Daily Buzz 7.19.11


    Monica shares wedding photo

    Monica was gracious enough to give everyone a better look at her wedding party in a new photo. The singer, who wed Shannon Brown for the second time in a fabulous wedding in Los Angeles recently, tweeted a shot of her and her 10 bridesmaids.

    Among the wedding party were Tiny, Ciara, Trina and Vanessa Bryant. Noticeably missing was Keyshia Cole, but she and Monica still seem to be on good terms.


    Rihanna critiques Lady Gaga’s style

    Rihanna admires Lady Gaga’s style; she’s just not sure how well it translates to everyday wear.

    “I don’t think I could walk down the street wearing bubbles or a dress made of ham, but what she’s done has been kind of amazing," Rihanna said, according to ThatGrapeJuice.net.

    How does her own style measure up?  “I am the opposite. I wear clothes I would wear on the street," Rihanna said. "I’m all about a real look.”


    AJ Calloway becomes a Que!

    AJ Calloway has crossed the sands to become one of the newest members of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.

    The former host of BET’s "106 & Park" entered the Ghana International chapter, taking his probate digital by unmasking himself via Twitter.

    "2-TX-11 13th D Ghana, West Africa. We are doing a trip there in Feb. 2012. I apologize for the typo earlier I’m exhausted fresh off the sand and trying to rest b4 work again tonight," he tweeted. "I’m trying to rest but I can’t!!!!! Playing Atomic Dog up in the EXTRA offices!!! Roo to all the great men of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc."


    Soulja Boy prepares documentary

    Soulja Boy’s rags-to-riches story will soon be available on DVD.

    The rap artist is turning his real-life success story into a film meant to inspire others who have little more than drive and dreams.

    “My story is true. I actually was a kid in the hood broke with a dream,” he says in the film trailer.

    Watch it below.



    Al Sharpton heads to MSNBC

    The Rev. Al Sharpton may soon be hosting his own MSNBC show, according to TVNewser.

    Al has been hosting a show in the 6 p.m. slot for the last few weeks, and the ratings prove that the civil rights advocate has a following.

    Al is currently the president of the National Action Network and has been called “the voice of the voiceless and a champion for the downtrodden,” by President Barack Obama.


    New Edition shares favorite moments

    Bobby Brown, Ronnie DeVoe, Ricky Bell, Mike Bivins, Ralph Tresvant and Johnny Gill spoke to MTV news recently about their favorite New Edition moments.

    Ralph spoke about the first time he heard the group’s song on the radio, while Ronnie’s favorite moment came a bit more recently.

    However, it was Ricky’s best memory that drew a few laughs from the group as he recalled the first time they all met Michael Jackson.




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    ‘Project Runway’ returns

    “Project Runway” returns next week, Thursday, July 28, with 20 new designers, including Kimberly Goldson and Rafael Cox.

    Kim is a 35-year-old designer who lives in Brooklyn, NY.  Rafael is a 27-year-old Atlanta resident.

    Watch their videos below.








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