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Juvenile Seaks On B.G. Sentencing

(CelebNMusic247) Juvenile Seaks On B.G. Sentencing.

Former Hot Boy Juvenile speaks on his friend B.G. being sentenced to fourteen years in prison for a weapons conviction earlier this summer.

 The onetime labelmate, Juve spoke in length about the bid, admitting that he was a little shocked by the duration of the sentence.

Juvenile told XXL:

“I mean 14 years was unexpected – I knew he was gon’ get some time …. I ain’t know it was gon’ be 14 years.”

 “It hit me like everybody else. Like, ‘Man, d*mn. Did it get that bad?’ He was on paper; he was on probation, and he had like a little drug charge or something that he got caught with. And, all that just fell in on him at one time ’cause he had like three open charges when they caught him.”

Juve added:

“People in his situation and I’m not saying he no junkie or nothing like that, but sometimes man, the drugs block out the person that you really are and it stops you from being the person that you really are.”

 “And, I think B.G. got so caught up into the drug thing, he forgot who he was. He forgot, ‘I’m a cool dude. I don’t need to carry no gun. I ain’t beefing with nobody.’ And, I think he just got caught up into the life. You know cats put him on a pedestal ’cause he B.G. B.G. means Baby Gangster. He feel like he had to fulfill those shoes.”

Do you think B.G. deserves 14 years?

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Azealia Banks ‘Dazed & Confused’ Cover Banned In 7 Nations

(CelebNMusic247) Azealia Banks ‘Dazed & Confused’ Cover Banned In 7 Nations!

Talk about a great way to get your name on the map as an artist. A little controversy NEVER hurt anyone, well almost anyone.

Did you checkout the cover?

It’s much, but I’m NOT

Azealia Banks is well-known among underground scene, and is also being celebrated as a muse in the world of high fashion. However, Banks is on the rise especially after her Coachella music festival performance, and posing for avant garde brands like Alexander Wang.

Banks has kicked up some controversy with her latest endeavor as the cover model for the September issue of Dazed & Confused magazine.

Always daring to push the envelope, Banks is featured locking lips with a blown-up condom like a cigar, might be drawing unwanted publicity.

Yet, the daring image has been dubbed off-limits for public consumption in over half a dozen nations.

Source: Thegrio

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Zoe SaldanaReplacing Mary J Blige In ‘Nina’?

(CelebNMusic247) Zoe Saldana Replacing Mary J Blige In ‘Nina’?

Word is, Zoe Saldana will be taking on the role of Nina Simone in the upcoming biopic film about the legendary singer, jazz musician and classical pianist.

Originally, Mary J. Blige announced she’d be taking on the starring role as Nina, but now that has all changed.

The film entitled ‘Nina’ is based on the singer’s 1992 autobiography I Put a Spell on You’ and will focus on the relationship between Nina Simone and her assistant Paris based manager, Clifton Henderson, who will be played by David Oyelowo.

The project has now secured a budget and will begin shooting in Los Angeles on October 16 (2012). Saldana has been cast as Simone, while former Spooks star David Oyelowo will play Clifton Henderson, the singer’s assistant and eventual lover.

Nina Simone [daughter of a North Carolina preacher] recorded more than 40 albums before passing away in 2003 at the age of 70. She became heavily involved in the US civil rights movement in the 1960s and 1970s, but later relocated to France following tax issues.

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