On the Scene: Dru Hill, Nicki Minaj, Janet Jackson, J-Hud, Shanell, Aubrey O’Day

Dru Hill was joined by new member Antwuan “Tao” Simpson while performing at the Amateur Night Show-Off Quarter Finals at the Apollo Theater in Harlem on Wednesday (March 31). The R&B group, who gained popularity in the ’90s, will release their first studio album in eight years, InDRUpendence Day, on June 29 and are also launching a reality show this May.

Nicki Minaj

A green-haired Nicki Minaj chose BET’s “106 & Park” to launch her “Massive Attack” video. The hip-hop Barbie says a different edit of the Hype Williams clip, including added scenes, will air on MTV.

Janet Jackson

Janet Jackson visited “106 & Park” with co-star Malik Yoba to promote Why Did I Get Married Too? “I watch myself, but I don’t enjoy it,” Janet told hosts Terrence and Rocsi about viewing her work.

Jennifer Hudson

Jennifer Hudson surprised Boys & Girls Club members in her hometown of Chicago for 7-Eleven’s Coffee Cup with a Cause program benefitting Boys & Girls Clubs of America.


Young Money’s Shanell previewed her new mixtape Shut Up and Listen at a sound session meet and greet at Universal Records in New York City.

Aubrey O'Day

Aubrey O’Day posed for the paparazzi after leaving Japanese eatery Katsuya in Hollywood. The former Danity Kane star is working on her ’80s-inspired debut.