Word On The Curb: Thursday, September 13th “Tamar Braxton Opens Up About Being Molested As A Child; See Who Made The List Of The Highest Paid Acts In Hip-Hop; The Nominees For The 2018 American Music Awards; Michelle Obama Announces Book Tour.”

WORD ON THE CURB…

TAMAR BRAXTON SAT DOWN AND TAPPED AN EPISODE OF “THE WENDY WILLIAMS SHOW” ON WEDNESDAY AND REVEALED SOME HEARTBREAKING NEWS. TAMAR SHARED WITH WENDY THAT SHE WAS MOLESTED AS A CHILD. THE TWO WERE TALKING ABOUT THE BRAXTON SISTERS’ SIT DOWN WITH IYANLA VANZANT WHERE TAMAR ENDED UP LEAVING EARLY AND NO ONE HAD ANSWERS AS TO WHY. TAMAR FINALLY TOLD HER THAT “SHE’D BEEN MOLESTED BY MEMBERS OF BOTH SIDES OF HER FAMILY.”  TAMAR ALSO GUSHED ABOUT HER NEW MAN AMAR DIDN’T NAME ANY NAMES AND THE INTERVIEW IS SET TO AIR TODAY!

IT’S THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN WHEN FORBES RELEASES THEIR ANNUAL LIST OF THE HIGHEST PAID ACTS IN HIP-HOP. TOPPING THIS LIST IS NONE OTHER THAN JAY-Z WITH A TOTAL OF $76.5 MILLION. DIDDY IS TAKING OVER THE NUMBER TWO SPOT WITH A TOTAL OF $64 MILLION. KENDRICK LAMAR CLOSES OUT THE TOP THREE SPOT WITH $58 MILLION. OTHER ARTISTS TO MAKE THE LIST INCLUDE DRAKE, WHO MADE $47 MILLION, DR. DRE MADE $35 MILLION, AND DJ KHALED WHO MADE $27 MILLION.

THE NOMINEES FOR THE 2018 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS ARE OFFICIALLY IN! ON WEDNESDAY, KANE BROWN, ELLA MAI, NORMANI AND BEBE REXHA HELPED ANNOUNCED THIS YEAR’S NOMINEES. SOME OF YOUR FAVORITE ARTISTS SUCH AS BEYONCÉ & JAY-Z, DRAKE AND NEWCOMER ELLA MAI ARE ALL UP FOR AWARDS AT THIS YEAR’S SHOW. THE AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS HAS BEEN KNOWN AS ONE OF THE MOST LARGEST FAN-VOTED AWARDS SHOW. CHECK OUT THE LIST OF NOMINEES BELOW:

FAVORITE ARTIST- RAP/HIP-HOP

  •  CARDI B
  •  DRAKE
  •  POST MALONE

 

FAVORITE ALBUM- RAP/ HIP-HOP

  •  DRAKE “SCORPION”
  •  LIL UZI VERT “LUV IS RAGE 2”
  •  POST MALONE “BEERBONGS & BENTLEYS”

 

 FAVORITE SONG- RAP/ HIP HOP

  •  CARDI B “BODAK YELLOW” (MONEY MOVES)
  •  DRAKE “GOD’S PLAN”
  •  POST MALONE FT. 21 SAVAGE “ROCKSTAR”

 

 FAVORITE MALE ARTIST- SOUL/ R&B

  •  KHALID
  •  BRUNO MARS
  •  THE WEEKEND

 

 FAVORITE FEMALE ALBUM- SOUL/ R&B

  •  KHALID “AMERICAN TEEN”
  •  SZA “CTRL”
  •  XXXTENTACION “17”

 

 FAVORITE SONG- SOUL/ R&B

  •  KHALID “YOUNG DUMB & BROKE”
  •  ELLA MAI “BOO’D UP”
  •  BRUNO MARS & CARDI B “FINESSE”

 

 TOUR OF THE YEAR

  •  BEYONCÉ & JAY-Z
  •  BRUNO MARS
  •  ED SHEERAN
  •  TAYLOR SWIFT
  •  U2

MICHAEL B JORDAN MAYBE THE NEXT SUPERMAN!

DC FILMS AND WARNER BROTHERS HAVE BEEN IN TALKS ABOUT WHO THEIR NEXT SUPERMAN AND THEY HAVE EYES SET ON JORDAN. IF HE’S CONSIDERED, HE WOULD BE THE FIRST BLACK SUPERMAN TO BE CAST INTO A FILM.

 

OUR FOREVER FIRST LADY, MICHELLE OBAMA, ANNOUNCED HER 10-CITY TOUR TO PROMOTE HER HIGHLY-ANTICIPATED MEMOIR, “BECOMING.” SHE WILL MAKE STOPS IN LA, WASHINGTON DC, BOSTON, PHILADELPHIA, BROOKLYN, DETROIT, DENVER, SAN JOSE AND DALLAS.

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JOIN ME ON MY BOOK TOUR! www.becomingmichelleobama.com #IAmBecoming I’m from the South Side of Chicago. I went to Princeton and Harvard. I’m a wife, a mother, a daughter, and a sister. I’ve been a lawyer, a nonprofit leader, a hospital executive, and First Lady of the United States. I like to call these my “stats” – the shorthand we all seem to default to whenever we tell our stories. Where are you from? What do you do? What school did you go to? As I’ve written my memoir, BECOMING, I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about my story, mining it for the kinds of details I’d usually just brush off or even forget about—the narrow taillights of my father’s car, a talk with my mother on a drive home, the heat of my daughter’s forehead when she ran a fever. And in doing so, I’ve realized that those surface-level “stats” don’t really tell my story at all. This fall, I’d like to share that fuller story with all of you on my book tour. It’s the story of my humdrum plainness, my tiny victories, my lasting bruises, my ordinary hopes and worries. It’s the story of who I am, truly, and I’m proud of it—blemishes and all. Go to BecomingMichelleObama.com to find out where I’ll be and how to get tickets. #IAmBecoming I hope to see you somewhere along the way!

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IF YOU ARE CELEBRATING A BIRTHDAY YOU ARE IN GOOD COMPANY: 

  • TYLER PERRY – 49
  • SWIZZ BEATZ – 40
  • IYANLA VANZANT – 65

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