Trini-American female rapper Nicki Minaj is currently on the “Femme Fatale” Tour with Britney Spears. Last night Friday (July 22), the tour stopped in Miami at the American Airlines Arena. Minaj was spotted arriving to arena with her security guard and members of her entourage. Minaj brought out Sean Kingston and Trina during her set. Last night was Kingston first performance since his jet ski accident. Kingston and Minaj performed “Letting Go (Dutty Love)”and Minaj and Trina performed their verses to Ludacris’ “My Chick Bad.”
Sean later tweeted, “Feels good to be baccck on stage!!!… i got a big surprise coming up for my fans real soon!!.. DUTTY!.. me and @nickiminaj was swaggin lol” He continued, “Im alive.. stonger and better then EVER!… now im bout to drop these hits on yall hahahaha IM BACKK!!!!! “WHO GOD BLESS NO MAN CURSE”
Minaj tweeted, “Whoa! @TRINArockstarr and @SeanKingston just SHUT MIAMI DOWWWN w/me @ the Femme Fatale Tour!!! Thank u guys soooo much!!!!”
According toTMZ.com, singer Amy Winehouse was found dead in her apartment in London today. Winehouse 2006 album Back to Black featured the single “Rehab”; which also included a remix from rapper Jay-Z. The album sold over 1.5 copies and won 5 Grammy Awards. In the past, Winehouse battled with drugs. In various interviews, she admitted to having problems with self-harm, depression and eating disorders.Below is how TMZ is reporting the story:
A press release from the Metropolitan Police, which doesn’t specifically name Winehouse, says: “Police were called by London Ambulance Service to an address in Camden Square NW1 shortly before 16.05hrs today, Saturday 23 July, following reports of a woman found deceased. On arrival officers found the body of a 27-year-old female who was pronounced dead at the scene. Enquiries continue into the circumstances of the death. At this early stage it is being treated as unexplained.”
Last month, Winehouse canceled her European tour after a performance in Serbia where she seemed completely out of it.
Last week, singer Ciara was spotted at her hotel in Miami relxing poolside. Ci Ci is currently on the“Radio Maliboom Boom Station Invasion Concert Tour” with Taio Cruz. The 10-city tour kicked off in Miami on (July 16) and will be making stops in Virginia Beach, Jersey Shore, New York City, Dallas, and Chicago.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Ciara will reunite with her former boss L.A. Reid at his new venture at Sony. In the beginning of he year, Ci Ci was released from her contract with Jive because of the lack of support she got from the label for her latest album Basic Instinct.
As we are just about midway through the summer, I decided to take a poll to find out who is the “Hottest Rapper Of Summer 2011.” I sent out tweets and posted questions on Facebook asking my followers and friends who is their favorite rapper this summer. From people responses on Twitter and Facebook; I came up with 10 rappers who the fans think are the hottest this summer. All 10 rappers has chart-topping hits, released albums or has an album in the works, songs are in heavy rotation and has videos on B.E.T , MTV and World Star Hip Hop. Please cast your vote below; the winner for the #1 spot will be announced next week.