By Florence Anthony
has denied reports that his wife Beyonce’ is pregnant with the couple’s second child. A program director at a New York City radio station,
Ebrio Darden, announced on the air on May 20 that he got an e-mail message from the rapper on Saturday after he sent a congratulatory message based on
media reports that claimed Beyonce’ was expecting. He said Jay-Z wrote: “It’s not true. The news is worse than blogs.”
Fox has offically announced that Kelly Rowland and Paulina Rubio will join Simon Cowell and Demi Lovato as judges on the
third season of The X Factor. “It’s taken more than a decade, but I’m delighted to finally be on a panel with three girls,” Cowell said. Kelly was a judge
on Season Eight of the UK version of X Factor.
On May 19, Chrissy Teigen – model and host of the new VH1 series “Model Employee” joined Campari for its annual Bartender Bash at the
swank Gallow Green at the at the Mc Kittrick Hotel in New York City. She was rolling solo, without fianceJohn Legend. Clad in a red
Alexander Wang dress, Chrissy enjoyed the classic Campari Negroni cocktail at this one-of-a-kind celebration in conjunction with The Manhattan Cocktail
Classic (MCC) – the “Fashion Week” of cocktails and spirits.
“It’s The Biggest Father’s Day Celebration in the Nation” and Father’s & Family Day in Harlem, New York on Saturday, June 16 from 1-6 p.m. at the
Joseph P. Kennedy Center, on 135th Street between Malcom X Boulevard and Fifth Avenue, will be an afternoon of fun, music and entertainment. This event
will mark the beginning of a partnering inactive between Father’s & Family and the Catholice Guardians Society & Home Bureau (a New York City
foster care service). The afternoon will also salute the Quiet Storm with the velvet voice, New York’s Number one DJ Vaughn Harper. Father’s & Family
Day is co-sponsored by Black Opal Cosmetics, Organo Gold Coffee, Fabulous by Roz Skin Care and Associated Food Stores.
The Apollo Theater announced that its eighth annual Spring Gala concert honoringChaka Khan will be hosted by entertainer Wayne Brady. Chaka will be inducted into the Apollo Legends Hall Of Fame on Monday, June 10 in celebration of her 40th anniversary in the
music business. The award to Chaka will be presented by Erykah Badu. This year’s program will also include special tribute performances by Patti La Belle, Mary J. Blige, Jennifer Holliday and 2008 X Factor winner (UK) Alexandra Burke.