Cam Newton and Karlie Kloss

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton and supermodel Karlie Kloss were spotted at a Vogue photo shoot in New York. The NFL 2015 MVP and Kloss were seen running between cars on a busy New York street. Rumor has it that Kloss, 23, and singer Taylor Swift, 26, are bosom buddies — if you know what I mean. Both ladies have denied the rumors, but the gossip persists to this day.

Photos: Splash News

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Bill Bratton

New York Police Department Commissioner Bill Bratton is on the hot seat for calling rappers thugs after a rapper shot up a T.I. concert, killing 1 man and wounding 2 others on Wednesday.

Rapper Troy Ave, of Brownsville, was arrested early Thursday at NYU Hospital, where he was being treated for a self-inflicted gunshot wound to his leg.

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Troy Ave TI

Rapper Troy Ave was arrested by NYPD less than 24 hours after 1 man was killed and 3 wounded in a shooting at a rap concert headlined by T.I. in NYC on Wednesday.

Police say the 30-year-old Crown Heights resident accidentally shot himself in the leg while firing wildly at rapper Maino backstage at Irving Plaza in Union Square.

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T.I. Spotted Arriving At JFK- NYC

Rap mogul T.I. Harris was spotted arriving at JFK airport early this morning (May 15) in New York City. T.I. is in NY on business. T.I.’s wife, Tameka “Tiny” Harris stayed home with their children in Atlanta. Tiny’s full schedule includes playing mom to T.I.’s extended family and shooting daily scenes for their hit reality TV series, T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle with her hair stylist Shekinah Jo.
Photo by Jeffery Duran/ Splash News

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T.I. and Tiny Boo'd Up at Sister 2 Sister Ladies Night

Atlanta’s royal couple T.I. and Tiny Harris were spotted together at the private Ladies Night party hosted by Sister 2 Sister magazine event in Atlanta.

There has been widespread speculation that the “Family Hustle” stars were divorcing. But sources close to their camp says the rumors are false.

Other celebs in the house including prison-bound reality TV personality Apollo Nida, Toya and Memphitz Wright, and more!

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Shawn Tubby Holiday and Tip Harris

Sandrarose.com was the first to break the news that rap mogul T.I. “Tip” Harris signed a new record deal with Columbia Records.

Friend of the blog, Shawn “Tubby” Holiday, Columbia’s new SVP of Urban A&R, was instrumental in getting the deal done. Shawn is pictured above with T.I.

Music mogul Pharrell Williams will executive produce T.I.’s fist album on Grand Hustle/Columbia in early 2014. DJ Toomp and Timbaland will also produce the much-anticipated project.

T.I. and his imprint Grand Hustle Records parted ways with Atlantic Records earlier this year. The split was an acrimonious one.

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Shawn Tubby Holiday and Tip Harris

Congratulations to friend of the blog Shawn “Tubby” Holiday who was promoted to Senior Vice President of Urban A&R at Columbia Records! Shawn will oversee the recording projects of celebrities such as T.I. “Tip” Harris (who signed a new record deal with Shawn at Columbia), Beyonce, Alicia Keys, Mariah Carey, Lauryn Hill, and rapper J. Cole, among others. Shawn previously held the position of SVP of A&R at RCA Records since 2011.

Shawn, pictured above left with T.I. Harris, has worked with superstars such as Akon, Keyshia Cole, Lady Gaga, Jennifer Hudson and Robin Thicke, among others.

Follow Shawn on Twitter.com if you believe you have what it takes to make it in the music business.

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