AHH Stray News: Trina, Pepa, Wyclef, LIFEbeat


for Trina have shot down the notion that she is dating professional football

player Chad Johnson. The two were spotted together during NBA All Star weekend,

but the Miami rapper is not romantically involved with Johnson. “Let the

truth be known,” a rep for Trina told AllHipHop.com. “Trina is still

single and is not attached to anyone at this moment.”

VH1 announced the

cast of the latest season of the hit show "The Surreal Life," which

is entering into it's fifth season. This season’s cast includes Sandi

“Pepa” Denton of pioneering female rap group Salt-N-Pepa, “America’s

Next Top Model” judge Janice Dickinson, baseball star Jose Canseco, actor

Bronson Pinchot, British model Caprice, motor cross star Carey Hart and Omarosa

Manigault-Stallworth from “The Apprentice.” The show is currently

in production and debuts on VH1 September 4.

Wyclef Jean is pitching a new car he has designed to car manufacturing

giants Mercedes Benz/Chrysler. According to reports, Clef has hired a team of

mechanics create a completely new car, all overseen by the chart-topping rapper/actor/producer.

According to Clef, the car will be a cross between a Ferrari and a Corvette.

The rapper also stated that the design would be available to the highest bidder.

Wyclef stated that the price of the car would be affordable for new motorists.

LIFEbeat and E.A.R.S.

Foundation have teamed up for the Reggaeton Explosion benefit concert on March

31 starting 7 p.m. at Spirit in New York City. LIFEbeat is a national non-profit

organization dedicated to raising awareness of HIV/AIDS and prevention. The

concert, hosted by Power 105 personality, Tony Touch, will feature performances

by Latino artists Tego Calderón and Aventura. The event is co-sponsored

by New York radio station, Power 105.1.