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20
May
13

A FAN GETS A “KICK” OUT OF MIGUEL’S BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARD PERFORMANCE……LITERALLY!!

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Miguel‘s performance tonight during the 2013 Billboard Music Awards definitely left a mark for at least one fan.

The soulful singer was giving a great show while singing his hit “Adorn,” and even did a sexy little spin into the jazz splits, but when he attempted to do it again, he first decided to try and jump across the crowd, to the other side of the stage.

And, well, that didn’t work out too well.

Instead, he clipped an audience member along the way, when he accidentally kicked her down before landing (and boy does it look like it hurt). Luckily, no one was seriously injured, and the young girl, who was later seen icing her arm, was all smiles afterward.

“Got caught up in the moment, thank goodness Khyati is okay,” Miguel tweeted.

Well, there’s one move he knows never to try again.

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09
May
13

KRISS KROSS’ CHRIS KELLY LAID TO REST TODAY…XSCAPE MEMBERS, JERMAINE DUPRI, KEKE WYATT, DA BRAT AND TINY IN ATTENDANCE

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SPOTTED @ ROLLINGOUT.COM

A fallen Kris Kross rapper and Hip-Hop trendsetter was laid to rest Thursday, May 9 while his family and friends looked on. Chris Kelly, 34, was funeralized in Atlanta, Georgia at Jackson Memorial Baptist Church. As previously reported Kelly passed away from a drug overdose.

Rollingout was on hand for the service and noted that the bereaving featured a number of celebrities. Attendees included Xscape singers LaTocha and Tamika Scott as well as So So Def founder Jermaine Dupri and his father Michael Mauldin. Both played pivotal roles in Chris Kelly’s musical career. The pair marched in with Kelly’s family, alongside his rap partner Chris Smith and DJ Nabs. Tiny Harris attended the funeral as well.

A grief stricken Da Brat was in attendance and refused to speak with the press. Keke Wyatt was also on hand and shared a few words with Rollingout about her first memory of Kelly. “‘Jump, Jump!’” said Wyatt. “I got in trouble for singing that [song].”

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Wyatt later gave a soul stirring rendition of “His Eye Is On The Sparrow” after LaTocha and Tamika Scott sang an a capella gospel tribute for the rapper.

The service also featured reflections from several individuals closest to the rapper including Michael Mauldin and Kelly’s cousin LaToya Wise who shared a poem she’d written in his honor.

A pivotal moment came however when Chris Smith,  Kelly’s Kris Kross rap partner, struggled through a heartfelt speech.

“This morning when I woke up this peace came over me,” said Smith wiping tears from his eyes. “I knew that Chris is with our father in heaven.”

He then recounted his final performance with Kelly at the recent So So Def Reunion concert in Atlanta.

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“Right before we go on, Chris runs over to my side and says, ‘stay focused.’ [...] He didn’t sweat nothing, he wasn’t all anxious, he just walked to his side. That’s the Chris that I knew. He was a true friend, he wanted to see if I was alright.”

“I just wanna say I love you man and I love you dearly, ” he added. “I hope our legacy for Hip Hop is never forgotten. I’m gonna do my part to make sure Chris’ memory lives on.”

Kelly’s mother attended the funeral in a cream colored frock and was seen being comforted by her husband as the rapper’s casket was brought out.

11
Apr
13

RICK ROSS GETS CANNED BY REEBOK OVER U.O.E.N.O. LYRICS!!

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Rick Ross got fired from Reebok…HE AIN’T EEIN KNOW!!!

Rick Ross will no longer serve as a spokesperson for Reebok. The Miami-based rapper faced criticism over lyrics he rapped on Rocko’s song “U.O.E.N.O.” On the song, Rick Ross rapped “Put molly all in her champagne, she ain’t even know it, I took her home and I enjoyed that, she ain’t even know it.”

Rick Ross gave two apologies that some believed wasn’t sincere. He tweeted that the lyrics were interpreted as rape.
Several groups against female abuse protested Rick Ross and Reebok.

Reebok also believed that Rick Ross never put forth an effort to apologize for his discrepancy. On April 11, the shoe company released the statement “We are very disappointed (Ross) has yet to display an understanding of the seriousness of this issue.”

28
Mar
13

THE FAT LADY HAS SUNG!!! NENE LEAKES HAS INVITED KIM ZOLCIAK TO HER WEDDING…FIND OUT IF KIM ACCEPTED THE INVITE!!

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VIA: THEYBF.COM

“RHOA” star Nene Leakes has big plans for her summer wedding to ex-husband Gregg Leakes.  During an exclusive interview with In Touch, “The New Normal” star announced plans to lose weight among the many deets.  “I will try to lose 10 pounds, but I don’t want to be a skinny-ass bride – I wanna be curvy!’ So what type of dress will she wear?  She told the mag, she’s “… ‘still interviewing designers. They’re sending me sketches.”

But Nene doesn’t have much time to lose the weight and pick the dress as the wedding is right around the corner!

 “We are going to have a big fantasy wedding, probably in Atlanta this summer. My granddaughter Bri’asia will be there. She can’t walk yet but we’ll pull her down the aisle!’

She also gave a little of the backstory about why she and Gregg divorced saying, “When I started living my dream, things changed. I started making more money than him. He’d say “You don’t need me anymore,” but I really did.”

But as Nene made waves in Hollywood on “Glee” and “The New Normal”, she and Gregg realized that they still loved each other.  So naturally…Gregg popped the question, for a second time!

“We were with our son – Gregg somehow got him out of the condo and had a big heart made of Hershey’s Kisses on the bed. It was sweet! I said yes right away.”  

And while Mrs. Leakes twice over hasn’t revealed if the wedding will play out as a big Bravo special, she did reveal that ALL of her tv castmates will be invited.

‘I will definitely invite every castmate from every show I’m on. I don’t know who’s available but they’re all on the list! RHOA’s Cynthia [Bailey] will be a bridesmaid. And Kim [Zolciak] will be invited as well.’

‘She’s invited to my wedding, and I believe she will come. I’m extending an olive branch.’

And Kim Zolciak recently confirmed to In Touch that she plans to attend the wedding saying!

“I have always been and I continue to be happy for NeNe, and I look forward to being invited to the wedding. NeNe and I started this journey together and although we have had our ups and downs, I am excited to get our friendship back on track.”

She added, “We were friends long before RHOA, and we will be friends long after RHOA if it’s up to me.”

17
Mar
13

MIKE VICK COMES BACK TO ATLANTA TO PARTY!! CHECK OUT PICS INSIDE!!

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via: Theybf.com

The Vicks made it a date night as they partied it up with 49er’s QB Colin Kaepernick, Allen Iverson and T.I. & Tiny last night.  Check out the celebs having some fun inside…

Former Atlanta Falcon Michael Vick returned to Atlanta last night to party at Mansion Elan.  And he brought his wifeKijafa along with him.  The NFL baller recently cancelled his Finally Free autobiography book signings due to violent threats.  But he was all good with the clubgoers.  And the book tour is now back on–in a different way he says– as of yesterday.  He visited an ATL church to sign books, instead of the bookstore appearance in the city that was previously cancelled.

All the profits from Saturday’s signings were donated to a charity that works with young males serving time in detention centers.

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24
Feb
13

PICTURES FROM SO SO DEF REUNION CONCERT HELD IN ATLANTA SATURDAY NIGHT!!

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via: rollingout.com

Photos from the So So Def anniversary concert

After a star-studded anniversary concert went off without a hitch, fans and celebs alike documented the experience on social media. On Saturday, Jermaine Durpi set Atlanta ablaze with his So So Def anniversary concert that featured performances from Bow Wow, Kris Kross, Da Brat, Jagged Edge, Xscape, Nelly, Ludacris, Usher, Anthony Hamilton and Dem Franchize Boyz.

Also on hand was Mariah Carey, who posed for photos with Dupri backstage before surprising him with a celebratory cake. Jay-Z also made an appearance and performed his hit “Money Ain’t A Thing” before packing out the venue with bottles of his D’Usse cognac.

Check out the best social media photos of the So So Def anniversary concert below. -

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Nelly on stage at So So Def Concert

Nelly on stage at So So Def Concert

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21
Feb
13

IT’S ABOUT TIME!!! KANDI BURRUSS TELLS US WHY SHE IS NOT GOING TO THE SO SO DEF REUNION!! ALSO SAYS WHY SHE DOES NOT GET ALONG WITH REMAINING MEMBERS OF XSCAPE!!!

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Kandi Burruss explains why she’s against an Xscape reunion

As a number of fans await this weekend’s So So Def Reunion, one of the famed members ofXscape is explaining why she won’t be hitting the stage. Kandi Burruss, who led the group in the ’90s, stopped by V-103 Wednesday to promote her “Kandi Koated Nights” U-Stream series. While there, however, Big Tigga asked if she would be willing to reunite with her former bandmates.

“I don’t think it’s just an issue with me and Tocha [Scott], it’s the whole group,” said Burruss. “I don’t really wanna have that conversation right now, I don’t wanna feel like ‘oh we’re talking because you want me to do something this week.’ Like if you really wanna fix the situation or have a real conversation then, OK.”

And when asked directly if there was any hope that she’d make a surprise appearance at the forthcoming show, Kandi politely stated that she’d be unavailable. “I have a prior engagement,” said Kandi. “I ‘m heading to Baton Rouge, [La.], I have to speak at a college. No, I will not be running back, I’m sorry. They don’t need me for the show, they’ve done the show without me before.”

Prior to Burruss shooting down reunion rumors, Xscape’s LaTocha Scott told Egypt Sherrod that she doesn’t understand Kandi’s reasoning and urged her to reconsider for the fans’ sake.

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LaTocha Scott of 90s RnB Group; Xscape

“The only unfinished business I can think of is the fact that we didn’t go onto the other albums that we were supposed to do. Other than that, I don’t understand where the unfinished business comes in at,” said Scott. “I don’t know what she’s talking about. I think we owe it to the fans, to the people. They put us all here … This whole 20 year reunion is big for me, but to say you’re not going to do it because you feel like we have unfinished business is … I don’t want to say it’s insulting to the fans, but it’s like come on, it’s not even about that. Let’s get out of self and let’s think about what we did for music.”

Jermaine Dupri’s So So Def reunion will take place Saturday, Feb. 23 at Atlanta’s Fox Theatre. Confirmed acts include Da Brat, Kriss Kross and Jagged Edge. There are also rumors that Mariah Carey will make a surprise appearance.

VIA: ROLLINGOUT.COM

21
Feb
13

THEY STILL TOGETHER!! RIHANNA AND BOYFRIEND, CHRIS BROWN CELEBRATES RIH’S BDAY IN HAWAII!!

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Via: Rollingout

Rihanna, Chris Brown and friends celebrate her 25th birthday 

Like a number of people suspected, a Bajan pop star was joined on her 25th birthday by her R&B boyfriend in Hawaii. Rihanna, who’s been enjoying her island getaway with a bevy of her family and friends, was photographed with Chris Brown Wednesday celebrating the occasion. Photographers first captured the couple walking hand-in-hand along the coast with Rihanna in an itsy bitsy bikini and Brown in basketball shorts.

Later, the two were seen at her birthday dinner where Brown grabbed her backside and posed for Polaroid pictures with the songstress. “Birthday behavior,” she captioned a photo of herself and her boyfriend.

So far Rihanna’s special day has consisted of shots of alcohol, a reggae-inspired birthday cake and public displays of affection from her beau. There are rumors, howeve,r that a marriage proposal for the controversial couple could be forthcoming.

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18
Feb
13

NE-YO PERFORMS AT HOUSTON ALL-STAR GAME…ONLY 25 PEOPLE CLAP AT THE END AND NE-YO GOES ON TWITTER RANT, SAYING “F*CK THE HATERS!”

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RAP-UP.COM

Prior to Sunday’s NBA All-Star Game, Ne-Yo got the crowd and the players pumped up with an energetic performance. The R&B gentleman kicked off the festivities with a medley of “Let’s Go,” “Let Me Love You,” and “Forever Now” as the East and West teams were introduced. He worked up a sweat on stage and changed his wardrobe multiple times during the dance-heavy set.

But his performance wasn’t well received by everyone. He fired back at those who criticized his vocals.

“Shout out to those showing love. Everybody has an off day….all good. Fuck any and all haters. Talk it while I live it bitches!!!” tweeted Ne-Yo.

CLICK IMAGE BELOW TO WATCH PERFORMANCE

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13
Feb
13

WOW!!! LADY GAGA HAS GOT TO LOSE THE POUNDS!! IT’S CAUSING HER TO CANCEL TOUR DATES!! GAGA TOLD BY DOCTORS TO “SIT DOWN”

We all guess that the weight that Lady GaGa has put on is causing her to hurt all over that big mid-section body of hers…..

ACCORDING TO RUMORFIX.COM

Lady Gaga took to Twitter late Tuesday and confirmed that the worst is TRUE for little monsters in Chicago, Detroit, and Ontario.

Doctors have ordered her to clear her tour schedule for the rest of the week due to a severe joint inflammation known as synovitis.

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Gaga addressed the rumors in a series of tweets:

“@ladygaga: There’s an unfortunate announcement coming out right now, concerning myself and the Born This Ball. Im so sorry. I barely know what to say.

“@ladygaga: I’ve been hiding a show injury and chronic pain for sometime now,over the past month it has worsened. I’ve been praying it would heal”

Lady Gaga even admits to hiding her injury from her own staff.  The condition is so serious, thesinger says she has been unable to walk since her last performance on Monday night.

Gaga also expressed her apologies to her faithful fans:

“@ladygaga: To the fans in Chicago Detroit & Hamilton [Ontario] I hope you can forgive me, as it is nearly impossible for me to forgive myself. Im devasted & sad

“@ladygaga: It will hopefully heal as soon as possible, I hate this. I hate this so much. I love you and Im sorry.”




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