Friday, September 27th 2013
‘This Woman’s Work’ wailer Maxwell worked up a firestorm of controversy with his Twitter followers earlier today when he shared a tweet jokingly praising the “light skinned negro”.
Listing a host of performers including Drake, Prince, Chris Brown, and more, fans weren’t too pleased when they got to the last name on the last – pop pinup Justin Bieber.
The response was so brutal, the ‘Fortunate’ crooner had to follow with a number of explanatory tweets to ensure everyone understood it was a joke.
Was it worth the uproar? You tell us:
Saturday, September 7th 2013
Naomi Campbell found herself in good company yesterday, when she spent the day at the The Moet & Chandon Suite watching the US open alongside R&B veteran Maxwell.
Looking on as Serena Williams battled Na Li at the Billie Jean King Tennis Center, ‘The Urban Theme’ maestro was snapped enjoying all the suite had to offer alongside the supermodel, four years after the release of his fourth studio album ‘BLACKsummers’night‘- welcoming opening sales of 316,000 units and debuting at #1 on the Billboard 200.
More from their sighting below…
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…
Saturday, July 6th 2013
Looks like ‘Fire We Make’ duo Alicia Keys and Maxwell are looking to make more hot music if his recent announcement is anything to go by.
Indeed, while the ‘This Woman’s Work’ wailer is hard at work on ‘blackSUMMERSnight’ – the second of his critically acclaimed trilogy, recent interviews with Essence and Billboard have lent clues about what else the crooner is hard at work on.
Reportedly teaming with Alicia Keys for a “Marvin Gaye/Tammi Terrell”-styled duet EP, peek after the jump to get the details on both of the crooner’s upcoming ventures and when you can get your hands on them:
Tuesday, April 23rd 2013
Alicia Keys serves up a hint of cinematic in the video for sizzling new single ‘The Fire We Make’.
The Maxwell assisted cut is the third release be lifted from Keys’ new album ‘Girl On Fire’. And while its parent LP has thus far struggled to blaze the charts, both this song and video pack heat enough to ignite interest — if even for a short time.
Watch the soulful stars’ steamy visual below…
Monday, April 22nd 2013
Alicia Keys may not be setting the charts ablaze with new album ‘Girl On Fire’, yet the soulful diva is set to heat up the scene with new single ‘Fire We Make’.
The Maxwell assisted cut is one of the few we enjoyed from the LP, as such we’re elated that it’s receiving the single treatment.
Watch the sizzling teaser for its accompanying video (directed by Chris Robinson) after the jump…
Monday, January 7th 2013
Maxwell is wasting no time setting the wheels in motion for his ‘Summers” album campaign.
The Grammy winner, who has seen each of his four studio albums certified Platinum, last week unwrapped a partial tracklist for the hotly anticipated LP.
However, today saw the 39 year old crank anticipation into overdrive after he shared a snippet of ‘Gods’ – a cut from the follow-up to 2009′s ‘BLACKsummers’night’.
Take a listen to brief-but-blissful preview below…
Friday, January 4th 2013
Since blazing onto the scene in the 90′s, Soulful crooner Maxwell has established himself as quite the quiet storm.
Indeed, despite shunning the limelight and only surfacing when releasing a project, all four of the the 39 year old’s album’s have been certified Platinum in the US. A remarkable feat; and one he’ll be looking to extend with his latest effort ‘Summers”.
The second instalment of of his ‘BLACKsummers’night’ trilogy, the set is the follow-up to 2009′s Grammy winning LP, the aptly titled ‘BLACKsummers’night’.
Due this year, the singer unwrapped a “partial tracklist” for the album on Instagram today. A taster of what he’ll be serving up in 2013 awaits after the jump…
Sunday, November 25th 2012
Many a star came out to play at the 2012 Soul Train Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada. The show, which aired tonight, saw R&B’s finest go head-to-head for the coveted trophies.
So, now the show is over, find out who picked up which awards at the high profile outing below…