Mommy-To-Be Ciara Glows While Attending Safe Kids Day 2014

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One half of the hottest couple to walk hand-in-hand while shopping at Greenbriar Mall, Ciara, looked radiant as she attended the Safe Kids Day 2014 event over the weekend. Check out more flicks over at Amy Traphouse!

Style File: Jason Collins’ Jersey Becomes Top Seller On NBA.com

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Don’t be surprised if your favorite stud rapper (I’m looking at you, Da Brat) pops up rocking a Jason Collins jersey in their latest misogyny-ladden music video. It’s a hot item.

NBA Senior Vice President for licensing and business affairs Vicky Picca announced on Tuesday (February 25) that Collins’ No. 98 Brooklyn Nets uniform is the top-seller on NBA.com, besting the likes of LeBron James, Kevin Durant and Blake Griffin. ”Jason Collins’ return to the league represents a historic moment, and fans continue to show their support by (buying) Jason’s jersey,” said Picca.

The 13-year league veteran — who became first openly gay man to play in the NBA  last week – plans to wear No. 98 starting tonight against the Trail Blazers as a tribute to Matthew Shepard, who was murdered in 1998 because he was gay.

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Spotted: Fantasia Hits The Scene In New York City

fantasia Spotted: Fantasia Hits The Scene In New York City

 Fantasia looked at her reflection in the mirror and said “I am the hope and the dream of the baby mama” before stepping out to attend the Sports Illustrated & Jaguar Super Saturday event over the weekend.

It would probably be in Aunt Bunny’s best interest to keep her niece away from all T-Mobile stores and their respective managers.

Recently, the ‘After Midnight’ broadway star revealed that she is using the many life lessons she has learned through since winning ‘American Idol’ — including financial woes, an attempted suicide, abortion, and highly publicized affair — to mentor youth on making better decisions.

“We did something in Radio Shack, and I was speaking to a lot of the young people that [came] through the line. I always end up preaching to them,” Fantasia shared during a visit at The Today Show last month. “I know my story and I know how easily you can go down the wrong path of trying to fit or just trying to do things that you know you’re not supposed to do. I always share my story just to say, ‘You know, we fall down, but we get back up.”

Mashonda Hosts Halloween Bash For Son Kasseem

mashonda Mashonda Hosts Halloween Bash For Son Kasseem

This week, Mashonda joined forces with Global Grind to present a Halloween bash for her son Kaseem Jr.

Also in attendance at the kiddie friendly affair: Kasseem’s dad Swizz Beatz along with his younger brother Egypt, New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony and son Kiyan, and former ‘Basketball Wives’ star Jennifer Williams.

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‘Electric Lady’ Janelle Monae Covers Uptown Magazine

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Eccentric soul singer Janelle Monae (whose futuristic second studio album ‘The Electric Lady’ has become my daily soundtrack as I scour for pearl-clutching fuckery) ditches her classic fitted tuxedo and matching saddle shoes in favor of a more glam look for the latest issue of Uptown Magazine. Haute!

Continue reading to find out what the Kansas City native had to share with the publication and to peep the quirky cover.

On the biggest misconception about her: ”People think I am so straitlaced and buttoned up. There is a lot of life underneath this tuxedo. I like to have fun. I enjoy practical jokes. I enjoy rolling around the mall in wheelchairs. I enjoy taking someone’s baby and putting it on my hip for about two hours straight and then giving it back.”

On meeting Erykah Badu: “We met underwater. She was the Queen of the Water and I was swimming. We would perform and talk about what kind of popcorn and hotdogs we like.”

Her thoughts about the impact of record sales: “When you release your first album, record sales are important. But now, I don’t really care. I feel like this music is from God and I am the pastor that does not need a mega-church. I am fine with my 200-seat church, as long as the people that need it come and get inspired. I know what I could do to be amongst the popular crowd.”

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Mashonda, Jennifer Williams And Marsha Ambrosius Have A Girl Talk Session At LifeStyleHer Dinner

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This week, Mashonda played host at her spacious Edgewater, New Jersey home to R&B songstress Marsha Ambrosius, entertainment reporter Janell Snowden and ghost of VH1′s past Jennifer Williams ”for a night of intimate (bordering on emotional) conversations that ranged from Marsha’s last memories with the great Michael Jackson, to Jennifer’s experiences in the reality limelight, and Janell’s hair moments as an early anchor.”

With a night filled with delicious looking cupcakes and medleys of Marsha’s music, the only thing missing was LaLa Anthony playing place holder in the photo ops.

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