• It’s Fantasia’s birthday. The R&B singer is the big 3-0!
  • Chris Brown has been hitting the studio with Drake, who was rumored to have dated the singer/dancer’s ex-girlfriend Rihanna. [Extra]
  • Lauryn Hill update: During her NPR interview, Hill pointed out that she has five kids, and that has contributed to her dropping out of the music business. Her youngest is 2 years old and is only now ready to be left alone for a little while. “I’m starting to get excited again,” Hill says of possibly ending her hiatus. [Marquee]
  • She may be saying goodbye to her talk show, but Tyra Banks is not resting. The supermodel turned reality TV/ talk show authority is venturing into the World Wide Web, launching a fashion and beauty site. [Stylist]
  • James Earl Jones, with his inimitable deep voice, is back on Broadway starring in “Driving Miss Daisy.” [NYT]
  • Are you a Foursquare “mayor”? Due to your frequent “check ins,” the social network is now worth $100 million. [Gawker]
  • A film based on President Obama’s childhood in Indonesia opens tonight in Jakarta. [WSJ]
  • Think Jay-Z is courting LeBron James for the New Jersey Nets? The two were spotted having dinner along with Beyonce at New York’s Waverly Inn. [PageSix]
  • Larry King said he “would like to end “Larry King Live.” Gasp! [CNN]
  • Did you doubt for a moment that Serena Williams would make it to the finals at Wimbledon? “Pity her opponents,” ESPN’s Ravi Ubha writes. [ESPN]
  • While in New Orleans, Lenny Kravitz joined the Voice of Praise Choir to sing his song “Fly Away.” Check out his Twitvid below. [TwitVid]

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