The 2014 MTV Video Music Awards Recap

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So the BeyMAs….I mean the VMAs went down last night lol.  There were some pretty special moments during the 31st annual show as music’s hottest stars flocked to the The Forum in Inglewood, California.

Comedian Jay Pharoah served as the show’s faux host appearing on stage between a few performances. His Jay-Z and Kanye West impersonations didn’t seem to be received to well by the masses, but the show’s first performance was. Pop princess Ariana Grande

[WEEKEND ROUNDUP] Michael Brown Autopsy, National Guard Sent Into Ferguson

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Michael Brown Autopsy

In the midst of the imposed curfew and more unsettling activity in Ferguson stemming from shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown, the preliminary autopsy of the teenager’s body was released as well as the name of the officer who killed him. The officer who has been identified as Darren Wilson shot Michael Brown a total of six times according to the autopsy performed by former chief medical examiner for the City of New York,  Dr. Michael M. Baden. Dr. Baden, who flew in yesterday to conduct a separate autopsy at the request of Brown’s family says that two of the shots were to Brown’s head, one of which entered the top of his skull and was likely the final and fatal shot.  The other four shots were in the victim’s right arm. Attorney Generals Eric H. Holder, Jr. confirmed that the Justice Department would conduct it’s own autopsy in addition to the ones conducted by local officials and the family due to “the extraordinary circumstances involved in this case and at the request of the Brown family.”

[WEEKEND ROUNDUP] The 2014 BET Awards Recap

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(left to right: Trey Songz, August Alsina and Chris Brown)

The 14th Annual BET Awards went down last night and there was no shortage of major moments. From old school flashbacks and tributes to tearful firsts for the new class this year was one of the best for the annual awards show.

Comedian Chris Rock hosted this year’s show and I am glad he did lol. He seemed fearless as he went in on this past year’s moments and he never let up. He even made fun of the elevator fiasco between Jay Z

[WEEKEND ROUNDUP] Eve Marries in Ibiza, Ciara Shows Baby Future, & The Spurs Cool Off The Heat

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After a six month engagement, rapper/actress Eve married her  billionaire boyfriend Mazmillion Cooper in Ibiza, Spain after the 2014 Gumball 3000 Rally. The couple met at the 2010 rally so getting married after this year’s rally made all the sense in the world. 

“We met on the 2010 Gumball 3000 rally so it only seemed right to have the wedding at the finish of this years rally in Ibiza, which was the final stop on this years event,” he told E! Magazine. “We couldn’t be happier to celebrate such a special day with all our family and friends.”

[WEEKEND ROUNDUP] August Alsina Loses His Hat and His Cool & Arsenio Cancelled

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It looks like August Alsina is continuing to make a name for himself as a bad boy in the entertainment industry with his tantrums. During a recent concert in Arkansas, August moved through the audience on his bodyguard’s shoulders then commenced to “surf” though the crowd. During his interaction with the concert goers his hat either fell off or was removed from his head which left a sour taste in the singer’s mouth that he had no problem sharing with everyone in attendance.

[WEEKEND ROUNDUP] Jay Z and Beyonce Promote “On The Run” Tour & Michael Jackson’s Hologram Performs at the Billboard Music Awards

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As if we weren’t already excited about Jay Z and Beyonce’s On The Run tour…

Over the weekend the power couple released a trailer to promote the trek that will hit the country this summer. The three minute clip rivals official movie trailers and includes some big names including actor Sean Penn, Don Cheadle, Jake Gyllenhaal and Guillermo Dias.

Check out the duo in their Bonnie and Clyde like short film below.

[WEEKEND ROUNDUP] Kerry Washington Welcomes Baby Girl, Mayweather Wins AGAIN and Lupita Nyong’o & Kevin Hart Among White House Correspondents Dinner Attendees

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Kerry Washington & Nnamdi

Kerry Washington is proof that if you want to keep your personal life personal, it can be done. The actress quietly gave birth to her first child with husband Nnamdi Asomugha. Their daughter, named Isabelle Amarachi Asomugha was reportedly born at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles on April 21st. Congrats to the couple!

[CHATWORTHY EVENT] The 2nd Annual SheROCKS Rocked!

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Chattertainment was given the honor of serving as media consultants at SheROCKS 2014 this past weekend. SheROCKS, a celebration of women in the arts, was created by Timea Gaines, CEO of Love Life Media, LLC. After the tremendous success of the first ever SheROCKS in 2013, the community all but begged for Timea to make it an annual event. She answered the call with enormous dedication and creativity, once again bringing together women of all walks to celebrate the arts and each other.

Hosted by comedienne Tea Love, SheROCKS kept us entertained with musical performances including IhsAn Bilal, Ayana Songstress and Doretha Allen, as well as spoken word and poetry from Kezia and Shaina Lynn among others. There was never a dull moment

[WEEKEND ROUNDUP] The United Colors of Lupita, Independent Spirit Awards 2014 & Chris Brown Diagnosis

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United Colors of Lupita

If you’ve been under a rock and have not bore witness to actress Lupita Nyong’o slaying red carpets in every color imaginable this award season, here is your chance. Someone pulled a bunch of her recent looks into this gorgeous photo tagged “United Colors of Lupita”.

Speaking of Lupita, she won Best Supporting Female for 12 Years A Slave at the Independent Spirit Awards 2014 on Saturday. 12 Years A Slave also won Best Film. My fave film of 2013, Fruitvale Station starring Michael B. Jordan, won Best First Feature.

[WEEKEND ROUNDUP] Michael B. Jordan Cast as the Human Torch, The NAACP Awards & Necole Bitchie Inspires

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  • It’s official. Michael B. Jordan has been cast as Johnny Storm also known as the Human Torch in the reboot of Fantastic Four and some die hard comic fans are not happy about the change in the character’s ethnicity. Find out how Mr. Jordan feels about it here.
  • The 45th NAACP Awards aired on TV One on  Saturday  night. Kerry Washington,