Archive for August, 2012

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There are reports that a minister is infecting women in the  Full Gospel Church in Atlanta congregation with HIV. Not only is he passing along a deadly disease but he is reportedly married as well which means he is also committing adultery. Since the story hit the media the pastor of the church has decided to speak out to try and separate himself and the congregation from the incident saying that he is not a minister there, but only the husband of his assistant and is not a member. This is what Straightfromthea reports:

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We found out sad news yesterday Lucimarian Roberts, the mother of “Good Morning America” co-host Robin Roberts, died a day after the anchor announced she was taking a medical leave for a bone marrow transplant. This is what Fox News reported:

 

Sources report The 88-year-old Roberts died in Gulfport, Miss., on Thursday night, Jeffrey W. Schneider, senior vice president of ABC News, said Friday.

The announcement of the death also was made on “GMA” on Friday morning.
“Robin arrived home with her sister, Sally-Ann, forging through flooded and blocked roads to be with her beloved mother in time to see her,” GMA Senior Executive Tom Cibrowski said in an email to the entire news division Thursday evening.

The Mississippi area was dealing with flooding from the effects of Hurricane Isaac.
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[VIDEO] 2 Chainz & Kanye West ‘Birthday Song’

2 Chainz is at it again with his new single featuring Kanye West, “Birthday Song.” The song states in itself all he wants is a “big booty hoe.” Yet another hit under 2 Chainz belt with entertaining video, song, lyrics and a hot beat.

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I have to say I was kinda shocked to hear that my Alma Mata Clark Atlanta University is adding the late King of Pop to its curriculum. The school has announced plans to offer a new MBA course that examines how Michael Jackson built his billion dollar empire. The course, which will be taught by veteran entertainment attorney James Walker, p.s. he won’t be teaching students how to moonwalk. It will, however, teach them how Jackson revolutionized legal practices about entertainment-related copyright law. Walker has many high-profile clients, including actor Jamie Foxx. He says the course will allow him to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of how the music industry works. READ MORE

Randy Jackson Says Good-Bye To ‘Idol’

According to TMZ, Randy Jackson is now saying good-bye to his seat at the judge’s table of American Idol. Jackson will not be involved in the show except to be a “mentor.”

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Sean “Diddy” Combs, Nicki Minaj, Rihanna, Ludacris and many others from the world of hip-hop are mourning the loss of Chris Lighty. The popular manager, who worked with Combs, 50 Cent, Mariah Carey, LL Cool J and more, died Thursday at the age of 44. Combs sent out a tweet saying simply “in shock,” while Diggy Simmons also said he was shocked to lose someone he considered to be not just a manager, but a member of his family. Another Lighty client, Soulja Boy, said the news was hard to believe since he only talked to Chris a few days ago. READ MORE

Baby Blue Ivy and Daddy Jay-Z went on a helicopter ride through New York yesterday. The first born daughter of power couple Jay-Z and Beyonce.

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To celebrate the kick-off of the 7th Annual LudaDay Weekend festivities, Christopher “Ludacris” Bridges, Ebony Son Management, and DTP Records hosted an invite-only dinner for 50 close friends and business associates to express appreciation for their support of the Atlanta community.

The dinner, held at Frank Ski’s Restaurant & Lounge, featured a cocktail hour on the patio where guests were treated to complimentary Conjure Cognac signature cocktails, Hublot watch displays, a Soul by Ludacris photo backdrop, and plush lounge seating. I have to say it was a great night and I got the chance to meet for the first time KeKe Palmer  I am a big fan, been watching her movies for years … and I have to say she was such a nice young women and warmhearted…

Following cocktail hour, guests including actor Larenz Tate,  actress Keshia Knight Pulliam,NBA player Josh Powell
The lovely Elizabeth Omilami from the Hosea Feed the Hungry foundation, next to CBS Radio GM Rick Caffey and Elizabeth husband was in the building,

The love of Luda’s life Eudoxie and one of her BFF’s Keshia Knight Pulliam, was spotted in the building….

The Ludacris Foundation president Ms. Roberta Shields A.K.A. Mama Luda was in the building,

Mayor Kasim Reed, was in the building

Corporate executives, and tastemakers, dined on a lavish four course menu. The food was great!!!!!  READ MORE