We’ve got a cool iced coffee to sip on as we gaze at the headlines of the day!
- Janet Jackson will share the stage with her late brother Michael in a virtual duet in London tomorrow night. “Miss Jackson” will sing “Scream,” her hit with MJ. ”When I hear his voice. It’s therapeutic,” Janet told Britain’s Heart FM radio station. The new addition to her performance set pays tribute to her brother just days after the 2-year anniversary of his death. [Star Pulse]
- Could ESSENCE Music Festival headliner Fantasia be expecting a bundle of joy? Photos of the songstress vacationing in Barbados show ‘Tasia with a slight baby bump. There’s no word yet from her camp confirming a pregnancy, so we’ll have to wait and see if our suspicions are true. [Singersroom]
- A warm round of applause goes out to Diddy! The mogul received this year’s Founders Award recipient at the 2011 ASCAP Rhythm and Soul Awards. Dr. Dre presented Diddy with the award that honors songwriters and composers who have made groundbreaking contributions to the world of music. [Sister 2 Sister]
- First Lady Michelle Obama is keeping mum regarding the hot-button topic of gay marriage. A statement was released by her communications director states, “Mrs. Obama has never made any public statements about same-sex marriage.” It would be interesting to know her stance on the issue once and for all. Perhaps she’ll speak out one day. [Perez Hilton]