Snoop Dogg Wants to Buy Roscoe’s Chicken & Waffles to Save It From Bankruptcy

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Snoop Dogg is already an expert when it comes to weed, rapping, and being an overall cool person … but does he have what it takes to run a restaurant chain?

Last week, Roscoe’s House of Chicken and Waffles was forced to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy after losing a $3.2 lawsuit to a former employee who sued them for racial discrimination.

TMZ caught up with Snoop Dogg Tuesday night (Mar 29) outside Lure nightclub and informed him of the news.

Snoop was shocked, to say the least, but said that he may be able to save Roscoe’s, and if he does, he has an idea for a name change.

“I guess I’ma have to buy it, man… and make it Snoop Dogg’s Chicken and Waffles,” Snoop told the camera guy.

He could be joking, but with his $125 million net worth, he could well enough afford it.

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“Black Ink Crew” Season 4 Super Trailer: Dutchess & Donna Have Drunk Lesbian Sex, Sky Throws Hands With Rah Ali, Puma Gets Shot At

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“Black Ink Crew” Season 4 is going to be LIT!

The super trailer for the fourth season of Black Ink Crew New York has arrived, and there’s so much going on it’s ridiculous.

Where the hell do we begin? Do we start with Ceaser and his issues with anger management? Or what about O’Sh*t‘s new foray into alcoholism? Wait, no, let’s kick things off with Dutchess‘ drunken lesbian encounter with Donna. Or maybe we should talk about Sky throwing hands with Rah Ali from “Love & Hip Hop?”

Also … Did Dutchess and O’Sh*t really have sex?!? And why the hell is Puma getting SHOT at?!? WTF IS GOING HERE?!?

There’s also a new girl on the scene, Melody, and Sky says she’s Dutch with moisturized lips (LOL).

Like we said… LIT!

The new season premieres next Monday, April 4th at 9pm.

Watch the Black Ink Crew NYC Season 4 super trailer below and keep scrolling for the press release from VH1.

VH1’s ink-inspired drama “Black Ink Crew” returns for what may be the most tumultuous season in franchise history!

Expect some epic next-level events this season including 2 new shops, out of this world tattoos and 3 new artists who bring a fresh new vibe to the scene. Tune in on Monday, April 4 AT 9PM ET/PT as the gang juggles relationships, family, and past rivalries while embarking on quests to build upon their successes.

Shop owner Ceaser contemplates opening a new shop on 125th Street to further expand his Harlem reign of the Black Ink brand. His legacy is in the city where he’s striving for moguldom, but his heart is with his long distance fiancée Dutchess, who’s working to open a shop of her own in North Carolina. She’s determined to start her tattoo art empire – but will she be able to cut ties with Black Ink for good? And will Ceaser continue to pursue his professional goals or will his heart lead the way?

O’Sh*t works hard to maintain his sobriety and stay on the straight and narrow. But when Kathie solicits the court for child support, his inner demons creep back, causing him to fall off the wagon. Meanwhile, Sky finally gets the Brazilian butt lift she’s been obsessing about for years but her hope to begin life anew ultimately fades as serious issues from her past become impossible to ignore.

Ted now finds himself second in charge and takes his newfound responsibility seriously – sometimes to a fault. Black Ink’s apprentice, Donna is eager to hold her own and become a bonafide tattoo artist, until a shocking hook-up on an all-girls trip to Miami derails her ambitions and the tension between her and the crew spirals out of control.

When the mother of his kids takes a job in another city, Walt unexpectedly finds himself stepping up his daddy duties. When placed in a position to have to explain the birds and the bees, this new level of responsibility might prove to be more than he was ready for.

This season, the shop also adds a striking new artist named Melody who brings a very interesting following of clients and vitality with her. After overcoming the struggles of a bi-racial childhood as well as a checkered past of her own, Melody might be the catalyst to a more enlightened and renewed energy in the shop.

Ceaser’s greatest rival and ex-Black Ink employee Puma is positioning himself as fierce competition after opening his new tattoo shop, “Art2Ink.” New to the Art2Ink team are close friends and talented tattoo artists Naeem and Phoenix, who each have well-known reputations and families to support. But when a shocking shooting occurs at the shop, Puma struggles to hold onto his family as well as his new talent.

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11-Year-Old Girl Lands Distribution Deal with Whole Foods for Lemonade Business

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When it comes to selling lemonade, most kids just setup a lemonade stand outside and serve it by the glass. 11-year-old Mikaila Ulmer is not like most kids though. She’s selling her lemonade by the case to Whole Foods!

The sixth grader from Austin, Texas made an appearance on ABC’s hit TV show Shark Tank last year and scored a $60,000 investment from FUBU CEO Daymond John for her “Me & The Bees” lemonade, which was developed in part from her great-grandmother’s recipe from the 1940’s.

NBC News reports that Mikaila’s lemonade, which is sweetened with natural honey instead of sugar, will be sold in 55 Whole Food stores across four states, including Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana and Florida.

The 11-year-old entrepreneur’s story of how she came up with the idea to sweeten her lemonade with honey from real bees is very interesting and touching.

From NBC News:

“When I was four years old, I got stung by two bees in one week,” she said. “It was painful. I was terrified of bees.”

Mikaila said her mother, D’Andra, turned the scary experience into an insect research assignment where Mikaila learned that bees could possibly become extinct in the years to come.

“And then it clicked!” she said.

Mikaila decided to create a lemonade business and sweeten her lemonade with honey instead of sugar or artificial sweetener, which would be healthier, save the bees, and support beekeepers.

For Mikaila, her enterprise is an environmental and social mission. She donates a portion of the profits from the sale of her lemonade to local and international organizations that are trying to save the honeybees.

Honey bees pollinate more than $15 billion of crops each year, about one-third of American food groups, including cherries and apples.

“Last year, beekeepers lost 40 percent of all their hives,” Mikaila said. “Bees are dying.” She quoted Albert Einstein who said: “If the bee disappeared off the surface of the globe then man would only have four years of life left.”

Today, Mikaila leads workshops on how to save the honeybees, and she participates in social entrepreneurship panels.

“I think she is a pretty hard worker,” D’Andra Ulmer, Mikaila’s mother, told NBCBLK. “I’m impressed with how she gets her homework done during her travels. She has a gift for public speaking but what makes me very proud is that she is not only a smart entrepreneur but she’s a good person and she’s kind to people. That’s more important than business.”

Mikaila said when she first started her lemonade operation, her friends were skeptical. “At first, they didn’t believe me,” she said. “Now I am helping my friends start their own businesses.”

Regarding her appearance on Shark Tank, Mikaila said, “I was nervous and excited … Not everyone gets an opportunity to pitch their products in front of millions of people and make a deal so I was excited and grateful.”

Daymond John said he was happy that he picked Mikaila’s company to invest in. “Partnering with Mikaila made perfect sense. She’s a great kid with a head for business and branding.”

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In addition to her Shark Tank appearance, Mikaila also got the chance to meet President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House Kids’ State Dinner. “The President said ‘sorry to crash the party!’ It was very cool,” she said.

She also attended the annual White House Easter Egg Roll and in June, she has plans to travel to Cape Town, South Africa to talk to young girls about entrepreneurship, which she says she’s “very excited” about.

Mikaila said that she also plans to eventually create new lemonade flavors as her business expands. “I want to help save the bees, and use my great-grandmother Helen’s lemonade recipe.”

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