A few weeks ago I told you about [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Flavor Flav[/lastfm] expanding his chicken shack to Las Vegas. But before he does that, he’s pulling his name off Flavor Flav’s Chicken in Iowa because it’s giving him “a bad reputation.” According to what his lawyer told TMZ, he supposedly only licensed his name to the shack and his partner is straight slackin’. Flav himself found some expired potato salad. No Bueno. Word is though, he’ll still be opening Flavor Flav’s House of Flavor in Vegas next month.
[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Lil’ B[/lastfm] Receives Death Threats Because Of His Album Title
Even though Lil’ B named his album “I’m Gay,” “Thing’s aren’t quite so happy for him. He says he’s received death threats because of the album title. He told MTV, “People been hitting me up like, ‘I’m gonna bash your head in, I’m gonna kill you’…I’m not gonna stop, and I’m not scared of anybody on Earth.” Well snap snap!
[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Snoop Dogg[/lastfm]‘s Malt Liquor Drink Is Causing Controversy
Snoop Dogg also isn’t feeling so gay! Attorneys General in 17 states have spoken out against his “Blast by Colt 45,” a new drink snoop is endorsing. It has as much alcohol as five drinks. The AG’s think the company is intentionally marketing the drink to kids by using Snoop as the spokesman and flashy packaging.
[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Common[/lastfm] Will Play An Ex-Con In A New Movie
It’s not all bad, there’s still some “L.U.V.” left in the world. Common is set to star in and produce an independent movie called “L.U.V.com.” He’ll be playing a troubled ex-con. The cast also includes Danny Glover and Meagan Good. Production starts this week.
Are [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Nick Minaj [/lastfm]And [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Britney Spears[/lastfm] New BFF’s?
Speaking of Love, Nicki Minaj and Britney Spears might be the New Ebony and Ivory. The two hit the club, “The Factory” in L.A. after Nicki and [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Lil’ Wayne[/lastfm]‘s show. They also premiered their new collab, the remix to Brit’s “Till The World Ends.” Here’s a clip:
Click here to listen to the full song and see the flix and video from the club! They’ll be hitting the road together in June.
[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Nicki Minaj[/lastfm] Says Her Sophomore Album Is Already In The Making
Nicki will also be busy working on her follow-up to “Pink Friday.” She says it will hit the streets in less than a year!
[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Soulja Boy[/lastfm] Will Star In A Remake Of “Juice”
Soulja Boy is going to try to step into the shoes of a legend. He’s set to star in the remake of the 1992 classic “Juice.” Word is he’ll be playing [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]2 Pac[/lastfm]‘s character, Bishop. Filming starts in Atlanta this week.
[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Lil’ Wayne[/lastfm]‘s Release Date For “Tha Carter IV”
Real quick, Lil’ Wayne’s “Tha Carter IV” has a definite release date of June 21st, for now.
Weekend Box Office
As for the box office, “Rio” was on top for the 2nd week, with receipts of $26.8 million. Tyler Perry’s “Madea’s Big Happy Family” opened 2nd earning $25.75 million. “Water for Elephants” rounded out the top 3 with $17.5 million.
Here’s What Else Is Poppin On Power98fm.com
For all thing’s FSO! [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Marsha Ambrosius[/lastfm], who wll be performing live on the FSO stage, stopped by to play “Are You Smarter Than An R&B Singer” with me. Click here to check it out! Also get a sneak peek at the hottest fashions that will be featured in the FSO Fashion Show on April 30th. Buy your tickets here!