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Jermaine Jones: Disqualified “American Idol” Contestant Pleads Guilty To Misleading ...

Disqualified “American Idol” contestant Jermaine Jones pled “guilty” on Tuesday to giving a police officer in Gloucester Township, N.J. a false name when police pulled over a car that he was a passenger in on November 27, 2011.  Jones told ...
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Sneak Peak: Essence’s Mikki Taylor Host Fashion Documentary Screening

Beauty icon and former Essence magazine editor Mikki Taylor and fashion historian Cameron Silver recently hosted an invite-only screening of the new documentary film, “Versailles ’73: American Runway Revolution” at the Soho House in West Hollywood, Calif. Among those in ...
Hip Hop

Reinvention: Snoop Dogg Changes His Name For “Reincarnated” Project

Snoop Dogg is the Madonna of hip-hop! If she is the queen of reinventing herself, he has to be the king! The rap superstar has a new moniker, Snoop Lion – his Reggae alter ego.  The birth of Snoop Lion ...
Music

Darlene Love: Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Recovering From ...

Vocal powerhouse Darlene Love is recovering from a heart attack, her agent has Eric Stevens confirmed to The Associated Press. The 71-year-old singer, known as one of the best background singers of all time, experienced some discomfort prior to a ...
TV

Tia Mowry: Lands New Gig After “The Game”

Tia Mowry has landed a new starring role following her surprise departure from BET’s “The Game” early this year. The 34-year-old actress, who also stars alongside her twin sister Tamera Mowry-Housley on the Style Network reality series “Tia & Tamera,” is ...
TV

Tristan Wilds: Returning to “90210” After Illness

Tristan Wilds is returning for season five of the CW drama “90210.” The 23-year-old actor, who plays Dixon on the series, had to leave the show and missed several episodes at the end of last season after getting sick with ...
Music

Splitsville: En Vogue Battle In Online Feud

The on-again, off-again, on-again 90’s R&B girl group En Vogue is officially on the outs again! The female quartet – made up of Terry Ellis, Cindy Herron, Maxine Jones and Dawn Robinson – has had many incarnations since making their debut in ...
Music

Nelly Talks Chris Brown: Says The Singer Made “Mistakes As ...

Rap superstar Nelly feels the public needs to put themselves in R&B singer Chris Brown’s shoes. During an appearance on Bravo’s “Watch What Happens Live,” host Andy Cohen asked the St. Louis-bred hip-hop star if he felt “Chris Brown gets ...
Music

First Photo: R&B Star Lil’ Mo Shows Off New Son

R&B star Lil’ Mo welcomed her fourth child, a son named Jonah Maddox-Phillip Byrant on Tuesday, July 10. The “Superwoman” singer is married to gospel singer Phillip Bryant and baby Johan is the couple’s second child. They also have a ...
Lifestyle

Elise Neal: Hollywood Star Launches New Hair Line

Actress Elise Neal is getting into the hair business. The star of TV shows like “The Hughleys” and “All of Us,” and films like “Hustle & Flow” and “Scream 2,” has been tapped to design a signature collection of hair ...