R.Kelly was supposed to have a busy day yesterday. Besides launching his book “Soulacoaster” in NYC and appearing on Today’s and Jimmy Fallon Shows, the singer had to be hospitalized due to an emergency in Chicago. The rep for R.Kelly issued the following statement:
“The book launch is postponed due to a health emergency that has sidelined Mr. Kelly in Chicago. We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience this has caused. Initial indications are that he is suffering from complications from surgery he had last year to treat an abscess on his vocal chords. It is unclear how long Kelly may be sidelined.”
Hopefully, R.Kelly will fully recover pretty soon. Meanwhile, check the cover of his book below and some excerpts from the chapter. Jump Inside To Read ONE CHAPTER
VH1 Behind The Music airs Notorious B.I.G. special. The one-hour long episode covers the life of the legendary rapper, his rise to success and his tragic death. Plus new evidence from a retired detective who claims he knows exactly who killed Biggie. You might be surprised. Watch the full episode below
On this day 10 years ago, Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes was killed in a tragic car accident. To commemorate the anniversary, a new track that was previously unreleased hit the world wide web today. “Fantasies” performed by Dayton Family front man, Bootleg and features Left Eye will definitely take you back to 90′s.
But that’s not the only surprise! TLC are reuniting for the massive U.S. tour that they plan to kick off this year. And they will bring back Left Eye as an image projection, the way Dre brought Tupac back at Coachella. That’s helluva news! Your thoughts?
Legendary rapper Nas opens up about his life’s trial and tribulations to VH1 in “Behind The Music.” In the episode about his life, Nas shares how the beef between Jay-Z and him started, his love and painful divorce from Kelis, his controversial album and much more. In case you missed the episode last night, you can watch it below. It’s a great documentary and interesting to watch.Share your thoughts
Tupac was resurrected over the weekend thanks to modern technology. Apparently the hologram of Tupac was planned for several months by Dre. To make a hologram like that would have costed somewhat between $100,000 and $400,000.
The people responsible for crafting it, are Digital Domain Media Group, the visual effects house co-founded by James Cameron and responsible for cutting-edge film tricks in movies like Titanic, Tron: Legacy, the Transformers series, Real Steel, and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. “To create a completely synthetic human being is the most complicated thing that can be done,”said DDMG’s chief creative officer. “This is not archival footage. This is an illusion. This is the beginning. Dre has a massive vision for this.”
After the CGI image was built, it was projected on stage by AV Centrals who used a 19TH-century mirror trick. “The trick is based on the fact that glass is both transparent and reflective, meaning it’s possible, with the Continue reading →