One day after Jay-Z announced that he has singed Roc Nation to Warner/Chappell Music, Queen Bey also signed a publishing deal with the company. Jay’s publishing deal will allow him to have the rights to all of his music since 2004. Jon Platt, who worked at EMI Publishing and worked with Bey in the past, sealed the deal that would give Bey the rights to her forthcoming music. Warner/Chappell not only has a deal with Jay ad Roc Nation but Katy Perry, Green Day, fun., Kendrick Lamar, Dr. Dre, and more. Read more about Bey’s deal below.
I think all I have to say is “Poetic Justice” and you’ll know who. Right? Kendrick Lamar talked to MTV and put it in the air that he wanted Ms. Jackson (if your nasty) in the video for his new single. MTV was able to get the news to her and this may be able to happen. Drop down bottom to check out Lamar’s response.
Although his life plays out in the tabloids and blogs, Kanye West really doesn’t put his life out there especially not as much as his current boo and mother of his child, Kim Kardashian. Maybe Kanye is taking a page of of big brother, Hov’s, book and keep his relationship and child under-wraps? We know that Kim has announced that she will be leaving one of her reality shows, but now Kanye is refusing to have more than a cameo on one of her shows as well. Find out which show and why below.
Anything involving Barkley is usually pretty funny. It is celebrity week on “The Price is Right” & Charles was picked to “come on down”, but the joke was on him. Instead of bidding on new items he could win, he had to answer the value of some things from his past, and as always, Charles doesn’t disappoint. Check him out after the jump.
What in the hell is wrong with people? You filthy little dog. Bronson Pelletier, the actor in “Twilight” whips out his ‘dong’ and takes a leak right in the middle of LAX – ON THEIR CARPET – in front of everyone! What ever he was drinking, I’m going to need them to take off the shelves. Due to the fact that he couldn’t hold it in, Pelletier plead ‘no contest’ in court, has two years probation, and has to attend 52 AA meetings. I mean DAMN! Drop down bottom and see how he was tackled to he ground.
The Brooklyn ‘powder’ guy, Troy Ave is in the building with Cipha Sounds and Peter Rosenberg. He talks about why MOST of the things he rhymes about is drugs. Apparently it’s all alleged. Troy Ave also let’s us know how to keep your bail/lawyers money set to the side. I can defiantly understand what Ebro is talking about too. How can you take a phrase that was used to unit people and turn it into something that has broken people down. Drop down bottom and check out the interview.
As part of The Realness, Peter Rosenberg reads this week’s five meanest YouTube comments about him this week. Some of them are harsh, while others I wonder why people take the time to write this crazy nonsense. Watch more below.
ESSENCE threw the ‘6th Annual Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon’ yesterday and, oh boy did they have some of the finest ladies out. The Beverly Hills Hotel was filled with star studded images of the “Golden” Jill Scoot, Kelly Rowland, Lela Ali, Jennifer Hudson, Lauren London, Gabrielle Union, Tia Mowary, Wendy Raquel Robinson, and the BIG O – Oprah. What I would have done to be in the presence. Drop down bottom and check out some of the gorgeous ensemble.