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It’s In Our Blood: Famous Celebs We Didn’t Know Were Related

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Checkout this list of 28 celebrities that are actual blood relatives. Some of these may be rather shocking to you.

The famous adage “sometime it’s not what you know, but who you know,” still rings true. However, you can have someone in the business to help get you in; but the only way to stay in, is by truly possessing God-given talent and/or a relentless work ethic.

1. President Barack Obama and actor Brad Pitt are distant cousins.

Obama appeared on The View in 2008, where he addresses the rumors, “I guess we’re ninth cousins, something, removed – or something,” adding humor he goes on to state: “I think he got the better-looking side of the gene pool.”

2. Rapper Snoop Dog is singer’s Brandy Norwood and Ray J’s first cousin.

3. Singer Fantasia and Jodeci band-members K-Ci and Jo Jo are cousins.

4. Actress Megan Good and R & B singer Lyrica Anderson (from Love & Hip Hop Hollywood) are cousins.

5. Comedian Martin Lawrence and rapper Play of “Kid and Play”, Christopher Martin are cousins.

6. Singer Monica and rapper Ludacris are cousins.

7. Singer Lenny Kravitz and on-air weatherman and anchor, Al Roker are second cousins.

8. Comedian Bill Bellamy and Shaquille O’Neal are second cousins.

9. Former NFL star Chad Johnson and singer/co-host Syleena Johnson are siblings.

10. Record Executive Damon Dash and controversial actress Stacey Dash are first cousins.

 

11. The late R & B singer Whitney Houston and singer Dionne Warwick are cousins.

12. Rapper Nas and Black-ish actress Yara Shahidi are cousins. 

13. Actress Lisa Raye and rapper Da-Brat are half sisters.

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Emerging ATL Rapper Signs Million Dollar Endorsement Deal + Drops New Music Video

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Emerging Atlanta rapper and viral sensation Slim Stunta inks $1 Million Dollar Endorsement Deal with AfroBeats Headphone Company. Having amassed millions of views on his Stunt Lifestyle TV youtube channel and inspiring a fastly growing fanbase, Afrobeats chose Slim Stunta because they were impressed with his brand potential. The title of Slim’s latest single “Getting That Money” (produced by Grammy-nominated producer Sonny Digital) is in tune with the money he’s getting off the deal.

Slim Stunta has gone viral across the internet with his “Stunt Lifestyle” movement. He was featured on Rich Kids, a TV show internationally syndicated on MTV, BBC and TLC airing across Europe and Africa. Afrobeats originated in Nigeria and is the only headphone company to offer African-inspired headphones which will be promoted by the rapper.

You can view and purchase the uniquely African Inspired designed headphones at http://www.TheAfroBeats.com.

Follow Slim Stunta on Instagram @TheStuntLifestyle to stay updated on his music, Afrobeats endorsement and more.

About Slim Stunta
Slim Stunta is a rapper and viral internet star from Atlanta. Born into a family of entrepreneurs, professionals and musicians, he started rapping at the age of 12 and decided to pursue music instead of becoming a lawyer or doctor. Slim Stunta initially gained fame from appearing on the UK Channel 4 reality series The Rich Kids of Instagram. The show was syndicated internationally and also aired on MTV, BBC, and TLC. The series followed 16 incredible rich kids with money to burn, who party in the world’s best nightclubs, shop in the most exclusive boutiques and share it all on social media.

After the show, he began creating YouTube prank videos, titled Gold Digger, where he used his signature gold Maserati to seduce women from the boyfriends. The videos have attracted millions of views, which prompted him to create his first single “I Can Take Your Girl”. After receiving positive responses for his first single, he teamed up with infamous Atlanta producer Sonny Digital to create his second single “I Want It All”. Sonny is known for producing hits for artists like 2 Chainz, Gucci Mane, Rick Ross, Migos, and French Montana.

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Self-Made or Born Rich?: Kylie Jenner Soon to Create a Billion Dollar Empire

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Lip gloss mogul Kylie Jenner dons the cover of Forbes’ Magazine”America’s Women Billionaires” issue. The 20-year-old social media star was able to turn an insecurity into a nearly $1 billion dollar empire. With an estimated $100 million dollars in revenue in 2017 alone, Jenner is seeing that being in the beauty industry has a huge payoff. If her company keeps doing big numbers like those she is well on her way to being the youngest-ever-self-made-billionaire. A title previously held by Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg.

Jenner describes feeling lost and struggling to find her niche while her siblings were venturing in the modeling and beauty industry. Her mother, Kris Jenner, advised her to go the modeling route and Kylie was able to rack up seven figures by doing gigs with PacSun, Sinful Colors, and Instagram Ad placements.

During this time Kylie underwent a cosmetic procedure on her lips. After getting tired of over-lining her lips to get the full-black woman esque features Kylie decided to get her own. A light went off in her head and in 2014 the phrase “Kylie Lip Kits … for the perfect pout” was trademarked. By investing $250,000 from her modeling gigs into an outside company to produce the products the Kylie Cosmetics was born. 

By being one of the most followed people across all social media platforms, Kylie has an audience that will be easy to profit off of. She was able to outsource the production of her kits and Kris Jenner handles the business side of things. All Kylie has to do is cater to her audience. With hourly posts that includes selfies with the lipgloss name in the caption, videos of swatches and product launches, and let us not forget celeb endorsements from her sisters and other Instagram socialites.  This model has allotted the young mother to earn 100% of her company.

This is an amazing accomplishment from a 20-year-old but the debate is that she’s not self-made. Even Dictionary.com took time to add to the discussion with a clarification on what self-made actually means.

Kylie’s empire has been created since the inception of “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” when she was just 10-years-old. She has been handed opportunities and advantages that most of us couldn’t even dream of. Which is why many aren’t too impressed with this billion dollar feat.

Others created the argument that she is self-made because her brother, Rob, was afforded the same opportunities…and well…flopped.

What do you guys think? Is Kylie self-made or extremely privileged?

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Yasss! Cardi B & Offset Welcome Baby “Kulture Kiari Cephus”, Yes You Read That Right

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Cardi has given birth to a baby girl “Kulture Kiari Cephus”!

There is no doubt that Cardi B is having an amazing year. Her debut album Invasion of Privacy has gone platinum and now she and her hubby Offset are celebrating the birth of the newest addition to their family. Take a look.

 

Kulture Kiari Cephus 07/10/18🎀🌸 @offsetyrn

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This is Cardi & Offset’s first child together. Offset currently has 3 children.

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