That's a rap, Mariah chunks tha deuces to American Idol after judging one season.


One month after Randy Jackson and Nicki Minaj confirmed they won’t be back, Mariah Carey‘s PR firm let the world know that she’s done with ‘American Idol‘ after just one very lucrative season as a judge.  Basically Mimi exited through the back door with a Miss America-like wave goodbye as her reps dropped the news via Twitter.

Mariah's on to bigger and better things and as she preps the release of her first album in four years, here's Mimi and Miguel singing her new single "Beautiful" at Hot 97's Summer Jam.

Listen to Tha Wire below for more details about her new album and find out what else Mimi's working on.


In other news, Wiz Khalifa has teamed up with luxury head wear company Flat Fitty to create a seasonal line of custom hats.  For over a decade, Flat Fitty has been manufacturing hats for more than 1,000 brands.

By the way besides his hat line, the rap star has an apparel and lifestyle company called Freshko. which consists of T-shirts and hoodies.  Go to to see what he’s working with.  Listen to Tha Wire below and find out when Wiz's new hats will hit a department store near you.


Finally, in support of his second album, ‘Born Sinner,’ J. Cole is getting ready to hit the road.  His new tour is called Dollar & a Dream and best of all there's one date close to home.  Here's a look at his new video for his hit "Power Strip".  Be advised this video contains explicit lyrics.

Presented by Jay-Z‘s D’Usse cognac brand, Coles tour will launch on June 11 in Miami and hits nine major cities including Atlanta, Boston, and Detroit before wrapping on June 26 in Toronto.  Look for J. Cole’s ‘Born Sinner’ to will arrive on shelves June 18.

Dollar & a Dream Tour Tour Dates

June 11 — Miami, Fla.
June 12 — Atlanta, Ga.
June 13 — Baltimore, Md.
June 14 — Boston, Mass.
June 20 — Washington, D.C.
June 21 — Philadelphia, Pa.
June 23 — Chicago, Ill.
June 25 — Detroit, Mich.
June 26 — Toronto, ON

You won't believe how much the tickets are!  Listen to Tha Wire now to find out, plus get the when and where as to when you can catch the tour here.  Press play to hear Tha Wire now: