Archive for 08.7.2011

Rihanna Gets Wet and Wild in Barbados

Rihanna

Rihanna’s wild week in Barbados continues. Following her flashy appearance at the Kadooment Day Parade and homecoming concert at Bridgetown’s Kensington Oval, the Bajan babe showed no signs of slowing down.

On Saturday, she hit the waves on a jet ski and playfully hosed down her friends aboard a boat. After the sun set, the “Cheers” singer enjoyed a late night splash in the ocean wearing a swimsuit portraying the late Bob Marley. With beer in hand, a tipsy RiRi laughed while she and her friends played with pool toys.

“BARBADOS!!!!!! My country is the BEST!!! Hands down!” she exclaimed.

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Kanye West Announces Next Single at Big Chill Festival

Kanye West

On the eve of Watch the Throne‘s release, Kanye West was king at Eastnor Castle in Herefordshire, England, while headlining the Big Chill music festival. ‘Ye delivered a similar set to Coachella and the ESSENCE Music Festival for his international fans. While performing “Lost in the World,” he announced that he would be releasing the Bon Iver-assisted song as the next single from My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy. A fine choice, Yeezy.

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Cee Lo Green Lives Dangerously at Lollapalooza

Cee Lo Green

Soul warrior Cee Lo Green commanded the stage on Day 2 of Lollapalooza at Grant Park in Chicago. Looking every bit like a rock star in spiked football shoulder pads with chains, the Lady Killer performed a dangerous set consisting of his solo hits and Gnarls Barkley material, plus covers of Danzig’s “Mother” and Billy Idol’s “Flesh for Fantasy.” But despite the showy display, he still had a tough time winning over festivalgoers, some of who booed him. “I don’t give a fuck,” tweeted Cee Lo later that night.

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Eminem Lights Up Lollapalooza with Bruno Mars, Royce Da 5’9”, & Skylar Grey

Eminem

Eminem lit up Chicago’s Grant Park while performing his top 10 single “Lighters” in front of 90,000 festivalgoers at Lollapalooza this weekend. He was joined by his Bad Meets Evil partner Royce Da 5’9” and Bruno Mars for the first time as the night sky was illuminated with cell phones and lighters. During Em’s headlining set, he also brought out Skylar Grey for “I Need a Doctor.” Catch the highlights below.

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