After co-hosting the Met Costume Institute Gala on Monday (May 3), Oprah Winfrey let loose for some “Hot-N-Fun” with Pharrell, Diddy, and Usher at the after-party at New York City’s Mark Hotel. Continue reading
Harlem native Alicia Keys threw a huge birthday bash for her mom Teresa “Terri” Augello Saturday night in New York that culminated with the presentation of a surprise gift parked outside – a shiny new black Cadillac. Keys’ boyfriend Swizz Beats got on the mic to sing a special rendition of “Happy Birthday,” while DJ Cassidy accompanied him on the turntables. The b’day girl turned the big 6-0.
Hip-hop stars like Fonzworth Bentley, Papoose, Red Café, DJ Cassidy and Ron Browz filled New York’s Mount Morris Park Saturday at the Third Annual 135th St. Agency BBQ & Fish Fry in celebration of Harlem Week.
While DJ S&S spun the tracks, rapper Newz of The Inc. told Sister 2 Sister he’s been working hard on his debut album, Hunting Season, with his crew Block Gang and producer Chink Santana. He even gleaned some insight by watching boss Irv Gotti’s family dramas play out on VH1’s reality show “Gotti’s Way.”
“I learned to do the total opposite from [Irv’s relationship with wife Deb Lorenzo], nah mean?” Newz said. “A lot of ladies be coming down on my guy for that but, you know, he really just keepin’ it a hun’ed with his wife — tellin’ her the truth, which most men don’t do.” Continue reading