VIDEO OF THE DAY: OPRAH’S GOSPEL BRUNCH FOR THE LEGENDS 2005

I was sent this video today and it was my first time viewing it. I have to say I felt emotional while watching/listening to Gladys, Patti, Dionne, Shirley, Yolanda, Chaka, BeBe, and Valerie sing.  This was so uplifting and inspirational. I think if I had been lucky enough to attend, I would have been wiping tears from my eyes throughout. They are all true legends! (Thanks for sending the link V)

SEAN LEVERT: STRAPPED TO A CHAIR BEFORE HE DIED

  According to reporter Donna J. Miller from the Cleveland Daily News, singer Sean Levert was chained to a chair before his death. Sean Levert had been acting strangely at the Cuyahoga County Jail before he died, Warden Kevin McDonough said in a news release. Levert was at the jail for five days, living among the “general population” there. He then displayed “bizarre behavior” and was put in an observation cell Sunday night. He began shouting and pounding on the cell door, so []

SINGER SEAN LEVERT DIES AT AGE 39

  Sean Levert, son of O’Jays lead singer Eddie Levert, was found dead in a Cleveland, Ohio, jail over the weekend, sources said. Sean Levert, 39, was being held for allegedly failing to pay about $80,000 in child support. The cause of death was not immediately known. Sean Levert was a member of the R&B group LeVert with his late brother Gerald Levert and Marc Gordon. Gerald Levert died Nov. 10, 2006 at the age of 40. (Source: The Chicago Sun Times). []

NEW VHI SHOW: ‘MISS RAP SUPREME’

Miss ‘Rap Supreme’ will premier on Monday April 14 at 10:00 p.m (US). 10 contestants will be given a shot at winning $100,000 and the title of Miss Rap Supreme. These budding female MCs have to find a way to make it through challenges that will test their sex appeal, stage presence and, of course, their mental toughness and creativity. Apparently Miss ‘My Neck, My Back’, Khia will also feature as a contestant……

QUOTE OF THE DAY: PAPOOSE ANNOUNCES THAT HE PLANS TO MARRY REMY MA IN PRISON…..

   “We always wanted to keep our personal lives personal, so that’s why we never went public with our relationship. Right now, I just feel like she gotta live through me. Yes, we were scheduled to be married on a yacht April 27th. But due to circumstances beyond our control, we are now making arrangements to be married in prison. “All her supporters who feel Remy had an influence on their life should write a short letter to the judge asking for []