Charity Events

Celebs Out & About: Akon, Ne-Yo, Rihanna, Angela and Vanessa Simmons, Tyrese Gibson

Singer Akon and his mother, Ms. Kine Gueye Thiam, President of The Konfidence Foundation, personally distributed over 2,000 holiday toys to Atlanta children ages 2 – 12 during The Konfidence Foundation’s 3rd Annual Toy Giveaway at Cascade Family Skating Rink yesterday in Atlanta.  Photo by Prince Williams/ATLPics.net Vanessa Simmons, Ne-Yo and Angela Simmons attended the…

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Nelly to Ashanti: ‘You’re dying if you leave me’

On-again-off-again celebrity couple Ashanti and Nelly attended Nelly’s 5th Annual Black And White Christmas Ball at Chase Park Plaza in his hometown of St. Louis, Missouri yesterday. Performers included Ashanti and Darryl “DMC” McDaniels of Run DMC. Last week Rap-Up TV caught up with the rapper and asked him why he’s waiting so long to…

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The man who donated $700K to buy Alicia Keys’ life back

According to TMZ.com, pharmaceutical mogul Steve Rahr donated up to $700,000 today to buy back the lives of Alicia Keys, Kim Kardashian, Lady Gaga, Usher and other narcissistic celebrities on social networking websites. Celebs such as Ryan Seacrest, Khloe K. and La La Vazquez participated in the ‘Dead Celebrities’ campaign by taking ghoulish portraits lying…

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Twitter FAIL: Alicia Keys Breaks Her Vow to Stay Off Twitter

Singer Alicia Keys attended a screening of “Biutiful” hosted by the Cinema Society with Miuccia Prada, Sandra Brant & Ingrid Sischy at the Lighthouse Theater in New York City last night. Keys was widely criticized by her followers on Twitter.com yesterday after she broke her own vow not to tweet until she had raised $1…

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving to my SR family! I am thankful that you read my blog even though some of you don’t always agree with what I write. If you are at home or on the road visiting family, or even if you’re working today, have a Blessed holiday and be safe! Here are pics of local…

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PICS: Waka Flocka, Gucci Mane, So Icey Ent. Turkey Giveaway

Kudos to rappers Waka Flocka and Gucci Mane and So Icey Entertainment for giving back to their community. Did the volunteers come straight from the club to help out? Hey Sandra, Earlier today, Debra Antney and Mizay Entertainment with DTLR and Hot 107.9 held their annual Turkey Giveaway Dinner Event in Forest Park, GA. People…

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Contest: 2010 Winter Ball Ticket Give-a-Way

The Collective Renaissance Guild (CRG) in partnership with Ford Motor Company and Perennial Sports and Entertainment will hold its 3rd Annual Winter Ball on Saturday, December 4 at the Delta Air Heritage Museum in Atlanta, GA. Winter Ball 2010: Phoenix Rising, will honor Grammy-Award Winning artist Toni Braxton for her community service with Autism Speaks…

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Ne-Yo’s Surrogate Gives Birth to a Baby Girl *Update*

Scroll down for update… According to celebrity blogger Tami of Talkingwithtami.com, singer/songwriter Ne-Yo and his fiancée bestie, Monyetta Shaw, delivered a baby girl on Friday (Nov. 12). Congrats to them! Update: According to People.com, the baby’s name is Madelyn Grace Smith, and she already has a nickname: it’s “Maddie” for short. Monyetta’s baby shower was…

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Bill Clinton Gives $500K to Sean Penn for Haiti (not to Wyclef)

According to online reports, former president Bill Clinton gave $500,000 to actor and humanitarian Sean Penn for Haiti for continued earthquake relief efforts. It’s important to note that Clinton didn’t even consider giving that money to singer Wyclef Jean who has proven himself to be an opportunist. The Clinton Foundation gave $500,000 to Penn’s charity,…

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