Since 2007, Ray J has starred in two VH1 shows, one dedicated to his finding love (For The Love of Ray J) and the other about life with his more-famous sister (BrandyandRay J: A Family Business). He’s dated everyone from video vixens nicknamed “Super Head” (KarrineSteffans) toWhitney Houston, a relationship that caused infighting in both his own family and hers prior to her death (after which, Ray J was supposedly inconsolable). He also got into a fight with a rapper over a joke made on Twitter (see: his scuffle with Fabulous inLasVegas) and then called into”The Breakfast Club” to deliver one of the most hilarious, incredible, incoherent moments of live braggadocio in recent radio history. He even made a scene of laughing at Kim on Twitter after she asserted that she “wouldn’t be defined by [her] past.” But for all of Ray J’s antics, his rise to fame hasn’t been as swift or as high as his ex-girlfriend’s. “Many, many times people have their anger come out sideways when theyre not directly dealing with the thing theyre really angry about.” “One of the things thats very difficult for people is to watch their ex move on to someone more successful than they are.
Ray J to Kanye: ‘I Hit It First’
Ray J is set to release new single taking a jab at fellow singer Kanye West , who now dates his ex, Kim Kardashian . The R&B singer who infamously filmed a sex tape in 2007 with the now reality superstar Kardashian, announced Friday he is dropping a new track April 9 entitled “I Hit It First.” Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images Kim Kardashian and Kanye West at the Givenchy Fall/Winter show in Paris on watch Kim Kardashian sex tape with Ray J Wednesday. Ray J tweeted the new cover art to fans Friday first pointed out by Global Grind to be a blurred out bikini pic of Kardashian from 2008 and also possibly mimicking Kanye West’s blurred artwork on “My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy.” “Check out my new single cover “I Hit It first” available on ITUNES on 4/9 “I Put her On” #KOmusic,” he wrote. John Shearer/WireImage Ray J and Kim Kardashian back in 2006, when they were still an item. According to lyrics obtained by TMZ, some of the choice words allude to the fact that he is singing about his former flame, who is now pregnant with West’s baby and whose exes include NFL player Reggie Bush and soon-to-be ex-husband NBA star Kris Humphries.
Getty The reprehensible Richie wasted no time in his attempt to get the dirt from Ray J, bringing up the sex tape within minutes of the interview startinggoading the 32-year-old into talking about the subject. Richie, who is not usually known for his strong sense of injustice, went in for the kill, telling Ray J it seems unfair Kardashian made five million dollars out the gate from the sex tape and you made nothing.and, to me that seems wrong. Brandon Davis Pulled A Ray J On Kim Kardashian Year Before Her Sex Tape Seems wrong because youre doing all the hard work Ray, Richie says. Man, I dont even discuss that cos theres so much happening with that and were so far past that where were both doing really well, were eating well, were living good and for me.. Ray J says, before Richie cuts in, You hit it first. Getty You know, we make money, we spend money, but to me its all about family, man, and I love my family, Ray J replies, diplomatically. I love my mom, my pops and my sisters, they all understand me and what I go through, so as long as you got that backbone and youre healthy and you got people around you to just keep you going, thats more important than anything in life.
West.Hes infuriated that Ray J would trudge up his and Kims sex tape from 2007 just to get a little attention. However, the source assures us, Kanye sees the song for what it truly is a publicity stunt.Kanye dont condone broke ass, jealous [guys] who be trying to biteoff he and Kims fame just to stay, wait, just to become relevant. On top of their possible run-in at the BET Awards,Ray J is also scheduled to speak with some of the nominees during The Chosen. Things can certainly get awkward, very quickly. The BET Awards: When & Where To Watch The Show The BET Awards air on June 30 at 8 p.m. and will be hosted by Chris Tucker at the Nokia Theatre in LA. What do YOU think, HollywoodLifers?
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Of course, the sad irony for Ray J is that the sex tape only launched one career. Kardashian has gone on to build a powerhouse brand last year Forbes ranked her at No. 7 on their “Celebrity 100” list. She earned an estimated $18 million in 2012 off of her various reality shows, endorsements and own retail products. Ray J, meanwhile, did not land anywhere on Forbes’ “Celebrity 100” list. He might have made $18,000 last year, butmaybe he was at No.
I’ve seen my father sell my mother crack. My father went to prison at an age when I needed him most. My best friend got killed on his birthday and a week later, got buried on my birthday. They cheated me in the 1996 Olympic Games and I received a bronze medal when I knew in my heart I deserved the gold. My Aunt who lived with me sadly died of AIDS.