Diddy's Booty Book: Artistic or Offensive?

In today's link roundup: Sean Combs teams up with a photographer for a book on "raw," "natural" beauty. Plus: The world's biggest Afro.


Diddy's booty book: artistic or offensive? According to AllHipHop.com, Diddy has teamed up with Interscope Records Chairman Jimmy Iovine and fashion photographer Raphael Mazzucco to produce Culo by Mazzucco, a photography book dedicated to women's backsides.

Tiger Woods barely qualifies for his own tournament: Woods obtained a No. 49 standing in the Official World Golf Ranking, which will barely get him into his own tournament in December, BET.com reports. Part of the eligibility requirement for all nonautomatic qualifiers is a top 50 ranking for the 18-player field.

Seven black world-record breakers: Check out the list at Madamenoir. It includes Aevin Dugas, a New Orleans social worker who sports the world's biggest Afro.

Javier Colon and Raphael Saadiq to appear on The Playboy Club: They'll make appearances on NBC's new show as singers Ray Charles and Sam Cooke, respectively. It airs tonight at 10 ET/9 CT.

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