WORD ON THE STREET : 1-28-09

BDAYS
1.  ELIJAH WOOD  (28 )  –  ACTOR
2.  NICK CARTER  (29)  –  SINGER / BACK STREET BOYS
3.  JOEY FATONE, JR  (32)  –  SINGER / NSYNC
4.  SARAH McCLACHLAN  (41)  –  SINGER
5.  ALAN ALDA  (73)  –  ACTOR
6.  DJ MUGGS  (41)  –  CYPRESS HILL
7.  RAKIM  (41)  –  RAPPER
8.  ANTHONY HAMILTON  (38 )  –  ACTOR
9.  MARVIN SAPP  (42)  –  SINGER
10. RICK ROSS  (32)  –  RAPPER 

 

LEGENDARY SUPERBOWL
WOTS… John Legend is set to perform in Tampa Bay during the pregame show for Super Bowl XLIII

The pregame festivities will also feature a live interview w/ President Obama from the White House

Pregame events & performances can be seen noon ET on NBC

 

PLAY LIKE ALICIA
WOTS… Alicia Keys has partnered w/ Yamaha to create a line of musical products

“I’m very excited about the endless possibilities we can manifest together, creating sounds, technology and products that will truly inspire the next generation of great artists”

 

OBAMA IN THE SMITHSONIAN
The inaugural gown worn by First Lady Michelle Obama should be in the Smithsonian by this summer.

WORD IS… The curator of the Smithsonian’s “1st Ladies Collection” says she also has her eye on the outfit Mrs Obama wore earlier in the day for the inauguration ceremony

As soon as Michelle gives her approval… repairs, if any, must be made to the dress

 

NAACP IMAGE AWARDS
WOTS… Spike Lee, Tyler Perry & Patrick Ian Polk are among nominees for this year’s “NAACP Image Awards”

According to Image Award organizers… Spike Lee’s ‘Miracle Of St. Anna’; Tyler Perry’s ‘The Family That Preys’; and Patrick Ian Polk’s ‘Noah’s Arc: Jumping the Broom’… are among those nominated in the award’s 3 directing categories.

The NAACP is celebrating its 100th anniversary

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