Redbone Season: Colin Powell Parties With Jamie Foxx And Pharrell At Apollo Benefit

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Shawty Redd on the track! Colin Powell got his evening jig in while attending The Hamptons: A Night of Legends benefit in East Hampton, New York on Saturday night.

The former Secretary of State was seated next to his wife until Jamie Foxx summoned him to the stage to join Ellen DeGeneres and Katie Holmes in grooving to Daft Punk and Pharrell Williams‘ “Get Lucky”. The 76-year-old “even sang a few lines of Robin Thicke’s summer hit ‘Blurred Lines,’” reports Page Six. Nice.

Other notables in attendance at the star-studded benefit included Mary J. Blige, Ciara, Russell Simmons, Howard Stern, Lenny Kravitz, Penny Marshall, John Bon Jovi and more. According to Page Six, the event raised more than $3 million for programs at Harlem’s Apollo Theater.

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From The C+D Vault: Cheap Liquor Plus Missy Elliott Equal A Good Time For All

Everybody knows you can expect to find two things on a music video set — bitches and drinks. Don’t credit my blissful ignorance for that jewel, Essence magazine subscribers. Thank Tremaine Neverson.

But what happens when you add Lil Kim‘s third face, Missy Elliott‘s appetite for kitty kat, and a ratchet ass Mary J. Blige (and the J is for jingalin’) to the equation? Find out by watching this trill trinity get down with a stomach full of Crown Royal and the freedom of not wearing any panties by pressing play!

People You Should Be Paying Homage To: Chaka Khan Inducted Into The Apollo Legends Hall of Fame

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In celebration of her 40th anniversary in music and entertainment, Chaka Khan was inducted into the Apollo Legends Hall of Fame on Monday (June 10) at the famed theater’s 8th Annual Spring Gala.

“I am honored that the Apollo is inducting me into the Apollo Legends Hall of Fame,” previously said the music icon. “The Apollo Theatre is an American institution and is world-renowned for developing, nurturing, and creating talent for decades. It has supported my career and now they are a part of honoring my legacy.”

Hosted by Wayne Brady, the program included special tribute performances by Patti LaBelle, Mary J. Blige and Deborah Cox. Carol’s Daughter Founder & President Lisa Price received the Percy E. Sutton Civic Leadership Award. Time Warner, Inc. accepted the Apollo’s 2013 Corporate Award, presented by actress Sarah Jessica Parker.

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Style Jury: Mary J. Blige

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Apparently, Keri Hilson’s gently worn wigs and bobsled speed suits aren’t just for parties during the month of October. Check please! Mary J. Blige placed her vagina and Google images future in harms way while rocking the stage at Caesars Circus Maximus Theater in Atlantic City, NJ this week.

What’s your verdict on her look?

Not Gon’ Cry: Mary J. Blige Hit With $3.4 Million Tax Lien

mjb Not Gon Cry: Mary J. Blige Hit With $3.4 Million Tax Lien

“Crispy chicken, fresh lettuce, three cheeses, ranch dressing” aren’t just catchy lyrics from Mary J. Blige‘s last single to crack Billboard’s Top 40. They may be apart of her daily grind if she gets a part-time gig at Burger King in order to pay off her tax bill.

Uncle Sam has “understand estimate her intellgents” once again.

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How Dreadful: Mary J. Blige’s Financial Troubles Continue

mjb1 How Dreadful: Mary J. Bliges Financial Troubles Continue

Uneasy lies the stomach that wears a Hermes belt.

Erase all of the times I have referred to Mary J. Blige as Willona Woods on this site from your memory since her current financial woes have turned her life into a two-part episode of ‘Good Times.’ It’s the Christian thing to do.

The 42-year-old singer has been hit with a $901,769.65 tax lien in the State of New Jersey, reports the Huffington Post.

She was sued in New York State Supreme Court earlier this month for allegedly defaulting on a $500k bank loan.

The “No More Drama” songstress — who owns an 18,000-square-foot mansion in Saddle River, NJ, and another $2.5 million house in the Palisades overlooking Manhattan — was also just hit with a $4,301 judgment for money she owed her Garden State landscaper, according to court documents.

What’s in your wallet?

AROUND THE WEB: Mary J. Blige’s money woes include a notice on her apartment door about not paying rent 

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