Posts By Elizabeth Black

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PumKash! Mama Jones Goes Under The Ink Gun For A Signature Tattoo On Black Ink Crew

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Love & Hip Hop and Chrissy & Mr. Jones star Mama Jones visited Black Ink tonight to adorn her skin with her signature catchphrase — say it with me: PumKASH!
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What Will The Mirror Make Jackie Christie Do???

Jackie Christie doesn’t usually need much of an excuse to get emotional or heated, she’s just a passionate woman in general. But what if she was actually possessed? Good question.
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We’re Post-Gaming With Hot 97: Tune In To This Is Hot 97 After Hours At 11 PM

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Tonight at 10:30PM ET/PT is the series premiere of This Is Hot 97, and immediately following the show’s premiere, the show’s stars, Miss Info and Peter Rosenberg, will be hosting a live after show that you can watch in the player above.

Tonight’s post show will also feature special guests Ebro and rapper Maino (who has a cameo on the episode). If you want to participate, they’ll be taking your questions via Twitter with the hashtags #thisishot97, #askebro and #askmaino, so watch the episode and then log on to chat live with the cast tonight!!


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VH1 Announces #CandidlyNicole Starring Nicole Richie, Premieres July 2014

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Nicole Richie is one of our favorite personalities in fashion, on Twitter, and in life, pretty much. So we are freaking out a little that she’s bringing her hilarious AOL web series #CandidlyNicole to VH1 this summer as a half-hour show. The series will follow Richie as she and her family navigate life, while she adds her hilarious commentary to every situation. #CandidlyNicole premieres July 17th, 2014. Read on for more details about the new series.


Based on the Successful AOL Online Series “#CandidlyNicole,” the New
Television Series Produced by Telepictures and World of Wonder
Is Set to Premiere Thursday, July 17th With 8 Episodes

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Stevie J. Visited Benzino In The Hospital

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Yesterday we reported that Benzino had been hospitalized after being shot in the Boston area on his way to his mother’s funeral. Zino can rest a bit easier today knowing that the shooter, his nephew Gai Scott, has been arrested and charged with assault with intent to murder. Benzino’s also received a couple of morale-boosting visits during his hospital stay from his girlfriend, Althea Heart, and his best pal and Love & Hip Hop Atlanta co-star Stevie J. Check out the gallery of photos of Benzino on his way to recovery.

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Ebro At The This Is Hot 97 Premiere: “If Y’all Want More Drama Then This Show Ain’t For You”

This Is Hot 97 is a show unlike most other current reality shows out there these days. For starters, don’t call it a “reality show.” Instead, you can refer to it as the cast does, as an “unscripted comedy series.” “This is a show about the Hot 97 hallways,” DJ Cipha Sounds explains. And as for the ratchet factor? There is none. “This show is about positive vibes and family,” Ebro told fans at the This Is Hot 97 premiere party this week. “If y’all want more drama then this show ain’t for you.”

Watch the cast panel and interviews from the premiere party in the clip above to learn more about the show which has it’s official premiere this Monday at 10:30 PM ET/PT!

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Benzino Shot In Boston, Hospitalized In Stable Condition

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Love & Hip Hop Atlanta star Benzino (also known as Raymond Scott) was shot today in Boston while riding in his mother’s funeral procession. HipHopHollywood reports that Benzino’s car was shot at by another vehicle while he was on his way to the funeral service and he was taken to the Duxbury, MA police station and later to South Shore Hospital where he remains in stable condition.

The Boston Globe also reports:

“The shooting occurred after an argument between family members, but investigators are now working to determine what sparked the violence. In his statement, Cruz said that a person driving a Bentley shot the driver of a red Dodge SUV, who got out of his car and was taken to the Duxbury Police Department by a passerby, before being taken to the hospital.”

The shooter, who is thought to be a relative, was apprehended and charged with armed assault with intent to murder. We’ll keep fans updated with more news as it comes and we wish Zino the best, and a very speedy recovery.

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by (@lizburrito)

T.I. Gets The Dirt From His Daughters In The Family Hustle Sneak Peek

T.I. wants to keep on top of his daughters’ lives like a good dad should, and he’s trying his best to stay cool and also stay in dad mode. In the season premiere of T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle, he takes Niq Niq and Deyjah out to the make-your-own-perfume shop for some fun, feminine bonding and gossip. But he realizes he’s in over his head when Niq Niq reveals that she’s been to a college party.

“What the heeeyyyyll are you doin’ at a college party??” Yep, even one of the world’s coolest men can turn into the world’s dorkiest dads.

Tune in for more family bonding this Monday at 9PM ET/PT on T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle.

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Tami Roman Grateful To Fans And Supporters After Health Scare Lands Her In The Hospital

We’d like to extend our well-wishes to Basketball Wives star Tami Roman who was hospitalized earlier this week after going into diabetic shock and fainting in Houston, TX on Wednesday. Tami fell unconscious and was discovered by her daughter who called 911. She was released from the hospital yesterday, and released the statement above in Instagram thanking her fans for their support. Tami, your VH1 family wishes you a speedy recovery, get some rest!

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This Is Hot 97: A Behind-The-Scenes Look At The Morning Show

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A word to anyone who might be considering applying for a job at New York’s legendary Hot 97 radio station: if you don’t have a sense of humor, you need not apply. If you haven’t seen the first episode sneak peek of This Is Hot 97, you’re missing out on one pf the best new shows on television, the reason being that everyone at the station is hilarious. (And they all get along, which is another refreshing characteristic you don’t see much of on the reality TV scene.)

We got to spend the morning with show stars and morning show hosts Ebro, Rosenberg, Laura Stylez, and Cipha Sounds earlier this week to catch them doing what they do best, and as it turns out, they’re such successful DJs because they’re natural born conversationalists. In their down time, off-air, they spent the morning discussing the plot twists of True Detective, their love for fellow VH1 star Tiny Harris, and Rosenberg’s slimming secret weapon: prunes. In short, it was like hanging with your closest friends, if your closest friends also had one of the most successful radio shows in New York City.

Check out all the photos from our day at Hot 97 and tune in to the TV premiere of the show this Monday at 10:30PM ET/PT!