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RobinThicke-101409.jpg Robin Thicke and Paula Patton have listed their Hollywood Hills home for sale, perhaps the latest indication that Thicke's public courting of his estranged wife has been for naught. The 3,158 square foot home is listed for $2,985,000. The home was purchased by Robin's dad, Alan Thicke, in 1990 for $910,000, and includes panoramic views of Sunset Blvd., private pool and spa.

KendrickLamar-022513.jpg Kendrick Lamar says that he has between 30-40 songs written for his new album, the follow-up to his 2012 album Good Kid, MAAD City. He also said that he should be releasing a new album before the end of the year. As for a title for the new work, Lamar says that he has been "flirting with ideas." He did however announce that he's been working primarily with TDE's in-house producers.

Estelle-041714.jpg Estelle has released a new music video for "Conqueror," the lead single off her upcoming album True Romance. "I'd rather stand tall than live on my knees / 'Cause I am conqueror and I won't accept defeat," Estelle sings in the new video, a black-and-white clip in which a male dancer turns his body into a canvas.

Chris-Brown-091712.jpg Chris Brown and August Alsina are among a host of guest appearances in DJ Khaled's new music video for his latest single off his forthcoming new album I Changed A Lot. "Squad gettin money together!" August said as he posed alongside Brown against an orange Lamborghini. Future and Jeremih also appear in the new clip directed by Gil Green.

beyonce-102212.jpg Beyonce has shared a new teaser trailer for the highly anticipated 50 Shades of Grey film in her Instagram page. The clip was accompanied by a version of her hit song "Crazy In Love." The singer captioned the video"#fiftyshades." The teaser clip shows snippets of Christian Grey, played by Jamie Dornan, caressing a woman's thigh.

Aaliyah-061714.jpg Alexandra Shipp is stepping into the role of Aaliyah in the upcoming Lifetime biopic Aaliyah: Princess of R&B after Zendaya dropped out. The 23-year-old actress has starred on Nickelodeon's House of Anubis and has also appeared on episodes of Switched at Birth, Awkward, and Ray Donovan.

Common-070811.jpg Common released his new track "Blak Majik" featuring songstress Jhene Aiko. The rapper mentions his ex-girlfriend Erykah Badu in the song when he raps, "Who in the game had the baddest hoes?" He mentioned why he wanted Aiko to guest on the song to Rap-Up TV. "I wanted to team up with [Jhené] and do a song that was fresh."

christinamilian-072214.jpg Christina Milian is readying her new mixtape, Tina Turn Up, for release. The singer revealed the title of the mixtape and that it will be dropping before her new album in an interview with Splash News. "I'm actually thinking of maybe doing a mixtape, which is cool because I'll have the opportunity to release music instead of letting any song sit, and put out songs . . ."

Farrahfranklin-072214.jpg Former Destiny's Child member Farrah Franklin was arrested in near Myrtle Beach, South Carolina early Sunday morning for disorderly conduct. The 33-year-old had been hanging out with NFL players Daquan Bowers of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Ricky Sapp of the Houston Texans when she was arrested by police. She was booked at 4:55 a.m.

Aaliyah-061714.jpg Zendaya Coleman, who was set to play Aaliyah in the upcoming Lifetime biopic, has explained why she stepped down from the role. Originally it was reported that Coleman left the project due to fan complaints over her being cast in the role. There was also talk of Aaliyah's family being upset with the overall production of the film.

Chris-Brown-091712.jpg Chris Brown hosted his Celebrity Kickball Game at the Glendale Sports Complex in Los Angeles on Saturday, July 19 to help raise money for charity. The "Run It" singer's team faced off against Diddy's stepson Quincy's team. On Chris' team was Kendall and Kylie Jenner, Christina Milian, Paris Hilton, Omarion and others.

beyonce-102212.jpg The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum has announced plans to host a Beyoncé fashion exhibit starting Tuesday, July 22, according to reports. The exhibit, located in the Ahmet Ertegun Main Exhibit Hall (in the Legends of Rock section), will feature the singer's black leotard worn during the "Single Ladies" music video, along with the skirt and jacket from her 2013 Super Bowl show.

JaggedEdge-053014.jpg Jagged Edge has released a lyric video for their latest song "Hope." The group created a campaign for their fans to submit inspirational testimonies to be featured in the project, and then selected 24 finalists to help spread the message of #Hope as the basis for this video. "Most importantly, I think, with 'Hope' our goal was always to . . . when we came back this time . . ."

rapperT-I.jpg Young Thug has released a remix to "Eww Eww Eww," featuring guest spots from T.I. and Zuse. Tip adds his typical braggadocio to the cut: "I'm lookin' at the hammer, barrel end at your end / Put dough in the bath before the thang start blowin / And yuck, get going, splatter your brains on the floor / I'm like eww eww eww."

Common-070811.jpg Count Common among those that are happy about Marvel's decision that Captain America will be a black man in an upcoming comic book series. The rapper was approached by TMZ to get his opinion on the news, which he calls "a beautiful thing." "It's a beautiful thing," he said, also referencing Marvel's decision to have the character of Thor be a woman in an upcoming series as well.