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On June 28, 2012, Dong Abay, in cooperation with Lockdown Entertainment and Team Manila, successfully launched Rebulto at Cubao X. Rebulto is Dong’s latest album – his tribute to our National Hero Dr. Jose P. Rizal. It is produced by rockstar legends Buddy Zabala and Raimund Marasigan.
Dong Abay’s contributions to OPM is something to be proud of. His lyrics have substance. He doesn’t write just for the sake of writing, he educates through his music.
Some people say that OPM is dying. It’s not. In my opinion, OPM is alive and well. I think people are just sick of the novelty songs that “The Man” tries to overfeed us with. OPM is alive because we have artists who value substance. Team Manila recognizes and supports these artist, and we should too! (more…)
Collaborate /kəˈlæbəɹeɪt/ verb
To work together with others to achieve a common goal.
KC sent me a text message on Tuesday. “Be at Hard Rock Cafe tomorrow 11 AM.” So I went.
I was met by a surprise. I could see that a press conference was just about to start inside. “Are you here for MyJaps?” asked the receptionist. I didn’t know what to say. I thought I was just meeting KC for lunch to discuss the opening of our wrestling school. I thought to myself: “I’m not here for MyJaps, but now that I’m here, I want to be here for MyJaps.” I told the receptionist that I’m supposed to meet KC, so they put my name on the list, gave me a gift bag and a nameplate.
The MyJaps x Team Manila presscon was just about to begin. It was a relaxed, family-gathering kind of atmosphere. It really was. Almost like a debut, but not one of those really snobbish and very formal debuts with cotillions and intimidating people. It had a “feel at home” vibe.
The presscon was for Julie Anne Peñaflorida San Jose (also known as MyJaps) and Team Manila‘s collaboration. These two awesome entities are collaborating and releasing the “My Japs Collection” this April.
Julie Anne, Team Manila co-founder Jowee Alviar and VANS Philippines CEO
Wendell Cunanan Wendellvans were introduced to the press. The host took us down memory lane of MyJaps’ wonderful and young career.
Julie Anne and Team Manila explained the goals of their special collaboration. Aside from reflecting Julie Anne’s youthful and fun-loving personality in the release of the “My Japs Collection,” proceeds will go to the patients of the Philippine Children’s Medical Center. Now that’s SPREADING THE LOVE!
Q&A with the press (more…)
Rolling Stone recently asked their readers to vote for the worst song of the 90s. Aqua’s “Barbie Girl” is number one.
2. Los Del Rio – Macarena
3. Billy Ray Cyrus – Achy Breaky Heart
4. Vanilla Ice – Ice Ice Baby
5. Chumbawamba – Tubthumping
6. Hanson – MMMBop
7. Celine Dion – My Heart Will Go On
8. Baha Men – Who Let The Dogs Out
9. Right Said Fred – I’m Too Sexy
10. 4 Non Blondes – What’s up
Hanson sparked Amy Winehouse’s interest in music.
Star Pulse reports:
Hanson star Isaac Hanson has been left floored after learning his family trio was the band that sparked Amy Winehouse’s interest in music.
Winehouse was a big fan of the “MMMBop” hitmakers as a teenager in north London – a fact Hanson didn’t know until recently.
And the information hit him hard after the young Brit died last month.
He tells WENN, “It is really, really tragic when you see someone like Amy Winehouse. You go, ‘She had a really great voice. She’s got a talent that is unique and powerful…’ She had this soulful passion and intensity.
“It is tragic to see people not be able to fully deal with that inner turmoil, which unfortunately, most artists, including myself, have. You have this tortured element within you and you’re throwing yourself out there emotionally.
“God rest her soul. I feel so bad for her that she was not able to reconcile whatever was going on inside her… It sounds like there were so many lovely, lovely elements of who she was and unfortunately there were some darker elements that clearly got the better of her.
“I didn’t know that she was a fan.”
Random question: Is Lady Gaga a Jonas Brothers fan? —Degenerate
Lady Gaga likes provoking the Catholic church which is kind of cool but also kind of bad for her if the church leaders are right and she goes to hell come judgment day. Lady Gaga, we are little monsters, but naughty pictures of yourself portraying a nun ready for a spanking? Bad. Catholic church protecting pedophiles? Good? — Degenerate
The Sun reports:
PROVOCATIVE Lady GaGa clasps her hands in prayer as fashion designer Jean-Paul Gaultier prepares to spank her.
Wearing an outfit that echoes a nun’s habit, the controversial singer presents her posterior to the Frenchman.
With a hand poised, the industry veteran glances at the songbird while clad in a priest’s outfit.
Certain to spark outrage, the pair staged the scene to promote a forthcoming TV show.
The special, GaGa By Gaultier, airs in the US next month.
It sees the designer quiz the clothes-mad singer on all facets of her career.
According to Us Magazine, Paula Abdul’s assistants must do the following:
Each assistant must carry and use a tape recorder at all times “because she doesn’t trust her own conversations,” the source says.
“She also makes them check the TiVo for any mention of her and put it on a DVD.”
Abdul team members should also prepare to go through her email — and respond to family and friends as the star herself.
The “Forever Your Girl” singer also needed constant reminders that she is a “warrior, survivor and gift,” adds the insider.
(Jay-Z and Beyonce, J-Lo, Gaga, iddy and KC Montero’s demands after the cut)
He was probably watching the throne and lost focus. I’m really happy for Kanye, and I’mma let him finish, but gravity is one of the best things of all time. Of all time.
Also, Steven Tyler had one of the best falls off stage of all time. Of all time.
Via The Sun:
BRITNEY Spears has been banned from owning a mobile phone for fear the gadget could land her in trouble, pals claimed last night.
The rule is one of a number of conditions placed on the singer, 29, by close supporters in a bid to avoid a repeat of past meltdowns.
A source revealed: “Britney’s inner-circle keep a close eye on her to ensure she keeps herself together.
“One of the rules is she gave up her cell phone. That helps them keep her under control.”
Last year Britney’s former bodyguard Fernando Flores, 30, claimed she had sent him nude snaps of herself from her phone.
He threatened to use them in a lawsuit, accusing the mum of two of exposing herself and making unwanted advances at her LA home. She denied the allegations. The Toxic singer admitted in March that she no longer has her own mobile.
She is under a legal conservatorship which gave her dad Jamie control of her affairs following her 2008 breakdown.
Britney is currently on tour in the US after finding love and battling her demons with former agent Jason Trawick, 39.
The Sun reports:
LADY GaGa has found a clever way to disguise herself from besotted fans – wearing regular clothes.
The singer almost looked normal as she went out for a meal in Beverly Hills.
Her reason for scrubbing up may have something to do with Britney Spears.
GaGa confessed her love to Britney after watching her concert – part of her Femme Fatale tour – in Atlantic City.
Backstage, GaGa told her: “Girl, you’re so damn hot, I would.”
She then imitated some of Britney’s dance moves.
A source said: “They sat for around an hour gossiping and talking about collaborating together on a track – GaGa already has two songs in mind.
“They even spoke about getting her down to one of Britney’s later performances in October, if she could schedule it, to duet with her on stage.”
Meanwhile, GaGa’s gran has been talking about her granddaughter’s skimpy outfits.
Surprisingly, she doesn’t mind the singer prancing around half-naked on and off stage.
“It’s wrong that Rebecca Black is being bullied. And Lito Camo isn’t.” – Degenerate
From Star Pulse:
Internet sensation Rebecca Black has quit high school after growing tired of the taunts of classmates and bullies.
The singer, who became an overnight sensation when she posted a video of herself singing teenage party anthem Friday online, is reportedly studying at home.
She tells ABC News, “When I walk by they’ll (classmates) start singing Friday in a really nasally voice. Or, you know, they’ll be like, ‘Oh hey, Rebecca, guess what day it is?'”
Black’s mother has also said that home schooling will give her daughter more time to focus on her career and that the family have also hired a bodyguard to protect her safety.
I’m told that it’s not Seth Rogen. It’s a fella named Liam Hemsworth.
More photos after the cut.
Kanye West is a legend in music. He may be a douchebag and a gay fish (he likes fish sticks -just ask South Park) but he sure does get the ladies. He’s also being stalked by a very hot chick.
Via the NY Post:
Model chaser Kanye West has at least one ex-beauty queen following him around town. Miss Universe Albania 2010 Angela Martini, who was linked to West in the spring, was barred from his “Watch the Throne” album launch after-party at the Darby the other night. Sources say Martini cozied up to one of West’s producers so she could attend his earlier listening party at the Hayden Planetarium, but West nixed her from the after-party. Last month, the brunette, represented by Elite Model Management, rushed over to Greenhouse after Rihanna’s concert when she heard West was partying there, but sources say West didn’t want to see her. Another source said, “She eats at his favorite restaurant, Niko, near his SoHo apartment just to bump into him. She says they’re in love.”
Do you think Kanye tapped that? I think so. — Degenerate
Lady Gaga has an alter-ego now and his name is Jo Calderone. The alter-ego looks like
The Artist Formerly known as Prince. Or David Blaine (if David Blaine made his penis disappear).
Radar Online reports:
Lady Gaga resurrected her male alter-ego Jo Calderone for the artwork of her new single You And I.
The outspoken singer, who first portrayed Jo — a fictional Italian car mechanic — for Vogue Hommes Japan’s 2010 September issue, tweeted two front covers for her latest Born This Way single, showing her in black and white with sideburns and stubble.
In the artwork, Lady G also smokes a cigarette while posing in a black blazer and white t-shirt.
GaGa accompanied the artwork with a tweet: “You will never find what you are looking for in love, if you don’t love yourself #You&ISingleCover.”
Lady Gaga has also previously teased the You And I video, which she has promised will be posted on Twitter as her one-thousandth tweet.
The promo was shot in Nebraska last month, recently claiming that the video is about taking a journey to win back the one you love.
I’m a little monster. —Degenerate
Not to be outdone by Nicki Minaj’s nip slip the other day, Kelly Rowland decides to show her whole boob and a little bit of the other one.
see more photos after the jump…
Because the world needs to know why Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber are on a break, we did our research and found out Chris Brown and Lil Wayne are the culprits.
Selena wants Justin to stop hanging out with his rapper friends. I can only assume she fears Baby Justin would soon be carrying guns and get a facial tattoo because of Lil Wayne. She shouldn’t be acting this way because Chris Brown might flip and teach The Biebs how to put a woman in her place (I don’t know why I just said that. I’m listening to Eminem’s “Kim” right now).
The Sun reports:
The pair are taking time out after Selena, 19, ordered the clean-cut pop idol to ditch his new pals, The Sun can reveal.
It came after Justin, 17, arrived at one of Selena’s gigs in Florida last week with rap ace Sean Kingston, 21 – a former child burglar.
Justin is also close to gun-charge former convict Lil Wayne and has released a track with R&B’s Chris Brown, who beat ex-lover Rihanna.
Little girls are probably happy about this. They also have more hate for Selena now that she’s the girl who made Baby Justin cry.
Or maybe I’m not kidding and there really are nipslip pictures after the cut. Don’t read the rest of the page because we will not be held responsible if you do.
Rihanna is back with her first boyfriend, a guy named Negus Sealy – who is a Bajan ladies man known by locals as the Love God. It was probably Negus who taught Rihanna how to dougie.
From The Sun:
Lucky Negus Sealy – who dated Rihanna before she hit the big time – was snapped dirty dancing with her at a festival in Barbados.
Umbrella star arrived in her homeland 12 days ago.
Negus, 26, is hanging out at Rihanna’s villa on the posh Sandy Lane estate.
And pals insist they are back together again.
One said: “Negus has hardly left her side. He was her first true love. The ladies here all love him – they call him the Love God.
“They’ve hooked up in the past when she’s been back in Barbados but now things have progressed into a proper relationship again.”
The couple were pictured on a beach in 2006 just as the diva’s career was taking off.
And he was a shoulder to cry on in 2009 after Rihanna, 23, was beaten up by her ex Chris Brown, 22.
But it was their outrageous behaviour at the annual Kadooment Day festival that really got tongues wagging.
A fellow reveller said: “They were all over each other and their dancing got very hot and heavy.”
The kid sells flutes for a living, according to the guy who uploaded the video. I would like to see him make it in showbiz so he can have a better life. —Degenerate
After showing support for gay marriage by getting a tattoo and giving them the finger, Miley Cyrus went somewhere in a bikini (Who cares where. She’s in a bikini!) She also
tried to give her dog lung cancer smoked a cigarette.
From The Sun:
MILEY Cyrus looked smoking hot on holiday — despite taking a drag on a cigarette.
The 18-year-old held pet dog Floyd in one hand while puffing on the cig in the other.
Singer Miley — sporting a frilly bikini — was taking a break with Australian boyfriend Liam Hemsworth and two pals.
Looking tanned and toned she was seen strolling along a jetty and later climbed on a jet ski.
(More pictures after the cut)
Via The Sun:
ODDBALL Enrique Iglesias suffered an embarrassing concert cock-up — by telling fans he has a tiny willy.
The Spanish singer stunned gig-goers by going into excruciating details about his shortcomings in the trouser department.
Onlookers were left baffled by his odd behaviour at the gig in Melbourne, Australia, on Tuesday night — which also included an episode where he discussed losing his virginity.
During the bizarre 20-minute interlude he declared: “I have the smallest penis in the world. I’m serious.”
He began the unexpected behaviour by inviting three men from the audience to join him on stage.
The foursome perched on a bench from where the conversation took an X-rated turn.
While writing the story about Mayweather and searching for his mugshot I came to realize two things. One, Floyd Mayweather is a real grade A scumbag. Two, there is a large number of celebrities with pimp ass mugshots for whatever reason they were arrested for. Here’s a small collage of some of the best. I’m actually thinking of making this into a poster and hanging it on my wall. Enjoy.
PS. if you have better ideas for a caption for the pictures leave them in the comments below. I’ll update them with the best ones. Thanks.
It seems like they actually tried to make M.I.A. look actually cute in this video. I’d say they did a decent job. It’s very catchy song, we play on our station all the time. To complete the look of beautiful people in this video they should’ve inserted Jayz who’s in the remix but unfortunately not in this video. Enjoy.