R Kelly got a taste of the mean people that live on twitter. R. Kelly decided to do a Twitter Q&A session to interact with his fans. Theboombox.com is reporting it didn’t take long for things to get ugly. Check out some of the nasty twits that Kelly had to put up with at theboombox.com.
Contrary to reports by RadarOnline.com, La Toya Jackson is not married “The rumors that La Toya Jackson married her longtime business partner Jeffre Phillips are completely false. The reporting outlet should be embarrassed for their mistake and at least make an effort to find facts to back up their story before reporting.” La Toya also took her messaging to twitter writing, “Thank you all for your congratulations on what you thought was a marriage. It was a rumor. I'm Not Married!”
A clean and sober Lamar Odom was in court today(Monday) to plead "no contest" in his DUI case. It is part of a deal that will get him probation for the next 3 years according to TMZ. If you remember Odom was arrested in L.A. on August 30 at after cops saw him driving too slow on the 101 Freeway. He flunked field sobriety tests and refused to submit to a blood alcohol test. He was ultimately charged with one count of DUI. Odom will also take some education classes and pay a fine, read more at TMZ.com. Odom's driver's license was automatically suspended for one year for refusing to submit to the BAC test and that punishment will stand.
THE GRAMMY GOES TO….
It looks like there will be quite a few fellas stepping up on the stage on Grammy night. And Jay Z could be leading them. He grabbed nine nominations, including Best Rap Album for ‘Magna Carter…Holy Grail. Justin Timberlake, Pharrell Williams, Kendrik Lamar and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis all nabbed seven nominations apiece and some will also compete against each other in the coveted Album of the Year category. As for the ladies Tamar Braxton is leading them with 3 nominations and she will compete against Alicia Keys, Fantasia and more. Check out the list at theboombox.com. CBS will televise the 56th Annual Grammy Awards live from Los Angeles’ Staples Center on Jan. 26 at .
R.I.P Nelson Mandela 1918-2013
South African President Jacob Zuma confirmed the news: "He is now resting. He is now at peace," Zuma said. "Our nation has lost its greatest son. Our people have lost a father."
HUDSON TALKS ABOUT WINNIE ROLE
Jennifer Hudson is on the cover of the January 2014 issue of ESSENCE magazine. In the issue she talks about playing Winnie Mandela, how different her life is from her role in The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete. And with all the rumor about her and fiancé David Otunga she talks about him and their life. Check out this and more at ybf.com. The ESSENCE January issue hits newsstands Friday, December 6th.
IF YOU MISSED R KELLY ON KIMMEL
R. Kelly paid a visit to "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Wednesday, Dec. 5 and talked about his soon to be released album "Black Panties” and his goal of delivering a production on Broadway, likely a version of Trapped In The Closet. "As long as there is life, “Trapped In The Closet” is about life," Kelly told Kimmel when asked about how he keeps it going when it doesn't seem like it could go an further. "It's the weirdest thing. It's like an alien man. I don't even know how this stuff comes to me man. I get in the studio... all these characters start to come alive and I just start to write what's in my head." Yeah “R” I felt that way when watching some of those episodes.……lol
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We finally have a taste of new music from Lauryn Hill... but it's definitely much different than what I would have expected. Check out her new lyric video for "Consumerism" over at eurweb.com
Members of Earth, Wind & Fire are confirmed to perform at the Grammy Nominations Concert Live!! - Countdown to Music's Biggest Night. The event will air tomorrow night at 10pm from the Nokia Theater L.A. Live. Check out singersroom.com for more details.