Marvin Sease, ‘Candy Licker’ Singer, Dead at 64

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I love when people tell me things I didn’t know so after reading @MrRashawn706 tweet I had to put up this post so people could remember the legendary singer Marvin Sease.

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Sease, a southern soul performer known for his sexually explicit songs on the so-called southern chiltlin’ circuit, died Feb. 8 at age 64 in Vicksburg, reportedly from pneumonia.

His biggest hit was the 1987 song “Candylicker” of which Variety’s obit said, “Without the benefit of airplay, this almost single-entendre celebration of sex became a smash hit, and Sease took its title as his professional nickname.”

The music magazine further said “his funky, unblushing songs cemented his status as an enduring attraction on the black club circuit” — something that can also be said of fellow southern soul performers Denise LaSalle, Bobby Rush and Theodis Ealey.

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The AT&T 28 Days Speaker Series Atlanta was hosted by 2-time Grammy award winning hip-hop artist, actor and activist, Common. Common introduced Mario Armstrong, a digital lifestyle expert. Common freestyled for the audience and they enjoyed it. Common was very calm, cool, and collect. My homie CourtneyLuv said she didn’t get the chance to ask him about his upcoming nuptials to Serena (rumor) because of his “PR” chick was so rude. Anyhow, check out the pics after the jump and see more CourtneyLuv.com READ MORE

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Rihanna’s latest single “S&M” is still creating a stir in the U.K. According to MTV News, the song debuted at number 20 on the U.K. Top 40 Singles chart compiled by the Official Charts Company, but it debuted with the title “Come On.” The chart listings are unveiled every Sunday on BBC Radio 1, which had already said that the song wouldn’t be played before 7:00 p.m. The music video for the song has also been banned in eleven countries. READ MORE

PETA Activists Protest At Janet Jackson Concert

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Janet Jackson is feeling the heat from PETA in the Philippines. According to the Philippine newspaper the “Manila Bulletin,” members of the People for Ethical Treatment of Animals appeared outside the venue of Jackson’s opening night performance of her “Number Ones: Up Close and Personal” tour. The PETA activists, dressed as grim reapers, were protesting the singer’s participation in an ad campaign last year for the brand Blackglama. READ MORE

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I know LaLa is extra happy right now The Carmelo Anthony NBA trade rumors continue to develop, as now there are rumors Anthony may be joining Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers. This comes after previous discussion that Melo would be suiting up for the Nets or Knicks. READ MORE

Brandy made her way back to the tattoo parlor in an attempt to get the elephant trunk on her wrist less “penis-like.”

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The tattoo artist says when Brandy first posted the picture of her latest ink,that it wasn’t finished yet. Celebs have a habit of permanently inking their bodies with “special” artwork that the public just doesn’t understand.

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The artist, Peter Koskela, tells us, “I wanted to fix the offending tip … remove the whole phallic aspect. I told her I’d just swing it upwards.”

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Nick Cannon Accused of Stealing Reality Show Idea

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If your someone like Nick Cannon you can’t be listening to everyone’s idea. A regular guest on Howard Stern’s radio show is complaining that Nick Cannon stole the name of a reality show he’d been working on for years.

Johnny Fratto — son of infamous mob boss Louis “Cock-Eyed” Fratto — claims he came up with a reality show back in 2004 called “Son of a Gun,” which followed the daily life of a post-mafia family. READ MORE

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The Artist Still Known As Prince invited Kim Kardashian to join him on stage during his concert in New York. But when Kim wouldn’t get into the groove on stage, he kicked her ass off the stage! Click here to see the video and pics from the show.

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