Oh Really Poet v.31 (Fully Loaded!!!)

Guess who’s back after a brief hiatus?! Did ya miss me?? Last week was some kind of week in entertainment…don’t believe me..read this fully loaded ORP for yourself…

Did America Make the Right Choice?

If the President were to give that same speech today, would it still resonate with people? On election night the cameras caught people of all races, ages and genders in the crowd at Grant Park in Chicago. Tears were flowing, smiles were contagious, and watching from my television, I felt a true sense of positive change coming. I felt confident, because the person I voted for won, and I believed in him and what he planned to do.

2010 ESPY Awards Red Carpet RECAP

This year’s ESPY awards show was not as entertaining as past ceremonies . Luckily, for us, red carpet arrivals are always exciting!!! Check out some of your favorite atheletes and celebrities as they rocked the red carpet at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles, CA.

Haute/Not So Haute

Model Amber Rose couldn’t look bad, if she tried. While the exotic beauty is known for making impeccable fashion choices, the verdict is still out on her selection for the 2010 ESPYS. Last night, Rose hit the red carpet in a beautiful tiered lemon Natalia Romano dress. The fashionistas are split–some think the look is fabulous while others argue she was she over-dressed for the occasion and the style and cut of the dress was not the best compliment to her figure.

City Flicks: The Berlin Wall @ Newseum

We love this picture! An actual piece of the Berlin Wall is on permanent exhibit at the Newseum. Enjoy the photo, but we encourage you to go see it in real life. The Newseum is located at 555 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 20001
888/NEWSEUM (888/639-7386)

Hoodstock: DC’s Hip Hop & Green Movement

American Civil Liberties Union of the Nation’s Capital and several other organizations have teamed up to create D.C.’s own hip hop and green movement to be captured in the forthcoming documentary, `HoodStock`: HOODSTOCK. Backyard Band, Uptown XO and RaTheMC, Black Cobain, Fat Trel, Rasi Caprice, Phil Ade, K-Beta, and PHZ Sicks are all among the artists slated to perform on Thursday, July 15th from 6-9pm on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capital Building.

HLOW: Dashing Kardashian

Last Saturday, a barrage of celebrities came out to honor the holy matrimony between Lala Vasquez and Denver Nugget, Carmelo Anthony. Of course, no one is as beautiful as the bride, on her big day, but this week’s HLOW goes to the ever flawless Kim Kardashian. It was a tough choice between Kim and her BFF, Serena Williams who looked haute in a navy blue and black number. But, the perfectly matched flesh-tone body dress and studded Louboutins put Kim over the top. Flesh tones are in and Kim rocked the heck out of the trend!

Tie One On: MenzFit 9th Annual Celebration

Join MenzFit on Thursday, July 15, 6-10p at DC’s hottest rooftop — The Donovan House, as they celebrate nine years of helping disadvantaged men return to work by providing professional interveiw clothing, career development and financial literacy services.

Behind the Scenes At the BET Awards

Everyone exclaimed the 2010 BET Awards ceremony was the best in the history of the network. But nobody showed you what went on behind the scenes. The ladies of Mindbolic Ent & Bubblelistic Mgmt “WERKED” the awards show and several after affairs. Check out snapshots of all the fun they had with your favorite celebrities!!

WLB: True Growth

People often forget that there are lessons in pain. I never forget what my hurts teach me. True Growth represents not making the same mistakes twice. If you only see a mistake or pain as that, and not a lesson, you will not be able to learn from it.

Tape Deck Throwback Concert

I.S.M.E. presents Tapedeck Throwback, a concert featuring legendary R&B stars who pioneered new styles of music in the 80s & 90’S and today. SWV, Heads of State (Johnny Gill, Bobby Brown, Ralph Tresvant) and Silk are all scheduled to perform. This concert is the ultimate old school experience and it all takes place Friday, July 23, 2010 at DAR Constitution Hall!

Madame Tussauds Pays Tribute to Michael Jackson

Madame Tussauds in Washington DC marks the one year anniversary of the death of Michael Jackson with a wax exhibit of the late King of Pop. The statue is displayed in the attractions lobby and the exhibit is free and open to the public from June 23rd thru July 7th. Tussauds DC joins all nine Madame Tussauds locations worldwide (including New York and Shanghai) in honoring the greatest entertainer of all time.

Washington Wizards Draft Party

Last night, the Washington Wizards draft party got underway at the Verizon Center’s pratice court. Balloons dropped and season ticket holders and other VIPs errupted in cheer when the Wizards announced John Wall (Kentucky) as their number one draft pick. “Wall Mania” is in full effect as team ownership, sponsors, and fans look to the point guard to revive the Wiz.

Maisie Dunbar Spa Lounge–Part 1 (Video)

Just beyond the DC/Silver Spring line, sits one of the most amazing beauty spas in the Washington Metro Area. The award winning Maisie Dunbar Spa Lounge, provides excellent service and uses the best products on its clients. WHW producer and host, April Watts, recently sat down with spa owner Maisie Dunbar to learn more about the woman and her vision.

The Hunt For DC’s Famous Dish

Quite a few cities (and states) are famous for a dish or cuisine. Philly is known for its cheesesteak. New York and Chicago have pizza on lock. The Maryland crab cake is world famous, while Louisianna and jambalaya are virtually synonymous. As a DC-native and self-proclaimed foodie, I find it bothersome that my hometown—the Nation’s Capital—is not famous for any particular food.