Scandal Season Finale This Thursday!
Season finale this Thursday on ABC. The season finale promises to keep viewers on the edge of their seats and
end with a bang! Not sure what we are going to do after Thursday until the next season! Can you say rehab?
The Best Man Holiday Trailer, the Gang is Back
Hill Sentenced to 3 Months in Prison
R&B singer, Lauryn
Hill ran out of time as a judged sentenced her to 3 months in prison for failure to pay back taxes. Hill failed to pay taxes
over a 3 year period from 2007 to 2009. Her income was reported to be $1.8 million in 2007. Although the singer made a last
minute payment of $907,000 to the IRS on Sunday according to her attorney the singer was still sentenced. Hill
addressed the court saying,
"I was put into a system I didn't know the nature of.
I'm a child of former slaves. I got into an economic paradigm and had that imposed on me," she said. "I sold
50 million units now I'm up here paying a tax debt. If that's not likened to slavery, I don't know what is."
Despite her plea, the judge still sentenced the singer to 3 months prison time and 1 year of probation. Hill
released new music over the weekend on iTunes called "Neurotic Society."
Michael Jordan Weds Girlfriend Yvette Prieto
Jordan wed longtime girlfriend Yvette Prieto in a star studded wedding in Florida. His Airness and Prieto have been dating
for 5 years and finally made it official. Before Jordan, Prieto previously dated singer Julio Iglesias, Jr. Jordan was
previously married to Juanita Vanoy who is the mother of Jordan's three children.
|Comedian, Kevin Hart
Hart Arrested on DUI
Comedian and actor, Kevin Hart was arrested early Sunday morning
on suspicion of drunk driving. Police arrested Hart after his vehicle nearly crashed into a gas tanker on the freeway. Police
report that Hart was going 90 MPH, driving erratically before almost crashing into a gas tanker. The comedian failed a sobriety
test at the scene. No further details were given.
|Chadwick Boseman as Robinson
Robinson Biopic "42" Debuts at Number 1
hit was a homerun over the weekend bringing in $27.3 million at the box office. The biopic also set a record for baseball
flicks. No other movie in the sport has done so well. Baseball films are usually a hard sell at the box office. The film which
was only expected to bring in a little less than $20 million did exceptionally well. The movie starring Chadwick Boseman as
Robinson is receiving great reviews. Jackie Robinson was the Major Leagues' first black baseball player. Check out "42"
at your local theater.
Magic & Cookie Johnson's son, EJ Steps
Out with Boyfriend
Twenty year old and New York Univeristy student, Earvin Johnson, III
stepped out on Monday night with his boyfriend in LA. He was snapped holding hands with the young man while
out and about. EJ is the youngest son of Magic and Cookie Johnson. Magic has an older son Andre who
is from a previous relationship before his marriage to Cookie. The Johnson's also have a daughter. Reached for comment
the former NBA Los Angeles Laker told TMZ, "Cookie & I love EJ and support him in every way." He went on to
say, "Were very proud of him." Great parents.
R & B Superstar Usher Comes to The Voice
Singer, Usher Raymond will
make his first appearance on Monday's season opener of The Voice. Usher will fill the seat left vacant by CeeLo Green beginning
March 25th. CeeLo took time off to focus on his music career and is currently performing in Vegas. R&B crooner, Usher
should be a natural at discovering talent as he is the one credited with discovering Justin Bieber. And we know how that story
goes. Also filling the seat left vacant by pop star Christina Aguilera is Latin sensation Shakira. Both singers should
add a fresh and nice mix to the show. We love the Voice and adding Usher makes it that more exciting
|Bosh's son making the announcement
Babies On the Way...
Congrats to singer,
Monica and hubby, NBA player Shannon Brown who will welcome their first child together later this summer.
Heat star, Chris Bosh and his wife will welcome their 2nd child together.
Carolyn Sanders, Deion's first wife really post this picture to facebook of her and Deion's current girlfriend, Tracey
Edmonds celebrating Deion winning custody of his kids with estranged wife Pilar Sanders?
|Scandal Creator, Shonda Rhimes
5 Things We Love Right
Usher on The Voice
Scandal on ABC
The Gladiators on Scandal
LeBron and Savannah Set Wedding Weekend
If you are one of the lucky few than you have received a save the date card from King James and his fiancé
Savannah Brinson. Lebron James and Brinson have been engaged since New Year's Eve 2011. The twosomes are high school sweethearts
who have two sons together. The big weekend is set for Sept 13th-15th, 2013 in California.
Kardashian Rushed to Hospital
Reality star, Kim Kardashian was rushed to the hospital last night after arriving on a flight from Paris. Kim flew
to Paris on Sunday to attend the Givenchy show with her man, Kanye West. Arriving back last night from Paris the star
began feeling sick on the flight and feared she could be having a miscarriage. After being released from the hospital early
this morning, Kim was given the all clear and told to get some rest.
Chris Brown Burst into Anger
Breezy is at it again. This
time at a PINZ bowling center in LA where apparently the charge to valet park your car is a standard $10. Brown who had
made a brief appearance, (30 mins.) at the event started cussing the valet guy when the guy asked for the $10 to retrieve
Brown's car. Surrounded by his pose Brown exploded and dropped the F* bomb on the poor guy. Brown felt that the valet
was ripping him off. . At some point Brown and his crew retrieved the car and drove off but not before TMZ captured the whole
incident on film and broadcasted it to the world.
|CeeLo Green Stops Traffic
|Credit: Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino
Grammy Winning Artist, CeeLo Green Sets Vegas on Fire
The Voice's CeeLo Green recently stopped traffic
on the Vegas strip when he arrived in grand fashion to begin his 2 month reign in Vegas. CeeLo will perform his "CeeLo
Green is LOBERACE" show at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. The entertainer arrived in typical theatric fashion
with a fire flaming piano and his biggest hits playing in the background. CeeLo's show begins this week and will run through
April. We love CeeLo. For ticket information contact www.ticketmaster.com
|Credit: L'official Hommes
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at Documentary Premiere "Life Is But A Dream"
Beyoncé graced the red carpet last night at the premiere of her Documentary, "Life Is But A Dream"
that will air on HBO on Saturday night. (Feb. 16th) Beyoncé hopes that the autobiographical film that she produced
and helped direct will be an inspiration to her daughter Blue Ivy. Beyoncé went on to say that after a 16 years in
the music business she felt that the public really didn't know the real her. The singer is known for being super private.
Beyoncé has kicked off 2012 in a big way first singing the National Anthem (under much firestorm) at the
Inauguration, kicking off the NFL Halftime show, her documentary will air Saturday, the European leg of her World Tour kicks
off in April, and she will once again headline the Essence Music Festival.
Baisden, Calling Michael Baisden!
Filling the airwaves this week..Excitement over Tiger
Woods winning the PGA tournament this past weekend and the appearance of his girlfriend, Olympic Gold Medalist, Lindsey
Vonn by his side.
Playoffs, NBA Playoffs
and can you say NBA Playoffs! Everyone
is talking about the heated rivalry between the Miami
Heat and the Chicago Bulls.
Also, predicting a Miami Heat and
Oklahoma Thunder rematch in the Championship
Lil Wayne being
dropped as a celebrity sponsor by Mountain Dew
after making offensive remarks about civil rights
icon, Emmett Till
who was abducted, beaten and murdered in Mississippi back in 1955. Most agreed it's good that sponsors and others are
starting to hold rappers accountable for their lyrics.
|Jay and Bey
Entertainment Updates...As Crazy as the Entertainers
Everyone and their mommas claiming Beyonce
and Jay are expecting their 2nd child but Beyonce and Jay. Only time will
tell. Until then chill everyone!
Kelly Rowland's new single "Dirty Laundry" is catching
fire on radio airwaves. The song is hot and scandalous. The song talks about being in a girl group and the success of one
member as she (Kelly) struggle to find her footing. Very interesting and realistic if you ask us. We could
see that not a hard concept to imagine.
Actress Regina King and actor Malcom Jamal
Warner have ended their relationship. It seems Warner was no longer feeling King and ended the releationship. The
couple had been living together for the last 2 years. Warner seems to never stay in a relationship for long.
What's up with that?
Singer, Beyonce adds H&M to the list of her growing
endorsements. She will now be the face of the clothing giant beginning this summer. Speaking of Beyonce
she released snipets of her latest single Bow Down. Beyonce uses the Bword and we don't mean Beyonce
and of course it has everyone talking. Should she have used the word or not. You decide. You can check out the single on the
Not sure why this is news but hey we will report it. Buzzing around New York is NBA Clipper's
Lamar Odom and his baby mama are in court this week over custody of their two kids. While waiting for his case to
be heard Odom fell asleep on the bench in the courthouse. Security had to wake him up since we guess sleeping in not allowed
in court. Not sure why these two are battling over custody as it seemed they had worked out an agreement on visitation.
We do know that Liza Morales who briefly appeared on the reality series Starter Wives (before it was cancelled) admitted to having a hard
time dealing with the fact that Odom married Khloe Kardashian. According to Morales Odom was her first,
her last, her everything. We think it's time to move on girlfriend.
What is going on between Lil
Wayne and the NBA? Sources say the rapper was recently thrown out of a Miami Heats
game in Miami right before the NBA All Star break. As a result, the rapper was not welcome to the NBA
festiivities! However, that has not stopped Lil Wayne from bashing Miami Heat star, Chris Bosh's wife
Adrienne Bosh. According to everyone Adrienne and Lil Wayne use to date
when she was a video model back in the day. Ohhh we could see this turning ugly. Sometimes you can't date everyone it
does come back to haunt you.
Congrats to RHOA star, Phaedra Parks who is expecting
her second son with husband Apollo.
In Other News...
In NBA news,
New York Knick's basketball player, Amar'e Stoudemire will appear in a documentary
on his life as an NBA player. The documentary, "Amar'e Stoudemire: In The Moment" examines
what it takes to become and remain one of the World's most dominant basketball players. The program will air on Friday,
April 19th on the EPIX network.
Television show, The Game returns
on BET with it's 100th episode beginning on March 26th. Fans will meet new characters including Lauren
London and Jay Ellis. Check your local listing for times.
Gold Medal Gymnast, Dominique Dawes
will speak at Thomas Nelson Community College
in celebration of Black History Month.
Dawes will bring her message "ENVISION:
Reaching your Full Potential". Natalie Hawkins
mother of Olympic Gold Medal Gymnast Gabrielle Douglas
will introduce Dawes. If you are in the Hampton Roads area you can attend the event on Tuesday, Feb. 26th
at 7pm. Contact the school for more information.
In honor of Black
History Month, Sony Movie Channel
is featuring Take Two Tuesdays. Take
Two Tuesdays is a double feature film starring African American actors in back to back films on
the same night. Some of the actors featured are Denzel
Washington, Sidney Poitier,
Morgan Freeman and Richard Pryor to name a few. Take Two Tuesdays will run through February 26, 2013.
Soul Music Week takes place February
15-24, 2013. It’s the collaboration of SoulTracks
and music fans around the world. According to Chris
Rizik, publisher of SoulTracks,
"Soul Music Week, is a week of
discovery, connecting music fans with the great artists who continue to drive soul music forward." To get involved the
public can do the following three things: Buy a new Soul Music CD, either online or at a physical retailer; Place a comment
at SoulTracks' Soul Music Week page, telling what you bought and how you like it; and finally by spreading the
word to friends on Facebook, Twitter or other social media sites. To learn
more visit www.soulmusicweek.com
Rap Duo Trips-N-Slim,
sons of legendary Hip-Hop Pioneer Doug E. Fresh
are set to release their highly anticipated mix tape "The
Preface". The project is set to be released through Trips-N-Slim's
label imprint, Square Off Records.
The new mix tape "The Preface"
captivates providing a snap shot of the duo's true-life experiences. The release date is set for March 12th.
Members of A Tribe called Quest
and Black Sheep create a Q-Tip sanctioned
super group called evitaN. The group
is comprised of Jarobi from a Tribe Called Quest and Dres from Black
Sheep. The duo has released their first project called "Speed
of Life" available now on iTunes now.
Keyshia Cole Announces Woman to Woman Tour
R&B songstress Keyshia Cole will headline an 18 city tour kicking off in March. The Woman
to Woman tour is named after her November 2012 album of the same name. The tour will kick off in Wesbury, NY on March
28th and wrap in her hometown of Oakland, CA. Keyshia Cole will also grace the stage at the Essence Music Festival later this
summer in New Orleans. To get more information on tour dates visit smarturi.it/KeyshiaColeTour.
|Storied Poet, Maya Angelou
Maya Angelou will host the 3rd Annual Black History Month Program on Public Radio
During the month of February; Maya Angelou will host the Black History Month Special "Telling
Our Stories which will feature five celebrity guests to include Jennifer Hudson, Kofi Annan, Regina Taylor, Alicia Keys and
her good friend Oprah Winfrey. Guests will share candid stories about their paths to achievement and their place in the annals
of black history. The program is available to all PRI (Public Radio International) affiliated stations and African American
Public Radio consortium stations free of charge.
Maya Angelo is the 2011 recipient of the President’s Medal
of Freedom. She is also a poet, actress, author and activist.
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