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Last night(3/21), BET aired their annual ‘Rip the Runway’ which was hosted by Selita Ebanks and The Game’s Pooch. If you missed it my peps over a BET told me that you can watch an encore of Rip The Runway this Friday March 23 at 10P/9C. But if you have a hot date you can at least watch  all the performances here… The Homies at the THEJASMINEBRAND reports. In addition to showcasing new, break-out clothing lines, this year’s performances included Estelle, Wale, Robin Thicke, Meek Mill, B.O.B, Jeremih, Diggy Simmons and Lil’ Kim. Peep some of the stand-out performances.

Lil Kim hit the stage, singing her current single, “If You Love Me”, along with other classics. Many of her fans and critics suggested that this was her come-back performance. I have to say I love Lil Kim but wasn’t really feeling her last night. Check out all the videos below… READ MORE

The California home where Michael Jackson took his last breath is reportedly back on the market. TMZ says the Holmby Hills mansion is listed for 23-point-nine-million-dollars. Only serious buyers need inquire. Realtor Mauricio Umansky is apparently only showing the home to buyers who have pre-qualified. TMZ says a “major celebrity” is expected to look at the property this week. Umansky, a bit of a celebrity in his own right, appears on Bravo’s “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” with wife Kyle Richards,

The 17-thousand-square-foot estate has been on-and-off the market since Jackson’s death in 2009. The singer lived in the rented mansion with his children as he prepared for a series of comeback concerts in London before his passing. Furniture, artwork and other items that were in the home at the time of Jackson’s death were sold off at auction last December. The sale brought in almost one-million-dollars.

Ray J is denying a new rumor that he’s looking to profit on a sex tape and several X-rated photos featuring the late Whitney Houston.  A rep for the R&B star tells E! News that the “despicable tabloid report” is “not true,” adding that “there is no sex tape or explicit photos.”  The gossip magazine “Star” has cited a source who says Houston’s family has spoken to Ray J about making sure that the photos and video aren’t made public.  “Star’s” report went on to say that Ray J is taking his time deciding what to do with the X-rated material because he knows he’s “sitting on a gold mine.”  Ray J is no stranger to starring in sex tapes.  In 2007, he appeared alongside Kim Kardashian in an X-rated home movie that wound up spreading all over the Internet.

Ray J and Whitney Houston were said to be casually dating prior to her death. Sources say Ray J and Whitney’s only child, Bobbi Kristina, “absolutely didn’t get along. READ MORE

Young Jeezy Caught In Mexico Earthquake Details

A powerful earthquake shook things up in Mexico from the capital to the southern coast(3/20), damaging hundreds of homes and sending thousands of people into the streets, and my boi Jeezy  got caught in all the Drama.
The homies over at HipHollywood report Young Jeezy was stranded in Mexico City following the 7.4 earthquake that hit the region yesterday. READ MORE

The Black Panther party preached “power to the people,” but in the San Francisco Bay area’s thriving real estate market, the power is in the property.

 

Realtors expected to close a deal Friday on the Oakland home where the militant black power group was founded in 1966.

 

Source say Panther co-founder Bobby Seale’s family sold the house in October for $200,000 to real estate investors who renovated the home with chic maple and quartz upgrades, The Oakland Tribune reported. After the improvements, the home was put on the market for $400,000 – almost 40 times what Seale’s parents paid for it in 1960.

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New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton has been suspended for one year and the Saints will lose their second round pick in 2012 and ’13 and pay $500,000 as a result of the NFL’s bounty investigation, the league announced Wednesday.

 

Former defensive coordinator Gregg Williams, who orchestrated the program, has been suspended indefinitely.

 

Team general manager Mickey Loomis also faces an eight-game suspension and a $500,000 fine.

The NFL revealed in early March an investigation which found more than 20 defensive players for the New Orleans Saints participated in a “bounty” system from 2009 to ’11 which rewarded individuals with cash for harming opposing players. READ MORE

Eldra DeBarge Arrested For Drug Possession

Eldra DeBarge was arrested in a Los Angeles suburb on Monday for possession for sale of narcotics, adding yet another notch to his long history of run-ins with the law.

 

El was arrest around 2 PM in Encino, CA last night after LAPD officers observed him participating in what appeared to be a drug deal with another man near the 101 Freeway TMZ reports…

 

DeBarge was arrested for possession of narcotics with intent to sell. It’s the 3rd time El has been arrested for drug possession since 2001.

 

He was hauled to a nearby jail where he was booked and released on $30k bail. El is due back in court next month.

Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz are on the move. The celebrity couple is selling their New York penthouse for 17-million-950-thousand dollars. The property spans six-thousand-167 square feet and features five bedrooms and four bathrooms. It also includes a wine cellar, a gourmet eat-in kitchen, a floating glass staircase, and a master suite with a spa. READ MORE