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Monday, March 26, 2012

Behind The Scenes: Fabolous - She Did It

Fab drops another set of visuals from his TINC3 tape.

Erykah Badu Banned In Malaysia

Singer Erykah Badu has been banned from a performance in Malaysia due to a temporary tattoo that raised the ire of officials. Badu was pictured with the tattoo on her shoulder, which is a tat of the Arabic word for "Allah."
Malaysian Information Minister Rais Yatim states that the picture “triggered public criticism that could jeopardize national security and cause a negative impact to the government’s image.”
Past performers that have been banned in Malaysia include Gwen Stefani and Mariah Carey, but they were targeted for their 'revealing' wardrobes.

A Look Back At Eminem’s Slim Shady LP

With Eminem’s Slim Shady LP turning 13 last week, our fam over at Complex take a look back.
What made TSSLP so special was the way Marshall flipped both sides of the coin. He seamlessly mixed cartoonish violence with autobiographical detail, pop culture with drug culture, story-telling songs with battle raps. But this lead to a problem when the album first came out: Listeners had no way of knowing when Em was joking and when he wasn’t.
READ: A Look Back At Eminem’s Slim Shady LP

Trey Songz – Heart Attack

Trey gets back to that slow R&B ish with his new single of his upcoming album, Chapter V, hitting shelves March 26th.

PURCHASE: Trey Songz – Heart Attack (prod. Benny Blanco)

Nas' Wages To Be Garnished

Rapper Nas is facing garnishment from the United States government. The hip hop star's wages will be garnished due to unpaid federal taxes, according to TMZ. Documents have already been filed against Nas in the state of Georgia for his wages to be garnished.
The government will take a portion of Nas' income via music publishing organizations such as BMI and ASCAP.
According to reports, the Queens native owes approximately $6 million in back taxes.

Kat Stacks Admits Lying About Soulja Boy

Incarcerated supergroupie Kat Stacks generated a fair amount of controversy back in 2010 when she posted a video online of herself allegedly in Soulja Boy's hotel room where she claimed the rapper was a cocaine addict. Stacks is now admitting that the entire episode was staged and that the 'cocaine' in the clip was really over-the-counter drugs.
"World I have something to tell yall, some might hate me for it but im gonna clean some dirty laundry," she tweeted. "Those weren't lines of cocaine in the @souljaboy video, it was crushed up Advil pills"
"Me & some n***as staged the shower scene after @souljaboy left" she shared. "Even though I was influenced by others around me & didn't do it alone, I take full responsibility"

Willow Smith Changes Hair AGAIN?

While it looks like her super-famous dad and mom aren't on the rocks--as had been previously speculated--pint-size pop star Willow Smith seems to still be experimenting with her look for attention. After 'going green' last month with a lime-colored hairdo, Willow is now sporting a bright yellow look that got heads turning in Los Angeles.
The singer/dancer was spotted shopping at The Grove in L.A. with the eye-catching look.
She was out with a friend and paparazzi snapped pics of her extremely noticeable hair.
Gotta love a free spirit.