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Monday
Oct112010

Rihanna Confirms TV Gigs; Talks Collabos and Katy Perry's Wedding

Photo Courtesy - ABC NewsRihanna graces the cover of Billboard magazine, and in the accompanying article, it's confirmed that she'll indeed perform on Saturday Night Live's Halloween episode, airing Oct. 30.  Billboard also reports Rihanna will perform on ABC's Good Morning America on Nov. 17, the day after her new album Loud is released.

The Billboard article also provides details of Rihanna's collaboration with Drake.  The two team up on a remix of "What's My Name," Rihanna's next single, which will appear as a bonus track on Loud.

Rihanna says, "Drake is the hottest rapper out right now and we've always been trying to work together.  He's the only person I thought could really understand the melody of the song, and the minute he heard it, he said, 'I know exactly what I'm going to do. I love it.'  And he did it, like, three days later."

Meanwhile, Rihanna talked to Entertainment Tonight about her plans to attend her good friend Katy Perry's wedding, which will reportedly take place later this month.  Rihanna confirms Perry and Russell Brand will wed in India, and tells ET, "I am excited about that because I have never been there.  I'm just so excited to see her get married.  I am excited to see her dress. She won't tell me what it is!" 

Rihanna says she and Perry hope to get together in a studio soon for some kind of collaboration, either for Rihanna's album, or for a re-release of Perry's Teenage Dream.

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Wednesday
Sep292010

Lil Wayne Admits He's Jealous of Nicki & Drake 

Photo Courtesy - WeezyThanxYou.com(EAST ELMHURST, NY) -- While Lil Wayne finishes up his sentence in prison, his proteges Nicki Minaj and Drake are tearing up the charts, and Wayne admits he wishes it were him out there.  In a new posting on his website WeezyThanxYou.com, the rapper writes, "To my [Young Money/Cash Money] family, you are the bleepin' best!  Nik, I am jealous of you and Drizzy, but it's cool!  I miss you all and keep killin' em.  I love y'all."

Wayne, who celebrated his 28th birthday on Monday, writes that he is "awaiting freedom patiently," adding, "I can't bleepin' wait!"  To pass the time until his release in November, Wayne says he's "still playing UNO. Still doing push-ups and such...I've been trying to get as much rest as I can because I know I won't when I'm out of here."  He adds that he enjoys listening to sports and slow jams, and reading all the letters from his fans, for which he says he is "forever grateful." 

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