Month: August 2008

Fat Joe Challenges Daddy Yankee to Debate Over McCain Support

Fat Joe has come out swinging against fellow rapper Daddy Yankee’s endorsement earlier this week of presidential candidate John McCain. Fat Joe, born Joseph Cartagena, is in Denver attending the Democratic Convention,…

Oprah Winfrey Still Reigns as Talk Queen

Forbes Magazine has released a list of talk show (broadcast TV and radio) top earners and the queen of day-time talk not only holds on to her throne at the #1 spot…

More Bad News for Dame Dash, Loses Pro-Keds License

After last week’s revelation that former music mogul Dame Dash was on the verge of loosing his two Manhattan condos to foreclosure, news reports say he has lost his licensing deal Pro-Keds,…

Son of Dancehall Reggae Star Killed by Police

Spragga Benz The 17-year-old son of reggae star Spragga Benz was shot a killed by police in Kingston, Jamaica on Sunday (Aug 24). Gunshots rang out after police stopped two men on…

Dr. Dre’s Son Found Dead in Los Angeles Home

Andre Young Jr. The son of producer/rapper Dr. Dre was found dead on Saturday (Aug 23). Andre Young Jr. had gone out the night before, returning home at 5:30 Saturday morning. His…

TV Legend Julius Carry Dies of Cancer

Actor Julius Carry passed away on Tuesday (Aug 19) after a long bout with pancreatic cancer. Mr. Carry, made famous by his portrayal of Sho Nuff, The Shogun of Harlem in the…

Fox Orders More Episodes of 'The Wendy Williams Show'

Wendy Williams has gotten the green light from Fox Television to go national with her talk show. The self-proclaimed “Queen of All Radio” debuted The Wendy Williams Show back on July 15…

Bank Forecloses on Damon Dash's Homes

Dame Dash with wife Rachel Roy The Associated Press reported today that co-founder and former CEO of Roc-A-Fella Records Dame Dash is in the midst of a legal battle to keep his…

Laurence Fishbure Makes it Official; Joins 'CSI' Cast

After rumors of negotiations hit the web earlier this month execs at CBS announced Monday that Laurence Fishburne has signed on to the hit crime drama “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,” replacing William…

Bernie Mac Laid to Rest

Family, friends and fans gathered at House of Hope church on Saturday (Aug. 16) to bid farewell to actor/comedian Bernie Mac. Among the more than 6,000 thousand people that gathered to mourn…

Feds Grab 12Gs in Cash From Movie Critic

A former movie critic for the New York Times finds himself the center of international attention. Last Friday (Aug. 8.) Elvis Mitchell was briefly detained while trying to reenter the U.S. after…

Jessica Simpson is Ready for Her Country Debut

Jessica Simpson Pop artist Jessica Simpson is preparing to reposition her career towards the Country music genre in hopes of jump starting her stalled career. Ms. Simpson last album, 2006’s, “Public Affair,”…

Master P Attempts to Reinvent Himself; Changes Name

Former rapper Master P, who’s real name is Percy Robert Miller, announced he has officially changed his entertainment name to P. Miller. Mr. Miller said he had grown up and out of…