MUSIC NEWS//Leaked Video Reveals Nas’ Plans To Hang Jay-Z Effigy in 2002, Diddy Closes Justin’s Restaurant in Atlanta & Ne-Yo Shows Off Kids in People Magazine’s Father’s Day IssuePublished by Blair Bedford on Wednesday, June 13, 2012 at 9:14 am.
1. Leaked Video Reveals Nas’ Plans to Hang Jay-Z Effigy In 2002
Nas vs. Jay-Z remains one of the most infamous rap feuds in hip hop history. But with both rappers having long since reconciled and entered into more peaceful phases of their respective careers, it can be easy to forget just how heated things became between them in the summers of 2001 and 2002.
In a shocking video from the time that was recently leaked online, Nas’ former hatred of Jay is crystallized once more, as robotics experts can be seen working on an animatronic effigy of the Roc-A-Fella founder that was scheduled to be hanged on stage during Nas’s canceled set at Summer Jam. [MORE]
2. Ne-Yo Shows Off Kids in People Magazine’s Father’s Day Issue
For People magazine’s Father’s Day issue, Ne-Yo strikes a pose with his two adorable children, 18-month-old Madilyn Grace and 8-month-old Mason Evan. The R&B singer-songwriter describes the children’s personalities and where he believes his daughter gets her fashion sense.
“Madi’s a little rough and tumbles with me because she was my first kid, so all of the little boy things I wanted to do, I did with her. She and I wrestle,” he says. “[Mason is] the most mellow baby on the planet.” [MORE]
3. Diddy Closes Justin’s Restaurant in Atlanta
The lights are out at Diddy’s restaurant, Justin’s in Atlanta. The 14-year-old eatery has closed business for good, reports Access Atlanta. A spokesperson at Bad Boy Worldwide Entertainment Group confirmed the closure saying the company will pursue “other business ventures in music, television, fashion, fragrance and spirits.” [MORE]