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Tamar Braxton did not return for the second act of Snoop Dogg’s Redemption of a Dogg musical Sunday afternoon Washington, D,C., and reportedly she left because her food had not arrived, according to DailyMail.com.

A source told the Daily Mail that the 41-year old singer left at intermission because a friend that was delivering her food was denied entry by security.

Tamar has been touring across the country in the musical, and after she performed in the first act, another actress replaced her for the second act, The Washington Post reports.

When the performance ended, the play’s writer/director, Je’Caryous Johnson, told the crowd that Braxton “had a brief emergency and couldn't do the curtain call.”

'Please, it's important that we pray for her, this is a very vulnerable time so please just pray for her," Johnson added. “She's sorry she couldn't be here for this curtain call, but she did get a chance to be here for you and she did the best she could.”

A second show was performed Sunday night, and producers placed signs at the box office reading, “Due to unforeseen circumstances Tamar Braxton will not star in tonight's show."

The Redemption of a Dogg tour resumes tonight in Los Angeles. Tamar commented on Instagram that she will be back on stage.

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ABC/Paula LoboAfter being sued for sexual assault Thursday, Nelly says the allegations are “baseless.”

A woman claims in the lawsuit that the “Hot in Herre” rapper masturbated in front of her multiple times after a concert in England in December 2017, according to TMZ. 

“I’ve been quiet for some time,” Nelly tells People.com in a statement. “But these baseless allegations hurt more than just me. The truth will come out, and I will be vindicated.”

“These types of false allegations undermine real claims of sexual abuse/harassment by real victims,” he continues.

According to court documents, the woman met Nelly at a meet and greet following his concert near London. She claims he brought her into a private room and forced himself on her without her consent.

“I do NOT plan on walking away quietly,” Nelly says. “I have to speak up for my family and for the real victims strong enough to come forward and face people that have actually assaulted them.”

In September, the three-time Grammy winner reportedly settled with another woman, Monique Greene, who claimed that he raped her last year.

Greene had accused Nelly of raping her on his tour bus in October 2017 after she met him at a club in Seattle where he was performing. He was arrested for the incident, but the case was dropped after Greene refused to cooperate with the prosecutor. She filed a civil suit, and Nelly responded with a defamation countersuit.

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Interscope RecordsProducer Mike WILL Made-It dropped the Creed II soundtrack today featuring Kendrick Lamar, Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, PharrellElla Mai, and many more stars.

Two singles were previously released from the album: “Kill ’Em With Success" by ScHoolboy Q, 2 Chainz & Eearz, and “Mantra” featuring Lamar and Pharrell. 

The album also features Rae Sremmurd, Rick Ross, 2 Chainz, Young Thug, Gucci Mane, Nas, and J. Cole.

The film opens November 21 starring Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone, Tessa Thompson, Dolph Lungdren, Wood Harris, and Phylicia Rashad.

Here's the Creed II soundtrack track list:

“Amen" (Pre-fight prayer) -- Lil Wayne
“Do You Need Power?” (Walk out music) -- Bon Iver
“We Can Hit" (Round 1) -- Crime Mobb & Slim Jxmmi
“Kill ‘Em With Success” -- Eearz, Schoolboy Q, & 2 Chainz
“Check” -- Nas & Rick Ross
“Fate “ -- Young Thug & Swae Lee
“Shae Butter Baby” -- Ari Lennox & J. Cole
“The Mantra” -- Pharrell & Kendrick Lamar
“Watching Me” -- Rae Sremmurd & Kodak Black
“F.I.G.H.T.” -- Eearz, Gucci Mane, YG, Trouble, Quavo & Juicy J
“Runnin” -- A$AP Rocky. A$AP Ferg & Nicki Minaj
“Midnight” -- Tessa Thompson & Gunna
“Bless Me” -- (demo) - Ama Lou
“Ice Cold” -- (Final round) - Vince Staples
“Love Me Like That" (Champion love) -- Ella Mai

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Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagicAs Diddy mourns the passing of his former girlfriend, Kim Porter, a source tell People.com that he is “devastated and shocked” by her death.

The 47-year-old model and actress was found dead at her home in Toluca Lake, California around noon Thursday after police responded to a 911 call.

Porter and Diddy started dating in 1994. Their relationship continued on and off for 13 years before ending in 2007. They had three children together: twin daughters Jessie James and D'Lila, 11, and son Christian, 20.

According to the source, “He and Kim were still very close friends and co-parents even though their romantic relationship didn’t work. They were still a family.”

Despite their breakup eleven years ago. Diddy and Kim remained close through their children and often celebrated holidays with their two daughters and one son.

A coroner will perform an autopsy to determine cause of death.

According to TMZ, law enforcement officers said that Porter wasn’t feeling well Wednesday night. When family members went to wake her Thursday, she was non-responsive. Paramedics arrived and pronounced Porter  had passed away.

She was suffering from flu-like symptoms, and was being treated with saline and vitamins.

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Clark Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for BETFans of the Clark Sisters can officially rejoice. The legendary gospel group is finally getting an opportunity to tell their amazing story on screen.

In a recent Instagram post from their fan account, the group announced that a biopic was in the works.

"It is with great anticipation that we share with you the story of the Clark Sisters, You Brought The Sunshine: The Story of the Clark Sisters," read the caption of the video announcement for the upcoming film.

The description continued, "Coming early 2019 we are so excited." 

Although casting and production details have yet to be officially revealed, the film will air on Lifetime with Missy ElliottQueen Latifah and Mary J. Blige attached as executive producers. 

The legendary gospel group, consisting of five sisters -- Karen Clark Sheard,  Denise Clark BradfordDorinda Clark-ColeJacky Clark-Chisholm, and Elbernita “Twinkie” Clark-Terrell -- are considered to be gospel music pioneers and one of the first gospel acts to crossover to the mainstream.

Some of their popular songs include "Is My Living In Vain" and their hit, "You Brought The Sunshine." They are also the highest-selling female gospel group in history.

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Paul Archuleta/Getty ImagesRihanna, Drake, Janelle Monae, and Tyrese are among the many stars mourning the late Kim Porterwho passed away Thursday.

The 47-year-old model and actress was found dead at her home in Toluca Lake, California. Cause of death has not yet been determined

Porter is the mother of three of Diddy’s children, and also has a son from her former marriage to Al B. Sure!

Rihanna posted a photo of Porter, Diddy and their children and commented, "This is heavy. heartbroken about this. we lost a real one today, beautiful inside and out. so many will be affected by this, some won’t even know why...but the whole world was graced by the vibrance in your spirit."

Monae thanked Porter for discovering her and bringing her to the attention of Diddy who signed her to Bad Boy Records. 

“Kim meant so much to so many , but to me and @Wondaland she was the woman who single handedly changed our lives," Monae commented. "YOU WERE A CONNECTOR. You were a champion of women in the industry . YOU WERE A BOSS moving through this life with so much style and grace." 

Here are reactions from other stars:

Drake: “Sending peace and prayers to my brothers and to the big homie Puff. Love ya’ll and I am so sorry.”

Tyrese: “Kim Porter literally the sweetest and nicest person you could of ever known...... I’m hurting for family, her children, I’m hurting for our brother Sean.”

Tiny Harris: "I am super sad to hear about the loss of @ladykp she was a very sweet, amazing woman & mother." 

Teyana Taylor: “I’m truly heart broken RIP Beautiful Queen.” 

Kandi Burruss: “Rest in peace I’m praying for your family right now. My heart goes out to @diddy & your beautiful children." 

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Lars Niki/Corbis via Getty Images Pharrell Williams and Kanye West have collaborated on numerous songs, and as Kanye faces a backlash for his controversial opinions, Pharrell is not abandoning his long-time friend.

“We have to love our brother, regardless. We might not agree with him, but we can't stand by and watch anything happen to him, because he's our brother,” the 11-time Grammy winner tells Complex.com.

“We don't want to abandon him because we fundamentally disagree,” he continues. “We care about his well-being. We care about the spirit that is him."

Kanye is often under fire because he supports President Trump.  But while Pharrell doesn't share Ye's political views, he says it's important to respect the man he considers family.

“I'm not siding with him at all, [but] at the end of the day, you gotta understand that, even when there is division, we're still one," Pharrell explains.

Pharrell believes that just like the black community always stood by the late, great Muhammad Ali, it should also respect Kanye, and not treat him like an enemy.

“We wouldn't have let that happen to [Ali], even if he wouldn't have decided to go the other way. We would have stuck by him," Pharrell insists. "You know what I'm saying? That's our brother."

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Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagicKim Porter, Diddy’s former girlfriend and mother of three of his children, died Thursday. She was 47.

"Sadly, I can confirm the passing of Kim Porter," her rep said in a statement to Entertainment Tonight. "I ask that you give the families privacy at this time."

Porter was found dead at her home in Toluca Lake, California around noon after police responded to a 911 call. The cause of death has not yet been revealed. TMZ quotes a source as saying Porter had been suffering with flu-like symptoms for several weeks.

Diddy's network, Revolt TV, tweeted, "Rest in LOVE to Kim Porter— model, actress, mother of 4, and former longtime partner to Diddy. She was found dead in her home this morning. She was 47 years old. Our thoughts and prayers go out to her family & friends."

Missy Elliott offered her condolences, tweeting, “This is so heartbreaking. Lord please give her kids & her whole family strength.”

50 Cent also tweeted, “R.I.P to Kim Porter, I send my condolences to her friends and family. She was loved and will be missed dearly. I know Puff is hit right now, he loved her for real, soul mate. Chin up puff, Positive vibes only."

Porter and Diddy started dating in 1994. Their relationship continued on and off for 13 years before ending in 2007. They had three children together: twin daughters Jessie James and D'Lila, 11, and son Christian, 20.

Porter also has a 27-year-old son, Quincy, from her former marriage to Al B. Sure!

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ABC/Randy HolmesNas released a short film Thursday inspired by his latest album, Nasir, which was executive-produced by Kanye West.

The 16-minute movie includes vocals from all seven songs on the album, and scenes of police brutality appear throughout. Slick Rick makes a cameo appearance as the film takes the Illmatic rapper back to his roots growing up in the Queensbridge section of New York City.

The film ends with the rapper walking alone on a beach, seeking serenity as he raps “Simple Things” from his Nasir album.

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DeWayne Rogers/Monami EntertainmentIn the new season of the Real Housewives of Atlanta, Kandi Burruss' bumpy relationship with Porsha Williams seems to be on the mend after their explosive fallout on the RHOA season nine reunion.

However, while the Xscape singer is willing to give Williams another chance, Burruss says her friendship with Phaedra Parks is definitely over.

“Absolutely not. Absolutely not. That was too far. That was too much," Burruss told Andy Cohen on Watch What Happens Live after he asked if she and Parks could mend their relationship.

"I’ve never heard anything [from her]. No apologies, no nothing," Kandi said. "And I’m cool with that. We don’t ever have to talk again, and I’m good. Let’s move forward.”

As previously reported, on the season nine reunion of RHOA, Parks admitted starting rumors that Burruss wanted to drug Williams and take advantage of her sexually -- a rumor Williams repeated multiple times throughout the season. Following the explosive reunion, Parks was let go from the show, with Burruss and Williams attempting to reconcile their relationship.

The Real Housewives of Atlanta airs Sunday nights at 8 p.m. ET on Bravo.

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Image Group LA/ABCThe Weeknd has been accused of stealing the idea for his Starboy comic book.

Eymun Talasazan is suing the Toronto singer, claiming that after he pitched The Weeknd his idea for a comic book about hip-hop and R&B super heroes, his concept was then used without his permission for production of the book earlier this year, according The Blast

Talasazan is demanding the profits from the comic book, plus damages. He’s also calling for The Weeknd to cease sales of the book. Earlier this year, the “Call Out My Name” singer demanded that Talasazan’s trademark application for the Starboy comic book be denied. The case is still pending.

Starboy is also the name of The Weeknd's most recent album, released in 2016.

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Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for BETMeek Mill just announced he’s dropping his new, as-yet untitled album on November 30, his first post-prison release.  In that same vein, he’s also forming a new organization to bring about criminal justice reform.

With help from JAY-Z, Philadelphia 76ers co-owner Michael Rubin and Robert Kraft, owner of the New England Patriots. Mill is dedicating himself to freeing a million people in prison, on probation, or on parole.

“Trying to help reform the criminal justice system,” Meek tells Vogue. “Now its being publicized on another level. I thought it was just funny that it had to happen to like a celebrity. Somebody with a known face to America for it to be like a real deal issue. It been crazy.”

The Philadelphia rapper is now free on bail and fighting for a new trial to prove that his 2008 conviction on gun and drug charges should be overturned. He initially served an eight-month sentence ,followed by probation, but then in November 2017, he was sentenced to two to four years in prison for parole violations, resulting in a wide public outcry. In April of this year, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court granted his release on bail.  

“I represent people on the inside because I am one of the people on the inside,” Mill says. “I am actually on probation right now. I’m actually on bail. I actually have an open case and I just came from the inside of a penitentiary so the things I speak on is the only actual truth.”

“We have plans on doing any and everything possible to help change the situation of the criminal justice system on all levels,” Meek adds. “We just trying to make a big change."

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Atlantic RecordsGucci Mane released his new single and video, “I’m Not Goin’” today featuring Kevin Gates. 

The track is the fourth single from Gucci's upcoming Evil Genius album, following “Solitaire” featuringMigos and Lil Yachty, “Wake Up in the Sky” featuring Bruno Mars and Kodak Black, and “Kept Back,” featuring Lil Pump.

Gucci will release Evil Genius on December 7. The 17-track album also features YoungBoy Never Broke Again, 21 Savage, and Lil SkiesEvil Genius is the follow-up to Gucci’s twelfth studio album, El Gato: The Human Glacier, which was released in December 2017.

Guwop will hit the road with Smokepurpp on the “Unusual Suspects Tour,” which kicks off November 16 in New York City.

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KDS EntertainmentKeith Sweat’s new album, Playing For Keeps, features Teddy Riley, and 31 years after the two created the New Jack Swing sound, Sweat is proud of their legacy.

“It’s still relevant musically after all of these years," the American Music Award winner tells Singersroom.com. “It’s truly a blessing. It’s a gift from God Above.”

New Jack Swing -- a blend of hip-hop, dance/pop and R&B -- was prominent in the '80s hits Riley produced with Sweat, and the ones he did for Bobby Brown, Guy and Heavy D &  the Boyz.

With number one hits like "I Want Her," "Make You Sweat" and "I'll Give All My Love to You," Sweat was one of the hottest R&B artists of the '80s and '90s.  He’s also recorded with rappers like LL Cool J and Snoop Dogg, while Drake and Kendrick Lamar have shouted him out in their songs.  Sweat believes that's helped him win new fans.

“When you have hip-hop artists talk about you in their song, the young kids will ask and say, 'Who is Keith Sweat?' They’re going to research the music and the name,” the 57-year old singer says. 

"People understand the history behind my name. Fortunately, I had records that crossed over in a major way," he continues. "People still mess with me because the parents are playing my music and then the kids start listening to me too. That’s what makes me relevant, too.”

Sweat and Riley are returning to their hometown of New York City, for the Kings and Queens of New Jack Swing concert on December 9 at the Apollo Theater. The show will also feature Guymembers of Blackstreet, Doug E. Fresh, Kool Moe Dee and MC Lyte.

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Craig Barritt/Getty Images for LifetimeToni Braxton announced in February that she was engaged to Birdman, and now it appears they will be married very soon.

They’ve been dating for two years, and the “Breathe Again” singer says the Cash Money Records co-founder told her that he wants them to tie the knot before the end of the year.

“That’s what he told me.  'O.K. Michelle' -- ‘cause he calls me Michelle -- 'O.K. Michelle. That’s enough. Come on. Before this year is out,'” she told People Now. ”He’s talking about crazy things. Let’s just go to Vegas.”

Speaking to Vegas, when asked what are the odds are that they'll get married this year, Toni said, “Well, to him it would be 100. Like now. Mine is maybe 70/30."

As for why she's not eager to rush into matrimony, the seven-time Grammy-winner explained that she's busy preparing for her As Long As I Love tour, which kicks off January 19 in Columbia, SC.

By the way, if you're wondering why Birdman calls Toni "Michelle," it happens to be her middle name.

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DeKalb County Sheriffs Office via Getty ImagesFollowing a week in an Atlanta jail, Young Thug was scheduled to be released Wednesday.

Judge Gregory Adams granted a request from the rapper’s attorney to be released on the condition that he submit to frequent drug testing and enter a drug treatment program, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Young Thug, born Jeffery Lamar Williams, told the judge, “I just want to be home with my family and be right. This is real life ... I’ve got a son 10, 11 years old...They look up to me.” 

Williams has six children, ages four to 11.

“I’m sorry, and I won’t disobey again,” he added.

Judge Adams showed compassion for Williams. “Today,” he told the rapper, “you get the benefit of the doubt."

The Atlanta rapper was arrested last week after testing positive for marijuana and prescription drugs. At the time of his arrest, he was free on bail, having been indicted in August on eight felony charges.

In August, the "Slime Language" rapper was charged with possession and intent to distribute crystal meth, hydrocodone and marijuana, as well as possession of amphetamine, Alprazolam and coedine, plus possession of a firearm, all stemming from an arrest in 2017.

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Image Group LA/ABCKendrick Lamar and Pharrell Williams are featured on “Mantra,” the second single from the Creed IIsoundtrack, which was released Wednesday.

Producer Mike WILL Made-It debuted the song on Instagram and commented, “Pharrell & Kendrick. Why not. Y’all been waiting so patiently.” The first single from the album, “Kill ’Em With Success" by WILL Made-It, ScHoolboy Q, 2 Chainz & Eearz, was released November 2.

WILL Made-It previously worked with Lamar on his 2017 Damn album. He produced the seven times-platinum single “Humble,” which won Grammy Awards for Best Rap Performance, Best Rap Song, and Best Music Video.

The Creed II soundtrack will be released on November 21, the same day the film opens. In addition to Lamar and Pharrell, the album also features Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, Rae Sremmurd, Rick Ross, 2 Chainz, Young Thug, Gucci Mane, Nas, J. ColeElla Mai and many more.

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Republic RecordsIt was a Young Money Entertainment reunion Tuesday night in Miami as Lil Wayne and DJ Khaled joined Drake onstage in Miami.

As reported by Billboard, at the show, Drizzy expressed his gratitude for Wayne launching his recording career. He told the crowd, "Miami, make some mother***ing noise for my brother: the reason any of this s**t is possible and the greatest rapper of all time. He goes by the name of Lil Wayne."

Weezy performed his 2009 hit, “We Be Steady Mobbin,” followed by "Uproar” from his latest album, Tha Carter V.

Khaled and Drake collaborated on “I’m The One,” and the Toronto rapper also performed “Mia” live for the first time as Bad Bunny joined him on stage.  

Drake’s Aubrey and the Three Migos tour wraps up this weekend with three shows in Atlanta.

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ABC/Randy HolmesMigos shocked James Corden by pulling out $210,000 in cash while they were riding with him for a segment of Carpool Karaoke Tuesday night on The Late Late Show with James Corden.

When group members Quavo, Offset and Takeoff began rapping their hit “Bad and Boujee,” they pulled out a bag of cash and gave stacks of money to Corden.

"That is absolutely ridiculous," the host said. "I have never ever in my life seen that much cash. This is absurd. Where are you gonna go with this cash? What are you gonna do with it?”

Migos also took Corden on a shopping spree, and he declared in the store, “We’ll be paying cash” and later walking out with a silver jacket with fur lapels.

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ABC/Randy HolmesChance the Rapper is expanding into movies as the producer of an upcoming musical, titled Hope.

The film will follow a group of Chicago teenagers who band together to turn art into action within their community, according to The Hollywood ReporterNico Segal, who formed the hip-hop group SaveMoney with Chance and Vic Mensa, will oversee the music. Empire writer/producer Carlito Rodriguez will write the screenplay.

As previously reported, Chance will join Cardi B and T.I. as judges for Netflix’ upcoming hip-hop competition series, Rhythm Flow, which will debut in the fall of 2019.

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