Michael Jackson Estate Bans ‘Moonwalker’ at L.A. Theater
The Michael Jackson estate has officially shut down a Los Angeles movie theater's attempt to debut the King of Pop's cult-classic 1988 film 'Moonwalker,' which has never screened in the United States. The film, which contained several short films/extended music videos for songs on MJ's album 'Bad,' including a 25-minute clip for 'Smooth Criminal,' screened theatrically in Europe and South America
World’s Fastest Violinist Compares Kanye West to Vivaldi
Last year, Oliver Lewis solidified his title as world's fastest violinist when he performed Rimsky-Korsakov's orchestral interlude 'Flight of the Bumblebee' on BBC's 'Blue Peter' in 1 minute and 3.356 seconds. BlackBook magazine caught up with the violinist, who plans on breaking his own record at some point this year, as he treated them to an interpretation of Kanye West's 'Dark Fantasy' off 'My
Nicki Minaj to Perform on ‘Saturday Night Live’
Nicki Minaj's career continues to be on an upward trajectory and now the hip-hop diva will appear as the musical guest during 'Saturday Night Live' on January 29. 'The Social Network' actor Jesse Eisenberg -- who received the award for Best Actor by the National Board of Review of Motion Pictures for his portrayal of Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg -- will host the January 29th episode... Read Mo
Tiny Denies Giving T.I. a Special Handshake During Visit
Last week, T.I. made headlines yet again from behind bars after it was reported that his wife Tameka "Tiny" Cottle gave her hubby a handjob during a prison visit. But according to Tiny, that wasn't the case. Calling into the 'Rickey Smiley Morning Show,' she refuted rumors that she had a hand in the publicized controversy, claiming that the prison guards misjudged what had actually trans
Nas’ Child and Spousal Support Payments Cut in Half
According to documents obtained by TMZ, Nas won't have to drop as much money on child and spousal support to his ex-wife Kelis. The rapper's payments -- which were made public during the thick of the couple's divorce and noted as being considerably high -- have been cut in half...
Josh Groban Sings Kanye West’s Tweets
Josh Groban put a hilarious spin on the recent late night talk show trend where a buttoned up actor or actress busts a rhyme for laughs. The crooner appeared on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' last night (Jan. 3) and transformed Kanye West's 140-character or less tweets into songs for a mock ad for his fictional album, 'Josh Groban's The Best Tweets of Kanye West...
Gucci Mane Committed to Mental Health Facility
Just 24 hours after news broke that rapper Gucci Mane -- who spent a good part of 2009 and 2010 locked up -- may be returning to jail, we've now discovered that the Atlanta-bred emcee was committed into a mental health treatment facility...
Positive K Tries His Hand at Stand-Up Comedy
According to AllHipHop, veteran rapper Positive K -- known for his 1992 hit 'I Got a Man' and 'I'm Not Havin' It,' featuring MC Lyte -- has a new career as a stand-up comic. The emcee -- born Daryl Gibson -- has been spotted onstage telling jokes as opposed to spitting rhymes...
Kanye’s ‘Monster’ Video Leaks
Kanye West's video for the track 'Monster' has sprung a leak, all over the Internet. The song, which features impressive appearances from Jay-Z, Rick Ross, and Nicki Minaj is "monstrous" to say the least, chocked full of vampires, necrophilia, and even a few zombies for good measure...
Kanye West, Hype Williams Team Up for Kim Kardashian’s Video
Apparently, Kim Kardashian is not satisfied being a curvy celebutante. The socialite has come a long way from her days as Ray J's co-star in their leaked sex tape and now, the Quick Trim spokesperson -- she also has her own fragrance and peddles lollipops, skincare products, Carl Jr...