Charity Events

ASCAP Legends Ball

The BET Hip Hop Awards weekend kicked off last night with ASCAP’s Legends Ball held at the W Hotel in Atlanta, honoring the music legends who have given back to the Atlanta community. ASCAP Rhythm & Soul and Ford & Lincoln Motor company brought together the brightest minds in music and charity for a night…

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Network Leaves Rihanna Out of ‘Extreme Makeover’ TV Promo Ads

First lady Michelle Obama was featured prominently in ABC network’s promotional Tv ads for “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” season premiere which aired last night. Most viewers who watched the TV commercials had no idea that Rihanna would be on the show because she was left out of the TV ads. In fact, the network did…

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Nike Releases Marty McFly’s Back to the Future Trainers

Yesterday, Nike announced the release of 1,500 limited edition pairs of Nike MAGS, the futuristic trainers that Marty McFly wore in the hit 1989 film ‘Back to the Future’. According to Nicekicks.com owner Matt Halfhill, who was flown out to LA for the shoe unveiling Thursday, the cartoonish trainers comes with a battery pack and…

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New Music: EB Wright – What I Wanna Do

Rising Pop Star, E.B. Wright, daughter of the late west coast rap legend, Eazy-E, celebrated the release of her debut single, “What I Wanna Do” and her late father’s birthday at Millions of Milkshakes in West Hollywood, CA today. Eazy-E would have turned 47 years old today. In addition to the launch of her new…

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Ludacris says this year’s LudaDay Weekend will be huge (video)

Ludacris stopped by the 11Alive studio to fill 11Alive viewers in on this year’s LudaDay Weekend from Sept. 1-5th. Ludacris says this LudaDay weekend will be the biggest of the past 10 years. The most anticipated event is probably the celebrity basketball game featuring NBA stars Carmelo Anthony and Chris Paul, in addition to other…

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Keyshia Cole and hubby Booby take time out to give back

Singer Keyshia Cole and her hubby, NBA star Daniel “Booby” Gibson, took time out of their busy schedules to give back to others at Villa Tower City in Cleveland, Ohio today. Keyshia and Booby handed out school supplies and signed autographs for the children who also received free hair cuts. The singer whose Twitter handle…

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Jackson Family Donation Event For Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Michael Jackson is rolling over in his grave. His 3 children who all led sheltered lives until his untimely death in 2009 are walking red carpets and being exploited all in the name of charity. Michael’s mother, Katherine, his sister, La Toya Jackson, and his children, Paris Jackson, Prince Jackson and Blanket Jackson, attended the…

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Dwyane Wade in Beijing for Hublot

Miami Heat superstar Dwyane Wade teamed up with Swizz luxury watch maker Hublot for a limited edition watch, that he named King Power. Wade unveiled his Hublot King Power timepiece in Beijing, China yesterday. The All-Star was also in Beijing to meet the “One Million Dollar RMB Charity Basketball Challenge”. The challenge for Wade was…

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Beyoncé Drops “God Bless The USA”

Beyoncé Knowles dropped her version of “God Bless The USA” last night on CNN’s “Piers Morgan Tonight” — just days after close family friend, U.S. President Barack Obama, killed the world’s #1 terrorist. The single is now available on iTunes. Proceeds from the sales of the song will benefit the New York Police & Fire…

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