Comedian Dave Chappelle is expanding his knack for finding what’s funny with his latest project, a concert film version of Allah Made Me Funny – The Official Muslim Comedy Tour.The funnyman is an executive producer on the feature, which features live stand-up performances and a glimpse into the lives of Muslim comics Preacher Moss, Azhar Usman and Mohammed Amer.
“Allah Made Me Funny is one of the funniest and most important comedy shows in America today. These guys are pioneers in the world of Muslim comedy and I am proud to be attached to this project,” Chappelle said in a statement.
Everyone’s favorite Bajan pop princess has teamed up with British all-weather experts Totes to develop her own line of, big shocker, umbrellas. Rihanna has attached her name to five new products for the company ranging in price from $14.99 -$50. [Source]
Schatar “Hottie” Taylor is indeed pursuing a singing career under her new persona Money Banks. “I am currently in the studio and I’m working with one of the former members of Earth, Wind & Fire,” the bright smiling bottle blond said. “I have a single out now and it’s called ‘It’s Money Banks,’ and it broke the Top 40 on its debut.” [Source]
Note: Please let me know if you’ve heard of this song. What top 40 is she referring to?
I know I am late posting these pics. I actually didn’t want to because I am growing very tired of Bey-Jay, and certainly I did not want to promote Who’s Your Caddy?
Larissa shouldn’t get to close, she may get pregnant, or maybe that’s the plan.
Update: Acording to NY Daily News,
Beyoncé‘s label launched a counterstrike on YouTube yesterday after several users posted a clip of the singer tumbling down stairs during a performance.
Beyoncé took the pratfall while singing “Ring the Alarm” in Orlando, Fla., Tuesday night. After some gyrating dance moves, she struts down the stairs and falls face first onto the stage, although the trouper gets right back up again, unfazed.
While the YouTube message cited “a copyright claim by Sony BMG,” inquiries yesterday were referred to Columbia, which did not respond.
I had respect for Bey, but after this legal move I withdraw my respect. When Kelly collasped, no one ordered the video stopped. Beyonce is human and humans fall, we want to see the human side of her instead this mass-marketed clone. Suck it up and laugh at yourself and keep moving.
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Checkout video of Beyonce,during a recent concert the young singer stumbled duirng her performance. Uh-oh, Uh-oh, no-no-no
The footage is a little blurry, but Beyonce falls down a flight of stairs. She gets right back-up and keeps performing like a soldier. I’m not mad, that’s professionalism at its best.
Courtesy of Media Takeout
Jay-Z is trying to set sail from Island Def Jam.
A source very close to the hip-hop mogul confirms he is in negotiations to jump to rival Columbia.
Other insiders say the arrival of Jermaine Dupri as president of the Island Urban music division in February is the reason.
“There isn’t room for two kings at one label,” says a source. “Why would Island bring in another power-hitter urban guy?”
Dupri’s main squeeze, Janet Jackson, followed him to Island two weeks ago. And Columbia is the home of Jay’s girlfriend, Beyoncé. [Source]
In an interview with Essence.com, Mel B explains that the pregnancy with Eddie Murphy was in fact planned. Read some of this interview because Mel B goes hard, like a mother should with a dead-beat dad.
ESSENCE.com: It’s truly sad to hear such things.
MEL B: My thing was to look at the bigger picture: for a Black guy in 2007 to even go there. As a Black man with “X” amount of kids, you already have a horrible stigma attached to you. Do yourself a favor and be classy.
ESSENCE.com: Have you ever run into Tracey Edmonds?
MEL B: No, never. And if I did I wouldn’t be horrible, I’d be polite. At the end of the day, she¹s in that situation and I’m in a whole different situation.
ESSENCE.com: Did you call Eddie after watching the clip of the show?
MEL B: I did. I called him and we had a really brief conversation and it went something along the lines of, “I’ll call you back”—and he never did.
ESSENCE.com: Was Eddie ever excited about your pregnancy?
MEL B: Oh this was a completely planned pregnancy. This wasn’t some random, “Oops I fell over and I’m pregnant.” I don’t live my life like that. I’m a responsible parent and have been a responsible single parent since I got divorced. This is the one thing that really annoys me. If I wanted to have a baby I would have had a baby a long time ago. I wouldn’t have waited eight years to have another one.
ESSENCE.com: Wow. So you two sat down and decided to have a child?
MEL B: Yes, of course. As soon as I had my IUD removed we proceeded to get pregnant. It happened quicker than we expected but it was perfect timing.