Reality Superstar Uses Platform to Motivate Young America


Candice “Dice” Dixon from VH-1’s “La-La’s Full Court Life” is on a mission to motivate.

Black Youth Project contributor, Rashad J. Smith, spoke with Dice about her plans for the future to make positive impact on young America.

With a Master’s Degree in Occupational and Safety Health Administration from North Carolina A&T, and major celebrity connections, Dice is ready to tour academic institutions across the nation, giving back through motivational messages.

“I know the major issues amongst teens- from bullying to suicide, and it’s so unfortunate and very unnecessary… I definitely want to use my platform to give back.” 

Shawty Lo Wants You to Sign A Petition to Get ‘All My Babies Mommas’ Back On The Air

Rapper Shawty Lo ignited a firestorm of controversy when it was announced that his reality show – “All My Babies Mommas” – had been picked up by cable network Oxygen.

Many in the community found the show’s premise disgraceful, exploitative, and stereotypical. A petition was launched demanding that the show be canceled; Oxygen soon announced that they would not be airing the program.

Well, Shawty Lo is none too please.

So he’s launched a petition of his own, calling on Oxygen to air the controversial show.

After Fierce Online Backlash, Shawty Lo’s ‘All My Babies Mommas’ Has Been CANCELED

Shawty Lo’s controversial reality show “All My Babies Mommas” has reportedly been canceled before seeing any airtime.

The decision to give the show the axe was made largely because of widespread backlash and outcry online.

From YBF:

After defending the show once it started the very short lived publicity campaign, the Oxygen network has put the kibosh on ATL drug honcho turned rapper Shawty Lo’s made-for-foolywang “All My Babies’ Mamas.” 

Rapper Shawty Lo and His 10 Baby Mommas To Star in New Reality Show

A new reality tv show will focus on the lives of Shawty Lo and his ten baby mommas; with whom he has eleven kids.

The show is supposed to detail the constant drama of ten women vying for the attention of Lo, who also has a girlfriend the same age as his oldest children.

Set to air on Oxygen next year, many are calling it a new low for reality tv.

TLC Reality Show ‘The Sisterhood’ Wll Follow Wives of Atlanta Pastors

There’s no question that reality shows rule television, and, for better or worse, the success of the Atlanta strand of Bravo’s Real Housewives franchise and Shaunie O’Neal’s Basketball Wives series proves that folks will flock to watch black women behaving badly.

Well, TLC has decided to jump in the fracas with The Sisterhood, a reality show centered on the “First Ladies” of several Atlanta-area churches:

VH1’s new show R&B DIVAS: Will you watch it?

More evidence that Vh1 is the blazing hip-hop and R&B of reality shows: the new series, R&B Divas.

The show will star R&B “divas” who made their name in the ‘90s–Keke Wyatt, Nicci Gilbert, Syleena Johson, Monifah, and Faith Evans, the most notable of the group.

Instead of a show about women connected to quasi-celebrities, however, this show has a seemingly altruistic premise: