Iggy Azalea Takes Over TAO Las Vegas

Iggy Azalea

Following her appearance at the Dinah Shore Club Skirts Weekend White Party in Palm Springs, Iggy Azalea hit up TAO nightclub at The Venetian in Las Vegas on Saturday. Wearing a black dress under an oversized leopard-print coat, the Aussie rapper strut down the carpet before performing for the crowd inside.

The fashionista is working with designer Alejandra Hernandez on a line of women’s loungewear. “I’m not trying to make high-fashion clothing,” Iggy told The New York Times. “I’d never do that.”

Last night on “SNL,” Iggy’s single “Fancy” was featured in a skit with host Anna Kendrick, who rapped along while playing Ariel from The Little Mermaid.

Iggy gave the Pitch Perfect star her stamp of approval, tweeting, “amazing lol @AnnaKendrick47.”

Check out Anna’s “Fancy” rap below.

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Pharrell Celebrates 41st Birthday with SpongeBob-Themed Party


Pharrell Williams is still a kid at heart. The “Happy” hitmaker celebrated his 41st birthday with his closest friends and SpongeBob SquarePants in New York City on Friday night.

On the eve of his “SNL” performance, Pharrell turned Cipriani Wall Street into the underwater city of Bikini Bottom for one night. Wearing a BBC varsity jacket and green version of his Buffalo hat, he hit the yellow carpet with his wife Helen Lasichanh.

His favorite characters from the Nickelodeon show including SpongeBob, Patrick, and Squidward came out to play, along with his celebrity pals Chanel Iman, Russell Simmons, Angela Simmons, and Mashonda.

Other guests included Swizz Beatz and Pharrell’s “It’s On Again” collaborator Alicia Keys, who was fresh from the DVF Awards.

Guests got down to the funky sounds of Q-Tip, who was the DJ on duty, and the birthday boy received a custom cake in the shape of a Krabby Patty.

He received birthday wishes from his famous friends. “Happy Bday to my brother, @Pharrell!!! Been killing the game forever! And, you still look younger than the rest of us,” tweeted Justin Timberlake, while Tyler, the Creator added, “HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THE NI**A THE PAVED THE WAY AND TO THIS DAY CONTINUES TO INSPIRE ME ON A CRAZY LEVEL.”

In addition to “SNL,” Pharrell will sit down with Oprah Winfrey on OWN’s “Oprah Prime” (formerly “Oprah’s Next Chapter”) on April 13 at 9 p.m.

Check out more pics from the splashy soirée below.

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Beyoncé and Jay Z Kick It Courtside at Nets Game

Beyoncé and Jay Z

Beyoncé and Jay Z were courtside at the Brooklyn Nets vs. Houston Rockets game at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on Tuesday night.

After wrapping her world tour last week, Bey was able to kick back and enjoy the game, rocking curly hair and a green hat (previously spotted on Blue Ivy) while holding a lollipop. The couple was all smiles as Jay’s team moved on to the playoffs.

According to TMZ, two fans are suing the singer, claiming they were trampled at her United Center show in Chicago. They were reportedly knocked to the ground and left unconscious with broken bones.

Hit the jump for more courtside pics of the Carters.

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Nicki Minaj Throws 16th Birthday Party for Her Brother

Jelani, Micaiah, and Nicki

Family comes first. Nicki Minaj showed just how much she loves her little brother Micaiah by throwing him a 16th birthday party fit for a king on Saturday. The hip-hop mogul was surrounded by loved ones including her aunts, cousins, mother Carol, and boyfriend Safaree “ScaffBeezy” Samuels.

The birthday boy and Nicki’s older brother Jelani posed for a photo with their sis. “They can take it all. Just leave me with these two,” she tweeted. “Nothing else matters if u don’t have the ppl who hold your heart right by your side.”

She had the Cake Boss himself, Buddy Valastro, make a custom cake in honor of Micaiah’s favorite team, the New York Knicks, and arranged for birthday messages from some of her famous friends including Lil Wayne, Carmelo Anthony, LeBron James, Diddy, Fabolous, and Tyga.

“If u could only see how his face lit up when seeing these superstars. Lol. That’s all a big sister could ask for,” said Nicki.

See more pics from the birthday bash below.

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Single Cover: M.I.A. – ‘Double Bubble Trouble’

Double Bubble Trouble

In the midst of her ongoing battle with the NFL, M.I.A. has announced “Double Bubble Trouble” as the next single from her fourth album Matangi. The singer has revealed the edgy artwork and plans to shoot a video soon.

Following her performance at the Ultra Music Festival in Miami, she will tour with A$AP Ferg this spring in addition to her own solo dates.

She has also teamed with Janelle Monáe on a new campaign for Audi’s A3. According to a tweet from the car manufacturer, the two have “something big planned on April 3rd.”

In the meantime, check out some photos of them on set of their mysterious shoot.

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Kanye West and Kim Kardashian Pose with North in New Vogue Photos

Kim, Kanye, and North

It’s the cover that has everyone talking and even spoofing. After the big reveal last week, Vogue has shared a couple more intimate photos from Kanye West and Kim Kardashian’s April cover shoot with Annie Leibovitz.

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Ciara Celebrates Baby Shower with Future, Kim Kardashian, & La La

La La, Ciara, and Kim Kardashian

Ciara was surrounded by her closest friends and family as she celebrated the upcoming arrival of her first child. Hosted by her BFFs La La Anthony, Lisa Ellis, and Yolonda Frederick, the intimate baby shower was held at the home of producer Danny Rose and lawyer Aaron Rosenberg in Beverly Hills on Saturday.

The mom-to-be was glowing in a Naeem Khan white-and-red caftan as she posed for pics with La La and Vogue cover girl Kim Kardashian. Kim’s mother Kris Jenner, Ciara’s mother, and Future’s mama were all smiles as they joined CiCi on her special day. Future also showed up, receiving a kiss from his fiancée.

It looks like the rumors are true and the couple is expecting a baby boy. There was a blue cake and the baby even received his first pair of Jordan Melos, given by Carmelo Anthony.

“Thanks Uncle Mel! @CarmeloAnthony. #Family,” tweeted Ciara.

La La added, “The perfect day surrounded by love as we celebrate a blessing coming into this world. @ciara is glowing!!! Makes me and @kimkardashian so happy to welcome her into the mommy club! I love u.”

“#TodayWasAnotherOneOfTheSweetestDaysEver! Surrounded By Nothing But Love!” tweeted Ciara.

See more pics from the baby shower below.

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