Morning Buzz 4.11.11

    Rihanna remixes “S&M”

    Rihanna has gotten Britney Spears to back her up on a remix of her controversial track from Loud. A remix of “S&M,” where Britney sings a new verse about her own dirty-girl ways, has just slinked its way onto the Web.

    RiRi teased the track over the weekend, tweeting, “I got a #SEXY collabo comin your way supa dupa soon!!!! OH YEAH!!! By popular demand…”

    Give it a listen below and tell us who you think owns this track.


    Add Kanye to your gym playlist

    Looking for that extra edge when you hit the gym? Turn on some Kanye West.

    Gold’s Gym has just announced that gym buffs nationwide have just voted Kanye’s “Stronger” as the best workout song of all time!

    “Stronger”  was up against 63 other song in Gold’s March Music Competition. Michael Strahan, formerly of the New York Giants, suggested the Daft Punk-sampled song.

    Since Michael’s song won, Gold’s will donated $5,000 to the charity of his choice. “The song brings back great memories of Super Bowl XLII (The New York Giants came out to ‘Stronger’ before beating the New England Patriots 17-14) and is still on my iPod everyday in the gym,” Michael said in a statement. “What’s even more special is that I get to share this win with my friend Sammy Arthur, with the proceeds going to his charity, The Health & Humanitarian Aid Foundation.”


    Ice Cube writes and directs for Disney

    Ice Cube is putting his own spin on Cars for Disney. The studio has announced that Cube is set to write and direct a movie about custom car culture in South Central Los Angeles titled Chrome & Paint.

    The PG-13 film, being produced through Cube Vision Productions, is slated to begin shooting this summer.


    Ciara is a beautiful person


    Ciara is beautiful, according to People. The magazine named the singer as one of 2011’s Most Beautiful People.


    On Saturday, Ciara tweeted, “Thanks for the honor People Magazine!”


    Bruno Mars and the Olsen twins are also on the list. 


    It’s been rumored that Jennifer Lopez will be the star on the cover of the issue. instructs fans to return to the site April 13 for the reveal.
    Get the list here.




    Bey’s ready to move!


    S2S previously reported on Beyoncé’s involvement with Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! initiative.
    “I’m very, very honored to be a part of the NAB and our First Lady, Michelle Obama’s, Let’s Move! initiative. It’s all about promoting the benefits of healthy eating and exercise, but what we wanna do is make it fun by doing something that we all love to do, and that’s dance,” she said.
    Now, the singer and dancer has released a video in support of the campaign to get youth active and healthy. The “Flash Workout” video shows Bey chomping into an apple and busting a move with teenagers.
    Watch it.



    Jim Jones gets testy in interview


    Jim Jones seemed to be in a bit of a mood during his recent interview with


    When asked whether his woman, Chrissy Lampkin of “Love and Hip Hop,” has any influence over what he does in the studio, Jim seemed to take offense and warned his interviewer to step lightly.


    She did so, but fans aren’t quite sure why Jim had such a strong reaction.


    Watch the clip.




    Tyrese talks cheating
    Tyrese visited Wendy Williams on Friday to discuss his new book, Get Out of Your Own Way, and to shed some light on why men cheat.
    “Most mothers raise their daughter to believe that if you cook, clean, thoroughly take care of your man… that will keep him home. Unfortunately, that’s not the truth,” he said. “If you end up being cheated on, don’t own the cheat,” he advised.
    But once he explained that men are expected to cheat, the crowd sent a few boos Tyrese’s way. He tried to clean up his comments, but time ran out.
    Tyrese is currently on tour promoting his book. Sunday night he urged his followers to send Twitter messages to Oprah and recommend him for her show.
    After his cheating explanation on Wendy’s show, he might need to go on “Oprah” to clear up his comments.


    Watch a clip from the show.


    NeNe attacks LaToya
    The much-talked-about beef between Star Jones and NeNe Leakes of “Celebrity Apprentice” has yet to manifest, but that’s not to suggest there hasn’t been any drama.
    On last night’s show, NeNe went off on LaToya Jackson, who led her team to victory as the project manager.
    NeNe raised her voice and referred to LaToya as “Casper the friendly ghost.”
    “The only reason why you got this far is ‘cause of your last name,” she said before calling LaToya an old woman and suggesting that she act her age.
    Is it possible NeNe was jealous because LaToya won her challenge as project manager while she wasn’t so lucky?
    Watch it.






    –  Sonya Eskridge and Tracy L. Scott

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