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15 Years Ago College Dropout from Kanye West Dropped

Kanye West have been in the news a lot over the last year for all the wrong reasons. We’re not going to get into those reasons because this is about the Kanye West, we knew 15 years ago. College Dropout, which is his debut album was released 15 years ago today. Before dropping College Dropout, Kanye was doing his thing by producing for Roc-A-Fella Records. His best work came from Jay-Z’s Blueprint album. After seeing he could spit, Kanye started work on his debut album. Through the Wire was th...
Tags: Music, Instagram, Jay Z, Chicago, Albums, Kanye West, Hip Hop, Jazz, Jamie Foxx, Jay, Talib Kweli, Kanye, Syleena Johnson, Roc A Fella Records, Kanye West Dropped, Twista Slow Jamz

Chicago Legend John Monopoly Talks Kanye West, Jay-Z, Don C & More on ‘A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal’

On the latest episode of A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal, Eric and Jeff Rosenthal chop it up with one of the most important figures in Chicago hip-hop over the last three decades, John Monopoly. Continue reading after the jump… In this hour-and-a-half-interview, the veteran promoter/manager/A&R/label executive discusses his early days running Chicago’s nightlife scene with his cousin Don C (including promoting Jay-Z and Wu-Tang Clan’s first shows in the city), dealing with bipolar disorde...
Tags: Podcasts, Interviews, Chicago, Kanye West, Jazz, Wu Tang Clan, Jay, Kanye, Don, Eric, Missy Elliott, Jeff Rosenthal, Ye, Syleena Johnson, Itsthereal, Virgil Abloh

Celebs Attend the 2019 Super Bowl Gospel Awards in Atlanta… (PHOTOS)

National radio and TV personality Rickey Smiley and singer and TV personality Adrienne Bailon Houghton hosted the 20th Annual Super Bowl Gospel Celebration this past weekend in Atlanta. Attendees included BET’s Head of Programming, Connie Orlando, Nene & Gregg Leakes (RHOA), Regina Belle, Cam Newton, Von Miller, Tamia, Grant Hill, Kirk Franklin, Syleena Johnson, Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Rashan Ali, The Winans, Hezekiah Walker and many more. Photos below… (more…) Related Posts Eva Marcille, Q...
Tags: Celebrities, News, Atlanta, Bet, Cam Newton, Grant Hill, Regina Belle, Von Miller, Rickey Smiley, Nene Leakes, Kirk Franklin, Hezekiah Walker, Syleena Johnson, Claudia Jordan, Tamia, Deborah Joy Winans

Syleena Johnson takes sobering look at R. Kelly-penned song

NEW YORK (AP) — “I Am Your Woman” marked a major milestone for Syleena Johnson: It was the major-label debut single for the singer, then in her early 20s, and it was written and produced by R. Kelly, who had not only crafted his own No. 1 hits but also successes for Michael Jackson and […]
Tags: New York, News, Entertainment, Nation, Michael Jackson, R Kelly, Kelly, Syleena Johnson

Eva Marcille, Quad Webb-Lunceford, Da Brat, & More Attend TVOne’s ‘Rickey Smiley For Real’ Season 5 Premiere in Atlanta… (PHOTOS + VIDEO)

The cast of TVOne’s “Ricky Smiley For Real” played host to a pre-screener for the 5th season of the popular docu-series in Atlanta last night. The event, which was held at Regal AME Theatre in Atlantic Station included a screening and q&a with cast members Rickey Smiley, Headkrack, Da Brat, Gary with da Tea and Juicy hosted by Willie Moore, Jr. Attendees included:  Eva Marcille (Sterling), Syleena Johnson, Quad Webb-Lunceford, Trina Braxton, Rashan Ali, Genise Shelton, Kevin Ross, Nicci Gilbert...
Tags: Celebrities, News, Atlanta, Jr, Rickey Smiley, Syleena Johnson, Atlantic Station, Da Brat, Eva Marcille, Atlanta Gossip, Claudia Jordan, Scotty Atl, Gary With Da Tea, Kevin Ross, Nicci Gilbert, Trina Braxton

Will Packer & Friends Celebrate OWN’s “Ready to Love” Premiere at Watch Party in Atlanta… (PHOTOS)

Just a few days ago, I offered a sneak peek of OWNtv’s new reality dating series, Ready To Love (click HERE if you missed that). The show, which is produced by Will Packer, officially premiered last night and OWN: the Oprah Winfrey Network invited a few people out to Suite Lounge in Atlanta to celebrate the premiere. Host Thomas “Nephew Tommy” Miles and several members of the cast were in attendance. Special guests included “Sister Circle Live” co-hosts Syleena Johnson, Rashan Ali, Quad Webb-L...
Tags: Television, Celebrities, News, Atlanta, Oprah Winfrey, Will Packer, Xscape, Greenleaf, Rickey Smiley, Oprah Winfrey Network, Syleena Johnson, Watch Party, Mike Merrill, Atlanta Gossip, Love and Relationships, Lamman Rucker

All Falls Down from Kanye West for Throwback Thursday

Remember when Kanye West put out dope music? Nowadays, people know Kanye West for the wrong reasons besides being a talented artist and producer. I’ve never look at Kanye West as this genius some may see him as. Recently, he voiced his support for Donald Trump and claim that slavery was a choice. When I heard that statement, it pissed me off seeing that I’m someone that’s intrigued with history and how people were treated in the past. Enough of all that and let’s focus on my Throwback Thursday...
Tags: Kanye West, Hip Hop, Jazz, Donald Trump, Kanye, Syleena Johnson, Throwback Thursday, Blog Hops & memes

Love & Hip Hop Wedding: Bambi Confirms She’s Lil Scrappy’s “Trophy Wife”

It’s official: Lil Scrappy and Bambi Benson are, in fact, now husband and wife. Bambi reluctantly confirmed the news during a live talk show. Bambi appeared on TV One’s Sister Circle on Thursday (Oct. 12) with hosts Syleena Johnson and Quad Webb-Lunceford. The interview kicked off with Johnson acknowledging the glitter makeup on Bambi’s chest. “Yes, this new trophy wife thing going on,” Bambi responded. The comment could have been a slip of the tongue, but after some prodding from the hosts, Bam...
Tags: Celebs, Interviews, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Johnson, Celebrity Couples, Bambi, Syleena Johnson, Celebrity Marriages, LHHATL, Lil Scrappy, Love and Hip Hop Atlanta, Love & Hip-Hop Atlanta, Quad Webb Lunceford, Sister Circle

Syleena Johnson - "Make Me Yours" (audio) (premiere) (Mixed Media)

Syleena Johnson goes old school on her new album Rebirth of Soul and shares a new single, a version of Bettye Swann’s biggest hit “Make Me Yours”. [Author: Sarah Zupko]
Tags: Music, Sarah Zupko, Syleena Johnson, Bettye Swann

Cast of TVOne’s “When Love Kills: The Falicia Blakely Story’” Host Atlanta Screening… (PHOTOS + EXTENDED TRAILER)

Tami Roman, Lil Mama, Lance Gross and Tasha Smith strike a pose on the red carpet of TVOne’s premiere event for the upcoming original film, “WHEN LOVE KILLS: The Falicia Blakely Story” in Atlanta last night (Wednesday, August 9th). “WHEN LOVE KILLS: The Falicia Blakely Story,” marks the feature-length directorial debut for Tasha Smith and stars Niatia “Lil’ Mama” Kirkland, Lance Gross, Tami Roman and also guest stars Floyd Mayweather, Big Freedia and Lil Zane. The screening was held at Regal At...
Tags: Celebrities, News, Atlanta, Andy Cohen, Syleena Johnson, Lance Gross, Tasha Smith, Atlanta Gossip, LIL MAMA, Pastor Troy, Demetria McKinney, Monica Shannon Brown RHOA Demetria McKinney, Irv Gotti, Regal Atlantic Station, Terri J. Vaughn, LeLee Lyons

Reality Show Alert! ‘Celebrity Mamas of Atlanta’ Up Next… (VIDEO)

NEWSFLASH!! The mom’s of some of Atlanta’s hottest celebs have joined forces for a new reality show called ‘Celebrity Mamas of Atlanta’. Mama T.I. (mother of T.I.), Mama Camp (mother of rapper K Camp), Mama Diane (mother of singer/songwriter Tiny), Mama Wyatt (mother of singer Keke Wyatt), Mama Brenda (mother of singer Syleena Johnson), Mama Holiday (mother of singer J. Holiday), Mama Shirleen (mother of rapper Rasheeda), and Mama Ca$h (mother of rapper Ca$h Out) will all be featured on the new...
Tags: Celebrities, News, Atlanta, Diane, Wyatt, Syleena Johnson, Atlanta Gossip, Rasheeda, Celebrity Moms, Clifford "T.I." Harris, KeKe Wyatt, Tameka "Tiny" Cottle, Reality Show Alert, K. Camp

Ceelo, Young Thug & More Attend Dej Loaf’s ‘Coming to America’ Birthday Bash… [PHOTOS]

Popular rap/singer Dej Loaf celebrated her 25th birthday with a huge ‘Coming to America’ themed party last night (April 8, 2016). The Detroit native/MAC spokesperson play host to her b-day bash on the rooftop at Vantannas in Atlanta and several celebrities came out to join in the celebration. Dej Loaf made a spectacular entrance wearing a striking gold dress with running train paired with flawless with her bantu knots. Women dropping rose petals led her way into the party and guests were even t...
Tags: Featured, News, Mac, America, Atlanta, Detroit, Young Thug, Ceelo Green, Dej Loaf, Carter, Bambi, Joseline Hernandez, PreMadonna, Syleena Johnson, Atlanta Gossip, Toya Wright

On the 'A' w/Souleo: Three Crowdfunding Projects For Your Consideration

Got a few extra dollars to spare? Check out three special crowdfunding campaigns worthy of a dollar or $50. We've got a few highlights from a soul music fan's dream to a bread pudding challenge that has Oprah Winfrey's name all over it to an arts community project rooted in today with an eye to the future. Daughters of Soul It's a family affair for the Daughters of Soul project founded by singer/songwriter, Sandra St. Victor. The former lead singer of The Family Stand is parlaying her Daughters...
Tags: Oprah Winfrey, Huffington Post, Harlem, Sandra St Victor, Iowa City, Winfrey, Cynthia Robinson, Peter Souleo Wright, Daughters of Soul, Syleena Johnson, Kiwane Garris, Indira Khan, Nadege Fleurimond, Fleurimond, Kremas, Souleo