Cast at Love & Hip Hop: Miami Screening in Miami

Season 1 of Mona Scott Young's new reality TV series Love & Hip Hop: Miami premiered on Monday, Jan. 1, on VH1. The series follows Mona's usual reality show formula: washed up rappers, fake fights, fake women, scripted drama, drag queens, gays, etc.

The only recognizable names in the cast are former rappers Trick Daddy, Trina, old skool singer Pleasure P (of Pretty Ricky), and reality TV veteran Shay Johnson.

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Tommie Lee Karen King

Love & Hip-Hop: Atlanta producer Mona Scott-Young has a problem on her hands. It seems one of her cast members is gunning for another cast member.

Mona's policy is to keep the locations of the filming a secret. NO one outside of the cast and crew is allowed on the set, and the cast members must surrender their cellphones and undergo full body searches.

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Mona Scott Young Hazel-E

Love & Hip Hop Hollywood creator Mona Scott-Young is "disgusted" by reality TV star Hazel-E's rant against dark skinned women. Scott-Young is considering whether to terminate the young starlet's contract after she referred to dark skinned women as "monkeys".

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Xscape Mona Scott Young

A biopic about the lives and times of R&B group Xscape is in the works.

Original group members Kandi Burruss-Tucker, Tameka 'Tiny' Cottle, and sisters LaTocha and Tamika Scott are working on the project with Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta producer Mona Scott-Young, according to a report on Deadline.com.

Pictured (L-R): Kandi Burrus, Latocha Scott, Mona Scott-Young, Tameka Cottle, Tamika Scott.

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love and hip hop atlanta

Yesterday, a loyal reader named Baron sparked an intense debate in the comments section when he claimed that widespread "homophobia" in the black community is the reason why down low black men stay in the closet.

Another commenter corrected Baron by stating that being in the closet does not equate to being a down low man who hooks up with multiple men and brings diseases home to his wife or girlfriend.

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scrapp deleon lyndon smith

I remember visiting the mansion of Scrapp Deleon and his mother Karen "KK" King many years ago when Scrapp and his brother Sas were part of the kiddie group Da Razkalz Cru with their cousin, Dolla, who was shot to death in a gang-related shootout in California.

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Karlie Redd

According to Rhymeswithsnitch.com, executive producer Mona Scott-Young is making major cast changes to Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta.

Regular cast members MiMi Faust, Kirk and Rasheeda Frost, Karlie Redd, Lil Scrappy, Bambi, Mama Dee, Yung Joc and Khadiyah, Tammy Rivera, Kalenna and Tony and Jessica Dime will all continue to draw paychecks.

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VH1 press release

An email sent out to the blogs by VH1's publicity department left many bloggers scratching their heads.

The poorly written press release trumpets the addition of openly gay "rapper" Milan Christopher to the cast of Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood.

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Scrappy Erica child support drama

It's obvious that producer Mona Scott-Young ran out of fresh script ideas on last night's episode of Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta. So she cued the lawyers to reenact child support drama between Scrappy and Erica Dixon, a'la Usher vs Tameka and Ludacris vs Tamika.

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Love and Hip Hop Atlanta

Scripted reality TV series Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta returned for the 4th and final season last night. An insider whispered in my ear that producer Mona Scott-Young has run out of fresh script ideas for the stale series.

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Ray J and Princess Love

I know you don't care about this, but...

Yesterday. gossip tabloid TMZ.com spread lies that an unknown fashion designer named Princess Love threatened to commit suicide after man whore Ray J (Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood) dumped her for Chris Brown's concubine Karrueche Tran.

I understand it's reality TV but, how many fake stories can Mona Scott-Young leak?

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Love and Hip Hop Hollywood

On last night's Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood finale, Fizz and his crazy baby mama, Moniece Slaughter, agree to work together to co-parent their 4-year-old son, Cameron. And Ray J gets relationship advice from rapper Snoop Dogg. Later, Ray J attends Teairra Mari's showcase and they kiss and make up. Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood is probably producer Mona Scott Young's 2nd lowest rated reality TV series behind only Love & Hip Hop: New York. The characters are boring and uninspired.

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Omarion and Leslie

Judging from the reaction on Twitter.com last night, it's clear that the breakout star of Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood is former B2k frontman Omarion. The 29-year-old father-of-one checked his baby mama, Apryl Jones, for showing disrespect towards his mother, Leslie.

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Love & Hip Hop Hollywood

VH1 leaked the full 1st episode of Mona Scott-Young's latest scripted series Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood. Networks usually release full videos in advance of the season premiere because they are jittery about the reviews from test market screenings. Watch the video after the jump and let VH1 know if they should scrap this series and start again from scratch.

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Ray J - Mona Scott-Young - Princess Love

Reality show producer Mona Scott-Young held a launch party last night for the latest installment of her Love & Hip Hop franchise. About 250 celebrities, bloggers and tastemakers gathered for a sneak peek of the show and to see and be seen. No one was more ecstatic to be there than Mona who recently dropped 50 pounds. Some in the crowd whispered that Mona was unrecognizable.

Pictured above are actor/singer Ray J, Mona Scott-Young and Princess Love.

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Sidney Starr

When transsexual video model Sidney Starr allegedly hooked up with washed up rapper Chingy, he saw the relationship as a fast track to stardom. But Sidney was passed over for a role on spin-off series Love & Hip Hop: Chicago. Without naming the show, Sidney vented his disappointment at producer Mona Scott-Young in an interview with Vlad TV.

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Love and Hip Hop Atlanta

In last night's episode of scripted reality TV series Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta, cast member Mimi Faust laughingly asks for $10,000 to appear on the cover of a magazine that most people have never heard of: Hip Hop Weekly. Former Diddy-Dirty Money member Kalenna Harper learns she's pregnant; Lil Scrappy hands out engagement rings like candy, and Mimi's father has a stroke a week after her Mona Scott-Young-produced sex tape drops.

Watch the full video after the break.

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Love and Hip Hop Atlanta Season 3 Premiere Viewing Party

The cast of regulars showed up at last night's Love & Hip Hop Atlanta Premiere viewing party held at the Suites in downtown Atlanta. The season premiere was laughable. In fact, I'm still laughing at the atrocious acting skills displayed by Mimi faust, Nikko Smith, Joseline Hernandez, Stevie J, and Rasheeda and her "I am not the father" husband, Kirk Frost.

What was producer Mona Scott Young thinking when she wrote Mimi's script? Did they really believe the viewing public would fall for that lie that Nikko's luggage was stolen and that somehow their sex romp video ended up on a notorious gossip blog?

Watch the video and see more pictures from the premiere after the break.

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Erica Mena and Cyn Santana

According to buzz all over the Internet, Love & Hip Hop NY star Erica Mena is next up to drop a pr0n video. Love & Hip Hop Atlanta cast members Mimi Faust and Nikko Smith are still riding the wave of success thanks to their pr0n video which is fast becoming a best-seller.

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Love & Hip Hop LA cast

The Fame Driven blog has the full cast list for the new Love & Hip-Hop: LA reality TV series. My west coast connect has confirmed that this list is accurate.

Sandrarose.com broke the news first that reality TV producer Mona Scott-Young was interviewing hopefuls for a Los Angeles spin-off of her Love & Hip Hop franchise.

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Exclusive: Mimi Faust Blasts Stevie J Over Child Support

Here is an Exclusive video of an interview featuring Love and Hip Hop Atlanta star Mimi Faust a few hours before her sex video was leaked online by Mona Scott-Young who directed and produced the tape. Mimi spoke to Hip Hop Enquirer's Dennis Byron and blasts Stevie J over her missing child support checks. Mimi and Mona have set black women back a hundred years.

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Mimi Faust broke and desperate

The entire city is buzzing about local business woman Mimi Faust and how she sold her soul to the devil to keep her paid gig on VH1's Love & Hip Hop Atlanta. Word is the show's producer, Mona Scott Young threatened to kick Mimi off the show to make room for new cast members. Mimi -- desperate and broke -- obliged by taking her clothes off for a scripted romp with her well-endowed co-star Nikko in an Atlanta studio.

Mona directed and produced this shameful video featuring former housecleaner Mimi polishing off Nikko's candlestick. It is one of the most shameful publicity stunts ever in the brief history of staged reality TV.

CAUTION: Video contains scenes of graphic nudity and adult situations. Viewer discretion is advised

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Benzino in intensive care

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Love & Hip Hop Atlanta star Benzino, 48, was reportedly shot "multiple times" while leaving his mother's funeral in Boston, MA today, according to Allhiphop.com.

A suspect is in custody and will be arraigned Monday on attempted murder and weapon charges.

Benzino, whose real name is Raymond Scott, is pictured above in his hospital room (thanks @Felicia7997). The photo was uploaded to Instagram by Benzino's co-star Stevie J.

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Chi Ali and Peter Gunz

Producer Mona Scott-Young is desperate to save her flagship reality TV series Love & Hip Hop NY. According to reports, she signed former child rapper Chi Ali Griffith, left, to be featured on the show. It remains to be seen who she will team him up as a fake boyfriend. He is already making public appearances with LHHNY star Peter Gunz, right.

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Alex Gidewon greets Jay Z. Photos by ATLPICS.net

Rap tycoon Jay Z, right, and his obedient, submissive wife Beyonce (not pictured) partied at a private location in Atlanta following the Atlanta stop of his Magna Carta tour. The Power Couple are longtime friends of world renowned party promoter Alex Gidewon, left, of AG Entertainment.

Other notables in the house included rapper Young Jeezy, BET 106 & Park host Bow Wow, singer Trey Songz, fake reality TV couple Mimi Faust and Nikko, industry exec Shawn "Pecas" Costner, and more.

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