Ciara made fans and non-fans alike mark 8/20 on their calendars and anxiously await her Epic return to music. Unfortunately, the dancing diva only released a single cover. Last night, she discharged a mysterious photo on Instagram, saying that she’s rehearsing for the “Sorry” video. Ci Ci’s videos are usually stellar, so expect nothing less than amazing.
After reconciling in Paris, Shyne and Diddy have apparently fallen out again. In an interview, Shyne claims Diddy failed to keep his promise of getting him back to the states. He also released a diss record aimed at the half-billion dollar man. – VIBE
There are rumors floating around that Mariah Carey does not want Nicki Minaj seated anywhere near her on American Idol. After news circulated that Nicki had joined as a judge, Mariah tweeted: “What’s going on?” and suggested that Lenny Kravitz fill in the third seat. – iLuLuOnline
Kanye West fetched for Azealia Banks to come to Hawaii, and the New Yorker flocked to his call. She tweeted her excitement following a brief back-and-forth with Lady Gaga. – Miss Jia
Who would turn down an Oprah interview? According to the Big O, Eminem and Lauryn Hill declined an opportunity to appear on Next Chapter. That’s an interesting decision, considering Lauryn’s financial state. – Prettier Than Perez
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony has announced they will release Art of War III on November 27th. The LP will feature all five members. Expect “Bring It Back,” the first single, to drop on September 25th. – The Versed