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It has been stated that Usher and his wife Tameka are expecting another child together. Here’s the statement from

The R&B star and his wife Tameka Foster are expecting their second child together, a source close to the singer confirms. Recently, Foster was spotted wearing a belly-disguising outfit during Usher’s Sept. 4 NFL kick-off concert in New York. The dress was “very deceiving,” the source says. “You couldn’t tell she was pregnant when she was sitting down.”

Looks like they didn’t waste anytime on making #2.  Usher and Tameka had their first child, Usher Raymond V, in November 2007.

This will be the 5th child for Tamkea and the couple’s second child together. Dang Tameka be popping babies out left and right!


Here’s a picture of the album cover for Ciara’s new single “Go Girl” Featuring T. Pain. I don’t know if this is the new image her team is going for, but it surely is a different look. Ciara’s new album Fantasy Ride was stated to be released in November, but has been pushed back to a later date.

The new single “Go Girl” just recently hit radio and it seems to be a good single choice. Take a listen to the single below and let us know what you think…….


Go Girl Feat. T. Pain


She’s baaaaack! Brandy returns to the music scene with her new single “Right Here (Departed)”.  Ever since Brandy’s material hit the net bloggers & viewers have been debating on whether she will have a successful return. Alot has changed in the game since Brandy’s last album and ALOT is expected from her. Brandy’s new video to her first single debuted tonight on BET’s Access Granted.  Although the song has a catchy beat and very radio friendly, the video does NOTHING for me. What’s your take?

Right Here (Departed)


Last Friday a song called “Swagger Like US” (note our previous post on Paper Planes) featuring big hitters Jay-Z, Kanye West, & Lil Wayne was leaked onto the internet. T.I. discussed his feelings about the leaked project to MTV and the ATL rapper doesn’t seem too happy about it. Here’s a snippet from the article:

“That’s some bullsh–,” a disappointed Tip told MTV News Saturday afternoon (August 23) via phone. “I’m beating down the Internet as we speak.”

The MC obviously isn’t upset with how well “Swagger Like Us” turned out or even the immediate positive reaction it’s gotten. He [planned on] presenting his song properly rather than having it just thrown out there. He said it could have been “that much bigger” if he’d had the chance to roll it out in grand fashion.

“Don’t ruin the event,” he lamented. “Wait till the cake comes out the kitchen before you eat it. That’s like a kid who sees his toys before Christmas; it takes away from me and I think it takes away from the fans as well. When it’s time, I’mma give it to you. They leaked my record with me and The-Dream [“Like I Do”] too. Leakage is never a problem I have had. I’m not used to it.”

To read the whole article head over to

Well we didn’t leak your song T.I. and we would be upset as well if it were us. But we must admit, the track is banging!! Listen below:

Hit It or Quit It?


Rap-Up magazine recently sat down to chat things up with R&B singer Teairra Mari. If you didn’t know, Teairra Mari debuted back in 2005 on Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam records during the same time as label mate Rihanna. In 2006, Teairra Mari was dropped from her label without warning. Meanwhile Rihanna became an overnight success. The internet has been on buzz lately claiming a small beef between the two, and allegedy each have said some smart remarks about the other. Well during the interview with Rap-Up Teairra Mari speaks very openly about being dropped from Def Jam, her personal feelings towards Jay-Z,  Rihanna’s success, the gossip blogs, and everything else in between.

Check out the interview below! Shout out to for the video access!

Part 1

Part 2


Rihanna was spotted out & about in North Hollywood Friday afternoon at Popeyes. The 20 year old Barbados sensation is currently labeled the “IT” girl of the moment and has a very fierce eye for what’s hot in fashion. An just like Betty Boop on her shirt, Rihanna is well known for her sex appeal.


According to recent internet rumors, Rihanna and her boy-“friend” Chris Brown are allegedly looking for a condo in the Beverly Hills area to occupy together.




“Paper Planes” has offically became the new “A Milli!” Who could forget the numerous amounts of artists that freestyled over the “A Milli” track by Lil Wayne. Well apparently M.I.A.’s “Paper Planes” has become the hottest remixed track in 2008 since “A Milli” hit the streets. It’s so hot even Weezy remixed the track himself!

Who’s M.I.A you ask? Well she a British songwriter, record producer, and vocalist of Sri Lankan Tamil descent. M.I.A. came to prominence in early 2004 through file sharing on the internet. Her debut album, Arular, dropped in 2005 and her 2nd album, Kala, released in 2007. In December 2007, Kala was named the best album of 2007 by publications including Rolling Stone and Blender. M.I.A. released “Paper Planes” digitally in February of 2008.

We know, we know….you’re asking how is a track that dropped back in February current news? Well apparently hip-hop artist Kanye West found “Paper Planes” interesting and decided to sample the track. The finished product leaked unto the internet last week and is featured on T.I.’s new album Paper Trail. The song entitled “Swagger Like Us” (which was taken from M.I.A.’s lyrics in Paper Planes-“No one on the corner got swagger like us”) features rappers Jay-Z, Kanye West, Lil Wayne, and of course T.I.

***Continue to click on the post to hear ALL the remixes!!***

 Those that have remixed her track include- Lil Wayne, Bun B, Rich Boy, Redman, Method Man, Styles P, Jim Jones, and Jody Breeze.  Read the rest of this entry »


From T.I.’s new album Paper Trail, we bring you “Live Your Life” Ft. Rihanna. We predict radio will eat this one up and it will go straight to #1. The combination with these two was definitely a good look! I mean with Rihanna being the most talked about chic right now and the anticipation for new music from T.I., there can only be room for positive results. Well that’s our opinion….what do you think about the track?


Keyshia Cole was spotted out last week in ATL at ESSO Nightclub rocking a fresh new look. Keyshia is in the process of recording her third studio album which is rumored to release later this year and her reality show is also wrapping up the process of season 3. I can’t wait for the next season because I love me some Frankie, lol. That’s the one who really needs their own reality show!

Also at club ESSO was R&B singer Tank. A couple of weeks ago a new track from Tank called “Poppin” (featuring rapper Shawty Lo) leaked on the internet. I personally love the song and can’t wait for new material from Tank. He never lets you down musically.

Fantasia (American Idol winner) and Tiny (T.I.’s main chic) were spotted at Lucky Food Lounge in ATL . It has been rumored that Fantasia recently parted ways with her rapper boyfriend Young Dro. And it seems Tiny is always rockin some off the wall hair color, isn’t she? Oh well we can’t knock her she does have Mr. Swagger aka T.I. on lock!


This week we are giving the Banging Body award to Melanie Brown aka Mel B! Never too shy to show off her beach body to the cameras, you can clearly see why the award is a definite fit for Ms. Brown.

Mel B is best known for belonging to the international girl group the Spice Girls. In 2007, she continued to gain fame with huge success on the popular TV show, Dancing with the Stars. Mel B and her partner were the highest scoring couple during the season and made it to the final round.

 In April of 2007 Mel B gave birth to her second child, Angel Iris Murphy Brown, which came with tons of controversy regarding the paternity battle with actor Eddie Murphy. Brown is now currently married to long-time friend and movie producer Stephen Belafonte.

Can you actually believe this is the body of a 33 year old woman with two kids? Wow just amazing! Keep it up Mel B, you’re looking great! I guess 30 is the new 20 after all….