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“It is just the stuff you dream about as a kid. Getting letters in the mail and having coaches call you. It is the stuff you hear about, it is actually happening….,” says college-football prospect Justin Combs. The 17-year-old son of mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs already has offers from several top level colleges, including Wyoming, Middle Tennessee State, UAB, Virginia, Illinois, to name a few:


Teen star Skye Townsend is set to debut in a BET new original web series called 8 Days A Week on Wednesday, August 24 at 8:00 p.m. The 10-part drama series, which is based on the book series The Come Up by New York Times bestselling author Lyah Beth LeFlore, “follows the lives of six urban youths navigating the perks and pitfalls of living life in the fast lane.”

“This project showcases the Networks’ strong scripted capabilities and marks our first in-house produced web series.” “8 DAYS A WEEK brings to life the energy, attitude, drive and relentless spirit of young African-Americans, in particular,” says series’ creator Lyah Beth LeFlore. “I’m especially excited that the cast is so diverse and reflects the dreams, determination and day-to-day trials and triumphs of BET’s core audience.”


Blue Reynolds (played by Justin “Irocc” Williams) – the music mogul-in-the-making, who despite his father’s wishes and family’s legacy, is determined to change the game on his own terms

Jade Taylor (played by Skye Townsend) the struggling college coed, striving to become a psychologist

Jayson “J-Shine” Martin (played by Nicolas Green) – the musical prodigy and rapper hoping to be crowned the “next one”

Mamie “DJ Ill MaMa” Lopez (played by Alex Lynn Ward) – an ambitious deejay fighting to get her moment in the spotlight

Tommy “Whiteboy” James (played by Justin Jacoby) – an aspiring artist fighting the pull of his hustling past

Zoe Olivia Daniels (played by Skye P. Marshall) – a budding fashion designer with dreams of Paris runways


Just call them the lemonhead boys!

Singer Monica Arnold-Brown tweeted this cute picture of her sons “Rocko” Hill,6, and Romelo Hill,3, with their Ferra Pan’s backpacks, saying, “Super excited. The family and I are headed into Ferrara Pan Candy Co. to make candy & tour…I love their Lemonheads & Cherryheads…LOL.”

Check out more random pictures of the brothers below!

Photos: @MonicaBrown/ Its_teen_queen