Upscale Magazine, BET Networks, and Hennessy Black honored Monica with a red carpet celebration for gracing the Holiday issue of Upscale Magazine and the preview of her new reality series “Still Standing, which premieres on BET Tuesday, October, 27th. The event took place at Atlanta’s Bocado Restaurant and the celebration brought out tons of Monica’s fans, friends and family as well as Atlanta’s music community in anticipation of her new show.
Check out a few flix from the celebration:
Monica’s cake honoring her new BET series, Still Standing.
Rocko and Monica. Black love glowing for the cameras!
Monica’s Upscale Magazine Cover
Bryan Michael Cox, Actress Kaira Akita, Jagged Edge, Mychael Knight and many more came out to celebrate in honor of Monica.? More photos below: Continue Reading…
Monica hit up her Twitter page yesterday to reveal a few shots from her upcoming Essence Magazine photoshoot.? The superstar diva is hot on the promo trail for her new BET show “Still Standing” which premiere’s after the airing of the 2009 BET Hip Hop Awards.
“Finished shoot. Heading to the A. Faint wait to see my children and my sweetheart” ~ Monica
In addition to Essence, Mo recently appeared on the premiere episode of The Mo’Nique Show. In case you missed it, check out her segment below: Continue Reading…
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Monica and Rocko pose for a beautiful family portrait along with their two kids, Lil Rock & Romero. The photos will appear in Sister2Sister magazine as the date of Monica’s reality show debut is also rapidly approaching. Set your DVR’s now…”Still Standing” will air immediately following the BET Hip Hop Awards at 10pm on October 27th and you don’t want to miss it!
Monica & Romelo
Mo also shares a few of her her family photos on the regular via her TWITTER page. Check out some behind the scenes pics of Monica’s boys preparing for the shoot: Continue Reading…
The Goodie Mob is back together again and all is right with the world!!? Yesterday all four members climbed aboard a “Special” MARTA bus assigned to tour nothing but the southside. *sigh* The memories…?? Besides the fact the I was having my own personal flashbacks about Mays High circa 1997 1987 *cough* oops I mean…hell y’all already know I been around these parts for quite some time. I ain’t shame! But besides all that, T-Mo, Khujo, Gipp & Cee-Lo each had their own personal stories to tell about life growing up on the southside of Atlanta.
The Goodie Mob’s “Special” MARTA bus
DJ Drama was designated as MARTA bus M.C and announced each stop in his signature fashion. Tour stops included The Rec at West Manor Park, Mays High School and of course the infamous “Dungeon” where the ATLien’s spit rhymes and created those soulful beats that our city is so famous for.
Goodie Mob take a moment to reflect in front of the “Dungeon” ~ Rico Wade’s now vacant home.
The final stop woulda/shoulda been Greenbriar Mall but I think we dwelled a lil too long in front of Rico Wade’s former diggs. The house which holds many memories of Dungeon Family antics now sits vacant and lonely. The multi-million dollar studio located in the basement of the property (hence the “Dungeon” tag) is now boarded and whatever remains inside has been secured by a metal pulldown fence: Continue Reading…
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Singer Monica took over Cali yesterday, as her presence was requested by Microsoft founder Bill Gates. Monica performed in celebration of the launch of the “Get Schooled” program, a nation-wide initiative, co-developed by Viacom and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which aims to engage students, families and community members in efforts to improve America’s public education system and encourage more young people to complete their education.
The launch consisted of a block party and concert included more than 400 Los Angeles-area public school students, parents, teachers and school administrators as well as various special guests and celebrities, including Morgan Freeman, Seal & Heidi Klum, Tachina Arnold, Kevin Liles, BET’s Debra Lee and more. Check out a few flix:
Seal, Monica and a very pregnant Heidi Klum
BET’s Debra Lee, Kevin Liles & Monica
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