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Chris Brown has 7 Soul Train nominations

Chris Brown Leads the 2014 Soul Train Awards With Seven Nominations

Beyonce and Pharrell have 6 and 5, respectively

Chris Brown received the most soul train awards nomination with 7. Beyonce comes next with…

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Chris Brown is Accused Of Assaulting Woman

A rep for the singer denies the allegations

Why can’t Chris stay out of trouble?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Chris Brown May Face Charges in Frank Ocean Fight

The singer is spending more time in court than he is on stage these days

Will Chris Brown wind up in jail?

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Chris Brown’s Hit-and-Run May Place Him in Prison

If prosecutors believe what's being reported, they could haul him into court

Does Chris Brown have anger issues?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Chris Brown’s Private Jet Makes Emergency Landing

Smoke on the plane forces it to turn around

It seems as if Chris Brown just stays in the news

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Did will.i.am Steal Another Artist’s Song?

Producer's current song with Chris Brown has been accused of copyright infringement by Arty and Mat Zo

Do you think less of will.i.am for admitting he ‘used’ another song as the foundation…

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Chris Brown’s Bodyguard Sues Drake and W.i.P.

Patrick Strickland sues for unspecified damages for injuries he sustained at the New York nightclub

When will the lawsuits end in this case?

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Chris Brown Back in Court, Ordered to Return in June

The domestic violence case is still in dispute over actual time the singer spent doing community service

Do you think Chris cooked the books?

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Chris Brown Discusses Rihanna on ‘Today Show’: ‘She Knows My Heart’

Brown says he went through 52 weeks of domestic violence counseling

Chris Brown says on Today Show that he’s a changed man

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Chris Brown Blows Up on Valet Over Ten Dollars

23-year-old singer and his entourage intimidate valet parker.

In a video, Chris Brown is seen telling valet, “F– ten dollars.”

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Club Brawl Pits Chris Brown and Drake in Lawsuit

Lawsuit seeks to place blame on brawl beginnings

Allegedly the fight started over comments about Rihanna whom Brown has since reconciled with.

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Richmond Chief of Police Resigns Amongst Chris Brown Scandal

LA County District Attorney alleges Brown violated probation

A mutual decision was reached between Norwood and the Mayor of Richmond’s office for…

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What Dress Code? Celebrities Show Off Their Sexy Grammy Looks

Take a look at some of the Grammy's most stunning outfits.

From Alicia Keys to Jennifer Lopez, Black Enterprise looks at some of the most stunning…

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Continuing the Legacy: Oprah’s Top 7 Landmark Interviews

A snapshot of recent TV moments that had us all watching

As the multimedia icon celebrates her 59th birthday, we take a look at a few…

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K. Michelle reportedly refused to perform in Florida because she wasn't the headliner, snubbing fans in Tampa. (Image: File)

Not a Good Look: A Snapshot of Celebrity Career Blunders of 2012

A snapshot of moments that put a dent in entertainers' brands

From K. Michelle to Drake, these recent moments were low points that put a major…

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Chris Brown and Rihanna: Does Love Truly Conquer All?

Are Chris Brown and Rihanna experiencing true love?

Yes, by now, I’m sure you’ve seen the photos of Chris Brown and Rihanna sitting,…

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Rihanna and Chris Brown Come out Publicly at Lakers, Knicks Game

Their first public appearance together in a long time on national television.

Do you care about these two or not?

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Karrueche Tran Lands Her First Magazine Cover?

Model sends photo via Instagram about her recent photo shoot

No word yet on when the photos will be published

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Viola Davis and Hair Care Products

No jokes here. Viola Davis looks phenomenal in her short do. I would buy anything she said she puts in her hair.

What Celebrities Should be Endorsing

We see celebrity endorsements all the time for make-up, cars, face cleanser and the like. But what about the products they should REALLY be endorsing?

We see celebrity endorsements all the time for make-up, cars, face cleanser and the like.…

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Chris Brown Off The Hook For Snatching Cellphone

Brown was accused of snatching a woman's iPhone

The Miami District Attorney won’t be filing charges against singer Chris Brown.

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Chris Brown Cancels Show Due to Protest

A women's rights group was protesting Brown's planned show

Are you still a Chris Brown fan?

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Chris Brown Signs With Wilhelmina

Singer, actor joins with agency in its artist management division

Do you look at Chris Brown as a model?

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Chris Brown Launches Symphonic Love Foundation

Singer gives back to the youth

Singer gives back to the youth

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Chris Brown to Remain on Probation

Singer is ordered to come back to court after overseas tour

Let’s see if Chris can get his act together.

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Halloween Antics: Chris Brown a “Terrorist”

Halloween costume distasteful for many Americans

Halloween costume distasteful for many Americans

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Chris Brown, Rihanna Possibly Recording New Music Together?

Are fans ready for these two as a couple again?

Are fans ready for these two as a couple again?

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3 White Students Re-Enact Chris Brown, Rihanna Beating in Blackface

Just a comedic act or racist?

Just a comedic act or racist?

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Rihanna and Nicki Minaj Score 4 AMA Nominations

The singer and rapper lead all nominees

The singer and rapper lead all nominees

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Chris Brown Fails Drug Test in Rihanna Case

Singer says he has medical prescription for marijuana

Singer says he has medical prescription for marijuana

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Model Sues Chris Brown, Drake Over Club Brawl

Male model cites Chris Brown and Drake as cause of injured hand

Male model cites Chris Brown and Drake as cause of injured hand

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Actor Michael Ealy is More than Just Eye Candy

The 'Think Like a Man' star talks diversity of roles—from 'Underworld' to 'Unconditional'

Diversifying his roles with Underworld Awakening & Think Like a Man, actor Michael Ealy moves…

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Hip-hop legend Busta Rhymes adds his name to the list of signees.

WATCH: Busta Rhymes Recalls His Defining Moment

Inspired by Hip Hop, A Cultural Odyssey, the veteran entertainer takes a trip down memory lane

Recently signing with Lil Wayne’s Young Money, Busta Rhymes recalls cutting his trademark locs with…

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In the News: Cyber Monday Sales Expected to Surge; NBA Reaches Tentative Deal and More

A few noteworthy headlines around the Web

See what’s going on in the world with today’s compilation of news around the Web

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Louisiana born, Wisconsin raised and New York grown, Richard “Rico Love” Butler discovered his love of words at the age of 4. By 7-years old, he started coupling his admiration for written expression with music, which led to a profitable career as a songwriter. But his path to success was not easy. While attending Florida A&M University to obtain a degree in journalism, Love realized school wouldn’t be enough. Embarking on trips to Atlanta every weekend to meet with the execs of Crown World Entertainment, the go-getter got his break in the studio with R&B group Jagged Edge. But it wasn’t until 2004 when he got the chance to work with Usher—penning “Throwback” for the Atlanta–based singer’s diamond-certified album —that his dreams materialized. Since then, Love has written and produced records for Beyoncé, Michelle Williams, Keri Hilson, Chris Brown, and most recently Kelly Rowland for her No. 1 single “Motivation.” Love accomplished everything through his shear will and determination and now shares his six tips for being successful. —Amber McKynzie

Super Producer Rico Love’s 6 Tips For Being Successful

The singer/songwriter followed his dreams to the top of his career by following these rules

As the producer and songwriter for Kelly Rowland’s hit single “Motivation,” Rico Love understands what…

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Despite being just 24, DJ Tay James has accomplished a lot in his field. In addition to being Justin Bieber’s tour DJ, he’s been the go-to-jock for events like the 2010 White House Easter Egg Roll and the 2010 Teen Choice Awards. He still finds time to offer his services to those interested in pursuing a career as a DJ with one-on-one lessons he provides during his downtime.
	Although he honed his skills via the traditional method of two turntables, a mic, a mixer, headphones and a few speakers, James is no stranger to the digital age. There’s no way any DJ worth his or her weight in vinyl could ignore the advent of CDJs and the revolutionary Serato. While the advancement of technology is scary to most DJs in the industry nowadays, James couples it with the traditional to use it to his advantage. So aside from headphones and speakers, what tops James’ must-have list of gadgets and apps for the digital age DJ? BlackEnterprise.com picked the hi-tech jock’s brain for the answers. —Amy Andrieux

3 Tech Tools For the Modern Day DJ

Justin Bieber’s DJ Tay James Shares his must-have tech list for DJing in the digital age

DJ Tay James, who serves as the tour DJ for Justin Bieber, understands the importance…

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Justin Bieber’s DJ Tay James: The Secret of My Success

The pop star’s personal tour DJ shares his top six money-earning moves to becoming a successful spin doctor

Graduating from Hampton University’s Business School, DJ Tay James followed his dreams and became Justin…

By Amy Andrieux

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Author, music executive and entrepreneur Steve Stoute.

Steve Stoute Explains the ‘Tanning of America’

The advertising guru shares strategies from his new book and how brands can tap into the youth market

Former music executive turned advertising/marketing expert Steve Stoute explains why corporate America needs to tap…

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We’re already in mid-August and I just cannot figure out how this summer went by so fast. If you’re like me, you want to try to get as much out of these last few summer weeks as possible (officially, there’s only six left!!). This means attending every great to decent open air concert, BBQ, rooftop cocktail party, sailing excursion, pool party, beach day, and anything that sounds even remotely summer. 	In this installment of Suit Your Life, I’ll focus on those key summer items and garments I’ve used and plan to pull out again for every worthwhile activity we have left, including the Black Enterprise Golf & Tennis Challenge on Labor Day Weekend (Sept. 1-5) in Miami. It also doesn’t hurt that most stores are having their end of season sales so you’ll be able to rack up on most of these great items for up to 75% off. Thank me later. —Gardy V. Guerrier

End of Summer Menswear Guide: Fashionable & On Sale

There's still a few weeks left in summer so get your look together with these last minute sale items

As the final days of summer begin to slip away it’s the perfect time to…

By Gardy V. Guerrier

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WATCH: Stephen Hill on BET Awards & Rebranding Chris Brown

Network executive shares insight on this year's award show and Chris Brown's resurrection

On the eve of the 2011 BET Awards, network executive Stephen Hill speaks on social…

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Former Lawyer Succeeds Online as Man Behind MediaTakeOut

Fred Mwangaguhunga went from practicing law to launching the popular gossip site

MediaTakeOut.com founder Fred Mwangaguhunga took aspirations of working for himself to leave behind a successful…

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Black Music Month: Celebrity Managers Who Took Star Children to the Top

These savvy parents used their business sense to lead family to success

Six parents who saw star talent in their children and managed their rise to fame

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Black Music Month Power Player: Ryan Leslie, The Producer

From music production intern to hit maker, the Grammy nominated producer talks about the importance of social media for today's beat maker

Music producer Ryan Leslie is the industry's modern-day Renaissance man (Image: Press)
It’s hard not to…

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Author, music executive and entrepreneur Steve Stoute.

Black Music Power Player: Steve Stoute, The Brand Extender

From urban America to corporate America, the former music executive has mastered the art of selling big brands to the youth market without losing his edge

Former music executive Steve Stoute made the transition from selling platinum records to starting Translation…

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Evolving in the public eye, Chris Brown has gone from teenaged heartthrob to pop music megastar to vilified brute and then repentant sinner. At the heart of his image downturn is the 2009 assault of then girlfriend, Rihanna, which showed a darker side to the talented singer/dancer/actor. Brown’s subsequent apologies, paid debt to society in the form of community service and an emotional performance of Michael Jackson’s “Man In The Mirror” at the 2010 BET Awards seemed to have almost wiped his slate clean—that is, until last month’s Good Morning America appearance. Following an awkward and defensive interview with GMA co-host Robin Roberts, Brown threw a tantrum backstage, smashing a window at ABC’s Times Square studio in the process. Though Brown has since apologized for his behavior (again), many speculate that he’s running out of second chances and that’s bound to hit him in the pockets. BlackEnterprise.com takes a look at how all the drama has or hasn’t affected the troubled star’s money.

Chris Brown Decoded: The Finances of a Tarnished Brand

An exploration of how much the troubled star's scandals have adversely affected his bottom line

An exploration of how much the troubled star’s scandals have adversely affected his bottom line

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Crisis Management: How to Respond When Your Personal Brand is in Jeopardy

Damage control can go a long way in saving you or your business during times of scandal

Damage control can go a long way in saving you or your business during times…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Tweets For Sale: Getting Paid in 140 Characters or Less

Is it a #winning strategy or false advertisement when celebrities get paid to tweet?

Is it a #winning strategy or false advertisement when celebrities get paid to tweet?

By Janee Bolden

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Winging It: F.A.M.E Costs. Will Chris Brown Ever Be Willing to Pay?

His new album is expected to debut at #1. Sadly, that’s all he seems to care about

His new album is expected to debut at #1. Sadly, that’s all he seems to…

By Caroline Clarke

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In the News: Google Debuts Online Magazine and Chris Brown Apologizes for ‘GMA’ Meltdown

A few noteworthy headlines around the Web

A few noteworthy headlines around the Web

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