As the old saying goes: it's not what you know, it's who you know. In a blockbuster ruling today, Judge Bensonetta Tipton-Lane sided with singer User Raymond, awarding him primary custody of his two sons in a bitter child custody battle with ex-wife Tameka Foster-Raymond.

The tables have now turned on Foster-Raymond, who will be forced to make arrangements with Usher to determine when and where she sees their sons, 4 and 3.

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Former Football Wives star Chanita Foster held a charity concert for her Beyond The Game Foundation at Park Tavern in Atlanta on Wednesday night. Proceeds from the charity will benefit a school built by the foundation in Africa, and to feed children in Africa. Chanita is very civic minded and generous with her wealth and her time. Kudos to her. Celebs in the house included R&B Divas stars KeKe Wyatt, Sylenna Johnson and Nicci Gilbert, RL from the group Next, former reality star Q, Real Houswives of Atlanta star Derek J, music producer Jazze Phae, and more.

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Monday night was the series premiere of TV One's "R&B Divas" starring (L-R) Monifah, Nicci Gilbert, Faith Evans, Syleena Johnson and Keke Wyatt. The show's story line revolves around Evans' plan to get the 5 women in the studio to record a blockbuster R&B album together.

But actually 'R&B Divas' -- which is filmed in Atlanta -- is just another reality show that focuses on black women and their dysfunctional relationships with men and with each other. The premiere episode set the tone for the rest of the series by highlighting each woman's flaws.

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Tameka Foster-Raymond won a small victory in court on Monday. Judge Bensonetta Tipton Lane found singer Usher Raymond, 33, in "willful contempt" of court for violating provisions of a 2009 settlement agreement concerning his two sons with ex-wife, Foster-Raymond.

According to court documents obtained by Hip Hop Enquirer blog, Judge Tipton Lane found that Mr. Raymond traveled with their two boys outside of Georgia without Foster-Raymond's permission, and that he refused to inform her of the children's whereabouts.

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Superior court Judge Bensonetta Tipton Lane is expected to return with a verdict in the bitter Raymond vs Raymond child custody case sometime today.

My confidential source has uncovered a blockbuster revelation that may tip the scales of justice in singer Usher Raymond's favor. Apparently, Usher has an ace in the hole that his ex-wife Tameka Foster-Raymond doesn't know about. Read more after the break!

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The judge presiding over the contentious Raymond vs Raymond child custody hearing called an emergency meeting after closing arguments today. This, according to my confidential source who was seated in the courtroom during closing arguments.

The confidential source told Sandrarose.com there were two high points in the closing from both sides in this case: Tameka wants her child support to increase by 3k monthly, she also wants her nanny pay to be reimbursed to her in the amount of 34k. She doesn’t want Usher to have over night guests while the kids are with him, and she is adamant about having him return her Sak’s Fifth Avenue credit card back to her.

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Singer Usher Raymond's family -- including his mother, grandmother and brother -- arrived in court today to show support for the 33-year-old singer. Usher is seeking full custody of his two young sons with ex-wife Tameka Foster-Raymond, who called him a "control freak."

According to my confidential source, Foster-Raymond's attorney Lisa West spoke first. In the dramatic closing argument by attorney West, she said "Why are we here? Why are we here? We are here for Usher's latest performance."

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According to a confidential source, both sides rested in the Usher Raymond vs Tameka Foster-Raymond child custody case. Closing arguments for both sides will begin tomorrow. The case will go to the judge for her her decision at the end of closing arguments.

Usher, 33, filed for full custody of his two sons with Foster-Raymond, citing her unstable mental health. Foster-Raymond testified Tuesday, accusing Usher of being a "control freak," and citing her concerns for her children's safety after a stalker was arrested outside Usher's home last month.

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  • Day 2 of the second phase of Usher Raymond and Tameka Foster-Raymond's bitter child custody hearing continues today. Foster-Raymond took the stand yesterday to give stirring testimony about Usher's controlling behavior. Foster-Raymond also said she fears Usher's deranged stalker will harm their children, according to my confidential source.

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    Less than a month after the death of her 3rd born son, Usher's ex-wife, Tameka Raymond, returned to a Georgia courtroom today to give explosive testimony about Usher's controlling behavior. Tameka's son, Kile Glover, 11, died on July 21 after being taken off of life support at a local hospital. A judge denied Usher's request to delay the child custody hearing due to the child's death.

    Tameka Raymond said the Usher's sympathy for her son was "bogus." She called the 33-year-old singer a "Control Freak" who only filed for custody of their two sons because he believed she was going to file first.

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    The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports that two women have been arrested after brazenly targeting Atlanta area police and firefighters in an alleged ID theft scheme.

    Atlanta PD spokeswoman Kim Jones told the AJC that Cintia Ximena Pedone, 30, and Dawnetta Patrice Underwood, 23, were arrested Friday and charged with multiple counts of identity theft and racketeering.

    The two women pulled off their identity theft scheme by masquerading as insurance agents for AFLAC insurance, which holds contracts with the city of Atlanta.

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