Jennifer Lopez Launches New Reality Show

Jennifer is set to star in and produce a new reality program on TLC. The new show, which is currently in production, will follow the actress, singer and producer as she mothers her two newborn babies, MAX and EMME, and manages other aspects of her career, including launching a new fragrance! Lopez said regarding the project: "I’m thrilled to be part of the TLC family. I’m looking forward to sharing this exciting journey together." This isn’t the first reality series she has appeared in and produced — her 2007 show "Dance Life" appeared on MTV.

702 Member Passes Away

This past Sunday (April 20), Orish Grinstead, founding member of popular R&B girl group 702, passed away due to kidney failure. Grinstead, who was 27 years old, was also suffering from several other medical complications, including cancer which she yet had been treated for. According to sources close to Grinstead, the singer’s been plagued by her illness for quite some time and was only expected to live for several more months. Orish formed the group, 702, with her twin sister, Irish and older sister, Lameisha in the mid-90′s before being discovered by comedian, Sinbad in the lobby of Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada. The group was originally a quartet, but soon became a trio when Orish left the group to pursue a solo career. Shortly after, 702 released their freshmen debut, No Doubt, which produced hits such as “Steelo”, “All I Want”, “Get It Together”. The set sold over 500,000 copies worldwide. Pictured above left to right: Irish Grinstead, LeMisha Grinstead, Kameelah Williams <A TARGET="_blank" HREF=""><IMG SRC="" alt="" BORDER=0></A> Our condolences go out to the family source

Bape Store Opening In West Hollywood

The Grand Opening of the Bape store took place last night in West Hollywood, CA. Celebs were definitely in attendance to this exclusive event. Serena Williams, Robin Thicke, Rick Ross, Joel Silver, Pharrell Williams, Nigo, Kanye West, Takashi Murakami Nicole Ritchie and more. Nigo is the official owner and founder of the BAPE company but Pharrell joined in on launching the stores.

Video: R. Kelly – “Hairbraider”

Audio: Usher – Love In This Club Part 2 Ft. Beyonce & Lil Wayne


Clinton Claims Victory in Pennsylvania

Sen. Hillary Clinton claimed victory in Pennsylvania on Tuesday, beating out Sen. Barack Obama after a bruising seven-week campaign. ”It’s a long road to 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. and it runs right through the heart of Pennsylvania,” she told supporters in Philadelphia. I’m in this race to fight for you … You know you can count on me to stand up strong for you every single day in the White House.” Clinton commended Obama and his campaign, saying they are in many ways “on this journey together.”

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Swizz and Mashonda Calling It Quits

And another one! Producer Swizz Beatz ,aka Kasseem Dean, and his wife Mashonda have separated after four years of marriage. Despite a likely divorce, the musician, born Kasseem Dean, is said to maintain an amicable relationship with his wife, who as an R&B singer is also music industry vet. “Their union was one shared in love and deep admiration for one another. For the last seven months, the two have been working on establishing a formidable friendship , being great parents to their son, and remaining great supporters of each other’s careers,” a representative of Swizz Beatz told AllHipHop. “The couple has asked that their privacy be respected at this time.” The two professionals still hard at work, with Swizz working on his third solo album and Mashonda involved in a new swimwear line and the start of an arts-based school for kids. Best to you both!! source

Spotted: Foxy Goes To Church

After her 8 month bid for assault, rapper Foxy Brown was spotted attending St Paul’s Apostle Church in New York on Sunday. We are surprised the photog’s were allowed in………. smh

It’s Official!! Beyoncé & Jay-Z File Signed Marriage License

Beyoncé and Jay-Z are mum, but their paperwork is doing the talking for them: The couple filed their signed wedding license Friday in Scarsdale, N.Y. Scarsdale Town Clerk Donna Conkling tells PEOPLE the license – which lists the wedding date as April 4 – was received on Friday afternoon. The couple applied for the license just three days before the ceremony attended by friends and family, including Beyoncé’s mother Tina Knowles, her father/manager Mathew, her sister Solange, her Destiny’s Child pals Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams, and the couple’s friend Gwyneth Paltrow.

The Daily Dose

What’s Good People? Let’s just get right into it today. First off we got Ice Cube bringing the intelligent and aggressive rhymes he always brings. I think this track is of his new album, Raw Footage, which hopefully won’t get as slept on as his last one. Next we got my man Sha Stimuli from Brooklyn holding it down on this track. I don’t really have any comments for this track besides I like it. Then we have Skyzoo with Wale on “Lyrically Inclined”, I really like the name of the track, as well as the track itself. There is all this buzz on this dude Wale who is over at Interscope, but to be honest I’m not seeing what distinguishes him from the rest of the pack. Finally we got Buckshot & 9th Wonder with a track of their new album, The Formula, I’ve only heard a couple tracks of this album, but from what I’ve heard it’s pretty fire. It just seems catchy and authentic without being really commercial. I’m having trouble describing it, but I definitely recommend that true hip-hop heads scope it out. As always be sure to preview the tracks on the audio section. Enjoy! “It Takes A Nation”- Ice Cube “We Can Make It”- Sha Stimuli “Lyrically Inclined”- Skyzoo ft Wale “Whassup With U”- Buckshot & 9th Wonder ft. Keisha Shontelle

Audio: KRS-One – “Self-Construction” ft. Various Artists

KRS-One ft Nelly, Styles P, Redman, The Game, Method Man, Busta Rhymes, Talib Kweli & More CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Remy’s Sentencing Date Pushed Back

Remy Ma was scheduled to go before the judge tommrow for sentencing after she was convicted last month of shooting her former friend, Makeda Barnes, in the gut over a missing $3,000.00 dollars. Remy’s new sentencing date is May 13th.

“Hiding In Hip Hop” by: Terrence Dean May 13th

Former MTV executive Terrence Dean is blowing the lid off of a Gay/DL subculture silently festering within the confines of hip hop in a new book entitled Hiding In Hip Hop: On The Down Low in the Entertainment Industry from Music to Hollywood. Terrence will out the lifestyles of prominent gay celebrities of color from hip hop to Hollywood in the book.

Tia and Cory Tie The Knot

Actress Tia Mowry, currently on The Game,looked stunning at her elegant nuptials to actor Cory Hardrict on Sunday. The former Sister, Sister star and her husband tied the knot at the Four Seasons Resort the Biltmore Santa Barbara in front of 170 guests over the weekend. Congratulations!


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