modeling ingenue Connie first got in front of the camera only a few weeks
ago, but had no problems shining.
just got my portfolio made a little while ago,” she said, “but I’m
definitely ready to start working.”
she’s only just begun her modeling career, Connie has already planned out
her next step, and said she’ll “probably want to start acting” once
she’s done taking the fashion world by storm.
said she can’t wait to enter the world of haute couture, and lists Oscar
De La Renta, Giorgio Armani, and Ralph Lauren among her favorite designers.
she’s not dreaming of legging her way down the catwalk, this young star
spends her time hitting the books at school.
fall Connie will be entering the ninth grade at John Bowne High School in
Kew Gardens Hills.
favorite subject is English, and although Connie admits that “school
isn’t really fun,” she said she enjoyed reading “The Outsiders” –
the classic novel of teenage angst.
Connie likes going to school in Queens, her favorite activity around the
borough is definitely shopping, “especially at Queens Center,” she said.
said she has plenty of fun in her neighborhood of Jackson Heights, even
though “it’s kind of quiet.”
explained she has “lots of friends in the area.”
However, she did agree that her parents probably appreciate the peace and quiet of her residential neighborhood a bit more than she does.
political enemies celebrate as political hoohah Jeff Weisenfeld – while on
a goodwill mission to the People's Republic of China – is devoured by a
local dragon at the Emperor's summer palace in Beijing.
friends at the City Comptroller’s office inform us that regular season
Major League Baseball games generate at least $2 million apiece to the
city’s economy, while post-season games contribute at least $9 million to
$20 million apiece (with the steeper amounts generated by World Series
as these overpaid superstar athletes connive to take a bigger piece of the
pie from the mega- businessman team owners, the fans and the economy stand
to suffer the most.
year, with the economy still reeling from 9-11 and presently shocked by an
ethical scandal, New York needs every cent of the regular game proceeds and
rebuilding will certainly be enhanced by
that post season windfall.
Do it for the country.
Do it for the fans.
baseball strike may be viewed as strike three for the sport!
rapper Noreaga recently hit music stores with his first solo album
“N.O.R.E,” a heart-warming, profanity-filled collection of tunes about
murders, rapes, sexual encounters and gangs.
the album’s lyrics are chock-full of curses and potentially offensive
slang, it has gotten excellent reviews from rap connoisseurs across the
country, who praise Noreaga’s smoothness and his ability to adapt to any
website at http://members.tripod.com/critikall includes a bio of the rapper,
who proudly states that he is from Lefrak City, which, for some reason, he
calls Iraq. The website’s text is also full of references to Queens,
including one that says that Noreaga – also known as Superthug – can
match up with “other heavyweights from the infamous borough that is
borough? Sure, Queens was the home of some other “bad boy” rappers, like
Ja Rule, Russell Simmons, LL Cool J, and Nas... but infamous?
songs on Noreaga’s album also have references to Queens.
“N.O.R.E” is Noreaga’s first solo work, it actually is not his first
album. His first go around was with another Queens rapper named Capone
in the rap group Noreaga-N-Capone. Even though that group didn’t get very
far, Capone did make a name for himself by being arrested at the Queens
nightclub Club Juan Pachango last year.
Queens is more infamous than we thought.
Harvey & Tina
The break-up between Queens mogul Harvey Weinstein and Talk Mag editor Tina Brown is final.
recently bought out Brown’s contract for $1 million, officially ending the
partnership between the entertainment company and the political glitzy
magazine that fell under the weight of sluggish advertising sales.
Brown has no regrets. “It was great rock’ n’ roll,” she told the New
York Daily News adding, “Harvey was great to work with and I’m very
proud of what we did.”Brown plans to vacation and take it easy for the
rest of the summer, according to the published report.
Weinstein is busy as a bee.
He has been spotted at the Los Angeles premiere of Steven
Soderbergh’s new film “Full Frontal” that apparently features a
character having a remarkable resemblance to Weinstein who says, “My
brother Bob should see this.”
Also Weinstein, according to the report, helped set up a Milan
meeting between Abe Foxman who heads the Jewish Anti-Defamation
League and “Life Is Beautiful” actor Roberto Benigni, who is in
the process of making a version of “Pinocchio” for Miramax.
favorite bad-boy rapper and proud Queensbridge Project native Nas,
isn’t taking any guff from longtime rap rival Jay-Z.
For those of you following the QConfidential, last week
Jay-Z issued a live radio challenge to Nas, suggesting that the two perform
a lyrical pay-per-view television battle for the respect of rap fans
also called for both artists to put up $1 million for the challenge, the
proceeds of which would we be donated to charity.
a statement released on Aug. 12, Long Island City native Nas responded to
Jay-Z’s jab by turning down the Brooklyn born rapper.
“Pay-per-view is for wrestlers and boxers, I make records,” Nas
Jay-Z wants to battle, he should drop his album the same day I do and let
the people decide.”
new album, The Blueprint 2: The Gift and the Curse, is scheduled to
be released on Nov. 5, two weeks before Nas’ new disc, God’s Son,
hits stores. The
always prolific Nas will also release The Lost Tapes, a collection of
previously unreleased material, on Sept. 3.
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