AWG Round Up II: Janet Jackson marries…again!

| March 5, 2013
Aaron Edwards CaribDirect gossip columnist

Aaron Edwards Staff Gossip Columnist

Kanye West latest rant

Could there be a hint of jealousy in the air as Kanye West publicly slammed the collaboration of JAY Z AND JT.

A year after Kanye West and Jay – z collaborated on their Watch The World tour, the 33 year old music artist annouced during a show on Saturday his distaste for the their partnership “”Remind me again who’s the original super-fly? And I got love for Hov but I ain’t f—-ing with that ‘Suit & Tie’,

Kanye West. and Obama

An angry Kanye West. Photo courtesy streetdose.com

Could someone be feeling left out?

Kanye, infamous for his legendary rants did not stop there also singling out displeasure for the recent Grammy Awards – “the Grammys can suck my d—,” and President Barack Obama on the back of an interview the President gave last year calling Kanye a jackass and declaring he felt Jay z was the superior artist   “I don’t give a f—- what the president say,”

On a more positive note for Mr West, he and girlfriend Kim Kardasian have announced they are expecting a baby girl; the child is due in July.

Janet Jackson Marriage

The baby sister of pop superstar Michael Jackson has recently announced her third marriage to Qatari billionaire Wissam Al Mana.

Janet was previously married to R&B Artist James Debarge and Music Video Director Rene Elizondo Jr.

Wissam Al Mana and Janet Jackson

Janet Jackson and hubby Wissam Al Mana. Photo courtesy latimes.com

The wealthy fashion industrialist and Queen of Pop first got together in November 2011, after months of speculation debating a possible engagement, the pair announced they married several months ago in a private personal ceremony.

“We would appreciate that our privacy is respected and that we are allowed this time for celebration and joy,” the couple said in the statement.

Rihanna Razzle Awards

Not exactly how she envisaged her debut movie role to be recognized I’m sure but Rihanna has won the Worst Supporting Actress Award at this year’s Razzle Awards for her role in last year’s summer sci fi flop Battleship.

Rihanna in Battleship

Rihanna in Battleship. Photo courtesy idolator.com

Rih Rih should not be too disheartened as she joins an illustrious group of artists who have also coveted the Anti-Oscar Exposure including Eddie Murphy, Prince and Halle Berry.

Gun Control Initiative

After the recent gun tragedies in America, several high profile names in R&B and Hip Hop have put their weight behind a new gun control initiative.

Former Outkast Manager Michael Blue Williams has recently announced the Gun for Greatness program encouraging young people to hand in their illegal firearms in exchange for mentorship.

Michael-Blue-Williams on gun crime

Michael-Blue-Williams. Photo courtesy hiphopsince1987.com

“This program aims to provide young people with an opportunity to receive guidance and inspiration from committed mentors,”

A similar program was initiated by the NYPD in 2008 but was shelved due to lack of public co-operation.

Williams who made his name managing Outkast and Goodie Mob hopes his influence and the support of others in the music industry will help to bring more positive exposure and support for this program.

“Our goal is to reach out to individuals who are in my industry, in my world and who I have an association with and get their support,”

Shaggy Launches New Record Label

Reggae Superstar Shaggy has been busy of late, on the back of producing a new album with 2013 Grammy Nominees Sly and Robbie, the 44 year old hosted the launch of his Newly Founded Ranch Entertainment record label at Usain Bolts Tracks and Records restaurant in Kingston on Tuesday.

Shaggy

Reggae superstar Shaggy . Photo courtesy Michael-Blue-Williams

Shaggy who had ended his 18 years partnership with long term manager Robert Livingston and his Big Yard Label premiered two videos at the Tuesday Event –

Couple – Up featuring Konshens

And

Love – Jam featuring Redd Foxx and GC

Prince Michael Jackson makes acting debut

The eldest son and heir to the Michael Jackson legacy will shortly be following in the family business and making his acting debut.

Prince Michael Jackson is set to make his mark on hit US Teen show 90210 playing a trauma victim named Cooper.

The episode is scheduled to be shown later this year.

Prince Michael Jackson

Prince Michael Jackson at Michael Jackson immortalized hand and footprint ceremony in Hollywood. Photo courtesy celebteenlaundry.com

Prince who recently became an on-air correspondent for Entertainment Tonight said “I’m looking to become well-rounded as a producer, director, screenwriter and actor,”

Makes you think what else we will be hearing from P.M in the months and years to come…stay with me for updates…I’M OUT TILL NEXT WEEK!

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