Daily Archives: September 28, 2011

Congratulations: J. Cole Will Take The #1 Spot On Billboard, His Debut LP Is Projected To Sell 250,000 Units In First-Week

Yesterday Tuesday (September 27), Roc Nation signee J. Cole released his debut LP Cold World: The Sideline Story. Jermaine Cole is expected to take the #1 spot on the Billboard 200 chart next week, as his CD is projected to do major numbers in the first-week. According to the industry insiders at hitsdailydouble.com—who have already tabulated the one-day sales figures—Jay-Z’s protege is projected to sell around 225,000 to 250,000 CDs in his first-week. The disc has collaborations with Jay-Z, Missy Elliott, Drake and Trey Songz.

If you haven’t already read my exclusive interview with J. Cole, click here to read it.

Stay tuned to YoDonBleekRaps.com for the official numbers next week.

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Celebs On The Scene: Christina Milian, Swizz Beatz, Wendy Williams & More

Last night Tuesday (September 27), Christina Milian was spotted at Kimora Lee JustFabulous shoe event at Sunset Towers in L.A.

The talented Swizz Beatz attended Paper magazine 2011 Nightlife Awards at the Hiro Ballroom.

Media personality Wendy Williams hosted Paper magazine 2011 Nightlife Awards.

BET’s “106 & Park” host Rocsi Diaz and New York’s Hot 97 on-air personality Angie Martinez attended Latina Magazine’s 15th Anniversary party earlier this week.

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I Can’t Feel My Face: Juelz Santana Confirms Collaborative Album With Lil Wayne

Last week, I reported that Lil Wayne is working on his long-delayed collaborative album with Juelz Santana. The album has been in the works for over five years now. In a recent interview with Vibe magazine, Ju Ju confirmed the album. Below are some excerpts:

Ju Ju speaks on I Can’t Feel My Face.

It’s something that Me and Wayne been working on —a project that we been promoting the name,” says Juelz Santana.

So you know —Me and Wayne actually talked and decided that it was the perfect time to get together. We just piecing together the music that we already had—that people ain’t hear— along with—he sent me about 8 new records.”

Ju Ju speaks on his relationship with Weezy.

We got a great relationship—whether the album was coming out or not—me and him would still be rocking hard,” says Juelz.

Ju Ju speaks on him and Weezy getting the right producers for the album.

“I think the people that want to hear that album want to hear just me and Wayne. I think the best thing for us to do would just be to get with some great producers.”

No official release date has been set for I Can’t Feel My Face.

Source: Vibe

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Fashion Me Dope: Four Pictures Of Mary J Blige Wearing A Hermes Belt [PICTORIAL]

Platinum-selling R&B/Hip-Hop singer Mary J Blige is a fashionista. Louis Vuitton, Hermes and Fendi are a few of her favor brands. While web surfing, I came across four pictures of MJB wearing a Hermes belt. Peep the pictures below:

At the Carol’s Daughter Spokesbeauty & Monoi Repairing Collection launch at Sephora. MJB worn a Hermes belt with a pair of fitted white jeans.

In New Orleans for the 2011 Essence Music Festival. MJB kept it basic in a Hermes belt, daisy dunks, a sleeveless white scoop neck shirt and a pair of sandals.

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Sophomore Album: Nicki Minaj Speaks Briefly On Her New CD

Last weekend, Queens female rapper Nicki Minaj performed at the iHeartRadio Music Festival at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. During her set, Minaj performed some of her most popular songs such as “Super Brass,” “Roman Revenge,” “Fly,” and “Did It On Em.” After invading the stage, Billboard caught up with Minaj. During the brief interview, Minaj spoke about her new album.

“All I can say is that Roman will definitely be a humongous part of the follow-up to ‘Pink Friday,” says Minaj in her trademark Roman accent. “All I can say is that I’m working on it, and the fans are gonna get their life and then some.”

This is the follow-up to Minaj 2010’s platinum-selling debut album Pink Friday. The disc debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200 chart with first-week sales of 375,000 copies. Ultimately reaching number one on the chart, it has been certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America and, as of September 2011, has sold 1,588,000 copies in the United States (source).

Source: Billboard

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Angela Simmons: Okay, She Has A Little Fat Butt & I Love It Like That

After posing nude for Peta, In an effort to promote her vegetarian lifestyle, for a new Peta Campaign, stating “Eating Meat Is A Sin,” Angela Simmons was spotted in NYC at the Paramount Hotel for the unveiling of her new Peta Campaign. Angela was all glammed-up at last’s night event. She worn a nude color fitted dress with a pair of gold pumps. Angela has a nice body too. Lol. Mogul Russell Simmons came out to support. Peep the pictures below:

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Sneaker Me Dope: Fabolous Rocking Air Jordan XIII & YSL Belt

This past weekend, Brooklyn’s rapper Fabolous performed at the new MetLife Stadium in New Jersey (home of the Jets and Giants), for the New York Urban League 40th annual Football Classic. During the game, Howard University played against Morgan State University. Loso was rocking a pair of Air Jordan XIII Low in White/Navy-Orange and a YSL belt during his half-time performance with the Morgan State University band, “The Magnificent Marching Machine”.

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Glammed-Up: Amber Rose Spotted Walking The Streets Of NYC

Fresh off the plane from her trip to Ghana, to do some charity work, Amber Rose was spotted in the West Village section of NYC making her rounds. Rose was all glammed-up in some dope sunglasses, cream knee boots with the matching jacket. Rose recently announced that she plans to release a book to fight back against the misconceptions about her.

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It’s Official: French Montana Signs With Rick Ross Maybach Music Group

Back in the Spring, I reported that Bronx, New York rapper French Montana was in the process of signing to Rick Ross’ Maybach Music Group (MMG). Back then, Montana did not sign on the dotted line because he had offers from other labels, including Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music. Montana revealed on Power 105.1′s The Breakfast Club that Kanye West reached out to him and was interested in signing him to his G.O.O.D Music label. Apparently, Montana followed his first instinct and signed with Ross. Yesterday Tuesday (September 27), Montana took to his official Twitter account @FrenchMontana and twitpic’d a photo of him and the MMG CEO in Ross’ home kitchen tweeting: “Up early talkn big $$$$ wit @rickyrozay http://yfrog.com/ntnmitj.” Ross even retweeted it.

In the past, Montana had a shopping deal with Akon’s Konvict Music and is managed by Waka Flocka’s mother Debra Antney Mizay Entertainment. Expect a major announcement soon. Stay tuned to YoDonBleekRaps.com for the latest.

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Partying In DC: Lil Kim & Natalie Nunn At Eden Lounge, Plus Update On The Queen Bee New Album

Platinum-selling femcee Lil Kim and Bad Girls Club star Natalie Nunn were spotted celebrating Baltimore Raven’s player Bryant McKinnie’s birthday at Eden Lounge in Washington, DC. WKYS DJ Quicksilva was also at the event. Yesterday Tuesday (September 27), was the 6th anniversary of Lil Kim’s last album, The Naked Truth. The disc received 5 mics in The Source magazinemaking her the only female rapper to ever receive a 5 mic rating. The album debuted at #6 on the Billboard 200 charts.

In related Lil Kim news, she is in the studio working on her comeback album with 50 Cent and Dr. Dre. The album first single, “Looks Like Money” was produced by Rockwilder and will be hitting airwaves very soon. Kim will also make an appearance on a track from 50 Cent’s upcoming studio album as well as Dr. Dre’s  long-delayed album, entitled Detox. If that’s not enough, Lil Kim is working on a book titled  “The Price of Loyalty”, which will coincide with the release of her fifth studio album.

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