Vincent Herbert and Tamar Braxton

Tamar Braxton and her husband/manager Vince Herbert were spotted out & about in NYC on Monday. Tamar dressed casual chic in a colorful floral coat over a tan blouse, designer blue jeans and high heel platform sandals. The 39-year-old mother-of-one was all smiles as she spotted the paparazzi she had called in advance as she headed into a boutique hotel after a shopping ’til she dropped at Saint Laurent.

Photos: 247PAPS.TV / Splash News, Demis Maryannakis / Splash News

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Snoop Dogg

Add Snoop Dogg‘s name to the list of critics who object to the liberal media’s attempts to normalize Bruce Jenner‘s mental disorder.

The 43-year-old rap mogul took to his Instagram account today to slam the media for glorifying their “science project’, Bruce Jenner, while failing to give recognition to selfless acts of kindness by other stars.

Click below to see what Snoop had to say.

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Young Jeezy

Rapper Young Jeezy brought out Future, Akon, Remy Ma, Bobby Shmurda and more to perform during his Seen It All album release party at Stage 48 in the Hell’s Kitchen area of NYC last night.

Young Jeezy Donates $1,000,000 to Jay Morrison Academy

Before arriving in NYC, Jeezy donated $1 million to the Jay Morrison Academy for scholarships in Atlanta on Tuesday. Jeezy is about that education! He knows that young black men won’t go far in life without knowledge. Jeezy also dropped $1 million to bail himself out of a California prison where he was wrongly booked for illegal weapon possession last week.

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Akon listing home

Senegalese singer/songwriter Akon Thiam is listing his 5 bedroom, 6 bath, ultra modern Woodland Hills, CA. home for $3.5 million, or $4 million fully furnished with all-white furniture and studio equipment thrown in.

According to Zillow.com, Akon purchased the 4,098 sq ft home for $1,900,000 back in January. After renovating the mansion from top to bottom, he’s flipping the house for a quick profit.

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Chris Brown is out of jail.

Troubled singer Chris Brown was led blind-folded to a surprise ‘out of jail party’ thrown by his bestie Karroueche Tran in Beverly Hills, CA, on Thursday. Invited guests included rapper T-Pain (who’s struggling to make a comeback), rapper Tyga, socialite Amber Rose, and rappers Akon and Lil Romeo.

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Bu Thiam family at Disney World

Loyal reader Becca writes in about friend of the blog Bu Thiam (Chris Brown’s manager)

Hi Sandra!
I was surfing through instagram the other day when I noticed that Rihanna liked a picture that “Bu” Thiam (Traci Ross’ ex/Akon’s little brother) had posted. It was a beautiful picture of himself, his daughter, and his daughter’s mother at Disney world. It looks like they went to Disney world to celebrate his daughter’s birthday. I’m not sure if he and his daughter’s mother are back together or not, but I just thought the pictures were really nice. With so many black parents at each other’s throats, it’s always good to see two parents be able to come together and get along and have a healthy relationship, even if they are no longer together… I found a few more photos on her IG. Enjoy.
: )

Becca

Diddy Host DJ Efeezy Birthday at Eyecandy Saturdas at Dream (57 of 103)

Rap mogul Sean “Puffy” Combs, his concubine, Cassie Ventura, music industry exec Bu Thaim, Big Teach and Keenan Jasper. Rapper Busta Rhymes, Torch of MMG and Underground sensation Travis Scott celebrated DJ Efreezy‘s birthday presented by Varsity LG at Dream nightclub in Miami. Combs and Cassie snuggled and necked in the VIP. They behaved like a couple still caught up in the throes of Dopamine-fueled passion. Then again, they have been together for quite a few years… It could really be Love.
Photos by Exclusiveaccess.net

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Celebrities grace the red carpet for the NYC premiere of 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom'

Metrosexual rapper A$AP Rocky and model girlfriend Chanel Iman attended the NYC premiere of ‘Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom’ on Monday night. Later, the couple were spotted holding hands as they left Nobu Restaurant in NYC after a romantic dinner date. Chanel wore a feathered white long gown while A$AP wore a hooded jacket and leather pants.
Photos: 247PapsTV / Splash News

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Akon Thiam

Syndicated radio host Rickey Smiley took calls from listeners who weighed in on singer/songwriter Akon’s controversial comments on monogamous relationships.

In a recent interview, the 40-year-old Senegalese singer, who is reportedly married to multiple women, said monogamy is not only “stupid”; it’s “impossible.”

“I don’t know no one woman that can satisfy every man’s one need. It’s impossible. Just like there’s no man that can satisfy a woman’s every need,” said Akon. He added: “Women just aren’t built to breed like that or… mate with more than one partner. Women aren’t built that way, men are.”

Of course Akon is correct. Since the beginning of time man has evolved by mating with multiple women to ensure the survival of future generations.

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Akon Ventures into NASCAR Racing

Musician Akon’s interest in cars has prompted him to form Akon Motor Sports during the 2013 NASCAR season. Akon has signed renowned race car driver Joe Henderson III to lead his Akon Motor Sports team, with Henderson competing in the NASCAR PRO SERIES EAST race at Langley Speedway in VA. On June 22nd.

“I got into motor sports because I’ve always had a love for cars,” said Akon in a press release. Cars were always something that gave me that excitement and that rush for life,” he added. “That was what really motivated me to get into motor sports.”

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Chanel Iman and Bu Thiam

After breaking up with Diana Ross‘s daughter, actress Tracey Ellis Ross, Def Jam A&R Bu Thiam didn’t waste any time squiring another beauty. Bu, who is singer Akon‘s brother, quietly courted supermodel Chanel Iman before she fell for his charm. The couple spent the weekend attending Coachella concerts in Los Angeles.

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