Queen Bey sang live with a vengeance- performing a dance heavy routine with Michelle Williams and Kelly Rowland, her BFFs from her girl group Destiny’s Child.
Six-month-old Blue Ivy Carter was spotted leaving Bergdorf Goodman cradled lovingly in her mother’s arms.
There are some characters that seem to have it all; good looks, great style, amazing partner and a whopper of a career. We all would like to hate them but there’s the other thing – they are great guys!
There is no denying that Al Pacino is one cool dude. His films have stood the test of time. Who can forget his incredible portrayal of Tony Montana, the petty Cuban criminal who made it big in Scarface. The infamous bespoke white suit is synonymous with the character, all thanks to Pacino’s ability to transform himself into the character that he is playing. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted by MoJoe as Angelina Jolie, Beyonce Knowles, Brad Pitt, Celebrities, David Letterman, Jay-Z, Jennifer Lopez, Johnny Depp, Justin Bieber, Kim Kardashian, Rihanna, Simon Cowell at 6:50 AM UTC on Nov, 08 2011
When it comes to entertainment and celebrities, at any one time there is almost always a pool of super influential people that seem to be either pulling all the strings or covering all of the magazines. Here’s a quick rundown of the top 10 most influential celebrities in entertainment at the moment:
Simon Cowell’s celebrity status and entertainment industry influence may have started relatively small in the UK, but he’s definitely spread his wings of late. The TV producer, entrepreneur and showbiz judge was the brainchild behind talent show The X Factor, which has now gone stateside in a massive way. As one of the main judges on the show he’s got the power to make people’s careers. Read the rest of this entry »
If you had said in the 1980’s that the hip hop genre would produce some of the richest recording artists and producers in the world then you would have been laughed at. Back then, the genre was seen as an outlet for the lower income groups and minorities to express themselves. Today, however, this genre has grown by leaps and bounds and its influence can be seen not only in the music industry but in fashion, games and has spurned a few reality television shows.
People admire them and many of us would like to be them, the successful hip hop artists of today rake in millions in record sales, clothing and fragrance lines. These artists are very successful in business as well – here is a list of some of the richest hip hop artists of our time:
Posted by Chris Franklin as Music Happenings at 1:36 PM UTC on Sep, 09 2010
Willow Smith, the 9-year-old daughter of Will and Jada Pinkett Smith has signed a record deal with Jay-Z’s Roc Nation label
Willow’s first single “Whip My Hair” reached the web in audio form this week and now a video is in the works that will be recorded in Los Angeles next month.
Jay-Z told Ryan Seacrest on his KIIS-FM radio show on Thursday that he was excited to work with the pint size singer who has already drawn comparisons to singer Rihanna, even at the ripe old age of just 9-years-old.
Posted by Chris Franklin as Music Happenings at 8:52 PM UTC on Jun, 21 2010
Jay-Z has announced a new pair of over-the-ear headphones, but his units aren’t coming courtesy of Monster which partnered with Dr. Dre to create Beats By Dre (also partnered with P.Diddy and Lady Gaga), instead Jay-Z has teamed up with audio provider Skullcandy.
Jay-Z offers three pairs of headsets which only differ in their color choices: white, black and brown.
Jay-Z had this to say about his Roc Nation / Skullcandy partnership: Read the rest of this entry »
Posted by Peter "Paparazzi" Fielder as Music Happenings at 10:50 PM UTC on Jun, 18 2010
Were you excited to take in the free Jay-Z concert at the Ed Sullivan Theater? Unfortunately that excitement is all you’ll get. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced today that the Jay-Z performance was canceled after issues arose at a recent free concert by Drank and Hanson.
The incident occurred when 15,000-20,000 shouting fans tried to shove their way into Manhattan’s South Street Seaport for a free concert. The crowds actions left dozens injured after the show leaked online.
The free Jay-Z show was meant to be a secret, but like the Drake/Hanson show details were leaked and city officials feared another riot type atmosphere could be created.
And what a smashing night it was! Fans who purchased tickets to Wednesday night’s concert at Madison Square Garden, New York City, were more than satisfied with the 29-year-old’s show.
She even brought a few friends along for the ride. Beyoncé surprised the crowd when she came out to perform “Put It In A Love Song” with Alicia Keys.
Jay-Z was also there to perform their massive hit duet, “Empire State of Mind.”
Other guest singers were Robin Thicke (above) and Jermaine Paul (below) who serenaded the crowd with their singles.
Did you catch the concert? What did you think?
Who says you can’t raise funds for Haiti while hitting the clubs? Last week Hollywood celebs and their friends clinked glasses and danced the night away at The Eldridge in New York City for a Haiti benefit party.
Hosted by Matt Levine, Solange Knowles, and Kevin Barnes, the party’s proceeds went straight to Yele, singer Wyclef Jean’s charity organization for Haiti earthquake victims. Guests included Jay-Z and Beyonce Knowles, who did a semi-reunion of Destiny’s Child when she sang with Michelle Williams. Solange played DJ the whole night, as she spun Michael Jackson and Prince tracks.
Check out the party photos here.
“I’ve never heard a Jay-Z song,” that’s what teen pop start Miley Cyrus said in her web site. Despite the fact that she sings about him in her her hit single, she has never listened to a “real” song by Jay-Z. What cave has been hiding in?
Everyone and his mom has been hounding Kanye on his
stupid move at the VMA – even President Obama! Rapper Jay-Z seems to be the only person to stand up for Kanye. He says that Kanye is just really passionate and that he doesn’t deserve all this flak. He also says that while it was rude what he did, he didn’t kill anybody.
Easy for you to say, pal, you weren’t the one being dissed. PLUS, perhaps it didn’t hurt that it was his girl that Kanye was rooting for!
Why would anyone want to be called Lil Mama? Anyway, Lil Mama is her name and she did a little Kanye at the VMA. Poor little girl, no one even really noticed – at least no one talked about it except for TMZ, who must have been feeling sorry for her.
You might not have noticed, but Lil Mama jumped onto the stage at the end of the performance of Jay-Z and Alicia Keys. It’s sad that she dared do something like that. It’s sadder that no one noticed.
Beyonce and Jay-Z quietly tied the knot on Friday. A source said the ceremony was a “really private affair” with just friends and family, followed by a party in Jay-Z’s apartment. Celeb guests included Destiny’s Child Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams, and Gwyneth Paltrow.DJ Cassidy handled the music, while Amy’s Orchids imported 50,000 to 60,000 white orchid blooms for the decor.
Though talk of the upcoming wedding began when news leaked that the couple got a wedding license, some say that it’s an elaborate April Fool’s joke.
BeyoncÃ© and Jay-Z put all rumors of a breakup to rest by getting their marriage license at the Scarsdale Village Hall. “It was just the two of them,” said one eyewitness, “They were very polite and smiling as they filled out the paperwork. They were holding hands for a while. They looked really happy.”
The two have been dating since 2002, but the relationship has had its ups and downs. While Beyonce once said that she “couldn’t picture herself as a bride” she did admit that she began daydreaming about her own wedding after her sister got married in 2005. She later said,
“Maybe me and my man will go away to an island; maybe we’ll go to a church. I have no idea.”