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7 items from 2014


MTV Greenlights Ja Rule Reality Show ‘Follow the Rules’

4 September 2014 10:00 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

MTV has ordered a half-hour reality series toplined by rapper-actor Ja Rule with Queen Latifah among its exec producers.

“Follow the Rules” will revolve around Rule’s family life with his three children, wife and mother-in-law living in the same house.

Ja Rule is the modern day reality rap star version of Bill Cosby’s role from ‘The Cosby Show.’ He embraces a unique parenting style with his teenage kids that feels fresh and funny,” said Susanne Daniels, MTV’s prexy of programming. It’s unclear how many episodes have been ordered.

In a statement, Rule (whose real name is Jeffrey Atkins) underscored his “unique” approach to domesticity: “Family tradition will never be the same b*tch… Lmao!!!”

“Follow the Rules” hails from Endemol’s 51 Minds production banner. Christian Sarabia, Shakim Compere and Irv Gotti exec produce with Atkins and Latifah.

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MTV orders comedic family docu-series starring rapper Ja Rule

4 September 2014 10:00 AM, PDT | EW - Inside TV | See recent EW.com - Inside TV news »

MTV has ordered Follow the Rules, a half-hour docu-series starring Ja Rule, EW has learned.

The comedic series will follow the rapper-turned-actor and the hectic household that he and his wife attempt to keep under control—a difficult feat since his two sons, mother, and mother-in-law all live with them, while his oldest daughter is about to start her sophomore year in college.

Ja Rule is the modern day reality rap star version of Bill Cosby’s role from The Cosby Show,” says Susanne Daniels, president of MTV programming. “He embraces a unique parenting style with his teenage kids that feels fresh and funny. »

- Natalie Abrams

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Suge Knight Shot at Chris Brown's Pre-vma Party

24 August 2014 7:18 AM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

A club where numerous celebs were partying evacuated after gun shots last night.

Second Update: A rep for Chris Brown issued the following statement regarding the incident -- "Chris hosted an event in Los Angeles last night to celebrate the upcoming release of his album X, during which an incident occurred. This incident did not involve Chris; he was merely the host of the event. He has and will continue to cooperate with the investigation."

Update: An eyewitness has confirmed to Et that Suge Knight, former CEO of Death Row Records, was shot multiple times at Chris Brown's pre-vma party, and Knight was the target of the gunfire. The witness told Et that Knight was seen pacing inside the club and speaking with R&B and hip hop producer Irv Gotti. 1Oak co-owner Scott Sartiano ducked down before four shots rang out, our witness reports, but Chris Brown continued dancing, unaware of the »

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Oxygen Media Intros Next Generation of Female Emcees in New Docuseries 'Sisterhood of Hip Hop'

9 June 2014 9:54 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Oxygen Media introduces the next generation of female emcees in the new docu-series, “Sisterhood of Hip Hop,” premiering Tuesday, August 12 at 9 Pm Et/Pt.   From 51 Minds (“Ti and Tiny: The Family Hustle,” and “Below Deck”) comes an empowering series that showcases female artists chasing their dreams in a music genre traditionally dominated by men. Discovered and mentored by the biggest names in hip hop, Bia, Brianna Perry, Diamond, Nyemiah Supreme and Siya each bring a unique voice and style to the table.  The eight episode series will also include appearances by hip hop icons, mentors and friends such as Eve, Lil Jon,Travie McCoyRick Ross, Tank, and Irv Gotti among others. To introduce the up-and-coming stars of hip hop, Oxygen will air a preview special on Tuesday, July 22 at 8:15 Pm Et/Pt, giving viewers a look at what makes these five women worthy of the sisterhood. With...

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Oxygen To Premiere Docuseries ‘Sisterhood Of Hip Hop’

9 June 2014 7:41 AM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Oxygen Media‘s new docuseries Sisterhood Of Hip Hop features up-and-coming female emcees in a music genre traditionally dominated by men. The eight-episode series from 51 Minds (Ti And Tiny: The Family Hustle, Below Deck) showcases female artists (the “femcees”) who are discovered and mentored by hip hop stars Bia, Brianna Perry, Diamond, Nyemiah Supreme and Siya. The series will also include appearances by Eve, Lil Jon, Travie McCoy, Rick Ross, Tank, and Irv Gotti. Sisterhood Of Hip Hop premieres August 12 at 9 Pm following a preview special on Tuesday, July 22 at 8:15 Pm. Grammy-Award winning recording artist T.I. serves as executive producer, along with Christian Sarabia, Rabih Gholam and Roy Orecchio. »

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Oxygen to Debut Docuseries ‘Sisterhood of Hip Hop’

9 June 2014 4:00 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Oxygen Media has announced the new docuseries “Sisterhood of Hip Hop,” centered on up-and-coming female emcees.

The series, from 51 Minds, showcases “femcees” Bia, Brianna Perry, Diamond, Nyemiah Supreme and Siya as they attempt to make their mark on a music genre traditionally dominated by men and are discovered and mentored by hip hop artists. The show’s eight-episode run, which begins Aug. 12, will also include appearances by Eve, Pharrell, Lil Jon, Travie McCoy, Rick Ross, Tank and Irv Gotti.

“The talented artists featured in ‘Sisterhood of Hip Hop’ are vibrant characters that will resonate with Oxygen’s young, female viewers,” Oxygen Media senior VP of original programming and development Rod Aissa said in a statement. “The optimistic and empowering nature of the show is truly unique and we look forward to rooting for each woman’s success and giving fans the opportunity to follow along on their journey.”

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'Love & Hip Hop' Producers Sued -- Show Idea Was Stolen

11 March 2014 8:45 AM, PDT | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

The cat fights are now spilling into court -- a pair of female producers are suing the people behind "Love & Hip Hop" ... claiming the reality show was their idea first ... and VH1 stole it.Trisha Lum and Nickie Lum-Davis filed the suit against VH1 and MTV -- claiming they pitched the idea back in 2009 ... and thought they had a deal to make their show, called "Hip Hop Wives."According to the lawsuit ... the show was »

- TMZ Staff

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