Posts Tagged: Mary J. Blige

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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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More Drama For Mary J. Blige, Singer Hit With $3.4 Million Tax Lien

(AllHipHop News) Even with a national scandal consuming the I.R.S. over the last week, the government agency still continued its pursuit of missing taxes from high-profile citizens. The latest celebrity to have to face the tax man is the Queen of Hip-Hop Soul, Mary J. Blige. According to TMZ, Blige is being accused of not paying all… Read more »

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Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ ‘Thrift Shop’ Breaks Chart Record

(AllHipHop News) Sorry DJ Khaled, but you’re no longer the best. At least not when it comes to holding the record for the longest running #1 rap single on Billboard Magazine’s Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. That distinction now belongs to Macklemore & Ryan Lewis after their mega-hit “Thrift Shop” topped the chart for the 12th consecutive week. Previously,… Read more »

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Hip Hop Mogul Michael Williams’ “Guns 4 Greatness” Begins, Includes Life Mentoring

(AllHipHop News) This Saturday (March 30th), Brooklyn will witness its first-ever public and private sector gun buyback initiative for the New York City public called “Guns 4 Greatness” [ALSO READ: Hip-Hop Mogul Proposes “Guns For Greatness” Program Featuring Tickets To Beyoncé & Jay-Z Concerts] The initiative was envisioned and is spearheaded by legendary Hip Hop manager Michael “Blue” Williams…. Read more »

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The Queen Latifah Show Returns To Daytime With Acclaimed Staff

(AllHipHop News) Hip-Hop royalty returns to daytime television. Sony Pictures Television announced the senior staffing of the reboot of the daytime talk series, The Queen Latifah Show. The staff resembles that of a talk show All-Star team. The show’s executive producer and showrunner Corin Nelson is a five-time Emmy award winner whose worked on The… Read more »

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Hip-Hop Rumors: Illseed’s Quickies! Love and Hip-Hop, Ciara & Future, Azealia Banks and MORE!

ILLSEED’S QUICKIES Did Erica Mena get fired from “Love And Hip-Hop”? Rumors say maybe, but I don’t think so. People are now saying that the financial woes of Mary J. Blige may result in the singer getting evicted from her high-end Manhattan apartment. The apartment complex is so nice, it has a bowling alley, basketball… Read more »

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Malcolm X's Grandson Arrested by FBI

(AllHipHop News) Malcolm X’s grandson and Muslim civil activist, Malcolm Lateef Shabazz has reportedly been arrested by FBI agents, according to reports from PressTV. Prior to the arrest, the grandson to the civil rights icon was en route to Tehran, Iran for the third annual Hollywoodism International Conference held on Sunday (February 3rd).  The FBI… Read more »

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The Last Word 2012: Colonel Mary J’s Chicken Flies The Coop

Our satirical and funny friend, Andre Leroy Davis, was back at it again in 2012 with “The Last Word”, his unique brand of cartoonish commentary on current events and politics. In the multi-billion dollar world of celebrity endorsements…all “gwop” ain’t good “gwop.” Just ask the reigning Queen of Hip-Hop Soul. We’ve loved Mary J. Blige… 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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BJ The Chicago Kid Joins Universal Motown Family With Newly Signed Record Deal

(AllHipHop News) Singer BJ the Chicago Kid has officially inked a record deal with Universal/Motown according to a tweet he sent out last night (August 2) and image that followed shortly after. “Chicago Thank Y’all For An Incredible Show 2nite!! Thank Y’all For You Patience w/ me over the yrs… Time well served. Motown Baby,”… Read more »

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D’Angelo And Mary J. Blige Hitting The Road To Co-Headline “The Liberation Tour”

(AllHipHop News) Following his recent re-emergence and highly praised performances at the Essence Music Festival and last weekend’s BET Awards, D’Angelo has announced that he will co-headline the upcoming “Liberation Tour” with nine-time Grammy Award-winning singer, Mary J. Blige. The pair have only revealed details for four East Coast dates; however, more are expected to… Read more »

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