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The 20th Anniversary 2014 Essence Festival Brings Out The Stars! Prince and More Headline

Photo Credit: Maya Washington Essence hit it big again this year for their 20th anniversary. The Essence Festival’s 20th anniversary set a record for annual attendance, with more than 550,000 participants celebrating four days of R&B music, community, and black culture between the New Orleans’ convention center and the Mercedes Benz Superdome. The festival attracted… Read more »

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Rock the Bells L.A. in Pics (Part 2)

Oh you thought we were done? We’re just getting started! After giving you a sh*tload of pics yesterday after Day 1 of Rock the Bells Los Angeles, we are back with more coverage from Saturday’s show. This set includes pics from Stalley, Smoke DZA, YG, Producer/Artist Hit Boy and his HS87 crew, Odd Future’s Earl… Read more »

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Bilal’s Top 5 Hip-Hop Collabos

We loved interviewing and writing about Bilal for our exclusive interview, (Read that here.) That we had to revisit some of our favorite hip-hop songs that featured the soulful singer.  During his long hiatus from recording, some of his best work came from his collaborations with rap artists. From Jay-Z and Jadakiss to Common and Kweli, Bilal has… Read more »

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Real Husbands of Hollywood Picked Up For 2nd Season

(AllHipHop News) The “Fakest Reality Show Ever” will be back with 12 new episodes. BET has announced that the Kevin Hart-led Real Husbands of Hollywood has been renewed for a second season. The partially scripted “mockumentary” stars Hart, Nick Cannon, Boris Kodjoe, Duane Martin, J.B. Smoove, and Robin Thicke as famous friends who attempt to manage their live as… Read more »

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Common, Trey Songz And Ne-Yo Hitting The Court For 2013 NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

(AllHipHop News) With only a week remaining until the NBA All-Star Weekend kicks off in Houston, Texas, entertainers Common, Trey Songz and Ne-Yo have been tapped to participate in the 2013 Sprint NBA All-Star Celebrity Game. The celebrity game is set to take place on Friday, February 15th at the George R. Brown Convention Center and… Read more »

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AHH Stray News: Mary J. Blige Sued Over $2.2 Million Loan, Kevin Hart's "Real Husbands", Ryan Leslie Ordered To Pay $1 Million Reward Over Laptop

(AllHipHop News) Mary J Blige a.k.a. “The Queen of Hip-Hop Soul,” was hit with a lawsuit yesterday (November 28), claiming that she and her husband defaulted on a $2.2 million loan from Signature Bank. According to Reuters, documents were filed in New York State Supreme Court in Manhattan, seeking to recoup the $2.2 million loan… Read more »

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Hip-Hop Rumors: Serena Williams Goes In On Common’s New Girlfriend On Twitter!

Common is allegedly in hot water with his former flame, Serena Williams, because of his new girlfriend and her Twitter-stalking ways. Serena went H.A.M. on Twitter yesterday, blasting Common’s new lady friend and referring to her as a “boy” because sources say that Serena allegedly thinks that Common’s girlfriend looks like a man. Really, Serena!!!… Read more »

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