Archive for December, 2011

WHAT ARE DOING NEW YEAR’S EVE? »

Wonder whose arms — will hold you good and tight,
when it’s exactly twelve o’clock at night!

ANITA BAKER AND JILL SCOTT FEUD COMES TO LIGHT »

L ast week we reported that Anita Baker would be performing at the VH1 Divas’ special. The show was taped on December 18th, and Anita was a no-show. Everyone was left wondering what happened, and why was Ledisi singing “Sweet Love” instead of Anita Baker. Now in a shocking twist, rumors are emerging of [...]

VESTA WILLIAMS AUTOPSY RESULTS ARE REVEALED »

R &B singer Vesta Williams, who died in her sleep in a California hotel room on Sept. 22, 2011 — her cause of death has finally been revealed. Vesta’s close friend and singer Norwood Young received word from members of Vesta’s family that she passed away from complications of an enlarged heart. The Williams [...]

KANYE WEST AND JAY-Z PAID 6 MILLION TO PERFORM FOR A BIRTHDAY PARTY »

D o you remember your Sweet 16? Mine was spent at play, The Clark Sisters were performing in! But how about paying $6 million for Jay-Z and Kanye West to perform at your birthday bash? That’s how much Manchester Football Club owner, Sheikh Mansour, paid for the pair to fly out to Dubai last [...]

FORMER NFL PLAYER CHRIS DRAFT LOSES WIFE »

F ormer NFL linebacker Chris Draft is mourning the loss of his wife LaKeasha Monique Rutledge Draft, who passed away on Tuesday after a battle with cancer. In 2010, Keasha was diagnosed with lung cancer, though she had never been a smoker. She passed away at home. It was exactly one month after the [...]

DIDDY HAS A HUGE ANNOUNCEMENT IN 2012 »

S ean Combs, aka Diddy, likes to compare himself to Frank Sinatra. He’s done it in interviews for years — but at heart, Diddy is a businessman. He’s made millions off film, TV, music, clothing and fragrances, now Diddy has a big announcement coming in 2012. Diddy in his own words: “Twelve months ago, [...]

50 CENT 10,000 DOLLAR “STREET KING” CONTEST »

R apper 50 Cent is embracing the giving spirit, has launched a contest for his Street King initiative. The contest calls for everyone to film a video that “demonstrates the great things you do with your energy – in your community, your school or job – with your friends, family or for the world.” [...]

BOYZ II MEN TO RECEIVE STAR ON THE HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME »

V eteran R&B group Boyz II Men will start off 2012 on the right foot. The quartet-turned-trio will extend their 20-year-career celebration with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce will honor Wanya Morris, Shawn Stockman and Nathan Morris with its 2,456th star at an unveiling ceremony in [...]

NEW SINGLE COMING FROM CIARA REAL SOON »

C iara has been busy quietly working on her musical comeback under the guidance of L.A. Reid. Now that X-Factor has wrapped, L.A. Reid’s first call of duty seems to be the launch of Ciara’s comeback campaign. L.A. Reid teased fans of the singer with news of a new single hitting the airwaves soon. [...]

DOCUMENTARY ON THE DRINKARD FAMILY COMING »

I n celebration of The Drinkard Singers’ world wide reaching influence on the pop culture, it has been confirmed that a documentary named “The Wonderful Family Of Divas,” is in the works. The film will look into the Drinkard family history, whose impact on gospel helped pave the way for their off-spring, some of [...]

JANET HUBERT STILL UPSET ABOUT HER FIRING FROM “THE FRESH PRINCE OF BEL AIR” »

A ctress Janet Hubert is still BITTER! The actress who played the original Aunt Viv on “Fresh Prince of Bel Air” says there’s a good reason she wasn’t at a recent reunion dinner with the rest of the cast — she still has beef with Will Smith. 15 years after the show has gone [...]

HEAVY D CAUSE OF DEATH REVEALED »

T hough he was only 44 years old, a medical examiner has concluded that Heavy D’s death [last month] was a result of a pulmonary embolism caused by deep vein thrombosis. Pulmonary embolism is usually caused by a blood clot formed in the leg that eventually travels up to the lung, stopping blood flow. [...]

JOHN LEGEND COVERS LAS VEGAS MAGAZINE »

J ohn Legend, who turns 33 Wednesday (DEC28), lands himself on the cover of Las Vegas magazine. As the biggest party night of the year approaches, the crooner will help revellers usher in 2012 with a performances at The Pearl at Palms followed by an after-concert party ay the hotel’s Moon nightclub. No doubt, [...]

ESSENCE ATKINS GIVES BIRTH ON CHRISTMAS DAY »

E ssence Atkins and her husband Jaime Mendez got the best present they could have asked for on Christmas Day — a son. “Found happiness, our first baby, a beautiful healthy boy, was born on Christmas Day!” Essence, star of Are “We There Yet?,” tweeted. It’s the first child for the couple, who were [...]

MAGIC JOHNSON WANTS TO RALLY THE HIP-HOP COMMUNITY TO FIGHT AGAINST HOMOPHOBIA »

N BA great Magic Johnson is looking to combat homophobia within the Hip-Hop community. Magic is trying to unite emcees to speak against homophobia and stereotypes about HIV and AIDS. “What we’re trying to do is reach out to the Hip-Hop community because they have power — power with their voice, power with that [...]

REMEMBERING EMILY HARRIS…. »

“You can’t mention Bobby Jones Gospel,
without thinking of Emily Harris”

MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL!!! »

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NEW VIDEO: MARIAH CAREY & JOHN LEGEND – WHEN CHRISTMAS COMES »

“I can’t wait to unwrap your love, when Christmas comes”

CELEBRITY EVENTS AND SIGHTINGS – HOLIDAY SHOPPING »

P resident Obama took a little break from saving the world yesterday to purchase Christmas presents for Sasha, Malia, and First Dog Bo. He was spotted in Alexandria, VA, just minutes from the White House — at PetSmart where Bo played with a few other doggies. He purchased some treats and toys for [...]

CELEBRITY EVENTS AND SIGHTINGS- THE KIDS »

S ean “Diddy Combs daughters, Jessie and D’Lilah Star were indeed “daddy’s little girls” yesterday as they celebrated their 5th birthday — with a Disney Princess themed birthday bash, and they did so at the happiest place on earth, Disneyland! It was actually a triple celebration, as Diddy’s mom Janice Combs, celebrated her birthday [...]