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    Amber Rose Twerks From Blac Chyna to Chris Brown (Watch)

    *Amber Rose was spotted twerking yet again, this time against Chris Brown. The singer, 25, and the 31-year-old model were at the Supper Club in Los Angeles on Thursday, when Juvenile’s 1998 song “Back That A** Up” came on… Watch below: Earlier this week, Rose shared two videos on Instagram this week of herself twerking […]

    Ex-Aide Sues Mariah Carey for Back Overtime

    *A former worker for Mariah Carey is suing the singer over claims she had to work seven days a week without meal breaks or fair pay. Ylser Oliver, 49, says she pulled 16-hour days for the artist starting in March 2007 — on tasks ranging from tidying up her Tribeca living room to packing her […]

    Audra McDonald’s ‘Lady Day’ Show Goes from Broadway to HBO

    *Six-time Tony-award winning singer and actress Audra McDonald will reprise her role as legendary jazz singer Billie Holiday in the hit Broadway show “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill” in a special for HBO, the cable network announced Wednesday. McDonald will begin filming the play before a live audience in New Orleans this month. […]

    Shaq Rejected by Nicki Minaj in ‘TNT Rap Cypher’ (Watch)

    *Nicki Minaj traveled to TNT’s “Inside the NBA” Thursday night to promote her album “The Pinkprint,” and found herself in a rap battle with co-hosts Kenny Smith, Grant Hill, Shaquille O’Neal and Ernie Johnson – who actually dropped the mic after his “flow.” Also of note during the cypher: Grant Hill needed notecards.. Shaq wore a diamond […]

    Black Stuntmen’s Association Frustrated with Hollywood’s Dirty Little Secret of ‘Painting Down’

    *Members of the Black Stuntmen’s Association (BSA) are angry and appalled that Hollywood’s Warner Bros. is still practicing “painting down.”  Despite the decades-long, rocky history between Warner Bros. and the Black Stuntmen’s Association, this did not deter the studio recently from casting a white stuntwoman to play the double for a black guest actress on its […]

    Jay Z, Beyonce Outbid for Beverly Hills’ Most Expensive Home

    *Swedish video game developer Markus Persson put up more money than Jay Z and Beyonce to nab a fully furnished 23,000-square-foot mansion in Beverly Hills, reports TMZ. Persson, the creator of video game phenomenon Minecraft, reportedly purchased the property for $70 million…and that was after getting the owner to knock $15 million off the home’s […]

    Nicki Minaj Smashes Billboard Record for Female Rap with ‘Only’

    *Nicki Minaj’s “Only” soars 10-1 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart this week, giving the artist her fourth No. 1 — the most among female rappers in the 56 years since the chart launched as a sales/airplay hybrid tally. Minaj surpasses Missy Elliott (with three No. 1s), and moves ahead of Da Brat and Iggy Azalea […]

    Kelvin Wooten: Grammy Nominated Producer Shares His Story with You

    *You’ve heard of Kelvin Wooten – or perhaps more accurately, you’ve heard Kelvin Wooten. The young, dynamic multi- instrumentalist has played, written, arranged or produced for some of the biggest names in music: Earth, Wind & Fire, Mary J. Blige, Al Green, The Bee Gees, Anthony Hamilton, Nappy Roots, Jill Scott, Macy Gray, the Isley […]