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DR DRE READIES NEW SINGLE WITH EMINEM

Dr. Dre has enlisted Eminem to appear on the second single from his long-awaited Detox LP. Slim Shady, who also appears on the lead offering “I Need A Doctor,” will lay guest vocals on new cut titled “Die Hard.” During an episode of Fight Camp 360: Pacquiao/Mosley, the news was announced that the hitmaker will premiere the track on Friday at 10 PM Eastern on Showtime.

MARIAH AND NICK RENEW THEIR WEDDING VOWS

We previously reported that Mariah Carey delivered her twins alongside her husband, Nick Cannon, on Saturday afternoon, which happened to be their wedding anniversary. To further celebrate the occasion, the couple had Rev. Al Sharpton renew their wedding vows in the hospital. The proud father expressed his gratitude by tweeting, “Thank you to @THEREVAL who came all the way to the hospital to renew me and my wife’s vows and pray with our children.” The couple has been married for three years.

· The 41-year-old singer gave birth to a healthy baby girl and boy via C-section.

JENNIFER HUSDON GIVES ADVICE TO BRIDES

She’s spilled on her weight loss secrets and what motherhood has been like but Jennifer Hudson has remained very quiet about her upcoming nuptials with her fiancé, David Otunga. However, when we caught up with the “I Remember Me” diva, she didn’t mind offering up advice to any bride that is getting hitched soon. In related news, fans can purchase VIP ticket packages for Jennifer’s I Remember Me tour is available now!

· The package includes a meet & greet with Jennifer, premium seats, pre-show parties and more!

WIZ KHALIFA DENIES KANYE FIGHT RUMORS

A few weeks ago, there were rumors going around that Kanye West and Wiz Khalifa got into a confrontation over ‘Ye’s ex-girlfriend, Amber Rose. Luckily, the “Black And Yellow” rapper told MTV News that any altercation reports are false. Wiz stated, “I did my set and we hung around for a bit, but we weren’t even there when fam was onstage. Somebody made that up.” He addws, “I think they just wanted it to be that type of situation or they wanted to see something go down. It’s fun to talk about it and make jokes about, but in all reality, that didn’t even exist.” There you have it.

CHRIS BROWN RELEASES “SHE AIN’T YOU” VIDEO

As promised, Chris Brown has dedicated the video for his new single, “She Ain’t You,” to his idol, Michael Jackson. In the beginning of the Colin Tilley-directed clip, Breezy reveals that the King Of Pop was his “biggest inspiration of all time.” Be sure to check it out on YouTube now.

· Chris tweeted, “I hope my fans like the ‘She Ain’t You’ video!”

NEW DETAILS ON SLAUGHTERHOUSE ALBUM

According to MTV News, Royce Da 5’9” has revealed new information about the status of Slaughterhouse’s debut album on Eminem’s Shady Records. The rapper told MTV that the rap group’s upcoming second disc will be titled Monster. In addition, Royce is also working on a joint EP with Slim Shady which will be available in stores this June.

· UPDATE: Joe Budden tells IFWT.com, “Our album, we don’t have a name, we don’t have a title…we’re just rocking out. We’re just doing joints right now. So we’re going to go record, f**k around with Em for a minute and that’s really it. Not Monster though.”

JENNIFER LOPEZ TALKS LOVE?

Jennifer Lopez’s highly anticipated album Love? is out now. The singer, actress and American Idol judge told us the effort feels like a new beginning.

“I don’t know, you know it’s funny it kinda feels like the first one a little bit. I don’t know why maybe because I’m at a new point in my life and it’s been a couple years in the making. I like to say many years in the making since the first time I fell in love when I was about 13 – 14 years old so it’s an exciting time.”

J. Lo premiered her new video for “I’m Into You,” featuring Lil Wayne on The Today Show yesterday.

BIRDMAN DENIES TRYING TO SIGN SOULJA BOY

Last week, we reported Soulja Boy revealed that Birdman wanted to sign him onto the Young Money Cash Money roster. Surprisingly, Baby has taken to his Twitter account to dismiss those claims by tweeting, “Real talk. I never tried to sign nobody that’s already sign to somebody. We don’t rock like that.” Looks like Soulja will remain signed to Interscope Records.

· In related news, Soulja is getting ready to remake 1992’s Juice. He will take on Tupac’s role as “Bishop” in the flick.

FLAVOR FLAV ARRESTED!

According to TMZ, Flavor Flav was arrested over the weekend in Las Vegas. What was supposed to be a routine traffic stop lead to the rapper being handcuffed for having four warrants out for his arrest. Flav reportedly failed to settle previous charges which included driving without proof of insurance, a parking violation and two cases of driving without a license. We will keep you posted with further details.

· The news comes as the rapper’s first restaurant, Flavor Flav’s Fried Chicken, was shut down.

NEW BEASTIE BOYS ALBUM OUT TUESDAY!

Tuesday sees the release of the Beastie Boys’ highly anticipated new album, Hot Sauce Committee Part 2! The album is the group’s eighth studio album and the follow-up to 2007’s The Mix-Up. The band put off the release of Hot Sauce Committee Part 1 after Adam “MCA” Yauch was diagnosed with cancer. The trio recently uploaded the explicit version of the new album on BeastieBoys.com.

· Beastie Boys’ debut album came out in 1986.

KID ROCK ACCEPTS AWARD FROM NAACP

Kid Rock was honored by the NAACP of Detroit over the weekend, despite protesters outside the event who accused him of being a racist for flying the Confederate flag on stage during his concerts. After receiving the award for advocating his hometown of Detroit, he told attendees at the dinner, “I love America. I love Detroit, and I love black people.” According to the Associated Press, Kid said his use of the Confederate flag was a throwback to Lynyrd Skynyrd, not a reflection of his thoughts on race. At the event, Kid announced he would be making a 50-thousand dollar donation to several Detroit-based charities and another 50-thousand for tornado relief in states that were hit hardest by the recent storms.

SWIZZ BEATZ RELEASES NEW VIDEO

Swizz Beatz has just leaked the visual to his new single, “Everyday (Coolin’)” featuring Eve. The cut is the first offering off his forthcoming effort, Haute Living, which is due out this summer.

JUSTIN BIEBER EGGED IN AUSTRALIA!

Someone paid good money to throw eggs on stage while Justin Bieber performed at the Acer Arena in Sydney, Australia over the weekend. According to PerezHilton.com, no one was hurt or hit by the eggs.

· See the video HERE!

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