Plus, Sisterhood of Hip Hop comes to Oxygen, Usher pens open letter in defense of Justin Bieber, Adeola Ariyo named Elizabeth Arden's first African Ambassador.
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Michael Jackson's estate has revealed that there's a lot more material from the King of Pop; up to eight more albums can be pulled from outtakes and repackaged material. Producer Rodney Jerkins says, "We got more surprises coming." [RollingStone]
Nigerian Model Adeola Ariyo has made history by becoming Elizabeth Arden's first African ambassador. Ariyo, who began modeling at the age of 13 calls the opprotunity "an incredible honor." [TheYBF]
Oxygen's new series Sisterhood of Hip Hop is gearing up for its summer debut. The show following female rappers as they navigate a male-dominated industry is executive produced by rapper T.I. Pharrell and Eve are just two of the guest stars gearing up to make a cameo on the eight episode season. Sisterhood premieres August 12 at 9 p.m. EST on Oxygen. [Vibe]Usher is defending his mentee Justin Bieber following the release of tapes featuring the 20-year-old pop star using racial slurs. "As I have watched Justin Bieber navigate difficult waters as a young man, I can tell you that he hasn’t always chosen the path of his greatest potential, but he is unequivocally not a racist," he wrote on Instagram.