Will Smith reunites with DJ Jazzy Jeff for comeback album. Back in August we reported that Grammy Award winning and Oscar nominated actor/rapper Will Smith was in fact working on, what was at one stage a rumored, comeback album with acclaimed songwriter/producer Mars and his Grammy Award winning production team 1500 or Nothing.
At the end of the post we also told you to stay tuned for further news… well here it is. In an interview with the good folks at XXL, the legendary DJ Jazzy Jeff revealed that the rapper formally known as The Fresh Prince had in fact spent some studio time with his longtime friend working on some new music for his “comeback album”. “He came down like two weeks ago and was like, ‘Yo, I wanna get back into the studio, and we just knocked out some stuff… I just think more than anything there is no set pattern, no set plan, but we just wanna go into the studio and see what we come out with. If I can get it back to the way we used to make music, you know, it used to be just me and him in the room. Men In Black 3 Official Trailer unveiled [Video] December 12th, 2011 | by Verse Giggidy!
Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones is back in black for the third installment of the Men In Black movie franchise. Watch the first official trailer below and check the synopsis below. Synopsis: The MIB duo of Agent Jay (Will Smith) and Agent Kay (Tommy Lee Jones) are back in action. When the world is threatened by an evil alien, Agent Jay travels back in time to 1969, where he teams up with the younger Agent Kay to stop an evil villain named Boris (Jemaine Clement) from destroying the world in the future.
Sugar Hill Gang to reunite for new album and documentary. Famed for their 1979 hit “Rappers Delight,” the iconic Sugar Hill Gang are said to be working on their first new album in more than ten years; this will be the group’s fifth album following 1999′s Jump On It!
LP. The Hip Hop group will also be the subject of a documentary entitled I Want My Name Back produced by Roger Paradiso, who explained in a recent interview that their involvement will also address the issues the group have had to deal with while in the industry, including legal woes and financial problems. Coldplay Live Streams Free Concert on YouTube. Coldplay will stream a live concert today at 4 p.m.
ET on YouTube, through the American Express Unstaged performance series. Early online viewers of the concert, which is actually in Madrid, will be treated to a documentary made by Anton Corbijn. American Express has rented four large screens in New York's Times Square to broadcast the concert with sound, too. Fans, however, might want to stay home to take advantage of all the digital tools.
Viewers will be able to switch between several different camera views including a director's cut, main stage and an aerial camera. Etta James is Terminally Ill. Doctor Asks for Prayers Etta James -- famous for her incredible rendition of "At Last" -- is "terminally ill" ... so says her live-in doctor ... who is now asking fans to pray for the 73-year-old singer.
According to the doctor, Etta's chronic leukemia was declared incurable two weeks ago. Dead at 44. 5:12 PM: An associate of Heavy D's just told us the rapper had pneumonia.
Heavy D’s Family Releases Statement. Heavy D's passing last week was felt throughout the hip hop community, with artists who the late rap star inspired and influenced coming out in great numbers to pay their respects. In a new letter released to the media, however, Heavy D is mourned by those who knew him best— his family. "Hev had great love for his family and friends; he was a kind and giving spirit who extended and shared himself with everyone who crossed his path," the letter opens fondly. Credited to "Heavy D's Family," the memorial describes the late rapper and producer as a generous and humble man who considered his only daughter, Xea, his greatest accomplishment. "Hev’s love for his daughter Xea was profound– she was the center of his life, his heart, his soul. He often said “I cannot live without her" and that she embodied every phenomenal attribute that he brought to this world. Read the letter in full at AllHipHop. En Vogue - Hold On - Music Video (1990)
SWV - "Co-Sign" Yes, it’s true.
Your eyes are not deceiving you…Them Sisters With Voices, SWV are back with some newness for your ears with this track “Co-Sign”. Coko, Taj and Lelee sound in fine voice with this track featuring throwback drum programming set against an electric piano vamp, which actually strays very little from their old sound, yet still doesn’t sound dated at all. I for one, am glad that when I pressed play on this track I wasn’t greeted with a Euro synth backed by a house beat with autotuned R&B vocals over it and that SWV have stuck to the essence of R&B that they flew the flag for in their era. There are shades of “I’m So Into You” on this track, especially the beginning of the chorus, but that’s never a bad thing in my eyes. Press play below! Secrets of pop success revealed, scientists claim. 16 December 2011Last updated at 21:29 ET Joe Dolce's 1981 success with "Shaddap You Face" could stump the hit-predicting software Budding pop stars may fare better if they swap a piano keyboard for a PC, according to university researchers.
University of Bristol scientists claim to have developed software that can spot whether a song has hit potential. The program looks at 23 separate characteristics including loudness, danceability and harmonic simplicity. Trained using hit songs from the Top 40 over the last 50 years, the software can predict chart positions with about 60% accuracy, the scientists say. ‘The Avengers’ Teaser Trailer. Even with all the casting, set photos, posters and more, comic fans still might not be able to process that Marvel is actually making an Avengers movie.
We’re actually going to see Thor, Captain America, Iron Man, the Hulk, Black Widow and Hawkeye all on screen at once, fighting the forces of evil. Now you can see it with your own two eyes. Marvel has just released the teaser trailer for Joss Whedon‘s The Avengers starring Robert Downey, Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner and Samuel L. Jackson. Check it out after the jump. Here it is, thanks to Apple, with a little extra power from the Nine Inch Nails track ‘We’re in This Together.’ “If we can’t save the world, we can damn sure avenge it.” Marvel's The Avengers. Die Hard 5 named A Good Day To Die Hard. We're still waiting for confirmation that Bond 23 will be called Skyfall, but we can now reveal the official title for Die Hard 5: A Good Day To Die Hard.
Tom Rothman, Chief Executive Officer at Fox Filmed Entertainment, made the announcement on American TV. Rothman didn't stop there, though. First Full-Length Muppets Movie Trailer Debuts. After teasing us with parodies of The Hangover II and Green Lantern, Disney has finally released the first full trailer for The Muppets. Starring Jason Segel and Amy Adams, the film is scheduled to hit theaters on November 23, just in time for Thanksgiving. Segel, who showed off his love for all things Muppet and Muppet-esque in Forgetting Sarah Marshall, co-wrote the script with Marshall director Nicholas Stoller.
The film is directed by Flight of the Conchords co-creator James Bobin. Speaking of Conchords, star/writer/composer Bret McKenzie is the music supervisor for the film. Ever since this movie was first announced, I've been on record as saying that this is shaping up to be an absolutely amazing film. In addition to crafting teaser parodies for the film, Disney is using the Internet popularity of the Muppets in promoting the film on its Facebook and Twitter pages. The synopsis, courtesy of Disney: Eddie Murphy Out As Oscar Host, Twitterverse Explodes. Legendary funny-man Eddie Murphy has quit as host for the the 2012 Oscars.
Murphy left just one day after Brett Ratner, a producer for the awards show, resigned after using a derogatory slur in a press conference for his latest movie, Tower Heist, which also features Murphy. When asked during a Q&A session about rehearsing, Ratner said "rehearsing is for fags," the L.A. Times reported. Needless to say, the double resignations put the Oscars — which take place Feb. 26 — in a weird spot, and the Twitterverse has predictably exploded with suggestions for who should fill their slots. George Clooney And Noah Wyle Duking It Out To Play Steve Jobs Movie Role. Advertisements It seems Steve Jobs’ death has only managed to increase the mystery surrounding his life. Despite the official biography of the Apple co-founder selling by the truck-load, many would argue that the biographer Jobs chose wasn’t really the right man for the job.
Walter Isaacson, while no doubt an excellent author, just didn’t seem to get the whole mystery and intrigue which surrounded Steve Jobs, and as such, some of the burning questions we all have still remain un-asked, even with Isaacson’s unprecedented access. While a good book, it could possibly have been so much more. Those still wishing to get a bit more of a ‘Steve fix’ might not have to wait too long, though, with rumors circulating that a biopic is already in the works. According to UK magazine NOW, the battle to play Steve Jobs is really down to just two men – Noah Wyle and George Clooney. Peter Weller Joins the ‘Star Trek’ Sequel. Briefly: While we can speculate and dither about what role Benicio Del Toro is playing in J.J.
Abrams‘ Star Trek sequel, we can celebrate the fact that Peter Weller, one of the best voices in the business and the original RoboCop, will now be part of the Trek cast, too. Variety reports that Weller is cast, but doesn’t have any more info on his role than we’ve got about Benicio Del Toro’s part. Abrams will shoot the film in early 2012 from a script written by Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci and Damon Lindelof, and we know that Alice Eve will also be joining the returning cast, which includes Chris Pine, and Zachary Quinto.
Batman 3 : The Dark Knight Rises Official Trailer. The Muppets cover Cee Lo Green's 'Forget You' - video - Movies News. The Muppets have unveiled a new music video from the soundtrack to their upcoming movie. Disney classics to go on YouTube. CinderellaonIceChelmsford-15238. With fabulous brightly coloured costumes and memorable songs everyone is invited to join Cinderella in her fairytale ‘rags to riches’ story. Superb skating from talented local cast members, including (success of performers) along with magical backdrops, make a trip to the pantomime an unforgettable experience. Performance times and ticket prices vary.
Analogue TV era set to end in late 2012. BBC iPlayer - Origins of Us: Bones. In the first episode, Dr Alice Roberts looks at how our skeleton reveals our incredible evolutionary journey. Trekking through the forests of our ancient ancestors, she goes to meet the apes who still live there today - chimpanzees. Yoono. 25,000 jelly beans went into this work of art! Old Marilyn pictures turned into new posters. Rare Coca-Cola bottle up for auction in California. Gorillaz Converse All Star Preview. Watch Santa Yoda, You Must. Each day, Mashable highlights one noteworthy YouTube video. Check out all our viral video picks. Looking for holiday greetings to send to the Star Wars geek in your life? Santa Yoda is here to help. 'Coronation Street' to have UK's first primetime product placement - Soaps News. Will become the UK's first primetime show to include product placement.
Loyd Grossman sauce in botulism alert. The public is being warned not to eat certain jars of a Loyd Grossman curry sauce after two people were taken to hospital with botulism poisoning. The Food Standards Agency said a batch of the brand's korma sauce had been made the subject of a full recall and was being removed from shop shelves following the scare. It confirmed that two members of the same family hospitalised after contracting botulism had eaten from a jar of this batch of sauce in Scotland. Michael Barrymore: Entertainer Faces Cocaine And Drunk And Disorderly Charges After London Car Crash. Entertainer Michael Barrymore has been charged with possession of cocaine and being drunk and disorderly after a car crash. Drug Test Him Before It's Too Late. Jeremy Clarkson goofs again as he is accused of trivialising suicide.
The Krankies reveal they took part in wild swinging sex sessions. Sesame Street YouTube channel hit by porn hack. The Halloween myth of the War of the Worlds panic. 10 Brilliant But Creepy Halloween Recipes To Spook Out Your Friends. 'Strictly Come Dancing' ratings overtake 'The X Factor' - Strictly Come Dancing News - TV. 'Doctor Who': Christmas Special First Look - Picture - Doctor Who Blog - TV.
The Doctor - Doctor Who Christmas Special 2011. 'Doctor Who' missing episodes returned to BBC - Doctor Who News - TV. Moffat discusses Movie developments. Doctor Who's Amy and Rory to leave during next series. Yoono. 'Doctor Who': The Doctor, The Widow and the Wardrobe - prequel video - Doctor Who News - TV. 'Doctor Who': Three new video clips from the Christmas special - watch - Doctor Who News - TV. I'm A Celebrity 2011: Fatima Whitbread, sinewy arms and sport are NOT a good thing.
Kelly Rowland left speechless by 'X Factor' Frankie Cocozza axe: Video - X Factor News - TV. Frankie Cocozza to be edited out of 'X Factor' M&S adverts - X Factor News - TV. 'X Factor': Four eliminees face public vote to replace Frankie Cocozza - X Factor News - TV. Rhythmix charity: Simon Cowell's Simco still trying to trademark name - X Factor News - TV. 'X Factor' Little Mix 'to perform at Olympics opening ceremony' - X Factor News - TV.
A little bit of Xtra on the side: Tulisa shows support for X Factor losers Johnny Robinson and The Risk at London gig. Newsbeat - X Factor judge Tulisa investigated by media watchdog. Jessie J 'angry X Factor Misha B performed new single' - X Factor News - TV. Missy Elliot backs 'X Factor' Misha B for chart success - X Factor News - Music. 'X Factor' Misha B to star in 'The Bodyguard' on West End? - X Factor News - Showbiz. Now Simon Cowell begs Cheryl Cole to make dramatic return to save X Factor. 'X Factor' Gamu Nhengu wins deportation fight to remain in UK - X Factor News - Showbiz. X Factor row: Is it wrong for pop singers to cover drug-themed songs? Nirvana to re-release 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' for Christmas campaign - Music News. 'X Factor' to be investigated by tax officials over unpaid intern use - X Factor News - Media.
'The X Factor' 2011 voting breakdown in full - TV News. X Factor 2011 wrap party: Frankie Cocozza and Jonjo Kerr leave hotel with group of girls. Actor James Earl Jones receives Oscar in London. VIDEO: Police Academy's Michael 'Motor Mouth' Winslow covers Led Zeppelin's 'Whole Lotta Love' - Asylum.co.uk. Singer Andy Williams reveals he has bladder cancer. Nicole Richie, Gwen Stefani and Dita Von Teese at Museum Of Contemporary Art Gala.
Ab Fab's Julia Sawalha is happy to be back. IT Crowd to end after four series.