polow da don,

Here’s a throwback photo taken at the old Club Kaya in Atlanta back in the day when the music business was a thriving business and live was so carefree.

Pictured L-R: Music producer Polow Da Don, DJ A&R, and DJ Mars.

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Kim Fields and Todd Bridges

The Hallmark Channel reunited the cast of ‘The Facts of Life’, including Kim Fields (Tootie), Lisa Welchel (Blair Warner) and Charlotte Rae (Edna Garrett). The ladies caught up and reminisced about life behind the scenes on the set of the popular show which ran from 1979 to 1988.

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Drake and Larry Graham

I bet you didn’t know Kanye West sampled Drake‘s uncle, old skool singer Larry Graham, on his track “No More Parties in L.A.,” featuring Kendrick Lamar.

Drake posted a photo of his Uncle Larry’s album cover on Instagram.com. Kanye sampled Graham’s song “Stand Up and Shout About Love” from this album.

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Guess who

This little cutie began her recording career before she reached puberty. She is the youngest singer ever to have two consecutive #1 hits on the Billboard R&B charts. She eventually sold over 20 million records. The Diva is currently recording her eighth studio album. She is happily married to a good man who is a devoted father to her 3 children. Who is she?

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Bernard Bronner of Bronner Brothers

Long before they became pillars of the community and men of the cloth, Nate and Bernard Bronner were once a funk band duo in the 1980s. Nate and Bernard released 4 albums as The Bronner Brothers. Nate wrote most of their songs, including “Pretty Boys,” “I’m Not That Bad,” and “A Man To Love”. The group was active from 1983 through 1987.

Bernard Bronner (pictured above in 1985) is now President of Bronner Brothers, one of the largest manufacturers of hair and skin care products for African Americans. He is also publisher of Upscale magazine, partner in Rainforest Films, and Show & Sales Director for the Atlanta-based Bronner Bros. He and his wife Shiela have 5 children.

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The singer who inspired rapper Jay Z to name his daughter Blue Ivy has dropped a new single.

Blu Cantrell once dated Jay Z before he met Beyonce. Apparently, Jay Z was very impressed by Blu’s oral skills.

The 36-year-old singer dropped her new single “SOS (Tell Me Where You At)” off her upcoming album, which is set for release in April 2013.

Blu’s debut album, Bittersweet, was relased in 2001. Her first single off Bittersweet, “Hit ‘Em Up Style (Oops!),” reached #2 on the Billboard charts and made Blu an overnight star.

Sources say Blu and Jay Z’s relationship didn’t last because she was too smart for him.

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