Morning Soul: You Should Have Took His Advice

  • Don't hate the playa changing the game: In response to Jay-Z's recent deal with Samsung, the RIAA announced plans to change the rules on certification for digital sales. [HHDX]
  • Ruben Studdard has joined the cast of The Biggest Loser, which launches its 15th season in October. [ESNC]
  • Motherhood isn't slowing down Tamar Braxton who revealed her album Love and War  will be released in time for Labor Day. [RU]
  • Snoop Lion and T.I. spoke out against gun violence during a panel discussion with both, who have each served time for gun charges, hoping to "rid the world of violence one day at a time." [HR
  • Jay-Z goes in on Lil Wayne with his track "La Familia," responding to threats he made against Beyoncé on Tha Carter IV. [MTV]
  • Prince surprised Chicago fans with a last minute concert at City Winery featuring a 20-piece band and an 11-member brass section. [HP]

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