Eve, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Mos Def were amongst the stars on hand for the 2005 HBO Pre-Golden Globe Awards Party on Saturday (January 15) in Los Angeles. Check out pictures from FilmMagic.
Rap acts on television this week include Mos Def, who visits on ‘The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson’ on Monday and ‘The View’ on Tuesday; Ice Cube, who visits ‘The Late Show with David Letterman’ on Tuesday, ‘Live with Regis and Kelly’ and ‘Late Night with Conan O’Brien’ on Wednesday, and ‘Total Request Live’ and ‘The View’ on Friday; Wyclef Jean, who performs on ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ on Wednesday; The Game, who visits ‘Total Request Live’ with G-Unit partner 50 Cent and ‘Daily Download’ on Wednesday; Snoop Dogg and Pharrell Williams, who perform on ‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno’ on Thursday; T.I., who performs on ‘TRL’ on Thursday; Big Boi of Outkast, who visits ‘TRL’ on Thursday; Ja Rule, who visits ‘Last Call with Carson Daly’ on Friday; and Trick Daddy, who performs on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ on Friday.
Rappers on television this week include Mos Def, who visits ‘The Late Late Show’ on Monday; David Banner, who performs on ‘Last Call with Carson Daly’ on Tuesday; Flavor Flav, who appears on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ on Wednesday; and Missy Elliott, who appears on ‘Live with Regis and Kelly’ on Thursday.
Cuba Gooding Jr. has ideas that Mos Def’s performance in ‘The Woodsman’ may help the film get an Oscar nomination next month. The ‘Jerry Maguire’ Oscar winner told The New York Daily News: “You know who’s amazing [in ‘The Woodsman’]? Mos Def, the rapper. He’s one of the highlights. His performance was so true and naturalistic.”
Roc-A-Fella Records boss Damon Dash was on ‘Last Call with Carson Daly’ on Tuesday night to discuss his various ventures. Damon talked about the tragic death of Ol’ Dirty Bastard, who signed on to the Roc last year and had pretty much completed his new album. Dash wasn’t sure if the music would get put out, and said it was up to the family. He praised ODB’s work ethic putting the album together and of course was shocked by his death. Dash also talked about Jay-Z’s tour troubles with R. Kelly, his Pro-Keds sneakers, and his new movie ‘The Woodsman’, which he was executive producer. Read on for a transcript.
Blu Cantrell, Mos Def, and Jermaine Dupri were on hand as the Courvoisier’s Gentleman’s Tour visited Los Angeles on November 12th at the Sunset Room. Check out pictures from WireImage.
Cypress Hill, Jurassic 5, Mos Def, Q-Tip, and Xzibit were on hand for Rock the Bells at Holiday Havoc Concert on Saturday (November 13) at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California. Check out pictures from WireImage.
Mos Def, Kanye West, and Common were on hand for the Alicia Keys ‘Tears for Water: Songbook of Poems and Lyrics’ book release party at The Harlem Grill on Tuesday (November 9) in New York City. Check out pictures from GettyImages.