The nation’s capital got in the holiday spirit when music legends Neil Diamond and Mary J. Blige performed for President Barack Obama at the annual “Christmas in Washington” concert. The special airs December 20 on TNT.

Lil Wayne will not face drug charges related to a raid of the rapper’s tour bus yesterday (December 18) in Falfurrias, Texas. The rapper and 11 members of his entourage were detained yesterday by United States Border Patrol, after drug sniffing dogs caught the scent of marijuana on two tour buses.

With "Precious" a hit in theaters and loved by critics, sales are soaring of the paperback movie tie-in edition, which has actress Gabourey Sidibe (who plays Precious) on the cover. It's No. 13 on USA TODAY's Best-Selling Books list.

"Buzz in the Streetz" Jazzy McBee & Hot 107.9 helped give back to the community at Princeton Elementary in Lithonia with the "5th Annual Saving Our Daughters Toy Giveaway." Click for pics!

Another baller gets petitioned. An "America's Next Top Model" contestant has sued an NFL superstar. Find out what the fuss is all about right here.

Lil Wayne has been detained in Texas after marijuana was found on his tour buses. The marijuana on the buses was detected by drug dogs. The New Orleans rapper was among a dozen being detained from his group. Stay tuned as this story continues to develop.

Football has long been the athletic stepchild at inner-city Crenshaw High School. But the football team is undefeated this season and headed for the California state championship bowl game this weekend, and the coach attributes part of the success to an unlikely off-field source: rapper Snoop Dogg.

A black girl is claiming that Tiger Woods told her to her face that he's just not into black women. Check out what this woman had to say about Tiger not being into black women and let us know what you think.

MTV News has named our very own DJ Drama as DJ of the Year! Said MTV: "In 2009, Drama unleashed a heavy volume of work, collaborating with other DJs such as Skee, Scream and Holiday, singer R. Kelly and a multitude of red-hot street rappers such as Gucci Mane and Yo Gotti."

Gucci Mane recently spoke to MTV News from jail and discussed turning "The State vs. Radric Davis" into a trilogy, as well as recording with former foe Young Jeezy.

Mariah Carey recently appeared on "Lopez Tonight" and discussed her ethnic background. The singer gave a shout out to her Irish mother, and said her father was black and grew up in Harlem.

Listen to Maria More every weekday at 10:35 for your Midday Motivation! Here's today's quote: “Incorrect assumptions lie at the root of every failure. Have the courage to test your assumption.” – Brian Tracy