The Rise & Grind Morning Show Anniversary Party with Mikey Dredd, Mina SayWhat and Muthaknows
Here's some pics of guests that have come thru to talk to the Rise & Grind Morning Show, Mikey Dredd, Mina SayWhat and Muthaknows
Jay-Z held a press conference to announce a 2-day labor day weekend show in Philly that will feature 30 artists. Power 99's On Air Host Mina SayWhat & News Director Lorraine Ballad-Morrill were there. Here are the pictures!
Kanye West's Latest Rant - Kanye is no stranger to rants so he used his recent appearance on SNL as a way to get his feelings about his recent run-ins with the paparazzi off of his chest. One of the many monologues that came of his speech was: "I ain't no motherf---ing celebrity. I ain't running for office. I ain't kissing nobody's motherf---ing babies. I drop your baby and you sue me and s--t. I'm trying to make some music that inspires people to be the best they can be. I don't want nobody to ask nothing else of me. Don't ask nothing else of me. Motherf---ers chasing you down, 'bout to make you crash and s--t. And all they want is one n---a to laugh and s--t. Hell nah I ain't doing no motherf---ing SNLskits, this my g--d--- life. This ain't no motherf---ing joke."
Police Get New Orleans Shooting Suspect - 19 year old New Orleans Mother Day shooting suspect Akein Scott has been arrested. He was identified in the surveillance footage as the shooter in the attack that left 19 people injured, including two children. He was taken into custody on Wednesday night. At the time of the attack Scott was out of jail on $15K bond for weapons and drug charges.
Powerball Jackpot Jumps To $550 Million - Yesterday the Powerball jackboot jumped to $550 million. This is the third largest lottery in the game's history. Lottery officials expect the jackpot totals and subsequent ticket sales to continue to rise. The last major jackpots winner was out of New Jersey back in March when he took home a $338.3 million prize.
NJ Lawmakers Want To Raise Smoking Age - Two lawmakers out of New Jersey want to push the legal smoking age from 19 to 21 both in the home state and in neighboring New York. Senator Richard Codey and Assemblyman Ruben Ramos met with City Hall officials in New York to talk about the age raise. Codey said, "Anything we can do to prevent someone from becoming a new smoker and avoid smoking's harmful effects on them and society is a step in the right direction. For laws such as this where it would be so easy to cross state lines to purchase tobacco, neighboring states need to work together and that is what we are doing today."
Students Visit Penn State And Get Bed Bugs! - Several students from a high school in Pittsburgh went to Penn State and came back with more than a knowledge of Penn State's campus layout. About 40 students and chaperones were staying in one of the residence halls over the weekend where they picked up bed bugs. The individuals were sent home with their luggage and clothes wrapped in trash bags and information on how to keep the bugs from spreading. Parents want the university to take responsibility for the infestation.
Sweet Brown Coming To Reality TV - According to sources, 'Lord Jesus! It's a fire' sensation- Sweet Brown will be coming to a TV screen near you soon! Her upcoming reality show 'The Sweet Browns' is described as a rags-to-riches story and a combination of the Jeffersons and The Beverly Hillbillies. Sweet Brown has said, "It's going to be hilarious. You're going to really crack up". In addition to the show she also has the Tyler Perry movie that's coming out in December, a game applications, a cookbook and a BBQ sauce."
Man Cuts Off Own Penis During Fight With Girlfriend - A drunk man in Taiwan is reported to have cut off his own penis and testicles with a pair of scissors during an argument with his girlfriend. Reports say he flushed his johnson down the toilet before his girlfriend rushed him to the hospital where he went into a coma from blood loss. Unfortunately, since he sent his penis down the pipes, doctors were unable to reattach it. He is left with 1.2 inches, will still be able to pee and is expected to make a full recovery.
STD's ... There's An App For That - With more than 110 million sexually transmitted infections among men and women at any given time, there are new high tech ways to protect yourself. One such way is Qpid.me which allows users to share their HIV results with other people. The status update comes directly from their health care provider and shows the date that the individual was tested. Another app is called STD triage. If you think that you may have contracted an STD the app allows you to take a picture of the symptom send it in and get a response and diagnosis from a doctor within a couple of days.
Dog Left To Die In Creek Gets A Home - A black labrador mix who was found tied to a rock in a creek in Bristol Township has found a new home. The story went viral and applications to adopt the pup came pouring in. Diane Bartkovick was the lucky applicant selected and she is described as 'a perfect match' for the dog by the Bucks County SPCA. The dog is making good progress in her recovery from skin infections and a three pound tumor found on one of her hind legs.
Rumors are swirling that Love and Hip Hop Atlanta stars Rasheeda and her husband Kirk are headed for a divorce and that Rasheeda’s been hooking up with Lil Scrappy. According to Bossip.com, Rasheeda and Lil Scrappy have been hooking up for quite some time now. In the previews for Love and Hip Hop ATL you see Kirk asking Rasheeda asking for a test because rappers are known for sleeping around. Hopefully known of these rumors are true and these two can work it out!
Looks like Floyd Mayweather’s fiancée Shantell Jackson has been caught creeping. According to Mommy’s Dirty Little Secret, Floyd caught cheating with Vivica Fox’s ex party promoter Omar “Slim” White. According to a source, Floyd found out that Shantell had a separate phone that she used only to contact Omar and that they were exchanging crotch and vagina pictures.
Tamar Braxton opens up about her struggles with the skin disease Vitiligo. In a recent interview with Ebony Magazine, Tamar says she been suffering with the disease ever since she was a child and that it has gotten worse since she became pregnant. Tamar says she been medically diagnosed with the disease and if you were to shake her hand you can notice the lighter parts of her hand. She also says that she has not bleached her skin and if she did, she would say so. Tamar also clears up the plastic surgery rumors stating that she’s never had plastic surgery. She says she did get a nose procedure done where cartilage was taken from her ear to put in her nose and only had the procedure done because she had to for medical purposes. Tamar also says that she has done Botox and some fillers in but that’s it.
Chad “Ochocinco” Johnson is wanted man there is warrant out for his arrest. The warrant states that Occhocinco violated his probation by missing two meetings with probation officer on February and March 15th. And Ochocince failed to show that je actually was enrolled and completed his court mandated Batterers Intervention Program. This all stems from his arrest last year where Ochocinco was charged with domestic battery for hitting his then wife Basketball wife Evelyn Lozada.
According to Us Weekly, Nicki Minaj will not be returning for another season of American Idol. A source tells Us Weekly that is going to be focusing on her next album and touring as wells endorsements deals so she won’t have the time to focus on judging. According to the source, Nicki is fine with not returning to Idol and she originally only planned to do one season with the show.
Is R. Kelly turning to country music? According to an interview with Vibe R. Kelly said, “I’ve really been writing a lot of country songs. I used to get criticised for doing a ‘Bump & Grind’ then turning around and doing a gospel song. But the truth is I’m glad I have a gift that allows me to switch lanes. My talent is more than just sexual songs. There was a time I desperately needed for the world to know that I was no category guy. My whole goal in life was to reach that certain success where people will say, ‘Hey, that guy can do anything. He’s the Evil Knievel of music. He’s jumping over 15 buses!’” Go ahead R.Kelly get your country on!
Pharrell Williams will be joining RIhanna on Style Network’s new show Styled To Rock. Pharell who is co-founder of Billionaire Boys Club and Ice Cream apparel lines will help guide 12 fashion designers on the rise in a competition style show where one will become a celebrity stylist in the end. Rihanna is reportedly the executive producer for the ten-episode show series. Style Media president Salaam Coleman Smith says, “Pharrell’s unique aesthetic and commitment to individuality combined with Rihanna’s vision for this series will enable our aspiring designers to hone their craft and learn from the very people who set the trends.”