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How did Stevie Wonder become blind? 10 things you may not know about Wonder

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Stevie Wonder is known as one of the most creative musical geniuses of the late 20th century.  He is a blind prodigy whose career began before he was a teenager.  His body of work spans decades, and he remains one of the most influential musicians of all time.  Here are 10 facts about his life and career: 1. Stevie Wonder was born in Saginaw, Michigan May 13, 1950 and given…

In an interview with Praise Philly Mary J Blige credits her positive change to God and says she is a Christian www.Blacklikemoi.com

Mary J. Blige Credits God For Her Ability to Overcome Addictions

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Reported by Andrew Scot Bolsinger Blige is one of the most successful and influential recording artists of her generation, but her Christian faith is the central core of her life. She also attributes her faith to her success in figuring out who she is. Mary J. Blige, a former drug addict,  grew up in church but says she never knew who God really was until her adult life. “I understand better…

Aretha Franklin Refuses To Acknowledge Pattie LaBelle At The White House

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By Barry Burch Jr. Who is the first person you think of when you hear the word “diva?”  Could it be Aretha Franklin?  Well how about unapologetic diva? Wait, answer that question after you have viewed the video of, yes, The unapologetic diva (see said video), refusing to acknowledge fellow diva, Patti LaBelle, at a Women of Soul concert held by the White House over the weekend.   The concert…

Lauryn Hill Signs a Deal with Sony in Order to Pay Her Taxes

Lauryn Hill Signs a Deal with Sony in Order to Pay Her Taxes

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Lauryn Hill is having serious tax problems and may end up going to prison.  There is nothing like the threat of prison time to motivate you to get back into the studio.  Lauryn just signed a deal with Sony music to cover back taxes that she owes to the government.   Hill owes for taxes she never paid on $1.8 million she owed from 2005 through 2007. Hill admitted on…

Chris Brown sat down with Matt Lauer of "TODAY" to discuss his relationship with Rihanna and forgiveness.

Chris Brown On Rihanna Assault: ‘…What I Did Was Wrong’

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R&B singer Chris Brown seems to have matured quite a bit over the past few years since he assaulted girlfriend Rihanna before the Grammy Awards. In a recent interview on “TODAY” with Matt Lauer, Brown confirmed his relationship with Rihanna and discussed forgiveness and proving himself. Fans are ecstatic to see the singer back in television and radio studios because his manager, Tina Davis, restricted the singer from having any…

Frank Ocean raised suspicions when he posted a vague message on tumblr indication that he may be quitting the music industry

Frank Ocean Quits Music… Maybe

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Frank Ocean, a talented artist who isn’t shy of ranting, took to his Tumblr page to post a message that has lead may to assume he has quit the music industry. The message on Tumblr is the first text-based message the artist has posted since he posted a picture of a letter he typed to his male lover. The message simply read, “YEA, I QUIT.” Previously the artist took to…

Target, Greeting Card, Whitney Houston – How Are These Connected

Target, Greeting Card, Whitney Houston – How Are These Connected

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   Target is pulling a greeting card that makes fun of Whitney Houston’s taste in men. The discount retailer said Wednesday the card was sold in its stores prior to Houston’s death on Feb. 11, and as soon as it was brought to the retailer’s attention, Target Corp. began “the process of removing the card.” Pictures: Whitney Houston, 1963-2012 Complete Coverage: Death of a pop diva The card reads: “Next time…

Rihanna Wins Snags The International Female Artist of The Year At The Brit Awards

Rihanna Wins Snags The International Female Artist of The Year At The Brit Awards

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    Rihanna just won Best International Female solo artist award at the Brit Awards for second year running. Bruno Mars wins best international male solo artist and Coldplay take the award for best British group at 2012 #Brit Awards!! The Brit Awards are the Britain’s annual pop music awards that are equivalent to the Grammy Awards. Source.

Nicki Minaj levitates, lights fires, performs exorcism during Grammys

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When the performance slate for the Grammy Awards came out, it was a little bit surprising that Lady Gaga was not included on the list. Who would pick up the over-the-top theatrical slack with Mother Monster sitting on the sidelines? Nicki Minaj was happy to fill in. In the evening’s most complicated and elaborate performance, she began on stage with “The Pope” (really just a weird old man from central…

Whitney Houston was suppose to be Clive Davis date for Saturday night’s pre-Grammy party

Whitney Houston was suppose to be Clive Davis date for Saturday night’s pre-Grammy party

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Whitney Houston was record mogul Clive Davis’ masterpiece, and she died in the hours leading up to what was to be a night together at his famed pre-Grammy Awards party. She was even to be Davis’ date at the bash, sources said. The famed music executive found her as a teenager and molded her into a chart-busting superstar. He stood by her through deep declines, marital woes and worse, and…

Whitney Houston Dies at the Age of 48

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Whitney Houston, who ruled as pop music’s queen until her majestic voice and regal image were ravaged by drug use, erratic behavior and a tumultuous marriage to singer Bobby Brown, has died. She was 48. Houston’s publicist, Kristen Foster, said Saturday that the singer had died, but the cause and the location of her death were unknown. News of Houston’s death came on the eve of music’s biggest night — the Grammy Awards….