aretha franklin

*If you’ve been wondering what the latest word on Aretha Franklin‘s latest album project, we’ve got some good news for ya.

Lady Soul says to look out for a collabo with André 3000 on the final four tracks for her upcoming covers album, which is due this September.

“I’m pretty sure it’s going to be fun working with [André 3000], just watching his videos and things,” Franklin told Billboard. “And, of course, they all come with great music, so I expect that.”

So far with producers Babyface Edmonds and Darryl Simmons, she’s covered classics like Gladys Knight & the Pips’ “Midnight Train to Georgia,” Barbra Streisand’s “People,” Donna Summer’s “Last Dance” and Tina Turner’s “What’s Love Got to Do With It.”

chris brown show

*The other day we told you that BET was feinin’ for a Chris Brown reality show. Well, today we can report that they’re about get disappointed ’cause for Chris, the feeling is NOT mutual.

Friday night TMZ caught up with Brown as he was leaving 10ak night club in Hollywood and inquired about BET’s offer. Bad Boy Brown said he’s not interested: