Lauryn Hill’s daughter discloses brutal childhood whippings; father responds

Legendary singer Lauryn Hill’s daughter Selah Marley created a brushfire of controversy when she went public with her childhood beatings from her mother that she described as brutal from a “very, very angry woman” who was “unapproachable.” Selah Marley, 21, delivered a two-hour Instagram where she gave painstaking details of trauma-inducing beatdowns from her iconic […]

Teresa Caldwell discusses managing Bow Wow and troubled childhood in new book

Teresa Caldwell has been a mover and shaker in the entertainment industry for years, although the public is much more familiar with her famous son, rapper Bow Wow, than they are with her. She just happens to be the mother who managed his career. Born in Ohio, Caldwell learned to mask the dysfunction from her […]

Janet Jackson describes the exotic pets she had as a child

Janet Jackson reveals that she had a menagerie of animals when she was growing up. Speaking on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon,” she said: “We had so many animals growing up. We had a fawn, Mouflon sheep, peacocks, a giraffe … just all kinds of animals. It was my job to feed them, to clean […]

Felon-turned-fashion model Jeremy Meeks details his ‘very dark’ childhood

Jeremy Meeks had a “very dark” childhood. The 35-year-old model and former gang member rose to fame in 2014 after his mugshot went viral and he was dubbed the “world’s hottest felon,” and he has now opened up on the harrowing events that led up to his arrest and eventual fame. Speaking to Chelsea Grayson for her […]

Texas Father Kills Child Molester Who Sexually Abused His Daughter

What would do if you caught a man sexually molesting your 4-year-old daughter? A Texas father took the law into his own hands after witnessing a horrendous sexual act being done to his 4 year-old daughter. The man, who authorities have yet to identify, was outside of his home with friends and other family members during […]

Snoop Dogg: Weed ‘Makes Me Feel the Way I Need to Feel’

Hip-hop’s godfather of ganja, Snoop Dogg, has been professing his love for the good green leaf since he first stepped into the rap arena nearly two decades ago. And in a recent free-association style interview with Esquire, the marijuana loving lyricist recounts his first time getting high at the age of 9 or 10. “The […]

Missy Elliott Opens Up About Childhood, Poverty and Sexual Abuse

After revealing last week her life-threatening battle with the autoimmune illness Graves disease, acclaimed rapper-producer Missy Elliott is now opening up about her painful childhood of poverty and sexual abuse. According to The Boombox, in VH1’s latest episode of Behind The Music, which premiered on June 29, Elliott reveals that she grew up impoverished with […]