Take a look at why we’re getting our iced coffee to go this morning:

  • Mary J. Blige is following up her 1994 classic album “My Life” with “My Life II: The Journey Continues” set to be released on September 20th. The Queen of Hip-Hop Soul has been hard at work lately. She released the video for her newest single, “Someone to Love Me (Naked).” Check it out below — it’s a great watch this morning! [That Grape Juice]

  • Jay-Z is expanding his empire. Yesterday he debuted a new lifestyle website called Life+Times. It features music and technology and even has a section where Jay-Z blogs. [Punch Bowl Blog]

  • Tyler Perry keeps the checks coming in day after day. Perry signed on to direct and star in a new film entitled “Good Deeds” for Lionsgate. It’s about an engaged man who becomes interested in a single mother. [Hollywood Reporter]

  • Idris Elba is gathering his coins to open a health care clinic in Sierra Leone. He admits he’s never been, but needs to go. “It’s embarrassing. I have to go. There are plans, serious plans! I can’t wait.” [The Root]

  • Will Smith and son Jaden Smith are planning to star in a sci-fi adventure directed by M. Night Shyamalan. The movie is about a boy who is navigating earth to save himself and his father after a devastating shipwreck. [Eurweb]

  • Say it isn’t so! The Dream and Christina Milian are back together? According to Bossip, the divorced pair were seen “making out” at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas over the weekend. Let’s hope these reports are false! [Bossip]

  • News outlets are reporting that Michel Martelly has won the race for President of Haiti. He supposedly beat out the other front runner Mirlande Manigat. Congrats to Martelly! [The Root]