Nicki Minaj returned home to Trinidad to film her 'Pound The Alarm' video.
+ Nicki Minaj could get a party started anywhere, and during her video shoot for "Pound The Alarm" back home in Trinidad, the fiesta turned full-blown Carnival. Peep photos and some video of the soiree. (RapFix)
+ Chicago producer No I.D. gave MTV News the scoop on when Kanye West's sixth album might drop. Kanye's G.O.O.D. Music Cruel Summer comp streets on Aug. 7, and according to No I.D., who's working on 'Ye's solo album, "He's coming right after that." (MTV News)
+ Rihanna is suing her former accountants, alleging they mishandled bookkeeping and tax filings, which the suit claims has resulted in a loss of millions of dollars and her being audited. #DoNotMessWithAGalAndHerMoney (E!)
+ Chris Brown's Fortune may be looking up, up the chart that is (see what I did there?). Looks like his album may be heading to No. 1 on the Billboard 200, which would make it his second chart topper. (Billboard)
+ She may be ballsy, but even Material Girls get verklempt. Watch Madonna perform a forlorn, piano ballad version of "Like A Virgin" during her MDNA show in Berlin over the weekend. It looks like it brought the house down and also brought Madge to tears. (Rolling Stone)
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