WORD ON THE STREET : 06-03-09

BDAYS
1.  LALAINE  (22)  –  ACTRESS
2.  RAFAEL NADAL  (23)  –  TENNIS PRO
3.  ANDERSON COOPER  (42)  –   REPORTER
4.  DENIECE WILLIAMS  (58 )  –  SINGER
5.  SUZI QUATRO  (59)  –  SINGER
6.  CURTIS MAYFIELD  –  LEGENDARY SINGER
7.  TONY CURTIS  (84)  –  ACTOR
8.  JOSEPHINE BAKER  –  LEGENDARY ACTRESS
9.  DR CHARLES DREW  –  CREATED 1ST BLOOD BANK
10.  JEFFERSON DAVIS  –  PRESIDENT OF THE CONFEDERACY DURING US CIVIL WAR

 

EVERYONE WANTS DRAKE
WOTS… A bidding war has surfaced between 3 major labels for Canadian rapper/singer Drake

According to KN sources… the young artist is close to sealing a deal w/ Universal Motown

Drake says…  “I guess I’m living a dream… All I could do is smile. It’s nice.”

In other news… The Canadian says he & Rihanna are NOT an item, although he is writing a new song for her next album

 

ALICIA’s AWARD
WOTS… the singer is set to receive the “Golden Note Award” @ ASCAP’s 22nd Annual Rhythm & Soul Music Awards

The award being givin to Alicia recognizes “songwriters, composers and artists who have achieved extraordinary career milestones.”

The 22nd Annual Rhythm & Soul Music Awards will be held @ the Beverly Hilton Hotel in LA on June 26

 

EMINEM STILL ON TOP
WOTS… Eminem’s “Relapse” is still on top of the Billboard 200 for the 2nd wk  selling 211,000

According to KN sources… Em’s “Relapse” is the 5th best selling album of the year w/ 819,000 copies sold

In other Slim Shady news…rumor has it the rapper’s diamond necklace & laptop were stolen from his hotel room in LA while he was at the MTV Movie Awards

Eminem denies that anything was taken from his room

 

AMERIE IS BACK!
WOTS… The beautiful half-breed is back w/ a new album “In Love & War” & is scheduled to drop via Def Jam Records

According to KN sources… producing on Amerie’s next project are Sean Garrett & the Buchanans, Jim Jonsin, and Teddy Riley

 

DMX BACK 2 JAIL!
WOTS… the in & out of trouble rapper DMX is in trouble once again!

According to KN sources…  DMX plead guilty to verbally threatening a guard during his last stay in jail. “…At this time there is no word as to when, if or how long he’ll end up behind bars this time.”

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