Rap tycoon T.I.'s new reality show, Sisterhood of Hip Hop, follows 5 struggling young women who dream of making it big in the music business. History tells us that the outlook for these women is bleak.
Monthly Archives: June 2014
..their national 'On The Run' Tour is not suffering from dismal ticket sales. According to Billboard magazine (which can easily be influenced by the glare of a star's spotlight), the On The Run Tour is selling well.
But numerous national media outlets are detailing Beyonce and Jay Z's struggles to sell tickets to their upcoming co-headline tour. Many believe the brutal beating Jay Z suffered at the hands of his sister-in-law, Solange Knowles, has destroyed his street cred.
Rap artist Jadakiss is a businessman, yo. The 39-year-old NY native recently opened a juice bar to dispense healthy, nutritional beverages in his hometown of Yonkers. Jadakiss, whose real name is Jason Phillips, coined his unusual stage name from his deep longing for actress Jada Pinkett.
Rap mogul T.I., aka Tip, right, and singer/actress Jennifer Lopez, 2nd from right, were guests on BET's 106 & Park at BET studio in New York City yesterday. T.I. and J-Lo posed for photos with the show's co-hosts Bow Wow, left, and Keshia Chante.
The Gay agenda's war on heterosexual women and family traditions continues.
This story sounds like something out of a Frankenstein movie: 2 gay men in Dallas, Texas hired a surrogate to carry eggs that were fertilized in a lab. When the surrogate delivered two healthy baby boys the men petitioned a Texas judge to remove the birth mother's name from the birth certificates and replace her name with their own -- as if they gave birth to the boys.
Wisely, the judge said no.
Popular radio jock Angie Martinez resigned from Hot 97 in NYC today after 15 years on the air. Martinez, who stars in the poorly received reality show This is Hot 97, announced her resignation on social media.
An actor who shot his wife to death in front of their 2 young sons pleaded not guilty to murder on Wednesday.
Michael Jace, who played a police officer on TV's 'The Shield,' entered his plea through his attorneys, the NY Post reports.
April Jace, 40, had three sons, including the 2 boys she had with Michael Jace.
Comedian Kevin Hart interacted with excited fans at the Toronto Premiere of relationship comedy sequel Think Like a Man Too. Hart, who also starred in the 2012 original movie, posed for photos and signed autographs at the theater. Think Like a Man is based on Steve Harvey's 2009 book Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man. The film also stars Gabrielle Union, LaLa Anthony, Michael Ealy, Taraji P. Henson, Regina Hall, Meagan Good, Terrence J, Jenifer Lewis, and Wendy Williams, among others. Think Like A Man Too is in theaters Friday.
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A woman who documented her son's chronic medical problems on her personal blog was arrested and charged with using salt to murder the boy.
Lacey Spears of Scottsville, Ky., was arrested on charges of second-degree murder and first-degree manslaughter, The Journal News reports (via The NY Post).
Children should be off limits, but socialite Kim Kardashian apparently doesn't think so. The mother of one reportedly brags to her friends and paid help that her daughter North West is cuter than Blue Ivy, Beyonce's daughter with aging rapper Jay Z.
Bragging on their offspring isn't unusual for first-time moms. But sources say Kim's bagging is designed to get under Beyonce's skin.
Singer and former Disney star Zendaya Coleman, 17, was cast in the coveted role of deceased hip hop star Aaliyah in an upcoming Lifetime biopic on the star's life and death. But the TV movie will never see the light of day if Aaliyah's family gets their way.
Rap tycoon Chris Ludacris Bridges was seen leaving the 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' studios in Hollywood, California yesterday.
Photo: Splash News
After capturing a large swath of northern Iraq, ISIS rebels are continuing their push into the southern regions of Baghdad, capturing oil refineries along the way.
If Iraq oil becomes restricted or taken off line, oil prices are expected to hit $200 per barrel.
MTV premiered rapper T.I.'s latest music video entitled "No Mediocre" featuring rapper Iggy Azalea. The video was shot on location in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, by Director X. "All I want is bad chicas/I don't want no mediocre," T.I. raps as a bevy of exotic beauties bump and grind for his approval.
Watch the video after the break.
Rap producer Dr. Dre was blessed by electronics giant Apple, Inc., so he's blessing others by sharing the wealth. Dre, 49, left a $5,000 tip for a waitress at a West Hollywood venue on Thursday, Radar Online reports.
Nothing is sacred on the Internet. One Virginia mom learned the hard way that the Internet can be a cruel and unforgiving medium. Ciara Logan proudly posted Instagram photos of her 8-year-old son and 2-year-old twin daughters on Father's Day. But within hours the photos were turned into offensive Instagram memes.
The star-studded cast from the comedy film Think Like a Man Too visited 'Good Morning America' in Times Square, NY today. From left to right: Gabrielle Union, LaLa Anthony, Taraji P. Henson, Regina Hall and Meagan Good.
Photos: Doug Meszler and Derek Storm/ Splash News
Actress Halle Berry and her estranged husband Olivier Martinez surprised everyone by showing up together to the 'Extant' premier screening and party in Los Angeles. Halle and Olivier have not been spotted in public together since the birth of their son, Maceo Robert Martinez, in Oct. 2013. Also attending the party was reality TV's Tami Roman. Not seen on the blue carpet was the president's daughter, Malia Obama, who works as an assistant on the set of 'Extant'.
Photos: Nikki Nelson/WENN.com
In last night's episode of Love & Hip Hop Atlanta, Kirk Frost is left at home to babysit the children while his wife Rasheeda flies to New Orleans with cast members Kalenna Harper and Karlie Redd. Kirk gets into it with Rasheeda's mother (who does her best Mama Joyce imitation).
It seems TV viewers aren't interested in keeping up with the Kardashians anymore. Not even Khloe Kardashian's new butt shots or fake relationship with a yawn-inspiring rapper can save the show.
Why barter with other sneaker heads on eBay.com for bootleg Jordans when you can get the real thing for $15,000 at a pawn shop that deals in throwback kicks? The president's teenage daughter collects a paycheck fetching coffee and dry cleaning for the staff over at CBS, but one enterprising 16-year-old has found the perfect niche: a sneaker pawn shop.
While other teenagers spend their summer splashing in the pool or frolicking on a beach, President Obama's daughter Malia, 16, will be collecting a paycheck as a production assistant on the new CBS show 'Extant'. Malia probably drives to work every day. According to Mrs. Obama, Malia already has her license.
My first clue that things may not be going well for Beyonce and Jay Z's much ballyhooed stadium tour came when a well-known promoter text me to ask if I wanted floor tickets for the Miami show.
The tour is in trouble if they're willing to give away tickets just to get bodies in the seats. Maybe a stadium tour was a little too ambitious for Beyonce and Jay Z? After all, they aren't Michael Jackson. Bey and Jay should've listened to the promoter's who told them to perform at small, intimate venues.
Kentucky Fried Chicken's Kentucky-based corporation is investigating a report that a 3-year-old girl with facial scars from a dog attack was asked to leave a franchise location because her scars upset the customers.
On Victoria Wilcher's Facebook page, her family said the little girl refused to leave the house after a KFC employee approached the family at a restaurant and asked them to leave.
NFL star Reggie Bush and his baby mama, Lilit Avagyan, spent Father's Day on Bondi beach in Sydney, Australia this weekend. The pair lunched at Bucket List with Swans player Kurt Tippett. The couple's baby, Briseis, was not with them and was being cared for by a grandparent in Los Angeles.
"Last night at the RoseBar in D.C., rapper Game was spotted at the Hennessy V.S party with his trusty assistant LoLo in tow. The rapper was in town for a concert and headed over to the Hennessy V.S event with a few of his friends to celebrate immediately after performing."
Socialite Kim Kardashian and her musician husband Kanye West were seen taking their daughter North West to the Children's Museum in New York City on Monday, June 16.
Photos: Sharpshooter Images / Splash
With the 2014 NBA Finals over, one lingering question remains for LeBron James and the Miami Heat: will LeBron opt out of his contract at the end of this month or will he keep his talents in South beach?
A Whitney, Texas homeowner set fire to his mansion that was left dangling perilously on the edge of a cliff when part of the cliff gave way.
The homeowner moved his family out of the $800,000 home in a gated community when he noticed the cliff under the house was crumbling into the water.
Construction workers set the home on fire at 11:45 a.m. Friday. About 16 boats and three helicopters circled the area as smoke billowed from the abandoned house.