Post It Notes: Hottest Headlines on 7/30
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President Barack Obama is extending a new proposal to Republicans that he hopes will break the political gridlock on budget negotiations, offering to cut corporate tax rates in exchange for job investments, according to AP.
Whoop, whoop, whoop! Okay, you get the idea. Arsenio Hall is returning to late-night TV in September with a new show…minus the ’90s shoulder pads. No word on the host’s trademark fist pump though.
The former WNBA player is telling her side of the story in ESPN’s Nine for IX documentary series. Earlier this year, Swoopes accepted a job as the head coach at Loyola of Chicago. The documentary airs Tuesday night at 8 p.m. ET.
Back in June, Sanford police officers trailed Traymon Williams, a local political activist, while he was riding with his girlfriend and brother. When one patrol car turned into four, the cops stopped Williams, forcing him from his vehicle and handcuffing him at gunpoint. Police later let Williams go when they realized they had the wrong suspect.
Former Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley, 71, was spotted at film director George Lucas’ June wedding to Mellody Hobson with Dr. Adele Joy Cobbs, 41, of Rush Medical Center. Daley appointed the Black doctor to the city’s Board of Health three years ago. You know what they say, once you go Black…
Guess Ciara’s “Body Party” doesn’t have many guests. In an effort to boost sales, the singer has combined her self-titled latest effort with a greatest hits collection of sorts for $13.99 on Groupon. Who doesn’t love a good deal?
Jigga is known for continuously raising the bar, and the premiere of his latest music video is no different. “Picasso Baby: A Performance Art Film,” which the rapper spent six hours in a Manhattan art gallery filming, will debut Aug. 2 at 11 P.M. EST on HBO. Watch the sneak peak here.
Looks like DJ Khaled and Nicki Minaj won’t be headed to the altar anytime soon. Surprise, surprise. Nicki cleared the air yesterday in an interview with Hot 97’s Funkmaster Flex while expressing that it was all fun and games and just a clever way to promote Khaled’s new single “I Wanna Be With You,” which features Miss Minaj herself. So there ya have it, folks!
You know your album was dope when somebody wants to write a book about it. Kanye’s My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy will be one of the latest musical works to be covered in the popular 33 1/3 book series. The collection features books written about classic albums such as Nas’ Illmatic and Public Enemy’s It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back. Good look, Ye’.
The female MC is hitting the road with Mrs. Carter on the Australian leg of her tour. Azalea made the big announcement on Instagram, where she posted a video of herself coasting on her scooter while yelling the news.
The “Thinkin Bout You” singer’s tear in his vocal cord has caused event planners to cancel the opening night of Toronto’s October’s Very Own two-day music festival. James Blake, the artist who was suppose to perform the same night as Ocean, has been added to night two with Drake and Wale. The artist also had to cancel his Australian tour. We’re hoping for a speedy recovery. We can’t go too long without hearing Frankie sing.