As CNN confirmed, pioneering actress and singer Lena Horne died last night at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York City. She was 92. A Brooklyn native, Horne overcame racial discrimination as the first Black actress signed to a major Hollywood studio. She later went on to release 40 albums. Below is her final television performance 12 years ago on The Rosie O’Donnell Show.
[vodpod id=Video.3578915&w=425&h=350&fv=] Saturday night was DJ Infamous’ 5 year celebration on ATL’s V-103 and plenty of big dawgs were in the house. Watch Fat Joe, Rick Ross, Cam, and Vado encourage DJ Khaled to spit his verse from his latest remix. Oh Lord. OS
[vodpod id=Video.3581052&w=425&h=350&fv=videoGUID%3DC5A532F4-8DAC-4E85-BBEA-CA2013F474EC%26playerid%3D1000%26plyMediaEnabled%3D1%26configURL%3Dhttp%3A%2F%2Fwsj.vo.llnwd.net%2Fo28%2Fplayers%2F%26autoStart%3Dfalse] Swizzy takes the Wall Street Journal on a walkabout of the Upper Westside and discusses his transition from a DJ to producing and growing up in the South Bronx. South, South Bronx. NR
Off the Evil Empire’s Trending Topics 3 mixtape, here are some exclusives including some new TIP, Fab and an unreleased Drake, produced by Scott Storch. Don’t mind the tags. T.I. “Keys & A Mac” Fabolous Ft. Rock City “One Life” Drake “One Man Show” Illionaire
Kanye is spending most of his days in Hawaii working on his next album and has decided to say goodbye to his L.A. pad. The 3 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom, 4,214-square-foot crib in Hollywood Hills is listed on the market for $3,995,000. Take a tour after the jump. Rap-Up
Here’s footage from the day two of Just and Alchemist’s Soundclash European tour. These guys need to bring this show back to the States. Previously: Just Blaze & Alchemist Soundclash Pics UPDATE: The show was fire. Literally. [vodpod id=Video.3581191&w=425&h=350&fv=]
Now that Black Rob’s home from prison, he’s got some catching up to do. And during his interview yesterday with DJ Whoo Kid on Shade 45, BR finds out that his former Bad Boy labelmate Loon converted to Islam. Peace, my brother.