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Jay Z, T.I, Rocko and more rapper fathers show how they balance work and family via Instagram. It’s not easy being pulled in a million and one different directions for your career but these fathers and more show how its done. Whether its a movie, a basketball game or just spending some 1:1 time with […]
Rocko and TI hosted a party at Oakwood last night, kicking off the CIAA weekend take over in Charlotte, NC. Rocko and TI walked into a club filled with fans gathered from all over the country to see the two Atlanta, GA raised rappers host and DJ Traci Steele on the one’s and two’s. As […]
The 2013 BET Awards Hip Hop Awards will be filmed on Sept. 28 at the Civic Center in Atlanta. Rolling out was on hand to capture behind the scenes moments of this year’s performance rehearsals. Snoop Dogg/Lion, Yo Gotti, Rocko and Rich Homie Quan kicked things off. Click continue to check out images.
Monica shares family photos on Instagram Monica and Shannon surprised Rocko for his 8th birthday with a new set of wheels. Monica post special message on Instagram to her son, thanking him for being such a wonderful child. Rocko’s Uncle Ludacris surprised him with a visit from Zoo Atlanta’s Reptiles.
Monica has always been a singer that keeps it real in her music, letting harsh and beautiful truths of her life spill over into her music. But, Monica may not be opposed to opening up about her life through her music, she apparently isn’t thrilled about the possibility that her former fiancé, Rocko, may be sharing intimate […]
It takes a lot of guts for a high school kid to approach a rap star, not for an autograph, but for a job. But that’s just what burgeoning producer, Marvelous J did — and it worked. “I started off producing for fun in high school,” the beatsmith, who has worked with Plies, Keyshia Cole, […]
Despite being a nationally known, Grammy-winning singer, Monica is extremely hands-on as it pertains to her children’s education. Monica — a “basketball wife” in the most literal sense of the words — was a celebrity panel guest for General Mills’ Box Tops for Education Town Hall event at the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta. […]
Sultry Grammy-winning songstress Monica and moderator Roland Martin of TV One’s “News One Now” powered an august body of panelists in the ultra-successful Box Tops for Education Town Hall Press Meeting and Press Conference in Atlanta to further promote innovative ways to improve the educational ambiance for 21st century students. Facilitated by General Mills, the […]
A Baltimore police officer admitted beating, then choking his girlfriend’s 7-month-old puppy and texting her a photo of the dog’s body, authorities said Wednesday, March 5. Alec Eugene Taylor of Silver Spring, Md., a five-year veteran of the Baltimore Police Department, has been slapped with aggravated animal cruelty, a felony, and abuse or neglect of […]
CIAA is currently taking over Charlotte and what better way to spend the day than partying with alumni, friends and family. Check out a few fashions from the day parties currently going on. -Joi Pearson @joiapearson Source: Instagram
CIAA weekend 2014 is officially here. Let the games begin! College basketball fans, HBCU alumni and just about anybody wanting a great party is in Charlotte this weekend. Check out Mary J Blige, R. Kelly, Rick Ross, Diddy and more who came to join in the festivities. -Joi Pearson @joiapearson Source: Instagram
CIAA 2014 parties hosted by reality stars CIAA 2014 will bring a gob of people to Charlotte, N.C., for the annual HBCU men and women’s basketball tournament. As schools, including Virginia State, Winston Salem State and Johnson C. Smith face off, the city will be packed with partygoers looking to celebrate the sporting event. Several […]
For many celebrities, Valentine’s Day is just another occasion to show off their loved ones. Like many others who took to social media, R&B singer Monica took to Instagram to share an adorable family photo of herself and her tiny tots. The photo, which was shot by Derek Blanks, features Monica sitting pretty in a […]
Nominees for the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild AwardsÂ® for outstanding performances in 2013 in five film and eight television categories as well as the SAG Awards honors for outstanding action performances by film and television stunt ensembles have been announced. Black actors (actresses) have put in work this year and it has paid off. […]
Joan Rivers has always been known as a star who says what she wants to whether on or off camera and she took that bravado to a whole new level yesterday when she used a slew of racial and anti-gay slurs to defend actor Alec Baldwin after he was fired by MSNBC for hurling an […]
New photos of Monica Brown’s daughter Laiyah Monica Brown and her NBA playing husband Shannon are sharing new photos of their baby girl Laiyah. As previously reported, the songstress gave birth to her daughter last month after having an extravagant baby shower. The first closeup photo of the baby was then shared by Monica’s close friend […]
Story by Stereo Williams Photography by DeWayne Rogers “I think the hard work paid off.” Washington, D.C.-based rapper Wale is basking in the glow of realized success. The rhymer has had a busy few months, with his third album, The Gifted, hitting the streets this summer and he and Roc Nation rapper J. Cole hitting […]
On the eve of the BET Hip Hop Awards 2013 big-name artists converged on the Atlanta Civic Center to rehearse for their performances in preparation for rap’s biggest night on television, including Snoop Dogg, Yo Gotti, Rick Ross, Future, Rocko and many others. Take a look at the photos below.
Hip-hop has had a very exciting year thus far, and with the BET Hip Hop Awards right around the corner, we’ll get a chance to see who really came out on top. While there were many big moments to remember, and many who deserve accolades for their success, only one person can win from each […]
Laiyah Brown photos Monica Brown recently posted several photos of her baby, Laiyah Brown, on Instagram. Laiyah is Monica’s first child with husband, Shannon. The singer has two sons from a previous relationship. “A mother’s love is one with no limits or boundaries,” Monica captioned a photo of the tot’s tiny hand wrapped around her finger. “Each […]
It is sort of poetic justice that lady killer Idris Elba has landed a juicy film role intended for another long-established matinee idol, Tom Cruise. Elba played the lead in Guillermo del Toro’s sci-fi tentpole Pacific Rim, a part that had been offered to Mission Impossible franchise star Cruise. Elba had been earmarked by the […]
Tiny Harris shares picture of baby Laiyah Brown The wife of rapper T.I. is sharing the first closeup photo of Monica Brown’s baby. Tiny Harris shared a photo of Monica and Shannon Brown’s daughter, Laiya, on Instagram. “Finally got to meet & hold my new God daughter Laiyah Shannon Brown!” said Harris who also noted […]
Gucci Mane is definitely cooking a big batch of beef in his trap house and it seems as if everyone in Atlanta can get it. While sharing his real feelings about many Atlanta rappers and their wives or girlfriends, Gucci apparently had a run-in with Rocko Da Don, the father of Monica’s sons. After […]
A University of Michigan-Ann Arbor social scientists produced a study recently stating that women with “multiple fertility partners” — a nice way of saying multiple baby daddies — greatly increases a woman’s economic disadvantage. The U-M’s Institute for Social Research that MFP in no way exclusive or unique to minority or disadvantaged women. “It is […]
For most fans of “R&B Divas LA,” one of the most appalling moments of the season was watching Kelly Price taunt and jump in the face of “Divalogues” director Fred Thomas, Jr during a heated rehearsal for their failed monologue collaboration. Now, Price is finally apologizing to Thomas for giving him such a hard tie […]
Congratulations are in order for Shannon and Monica Brown. The couple finally welcomed their baby girl, Laiyah, on the evening of Thursday, September 5. Baby Laiyah will join a family full of boys. This latest addition to the Brown family joins three big brothers, Rocko, Romelo and Shannon Jr. Monica and Shannon announced the pregnancy […]
Story by A.R. Shaw Images by DeWayne Rogers R&B is in free fall. The genre that dominated the music charts for decades is currently undergoing a massive identity crisis. Much of today’s chart-topping R&B has been replaced or watered down by electronic dance music and the aggressive sounds and themes that are usually associated with […]
The Atlanta native tweeted a rhetorical question to his fans, asking for them to list their “Top 3 P___y A__ Rappers” on Twitter. Of course, he started off by sharing his own three
Adopting black babies appears to be a trend with white celebrities these days. Transracial adoptions must be the new fashion in Hollywood because stars, including Kristin Davis, are joining the new fad. Can you guess who?
Producer Zaytoven brought out many of his friends, family and supporters to Atlanta’s Atlantic Station Regal Cinemas for the premiere of his movie, “Birds of a Feather.” The movie featured Gucci Mane, Rocko, Big Bank Black, and more. As cast members and family walked the carpet in all-white everything, rappers, Tiffany Foxx, Trouble, Gloss […]
Twitter has been a breeding ground for controversy and criticism over the last few days as countless people have attacked Rachel Jeantel, the Florida teen who was on the phone with Trayvon Martin just moments before his death, as she testifies in the George Zimmerman trial. But one celebrity tweeter, Olympic track star Lolo Jones, […]
It’s safe to say that no one had a worse week than Paula Deen did last week. After news reports revealed that Deen used the N-word and spoke fondly of the racist South in her past, Deen was fired from the Food Network after 11 years with the network. It now appears that Deen may be receiving another […]
That gust of wind that you just felt was LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat exhaling deeply after narrowly escaping with their second consecutive NBA championship, a 95-88 victory over the San Antonio Spurs. The city erupted in celebratory parties as King James became one of the only players in NBA history to […]
Serena Williams found herself in some searing hot water earlier this week when a Rolling Stone article quoted her as blaming the famous Steubenville, Ohio rape victim for her own rape. Williams has quickly responded to the backlash, saying that she was “misquoted” by RS while also apologizing for her words. “What happened in Steubenville […]
Hot 107.9′s 18th annual Birthday Bash concert may be the biggest hip-hop concert of 2013. While Radio One’s staff prides itself on breaking emerging artist, Birthday Bash’s high-profile lineup and surprise guests couldn’t have been better. While Future’s Freebandz artist, Slice 9 opened up, representing for the younguns, Cash Out and 107.9′s Beestroh followed up with […]
We all have our moments where keeping it real goes wrong and celebrities are no exception to that rule. Unfortunately for Serena Williams, things went terribly, terribly wrong during a recent interview with Rolling Stone when she kept it real about her opinion of the Steubenville rape case. During her interview with reporter Stephen Rodrick, […]
Hot 107.9′s annual concert, “Birthday Bash 18,” might arguably ghave been the most memorable event of the year for hip-hop. As thousands packed into Philips Arena to see 2 Chainz, Trinidad James, French Montana and more take the stage, anticipation grew around the many surprise guests who would join hip-hop’s hottest headliners of 2013. While […]
Columbia BT makes a big return with a new image. Formerly known as Mr. Bigg Time, the Southern-bred rapper sets out to prove haters and naysayers wrong while continuing to deliver his fans more quality street music, much like his club banger “Check My Footwork.” After taking a step back from music to focus on family and […]
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In this week’s hottest new hip-hop songs, Rihanna recruits a few of her favorite rappers to remix her strip club anthem; Kendrick Lamar and his crew add their take to Rocko’s ‘U.O.E.N.O.”; Goodie Mob and Janelle Monae create special music together; Lupe Fiasco takes his message to the animal pharm; and AZ makes a respectable […]
Rapper T.I.’s son, Major Harris, celebrated his 5th birthday last week with the help of Lil Wayne’s son, Dwayne Carter III, and songstress Monica’s sons Rocko and Romelo. Fans have become very familiar with the son of Clifford T. Harris Jr. from the popular and likable reality TV series, “T.I. and Tiny: The Family Hustle” […]
Story by Stereo Williams Cover Illustration by Kareem Kenyada Sex and popular music go together like models and cocaine. As far back as the blues, there have been songs dedicated to the most carnal of human impulses. “Backdoor Man,” “Hoochie Coochie Man,” and countless other tunes from legendary musicians like T-Bone Walker, KoKo Taylor, Muddy […]
We’ve documented their cuteness as children and watched them grow into beautiful and handsome young adults. As the graduation season fast approaches there is one milestone before they turn their tassel, prom.
This week, on “T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle,” Tip tries to get Major some friends his age. Meanwhile, Tiny tries to help Shekinah find a new home. Find out all of the best moments after the cut. –nicholas robinson
Monica Brown announces pregnancy After being one of several celebs on “baby bump watch,” an Atlanta songstress is confirming that she’s with child. Monica Brown, 32, took to Instagram Saturday, May 11 to announce her baby news. The singer posted a photo of herself in a Roberto Cavalli gown with a very visible baby […]
Multinational corporations have often entered into high-risk endorsement deals with controversial artists because of the financial windfalls they provide. But some of those companies have been getting burned quite frequently. Lil Wayne is but the latest artist to fall afoul of the public and the major companies that fork out millions to help them peddle […]