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Remember The Time : For Sister Only 2011 Photo Recap

It was just a year ago in Atlanta that the city gathered together to celebrate V-103’s For Sisiters Only.  Last year Marcia Ambrosia, Mindless Behavior, and the OMG gGirlz rocked the stage!!  Tiny came out to support her girls, along with her friend and Real Housewives of Atlanta cast member Kandi.  And V.I.C. had the whole building doing the Wobble dance!!  Kindred Family Soul, Miguel and Cee-Lo Green got on the mic and had everybody jammin, and Johnny Gill and Biv Bell Devoe stole the show.

Where you there?  Did you make it out?  If so you just might see yourself in the gallery below!!!  But if not, that’s OK!  Freddyo.com has all the coverage from last years For Sisters Only 2011 and stay tuned for the photos from this year FSO coming soon!  For Sisiters Only 2011 photo recap is below. READ MORE

Celebrities React To Death Of Manager Chris Lighty

Sean “Diddy” Combs, Nicki Minaj, Rihanna, Ludacris and many others from the world of hip-hop are mourning the loss of Chris Lighty. The popular manager, who worked with Combs, 50 Cent, Mariah Carey, LL Cool J and more, died Thursday at the age of 44. Combs sent out a tweet saying simply “in shock,” while Diggy Simmons also said he was shocked to lose someone he considered to be not just a manager, but a member of his family. Another Lighty client, Soulja Boy, said the news was hard to believe since he only talked to Chris a few days ago. READ MORE

Mariah Carey and Russell Simmons, Art For Life Charity Event

Mariah Carey, Nick Cannon, and Tyler Perry are just a few of the celebs that came out to help raise raise over $2 million Russell Simmons’s 13th Annual ‘Art for Life’ charity event on Saturday.

Simmons hosted his annual Art for Life fundraiser at his East Hampton, New York home and dozens of celebrities showed up to support of the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation, which gives underprivileged children better access to arts programs.

This year’s event honored recording artists Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon, Betsy Z. Cohen (Bancorp Inc.), Tamia and Grant Hill (The Grant Hill Foundation), and Marc J. Leder (Sun Capital Partners Inc.). The main event was hosted by CNN’s Soledad O’Brien hosted the evening, while Star Jones led the Rush Kids Auction. Musical performances included Anita Baker, Salt-N-Pepa, Melanie Fiona and Diggy Simmons.
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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

Diggy Simmons Gives Back For The Holidays

Diggy Simmons is not your average teenager. Not only is he a rapper but he’s Rev Run’s Son and his uncle is Russell Simmons.  Both his father and uncle are big on philanthropy so it comes as no surprise that he has such a giving heart and a well rounded head on his shoulders.

 

The Scream Tour that Diggy headlined is now over and he’s had some free time on his hands. A couple days ago Diggy participated in a few holiday charity events in New York City. His first appearance was at the New York Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital. READ MORE

This weekend had to be a scary one for performers Bow Wow and Diggy Simmons out in Detroit. The two were scheduled to perform for a fundraisre, Coats for Kids, but never got the chance to because of gunfire and fights. Look inside to get more specific details on this crazy case! READ MORE