Kontrol Exclusive: Fit Mom & Superwoman—Laura Govan (@LauraMGovan) Won’t Be Stopped!

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Whoever said a woman’s life as she knows it ends when she becomes a mother must have been born in the fifties. Gone are the days when being a mother is a woman’s “be all and end all.” Do not get us wrong; any good mother should be there for her kids, but modern moms know their own well-being is intricately tied in with their children’s.

Enter the world of Laura Govan, reality television star, businesswoman, and “Fit Mom.”

This astonishing woman is still taking the world by storm. “…so much [is going on], so much! I’ve been working on my fitness line, my clothing line, my accessory line is booming and doing amazing…I’ve gotten crazy support from a lot of people—Amber Rose, [Blac] Chyna, Neicey Nash, Karreueche [Tran], Christina—so a lot of women are wearing it and loving it…It’s so funny because I had no intention of starting a business or doing anything…I didn’t realize the passion that I had for it…it’s such a blessing…”

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            We all know and love Laura from her appearances on shows like VH-1’s Basketball Wives LA and TV One’s The Next 15, but honestly as you can tell there is much more to her than just reality television. Ms. Govan is now a “Fit Mom.” A fit mom is a term used to describe mothers who have not allowed childbirth and motherhood to keep them from being healthy and fit. When asked would she define herself as a fit mom she replies; “You know I most definitely feel like anyone who works out is definitely fit…it’s hard to wanna get up and do something. It takes a lot, just the will to want to be motivated, especially when you’re not in the right frame of mind…” Many people might argue that because Laura does not have a typical “nine to five” job she has the time to work out and develop her body. “Not necessarily. I beg to differ. Because my job is twenty four hours, not only do I have my children all day, every day; even when they’re at school I’m on call [she laughs]…I  make time to work out. Even if that means I have to get up at five AM to get ahead of my children to do that then that’s what I’ll do. Also, working out does not mean you have to go to the gym. I hate that people think that. It’s such a stereotypical thing, I feel like it’s an excuse. ‘People are like oh I can’t get to them.’ I’m like shit I can’t either! Do things in the house, you have to figure it out. There are so many things you can do…”

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Kontrol Exclusive (@kontrolmag): Dancing w/ Dnay B. (@DnayBisMe) As Beyonce’s (@beyonce) Primary Tour Dancer

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A self-thought dancer from West Harlem, New York Dnay B. learned how to dance by hanging out in the neighborhood and watching television. Fast forward to current times Dnay B. is one of the most sought-after dancers in the United States. To date, Dnay B.has worked with huge celebrities such as Chris Brown, Jennifer Lopez, and Alicia Keys.

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Dnay B. Backstage at the 2017 Grammy’s. Photo: @dnaybisme

Her professional dancing career started after she played the role of Kelly Rowland for then creative director for both Kelly and Beyonce for Kelly’s “Motivation” video. Not being aware of her tasks within the payment process, some time had passed since the live video submission and Dnay contacted the director about not receiving her payment. He then advised her to stop by Alvin Ailey. At the meeting, he asked if she wanted to dance for Beyonce as a makeup for her troubles. Beyonce at 2017 Grammy'sThat was in 2011, Dnay’s first experience dancing for Beyonce was during Oprah’s Finale Show and then the BillBoard Awards. However, she did not become an official Beyonce dancer until 2013 after filling in for a dancer on the set of Beyonce’s “Grown Woman” video. The following day she was called upon to go on tour for the Mrs. Carter Would Tour and the rest is history.

When Dnay is touring she tries to maintain her internal clock on Eastern time by taking naps so that when she returns to NY the transition is smoother. Her tour days start each morning with breakfast then an hour of praise and worship, then checking social media, then it’s tour rehearsals. Once back on the tour bus the dancers will wind down; this is the time Dnay would usually color. She also finds time to speak to her parents several times a day as they share a close-knit relationship

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Cyber Terrorism? Kontrol Magazine’s (@kontrolmag) Website Hacked By Turk Hack Team!

Cyber terrorism is a very real thing and it looks like Kontrol Magazine may be the latest victim of it! Apparently, the sprawling Atlanta based publication had its website, www.Kontrolmag.com, hacked today by the notorious Turk Hack Team! As you may recall, back in 2013 this organization single-handedly immobilized over 400 American websites. It all went down early this afternoon when one of Kontrol’s writers’, Ronda Brooks, tried to log on to the site and received the following notification.

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“Adderall & Steroids?” Kenya Moore’s Ex-BF, Matt Jordan is Allegedly Hulking Out On Everyone!

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It would not be a Happy Monday if there was not a bit of celebrity gossip to ease you out of the weekend and into the work week! Well this time our wonderful minions have delivered some crazy news about The Real Housewives of Atlanta’s (RHOA) Kenya Moore’s ex-boyfriend, Matt Jordan. Apparently/allegedly Matt has been dabbling in some not so safe drug choices–steroids and adderall! Now we know the former can “do a body good,” but adderall, used to treat ADHD, if abused can cause  rapid or irregular heartbeat, delirium, panic, psychosis, and heart failure! YIKES!

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Now we have heard rumors of the recurring reality star’s drug abuse, Kenya paying him to be on the show (no surprise there), and even him being violent towards Kenya. Shockingly, his assistant, Jaysana, has reached out to Kontrol Magazine’s staff with some serious allegations that support these rumors being actual facts! Check out her revelation to one of Kontrol’s executives below:

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[VIDEO] All The Hail The King! “Black Ink Crew’s” Ceaser (@CeaserBlackInk) Can’t Be Stopped!

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It is no secret we love VH-1’s Black Ink Crew! The drama, controversy, mayhem, and of course the tattoos, keep us coming back every season for more and more. The latest season of Black Ink Crew starts tonight; and Kontrol Magazine and HeyMikeyATL was more than happy to catch up with reality star and tattoo royalty, Ceaser Emanuel! Ceaser is known for his “no nonsense, do what I feel, you ain’t gotta like my swag” attitude and we all love him for it. Nowadays he is focusing less on drama and more on making moves by expanding his franchise and seeing what the world has to offer as a SINGLE man! “Season 5 is lit man…So much is happening [that] VH-1 had to move us to our own night on Wednesdays at eight…It’s gonna be one of those seasons man. The fans are really gonna like it. I feel like it may be the best one yet!”

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            Each season of Black Ink Crew does seem to top the last. Whether it is Ceaser making moves, Dutchess and someone else in the shop feuding, or Teddy’s “sexcapades;” this is definitely one reality show that keeps us on our toes! “Yo listen this is our lives man, if we were able to put together a regular show like this and plan it would make millions, like you can’t dream this stuff up! Our production company don’t even have to do nothing but run the cameras…if people were to see every day what our lives are they would be crazy, the cameras don’t even catch the best parts…Like one time we walked in T-Mobile and this crackhead started wiggin’ out!” He reveals. We definitely agree with him as while the seasons air we are entertained by their shenanigans; but off season the drama continues and spreads thanks to a little gossip and a lot of blogging!

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Kontrol Exclusive (@kontrolmag): Here Comes HARLETSON (@harletson)!

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Get Ready To Fall In Love With Harletson!

A series of encounters through the open-mic night scene in Los Angeles, transpired into the formation of a band with each member sharing a mutual passion for ’60s and ’70s music. The chemistry was inevitable, and their musical styles complimented one another. This lead to a permanent collaboration known to the world as, Harletson! Known for their creative covers of songs in various genres, the band delivers a “sweetly soulful brand of pop. This display has been unheard of since the era of the Eagles & Crosby, and Stills & Nash,” which were popular folk rock bands in the late ’60s.

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Harletson Band

 Rising to stardom at a very fast pace, the trio’s melodic harmonies have graced even bigger stages across the country, performing their debut single “Say Our Goodbyes on the Hollywood Today Live show in the heart of Hollywood. With a unique passion for storytelling through their music, the group was able to merge their personal stories of the journey to L.A. through the single, while yet managing to send a deeper, inspirational message to their audience. “When you really look at it, the song’s an encouragement to keep fighting for whatever you’re passionate about“, band member Jackson Singleton said.

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[VIDEO] Kontrol Exclusive (@kontrolmag): The Beauty of Ashley Everett (@AshleyCMEverett)

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Who else is known for her signature fiery red curls and killer dance moves other than the beautiful Ashley Everett? Everett is a professional dancer and actress who has graced the stages with performers such as Usher, Ne-Yo, Tina Turner, Ciara and of course the queen Beyoncé. The newly engaged dancer has featured apart of the trio for the video “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)” that went viral. Everett shared with Kontrol her outlook on tour life, her recent engagement, beauty secrets and being Beyoncé’s dance captain.

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Ashley began dancing for Beyoncé at the age of 17. She found herself torn between the decision to stay in Juilliard or go on tour. After only two years of joining Bey’s crew, she became her right-hand woman. Now she is at the top of her game with no turning back. Currently, she just wrapped up with the Formation tour. “It’s always great to be in our home country. The tour was going well. It’s a lot of work and a big production.” Being apart of such a big project can be strenuous on your body. “We have the physical therapist that travel with us that keep our bodies in shape and ready to go for the show. We also have a day in between to rest.”

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