Rap mogul Sean Combs (back, center) brought his entire family, including his mother, Janice Combs, and extended family to VH1’s 3rd annual ‘Dear Mama: A Love Letter To Moms’ event at The Theatre at Ace Hotel in Los Angeles.

Photo by Tibrina Hobson/Getty Images

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Swiss psychiatrist C.G. Jung said “Shame is a soul eating emotion”. Older millenials and some baby boomers are all too familiar with the burning fires of shame. The homosexual lifestyle is still considered sinful in the black community.

It is so sinful that some gays deny their homosexuality even to other homosexuals who live their lives openly.

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Tamar Braxton James Wright Chanel

Loyal reader Kevon Ja’mar writes:

This is a video of Tamar and James Wright Chanel (Patti Pies) singing Karyn White’s classic “Superwoman”, backstage on The Great Xscape Tour. They sound awesome! Tamar should totally cover this song, on record! Totally suits her. Karyn would be proud.

Tamar is currently on tour with Xscape and Tameka Harris‘ daughter Zonnique Pullins. The Xscape Reunion tour wraps up in January.

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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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Aretha Franklin and Evrod Cassimy

The Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin is following closely on the heels of Patti LaBelle‘s sweet potato pies success.

In addition to donating food and overnight hotel stays for 25-50 people in Flint, Michigan, Franklin is launching her own line of food that will soon be available in grocery stores near you.

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Patti LaBelle and James Wright Chanel

R&B superstar Patti LaBelle and YouTube star James Wright Chanel are the newest stars on the Cooking Channel.

Chanel became an overnight sensation on YouTube.com when he filmed a video review of Patti LaBelle’s high-calorie sweet potato pies.

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K Michelle

Let the choir rejoice! Pseudo singer K. Michelle, pictured right, says she is hanging up her microphone for good. The 33-year-old studio singer, who is best known for shaking tables on VH1’s Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta, says she’s quitting the music business after her next album.

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Photos courtesy of Ray Hagans

Songstress Patti Labelle and John Legend put on a show at Philips Arena in Atlanta last night (1/31). I hear Ciara and her BFF Rihanna were in the building….. together. That sighting is unconfirmed since there are no pictures of them. But I’ll have more on Rihanna in Atlanta later.

See more pics from the show

Ciara and Lynn Whitfield star in the remake of Mama I Want To Sing. If you haven’t seen the trailer yet, click here.

The movie also stars Patti LaBelle, Juanita Bynum, Hill Harper, Ben Vereen, Kim Porter and Ralph Tresvant. Mama I Want To Sing opens in theaters nationwide on April 11.

Thanks to Wilson Morales for the link! See the hi-res version here.

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