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VH1 Developing Movie Version Of Dan Charna’s Book “The Big Payback”

Originally posted on Hip-Hop News, Rumors, Rap Music & Videos |AllHipHop:

VH1 has announced that a TV adaptation of Dan Charnas’ best selling book “The Big Payback: The History of the Business of Hip Hop” will debut this fall. Made famous for successfully revealing the ins and outs of the industry, the movie has been titled “The Breaks” and will slightly stray from the events of the book.  Set in New York during the 90s, according to The Hollywood Report the plot will center around the following:

“The story centers around Nikki Jones, a brilliant recent grad who abandoned a scholarship to law school to pursue her dream of becoming a record exec. Her boyfriend, David Aaron, is the scrappy son of a legendary music producer who is unwilling to rest on his father’s laurels and notorious reputation. DeeVee is an aspiring producer on the hunt to find the next big rapper on the come-up. Nikki fast talks her way into…

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More Sponsors Pull Ads From VH1’s “Sorority Sisters,” Is The Show Doomed?

Originally posted on Praise 104.7:

More sponsors have pulled their ads from VH1?s ?Sorority Sisters.? Will VH1 pull the program or continue to air the show that has everyone upset over how Black women are depicted on the show? Despite the four presidents of the African American sororities of Delta Sigma Theta, Sigma Gamma Rho, Zeta Phi Beta and Alpha Kappa Alpha issuing a letter for VH1 to cancel the show and the growing list of advertisers opting out, VH1 says the show, which amassed 1.3M views, will go on.

The current list of sponsors that have pulled their ads includes:

  1. T-Mobile
  2. Hallmark
  3. Carmex
  4. Coca-Cola
  5. Honda
  6. Crayola
  7. Dominos
  8. Country Crock
  9. JC Penny
  10. JBL Audio
  11. Metro PCS
  12. Selma Movie ? (Ava DuVerney, Director of Selma wants to pull movie ads)
  13. State Farm

On Friday, Roland Martin, Jennifer Jones, President of the National Panhellenic Council and the ?NewsOne Now? Straight Talk…

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First Pictures Of Evelyn Lozada’s Baby Carl [PHOTOS]

Originally posted on Old School 100.3:


Take a look at Evelyn Lozada’s baby boy. Little Carl is a cutie pie.

Also See Evelyn Lozada Basketball Wives no more.

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Who Will Be Playing Aaliyah In VH1 Biopic?

Originally posted on The Rickey Smiley Morning Show:

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It looks like singer-actress Zendaya Coleman will be playing the role of late singer Aaliyah in an upcoming VH1 biopic.

The official announcement will come out later this week, but in an exclusive to Necole Bitchie, this is official as it gets. Filming starts in a few weeks, and the movie is set to premiere in September.

Coleman, 17, was first seen on Disney’s “Shake It Up” and as a backup dancer for singer, Selena Gomez.

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We wonder if this will spark any controversy considering Coleman looks nothing like Aaliyah. We saw how much backlash Zoe Saldana got for not looking like Nina Simone. Either way, we hope she doe a great job and does Aaliyah some justice.

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Do you remember this woman?

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In case you have been wondering what happened to Mo’Nique since her late night show, check this out. Girlfriend has been doing the darn thing bringing in 2014 with a bang. She has a new look and a new attitude. That’s right, if you don’t like what you see in the mirror, do something about it. I for one admire big women with confidence as long as they are healthy. Women of this caliber that have great personalities always win my heart because they are not only confident but comfortable with who they are. What I don’t like is for people who are overweight, complain about it and do absolutely nothing to change it. I have always admired Mo’Nique because she has been one for going after whatever she wants in life. One day I will build the confidence and will power to go after my dreams. Mo’Nique, I am not mad at you girl, do the darn thing. Oh, almost forgot,  you can catch her moderating the Love and Hip Hop Reunion. We all know that she will keep it real with these women.