Rapper/actor Common may need to put out an album quick as it seems that his cash flow is running low this according to Bank of America who has filed suit against the Chicago-born artist and his manager, accusing them of failing to make monthly payments since March on a Near South Side condo. The suit said they owe $345,389.52.
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Nicki Minaj and Jay-Z collected three trophies apiece at Saturday’s taping of the 2010 BET Hip-Hop Awards.
Lil Wayne’s female protégé scored Rookie of the Year, People’s Champ and the Made You Look honor, which was awarded in recognition of her fashion flair.
Sporting a black dominatrix-like outfit, blond bob hairdo, pink nails and lipstick, Minaj took to the stage to accept her first award and was overcome by the recognition.
“Last year, I was here in anticipation of the cypher,” she told the crowd, referring to the artist rap freestyles that run in between the award presentations and performances. “Now I’m here in anticipation of my debut. ["Pink Friday," set for release Nov. 23.]
“I’m paving the way for girls,” she continued. “I wanna thank all the girls of hip-hop.”
Jay-Z, who was a no-show, earned Perfect Combo (for his Alicia Keys-assisted “Empire State of Mind”), CD of the Year (“The Blueprint 3″) and Best Live Performer.
The 2010 BET Hip-Hop Awards, hosted by Mike Epps, is scheduled to air Oct. 12 at 8 p.m. on BET.
Here’s the new video from The Roots and John Legend track "Wake Up" which is a cover of the original song by Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes. The song also features Common and Melanie Fiona. Wake Up! is set to be released September 21.
Common will be starring in a drama series on AMC called “Hell on Wheels.” Written by Joe and Tony Gayton, the show takes place in the 1860s during the building of the Transcontinental Railroad.
Tennis star Serena Williams is profiled in the August issue of Harper’s Bazaar. Inside the mag, Serena shares her concerns about her body image, her blow up at the U.S. Open last year and her breakup with Common. Drop it low for details...
Common and Serena Williams are officially OVER. Recently there has been speculation about whether or not these two were still an item, but Common just confirmed it while conducting an interview with a Chicago news outlet.