Archive for June, 2009

WORD ON THE STREET : 06-29-09

Posted in NEWS with tags , , on June 29, 2009 by The Kracker Nuttz

BDAYS
1.  RICHARD LEWIS  (62)  –  ACTOR / COMEDIAN
2.  GARY BUSEY  (65)  –  ACTOR
3.  MARIA CONCHITA ALONSO  (52)  –  ACTRESS
4.  MELORA HARDIN  (42)  –  ACTRESS / “THE OFFICE”
5.  DJ SHADOW  (37)  –  DJ / PRODUCER
6.  NICOLE SCHERZINGER  (31)  –  SINGER / “PUSSYCATT DOLLS”

MJ’s KIDS
WOTS… Michael Jackson’s mom Katherine has been awarded temporary custody of the late King of Pop’s 3 children

In other news… MJ’s cardiologist has denied that he injected the singer w/ a painkiller before his death

BET’S BIG WINNERS
Although the award show may not have been a winner to some… the nights award winner was Beyonce

The singer took 2 awards… Best Female R&B Artist & her song “Single Ladies” won Video of the Year

Also getting honors Sunday night in L.A. were Ne Yo, Jamie Foxx, Keri Hilson, Lil Wayne & TI….

Ne Yo had a busy week, picking up 4 awards @ the ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards… and Songwriter of the Year honors was a tie between Tricky Stewart & the Dream, and super producers Stargate

Check out the rest of the BET Award ’09 winners HERE

THE GAME & FRIENDS PAY TRIBUTE
WOTS… rappers The Game, Diddy, Usher, Boyz II Men, Chris Brown & Mario have recorded a tribute song to the late great Michael Jackson entitled “Better On The Other Side”

According to KN sources… the tribute song is produced by DJ Khalil

LISTEN TO “Better On The Other Side” HERE

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WORD ON THE STREET : 06-24-09

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

BDAYS
1.  SHERRY STRINGFIELD  (42)  –  ACTRESS
2.  JOE PENNY  (53)  –  ACTOR
3.  MICK FLEETWOOD  (62)  –  DRUMMER & FOUNDER OF FLEETWOOD MAC
4.  MICHELE LEE  (67)  –  ACTRESS
5.  JACK DEMPSEY  –  LEGENDARY PRIZEFIGHTER
6.  ASTRO  (52)  –  SINGER / “UB40”
7.  GLENN MEDEIROS  (39)  –  SINGER
8.  DANIELLE SPENCER  (44)  –  ACTRESS
9.  MINDY KALING  (30 )  –  ACTRESS
10.  SOLANGE KNOWLES  (23)  –  SINGER

FOXX ON MTV
1st it was Nick Cannon… now it’s Jamie Foxx’s turn!

WOTS… The actor/comedian/singer is teaming up w/ MTV to produce a sketch comedy series

Not yet titled… Foxx’s show is being called “the next generation” of “In Living Color”

Along w/ Jamie… sources say that Diddy will be premiering his show “PDiddy’s Starmaker” also on MTV this summer

IS 50 READY NOW?
WOTS… 50 Cent’s “Before I Self Destruct” is close to being ready for release

According to the rapper… the album is “as close to perfect as it’s gonna get”

“Before I Self Destruct” is now set for a September release & features production by Dr Dre, Polow Da Don & Timbaland

BEYONCE GOT CHEESE LIKE KRAFT!
WOTS… Forbes Magazine’s has released its list of “The Years Top Earning Musicians ” & Ms Bootylicious makes the top 5!

According to KN sources… Beyonce lands at the #3 spot w/ a total net of $87 million (double album, 2 movies & performances)

WORD ON THE STREET : 06-23-09

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

BDAYS
1.  JASON MRAZ  (32)  –  SINGER
2.  SELMA BLAIR  (37)  –  ACTRESS
3.  BOB FOSSE  –  LEGENDARY CHOREOGRAPHER
4.  CHICO DEBARGE  (39)  –  SINGER
5.  RANDY JACKSON  (53)  –  AMERICAN IDOL JUDGE
6.  KT TUNSTALL  (34)  –  SINGER
7.  VIRGO WILLIAMS  (34)  –  SINGER / “GHOSTOWN DJS”
8.  DUFFY  (25)  –  SINGER

JEREMIH DUE OUT JUNE 30
WOTS… The “Birthday Sex” singing new comer Jeremih is dropping his self titled album June 30

“I would love to have everyone as a fan, and that’s pretty much my goal [with] this album… I wanna appeal to the masses [and] with this first song, ‘Birthday Sex,’ it’s been a privilege… even my 75-year-old granddad bumps with it”

THE “DR” REISSUED
WOTS… WIDEAWAKE Entertainment has acquired the Death Row Records catalog & is planning on reissuing Dr Dre’s ‘The Chronic”, plus some unreleased tracks from the late great 2pac

According to KN sources… “The Chronic Re-Lit” hits stores Sep 1 & features 4 unreleased bonus tracks & a DVD

Word is… 2Pac’s album is scheduled for a release in 2010

MAXWELL’s BLACK SUMMER
WOTS… Maxwelll’s long awaited album “BLACKsummer’snight” hits stores July 7

WE’RE BACK… THANX FOR THE SUPPORT!

Posted in MISC with tags , , on June 22, 2009 by The Kracker Nuttz

WE’RE BACK… THANX FOR THE SUPPORT!

Ur boys are back in the mix THIS Friday night!!!

U heard us correctly… “The Friday Nite Hijack” is back!  We’re still working on gettin our “MP3 Mix” & “The Saturday Nite Special” back, so keep your fingers crossed!

Once again, thanks for all the support & thank you for always tuning in!

RESPECT!

WORD ON THE STREET : 06-17-09

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

BDAYS
1.  VENUS WILLIAMS  (29)  –  TENNIS PRO
2.  DAN JANSEN  (44)  –  GOLD MEDAL OLYMPIC SKATER
3.  JOE PISCOPO  (58 )  –  ACTOR / COMEDIAN
4.  BARRY MANILOW  (63)  –  SINGER
5.  ART BELL  (64)  –  TALK SHOW HOST
6.  NEWT GINGRICH  (66)  –  FORMER SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE
7.  GREG KINNEAR  (46)  –  ACTOR
8.  KEVIN THORNTON  (40 )  –  SINGER / “COLOR ME BADD”

DRAKE TEAMS UP w/ KANYE
WOTS… the video for Drake’s new smash “Best I’ve Ever Had” is being directed by superproducer / rapper / wanna be designer Kanye West

According to KN sources… making appearances in the Canadian rapper’s video are Fabolous & Trey Songz

PLEASURE OFFICIALLY ON THE CHARTS
WOTS… Pleasure P’s debut album “The Introduction of Marcus Cooper” premiered @ the #10 spot on the Billboard 200 chart

The former Pretty Ricky frontman also debuted @ #2 on the Top R&B/Hip Hop albums chart

In total… Pleasure P’s solo album sold 39,000 copies in its 1st wk & the singer hopes to prove that he’s what’s next!

He says… “I’m the new bad boy for R&B”

NOW… RIHANNA vs NEIGHBOR
WOTS… Rihanna is facing a lawsuit filed by her neighbor claiming that her guests have been trespassing on his property

WORD ON THE STREET : 06-16-09

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

BDAYS
1.  DIANA DEGARMO  (22)  –  SINGER / FORMER AMERICAN IDOLIST
2.  TUPAC SHAKUR  –  RAPPER / ACTOR
3.  STAN LAUREL  –  ONE HALF OF THE TEAM “LAUREL & HARDY”
4.  JOHN CHO  (37)  –  COMEDIAN / ACTOR

MARIAH’S ANGEL
WOTS… A date has been chosen for Mariah Carey’s 12th studio album “Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel”

Set to drop later this summer on Aug 25th

SOULJA BOY FLYING OVER SIX FLAGS
WOTS… Soulja Boy, Sean Kingston, Flo Rida & Raven Symone are artists set to appear at this years “Six Flags Starburst Summer Concert Series”

Details HERE

BEYONCE EXCLUSIVELY @ WALMART
WOTS… Beyonce’s next project “Above & Beyonce Video Collection & Dance Mixes” will be available exclusively @ Walmart & walmart.com

The singer is also set to perform at the BET Awards on June 28

WORD ON THE STREET : 06-15-09

Posted in NEWS with tags , , on June 15, 2009 by The Kracker Nuttz

BDAYS
1.  NEIL PATRICK HARRIS  (36)  –  ACTOR
2.  ICE CUBE  (40 )  –  RAPPER / ACTOR
3.  DINA MEYER  (40 )  –  ACTRESS
4.  COURTNEY COX  (45)  –  ACTRESS
5.  HELEN HUNT  (46)  –  ACTRESS
6.  JIM BELUSHI  (55)  –  ACTOR
7.  WAYLON JENNINGS  (72)  –  SINGER / SONGWRITER
8.  MARIO CUOMO  (77)  –  POLITICIAN

WAYNE & FRIENDS HITTING THE ROAD
WOTS… get ready for Weezy on his “Young Money Presents: America’s Most Wanted Festival Tour”

Set to kick off July 27th… hitting the road w/ Lil Wayne are Young Jeezy, Soulja Boy & the Canadian Drake

The Young Money Tour is set to hit 20 cities

TEEN CHOICE AWARDS
Airing Aug 10th on Fox… the nominations for the Teen Choice Awards are in…

Grabbing 7 nods… Beyonce tops the nomination list w/ a nomination for R&B Artist & Choice for her single “Halo”

Right behind B is Kanye West w/ 6 nominations… Soulja Boy w/ 4 & Lil Wayne w/ 3

Also getting noticed w/ nominations of their own are Ne Yo, Pitbull & Jennifer Hudson

TUPAC’s BDAY
If the legend was still here… Tupac Shakur would’ve been 38 yrs old

To help celebrate… a benefit concert is being held @ the Tupac Amur Shakur Center of the Arts in Atlanta by his Mother Afeni

Hosting the even is comedian/actor Mike Epps & will feature a performance by Big Boi from OutKast

50 MAKING HIS DEBUT w/ THE ENTOURAGE
WOTS… 50 Cent will be making an appearance on the next season of HBO’s “Entourage”

According to KN sources… the GUnit general’s episode will air sometime in August

In other news… expect new material from 50 to come out Tues (JUN 15) on his latest project “War Angel”

KELIS NEEDS SUPPORT
Even though the 2 are splitsville… Kelis still needs Nas to give her some support

WOTS… Kelis is dead broke & asking a judge to order Nas to pay spousal support, child support, all pregnancy-related expenses & 1 half of all medical expenses after the child is born

In addition… the female MC is asking for $3,500 for the baby nurse after the child’s birth & $20,000 for strollers, cribs & other baby supplies!

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