Beyonce is having a big year, and has been talking a lot about her family of late. Her documentary “Life Is But A Dream,” featured the superstar gushing over her baby daughter, lusting over her husband and acknowledging how hard it was firing her father, Matthew Knowles.

But its that personal relationship with Matthew that seems to need some patching up.

according to STAR magazine, Alex Wright, the mother of a baby boy fathered by Daddy Knowles during an extramarital affair, claims that Bey refuses to meet her little brother and that Matthew isn’t spending much time with the kid, either.

“We had an 18 month relationship. We were in love and even lived together,” Wright says. “But four months into my pregnancy, he decided he couldn’t do it – and since our son’s birth, he has tried to deny [their son] Nixon full child support. This isn’t about the money. It’s about accountability, education and providing Nixon a secure life.



Jay-Z and his Roc Nation imprint have signed worldwide publishing administration deals with Warner/Chappell Music, according to Billboard.

According to the agreement, Warner/Chappell Music will have publishing rights to Jay-Z’s music dating back to 2008 which would include The Blueprint 3 and Watch The Throne as well as all his future music. There’s also a separate deal which will give the publisher access to catalogs of other artists singed to Roc Nation like Philip Lawrence, S1, Carmen Key, Rita Ora and more.

Says Jay-Z:

“The real meaning of success is being in the position to work with an individual you consider a friend,” said Jay in a statement. “Jon Platt is such a person. He’s a man of extraordinary character as well as a remarkably talented executive with an ear for music and an eye for talent. It’s great to watch him grow to be one the best in the business.”

Says Jon:


“I first partnered with Jay in 1996, and it’s been thrilling to work with my friend over the past 16 years as he’s grown into one of the world’s best songwriters and become a global icon,” said Platt, currently president, creative at Warner/Chappell after serving at EMI Music Publishing for many years. “He consistently breaks new ground, producing an incredible body of work that will be enjoyed by generations of fans to come. At the same time, Roc Nation is one of the most dynamic and influential music companies around. It is home to an extraordinary collection of hit-makers, who are writing and producing many of today’s most popular songs and collaborating with the world’s most successful artists. I couldn’t be happier to continue my relationships with Jay and Roc Nation and build on our partnerships at Warner/Chappell.”

With a Grammy under his belt, Miguel debuts the video for “Candles in the Sun,” a cut off his sophomore album Kaleidoscope Dream. The R&B crooner gets serious, tackling social, political, and religious themes in the bold black-and-white visuals. He makes references to Hurricane Sandy, the Sandy Hook elementary tragedy, and the war on drugs through the powerful imagery.

“It’s so easy to ignore what’s right in front of us sometimes,” said Miguel. “I wanted to create a song and visual that addressed my everyday concerns of life as I know it in the world that we live in.”

Rihanna is having the best 25th birthday ever. Afterannouncing her cosmetics deal with MAC, the singer woke up to celebrate in paradise. She spent the day on the island ofOahu with Chris Brown by her side. The couple took a romantic stroll on the beach while holding hands and were seen making out.

“Pour it up pour it up! #birthdaybehavior,” tweeted thebirthday girl.

She also found out that her single “Stay” had shot up the charts. “#epic day already, I woke up to sunshine in paradiseand #STAY done jumped 54 spots to #3 on the BillboardHot100!!”

Her BFF Melissa also joined the couple in Hawaii. “Wasted,” she tweeted along with a pic of her and RiRi in the back of a car.

See more pics of RiRi’s party in paradise.



Lil Wayne caused quite a stir with his inflammatory commentsabout the Miami Heat and its players. But if you expect the Young Money boss to back down from what he said, think again.

In an interview with South Florida’s 99 Jamz, he openly admits to dissing Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh, and maintains that he was not under the influence when he made those remarks at an after-party during NBA All-Star Weekend.

“I don’t apologize for that night. I don’t apologize for being who I am,” said Weezy. “That’s who I am, this is who I am. Yes, I did say those things.”

He did, however, retract one comment he made about LeBron James. “The only thing I do want to take back from saying that night… I said, ‘F LeBron.’ I didn’t mean to say that because me and LeBron, we are cool and I’m really cool with his mom and we have a real good relationship and that’s my homie, but it just slipped out. I didn’t mean to say that.”

When asked if what he said was true about sleeping with Chris Bosh’s wife, he replied, “That ain’t important. I was just having a conversation with Baby onstage when I said that or whatever I said. That was my fam in there. I wasn’t on a television show or radio station. … That was my party and my stage. I could say what I want.”

While he may have beef with the Heat, he has nothing against the city of Miami and its citizens. “That’s totally, totally wrong. These people accepted me with open arms from day one since I was a Hot Boy. This is just totally sports. This ain’t got nothing to do with the city of Miami.”

Wayne claims that he spends $1.5 million a year on tickets to the Heat games and still gets no love from the team. “The boy D-Wade comes over there and he looks at me and I said, ‘Ya’ll don’t f with me, I don’t f with ya’ll.’ He looked me dead in my eye. His exact words were, ‘We don’t.’ I said, ‘OK, f you then.’ He said, ‘Well f you.’”

He was told that he was being kicked out of a recent Heat game, but denies making obscene gestures at the players. Instead, he attributes the exchange to a playful rivalry with a fan. “There was a fan behind me who said, ‘Lil Wayne, sit your ass down.’ So I turned around and I shot the bird at him.”

Weezy got word that he was being banned from all NBA events, a claim which the NBA has denied. “I got a real tip from somebody that knew somebody,” said Wayne. “Maybe I was a little too upset and I walked out. Once the homie had told me he don’t f with me, I was too heated.”

Additionally, he was reportedly denied tickets to the NBA All-Star Game and the Slam Dunk Contest after Gerald Green asked him to participate. He was also supposed to perform with Alicia Keys during the halftime show. “I was pulled from that as well,” said Wayne.

When he spoke with the NBA on Wednesday, he was told that NBA commissioner David Stern decided it would be best not to have him involved in the festivities. “For the better sake of everyone, he imagined that it may be best if I wasn’t there.”

But Wayne is not taking the loss lightly. “I’m from the streets, sweetheart,” he said. “I pay to be in there. They don’t speak to me, they don’t holler at me. I don’t even get a head nod from these kids.”