Get in formation to help Hurricane Harvey victims by bidding on special Beyoncé photo set

Markus Klinko and Modern Rocks GalleryAn online auction of Beyoncé photographs is providing a way for fans to help the Red Cross’ Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.  

Launched by fashion and celebrity photographer Markus Klinko and Austin, Texas-based Modern Rocks Gallery, the “Dangerously in Love with Houston: Modern Rocks Gallery/Markus Klinko Auction” is putting three first worldwide edition photos of global superstar and Houston native Beyoncé up for bid.  

The pictures, signed by Klinko, were taken for Bey’s 2003 cover shoot of her debut solo album, Dangerously in Love.  

This is the first time they’ve been made available to the public as a set.  

You’d better have deep pockets if you want the photos, though — the starting bid is $2,500.  

You can place your bid starting today at 3 p.m. ET/2 p.m. CT.

The auction ends at 3 p.m. ET/2 p.m. CT on Saturday, September 9.  

For more info, head over to  

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Listen now: SZA collaborates with Maroon 5 on sexy, new track, “What Lovers Do”

ABC/Randy HolmesRiding high on the extraordinary success of her album Ctrl, SZA is turning even more heads now by collaborating with pop rock group Maroon 5 on their latest track, “What Lovers Do.” 

The dance song is all about the topic of relationships and the games lovers can be prone to play.  

It doesn’t hurt that SZA and Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine‘s vocals complement each other’s so well. 

If you can’t get enough of the “Love Galore” singer, she’s currently on the road in support of her latest album.  

SZA’s also joining Bryson Tiller for the European leg of his “Set It Off” tour this October.  

For info on tickets for both, visit and  

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Demetria McKinney introduces official “Bobbi Kristina” trailer

Photo Courtesy of TVOneTV One’s Bobbi Kristina biopic premieres this October and the official trailer for the TV movie is finally here.  

Singer-actress Demetria McKinney, who plays Bobbi Kristina‘s late mother Whitney Houston, posted the trailer on her Instagram account, along with the message, “I am both excited and nervous for you guys to see it!”

The movie will focus on the untold story of Bobbi Kristina Brown, the sole child of Whitney and Bobby Brown.  

Bobbi Kristina was found unresponsive in a bathtub in her home outside Atlanta in January 2015 and died at age 22 of pneumonia after spending six months in a coma.

In 2016, Bobbi Kristina’s former boyfriend, Nick Gordon, was ordered to pay $36 million to her estate as part of a wrongful death suit, after failing to appear in court or answer any questions about the circumstances leading to her death. 

Bobbi Kristina premieres Sunday, October 8 at 7 p.m. ET on TVOne.  

Vivica A. Fox also stars in the movie as Whitney’s sister-in-law Pat Houston

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Is Keyshia Cole in a relationship with Floyd Mayweather?

ABC/Randy HolmesAre Keyshia Cole and Floyd Mayweather dating?  

Well, according to the NY Daily News, the R&B singer “couldn’t wait to get to Vegas” to meet up with the now-undefeated boxing champion over the weekend.

It’s unknown if the Keyshia and Floyd are an item, but she recently shared a picture on Instagram of the two happily posing together after Mayweather’s Saturday night win against Conor McGregor.  

In the caption, she wrote, “mins after your 50-0 Money May. Congrats, true CHAMPION (Discipline is key).”  

Keyshia’s currently in the midst of finalizing her divorce from former Cleveland Cavaliers basketball player Daniel Gibson.  

They split in 2014 after three years of marriage and co-parent their 7-year-old son, Daniel Hiram Gibson Jr.

Keyshia and Daniel Sr. both star on the current fourth season of Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood. 

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Marques Houston and Kandi Burruss to star in tonight's episode of “In The Cut”

Kandi Burruss; DeWayne Rogers/Monami EntertainmentTonight’s episode of Bounce’s In The Cut ,  titled “The Relationship Game,” features none other than singer-actor Marques Houston and Xscape singer Kandi Burruss

The former Sister Sister actor and solo artist will guest star on the show as a character named Carlton, who owns a marketing service offering games and events to small businesses to increase their clientele.  

Kandi will portray a woman named Tammy who’s competing in a “relationship game” for a chance to win $1,000. 

The fictional series centers around barbershop owner Jay “The Dream” Weaver, played by comedic actor Dorien Wilson, who reunites with his adult son Kenny, portrayed by Ken LawsonJohn Marshall JonesKellita Smith and Laura Hayes also star in the series.   

Tune in to watch Marques on In The Cut tonight at 9:00 p.m. ET on Bounce. 

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You are not alone: Paris Jackson pays tribute to late father Michael on his 59th birthday

Jason LaVeris/FilmMagicTuesday marks what would have been Michael Jackson‘s 59th birthday. 

His daughter, Paris Jackson, who’s following in her late dad’s artistic and activist footsteps, made sure to send her late dad a special birthday message on Instagram.  

With a photo of her as a toddler giving her daddy a kiss, Paris writes, “birthday wishes to the love of my life, the one person who showed me what passion truly was, the one that gave me solid morals to live by and how to dream. i will never feel love again the way i did with you. you were always with me and i am always with you.”  

Paris continues, “though i am not you, and you are not me, i know with all of my being that we are one. and our souls will never change in that way. thank you for the magic, forever and always.”

The rising young star also posted another Instagram picture shortly after of herself on the red carpet at last Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards, with a ghostly image of Michael superimposed, kissing her on her temple.  

Some fans may remember Paris’ shocking revelation in her January interview with Rolling Stone magazine in which she said that “it’s obvious” her father was murdered and that his death was “a setup.” 

The King of Pop died on June 25, 2009, due to an overdose of the anesthetic propofol.  

His former personal physician, Dr. Conrad Murray, was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in Jackson’s death and served two years in prison for it. 

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R. Kelly releases statement on canceled After Party tour date in Memphis

Randee St. Nicholas/ RCA RecordsOver the weekend, fans were disappointed to discover that R. Kelly‘s After Party tour date in Memphis for this past Sunday was canceled. Monday, the controversial singer released a statement to explain why the decision was made.  

“After back-to-back sold out shows in Atlanta, GA and Pelham, AL, Mr. Kelly would have loved nothing more than to finish the #southerntakeover portion of his After Party Tour in Memphis, TN tonight,” reads a message on Kelly’s Instagram.  

“The decision to cancel the show was by the promoter, in breach of their agreement and out of Mr. Kelly’s control. He’s sorry his Memphis fans are disappointed and will do his best to make it up to them soon. As always, he thanks all of his fans for their support.” 

The scrapped date in Memphis is the fifth overall for Kelly’s After Party tour.   

Four other dates were canceled earlier this month in the wake of the recent ongoing allegations that the singer’s harboring several young women at various residences and controlling their lives, like a cult.  

Kelly denied the claims in a July video announcement, telling fans that his After Party Tour would go on, regardless of the report, which he called “a bunch of crap” in the clip.  

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Sevyn Streeter, Kid Ink and Omarion to appear on new Fuse game show, “Trivial Takedown”

Dennis LeupoldIt looks like the TV game show landscape is heating up, thanks to Fuse’s new series, Trivial Takedown.

Based on popular UK series Blink, each episode will feature two celebrity contestants competing against one another to find out who has the best music and pop culture knowledge. 

A number of musical artists, including Sevyn StreeterKid InkOmarionRomeo Miller, will appear on the show, which is set to debut this fall.  

Celebrity YouTubers and social media influencers like GloZelleMamrie HartBrittany FurlanKingsley and Ariana Grande‘s brother Frankie Grande are also confirmed to compete.  

To look out for more info in the coming weeks, visit  

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Beyonce pledges to “help as many as we can” in Houston

Beyonce performs in Houston, TX May 7, 2016; Larry Busacca/PW/WireImageHouston native Beyonce is reaching out to her city as it struggles to overcome the challenges of Hurricane Harvey.

In a statement to the Houston Chronicle, Queen Bey says, “My heart goes out to my hometown, Houston, and I remain in constant prayer for those affected and for the rescuers who have been so brave and determined to do so much to help.”

She adds, “I am working closely with my team at [my charity] BeyGOOD, as well as my pastor to implement a plan to help as many as we can.”

Many stars have also sent love and prayers to Houston, including Drake, Common, Beyonce’s Destiny’s Child bandmate Kelly Rowland, Michael Strahan, and Beyonce’s friends Coldplay, who wrote a special song for the city.  Kevin Hart has also challenged other celebrities to raise money to help the victims.

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Mariah Carey's collabo with French Montana: Second time's the charm

ABC/Randy HolmesMariah Carey‘s second try at a collaboration with French Montana — this time on his remix version of “Unforgettable” — was meant to be.  

The icon tells Essence, “I had worked with French Montana before but we never released the single, so this time around we were like, ‘Let’s just do it.'” 

The song, which is currently number two on Billboard‘s Hot Rap Songs chart, also features Rae Sremmurd member Swae Lee.  

It may also preview Mariah’s artistic vision for her next studio project, though she teases, “I can’t give too much away.”

“I hope to work with [French Montana] on this album. He’s one of my favorite people to work with,” she tells Essence. 

“I [also] hope to work with Travis Scott and I’d love to work with Kendrick Lamar too. Who doesn’t love Kendrick?” 

Mimi is currently finishing up her tour with Lionel Richie, and prepping her “All I Want For Christmas” concerts in Las Vegas this December.  

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