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SAN DIEGO ARTIST SEARCH STORMIN STAKK'Z 30TH B-DAY/CAPRICORN BASH FOOD 4 A HATER: COOKIN' & EATIN' - LESSON 3 ALBUM RELEASE PARTY

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STORMIN STAKK 'REALLY ON MY STORMIN' SHOW

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@StorminStakk speaks on San Diego Rap

It aint about who raps in San Diego or who can rap. Its about actual talent and street credibility. If your not known on the streets of San Diego aint nobody gone buy or promote your stuff no matter how tight you are. There is a lot of hard rappers but everybody dont got the street credibility or support to back up there raps. thats what its really about. The main artist in bthe city of San Diego are Tha Dosia Twinz (Stormin Stakk & Tiny Sixx), Big June, Baby Scar, South Resse, Young Hollywood, Marty Mac Phly, Kambino, Suga Shaft, Mitchy Slick, Don Diego, Damu, Black Mikey, B-Stone, 12 Gauge Shottie, Mary Jane Junkeez, Baby Bandit, I-Rocc, CeeWee 3, Googie Monsta, Treali Duce, Ecay Uno. Smigg Dirtee, Jayo Felony, Cricet, Bay Loc, Lil C.S, Mooch Massive. Dem the type of niggas that will bring the whole city out and if was on one label, the city of San Diego would be ON, there is a few I missed but other than those, the others dont really have the credibility in the streets to even rap. It sounds very good though. Thats just keeping it 100 !!

Snoop Dogg changes name to Snoop Lion

Snoop Dogg is dropping Dogg like it's hot. Born Calvin Broadus, the rapper says he was born again during a 35 day stay in Jamaica, in which he discovered his true Rastafarian self and claims he is like Bob Marley, born again, according to the NY Daily News. Because of this life-changing trip, he will now be known as Snoop Lion. "I didn't know that until I went to the temple, where the High Priest asked me what my name was, and I said, 'Snoop Dogg.' And he looked me in my eyes and said, 'No more. You are the light; you are the lion.' From that moment on, it's like I had started to understand why I was there," he explained at a press conference. Snoop says he always felt a connection to Marley. "I have always said I was Bob Marley reincarnated. I feel I have always been a Rastafarian. I just didn't have my third eye open, but it's wide open right now." Bob Marley's son Rohan attended the event that Snoop was speaking at about his name change and gave him his blessing, according to FOX News. Snoop didn't give an explanation as to why he was switching from "Dogg" to "Lion," but it's likely a reference to the Lion of Judah, a religious symbol popular in Rastafarian and Ethiopian culture. After being in the rap season sine the early 1990s, Snoop says that genre of music doesn't move him the same way it used to. Instead, this spiritual development is reviving his artistic and creative energy. "I've been on the top ever since I've been in it," he explained. "I got rap songs that will never die. And that ain't with no disrespect but I'm tired of rap." While in the studio, Snoop reportedly referred to his musical past in third person, saying, "F*** Snoop Dogg. Don't think about none of the s*** he rapped about: hustling and making money and drug-dealing and shooting. All that s***'ll be out of here." And now, he's ready to make music that his "kids and grandparents can listen to." In fact, he even performed a few songs at the event, one of which included a song titled, 'No Guns Allowed," which features his daughter. "I'm a wise man in the music industry," he said. "Not that I'll never do rap again because I'm always gonna do what I love, but right now I'm Snoop Lion and I'm having fun with this reggae movement so hopefully you guys will enjoy it as well." Snoop Lion is set to release a reggae album in the fall, which will be followed with a documentary that will feature his music and will include personal elements of his life. At 40 years old, Snoop says after discovering his inner Rastafarian, he feels much younger. "It feels like I'm 19 or 20 years old again," he said.

SOUTHEAST RED VODKA - Gang-Violence Vodka Sparks Spat

Southeast Red Vodka, with a label that maps San Diego's gangs, is accused of profiteering. Vodka companies have many times used sex to sell the stuff at varying degrees of tastelessness, but a new brand's sales are apparently being boosted by gang violence. Southeast Red Vodka, distilled and bottled by Colorado-based Neradi3 LLC, comes in a frosted glass bottle that maps San Diego's notorious gangs on its label—all in red, a color associated with an infamous gang in the region. Locals are calling the liquor an attempt to cash in on the area's gang violence tasteless at best—and a “disaster waiting to happen” at worst. Mario Lewis, a leader of the community group 100 Strong, calls it “disgraceful” to “portray a community in gang-banging terms.” And at $20 for the 80-proof liquor, it's been flying off the shelves. San Diego accounted for the most gang-related killings in the US in the last year, and branding like this is unlikely to help alleviate the city's gang problem. Matthew T. Hall, a San Diego-based journalist, called the company hoping to get some answers for locals angry about an outsider profiteering from their region's violence problem. “If you are from southeastern San Diego, that's one thing,” he says. “If you grew up here and have pride in your neighborhood, maybe that's what this is about.” But he met with resistance from Southeast Red Vodka's spokesman: “You ain't getting no information... and I'd hate to have to sue you too. Because I really don't want to be in your article.”
San Diego citizens are concerned the cash-in could perpetuate gang violence

Man Accused Of Trying To Kill Wife - Roshawn Broadnax, 20, Arrested After His Wife Was Found With Life-Threatening Wounds

SPRING VALLEY, Calif. -- A woman was hospitalized in grave condition Wednesday as her 20-year-old husband sat in jail on suspicion of attempted murder and spousal abuse following an incident in Spring Valley, authorities said. Roshawn Lamar Broadnax was arrested after medics were called to tend to his wife in the 9500 block of Piedmont Street in Spring Valley around 3:45 p.m. Tuesday, according to San Diego County sheriff's Lt. Larry Nesbit. Medics found Broadnax tending to his injured wife, who was taken to an area hospital but is not expected to survive, the homicide lieutenant said in a statement. The nature of her injuries was not disclosed. Broadnax was arrested and booked into San Diego Central Jail on suspicion of one count each of attempted murder and spousal abuse, Nesbit said.

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FAN THROWS 50K IN YOUNG JEEZY’S VAN?

There’s a lot to be said about Young Jeezy. He is a “Drug Dealer”, a “Criminal”, or even just a “Rapper”. On the surface this may be the obvious image but once you crack the shell that all hardcore Rap artists have, you find the true intellect of a MAN who wants more then to be just another “Rapper”. As seen in the video above loyal fans shed tears over the words rang over the cds and in clubs that touch near to home. One fan even threw 50,000 dollars into Jeezy’s Tour Van to show gratitude for his lyrics that he felt. All this goes to show that with talent and the right passion you can change the world, if not the world at least one persons life.

ARE KANYE WEST’S NIKE AIR YEEZY 2′S THE HOTTEST KICKS OF 2012?


Kanye West was previously spotted onstage wearing his highly anticipated Nike Air Yeezy 2 kicks, and here’s a closer look at them. Still no word on exactly when they be available, but you can find out more about the Air Yeezy 2′s

CHRIS BROWN HOOKS UP WITH TEYANA TAYLOR FOR “PUSH ME UP” [NEW MUSIC]

Chris Brown has a NEW song featuring Teyana Taylor called “Push Me Up.” You might remember her first single “Google Me” (2008), or from her role as Sabrina in Madea’s Big Happy Family.

Could “Push Me Up” be Teyana’s first hit? Take a listen and let us know what you think about it…

DOES THIS TWEET PROVE THAT RIHANNA’S PREGNANT?

Rumors about Rihanna being pregnant have started again, thanks to a tweet she SENT out on Saturday (December 17th) night. While performing “What’s My Name” in Portugal, she had to exit the stage to throw up. The fans didn’t know this was why she left before the song was over, but they did after the tweet below was sent.

RIHANNA WAS CAST IN “BATTLESHIP” FOR HER “URBAN SWAGGER” [VIDEO]

It’s been previously reported that Rihanna is pregnant, and some seem to take her vomit spell as indication that these rumors are true.

COULD THIS BE RIHANNA’S BABY DADDY?

Check out Rihanna’s onstage in Portugal in the video below to see if she looks like she’s pregnant or not.

HOW KOBE’S WIFE FOUND OUT ABOUT HIS ALLEGED CHEATING


Kobe Bryant has many people to blame for his wife Vanessa hearing about his alleged cheating. According to REPORTS, the basketball wives and girlfriends of Kobe’s Los Angeles Lakers teammates spilled the beans. As a result, Vanessa FILED FOR DIVORCE from Kobe, ending their 10-year marriage.

The teammates supposedly knew about some of his bad behavior, told their women, who went back to Vanessa with the details. BOSSIP.

BEYONCE’S PARENTS MATHEW AND TINA KNOWLES OFFICIALLY DIVORCE

The MARRIAGE of Beyonce‘s parents Tina and Mathew Knowles is officially over, now that their divorce is legally COMPLETE. REPORTS about Tina filing divorce surfaced two years ago, but then it was dropped last year after both Tina and Mathew failed to show up for court.

DID THE KNOWLES FAMILY MADE THIS CITY HOT?

Mathew got another woman pregnant during their marriage, and even though Tina never spoke about the scandal publicly, it probably was a big reason why they’re divorcing. Get more details at TMZ.

BARON DAVIS TO SIGN WITH KNICKS

According to sources at ESPN, former Cleveland Cavaliers guard BARON DAVIS will be signing with The New York Knicks. Davis was waved by the Cavaliers and was not claimed off of waivers by another team.

WHERE CAN HE HANG OUT IN NEW YORK?

The news is a mixed blessing. While the Knicks sorely need an experience point guard to go with their front court of AMARE STOUDEMIRE, Carmelo Anthony and the newly acquired Tyson Chandler, Davis has back issues that will have him sidelined for up to 8 weeks.

NICKI MINAJ “SUPER BASS” TOPS EW LIST


Nicki takes a squat at #1 for ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY‘s yearly top SINGLES list with “SUPER BASS“. Not too far, The Throne’s “No Church In The Wild” follows at the #3 spot and BeyoncĂ©’s “Countdown” at #5.

In addition to the hit topping the charts, various takes from KARMIN and TAYLOR SWIFT to 5 year-old SOPHIA caused NATIONWIDE attention. In August, the single also earned her a VMA award.

Rick Ross - I Love My Bitches

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Young Jeezy - Chickens No Flour (Official Video)

NEW MUSIC!!!! WILLOW SMITH FT. NICKI MINAJ “FIREBALL”




It’s been a year since Willow Smith had the world singing “Whip My Hair,” and now she’s dropped her third single “Fireball” featuring Nicki Minaj. Will this be a big DEAL like “Whip My Hair,” or come and go like her second single “21st Century Girl”?

MODEL JOURDAN DUNN SLAMS FASHION WEEK STYLISTS: “LEARN TO DO BLACK HAIR!”

Supermodel Jourdan Dunn sparked some controversy earlier this week when she TWEETED from Paris FASHION WEEK: “I swear some people need to learn how to do black hair/skin.”

She walked in two runway shows that day- Ungaro and Giambattista Valli – and likely encountered backstage a stylist who didn’t know how to DEAL with her hair texture and a makeup artist who didn’t know how to complement her skin tone and shade.

Though this isn’t the first time black models have slammed designers and casting agents for the lack of diversity on the runway, Dunn’s message certainly called out the other folks behind the scenes with her short and to-the-point message.

However, this could be a case of “the chicken and the egg.” Can black models really blame artists & stylists for not knowing how to tend to them if there aren’t that many to work with in the first place? Or is it the stylist’s responsibility to learn somehow, someway, regardless?

SAFAREE “SB:” “SHAMBALLA BALLS AROUND MY NECK, THAT’S MY NOOSE”


Nicki Minaj’s hype-man Safaree “SB” is more known for being the Head Barbz “right-hand” partner and alleged lover than for being a rapper. Being a huge Nicki fan, I was instantly inclined to click the “play” button when I saw that he released a single and better-yet, a video. Not one minute later I was picking my jaw up from the floor after watching SB pretend to hang himself with a diamond “Shamballa” necklace he called a noose.

This isn’t SB’s first set of statements that tickled me in places I couldn’t scratch. I was offended when he yelled a bunch of “nappy-headed” slurs in the background of Nicki Minaj’s “Did It On Em’.”

Oddly enough, the SONG isn’t half bad. I just wish it wasn’t half-baked with ignorant rap lines like “Shamballa balls around my neck, that’s my noose.”

CELEBRITIES REACT TO THE DEATH OF STEVE JOBS ON TWITTER


Steve Jobs, the brain behind Apple as we know it now, died from pancreatic cancer yesterday (October 5th), and some of our favorite CELEBRITIES reacted to his passing on Twitter. Here’s what Nicki Minaj, Common, Tyrese, Kevin Hart and more had to say about the late visionary, Steve Jobs.

HIP-HOP AND R&B ALBUM RELEASE DATES

Here’s a look at when YOUR favorite hip-hop and R&B albums will be available.

10.11.11 DJ Drama Third POWER
10.11.11 Mayer Hawthorne How Do You Do
10.18.11 Joe The Good The Bad The Sexy
10.18.11 Lalah Hathaway Where It All Begins
10.24.11 Drake Take Care
11.01.11 Trey Songz Anticipation II Mixtape
11.01.11 Tyrese Open Invitation
11.01.11 Wale Ambition
11.08.11 Lil Twist Don’t Get It Twisted
11.15.11 Akon Stadium
11.15.11 Childish Gambino Camp
11.15.11 Melanie Fiona The MF Life
11.15.11 Tyga Careless World
11.21.11 Rihanna Talk That Talk
11.22.11 Birdman Bigger Than Life
11.22.11 Javier Colon TBD
11.22.11 Jay Sean Freeze Time
11.29.11 Lil Twist Don’t Get It Twisted
12.06.11 Bow Wow Who Is Shad Moss
12.20.11 YMCMB YMCMB
TBD Plies Purple Heart
TBD Ray J Radiation 2
TBD Asher Roth Is This Too Orange?

RIHANNA FEELS HERSELF (A LOT) IN LONDON


It seems like RIHANNA‘s shows are getting sexier, and we have the photos to prove it! Check out RiRi rockin’ a bikini and touching herself in these photos taken during last night’s show in LONDON at the O2 Arena.

EVELYN LOZADA SUES GOSSIP WEBSITE FOR CLAIMING SHE CHEATED ON CHAD

Evelyn Lozada is suing popular gossip website Media Takeout for publishing “defamatory” stories about her cheating on fiance Chad Ochocinco with his footballer friend Terrell Owens, according to COURTHOUSE NEWS SERVICE.

She filed papers in a Miami-Dade County Court over a story posted earlier this month with a headline that read: “Evelyn Lozada from the Basketball Wives was CREEPING … with one of Chad’s BALLER FRIENDS!!!’ (Explosive Details).” The site has not deleted the page, but has deleted the text and replaced it with “As a courtesy to Evelyn, we have removed this article.”

She also claims the website published a “follow-up” article that falsely stated she was “knocked up” and quitting the show “Basketball Wives.”

Considering the story was to have been read by over “250,000 people,” Lozada is suing for having suffered “reputational and professional damage, damage to her BUSINESS, and severe emotional distress.”

AFENI SHAKUR RESPONDS TO 2 PAC’S EXPLICIT TAPE: “GET THE LEGAL TEAM READY”


2 Pac’s Back! Well not really, but people WILL sure stop at nothing to see him back in action! Yesterday TMZ revealed photos from the sex tape being shopped around which shows Pac receiving fellatio while rapping. Afeni Shakur is not going to let that tape see the light of day without a fight! “Get the legal team ready because [we] will not allow someone to put it out” said Afeni.

A rep is also saying “the estate is trying to figure out who is marketing the tape by attempting to identify the individuals who appear on FILM, including the leading lady, believing one of them might be the culprit.”

IS “TRUE BLOOD” HOTTIE MEHCAD BROOKS DATING GEORGE CLOONEY’S EX?


“True Blood” hottie Mehcad Brooks was seen out and about with George Clooney’s ex girlfriend Elisabetta Canalis. According to TMZ, the couple were spotted having dinner at STK steakhouse in L.A, and after what seems like a DATE, they took off in Mehcad’s SUV.

Before Brooks and Elisabetta drove off together, the TMZ folks asked Mehcad:

“How did you guys meet?” He cracked a big, GUILTY smile … and joked, “We didn’t meet … I have no clue what you’re talking about.”

Mehcad was rumored to have dated model Selita Ebanks and most recently actress Serinda Swan.

RISING BLACK MODEL ROSE CORDERO PREGNANT AT 19


Rising model Rose Cordero is pregnant. At just 19, she’s already made a name for herself as the first solo black model to grace the COVER OF FRENCH VOGUE SINCE 2002, according to HUFFINGTON POST.

A photo posted on FACEBOOK showed the beauty on the beach with surrounding friends kissing her belly.

Many have began making comparisons to JOURDAN DUNN, another black supermodel who became pregnant at the same age. Dunn famously walked in a Jean Paul Gaultier runway show in 2009 with a belly at 7 months along. SEE A PIC!

Jourdan, however, has continued to have a soaring, successful CAREER. Here’s to hoping Cordero will do the same. Congrats on the blessing!

XXL FRESHMEN CLASS OF 2008: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?


Every year since 2008, XXL Magazine has released a “Freshmen Class” issue, which consists of new rappers who have the potential to be breakout artists. These MCs have created a buzz for themselves via the internet, social media or by simply staying consistent and dropping mixtapes left and right.

But where are they now? It’s one thing to predict the future, but almost four years later whose CAREER has panned out? TheUrbandaily takes a look back at XXL’s Freshmen Class of 2008 “Leaders Of The New School” to see who graduated, who dropped out and who might have failed.

Name: Lil’ Boosie

From: Baton Rouge, Louisiana,

Releases: Bad Azz (2006), Superbad: The Return of Boosie Bad Azz (2009) Incarcerated (2010)

Lil Boosie had a great start. His unique flow and voice had gained him enough attention to possibly be the next hottest rap artist coming out of the south. The first and only single off Bad Azz, “Zoom,” featured Yung Joc and helped Boosie grab the attention of hip hop fans. However, there was one small PROBLEM with Lil’ Boosie, he lived the troublesome life he rapped about. In 2010 he was sent to prison for violation of his probation. He did release his Incarcerated album from behind bars, but as you know jail can make or break a rap artist.

Name: Gorilla Zoe

From: Atlanta, GA.

Releases: Welcome To The Zoo (2007) Don’t Feed The Animals (2009), King Kong (2011).

Since the 2008 Freshman cover, Gorilla Zoe dropped his sophomore album Don’t Feed The Animals which hit #8 on the Billboard 200. In February of 2010 he dropped an entire mixtape for every day of the month. He is still signed with Bad Boy South and released his third album King Kong in July.

Name: Plies

From: Fort Myers. FL

Releases: The Real Testament (2007) Definition of Real(2008), Da REAList (2008), Goon Affiliated (2010).

Talk about blowing up straight out of the gate. Plies had great success with his debut album The Real Testament in 2007. Plies released not one but two albums in 2008, Definition Of Real & Tha REAList. Although Plies has started to cool off, his fans are still humming along to his hit “Bust It BABY Pt 2.” It’s sample of Janet Jackson’s “Come Back To Me” makes it a quiet storm staple for sensitive thugs everywhere.

Name: Crooked I

From: Long Beach, CALIFORNIA
Releases: Hood Star, Block Obama II EP, Mr. Pigface Weapon Waist EP, Planet C.O.B. Vol. 1 EP, Planet C.O.B. Vol. 2, Million Dollar Story EP.

Crooked I had seen his fair share of setbacks before appearing on the cover. From Virgin Records to Death Row and now with Shady as a member of SlaughterHouse. He formed super group Slaughterhouse with classmate Joell Ortiz, Joe Budden and Royce Da 5’9. Since appearing on the cover in 2008 Crooked I has taken his grind into over time. He is CEO of his own record labels, Dynasty Entertainment and C.O.B. Digital as well as Senior Vice President of Treacherous Records. In 2020 he released the album Hood Star which is a compilation of unreleased MUSIC while at Death Row.

Name: Rich Boy

From: Mobile, Alabama

Releases: (mixtapes) Bigger Than The Mayor (2008) Kool-Aid, Kush & Convertibles (2009) 12 Diamonds (2011)

It’s hard to you go wrong when Polow The Don and Keri Hilson are members of your camp. However, Rich Boy has not been able to top the charts since releasing “Throw Some Ds.” He released a few mixtapes since and plans to release his second album Ressurected In Diamonds soon.

Name: Saigon

From: Brownsville, Brooklyn

Releases: All In A Days Work, Warning Shots

You would think with a co-sign from Jay-Z, Kanye West and Kool G Rap he would have stepped into the rap game with no problems. Nevertheless, Saigon publicly battled Atlantic Records over the release of The Greatest Story Ever Told. While in label limbo he released two mixtapes Warning Shots and All In A Days Work. After years of fighting to be released from Atlantic with the material, Saigon finally got what he asked for and with the help of Just Blaze and MTV’s Sway he finally released The Greatest Story Ever Told in 2011.

Name: Lupe Fiasco

From: Chicago, Il

Releases: Lupe Fiasco’s Food & Liquor (2006) Lupe Fiasco’s The Cool (2007) Lasers (2011)

Before appearing on the cover, Lupe released his debut The Cool which is certified gold. He later publicly battled Atlantic Records to release the Lasers album which caused fans to sign petitions and protest outside of the Atlantic records office. As a result, Lasers was finally released in March of 2011. The album debuted on the Billboard 200 at #1 with 204,200 copies sold, the highest of Lupe’s career. He is currently working on the followup Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album.

Name: Young Dro

From: Atlanta, GA

Releases: Mixtapes- I Co-Sign Myself (Hosted by Himself as DJ Dro), Drocabulary (Hosted by DJ Smallz).

Young Dro has not released an album since appearing on the cover but he has been keeping busy. He has plans to release his P.O.L.O album soon along with a joint mixtape with Vado. He has not released any chart topping hits since appearing on the cover. But being signed to T.I.’s Grand Hustle we’re sure Young Dro will be coming back better than ever.

Name: Joell Ortiz

From: Brooklyn, NY.

Releases: The Brick: Bodega Chronicles (2007)Free Agent(2011),

When Joell Ortiz appeared on the cover he was signed to Dr. Dre’s Aftermath label, but shortly after he asked to be released from his contract. He and classmate Crooked I formed the group Slaughterhouse with Joe Budden and Royce Da 5’9 in 2009. The group released a self-titled album the same year. Joell dropped Free Agent on E1 formerly known as Koch and then landed a solo deal with SRC in 2010. Slaughterhouse announced their deal with Shady Records in February of this year.

Name: Papoose

From: Brooklyn, NY

Releases: (mixtapes) Build or Destroy, 21 Gun Salute, Military Grind, Papoose Season, The 2nd Coming, King Of New York

The Brooklyn MC left Jive Records and has yet to drop his debut album. He has dropped several mixtapes since the cover and is still riding with DJ Kay Slay. Papoose married female MC Remy Ma in jail in 2008 and has plans to release a joint project with her soon.

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NICKI MINAJ STEPS OUT FOR NYC FASHION’S NIGHT OUT!!!! [PICS]

Nicki Minaj turned out at the Giuseppe Zanotti boutique in NYC for Fashion’s Night Out…..Nicki was wearing a YSL Dress, a matching YSL Cabas Chyc Black Leather bag ($1,995) and a pair of YSL Lucy High Heel Strappy Pumps ($1,095). Check out the pics!! [ione-gallery id="1774212" src="http://thebeatdfw.com"]

WHY DRAKE & J. COLE ARE “MOST ANTICIPATED”

DRAKE‘s “Take Care” and “Cole World: The Sideline Story” by J. COLE are two projects that millions are anxious to hear, and they are two of the two artists selected by BILLBOARD.COM for their Fall’s Most Anticipated Albums list. ESTELLE, AKON, TREY SONGZ, THE-DREAM and MARY J. BLIGE were also included.

THE FUTURE OF BAD BOY RECORDS [NEW MUSIC]

Bad Boy Records isn’t what it used to be, but DIDDY‘s looking to reclaim some shine with a roster featuring Machine Gun Kelly, CASSIE and RED CAFE (pictured left to right). Are they worthy of being the starting lineup for the label that Biggie built? CHECK OUT THIS MIXTAPE giving you a taste of what’s on deck from Bad Boy.

LIL’ KIM LOOKED GREAT IN FENDI AT LISARAYE’S PARTY

LIL’ KIM looked great in Fendi at Lisaraye’s All WHITE Party in New Jersey this past weekend. The Queen Bee finally looked like a human being for a change. She rocked a white dress with a Fendi belt and crossword bag. Misa Hylton-Brym, Da Brat and many more celebs were in the building.

OKAY SO MICHAEL VICK IS NOW A 100 MILLION DOLLAR MAN!


Vick and the Philadelphia Eagles agreed Monday to a six-year contract that again makes the Pro Bowl quarterback one of the NFL’s highest-paid players. NFL Network’s Michael Lombardi reported the contract is worth $100 million, according to a league source, and NFL Network insider Jason La Canfora also cited a league source in reporting that $36 million of the total amount is guaranteed.

Vick has come a long way since SPENDING 18 months in federal prison on dogfighting charges. He led the Eagles to the NFC East title last season, was the starting quarterback in the Pro Bowl and was the Associated Press’ NFL Comeback Player of the Year.

“I’m very happy we were able to reach an agreement with Michael on this long-term contract,” Eagles coach Andy Reid said in a statement released by the team. “It’s a product of all the hard work Michael has done to better himself over the last couple of years, both on and off the field. I’m very proud that he has been able to achieve success again in this league, but he’ll be the first one to tell you that there is a lot of work yet to be done by him and this team as a whole.
“And there’s no doubt in my mind that he will continue on that path.”
Reid and Vick are scheduled to meet the media at 2:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday to discuss the deal

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IT’S CONFIRMED LIL WAYNE WAS WEARING WOMENS LEGGINGS @ THE VMAS!!!


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E.B. WRIGHT EASY-E’S DAUGHTER TO RELEASE DEBUT SINGLE “WHAT I WANNA DO” [SNIPPET]

E.B. Wright the daughter of legendary hip hop star Easy-E will release her debut SINGLE “What I Wanna Do” on September 7. The release date is significant as it celebrates her late father’s birthday. E.B. has become a mogul herself taking after her father. She founded EasyStreet Entertainment, which establishes and manages producers, songwriters and other talent.





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LIL MAMA “SCRAWBERRY” [NEW VIDEO]

It looks like Lil Mama listened to Charlamagne when he told her to put out good music and let it speak for itself…well partially listened (it isn’t really that good). Mama sounds like she’s still in the 80′s rapping over Special Ed’s “I Got It made” beat.

Please don’t ask why she spelled strawberry like that…




Lil Mama pays homage to one of her role models, the legendary MC Lyte, with this song "Scrawberry" which samples Special Ed's "I Got It Made" and is directed by Phil Lee.

WOMAN PAYS $180 FOR FAKE IPAD IN MCDONALD’S PARKING LOT

Our thirst for the Apple iPad is WELL DOCUMENTED HERE AT THEURBANDAILY, but that should never be an excuse to abandon common sense. According to PCMAG.COM (via TheSmokingGun) a South Carolina woman was tricked into buying a piece of wood decorated to look like an iPad. You can’t make this stuff up.

Ashley McDowell, 22, of Spartanburg, South Carolina, filed an incident report on Monday night with the Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office (hat tip: THE SMOKING GUN). She claims two black men approached her in a McDonald’s parking lot selling iPads for $300 a pop.
Thinking that this was the deal of a lifetime McDowell haggled the men down to $180 and they handed her a Fedex box from the trunk of their white Impala. After she sped off thinking she was about to play “Angry Birds” on her new iPad, she opened the box to find this:


The con artists covered a piece of a wood with a screenshot of an actual iPad and an Apple logo. Needless to say she was not laughing. McDowell contacted local authorities who dusted it for finger prints and took the above photo. If the men are caught they could face up to 90 days in jail and a $1000 fine. I think the $180 is her Idiot tax for thinking she could BUY an iPad in a McDonald’s parking lot out the back of an Impala.

FULL EPISODE “BASKETBALL WIVES…L.A EDITION”


Ex’s and currents of NBA players…Ron Artest, Jason Williams, Matt Barnes, Gilbert Arenas…and more…all contribute to the drama this go around…LOL


GAME’S R.E.D ALBUM DEBUTS AT NUMBER 1 ON CHARTS

It looks like Game’s wacky antics have paid off! The West Coast rapper has a lot to be smiling about after his fourth studio album R.E.D debuted number one on the Billboard 200 charts. According to Nielsen Soundscan, R.E.D sold 98,000 copies in it’s first week making it his fourth album to debut at number one. The Game thanked his fans on Twitter “Im so fuckin happy right now I dont know what the fuck 2 do ! Thank yall again from the bottom of MY HEART ! Lamborghinis 4 EVERYBODY lol.”


STACEY DASH OFFICIALLY LEAVES SINGLE LADIES!!! (STATEMENT)


Earlier this year, the beautiful and ageless actress Stacey Dash made her debut returning to TV starring in the VH1 sitcom “Single Ladies.” After a successful first season, there were speculations and rumors floating around that Stacey would not be returning to the hit series, however, today it has been confirmed that the rumors are true. Stacey released a statement to Global Grind explaining the reason behind her departure.

“I truly enjoyed playing Val on ‘Single Ladies’, but I have decided to leave the show. I have to be back in L.A. with my children right now and the ‘Single Ladies’ shooting location makes that impossible. I wish VH1 the best of luck with the show and in maintaining the strong fan base we developed in season one.”

VH1 responded to Stacey’s decision to leave with a statement of their own:

“VH1 respects Stacey’s decision and her commitment to what she feels is best for her family. We thank her for all of her hard work in making ‘Single Ladies’ a success right out of the gate, and we wish her nothing but the best in her future plans.”

so who will replace her?

Vivica? Gabby Union? I dont like neither choices to pull off “Val” but Sanaa Lathan would be a great choice if Halle cant be talked into it LOL!!!! wishful thinking I guess!!
We shall see, but how disappointing is this NEWS??

OK WE HAVE A PROBLEM…RHIANNA IS LEAVING JAY Z!!

Call it a coincidence or call it revenge or hell, just call it close…According to Media Take Out Rhianna is leaving Jay Z and his Roc Nation management team. This comes as soon as Beyonce announced that she was pregnant last week. Do you think that this is related? I Say Hell Yes..Plus I got some friends that are part of the camp and knows the BUSINESS.

They told me (in confidence) Her FIRST step in breaking FREE – Rihanna has launched a MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR LAWSUIT against her “official” RocNation manager Jay Brown’s sister. According to the lawsuit, Which is summarized on TMZ, Rihanna claims that Jay’s sister DEFRAUDED her. Stay Tuned, I know this is going to get Nasty!

Happier Times!!


Chapter - EBT (It's Free Swipe Yo EBT) VIDEO

Keywanda is having the time of her life. Her job is raising her family of 10 children while dealing with the drama and stress of the childrens fathers. Thanks to the great state of California, Keywanda can support her lifestyle of having fun, getting "Turnt Up" and the kids can even get to eat from time to time.

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Chapter -plays roles in her music videos using "Satire" which is primarily a literary genre or form, although in practice it can also be found in the graphic and performing arts. In satire, vices, follies, abuses, and shortcomings are held up to ridicule, ideally with the intent of shaming individuals, and society itself, into improvement.[1] Although satire is usually meant to be funny, its greater purpose is often constructive social criticism, using wit as a weapon.

Artist: Chapter, Video by: CIA Records, Driector: Chapter, Producer: Christopher A. Jackson, Editor: Michael D. Schultz, Executive Producer: Christopher A. Jackson, Songwriters: Chapter, Christopher A. Jackson, Music Produced By: Deasy Macc in association with Big Face$ Records and Flyguy Ace

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LIL’ WAYNE DISSES JAY-Z ON “IT’S GOOD” FT. DRAKE & JADAKISS [NEW MUSIC]

Lil’ Wayne takes a shot at the throne dissin Jay-Z on the latest Tha Carter IV leak “It’s Good” featuring Drake and Jadakiss. Once again its on!

According to hip hop fans, Jay-Z started throwing jabs with his verse on “H*A*M” stating, “I’m like really half a billi nigga/ really you got baby MONEY/ Keep it real with niggas, Niggas aint got my lady money.” Now Lil’ Wayne sent a shot at the throne.

“Talkin’ bout Baby money, I got your Baby money. Kidnap your b*tch, keep that, how much you love your lady money?, I know you fake ni**a, press your brakes ni**a, I’ll take you out, that’s a date, ni**a.”


Game Talks Discovering Rap Through "Beat Street", X-Box 360, and His Vision for "The R.E.D. Album"

Game only gets tougher as he keeps going.

As evidenced by his new masterpiece, The R.E.D. Album [available now], the West Coast's finest MC takes his own style and hip hop to a new level every time he gets behind the mic.

Game isn't afraid to go outside the box. In fact, he often burns it down completely on cuts like, "Martians Vs. Goblins" [Featuring Tyler, the Creator and Lil Wayne]. He also knows how to write a hit though. Just check out the heavenly and hypnotic hook on "Pot of Gold" [Featuring Chris Brown]. The best moments are when he's spitting straight from his gut though. You can practically feel the heat of Compton on "The City", and Game is one of the few rappers that can muster that much intensity in the space of a little more than five minutes.

Game has a hell of a story, and ARTISTdirect.com editor and Dolor author Rick Florino sat down with him for a deep, detailed exclusive interview. Game talks about how he found hip hop [you're going to be surprised], why he loves X-Box 360, and his overarching vision for The R.E.D. Album. He's got a lot of knowledge, and you'll learn a thing or two in this incredible interview below.


ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: STORMIN STAKK & YEAH BUDDY ENT




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Yeah Buddy... That's the ENT. Money motivated by the one and only ''Stormin Stakkabill'', better known as Stormin Normin throughout the wicked streets of SouthEast, San Diego or better yet the East Trippin' movement from '02/ '03...
Nevertheless Mr. Stakkabill is the money and muscle behind the Yeah Buddy camp continuously drop'n slap after slap. With his ears full of beats and his heart in the '' East ''... Stormin Stakk has blessed the turf with jewels like the remake of Baby Skar's infamous ''Roll Kall'', but yet switching it up and spitting out a roll kall of the realest of the following generation...
Even years later after droppin' additional slaps like the '' Skyline Anthem'' and one of my favorites '' Holding it Down '', Stormin Stakkabill continues to produce klassics after klassics... Some of his most recent works include '' Turf Nigga'' and '' Different Strokes''. Even though still to this day you can hear the East in Stormin Stakk's music. The young man has grown alot since his '' Doja Twin'' days as a '68 running mate. Nonetheless stay tuned for more to come from the '' Stakk''... Yeah Buddy...




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NBA: Scottie Pippen Wins $2.37 Million Judgment


Former NBA basketball star Scottie Pippen has won a $2.37 million judgment against a Miami businessman, Craig Frost, and a Miami company, CF Air.

Pippen, who has a home in Fort Lauderdale, and his wife, Larsa Pippen, filed suit against Frost in 2007 regarding Pippen’s disastrous ownership of his own airplane through a company called Air Pip. Advertisement



The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that Air Pip had fallen apart in 2004, and Pippen lost a related $5 million judgment in Missouri to U.S. BankbizWatch . Pippen lost a further appeal of that judgment in 2007.

Pippen tried to argue that he was a victim of a conspiracy by those he trusted to put together the airplane deal.

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PowerInbox Revolutionizing E-mail So You Never Have To Leave Your Inbox

New e-mail platform brings apps to e-mail in the same way iPhone brought apps to your phone

 

If the iPhone brought apps to your phone, the newly launched browser extension PowerInbox wants to be the iPhone for your inbox. The goal? To become the future of e-mail.

Currently the platform has three apps that make checking e-mail more productive and interactive: Facebook, Twitter and Groupon.

Here's how it works: Let's say you receive an e-mail notification from Facebook that says someone wrote on your wall. Instead of the e-mail merely linking you to the site so you can interact there, the Facebook "PowerApp" allows you to not only view the post but also see comments and write your own. Similarly, you can watch videos and see photos posted on Facebook from your inbox.

The Twitter app lets you see recent tweets, reply and follow people. When you open a Groupon e-mail, you can see a live countdown of the deal and whether it's been tipped.

PowerInbox plans to bring many more apps like LivingSocial, DropBox and LinkedIn. They're encouraging developers to make their own and asking users to choose which apps they'd like to see next.

In a nutshell, they're revolutionizing the e-mail experience so you never have to leave your inbox.

Abercrombie to pay 'Jersey Shore' cast to stop wearing its clothes


Clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch said it would offer "substantial payment" to MTV's The Jersey Shore's cast members to stop wearing the brand on air.

Mike “the Situation“ Sorrentino may have to find some new attire for his “gym, tan, laundry“ routine.

“We are deeply concerned that Mr. Sorrentino's association with our brand could cause significant damage to our image. We understand that the show is for entertainment purposes, but believe this association is contrary to the aspirational nature of our brand, and may be distressing to many of our fans,“ an Abercrombie & Fitch spokesperson said in a statement. "We have also extended this offer to other members of the cast, and are urgently waiting a response."

The reality show, currently in its fourth season, features hard-partying and hookups in locations ranging from the show's origin, the Jersey Shore to the current season in Florence, Italy.

The castmates have coined terms like "grenade" -- to refer to an unattractive woman -- and has come under fire for their liberal usage of words like "Guido" and "Guidette," which many have argued as adhering to Italian-American stereotypes.

Abercrombie & Fitch is also no stranger to controversy. The all-American retailer has come under fire in the past for a range of topics ranging from negative stereotyping to sexually explicit material and employment practices.

The retailer's stock fell 5 percent in midday trading despite its quarterly earnings, revealed on Wednesday, which beat expectations.

The company reported a net sales increase of 23 percent in the quarter ended July 30, to $917 million. Even more dramatically, it reported a 64 percent surge in net profit to $32 million, or earnings of 35 cents per share.

America's Next Top Model

The CW's hit series America's Next Top Model returns to the world of high fashion with Cycle 16.

Lending their expertise as guest judges during this high-fashion cycle are international fashion designer Lana Marks, model/stylist Erin Wasson, stylist Rachel Zoe, Sudanese model and actress Alek Wek, stylist/creative consultant Lori Goldstein, Italian photographer Francesco Carrozzini, fashion model Sonia Dara, IMG Models executive Ivan Bart, Vogue Italia editor-in-chief Franca Sozzani, Brazilian designer Daniella Issa Helayel, and costume designer/stylist Eric Daman (Gossip Girl).




Fourteen model hopefuls will compete for the ultimate career-launching prize package: a contract with IMG Models, one of the top international modeling management companies in the world; a fashion spread in Vogue Italia and an additional spread and cover of Beauty in Vogue; and a $100,000 contract with CoverGirl Cosmetics.

Tyra Banks leads the panel of judges, comprised of influential fashion editor André Leon Talley and photographer Nigel Barker.

Jackie Chan: Still not dead, no thanks to Facebook

If Social Media could kill, celebrities would be in big, big trouble. Seriously, Facebook -- stop trying to kill off Jackie Chan!

The action star is the victim of yet another internet death hoax. A Facebook group with over 50,000 members is titled "R.I.P. Jackie Chan," and claims that the actor died on August 17, 2011. Well, rest assured... he didn't.




It's not Chan's first time on the social networking chopping block. In March, he was forced to reassure fans via his official website when Twitter rumors of his death in a snowboarding accident and/or heart attack and/or fall off a cliff ran rampant. "Jackie Chan is alive and well. He did not suffer a heart attack and die, as was reported on many social networking sites and in online news reports," the message said.

Luckily, this isn't one of those "If you die in the game, you die in real life!" situations.


Texas smoke shops prepare for enforcement of K2 ban

DALLAS, TX— Adam Rivera can quickly tell you which small packages inside the smoke shop he manages in Bedford are the hot sellers.

"We sell a lot of this product," Rivera, who operates The Dragon's Breath, said.

Rivera says the botanical incense sold under various names is sold only to adults and only for proper use and makes up more than half of sales on some days. But, soon the product that can mimic the high of marijuana if smoked will be illegal in Texas.

"To see this ban is just sad because it will really hamper our profits."

Smoke shops across Texas are bracing for what lawmakers call the "K2" ban, outlawing herbal products sold under various names. Beginning in September, it will be illegal to manufacture, distribute or possess what some call synthetic marijuana.

Fort Worth State Senator, Wendy Davis co-authored the legislation and says it gives police departments the tool they need to get a dangerous drug off the streets.

"If it does come to their attention, they can make an arrest if they want to.'"

The federal government, under the DEA took action last year to outlaw K2, but distributors tweaked formulas and names that helped keep the product legal. Some say the statewide ban will curtail use.

 


"My hope is that it will be less accessible and if you can't find it then that might be a deterrent," Debbie Meripolski, with The Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse, said

But, Rivera isn't so sure. He believes the ban may only chase the use, underground.

"History has shown that by prohibiting use, the wrong people start selling it."

Cigarette makers sue FDA over new labeling rules


NEW YORK (Reuters) - Four big cigarette makers sued the Food and Drug Administration, seeking to void as unconstitutional new graphic labels and advertising that warn consumers about the risks of smoking and induce them to quit.

The lawsuit by Reynolds American Inc's R.J. Reynolds unit, Lorillard Inc, Liggett Group LLC and Commonwealth Brands Inc, owned by Britain's Imperial Tobacco Group Plc, said the warnings required no later than September 22, 2012 would force cigarette makers to "engage in anti-smoking advocacy" on the government's behalf.


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They said this violates their free speech rights under the First Amendment, according to a complaint filed Tuesday with the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C.

"The notion that the government can require those who manufacture a lawful product to emblazon half of its package with pictures and words admittedly drafted to persuade the public not to purchase that product cannot withstand constitutional scrutiny," said Floyd Abrams, a prominent First Amendment specialist representing the cigarette makers, in a statement.

An FDA spokeswoman declined to comment, citing an agency policy not to discuss pending litigation.

The 2009 Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act requires color warnings covering the top half of the front and back panels of cigarette packages, and the top 20 percent of printed advertising.

Dead bodies, diseased lungs and rotting teeth are among the images expected to appear, in the first change to U.S. cigarette warnings in 25 years.

Reynolds' brands include Camel, Winston and Kool; Lorillard brands include Newport and True; Commonwealth brands include Davidoff, and Liggett brands include Eve.

KNOWING THE RISKS

The cigarette companies are the largest in the United States other than Altria Group Inc, whose brands include Marlboro and which is not part of the case. Altria had previously supported the 2009 law.

"Certain provisions of the final rule raise constitutional concerns," Altria spokesman Bill Phelps said. "We continue to work constructively with the FDA, and reserve our rights and options to protect the company."

A smaller cigarette maker, Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Co, is also a plaintiff in the lawsuit, which also seeks to delay enforcement of other parts of the tobacco law.

Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the Department of Health & Human Services, in June said the new warnings would ensure that "every person who picks up a pack of cigarettes is going to know exactly what risks they are taking."

She said the goal was to stop children from starting to smoke, and to give adult smokers a new incentive to quit.

"MINI-BILLBOARD"

But in their complaint, the cigarette companies said the labels illegally force them to make consumers "depressed, discouraged and afraid" to buy cigarettes, and turn each package into a "mini-billboard" for the government.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 46 million U.S. adults, or 20.6 percent, smoke cigarettes, but there has been little change in the percentage since 2004.

More than 221,000 Americans are expected to be diagnosed with lung cancer in 2011, according to the American Cancer Society. Tobacco is expected to kill nearly 6 million people worldwide in 2011, including 600,000 nonsmokers, the World Health Organization said in May.

The case is R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co et al v. FDA, U.S. District Court, District of Columbia, No. 11-01482.

(Reporting by Jonathan Stempel; Additional reporting by Anna Yukhananov in Washington, D.C.; editing by Bernard Orr, Carol Bishopric, Phil Berlowitz)

Convicted Craigslist killer tells court, 'kiss my a**'

SEATTLE—
The trial of Clabon Berniard, a suspect in the Craigslist murder, was interrupted Tuesday when his alleged accomplice, convicted killer Kiyoshi Higashi, refused to testify.

Berniard is the fourth person to be tried in the April 2010 murder of Jim Sanders. Sanders was killed in hisEdgewood home.

Higashi, the gunman convicted in the murder and sentenced to 124 years, had agreed last week to testify against Berniard.

After special preparations were made to transport Higashi to the courthouse, he took the stand Tuesday morning.

When the court asked Higashi if he was ready to begin his testimony he replied, "I just came here to waste yall’s time. I came here to tell you to kiss my ass."

Higashi's refusal to testify forced the judge to dismiss the jurors and stop the trial for the rest of the day.

In addition to Higashi, Berniard’s two other alleged accomplices, Amanda Knight and Joshua Reese, have been convicted and sentenced to 71 and 100 years in prison, respectively.

Prosecutors contend the four individuals knocked on Sanders' door, claiming to be interested in a ring Sanders had listed for sale on Craigslist.

When Sanders let the suspects inside, police said they Zip Tied the entire family and then shot and killed Sanders.

Berniard's trial is expected to resume Wednesday.

 

Double Decker Walmart Opens in NE Dallas

DALLAS, Texas —
You probably haven’t shopped in a Walmart like this before.

"It’s a double decker concept," says Manager Jerrad Boyles.




Walmart is on the top floor, Sam's Club is on the bottom floor and includes a three-level parking garage.

With a ribbon cutting that brought out the Mayor of Dallas, the new store in Northeast Dallas is open to the public. But only half of the store is open. Sam's Club will open next month.

In addition to this being a brand new concept store, this Walmart brought in 300 new jobs. Many of the employees live in the area.

"I would say at least 95%, if not more, live within a two-mile radius of our store," said Boyles.

And for many, landing a job was just what they needed in this tough economy.

"I had been out of work for like two and-a-half years," said Dianne Carrington.

So why go double decker? The company’s first reason is convenience. Everybody seems to loves the one-stop shopping concept. Also..

"This double decker really maximizes the amount of land that we’re using," said Daniel Morales of Walmart.

This saves money for the company and makes the customers happy.

"I’m a shopaholic. Especially at Walmart. This is going to be my new home," said Jessica Williams Bustamante.

As for the two-store trend, expect at least five more of these stores in the Metroplex.

"We believe it’s going to be a huge success," said Boyles.

The feature that got a lot of attention was the store's escalator for shopping carts.

"We have a pully system where we can bring carts down from Walmart down to the garage level," said Morales.

Traffic was steady this morning but with back to school and tax free weekend coming up, this double decker will likely get decked out with customers.