No Public Memorial Service For Whitney –Tha Wire
According to reports from sources close to the family, guest attending Whitney Houston's funeral will be by invitation only. There will be NO public memorial service at the 18,0000-seat Prudential Center in Newark.
Whitney Houston's funeral will be held at her church home New Hope Baptist Church in her home town of Newark. The church capacity by the way is 300 seats, which is at least one of the many reasons her services will be by invite only. For more details, press play now to hear today's Wire.
In other Whitney news, thank God for Tyler Perry who didn't know at the time that by taking his private jet to the Grammy's, it would come in great use in another way. When Whitney died Saturday, he offered her family his plain so that her body could be flown home safely and privately. Thanks to Tyler, her body was flown in late Monday to the New Jersey Teterboro Airport, where it was pick-up by hearse and escorted by police, as a large crowd looked on, arriving at Whigham Funeral Home where her mother was waiting inside. Meanwhile, Oprah will pay tribute to Whitney Houston. Find out when and how now. Press play to hear Tha Wire.
Finally, he may not be as filthy rich as his name suggests. Bay area rapper Philthy Rich was arrested this past weekend, for allegedly driving a stolen Bentley. Learn how he was arrested, what he was charged with and what he plans to do about it. For the scoop, skinny mess and drama, press play now. Listen to Tha Wire:
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DJ Khaled is saying, Rick Ross is planning to release two new albums. On top of that, he's supposedly gonna drop both of them before the end of the year! Ironically, his album "God Forgives, I Don't", has been pushed pack several times now.
Non the less, while sitting down with XXLMag.com, Khaded said that fans will soon have a release for the project in the near future, because Rozay has been in the studio putting the final touches on it. Adding "I'm working on Rick Ross' album, that's also coming in 2012". So, be on the look out!