Daily Archives: January 7, 2012

UPDATE 2: Beyonce Gave Birth To A Baby Girl; She Checked Into A NYC Hospital Under The Name “Ingrid Jackson”

Forget all the rumors and speculations, here’s the truth. R&B/Pop singer Beyoncé is expected to give birth any minute. She checked into the Lenox Hill Hospital in NYC, According to the NYDailyNews. Below is how the NYDN is reporting the story:

A pregnant Beyoncé checked into the upper East Side hospital Friday night under the name “Ingrid Jackson,” a hospital staffer told the Daily News. Beyoncé and her hip-hop hubby, Jay-Z, rented out the hospital’s entire fourth floor for $1.3 million, the employee said. In an effort to keep images from leaking to the public, hospital workers placed tape over security cameras and are forcing employees to turn in cell phones when they arrive for their shifts, the source said. Several security guards were spotted patrolling the outside of the hospital Saturday night. A Lenox Hill staffer confirmed that a patient named Ingrid Jackson was in a “labor room.”

UPDATE:

Tonight, Beyoncé has given birth to a baby girl!

According to Beyoncé’s hometown paper, The Houston Chronicle, “Beyoncé has given birth to a girl early this evening in New York, says a close source. Baby and mom are doing fine.”

UPDATE 2

Beyoncé delivered her baby girl via scheduled C-section, multiple sources confirm to E! News.

According to E! News, the baby girl name is Ivy Blue Carter! (At least that’s what Jay-Z is telling pals at this point).

Reps for the power couple did not return requests for comment. Stay tuned to YDBR for the latest on Beyoncé.

Source: NYDailyNews

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Sneaker Game Dope: Fat Joe, Wale & Jim Jones Rocking Cool Kicks

Fat Joe was spotted at a recent Knicks game in the Fred Jones “TS” Air Jordan 8. This is the version Jones wore in his debut season with the Knicks. It also features “TS 2″ stitched on the side. “2″ represents his jersey number and ‘TS’ stand for “Terror Squad,” Fat Joe’s group. Fred Jones and Fat Joe are good friends. Joey was recently on 106 & Park. He talked about his weight loss, being healthy, new music, and premiered his new video to his song “Another Round” Ft. Chris Brown.

MMG rapper Wale performed in Maryland in a pair of “Metallic Red” Nike Air Foamposite One. This sneaker was already released at some sneaker retailers. The Nike Air Foam One “Metallic Red” features a black nubuck running along the eyestay and vamp, as well as black mesh on the tongue and inner bootie. Swoosh branding on the toebox is embroidered in white, while Penny’s 1 CENT logo on the heel is stitched in red. Below, a black carbon fiber shank plate and translucent rubber outsole cap off the look (source).

Harlem’s rapper Jim Jones brought in the New Year’s with his homie Sin City. Capo was wearing a pair of “Concord” Air Jordan 11. This sneaker features specs that include a carbon fiber spring plate, ballistic nylon uppers, a rubber outsole with herringbone traction pattern, quick lace system, carbon fiber sheath and air sole. Jones is in the studio with Cam’ron working on a collaborative album, entitled Fly Boys.

Wale picture via Everyday Lavan

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Trouble Man: T.I. New Album Is Almost Done

Rapper T.I., who just dropped his new mixtape, F**k Da City Up, is gearing up to release his forthcoming LP, Entitled Trouble Man. T.I. recorded over 70 tracks for the album and said it is about 75% done.

“The album is about 75 percent done. We got a lot of hot, old-school, vintage T.I. records on there,” T.I.  MTV News back in December. “I’m talking like gutter, gangsta, intellectual ignorance, hard-core stadium sh–, but at the same time we got those over-the-top crossover records as well, big features and whatnot that we plan on putting into play.”

I got one with Akon, did a few records with Rico Love. Man, I got records with just about everybody,” he said. “We just putting it together, we done did about 70 records. So now we’re in the narrowing-down process. So we’ll narrow them down, we’ll do probably about 15 more,” added T.I.

T.I.have been on his music grind, since being released from prison, this past fall. He appeared on Meek Mill’s “Ima Boss (Remix)” and 2 Chainz’s “Spend It (Remix).” Trouble Man is scheduled to hit stores and online this spring.

Source: MTV

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Rising Star: Amber Rose Releases Artwork For Her Official Single; Featuring Wiz Khalifa

Last year, I reported that Amber Rose is pursuing a music career with the the assistant from her boyfriend/rapper Wiz Khalifa. “My sound is more house, club music.  My inspirations are Missy, Pitbull, Fergie—I love the sound of her voice. I want to make really fun, high energy music that will make you dance. Everyone knows I’m from Philly, it’s a very musical city. I grew up with my mom playing music all day long, before school, after school, during dinner. I love music, I always have. And I’ve always written music, but it was very personal for me. But I sat and had a conversation with my beautiful boyfriend Wiz, and showed him and he was like, ‘Baby, you’re so talented. You could really do this.’ And he just gave me inspiration and I’m really taking it serious. You guys are going to love it,” Rose told BET.

Well, her time to showcase her music talents is just days away. Rose debut single is, entitled “Fame” and features the Grammy nominated rapper Wiz Khalifa. The track will premiere on PerezHilton.com this Tuesday, January 10th at 9AM EST. Are you looking forward to hearing Rose’s debut single?

Source: Perez Hilton

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Celebs Style: Kanye West, Tyga, Swizz Beatz & Don C Carrying A Goyard Bag/Briefcase

Goyard, which is a French luggage manufacturer, was established in 1853 by François Goyard . A few rappers and managers were spotted carrying bags and briefcases from this upscale luxury brand. The starting price for a Goyard bag is about $1,000 and they are sold exclusively at Barney’s New York or in Paris at Maison Goyard.

Rapper and Fashion Designer Kanye West was styling on them lames in a pair of $320 Ralph Lauren RRL Grey Jeans, black jacket and a orange shirt. Yeezy was also carrying a Robot Face Goyard backpack, in which he designed. The Swarovski crystals encrusted Lanvin Way Shiner shades he’s wearing are dope. I love those shades!

In 2010, Tyga was spotted in his dressing room, getting ready to premiere a video on 106 & Park. The YMCMB rapper entered the 106 stage carrying a Goyard duffel bag. Tyga was also wearing an Atlanta Falcons snap-back, a Billionaire Boys Club hoodie and Digi Camo shorts.

Music producer, fashion designer and creative director Swizz Beatz was headed to his office, to begin his work day. Swizzy was carrying a Goyard briefcase.

Kanye West’s manager/friend Don C was photo’d carrying a yellow Goyard briefcase. He was also wearing a denim blazer and a pair of technicolor Bape sneakers.

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