News Bites

Oct
3
News Bites: Beyoncé, Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Usher, I-20, Ludacris

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Beyoncé planning tour for next spring; completes two new videos with Jake Nava. [Billboard]

Kanye West’s HBO show on hold for now. [MTV]

Lil Wayne working on Tha Carter IV and new mixtape. [Billboard]

Usher announces 15 dates for his “One Night Stand” tour. [Usher Now]

I-20 releases new video for “I Really Like Her” featuring Ludacris and Rocko. [Watch]

Sep
29
News Bites: J.D., Janet, Obama, Travis Barker, Jennifer Hudson, Diddy, Darkchild

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Jermaine Dupri vomits in Janet Jackson‘s lap? Yuck! [NY Post]

Senator Barack Obama talks hip-hop. [MTV News]

Travis Barker released from the hospital. [NY Daily News]

Jennifer Hudson visits “The View.” [Watch]

Diddy and Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins looking for the next star. [Watch]

Sep
16
News Bites: Nate Dogg, Lil Wayne, Kat DeLuna, Kanye West, Britney Spears, Jay-Z

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Nate Dogg reportedly suffers second stroke; listed in “serious” condition. [AllHipHop.com]

Lil Wayne resigns with Cash Money for an undisclosed amount. [Billboard]

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Aug
20
News Bites: Janet Jackson, Damon Dash, Bow Wow, Game, Omarion, Aretha Franklin

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Janet Jackson’s Pleasure Principle line of lingerie to hit retailers in November. [USA Today]

Damon Dash faces foreclosure on his two Tribeca condos. [NY Daily News]

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Aug
14
News Bites: Ludacris, Chris Brown, Master P, T.I., Usher, Michelle Williams

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Ludacris and Chris Brown in the studio recording “What Them Girls Like.” [Watch]

Master P changes his name to P. Miller. [MTV News]

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Aug
12
News Bites: Beyoncé, Bow Wow, Usher, Lil Wayne, Tweet

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Beyoncé in the studio with T-Pain? [Miami Herald]

Bow Wow will release his sixth solo album on November 11th. Word is he may be changing the album’s current title of Pedigree

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Aug
7
News Bites: Lil’ Kim, Mary J. Blige, Rihanna, Joe, R. Kelly, Rick Ross, M.I.A., JoJo

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Dead body found after Lil’ Kim’s birthday party at NYC’s Spotlight Live. [Reuters]

Mary J. Blige sued for $2 million over “Work That.” [USA Today]

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