Saturday, October 27, 2012

RIP: Natina Reed

Natina Reed, R&B member from the group Blaque has passed. Natina was killed early this morning in a car accident. Reportedly, she was hit by a car while walking across Lawrenceville Highway in Atlanta, GA. A couple inside the vehicle administered CPR on scene until paramedics arrived. Natina was transported to a local hospital, where she was pronounced deceased. Natina is survived by her 10-year-old son, Tren Brown with rapper and ex-boyfriend Kurupt. Reed would have turned age 33 on Sunday.

Rapper: Turk

"It's in the air right now that we working...Mack Maine just sent me a song to get on with him and Baby, you know what I'm saying? So we 'bout to get it in. Then I'mma send them something, so they can get on something for me." -- The rapper Turk (born Tab Virgil Jr.) reveals to MTV News following his release from prison. The rapper served eight years and eight months in jail for second-degree murder.

Sunday, August 12, 2012

Singer: Beyonce Knowles

Performed her 2011 song "I was Here" at the United Nations in New York City to mark World Humanitarian Day (August 19th). The event took place on Friday, August 10th at the United Nations General Assembly Hall. The singer also presented a video of her giving back to the United Nations:

NFL Player: Chad Ochocinco

According to online reports, newly married Evelyn Lozada and Chad Ochocinco were involved in a heated dispute and budded heads. Evelyn was hospitalized and Chad was booked and charged at the Broward County Jail for domestic violence.

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Singer: Khandi Burruss

Got talent? R&B songstress Khandi has team with Bravo to produce a reality show of her own: Khandi Factory. The show will mold raw talent into superstardom. Castings began on June 7th and will end on August 7th. For more, click here.

Rapper: Frank Ocean

Early this week, rumors ran rampant that rapper Frank Ocean was gay. Well, the rapper confirms these rumors by posting a story regarding his love for a man at age 19 on his tumblr. For more, click here or read below:

NFL Player: Chad Ochocinco

"I don't recall sending the butterflies in my stomach an invite... and why am I shaking like I'm in Alaska...What if @EvelynLozada is a runaway bride when I get out there and I'm stuck looking good all by myself ... did I mention looking good?...Small issue, I'm the only person that didn't/doesn't drink alcohol n every 1 is wasted including my WIFE, can't relate 2 this s--t, now what? --A small merge of tweets by Chad Ochocinco before and after his July 4th wedding to reality starlet Evelyn Lozada. Chad proposed marriage to Evelyn in 2010 on the VH1 hit reality show "Basketball Wives".

Rapper: Kanye West

Recently, a report circulated online - that rapper Kanye West gave rapper Jay-Z a gold statue worth $34,000 for father's day. To clear the air, the gold statue wasn't a gift for father's day - the rapper merely congraduated his friend for his ability to place his product "Ace of Spades" in the newly release Sci-fi movie "Prometheus". The gold statue is actually a replica of statues depicted throughout the movie.

Monday, June 25, 2012

Sunday, June 24, 2012

Happy Birthday: Solange Knowles

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Celebrity DJ: Paris Hilton?

More over Solange Knowles, Paris Hilton is becoming a celebrity DJ too. The reality starlet put her skills to use (yesterday) during the Pop Music Festival in Sao Paulo, Brazil:

Spotted: Beyonce and Kim Kardashian

R&B singer Beyonce Knowles and reality starlet Kim Kardashian were spotted in Birmingham, England taking in another "Watch The Throne" concert. The duo hid behind their hands as members from the paparazzi rushed towards them to snap pictures.

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Hip Hop Mogul: Russell Simmons

Hip hop mogul Russell Simmons is pictured above kissing stones of the Western Wall in Jerusalen's Old City. The pioneer of Hip Hop music is in Isreal on an invitation from Isreali's President Shimon Peres.

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Singer: Aubrey O'Day

A popular drug by the name of Melanotan is in high demand amongst celebrities and normal folks. Melanotan is a tanning supplement that's injected into the abdomen. It is known to boost one's libido, helps them to lose weight and darkens their skin tone for a long period of time. In all cases, the change is drastic! It's unknown if R&B singer Aubrey O'Day injects her abdomen with Melanotan -- the singer was spotted recently at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas wearing a Melanotanish tan.

Actor: Arsenio Hall

According to online reports, Actor Arsenio Hall is preparing to return to the circuit of late night television shows. CBS is currently developing a syndicated nightly talk show with the comedian turned actor and if all goes well, the show will premiere in the fall of 2013.

Sunday, June 17, 2012

R.I.P: Rodney King

At 6:11am, Rodney King was found unresponsive - at the bottom of a swimming pool in Los Angeles. Rodney was the victim of a 1991 Los Angeles videotaped police beating that caused the most destructive race riot within the United States. He was 47.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Singer: Beyonce Knowles

70 program staffers at the Gate Five company were laid off recently after Beyonce Knowles backed out of a multi-million deal to transform her signature dance moves into a video game. The singer actually published a video on youtube in support on her decision - but renege on the offer in 2010 (shortly before Christmas). Some of these programmers are speaking out and finding ways to adjust their lifestyle following the abrupt decision by the singer. According to online reports, the lawsuit filed by the Gate Five company is headed to court. To read more, click here.

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Rapper: Drake

A lawyer in Manhattan is trying to prove that rapper Drake stole his Rose-Gold Rolex Presidential watch. The lawyer, James McMillam watch went missing after he dropped it off at the Jeweler Rafaello & Co (in New York City) for a cleaning. A week later he returned to pick it up and was told that his expensive watch was sold to Drake. Rapper Drake claims that "his" watch was purchased directly from Rolex and that he has never made a purchase from the Jeweler Rafaello & Co. For more, click here.

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Rapper: Jay Electronica

"I’m pretty shell-shocked by everything. All I am thinking about now is my children." -Tweets Mr. Ben Goldsmith after discovering that his wife Kate Rothschilds carried on a lengthy love affair with rapper Jay Electronica. The rapper is pictured above with Mr. Goldsmith and his son (with Kate) during happier times.
She's one of those Rothschilds, and her mother was a Guinness, from the brewery family. Ben's father was a billionaire. They met in 2000, married in 2003. Their three kids are under 10. So if it's not money - yup, Ben lost it after discovering that Kate, a music producer, is fooling around with someone not quite their kind: New Orleans-born rapper Jay Electronica, born Timothy Elpardo Thedford. He has a daughter with Erykah Badu. Ben, angry after finding explicit messages from Jay on Kate's phone, apparently kicked a kid's toy, which struck Kate's leg, bruising her. She called the cops. He wasn't charged, but confirmed to the Daily Mail that he wants a divorce. Ben's 31. Kate's 30, Electronica is 35.

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Farewell: Chuck Brown

"Chuck Brown rescued hometown D.C. from the image of a government town that couldn’t keep a beat to a hometown with its own funky beat. Composers have created songs about cities – New York, New York; Chicago; I Left My Heart in San Francisco. But the Godfather of Go-Go gave our city a great big musical genre and a unique sound distinctly our own." --- Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton spoke the following statement during the Home Going service for Chuck Brown. The service was held at the Washington Convention Center and a public viewing was held at the Howard Theatre last Tuesday. For more, click here.

Sunday, May 27, 2012

Singer: Rihanna

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Supermodel: Tyra Banks

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Rapper: Jay-Z

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Singer: Beyonce Knowles

R&B songstress Beyonce Knowles has the Atlantic City Casinos full to capacity this weekend. The singer has performed the 3rd of her 4th scheduled concert and her fans are posting pictures directly from the concert and posting them on the web. The popular social website "Lipstick Alley" has a forum dedicated to Beyonce and the thread "Beyonce: Live at the Revel" is filled with pictures and video clips of the singer in concert. Click here to join in on the conversation.

Singer : Ray-J

On May 25th, rapper Ray-J was spotted departing from the Emporio Armani store in Beverly Hills, California. The R&B singer was recently hospitalized for exhaustion and dehydration - following a Billboard's afterparty held last Sunday. Ray-J threw the afterparty with supermodel Sophie Monk who discovered him in his hotel room and called 911 to notified them of his health condition. Ray-J and Sophie Monk are pictured below at the "Prince Reigns" Product Launch Party that was held at the VooDoo Beach in Las Vegas.

Thursday, May 17, 2012

R.I.P: Chuck Brown

Natives of the Washington D.C area is mourning the lost of one of their own: The Legendary Godfather of Go-Go Music - Chuck Brown. Chuck Brown passed away yesterday at the John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, M.D.; at age 75. To learn more about Chuck Brown and D.C.'s genre of Go-Go music, click here.

Monday, May 14, 2012


Hulu has a web series entitled, "A Day In The Life" that follows well known celebrities as they task throughout the day. The first season included a feature on classical ballet dancer Misty Copeland and The Black Eyes Peas member Will.I.Am. The second season came to a close with a feature on The Roots frontman Questlove. During the season finale, Questlove allowed the crew to film him on set of the Jimmy Fallon Show and also during a DJ gig in New York. Click here to watch "A Day In The Life" season finale feature on Questlove.

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Spotted: Mary J. Blidge

On Tuesday May 8th, Antonio "L.A. Reid" hosted a Book Launch Party in New York City for his wife Erica Reid. The book release is a memior entitled, "The Thriving Child". The memior is filled with personal experiencs of Mrs. Reid raising their two children in New York City. The invited guest included Beyonce Knowles, Mary J. Blidge, Rapper Jay-Z and Tina Knowles. Click here to read more.

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Singer: Beyonce Knowles

R&B singer Beyonce Knowles added an additional show to her upcoming three night showcase at the Revel in Atlantic City, New Jersey. A fourth night has been added (May 28th) and tickets are scheduled to hit ticketmasters on May 14th. The singer is pictured above at the 2012 Met Gala.

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Rapper: G.Dep

Former Bad Boy rap artist G-Dep will spend the rest of his life in Jail. In 2010, shortly before Christmas - G-Dep (real name Travelle Coleman) walked into a police precinct in Harlem and confessed his involvement in a 1993 murder plot. After a short trial, jurors delivered their verdict today and reportedly, the rapper was found guilty and will served a sentenced of 15 years to life in prison.

Saturday, April 21, 2012

Kim Kardashian

"I love that @kimkardashian still crawls in bed with me...she's still my little girl! #favoritething." -- Kris Jenner shares --a mommy moment-- with her followers on twitter by posting a snapshot of her daughter asleep in her bed.

Singer: Kelly Rowland

R&B singer Kelly Rowland is planning to launch her own line of watches under the Dutch brand "TW Steel". The singer was pictured above at a promotion event held on April 18th. Reportedly, "she recently selected two watches for her launch. The watches are said to be heavy on blue and pink with cubic zircornia and mother of pearl dial options. The casing is made with TW Steel's AA-grade steel rose gold plating". Kelly's first watch will hit stores sometime in June 2012.

Actor: Samuel L. Jackson

Got iPhone? Samuel L. Jackson becomes acquainted with his -- in a new ad for the Apple iPhone 4S. To view, click here.

Friday, April 20, 2012

Musical Selection: Willie Nelson

Click here to listen to rapper Snoop Dogg and country singer Willie Nelson recorded track titled, "roll me up"...

Mike Tyson

"I didn't talk about getting a prison official pregnant...Oh, yeah. In prison, stuff happens. But she had no baby," --- In a sit down interview with Rick Relly, boxing champ Mike Tyson reveals - that he got a prison official pregnant during his brief stint in jail. For more, click here or press play.

NBA: Kiss Cam

Young Love vs. Old Love: Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez accepted the request to kiss on cam at a recent basketball game. On the flipside, Beyonce and her husband rapper Jay-Z attended a game this week and declined the offer. Instead Beyonce settled for a touch to her husband's (Jay-Z) face.

American Next Top Model

"Nigel Barker, Jay Manuel and J. Alexander have been an integral part of the ‘America’s Next Top Model’ brand and they helped turn this show into the household name it is today. They have been amazing assets to the show and will always be a part of the ‘Top Model’ family. We will continue to actively work with each of them on future projects." -- The executive producer (Ken Mok) of American Next Top Model released the following statement comfiriming that Nigel, Jay and J. Alexander will no longer serve as guest judges and/or fashion experts on the Tyra Banks hit modeling series.

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Actress: Taraji P. Henson

"My friends won’t be surprised by this shoot. Whenever we go to the beach, I’m like, "Is this a nude beach? Can I take my top off?" ---Actress Taraji P. Henson reveals in the latest issue to Allure Magazine. Four more celebrities went nude as here to find who they are and the reasons behind this photoshoot.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012


Four days before Whitney Houston's death, R&B singer Ray-J sat down with WealthTV to discuss his past, present and what he has planned for the future. The interview is scheduled to air on Wealth TV's new series titled, "An Insider's Look". For more, click here.

Monday, April 16, 2012

Spotted: Kobe and Vanessa Bryant

Kobe, Vanessa and their two daughters were spotted at the Los Angeles vs. Vancouver Canucks NHL playoff game yesterday. This recent outing has lead many to believe that these two are planning to get back together. Vanessa filed for divorce from Kobe back in December..and the request remains active. Kobe has been placed on the injured list with the Lakers and missed five games - so far. As a result, he has more time to spend with his family.

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Bobbi Kristina

The National Enquirer obtained video footage of Whitney Houston's daughter smoking weed - out of a bong. According to WordStarHipHop, the video was filmed sometime last month while she partied on a college campus with friends in Statesboro, Georgia.

In Living Color

Cast members (Marlon Wayans, Tommy Davidson, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Kim Wayans and Jim Carrey) from the 90's classic "In Living Color" are pictured above accepting the "Groundbreaking Award" at the 10th Annual TV Land Awards. The ceremony was held yesterday at the Lexington Avenue Armory in New York City.