Sunday, March 31st 2013
Ever keen to broaden our musical scope, recent months have seen That Grape Juice venture into a number of new musical landscapes including, most recently, gospel.
Spearheaded by well-received interviews with gospel singers Joshua Rogers, Dorinda Clark Cole, Israel Houghton, and more, TGJ is now offering readers ‘The Overflow’ – a collection of the top gospel-themed news stories from the week.
Tuck in below for the latest news on Michelle Williams, Kurt Carr, Deitrick Haddon, and Fred Hammond’s United Tenors…
Sunday, March 17th 2013
Much like our ‘Retro Rewind’ and ‘From the Vault’ segments, readers of That Grape Juice know what avid music lovers we are – especially of hits past. So in a quest to re-spin the gems and jams of yesterday we introduced a new retrospective segment – ‘TGJ Replay’.
Unlike its ‘Rewind’ and ‘Vault’ predecessors, ‘Replay’ looks to dust off and showcase albums (and eras) from a library of pop music hits. From our collection to yours, TGJ presses play on Michelle Williams‘ 2002 debut solo effort ‘Heart To Yours’…
Sunday, March 3rd 2013
Destiny’s Child alum Michelle Williams is one busy lady these days.
Indeed, aside from readying a new gospel album, the ‘Heard A Word’ wailer is being joined by her family for a new reality show set to begin shooting in the coming months (as reported here). But, before fans can catch a peek at Williams on the tube, they can catch her on stage as she returns to Broadway for a whirlwind tour with ‘Fela!’ the musical.
This week saw her hit Hotlanta for a press tour that saw pit stops by V-103, The Rickey Smiley Morning Show, and more. Chatting about rumors of Destiny’s Child reuniting, giving dibs on her new reality trek, and reflecting on ‘wack pick up lines’, tuck in below to hear what she shares and the hilarity that comes with it:
Friday, March 1st 2013
For many Michelle Williams is known as the bubbly, easygoing member of the fierce diva syndicate Destiny’s Child. However, as Williams recently revealed, she dealt with years of depression – a circumstance even some close to her were unaware of.
Taking the step to unveil her battle with and eventual victory over the issue, the ‘Heard A Word’ hitmaker took to CNN to share a word about her bout with depression and talk about her new foundation.
Also quizzed on her critically acclaimed showing on ‘Fela’ the musical, tuck in below to see Williams chat about this, Destiny’s Child reuniting, and more from earlier today:
Wednesday, February 20th 2013
‘I Should’ve Cheated’ chanteuse Keyshia Cole probably should’ve reconsidered her decision to launch a Twitter attack against gospel songbird/Destiny’s Child star Michelle Williams.
For, moments after she lent her opinion on Williams’ performance with bandmates Beyonce and Kelly Rowland at the 2013 Super Bowl, fans of the supergroup took Cole to task – delivering disparaging remarks about some of her past performances.
Now, after weeks of silence, Williams took to Chicagoan radio station V-103 to weigh in on Keyshia’s comments. See what she had to say below:
Sunday, February 10th 2013
It’s been a week since Destiny’s Child‘s epic reunion at the Super Bowl Half-Time extravaganza, yet the masses are still buzzing about the trio’s showing. And understandably so.
It’s been nine years since Beyonce, Kelly Rowland, and Michelle Williams released their last studio album ‘Destiny Fulfilled’, however it’s clear they still have “it” in abundance. Last Sunday’s performance relayed this in earnest, but new backstage footage following their showing re-affirms it.
Watch the group in action after the jump…
Thursday, February 7th 2013
With the world still buzzing about Destiny’s Child‘s reunion at the Super Bowl, member Michelle Williams sat down with Billboard to discuss the reunion everyone is talking about.
Already back on the road with hit musical FELA, the singer-actress spoke with the industry bible about what it was like performing with her girls again, the difficulty keeping it a secret, and her hot new Gospel album.
Peep excerpts below, where live performance footage from FELA also awaits…
Wednesday, February 6th 2013
‘Cos my mama taught me better than that!’.
Peep this hilarious snap of Destiny’s Child serving all flavors of faux thuggery with their mentor, mother and friend, Tina Beyince.
Reportedly taken right after Beyonce‘s ‘Super Bowl Half Time Show’ outing, the cute pic also features Beyonce‘s cousin Angie, who joined the girls as they celebrated the explosive show.
Sans ‘Cosmic Journey’ sister Solange, the photograph marks the first time DC have been snapped alongside Tina in some time, and comes nights before B is set to arrive at the 55th Annual Grammy Awards in fresh support of her new single and its supporting album.
Peep more backstage pics, as well as some of our favourite solo moments from the ladies below…