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Let’s Discuss: Love and Hip Hop NY Season 4 Premiere and Audience Panel [Exclusive]

Let’s Discuss: Love and Hip Hop NY Season 4 Premiere and Audience Panel [Exclusive]

So who caught the rapture that was last night’s Love and Hip Hop 4 premiere? Yesterday I caught the exclusive premiere of Love and Hip Hop NY season 4 along with the cast themselves and a room full of selected audience members. Following the debut of episode 1, the cast members (some familiar faces and many new ones) sat down on stage with Hot 97  to answer audience questions in “panel” formation. All I can say is that it looks like Love and Hip Hop NY season 4 is in the running to match Love and Hip Hop Atlanta on the level of crazy. Let’s highlight a few things that caught viewers’ interest the most, below:

Rapper Peter Gunz, Tara and Amina- Rapper Peter Gunz, former Bronx rapper and friend to Rick Dollaz (of course) is in a love triangle to beat all love triangles. While living with his baby mother of 13 years, in whom he has two children with, he has also started an affair with his artist, singer Amina. Although their love affair has only been going on for a little over a year, Amina revealed that her and Peter got married, and says she has the papers and tattoo (revealed on last night’s episode) to prove it. Ouch!

Yandy Smith- Boss chick Yandy is still on her grind and holding down the family fort while fiancee Mendeecees Harris is still doing time inside. Yandy, however, revealed to a fan and on Twitter that Mendeecees will not be doing anywhere near 20 years. She also revealed to another audience member that she has a special new project coming up and will be looking to work with new artists very soon. Does this girl ever stop hustling? Wow!

Erica Mena- Is currently in a realtionship with female model, Cyn Santana. Erica revealed last night in the season’s opener that she is still in love with Rich and that he’ll always have a special place in her heart, but that she is committed to her current situation with Santana. Mena mentioned during her panel discussion to a fan that she courted Cyn by sending the model a bottle of Patron to her table at the club, while also making her interest in Cyn very clear. The rest is history. Erica Mena also says that she hopes being an open bisexual in the industry can be an inspiration to other women hiding their sexuality on camera.

We can also expect K. Michelle to be on this season, although she was only on last night’s episode for a brief second. Tahiry and Joe Budden return for Season 4 as a live-in couple as well. Should be fun! What else did you catch that caught your attention? Sound off below.

Watch “Basketball Wives” Season 5 Episode 9

London is a classy town, so you have to kind of feel for the Brits as the ratchet ladies of “Basketball Wives” invade their town.

Things get off to a rocky start for Suzie Ketcham and Tasha Marbury as the two continue to clash following their rude and unfriendly encounter at Tasha’s hotel. Tasha is just a wee bit salty about the whole thing, and she’s not afraid to show it.

Suzie on the other hand, is still feeling her lil’ Tami and she refuses to back down. For once, Tami Roman is not the troublemaker among the crew. The two ladies go on swatting at each other throughout the trip, much to Shaunie’s exasperation. How much and how long can they tolerate Tasha and Suzie’s cold war?

Later on, as the girls get ready to hit the town for London Fashion Week, Tami is hit with some particularly awful news: Her daughter has been robbed at gunpoint. Will the girls rally around Tami and provide her with the support she needs?

Watch the latest episode of “Basketball Wives” above

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6 SCANDAL-icious Things To Look Out For In Season 2 — Another BET Marathon On Deck!

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The insanity of season 2 of "Scandal" is underway on BET.  And whether you just need a refresher, you want to put yourself through the heart palpitations all over again, or you’re brand new to the Gladiator team, we’ve got the 6 things you should be looking out for during this Saturday’s marathon….

You know who Quinn is….but you have no freakin’ clue the ish-storm her background is causing for Olivia Pope & Associates.  And Olivia’s personal life isn’t so gravy either, now that she’s told the most major lie of all to her greatest love of all, President Fitz.

On August 17th, from 8AM/ET to 10PM/ET, BET is continuing its Scandalous Saturday marathon with season 2 of one of the hottest dramas to hit TV in years.

And finally, on Wednesday, August 21, BET will finish airing the complete second season with a two-hour, back-to-back block, starting at 9PM/ET. 

 

So, check out our gallery of the 6 things you should be paying keen attention to.  Step your Huck skills up….

Join in the convo on Twitter at #ScandalBET.

This is a sponsored post.

 

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VIDEOS: OMG Girlz Twerk Out For “Baddie” Vid + Nelly, Nicki Minaj & Pharrell’s “Get Like Me” Vid + The Season 2 “Tamar & Vince” Trailer

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The OMG Girlz just released their newest music video.  Check out the girls flaunting their dance moves to "Baddie", Nelly and co. in "Get Like Me", plus the brand new trailer for the new season of "Tamar & Vince"….

Nelly just dropped his video for "Get Like Me" featuring Pharrell & Nicki Minaj.  His upcoming M.O. album is due out this fall, so he’s giving us a sleek new Colin Tilley-directed black & white vid to promote the track.

Trey Songz, T.I., Nelly Furtado, Future and Florida Georgia Line will also appear on Nelly’s upcoming LP.  Peep the vid above.

 

Tameka "Tiny" Cottle is still pushing her girl group "OMG Girlz" to be the next big stars in girl group-dom.  Her daughter Zonnique "Star" Pullins, along with Breaunna "Baby Doll" Womack and Bahja "Beauty" Rodriguez are prepping to release their new EP Labor Day weekend via T.I.’s Pretty Hustle label.

So the girls, who say they push the kiddies to stay in school and maintain positive images, just hit up "106 & Park" to drop off their brand new video for their single "Baddie."

Now that the girls are all grown and mostly out of high school they’re giving out a little more grown up vibe, but they still keep the rainbow of colors and quirky fashions front and center.  Check out their twerk, rap & singing skills in their brand new video above.

 

 

And season 2 of "Tamar & Vince" is on the way (September 5th).  So the first look at what to expect has just hit the net. 

With a brand new third family member now sealing the show, we get to see how Vince Herbert & Tamar Braxton adjust to life with baby Logan, their marital woes, and more.  Check out the trailer above.  The shows airs next Thursday on WeTV at 9p ET.

VH1 Reveals The “Marrying The Game” Season 2 TRAILER + Big Sean’s “HALL OF FAME” Cover Art + Nick Cannon’s “Me Sexy” VIDEO

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VH1 has revealed the season two trailor for Marrying The Game".  Watch the clip inside and see the cover art for rapper Big Sean’s upcoming album Hall of Fame. Also, watch Nick Cannon’s "Me Sexy" video.

Rapper The Game and his "ex" fiancee Tiffney Cambrige are back for a second season of “Marrying the Game.” Now that Tiffney has called off the wedding and moved out of Game’s house with their kids, we spend the second season watching the couple try to work it out.  But…should they be trying to work it out?  Hmm..

The show kicks off on August 5 at 9:30 p.m.ET on VH1.

And via Instagram, The Game has announced that he changed the name of his label Rolex Records to The Firm. He told fans,

"So after a 6 long month legal battle with Rolex watches over the name ‘Rolex Records’ we lost & had to fully change the name of the label & it’s logo away from the likeness of Rolex’s crown & stay away from any & everything resembling Rolex.

But today a new regime starts & I am officially the CEO of ‘The Firm’ & we are looking for elite artists to be a part of a new movement.”

 

And in new music…..

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Rapper Big Sean, who debuted The Black Collection from his Finally Famous clothing line a few months ago, has just revealed the covert art for his second cd, Hall Of Fame.

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 Available in both standard and deluxe editions, the album is due on August 27.  And over on the radio, Big Sean recently debuted his new single "Beware," featuring labelmate Jhene Aiko and Cash Money superstar Lil’ Wayne.  We have a feeling he and his girlfriend Naya Rivera aren’t far off from some sort of a collabo as well…

In case you missed it, watch the HOF announcement video here:

 

And in music videos…..

"AGT" host Nick Cannon premiered the official video for "Me Sexy" today. The song is the lead single off his forthcoming album White People Party Music on NCredible Entertainment / Sony Red. The song has a "Gangnam Style" feel and Nick is already going viral, as YouTube users have created their own "Me Sexy" videos.

BONUS:

Watch Nick Cannon & Jimmy Fallon do the "Me Sexy" video.  This guy…

 

 

 

DO WE BELIEVE IT? Kenya Moore ALLEGEDLY Receiving $600K For SEASON 6 Of “RHOA”

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Kenya Moore has signed on for season six of "RHOA" and rumor has it that her salary is $ 600K!  Decide if we believe it inside….. 

 

For many "RHOA" fans, Kenya Moore was the main reason they tuned in to season five.  From "Gone With The Wind Fabulous", to her "Stallion Booty" vs "Dookey Booty" video, Kenya managed to keep most of the attention to herself.  Now, Andy Cohen and the execs over at BRAVO are rewarding her very nicely.  According to US Weekly, BRAVO is bringing Kenya back for a whopping $ 600K. 

Thanks to her huge pay raise, an insider told Us, "Kenya is very happy to be back!"  And with such a hefty salary increase, we hope Kenya plants her feet on solid ground and avoids any more eviction drama.  

A second insider spilled a few other payroll secrets, saying, "NeNe [Leakes], Kim [Zolciak] and Kandi [Burruss] make $ 800,000 a season but they can make more for doing certain special things, like Kim taking off her wig. Phaedra and Porsha make $ 50,000 per season."

Although other reports put Nene Leakes at the $ 1 Million mark for season 6 of "RHOA", we realize contract negotiations are secretive and usually the numbers are a little off. But perhaps Kenya More DID bring in $ 600K worth of ratings.

DO WE BELIEVE IT?

 

 

 

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YBF Chicks Celebrate Kim Kimble’s Season 2 Premiere Of “L.A. Hair” — Brandy, Sanaa Lathan, Kelly Price & More!

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The fab chicks of Hollywood took over West Hollywood last night for the "L.A. Hair" season 2 premiere party.  And we’ve got celeb stylist Kim Kimble‘s celebrity friends who came out to celebrate inside….

Gorgeous The Best Man Holiday stars Sanaa Lathan and Melissa De Sousa made their way to the  party for the premiere of "L.A. Hair" season 2.  The perfectly coiffed gals were on hand to help celeb stylist Kim Kimble celebrate another year of hair salon highs and woes on the new season of her reality show.

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Can this chick get any more perfect in this Halston Heritage dress?

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Speaking of fabulousness, a short haired Brandy rocked cut up jeans and strappy black Louboutin Zoulou platform sandals as she put on a brave face after the recent death of her grandmother.  And singer Kelly Price kept it fab as well.

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Kelly and Brandy were close to Whitney Houston and were two of the last people to spend time with her in her last days.  So it’s no surprise they’ve become close themselves.

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Jackie Christie slapped on her curly wig for the occasion.

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Actress Joyful Drake made a curly appearance.

 

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And it was a "Moesha" reunion as Brandy and former co-star Shar Jackson posed it up at the party with Shar’s daughter Cassi.  Cute!

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Wonder what she’s been up to lately as she cares for her and Kevin Federline’s kids.

 

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Former "LAHH" star and rapper Somaya Reece showed off her extra fab new body.  Loving the hair and her overall vibe these days.  Keep up the great work Somaya!

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And the cast of "L.A. Hair" was all there to celebrate.  Did you watch last night’s premiere?

 

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“Scandal” Season Finale Breaks Its Own Ratings Record + Kerry Washington & Shonda Rhimes ATTEND “An Evening With Scandal”

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Kerry Washington was joined by series creator Shonda Rhimes and her fellow "Scandal" co-stars for "An Evening With Scandal" last night.  Get the deets on the series pulling off its best ratings yet inside….  

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Last night, Kerry Washington (shown above with co-star Jeff Perry aka meanie Cyrus) attended "An Evening With Scandal" presented by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences’ at the Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre in North Hollywood last night.  Our fave fashionista "fixer" wore a pink sleeveless frock with a cute bow at the waist.

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Meanwhile, series creator and head writer Shonda Rhimes wore a stylish blue coat as she celebrated what became the series’ best night ever!  Last night’s season finale (that had us laid out with multiple wine bottles and a racing pulse) became the series’ most watched episode, easily winning its time slot and reaching an all-time high in each of the key women’s demographic groups (W18-34/W18-49/W25-54).

Also, the show ended the season as ABC’s most social program with over 4.3 million tweets. The season finale had over 571,353 tweets alone (the highest of any episode)!

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TV personality Shaun Robinson turned up in a sexy hot pink frock.

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And the season finale’s breakout star, Joe Morton, (whom you may remember as Sen. Byron Douglas from "A Different World") was all smiles.  We’re sure Joe knows that his name is on the tip of everyone’s tongue today.  And every Scandal fan knows why….

  

 

FINALE FAB: Tamar Braxton, Jennifer Hudson & Aretha Franklin Make APPEARANCES On “American Idol’s” STAR-STUDDED Season Ender (PICS & VIDEO)

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Last night, Candice Glover became the first female to be crowned the "Amercian Idol" in five years. Along the way, celebs like Tamar Braxton, Jennifer Hudson and Aretha Franklin were there to cheer her on. See pics and performance from Mariah Carey and others inside….

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As she showed off her baby bump and mother’s glow, Tamar Braxton walked the red carpet last night for the Season 12 finale of "American Idol" where Candice Glover was crowned the winner.  Tamar tweeted her support saying, ‘Get it Candice! !! #REALSINGINGSTILLMATTERS’

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Meanwhile, as she prepares to give birth, Tamar is riding high on the charts with her breezy summer jam, "The One." 

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The Queen of Soul, Aretha Frankin, also made an appearance on the show.  Via satellite, the queen of soul belted out a medley of hits with a few of the female finalists.  She told the two finalists, "Candice, tonight you are a winner, win or lose you are a winner, you and Kree both have promising careers."

Watch Aretha perform with the top 5 female finalists here:

 

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And former "AI" contestant turned Oscar-winner superstar Jennifer Hudson returned to perform with Candice.  The two dueted with Natalie Cole’s "Inseparable".

Watch their performance here:

 

And then there’s Mariah…..

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Mariah Carey made what might be her last appearance on "AI" (as a judge) last night.

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In true diva fashion (with a diamond microphone stand) Mariah performed a seven-minute medley of some of her biggest hits like only she can, including "Vision of Love", "Make it Happen" and "Hero" with fellow "AI" judge Randy Jackson on bass guitar. She also sang her latest hit "#Beautiful".

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In a feathered fishtail dress, adorned with crystals, Mimi rocked the stage BEFORE Jennifer Lopez. And with Nicki Minaj AND J Lo in the building, we would have loved to be a fly on the wall backstage. We’re sure the diva-tensions were high. 

Watch Mariah’s performance here:

 

BONUS:

Jennifer Lopez closed out the show with her latest single "Live It Up" featuring Pitbull. And in case you we wondering, Mariah "smiled" throughout the performance….because she knew we were watching.  Gotta love her.

 

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TV SHAKEUP: NeNe Leakes’ “The New Normal” & J-Hud’s “Smash” CANCELLED! + “Scandal” Gets Renewed For Third Season!

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Gladiators rejoice!  "Scandal" has been officially renewed for a season 3.  But NeNe Leakes & Jennifer Hudson weren’t so lucky in the TV department.  Check out who got the axe and who’s coming back inside…

Now that (we think) we pretty much know who the mole is (can we talk about how everyone needed a BOTTLE of wine while watching that last episode?), it’s only right we continue the rollercoaster-o-scandals with a Season 3.  ABC has renewed Kerry Washington and co. for a season 3.  So more OliFitz, Quinn & Huck’s lethal shenanigans, and Harrison possibly taking over Pope & Associates running are all on the way!

By the way, last week’s episode copped a series HIGH in ratings, beating out "Idol".  And next week’s season finale will probably be the best ish on TV period.

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Genius creator and writer Shonda Rhimes responded to the news about their NAACP Award winning show saying:

And now I can tell you that GA Season 10 Writers Room and Scandal Season 3 Writers Room have been going since May 1. So we’re already ahead.

Yassssss.  On another note, Kerry’s new movie Peeples is bombing at the box office in the #3 spot this opening weekend.  But it’s all good.  She’s got a hit show on her hands so she still WINS.

ABC also renewed a few of our other faves: "Suburgatory," "Revenge," "Shark Tank" & "Modern Family."

 

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But there were lots of shows on the chopping block yesterday.  And one of NeNe’s 3 shows was one of them.  While she’ll be continuing on as "Coach Roz" on "Glee," she won’t be on "The New Normal."  Because that show just got axed.  NBC seemed to pretty much clean house as most of their new shows and a few of the veteran shows all got the boot.

NeNe spoke on about the cancellation saying:

I worked wit some of the most amazing people ever on The New Normal! I love u all! We will meet again…I love my fairy God Mother @MrRPMurphy & @AliAdler 4 believing n me & givin me an amazing opportunity! No mo New Normal but we r forever

But don’t cry for NeNe!  She’s got "Glee" and "RHOA" and her new wedding reality show spinoff "I Dream of NeNe" all to keep her cozy at night.  Work.

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Weight Watchers spokeswoman Jennifer Hudson also won’t be appearing on network tv this fall.  After two seasons, and this last season barely got the greenlight, NBC gave "Smash" the axe.

The show tried to give Jennifer a more prominent role to beef up ratings, but that apparently didn’t work.

So Jenny will be focusing on belting out those Weight Watchers tunes every 5 minutes on commercials and working on her own music.

 

The Randomness:

1.  The Butler movie release date has now been pushed to August 16th. STORY

2.  "Beverly Hills Cop" tv show has been rejected by CBS, and is being shopped to other networks.  STORY

3.  Regina King‘s show "Southland" and Hill Harper-starring "CSI: NY" both got cancelled. STORY