EVE PARTNERS WITH BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS: Eve has partnered with Big Brothers Big Sisters in honor of National Mentoring Month. Big Brothers Big Sisters provides children in single-parent homes with one-on-one mentoring relationships. Eve also recently announced that her new single "Make It Out This Town" will debut later this month.
ALLEN HUGHES TALKS ABOUT LEGENDARY FIGHT WITH TUPAC: Allen Hughes -- one half of The Hughes Brothers has opened up about his legendary fight with the late Tupac Shakur. The film director said that he and Pac were good friends until Pac started displaying "erratic" behavior. He said in an interview with Sway, "He was going nuts, pacing back and forth in my office. He was very passionate. I can't remember what he was complaining about, but he said to me across the room, 'Why you smiling n*gga?' And me, I start smiling when I'm getting ready to fire somebody.."
JERMAINE DUPRI ATLANTA MANSION AVOIDS FORECLOSURE: According to TMZ.com, Jermaine Dupri's Atlanta's mansion avoiding foreclosure for the second time in four months. Back in September, JD almost lost the home after failing to pay $193,404 in mortgage payments, but he saved the home, claiming the bill was erroneous. Jermaine still failed to make the payments and a new auction date was set for January 2nd. Right after Christmas, Jermaine claimed that the foreclosure company continually failed to prove that JD actually owes the money. The company claims he owes roughly $410,000 on the home - Jermaine insists he only owes $111,845. The judge sided with Jermaine and canceled the auction. The debt dispute has not been scheduled yet.
REPORT: POLICE SHOT AT CHIEF KEEF AFTER HE POINTED A GUN AT THEM: DNAinfo.com has reported that police shot at Chief Keef after he pointed a gun at armed cops back in December 2011. Keef left his grandmother's house when a police stopped to question the rapper. The rapper allegedly dropped his coat and flashed a handgun and ran away. The cops then chased the rapper -- who ran and then pointed a gun at them. The cops then, "discharged their weapons," but missed. They caught him a half-block later and recovered the pistol, which was loaded.
SHYNE CALLS ON PRESIDENT OBAMA AND JAY-Z TO STOP THE VIOLENCE IN CHICAGO: Shyne took to Twitter to urge President Barack Obama and Jay-Z to help stop the ongoing violence in Chicago. He wrote, "Dear @BarackObama there has to be something the former US senator from Chicago can do for his former constituents! The genocide must stop." He then added, "Dear @BarackObama call Jay-z to fly his private plane Down to Chicago & u fly yours the same way u called in the stars to win Ohio #help."