The Queen of Soul was honored in Cleveland recently. Mayor Frank Jackson gave Aretha a key to the city and she was honored with a honoray doctorate from Case Western Reserve University. Most notable where the musical dedications she received from Chaka Khan, Lauryn Hill and Dennis Edwards of The Tempations. READ MORE

Actor Gary Dourdon is best known for portraying Warrick Brown on the television series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation as well as a host of other films but now Dourdon has found himself in trouble with the law for allegedly breaking his ex-girlfriends nose. Get all the details of his new felony charge inside. READ MORE

New Music: Drake Ft. Rihanna “Take Care”

Drake and Rihanna pair up again for Drake’s Take Care. The video to What’s My Name was super steamy so I can’t wait to see the video for this. In the song, Drake details how he will care for a woman while Rihanna talks about what she will do if he’ll let her. I think a lot of people are going to be feeling this joint. Drake always knows how to make hits that talk about relationships. Check the song out inside. READ MORE

Last Night I got the chance to hang out with some of my homies from Housewives of Atlanta for the viewing party at BarOne ATL for season 4 of the Real Housewives of Atlanta. In the building was my girl Nene Leaks, Cynthia Bailey, and newest member to the family Marlow Hampton.

The house was packed! The ladies indulged in a meet and greet session that lasted until 2am. The ladies took photos, and then signed and autographed them for fans.

Cynthia Bailey’s  husband Peter Thomas was in the house too! At the gathering he told me about the success of his resturant Barone/ They’re still serving up tasty dishes and would love for you to come out!  Tell them I sent you!

Greg Leakes came out to support Nene and show love. Nene informed me that although the two are not together, they still are good friends and will continue to support each other in their endeavors. Plus, Nene is happily dating a new boo and we will be revealing MORE information about him very soon!

In other news, Greg is also starting a non-profit and will have a lot of big projects coming to you soon! READ MORE


The rumor mill is swirling with reports of a possible Black Eyed Peas lineup change.

Eurweb says Ashanti may be called in to take Fergie’s place when BEP’s frontwoman dips out of the spotlight for an indefinite leave of absence later this month.

Insiders say Ashanti was brought on to the Peas’ recent world tour to see if she could work with the band and she has apparently left a good impression.

An official announcement will reportedly be made sometime this month. READ MORE

Game Not A Suspect In Murder Investigation

 

I know Game is somewhere very relieved!!!

Police are investigating the murder of a man who bragged about assaulting rapper Game at a mall a few months ago, but say Game is not a suspect.

I have to give it to the game he’s really been trying to step away from all the hardcore thug life and now want to be a family man.

(Game Proposes To Girlfriend Of 7 Years, Saying He’s Ready To Stoping Being a Player)

The victim, Jomo Adoula Zambia, also known as “RoseMo,”was shot and killed while driving his car in Inglewood, California last Wednesday. READ MORE

Real Housewives Of Atlanta Season 4 Episode 1 RECAP

RHOA is back with Season 4 on Bravo tonight and it looks like the antics from our favorite “housewives” did not dissappoint fans. The Atlanta cast is reported to being  Bravo’s most successful group from the housewive franchise with an average of over 3 million views last season.  In case you missed tonight’s premiere, check inside for our exclusive recap.

Season 4 kicks off with a BANG and the southern “belles” mean serious business. Kandi is focusing on her new sex toy line, Cynthia is working on her modeling gigs, and meanwhile Kim focuses on her new baby while moving into a brand new lavish home. Here’s a recap on the events from tonight’s premiere of RHOA Season 4: READ MORE

I was on the internet trying to find ways to be a better leader in understanding the voice that I have and that I am finding.

For yall that don’t know I have added new team members to my FreddyO family and just wanted to find ways to get things done with out coming off like an a*s-hole…

This is a story that I found and I think if you are trying to grow mentaly it is the perfect article for you…. Check it out and tell me what you think!!!!

A friend sent me a copy of a new book about basketball coach Don Meyer. Don was one of the most successful college basketball coaches of all time, apparently. It’s quite a sad book—sad because of his tragic accident, but also sad because it’s a vivid story about a misguided management technque.

Meyer’s belief was that he could become an external compass and taskmaster to his players. By yelling louder, pushing harder and relentlessly riding his players, his plan was to generate excellence by bullying them. The hope was that over time, people would start pushing themselves, incorporating Don’s voice inside their head, but in fact, this often turns out to be untrue. People can be pushed, but the minute you stop, they stop. If the habit you’ve taught is to achieve in order to avoid getting chewed out, once the chewing out stops, so does the achievement. READ MORE