Erica Jean Says Saigon Manipulated Iyanla Vanzant On “Fix My Life”

Ah, were you watching the same episode of #IyanlaFixMyLife as the rest of the audience? According Ms. Iyanla, there is A LOT of “work” Ms. Erica Jean still needs to for HERSELF and HER CHILD before she can blame anyone else in the situation. “You teach people how to treat you.”

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Saigon Erica Jean When rapper Saigon and his baby mama Erica Jean appeared on the last season of “Love and Hip Hop,” audiences got to see exactly how volatile their relationship is. Things were aggravated when the former couple tried to discuss parenting their special needs child. Well, after seeing how unhealthy the relationship was, they enlisted the help of self help expert Iyanla Vanzant to help get them to a better place. However, according to Erica Jean, Iyanla only hurt the situation more than it already was.


Erica Jean gave an interview to The Jasmine Brand where they discussed the aftermath of Saigon and her appearance on the OWN reality series  “Iyanla, Fix My Life.” Erica stated she felt Saigon manipulated Iyanla into turning all of the drama on her.

On her experience on “Iyanla, Fix My Life”:

I think the experience was the opposite of what I thought it would…

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The Buzz… No more Single Ladies

This is such a shame!


imagesCAQHCFA1 To all you fans of (VH1’s first scripted series) Single Ladies I am sad to report that the show has been canceled after 3 seasons.  The show has been plagued with subpar reviews and the drama with Stacy Dash leaving did not help at all.

The acting was not OSCAR worthy by far but those women could dress their asses off!!!! I will miss the fashion.

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Al Sharpton’s Major Connection In Hip Hop by Jamal Watson

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It should come as no surprise that the Reverend Al Sharpton was featured as a prominent voice in the four-part series that aired this week on VH1 called “The Tanning of America: One Nation Under Hip Hop.”

Based on the best-selling book written by record executive Steve Stoute, the documentary brilliantly interrogates the many ways that hip hop has greatly impacted all aspects of American culture since it made its debut several decades ago.

Music, cinema and fashion have always reflected the shifting political, social and cultural current of our nation.

For example, when Sidney Poitier and Katharine Hepburn starred in the controversial 1967 American comedy drama “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner,” the movie was widely hailed by cultural critics as an endorsement of racial integration, a sentiment that was being expressed at the time by the ideological teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and others who offered a…

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Article: VH1 Takes an In-Depth Look at How Hip-Hop Became a Dominant Force in American Culture with the Documentary Series “The Tanning of America: One Nation Under Hip Hop”

I can’t wait to see this! This program is going to open up the discussion for Black History Month in new and insightful ways across the generations … if we all are ready to listen.



VH1 Takes an In-Depth Look at How Hip-Hop Became a Dominant Force in American Culture with the Documentary Series “The Tanning of America: One Nation Under Hip Hop”




Laurean D. Robinson, MA