Barbz rejoice!

For if Rihanna, Frank Ocean, and Alicia Keys were not enough reason for you to tune into this year’s MTV Video Music Awards, a certain ‘Right Thru Me’ rapstress and her Young Money mentor just might be!


Her team may be horrible at handling her singles, but there’s no doubt Nicki Minaj is one of Pop’s strongest competitors when it comes to pushing albums.

For, after watching it surpass sales of 1 million copies worldwide in the space of five months, the Rapper is reportedly reading the reworked version of her record breaking LP ‘Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded‘.

Details below…


For years, fans of ‘Triple Threat’ MC Missy Elliott have waited for news on her return to music, following a brief hiatus to produce for other artists.

Now, the trend setting Rapper has set a date for the launch of not one but two new singles.

Details below…


King B Beyonce turns 31 today!

And while her ever loyal Bey-Hive are flooding her Facebook and Twitter with Birthday well-wishes, it’s the personal “e-card” from  the star’s close friends and family that has most talking.

Check out the heartfelt messages after the jump…


With twenty days remaining until the release of No Doubt‘s comeback album ‘Push And Shove’, snippets from the hotly anticipated set have surfaced on iTunes.

You’ve heard lead single ‘Settle Down’ and the LP’s title track, now tease your ears with a taste of the rest of the album below…


Lady GaGa took to the streets of Amsterdam yesterday, snapped arm in arm with close friend Taylor Kinney.

In town for dates on her ‘Born This Way Ball’, the loved up starlet’s day trip was captured by onlooking fans, days before she arrives in London to continue the tour.

Watch below…


Sans ‘The X Factor’, Cheryl Cole‘s album sales have lacked any kind of factor.

Indeed, the singer’s latest LP ‘A Million Lights’ dimmed on the charts with the swiftness, dropping out of the UK top 40 shortly after release.

And with recent single ‘Under The Sun’ failing to shine, the former show judge has lined up another cut in a bid to repeat the success of the album’s only successful “face” – ‘Call My Name’.

Find out what the album’s third offering will be after the jump…


September 10th marks the long awaited return of hit series ‘Basketball Wives LA‘, one year after its first season debuted with record breaking viewing figures.

Welcoming two new cast members- including former ‘CandyGirls‘ star Brooke Bailey– the second season received somewhat of a promo boost this week when the cast spoke to Hip Hollywood on what fans can expect this time around.

Especially, with reports of a ‘No Fighting‘ rule set in place by its network VH1.

Watch the ladies address the matter above and weigh in below…

With three #1 singles and a record breaking #1 LP to her name, to say Rita Ora has become the apple of Jay Z’s commercial eye would be understatement.

In fact, not since the birth of Rihanna and Teairra Mari in 2005, has the world seen the mogul go above and beyond the call of duty to endorse Ora, who joined he and his Pop icon Beyonce at last night’s Made In America Fest in Philadelphia.

Now peep this snap- courtesy of our friends over at Turn First Artists– of the Rapper enjoying champagne with Rita, Beyonce, Ty Ty Smith and Rita’s sister/minder Elena backstage at the festival, where the ‘RIP‘ singer performed.

Side note:

According to a number of the festival’s attendees, the trio were accompanied by a camera crew reportedly shooting their time at the event.

Footage in aid of Rita’s hotly anticipated US launch?

Your thoughts?

Get familiar with ‘Dedication 4′, the hotly anticipated mix tape by Young Money mogul Lil Wayne.

Spawning the viral smash ‘Mercy‘ featuring Nicki Minaj minutes ago, the entire project is now available to download below.



“I’m a Republican, votin’ for Mitt Romney”.

It’s finally here!

Tonight saw the unveiling of Lil Wayne’s long awaited ‘Dedicated 4’ mix tape, baring gifts in the form of a fresh collaboration with Rap Empress Nicki Minaj.

A collaboration, which sees them take on the monster hit ‘Mercy’.

Get into the  greatness below…


While this morning brought with it the premiere of Alicia Keys‘Girl On Fire’ (Inferno Version) featuring Young Money maven Nicki Minaj; the afternoon delivers the debut of the original mix of the song.

What are you waiting for? Take a listen after the jump…


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