Is Sean “Diddy” Combs Launching His Own TV Music Channel?

Perhaps taking a page from Oprah’s notebook, Sean “Diddy” Combs is reportedly in the midst of creating his own music-themed cable channel. He plans to call it Revolt, and insiders say it’ll hit the airwaves on 12/12/12.  The entertainment mogul, who has his own alcohol and perfume lines, is certainly no stranger to new business…

Idolator Staff | January 23, 2012 - 6:06 pm

Beyonce Gets A Bug Named After Her: Morning Mix

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:: If you thought Bey dressing as a bee for Halloween was the closest you’d get to a bug named Beyonce, you are mistaken. Meet the Scaptia (Plinthina) beyonceae, a golden-bootied horse fly that hails from Australia. [Huffington Post]

:: In a new poem, Jay-Z claims he will…

Idolator Staff | January 17, 2012 - 5:00 am

Celebrities Welcome Beyonce & Jay-Z’s Baby Blue Ivy Carter To The World

Blue Ivy Carter is here! (Nope, it’s not Ivy Blue.) Now it’s only a matter of time before she gets into the studio with Dr. Luke, cranks out an album, and wins herself a slew of Grammys. (Come on, you know it’ll happen!) But since we’ll have to wait at least a couple weeks for…

Idolator Staff | January 8, 2012 - 11:07 am

The ‘iCarly’ Cast Covers Diddy-Dirty Money’s “Coming Home”: Idolator Premiere

Get ready to dance crazy! On January 24, Nickelodeon’s iCarly cast will drop iSoundtrack II, which features songs performed by the show’s star Miranda Cosgrove, as well as Taio Cruz, Ke$ha and Katy Perry. Also included on the collection of tunes heard and inspired by the show is a cover of the Diddy-Dirty Money / Skylar…

Becky Bain | January 5, 2012 - 2:04 pm

Heavy D Back On The Charts As Family Mourns At His Wake

Heavy D has joined the ranks of artists whose record sales spike after an untimely passing. Billboard reports that the larger-than-life rapper’s 1991 Grammy-nominated hit “Now That We Have Love” came in at No. 20 on the Rap Digital Songs chart, moving 18,000 downloads last week — exactly 20 years after “Love” made…

Idolator Staff | November 18, 2011 - 11:25 am

Heavy D Autopsy Report Inconclusive

The cause of Heavy D’s death at the age of 44 remains a mystery, at least for the next few weeks — the initial autopsy report has proved inconclusive, which means we won’t know the rap legend’s official cause of death until a toxicology screening can be obtained. For fans of the rapper who wish…

Becky Bain | November 15, 2011 - 2:35 pm

Beyonce’s Reps Deny Ridiculous Rumor About Fake Baby Bump — Morning Mix

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:: Beyonce’s reps have called the rumors regarding her allegedly sporting a fake baby bump as “stupid, ridiculous, and false.” Do you conspiracy theorists remember her showing off her clearly pregnant belly in a bikini a month ago? Or do you need to see a live stream of her…

Becky Bain | October 13, 2011 - 5:00 am

T.I. Lashes Out At Diddy For Throwing A (Non-Cîroc!) Drink At A Fan

T.I. may be fresh out of the slammer, but he wasn’t the hip hop heavy who caused a belligerent, egomaniacal scene following the BET Hip Hop Awards. No — that would be Diddy. At Atlanta’s Club Compound last night, the high-and-mighty Empress himself was apparently upset that not every single cocktail in the entire world…

Idolator Staff | October 2, 2011 - 11:59 am

Kelly Rowland And Diddy Launch Empress At Macy’s (PHOTOS)

What’s better than one major star turning out to launch a new fragrance? Why, two major stars, of course — which is why a number of excited fans turned out for the launch of Empress, Diddy’s new perfume, the face of which is none other than Runway cover girl Kelly Rowland. The talented duo showed…

Idolator Staff | September 16, 2011 - 8:01 am

Beyonce Sparkles At Roseland Ballroom (PHOTOS)

Last night, Beyonce returned for her second of four sold out shows at NYC’s Roseland Ballroom. The fierce InStyle cover girl once again donned the sparkly mini dress and big diva hair for the intimate gig. Spotted amid the lucky 3500 fans enjoying Bey’s set of Destiny’s Child hits, solo numbers and…

Erika Brooks Adickman | August 17, 2011 - 10:00 am

Jay-Z Tops ‘Forbes’ Hip Hop Cash Kings Throne Once Again

While you’re poring over the reviews of Jay-Z and Kanye West’s newly-released LP Watch The Throne — and, you know, actually listening to the album — consider this: Jay actually is on the throne, according to Forbes. The 41-year-old Brooklyn MC has topped the mag’s annual Cash Kings list of hip hop’s top earners, with…

Robbie Daw | August 10, 2011 - 8:39 am

Dr. Dre, Diddy, And Drake Do The 2011 ASCAP Awards

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers honored extraordinary lover Diddy with their Founding Fathers award, and on hand to introduce the Dirty Money-less “Looking For Love” rapper was last year’s recipient, the one and only Chrysler-shilling Dr. Dre. The actor/producer/person-we-aspire-to-be-when-waking-up claimed “music runs the world” in his speech (though Beyonce might beg to

Idolator Staff | June 25, 2011 - 1:35 pm

Diddy-Dirty Money & Usher Go Clubbing In “Looking For Love” Video

In Diddy-Dirty Money & Usher’s dim-lit clip for their new single “Looking For Love”, we see Ush, the Dirty Money ladies and Mr. Swag himself living the high life while enjoying bottle service at a club, at least when they’re not seen aimlessly slinking around through said club. That’s pretty much the entire video right…

Becky Bain | May 26, 2011 - 9:13 am

Diddy-Dirty Money And Usher Slink Through Their “Looking For Love” Video Preview

Usher teams up with Diddy, or, we’re sorry, Swag-Dirty Money for the video to “Looking For Love”, off Last Train To Paris. In the brief video preview, we get strobe lights, a dimly-lit atmosphere, and lots of chair-writhing. Do we honestly need anything else from this group of club-dwellers?
[Via Nah-Right] …

Becky Bain | May 24, 2011 - 4:46 pm

Diddy-Dirty Money Sample Sade In New Free Track “No Ordinary Love”

Looks like we’re not the only ones planning to pick up Sade’s Ultimate Collection when it drops — to kick off the start of their Coming Home tour in Minneapolis last night, Diddy-Dirty Money are giving away a free track, “No Ordinary Love”, which covers the chorus to the Brit soul group’s hit of the…

Becky Bain | April 14, 2011 - 11:48 am

Watch Mary J. Blige, Diddy & Lil Wayne’s “Someone To Love Me (Naked)” Video

Among the many videos shot for songs off Diddy-Dirty Money’s Last Train To Paris album, “Someone To Love Me” pretty much got overshadowed by “Coming Home.” But now a new Colin Tilley-directed vid for the “Naked” mix of the song, featuring Mary J. Blige and Lil Wayne on prominent vocals, has been released. Watch below.

Robbie Daw | April 4, 2011 - 12:49 pm

Kanye West, Jay-Z And More Close SXSW With A G.O.O.D. Music Show (PHOTOS)

Late last night, Kanye West took Austin through his beautiful dark twisted SXSW fantasy, closing the festival’s 25th year at VEVO’s G.O.O.D. Music show. The shindig kicked off at 1 am at Seaholm Power Plant — the perfect setting for the Power-ful rapper. The crowd of 2,500 fans included celebs from “Freaks And Geeks” rapper/actor…

Erika Brooks Adickman | March 20, 2011 - 4:30 pm

Ellie Goulding, Diddy, Kerli And More Rock SXSW 2011 (PHOTOS)

Well, the 25th annual SXSW Festival has come and gone, but don’t worry, we’ve lassoed the pop music highlights you may have missed while in Austin (or via the comfort of your home computer). British “Wonderwoman” Ellie Goulding played a killer set along with new discoveries Walk The Moon and Foster The People. Bubblegoth Kerli…

Erika Brooks Adickman | March 20, 2011 - 1:16 pm

‘American Idol’: Adam Lambert Returns, Casey Abrams Hospitalized Again

Popular American Idol Season 8 runner-up Adam Lambert returned to the show for last night’s Top 13 elimination round, where he performed a stripped down version of his For Your Entertainment jam “Aftermath.” And what we got in the aftermath of the episode was one less contestant, news that Casey Abrams was once again hospitalized

Robbie Daw | March 11, 2011 - 6:06 am

Dawn Richard Aiming For Solo Album After Diddy-Dirty Money Tour

On Thursday Diddy-Dirty Money will make their second ever appearance on American Idol, where the trio will perform their aptly-titled (for whoever gets the boot from the Top 13) hit “Coming Home.” But ahead of that comes news of DM member/former Danity Kane vixen Dawn Richard’s plans for a solo album, to be released this…

Robbie Daw | March 7, 2011 - 1:59 pm
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