‘American Idol’ champ Fantasia Barrino, K Love, and Mopreme Shakur were on hand as Twista celebrated his double platinum success on June 30th at Ivar in Hollywood, California. Check out pictures from WireImage.
Variety reports that Fuse and America Online will team for a new episode of ‘Sessions@AOL’ every Tuesday in July. Performance and interview series kicked off off last night with Warped Tour headliners New Found Glory. Avril Lavigne, Dave Matthews, Kanye West and Twista will be featured in coming weeks.
Rap acts who perform on television this week include Lloyd Banks, who performs on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ on Wednesday; Method Man and Redman, who star in FOX’s ‘Method & Red’ on Wednesday; Twista, who performs on ‘On Air with Ryan Seacrest’ on Wednesday and ‘The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn’ on Friday.
Twista saw alot of success this year, as ‘Kamikaze’ hit double-platinum sales. In celebration of his new success and the release of his third single ‘So Sexy’ featuring R&B king R. Kelly, Twista will be throwing a party at Club Ivar in Hollywood the day after the BET Awards (June 30). The full article at ballerstatus.net has since been removed or relocated.
UPI reports Indianapolis police are considering charges against the driver of the tour bus of rapper Twista after about 200 gallons of smelly sewage was released. The mostly liquid raw sewage ran from the bus into the gutter near the Omni Hotel driveway Sunday night. Hotel employees said the smell was terrible and called police.
Despite having rubbed elbows with some of hip-hop’s elite, including Sean ‘P. Diddy’ Combs, Lil’ Kim, and Jay-Z, Twista tells MTV News he got a little star-struck while shooting the video for ‘Stolen Car’ with Sting. “For one of the scenes he was singing his part and I’m doing my part in the car next to him. It was real exciting to me,” said Twista, who steals a car in the clip. “I’m [sitting there] like, ‘Look where we came [from]. I’m doing this? This guy was in the Po-lice. We’re doing a record together.’ It’s off the chain.” Read more.
Rap acts appearing on television this week include Bow Wow, who appears on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ on Monday; Ludacris, who appears on ‘106 and Park’ on Monday; Outkast, Jay-Z, Missy Elliott, and Murphy Lee, who all appear on ‘Total Request Live’ on Tuesday; Cypress Hill, who perform on ‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno’ on Tuesday; RZA, who performs on ‘The Sharon Osbourne Show’ on Wednesday; Method Man, who appears on ‘106 and Park’ on Wednesday; Cassidy, who performs on ‘Last Call with Carson Daly’ on Thursday; and Twista, who appears on ‘Last Call’ on Friday.