Thursday, July 3, 2014

The Young, Black, and Fabulous

The Young, Black, and Fabulous

EYECANDY: Meet TEAM USA Soccer Star Tim Howard!

Posted: 03 Jul 2014 08:26 AM PDT

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We were never really here for soccer, or the other 'football' if that's what you call it.  That is, until we saw TEAM USA's goal keeper Tim Howard.  Then, we were here for the 2014 Wold Cup ALL DAY.  Meet the New Jersey-born hottie inside...


There's a very good reason 35-year-old African American/Hungarian soccer star Tim Howard landed one of the covers of the 2014 ESPN Body Issue.  Because his body looks like....this.  And he's ridiculously good with his hands.

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Sheesh.  But it gets better.  Tim blew up all over the internet this week despite TEAM USA's loss to Belgium....because of his record breaking amount of saves.  He's a beast as a goal keeper and stopped 16 goal attempts. 16.  This set a World Cup record for the last 50 years.  Nice!

And yes ladies, he's single!  He and his wife divorced in 2010 after several years of marriage.  And the pro-athlete--who holds a dual American/Hungary citizenship by the way--is a doting dad to their two kids:

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Sweet!  And over on his IG, he loves saluting his own parents: His Hungarian mother Esther and his father Matthew:

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The big Jay Z & Nas fan has a major passion for getting tatted up.  He even starred in PET's INK Not Mink campaign and often shares the process of him getting his tatts:

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And if you need any more reason to like this guy, he has always been open about embracing his Tourette's syndrome, a neurological disorder he has suffered from since childhood. He often works to dispel ignorance about the disorder and was even named MLS Humanitarian of the Year in 2001 for his work with children with Tourette's.  He is also involved with Athletes in Action, a ministry arm of Campus Crusade for Christ

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Check out his interview on GMA this week below about becoming a viral sensation!

Congrats to Tim & TEAM USA on an amazing World Cup run!


Photos: ESPN/Tim's IG


Reginae Carter Reveals "Mind Goin Crazy" Single & Video

Posted: 03 Jul 2014 06:43 AM PDT

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The newest singer on Young Money--Lil Wayne's daughter Reginae Carter--just unveiled her new video and sing "Mind Goin Crazy".  Check out the bubbly  autotune fun inside....

15-year-old Reginae is flexing her skills on her first video and song with the Young Money label.  During her dad's Weezy Wednesdays, where he unveils details weekly about the upcoming album Tha Carter V, he decided to interrupt the regularly scheduled program to give his baby girl some shine.

Reginae is seen in an asylum of sort singing about taking herself on shopping sprees and other ish girls love.  Check out the song and vid below:



CUTENESS OVERLOAD: Rihanna BONDS With "Niece" Majesty, Steals Some KISSES

Posted: 02 Jul 2014 04:57 PM PDT

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In between hitting up the studio as she works on a new project, Rihanna is spending her free time bonding with her newborn cousin/niece Majesty. Peep the adorableness inside...

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Pop princess Rihanna is getting in as much time as she can to bond with her new infant cousin, which she calls her niece, Majesty.

In between hitting up a L.A. studio, Auntie RiRi got in some special time with her niece sharing intimate photos of her and her adorable newborn niece.

Peep the cuteness overload below:

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She captioned the pic above, "Aunty and Me #girltime #twinzies"

Wonder what Rih is cooking up in the lab...



1. Beyonce's visual album has topped over $2 milli in sales in the U.S. STORY

2. Fantasia reveals how she lost 50 pounds after the birth of her son. STORY


Photos: Rihanna's Twitter

Nicki Minaj Back Tracks On Acceptance Speech Shade ALLEGEDLY Toward Iggy Azalea + Iggy Is FED UP With Online Pettiness

Posted: 02 Jul 2014 02:06 PM PDT

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Seems like Nicki Minaj is doing a little backtracking…kinda. She is speaking out against rumors that she was taking jabs at Iggy Azalea during her acceptance speech at the 2014 BET Awards. See what YMCMB’s first lady had to say and see what Iggy has to say about it all inside….

During the 2014 BET Awards, Nicki Minaj was crowned the Best Female Hip-Hop Artist for the fifth year in a row. Nice feat…but it was what she said after accepting her award that had many people believing she was shading another female raptress in the category, Iggy Azalea.

After she won the award the “Pills N Potions” rapper said, “What I want the world to know about Nicki Minaj is when you hear Nicki Minaj spit, Nicki Minaj wrote it." Fans starting yelling then she added “Noooo No shade. Noo Noooo no shade,” in one of those I’m-definitely-shading-someone-but-won’t-admit-it voices. Mmhmm...

Now…Nicki is responding to the all of the rumors stemming from her speech and of course, took to her Twitter to set the record straight.

She tweeted:







She then said she has congratulated Iggy publicly and all the women in the category should be proud:


The media puts words in my mouth all the time and this is no different. I will always take a stance on women writing b/c I believe in us!

I believe we're smart enough to write down our own thoughts and perspective, just like the men do. I've been saying this for 5 YEARS

I fell in love with Lauryn Hill b/c I knew she was the author behind those amazingly profound and articulated songs on the MisEducation

I wondered how Lauryn tapped into my brain and wrote an album on love, betrayal, passion, pain, triumph, brokenness.... Did she read minds?

It's the same reason I have a different level of respect for Missy. I know she's a writer and a producer. Women MUST aspire for more.

I've congratulated Iggy on the success of Fancy, publicly. She should be very proud of that. All the women nominated should b proud.

That will never change my desire to motivate women to write. Our voices have to be heard. I hope I inspire up & coming females to do that.

So...who were you shading Nicki?

And let’s not forget about her near death experience she also shared. She claimed she thought she was dying one night and thought her life was over... but didn’t want to call an ambulance because she didn’t want it blasted on TMZ.  Alrighty then.

Check it below:

Iggy is now responding to all of the madness. The “Fancy” raptress said she’s tired of online pettiness and wishes everyone would stop trying to pit her against other people all the time:

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She posted the above message with the caption, "This is my mind state about everything & the only time I'm ever going to refer to this again so go nuts guys, Enjoy it. Ps. If you squint exxxtra hard you can see tiny elves having illuminati meetings between the lines in my notes app too."

Well, welcome to the rap game you were just clamoring to be in Iggy.

Although she didn’t win Best Female Hip Hop Artist at the BET Awards, she did break another record. Her hit track “Fancy” earned the Aussie raptress the title of the longest-leading No. 1 by a female rapper. This is her sixth week at the No.1 spot, beating out Lil Kim who spent 5 weeks at the top with her 2001 collaboration track "Lady Marmalade.” 

Photos: Kevin Winter/Getty

Amber Rose Hits "Wendy" -- Talks Kanye West's Wedding, Kissing Courtney Love, & How Wiz NEVER Smokes Near Baby Bash

Posted: 02 Jul 2014 01:00 PM PDT

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Amber Rose stopped by "WENDY" looking fabulous in red and to promote her new film School Dance and she opened up about Kanye West and her husband Wiz Khalifa.  More inside...

Big things are popping off for Amber Rose.  First, she stars in School Dance with Kevin Hart (directed by Nick Canno) and she's recently completed a pilot for ABC's upcoming show "Selfie" where she plays a thirf-chic who steals to act like she's living a fabulous life.  Who knew? Also, when she isn't acting, she's running her new web boutique, "Rose And One. "

During their chat, Wendy asked about Kanye West's wedding and reluctantly, Amber had to give an answer.  She told her she was happy that she "escaped" the Kanye situation!  Also, Wendy and about her rapper husband Wiz's smoking habits and Amber said Wiz ONLY smokes outside and NEVER around Baby Bash.  And she never smokes weed herself.  It's "not her thing". (Hope she stopped those ciggies too...)

"School Dance" is available on VOD now.

Photo via Amber's Instagram


Singer Luke James Reveals His Girlfriend Is Beyonce's Dancer Kim Gingras

Posted: 02 Jul 2014 12:07 PM PDT


Luke James has a new boo...and after they both revealed their new love on their Instagram accounts, they got some love and some hate.  Check the pics inside inside....

"I Want You" singer Luke James is wrapped up in love, and he & his new chick want to share it with their fans. 

She's Canadian Kim Gingras, one of Beyonce's tour dancers from On the Run, Mrs. Carter Show and more.  So since Luke James was often the opening act for Beyonce's tour dates, their jobs are likely where they met and fell and love.

  And just a few days ago she made it clear how she felt about him in a pic of the twosome getting cozy on the beach:



Soon after, he posted the below:

Looks like it's his boo again in a much more intimate setting.  Followers said:

Followers started to flip the script and cause an uproar about her being--you guessed it--white.

One commenter said, "@wolfjames that's what we are doing now? Ok good to know. "

But he got some love from his "brother" on Kim's page:

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More pics of Kim (the redhead on the far left on all three pics):

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Photos: @MrsCarterDancers/@KimGringas/@wolfjames

REUNION PEEK: Meelah ADDRESSES Rumors She Slept With Faith Evans' Ex-Husband + LaTavia On Why She Didn't Sing

Posted: 02 Jul 2014 11:00 AM PDT

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The "R&B Divas Atlanta" Reunion airs tonight.  But until the, we have a sneak peak at Wendy Williams confronting Meelah about sleeping with another Diva's HUSBAND and LaTavia explaining why she never wanted to sing on the show.  Watch them inside....

Tonight, the R&B Divas Atlanta Reunion Special Part One airs at 10:00 PM ET on TV One and we've got two special sneak peaks!  Start popipng that popcorn and steaming that tea NOW.

In the first clip, Wendy asks Meelah if it's true she had a fling with Faith Evan's ex-husband Todd Russaw.  Then, Wendy called LaTavia out for coming on a "singing" show and refusing to sing 

The R&B Divas Atlanta reunion special airs tonight at 10pmET on TvOne and wraps up July 9th at 10:00 PM ET.


Photo via TvOne

50 Cent BUYS All The “Trigga” Albums In A Pittsburgh Best Buy + Jennifer Hudson ft. R. Kelly “It’s Your World”+ Young Jeezy Set to Release New Album “Seen It All”

Posted: 02 Jul 2014 10:19 AM PDT

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50 Cent and Trey Songz seem to have a budding bromance. Last night, 50 bought every single copy of Trey’s new album “Trigga” in a Pittsburgh Best Buy. Meanwhile, Jennifer Hudson has a new track “It’s Your World” featuring R. Kelly and Young Jeezy is gearing up to release a brand new album and his first single features Jay Z. Deets inside…

After collaborating on 50 Cent’s “Smoke” record, it seems Trey Songz and the G-Unit general (pictured above performing at "GMA") have gotten a lot closer. So much so, 50 made his way to a Best Buy in Pittsburgh and purchased every single copy of Trey’s “Trigga” album that dropped July 1st.

They actually have a lot in common too. You’ll recall 50’s horrific METS game first pitch and it seems his horrible pitching skills rubbed off on Trigga as well. Trey threw a bad first pitch at a Dodgers game recently, barely getting the ball to the catcher. It still wasn’t as bad as 50’s though. Ha!

Check it:

He said, "@treysongz I BROUGHT THE STORE. NO CD's left in best buy,in Pittsburgh tell the label i said reship LMAO"

And in new music....

Jennifer Hudson debuted her new single with R. Kelly at the 2014 BET Awards. And now the full studio version has been released. Check it above.

The Oscar winner is gearing up for the release of her third studio album (which is due this summer) so she also released snippets of two new tracks titled "Dangerous" and "He Ain't Goin' Nowhere." Check them out below:


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Grammy-nominated rapper Young Jeezy (above at an after party for the BET Awards) is on the come back tip. He’s expected to release his highly-anticipated fifth studio album, Seen It All. And his first single (below) shares the same title as his album, which features rap superstar Jay Z.

You can download “Seen It All” featuring Jay Z via iTunes. After 2.5 years, fans have been patiently waiting for Jeezy’s return and now they can rejoice because his new album drops September 2nd.

And before the album is released, Jeezy will be heading out on tour with Wiz Khalifa, Tyga, Ty Dolla Sign and Rich Homie Quan co-headling the “Under the Influence of Music” 22-city tour in the U.S. and Canada. The tour kicks off July 24th.

The Snowman is back!

Photos: Getty/JCalderon / Splash News

CALIFORNIA CANDIDS: Angela Simmons & Joseline Hernandez MAKE A RUN + Floyd Mayweather DINES OUT Without Girlfriend Doralie Medina

Posted: 02 Jul 2014 09:28 AM PDT

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Angela Simmons, Joseline Hernandez and Floyd Mayweather were all spotted out and about in the LA area.  Find out what they were up to inside....

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Angela Simmons was spotting working out in LA's Runyon Canyon Park.  Keeping that body tight and right.

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While at the park, the Angela IAM designer went jogging and climbed the Santa Monica Mountains.  And she revealed she spent the afternoon meditating and doing yoga.  Must be nice.

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"LAHH ATL" star Joseline Hernandez was spotted leaving Runyon Canyon Park after a workout.  The Puerto Rican princess extended her trip on the west coast after the 2014 BET Awards.

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After her workout, Joseline did a costume change and grabbed a bite to eat at Villa Blanca where she was greeted by the owner, "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills"' star Ken Todd. Can only imagine their convo...

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And Floyd Mayweather and model Lisa Hernandez were seen arriving at Boa Steakhouse in West Hollywood last night.  Not sure what's going on there, but his girlfriend he just dropped $70,000 on before he brought on her on the BET Awards red carpet this past weekend, will likely have her side eye ready.

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Floyd recently announced that he'll return to the ring to battle Marcos Maidana on Sept 13th.


EDITOR'S NOTE: Floyd Mayweather's girlfriend's name updated.


Photos via VLNY / Zodiac / Splash News/WAB / KAT

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