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2pm: Disneyland Resort tickets
3pm: Katt Williams - Nokia Theater 12/31
4pm: Disneyland Resort tickets
5pm: Love Affair - Gibson Ampitheater 02/16
6pm: Burke Williams
THE "VIDEO OF THE DAY" THIS WEEK
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(good once a week fr 12/2- 12/8)
Professional YouTube prankster, Roman Atwood, planned to celebrate his 5-year anniversary with his girlfriend by fooling her into thinking that he cheated on her. While the couple vacationed in Aruba, he hid a camera and told her that he cheated on her. She then started to cry as he begged for forgiveness, and admitted that she'd been unfaithful, too. After she said, ‘I cheated on you,' he flipped out and paced around in stunned disbelief.Before his anger could go too far, she smiled and said, "Gotcha! I saw you set up your camera, you idiot!"
After " celebrates the glamour and exuberance of
R. Kelly was due to release the anticipated album, "Black Panties," on November 11, but it has now been pushed back to December 10th because of "last minute tweaks in the mastering process."
RENEE TAYLOR'S BIRTHDAY BLAST!!!
Is your birthday coming up or do you know somone who will be celebrating their birthday? Hit me up at RENEE@HOT923.COM and I'll get it out.
Or you can always call weekdays (866) 246-8923 to get your birthday shout on the air! All birthdays air around 5:40pm
HAPPY BIRTHDAY SAGITTARIUS!
NOVEMBER 23 - DECEMBER 22
Nelson Mandela, the South African anti-apartheid icon, was remembered today by tens of thousands of South Africans and dozens of dignitaries at the outdoor stadium in Johannesburg. President Obama was among the speakers at Tuesday's memorial. There was and amazing 100 heads of state and a abundance of celebrities on hand to remember Nelson Mandela who died last Thursday at the age of 95. Alicia Keys paid tribute to the late Nelson Mandela during her latest “Girl on Fire” tour stop in Australia. Check out who joined her on stage. Click here to read more and see more pictures.
R Kelly got a taste of the mean people that live on twitter. R. Kelly decided to do a Twitter Q&A session to interact with his fans. Theboombox.com is reporting it didn’t take long for things to get ugly. Check out some of the nasty twits that Kelly had to put up with at theboombox.com.
Contrary to reports by RadarOnline.com, La Toya Jackson is not married “The rumors that La Toya Jackson married her longtime business partner Jeffre Phillips are completely false. The reporting outlet should be embarrassed for their mistake and at least make an effort to find facts to back up their story before reporting.” La Toya also took her messaging to twitter writing, “Thank you all for your congratulations on what you thought was a marriage. It was a rumor. I'm Not Married!”
A clean and sober Lamar Odom was in court today(Monday) to plead "no contest" in his DUI case. It is part of a deal that will get him probation for the next 3 years according to TMZ. If you remember Odom was arrested in L.A. on August 30 at after cops saw him driving too slow on the 101 Freeway. He flunked field sobriety tests and refused to submit to a blood alcohol test. He was ultimately charged with one count of DUI. Odom will also take some education classes and pay a fine, read more at TMZ.com. Odom's driver's license was automatically suspended for one year for refusing to submit to the BAC test and that punishment will stand.
THE GRAMMY GOES TO….
It looks like there will be quite a few fellas stepping up on the stage on Grammy night. And Jay Z could be leading them. He grabbed nine nominations, including Best Rap Album for ‘Magna Carter…Holy Grail. Justin Timberlake, Pharrell Williams, Kendrik Lamar and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis all nabbed seven nominations apiece and some will also compete against each other in the coveted Album of the Year category. As for the ladies Tamar Braxton is leading them with 3 nominations and she will compete against Alicia Keys, Fantasia and more. Check out the list at theboombox.com. CBS will televise the 56th Annual Grammy Awards live from Los Angeles’ Staples Center on Jan. 26 at .
"BELIEVE IN 17” BASEBALL TOURNAMENT
North Valley Youth Baseball and the NV Titans are hosting a tournament fundraiser for 10-year-old Emily Lomeli, who is battling a rare form of ovarian cancer. The tournament takes place this Saturday and Sunday at the NV Sports Complex in Granada Hills, with an opening ceremony at 9:30am on Saturday morning. In addition to the tournament, there will also be raffles, food, and surprises for the kids. All of the proceeds from the tournament will go directly towards Emily’s treatment. For a complete schedule, details and rules, visit the “Believe in 17” website here.
OXNARD TAMALE FESTIVAL
Come out and enjoy the best mouth-watering tamales on the central coast at the Oxnard Tamale Festival this Saturday from 9am to 6:30pm. There will be “eating contests” and other activities including cooking demos by Oxnard College, a beer garden with wine tasting, and arts & crafts for the kids.. You can also enjoy Oxnard's Downtown Christmas Parade. Admission for the festival is free. For the address and more information, click here.
HARVEST FESTIVAL ORIGINAL ART & CRAFT SHOW
Shopping and entertainment come together for a winter wonderland of fun this weekend at the Fairplex in Pomona. The Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show is the west coast’s largest indoor craft show, and its celebrating its 41st year. Bring your family and enjoy a great alternative to the mall, featuring handcrafted artist originals, stage entertainment, crafting demonstrations, a Kidzone, strolling performers, contests, specialty foods, and more. The festival is open Friday from 9am to 6pm, Saturday from 10am to 6pm, and Sunday from 10am to 5pm Tickets are $9 for adults, $7 for seniors, $4 for teens, and kids 12 and under are free. For more information, visit their website.
EXPLORA-WINTER WONDERLAND STEAM FESTIVAL
Bring the family out to a holiday event this weekend that celebrates science, technology, engineering, art and math. The Explora Winter Wonderland STEAM Festival will take place this Sunday at The Exploratory in Culver City from 12pm to 5pm. There will be tons of unique and fun activities including creating holiday gifts & cards with electronics, constructing custom gingerbread creations, a winter techno wonderland, snowball catapults, and more! Admission is free, and activities and projects range from $5 to $50. For more information, visit The Exploratory’s website.
2ND ANNUAL HOLIDAY CONCERT & TOY DRIVE
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA BOAT PARADES
The holiday season is upon us, and for these next couple of weeks before Christmas, boat owners all over LA and Orange County decorate and present their boats up and down the waterways for spectators. This year, there will be parades in Marina del Rey, Dana Point, Redondo, Huntington, Venice, Newport, Ventura, and Naples Island. Our very own Josefa Salinas has all of the dates and details on her
MOVIES OUT THIS WEEKEND:
Out of the Furnace (rated R) – starring Christian Bale and Casey Affleck
Inside Llewyn Davis (rated R) – starring Oscar Isaac and Carey Mulligan
The Last Days on Mars (rated R) – starring Liev Schreiber and Romola Garai
R.I.P Nelson Mandela 1918-2013
South African President Jacob Zuma confirmed the news: "He is now resting. He is now at peace," Zuma said. "Our nation has lost its greatest son. Our people have lost a father."
HUDSON TALKS ABOUT WINNIE ROLE
Jennifer Hudson is on the cover of the January 2014 issue of ESSENCE magazine. In the issue she talks about playing Winnie Mandela, how different her life is from her role in The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete. And with all the rumor about her and fiancé David Otunga she talks about him and their life. Check out this and more at ybf.com. The ESSENCE January issue hits newsstands Friday, December 6th.
IF YOU MISSED R KELLY ON KIMMEL
R. Kelly paid a visit to "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Wednesday, Dec. 5 and talked about his soon to be released album "Black Panties” and his goal of delivering a production on Broadway, likely a version of Trapped In The Closet. "As long as there is life, “Trapped In The Closet” is about life," Kelly told Kimmel when asked about how he keeps it going when it doesn't seem like it could go an further. "It's the weirdest thing. It's like an alien man. I don't even know how this stuff comes to me man. I get in the studio... all these characters start to come alive and I just start to write what's in my head." Yeah “R” I felt that way when watching some of those episodes.……lol
Click here to see R Kelly perform with 2 Chainz.
We finally have a taste of new music from Lauryn Hill... but it's definitely much different than what I would have expected. Check out her new lyric video for "Consumerism" over at eurweb.com
Members of Earth, Wind & Fire are confirmed to perform at the Grammy Nominations Concert Live!! - Countdown to Music's Biggest Night. The event will air tomorrow night at 10pm from the Nokia Theater L.A. Live. Check out singersroom.com for more details.