Jail Is The New Sex For Selling Female Rappers

4 04 2008

The queen of wonkiness Foxy Brown will star in her own reality show on VH1 pending her release from prison in the coming weeks. Brown’s show will serve as a spotlight on her life readjusting after being locked up and also promotion for her long-delayed album, Brooklyn’s Don Diva.

Brown, who was sentenced to a year in prison in September of 2007 [for more stupid crimes than I thought were humanly possible -J], is currently imprisoned at the Rose Singer Center for women on Rikers Island.

“The past year has been a difficult one for Foxy, but now, the countdown has started,” a representative for the rapper told AllHipHop.com. “She will be out in the next two weeks, so we are aligning everything for her now.”

Brown will be freed for the May 13 release of her new album Brooklyn’s Don Diva, which features production by Kanye West, Swizz Beatz and others.

Brown’s reality show will focus on the rapper’s post-jail time as she readjusts to life and starts the promotion for Brooklyn’s Don Diva.

The show will chronicle her life and what’s she’s been doing. The music business has changed, she’s been away for eight months, so the show will show her getting her life back on track.”

Foxy Brown also put her eight months in prison to good use, as she has chronicled her experiences for a new untitled book. (Source)

This is the second jail show featuring a female rapper to come out in the past two years. Figures.

I’ve been fooled by the Foxy press machine before, so let’s just say I’m not holding my breath on any of this actually coming to fruition, particularly Kanye and Swizz working on her new album. An anonymous “representative” gave the information? You need more people. I know Babs better put down the cell phone before her MetroPCS minutes run out.

What has Foxy been up to, hmmm, let’s see, maybe SITTING ON HER ASS? Apparently she scratched out some memoirs on some toilet paper too, yippee.

I wonder if Remy will try to parlay her situation into some press. Seeing as her sentence is one hell of a long time, maybe she’ll put on a variety show with the girls from Cell Block E. I’m sure she’ll scan double spork her first week in the joint.

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NEGRO PLEASE of the Week…

21 03 2008

Whaddup AHM? This is Justin Time (and no…that’s not my government name). I’ve been a AHM faithful since ahotmessblog.com was ahotmess.wordpress.com. Anyways…that’s the whole gist of things. Thanks to Erin and J for the opportunity. I’m not a replacement, I’m an addition. The IPS can never be replaced. Well..with that said, let me hit y’all off with the Negro Please of the week…

An “Oprah Winfrey Show” audience member is suing Harpo Studios Wednesday after some overzealous guests allegedly caused her to fall down a flight of stairs.

On Dec. 5, 2006, Orit Greenberg went to Harpo Studios to be an audience member for the Oprah show, according to a lawsuit filed in Cook County Circuit Court Wednesday.

Greenberg, along with an “excess number of patrons,” gathered in a waiting area before filing into the studio to be seated, the suit said. When the audience members were instructed to enter the studio and sit “where they wanted,” Greenberg claims she was pushed down stairs as the patrons “rushed the gate” while pushing and shoving one another.

The suit said Harpo management failed to properly control the crowd and was careless by allowing guests to seat themselves.

Greenberg allegedly suffered “severe and permanent injuries” from the fall, and is asking for more than $50,000 for medical care and other damages, the suit said. [source]

I had to insert the certified “Negro Please” face on this one. Let me get this straight…she was shoved by miscellaneous people, but sues Oprah for “falling” down the stairs? No ma’am. You must’ve bumped your head in mid step. I declare…if she wins this case, I’m inviting anyone to come with me to Bill Gates’ house, and we’re gonna run face first into his gated house, and sue him and Microsoft for “gate malfunctioning.”

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*Rings the Alarm on Def Jam*

19 03 2008

Rick Ross sold 198,000 copies of his new album Trilla last week, beating out Snoop Dogg for the #1 spot. Uh, Def Jam? You got some ’splaining to do.

Rick Ross comes out on top his first week, leading the pack of new rap releases that also includes debuts from Snoop Dogg and Fat Joe.

Miami rapper Rick Ross is “Speedin’” past Snoop Dogg to the top of the charts. His sophomore album Trilla sold 198,000 units domestically according to Nielsen SoundScan, putting Ross at #1 on this week’s Billboard 200. Trilla features production from J.R. Rotem, Mannie Fresh, The Runners, DJ Toomp and J.U.S.T.I.C.E League.

Snoop Dogg’s Ego Trippin moves 137,000 in its first week; a historically low sales debut for a studio album from the West Coast veteran. Despite the disappointing numbers
Snoop ranks #3 on the charts with his single “Sensual Seduction” still holding steady in the top 10 of Billboard’s Hot 100.

Landing in the #6 spot this week, Fat Joe’s The Elephant in the Room opens with sales of 46,000 copies. Released independently under Terror Squad Entertainment/Imperial records The Elephant in the Room is Joe’s 8th studio album, it includes appearances from J.Holiday, Lil’ Wayne, Plies and KRS-One. (Source)

I can believe that people were sick of “Sensual Seduction”. Like, why buy the album when it plays on every station every five minutes? That I can buy.

But I’m supposed to believe Rick Ross sold 200,000 copies? Were the first 150,000 a door prize at FYE? “Thanks for shopping at FYE! Here’s a pack of gum, some buttons and Rick Ross’ album!”

Def Jam has been known to pad its sales by buying its own artists albums the first week out. I’m sure Rick is cheesing hard as hell right now because if he were still distributed by Slip-N-Slide alone, he and Trina would have had to hit up every Sam Goody in Dade County to “push it to the limit” (i.e., over the 10,000 mark).

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