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Rap-Up 4th Anniversary & Summer Issue Release Party


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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6th Annual Do Something Awards


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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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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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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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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Video: Lil’ Mama – ‘Truly in Love’

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Lil’ Mama sends her love on Valentine’s Day with “Truly in Love,” the latest release off her debut album VYP: Voice of the Young People. The video co-stars singer Peter Toh and dance troop Fanny Pak from MTV’s “America’s Best Dance Crew.”

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New Music: Lil’ Mama – ‘I’m a Diva’


Beyoncé claimed she was a diva, then Ciara screamed it loud and clear, and now Lil’ Mama is holding it down for the under-21 divas with “I’m a Diva.” Although not her official single, the pop jam may appear on Mama’s forthcoming sophomore album.

We had to listen twice to make sure our ears were not deceiving us. The “America’s Best Dance Crew” judge sings and raps on some Britney Spears “Radar”-type ish.

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