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Bruno Mars, Cardi B, SZA To Perform At Grammys

[ad_1] Scott Roth Perspective NEW YORK (AP) — Bruno Mars and Cardi B, who recently collaborated on the upbeat song “Finesse,” will perform together at the Grammy Awards. The Recording Academy announced Wednesday that “Despacito” hit makers Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee, SZA and Kesha will also take the stage at the Jan. 28 show at New York’s Madison Square Garden. Logic, Alessia Cara and Khalid, the trio behind the suicide prevention hit “1-800-273-8255,” will perform the song with a group of suicide attempt and loss survivors selected by the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. The track is nominated for song of the year. Mars’...

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R.I. Rapper Convicted After Making Music About Drug Dealing

[ad_1] PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island rapper whose songs include “Sell Drugsz” has been sentenced to three years in prison for doing just that. Federal prosecutors say 30-year-old Michael Persaud, of Johnston, was sentenced Tuesday in federal court in Providence for trafficking heroin and fentanyl. His stage name is Montana Millz. Prosecutors say an East Providence undercover detective bought nearly three-quarters of an ounce (22 grams) of fentanyl and a small amount of heroin from Persaud over a four-month period beginning in October 2016. Authorities also say they seized 1½ ounces (44 grams) of fentanyl from his home. Persaud’s lawyer, Matthew...

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Did T.I. Cuss Out Tamar Braxton?

[ad_1] Source: JC Olivera / Getty Supposedly, T.I. had some words for Tamar Braxton after inviting Khia and TS Madison to an Xscape show. Khia and TS claim that they weren’t exactly given a warm welcome when they went to perform alongside Tamar. Unfortunately, they never made it to the stage. According to TS, they were going to perform alongside Tamar. Khia claimed in a post obtained by The Jasmine Brand that the members of Xscape tried to get them kicked out of the venue, claiming that The Queens Court hosts had weapons. However, there were also reports that they had an altercation with...

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Alabama Pastor Sentenced To 20 Years For Sex With Teen

[ad_1] Unfortunately, the first few days of 2018 have been fraught with pastors accused of sexual misconduct. Though the #MeToo movement has to date focused mostly on sexual harassment in the workplace, it has not yet extended to a similar movement in the church community. However, some prominent pastors have been accused recently of sexual assault, including Memphis megachurch pastor Andy Savage, who admitted the act to his church, but said he “repented immediately.” His congregation gave him a standing ovation. Not so for Alabama pastor Camerius Mills, who received a 20-year prison sentence for raping a 15-year-old church member. Via The Christian...

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Alabama Pastor Sentenced To 20 Years For Sex With Teen

[ad_1] Unfortunately, the first few days of 2018 have been fraught with pastors accused of sexual misconduct. Though the #MeToo movement has to date focused mostly on sexual harassment in the workplace, it has not yet extended to a similar movement in the church community. However, some prominent pastors have been accused recently of sexual assault, including Memphis megachurch pastor Andy Savage, who admitted the act to his church, but said he “repented immediately.” His congregation gave him a standing ovation. Not so for Alabama pastor Camerius Mills, who received a 20-year prison sentence for raping a 15-year-old church member. Via The Christian...

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H&M Model’s Mother Says It’s No Big Deal; Diddy Offers Contract?

[ad_1] H&M’s ad featuring a black boy in a “Coolest Monkey in the Jungle” hoodie has sparked worldwide outrage and accusations of racism, but his mom doesn’t see anything wrong with the imaging, and says people just need to “get over it.” According to African Warrior magazine, the boy’s mother is Terry Mango, a Kenyan living in Stockholm, Sweden, where H&M is based. Mango took to Facebook amid the international uproar to say the whole thing has been blown out of proportion. “[I] am the mum, and this is one of hundreds of outfits my son has modeled. Stop crying wolf all the time, [it’s] an...

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‘All the Money in the World’ controversy: Mark Wahlberg reportedly paid way more than Michelle Williams for reshoot

[ad_1] Hollywood was abuzz Wednesday with chatter about a report that said actress Michelle Williams received less than 1% of Mark Wahlberg's paycheck for reshoots of their film, "All the Money in the World." USA Today reported Tuesday that Wahlberg was paid $1.5 million to reshoot his scenes, while Williams received a per diem of $80 per day, totaling less than $1,000. CNNMoney has reached out to for Wahlberg and Williams' representatives for comment. It's not clear if Williams is aware...

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Psychic Medium Reveals Keri Hilson’s Potential Comeback

[ad_1] What happened to Keri Hilson? After her last album No Boys Allowed in 2010, the 35-year-old practically disappeared from the spotlight. For the next 8 years, Hilson’s dating pursuits peaked more public interest than her music. After dating NBA player Serge Ibaka and a recent split from retired NFL player Ricardo Lockette, Hilson is seeking answers from the great beyond to redirect the course of her life. Celebrity psychic medium Reginald Lewis advised Keri on a recent episode of The Steve Harvey Jones. He told the ‘Pretty Girl Rock’ singer that new career and romantic endeavors were on the horizon. “It’s kind of a comeback because...

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Rachel Dolezal Joined The H&M Protest And Embarrassed Herself

[ad_1] You remember Rachel Dolezal, don’t you? She’s the “transracial” White woman who claimed she was Black, but was outed by her parents. She was the president of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) chapter in Spokane, Washington, and was seen marching side-by-side with civil rights activists. However, Rachel forget a key element of activism — authenticity. Well, Rachel, who changed her name to Nkechi Amare Diallo in 2016, is still fighting the power and still getting the side-eye. In response to the outrage over H&M’s offensive  “Coolest Monkey in the Jungle” shirt, Ms. Diallo decided to create and sell her...

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