Archive for May, 2009

WORD ON THE STREET : 05-28-09

Posted in NEWS with tags , , on May 28, 2009 by The Kracker Nuttz

BDAYS
1.  JESSE BRADFORD  (30 )  –  ACTOR
2.  KYLIE MINOGUE  (41)  –  AUSTRALIAN SINGER
3.  GLEN RICE  (42)  –  NBA SUPERSTAR
4.  JOHN FOGERTY  (64)  –  SINGER
5.  RUDOLPH GIULIANI  (65)  –  FORMER NY MAYOR
6.  GLADYS KNIGHT  (65)  –  SINGER
7.  CHUBB ROCK  (41)  –  RAPPER
8.  COLBIE CAILLAT  (24)  –  SINGER

 

JAY Z’s NEW DEAL
WOTS… Jay Z is close to signing a distribution deal w/ Sony’s Epic Records for his future Roc Nation releases

According to KN sources… if the deal goes thru, Jigga’s 1st release will most likely be the much anticipated “The Blueprint 3”

Rumor has it Jay Z has also been in talks w/ old associates Lyor Cohen & Kevin Liles… and may be talking about another home for his “Carter Music Group” @ WMG/Atlantic

 

CAN CHRIS STAY OUT OF TROUBLE?
Just a day after the singer posted his 1st words since the incident w/ Rihanna on You Tube… more accusations come climbing out of the wood works

WOTS… On Weds (MAY 27) a lawsuit filed against Chris Brown was filed accusing him of assault & battery

According to KN sources… the accuser claims that he was attacked by Chris’ bodyguards in March after he photographed Chris playing basketball @ L.A. Fitness

 

CONGRATS TO MAINO!
WOTS…  The NY rapper Maino has reached gold status w/ his single “All The Above” reaching a digital sales of 500,000 downloads

Maino’s CD “If Tomoroow Comes” drops June 30

 

C MURDER’s PLEA DEAL
WOTS… Corey “C Murder” Miller pleaded “no contest” Weds (MAY 27) to 2 counts of attempted 2nd degree murder

The charges stem from an August 2001 incident in which C Murder pulled out a pistol & tried to shoot a New Orleans club owner & a bouncer

According to KN sources…  Under the plea deal, the rapper may serve only a few months in prison because of time already served in jail & under house arrest.

LIGHTS OUT… COURTESY PITBULL!

Posted in NEWS with tags , , on May 27, 2009 by The Kracker Nuttz

ANOTHER VIDEO YOU MUST SEE!!!

Concert goers witnessed just how much bite rapper Pitbull really has!

WOTS… the “305” MC grew irritated after telling a fan to stop “making it rain” 3 times

After the 3rd time Pitbull had enough and… well you can see for yourself HERE

Now some of you may be asking yourself WHY did the Miami MC hit the fan… well HERE‘s his explanation

WORD ON THE STREET : 05-27-09

Posted in NEWS with tags , , on May 27, 2009 by The Kracker Nuttz

BDAYS
1.  ANDRE 3000  (34)  –  RAPPER / ACTOR
2.  LISA “LEFT EYE” LOPES  –  RAPPER
3.  TODD BRIDGES  (44)  –  ACTOR
4.  ADAM CAROLLA  (45)  –  ACTOR / COMEDIAN / HOST
5.  LOUIS GOSSETT JR  (73)  –  ACTOR
6.  HENRY KISSINGER  (86)  –  FORMER SEC OF STATE UNDER NIXON
7.  CHRISTOPHER LEE  (87)  –  ACTOR
8.  VINCENT PRICE  –  LEGENDARY ACTOR
9.  WILD BILL HICKOK  –  LEGENDARY SHERIFF
10.  JADAKISS  (34)  –  RAPPER

 

EMINEM ON TOP
WOTS… Slim Shady is back on top of the Billboard 200 w/ his album “Relapse” keeping his #1 streak alive

According to KN sources… Em’s CD sold 608,000 in its 1st wk, makin it the highest one wk total for 2009

 

WHO WANTS TO SEE BEYONCE?
WOTS… the singer turned actress is offering 2,000 specially priced seats for each of her North American tour dates

Word is… The last batch of $20 tickets go on sale Friday via Ticketmaster

In other news… Beyonce’s “Above and Beyonce Video Collection & Dance Mixes” hits shelves June 16

 

CHRIS BROWN SPEAKS…
But not about Rihanna!

Instead… the 20 yr old singer has posted a You Tube video pluggin his upcoming album “Graffiti”

WOTS… Chris Brown says expect a new single from the CD to drop this summer & ended the video sending a message to all of his loyal fans…

“All my real fans, I love you all. I ain’t a monster…”

Check the video out HERE

 

LADIES… TERRANCE IS OFF THE MARKET
WOTS… “Hustle & Flow” actor Terrence Howard recently proposed to his girlfriend Zulay Henao

According to KN sources… the actor popped the question in Europe while he was on location in Prague filming his next project “Red Tails”

WORD ON THE STREET : 05-26-09

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

BDAYS
1.  HELENA BONHAM CARTER  (43)  –  ACTRESS
2.  LENNY KRAVITZ  (45)  –  ROCKER
3.  SALLY RIDE  (58 )  –  1ST AMERICAN WOMAN ASTRONAUT
4.  PAM GRIER  (60 )  –  ACTRESS
5.  PHILIP MICHAEL THOMAS  (60 )  –  ACTOR
6.  HANK WILLIAMS JR  (60 )  –  COUNTRY SINGER
7.  STEVIE NICKS  (61)  –  ROCKER
8.  BRENT MUSBURGER  (70 )  –  SPORTSCASTER
9.  MILES DAVIS  –  LEGENDARY MUSICIAN
10.  JOHN WAYNE  –  LEGENDARY ACTOR

 

KID CUDI CHANGES HIS TITLE
From “The Guardians” to “The End Of Day”… WOTS rapper Kid Cudi has changed the title of his upcoming debut album

According to the rapper’s blog… the reason for the change in name was some of the album’s most intense material came during a “maniac phase… good came from the dark side after all”

Kid Cudi’s debut album “Man on the Moon: The End of Day” is due out later this year

 

TI FINALLY BEHIND BARS
WOTS… TI was ready to start serving his 366 day sentence starting today (TUES, MAY 26)

The rapper performed a farewell concert on Sunday (MAY 24) in Atl for loyal 16,000 fans

According to KN sources… along w/ the concert, TI & his long time “ride or die chick” Tameka “Tiny” Cottle tied the knot at a private ceremony near Miami

CONGRATS TO THE NEWLYWEDS ! ! !

 

EX-DESTINY’S  CHILDREN STAYIN BUSY
WOTS… this summer Kelly Rowland & Michelle Williams are keeping busy WITHOUT  Beyonce!

According to KN sources… Kelly will be hitting the road w/ producer / DJ David Guetta to perform their club smash “When Love Takes Over”…  and Michelle will be heading overseas to play Roxie Hart in the London stage production of Chicago

 

CONDOLENCES TO MIKE
WOTS… Arizona police have confirmed to that the former heavyweight champ’s 4-year-old daughter, Exodus Tyson, has died, a day after accidentally hanging herself on a piece of exercise equipment @ the family home

According to KN sources… Tyson’s daughter had somehow become entangled by a cord hanging from a treadmill and was unconscious when her 7-year-old brother discovered her.

Exodus was on life support in critical condition @ St Joseph’s Hospital

Word is… Police have said the incident appears to have been an accident & they have no reason to suspect otherwise

 

ROBIN GIVENS IN TROUBLE w/ THE GOVERNMENT
WOTS… The US government has sued Robin Givens

According to KN sources… the 44 yr old actress is being sued for $292,000 of unpaid federal taxes, interest & penalties as far back as 1996

WORD ON THE STREET : 05-21-09

Posted in NEWS with tags , , on May 21, 2009 by The Kracker Nuttz

BDAYS
1.  FAIRUZA BALK  (35)  –  ACTRESS
2.  NOTORIOUS B.I.G.  –  LEGENDARY RAPPER
3.  MR. T  (57)  –  ACTOR
4.  RON ISLEY  (68 )  –  SINGER / “THE ISLEY BROTHERS”
5.  AL FRANKEN  (58 )  –  COMEDIAN / ACTOR
6.  JUDGE REINHOLD  (52)
7.  HAVOC  (35)  –  RAPPER / “MOBB DEEP”

 

JAY Z A FREE AGENT
WOTS… Rap icon Jay Z is officially a free agent!

According to KN sources… the rapper has left Def Jam records & paid about $5 million for his last remaining album

“I thank [Def Jam] for allowing me to be a completely independent artist… Not every artist can say they own or are given the opportunity to own all of their music.”

The Jigga man will continue his career as the CEO/president of his own label Roc Nation

 

USHER’S NEXT ALBUM IS A MONSTER
WOTS… Usher’s next project will be called “Monster”

Producing on the album & making an appearance is old friend Jermaine Dupri

Usher’s “Monster” is due out in the Fall

 

NAS vs KELIS
As we wait for the divorce between Nas & Kelis to be final…

WOTS… the rapper Nas is asking a judge to deny spousal support to his soon-to-be ex-wife even though Kelis is about to give birth to their son

 

MORE INSIDE TO DOLLA’s MURDER
WOTS… It seems that the fatal shooting of Atl rapper Dolla may have been connected to an altercation he had a week before in a Atl strip club

WORD ON THE STREET : 05-20-09

Posted in NEWS with tags , , on May 20, 2009 by The Kracker Nuttz

BDAYS
1.  BUSTA RHYMES  (37)  –  RAPPER
2.  BRONSON PINCHOT  (50)  –  ACTOR
3.  CHER  (63)  –  SINGER / ACTRESS
4.  JOE COCKER  (65)  –  SINGER
5.  JIMMY STEWART  –  LEGENDARY ACTOR
6.  MINDY COHN  (43)  –  ACTRESS
7.  NATURI NAUGHTON  (25)  –  SINGER / “3LW”

 

MIMI TWEETS HER NEW ALBUM
WOTS… On Wednesday (MAY 20) singer Mariah Carey revealed the name of her next project on Twitter

Entitled “Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel”… Mariah says “It’s very personal & dedicated to u”

According to KN sources… super producer Timbaland is already on the project

Check out more of Mariah’s tweets HERE… No release date has been revelaed

 

BEYONCE EXPECTING… JUNE 16
WOTS… Beyonce is expecting to release her next project June 16

According to KN sources… the diva will be back w/ a CD/DVD package entitled “Above and Beyonce Video Collection and Dance Mixes”

Word is… the package will include 7 clips & 7 new mixes, plus a “Ego” remix featuring Kanye West

Beyonce new work will be sold @ Wal-Mart stores nationwide and J&R Music in New York

 

WHAT DO CHRIS, TPAIN & POLOW HAVE IN COMMON?
WOTS… Chris BrownTPain & producer Polow Da Don shared “Songwriter of the Year” honors Tuesday (MAY 19) @ the BMI Pop Awards in Los Angeles

The 3 were recognized by the performing-rights organization for writing the most played songs in 2008

 

VICK’S OUT ! ! !
WOTS…Former Atlanta Falcons QB Michael Vick left a federal prison in Leavenworth, Kansas on Wednesday (MAY 20)

According to KN sources… the football star willserve the last two months of his 23-month sentence in home confinement in Virginia

The quarterback will return to professional football as soon as September if reinstated by the NFL

WORD ON THE STREET : 05-19-09

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

BDAYS
1.  KEVIN GARNETT  (33)  –  NBA STAR
2.  KYLE EASTWOOD  (41)  –  ACTOR / MUSICIAN / SON OF CLINT
3.  GRACE JONES  (57)  –  SINGER / ACTRESS
4.  JOEY RAMONE   –  FATHER OF PUNK
5.  ANDRE THE GIANT  –  LEGENDARY PRO WRESTLER
6.  PETE TOWNSHEND  –  LEGENDARY GUITARIST FOR “THE WHO”
7.  MALCOM X  –  CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVIST
8.  HO CHI MINH  –  NORTH VIETNAMESE LEADER
9.  DUSTY HILL  (60 )  –  ROCKER FROM “ZZ TOP” 

 

KANYE SAYS HE’S NOT GUILTY
WOTS…Kanye West entered plea of “not guilty” to misdemeanor battery, grand theft & vandalism charges stemming from the rapper’s altercation w/ photographers @ the Los Angeles International Airport in September

The pretrial hearing is scheduled for July 15

 

ANOTHER RAPPER KILLED
WOTS… Atl rapper Dolla was shot in the head Mon (MAY 18) @ the Beverly Center in L.A.

The suspect was arrested @ the Los Angeles International Airport & was booked Tues (MAY 19) morning on $1 million bail

2 more suspects are being questioned

 

BEYONCE’s EGO
WOTS… Beyonce will premiere the video for her song “Ego” on Thursday on her website

 

RAEKWON “BUILT” FOR THE SUMMER
WOTS… Wu Tan member Raekwon has scheduled the release of his highly anticipated album “Only Built 4 Cuban Linx II” for Aug 11th

He says…”I’m taking this album back to what it is I do — back to that real music”

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