MUSIC NEWS// Kanye West to Release Solo Album After Cruel Summer, Rihanna Sues Former Accountants & MorePublished by Blair Bedford on Monday, July 9, 2012 at 10:08 am.
1. Kanye West to Release Solo Album After Cruel Summer
While his two most recent musical efforts (Watch the Throne, Cruel Summer) have been team-orientated, Kanye West is going solo on his next.
Def Jam VP and Grammy Award winning producer No I.D. confirmed to MTV News that Mr. West is planning to release his sixth solo album soon after the upcoming G.O.O.D. Music LP Cruel Summer hits stores in August. [MORE]
2. Diddy’s Home Intruder Pleads Guilty
The mentally ill Queens man who broke into Diddy’s East Hampton mansion in April pled guilty to criminal trespassing on Thursday [July 5] and was released with time served.
According to the Washington Post, Quamine T. Taylor accepted a plea deal in Long Island court and was sentenced to 120 days in jail for spending a day in the multi-million dollar manor, consuming Diddy’s food and drinks and playing dress up in expensive clothes. Taylor has been in a Suffolk County jail since his arrest on April 1, so he was released with a stern warning to stay away from the music superstar. [MORE]
3. Rihanna Sues Former Accountants
Rihanna is learning firsthand the meaning of mo’ money, mo problems, but the pop siren is going hard after her former accountants for putting her in a financial quagmire. [MORE]