Archive for February, 2009

WORD ON THE STREET : 2-26-09

Posted in NEWS with tags , , on February 26, 2009 by The Kracker Nuttz

BDAYS
1.  ERYKAH BADU  (37)  –  AINGER
2.  MARK DACASCOS  (45)  –  ACTOR / HOST OF IRON CHEF
3.  MICHAEL BOLTON  (56)  –  SINGER
4.  JOHNNY CASH  –  LEGENDARY SINGER
5.  FATS DOMINO  –  LEGENDARY ROCK N ROLL PIANIST
6.  TONY  RANDALL  (89)  –  ACTOR
7.  JACKIE GLEASON  –  ACTOR
8.  WILLIAM “BUFFALO BILL” CODY  –  HOST OF “WILD WILD WEST”
9.  LEVI STRAUSS  –  INVENTED DENIM JEANS
10. KYLE NORMAN  (34)  –  SINGER FROM JAGGED EDGE

 

FLO RIDA STILL ON TOP
WOTS… Flo Rida’s “Right Round” is sitting on top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart for a 2nd wk in a row

Coming in 2nd is TI’s “Dead and Gone” & Soulja Boys “Kiss Me Thru the Phone” lands @ #9 this week

 

USHER & “GENERATION S”
WOTS… Usher  & his “New Look” organization is trying to encourage teens to get involved in community service

The singer calls today’s youth “Generation s” & hopes that teens will be eager to volunteer & help change the world

“Service is an incredible thing… Not only should it be the right thing to do, but the cool thing to do.”

 

RIHANNA & CHRIS UPDATE
WOTS… Rihanna has been spotted on a beach in Mexico & her ex Chris Brown and his court case has been postponed

Scheduled for March 5th… the LA district attorney is still awaiting more evidence relating to the alleged assault

 

GUESS WHAT… 
There’s nothing new coming out of the GUnit camp…

WOTS… the General of the unit has pushed his “Before I Self Destruct” album back AGAIN!

ACCORDING TO KN SOURCES…  the reason for the postponement is Dr Dre, who’s producing the album, and his efforts of finishing Eminem’s “Relapse” 1st

As a matter of fact… “Crack A Botle” which was originally intended for 50’s album, may instead end up on 50’s “Before I Self Destruct”

No word yet on the release of 50’s new material

WORD ON THE STREET : 2-25-09

Posted in NEWS with tags , , on February 25, 2009 by The Kracker Nuttz

BDAYS
1.  SEAN ASTIN  (38 )  –  ACTOR
2.  GEORGE HARRISON  –  BEATLE GUITARIST / SINGER
3.  SALLY JESSY RAPHAEL  (74)  –  TALK SHOW HOST
4.  TEA LEONI  (43)  –  ACTRESS
5.  CARROT TOP  (42)  –  COMEDIAN
6.  DANIEL POWTER  (38 )  –  SINGER

 

CHRIS BROWN UPDATE
WOTS… singer Chris Brown has enrolled himself in anger management classes

ACCORDING TO KN SOURCES… the reason for Chris’ enrollment is that he hopes “… it will make him look better to the public”

WORD IS… the singer is trying to get in a couple classes before his March 5th court date

 

FABOLOUS INVOLVED IN DRUG BUST
WOTS… lyricist & rapper Fabolous has been implicated in a drug seizure that netted 500 pounds of marijuana on a tour bus

Occuring in Arkansas… police officers arrested 2 men & charged them w/ possession

In their defense… both of them men claim that the marijuana & $6,500 in cash seized in the raid belonged to the rapper, who was not on the bus at the time of the arrests

No comments have been made from F.A.B.O … or his camp

 

WEEZY GOES TO TRIAL
WOTS… the trial stemming from the July 2007 arrest of Lil wayne is set to begin April 20

Weezy pleaded not guilty to the charges & is free on $70,000 bail

 

RUSS NOT SO THRILLED BOUT THE RUN DMC MOVIE
Not everyone is excited about the upcoming Run DMC biopic

WOTS… Russell Simmons is not one of those people

“If the movie gets made, I will be involved… When they approach us [in] the right way, we can have a discussion. Until then, it’s not something we’re excited about”

Currently… Run DMC is being inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fameon April 4th

WORD ON THE STREET : 2-24-09

Posted in NEWS with tags , , on February 24, 2009 by The Kracker Nuttz

BDAYS
1.  BILLY ZANE  (43)  –  ACTOR
2.  KRISTIN DAVIS  (44)  –  ACTRESS
3.  EDDIE MURPHY  (53)  –  ACTOR / COMEDIAN
4.  STEVEN JOBS  (54)  –  CO-FOUNDER OF APPLE
5.  EDWARD JAMES OLMOS  (62)  –  ACTOR

 

NEW SHAWTY LO DROPS IN MAY
WOTS… Carlos Walker, aka Shawty Lo, is getting ready to release his 2nd CD later this year

Entitled “Carlos”… the rappers next album features artists like Trey Songz & Lil Wayne… and set to drop May 5

 

2PAC’S MOM RESPONDS TO NEGATIVITY
WOTS… 2Pac’s mom, Afeni Shakur,  denies claims made by Morgan Creek that her company reneged on a deal to sell the life rights of her son 2Pac for a biopic

She says… “[I] feel honored in keeping [Tupac’s] message alive… And I want to do so with integrity, in the right way with the right people.”

 

KELLY ROWLAND RUNNING THE SHOW
WOTS… Former child of destiny Kelly Rowland is heading to tv as the co-host of Bravo’s new reality series “The Fashion Show.”

ACCORDING TO KN SOURCES… the singer will be teamed up w/ fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi & self-proclaimed fashionista Fern Mallis on the series

WORD IS… the show will have designers competing in challenges that will be judged by professionals in the fashion world as well as by the studio audience

“The Fashion Show” will air on the network later this year

WORD ON THE STREET : 2-23-09

Posted in NEWS with tags , , on February 23, 2009 by The Kracker Nuttz

BDAYS
1. DAKOTA FANNING (15) – ACTRESS
2. NIECY NASH (39) – ACTRESS
3. MICHAEL DELL (44) – DEL CEO
4. HOWARD JONES (54) – SINGER
5. KRISTIN DAVIS (44) – ACTRESS

 

TPAIN DEATH THREATS
WOTS… singer / producer TPain canceled a concert Mon (Feb 23) in Guyana (S.America) following kidnapping & death threats

According to KN sources… authorities are investigating email & phone threats to the artist

 

FLO RIDA #1 AGAIN
WOTS… Flo Rida’s “Right Round” is #1, making it his 2nd #1 record so far

The hit single will be featured on the MIA rapper’s next album “R.O.O.T.S. (Route Of Overcoming The Struggle ” which is due out March 31

 

$1.5 MILLION AGAINST THE GAME
WOTS… (Shannon Rodrick) the man whom the Game allegedly punched &threatened w/ a firearm during a pick-up game of basketball, is pursuing a $1.5 million judgment against the west coast rapper because he hasn’t responded to his allegations in a civil suit

A hearing is set for April 22

 

NICOLE RICHIE PREGNANT AGAIN
WOTS… Barely a year after the arrival of their 1st daughter, Nicole Richie & boyfriend Joel Madden are expecting their 2nd child

REAL or FAKE…

Posted in MISC with tags , , on February 19, 2009 by The Kracker Nuttz

REAL or FAKE… EITHER WAY IT’s SAD… and NOT RIGHT!

Taken exclusively from TMZ, check it out for yourself & you decide
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WORD ON THE STREET : 2-19-09

Posted in NEWS with tags , , on February 19, 2009 by The Kracker Nuttz

BDAYS
1.  HAYLIE DUFF  (24)  –  ACTRESS
2.  JUSTINE BATEMAN  (43)  –  ACTRESS
3.  SEAL  (46)  –  SINGER
4.  JEFF DANIELS  (54)  –  ACTOR
5.  SMOKEY ROBINSON  (69)  –  SINGER
6.  BENICIO DEL TORO  (42)  –  ACTOR

 

NELLY’S NEW SHOW
WOTS… Nelly is in works and shopping around a brand new variety show

Called “Nelly’s Night in Vegas”… The weekly series would be filmed in Las Vegas @ the Planet Hollywood w/ Nelly performing and interacting with other celebrities

ACCORDING TO THE RAPPER… “Let’s get a little more pop, a little more edge, a little bit younger, and not look like you’re sitting in the principal’s office… As a performer, that’s the type of show you look forward to going on”

 

TUPAC’S LIFE ON TRIAL
WOTS… The late rapper Tupac’s autobiography is @ the center of a legal battle between movie company Morgan Creek & Amaru Entertainment (lead by Tupac’s mom Afeni)

WORD IS… the movie company is suing Amaru Entertainment for allegedly reneging on an agreement to sell Tupac’s life rights for a biopic

ACCORDING TO Afeni’s attorney… “There is no agreement with Morgan Creek… There never was, and there never will be”

 

WAYNE’S REBIRTH PUSHED BACK
Originally slated for April 7… WOTS, Lil Wayne’s rock album “Rebirth” is now set to be released May 19.

 

JAZMINE SULLIVAN ON THE SCREEN
WOTS… The Grammy nominated singer has signed up to star in “Red Tails”… a film about the Tuskegee Airmen pilots

ACCORDING to Ms “Bust Your Windows”… “I play a singer who entertains soldiers… But I kind of get a little relationship going with one of them. So that’s very exciting”

No word yet on when we can expect the film

WORD ON THE STREET : 2-18-09

Posted in NEWS with tags , , on February 18, 2009 by The Kracker Nuttz

BDAYS
1.  MOLLY RINGWALD  (41)  –  ACTRESS
2.  DR DRE  (44)  –  RAPPER / PRODUCER
3.  MATT DILLON  (45)  –  ACTOR
4.  VANNA WHITE  (52)  –  GAME SHOW HOST
5.  JOHN TRAVOLTA  (55)  –  ACTOR
6.  CYBIL SHEPHERD  (59)  –  ACTRESS
7.  YOKO ONO  (76)  –  JAPANESE ARTIST / MUSICIAN

 

SOLANGE FAINTS
WOTS… Solange  was hospitalized Tuesday for dehydration and low blood pressure after fainting at an airport

She was later released this morning (Wed, Feb 18)

Meanwhile… the singer will kick off her U.S. Feb 22 in Baltimore… then concludes March 21 in Austin, Tx

 

UNCLE LUKE ARRESTED!
WOTS… 2 Live Crew front man Luther Campbell… aka Uncle Luke was arrested by Florida authorities Tues (Feb 17) for reportedly missing over $10,000 in child support payments

WORD IS… the rapper owes $10, 233.36

ACCORDING TO KN SOURCES… Luke can be released if he pays the amount thats due

WORD ON THE STREET : 2-17-09

Posted in NEWS with tags , , on February 17, 2009 by The Kracker Nuttz

BDAYS
1.  PARIS HILTON  (28 )  –  SOCIALITE
2.  JERRY O’CONNELL  (35)  –  ACTOR
3.  BILLY JOE ARMSTRONG  (37)  –  “GREEN DAY” FRONT MAN
4.  DENISE RICHARDS  (37)  –  ACTRESS
5.  MICHAEL JORDAN  (46)  –  LEGENDARY NBA STAR
6.  RENE RUSSO  (55)  –  ACTRESS
7.  JIM BROWN  (73)  –  NFL HALL OF FAMER
8.  LOU DIAMOND PHILLIPS  (47)  –  ACTOR
9.  LARRY THE CABLE GUY  (46)  –  COMEDIAN / ACTOR
10. CHANTE MOORE  (42)  –  SINGER

 

THE LONG AWAITED OG BAD BOY… PRISON RELEASE
We have been waiting for the release of the “OG” Bad Boy artist Shyne for years… and it looks like we may not have to wait any longer…

WOTS… Shyne’s attorney believes his client may be able to return home as early as this Spring!

“We’re hoping for April… [But] they don’t normally let you know [the exact release date] until right before it happens… A parole hearing is scheduled for June. And if they don’t release him prior to that date, then he gets his parole hearing. But they can advance that depending on the situation at the jail at that particular time. And we’re under the belief that it might very well be advanced [to April]… I know he’s anxious to get back into the recording industry. He’s got a lot to say. And people are anxious to hear it.”

The rapper has been behind bars from a shoot out @ a NY nightclub in 1999 that involved Diddy & his then-girlfriend Jennifer Lopez

 

KANYE WEST TELLS STORY’S
WOTS… Mr West… aka Kanye will be featured in the upcoming televised VH1 special “Storytellers”… giving fans a rare opportunity to watch him perform later this month

WORD IS… the show will focus on previous material from the rapper from this past February

ACCORDING TO SOURCES… The hour long VH1 special will feature Kanye performing songs from “808’s & Heartbreak” & also songs from his past.

Viewers will get a unique opportunity to hear the inspiration & stories behind each song

“VH1 Storytellers: Kanye West” will premiere Saturday, February 28 @ 9:00p on VH1

 

SIMMONS GOES AFTER LL
Following in the footsteps of LL Cool J… WOTS Russell Simmons has announced plans to launch a new clothing line called “American Classics” to be sold @ Wal-Mart’s nationwide aiming to offer quality clothing @ affordable prices

ACCORDING TO KN SOURCES… the hip hop mogul’s target is men between the ages of 25-50 yrs old…

“American Classics” will have a professional look… nothing baggy & no oversized shirts.  The new clothing line will be available in purple, navy & white and includes jeans, sweater vests, casual sports shoes & woven and knit shirts

Price ranges from $9 T-shirt to a $29 hooded jacket.

Russell Simmons & his clothing will be going up against LL Cool J who launched his Wal-Mart brand last fall

 

SUGE KNIGHT BEATING TIED TO AKON
New evidence has surfaced relating to Death Row front man Suge Knight getting “jumped” in Arizona over the weekend

WOTS… A man from Akon’s camp was arrested & charged w/ 1 count of felony aggravated assault on Suge Knight Monday morning (Feb 16) in Arizona

Fortunately Akon was not present during the altercation

AUBREY EXPOSED ! ! !

Posted in MISC on February 16, 2009 by The Kracker Nuttz

CHECK OUT THE MARCH ’09 ISSUE OF PLAYBOY

Former Danity Kane “bad girl” strips down & gives you her naked truths!!!

CHECK IT OUT FOR YOURSELF…

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WORD ON THE STREET : 2-16-09

Posted in NEWS with tags , , on February 16, 2009 by The Kracker Nuttz

BDAYS
1.  JOHN MCENROE  (50)  –  TENNIS LEGEND
2.  ICE T  (51)  –  RAPPER TURNED ACTOR
3.  LEVAR BURTON  (52)  –  ACTOR
4.  SONNY BONO  –  ENTERTAINER / POLITICIAN
5.  LUPE FIASCO  (27)  –  RAPPER

 

CHRIS BROWN’S 1ST STATEMENT
According to the singer accused of allegedly physically abusing his ex Rihanna… Chris Brown says not to believe everything you read online 

As far as the singers well being & state of mind… Chris’s 1st statement after the horrible incident before the Grammy’s was…”I am seeking the counseling of my pastor, my mother and other loved ones and I am committed, with God’s help, to emerging a better person”

As of now… Until all the legalities are out of the way, that’s all the singer plans on saying

 

NAACP IMAGE AWARD WINNERS
At Thursday’s (Feb 12) 40th Annual NAACP Image Awards in L.A. singer Jennifer Hudson was honored w/ 3 trophies, including one for “Outstanding New Artist”

Other artists receiving awards were Beyonce, Jamie Foxx & the Black Eyed Peas Will.I.Am

 

EM’s CRACK A BOTTLE, CRACKS THE RECORD
Eminem’s new single “Crack a Bottle” jumps from #78 to #1 on the “Billboard Hot 100”, setting a new 1st wk digital sales record w/ 418,000 downloads

Em’s new record is ranked 3rd all time in weekly digital sales totals behind Flo Rida’s “Low” w/ 467,000 downloads & Lady GaGa’s “Just Dance” w/ 419,000

 

SUGE ATTACKED AGAIN
WOTS… “Suge” Knight was treated in the hospital for facial injuries after being injured in a fight at a local hotel in Arizona

WORD IS… Security @ the “W” hotel called police after 2 groups of guests exchanged “heated words in the VIP area” early on Monday

Shortly after the officers arrived at the hotel, they saw a man punch Suge twice in the head

The former Death Row frontman  was taken to a local hospital where he was treated for facial injuries

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