Wednesday, March 14th 2012
Ashanti continued her comeback campaign yesterday, stopping by BET’s 106 & Park to premiere the video for ‘The Woman You Love’.
Beyond showcasing the “interesting” visual, the former INC singer dished on the track’s housing album, ‘Braveheart’. And while she was keen to talk up the LP in the way of sound, experience and the like, she remained coy about its surprise guests.
However, ever keen to pour you that Lipton, we’ve got the names.
Interview and details after the jump…
Tuesday, March 6th 2012
Fantasia and R.Kelly were both scheduled to perform at the Blake Hotel to a sold out crowd of r&b lovers, however, things didn’t quite go as planned.
When R&B legend R. Kelly took to the stage to perform he stopped after only two songs (‘Bump N Grind’ and ‘Slow Jam’) and left the building without explanation.
Get the full scoop after the jump and sound-off below.
Wednesday, February 1st 2012
R.Kelly is in the giving mood.
Yes, in ‘Share My Love’, the first single to be lifted from his new album ‘Write Me Back’, the veteran declares his desire to ‘populate, let’s get together’ in a bid to ‘make the world better‘.
Get into the 70s inspire jam below…
Saturday, December 31st 2011
Get behind thee Trey Songz!
Indeed, with R.Kelly set to release the album ‘Black Panties‘ in 2012, this is just what fans of the R&B maestro will be hoping critics will be chanting in unison once the project finally sees the light of day.
Now, as to whet the appetites of these very fans and critics, two unreleased tracks by the entertainer have surfaced online today.
Get into ‘Nothing On‘ and ‘I Quit You‘ below…
Wednesday, December 21st 2011
The X-Factor USA is here!
Fox’s much hyped British import has finally kicked off on American soil and looks set to be the biggest show of its kind.
Featuring judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, LA Reid and Nicole Scherzinger, the show favours American Idol with its nationwide auditions. However, there is a defining twist in that groups and solo acts over 25’s are eligible to enter.
After weeks of auditions and bootcamp we now enter the live shows where the narrowed down top 3 are battling to advance to be crowned the winner of the competition. In true form, the finale sees some of today’s biggest movers and shakers lending their talents to the young hopefuls.
See the best and the worst of tonight’s showing below as R. Kelly, Avril Lavigne, and Alanis Morissette guest:
Wednesday, December 21st 2011
R&B king R. Kelly reigned over many-a-television set with his 2005 musical saga ‘Trapped In the Closet’. Coined a ‘hip-hopera’ by Kelly himself, it looks as if the ‘Ignition’ singer is looking to reignite interest in the series (already 22 chapters long).
And, though recently making headlines for being on the road to recovery post-throat operation, the 44-year-old is now on the road to revamping the
overdone beloved series with more installments…a whopping 32 to be exact!
Watch Kellz chat it up with TMZ below to find out more details:
Tuesday, September 27th 2011
Rehearsals are already underway for the remake of famed 1976 musical ‘Sparkle’. The Whitney Houston-headed production is starring (from left to right) Carmen Ejogo, Jordin Sparks, and Jason Derulo’s ‘It Girl’ Tika Sumpter.
Said to be snapped on the trio’s first day of rehearsals, the ladies are prepping to join an illustrious cast of movers and shakers for the film including Cee Lo Green, Omari Hardwick, Mike Epps, Derek Luke, and of course, Miss Whitney Houston.
As reported yesterday, famed R&B singer-songwriter R. Kelly has been tapped to create an original score for the movie’s accompanying soundtrack.
Shooting reportedly begins next month.
Monday, September 26th 2011
The Whitney Houston-led remake of famed 1976 musical ‘Sparkle’ is adding more star power as the weeks go by. The latest addition comes in the form of singers R. Kelly and Cee Lo Green. Reports indicate that Green has been tapped to join the cast that already features the likes of American Idol alum Jordin Sparks and comedian Mike Epps.
Kelly, who also contributed to Houston’s own latest chart-topper ‘I Look To You’, will oversee the album’s soundtrack (which is said to feature music from Sparks, Green, and the ‘I Will Always Love You’ belter herself).
With the remake relocated from Harlem to Detroit during the height of the ‘Motown’ era, fans will be pleased to know that production is set to start in coming weeks.
Thursday, September 15th 2011
R&B crooner R. Kelly may be an industry veteran, yet he’s showing no signs of slowing. While visiting Chicago’s 107.5 WGCI’s The Morning Riot today, the 44 year old revealed that the title of his forthcoming album is ‘Black Panties’. The LP, he claims, is a follow-up of sorts to his classic ’12 Play’.
And while we’re sure the public will be the deciders of that, Kelly’s choice words for Trey Songz were equally as notable.
Find out what the ‘Ignition’ singer had to say about Trigga, and interestingly Chris Brown, after the jump…