Morning Buzz 3.17.11

    Chris Brown gets GQ

    New pics of Chris Brown fully clothed have hit the ‘Net! The shots are a sneak peek of Chris’ spread for GQ Italia in a spread, and he’s more than living up to the magazine’s legacy.

    According to, this singer will be gracing the pages of GQ Italia in labels such as Dolce & Gabana, Giorgio Armani and Tom Ford. Check out Chris’ grown-man swag below when you click on the thumbnails.



    Drake almost arrested

    Drake’s mouth almost got him locked up in Jamaica! Miss Info reports that the offense occurred during a performance with Mavado at the Brit Jame Music Festival, Drake said, “Everywhere me go, me seh, ‘Jamaica’ to the blood clot world.”

    Reportedly, cops started making their way to the stage to clap Drake in some cuffs for breaking the country’s law against foul language. The term “blood clot” is considered offensive in Jamaica. Drake’s security, however, managed to whisk the rapper away before authorities got to him. Check out the performance that almost got him arrested below.


    Lil Kim talks about MJB/Keyshia Cole beef

    Lil Kim took a break from talking about her ongoing beef with Nicki Minaj to comment on the friction between Keyshia Cole and Mary J. Blige.

    Quiet as it’s been kept, the Queen Bee knows that Mary and Keyshia don’t exactly get along–even though she has worked with both singers. But if the going really got tough, who would she side with? Find out when you listen to the audio below. She starts talking about Mary and Keyshia at the 7:00 minute mark.



    Wendy weeps

    It seems the pressure of “Dancing With the Stars” might take some getting used to for Wendy Williams.

    The talk-show host and dancing contestant posted a video of herself overcome with emotion after a long day, including interviews with “DWTS” producers.

    “It’s been an emotional day,” she said with a pause before listing everything else she had to do before actually getting to bed.

    “I don’t know why I do this to myself, except that I like to feel accomplished … I like to motivate people who are scared to think out of the box,” she said.

    Watch the video.


    Trey Songz celebrates St. Patty’s Day

    In celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, Trey Songz is giving his fans a chance to win signed merchandise from him.

    “Anyone who shops in Trey’s Official Webstore will have the chance to win various autographed merch including a Passion, Pain & Pleasure CD and Trey Songz poster! One lucky person will be selected at random to receive the prize pack,” reads Trey’s site.

    And guess what? You don’t have to be Irish to win.

    Visit the store here.


    Michelle shares green thumb

    The First Lady will be sharing tips and secrets on maintaining a garden at the White House.

    Yesterday, Michelle welcomed young students to her home. They helped her plant fresh produce, including cabbage, cauliflower and beets.

    “Uh oh, the president doesn’t like beets, but it’s ok, we’re an equal-opportunity garden,” she joked.

    According to a press release, the book, available from Crown Publishing will “tell the story of the garden she has established on the South lawn of the White House and explore how improved access to fresh, locally grown food can promote healthier eating habits for families and communities.”


    Mama Hill’s daughter does ‘Teen Vogue

    Selah Marley, the daughter of Lauryn Hill and Rohan Marley, will be featured in the April issue of Teen Vogue.

    The 12-year-old has said she wants to follow in her mom’s footsteps and sing, but for now, she’s in front of the camera as a model.

    She’s also credited as a contributor and told the magazine that she has Bieber fever.

    “I am a huge fan of Justin’s. I love his personality, and his looks just take the cake,” she said.

    Niecy Nash visits Cozumel

    Niecy Nash has her wedding pretty much planned; now she’s thinking about the honeymoon. 

    The actress visited Cozumel to serve as the first celebrity ever to be the Grand Marshal of Cozumel’s Carnaval. While there she also explored a couple of spots on the island for possible honeymoon destinations.

    Check out a shot of Niecy riding high on a Carnaval float below.




    – Sonya Eskridge and Tracy L. Scott

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