Lil’ Mama

Jul
15
Rap-Up TV: Rap-Up 4th Anniversary Party

Rap-Up celebrated its 4th Anniversary & Summer Issue Release with an exclusive party presented by VTech and G-Shock at the Sunset Tower Hotel in West Hollywood, Calif., on June 26.

Cover star Ciara hosted and LeToya Luckett, Adrienne Bailon, Melody Thornton, Lil’ Mama, Teairra Mari, Shanell, and more helped mark the special occasion. Click here for photos.

Jul
8
Rap-Up TV: Lil’ Mama Likens Michael Jackson to Jesus

Lil' Mama

The day after Michael Jackson died, Lil’ Mama shared her sadness with Rap-Up TV on the red carpet at Rap-Up‘s 4th Anniversary & Summer Issue Release Party in West Hollywood.

She likened MJ’s passing to the death of Jesus Christ. “Jesus Christ touched so many people. The story that they gave of this man. … He healed people. Michael Jackson did the same thing, not only with his music, but with his performance and his personality.”

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Jun
27
Rap-Up 4th Anniversary & Summer Issue Release Party

Ciara

Cover star Ciara poses with the Summer 2009 issue of Rap-Up at Rap-Up‘s 4th Anniversary & Summer Issue Release Party at the Sunset Tower Hotel in West Hollywood on Friday (June 26).

LeToya Luckett, Adrienne Bailon, Lil’ Mama, Teairra Mari, Melody Thornton, and Shanell were among those who attended the star-studded event presented by VTech and G-Shock. DJ Skee manned the ones and twos, playing everything from Michael Jackson to The Game.

VIPs went home with gift bags valued at over $500, including a G-Shock/Baby-G watch, VTech IS9181 Wi-Fi Internet radio, VTech LS5145 Bluetooth cordless phone, SUPER sunglasses, ck one fragrance, Griffin iPhone case, Chaser vintage T-shirt, and Vans bag.

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Jun
5
6th Annual Do Something Awards

Usher

Usher honored young people making a difference in the world at the 6th Annual Do Something Awards at the Apollo Theater in New York City on Thursday. The event featured a performance from Akon and appearances by Lil’ Mama, Russell Simmons, and Nick Cannon.

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May
31
2009 MTV Movie Awards

Leighton Meester, Lil Wayne, and Miley Cyrus

Stuck in the middle. Lil Wayne was the main attraction for “Gossip Girl” actress Leighton Meester and teen star Miley Cyrus at the 2009 MTV Movie Awards at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, Calif., on Sunday.

Eminem, Soulja Boy, Lil’ Mama, Tyrese, Keke Palmer, and more below.

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Apr
1
On the Scene: Ciara, Adrienne Bailon, Jay-Z, Lil’ Mama, Kat DeLuna, Santigold, Akon

Adrienne Bailon and Ciara

“Cheetah Girl” Adrienne Bailon and “Go Girl” Ciara celebrated the 10th anniversary of Nylon magazine at the Thompson LES in New York on Tuesday.

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Feb
15
NBA All-Star Weekend 2009: Jay-Z, Beyoncé, T.I., Akon, Lil’ Mama, Chamillionaire, Common, Soulja Boy, Busta Rhymes

LeBron James, Jay-Z, and Beyoncé

LeBron James, Jay-Z, and Beyoncé

Sprite Green, in partnership with LeBron James and Jay-Z, helped donate over 150 instruments to students at the Mesa Arts Academy during NBA All-Star Weekend 2009 in Mesa, Ariz. The athlete and rapper, along with Beyoncé, were treated to a performance by the students at the Music in the Halls event on Saturday.

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