Cake & Ice Cream: Week of October 17, 2011

Wyclef, Eminem and Ne-Yo celebrate birthdays this week.


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Eminem: October 17 - The rapper and actor turns 39 this year. (Photo: Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

Wyclef (@wyclef)  - TWEET: "beware of those that priase you today for tomorrow they will scream crucify him,trust not in man but in GOD"Just before issuing a statement about the reported corruption within his Haiti relief fund, Wyclef took to Twitter on a nine-tweet rant that included this message.(Photo: Brad Barket/PictureGroup)

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Wycelf: October 17 - The former Fugee celebrates his 39th birthday. (Photo: Christopher Polk/Getty Images)


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Freida Pinto: October 18 - The stunning actress celebrates her 27th birthday. (Photo: Joe Scarnici/Getty Images)


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Chuck Berry: October 18 - The rock 'n roll legend turns 85. (Photo: Marcadet- POOL/Getty Images)


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Wynton Marsalis: October 18 - The jazz musician celebrates his milestone 50th birthday. (Photo: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Too Cool - Nadji Jeter backstage at BET's 106 & Park. (Photo: John Ricard / BET)

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Nadji Jeter: October 18 - The young actor turns 15. (Photo: John Ricard/BET)


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Ne-Yo: October 18 - The new dad turns 32. (Photo: Albert L. Ortega/PictureGroup)


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Jennifer Holliday: October 19 - The singer and Tony award winner celebrates her 51st birthday. (Photo: Paul Hawthorne/Getty Images)

Evander Holyfield - Evander "the Real Deal? Holyfield, 48, defeated Danish boxer Brian Nielsen in Denmark earlier this month. During his career, which started in 1984, he was the world undisputed dhampion in the cruiserweight and heavyweight divisions and became the only boxer to win the world heavyweight title four times. His career record stands at 44 wins (29 by knock out) and 10 losses.(Photo: Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

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Evander Holyfield: October 19 - The boxing champ turns 49. (Photo: Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Pras - Pras rapped alongside his Fugees bandmate Wyclef on "Illusion" right around the time he launched his own solo recording career, though it would prove to be one of their last collabos. Pras has been pretty quiet since ? probably still busy spending his Fugees money.    (Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images for AFI)

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Pras: October 19 - The rapper celebrates his 39th birthday. (Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Sweetpea Spends Christmas in Compton

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Omar Gooding: October 19 - Cuba's younger brother turns 34.  (Photo:  John M. Heller/Getty Images)


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Snoop Dogg : October 20 - The rap icon celebrates his 40th birthday. (Photo: Bruce Gifford/FilmMagic)


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Kim Kardashian: October 20 - The newlywed reality star turns 31. (Photo: Christopher Polk/Getty Images)


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Jennifer Nicole Freeman: October 20 - The My Wife and Kids star celebrates her 26th birthday.(Photo: Kevin Winter/ImageDirect)


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Shaggy: October 22 - The Kingston-born singer turns 43. (Photo:Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

Michael Eric Dyson - "And 130 members who are Republicans in Congress to date voted to raise that debt ceiling under George W. Bush. Is there any real reason to believe?that one of the reasons Congress will not vote to put the economy in the black because the economy is in the hands of the black?" asked professor Michael Eric Dyson on MSNBC. "That seems extraordinarily harsh and divisive but the reality is, there seems to be no logical or reasonable answer or response to the notion other than they want to deny this Democrat and this particular president the victory of having the ability to forge consensus here around the reality of American debt."

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Michael Eric Dyson: October 23 - The award-winning author celebrates his 53rd birthday. (Photo: Christopher Polk/Getty Images)