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Brandy: New Music 'This Must Be Love'

Looks like since our girl Brandy has had a tremendous weight lifted, is back in the recording studio. The Los Angeles City Attorney, has decided not to file vehicular manslaughter charges against her over a fatal car collision.
I sincerely felt bad that Brandy was forced to live under a cloud of suspicion by the California Highway Patrol, the victims’ husband (click here) and TMZ putting her on blast (prematurely) accusing, Brandy of wrongdoing before the police investigation was even finished. In addition to all that she was not asked to return for a 2nd season of "America's Got Talent" instead Sharon Osbourne replaced her.

Although Brandy is singing again, the fat lady hasn’t sung yet. Brandy still faces four wrongful-death lawsuits filed (civil trial date is set for 1.28.08) on behalf of Aboudihaj's (estranged) parents, her widower, her two children and another victim of the crash, Mallory Ham, Fred Sanford and anyone else within two feet of the accident who foolishly believes that Ms. Brandy Norwood is somehow going to fund their children’s college education, their summer and winter homes, and their retirement. Or, anything else their greedy little minds can think of. (They are suing for $50 Million).

Phuleeze, I’d paid good money for a front row seat to see the lawyer who can pull off collecting one penny. Not even the late great lawyer, Johnnie Cochran could win this case. Especially since it’s been determined that not only did Awatef Aboudihaj, the woman who died, struck the car in front of her at 65mph but, the L.A. County Coroner toxicology report shows Aboudihaj had "slight traces" of marijuana in her system at the time of the crash. Ouch!...yeah seriously good luck with that one.

O…kay!!! Now that I’ve had my Rosanna-Rosanna Danna moment and without any further ado please click here to preview Brandy’s This Must Be Love. Let me know if you’re feeling it. Me? I like it, slow and mellow, that’s me.

Source: LoveBScott


Rihanna for the Marc Jacobs '08 Spring Collection

The Rihanna bag that premiered from Marc Jacobs '08 Spring Collection,is a clay colored suede bag with silver spray paint finish and half circle double handles. Pewter hardware. Large front pocket. Marc Jacobs logo on the side. Brown twill lining. Zippered back wall pocket.The purse comes in two styles...a silver leather/suede version ($2,075) and a distressed metallic version ($1,650).

Style Note A fun handbag with a silver spray paint effect for a downtown edge. Click Here for more details..

  • Width 39cm/ Height 23cm/ Depth 18cm
  • Handle drop is approx. 10cm



Toyota recalls Lexus

Toyota began recalling 264,000 luxury passenger vehicles over faulty fuel pipes Thursday, including flagship Lexus cars sold in Canada and other overseas countries, the company said.

Included in the recall are Lexus models produced in Japan in 2005 and sold overseas, and Lexus, Mark X, and Crown models sold in Japan, according to Toyota Motor Corp. spokeswoman Yoshie Matsuura.

Faulty fuel pipe design on the recalled models could cause cracks and corrosion and lead to a fuel leak, according to a notice filed with the Transport Ministry.

The Lexus GS300, Lexus IS250, and Lexus IS350 vehicles are being recalled in Canada, the United States, England and Germany, Matsuura said.

There have been 39 cases of trouble within Japan but no reports of injuries, according to the Transport Ministry. It was not immediately clear whether any problems have been reported elsewhere.

The Japanese automaker has been hit with quality control problems in recent years, as it ramps up production to meet booming demand. Toyota has promised to beef up quality checks.


This Christmas 27.1 Million Exceed Expectations

This Christmas exceeded all expectations coming in at #2 grossing $27.1 million and having a better per-theater average than the #1 movie Enchanted.

Part of the success of This Christmas is being attributed to LSM's and Atlanta based marketing company campaign of strategically targeting the African American market via popular Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) football events and by organizing private screenings of the film in 10 markets, all of which were hosted by faith based and/or civic leaders and organizations. Producer Will Packer said “grassroots marketing works and I haven’t seen any other agency successfully execute this style of marketing consistently like LSM”.

BloggersThoughts: Bottom line ‘This Christmas’ success is the use of non traditional marketing methods.


Billionaire Boys Club NY Flagship Store Now Open

Nigo, Pharrell, Johnny Cakes & Jay-Z

Billionaire Boys Club/ Ice Cream:New York Flagship Store opened on Tuesday November 27th only from 12:00 Noon until 7:00 p.m. The store was closed on Wednesday November 28th for press. We will re-open today Thursday November 29th. The store will be open 7 days a week from Noon to 7PM.

Both the Exclusive Board Flips and special NYC t-shirt will be available at 456 West Broadway


$50,000 Nike So Cal One’s

One half of the Outkast duo Antwan ‘Big Boi’ Patton was presented with a exclusive pair of diamond encrusted $50,000 Nike So Cal One’s dipped in 11 carats of chocolate champagne diamonds from India.



Soul Food The Complete 3rd & 4th (?) Season

The Feeling's Back...Finally on 2/5/08 Soul Food The Complete 3rd Season will be released. I’m not too sure what CBS/Paramount considers a complete season. Amazon says that this DVD has 20 episodes with a running time of 16 hours and 34 minutes. Now the confusion is that Soul Food’s 3rd season only had 10 episodes (June-August 2002), and the 4th season consisted of 10 episodes (April-June 2003). So what are they saying the 3rd and 4th season is considered one? At this point in time, I really don’t care. I’ve waited too long as it is. Soul Food was one of my favorite series and I was disappointed when it was canceled so whatever they release I’m buying.

Blogger’s Thoughts: Do you ever scratch your head in confusion that the same Tracey Edmonds who produced Soul Food is the same Tracey Edmonds who stamped her name on 'Who's Your Caddy'

And the nonsense doesn’t stop Edmonds revealed in an interview with People Magazine plans to collabrate on a film that Edmonds is producing for her fiancĂ©, Eddie Murphy.

We’ve got a couple different things with each other we’re working on,” Murphy revealed. One tentative project includes a comedy costarring Chris Tucker. “I have two comedies",explained Edmonds, adding, “We are actually doing a lot of things.”

BabyFace come get your woman!!!!!



Zoe Saldana and her sisters, Cisley & Mariel (The Sweater Hoodie, $49.50) (The Crazy Stripe Crew, $39.50)
Frances Pen, with her mom Amanda Peet (The Crazy Stripe Jumper, $34.50)
James Marsden (The Color Crew, $39.50)
Amy Adams (The Color V, $34.50)
Angie Harmon, with her husband, Jason Sehorn ($68)
John Krasinski (The Cardigan, $59.50)
Amy Poehler, with her husband, Will Arnett (The Cropped Peacoat, $88)

Caroline Trentini (The Crazy Stripe Deep V, $49.50)


Shaquille O’Neal’s How You Living

Alex ”A-Rod” Rodriguez, who signed a contract to buy Shaquille O’Neal’s mansion on Miami Beach’s Star Island, took an intentional walk from the deal. The house, which Shaq bought for $18.8 million in ‘04, is listed at $32 million.

A-Rod’s wife Cynthia is expecting a baby in April and wants to remain near her folks, John and Evangeline Scurtis, who live in Coconut Grove. That’s why Rodriguez exercised a 30-day termination clause.

Source: Miami Beach Real Estate Blog


Kim Kardashian On Playboy Cover

Okay, I can’t make this stuff up…

Kim Kardashian is on the cover of Playboy’s December issue and she says “I did it because I’m not one of those stick skinny girls you see. I felt like girls today need to see a normal body.

She said that although she was against posing nude her mother pushed her into to taking it all off.

I just need to know is Kim Kardashian too old for me to call CPS and turn her mother in. And when she says she did it for the girls, who is she talking about?

I for one didn’t need for her to get naked for me to realize I’m normal. Kim also, speaks about how she is being pursued by Britney Spears, “she said she loves me and loves my butt and how she wants to be my lesbian lover”. “It totally freaked me out. I mean, what you say to that other than ‘no thanks’.