Celebrity Birthdays: Bruno Mars Celebrates!

Toni Braxton, Nick Cannon and others celebrate this week.

Bruno Mars: October 8 - The "Locked Out of Heaven" crooner celebrates his 29th birthday this week.(Photo: Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

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Bruno Mars: October 8 - The "Locked Out of Heaven" crooner celebrates his 29th birthday this week.(Photo: Larry Busacca/Getty Images)


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Lamman Rucker: October 6 - The Why Did I Get Married actor turns 43.(Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards) 


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Rhyon Nicole Brown: October 6 - The singer/dancer/actress is a jane of all trades at only 22.(Photo: Amanda Edwards/Getty Images)

Toni Braxton vs. LaFace Records

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Toni Braxton: October 7 - The singer-turned-reality star looks radiant at 47.(Photo: Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)


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Alesha Dixon: October 7 - The British beauty celebrates her 36th birthday.(Photo: Tristan Fewings/Getty Images)


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Nicole Ari Parker: October 7 - The Soul Food actress is aging like fine wine at 44.(Photo: Angela Weiss/Getty Images)

Desmond Tutu Gets Burgled

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Bishop Desmond Tutu: October 7 - The South African social rights activist and retired Anglican bishop is still a revered figure in history at 83.(Photo: REUTERS/Paul Hackett)

Nick Cannon's New Boo?  - You know we're nosey, especially when it comes to one of our own. Nick Cannon was spotted dining with a lady friend coincidentally in Mariah Carey's neighborhood. Now speculation is that Cannon might have a new boo. It could be that or maybe he's getting back into the single life again. Speaking of Nick Cannon, though, be sure to tune in to season three of Real Husbands of Hollywood on Tuesday, October 14 at 10P/9C.  (Photo: David Becker/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)

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Nick Cannon: October 8 - The entrepreneur and television personality is already dominating media at 34.(Photo: David Becker/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)

Cece Winans: October 8 - The gospel diva celebrates her 53rd birthday.  (Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

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CeCe Winans: October 8 - The gospel powerhouse hits the big 5-0.(Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)


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Karyn Parsons: October 8 - The former Fresh Prince of Bel-Air starlet is now working tirelessly behind the lens at 48.(Photo: Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images)

Jesse Speaks Out

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Rev. Jesse Jackson: October 8 - The iconic civil rights activist is still fighting for equality at 73.(Photo: Ralph Barrera-Pool/Getty Images)

Teddy, Jam With Me - June 21st marks the 20th anniversary of the release of Blackstreet's self-titled debut. The platinum-selling project featured the vocals of the original line-up consisting of Teddy Riley, Chauncey "Black" Hannibal, Levi Little and Dave Hollister and featured hits like "Physical Thing," "Booti Call," "Joy" and "Before I Let You Go." They went on to record four more albums (so far), took home a Grammy for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals and earned a No. 1 on Billboard with their pop culture language-changing hit, "No Diggity."Riley had much to do with the formation of the group. He and C. Black co-founded it after the dissolution of Riley's former band of singers, Guy, in the early 90s. The rest is musical history.To celebrate the release of this classic R&B project, let'...

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Teddy Riley: October 8 - The Grammy Award-winning musician celebrates his 47th birthday.(Photo: Gabriel Olsen/FilmMagic)


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Tyler James Williams: October 9 - The Dear White People actor is all grown up at 22.(Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)


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Mario Lopez: October 10 - The actor-turned-TV personality hasn't aged a bit at 41.(Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)


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Mýa: October 10 - The "Case of the Ex" singer turns 35 this week.(Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images for Clear Channel)


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Cupid: October 10 - The Louisiana-born singer celebrates his 32nd birthday.(Photo: Ben Rose/WireImage)

MC Lyte - MC Lyte educated the youth on the parts of the body when she hit up the block to rhyme and dance "The Body Dance."(Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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MC Lyte: October 11 - The legendary rapper is now even more famous for her voice at 44.(Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)


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Marion Jones: October 12 - The track-and-field icon celebrates her 39th birthday.(Photo: Andy Kropa/Getty Images)


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Marcus T. Paulk: October 12 - This now 28-year-old actor has come a long way since his days as little Myles on Moesha.(Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)