Jordin Sparks is showing off her 50-pound weight loss on the cover of “Shape” magazine. The singer hasn’t been shy about her desire to shed the extra weight. But she says the real reason behind her transformation was to get healthy. Bossip reports last year Jordin tweeted a picture of herself in a bikini that showed signs of a forming six-pack.
She says she kept thinking that she was in the “prime” of her life and should be “happy” and “fit.”

 

So she made changes that include eating better and working out.

 

The “American Idol” alum explains she got started by walking around her neighborhood then tried hiking.

 

She later got a gym membership and started taking Zumba classes.

 

Sparks is set to appear alongside the late Whitney Houston in “Sparkle,” opening August 17th.

 

She will be taking questions from fans via Twitter this Wednesday at 3:00 pm Eastern. Fans can tweet at “Shape Magazine” or Jordin Sparks with the hashtag “AskJordin” to have questions answered. Check out pic’s below:

Over the weekend I got the email below –that answered one of the questions everyone want’s to know, who are some of the new wives on “Real House Wives Of Atlanta”. I will say, although the new cast members  has not yet been confirmed, there are about 5 women that are in the running.  In the email below someone asked :

“A reliable source who attended several events during Charlie Mack’s Celebrity Charity Weekend noticed EX- Real Housewives of Atlanta Cast Member Sheree Whitfield staring at rumored replacement Jamilah Rouse prior to approaching her. READ MORE

People please be safe out here… The rapper who helped popularize the term “bling” in song and pop culture is going away to prison for a very long time. The former Hot Boys rapper B.G., short for Baby Gangsta, has been sentenced to 14 years in federal lockup for gun possession and witness tampering. B.G., who came up alongside hip-hop superstar Lil Wayne as part of the early Cash Money Records roster, previously pled guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm during a 2009 traffic stop in New Orleans. He was later accused of obstructing justice by coercing one of his pals to falsely claim ownership of the gun. Sources report B.G. already had a lengthy criminal history that includes links to two alleged murderers. I can remember back in the day when his hit record ‘Move Around’ featuring Mannie Fresh took over and became one of the top skating jams out and still today.. –

The rapper, whose real name is Christopher Dorsey, is best known for his 1999 hit “Bling Bling,” which featured verses from Lil Wayne, Juvenile and other members of the Hot Boys crew.  The song helped popularize the hip-hop slang reference for shiny for flashy jewelry.

Yall don’t kno nothing bout that New Orland music or do you!!!

You can help support him by buying one of his FREE BG T-SHIRTS ((ON SALE NOW CLICK HERE)). B.G.’s going to the big house but  before he went in he tweeted photos of some of his celeb friends that got the shirt… Check out the pic’s below…

Beyonce is calling the fan-made Snuggie video for her song “Countdown” “brilliant.”

 

The singer was so impressed with the video that she featured it on her website with a message saying

 

“I think he did this video better than I did.”

 

The video features 16-year-old Ton Do-Nguyen mimicking every single movement Beyonce makes while wearing a blue Snuggie.

 

Ton spoke with MTV News saying he was initially scared of offending Beyonce but when she gave positive feedback it was “the best moment” of his life.

 On YouTube, Beyonce’s original “Countdown” video has a little more than 35-million views while Ton’s version has almost 700-thousand hits.

Willow Smith talked about the controversy surrounding her fake tongue ring  in a recent interview with Yahoo.  Jada and Will Smith’s daughter asserts her right to express herself and feels quite comfortable with her individualism.  Watch the interview below.  READ MORE

A few days ago “Love & Hip-Hop Atlanta” star Joseline Hernandez tweeted that her new website, msjoseline.com, had launched. Although the site is still under construction  she offered her fans her new song , “Bailar” for download.

Bailar is the Spanish verb for “To Dance.”

 

Hernandez was a special guest at Apache Cafe for “It’s SHOWtime $200 Open Mic,” hosted by Ms. Dia (WRFG 89.3FM) with DJ Grandman (July 19, 2012).

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Ms. Joseline performed her newly released reggaeton single, “Bailar” with Fly DanToni  as VH1 was taped footage for the Love & Hip Hop Atlanta Reunion.

Check out her performance below…


In a recent interview Stevie J said he might have made a few mistakes,  but he doesn’t feel Joseline aborting their child was wrong. According to the “Love and Hip Hop Atlanta” star and producer, Hernandez “was not ready” to have a baby.

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Game, Fiancée Wedding Called Off

It looks as if the cameras have stopped rolling on The Game’s wedding preparations. The rapper has just called off his nuptials to fiancée Tiffney Cambridge. READ MORE

The homie Rasheede  just dropped the official music video for her latest single, “Marry Me” from her new album, Boss Chick Music. In a recent sneak peek preview of Monday nights episode of “Love & Hip Hop Atlanta”, Rasheeda holds a private screening for her new video “Marry Me”.  Check out some of the photos from the event below…

Just in case you’re wondering why you don’t see Toya, Kandi, or Sheree on the show, its because of their reality show contracts they can’t be seen on other reality shows, but still wanted to make sure they supported each other. Cant  wait until monday night to check out  what happen with Rasheeda and Kirk…. Here are all the photos from the event on the show, and her new video ‘Marry Me’… READ MORE