Daily Buzz 8.2.11

    Brandy talks new reality show?

    Just days after proclaiming that she doesn’t need to be anywhere near reality TV, the singer has revealed that she’s working on a new series.

    With "Brandy & Ray J: A Family Business" behind her, Brandy sat down with E! News to talk about "Majors & Minors." On the new show, she’ll serve as the mentor for a group of kids and teens trying to break into the music business.


    Diggy Simmons drops  ‘Copy, Paste’ video

    Diggy Simmons took science class to a whole new level in the video for "Copy, Paste."

    The 16-year-old rapper was hooked up to all kinds of wires  as researchers tried to figure out what makes his swag special. Check out his moves and see how he shut down the lab when you watch the video below.




    ‘Red Tails’ trailer released

    Terrance Howard as pushing for the right to fight in the exciting trailer for Red Tails!

    Lucasfilms Ltd. has finally released another glimpse of the highly anticipated film based on the story of the Tuskeegee Airmen. Play the teaser below for a taste of Red Tails, premiering January 20, and watch out for an appearance from Ne-Yo.



    LeToya Luckett announces new album

    LeToya Luckett let fans know when they can expect more material from her during a show in Detroit over the weekend. The "Regret" singer has already moved on to her next project which should be dropping in early 2012.

    "My album is coming up at the top of the year, so y’all look for that," LeToya announced before telling the DJ to play some "Destiny’s Child s#!t."

    And as far as her former bandmates are concerned, she wishes them nothing but the best. In fact, she directed her fans to go pick up copies of Beyoncé’s 4 and Kelly Rowland’s Here I Am.

    "Y’all support them. It is no beef, it is no hate between us. We are grown heffas, that was 10 years ago," LeToya said. See what else she had to say when you watch the video below.



    Kim Kardashian announces wedding dress designer

    Kim Kardashian has enlisted the help of a classic wedding dress designer to create a gown that would bring a tear to anyone’s eye.

    Kim revealed that when she walks down the aisle on August 20, she’ll be doing it in a Vera Wang dress.

    “Vera has been a close family friend for a long time and we had talked about this moment for years,” Kim announced on her blog. "When it came to picking my wedding dress designer she was the first person I thought of. No one designs gowns the way she does!”

    Having a Vera Wang dress might be becoming something of a Kardashian tradition. When Kim’s sister Khloé Kardashian wed Lamar Odom in 2009, she said "I do" in a Vera Wang gown, too.



    Toya & MeMpHiTz work together

    Proving we’re not the only ones who think they’re a cute couple, newlyweds Toya and MeMpHiTz Wright are working together in a new campaign for Ampro Pro Style styling gel.

    “At Ampro, we are impressed with Toya’s efforts to improve her life and the lives of those around her as documented on her reality television show, ‘Toya: A Family Affair,’ and in her inspiring book, Priceless Inspirations,” said Ampro President Jack Sammons in a press release.

    “Similarly, we are proud of MeMpHiTz’ achievements. He’s a homegrown Memphis favorite who has become a success in the music industry with both Jive Records & his own imprints Hitz Committee and Do Work Enterprises. We feel the path he has taken in his career is one which should be a model for young artists and encouraged on a national level.”







    Chris Tucker will always be Smokey

    Chris Tucker visited “Lopez Tonight” and discussed his iconic role as Smokey and getting married.

    Chris, who played Smokey in the original Friday, joked that it’s time for fans to stop yelling that name to him out in public.

    “They gotta stop calling me Smokey … I’m with my son. I’m a grown man,” said Chris, who does not smoke weed as his character did.

    When it comes to marriage, Chris said he’s looking, but that married men often discourage him.

    “People discourage you, but hopefully one day,” he said.

    Find out what Chris said about attending church and hanging out with Michael Jackson.




    Cedric Entertainer reveals some secrets


    Don’t be surprised if you see Cedric the Entertainer in the middle of your local mall enjoying a massage.

    The “What’s That Worth” host told “Access Hollywood” that he’s addicted to mall massages.

    “Go ahead. Rub me down,” Cedric joked.

    He also writes songs and buys himself a trinket after each film.

    Watch the video below to find exactly out how Cedric treats himself.



    —Sonya Eskridge and Tracy L. Scott

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