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The music industry can be brutal on artists, especially newcomers happy to just be in the room with celebrities they see living lavishly. Jay Saint, an artist, and songwriter who has penned hits for Bad Boy stars like Danity Kane, Fergie, and Sean Kingston, knows this firsthand.

Unfortunately for Jay Saint he wasn’t always paid for his writing or even credited while lending words and melodies to some of the label’s biggest tunes, he revealed.

While chatting with host Joey of “Me, Myself, And;” podcast, Jay Saint spoke about some of the “cons” of working with Bad Boy. The biggest con was when his own record was swiped for Sean Kingston, who was bubbling at the time, he said.

“The cons [are] it’s extremely easy for your [work] to get stolen.”

Joey asked Jay share a memory of a hit he penned, and he revealed his Sean Kingston “Fire Burning” faux pas.

“The funny thing about Sean Kingston is that [Fire Burning] was supposed to be my song. I came up with the melody and they changed the words. My manager at the time was pitching me to the label and they knew I didn’t have my papers together […] then I hear it on the radio.”

“Fire Burning” has racked up over 98,000,000 YouTube views and Jay Saint is nowhere in the credits after coming up with the melody for the hit.

Jay Saint “Didn’t See A Dime” From “Fire Burning”

“As a person who didn’t have an experience […] I was just elated at the fact that this Caribbean superstar, as a Caribbean person myself, I was just like WOW. I didn’t see a dime, still until this day.”

Ultimately, Saint learned from the experience. He said he’s looking ahead as he releases his solo music, while focusing on being the incredible solo act he aims to be.

“I don’t want to settle for being an artist in the queer community. I want to be more than that.” Jay said, “I want to be a creative who is successful, who inspires. [An artist] who has incredible visuals, incredible style, who captivates people.”

Hit play at the 16-minute mark to hear Jay Saint and Joey chat it up about the ups and downs of his days at Bad Boy.




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Oscar Mayer Introduces Hot Dog Popsicles

If you enjoy a hot dog, you can have it as a popsicle, thanks to Oscar Mayer, CNN reports.

The company announced it will introduce the “Cold Dog,” a frozen popsicle that tastes like its hot dog with “both refreshing and smokey, umami notes” and a mustard swirl.

The popsicle comes after lovers of the food brand asked for a poll, and followers of the Instagram account stated this was a “genius” idea.

After the overwhelming fan excitement for our beloved Cold Dog, it was a no-brainer to make this hot dog-inspired frozen pop a reality,” said Anne Field, an Oscar Mayer spokesperson, said in a press release.

The frozen weiner isn’t available nationwide just yet. Right now, you can find it in Long Beach, New York City, New Orleans, and Alpharetta, GA at Popbar locations for just $2.

Oscar Mayer is known for making shocking food items. A bologna face mask was also introduced by the company owned by Kraft earlier this year that sold out on Amazon.

Roomies, what do you think of this?


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Charlie Sheen Settles Lawsuit With Ex-Girlfriend Who Claims He Exposed Her To HIV & Agrees To Pay $120K

Charlie Sheen settled a 2017 lawsuit that accused the actor of exposing an ex-girlfriend to HIV. As a result, he has agreed to pay $120,000.

According to TMZ, the 56-year-old agreed to pay a woman listed as “Russian émigré” in court documents $120,000 over 12 months in $10,000 increments.

The woman states she met Sheen in September 2015 and had unprotected sex with him for the first time in October of that same year. Subsequently, the “Two and a Half Men” actor shared his HIV status after their first unprotected encounter.

When asked why he didn’t tell her about his status, Sheen responded that it was “none of her f***king business,” the court filing stated.

The unknown woman also claims that the father of five gave her “medication aimed to prevent her from contracting HIV,” Huffington Post reports.

The filing also states that Sheen told her that the antiviral drugs were unnecessary and “convenient rumors of the medical community.”

On His HIV Status

Sheen shared his HIV status in 2015 while Matt Lauer interviewed him on the “Today” show. Shortly after, his ex-fiancé Scottine Ross sued him for assault and battery, stating he failed to tell her about his HIV status.

Speaking with Piers Morgan in 2016, Sheen said he hadn’t told 25 of his sex partners of his status because it was used against him.

The only times I didn’t tell them was because the last 25 times they used it against me and used my medical condition for their own folly and financial gain,” Sheen told Morgan. “Here’s the great news. No one has been infected by me. No one.

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Minnesota Timberwolves’ Taurean Prince Arrested On Fugitive Warrant For Drug & Gun Charges

Got ’em! Minnesota Timberwolves forward Tauren Prince was arrested in Miami this week for a fugitive warrant stemming from a traffic stop back in May.

According to authorities, Prince was stopped in Dallas due to an expired registration and police reportedly found two handguns, a THC vape pen and a container of marijuana inside the vehicle. Prince was charged with unlawful carrying of a weapon, possession of marijuana and possession of a controlled substance.

After nearly three months, police issued a warrant for the NBA star’s arrest after test results found that the vape pen contained 1/100th of an ounce of THC. Taurean Prince was taken into custody at Miami International Airport on Thursday night.

Prince’s attorney Kent Schaffer released a statement to PEOPLE saying:

Apparently in the last week and a half they issued a warrant for his arrest because they recovered 1/100th of an ounce of THC, which is probably the smallest amount you can have.”

The only reason we knew was because he was going out of the country for vacation. He was in the airport and his name came up showing that there was a warrant and they took him into custody.”

After Tauren’s arrest, Schaffer stated that the baller was the legal owner of the firearms found by authorities, and said the situation is “unnecessary and embarrassing,”

It should not have been handled in the manner that  it was, its totally unnecessary and embarrassing, but we predict that this case is going to be dismissed in due course.”




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