Happy Hump Day!  Enjoy your morning chai as you read today’s hottest news.

  • Trey Songz is heading to the silver screen! The sexy R&B star has landed a lead role in “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 3D.” It’s rare that a newcomer lands a major role like this, so we’re definitely proud of Trey! The film is set to hit theaters in October, 2012. [The Hollywood Reporter]
  • Remember when we told you about the car crash in NYC involving NBA player Lamar Odom? We’re sorry to report that the 15-year-old boy who was hit in the accident has passed away. Lamar posted his heartfelt condolences on Twitter. “Thank you for your support and prayers! My thoughts and prayers are with the young boy’s family.” [People]

  • Sean Kingston seems to have made a full recovery following his near-fatal jet ski accident, but he now has another problem on his hands. He could be cited for wreckless operation of a watercraft and be forced to pay steep fines by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. Even if he’s out a little cash, the bright side is that he survived! [TMZ]

  • Poor Chris Brown just can’t get his act together! Now he’s being heckled by his neighbors who claim that Breezy breaks all the rules in his West Hollywood condo building. Chris has been dubbed “the neighbor from hell” for reportedly parking in handicapped spaces, blasting music and racing his dogs in the hallways. SMH… [TMZ]

  • One of our favorite blue-eyed soul singers, Robin Thicke, is set to release a new album. He’s back in the studio and is looking to drop a new LP at the end of this year or early 2012. [Rap-Up]

  • Speaking of new music, Jay-Z and Kanye West’s “Watch the Throne” now has an official release date! The buzzed-about album will be available via an online download on August 1 and in-stores August 5. Thank goodness the wait is nearly over. [Hip-Hop Wired]

  • Kelly Rowland is taking over!  The sexy songstress will be consulting with the uber-chic Victoria Beckham to select some new threads from Victoria’s VB Collection. Kelly will reportedly don the new collection during her appearances on X Factor. Kelly also released a new single, “Lay It on Me,” from her upcoming album, “Here I Am.” Have a listen below.


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