Saturday, October 19th 2013
‘Epiphany (I’m Leaving)’ performer Chrisette Michele isn’t exactly leaving her highly touted place behind the microphone to pursue other avenues, but the songbird is certainly letting it be known her creative wingspan knows no bounds.
The latest venture comes in the form of a foray into fashion launched from her Youtube channel. Michele, who has seen her fashion go from bland to bold in the last decade, has taken to the social media outlet to share tips and tricks with her fans.
Get into it below:
Saturday, October 5th 2013
Ever keen on keeping the masses abreast of fresh and/or often underrated talent, That Grape Juice presents ‘The Spill’ – a renewed look at not-so-new, yet active, acts.
Much like its ‘Freshly Squeezed’ sister segment, this revived assay aims to put the magnifying glass on talents who may not appeal to the buying public on a broad scale yet are still serving material that could easily spin side-by-side with some of today’s top hits.
Covering a kaleidoscope of genres, ‘The Spill’ is set to feature some names you probably know and love as well as some you’ll (soon) be glad to know. Click below to find out the spill on crooners Mario, Jaheim, and much more…
Sunday, July 7th 2013
So, you’re mad that you’re missing all the action of the superstar-studded Essence Fest, huh?
We’re sure you’ve seen the bill that includes, but is certainly not limited to: Beyonce, Brandy, Trey Songz, Emeli Sande, Charlie Wilson, Solange, and many more.
Now, we’ve already showed you B-rocka rocking the house in the annual New Orleans-hosted fest, but fret not for That Grape Juice is bringing the festivities to you!
Tuck in below to see today’s top R&B neo-soul artists show ‘em how it’s done. Performances from Chrisette Michele, Jill Scott, Kelly Price, Faith Evans, and Maxwell await…
Wednesday, April 10th 2013
From the looks of things there will be Better days ahead for Chrisette Michele fans.
After months of teasers the ‘Charades’ singer has unveiled the cover to her fourth studio LP ‘Better’. Due June 11th from Motown Records, the album is set to feature a number of big names including Musiq Soulchild, Wale, 2 Chainz, etc. and follows her well received mixtape ‘Audrey Hepburn: An Audiovisual Presentation‘.
Joining songstress India Arie, Kelly Rowland, Ashanti, Ciara, and many more with her release, it appears R&B will be alive and well this summer.
Saturday, March 9th 2013
Soul-filled songbird Chrisette Michele kicks off her ‘Better’ album campaign with the video for the project’s lead single ‘A Couple Of Forevers’.
Unwrapped moments ago, the romantic clip was shot by noted photographer Derek Blanks - which goes some way to explain the video’s lush visuals.
With the April 30th release of ‘Better’ inching nearer, this should serve as a tasty appetizer for the set which features Wale, Musiq Soulchild, and 2 Chainz.
Thursday, February 14th 2013
As music fans know, this week saw the one-year anniversary of the passing of late pop icon Whitney Houston.
To commemorate such, Billboard is collecting some of this generation’s top vocal performers to salute the diva by covering numbers from her catalog of hits. Kicking off the week-long tribute to Houston are R&B belles Chrisette Michele & Melanie Fiona.
While Michele chose to put her jazzy spin on Whitney’s up-tempo top hit ‘I Wanna Dance With Somebody’, Fiona opted to slow things down with a stirring performance of ‘One Moment In Time’. See the starlets shine below:
Sunday, January 27th 2013
After teasing with appetizer mixtape ‘Audrey Hepburn’ last Fall, Chrisette Michele is ready to serve up main-course album ‘Better’.
Due in stores later this year, the Motown Records set saw its official lead single ‘A Couple Of Forevers’ unwrapped today.
A Soulful concoction of everything we’ve come to love from Chrisette, we so see this garnering play aplenty on on Adult-Contemporary radio.
Take a listen below…
Wednesday, January 23rd 2013
Fresh from delighting with free EP ‘Audrey Hepburn: An Audiovisual Presentation’ in the Fall, Chrisette Michele is heading to London town next week.
That Grape Juice is giving our readers the chance to win ONE PAIR of tickets to her eagerly anticipated show at the iconic Jazz Cafe on January 28th.
Want to be in with a chance of attending? Simply answer the following question correctly…
Chrisette Michele’s First Album Is Titled…
b) Audrey Hepburn
c) I Am
Submit your answer, along with your full name, age, address, and telephone number to the email address below. Please be sure to title entry ‘Chrisette – TGJ’ :
All entries must be received by 9am GMT Thursday 24th January 2013!
Saturday, December 8th 2012
Neo-soulstress Chrisette Michele is not playing when it comes to her ‘Charades’-led mixtape ‘Audrey Hepburn: An Audiovisual Presentation’ mixtape.
Featuring cameos from hip hop hitmakers Wale, 2 Chainz, and more, the offering comes to tide fans over until ‘Better’ – the forthcoming studio LP from Michele due in 2013.
Check below for your first listen of Chrisette’s collection: