Kid Rock has been
removed from the inauguration festivities of United States President George W.
Bush, after public outcry over the rock/rapper’s lyrics. The concert is
being hosted on Tuesday (Jan. 18th) by Bush’s twin daughters Barbara and
Jenna. Organizations such as the Campaign for Children and Families and the American
Family Association spoke out against Kid Rock, resulting in him being pulled as
DJ Pooh has joined 404
Games as a Senior Executive Writer. Pooh, who wrote such hits as “Friday,”
“The Wash” and “Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas,” will
help create cutting edge MMO (Massive Multiplayer Online) games for 404 Gaming.
The signing aims to increase 404 Gaming’s status in the MMO gaming world.
Wyclef Jean was recently
in Haiti to launch a program to support education in the poorest country in
the western hemisphere. Clef performed his song “Gonaives” in a
soccer field in Cite Soleil, an impoverished city outside of the capital of
Port-au-Prince. Jean recently launched a new foundation, Yele Haiti. Almost
25 children have received grants from the rapper of $23,800 each. At least 100
more scholarships will be handed out as well.
TVT is set to release
the soundtrack for "Be Cool" this March. Christina Milian, stars in
the movie along with Outkast’s Andre 3000. The movie centers around Milian’s
character, who is stuck in a cheesy all-girl cover group called "Chicks
International" (a Destiny’s Child wanna be group), performing covers ala
"Lady Marmalade" at the Viper Room. Milian also has a Mafioso type
manager (Vince Vaughn), a thug bodyguard played by wrestler turned actor (The
Rock) and record company executive (Harvey Keitel). The movie also stars Cedric
the Entertainer and Danny DeVito. Others on the sound track The Black Eyed Peas,
Baby Bash, James Brown, Planet Asia and Kurupt.