VH1 Stars Celebrate Black History Month And Share Their Personal Heroes

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The month of February, in particular, is a time to honor the courageous black men and women who inspire and pave the way for their community. Everyone has their own personal heroes, from great leaders who fought for equal rights to the writers, artists, inventors, and entertainers who came before them and the VH1 fam is no different. In honor of Black History Month, we asked some of the stars from your favorite shows who gives them inspiration. Their thoughtful responses are honest and personal and a true testament to the brave men and women who have given back (and some of them straight up silly!) Who are your black heroes? Read more…

The Ultimate ’90s Playlist: Get The Music From Episode 7 Of ‘Hindsight’

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On this week’s episode of Hindsight Becca realized that in spite of going back in time – she may not be able to prevent the bad things from unraveling in her lives. While a mysterious man shows up at Becca’s door, we’re attempting to keep up with all the amazing ’90s music.

Check out our handy list of songs here and stream the official playlist below! Read more…

PSA: You Won’t Believe The Black History Heroes That Inspire The ‘Black Ink Crew’

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As crazy as things get week-to-week on Black Ink Crew, the cast plays no games about paying homage and respecting Black History Month.

Considering the success of Black Ink Tattoo Studio, one of New York’s most successful Black owned shops, many of it’s employees have a lot to say about the people of color that inspire them daily. Read more…

Did You See Omarion’s Video For “Post To Be” With Chris Brown And Jhene Aiko?

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Omarion‘s been teasing the music video for “Post To Be” featuring Chris Brown and Fizz‘s cousin Jhene Aiko for a while and now it’s finally here! The song is pretty hot and it’s really good to see the Love & Hip Hop Hollywood star back and doing his thang. The video’s got O and Breezy showing off their dance moves and Jhene showing off her midriff.

What do you think of the “Post To Be” video? We are loving it, we just wish the beautiful Apryl Jones made a cameo!

Never Forget Waka Flocka And Kel Rapping About Who Loves Orange Soda

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Waka Flocka is really tired of people telling him he looks like Kel Mitchell from Nickelodeon but he is willing to pay homage to the famous “Who Loves Orange Soda?” sketch from Kenan & Kel so we shut the eff up. Flashback to this video from the archives of the Love & Hip Hop Atlanta star rapping about loving that citrus soft drink alongside the originator, Kel (!) – this is one for the books.

Think Waka and Kel lookalike? Then check out our gallery for some amazing celebrity twins and let us know if you agree. Read more…

Wait, Stop Everything….Waka Flocka Is For Real Reading “Fifty Shades Of Grey”?

by (@damianbellino)

Yo, hold everything! Waka Flocka is reading Fifty Shades of Grey? The Love & Hip Hop Atlanta star sat down with XXL and read aloud some of his favorite (?) parts from the erotic novel and it might be the best thing we’ve ever seen.

Waka’s commentary is hilarious, such as, “She’s a freak, man” and “Pants rising in this motherf*****.” The film adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey just came out last weekend and now we’re dying to know if Waka was the one dragging his wife Tammy Rivera to the movies! Read more…

Did ‘Pop-up Video’ Shade Ray J Back In The Day?

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We all remember that before Ray J was watching Princess fall into pools on Love & Hip Hop Hollywood he was making us all bump and grind to his hit song “Sexy Can I” also featuring a young Yung Berg. VH1 gave Ray’s classic tune the Pop-up Video treatment a few years back and we are wondering – did they, for real, shade him? Read more…

‘Black Ink Crew’ Sneak Peek: Why Is Puma Throwing Mad Shade At The Renovation Party?

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It’s a day for celebration for the Black Ink Crew when the shop reopens with its renovations but things aren’t so celebratory between Ceaser and Puma. In a sneak peek for the next episode, Puma shows up to throw mad shade around the shop, saying that Ceaser has a pretty weak turnout for his reopening. Ceaser continues to get frustrated with Puma’s negative attitude especially when Ted joins Puma at cracking jokes at his expense.

Are Puma and Ceaser going to spend the whole event beefing? Are Ceasar and Ted going to let Puma get in between their relationship? Find out on all new Black Ink Crew, Monday at 9/8c.

‘Pop-up Video’ Throwback: Everything You Want To Know About Tip’s “Whatever You Like Video”

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By now T.I. is not only known for being a rapper but he’s an actor, a reality star on The Family Hustle, and a husband and father but back in the day we didn’t know so much about the man behind Tip. Throwback to this vintage Pop-up Video treatment for Tip’s song “Whatever You Like.” Pop-up Video gave fans the opportunity to get behind the scenes intel about their very favorite music videos – everything from one-hit-wonders to the hottest artists.

Check out “Whatever You Like” to find out why Tip became T.I. and how the concept of this video is a true Pretty Woman story! Who knew!?

‘Love And Hip Hop’ Sneak Peek: Feeling Betrayed, Peter Leaves Amina And Says They’re Through

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When Amina told Tara about the other women Peter was seeing when she first met him, she didn’t consider the fallout of him finding out. In a sneak peek for next week’s Love & Hip Hop, Peter storms his apartment to pack his belongings because he needs space from his wife. A distressed Amina cries that she was just telling Tara the truth because he shouldn’t treat women like that but Peter says he’ll be single now and no one can tell him what to do.

Do you think Peter and Amina are really though? Does this mean Peter is going to try and get back together with Tara? Find out on an all new Love & Hip Hop, Monday at 8/7c.