Jim Jones Released From Custody + Jalen Rose Apologizes For Lapse In Judgment

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Jim Jones’ attorney has provided an update about the status of his client and we have it for you inside.  Also, Jalen Rose has posted an apology to his fans on Facebook and you can read it after the jump…

 

We told you earlier that Jim Jones was in custody for driving with a suspended license, now we can report that he has been released.

According to his attorney, Jim was released out of custody this afternoon and given a desk appearance ticket.

 

 

And in sports…….
 

Jalen Rose has apologized for drunk driving and what he calls a lapse in judgment to his fans on Facebook.  He said:

I apologize to my family, my employer and each and every one of my supporters for my lapse in judgment. I am particularly sorry for disappointing those who trust me to serve as a role model for young people.

I accept full responsibility for my actions and look forward to a resolution of the legal matter as soon as possible.

It’s good to see he is accepting responsibility.

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REALITY TV FAB: LisaRaye & Toni Braxton Hit The Town To Promote Their Reality Shows

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Two of your fave YBF chicks, Toni Braxton and LisaRaye, were out promoting their upcoming reality shows recently and we have the fab pics of both ladies inside.

 

Toni Braxton worked it out in her sexy hot pink dress.  She looked stunning earlier today when she stopped by the 2011 Lindt Gold Bunny Celebrity Auction Kick-Off.

The auction was held at the Lindt Chocolate Shop in NYC and like a true diva, she did a wardrobe change.

But it wasn’t just bout the chocolate eggs for Toni, she was also there to promotes her new reality show "Braxton Family Values" we told you about.


 

Toni’s had a rough battle recently with the cancer, debt, and divorce….but she still looks fab.

I wonder if she took home a few chocolate bunnies for her boys Denim and Diesel?

"Braxton Family Values" premieres Tuesday, April 12 on WEtv.

 

And coming soon to TVOne….

The woman with a white outfit for every occasion, LisaRaye, is prepping for the start of "LisaRaye: The Real McCoy" Season 2.

Chick’s skin is flawless.


 

She was in Atlanta where she stopped by the "Steve Harvey Morning Show" to announce that season 2 of her show starts on April 7.  She posed with Carla Ferrell, Steve Harvey, Shirley Strawberry and Thomas Miles.

She also has a second series she will star in called "Single Ladies" on Vh1 along with Stacey Dash.  That show begins on April 7th on VH1.  Was this pose really necessary though Ms. Raye?

You can watch the interview on "The Steve Harvey Project" on Tuesday, April 12, at 9:00pm on Centric.

 

And Lisa was all smiles as she left the studio.  She has a lot to be happy about these days.  With two shows on the air at the same time, seems like her comeback is official.  Well….you know what I mean….

Check out a sneak peek at "LisaRaye: The Real McCoy" Season 2 here:

 

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Exclusive: Pusha-T & Kanye Begin Work On Album

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(AllHipHop News) Rapper Pusha T has recorded for a variety of labels throughout his career, which started with Elektra Records in 1997 with the release of Clipse’s first album Exclusive Audio Footage and the underground hit, “The Funeral.”After years of label turmoil, Pusha-T said he finally feels at home with Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music. “The dope part about G.O.O.D. Music is that everybody has a lane. Like ever-y-body has a lane,” Pusha-T told AllHipHop.com.Throughout the years, Pusha, along with…(read more)

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Keri Hilson Gets CATTY & WAVY For GUESS

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Keri Hilson got catty at last night’s GUESS and PAPER Magazine’s "The Beautiful People Party 2011" at The Standard Hotel in Los Angeles.

 

Decide if we love her GUESS throwback look paired with her new blonde waves, when you read on….

Miss Keri Baby was spotted looking like a walking American Apparel ad at last night’s GUESS jeans party.  She rocked head to toe GUESS with a cheetah print cropped jacket, a gold and black belly baring undergarment, and dark stonewashed jeans with a red belt and black knee high boots:

She threw some waves in her bright blonde usually bone straight tresses to make for an interesting look.  So…

DO WE LOVE IT?!

PICS via WENN

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DO WE LOVE IT? Jennifer Lopez’s "I’m Into You" Featuring Lil’ Wayne

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Since she became a judge on "American Idol", America is embracing Jennifer Lopez’s music again.  Fresh off her single "On The Floor," JLo is back with  “I’m Into You” featuring Lil’ Wayne.  Listen to the track inside and decide if we love it.  

Here’s JLo’s latest single which hits iTunes on Tuesday, April 5th. For the "I’m Into You" track, Jenny From The Block teams with Lil’ Wayne for a new club banger. 

The track is written by Taio Cruz and produced by Stargate.

Her Island Def Jam debut album Love? drops May 3rd.

Listen to the track below:

 

DO WE LOVE IT?!

The Randomness:

1.  "American Idol" Season 3 winner Fantasia will return to "American Idol" tomorrow night (3/31) to make her national television debut performance of “Collard Greens and Cornbread,” the third single from her current critically-acclaimed album Back To Me. The single will impact urban radio on April 11th.

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BREAKING: Jim Jones Arrested!

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We’ve just learned that rapper Jim Jones was arrested a short while ago.  Deets inside….

 

TMZ reports that rapper Jim Jones was arrested earlier today in NYC for driving with a suspended license.  At present time he is still in custody.

 

Watch the video here:

 

We will keep you posted as this develops.

UPDATE: Jim Jones attorney says his client has been released from custody and was given a desk appearance ticket.

The Randomness

1.  Tampa Bay Bucs player Aqib Talib is a wanted man for pistol whipping his sister’s boyfriend.  Story.

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Jim Jones Talks "Love & Hip Hop", Marrying Chrissy, And His Nearly Fatal Car Accident

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When rapper Jim Jones stopped by Richmond’s Power 92.1 to promote his new album, he opened up about his new Capo album dropping April 5th, his near death experience, and about his relationship with Chrissy Lampkin on "Love And Hip Hop."  See the highlights inside…..

 

Jim Jones called into TT Torrez’s show on 92.1 to chat about his upcoming album Capo being released April 5th and his take on marriage and reality tv.  Here are the highlights:

On getting Prodigy on his upcoming album:
Jim said he and Prodigy have mutual friends so it was easy to contact him.  But he added, Prodigy had a curfew (before being released from a half-way house) and would come to the studio to record at 7 in the morning.
 

On his album Capo:
He wishes he could have pushed the release date back to promote it a little more, but industry politics got in the way.
 

On why Dipset broke up:
He said they were like siblings – and siblings fight. But now they’re working on a Dipset tour.
 

On getting into car accident:
He was involved in a car accident on the Virginia state line while coming from North Carolina. He says he should have died but God surrounded him with angels and now he sees life differently. 

On whether he and Chrissy are getting married:
"You have to watch the show." Oh Jimmy….

On if we’ll see anything sexual poppin’ off between him and Chrissy on the show:
He said they’re not doing anything sexual…on television. [laughs]
 

On if he ever slept with Somaya Reese:
His answer was no…in a suspiciously roundabout way.  He semi-joked, “Tell your Twitter follower to find the highest building in Virginia and jump.”
  

On how he deals with Chrissy and his mother not getting along:
He said it’s tough dealing with them not getting along.

On his reaction when Chrissy proposed to him:
He was definitely surprised and he "tips his hat to her."

On if he thinks Somaya can rap and if Olivia can sing:
[laughs] He said he has no opinion on Somaya and he’s not trying to interrupt anyone’s hustle. He said, however, Olivia can definitely sing. *eyebrows raised*

 

Listen to the audio here.  Are you feelin’ Jim and Chrissy’s relationship on "Love & Hip Hop."  I have my opinions…but I’ll keep them to myself….for now.

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EVENT FAB: Angela Simmons Hits Her Uncle Russell’s Muslim-Jewish Event + Bow Wow Hosts His Birthday Bash

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Bow Weezy celebrated his 24th birthday last night at Greenhouse.  He turned the big 2-4 earlier this month, but is still partying it up with his YMCMB friends.

 

Pics of him, plus his boo Angela Simmons and others at Russell Simmons‘ Muslim-Jewish race relations event elsewhere in NY, when you read on…

DJ Clue and Hollywood Chuck put on at the party.

Why so serious Bow?

 

Elsewhere in NYC, Bow’s boo Angela Simmons hit up a private residence for her uncle Russell Simmons’ Muslim-Jewish relationships event:

Interesting all black look.

Russ posed with Miss Teen USA Kami Crawford and Miss USA Rima Fakih.  Loves this color on Miss Kami.

Russell has been working hard on strengthening the relationships between Muslims and the Jewish community in America.

Photog: Nunez

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MUSIC FAB: Wiz Khalifa Promotes New Album "Rolling Papers" With Amber Rose

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Wiz Khalifa’s first major release, Rolling Papers, dropped on Atlantic Records yesterday.  And now Wiz is blazing the trail doing promo work for the disc.  He stopped by "106 & Park" yesterday and also did an in-store album signing.  And of course he couldn’t do it alone…Amber Rose was by his side.  See pics inside…..

For his signing, BEST BUY played host to Wiz Khalifa in NYC as he greeted fans who came out to support the release of Rolling Papers.


 

 

And guess who showed up by his side?


Amber brought along her signature "pucker" to support her man.

 

Listen to Wiz talk about his fans, and see his fans talk about him here:

 

 

And later on that day, Wiz aka Cameron Jibril Thomaz dropped by BET Studios and "106 & Park" to promote the album.  


But look who else was in the house….Snoop Dogg.  I can only imagine what the "green" room smelled like after he and Wiz left the building.


 

His single "Roll Up" was number one on the countdown and he performed it live. 


 

Wiz does have an interesting style about himself that is very endearing.


 

Are you going to go out and get the disc?

 

And later that night, Wiz  hosted a record release party in NYC at the Roseland Ballroom.  Others in attendance were Trae The Truth, Jay-Z, Lyor Cohen, Lil Cease and French Montana .  The show of love was so overwhelming that Wiz broke down and shed a few tears on stage.  Watch the video below:
 
 

Photos via Nunez

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NEW MUSIC: SWIZZ BEATZ FEAT. EVE – “EVERYDAY (COOLIN’)”

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♫ Swizz Beatz feat. Eve – Everyday (Coolin’)

Check out the brand new single from Swizz Beatz, featuring Eve, “Everyday (Coolin’).” The track will be the lead single from his upcoming sophomore studio album, Haute Livin’, a follow-up to his 2007 release, One Man Band Man.

The two recently shot a video in Cali. No word on when Haute Livin’ will hit shelves, but Swizz is looking forward to summer release.

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