|Tue, November 17, 2009 at 1:03 PM|Send Blog · Share on Facebook · Bookmark on Delicious
The mothers of rappers T-Pain, Lil Wayne and R&B singer Ne-Yo have teamed to create a new talk show, Dinner Table Discussions.
Aliyah "Mama Pain" Najm (T-Pain‘s mother), Jacida Carter (Lil Wayne's mother) and H. Loraine Smith (Ne-Yo's mother) will serve as hosts of Dinner Table Discussions, which aims to present a quality and informative program.
According to the women, their aim is to create a show that will enhance their viewers "educationally, economically, socially and culturally," by discussing current events, important topics, interviews and feature segments.
"Our vision is to be a premiere talk show that delivers a creative and informative format that assists viewers in educating and solving challenging issues," Najm told AllHipHop.com in a statement.
"There are situations in our...More Mothers
|Thurs, July 09, 2009 at 10:46 AM|Send Blog · Share on Facebook · Bookmark on Delicious
The mothers of three internationally known rap stars will lend their time and parenting tips during the Saving our Sons workshop panel event, which seeks solutions to the educational crisis facing young, African-American men.
Dr. Mahalia A. Hines, the mother of rapper/actor Common, Dr. Brenda Greene, the mother of Talib Kweli and Sheron Smith, the mother of Mos Def will be on hand at the event, which takes place in the Bronx this Saturday (July 11).
The three women will be a part of the Saving Our Sons opening panel, which is titled “Raising Him Alone.”
The panel will be moderated by Meshelle, “The Indie Mom of Comedy” who was featured on...click to continue reading