DJ Spinderella shares professional experiences at virtual workshop

Before DJ Spinderella became a world-renowned icon, she was a musically inspired student trying to make it in the Big Apple. The former Salt-N-Pepa member spoke with Thornwood High School students and supporters on Tuesday, Feb. 9 through an educational virtual Q-and-A workshop, which she co-hosted with Stanley Coleman Jr. Productions LLC. During the hourlong […]

Salt-N-Pepa respond to DJ Spinderella’s allegation that biopic excluded her

Rap veterans Salt-n-Pepa have been feeling the heat since their biopic premiered on Lifetime on Jan. 23. Fans have been salty since learning that the duo didn’t consider DJ Spinderella an actual member of the group when it came down to splitting royalties and the revelation that the turntablist was excluded from the making of […]

Spinderella reveals Tupac was ‘furious’ about removal from ‘Whatta Man’ video

Since the development of the Salt-N-Pepa biopic, DJ Spinderella has been vocal about her time in the group and her exclusion from the film. Now, she’s revealing details about Tupac Shakur’s reaction to being cut out of the music video for the group’s hit single “Whatta Man.” During an interview with Jason Lee of “Hollywood […]

DJ Spinderella slams Salt-N-Pepa biopic

Lifetime’s biopic on the groundbreaking hip-hop group Salt-N-Pepa debuted on Saturday, Jan. 23, and chronicled the group’s historic rise in the male-dominated rap game. However, one member of the group, DJ Spinderella, is not happy about the biopic and claims she was excluded from the making of the project. DJ Spinderella, whose real name is […]

Salt-N-Pepa biopic dropping in January (video)

Lifetime will debut the biopic of the groundbreaking female hip-hop group Salt-N-Pepa on Jan. 23, 2021. Salt-N-Pepa will chronicle the group’s historic rise in the male dominated rap game and is directed by Mario Van Peebles. Queen Latifah is also one of the co-producers of the project. Lifetime released a statement describing the three-hour show […]

Salt-N-Pepa launch makeup collection

Salt-N-Pepa has launched a makeup collection with Milani Cosmetics. The hip-hop group — formed by Cheryl “Salt” James and Sandra “Pepa” Denton as well as Deidra Roper aka DJ Spinderella — have collaborated with the indie beauty brand to create a range of beauty products inspired by their unique ’90s style, which promotes “self-expression.” Pepa […]

DJ Spinderella on life after Salt-N-Pepa

After 30 years of spinning records and making hits with the legendary group Salt–N-Pepa, DJ Spinderella is enjoying her new found freedom and is ready to create a brand of her own. Her departure from the group was announced via Instagram and brought sadness to many celebrities and fans. When you think of Salt–N-Pepa you […]

DJ Beauty and The Beatz: 16-year-old commands the DJ set

An upcoming episode of MTV’s “My Super Sweet 16“ will feature a new celebrity DJ, Sierra Roundtree, 16, otherwise known as DJ Beauty and the Beatz. The new series will highlight Beatz, her raw talent, and give everyone an exclusive  look at her 16th birthday bash. Beatz’s passion for deejaying developed in childhood, at the tender […]

2012 Essence Music Festival Event Guide

  The ESSENCE Music Festival is the nation’s largest African American live musical and cultural experience attracting over 400,000 people from around the world. This four-day event is packed with must-see concerts and events that you definitely don’t want to miss. Each day boasts a jumping block party, a number of outrageous concerts and plenty of […]

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