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Rickey took some time to speak with 'The Today Show' about losing his 32-year-old son, Brandon Smiley, to the vice of drug abuse.

As Rickey continues to mourn the recent loss of his son, R&B icon Bobby Brown gives some advice from personal experience on how to cope.

Black Tony's latest personal PTO day costed him a visit from his "new love interest" and some free Chic-Fil-A!

The RSMS crew is trying to make sense of the beef between D.L. Hughley & Mo'Nique, so we asked comedic pros Luenell & Marvin Hunter for help.

We spend a lot of time talking about our favorite musicians here on the "Hot Spot," so it was only right for Da Brat to recap the biggest night in music at this year's GRAMMY Awards ceremony that went down over the weekend. 

With Eva handling the current events and Rock-T covering sports, you already know we're looking out for you in today's "Front Page News" report with everything worth knowing to start the week off right.

Maria More always does her best to look out for us on all levels, and today in "Mind Body Business" she shares some key advice on how to make sure your kids are at optimal health.

On the eve of what would be Traci Braxton's 51st birthday, we had the delight of having her little sister, R&B legend Toni Braxton, call in to share some fond family memories and her plans to honor Traci with a starring role in Lifetime's latest film, 'Fallen Angels Murder Club: Friends to Die For.'

We had the true honor of speaking with Reverend Wheeler Parker, cousin of the late Emmett Till, to discuss his feelings on the recent passing of a bill that finally recognizes lynching as a hate crime. 

Maria More sits in for Da Brat today to deliver a quick "Hot Spot" report, including a new update in 'The Slap' situation by way of Tony Rock defending his brother, Toni Braxton speaking on the loss of sister Traci and Ashanti getting a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame.