Lil’ Kim Gives Birth to Daughter

Lil’ Kim has officially joined the mommy club! That’s right, just months after she shocked the universe with news that she was preggers, the 39-year-old rapstress finally gave birth to a little girl on Monday morning at Hackensack University Medical Center in New Jersey. In true imperial nature, the Queen B named her blessed baby girl Royal Reign. The father of Kim’s little heiress is New York-based rapper Mr. Papers. Congrats to the couple on their new edition!

Read it at ET Online.


Halle Berry Ordered to Pay $16K a Month in Child Support

And in today’s edition of What the Hell, Halle Berry just became the first Black woman in the history of baby daddy drama to be ordered to pay child support. (At least the first famous one we know of.) On May 30, a Los Angeles court ordered that the Oscar-winning actress pay $16,000 a month to her ex Gabriel Aubry for their daughter Nahla, 6, until she turns 19 or graduates high school, whichever comes first. Aubry was even granted $115,000 in retroactive support and it’s been reported that the courts had Halle pay his $300,000 lawyer fees.

The former pair, who have equal custody of their daughter, came to a settlement agreement back in 2012 after a nasty fight between Gabriel and Halle’s now-husband Olivier Martinez. But I guess that didn’t stop the Canadian model from coming at that Berry bank.

Read it at Madame Noire and People.

Michael Jackson Could Be Releasing Eight More Albums

If you thought Xscape was the last LP we would be hearing from Michael Jackson, think again. The pop king’s estate has “tens and twenties” of unreleased tracks still in the vault that Michael recorded before his unexpected death in 2009. And with a $250 million record deal with Sony Music, there are definitely plans to drop more albums—up to as many as eight! Producer Rodney Jerkins, who concocted a few bangers on Mike’s latest project, was quoted saying, “We got more surprises coming.” So there you have it folks. M. J. lives on…

Read it at Rolling Stone.