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Rapper Saigon will not be returning for another season of Love and Hip Hop New York accusing the franchise of making him look crazy. Here is his OFFICIAL statement.

 

Kerry Washington is a new mom! The Scandal star welcomed baby daughter Isabelle Amarachi on Monday, April 21. The first child for Washington, 37, and hubby Nnamdi Asomugha, a former San Francisco 49ers cornerback, the happy news was confirmed by People, and a source tells them that, "Kerry is at home busy with the baby."

Kim’s ordered her gloomy groom-in-waiting to put mega-heat on mega-mogul pal JAY Z and persuade him to pressure wife Beyonce into sashaying down the aisle in her wedding party! Said an insider: “Kim wants to make a big splash with Beyonce as her bridesmaid. But Beyonce, who’s always had a cool relationship with Kim, hasn’t even agreed to attend telling pals that being associated with reality star Kim ‘cheapens her brand!’ But Kim’s not a girl who takes no for an answer. She’s convinced Kanye can work a miracle and get Jay Z to talk Beyonce into it. Now Kanye’s between a rock and a hard place. He’s danced around the issue with Jay Z who just laughs and says he can’t make Beyonce do much of anything she doesn’t want to do. And it’s pretty obvious she wants nothing to do with Kim and Kanye’s wedding.”

Phaedra Parks is now a licensed funeral director. Kandi traveled to Alabama to watch her graduate. Congratulations!!

In a recent radio interview Mike Epps called Kevin Hart overrated and the word got back to Kevin Hart. Kevin Hart gave Mike Epps the business on Twitter!!

 

Robin Thicke was back in the headlines this week after bosses at Star and OK! magazines published articles in which they claim Paula Patton agreed to spice up their sex life by introducing a masseuse named Jasmine into their bedroom to satisfy her husband. The tabloid reports suggest that the experiment "took a disastrous turn" when Patton discovered that Thicke and Jasmine were "carrying on a separate affair behind her back", but now the singer's attorney has denied the allegations and fired off warnings to the editors to retract the statements or face court action.

Ebony Magazine is celebrating Black Music History Month with a 4-cover edition featuring Beyonce, Kanye West, Rihanna and Jay Z. Each artist will receive their own cover and they will all serve as the June-edition. About the features Ebony said, “In celebration of Black Music Month, EBONY magazine pays tribute to the industry’s leaders, pioneers and game changers. Inside the June issue, EBONY honors both the present-day success stories and the giants who paved the way. The issue…[serves as] a salute to their unprecedented impact on Black music.” Michael Jackson, Tupac, Prince, Usher, and Lauryn Hill will also be featured in the publication. Issues hit stands today.

Yesterday XXL revealed its Freshman Class of 2014. The 7th anniversary line up features Chance the Rapper, Isaiah Rashad, Ty Dolla $ign, Rich Homie Quan, Vic Mensa, August Alsina, Troy Ave, Kevin Gates, Lil Bibby, Jon Connor, Lil Durk. These are supposed to be the artists who are breaking ground in hip hop and are going to be the next big thing. The People’s Champ winner, which is voted by the fans, was a guy named Jarren Benton. Over the next several weeks XXL will be releasing interviews, profiles, roundtables, cyphers and freestyles so that we can get to know the artists better.  XXL needs to Stop Their Ish! Mack Wilds and Chill Moody needed to be on that cover! and where is the female representation? Lee Mazin, Asia Sparks, SZA from TDE who’s from Jersey. Hello?

Rihanna has left Def Jam to sign with Roc Nation. Rihanna, who has been managed by Roc Nation since 2010, is now listed as an official artist on the label's website. She joins the likes of Calvin Harris, DJ Mustard, J. Cole, Jay Electronica, Rita Ora and Jay-Z himself.

Kevin McCall and Eva Marcille are having serious issues! The couple’s relationship appears to be over, after Eva accused Kevin of kicking in doors at their home during a heated argument. A California judge  granted a restraining order against her ex-fiance on March 14, and he has no visitation of their daughter Marley Rae. Kevin went on Instagram to vent his frustration. He posted a photo of Marley with the caption: “….they always try to use my babies against me. That’s the only way to get to me.”

Apollo Nida pled guilty in U.S. District Court  to charges of mail, wire and bank fraud. He faces up to 30 years in prison and "a fine of up to $1 million on top of restitution for an estimated $2.3 million he allegedly defrauded various individuals, financial institutions and government agencies." Apollo will be sentenced this July.

A video from 2010 of Porsha Williams preaching at a Georgia church comparing gays to hookers, drug dealers and suicidal people has hit the internet. Porsha Williams has released a video apologizing for her insensitive comments towards gays and lesbians.

 

Evidence photos from Chris Brown's battery case surface online. Chris Brown and his bodyguard Christopher Hollosy are accused of attacking Parker Adams who tried to photo bomb his two female friends who were taking fan pics with Chris. The bodyguard has already been found guilty. He is appealing his conviction. Reports say Chris Brown is planning on proposing to to Karrueche Tran as soon as he’s released from jail . Other reports say Breezy already popped the question a few days ago when Kae visited him before his birthday.

Dwyane Wade is refusing to have the two boys dropped off at their mother’s house on May 11th for Mother’s Day. Forcing his ex-wife Siovaughn to file for an emergency hearing to see her sons.

Rich Homie Quan is currrently in the hospital recovering from two seizures. He fainted from heat exhaustion then suffered dual seizures. Quan was reportedly filming a video at Atlanta’s Piedmont Park with Problem. He is now said to be in “good condition.”

Terius Nash, aka the-Dream, has been arrested  for two felonies (assault and strangulation) and three misdemeanors (assault, reckless endangerment, and child endangerment), as TMZ reports. According to TMZ, he turned himself into an NYPD precinct earlier this morning.Nash been wanted by police for an alleged assault against his ex-girlfriend, Lydia Nam, in April, 2013. Nam claims he "punched, kicked, and strangled her while she was pregnant with his son," according to TMZ.

Tyra Banks is said to be furious that she was rejected for the recent Victoria’s Secret TV fashion special. According to a source, the former supermodel, 40, “was dying to appear on the runways as a surprise in the most recent CBS Victoria Secret Fashion Show” last December, “but was rejected by the brand and the network, despite her long affiliation with the company. She’s outraged and is threatening to never to work with Victoria’s Secret again.” “Tyra’s feelings were hurt because the excuse she was given is that the audience likes to see the newest models, not the ‘veterans,’ on the runway during the VS TV show,” the source added.

The guy Columbus Short allegedly beat up in a bar fight now plans to sue after an out-of-court settlement fell apart because Columbus is unemployed. The victim's lawyer tells TMZ ... Short offered to pay a handsome sum to settle with the guy he allegedly knocked out. But the lawyer says Columbus pulled the plug, saying he was just axed from "Scandal" and his coins are low. The victim had asked Columbus for several hundred thousand dollars to cover medical expenses including an expected surgery to repair facial fractures. And of course, he wants something for his pain and suffering.

Kenya Moore‘s assistant Brandon DeShazer didn’t accept NeNe Leakes’ apology after she repeatedly referred to him as a “queen” during The Real Housewives of Atlanta reunion episode. Venting on Twitter, DeShazer slammed Leakes in a string of angry tweets and accused her of only supporting the gay community to make herself richer.

NeNe Leakes and Kenya Moore both owe money to a charity and are not paying up. New reports say that both of them promised to pay $20,000 to Detroit Public Schools Foundation. They promised this on national television  during “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” reunion show. Neither one of them have actually paid the money that they owe.

Kim Kardashian sent some tweets to clear up a few things about her and Kanye West’s marriage. According to Kimmy Cakes , herself and Kanye are not married and have no intentions of filming the wedding reception. Many media outlets reported they were getting married last week.

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The View co-host Sherri Shepherd is separating from her husband, Lamar Sally.The comedian, actress and host of “The View” is telling friends that her three-year marriage to TV writer Sally is in trouble and they are separating. Reps for Shepherd, as well as her manager Darris Hatch, did not comment last night despite numerous requests from Page Six.

According to TMZ under the terms of his plea agreement Apollo agreed to act in an undercover capacity for the Fed and to record conversations with other criminal suspects. Apollo denies turning informant calling the agreement 'standard language' and reiterates that he never received any money from Bravo for appearing on Real Housewives.

TMZ reported that Rich Homie Quan was drinking lean before suffering two seizures during his video shoot for “Come Thru” with Problem. Quan denies the allegations and says his excessive work schedule is the primary reason for his recent hospitalization.

Trina is allegedly dating NFL player Bryant McKennie. The two have been spotted coupled up out in Miami recently, and word is McKennie has been after Trina for awhile. All the best to Trina! I love me some Trina.

Nene is playing hard to get as Bravo gears up to hand out new contracts for the upcoming series of Real Housewives of Atlanta. Nene already makes $1 million a season, including bonuses among many other things on the side, but according to the National Enquirer, Nene is most interested in having her salary increased and she’s sure that Bravo will obey her because she’s the self-proclaimed star of the show.

There are so many rumors floating around about the Kim Kardashian-Kanye West wedding that it's hard to know what to believe. TMZ reports Kim and Kanye's lawyers can't agree on the terms of the prenup, and until those details are sorted out, no one's walking down the aisle.

Scarface recently sat down with AllHipHop.com for an exclusive interview. During the Q&A, the subject of homosexuality in Hip Hop was brought up, and Scarface spoke his truth. Watch the video.

 

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