Archive for August, 2010

PRAYERS FOR WHOOPI GOLDBERG’S MOTHER »

W hoopi Goldberg, who is best known lately for her gig on The View, has been living in London and starring in a West End stage adaptation of her film “Sister Act,” on hiatus from her moderating gig at “The View.”
Upon learning her mother Emma had suffered a stroke, however, Whoopi departed Friday [...]

USHER AND HIS SONS FEATURE IN PEOPLE MAGAZINE »

T he current issue of People magazine features R&B singer Usher Raymond chillin at home with his two sons, Nayvid and Usher Raymond IV (Cinco).
Usher has his hands full with his kids, Usher V, 2, and 20-month-old Naviyd Ely. They’re young, but they’re into everything! They definitely wear their dad out. He said: “They [...]

2010 THE MERGE SUMMIT »

F ollowing the great success of last year’s inaugural conference, Relevé Entertainment presented THE MERGE SUMMIT 2010 at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, CA over the weekend. Some of the top names in the Gospel and main stream entertainment industry came out for the three day event.

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7TH ANNUAL ROCK THE BELLS FESTIVAL »

7 th Annual Rock The Bells Festival was looking like a Hip Hop and R&B reunion on Saturday at Governors Island in New York City. The fans got there money’s worth at this concert with all the following making appearances, Alicia Keys, Beyonce, Busta Rhymes, Chris Rock, Jay-Z, John Legend, Lauryn Hill, Mary J. [...]

THE 8TH ANNUAL HOODIE AWARDS HOSTED BY STEVE HARVEY »

T he multi-talented, Steve Harvey, lite the Las Vegas stripe up over the weekend, (if that was anymore possible) with the 8th Annual Hoodie Awards at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. The Black star power joining Steve for this year’s awards were, Fantasia, Sherri Shepherd, Holly Robinson Peete, Joe, Victoria Rowell, LisaRaye, Angie [...]

62ND ANNUAL PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS »

T he 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards were held at the Nokia Theatre on August 29, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. Although the winners took center stage, the most interesting part about the annual event is what the celebrities wear!

Take a look at Black Hollywood star power on the red carpet and various events [...]

LAURYN HILL BACK IN THE STUDIO! »

D ana Rivera of Boywonder Entertainment, the producer and co-writer behind the Lauryn Hill track “Repercussions,” is saying that Lauryn Hill is back in the studio gearing up to create some new tracks.
“Repercussions” was just a track the Lauryn started working on. But thanks to its leak on to the net and airwaves, [...]

KELLY ROWLAND AT WALMART SOUNDCHECK »

R &B singer, Kelly Rowland turned out the Gramercy Theater in New York City Thursday night. She gave a vibrant performance for an intimate audience, which was a part of the Walmart Soundcheck series.
Kelly is working twice as hard these days, as she is set to be releasing two versions of her upcoming [...]

FANTASIA FEELS ITS HER SKIN TONE THAT AFFECTS HER MEDIA COVERAGE »

F antasia has been dealing with severe media criticism following accusations of adultery and her attempted suicide. However, the gifted performer has finally decided to fight back.
Fantasia recently stay down with VIBE magazine for an interview, when asked if she thinks her African and more ethnic features had anything to do with the [...]

PRAYER FOR MARVIN SAPP’S WIFE, MALINDA »

M arvin Sapp is requesting our prayers for his wife, Malinda Sapp. Malinda has been battling stage 4 colon cancer since last year. Earlier this year, Marvin Sapp was testifying of how she was given a clean bill of health by doctors, but now the cancer has returned.
Back in April of 2009, [...]

CELEBRITY EVENT AND SIGHTINGS »

T alk show host Wendy Williams stop by the NASDAQ Market in New York City’s Times Square to celebrate the launch of her second season of The Wendy Williams Show. In honor of the occasion, Wendy Williams presided over the NASDAQ Opening Bell.

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OPRAH WINFREY SPEAKS ABOUT THE FINAL SEASON OF HER SHOW »

“I was frustrated with what television was becoming. I was sitting with Stedman and he said, Why don’t you just create your own network? I was scribbling on a piece of paper and wrote that down. I realized my own network was my intials and I went, *Aha!* … This was May 14, 1992.” -Oprah
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QUEEN LATIFAH NEW FILM “JOYFUL NOISE” »

H ip-hop and Country music royalty, Queen Latifah and Dolly Parton are slated to rule things on the big screen as co-stars in the upcoming flick “Joyful Noise.”
The two will play a pair of ladies who work to stop the end of a gospel choir. Latifah will portray the mother of a couple [...]

“THE VIEW” SPIN OFF IN THE WORKS »

B anking on the success of ABC’s “The View,” co-creators Barbara Walters and Bill Geddie reportedly want to bring some testosterone into the mix with a unisex spin-off of the round-table talk show. Like the original, which has been running on ABC since 1997, Walters and Geddie want to assemble five co-hosts who can [...]

KIMORA LEE STEPS DOWN FROM BABY PHAT »

T his came as a little bit of a shock, Kimora Lee released a statement that she would be parting ways with Kellwood – the company that owns Baby Phat.
Here is her statement: ”After 14 years of conceiving and nurturing Baby Phat, it’s time for me to move on and further expand my [...]

AOKI LEE SIMMONS BIRTHDAY FASHION SHOW »

A oki Lee Simmons, the daughter of Russell Simmons and Kimora Lee Simmons, celebrated her 8th birthday on yesterday in style. She hosted a fashion show at Modanion on Sunset Blvd in West Hollywood, California.
Aoki Lee also invited kids from The Make-A-Wish Foundation to help her celebrate her special day. I love the [...]

NICK CANNON SPEAKS ON MARIAH CAREY PREGNANCY RUMORS »

A fter those suspect pics of Mariah Carey surfaced Sunday sporting what we believe is a baby bump, her hubby Nick Cannon took to his radio show yesterday this morning to discuss our suspicions. Nick talked around the issue, but pretty much confirmed that Mariah is pregnant.
He said: I’ve said it before and [...]

A WOMAN CHARGED A “FAT FEE” IN ATLANTA NAIL SALON »

A nail salon owner, Kim Tran in Georgia charged a customer $5 extra because the lady was overweight. When asked why the extra charge the salon owner said, “I charged you five dollars more because you’re overweight.” The salon owner explained that the chairs in her salon can only hold 200 pounds and cost [...]

SNOOP DOGG DAUGHTER’S TOUGH BATTLE WITH LUPUS »

I t all began five years ago when they noticed a light spot on the face of Cori, then 6 years old. Weeks later, the daughter of Snoop Dogg and wife Shanté Broadus was losing drastic amounts of weight and her hair was falling out.
Despite visiting countless doctors, no one was able to [...]

HELP WANTED: D.E.A. LOOK FOR EBONICS TRANSLATORS »

WANTED: The Drug Enforcement Administration are seeking Ebonics translators to help interpret wiretapped conversations involving targets of undercover drug investigations. The Drug Enforcement Administration recently sent memos asking companies that provide translation services to help it find nine translators in the Southeast who are fluent in Ebonics. Excuse me my language, but what the [...]