Russell Simmons, who made history with his groundbreaking HBO comedy series Def Comedy Jam, is planning on making people laugh once again with a new comedy series.
The untitled series reunites the partnership of Simmons and Def Jam producer Stan Lathan and also serves as a platform for undiscovered comedians to get their shine. Continue »
*Update* Sprite Doubles Up, White Sorority Will Have To Share First Place With AKA’s Due To Scoring Discrepancy
We know a few of you were hot after learning an all white sorority won first prize in Saturday’s Sprite Step Off.. Well it turns out they’ll be sharing the top spot instead. Sprite announced today that because of a scoring discrepancy in the sorority results, the second-place winners, the Tau Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha, Inc. from Indiana University, would be recognized as co-winners and awarded the same $100,000 prize as Zeta Tau Alpha. Pop the hood for the official word from Sprite: Continue »
*BOSSIP Exclusive* Donell Jones Is Back Off Hiatus, Plus Exclusive Pictures Of His New Girl And Their Daughter!
Bossip caught up with Donell Jones to find out What’s up, what’s up, what’s up, with him missing in action from R&B:
BOSSIP: Why the hiatus?
DONELL: I was in a horrible situation with Jive. They have too many R Kellys, Justin Timberlakes, Ushers, Anthony Hamiltons… Continue »
As if he wasn’t already looking shady enough, BOSSIP has learned Gov. Paterson is now suspected in intervening on behalf of one of his top aides, David W. Johnson who allegedly assaulted his girlfriend on Halloween in the apartment the two shared for four years. Over the course of several months the woman was visited and received phone calls from the State Police, a member of the governor’s personal security detail and even received a call from the governor himself. Pop the hood for more details. Continue »
Tyra Banks Shines The Light On Black Culture’s Color Complex… 9-Year-Old Cries Because She’s Too Brown
Tyra Banks is becoming quite the little agent for social change. After airing out gold digger moms for raising their daughters to marry for money, Banks recently took on young girls struggling with self-esteem and showcased one particularly sad story of a little 9-year-old so dismayed over her brown skin that she cried on television. Continue
Good day Bossip readers! Did you know that the global number of single men and woman is at its highest and growing at a rapid pace? True story. It’s safe to assume that most folks don’t want to live life alone. For some it’s a matter of meeting the right person. For others, they may have enjoyed being single for a while, or maybe some invested their 20’s and built a career which consumed most of their energy. So where do you start Continue »