Monday, April 15th 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. Today, we press play on ’12 Play’ - the debut solo project from King of R&B R. Kelly…
Monday, February 18th 2013
As reported here, R&B king R. Kelly is set to unveil 32 more chapters of his prized ‘Trapped In the Closet‘ series. Originally debuting in the early noughties, the hip hop musical has seen its storyline take many-a-twist and turn leaving viewers wanting more at every end.
Late 2012 saw the ‘Bump & Grind’ beau tease fans with a peek at ‘Chapter 23′ of
neverending lengthy collection, now Kelly has taken to his official Youtube page to unveil a trailer for ten new installments.
Get into it below:
Sunday, February 10th 2013
The stars shine for music’s biggest calendar night – the 55th Annual Grammy Awards! Live from Los Angeles’ Staples Center, see the industry’s biggest stars just moments after they arrive to the scene. See and sound off on the fashion hits and misses below…
Saturday, February 2nd 2013
Fans of ‘Dive In’ divo Trey Songz know he’s currently making a splash at box offices worldwide on his ‘Chapter V’ world tour (featuring Miguel & Elle Varner).
As recent pit stops have seen him on our side of the pond, Songz was spotted this week with the U.K.’s Tim Westwood to dish on the tour, his latest album, venture into movies, and more.
Never one to hold back, when quizzed on his buried beef with R&B king R. Kelly, the ‘Panty Droppa’ dropped info on the real reason he was ‘frustrated’ with Kellz – citing the ‘Bump N’ Grind’ crooner’s use of autotune among reasons for his frustration.
Click ‘Read the Rest’ to see what else Songz had to say about his ‘idol’:
Friday, January 4th 2013
‘Southern Hospitality’ hitmaker Ludacris is treating fans to new guests aboard his Urban hit ‘Representin’.
As fans have fallen in love with the song’s original version featuring Destiny’s Child alum Kelly Rowland, it looks like Luda is looking to revamp the track from a completely male perspective – calling on reinforcement in the form of fellow hitmakers R. Kelly and rapper Fabolous.
The re-up, which sees R. Kelly on the chorus as Fabolous spits over the track’s second verse, was unveiled today. How does it stack up against the original? You tell us below:
Thursday, January 3rd 2013
Today saw the children of Newton, Connecticut’s Sandy Hook Elementary return to the school for the first time since that life-changing tragedy of late 2012.
As the world continues to mourn for the children who fell victim to the senseless act, ‘The World’s Greatest’ crooner R. Kelly unveils ‘I Know You Are Hurting’ in their honor.
The tune is surely a tear-jerker, but Kelly does not actually contribute his vocals to the tune and instead relies on a children’s choir to sing his lyrics – an addition that makes the song all the more saddening. See what we mean below:
Saturday, November 24th 2012
R.Kelly‘s ‘Trapped In The Closet’ is officially back!
Hitting the web hours ago via IFC, Chapter 23 of the long running series blazes the net with more twists and turns than anyone could have anticipated- making for ‘must see’ viewing.
We guarantee this will put a smile on your face.
Find out why below…
Thursday, November 8th 2012
R.Kelly stakes his claim as R&B’s leading creative today, sharing behind the scenes footage from the forthcoming installment from his new ‘Trapped In The Closet’ series.
Set to share the release on Black Friday, fans can now catch the genius putting everything together- introducing new characters, and explaining the dramatic piece.
Tuesday, October 16th 2012
After titillating the masses with 2005′s ‘Trapped In The Closet’, R. Kelly is rebooting the franchise for another drama-filled run this November.
Details and new trailer after the jump…