Looks like we are about to see the rap version of American Idol. Rapper Crooked I has put together a reality show to find the next new rap star. He is going across the country to find that new artist and give them “One Shot”. He will be bringing along guest judges such as TI, The Game, DJ Khaled, RZA, E-40, Twista, the legendary Scarface and more. The auditions will take place in Atlanta, Miami, L.A., Chicago, New York, Charlotte, San Francisco and Houston.
The regular judges will include Sway Calloway, Crooked I, and SMH Records CEO Mike Smith. Each city will have one celebrity guest judge. Being where they are from, you can just about guess which cities will have which guest judge (TI in Atlanta, E-40 in Frisco, Scarface in Houston). Continue reading
Nicki Minaj has definitely evolved from her bubble gum pink wigs to a grown ass woman. She sat down with Angie Martinez and POWER 105.1 and gave a very intimate interview about her life currently. She touched on subjects like how she came to work with Beyonce, her new album ‘The Pink Print’, Meek Mill, why she would NEVER sleep with Drake, and her split with ex fiancee Safaree Samuels. When she talks about her ex she gets really emotional and Angie has to cut to commercial breaks. Watch the interview below. Continue reading
You spoke and they listened! Yesterday we posted that viewers threatened to boycott Mona Scott Young & VH1’s new show Sorority Sisters along with their sponsors. A petition with over 42,000 signatures have apparently gotten the attention of some of the sponsors of the show. Sponsors such as Hallmark, Crayola, Honda and Carmex have gone public announcing they will stick with their customers and pull their ads from the show, some are pulling from the network entirely.
California rapper Kurupt recently did an interview with VLAD TV, and he was asked about Kendrick’s verse in Big Sean’s song Control, where Kendrick called himself the ‘King of New York”. What a lot of people may not know is that Kendrick was actually quoting Kurupt. Kurupt made that statement in 2010 in his song ‘Get Bizy’ Kurupt says when he said it nobody said anything, but when Kendrick said it, it ruffled feathers. He starts yelling and gets extremely upset like he has been harboring that for a long time. Watch it below.
Overnight sensation Bobby Shmurda was arrested during a task force drug sting. The feds were running an investigation and caught Shmurda and his friends of the G Stone 90’s gang red handed with drugs and unregistered guns. The gang has been under surveillance for months now for its relation to drug trafficking and gang related shootings. It’s reported that most of them are convicted felons.
Mona Scott-Young has created an empire based on reality television. She is the creator of the Love & HipHop series that has extended from New York to Atlanta, Los Angeles and now in the works Miami. The show is supposed to follow people in the music industry who are trying to balance their lives and their careers. To keep up the ratings, fights and drama were added to the mix.
Mona is back at it with a reality show following a number of women from the sororities of Alpha Kappa Alpha, Delta Sigma Theta, Sigma Gamma Ro and Zeta Phi Beta. The Greeks however are not happy with the show. Continue reading
Sony’s upcoming movie starring Seth Rogen and James Franco called “The Interview” is set to debut on December 25th. The funny duo are asked by the US government to kill North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un after landing an interview with him. This movie led to Sony’s emails being hacked and distributed to the public. The ones behind the leak are suspected to be a North Korean group called Guardians of Peace.
The group has released a statement saying that unless theaters decide to pull the movie from being played, they are ready to pull a 9/11 attack.