Kanye West's Ex-Fiance Speaks on Relationship and Amber Rose

Posted Jun 14th 2011 at 01:20 AM by Boombox Editors

Long before Amber Rose amped up her notoriety by appearing on the arm of Kanye West, there was another woman who held his heart: Alexis Phifer. The fashion designer was once engaged to West and although their break-up became the inspiration for his '808's and Heartbreaks' album, Phifer has remained quiet about their relationship, until now. In an interview with Vibe Magazine, Phifer broke do...

Rihanna Releases Footage of Loud Tour Rehearsals (Video)

Posted Jun 10th 2011 at 10:00 PM by Boombox Editors

Rihanna is giving fans a behind-the-scenes glimpse of her Loud tour, which launched this past weekend, with a video of rehearsal footage which she debuted on her website. The red-coiffed beauty appears in a variety of tight black outfits in the clip, as she runs through routines with her dancers, equipped with furry handcuffs, plastic chains and shades. Choreographer Stephanie Roos revealed ...

Erykah Badu Claims Universal Motown Folds, Execs Respond

Posted Jun 10th 2011 at 01:15 AM by Boombox Editors

Erykah Badu sent the music industry into a fury yesterday announcing that her record label Universal Motown is defunct, but now comes news that the story was fabricated. Badu tweeted "Motown folded," to her over 300,000 followers Wednesday (June 8) afternoon. Adding more credibility to her words is the fact that label head, Sylvia Rhone, stepped down from her post in late May, but sources close...

Beyonce Goes Country, Nearly Nude for Essence Cover (Video)

Posted Jun 9th 2011 at 07:30 PM by Boombox Editors

Beyonce brings it back to her Texan roots with a country-themed cover shoot for the July issue of Essence magazine. In the behind-the-scenes video of the shoot, the Houston-born superstar, whose upcoming album '4' just leaked onto the Internet two weeks ahead of schedule, is one sexy cowgirl. Beyonce was shot for the mag hanging out in the haystacks, riding a white horse -- like the one in her ...

Ice-T and Coco Renew their Wedding Vows

Posted Jun 8th 2011 at 01:15 AM by Boombox Editors

Ice-T ditched the customary black tux worn by grooms and donned all-white attire to match his blushing bride's wedding gown as he and wife Coco renewed their vows in Hollywood, Calif. On Friday (June 3), the couple, who have been married for five-and-a-half years, held their wedding renewal ceremony inside the W Hotel. According to the NY Daily News, friends like West Coast Doggfather Snoop ...

James Franco to Release Experimental Record With Drag Queen

Posted Jun 7th 2011 at 07:55 PM by Boombox Editors

Relentless polymath James Franco continues his quest to shame the rest of the world with a surprising (but not really) new turn as a member of experimental music group Kalup & Franco. The Yale-educated Ph.D. actor, writer, director and multiple degree-holder recently finished a stint on daytime soap 'General Hospital,' where he invited drag queen, Guggenheim fellow and soap opera satirist Kalu...

Rihanna Gives Female Fan a Lap Dance on Stage

Posted Jun 6th 2011 at 09:00 PM by Boombox Editors

Rihanna kicked off her Loud tour with a bang in Baltimore on Saturday, offering up a naughty dance, and covering Prince all in the same show. Taking a page out of her friend Nicki Minaj's book, RiRi treated a lucky fan to a lap dance during the song 'Skin,' off of her 'Loud' album. Decked out in a white leotard, the 23-year-old seductively climbed on top of a female audience member who was lyin...

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