Daily Buzz 2.7.12

    Brandy and Monica release new duet

    It’s finally here!!! Brandy and Monica have released their new collaboration "It All Belongs To Me."

    In the follow up to their duet "The Boy Is Mine," Monica and Brandy are kicking their trifling men to the curb.

    But before he heads out the door, the ladies are reminding the guys that they better not leave with anything they didn’t buy for themselves. From the sound of it, these guys might be catching a ride, too.


    ‘Love & Hip Hop’ heads to Atlanta

    VH1’s taking its hit reality show to the dirty south!  The network has just announced plans for "Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta."

    Producer Mona Scott-Young let fans of the show in on the good news at the end of "Love & Hip Hop: Reality Check" on Monday night.

    Several names have been linked to the show, but none have been confirmed. S2S heard that rapper Diamond may appear on the show. Meanwhile, Bossip.com reports that Waka Flocka’s mom Deb Antney, model Sheneka Adams, Wale’s former assistant Reese and rapper CoCo Kiss may also appear on the show.


    Nicki Minaj drops ‘Marilyn Monroe’

    This is shaping up to be a pretty great week for Nicki Minaj. Fresh off her appearance at Super Bowl XLVI, the rapper has more great news!

    Nicki announced today that her new album, Pink Friday: ROMAN RELOADED, is set to drop on April 3. Before that, though, Ryan Seacrest will debut her single titled "Starships" on February 13 as sort of an early Valentine’s Day gift to her fans.

    Still, Nicki’s gave fans a surprise earlier this morning as she dropped her new track called "Marilyn Monroe." Check it out below!


    Somaya Reece releases ‘Classy Girl’

    It looks like Somaya Reece has been on her grind during her absence from "Love & Hip Hop."

    The model-rapper went for classic style over flash in her new video for "Classy Girl." But it wouldn’t be a Somaya video without at least a little sizzle. While she mostly served up her sexy while covered up (hey, she’s classy), Somaya was accompanied by two shirtless boy toys.

    Check out her track below and tell us if you’re feeling it!





    Viola Davis wants to produce

    The Help star Viola Davis is receiving accolades for her role in the film, but that’s not stopping her from broadening her horizons and seeking opportunities behind the camera.

    “I am doing this out of necessity,” she told L.A. Times magazine. “If I am not the instrument of change, I can meander through this business and be the Black woman who always has two or three scenes, but with fabulous actors around me.”

    Although Viola has been in the business for more than two decades, she said it took a part in the film Doubt to bring her to the attention of Hollywood bigwigs.

    “Suddenly something happens that wakes people up,” she said. “It makes people realize you’re there. Otherwise, you’re that Black girl who had a guest or co-star role in a TV show here or there.”

    Take a look at Viola’s fierce photos from the magazine below.




    NeNe Leakes to co-host ‘The Talk’

    NeNe Leakes is returning to “The Talk” this week, but instead of being a guest, she will be sitting inches away from Sheryl Underwood and Aisha Taylor as a co-host.

    She will be co-hosting for two days, Wednesday and Thursday. It’s going to be a pretty busy week for the “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star who is also guest-starring on Fox’s “Glee.”

    See NeNe’s tweets announcing her good news below.


    —Sonya Eskridge and Tracy L. Scott





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