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Beyonce and Jay Z have purchased yet another home!

According to reports, the power couple headed to New Orleans to buy their latest piece of real estate, which went for a whopping $2.6 million.

Rap-Up reports:

According to E! Online, the superstar couple has purchased a historic church-turned-mansion in New Orleans’ Garden District. The $2.6 million Spanish Baroque, named La Casa de Castile, was home to the Westminster Presbyterian Church and later served as a ballet studio.

Built in 1925, the plush pad features 13,292 square feet, 26-foot high ceilings, and three separate apartments.

It goes on to say:

Blue Ivy will have plenty of room to play in the three-story crib, which has 22 rooms including seven bedrooms and eight bathrooms. The red master suite features chandeliers and an antique claw-foot bathtub, while the rooftop deck boasts the largest residential green roof in the entire city.

It makes sense that Jay and Bey want a home there, as her little sister Solange lives in New Orleans with her husband and son. Click here for photos of their new digs.

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This sucks.

Gorgeous couple Cody Simpson and Gigi Hadid have reportedly called it quits. E! exclusively confirms that both stars just want to focus on their careers at the moment:

“Cody and Gigi want each other to be in a place right now that allows him to only focus on his music, fans, and new message, while she can focus and continue building her career,” Hadid’s rep told E! News. “They love each other dearly and have split up in hopes that growing on their own paths will bring them together in the future.”

The statement concluded, “They remain friends with no hard feelings and each other’s biggest supporters.”

Maybe they’ll be able to make it work in the near future. Either way, we wish them both the best of luck!

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Joan Smalls stuns on the cover of Lucky magazine’s May 2015 issue.

Inside, things get serious as she discusses being bullied because of her appearance. She revealed:

“I was so awkward-looking-tall, super skinny, gangly. The boys at school made fun of me. But I’d see those girls on TV and id think, Oh they have my same body type.”

Read more here.

Dorien Wilson - 2014 Ford Neighborhood Awards - Arrivals

A former Sister, Sister co-star is getting himself in a lot of trouble.

According to reports, Dorien Wilson just got sentenced for his second DUI. TMZ explains:

Law enforcement sources tell us Wilson was driving in Los Angeles back in February when he was pulled over and booked for DUI. Wilson, who played Terrence Winningham on the show, was in court Friday and pled no contest to the charge.

He was sentenced to 4 days in jail and 4 years probation. He also has to have an interlock device installed in his vehicle — not that it matters right now … since his license has been suspended.

Wilson’s previous DUI arrest was in 2009.

We’re going to keep him in our prayers.

SOURCE: Rap-Up, E!, JustJaredTMZ | PHOTO CREDIT: Getty, Splash News, Instagram

WHAT’S HAPPENING IN HIP-POP: Hov & Bey Buy $2.6 Million New Orleans Mansion, Cody Simpson & Gigi Hadid Call It Quits, & MORE!  was originally published on globalgrind.com

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