JAY-Z TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM ON THE FOURTH OF JULY
In his commercial for Samsung Mobile, Jay-Z announced that his new album Magna Carta Holy Grail will be released on July 4th. Through his partnership with Samsung, one million Samsung Galaxy fans will be able to upload the app on June 24th and get the album for free on July 4th -- three days before the rest of the world can purchase it on July 7th. Jay said about the process, "Pretty much the object of this album is this duality of how do you navigate your way through this whole thing, through success, through failures, through all this, and remain yourself?"
LUDACRIS GETS INTO FIGHT AT AN ATLANTA CLUB
Ludacris got into a brawl at an Atlanta club on Friday night (June 14th). According to Necolebitchie.com, the rapper was hosting a party at hotspot Prive. Rumor has it that a man threw a bottle towards the rapper over some money that Ludacris owed him form some tracks that he sent to him.
According to Necolebitchie, Luda was walking through the nightclub with bodyguards when the fight broke out. On video footage you can see Ludacris throwing a couple of punches.
Luda later took to Twitter to post a pic to show that he came out of the fight unscathed. He wrote, "This is what a bottle to the head looks like. #sofreshandsoclean #helluvanight #onlybottlespoppedwasconjure #nowthatsludicrous.
Luda also shot down rumors that he got his chained snatched and that his girlfriend Eudoxie was hit in the head with a bottle.
KIM KARDASHIAN GIVES BIRTH
Kim Kardashian gave birth to her baby girl June 15th at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Sources says Kim starting having contractions on Friday night (June 14th.)
Although the baby arrived five weeks early, both mother and daughter are reportedly in good health. According to TMZ, Kanye West was present for the entire birth right by Kim's side in the delivery room.
West reportedly cancelled an appearance at his own record release party scheduled for Friday after Kim told him she felt "a little off."
Sources tell E! Online that the little girl looks just like Kim with dark hair.
2 CHAINZ COMES CLEAN ABOUT ROBBERY
2 Chainz has opened up about getting robbed at gunpoint in San Francisco last week. The rapper initially denied that the incident even happened, but TMZ posted the surveillance video. The rapper explained in an Atlanta radio interview, "I saw the gun first. It was like a .357. It was so heavy he couldn't really hold it. The gun was so big. That's what made me take off running."
He continued, "When I went into the street, there was another dude with a whole 'nother gun. That's when I knew it wasn't like an episode of Punk'd. I was like this is real...I had bullet fragments in my hair...I think he thought he shot me."
The rapper admitted that he is lucky to be alive. He explained, "I'm just excited about life. I'm so turnt up, you can't turn me down. I'm just geeked about life," he said. "Then when I saw the footage, I'm like it was real. They was on my ass!' This was a sign. That's all it was. I come from this."
Meanwhile, the rap star announced that the title of his upcoming sophomore album is B.O.A.T.S. II. The project will be released on September 10th.
BEYONCE SETTLES VIDEO GAME LAWSUIT
Beyonce has settled a $100 million lawsuit with video game company Game Five. As previously reported, the company claimed that they struck a lucrative deal with the singer for a game called Starpower: Beyonce. She later demanded a new agreement and then abandoned the project. The company has claimed that they lost almost $7 million investment and 70 people lost their jobs.
According to Page Six, the case was closed on Friday (June 14th) after Bey and the company decided to drop the case. A lawyer for Gate Five says the terms of the settlement are confidential
TAMAR BRAXTON ANNOUNCES BABY BOY'S NAME
Tamar Braxton took to Instagram to give her husband Vincent Herbert a father's day shout out -- and in doing so, announced her newborn son's name. She posed a photo and wrote, "Happy Father's Day to the love of my life, my best friend, my husband Vincent Herbert! Our son Logan Vincent Herbert & I are proud to share this day with you!! We love you soooooo much!!" Tamar gave birth to Logan on June 6th