Pitbull, Chris Brown, Ne-Yo Performs At 2012 NBA All Star Game

Pitbull, Chris Brown and Ne-Yo all came together on the same stage last night during the 2012 NBA All Star Game halftime show in Orlando, FL.

Whit Pitbull performed some of his own hits, including “I Know You Want Me”, “Rain Over Me” and “”. Chris later joined him on “International Lover” and performed his own “Turn Up The Music”. Ne-Yo followed joining Pitbull for their single, “Give Me Everything”.

Overall great performance.

Would You Have an Open Relationship?

The media is all buzzing with anticipation. Since Rihanna decided to have her cake (well… Chris) and eat it too, everyone has speculated about their romantic reconnection. Did the reunion really stop at the studio? After all, there’s that minor detail about Chris having a girlfriend.

His girlfriend, Karrureche Tran, recently told the media that she and Chris have an open relationship. As in Chris is allowed to date (and possibly sleep with) whoever he wants and she does the same.

I tossed this question around on twitter and most agreed that this was not the lifestyle they’d want to live. Can you really have a relationship without monogamy?

Why it works.


Chris Brown Facing Jail Time

(Photo courtesy of TMZ)

Chris Brown could face serious jail time after “snatching” a woman’s phone early Sunday morning. The woman filed a police report against Brown saying he “snatched” her cell phone outside of a Miami night club. She was attempting to take a picture of Brown when he got irritate.

According to TMZ, Brown snatched the phone, called the woman a B*tch, and left the scene with her phone still in hand. Unfortunately, this quick tempered reaction by Brown could cost his freedom.

Chris is still on parole for the horrific beating of ex- girlfriend, Rihanna, in 2009. If the allegations prove to be true, Brown could face up to four years in prison for violating his parole.

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Homemade Natural Face Masks for All Skin Types

You best kept beauty secrets could be hiding right in your refrigerator. With so many products on the market blasting your skin with harsh chemicals sometimes your skin just needs to get back to basics. I’ve battled problem skin (acne, hyper-pigmentation) for years. Some of my best remedies for keeping it under control are actually found right in my kitchen.

Check out and try these at home facial masks made from natural ingredients.

Honey and Baking Soda (oily skin)

Typically this mask is used once or twice a week for gentle exfoliation. Honey naturally to be anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial. The baking soda gently lifts away dead skin cells and draws away oil. I have oily skin so this mask leaves my skin feeling soft and not too dry. Typically I mix about 3 tablespoons of organic honey and 3 tablespoons of baking soda in a bowl. I add a few drops of water (about 2 teaspoons) so that it’s easier to mix. Once it becomes a thick paste, gently rub the mask over your face. I’d avoid the eyes because baking soda STINGS if it gets in your eye. Leave on for 10 minutes to an hour. Rinse with warm water and pat dry. To avoid over drying, apply your favorite moisturizer.

Honey, Oatmeal, and Yogurt (all skin types)

We’ve already discussed how honey can help soothe your skin, but what about oatmeal and yogurt? Many of us who suffered from chicken pox may remember taking an oatmeal bath. Oatmeal helps sooth the skin and ease irritations. If you have acne, you know how inflamed some pimples can become. Using oatmeal and honey together should help bring down the pain and redness. Milk products naturally add moisture to your skin which should help ease some of the dryness.

Mix ingredients together to make a thick paste. You’ll want to experiment with different portions of each ingredient depending on the needs of your skin. It’s typically best to start off with a bit more oatmeal and equal parts honey and yogurt. Apply the paste to damp skin and let dry. Rinse with warm water and pat dry. Always follow up with your favorite moisturizer.

Thanks to @n1ne_livez for the suggestion!


DMX Can’t Stand Drake, His Music, His Look And Doesn’t Care For Jay Z Either

On Drake DMX says, “I don’t like anything about Drake. I don’t like his f**king voice. I don’t like anything he talks about. I don’t like his face. I don’t like the way he walks. I don’t like nothing. I don’t like his haircut.”

Listen to the rest of the interview below.

DMX is the truth! Always so real, gotta love him!

Throwback Fridays: Ginuwine: “My Pony”

In 1996 we were introduced to the sexy Ginuwine with “My Pony”. The song was released as a single from his first LP, Ginuwine…The Bachelor. It peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks for two weeks and reached number six on Billboard’s Hot 100. It’s still a song we can all enjoy listening to. Here’s “My Pony”.

Whatever Happened To Danity Kane’s Aubrey O’Day?

Whatever happened to Danity Kane’s Aubrey O’Day you ask? You know, the fiesty group member who was kicked out the group by Diddy? We know, we know! She’s doing what D list celebrities do in order to remain relevant. She’s a new contestant on ‘Celebrity Apprentice’. There’s nothing like reality TV to save the day for a dying star.

This is actually the second comeback for the singer. She had her very own reality show, ‘All About Aubrey’, on Oxygen which flip flopped because no one wanted to watch. Poor thang.

And now, the singer is being sued for using a song for her then show because the song was actually created for another artist and should have been given to Aubrey. Man, she can’t catch a break, can she?!

I’ll say this, though, out of the other four members that were left stranded when the group disbanded, this girl has done everything to keep a career going and stay relevant. I’ll say she’s got persistence.

But hmmm…, good luck with that.

Chris Brown’s Girlfriend, Karrueche Tran, Sends A Message To All Her Haters

With all the all the media coverage and speculation that Chris Brown and Rihanna have not only reunited musically but have rekindled a romance, everyone’s wondering how his girlfriend, aspiring model/stylist Karrueche Tran is handling all of this.

Although several media outlets have reported that Tran is fully aware that Brown and Rihanna are messing around or even that she has agreed to an open relationship and isn’t fazed by all the reports, some people seem to think (as do I) that any women would be furious to hear her man declare on a record that he still wants to f*ck his ex and has been missing her body for a long time.

Well, she’s broken her silence, hmmm… kinda. Here’s what she tweeted last night.


Kourtney Kardashian Is Having A Girl!

A pregnant Kourtney Kardashian took to twitter yesterday to reveal the sex of her baby to the world.

She tweeted simply, “It’s a girl! http://t.co/QMENTYXM”, directing followers to her official website with the message, “I’m so excited to reveal that we are having a baby girl! This is an amazing blessing and Scott and I are so thrilled”.

In an exclusive interview with OK magazine, the reality star reveals the baby’s sex and how she’s handling being pregnant this time around.

Kourtney already has a 2 year old son, Mason, with longtime boyfriend, Scott Disick. This makes two for the happy couple. Congrats!

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Diddy Set To Launch New Network

Sean “Diddy” Combs has created a network to bring music back to television.

For the generation that grew up with the original MTV Jams, Yo MTV Raps, Planet Groove and 106 and park hosted by AJ and Free, we miss music on television.  There was a time when you didn’t have to Youtube the latest hit. You could actually turn on the television and within one program likely see the artist, an interview and the video premier.

Comcast, who took over NBC Universal, agreed to bring 10 new networks to it’s programming. Those networks are primarily owned and operated by minorities according to an article in the Philadelphia Inquirer.


Twitter Is The New Matchmaker, You Didn’t Know? Here’s Why I #dateafollower

Perhaps this is one time when my natural curiosity will turn out for my benefit.

I saw #dateafollower scroll across my Twitter time line and I knew I had to sign up. I don’t expect to find love in an imaginary place. However, my real -life experience tells me this can’t be any worse.

I’ve met men in the grocery store, club, library, parking lot, in my dreams and yet here I am – single. I spend my time procrastinating on Twitter. Twitter allows me to talk to strangers and to myself every day and it’s socially acceptable. I’m with my followers through weddings, funerals, random passive aggressive fights at work and nights of insomnia. I’ve engaged in good ole fashioned shit talking and intellectual debates. Twitter is comparable to being in the dining hall in college and I love it. But is there another use I haven’t tapped into?


Aunt Viv, Janet Hubert, Read Wendy Williams Her Rights In An Open Letter!

In the wake of Whitney Houston‘s passing, actress Janet Hubert, best known for her role as Aunt Viv on 90′s sitcom ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’, pens an open letter to talk show host Wendy Williams after witnessing a tearful Williams speak of the late Houston during a segment on her show.

Williams looked visibly distraught while speaking of her and Whitney’s feud during a radio show hosting days and wishing she [Houston] had overcome her personal struggles and wouldn’t have come to an early demise.

After reflecting on what she saw Janet writes,

Dear Wendy,

This past weekend was a very difficult time for so many of us.

I watched the funeral service with the rest of the world, and cried time and time again with each story that was told. I felt like I knew more about this amazing woman than ever before. We all watched her as a little girl, center stage, singing like a bird, she was _______READMORE