Rumors are circulating that Kanye West is going to be working with adidas for the Yeezy 3,now to be known as the “YEEZI.”
Although Nothing has been formally announced, but speculation has been running rampant since West aired out his issues with Nike, the manufacturers of his Air Yeezy 2 signature shoe, during a radio interview.
“I want to make product like shoes…you think about the Yeezys and how people really wanted that, I want to be able to consistently make that,” West told Philadelphia’s Wired 96.5. “I just signed my deal like a week and a half ago, but it took a major company… I can’t say yet, we’re going to announce it in a couple of weeks…but it took someone in a position like that to co-sign me.”
During a rant a during his Yeezus tour stop at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, after mentioning signing the aforementioned deal, West confirmed that he and Nike had not been seeing eye to eye. “Mark Parker he’ll talk sh*t,” he said referring to Nike’s CEO. “Talking about he don’t know why people like the Yeezys.”
According to Kicks On Fire, West will be collaborating with renowned designer Yohji Yamamoto and adidas’ Y-3 line, with plans to release a shoe called the Yeezi.
No release date for the Yeezi has been announce and no formal announcement from Adidas as of press time.
Amy Winehouse was found dead Saturday in her London home, police said. She was 27.
In a statement, the London Metropolitan Police said, “Police were called by London Ambulance Service to an address in Camden Square NW1 shortly before 16.05hrs today, Saturday 23 July, following reports of a woman found deceased.
On arrival officers found the body of a 27-year-old female who was pronounced dead at the scene. At this early stage her death is being treated as unexplained.”
Winehouse has battled drug addiction for years, having most recently checked back into rehabilitation in May for admitted heroin use.
A suspected drug overdose took the life of the singer.
According to published reports, Lil Kim has signed a 3 album deal with Jay-z’s RocNation.
Details of the deal have not been announced, but it is expected to be an official announcement made this upcoming week.
Long time Lil Kim fans will remember that Jay-z joked about signing Kim to Rocafella back on Kim’s Debut album “Hardcore”
“How B.I.G. and ‘Un’ trust you in the studio with me
Don’t they know I’m tryin’ to sex you continuously.
Pull a high power coup. Make you jump ship
Leave who you wit’, run with the Roc-A-Fella crew.
Trick you for the cheese, tear your woom up
Spread a ill rumor, make you flip on Little Ceas
twist ya’ backwards, get the doe from your platinum hits
Rock Little Kim hats and shit…..”
Well Years later it looks like he finally pulled it off.
“Lil Kim and Jigga sounds like figures..”
Fans of the late 90’s super group were greeted with some surprising news Wednesday via Az and his twitter account.
When founding Firm members Nas and Cormega resolved their highly publicized beef back in 2006, fans wondered would this lead to a reunion of the original firm members.
In December of the same year Nas surprised a sold out Nokia Theater when Cormega, and Foxy Brown came on stage to perform “Affirmative Action“
Now years later it appears fans are finally getting what they have wished for.
“Soaking in remy sitting back smoking a 20 shyt is scary that hustlin is so in me! Got a new firm record on the way! finally.” Az tweeted.
Calls to Nas’s and Foxxy Brown’s Representatives were not returned as of press time.
It appears Suge Knight is back to hip bulling ways.
Published reports say Suge and a group of associates robbed and assaulted Yuckmouth in San Fernando Valley earlier this week.
According to TMZ, police are currently looking to question Suge and his entourage for beating up and robbing rapper Bay area rapper Yukmouth at around 10 p.m. Monday evening.
Publish reports say Suge and around 10 members of crew attacked Yukmouth and then made off with around $92,000 worth of jewelry.
Suge has yet to comment on the allegations at press time.
Nelly was punched in the face after becoming embroiled in a bust-up between his bodyguards and bouncers at a pre-Super Bowl gig on Friday (Feb. 5th).
According to The New York Post, Nelly arrived at the Liv nightclub in Miami, Florida to perform a set for VIPs at a party before Sunday’s (Feb. 7th) big game between the New Orleans Saints and the Indianapolis Colts but the pre-celebrations turned nasty after the star’s personal security got involved in a fracas with the club’s doormen, which ended in Nelly being accidentally punched.
A source tells the publication, “His (Nelly) security appeared to get into an argument with the hotel’s security staff. Nelly got in the middle and got punched by mistake. Then it spilled out of the back door and continued outside.”