A cast member of the VH1 reality show "Love & Hip Hop" was sentenced Tuesday to eight years in federal prison for drug trafficking.Mendeecees Harris, 37, also agreed to forfeit the $171,000 he made from the television show, along with a 2011 Audi R8 sports car worth $111,000.
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Fall Out Boy proved that Patrick Stump's vocals are the universal puzzle piece with Make America Psycho Again. The remixed album showed Stump can fit into any song, any style and still be at home. Last night, Jimmy Kimmel set out to establish that on national television with his finale Mashup Monday.
Pia Toscano is competing for votes once more. The American Idol season 10 alum is featured as a hot zombie in a new Doritos advertisement entered into the chip maker's "Crash the Super Bowl" competition.
Everybody, whether they want to admit it or not, has held a hairbrush to their face and lip synced along to their favorite song as if playing Madison Square Garden. Most of us, however, aren't accompanied by supermodel friends, clothed in the finest lingerie or surrounded by a beautiful beach. Then again, most of aren't Victoria's Secret Angels.
A suite of acts have covered Adele's monster comeback hit "Hello" from Joe to Joe Jonas but Southern University's marching band delivered a brass-y cover of the chart-topping ballad yet to be seen or heard.
Ja Rule's 15 minutes of fame has lasted for years. From being the MVP of Irv Gotti's Murder Inc. label to his current MTV reality show Follow The Rules, the rap star born Jeffrey Atkins' life in the spotlight has made him a household name in hip-hop. Despite being hashtag blessed, the Queens rep has a different take on fame.