Run-DMC, Drake Added to Made in America. The remaining members of Run-DMC will reunite for the first time since the 2002 murder of Jam Master Jay at Jay-Z’s Made in America concert on the Parkway over Labor Day weekend. Drake, Chris Cornell, The Hives, and Philly native Jill Scott were also added to the lineup. [Philly Gossip]
Bradley Cooper in His Underwear. Bradley Cooper hikes up his underwear and contorts his face in his most recent role in The Elephant Man. The photos of his portrayal have some of our female staffers doubting his “dreamboat” status.
Will Ferrell at the Constitution Center. Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis were at the National Constitution Center with a bunch of Philadelphia’s professional athletes on Tuesday to stump for their upcoming film The Campaign. Our HughE Dillon was there to snap a photo of the glad-handing actors.
MTV VMA Nominees Announced. Rihanna and Drake had their names printed quite a bit on MTV’s list of VMA nominees. Also, Drake and Chris Brown are both up for Best Male Video because apparently the people selecting these things don’t know what they’re doing. Hopefully no bottles will be broken during the show. [The Wrap]
Snoop Dogg Is No More. After a trip to Jamaica, Snoop Dogg went all Chad Johnson Ochocinco Johnson and changed his name to Snoop Lion. [New York Times]
John Legend Inks TV Deal. Penn alum John Legend has reportedly signed an exclusive deal with NBC studios counterpart Universal Cable Productions to develop series for cable and broadcast networks. [Hollywood Reporter]