The Hiss: Celebrity News and Gossip

Spears Gives Birth

It’s a Boy. A close family member of Brittany Spears leaked to MTV that Spears gave birth to her second child on Monday. The childs name has yet to be disclosed, but father Kevin Federline confirm the birth and told the media that both mom and child are fine.

50 Cent Arrested

50 Cent was arrested on the streets of Manhattan in a silver Lamborghini for an illegal lane change and an expired drivers liscense. In addition, the car was not registered with the state and was uninsured. 50 was released shortly after the incident.

R. Kelly Trial Date Set

Not guilty? After a few years on the backburner, R. Kelly’s child pornography trial is scheduled to go to court Oct. 13, according to Metro Networks.

Talib Kweli Album Release

Talib Kweli is set to launch his latest album, “Ear Drum,” through his new record label Blacksmith under Warner Bros. on Nov. 7. The album will feature productions from Kanye West, Just Blaze and Cut Chemist.

Rakim Looking for Opening Act

Hip hop legend, Rakim, is looking for an opening act in his upcoming tour by holding a contest. For more information, visit

Diddy to be Daddy Again

Sean “Diddy” Combs and long time girlfriend Kim Porter have announced that they are expecting twins, according to

Mya Back With Numerous Projects

Singer Mya’s new albun, Liberation, is due to hit stores Nov. 14 and features productions from Kwame Carvin & Ivan, Jonathan Rotem and Bryan Michael Cox. Mya is also expected to star in two films, “Cover,” which will be directed by Bill Dukes, and “Metrosexual,” which will hit theaters during the spring of 2007.