50 Cent

You ‘Power’ fans will be happy to know that your favorite TV show is in production. Embattled rap mogul 50 Cent, creator of the STARZ original scripted TV series was spotted filming on location in New York on Wednesday. 50 Cent, aka Curtis Jackson, filed for bankruptcy last year after losing 2 multimillion dollar lawsuits. During a recent “debtor’s examination” hearing, Jackson presented documents that shows he earns only $29,000 a month in recording royalties. The documents shows his business expenditures and personal expenses are higher than $29,000 a month.
http://allhiphop.com/2016/02/04/50-cent-reportedly-makes-29000-a-month-from-music-royalties/
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Rick Ross 40th Birthday Bash

Rap mogul Rick Ross celebrated his 40th birthday with a private star-studded bash at his opulent mansion in Fayetteville last night.

Invited guests included his former flame Shateria Moragne-El, left; Shannon and Monica Brown, Ludacris, Polow Da Don, Young Thug, music executives Yo Gotti, Lyor Cohen, Jermaine Dupri, and Michael Kyser; former NFL star Chad “Ochocinco” Johnson, radio personality Big Tigger, boxer Adrien Broner, singers Cee Lo Green, Keri Hilson, Anthony Hamilton, and Polow’s protégée Veronica Vega; reality TV personalities Joseline Hernandez, Marlo Hampton, and more!
Photos by Prince Williams/ATLPics.net

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Monica Brown

R&B singer Monica Brown sat down with Uptown magazine for an in-depth interview recently.

The 35-year-old mother-of-3 discussed her recently released eighth studio album, Code Red, and being labeled the underdog on today’s music scene.

Monica was styled by Shun Melson in a Donna Karan gown. Photography by Drexina Nelson; hair by Ray Dodson and face by Marsha Saintil.

Thanks to Uptown EIC Isoul Harris for the cover and Talkingwithtami.com for the additional pics.

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Chris Brown

Chris Brown unleashed his frustration on “fake” social media followers for not buying his album, Royalty.

The 26-year-old singer slammed his huge social media following in a series of tweets on Tuesday. Brown has over 35 MILLION followers on Twitter.com and Instagram.com combined. But his album, Royalty, is estimated to sell a little over 165,000 copies in its first week.

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Monica Brown and family

R&B singer Monica Brown held a meet and greet for fans a CD signing at the Julian Scott Boutique in Atlanta’s high end Phipps Plaza to promote her new CD Code Red on Sunday, Dec. 20. Monica’s husband, Shannon Brown, and their children were there to lend support. According to early estimates, Code Red will sell 30K-35K in the 1st week. Fans in Atlanta complained that the album was sold out at Best Buy stores.
Photo by Prince Williams/ATLPics.net

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Monica Brown Code Red

Singer Monica Brown‘s new CD, Code Red, is estimated to sell 30K-35K units in 1st week sales.

At best, Code Red is expected to sell or stream 37,000 units in the 1st week.

This comes after Mo and her management put together a well-organized promotional campaign that saw the Atlanta songbird performing promo shows around the country to promote her album and appearing on talk shows.

Monica’s estimated 1st week sales provide more evidence that social media follows and ‘likes’ are worthless and often do not translate to sales for artists.

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Monica Brown birthday party

Rap artist Jim Jones and openly gay reality TV star Dice Dixon attended R&B Diva Monica Brown‘s 35th birthday party at Compound Nightclub in Atlanta. Thanks to celebrity photographer Prince Williams of ATLPics.net for the photos!
Photo by Prince Williams/ATLPics.net

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