Archive for April, 2012

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 Sheree Whitfield and Phaedra Parks from Atlanta Housewives showed support for “Wish Upon A Hero Foundation” by donating in a big way . The red carpet affair was hosted by Urban Active Fitness Center in Buckhead. Talking With Tami reports, “two little ladies who benefited from the funds raised were Ms.Addison and Brianna, that touched my heart. Addison received a donation from Phaedra so that she would have enough gas money to get back and forth to the hospital while Sheree donated funds to Brianna so that she could have safe toys to play with.”

The “Be A Hero” event took place all around the country today with donations pouring in,parties and more. Thousands of “cycling heroes” at over 300 locations nationwide will raise money for the foundation to grant wishes to Americans in need. Please visit www.wishuponahero.com for all further information. It’s really great to see people take time out of their busy schedules and give back for a great cause!

Phaedra Parks gave back in a big way to a child in need. Tami says Phaedra wore a orange “Be A Hero” tee paired with black workout pants and neon Nike Free Run+3 Women’s Running Shoes. Neon is all the rage now and she looked very fit in her outfit! The running shoes retail for $100.00. Check out all the photos… READ MORE

J. Dilla Mom Finds A His Lost Music Tapes

An accidental find is reuniting late hip-hop producer J. Dilla with his mom. Allhiphop says Maureen Yancey is now in possession of the thousands of tape recordings, notebooks and other handwritten material by the producer who died from Lupus in 2006. READ MORE

Chris Brown’s pitbull puppy selling venture isn’t going over well with animal rights activists. In an attempt to fizzle out some of the backlash, Chris Brown attempted to show off his softer side by tweeting a picture of himself looking after his adorable pets. Brown posted an image of himself relaxing at home with his pooches, kicking back on a sofa as he did a spot of dog sitting.  READ MORE

Young Jeezy is finally getting a shout-out from “his president.” Barack Obama  arrived to the 2012 White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner which was held at the Washington Hilton in Washington, DC with his lovely wife First lady Michelle Obama. Also in the building was  Alicia Keys, Swiss Beatz, Kim Kardashian, Mary J. Blige, Rosario Dawson, John Legend, Holly Robinson Peete, and Kerry Washington who also came out to the fundraisers as well.

Jeezy’s name popped up on the punch lines President Obama delivered during the White House Correspondents’ Dinner in Washington, D.C. Saturday night. The president made reference to the rapper’s single, “My President,” that was recorded on the day Obama sealed the Democratic nomination for the Presidency. P.S. Obama made 3 million at the dinner!!! Check ou the video and photos  below…

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DJ Khaled’s Tour Bus Goes Up In Flames

DJ Khaled and his crew are lucky to be able to tweet about it but it was a close call Friday night when their tour bus burst into flames.  The rapper tweeted the news that he was forced to cancel his concert in Orlando, Florida after the bus caught fire and exploded on the side of a highway.  READ MORE

Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon are saying “I do” again.  The couple renewed their vows Friday at the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France.  Mariah shared her feelings about the moment in a Twitter post after the ceremony.  She wrote, “Tonight was an incredible night.  I can’t express how amazing it was to renew our vows in Paris at the top of the Eiffel tower.”

Today officially marks four years to the day that Mariah and Nick first exchanged vows in The Bahamas in 2008.  Today is also the first birthday of the couple’s twins, Monroe and Moroccan, who were born on Mariah and Nick’s third wedding anniversary last year. READ MORE

Prince William and Kate Middleton’s marriage is now one year old. Yesterday marked one year to the day the royal couple exchanged wedding vows in a ceremony fit for a future King of England. People all around the globe tuned in to watch the event unfold live at Westminster Abbey. The royal couple has kept up many appearances since that day on April 29, 2011. They began their tour as the newly anointed Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in June of that year, taking in the sights and sounds of Canada and California. The couple also lent their time to a number of a charity-based causes and events.
William and Kate reportedly celebrated their anniversary quietly this weekend, splitting their time between visits with a few close friends and at their home in North Wales. One of those “friendly” visits took place at the Saturday wedding of one of Kate’s close pals at a country church in England. Earlier this year, toy company Mattel launched the William and Kate Barbie dolls to coincide with the couple’s anniversary. Here are photos to take you back to the day… READ MORE

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Last night was the 2nd Annual Pretty Girls Rock: Art, Music, Fashion put on and hosted by Musiq Soulchild’s DJ Traci Steele of Hot 107.9.  The event was held at P.Diddy’s restaurant Justin’s in Atlanta.

PGR had and attendance of over 500 people and the other host for the evening included Atlanta’s own Pretty Girls; Traci Steele, Ebony Steele, Maria More, Rashan Ali and Nina Brown. The event benefited The Love Offering Foundation and is all about woman in the field of artistry…there were mini fashion shows, canvas painters and female performers.

DJ Traci Steele also had some of her female DJ counterparts doing a set to keep the crowd entertained which included…DJ E, DJ Speakerfoxx, DJ Cooley and DJ Jazzy T. Performances included Lynn Tate, Mika Means, D Woods and LaTocha Scott from Xscape.

D. Woods put on a stellar performance and let the entertainment world know that she is still has it. She performed her brand new hit track titled ’2 The Bottom’, which has more of a club / electronic feel mixes hip-hop and pop music. The track was produced by well-known producer DClax and was released through her indie label Woodgrane Entertainment.

R & B singer Mika Means ripped the stage and she performed her new hit single. Mika has performed on the Monique show, all across the country and is working on a new mixtape and album. READ MORE