Sad news…. Yesterday I told yall that Tameka and Ryan glover son was in a major accerent and now news broke todaay that he has been declared brain dead. Sources report Usher’s celebrity pals showed an outpour of support on Twitter following the singer’s terrible tragedy this past weekend.
The singer’s 11-year-old stepson Kyle Glover has been declared brain dead after he and a 15-year-old gal pal were admitted to a hospital following a boating accident Friday, TMZ reports. READ MORE

Super Star manager Mathew Knowles recently announced that two Destiny’s Child albums featuring new material will be released this autumn. Knowles told the Huffington Post that the band members are still under contract with Sony, Music World Entertainment and two new releases are due this November.

During a recent interview with The Huffington Post, the Fisk University graduate and former Xerox executive opened up on his latest foray into unscripted television, and offered some details on the release of two new Destiny’s Child albums and his love for his grandchildren, Juelz and Blue Ivy. Here’s the interview: READ MORE

WOW lost for words right now… The 11-year-old son of Tameka L Raymond and Ryan Glover was rushed to the hospital in critical condition, to an Atlanta hospital after he was struck by someone riding a jet ski … TMZ has learned. READ MORE

Yall let me say this it seems like every time I come to New Orleans it is funny drama, and hell at first, mostly cause I don’t handle my business but I think this years trip tops them all… Just thankful I am here and a live. Last night Mary J. Blige, Charlie Wilson, D’Angelo and Aretha Franklin are just a few of the artists making their way to the Big Easy this weekend for the Essence Music Festival.
The New Orleans event is under way now, with organizers kicking things off Thursday with “Youth Day.”

Last night featured performances from Wilson and D’Angelo, (WOW he had a great show) as well as Trey Songz, Keyshia Cole and the Pointer Sisters.

On Saturday, Blige will top a bill that also includes Ledisi, Tank, Mary Mary and comedian Kevin Hart. Chaka Khan will close things out on Sunday, following performances from Aretha Franklin, Anthony Hamilton, Fantasia and Kirk Franklin.
Look at the lovely Stephanie Mills  photoed above is currently working a new album and is about to hit the road as she prepares for new up to date virgin of the play “WIZ”… P.S. Aretha Franklin is also slated to receive the inaugural “Power Award” at this year’s Essence Music Festival. For a full list of performers and events, visit READ MORE

Last week I posted Wezzy’s mom Sister2Sister Wedding cover and a few twitpics.

But now the official photographer’s photos are out and from the looks of the photos, Tunechi couldn’t look more proud of his moma.   Lloyd, Toya Wright, Nivea, Sarah Vivian, Reginae Carter, Semaj, Dwayne Carter III, Neal, Birdman, Slim, Bria Williams Mack Maine, Marley G, DJ Scoob Doo,  and many more …. Check out all the photos below… READ MORE

Wendy Williams is trying to get to that check. The talk show host is now about to become a movie producer and already set to film her first TV movie. Let me say this first, I am so pissed that one of my favorite morning shows, that I watch every morning, will be gone for the next 2 months on summer hiatus, and wont be back live with new shows until September… Damn damn damn… Now back to the story… READ MORE

Mary Mary has done it again! This time they were on time for the red carpet but decided to DIP OUT on hundreds of people who attended the McDonald’s 365 Black Awards. Every year this owner operator company hosts a brunch to kick off Essence weekend. This year was the 1st annual 365 Black McDonald’s award show w/Honorees for their Charitable Philanthropy work in the community. READ MORE

Chris Brown has reportedly accepted an offer to fight the Canadian rapper,  RumorFix is the first to report.
One of our photographers caught up with Brown on Wednesday morning when he was asked if he would accept boxing promoter Damon Feldman’s offer to square off in the ring against his nemesis. Brown did not hesistate for a moment when he shot back, “Yeah, I would. I would.” READ MORE