Janelle Monae

The always impeccably dressed pop singer Janelle Monae wore a custom tailored crushed velvet Armani tuxedo pantsuit to the 2016 BET Honors held at the Warner Theater in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, March 5.
Photo: Derrick Salters/WENN.com

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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!
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R&B singer Monica Brown endorsed cyber criminal Hillary Clinton for president. Brown attended a rally for CLinton with her eldest son, Ramone Malik Hill, 19, at Clark Atlanta University today.

Clinton will probably be indicted for using her private home server to send and receive Top secret classified emails. Her national security breach exposed the United States government to foreign hackers. But I don't expect Democratic voters to care about facts.

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Eudoxie Bridges Sip and Shop

Eudoxie Bridges, wife of hip hop mogul Chris "Ludacris" Bridges, held a Sip & Shop at Intermix Buckhead at the Shops of Buckhead in Atlanta on Thursday.

A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit Eudoxie's non-profit charity Unspoken Angels to raise funds for domestic violence awareness month.

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Stars attend Chris Brown concert

R&B singer/songwriter Chris Brown performed live in concert at Aaron's Amphitheater during Gay Pride weekend in Atlanta on Saturday. Other celebs in the crowd included Monica Brown, Keri Hilson, Fetty Wap, Kid Ink, Thugger, Toya Wright, and more.
Photos by Prince Williams/ATLPics.net

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Monica Brown Meet and Greet at DTLR

R&B singer Monica Brown stopped by the DTLR Sporting Goods store in the Camp Creek Marketplace in Atlanta to promote her latest single “Just Right for Me” off her upcoming album, Code Red. Monica's loyal fans stood in line for hours to meet their idol.
Photo by Prince Williams/ATLPics.net

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Meek Mill Hosts XS Lounge in Atlanta

Last night, rapper Meek Mill hosted The Official Nicki Minaj Pink Print Tour Afterparty at XS Lounge in Atlanta. His boss, Nicki Minaj, was also in the club to show solidarity in the face of rumors that she dumped him for being too corny.

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Jeezy Street Dreamz Foundation Dinner

On Friday night, rap mogul Young Jeezy held a private, star-studded dinner in honor of his 10th Year Anniversary and also his foundation “Street Dreamz” at 103 West in Atlanta. Jeezy is pictured above with his fiancée and mother of his daughter, Mahi.

Special invited A-list guests included Big Boi (Outkast), Ludacris, Ne-Yo, Usher, Monica and Shannon Brown, DeVyne Stephens, Mayor Kasim Reed, singer Anthony Hamilton, TV and radio personalities Ryan Cameron and Rashan Ali, Shanti Das, and more.
Photo by Prince Williams/ATLPics.net

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Monica Brown and Eve Host Gold Room Sundays

Gold room Sundays was popping! The AG Entertainment-sponsored affair was hosted by songbird Monica Brown, right, and old skool rapper Eve, who is in Atlanta shooting Barbershop 3 with Queen Latifah, Ice Cube and 'em.
Photos by Prince Williams/ATLPics.net

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Monica Brown and Angela Yee attend Streetzfest 2015 in Atlanta

The new independent black-owned and operated 94.5 Streetz radio station held its 1st annual Streetzfest on Saturday in the A.

Performers included Monica Brown (pictured above with on-air personality Angela Yee), Meek Mill, Plies, Yo Gotti, Kevin Gates, Rich Homie Quan, Young Dro, Dolph, Cap-1, Travis Porter, and Dolph among others. Also spotted backstage were family man Lil Scrappy, music exec Michael Kyser (the one who once dated Necole Bitchie), Instagram star L'il Terio, musicians A-town, radio personalities Brook Lynn Carter, Angela Yee, Sarah Vivan, Jazzie McBee and more.

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Social media brings out the worst in people, but our people always seem to take disrespect to the next level.

Friend of the blog, Monica Brown, was forced to check a hood rat who mumbled something rude about her cousin Ludacris's pregnant wife on Instagram.com.

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Monica and Shannon Brown in Costa Rica

R&B Diva Monica Brown shared pictures and videos of her and buff hubby Shannon Brown's Christmas vacation in bucolic Costa Rica.

In one photo, Monica showed off her early Christmas gift: a $24,000 Hermès Birkin 40cm handbag. Hermès bags are pricey because the fashion house limits the number of bags they sell by order only.

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Ludacris proposes to Eudoxie

Hip hop mogul Chris "Ludacris" Bridges is officially off the market. The 37-year-old rapper popped the question to his girlfriend of 5 years, Eudoxie Agnan, while on Christmas vacation in Costa Rica.

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