I had to take a break from my birthday celebration to watch Barack Obama's speech. I must say it was wonderful! I never thought in my lifetime I would see a black man as president of the United States of America.....
I'm a true believer...YES WE CAN!!!
Thoughts about the speech? You missed it? Watch it here courtesy of http://www.dimewars.com…
Added by Baller Alert on August 28, 2008 at 11:00pm —
Michael Strahan and his ex-wife, has finally settled. Strahan has to pay his ex $15.3 million. He only paid half and is going to appeal the rest. PAY THE LADY MIKE!
Jean Strahan's lawyer, Ellen Marshall, said her client was pleased with the outcome. "I feel happy that the Strahans were able to resolve their difference and focus on their children," Marshall said. "I think they set an example for other… Continue
Added by Baller Alert on August 27, 2008 at 11:06am —
High profiled record executive Kevin Black has received many honours for his brand building contributions to the music industry.
When it comes to creating a marketing and promotions plan for a new or established artist the odds of success are a crap shoot. However, a bet on Black is like stacking your chips in the bank, when it comes to innovation in marketing strategy. As a ranking executive for Warner Bros. Records, Kevin Black is a pillar in… Continue
Added by Baller Alert on August 26, 2008 at 8:42pm —
I had to do a blog on my boy Ja'maal. He is absolutely fabulous. A big accessory to the red carpet is lashes...they makes your eyes pop. Ja'Maal is ruler when it comes to lashes...
Check him out:
When Ja’Maal Buster holds a woman’s face in his hands and looks into her eyes – his goal is to make her look, and feel, a
little more beautiful. An expert in false eyelash application, Buster doesn’t just add fullness and length to… Continue
Added by Baller Alert on August 26, 2008 at 8:41am —
Barack Obama has chosen Delaware Senator Joseph Biden as his vice presidential running mate. I don't know too much about Biden, but I'm looking forward to researching. Do you know anything about Biden? Thoughts?
Added by Baller Alert on August 23, 2008 at 10:27am —
Jeezy is having a private meet and greet from 7-9pm. Let me know if you would like to attend. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
After the meet and greet Jeezy is performing and celebrating his album release at H2O. Baller Alert members get in at a discounted rate...and will receive VIP admission.
Added by Baller Alert on August 22, 2008 at 9:54am —
A Washington, DC born but Prince Georges County, Maryland raised native has made his way. Rated R has made his way to the up and coming ballers list.
This former producer turned rapper has a style and sound to call his own.
This sound has been heard on two mix tapes Mr. Swagger Right and Money On My Mind. With those two mix tapes in the streets R has earned the respect of his peers and gained the interest of others. He has been nominated for two… Continue
Added by Baller Alert on August 22, 2008 at 9:11am —
Added by Baller Alert on August 21, 2008 at 5:26pm —
In our interview on Black Voices
we shared our first success story of members of the site connecting with some of their favorite ballers. Well...we received another success story. Check this out:
I just wanted to email you to say a special Thank you for the baller alert I received last night. I know you have been busy and have not been able to… Continue
Added by Baller Alert on August 21, 2008 at 3:30pm —
Andray Blatche celebrated his birthday at Layla Lounge in Washington, D.C. Layla Lounge is a revamped club hidden in N.E.. Washington, D.C. The area is tough, but once you get inside the club it's very nice. The celebration was upstairs in the "VIP
" area. Seems like the birthday boy had a good time.
1/20th of the Retro Kids were there along with local promoter Bobby
Added by Baller Alert on August 21, 2008 at 3:00am —
Ladies...another one bites the dust! Ray Allen and his girlfriend Shannon got married this weekend in Martha's Vineyard. He has been a favorite since he played Jesus. I guess he found his Lala. Congrats!
Added by Baller Alert on August 19, 2008 at 12:18pm —
Yung Berg's bodyguard is still sitting in Rykers stemming from the incident a few weeks ago when Yung Berg was arrested on drugs and weapon charges..
Apparently, Yung Berg and his friends were smoking in the limo. The limo driver asked them to stop, and they started disrespecting the driver. Yung Berg, then asked the driver to take them somewhere else, and the driver told them it will be an additional $70. They didn't want to pay the fee, so the… Continue
Added by Baller Alert on August 18, 2008 at 5:00pm —
I truly believe that there are just as many male groupies. They are the worst kind too. I have seen male groupies run behind these celebrities more than the females. So I feel like it's a fine line between a male groupie and a friend.
For example, what happens when a childhood friend becomes a star player. The "friend" starts living their life. Travel to all the games. Living with the player in their house. They live vicariously through them. The… Continue
Added by Baller Alert on August 18, 2008 at 10:58am —
Looks like Julissa is not trippin off of Larry Johnson anymore. Move over Larry, here is something beefier! Julissa attended a fundraiser event, two days ago, with Charlie Villanueva of the Milwaukee Bucks, and they look so cozy together. I guess once with a baller, always with a… Continue
Added by Baller Alert on August 15, 2008 at 11:53am —
Rapper Papoose has confirmed that he and incarcerated girlfriend and fellow rapper Remy Ma are married. The pair was reportedly making plans to exchange nuptials at New York’s Rikers Island jail in May, while Remy was awaiting sentencing for her part in a July 2007 shooting.
However, reports claimed the nuptials were called off at the last minute after Papoose was accused of attempting to break his bride-to-be out of prison - allegations the rapper denied.
Days after the… Continue
Added by Baller Alert on August 15, 2008 at 11:25am —
Shaunie told The Associated Press that the couple plans to stop divorce proceedings. I don't know if I can even believe that, after Lisa Raye made a statement of her husband making amends, and a day later he announced the divorce proceedings were continuing.
"Neither one of us could probably answer why we were getting one in the first place," Shaunie O'Neal said.
Why can't you Shaunie? You were caught stealing his… Continue
Added by Baller Alert on August 15, 2008 at 9:49am —
I had the pleasure of attending an open forum with David Banner at XM radio. David Banner shed those pounds, and he is looking fabulous. He stated that he lost weight because he had high blood pressure, sleep apnea, and sugar (yes he called it sugar). Homeboy laid down the law about politics, how wack the music industry is, and talked about his new album. I had a chance to talk to him about the life of baller and groupies. Check out the… Continue
Added by Baller Alert on August 15, 2008 at 12:21am —
Baller Alert was discussed on Monica's show The Single on Peachtree TV. Check out the entire show here
(baller alert is mentioned at the very beginning of part 5)
Check out the mention:
She made some comments about Baller Alert women needing AIDS test. Here is Baller Alert's open letter to… Continue
Added by Baller Alert on August 13, 2008 at 11:32am —
Not everyone is feeling the recession. Check this out:
JAY-Z is about to get richer. Las Vegas spies said the hip-hop mogul's in talks with the Las Vegas Sands Corp. - owners of the Venetian and the Palazzo - to sell them a 50 percent stake in his sports club, 40/40, for $44 million. An insider added, "That will make the 40/40 club in Vegas the largest sports booking operation. People can gamble both at the tables and on… Continue
Added by Baller Alert on August 13, 2008 at 11:18am —
Solange came out to host H2O in Washington, D.C. She looked absolutely fabulous with her stylist Q in tow. Baller Alert had a chance to talk to her, and we must say how down to earth she is. She talked about new projects coming up, and how crunk Washington, D.C. was.
Check out her stylist Q who is responsible for her fabulous hair. Q partied like a rock star!!!!
Here is a blast from… Continue
Added by Baller Alert on August 11, 2008 at 8:47am —