Nicki Minaj sophomore album Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded enters the charts at number one, moving approximately 251,551 units, according to Hits Daily Double. Nicki’s first album Pink Friday debuted at the number two slot, but moved 375,000 units. So I guess this is good news or mix news for the rapper/singer, depending on how you look at it. Nicki’s last album, Pink Friday, continued to gain momentum and eventually sold over 2 million albums, so it isn’t over, yet.
A look back in history also reveals that Lil Kim’s sophomore album Notorious K.I.M. sold about 230,000 units and debuted at the number four spot. That album was eventually certified as platinum in the US. So…the battle of Hip-Hop Queendom still rages on.
Guess which artist took the number two spot? Answer when you continue…
Snoop Dogg launches his new line of Kingsize Slim Rolling Papers with a unique smokable book with the lyrics to all his classics including Gin & Juice, Beautiful, and Drop It Like Its Hot. According to Adweek, the book is titled Rolling Words: A Smokable Songbook and was created by an ad agency.
He doesn’t necessarily say what you can use with the rolling papers, but if you know Snoop then you know what to do.
*Sigh* I never understand why people feel the need to do this anyway but I guess some folks don’t have anything better to do. The people at Global Associated News need hobbies. Apparently, this site randomly generates celebrity headlines when folks submit a name into a headline generator.
Usher Raymond appeared to be the victim of this horrible internet hoax, with a fake report of a fatal car crash. People are REALLY crazy out here. I’m a full believer in karma so if you go out here hoaxing about a person’s death, you should watch your back. God don’t like ugly! But Usher took to Twitter to let everyone know he’s fine. Just in possible need of a towel and a haircut. Check out the photos he tweeted to show that he’s alive and well, when you continue…
This morning, actress Gabourey Sibide appeared on Live! With Kelly to discuss her role on Showtime’s The Big C. Live! With Kelly has undergone a set change and still leaves Kelly Ripa with no co-host after Regis Philbin‘s retirement last year. A long with revealing a new look, this week they celebrate with House DJ week, having guests DJs to spin some music. This week’s guest is Jersey Shore‘s Pauly D.
Pauly plays N’Sync‘s I Want You Back upon Gabby‘s entrance and she proceeds to bust out with the running man. OK! I see you with the moves! But that’s not the only thing that she does that shocks the audience…
Last night, we joined the cast of the new NBC prime time reality series, Escape Routes at the Twelve Hotel in Atlantic Station for a candid discussion and tweet up about the new series and how Ford continues to embrace a fundamental shift in the way people communicate.
Escape Routes is a part of Ford Motor Company’s continued efforts to break new ground in its marketing. Building off of the success of social media consumer programs like Fiesta Movement and Focus Rally: America, the creative launch of the 2013 Ford Escape through social media and network television once again gives consumers a real voice.
The journey begins in LA before heading to New York, Atlanta, Miami, San Francisco and Las Vegas. Escape Routes is another step forward for Ford in merging product into new media. The show combines the social vibrancy of the Fiesta Movement with original programming on prime-time television and features a cast of six teams of two participating in unique road-trip competitions featuring the all-new Ford Escape.