WORD ON THE STREET : 4-27-09

BDAYS
1.  SHEENA EASTON  (50)  –  SINGER / ACTRESS
2.  CASEY KASEM  (77)  –  RADIO VOICE OF “AMERICAN  TOP 40”
3.  CORETTA SCOTT KING  –  WIFE OF CIVIL RIGHTS LEADER MARTIN LUTHER KING
4.  ULYSSES S GRANT  –  18TH US PRES (1869 – 1877)
5.  SAMUEL MORSE  –  INVENTOR OF TELEGRAPH & MORSE CODE

 

DELAYED AGAIN
Will we ever hear or get a hold of Lil Wayne’s “Rebirth” album???

WOTS… the rocked influenced album from Weezy has been moved once again… this time instead of June 16th to the 23rd

According to KN sources… the reason for the postponement is due to sample clearance issues

In the meantime… you can catch Wayne’s performance  & interview on Wal Mart’s “Soundcheck” on the web HERE

 

RIHANNA WANTS HER SH!T BACK!!!
WOTS… Rihanna’s lawyer has filed a motion requesting the return of $1.4 million in jewelry confiscated by police the day she was allegedly assaulted by ex “beau” Chris Brown

 

THE RETURN… DE LA SOUL IS NOT DEAD
WOTS… De La Soul has teamed up w/ Nike & Apple to release a new set… “Are You In?: Nike+ Original Run”

According to KN sources… the 45 min set will be a a new music campaign geared towards athletes & music fans… and will be available on ITunes

Currently… the trio is celebrating the 20th anniversary of their debut album “3 Feet High & Rising”… and word is you can expect a NEW De La Soul album later this year

 

KEEPING IT “GREEN”
WOTS… soul singer John Legend will be taking part in a “eco-friendly” North American tour this summer

According to KN sources… the show will help promote ways for fans to help save the environment

Hittin’ 50 cities… the tour will kick off June 27th in Michigan & will end September 1st in L.A.

 

BEYONCE ON TOP
WOTS… Beyonce’s “Obsessed” is on top of the list of weekend top grossing films

According to KN sources… the movie which also stars Idris Elba & Ali Larter earned an estimated $28.5 million

Right behind “Obsessed” are “17 Again” @ #2 w/ an estimated $11.7 million earned & “Fighting” starring Channing Tatum @ #3 w/ an estimated $11.4 million earned

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2 Responses to “WORD ON THE STREET : 4-27-09”

  1. The Lil Wayne soundcheck should go live tomorrow –

  2. and for some reason it wouldn’t let me add an image, but the link in your post is correct. http://soundcheck.walmart.com/lil-wayne

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