ALICIA KEYS SIGNS WITH MADONNA’S MANAGER

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Madonna’s manager Guy Oseary has landed another major talent after signing on to represent Alicia Keys. The multi-Grammy winner has confirmed Oseary and his business partner Ron Lafitte will be overseeing her career. The Maverick bosses’ clients also include Pharrell Williams and OneRepublic, while Oseary recently signed U2 as a new client. He has been […]

BEYONCE LEADS MTV VMA NOMINATIONS

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  Pop superstar Beyonce looks set to triumph at the MTV Video Music Awards after scooping eight nominations. The Crazy in Love hitmaker released promos for every track on her self-titled fifth album, and three of those clips have landed nominations, including nods for Video of the Year and Best Collaboration for Drunk in Love, […]

ICE T GRANDSON ARRESTED FOR KILLING HIS ROOMMATE!

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Elyjah Marrow — grandson of rapper Ice-T — was arrested after he accidentally shot and killed his roommate … TMZ has learned. Cops tell us … 19-year-old Marrow was fiddling with a handgun in his Georgia apartment Tuesday when it accidentally went off, fatally wounding roommate Daryus Johnson, who was also 19. Marrow was charged […]

PHARRELL WILLIAMS RECEIVES KEY TO HOMETOWN

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Hip-hop superstar Pharrell Williams has been honored with the key to his hometown city of Virginia Beach, Virginia. The Happy hitmaker was feted at his alma mater, Princess Anne High School, on Saturday for his career achievements. The event also served as a promotion for Williams’ educational nonprofit, From One Hand to Another, and EverFi, […]

TAMAR BRAXTON CAUGHT UP IN SONG LAWSUIT

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R&B singer Tamar Braxton is caught up in a legal battle over her 2013 track One On One Fun. Songwriter Emmi Kozulin is suing over allegations her vocals were used without permission on the recording, which appears on Braxton’s 2013 album Love and War. In the lawsuit, Kozulin claims she co-wrote the track with Angela […]

ACTRESS STACEY DASH JOINS FOX NEWS

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Actress Stacey Dash has joined America’s Fox News network as a regular contributor. The Clueless star, who is known for her conservative views, will “offer cultural analysis and commentary” in various daytime and primetime program, according to a new press release. A statement from Fox News’ executive vice president of programming, Bill Shine, reads: “Stacey […]

DIDDY WILL HAVE A STAR-STUDDED AUDIENCE FOR HIS HOWARD SPEECH

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When Sean “Puff Daddy” Combs goes back to college, he brings friends. Sources tell us that faces in the crowd when the music mogul delivers the commencement address Friday to graduates of Howard University will include Brett Ratner, Nas, Q-Tip, Will.i.am, Ron Burkle and others. Combs, who attended Howard in the late ’80s but dropped […]

ACTOR MEKHI PHIFER FILES FOR BANKRUPTCY; OWES 1.2 MILLION BACK TAXES

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Actor Mekhi Phifer has filed for bankruptcy. The former ER star lodged papers in court last month claiming his debts have spiralled to $1.3 million. The cash include $1.2 million in back taxes, $50,000 on lawyer fees and another $4,500 in child support. In court documents, obtained by TMZ.com, Phifer states he has $67,000 in […]

CEE LO GREEN ORIGINALLY RECORDED PHARRELL’S HAPPY SONG

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Pharrell Williams’ Oscar-nominated, chart-topping Happy was initially set to be a hit for Cee Lo Green. Williams reveals the Forget You singer actually recorded the upbeat track, but the “powers that be” at his record label decided it wasn’t the right fit for the R&B star. The hitmaker tells U.S. radio host Howard Stern, “Cee […]

COLUMBUS SHORT LOSES HIS JOB AT ABC’S SCANDAL!

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Actor Columbus Short has exited hit TV show Scandal following a series of legal woes in his personal life. The 31 year old has been portraying Harrison Wright on the political drama since its launch in 2012, but he will not be joining co-star Kerry Washington and the rest of the cast for the forthcoming […]