Kanye West Says Media 'Lies to You Every Day'

Posted Jul 4th 2011 at 03:04 AM by Boombox Editors

Kanye West is nothing if not consistent. As the sole hip-hop headliner at this year's Essence Music Festival Saturday (July 2) night, the Chicago MC did not disappoint, offering up a visual feast complete with pyrotechnics, nearly two dozen dancers and elaborate lighting. Broken up into three acts, the Louis Vuitton Don ran through more than 20 songs, ranging from tracks off his debut album to hi...

Usher Pays Tribute to Michael Jackson at Essence Festival

Posted Jul 4th 2011 at 12:05 AM by Boombox Editors

Usher closed out the first day of the Essence Music Festival on Friday (July 1), with a rousing two hour performance in which he paid homage to the late Michael Jackson. Shocking the audience with his entrance, the Grammy winner emerged from a platform in the middle of the New Orleans Superdome high above the crowd, before breaking into his set. "Welcome to the first day of the Essence Music Fe...

Missy Elliott Reveals Past of Poverty and Sexual Abuse

Posted Jun 30th 2011 at 08:00 PM by Boombox Editors

Missy Elliott has opened up about her troubled past of poverty and childhood sexual abuse. In VH1's latest 'Behind the Music' documentary which debuted Wednesday, the highly accomplished and celebrated female rapper, who celebrates her 40th birthday Friday, reveals she grew up in dismal state of poverty in Portsmouth, Virginia. "I remember having mice in the house and my father taking some news...

Amber Rose Denies Sending Nude Photos to Nicki Minaj's Boyfriend

Posted Jun 30th 2011 at 02:30 AM by Boombox Editors

Amber Rose has found herself wrapped up in yet another nude photo scandal, and this time it involves Nicki Minaj. The 27-year-old is being accused of sending nude photos to Minaj's assistant and rumored boyfriend, Safaree. According to celebrity gossip site, MediaTakeout.com, an insider revealed that Rose leaked the photos -- one of which shows the model wearing nothing but a pair of heels -- a...

Is Fantasia Barrino Pregnant With Cheating Boyfriend's Baby?

Posted Jun 29th 2011 at 01:30 AM by Boombox Editors

Tabloid-prone 'American Idol' winner Fantasia Barrino was pictured sporting a baby bump while on vacation with her adulterous boyfriend, Antwuan Cook. Barrino made dramatic headlines last August, after she pounded a cocktail of sleeping pills and aspirin in an unsuccessful suicide attempt two weeks before her third album, 'Back to Me,' was released. The singer's camp put out a statement foll...

Cee Lo Dresses as Patti LaBelle for Tribute Performance (Video)

Posted Jun 28th 2011 at 01:15 AM by Boombox Editors

Cee Lo Green's exuberant awards show outfits are becoming legendary and at Sunday night's (June 26) BET Awards he took it to a whole new level. Performing a tribute to Patti LaBelle, who was the Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, Green appeared in a colorful sequin jacket and spiky black wig, which he wore in an effort to mimic the singer's famous '80s hairdo, as he belted out her hit 'Someb...

Mariah Carey Tweets Photo of Baby Girl Monroe

Posted Jun 27th 2011 at 08:40 PM by Boombox Editors

Mariah Carey gave birth to twins Monroe and Moroccan Scott in April and so far the world has yet to see their cute little chubby cheeks. Page Six reported that Carey and her husband Nick Cannon were to fetch somewhere in the ballpark of $200,000 for the first snapshots of their brood, and was quick to point out that was a meager offer compared to the $14 million Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt got fo...

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