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Wednesday, July 2, 2008

HOT PRESS: Alicia Keys Calling It Quits, Young Jeezy Reveals His Break-up W/ Keyshia Cole, Amy Winehouse Cracks On Kanye West

By SOHH Soul Rebel

Hot off the press this week Alicia Keys plans on “Fallin’” out of the public eye, Young Jeezy tells Keyshia Cole to “Let It Go,” Amy Winehouse disses Kanye West and the American Idols get knocked up and married.

30’s The New 60
Have Alicia Keys tell it, 30 is the prime age for retirement. The multi-platinum singer and actress reportedly admitted she’s considering bowing out of the entertainment industry in a few years. The 27 year-old winner of multiple Grammy’s has taken breaks from the limelight in the past to recuperate from her hectic lifestyle, including one 2006 trip to Egypt, but now Keys says she’s working as much as possible so that she can sit back and relax in the near future.

“I am working hard now so I have the choice to retire when I want. I would like to travel the world and stay in places instead of having to move on like I do now. I want to experience different cultures.”

Rebel Talking… Call a doctor, Alicia sounds like she’s caught a minor case of Beyonceitis!

Thug Lovin’
Atlanta rap star Young Jeezy covers the August issue of Vibe magazine, the publications first ever all rap edition. However, in the pages the thugged out rapper touches on a little R&B, opening his trap about his past relations with songstress Keyshia Cole. While word on the streets is KeyKey proposed to the Snowman with a ring in hand, only to have him turn her down – Vibe has released the following quote from Jeezy in their press release for the issue:

“To be honest, it was more what she wanted. She was cool and we had a cool friendship. The media made it out to be something crazy. We kicked it. We hung out. Thing is, you can’t be cool with somebody you wanna be cool with [without the media thinking it’s a relationship]…I was grown enough to tell her, Look baby, that isn’t what it is right now.”

Rebel Talking… Damn Keyshia, Jeezy had to let you down easy?

Wise Crack
Amy Winehouse must have been smoking that good ish this weekend, because while opening up for headliner Jay-Z at the prestigious Glastonbury Festival in the UK she opened her crack rotted mouth to rank on Kanye West – telling the audience:

“At least I’m not opening for a c*ck” like Kanye.”

Kanye quipped back on his blog, “This just in… Amy Winehouse hates me!!! Now I’ve really made it!!!”

Rebel Talking… What kind of f*ckery is this? They’re both completely nuts. I give up.

Stars Just Like Us
It’s been a week of ups and downs for the "American Idol" alums. After riding the highs of being chosen to play Celie in Broadways “The Color Purple” "American Idol" winner Fantasia has been dropped by her management, 19 Entertainment – the company owned by "AI" producer Simon Fuller. Sources say the company decided to part ways due to ‘creative differences.’” Fanny doesn’t seem to be taking it too hard though, she was spotted partying it up with boyfriend Young Dro and members of Xscape this week for her 24th birthday.

Another famous "AI" alum Paris Bennett, aka Princess Paris recently revealed that she is pregnant. Only 19 years-old, Paris is also rumored to have “a ring on her finger” although her baby’s daddy reportedly prefers to stay out of the public eye.

Meanwhile Season 2 winner Ruben Studdard, who was formerly signed to J Records, married Surata Zuri McCants at Canterbury United Methodist Church in his hometown of Birmingham, Ala. Studdard met McCants in October 2006, when he was signing CDs at a Wal-Mart in Atlanta. He followed her and asked her for her number and the rest is history.

Rebel Talking… I guess you really can get anything at Wal-Mart.

While you were watching the new Bangladesh/Ne-Yo video for “A Millie” we were getting inspired by Christina Milian’s bikini body while enjoying the latest from Kardinal Offishall.

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