Jennifer Lopez has returned to the recording studio after teasing sexy behind the microphone.
Jennifer Lopez has hinted that she's working on new music after sharing a sexy studio selfie.
The 47-year-old R&B singer - whose last hit was 2016's 'Ain't Your Mama' - looked sultry as she posed in a recording booth for the first time this year.
She captioned the picture posted on her Instagram on Sunday (26.03.17): Back at it... (sic)''
Continue reading: Jennifer Lopez Returns To Recording Studio With Sexy Selfie
The rapper fighting with the sports star isn't actually that rare an occurrence.
T.I. and Floyd Mayweather had a pretty big bust-up at the weekend: a fight broke out after the boxer allegedly made some untoward comments about improper friendship between the boxer and the rapper's wife, Tameka "TIny" Cottle. Punches and chairs were reportedly thrown in the fight between the two celebs who were filmed brawling in a Vegas Fatburger.
In honour of the sheer scandal the incident has generated, we've rounded up a list of five other examples where rappers have battled with sports stars, indicating an almost cat-and-dog-like relationship between the two professionals.
1) 50 Cent Vs. floyd mayweather
Continue reading: T.I. Vs. Mayweather, And 5 Other Rappers Who Clashed With Athletes
Other close favourites include Hall & Oates, Peter Gabriel and YES
The Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame will induct it's class of 2014 in April next year and earlier this week the nominees for the coveted place among rock's elite was announced to the public. For only the second time, the ballot for the inductees will be made available for public voting, and already there are some stand out favourites that look as though they have a good chance of being among the next hall of famers.
Nirvana are already the early favourites to be inducted
The early favourites, according to the public voting poll, are currently Nirvana, Kiss, Deep Purple and Yes, all of whom have over 10% of the current votes. Nirvana, who make their debut on the nominees list, currently stand as the out right favourites for induction, with the R&RHoF policy only permitting artist who have existed for a quarter of a century or longer as eligible for nomination. Their cover of Shocking Blue's 'Love Buzz' was released as their first single in 1988, which means they are finally able to be taken into consideration.
The grunge band make 2014's 16-act shortlist.
90s rock band Nirvana are one of 16 acts nominated for entry into the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Owing to the rule that only acts who released their debut album of single 25 years ago are eligible for the honour, this will be the first time that Nirvana have been considered.
Dave Grohl & Krist Novoselic May Soon Be Honoured With A Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Entry.
More than 600 industry personnel will vote to select next year's inductees, who will be announced in December. Also nominated are prog rockers Yes, disco pop band Chic, glam rock band Kiss, classic rockers Deep Purple, rap artists N.W.A and LL Cool J, and folk legend Cat Stevens, AKA Yusuf Islam.
Continue reading: Nirvana Finally Eligible For Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Honour
The Rock & Roll hall of fame nominations have been announced and fro the second straight year fans have the chance to vote for the nominees.
The Rock & Roll hall of fame class of 2014 nominees have been announced. The list is very diverse, full of different acts from multiple music genres. For the second year running fans, as well as histories, artist and music industry personnel can vote for who they want to see inducted into the hall of fame.
Nirvana are favourites to be inducted to the 2014 hallf of fame
To be eligible for this year's class acts must have released an album or single in the year of 1988 or earlier.
'NCIS' has spawned another spin-off series set in New Orleans.
Spin-offs seem to be all the rage this month, with NCIS becoming the latest show to be expanding its franchise. CBS announced they would be expanding their popular NCIS franchise, a show centred on the fictional police branch, the Naval Criminal Investigation Service. The fictional police organisation already has branches in Washington D.C. and Los Angeles, but a third New Orleans base will feature in a spin-off series slated to air next spring.
Mark Harmon will be producing the NCIS spin-off.
The original part of the franchise stars Mark Harmon and Michael Weatherley as the two agents; whilst Chris O'Donnell and LL Cool J aka Sam Hanna stars in NCIS: Los Angeles. Harmon will act as the executive producer of the series; and the showrunner Gary Glasberg will also have a producer's credit.
Continue reading: 'NCIS' Spawns New Orleans Spin-Off
Essence Festival: A three day New Orleans party-with-a-heart designed to showcase the nation's very best R&B artists. Beyoncé, Maxwell, Trey Songz and Keyshia Cole will be there, are you?
Calling at R&B fans: if you're not at Essence Festival this weekend, then why not? Year on year the line-up gets better and better, and this year is no exception. Loads of acts are set to bring their talents to one of the six stages this weekend (4th - 7th July), including the unmatchable Beyoncé, the multi-platinum selling Keyshia Cole, hiphop star Trey Songz and loads of other important names of the genre.
Beyoncé Knowles Is Sure To Dazzle As She Headlines Essence Festival.
However, Thursday's grand opening of the 19th annual festival came with a sterner note from Mayor Mitch Landrieu who took to his own stage for a press conference to address to issue of gun violence and murdering in the world-famous Crescent City, as reported by Nola.com. Landrieu acknowledged that things had been going well for the city, with recent accolades such as 'the nation's laboratory for change and innovation,' and announced plans for a Sunday morning gathering for New Orleans' mothers who have lost their children to violence, saying "We understand that mothers who have loved and lost are critical in changing the culture of violence and in ending this unacceptable epidemic of young African-American men killing each other," giving early festival attendees for for thought as they prepared to begin their celebration of black musicians, performers and artists.
CBS CEO Les Moonves and his wife 'The Talk' host Julie Chen were among red carpet arrivals at the 2012 CBS Upfront Presentation along with Will Arnett, who will appear in the new CBS sitcom 'The Millers', and 'NCIS: Los Angeles' star LL Cool J.
LL Cool J - Gray Line New York tour bus campaign celebrates LL Cool J - New York, NY, United States - Monday 13th May 2013
Star disappoints on 13th studio album
It’s been five long years since LL Cool J’s last album Exit 13, though it’s not like he’s been away, with several film projects and hosting duties for the Grammys among the things he’s been getting up to. However Authentic is the rapper’s return to the music fold, his 13th studio album and one that he’s hoping will get him back recognized and respected for what made him famous in the first place.
Sadly for LL, it doesn’t look like the critics are ready to welcome him back with open arms, Authentic receiving a range of decidedly unexcitable reviews from the great and good of American music reviewers. USA Today find the rapper to be “rusty,” adding “It's to his credit that he doesn't cater to younger listeners, but even long-time fans will struggle finding something here that really knocks them out.” The New York Daily News too don’t go in for the kill though also find themselves struggling to muster much enthusiasm. They summarize that Authentic “finds him acting more like a host than a star, an amiable ambassador without a recognizable land of his own.”
The Los Angeles Times really drive the knife in, writing “Somewhere between Grammy hosting duties, starring on a hit CBS cop drama and thwarting home burglars, LL Cool J has completely lost touch with what launched him into superstardom: rapping.” What all three reviews do seem to agree on is that his collaboration with relative up and comer Paisley is the highlight of the LP, so look out ‘Live For You’ on what otherwise appears to be a somewhat tepid album.
Continue reading: LL Cool J's Authentic A Genuine Flop With The Critics
Everybody dismissed it, Colbert parodied it, maybe we can all move on now.
When Brad Paisley and LL Cool J made waves recently with their eyebrow raising “Accidental Racist”, you can bet the parodies weren’t far behind. And what’s public embarrassment without Stephen Colbert? For one thing, it’s not as fun.
On Wednesday’s The Colbert Report, the comedian performed a spoof of the track, aptly titled “Oopsie Daisie Homophobe." Alan Cumming guests on the track as the LL to Colbert’s Paisley and does one heck of a job of it. The parody’s simplistic lyrics highlight the original insipid ideas about race and class separation and, as with any Colbert production, they make you laugh at the same time. And let’s not forget that little bit of social commentary sprinkled in for good measure – since homophobia is another pressing issue in America today, Colbert managed to kill too birds with one stone, turning Paisley’s head-scratchingly poor judgement into a funny bit of entertainment trivia. Sadly, if you missed it, that’s it. Unlike a lot of videos from The Colbert report, the video isn’t available for streaming on Comedy Central – at least not yet.
Hopefully, that’s enough closure for everybody, who heard the original track and now we can all move on to the next celebrity blunder. Maybe one with fewer tinges of bigotry this time.
It may have just been poor judgement from Paisley, but Colbert turned it into some good entertainment.
Albums of Note... Bonobo, aka Simon Green, may not have found instant stardom in his career but his work is characterised by a steady progress that is reflected in his tracks. North Borders is the fifth studio album from Bonobo and he calls on a range of influences, from hip-hop, soul, jazz and dubstep, to create a sound that has gradually developed into his own distinctive sound. Bonobo calls on a few friends for this album, notably Erykah Badu, who sings on ‘Heaven for the Sinner,’ a twinkling take on modern soul.
“What sets Bonobo apart in an overly crowded marketplace… is an expert ability to channel myriad influences from outside of his sphere into something that works perfectly inside it, not just within a single track but start-to-finish across an album.”
Accidental Racist has proven to be a real headache for Paisley
It’s been a week of explaining for Brad Paisly, whose ‘Accidental Racist’ song has, accidently (sweet irony noted) caused loads of controversy. Most recently, he’s been explaining to Jay Leno what it’s all about.
“What we're trying to do is explore what happens when two people have a dialogue," Paisley said. "The entire album Wheelhouse is meant to touch on some themes that I think aren't normally touched on in music, and in the context of the album, the song makes a little more sense." See, some people have a problem with the song’s content, other people are dismayed by just how bad it is, and others think his brand of country hip hop is just awful. And although he sees people have misinterpreted the song, he said he hopes that "something good can come of this,” adding” "We don't expect to get the answers in this song," Paisley said. "It's not perfect, but it is honest, and it comes from a good place." It would appears as though last year’s Oscars winners were the influence for this song. "Racism has been on my mind," he says. "Last year, we had some really powerful movies deal with it really well. We had Django [Unchained] and Lincoln, and the media deals with it all the time, and I thought maybe it would be an interesting conversation between country music and rap music to deal with this subject between two individuals in a loving and understanding way."
Paisley wearing a bad suit and a bad hat, holding a guitar. A bad guitar.
Intruder caught at Rihanna's property said he was emailed instructions on how to get in
A man caught trespassing on Rihanna’s Pacific Palisades estate claimed that he was emailed instructions on how to get in. According to Perez Hilton’s report, the sneaky offender was spotted wandering around, by neighbours who were suspicious of his presence (possibly because Rihanna is still away, most likely in Hawaii). The eagle-eyed neighbourhood watchers decided to confront the man and when they surmised that he most probably shouldn’t be lurking around Rhi-Rhi’s palatial pad, detained him until the police arrived.
The man was arrested and later told cops that someone had told him exactly how to break in. It’s unclear if he was intending to burgle the property or if he was just snooping around. Rihanna hasn’t commented on the incident on her Twitter page, though. Instead, she’s been busy congratulating Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose on the birth of their baby.
It’s a shame for Rihanna that she didn’t have LL Cool J house-sitting for her whilst she was away on holiday. Mr J discovered an intruder in his house last year and instantly put paid to that little situation, by knocking the guy out, breaking his ribs and his jaw, in the process. We’re betting that guy regretted the day he decided to embark on a spot of celebrity intruding. In fact, we imagine Rihanna’s nosey offender is starting to wish he’d never received that email that compelled him to break into the Unapologetic star’s place, too.
Continue reading: Intruder At Rihanna's Home Claims He Was Emailed Break-in Instructions
LL Cool J Wednesday 30th May 2012 Shaw Media Upfront 2012 press conference at the Trump International Hotel.
LL Cool J Saturday 8th October 2011 appears as a special guest at Chateau nightclub inside the Paris Hotel and Casino Las Vegas, Nevada
LL Cool J Saturday 17th April 2010 hosts the official grand opening of Wet Republic At MGM Grand Resort Casino Las Vegas, Nevada
LL Cool J Saturday 31st January 2009 The DirectTV 3rd Annual Celebrity Beach Bowl at Progress Energy Park
LL Cool J Thursday 23rd October 2008 promoting his new clothing line 'LL Cool J Collection' at Sears on State Street Chicago, Illinois
There's plenty of blame to go around, but it should probably start with the script by David Ayer and David McKenna, which starts with your basic bank hostage scenario that can only be solved by (cue music) the S.W.A.T. team. Hotdoggers Jim Street (Colin Farrell) and Brian Gamble (Jeremy Renner) move into the bank, disobeying orders, and Gamble ends up shooting (nonfatally) one of the hostages. Street gets demoted out of S.W.A.T., while Gamble quits the department entirely, holding a serious grudge.
Continue reading: S.W.A.T. Review
How's this for a final exam? Jake Harris (Val Kilmer), a controversial FBI instructor, immerses his students in elaborate, realistic training situations, and he pushes them to their limits for their final test. He flies his students (Christian Slater, Patricia Velasquez, Jonny Lee Miller, Clifton Collins Jr., Kathryn Morris, Eion Bailey, and Will Kemp) to a remote island used for war games practice, which has been deserted for the weekend.
Continue reading: Mindhunters Review
Jeff Collins (Omar Epps) is a recent Police Academy graduate. His first assignment is to infiltrate the city's largest narcotics ring and take down druglord Dwayne "God" Giddens (LL Cool J). In order to get close enough to God and make an arrest, Collins [alter ego J. Reed] is forced to plunge further and further into criminal activity himself. Clashes with the Captain (Stanley Tucci) over crossing the line between effective undercover work and unjustifiable violence, and a love affair (Nia Long), are mandatory sub-plots in the formulaic script. Every element of the story is underdeveloped and flat, none providing additional value or even distraction. It's too bad that Omar Epps' solid performance is buried almost as deeply as the pool queue God uses to torture a victim during one of his outbreaks.
Continue reading: In Too Deep Review
There's an idea behind remaking old movies that weren't that great in the first place: Instead of screwing up a classic, make a better version of a failed film. Witness, for example, Steven Soderbergh's smarter, snappier Rat Pack-less retread of "Ocean's Eleven," which got several times the cinematic mileage of its predecessor.
But this concept seems to be lost on flash-bang action director John McTiernan, whose vacuous, pure-noise-and-atmosphere update of 1975's "Rollerball" -- a cautionary, futuristic parable of extreme sports bloodlust -- is so devoid of substance it almost defies description.
Rollerball is a ferocious team sport -- part roller derby, part motocross, part World Wrestling Federation -- played in fictionalized and extremely corrupt Central Asian nations. The sport's biggest star is virtuous pall-American import Jonathan Cross (Chris Klein), who has just discovered the league owners are rigging the games for more violence because spilt blood spells ratings for their TV networks.
Continue reading: Rollerball Review
There's only about 22 minutes of plot in "Any Given Sunday," Oliver Stone's innovative, bone-crunching ballet of sound and fury football, so lets get that out of the way right now:
Al Pacino stars as the embattled, old-school coach of a fictitious pro football team. Cameron Diaz, is the willful, profit-zealous daughter of the franchise's recently deceased owner. Jamie Foxx is a hotshot young quarterback whose know-it-all attitude and colossal ego threaten team unity. He's just replaced the injured, aging, Elway-esque veteran QB Dennis Quaid, whose compound back injury has spelled curtains for his career -- if only his ruthlessly ambitious, harpy of a wife (Lauren Holly) would accept that fact.
During the last two minutes of the fourth quarter of the Big Playoff Game that serves as the film's climax, each of these characters (especially the selfish ones) will have an epiphany about what's really important in their lives.
Continue reading: Any Given Sunday Review
I can just see the lowest common denominator-minded suits at Warner Bros. salivating over the pitch for "Deep Blue Sea."
"Hey everybody," someone said, "why don't we combine 'Jaws,' 'Alien,' 'The Abyss' and 'Titanic' into some kind of mindless summer blockbuster?" The suits licked their chops. This thing is going to make so much money, they thought.
What I would give to live in a world without these guys. But this isn't that world, so here comes "Deep Blue Sea," something akin to "Jaws 4" on steroids.
Continue reading: Deep Blue Sea Review
A "Taming of the Shrew"-inspired romantic comedy about three buddies who are so in love with three sisters that they bribe a local Lothario to romance the girls' foxy but man-less, meddling hellcat of an older sibling, "Deliver Us From Eva" is thick with unfulfilled promise.
Where there could be well-developed characters, there are empty caricatures of bossy black women and whipped black men instead. Where there should be smart comedy, there's a silly, sit-comy kidnapping scenario.
In under-thumb husband/boyfriend roles that good actors like Morris Chestnut or Terrence Howard could have added real substance to, "Eva" has cue-card-quality non-name players -- Mel Jackson (whose eyebrows move as much as his lips with every line delivery) and Dartanyan Edmonds (playing the kind of corn-row-coifed brother whose vocabulary doesn't extend much beyond the word "daaaaamn!").
Continue reading: Deliver Us From Eva Review
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