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It’s that time again! That Grape Juice wants to see what you all are listening to. Which 5 tracks have you got on constant rotation at the moment?

Remember, it doesn’t have to be limited to Urban music; could be something new, Throwback, religious, even something you made yourself! Drop a comment in the comments section. Ours are below – in no particular order:

1) Christina Aguilera – Your Body

2) Ke$ha – Die Young

3) Pink – Try

4) A*M*E – Play The Game

5) Rihanna – Diamonds

What are Your Top 5 Songs of The Moment?

 

With Urban Twitter still buzzing about Starboy Nathan‘s entering and eventual axing from The X Factor UK, the singer has taken to Youtube to explain himself.

Check out what he had to say above.

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Emotional stuff.

That said, as an act who has been on the scene for 7 years plus, Nathan should have known it was a terrible move. Going on a show that sees ousted contestants auto-branded “X Factor reject” by the press should have not just been “a” red flag, it should have been “the” red flag. Sadly, it wasn’t. Everything isn’t for everyone, and after such public knock-backs, one has to wonder if the dream Nathan’s chasing is Usain Bolt’ing on him.

Sigh…

Your thoughts?

That Grape Juice was in the house tonight at the Atlanta-hosted 2012 BET Hip Hop Awards when, according to sources, the ‘Biggest Bawse’ Rick Ross was involved in a backstage altercation with ‘F.A.M.E.’ hitmaker Young Jeezy.

As fans know, the two have long been rumored to have been in an ongoing beef.  That, however, reached an all-time high at tonight’s Hip Hop Celebration where there was reported “pushing and shoving”.  The details await below…

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She may receive little to no love at any award ceremony nowadays, but that didn’t stop Lil Kim from hitting Life Nightclub in Atlanta, following the ‘BET Hip Hop Awards’ last night.

Joined by long time friend Floyd Mayweather Jnr and ‘One Wish’ wonder Ray J, the former Rap Queen seemed in good spirits, weeks after promising fans new music during an outing at New York Fashion Week.

More from the ‘Automatic’ Rapper below…

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The X Factor 2012 Judges Houses stage (part 2) aired this evening. With the pre-recorded stage of the show drawing to a close, all eyes are on who’ll be making it through to the live shows.

Judging the hopefuls are new additions Gary Barlow, Tulisa Contostavlos, original panelist Louis Walsh, and newcomer Nicole Scherzinger.

{An international phenomenon, local versions of the show show now air in the US, Italy, France and beyond. The brain-child of Simon Cowell, The X Factor is responsible for birthing the careers of Leona Lewis, Alexandra Burke, One Direction, Cher Lloyd and JLS.}.
Find out who went through at Judges Houses (part 2) below…

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The year 2006 saw Nelly Furtado leave one-hit-wonder territory and enter superstardom. Inde

ed, with a string of hits each hotter than the previous, the ‘I’m Like A Bird’ singer established herself as a chart force scoring #1s after #1s. The unapologetic ‘Promiscuous’ serves as this week From The Vault pick.

 

Helmed by then “it producer” Timbaland, the tune saw Nelly and Timbo (featured here as a rapper/singer) trading flirtatious lines on a seductive beat. The  songbird exudes confidence and sensuality with her laid-back delivery, while Mr. Mosley is surprisingly pleasing with the “singing thing”.
A global home run, ‘Promiscuous’ reached the top spot of the charts in the US and Nelly’s homeland of Canada, and was a Top
3 single in the UK and Australia. It peaked inside the Top 20 in most of the other countries it was released in.
The Little X directed music video, which famously features cameos by Justin Timberlake and then-newbie Keri Hilson, sees Furtado interacting playfully and features an army dancers grooving at a club. By no means original, yet a visually delicious take
on a well-treaded concept. (Sidenote: just imagine what a Janet, Ciara or old-Britney would have done with that ending breakdown!) 
Fans of the Canadian diva no doubt look back at the ‘Loose’ days as a golden era, for Nelly’s latest ventures can’t seem to match past achievements. And that’s putting it lightly.
With her latest effort, ‘The Spirit Indestructible’, selling 5,700 copies first week in the US while debuting at #79, the days of Top Shot Debut albums and consecutive #1 singles seem to be long gone.
And while we firmly believe it’s a case of being “gone for too long” and serving up wack material upon your return, we want to hear what YOU think:

What went wrong with Nelly Furtado’s career?

Nicole Scherzinger graces the cover of ‘You’ Magazine in aid of her X Factor stint this month, opening up on her role on the show like never before.

Posing for the mag in  Jennifer Lopez inspired shoot, the former ‘Baby Love’ singer spoke openly on her fellow judges, why she is to thank for ‘One Direction’, but more importantly… why she misses her former group, the ‘Pussycat Dolls’.

 Quotes and snaps below…

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In his lifetime, it was Michael that was pegged the most eccentric of the Jackson clan. Yet, in the wake of his untimely passing, the King Of Pop has seemingly been succeeded on that front by older sister LaToya.

Case, point, her hilarious reunion with MJ‘s much-loved pet chimp, Bubbles.

Aired in 2010 on Animal Planet, the segment served up dangerous doses of “LOL‘s”. From LaToya straight-faced seriousness, to Bubbles paying her DUST. This is TV gold! See what we mean above…

Your thoughts?

Much ado has been about Kim Zolciak‘s role in the upcoming season of The Real Housewives Of Atlanta. Is she still on the show? Is show not?

Well, according to TMZ, the wigilicious star will indeed feature in the 5th season of the Bravo hi , but only as a recurring “character”. ‘Why’, you may ask? Well, according to reports, Zolciak has landed her own spin-off show.

Full story below…

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The X Factor 2012 Judges Houses stage (part 1) aired this evening. With the pre-recorded stage of the show drawing to a close, all eyes are on who’ll be making it through to the live shows.

Judging the hopefuls are new additions Gary Barlow, Tulisa Contostavlos, original panelist Louis Walsh, and newcomer Nicole Scherzinger.

{An international phenomenon, local versions of the show show now air in the US, Italy, France and beyond. The brain-child of Simon Cowell, The X Factor is responsible for birthing the careers of Leona Lewis, Alexandra Burke, One Direction, Cher Lloyd and JLS.}.
The Best and worst of Judges Houses (part 1) below…

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Jay Z was in good company at the grand opening of Brooklyn’s new ‘Barclays Centre‘ last night, as he performed the first of eight shows in aid of the launch.

For, joining Ester Dean, The Dream, Magic Johnson, Dave Chapelle and Adrienne Baillon was none other than ‘A Star Is Born’ triple threat Beyonce.

Snapped posing with fans backstage, the chart staple’s sighting arrives after ‘Paris’ producer Hit Boy revealed he had been approached to work with the singer.

Snaps and footage below…

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Let’s just face it, despite being a little ‘absent’ on a talent tip, very few stars come any bigger than Rihanna.

So it should come as little surprise to anyone that walking through an airport has become somewhat of an event for the ‘Diamonds’ star.

Last night, before catching a flight out of New York’s JFK, it was business as usual for the singer as she casually strolled through the spot, despite being swarmed by fans who’d spotted her minutes before.

All this, hours after she arrived at the city’s Chelsea Pier  sans the insanity, and one night after partying at the opening of Jay Z’s Barclays Centre ’40/40′ club.

Peep her at the Piers below…

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