Today is National Coffee Break Day! Here are some hot topics for you to discuss: Kanye West is set to headline the Coachella Festival, LeBron James will have a new animated web-series, and Will Smith may be teaming up with Jay-Z to remake "Annie" starring Willow Smith...

Derrick Bryson Taylor
Jan, 20, 2011


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Today is National Coffee Break Day! Here are some hot topics for you to discuss:

  • Will Smith is considering a remake of the classic musical "Annie" — with daughter Willow in the lead. He's also enlisting the help of Jay-Z with the film's music. This could be a major production and even bigger box-office hit! The deal is still in development and there's no word whether the movie will contain original "Annie" songs or updated versions of the classics. [Black Voices]

  • Kelly Price is offering some words of wisdom for Jazmine Sullivan. In a recent interview, Price commented on Sullivan's sudden departure from music. "The very first thing I said when I heard that is she needs some different people around her... She needs to sing what's in her heart; she needs to see what's in her soul," Price said. [Eur Web]

  • Chris Brown is gearing up for a new world tour. The dates for the Australian leg of his "F.A.M.E." tour were just announced. Can't wait to see him soon. [TGJ]

  • LeBron is taking on acting — sort of. He's planning to launch a mini animated web series called "The LeBrons," featuring four versions of himself from various Nike commercials. The short episodes will initially start with him growing up as a kid in Ohio. Catch them on his website this spring. [Clutch]

  • Kanye West is set to headline the Coachella Valley Musical & Arts Festival this April. Other acts to appear include Lauryn Hill, Cee-Lo Green, Nas and Erykah Badu. Tickets go on sale this Friday at 1pm on coachella.com. [The YBF]

  • Diddy is weighing in on the President's performance in the latest issue of The Source. "I love the President, like most of us. I just want the president to do better. There's a difference between us voting for somebody and us believing in somebody. He's the person that we believe in, so I pray night and day that he understands how God ordained his presidency," says Diddy. [Bossip]

  • Prince's NYC concert this past Tuesday brought out the stars. Donald and Melania Trump were in attendance alongside Mos Def and Madonna, but the after-party brought out even more stars, including Jay-Z, Leonardo DiCaprio and more. In other Prince news, Dylan's Candy Bar has created a Prince milk chocolate bar that will appear in NYC, Orlando and Houston stores. [Eur Web]