Some flashback footage of Jermaine Dupri has been circulating the net showing the mogul way before he was famous. JD rocks a highlighted gumby while his mom, Cecelia Mauldin speaks about her rapper/producer son and his talents. In the video, JD (circa 1986) gives a bit of advice to up and coming producers by telling them that it’s a must to have the right people behind them and to never give up. It’s so refreshing to see how hard work and passion pays off.
Fast forward 13 years and you’ve got Jermaine (circa 2009) joined by his Ocean’s 7 crew which includes Trey Songz and Nelly. Nelly did a bit of a flashback himself to Country Grammar, as he reprises his singing chops on the chorus of the new joint.
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The official video for Latoya Luckett‘s hot song, “Regret” featuring Ludacris, has finally been released. The video follows LeToya as she ends her romance with her boyfriend played by Sean Newman and doesn’t let herself embraced with sadness following the break-up. “It’s about anybody that’s been in a relationship and moved on and the person who mistreated her and broke her heart now all of the sudden realize ‘you’re the best thing that’s ever happened’ and he wanna back.” explains Latoya.
“Regret” appears in LeToya’s studio album “Lady Love” which hit the market in August. According to AceShowbiz, there were rumors that Capitol Records had refused to run any further promotional effort for the album which peaked at No. 12 on Billboard Hot 200. This issue reportedly prevented “Regret” and its official remix, which adds new beats and lyrics, from being released. It was also rumored that this newly-debuted video was made only because fans sent an online petition to the company. No comment from LeToya and/or Capitol Records regarding the allegations.
Meet 29 year old Joshua Basso of Tampa, Florida. Josh was arrested yesterday after he allegedly placed a several obscene phone calls to 911 operators. Authorities say that during the calls, Joshua asked a female operator about her breasts and whether she would have sex with him. He also told the operator that he was pleasuring himself.
The trailer had been released for the upcoming sequel to Tyler Perry’s “Why Did I Get Married” entitled “Why Did I Get Married Too”. Janet Jackson will reprise her role as Patricia Agnew along with other castmates from the original, including Lahmann Rucker, Tasha Smith, Malik Yoba, Jill Scott and Cicely Tyson. Also, according to the movie’s Wikipedia page, the new movie will also feature singer Keyshia Cole in her acting debut.
Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson was arrested earlier today at LAX airport after a scuffle with the paparazzi. According to TMZ, Tyson was arrested at LAX and charged with misdemeanor battery after a bloody confrontation with a photographer outside the United terminal. Reports were that the former heavyweight boxer punched the pap in the face and knocked him out cold and there was blood everywhere.
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This social networking this is way outta control. First a MARTA bus driver gets suspended after a passenger twitpics him using his cell and now a teacher has been forced to resign over Facebook photos! Ashley Payne, a former Georgia high school teacher is smack dab in the middle of the most recent social networking controversy. Payne was forced to resign, after school administrators questioned the material posted on her Facebook page. Payne says she had pictures of her trip to Europe on the site and wrote about a game she plays with friends. She says none of the material was inappropriate, but a parent complained about a picture of her holding a drink in her hand.
I had no idea how a parent could have seen something like that on my page cause I had everything set to private. I wasn’t friends with any students. I didn’t give any access to students or parents.
The photo below is one of the pics that got Payne fired. She was holding a glass of Guinness Beer after visiting a brewery in Dublin: