Taylor Townsend is a 16-year-old rising tennis star that made headlines when she won the Australian Open as a 14th seed earlier this year. She also won the doubles tournament at the event with her partner Gabrielle Andrews. Partnering with Eugenie Bouchard, she won the 2012 Wimbledon Championships as well.  However, her dreams of competing were stifled because the U.S. Tennis Association had decided she was too overweight to play.   READ MORE

PHOTOS : Kandi’s Grand Opening Of New Tags Store


Kandi, Toya and Monnyetta Shaw pose inside the second location of the clothing boutique “Tags”. Over the weekend Kandi and best friend Peaches had a lot to celebrate. The duo held an event for  the Grand Opening of their Buckhead loction and it brought out a rack of friends and fans!

Derek J (celebrity hairstylist), ….. Among other attendees included two “Real Housewives of Atlanta” model Cynthia Bailey (and her husband Peter), and new cast member as well as fellow model Kenya Moore. I couldn’t hear what they were saying in the end of the party, but there appeared to be no gratuitous cat fighting.

Kandi posed with a group of friends and fans on the red carpet…..

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Obama Blames Roman for Nicki Minaj’s Mitt Romney Rap


Nicki Minaj fans may be a little confused as to why the singer rapped about endorsing Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney. Minaj did the verse for Lil Wayne’s “Dedication Four” mixtape and she says,

“I’m a Republican voting for Mitt Romney/You lazy b*****s is f*****g up the economy.”

The blogs have been buzzing ever since the “Dedication Four” album dropped last week and Nicki even caught the ear of President Obama!!!  In an interview with Orlando, Florida radio station, Power 95.3, the president gave his two cents about Minaj’s verse.  See what he had to say and her response to him below… READ MORE

Venus Williams Has A New Boyfriend

The Williams sisters are having a winning year all the way around; Serena won the US Open on Sunday, after having already won Wimbledon and an Olympic Gold Medal in 2012. Now it seems the elder sister Venus is experiencing some good fortune outside the court in the romance department.


When “Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s” returns to OWN for its new season next month, Miss Robbie’s new restaurant The Upper Crust will finally be ready to open.   Last night in Atlanta, the Oprah Winfrey Network hosted a screening party for the upcoming third season of their hit series at Frank Ski’s Restaurant.    Fans, friends and media convened for a preview of the premiere episode and a meet and greet with cast members Miss Robbie Montgomery and Tim Norman.
In the premiere episode (Welcome to the Upper Crust), airing Saturday, Sept. 15 from 9 to 10 p.m., Miss Robbie plans a soft opening party – a party Tim refuses to help his mom arrange, claiming he’s too busy with the Mangrove location. Plus Robbie’s nephew, Lil’ Charles, is still trying to be a bartender at the new spot.  The episode was really good!  Atlanta’s Frank Ski and his Mom (pictured above) enjoyed watching the premier episode as well. Check out more photos from the Atlanta screening and watch the first 5 minutes of the new season of “Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s”  too! READ MORE

NeNe Leakes of “Real Housewives Of Atlanta” fame is moving on up in the world; it just so happens that Ryan Murphy, creator of hit FOX television show “Glee” is a big fan of her work on “Housewives” and has not only given her a role in “Glee,” but has casted her for his new NBC sitcom, “The New Normal” which premiers tonight on NBC.  READ MORE


Rick Ross has gone to his Twitter to tell the world he is out in beautiful Anguilla. He has traveled to shoot his new video for, Diced Pineapples. This new single is off his latest album, God Forgives, I Don’t, which features Drake and Wale. The views are breathtaking and there will be special guests such as Drake in the video.

More photos inside.


Teyana Taylor, the sole estrogenic representative of Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music label was featured as the cover girl for the “Vibe Vixen” Premiere Fashion Issue. The lovely and talented Teyana speaks on a wide range of interesting and controversial topics and sets the record straight for Vibe readers. READ MORE