October 17, 2012


News Notes: Rihanna to Make $8M Turning on Christmas Lights?

Josiah Kamau
Josiah Kamau

Rihanna to Make $8M Turning on Christmas Lights? The "Diamonds" singer has reportedly been chosen to turn on the Christmas lights at London's Westfield shopping center, which will earn hear approximately $8 million for pushing a button. (Examiner)

Tyga Welcomes Baby Boy The "Rack City" rapper is a new dad to a little boy named King Cairo Stevenson. Congrats! (AllHipHop)

Adele's 21 Earned Its Record Label $67M Well, that's what spending 24 weeks at No. 1 gets you. Congrats to the label XL and all the lavish vacations they'll be taking in the future. (Rolling Stone)

?uestlove to Teach "Classic Albums" Course at NYU The class is expected to study albums by Sly & The Family Stone, Aretha Franklin, Led Zeppelin, Prince, Michael Jackson, and the Beastie Boys, among others. (Hollywood Reporter)