Prince’s News Links of the Day – 12/14/11


Chris Brown will be stepping behind the camera to direct the music video for Wale‘s next single “Slight Work” featuring Big Sean. The video is scheduled to be shot this week in Los Angeles [Rap-Up]

A biopic on the life of Amy Winehouse is possibly in the works. A spokesperson for the family said that “Mitch (Amy’s father) and the family would entertain ideas perhaps for a film but only one they were sure would tell the truth.” Rumors were circulating that Lady Gaga had been called on to play Amy, but Mitch quickly dispelled those rumors. [Entertainment Weekly]

It has been reported that the old goat that just won’t quit aka Madonna has signed a three-album deal with Universal Music Group’s Interscope, with an album expected to be released early next year. It’s interesting that Madonna and Lady Gaga share a record label considering they are the same person. [New York Post]

Bria Shante Hunter, a student at Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University has been hospitalized due to hazing gone wrong. It turns out three of her male bandmates beat her so badly that she suffered a shattered her thigh bone. Ouch. [VIBE]

Jay-Z and Kanye West are currently shooting a music video for their “Niggas In Paris” single. The only problem is they’re shooting the video in Los Angeles’ Staples Center. So much for Paris, huh? [Rap Radar]

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