New Music: Lil’ Kim – ‘Countin’ Money’

Lil’ Kim keeps it one hundred on “Countin’ Money.” The bossy track appears on the I.R.S. South mixtape Tax Season, released via her I.R.S. label. “You know Kim the realest bitch up in the industry/ Matter fact, I’m the realest bitch up in the streets,” proclaims the Queen Bee, who will launch her “Return of the Queen Tour” on May 11.

Sparkle Movie Poster, New Movie Trailer

The upcoming movie “Sparkle,” featuring the late Whitney Houston will be hitting the theaters in August and a serious promotional train is bout to be set ablaze.  The movie stars American Idol alum Jordin Sparks in her break out role, Mike Epps, and Cee-Lo.

The Extra Weight Looks GOOD Bey: Complete People’s Magazine Photospread

The complete spread from Beyonce’s “Most Beautiful” has hit the net.  In the photos you notice a more plump Bey looking gorgeous as ever.  I think she should stay at this weight…like old times, sometimes she gets too skinny!!!

Lil Boosie Lyrics Used as Evidence

A judge in Baton Rouge has ruled that rap lyrics from Lil Boosie can be used against him in his upcoming murder trial.

Torrence ‘Lil Boosie’ Hatch is accused of hiring hit man turned snitch, Michael Louding, to murder rap rival Chris “Nussie’’ Jackson.

In a four hour pre-trial hearing held yesterday a judge ruled that three specific lyrics containing the words ‘murk’, ‘187’ and ‘cake’ could be used against Boosie during his trial.

The trial is set to begin on Monday, April 30.

RUMORS??! Are Jay Z and Kanye West Avoiding Each Other?

According to reports Jay Z went out of his way to avoid Kanye West and Kim Kardashian at a dinner party for Knicks star Carmelo Anthony at Catch.

VIA NY Daily News

A source tells us Kanye and Kim, who arrived hand-in-hand, had two seats “saved for them” across the table from Melo and his wife, Kim’s good friend Lala Anthony.

Among the other VIPs seated at the 40-person table were producer Swizz Beats , Knick Amar’e Stoudemire and Eugene Remm and Mark Birnbaum, whose EMM Group owns Catch.

Without cameras following their every move, West and Kardashian stayed at the West 13th St. hotspot until after midnight when they called it a night.

As a result, West missed his good buddy Jay-Z , who partied with the Anthonys, Stoudemire, Beats, Diddy and Jermaine Dupri upstairs at Catch Roof.

REUNITED: Bobbi and Bobby Do Lunch

Bobbi Kristina was spotted having lunch in New York city with her father Bobby Brown.

VIA US

A witness tells Us Weekly exclusively that Bobbi Kristina, 19, and her R&B singer dad, 43, had lunch at Blue Fin, located in the heart of Times Square.

The somewhat estranged twomsome were joined by Brown’s longtime girlfriend, Alicia Etheridge and three other unidentified pals.

The group’s Blue Fin lunch lasted about an hour and a half and, according to the witness, Bobbi Kristina “was on her phone and texting a crazy amount. She didn’t seem too thrilled to be there, in all honesty.”

Beyonce Laughs About Wearing High Heels During Her Pregnancy

Beyonce notoriously wore high heeled shoes right up until the day she gave birth to her daughter Blue Ivy and looking back she can only laugh at how ridiculous it all was…

Beyonce tells People

“I didn’t feel that I looked beautiful during birth — but who does? After being pumped with all those fluids and gaining so much weight, with my swollen lips and cheeks, I barely recognized myself. I tried my best to roller-set my hair and I wore my [lip] gloss when I arrived at the hospital.”

“I committed to the end and wore my kitten heels. It makes me laugh thinking about it. But after many hours of labor, I didn’t care how I looked. It was all about the miracle that God gave me — the opportunity to deliver a human being.”

New Video: Nicki Minaj – ‘Starships’

The wait is over. After several delays, Nicki Minaj finally debuts the futuristic video for “Starships,” the RedOne-produced single off her sophomore album Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded. Her Minajesty shot the sexy scenes on the beaches of Hawaii with director Anthony Mandler in March.

On Set of Chris Brown’s ‘Sweet Love’ Video

Chris Brown is bringing his dream to life. Fresh off the plane from Australia for Supafest, the R&B heartthrob was on set of the video for “Sweet Love” the Polow Da Don-produced single off his upcoming album Fortune, now due July 3.

Breezy was once again in the director’s chair as he shot the dream sequence on a studio lot in L.A. Women levitated out of their beds as he walked by them on the wet streets. “We directing got em floating!” he tweeted.

Chris will be back in front of the camera when he shoots the video for “Right by My Side” with Nicki Minaj later this week.