Daily Buzz 11.14.11

     

    Brandy debuts new music

    Brandy surprised fans this weekend with some new material. The singer decided to bring her fans into the studio as she works on her upcoming album.

    Fast forward to the 30:00 mark to get the preview of the project, which will be out "Marchish, Aprilish," according to Brandy.
     

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    Preview: "BBW: LA" season finale

    The women of "Basketball Wives: LA" are getting ready for the final showdown of the season as they return from their trip to Hawaii.

    "BBW: LA" has one last surprise for its fans as a familiar face from the past pops up again. Find out who it is when you watch the clip below.
     

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    Kim Zolciak gets married

    Kim Zolciak has finally become a real housewife! The "Real Housewives of Atlanta" star wed her babydaddy, NFL player Kroy Biermann, in an exclusive ceremony.

    Before her nuptials, Kim tweeted, “Beautiful weather! Beautiful day! I’m walking on a cloud and I’m so grateful."

    “Thank you everyone for your early congrats and best wishes,” Kroy tweeted. “@KimZolciak has made me the happiest man alive!!! 11.11.11.”

    Kim worked to avoid comparison to Kim Kardashian, whose marriage to Kris Humphries lasted all of 72 days.

    "I hate it that Kim’s going through what she’s going through," Kim Z. said of her fellow reality starlet during a chat with "The Bert Show." "It’s hard, I mean it is hard to be in the press and have your relationship dissected. It’s unfortunate, but Kim and Kroy are not Kim and Kris."

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    Heavy D funeral set

    Heavy D’s friends and family will be able to pay their last respects later on this week. The "Nothin’ But Love" rapper,  who passed way last Tuesday, will be laid to rest on Friday.

    The cause of his death has yet to be determined, but an autopsy has been done. Heavy D, who had just performed at the 2011 BET Hip-Hop Awards, died at the age  of 44.

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    Oprah Winfrey meets Oscar

    She was nominated for a Supporting Actress Academy Award for her work in The Color Purple, but Oprah Winfrey just recently walked away with a trophy, more than 15 years later.

    The OWN owner became teary-eyed as she accepted the Oscar in recognition of her charitable work.

    “All of us can make a difference through the life we lead,” she said. “We’re all here to help each other.”

    Actor James Earl Jones, who has one of the most unique voices in cinematic history, also received an Oscar for his impressive body of work.

    He was not in attendance, according to Reuters, but said he was “deeply honored, mighty grateful and just plan ‘gobsmacked.’” 

     

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    —Sonya Eskridge and Tracy L. Scott

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