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Love & Hip Hop: The Game

VH1 and 345 Games today announced the launch of LOVE & HIP HOP: THE GAME a new mobile app based on cable’s #1 reality show and available worldwide today on IOS and Android. If you’ve ever wanted to be a part of the Love & Hip Hop universe, this is your chance. The game integrated elements of the hit television show with a rich, interactive world, and along the way, you just might encounter

VH1's BIG IN 2015

You’re less than a week away from witnessing the year’s biggest stars together in one room. It’s VH1 Big In 2015 With Entertainment Weekly, where the hottest trailblazers will be recognized for their accomplishments in pop culture this year. Where else can you get Miss Piggy and Elizabeth Banks to make out? Watch N.W.A. legend Ice Cube pass the torch to his son? Witness Amber Rose and Amy Sc


AS A GIRL WATCHING HER SINGLE MOTHER sell arts and crafts to tourists coming off of cruise ships in St. Croix, Mona Scott-Young, 48, saw entrepreneurship firsthand. “She worked around the clock,” recalls Scott-Young. “She did it all on her own.” Now CEO of the $30 million multi- media company Monami Entertainment (whose brands include VH1’s Love & Hip Hop and MYX spirits), she uses

Mona Scott-Young Gives Back with Support to Saving Our Cinderellas Program

Mona Scott-Young supports the organization to introduce multicultural girls to the arts! Love & Hip Hop producer Mona Scott-Young is giving back to the community with support to the Saving Our Cinderellas. The organization focuses on introducing young multicultural girls to the arts with classes with mentors in the industry including Scott-Young. Monami Entertainment pledges support to the

Realscreen West ’15: Talking talent and second chances

Talent can make a show succeed, but at what cost – literally and figuratively? During the panel “Making It to Season 2… And Beyond” at Realscreen West in Santa Monica on Wednesday (June 4), execs pored over why some shows last into multiple seasons and why some do not. Tinkering with a format, binge-watching viewers who wait until season two is greenlit before they invest in season o