Joe Budden and Cyn Santana Welcome a Baby Boy [Photos]

It’s a boy! ‘Love and Hip Hop’ star Cyn Santana and rapper Joe Budden welcomed their son into the world early Friday morning. Thank you guys so so so so much for all the positive vibrations. I really appreciate it. I am so overwhelmed! — Cyn Santana (@Cyn_Santana) December 15, 2017 And thank you to my beautiful husband @JoeBudden I …

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Missy Elliott to Be Honored at Essence’s 2018 ‘Black Women in Music’ Event

Essence magazine will honor Missy Elliott at the 2018 ‘Black Women in Music’ pre-Grammy event. The legendary rapper/producer will receive the honor that Essence first began awarding back in 2010 to  recognize the accomplishments of both emerging and established artists and influencers. via Essence: “The artistry of Missy Elliott cuts across generations—underscored by her vast creative accomplishments and contributions to the culture,” said Vanessa De Luca, ESSENCE Editor-in-Chief. “So prolific …

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Feelin’ Herself: Nicki Minaj Takes to Instagram to Show Off Her Titty Tassels [Photos]

While Remy Ma and Azealia Banks are out in these streets arguing over nothing, Nicki Minaj is busy on Instagram showing off. The rapper took to the social network to share a photo of herself making new music topless wearing tassels over her nipples. We’d like to think this move was related to some sort of promo, but there was …

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Taraji P. Henson Opens Up About Her Relationship with Kelvin Hayden: ‘It’s Important for People to Know That I’m Happy’

It took some time, but Taraji P. Henson has finally opened up about about her relationship with Kelvin Williams. Taraji was a guest on the “Yes, Girl!” podcast by Essence on Thursday and confirmed the long-running rumors that have been swirling around the internet for years. “I’m happy in my personal life. Finally it has happened to me,” she said. She continued, …

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XXXTentacion Sent to Jail, Faces Seven New Felonies Including Witness Tampering and Harassment

Troubled rapper XXXTentacion was sent to jail Friday morning after prosecutors hit him with 7 new charges, all felonies, related to his his 2016 domestic violence case. via TMZ: The new counts include different degrees of witness tampering and witness harassment. Prosecutors believe he coerced the ex-girlfriend he’s accused of beating. He was already facing charges of battery against a pregnant …

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Blac Chyna Finally Covered Up That ‘Future’ Tattoo [Photos]

Blac Chyna has some new ink on her hands. For months, people have been of the belief that Blac Chyna’s ‘Future’ tattoo was fake — despite Rob Kardashian taking his then-girlfriend to get it removed in Los Angeles. The removal process didn’t get rid of Future’s name 100%, so Chyna decided to cover the design with the name of her …

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Holiday Cheer: Anonymous Donor Pays $40,000 in Layaway Bills at a Pennsylvania Walmart

With all the craziness going on in the world right now, get into this heartwarming story about an anonymous donor who spent $40,000 paying off strangers’ layaway bills. via AJC: For the second straight year, an anonymous donor paid for all of the items on layaway for 200 families at a Pennsylvania Walmart, WJAC reported. According to the staff of the Walmart …

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Two Suspects Arrested in the Murder of Rapper Chinx [Video]

The family and friends of rapper Chinx Drugz may finally see justice after two years. Two men have been arrested in connection to Chinx’s murder — 26-year-old Jamar Hill and 32-year-old Quincy Homere. Both men were serving time in jail on completely unrelated charges when they were arrested in connection to the murder. They’ve been charged with murder, assault and criminal …

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Kelly Cutrone Says Russell Simmons Tried to Rape Her: ‘He Pushed Me Into His Apartment and Threw Me Down on the Floor’

PR maven Kelly Cutrone has come forward to dismiss Russell Simmons’ #NotMe campaign with rape accusations of her own. She claims Russell tried to rape her in 1991. via NYDN: Cutrone, who founded fashion PR powerhouse People’s Revolution and has starred in MTV’s “The Hills” and “America’s Next Top Model,” says she was incensed on Thursday to learn that Simmons was …

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Jennifer Hudson Claims David Otunga’s Lies Are Hurting Her Career

Jennifer Hudson feels as though David Otunga’s side of their breakup saga is harming her career — and she wants the judge to intervene. via NYDN: The “Voice” coach, 36, has asked a judge for an emergency protection order to stop David Otunga’s “continued efforts to place [her] in a bad light and tarnish her reputation,” according to court papers obtained …

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