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Does Beyonce have classic material? 

Though the answer to that question will be obvious to her supporters, it isn’t easy so clear for any who aren’t as in tune with her career as they are.

For, by way of the brief hiatus she took to raise her daughter Blue Ivy (and Pop’s forgetful nature), it’s become a little too easy to overlook the impact the star made with her first three solo albums and her work with Destiny’s Child before that.

So, in reminding the world of the classic jams that dominated airwaves well before nabbing all 17 of her Grammys, the ‘Creole’ gem served a killer performance of B’Day‘s ‘Freakdum Dress‘ on her latest world tour.

Check it out after the jump!

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Keyshia Cole arrived at the Danforth Music Hall on April 9th, hitting the Canadian spot to serve her ‘Woman To Woman‘ stage show to perform for her ever loyal fans.

Bringing ‘Let It Go’ to life with four backing dancers and a live band, you can now catch Ms.Cole and her live skills in action below!

Believe us when we say she killed it!

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This season of American Idol may be drawing to a close, but Mariah Carey seems keen to launch new material before the curtain calls.

Looking pretty in pink, the diva and judge on te Fox show posted the snap above with the following message…

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Guess which chart staple was snapped on her way into New York’s ‘Music Choice’ hours ago.

Need a hint? Ok. Her debut US single was recently certified Double Platinum for shipments of 2 million units.

Find out who it is below…

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Destiny’s Child diva Michelle Williams is earning rave reviews for her role in hit musical FELA, and we’re giving you the chance to find out why!

The stage production, which tells the story of Nigerian legend Fela Kuti, has enjoyed successful runs on Broadway and London’s West End, and is poised for similar success for its Los Angeles residency which sets sail next week (April 26th – May 5th).

Williams, who is putting the finishing touches to her new Gospel album, stars as Kuti’s love interest Sandra Isadore in the much-loved narrative.

Want to see the show? Well, we have two pairs tickets up for grabs for the May 5th show at the Ahmanson Theatre.

To be in with a chance of winning, answer the following question correctly…

Which of the following is NOT A Michelle song…

a) Do You Know

b) Endow Me

c) The Greatest

Submit your answer, along with your full name, age, address, and telephone number to the email address below. Please be sure to title entry ‘Fela – TGJ’ :

[email protected]

All entries must be received by 11.59am PST on Saturday 4th May 2013.

Good luck!

For information on ‘FELA’ and to buy tickets, click here!

Next week brings with it the release of will.i.am‘s collaboration album ‘#willpower’. So what better way to whip up buzz than to unwrap the video for the project’s latest single ‘#thatPOWER’ featuring Pop pin-up Justin Bieber.

Peep the CGI-heavy clip after the jump and, as ever, let us know what you think below…
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BET’s ‘106 & Park’ had Ciara fans glued to their screens last night, when they unveiled the first sneak peek of the singer’s forthcoming ‘Body Party’ video.

Reenacting the start of her relationship with Rapper Future, the video will come as the first official clip launched in ‘Ciara’s aid, following the release of ‘Got Me Good’ and ‘Sorry‘- which kicked off her ‘One Woman Army’ movement.

Check it out below…

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Many may know J. Drew Sheard II as one-fourth one of gospel‘s most beloved family The Sheards (Karen Clark, Kierra Sheard), but their recent hit BET reality series is showing viewers that the young producer/songwriter is looking to make his own mark in music.

Indeed,  the StarTrak hitmaker is introducing fans to his latest music in a big way.  Titled ‘Never Coming Back’, the May 6th due LP will feature the tune ‘Killer’ (teased in the video above).

While we anxiously await our first full listen of the tune, get into the EP‘s trailer above:

Your thoughts?

‘Bittersweet’ songbird Fantasia returned to the very stage that made her a star tonight as she continued down the promo trail for her April 23rd due album ‘Side Effects Of You’.

Rocking the ‘American Idol’ house with her latest hit ‘Lose To Win’, Miss Tasia showed this season’s hopefuls how she’s still blazing stages some 10 years since her victory.

See what we mean below:

 

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Ciara continues on in her efforts to push new single ‘Body Party‘ this week, arriving at ‘Hot 97’ for an interview which saw her dish on her new album…Rihanna….and Beyonce.

Indeed, while the bulk of the interview saw her share exciting details on the album ‘Ciara’, it also saw her speak openly on the love she has for the ‘End Of Time’ vocalist and the new found inspiration she’s used to craft the EPIC release.

Check it out below!

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Her ‘Diamonds World Tour’ may currently be swimming in troubled waters, but today has seen ‘Skin’ sensation Rihanna welcome news that should overshadow the negative press her brand is receiving.

Want all the juice?

We’ll meet you below!

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‘Schoolin’ Life’. Crazy In Love‘. ‘Listen’. ‘Single Ladies‘.

Standing proud as four of Beyonce‘s strongest releases, these songs no doubt played in large hand in helping Time Magazine bill the singer an icon, in their ‘2013 Time 100 List’.

All the details below!

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