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While Kanye West may have his gripes with the paparazzi, R&B crooner Ray J seemed quite welcoming of a TMZ photographer in a video posted on the celebrity gossip site this week. The “I Hit It First” singer even went on to mock Kanye and the Yeezus rapper’s now-notorious confrontation with a paparazzo at LAX.
In the video, Ray J is approached while exiting Tru Hollywood nightclub and proceeds to engage in a spiel about higher education.
Maybach Music Group founder Rick Ross found himself swimming in controversy this year following the release of Rocko’s “U.O.E.N.O.,” a record which featured a notoriously controversial lyric from Ross. Following the backlash surrounding the rapper’s lyrical addition to “U.O.E.N.O.,” he was subsequently dropped from his endorsement deal with Reebok.
Despite Ross’ brash ending with Reebok, he went on to reveal that he still has “love” for the brand during an interview with The L.A. Leakers. The God Forgives, I Don’t rapper also made reference to a possible “announcement” he says will be made at the appropriate time.
DMX has filed for bankruptcy as his financial woes have climaxed.
The rapper, Earl Simmons, has long had money issues, but days after he was arrested for a suspected DUI, he made the filing.
Nicki Minaj has finally addressed DJ Khaled's public proposal video, which he released last week. "[DJ] Khaled was not serious with that damn proposal," she said Monday (July 29).
“I was shocked just like the rest of the world and I was cracking up laughing with the rest of the world ’cause Khaled is a master at what he does,” Minaj told Hot 97's Funkmaster Flex.
Many walked away from DJ Khaled's proposal to Nicki Minaj scratching their heads. A lot of people thought Khaled's proposal to Nicki was either a publicity stunt or a joke. According to Khaled, he's dead serious and took to the radio Saturday to set the record straight.
Linking up with Power 106’s DJ Fellie Fel via phone, Khaled re-affirmed his love for Nicki and made sure to tell everyone that it's no joke.
DJ Khaled has proposed to Nicki Minaj in a new video. The producer took a moment to explain his love for Minaj before showing off a ring he says he bought for her, a ring said to cost $500,000.
“I want to be honest with you," DJ Khaled says in the MTV News video. "I love you. I like you. I want you to be mine. The only reason I'm not telling you this face to face is because I know that you're busy."
Just when it appeared that the feud between crooners Frank Ocean and Chris Brown had begun to simmer, the beef between the pair has been reawakened thanks to the release of the lyric sheet to Ocean’s upcoming record, “Versace.”
The Channel Orange singer doesn’t call out Brown by name on “Versace,” but he does refer to this year’s Grammy incident in which Brown did not stand up (although he did applaud) when Ocean was awarded the Grammy for Best Urban Contemporary Album, a category Brown also received a nomination for.
Following the death of Brooklyn-born singer Aaliyah, a number of posthumous records were released following the songstress’ untimely passing, and in the past year a handful of artists including Drake and Chris Brown have gone on to release records featuring the late singer.
But according to Virginia producer Timbaland, who worked closely with Aaliyah before her passing, the posthumous collaborations featuring the singer will never work because he didn’t create them.
Future is about to embark on a type of multitasking no man should wish on his worst enemy. A month after Future admitted to being the father of Brittini Mealy’s child and requested to set up child support payments, Mealy is back for more.