NEW EMINEM ALBUM COMING THIS SUMMER: Eminem's manager Paul Rosenberg has told Billboardthat the rap superstar's eighth studio album will be released after Memorial Day. He said that Em is "far into the process" of recording the project.
CEE-LO GREEN SUED BY CONCERT PROMOTER OVER CHRISTMAS CONCERTS: According to TMZ, a promoter has sued Cee-Lo Green over Christmas concerts that he was paid for, but didn't show up for. Cierra Management Group has claimed that back in November 2011, Cee-Lo's camp approached them with an offer to do a "12 Days of Christmas" tour. The cost was $100,000 per concert. Cierra was not willing to pay at first, but later came up with an agreement with Cee-Lo's team for two concerts for $243,000 including expenses. Cee-Lo never did the concerts and Cierra has claimed that Cee-Lo's camp never intended for him to do the shows, saying that it was "a scheme designed to finagle funding capital for concerts they knew would not manifest." Cee-Lo is being sued for $14.2 million for failing to do the concerts.
NOW 'CRUEL WINTER' WILL BE RELEASED?: Every week there is a new report on G.O.O.D. Music's Cruel Winter album. One week someone says it will be released and then the next, someone says it's not coming out. Now , this past weekend, Big Sean said that the album will come out. He told a radio personality, "Yeah, I hear it's coming. I don't want to spill the beans. I'm pretty sure you're gonna get it soon, sooner than you think." In another inteview, the rapper said that his upcoming sophomore album Hall of Fame will feature collabs with Miguel, Jhene Aiko, Kid CuDi, Nas, Common and his G.O.O.D. Music fam. Sean also said he plans to play the album for Eminem.
WIZ KHALIFA TO SHOOT FILM WITH 50 CENT: In a recent interview, Wiz Khalifa revealed that he plans to shoot a film with 50 Cent. He said, "We made a song together and I was like, 'Let's do a movie!' And that's basically how me and Snoop did our situation: we chilled and we was like, "Let's do a movie!" So I was like, 'Let's do a movie'" And  was like, "Yeah, let's do a movie! We can get this person involved, we can get that person involved." So just through time I think we'll put it together and make it work, but it's something that I'm definitely taking serious as a project for this year."
CASSIDY TO PERFORM IN AFRICA: Allhiphop has reported that Cassidy will be performing in Ghana on February 16th for the RLG Accra Night Life Awards. The awards show will celebrate the DJ's, promoters and all the major players in the Ghana nightlife.
LIL MAMA TO PLAY LEFT EYE IN TLC BIOPIC: Lil Mama has been chosen to play the role of Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes in the upcoming TLC biopic for VH1. MC Lyte revealed the news at the VIBE Impact Awards this past weekend. She told Hip Hollywood, "I don't know if I'm supposed to say, but I will. She just got the role as Left Eye in TLC's new movie. I am so excited for her." Lyte continued, "I'm gonna put a little bit of my concentration and focus on helping to uplift a sister who is talented, smart, witty, and just had her chances cut too short, and that's Lil Mama 'cause she is a talented young lady," explained Lyte.