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Tyrese When I Was 17 {Video}

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It’s now time for the ladies mad Tyrese to dish on his early life claim to fame. He recently sat down with MTV Tv and did a segment on when how he was when he was a little young buck trying to make it in this doggie doggie world and business.

Checkout the sneak peek of the show that is set to air on Saturday APril 2, 2011: READ MORE


This isn’t the first time we heard of Sara and her crazy husband fighting, this time it has gotten worse.

According to TMZ:

Sara Stokes from “Making the Band 2″ was allegedly choked and beaten by her husband Tony, who was thrown in jail after the dispute … TMZ has learned.

Sources close to Sara tell us, it all went down last weekend at a friend’s house in Georgia — Tony Stokes accused Sara of being with another man … and then allegedly choked and hit her. READ MORE

Young Dro Speaks Out About The Gay Rumors


Young Dro has gotten himself into a bit of trouble over a leaked “DM” message from his Twitter page that he sent to a groupie. Dro messaged the groupie trying to smash, and everything seemed good until he found all his twitter DM’s on Mediatakeout this morning. That’s where things get weird…In the DM Dro trys to talk to the girl asking for a threesome and did his best in trying to persuade her after hearing she liked extra freaky stuff. The threesome was also to included rapper Waka Flocka but at no time did Dro think that what he was saying was going to be taken out of contexts. From what I was told earlier today, and what yall don’t know is that  she asked him a lot of questions which is how they   got on the conversation about Waka…

Dro needs to show what she DM him and what she said then yall will know whats really going on. He spoke out on Twitter to let the world know what the real deal is…  Here are some of his tweets: READ MORE

Dominique Wilkins Get’s Into a Fight Over Money


Dominique Wilkins landed a SOLID punch to the face of his alleged attacker last night in Atlanta. The Hall of Fame hoop star may be 51 years old, but he certainly can still throw a punch. Wilkins just wrapped up a post game report on Sports South when Rashan S. Michel attacked him. Apparently, according to Michel, Wilkins owes him money for some suits he purchased years ago. Michel was taken into custody where he later posted bail.


Immediately following his release, the former NBA and college basketball ref joined Twitter and tweeted, “I call what happened at Philips Arena earlier, Operation Repo…next time have my money!” Click Here To Watch The Fight READ MORE

Lil Wayne Says He’s Retiring At 35


Lil Wayne plans to hang it up in a few years to become “a full-time dad,” the rapper told a radio interviewer. He made his widely reported remarks on Angie Martinez’ radio show. S2S Magazine’s site is among the many reporting his retirement newsflash.

“I’m gone at, like, 35. I’m serious. I have four kids,” he said. “I would feel selfish still going to the studio when it’s such a vital point in their lives.” READ MORE


During a press conferece for the upcoming season of “LisaRaye: The Real McCoy,” the actress announced that she’s branding her own denim collection with PZI Jeans.  Unlike many other celebrities, she’s not just slapping her name on a ready-made product, she’s getting hands-on experience in the design process. She  had input on everything from material to garment structure and design.

The self-titled LisaRaye Collection from PZI will feature jeans that she’d wear any given day.

“I believe in this jean line,” LisaRaye said excitedly. “It contours the body and holds us in. It has stretch to it. I’ve designed some really pretty designs.” READ MORE

Interns: Looking For Videographers & Writers


What’s up you guys, I know you are all like, “FreddyO you always posting you need Writers” , I have to say I am always looking for people that are looking for a great intern opportunities. If you are seeking to learn all the ins and outs of blogging, may be of some interest to you. I am also looking for assistant (yes it is paid)…. Here is a list of guidelines we are looking for:

Looking for:

Can not have a JOB that wont allow you to be on the internet!!!

Can Not Be extra Busy.

Must be able to write

Must be willing to learn how to do Videography.

Must have a car

Able to stay up late

Write proposals, stories, and interview

Must live in Atlanta

Must have a computer

Must have internet at place of living

Please Email me at


Once again, Chris Brown has proven that if nothing else works, he can definitely dance his butt off. Brown who pre-taped two songs for Tuesday’s elimination show, dipped out without talking to host Tom Bergeron. The thought was that Brown would have to answer questions about the now infamous incident on Good Morning America but clearly that wasn’t the case.  But instead, he came in early — Bergeron was nowhere to be found, though the judges were there — to perform “Yeah 3x” and a medley of “Forever” and “Beautiful.” Here’s the video and all the backstage drama. READ MORE