The tracklisting is now available for Mary J. Blige’s upcoming album. On the tracklisting, I noticed that Mary J. Blige has collaborated with Beyonce on her upcoming new album My Life II: The Journey Continues (Act 1). The undisputed Queen of Hip-Hop & Soul will release her new album on November 21st. Other collaborations on the project include Hip Hop heavyweights such as Nas, Rick Ross and Lil Wayne.

Now let’s talk production and momentum.  We all know that Mary and Bey can blow, but what will this track sound like with two powerhouse voices? I’m excited to find out! Check out the official tracklist for My Life II: The Journey Continues (Act 1)  inside. READ MORE

There are some true movers and shakers in the Atlanta area! This upcoming Monday, big names stars Towanda Braxton (Braxton Family Values), Tiny, The Weave Shop, and The Sisters’ Network will be offering makeovers for breast cancer survivors from 10 am – 5 pm. The event which has been titled Transformation 2011: A Brand New You.  A Complimentary Day of Beauty for Cancer Survivors is a fantastic idea and  anybody who was able to RSVP to the event is one lucky lady. Check the inside for more details on this event!


Justin Combs Joins The All-American Football Team

Justin Combs is stuntin’ like his daddy. After working on a football career for years, Diddy’s 17-year-old son, Justin Combs is now apart of the All-American team, a big deal for high school football players, although he hasn’t decided on a college just yet. READ MORE

Once again it looks like Lil Kim is alone in the war against Nicki Minaj. Vlad TV caught up with So-so Def rapper, Da Brat, at the 2011 BET Hip Hop awards, and asked her how she felt about the Harajuku’s Barbie’s success. And she wasn’t hating either. “I think it’s great that Nicki Minaj done blew up, you know, for any female emcee to do their thing, I support every last one of them,” she said. READ MORE

U.S. News Top 15 HBCU’s

U.S. News recently released their list of the top 15 historical black colleges and universities. Interestingly enough, on the list you will notice that the top 4 schools have the largest endowments. Another interesting factor that comes into play with the list that was created, was the fact that peer assessment counts for 25%  of the ranking. Check out the lists inside. READ MORE

U.K. Denies Chris Brown Work Visa

Chris Brown has been shunned once again and this time it’s by the U.K. As we all know, Chris Breezy was scheduled to perform in the tribute concert for his idol Michael Jackson (which takes place today). However, that will no longer be the case.  The U.K. has denied Chris a work visa because of his criminal record. READ MORE

Bernie Mac Documentary Coming Soon

I Ain’t Scared of You: A Tribute to Bernie Mac, will be the name of the independent documentary that illustrates the career and life of comedic legend Bernie Mac. The North American rights to the film were picked up my Image Entertainment and is said to feature many of Bernie’s famous friends such as Zoe Saldana, Samuel L. Jackson, Cameron Diaz and Chris Rock. The film is also to include never before seen footage of early Bernie Mack when he first started his career and intimate moments with family and friends. READ MORE

Detroit Leads Nation In Most Dangerous City


An FBI survey has recently showed Detroit, Michigan in being the most dangerous city right now in the U.S. In the nation’s violent crime standings, compiled annually by Forbes magazine, Detroit is again No. 1. According to stats from the FBI’s uniform crime report for 2010, Detroit is America’s most dangerous city. READ MORE