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Writing through a statement, Roth denied the claims and frowned upon publications reporting the gossip as fact.
“I hate to disappoint and take away the entertainment of it all but I am straight, not gay. It’s disheartening to know such “news” on someone’s personal life can be portrayed as fact with no viable source. This, to me, is an opportunity to expose our vulnerability to lies and manipulation through unprofessional and irresponsible news outlets, in which people consider TRUTH. Further, someone’s sexual orientation should NEVER be big news, as it delivers a troubling message to children that they can’t be themselves without fear of judgment. Race, creed, and sexual persuasion should not just be tolerated but understood and accepted. It’s extremely disappointing that this topic would be used with the intention of being hurtful. We are near 2010….2010!! Yet race, sex and religion still play a major role in a hate driven society. For the love of the future and humanity….let’s wake up.”
Terrance Dean, the author of “Hiding in Hip-Hop” confirmed that Asher is indeed mentioned in his book. Asher Roth admits he is the infamous “Gay Rapper” in a new book put out by Terrance Dean, formerly of MTV. Dean who at first said he wouldn’t say names, is now not agreeing or disputing that Asher is indeed the “Gay Rapper
The first official music pairing of 50 Cent and Beanie Sigel called “I Go Off” will debut this Friday November 13 on Thisis50.
Utilizing the Friday the 13th movie franchise logo, the promo artwork features 50 and Beans doing a faceoff with the tagline “The Nightmare Begins.”
Last week, Sigel and 50 made an appearance on Philly’s Power 99 station to explain their partnership.
During the interview, Sigel verified his signing with G Unit, and his intentions to continue more diss records like “Average Cat” to his former mentor Jay-Z.
“He’s a crumb. I’m putting my foot on his neck ‘til he responds. Please make a record, ‘cause a week been out dog,” Sigel stated. “Not taking nothing from Jay as an artist. All I’m saying is I ain’t gotta jog to keep up with him. Watch what I do next.”
Since the interview, there has been no official confirmation if Beanie Sigel is legally signed to G Unit Records.
At press time, neither 50 Cent or Beanie have revealed if the new “I Got Off” track will address the Jay-Z situation further.
DMX owes 1.5 million in back taxes. His days as a bigtime money maker are long over.
Detroit News reports that the state of New York filed a lien against DMX and his wife Tashera on January 2, and another for $8,343 from March 2006.
The rapper owes the New York State Tax Commission $44,357 and $370,460 and liens were filed against the couple in 2005 and 2006 to collect the monies owed.
DMX also owes the IRS income earned in Arizona from 2002, 2003 and 2005, totaling $663,553 dollars.
A lien was filed against the rapper in September of 2007 to collect the delinquent funds.
DMX is the latest rapper run afoul of the IRS. Snoop Dogg, Xzibit, MC Hammer and Method Man have all been sued by the IRS for delinquent taxes. A wise man once said a fool and his money are soon parted.
Teen country singer Taylor Swift appeared on Saturday Night Live Yesterday and got back at rapper Kanye West, who made a fool of himself during her speech at the MTV Music Awards in September.
Swift, 19, hosted the long-running late night sketch comedy show. She opened SNL with her original acoustic composition, “The Monologue Song (La, La, La).”
“You might be expecting me to say something bad about Kanye/and how he ran up on the stage and ruined my VMA monologue/But there‘s nothing more to say/everything‘s ok/I have security lining the stage…”
The studio audience broke out into laughter and cheers as Swift is flanked by two fake security guards as she finished her song, which also took shots at her former boyfriend Joe Jonas.
Michael Barber signed to Universal Records is now dating Danielle Fishel, the host of The Style Networks, The Dish.
Nov 06, 2009 – Style Network TV host, Danielle Fishel, is now dating hip hop artist, Michael Barber. It was seen on Danielle’s twitter page, and later report on dozens of hip hop web sites.
Danielle is best known for her role as Topanga Lawrence on the 1990s TV sitcom Boy Meets World. She later appeared in National Lampoon’s Dorm Daze and its sequel.
Danielle also twittered a free download link to Michael Barber’s new album, Motion Picture Mayhem.
The two met at a Cancer charity event in June in the Dallas-Fort Worth Texas area.
Danielle, who besides hosting the hit show, The Dish, also works for Fuse Network as a writer on the show The Fuse 20. Danielle is the former girlfriend of now gay, ’N Sync member, Lance Bass.
Michael is an artist signed to Universal Records through Hoopla Media Group.
Danielle was rumored to be in Michael Barber’s Pink Floyd Wall like movie, “Shotguns and Canned Goods,” that Michael originally went to Universal Records with looking for a budget. The screen play has been bought by an independent film company. Universal will release the music on an album, “Shotguns and Canned Goods”.