Morning Buzz 3.18.11

    Rev Run’s got time

    Rev. Run is adding his style to men’s accessories. The hip-hop pastor is creating a line of time pieces for Azad Watches. 

    He announced the awesome news this morning, tweeting, “Signing major deal for a Rev Run watch line.. Shout out to AZAD… Sooo excited!”  

    A quick look at the Azad’s website shows that Chris Brown, 50 Cent, Dr. J, Lil Wayne and Ice Cube have all rocked the brand in the past. But check out a pic of the Rev. at the signing below.


    Carmelo’s ‘extra’ kid?

    The blogs are buzzing with rumors that Carmelo Anthony has a child outside of his marriage with LaLa.

    Reports suggest that Carmelo’s move to New York had as much to do with being closer to his child as it did any professional goals.

    Apparently, LaLa found out about the child before she and Carmelo married and allegedly threatened to leave him if he didn’t propose.

    “I know for a fact he’s not faithful. Melo is a sweet talker and his sex game is on point… I’m not proud of what I did, but I’m not the first and certainly not the last,” an anonymous source told

    Halle Berry says ‘Happy Birthday’

    Halle Berry took a break from the boys to wish her daughter Nahla a very happy third birthday. reports that the actress made Nahla’s third-birthday a weeklong celebration. Halle flew out to Los Angeles Monday following trips to New York and Miami.

    A source close to the actress said Halle threw her princess a party on Wednesday and decked out her Malibu beach house with simple decorations. Halle invited a few of Nahla’s friends over to help the birthday girl blow out the candles on her cake.  Neither Gabriel Aubry nor Halle’s new man Olivier Martinez were among the guests.


    Has Rihanna switched teams?

    There’s been a lot of talk about Rihanna dating actors Colin Farrell or Ryan Phillippe.

    She dispelled those rumors recently by assuring that she’s not dating guys at all.

    “I hate to burst your bubble. I’m dating girls,” she said before insisting she was only joking.

    However, when asked if the girl she’s dating is Nicki Minaj, Rihanna didn’t seem too put off by the idea.

    “I wish. Her butt is perfect,” Rihanna said.

    Watch the video.


    Drake really likes writing

    For Drake, writing rhymes is like having sex.

    “When I finish writing a rap verse. It’s a lot like sex. You start off slow with ideas, like foreplay, and then you put your all into it. When you end it with the perfect thought, it’s like that perfect last stroke,” Drake told Cosmo.

    Hmmm, wonder if he’s as good in bed as he is on paper.


    – Sonya Eskridge and Tracy L. Scott



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