Monday, June 30, 2014

Press Play: Jeezy ft. Jay Z- Seen it All

Jeezy follows up his latest release Me Ok with a record featuring my fave- Jay Z titled Seen It All. Delivering classic and almost predictable rhymes, Jay hops on the tail end of Jeezy's latest single from his new album of the same name set to drop in September.

Watch BET Awards 2014 Performances

Some of the most celebrated people in entertainment came together to show respect to each others' crafts. BET's annual awards shed light on some of the most notable names in entertainment. From crazy dope singers, rappers, actresses, and even civil rights legends-BET made sure to celebrate in style. Hosted by the hilarious and often inappropriate Chris Rock, the crowd was entertained all night.

Sunday, June 29, 2014

#Listen: Chris Brown Unites With Usher & Rick Ross for new Single- New Flame

Fans have been waiting on this new record from Chris Brown to officially drop since he started the countdown for it a bit ago. The record, New Flame dropped via just after Chris shut down the BET Awards stage. Featuring another well loved r&b/pop artist.. Usher and Ricky Rozay, Chris sings about encountering a woman for the first time and making her his new flame.

Saturday, June 28, 2014

World News: Sudan woman released from prison, re-arrested is safe at U.S. Embassy

A Sudanese woman arrested a day after a local court overturned her death sentence for adultery was re-arrested on charges of falsifying travel documents, according to a report by Bloomberg. Now, Bloomberg's most recent report says she is safe at a U.S. Embassy.

Thursday, June 26, 2014

#Watch: Jay Z & Beyonce Share Wedding Footage & Home Video of Blue Ivy - Kick Off On The Run Tour

Though hard to really see.. Jay Z and Beyonce shared a kiss last night as they shared the stage together. Fans really were in for a treat in Miami as the power couple kicked off their highly anticipated- On the Run Tour.The Carters are the most celebrated couple in the game. Partially because both of them are heavy weights in their own right, but they collab so beautifully together. Last night was only a continuation of the marriage of the love birds' 10 yrs. + career together.

Syleena Johnson Releases Very Dramatic Visual for "Perfectly Worthless"

The consequences of a bad breakup can be tragic. One of our favorite R&B Divas Syleena Johnson addresses just how tragic in her latest release- Perfectly Worthless. The visual that premiered today depicts a distraught Syleena struggling with the dismantling of her marriage.

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Press Play or Pause: Faith Evans ft. Missy Elliott & Sharaya J "I Deserve It"

R&B legend in the game Faith Evans just debuted a brand new mid tempo jam, I Deserve It. Faith delivers her classic vocals over the track that features another legend in the game Missy Elliott and newcomer Sharaya J.

Monday, June 23, 2014

Robin Thicke Shows Mock Text Convo In New Get Her Back Video

Robin Thicke just released the visual to his single, Get Her Back. As I'm sure yall are aware- Robin Thicke has written a whole album entitled Paula for his estranged wife actress Paula Patton. He's been dedicating song and shows to her since their split months ago. This visual for Get Her Back is in the same vein.

PJ Morton and Tweet Take Center Stage in Atlanta

I joined most of Atlanta's good music lovers, artists, writers, producers last night to watch two celebrated artists share their gifts. Pj Morton and Tweet hit the stage with all of their never ending jams, and with a stage presence that commanded the entire room.

Saturday, June 21, 2014

The Midwest's Jay McSwain Covers John Legend's All of Me With Ashlee Gilot

The Midwestern boy Jay McSwain  hung out with fellow musician Ashlee Gilot to sing one of America's favorite songs right now. If you aren't tired of hearing John Legend's All of Me.. here it is once more. This is honestly one of the most beautiful songs written, and Jay slays this cover as always.

Get Into Marian Mereba's New Video for September

Our fave Ethiopian beauty is back at it with a new visual. Marian Mereba's video for her eased out single, September recently dropped and it's just as engaging as the song itself. Marian plays the girlfriend of a guy who takes part in an armed robbery... she assists. The video is super dope because it chronicles their crime and her coping with it, but it does so in reverse.

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Lupita Nyong'o Covers Vogue! See Her Flawless Spread

I'm lowkey obsessed with this face. Lupita Nyong'o has stepped into her own beauty and talent in an incredible way this year! After being catapulted to fame after 12 Years a Slave, the world has had to take note of her acting skills, and her engaging beauty.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Beyonce & Kelly Reunite with Michelle for new Say Yes video!

Just days before our exclusive Q&A with her, our girl Michelle Williams visited GMA to premiere her new video for her jam Say Yes! The record leaked a while back ahead of it's scheduled release, and it bothered Michelle a little that fans weren't hearing the final mix. After seeing how well the internets accepted it, Michelle's team hurried to action to get the final mix on iTunes & now just a few days later we have a video!

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Press Play: New Artist Will Preyer Debuts Purpose EP

When it comes to good music- it's about a good feeling more than anything. That's exactly what you get when you listen to singer/writer Will Preyer. Hailing from Texas, Will has set himself in motion to capture the ears of music lovers abroad with his soulful sound. Covering a vast amount of important topics, Will manages to sing about the things most dear to us, but in a very.. very smooth way.

Monday, June 16, 2014

Matt Kemp Talks Fashion + New Gap, Inc. Campaign! (Photos)

The gorgeous Matt Kemp is the new male face of the Gap Inc's latest branding push. He and model Chanel Iman had a pretty dope photo shoot together to prepare for the launch. The Dodger favorite has always been super fine and people have always taken notice, so this is not necessarily new. We've seen him on a couple of car commercials and even some fun techy stuff like the Beats by Dre campaign.

Kelly Clarkson Confirms Birth of BabyGirl!

Kelly Clarkson is the latest Celeb to join the elite rankings of Mommy. Saturday morning via her twitter page she confirmed that she and hubby Brandon Blackstock are on "cloud 9". The two wed in October of last year, and now they're embarking on a somewhat new journey of parenthood together.

Sunday, June 15, 2014

New Music: the X Ambassadors, Jamie N. Commons. , Jay Z - Jungle Remix

This week Dr. Dre sent out a pretty interesting tweet solidifying that we'd be getting a new rhyme or two from Jay Z. Hopping on the hot new single- Jungle by the X Ambassadors and Jamie N. Commons.. Jay gives us the steady bodacious flow we're used to from the vet.

Thursday, June 12, 2014

World News: World Cup 2014 begins amid protests

Hours before the opening game of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, Brazilian police and protesters clashed, adding to the host country's black eye of construction delays and political unrest, Reuters reported Thursday morning.

Kerry Washington Makes First Post Baby Appearance!

Kerry Washington's role as Olivia Pope not only set her  as one of the most watched women on tv, but she's been so incredibly stylish that fashionistas are taking note too. While she's maintained her presence on social media since giving birth in April to her new baby girl Isabelle Amarachi, we haven't actually seen the gorgeous actress.

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Did Kelly Rowland Announce Her Pregnancy Like This?

Rumors have been circulating for weeks that Kelly Rowland is the next celebrity to announce that she's expecting a baby. Kelly recently married her boo Tim Witherspoon in a hush hush ceremony in Costa Rica just last month. While Kelly has been spotted since then in sexy & very revealing outfits.. the public still felt the need to keep the rumor going.

Monday, June 9, 2014

Salt N Pepa Perform Beyonce In NYC

It's been years since the legendary female rap group Salt n Pepa hit a stage in their hometown of NYC. So, fans were super excited to rock out with the ladies at the Highline Ballroom Friday for the Blue Note Jazz Festival.

The Walls Group Sings a Little Brandy- Always On My Mind

This morning The Walls Group stopped by my church home- The House of Hope Atlanta to minister to us for Youth Sunday. I meant to grab a photo and chat with someone, but they slipped by me. It's just my luck that one of my favorite blogs- The Brandy Blog- was able to chat with the four.

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Rihanna, Her Navy, & Hard Rock Cafe Come Together In Support of The Clara Lionel Foundation

Just after receiving a fashion icon award right out of the hands of THE Anna Wintour Rihanna jetted out to one of the world's top fashion headquarters- Paris. While there she stopped by to hang with some fans to launch her Rogue perfume line at Sephora, and today chilled with them even more at the big reveal they've been waiting on for days. Hard Rock Cafe has been trying to prepare Rih's Navy for an exciting announcement for about a week now. The anticipation was building up to the very moment Rihanna appeared on the stage.

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

World News: Gang rape case in India highlights lack of toilets, safety

Rampant sexual violence is a form of terrorism for women and girls in India. A gang rape of two teenage girls whose bodies were hung from a mango tree in their village made global news. 

Monday, June 2, 2014

Chris Brown Released From Jail this Morning

After a bout in jail, singer Chris Brown has been released. Chris has been away for about two months, and left the Los Angeles County Jail this morning.