Move over 'Project Runway', 'Styled to Rock' is on the way.  Rihanna teams up with super producer/mogul Pharrell Williams for her new reality show.


Rihanna is executive producing ‘Styled to Rock,’ a fashion reality competition show.  RiRi’s new show will seek out the next trendsetting designer and will offer 12 contestants a chance to show what their working with as far as fabric manipulating, design and imaging skills.  In addition to Rihanna keen since of style, joining the show as a mentor is producer, singer and the fashionably inclined Pharrell Williams.

For those of you wondering it’s not ‘Project Runway’ all over again.  According to Rihanna, the show “allows the hopefuls to create pieces for A-list celebs.”  From there, the styled star will decide which designer best achieved their vision and allow them to advance to the next round.

Listen to Tha Wire below and find out exactly why Pharrell was invited to participate in the show and his ties to the fashion world.  It may surprise you.

In other news, earlier this week, news broke that 14-year-old Jaden Smith, the superstar son of superstar couple Jada Pickett and Will Smith wanted to be emancipated from his parents on his 15th birthday this year.   The young actor was hoping he could walk in the footsteps of Alicia Silverstone and Eliza Dushku.  However, it turns out that’s not true.  Jaden and his dad stopped by the Ellen DeGeneres show and cleared up any misunderstandings:

For more details about the emancipation ordeal, listen to Tha Wire below.  Meanwhile, look for the dynamic duo to appear on the big screen once again, this time in the new sci-fi ‘After Earth’ on May 31st.

In more news, last week on MTV's RapFix Live, Birdman dropped the news that he, Drake and Lil Wayne are forming a Big Tymers version 2.0.  Problem, original Big Tymers, Mannie Fresh would have no involved.  Off the bat, fans made it clear that their not having it.  Taking to Twitter and other social media outlets to sound-off on the news.  Meanwhile, Mannie said he wasn't surprised by the announcement and:


In case you were wondering, due to financial disputes, in 2005 Mannie Fresh split from Birdman and Cash Money.  However, to prove there was no beef, in 2011 Fresh agreed to let Drake take one of Juvie's biggest records, "Back That A-- Up," and give it his signature slow-mo melody for "Practice."

Find out what else Mannie had to say, plus learn what else Mannie is working on and with who.  We got the scoop, listen to Tha Wire now: