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Fully Fierce: The Curvy Con Redefines The Look Of Fashion

AlwaysAList.com had the chance to attend The Curvy Con, a two-day fashion expo and empowerment seminar in New York City aimed at bringing together plus-sized style brands, celebrities, full-figured fashionistas, influencers, models, shopaholics, fashion media and bloggers. An immaculately-produced event, The Curvy Con is surprisingly only in its second year and attracted upwards of 500-plus […]

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Formation: Shaun Robinson Developing Girls To Run The World

Almost a year to the date that she announced she was leaving “Access Hollywood,” Emmy Award-winning journalist and TV Host, Shaun Robinson has announced the formation of the S.H.A.U.N. Foundation for Girls. The non-profit organization will work to empower young women in five areas derived from Robinson’s name: (S)tem, (H)ealth (A)arts (U)nity and (N)eighborhoods. “I […]

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Montell Jordan: Releases New Memoir & Returns To Performing R&B

Former R&B superstar Montell Jordan has released a new book, “Becoming Unfamous: The Journey of ‘How We Do It’ To How He Do It.” The “This Is How We Do It” singer stepped away from his career in mainstream music in 2010 to become a Worship Minister at Victory World Church in Norcross, Georgia. Jordan, […]

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HOT SHOTS: Common, Fantasia, Soulja Boy, The O’Jays, Xavier Woods, Ruben Studdard, Case & more

Oscar and Grammy Award winning superstar Common was in his hometown of Chicago to celebrate the 100th birthday of the National Park Service at Chicago’s Washington Park. The event was part of the National Park Foundation’s Find Your Park movement. During the event, held in the South Side community of Chicago, the prolific hip-hop star […]

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Iyanla Vanzant: “Fix My Life” Star Talks Donald Trump, Lamar Odom, Prince & Essence Festival

Motivational speaker and TV personality Iyanla Vanzant is preparing to deliver a keynote address on the Empowerment Stage during the 22nd annual Essence Festival in New Orleans on Saturday, July 2. “I’ve done it for 14 years and I consider it an honor to be asked back. I consider it a service to the community,” […]


 
 

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Andraé Crouch: Gospel Great Facing Serious Health Challenges

Posted  June 11, 2014  by  jmurray

Grammy-winning gospel legend Andraé Crouch is facing some “serious health challenges.” The 71-year-old’s twin sister Sandra Crouch has reached out to family, friends and fans of the iconic singer/songwriter soliciting prayers for her brother. Andraé, who is the Senior Pastor at Christ Memorial Church of God in Christ in Pacoima, Calif., was hospitalized recently and […]

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Kelly Rowland: Newlywed Pregnant With First Child

Posted  June 11, 2014  by  jmurray

R&B star Kelly Rowland is pregnant. The 33-year-old vocalist revealed on Instagram that she and her husband/manager Tim Witherspoon expecting their first child. In a post on Tuesday, the former Destiny’s Child member posted a photo of her 40-year-old hubby’s Air Jordans with a matching infant pair and a caption that read: “I’ll be stuntin […]

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Wess Morgan: Shocks Ex-Wife & Kids By Revealing Secret Marriage Online

Posted  June 10, 2014  by  jmurray

Gospel singer Wess Morgan not only shocked fans when he announced that he had remarried earlier this year and was expecting a child with his new wife, Danielle Walker, but apparently it was a surprise to his ex-wife and his children as well. Earlier this month, the ‘He Paid It All’ singer disclosed on Facebook […]

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Royal Regime: Aretha Franklin’s Walmart Workout

Posted  June 10, 2014  by  jmurray

Wondering how Aretha Franklin maintains her girlish figure? Well, the Queen of Soul gets regular cardio in by speed walking in Walmart believe it or not. “I have a walking regimen — about three times a week, at least a mile or so. I walk the Super Walmart’s, the biggest ones. If people are in […]

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Model Role: Yaya DaCosta Cast As Whitney Houston In TV Movie

Posted  June 9, 2014  by  jmurray

Actress and model Yaya DaCosta has landed the role in the upcoming Lifetime biopic about the life of Whitney Houston. AlwaysAList.com reported last month that the cable network was planning to produce a film that focused on the late singer’s life with ex-husband Bobby Brown. READ: Whitney Houston: Family Fuss Over Forthcoming Lifetime Movie Now […]

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Lil’ Kim: Gives Birth To First Child

Posted  June 9, 2014  by  jmurray

Rapper veteran Lil’ Kim gave birth on Monday at 9:58am to a baby girl. The 39-year-old talent, whose real name is Kimberly Jones, named her daughter Royal Reign. READ: Baby On Board: Lil’ Kim Is Pregnant Lil’ Kim’s daughter was born at Hackensack University Medical Center in New Jersey and her first born weighed in […]

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Michael Baisden: Sued For $1 Million By Former Radio Bosses

Posted  June 9, 2014  by  jmurray

Radio personality Michael Baisden is being sued by Cumulus Media Networks, the company who syndicated his now defunct afternoon radio program, “The Michael Baisden Show.” Cumulus Media Networks has filed a $1 million judgment against Baisden at the U.S. District Court in Dallas for overpayment.  The radio company claims that the 50-year-old talent received 15 […]

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B. Smith: Restaurateur & Former Model Battling Alzheimer’s Disease

Posted  June 5, 2014  by  jmurray

Restaurateur and former model B. Smith (full name Barbara Smith) is battling Alzheimer’s disease, an illness that plagues more than five million Americans. Smith was one of the first African-American models on the cover of Mademoiselle. In 1986, Smith opened her first restaurant in New York City, and two more followed in Washington, DC and […]

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Chef Roblé: Bravo Series Canceled After Two Seasons

Posted  June 5, 2014  by  jmurray

Bravo has quietly canceled “Chef Roblé & Co.,” the reality series that focuses on the life of chef Roblé Ali and his booming catering company. The series premiered on Dec. 4, 2011 and aired 16 episodes over two seasons. The finale for season two aired on July 24, 2013. “Chef Roblé & Co.” averaged about […]

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Diana Ross: Kicking Off Tour In Time For Black Music Month

Posted  June 5, 2014  by  jmurray

Veteran superstar Diana Ross is headed out on tour just in time for Black Music Month. The 70-year-old entertainer will perform concert dates in the United States and Canada for the North American leg of her “In The Name of Love Tour.” Appropriately, the former Motown diva will kick off the tour in Detroit on […]

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Bridal Blowout: Kandi Burruss’ Wedding Spin-Off A Huge Hit

Posted  June 4, 2014  by  jmurray

Looks like “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Kandi Burruss has a hit on her spin-off wedding series. Titled “The Real Housewives of Atlanta: Kandi’s Wedding,” the debut episode on Sunday scored 2.4 million total viewers, making it the best-performing spin-off from the franchise. In comparison, NeNe Leakes’ “I Dream of NeNe” premiered to 1.6 million […]

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