by Marissa Ellis Culturally, black folks are known for referring to anyone they have a fondness for as their cousin. But it creates problems when it comes to an outsider determining actual blood connections.The outsider here being us, your very own nosy Madame Noire.
"Braveheart" singer Ashanti was spotted at the launch of her sister Shia's “Presidential Dymes” clothing line.Find out more about the launch inside and see pics from Melyssa Ford's "Blood Sweat And Heels" viewing party....Singer and actress Ashanti, who'll release her Braveheart album on March 4th, was spotted at the "Presidential Dymes" launch last night.She walked the red carpet with recording artist Daley.The "Presidential Dymes" clothing line is the brainchild of Ashanti's younger sister Shia (shown atop with her mom Tina).The “Dymes Only” collection is comprised of tees, sweats and a number of trendy pieces. "LAHH ATL" star Ariane Davis came out to support Melyssa. BONUS: Melyssa, Demetria & Geneva made their way to the Bravo clubhouse for "WWHL" last night.The event was sponsored by Beautiful Textures, Blink Cosmetics, Twenty Grand Vodka and Ciroc Vodka and curated by Mecca Moore & Meeka Claxton of Pynk Magazine and Tola Lawal of Six One7Creative. Shia Douglas (CEO of DYMES) posed with Slow (Slowbucks). Last night, "Blood Sweat & Heels" star Melyssa Ford headed over to Suite 36 to host a viewing party for her hit show. "Blood Sweat & Heels" cast member Mica Hughes posed with "LAHH" star Tara Wallace. Project runway star Samantha Black posed for the camera. , we get an inside look at his life raising his two kids and his late sister's two kids as well.Nelly's daughter Chanelle, mostly known as Nana, is having difficulty getting over the death of her boyfriend Mario, aka Rio, who was shot and killed in front of her.Over the past few months, Nana has posted heartbreaking messages on Instagram, dedicated to Mario with his photos.