been selected to compose the score for a music-related movie called “Zoom”

WORD IS… the superproducer will also co-produce the flick as well as oversee the movie’s soundtrack

MIKE DANGER @ MARTELL’S VIDEO LOUNGE

Posted in MISC with tags , , on December 18, 2008 by The Kracker Nuttz

DJ Mike Danger @ Martell’s Video Lounge
308 Main / Downtown

For one nite it was a taste of Hollywood at Martell’s in dowtown on Wed, Dec 18.

Cali’s own DJ Mike Danger was in the mix, as well as our homies DJ Taboo & DJ Verseatile of the Houston Rockets

In attendance: DJ KleanCutt (Kracker Nuttz/KBXX),DJ Rockwell (KPTY) & DJ Kidstylez (Clubworks)

 

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