WORD ON THE STREET : 2-02-09

BDAYS
1.  SHAKIRA  (32)  –  SINGER
2.  CHRISTIE BRINKLEY  (55)  –  SUPERMODEL
3.  FARRAH FAWCETT  (62)  –  ACTRESS / MODEL

 

GHOSTFACE KILLAH ON TOUR
WOTS… Wu Tang Clan‘s Ghostface Killah has announced plans to launch a 3 day tour in the United Kingdom this spring

WORD IS…  Ghostface will perform @ London Scala on May 6, Bristol Academy on May 9 & Manchester University on the 10th of May

 

KANYE’S BOOK
WOTS… Kanye West is reportedly preparing to release his book “Kanye West: Glow in the Dark” next fall

The book, originally cheduled to drop this month, is tentatively scheduled for an October 2009 release & will chronicle Kanye’s journeys around the world as he tours and hits up fashion parties.

ACCORDIN TO KN SOURCES… The book will come w/ a USB drive of previously unreleased Kanye tracks & will cost $50

 

THE GAME HIT THE ROAD
To help promote his 3rd & final album… WOTS, The Game is kicking-off a nationwide tour beginning later this month

Scheduled to hit nearly 30 cities… the tour starts Feb 18 & concludes Mar 29…

The Game will make stops in Los Angeles, Phoenix, Sacramento, Portland, Seattle, Boise, Denver, Tulsa, Dallas, Houston, New Orleans, New Haven, Providence, Norfolk, New York & more

Tickets for Game’s upcoming tour may be purchased @ http://www.ticketmaster.com

 

DIDDY’S UNFORGIVABLE DESIGN
WOTS… Bad Boy CEO Diddy is being sued for allegedly stealing the design for his “Unforgivable” fragrance line

WORD IS… Diddy is being accused of copying the bottle’s style from renowned artist Tom Patti

ACCORDING TO THE ARTIST… the cologne’s packaging (the bottle fits inside a stylish ridged plastic cradle) is a rip off of 2 copyrighted tabletop glass sculptures he created in the early 1980s called “Compacted Gray With Clear and Ribs” and “Modulated Solar Airframe.”

Tom Patti is seeking a halt to the use of the design & wants all profits traceable to the alleged copyright infringement

Currently, Reps for the Bad Boy general have been unavailable for any comments

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