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Hip-Hop Mogul Russell Simmons Steps Down from Companies Following New Sexual Assault Allegations

Russell Simmons is stepping down from his companies in the wake of sexual assault and harassment allegations. Simmons, who’s the founder of hip-hop music label Def Jam Records and CEO of Rush Communications, released a statement on Thursday following alleged accuser Jenny Lumet’s guest column published by The Hollywood Reporter. “As a woman of color,...


Hip-Hop Takes Over the Grammy’s: The Nominations Are In

It’s been a good year for hip-hop, as the category leads this years nominations! Jay-Z has racked up the most nominations this year with eight, including Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and Album of the Year.  Carter now has 74 nominations to his name with 21 wins. Kendrick Lamar slid in behind...

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Is Brandy Carrying Ray J’s Child?

Baby Baby Baby Baby, think about you all the time… For months now rumors have been circulating that singer Brandy is pregnant.  Close friend and fellow Moesha co-star Countess Vaughn has publicly congratulated her, not once, but twice. Photos of the “Full Moon” singer surfaced where she appears to look pregnant, but Ms. Norwood has...

Della Reese

Actress Della Reese Dead at 86

Actress Della Reese, 86, who’s best known for her role as Tess on the television series “Touched by an Angel,” died Sunday, her family confirmed. “On behalf of her husband, Franklin Lett, and all her friends and family, I share with you the news that our beloved Della Reese has passed away peacefully at her...

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Terry Crews Leaks Email from Russell Simmons as He Faces Allegations of Sexual Assault

Hip-Hop mogul Russell Simmons has become the latest high-powered bigwig facing sexual assault allegations. In 1991 a 17-year-old model Keri Claussen Khalighi said she was coerced into performing oral sex on Simmons, while Hollywood director Brett Ratner watched. “I looked over at Brett and said ‘help me’ and I’ll never forget the look on his...

Terry Crews

Terry Crews Says ‘I Have Never Felt More Emasculated’ as He Named His Alleged Sexual Assaulter

Terry Crews sat down with Good Morning America and spoke about being sexual assaulted by Hollywood bigwig.  For the first time since going public last month in a series of tweets claiming he was groped by “a high level Hollywood executive.”  Crews finally publicly named the high-powered talent agent he claimed groped him at an...


Eve Joins ‘The Talk’ as New Co-Host

  Eve is ready to blow our minds! Rapper and actress Eve is adding talk show host to her resume by nabbing a seat as the newest co-host on CBS‘ The Talk. Eve, who made her debut today (Nov 14,) will be filling the vacated seat for Aisha Tyler, who announced her departure back in...

Teyana Taylor

VH1 Gives Teyana Taylor & Iman Shumpert a Reality Show

After taking over the internet by dancing for her life in Kanye West’s “Fade” video.  She then went viral once more while prancing down the catwalk in Philipp Plein’s fashion show during fashion week.  So it’s only right that its perfect timing for Teyana Taylor to take over our television screens. VH1 just announced (Nov. 14), that...

Jordin Sparks

Jordin Sparks Secretly Weds with a Baby on the Way

American Idol alum Jordin Sparks, 27, secrelty married her boyfriend Dana Isaiah, 25, back in July.  The newlyweds exclusively announced the news to PEOPLE.  They also revealed that they’ll be expecting their first child together late next spring. “We’re both really excited,” says Sparks. “He’s been like, ‘I want to shout it from the mountain...


Colin Kaepernick is GQ’s Citizen of the Year

A lot has taken place since Colin Kaepernick last graced the cover of GQ Magazine four years ago.  Then he was one of the best football players; a rising quarterback, and now he’s the Citizen of the Year; and not playing football. Although Kap has been silent about his protest since taking that kneel during...