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Tyler Perry Dominates NAACP Image Awards Nominations

Tyler Perry Dominates Image Award Nominations

EOTM Media was live for the 42nd Annual NAACP Image Awards nominee announcement via a live press conference from the Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills, California on January 12, 2011.

Carla B and Teangelo of EOTM Media and Actress Saana Lathan

Tyler Perry dominated the categories in both the film and television as expected.

The live celebrity talent came out in support of the NAACP Annual event despite an early morning press conference that brought out local media in groves.  Actresses Kimberly Elise and Sanaa Lathan, Actor/Rapper Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, Singer/Songwriter Smokey Robinson, Actor Columbus Short and Actor/Comedian Affion Crockett joined NAACP Image Awards chairman Clayola Brown and 42nd NAACP Image Awards Executive Producer Vic Bulluck to announce the categories and nominees as well as sharing with the listening audience a impromptu history lesson on the organization that was started over 100 years ago.

The NAACP Image Awards celebrates the accomplishments of people of color in the field of television, music, literature and film. The awards also honor individuals who promote social justice through creative endeavors. ABC and NBC lead the nominees in the TV categories, each having 18 nominations, followed by CBS and Lifetime Movie Network both with 10 nominations. Columbia Records lead the recording categories with seven nominations, closely followed by J records and Island Def Jam Music Group with six and Epic Records with 5 nominations. Lionsgate/34th Street Films lead with seven nominations, while Fox Searchlight followed with six  and Magnolia Pictures with five in the motion picture category.

The nominees for “Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series” are David Mann for Tyler Perry’s Meet the Browns, Dule Hill for Psych, La Van Davis for Tyler Perry’s House of Payne, Phil Morris for Love that Girl and Terry Crews from Are We There Yet.

The nominees for “Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series” are Cassi Davis for Tyler Perry House of Payne, Essence Atkins for Are We There Yet, Salli Richardson for Eureka, Tatyana Ali for Love That Girl and Vanessa Williams for Desperate Housewives.

The nominees for “Actor in a Drama Series” are Anthony Anderson for Law and Order, Blair Underwood for the Event, Hill Harper for CSI:NY, Laurence Fishburne for CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and LL Cool J for NCIS: Los Angeles.

The nominees for “Actress in a Drama Series” are Chandra Wilson for Grey’s Anatomy, Gugu Mbatha-Raw for Undercovers, Jada Pinkett Smith for Hawthorne, Regina King for Southland and Wendy Davis for Army Wives.

The nominees for “Outstanding Reality Series” are American Idol, America’s Next Top Model, Dancing With the Stars, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition and Sundays Best.

The nominees for “Outstanding Children’s Program” are Brave New Voices 2010, Dora The Explorer, The Backyardigans, True Jackson, VP and Wizards of Waverly Place.

The nominees for “Outstanding New Artist” are B.O.B, Bruno Mars, Jason Derulo, Nicki Minaj and Willow.

The nominees for “Outstanding Male Artist” are  Cee Lo, Jay-Z, Kanye West, Ne-Yo and Usher.

The nominees for “Outstanding Female Artist” are Chrisette Michele, Corinne Bailey Rae, Mary J. Blige, Rihanna and Sade.

All other nominees can be found on the NAACP Image Awards Website.

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Chuck Berry Collapse On Stage

January 3, 2011

Rock legend Chuck Berry is in good health after collapsing on stage during a performance in Chicago due to exhaustion, a spokesman said Monday.

Berry, 84, slumped over an accompanist’s keyboard about an hour into the performance Saturday night and was helped off the stage in front of a packed house.

He returned about 15 minutes later and tried to resume the show, but was taken off stage almost immediately to be checked by paramedics.

Berry came back out to thank the fans who’d waited for him and left the stage using a bit of his signature ‘duck walk.’

A few minutes later he walked out the stage door on his own into an awaiting limousine. He did not go to the hospital and was home in St. Louis on Sunday.

With his string of 1950s jukebox gems such as “Johnnie B. Goode,” “Sweet Little Sixteen,” “Roll Over Beethoven” and “School Days,” Berry profoundly influenced some of the biggest pop groups of the 1960s including the Beatles, The Rolling Stones and the Beach Boys.

Berry is resting comfortably at home.

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Shania Twain gets Married

Shania Twain’s marries  Frederic Thiebaud in Puerto Rico on New Year’s Day. The wedding took place at sunset. Twain and Swiss businessman celebrated the momentous occasion with 40 of their closest family and friends.

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Tyrese Goes off on Wife via Twitter

By: Tawanda Fredricks

Tyrese and his daughter’s mother clearly don’t get along, the singer/actor sat outside her house last night and took to Twitter to complain about what a bitter bit** she is and that he’s going to see his daughter’s face when she opens her presents on Christmas day by any means necessary. It is so unfortunate when a father wants to see his child and the mother behaves in a manner such as this. We will be praying for you Tyrese!

Take a look at some of his tweets:

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Hulk Hogan Undergoes Back Surgery

Hulk Hogan

By: Stacy Briggs

Hulk Hogan‘s wife Ruth shouldn’t have been offended if he couldn’t carry her over the threshold.

The muscle bound wrestler is recovering after basically having his spine rebuilt in a surgery that lasted roughly 10 hours, EOTM confirms.

Hogan, whose real name is Terry Bollea, is recovering from surgery and is said to be doing well.

Aside from lugging around all that family baggage recently, the Suburban Commando star needed so much work on his back to repair wear and tear from injuries sustained over years in the ring.

He also had surgery in June for an old wrestling injury and was hospitalized in September after experiencing unrelated, yet “terrible,” back spasms.

Hulk Hogan and Wife Ruth

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Celebrity Lawyer Gloria Allred makes a persuasive impression

 

Celebrity attorney Gloria Allred, left, did most of the talking for boxer Christy Martin today. Photo credit: George Skene/Orlando Sentinel

 

By: Tawanda Fredricks – Los Angeles, California – Celebrity lawyer Gloria Allred logs a lot of time on television, and she is going to gain more as the attorney for pro boxer Christy Martin.

Allred answered all the questions for Martin at a news conference today after the boxer’s husband, James Martin, was denied bond. He is accused of attempting to kill his wife.

Allred made a forceful impression in the news conference, which Central Florida News 13 aired. Allred took her time answering questions outside the Orange County Courthouse. I don’t think she has ever been more appealing.

Could it be that news program formats limit and reduce the ubiquitous Allred? She often comes off as overbearing and humorless, but not so today. She was down to earth and charming.

“My role will be as the victim’s attorney,” Allred said. “I’m part of the case. I’ve received notification of all relevant hearings. I have a right to be present at her deposition.”

Allred said she had the right of confidentiality with the boxer, which the prosecution doesn’t. The news conference underscored that you’d want Allred in your corner.

“She can feel free to speak to me,” Allred said. “I hope that will be some comfort to her.”

Allred explained that Christy Martin had contacted her and that her law firm feels strongly about allegations of violence against women, especially in marriages. “She is a champion,” Allred said of Martin.

Allred vowed that Martin, with a bullet in her back, will start training once her doctors give the OK.

WFTV-Channel’s Kathi Belich warned viewers that prosecutors described the attack in graphic detail. Belich relayed this information: “They said Martin pulled a nine-inch knife from behind his back and stabbed her four times, once in the leg when she tried to kick him away. Then they said he pistol-whipped her, bashed her head against their bedroom furniture, then shot her.”

WESH-Channel 2’s Greg Fox highlighted Christy Martin’s intention to fight the court battle, then return to boxing and go for her 50th victory.

WESH reported that James Martin has pleaded not guilty and that his attorney said there’s no proof that he was the aggressor. But Fox noted that the judge, in denying bond, cited James Martin’s hiding from the law for a week and his statements he that stalked his wife.

The trial will be in May. The boxer has filed for divorce, and she says that the gym the couple owns will reopen Jan. 3. But Allred was doing most of the talking today. Smart move, I’d say.

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Meet Egypt Dean, Alicia Keys and Husband Swizz Beatz’s Bouncy

Baby Boy!

Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz Proud Parents

By: Tawanda Fredricks

The beautiful songstress gave birth on October 14th at St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital to a beautiful and healthy baby boy, Egypt Dean.

Congratulations to Alicia Keys and Swizz Beats!!

New dad Swizz Beatz, whose real name is Kasseem Dean, shared his happiness after the birth, Tweeing, “I’m so thankful for everything I been blessed with in my life wowwwwww!”

Keys and music producer Beatz, married this past summer after announcing their engagement and shared baby news in May. “Whatever we’re blessed with, that baby is being born to blessed parents,” he told PEOPLE at the time. “Alicia is definitely one of those great parents-to-be. She’s super ready. Super glowing. Super happy.”

Alicia Keys Baby Bump

We know you are curious about what Egypt Dean looks like, because believe me when I say, we are too, but there is no word yet on when photos of him will be released. But, be sure to keep on checking back because we’ll post them as soon as they are made available to us.

We offer you the comment section to congratulate the blessed couple on their baby boy. Also, do you like the name Egypt Dean? Share your thoughts with us in the comment section.

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The Dirty South Rapper that put Palm Beach on the Map

Kidd Money

By: Rahn Anthoni

As I chat with Sean Chavis (Kidd Scubb The Ground Money)  I found out Atlanta has been good to him…even though it’s not what it used to be when it comes to the music outlets like Freaknik and Jack the Rapper. Kidd grew up in Palm Beach County and always had big dreams. When he graduated from high school he left West Palm Beach to pursue his dreams by moving to Atlanta to attend the Art Institute of Atlanta for audio engineering. It’s like if you wanted to be a successful actor you must move to LA. When I moved to ATL it wasn’t the mecca at the time, he said..but God put him in the right place at the right time. Kidds Mom inspired him with the strength she instilled in him. He saw his  mom start  from nothing to the Commissioner of Palm Beach. A Power Move, is what he calls it…Do you remember that old saying “like father like son”…..Well Kidd’s pop wasn’t there so to him it was “like mother like son”.

Kidd’s motivations were to put his city on the map and that’s exactly what he did. Shout out to Palm Beach County, looking for the Kidd that’s where you will find me is what he stated in his song “Scrubb the Ground”. His band teacher at North Shore High School, Mr. Brown was a big inspiration to him as well. Mr. brown taught him how to read music and how to play different instruments. Mr. Brown tapped into the musical side of Kidd and that triggered a passion for music. That alone motivated Kidd to want to reach new plateaus.

West Palm was not known as a music haven. Kidd was the first to change that, he states “I scream Palm Beach County in damn near every song I produce, if you lived in Palm Beach and went anywhere in the Southeast region they was banging Splack Pack Palm Beach County Style from the bottom”!

I ask Kidd Money if booty music will come back and he replied, “Booty music never left that’s why they still play my music to this day, you just don’t have lots of artist that create booty music and those that do are not in the urban market. As long as you have white boys buying 50 thousand dollar car systems, bass music will never die. As long as we have dance clubs, bass music will never die and as long as we got chicks with booty, booty music will never die”.

Kidd advised me that everybody has a calling and he gives thanks to God because music is his. I advise all the readers to follow your dreams as Kidd Money did and you will reach your goals in life. Kidd Money was one of the artist that help bring the South to the forefront. If it wasn’t for acts like Splack Pack,Mc Shy D, Raheem the Dream, Kilo, Smurf, Dj Toomps, Ghetto Mafia beating down the doors it wouldn’t be a mecca in the south. Groups  like Outcast and JD were under major labels so their doors swung open. When you’re independent you work harder banging on the door until it comes down. Today, everyone’s biting off the “A” .

Here’s some great advice from Kidd Money to you regarding your dreams in the business. “My only advice for an artist is know what you are getting into, this music industry is not for the weak, it will break you if you’re not aware so prepare yourself. Before you pick up a mic read Donald Passman . All you need to know about the music business is in there, thank me later”!

I had a chance to ask  Kidd about The Bishop Long case and his view on groupies such as Katt Stack. “The controversy on the Eddie Long case, I don’t think it’s a good look for Bishop Eddie Long. I’m not here to judge, I do believe what you do in the dark comes to light, never put your trust in man, .always in God! There’s thousands of Katt Stacks in the industry. Katt Stacks just trying to come up off any artist that don’t know no better. You got these young cats coming up, got a little bread in their pockets, but don’t respect the game. Money attract all types of women, if you don’t know your worth you’ll end up with a Katt Stacks. I’ve never had encounters with those type of chicks I respect their hustle, but I play the game, the game don’t play me!

Listen to Kidd Money’s music on Itunes, amazom.com, Rhapsody.com, cdbaby or any retail store near you. You can find the Kidd projects with SouthEast Records, his own label venture that caters to Southern Hip Hop, R&B, Club/Techno, and Gospel. Be on the lookout for a new single and video “Splack Pack” just completed with London base Dj “Dj Deekline” called “Whip it”, movie projects, books and more.

I can say that Kidd Money has been an inspiration to all of us in wonderful world that we call home. I can say that he’s a part of history in the Hip- Hop, Rap, Booty Music in the World today. It’s been a blessing and make sure you check out that New Video. If you want to book Kidd Money please contact 561-309-0207 .

BIO:

http://kiddmoney.com/docs/KiddMoneyBio1.pdf

MySpace:

http://myspace.com/kiddmoneymusic

YouTube:

http://www.youtube.com/user/splackpackmusic

www.kiddmoney.com

www.facebook.com/kiddmoney

www.twitter.com/kiddmoney

SouthEast Records

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Strike a Pose – 2010 VMA Style

By: Stacy Briggs

September 12, 2010

The 2010 MTV VMA’s were held today at the Nokia theater in Los Angeles and Eminem and Lady Gaga were among some of the early winners. 

Eminem scored a moon man for Best Male Video for “Not Afraid,” while Gaga won for Best Collaboration for “Telephone” and Best Dance Video for “Bad Romance.”

Check out the winners below…

  1. Best Dance Video: Lady Gaga “Bad Romance”
  2. Best Collaboration Video: Lady Gaga featuring Beyonce “Telephone”
  3. Best Female Video: Lady Gaga “Bad Romance”
  4. Best Rock Video: 30 Seconds to Mars “Kings and Queens”
  5. Best Male Video: Eminem “Not Afraid”
  6. Best Pop Video: Lady Gaga “Bad Romance”
  7. Best Special Effects: Muse “Uprising”
  8. Best Art Director: Florence + the Machine “Dog Days Are Over”
  9. Best Hip Hop Video: Eminem “Not Afraid”
  10. Best New Artist: Justin Bieber

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2010 MTV Video Music Awards

The 2010 MTV VMA’s just got a little hotter!  EOTM has learned that Usher has been added to the performance line up that already includes Drake, Kanye West, Eminem, Justin Bieber and B.o.B. Usher Raymond is nominated for three awards for “OMG” and hasn’t hit the VMA stage in six years! His last performance was in 2004 where he danced in the rain for “Yeah”.

“It is an honor to once again be a part of the MTV Video Music Awards,” said Usher in a statement. “I can’t wait to perform for my fans all around the world who have helped to make this album a success and my being here possible. You never know what’s gonna happen on an MTV VMA stage. … I look forward to making it a night to remember.”

The 2010 MTV VMA’s will be broadcast live from Los Angeles’ Nokia Theatre on September 12 at 9 P.M.

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EOTM On Deck For Launching of Lil

Zanes “Follow Me Tour”

 

Rapper Tipse, Diva Q (EOTM Staff) Lil Zane
EOTM Staff - July 13, 2010

 

There has been a twitter craze (www.twitter.com/lilzanesworld) about Lil Zanes comeback and his new follow me tour that launched on Friday, July 9, 2010 in a small suburb of Los Angeles, California. When asked how this comeback made him feel Zane replied, “I feel likes its my first time, back for the first time. My fans can expect alot of energy, lots of hits…for the ladies.”
Click here to view the live video now.
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BET Awards 2010 Highlights


All photos courtesy of PictureGroup/BET Networks


Rehearsal

Radio room

BET Social Media Lounge

BET Radio room – day2

Dior and Debra Lee

Chris Brown Performing @ 2010 BET Awards

2010 BET Awards Red Carpet

BET awards Pre show

BET awards post show

BET awards red Carpet

BET 2010 awards Back stage

Prince at the 2010 BET awards

Boris Kojo Red Carpet

Big Boi Red Carpet

Ashanti Red Carpet

April Woodard

Will I am, Taboo, Fergie, apl

Estelle, Debra Lee, Antonio

Anthony Anderson

Nick Canon and Aaron Fresh

Abraham McDonald

Alicia Keys


Patti, Janelle, Esperanza and Alicia

Chris Brown

Monica and Denise Williams

John Legend

Eminem

Usher

Trey Songz

P Diddy Combs

Prince receiving the Lifetime achievement award

Kanye West performing

Drake


 

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Ne-Yo —a Dadda to be…

By: Jimmy Baker

Singer/Songwriter Ne-Yo may be one of the leading artists in the industry, but now he is about to become a father at age 30.

He recently traveled home to Atlanta to attend an ultrasound session with his girlfriend, reports Ebony. Apparently there is no word on what sex the baby is, but he stated, “I am 30 and I do have my first child on the way, and I’m very, very, very excited about that. It’s a New Year’s baby and I’m just in a really good place right now.”

Congratulations to Ne-Yo and his girlfriend!

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The Twilight Saga continues with the Eclipse

It’s finally here! After building up steam for months, the supernatural flick that is “The Twilight Saga: Eclipse” pulled into the station with the movie’s premiere Thursday night at L.A. Live, reuniting Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, Taylor Lautner and the rest of the cast amid throngs of screaming fans.

The Twilight die hard fans who’d been camping out for days lined the red carpet — OK, it was a black carpet, matching the campers’ wristbands — along with media types from all over the world. Wish EOTM was there, maybe NEXT premiere.

The fans went wild and so did we!

On the scene: “Twilight” author Stephenie Meyer and screenwriter Melissa Rosenberg, representing the more literary aspects of the franchise, and actresses Annalynn McCord and Jennie Garth, accompanying Cullen family members Kellen Lutz and Peter Facinelli, respectively.

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The Lakers Dominated the Celtics & take the Lead

in this best of seven series

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By: Carla B.

Game 1: Lakers 102, Celtics 89

June 3, 2010

The Lakers had something to prove in game one of the NBA Finals. They needed to show the Celtics just how much they learned over the past two seasons. Lakers came up with the hustle plays tonight and made a strong statement for the team! Game 1 was most definitely a blow out. I thought it was an excellent game overall, the team had lots of energy. It was obvious Kobe was stressed to the max with the pressure to take game 1, I don’t think I saw him smile all night. And what about Lamar Odom? His second crack at a title with the Lakers is here, but so is a huge question of  his impending free agency. This is added stress no player needs going into the finals. Other added pressures for the entire Celtics team is going into game two and trying to avoid a perilous 0-2. We will see if home court advantage will work to their benefit in game 2.

The Staples Center was packed well before the opening tip for the Lakers’ third straight appearance in the NBA finals, and several thousand fans actually deigned to put on the giveaway gold T-shirts handed out by the team. The Lakers have made it to 31 of the 64 NBA finals, including 25 since moving to Los Angeles in 1963.

Will the law of averages rule in Boston’s favor throughout the finals?  I’m sure we can pinpoint valid arguments for picking either team in this series. This isn’t quite the offense vs. defense matchup we seen two years ago, but the Lakers are still the stronger defensive team in my opinion. And in the end, defense wins championships. What’s your take?

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Dolphin uses iPad as way to communicate with Humans

By EOTM Staff

Last week, a young bottlenose dolphin named Merlin became the first of his species to join the growing number of enthusiasts using the Apple iPad. Dolphin research scientist, Jack Kassewitz of SpeakDolphin.com, introduced the iPad to the dolphin in early steps towards building a language interface.

“The use of the iPad is part of our continuing search to find a suitable touch screen technology which the dolphins can activate with the tip of their rostrums or beaks. After extensive searching and product review, it looks like our choice is between the Panasonic Toughbook and the Apple iPad,” Kassewitz explained. “We think that once the dolphins get the hang of the touch screen, we can let them choose from a wide assortment of symbols to represent objects, actions and even emotions.”

Kassewitz explained the requirements of the technology. “Waterproofing, processor speed, touch-sensitivity, anti-glare screens, and dolphin-friendly programs are essential. As this database of dolphin symbols grows — we’ll need fast technology to help us respond appropriately and quickly to the dolphins.”

The research was being conducted at Dolphin Discovery’s dolphin swim facility in Puerto Aventuras, Mexico, along the picturesque coast now referred to as the Riviera Maya. The dolphin, Merlin, was born at the facility and is only two years old. “Merlin is quite curious, like most dolphins, and he showed complete willingness to examine the iPad,” said Kassewitz.

For now, the researchers are getting Merlin used to the touch screen by showing him real objects, such as a ball, cube or plastic duck, then asking the dolphin to touch photos of those same objects on the screen. “This is an easy task for a dolphin, but it is a necessary building block towards our goal of a complete language interface between humans and dolphins,” Kassewitz said.

I guess dolphins are too good for the blackberry.

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Then & Now – Hollywood Girl Gone Bad

 

Before and After of Lindsay Lohan

 

By: EOTM Staff

When we first saw Lindsay she was a cute little kid, everyone loved her.  Whether she was playing a pair of red heads in a remake of a Disney classic, the daughter of the boss, a preacher’s kid, a Mouseketeer, or an outspoken high school student, we found something compelling about Lindsay that made us fall in love.

Now she’s all grown up and we can’t help but watch and love her even more, except for totally different reasons now.

Disney fans will remember the original Parent Trap starring Hayley Mills. Remaking such a classic is difficult; the main character(s) has to be able to play two roles and make us fall in love with both of them. Young Lindsey Lohan was the perfect kid to take on the role in the 1998 version of the Parent Trap.

That cute little kid now personifies bad girl in more ways than one. Still cute as can be, the young star has made family friendly movies even though her life has been anything but family friendly. Whether it is too many nights partying, the drugs, alcohol, or any combination of the three, Lindsay Lohan makes being a bad girl easy- and the media can’t get enough.

Check back next week as we share insider tips on Rihanna, another good girl, gone bad!

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Why Did 50 Cent Lose 50 Pounds Unexpectedly?

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New Movie Role “Things Fall Apart”

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By Saytue Saye

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May 31, 2010

Before starting his role as a cancer patient for “Things Fall Apart”, 50 Cent posted amazingly thin photos of himself online. The role he is playing is a tribute to his best friend who died of cancer.
Before his weight loss, he was 214 lbs. After his weight loss, he was 160 lbs. During his interview with Parade Magazine, he tells them, “The photograph that they see of me is day one of shooting the second half of ‘Things Fall Apart.'”
“The weight started coming off and my manager told me, ‘You better get yourself to a doctor!’ I just didn’t want to go because I had to match the look in my mind. “I was so into what I was doing that I wasn’t really concerned with that. I just kept looking at myself in the mirror feeling like I had to be smaller. I had to match.”
“I had so much muscle on me that it was hard for me to lose definition even as I got lighter and slimmer. I started running to suppress my appetite. Towards the end it was really difficult. It was like, if I don’t get close enough to what my best friend looked like to me at that point before he passed, then I’m not doing the story any justice.”

“I think the world took note because people kept making comparisons with great actors like Tom Hanks in “Philadelphia” and Christian Bale in “The Machinist”. There is no way to play a role like this without really committing to it.”

Surprisingly, this is not 50 Cent, aka Curtis Miller first time losing a lot of weight in a very short nine weeks of time from liquid dieting. When he was shot in the jaw in 2000, he drank only liquids and his weight dropped to 157 lbs.
The successful rapper said that it was much tougher for him this time around, because he had to discipline himself.
Curtis miller is gaining his weight back. He is currently 198 pounds.

Will 50 Cent determination and hard work win him an award for this movie? Do you think this movie will turn his career around and earn him more money than his rapping career?

Stay tune for the release of his fourth album, “Before I Self Destruct,” in November.
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Dennis Hopper Dies at 74

By: Jimmy Eotm Baker

May 29, 2010 — Dennis Hopper dies after long cancer battle. The two time oscar nominee had a wildly successful career spanning over 50 years.

Hopper died Saturday at his home in the Los Angeles beach community of Venice, surrounded by family and friends, family friend Alex Hitz said. Hopper’s manager announced in October 2009 that he had been diagnosed with prostate cancer.

He was a two-time Academy Award nominee, and in March 2010, was honored with a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame. Hopper was best known for writing, directing and starring in “Easy Rider” and for his roles in “Blue Velvet” and Hooisers.”

He married five times and led a dramatic life right to the end. In January 2010, Hopper filed to end his 14-year marriage to Victoria Hopper, who stated in court filings that the actor was seeking to cut her out of her inheritance, a claim Hopper denied.

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Whatcha Talkin Bout Willis!

Gary Coleman Dies

By: Jimmy Eotm Baker

Gary Wayne Coleman (February 8, 1968 – May 28, 2010)

Not just a child star — but a great Actor and once described as one of televisions most promising stars.

Funny, child star of the 1970’s sitcom “Different Strokes,” died after an intracranial hemorrhage. He was only 42 years old. The star was on life support after becoming unconsciousearlier in the day, his family decided to terminate Friday afternoon at 12:05 pm MDT. Coleman’s family reported “he passed quickly and peacefully” surrounded by his wife and other close family members.

Gary Coleman, the sparkly eye kid got his big break in 1978 as the younger brother alongside Todd Bridges. The sibling were adopted by a wealthy white man. His popularity faded when the show ended in after eight seasons.

Coleman suffered continuing health issues from the kidney disease that stunted his growth. He also dealt with legal and financial problems in recent years.

This is a breaking news update. Check back soon for further information.

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Eminem “Recovery” has 2 Ablum Covers?

By Saytue Saye

Which one you like better?

Eminem has proved himself loyal to the rap game and made a name for himself through his unpredictable behavior and hip hop lyrics.  During April 2010, he tweeted to his fans letting them know that his follow up album to Relapse was going to be called “Recovery,” which he claims will be very different from the last one. The first single, “Not Afraid,” was released on April 29th and the full album is due out June 22.

The album covers for the disc have been released on his website, blowing up two versions; I’m still wondering why there are two different images. Don’t get me wrong, they are HOT! But, I just don’t see the point in having two covers. Why not use the other cover for another album? Sure thing, this dope lyricist will have his fans buying both, because if you are a true fan, you’ll consider having both in your collection. Looking at the disc covers makes me indecisive. In my honest opinion, they both go so hard that I guarantee fans will buy both.

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The King Of Hip Hop Birthday- Lil Cease –

Reminisce on The Good Ol Days

By: Saytue Saye

 

Sitting back thinking of great memories of his late friend; Lil’ Cease love the memories he has of Biggie. One memory he has though is when he lost the ring Faith got for Biggie for his birthday. It was about $15,000.
Sometimes Cease wore Biggie’s jewelry onstage while performing. With this particular performance in Texas, Cease throws Biggie’s gift in the crowd with the money while performing “Gimmie the Loot”.
The youngest member of Junior M.A.F.I.A. did not realize the money was gone until they were back stage.
Cease said Big wasn’t angry, he just told him he had to deal with Faith.
Cease also laughed when he looked at a picture of Biggie blowing out birthday candles with Puff Daddy at a party, circa 1995.  When asked how B.I.G. would celebrate his 38th birthday, Cease said:
“Today, he’d probably just be with the family,” Cease said. “We had our experience on the road: performing, doing shows, big parties. He definitely would have had a big party. A celebrity affair. But he also would have done something private with the M.A.F.I.A., close friends, wife. He kept it together with everybody he dealt with, and I’m sure they would have all came out and shown their love for Big and kept everything else under the carpet, whatever it was. Big had that type of heart, that everyone would wanna come out and show their love and spend that day with him.”

Friday, May 21 2010 was the King of Hip Hop birthday. I’m sure his fans would’ve loved to spend it with him. All we can do is reminisce about the astonishing music he produced to the world and bop our heads as we listen.

What is one of the greatest memories of Biggie that you can think of? Answer in the comment section below. Please reference, “The Good Ol Days”.

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Lebron James Mom & Delonte West Rumored Affair

By: Stacy Briggs

Did this alleged affair cause the Cavaliers the Championship? Some say, YES! According to a sports gossip blog  — Lebron James  teammate Delonte West has been having an affair with his mom, Gloria James. A source told the infamous blogger Terez, “My uncle is the general contractor at the Q and has been for the last 7 years. He’s good friends with a lot of guys at the Q, including some of  the bigger boys in the organization and knows Dan Gilbert personally.My uncle has been told that Delonte has been sleeping with Gloria James (Lebron’s Mom) for some time now. Somehow Lebron found out before game four and it destroyed their chemistry and divided the team. I am not making this up, I wish it wasn’t true but it happened,” says source.

In my opinion, the story seems a little far fetched.  We’re relying on the word of an anonymous guy’s uncle here and gossip blogger “Terez” — but could it explain why Lebron didn’t play as well, resulting in a loss gainst the Celtics in the Playoffs?

Following Thursday’s game, Lebron said, “A friend of mine told me, ‘I guess you’ve got to go through a lot of nightmares before you realize your dream.’ That’s what’s going on for me individually right now.” Is he talking about his personal problems from an alleged affair between his teammate and his mom, or could he just be referring to the extraordinary pressure he feels from the city of Cleveland?

Why would Delonte West go after Gloria James in the first place especially when he most likely has a bunch of Cleveland groupies pursuing him? Something just doesn’t add up. Why would these two decide to hookup in the first place? Could it be true love? NOT!

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Will & Jada Smith on ‘Oprah ‘ – How Saucy Can These

Two Get?

 

By: Saytue Saye

Will Smith and his georgous wife Jada Pinkett Smith were on ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’ on Monday and the conversation turned a little too censored for this surprised hubby.
“I want to know what you do to keep this flame burning,” Oprah asked. Will immediately became shy and embarrassed of her unexpected question, drinking from his cup while shaking, Jada jumped right in with no hesitation “How saucy do you want to get, Oprah?” “Hey, we got kids in the green room,” Will outbursts.
Feeling a little to relaxed, “I always surprise him,” she said. Now, if you are like me, I’m sure you are probaly burning inside and anxious to hear what she said. Sending him a sexy picture of some sort through the phone is definetely a spark mode. Shoot, who men do you know of wouldn’t want to see Jada naked? And if that’s not a gully look on her part, while on the set of ‘Hawthorne,’ “we might take a little break” she said. Hearing those words come out of Jada’s mouth reminds me of how real of a real woman that knows how to take control of her man’s needs! You go girl, put it on him! (lol)

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By EOTM Staff

Usher says: “American Idol is Killing Music”

R&B star Usher has accused TV talent shows Like “American Idol” of killing the music industry. “The true art form of music is being lost, because it seems so easy that everyone can do it, and that it can happen overnight. Television is a lie. It can’t happen overnight. The artist who thinks that it can just comes and goes. The reason why great singers cannot exist in this time is maybe because they’re not properly managed, and maybe they don’t understand the full gamut of what being an entertainer is.”

“We’re dealing with an industry that is slowly but surely dying, every day. There’s the record companies that are mass-producing these versions of these people; versions of this broken art. While it works, because it sells records, it damages the business.”

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Allen Iverson Ventures Back Into Rap Game

While his NBA career may possibly have come to an end, Allen Iverson is still in the game… the rap game that is.  AI is teaming up with Virginia MC Ty Gracie to release “Allen Iverson Presents Ty Gracie and Cru Thik-Misunderstood” via iTunes.

Gracie has worked with Snoop Dogg, Fat Joe, Young Jeezy, 50 Cent, Jadakiss and many others. The project is also available on his website www.Hand2HandLive.com.

Iverson doesn’t rhyme on Ty Gracie’s album. Back in the early 2000s, AI inked a deal with Universal Records and released “40 Bars” under the Jewelz moniker.

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Jay-Z & Eminem Team Up For Concerts In  September

 

By EOTM Staff

Jay-Z and Eminem have announced they will be performing two full shows at their respective hometown baseball stadiums this Fall. The pair were on hand at the Detroit Tigers/NY Yankees baseball game on May 12th to announce the two concerts. Eminem will headline the Detroit show at Comerica Park on September 2 while Jay-Z will take on Yankee Stadium on September 13.

Hov said from his skybox suite while sitting next to Em, “Me and Em,we’re here to announce the fact that we’re doing two shows. September 2 here at Comerica Park and then we’re going to go up to New York to perform at Yankee Stadium September 13. He’s going to headline Detroit. And I’ll headline New York.”

“We’ve done things together, smaller shows,” Em later added. “But I’m not sure we’ve ever done anything this big.”

Tickets for the two shows go on sale June 12 at Ticketmaster.

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