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Seven years.

Indeed, seven long years have passed since talented songstress Tweet blessed the industry with a new project. And while such a lengthy spell away from the limelight would dissolve the strongest of fanbases, it’s made hers even more steadfast.

In this candid interview, the soulful stunner talks her hiatus, the state of R&B, compromising her sound, her new album, and much more. As ever, we ask the questions you really want answers to.

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Forget what Kanye tells you, switch that messy Kardashian trash off!

WE tv smash ‘Braxton Family Values’ is back for a six-episode Summer sizzler this August and we can’t wait. Wonder why? Check out the official trailer for Season 3 of the hit show below…

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With comeback effort ‘Big Hoops’ failing to ignite the charts, Nelly Furtado will no doubt be hoping its follow-up, ‘The Spirit Indestructible’, enjoys a better fate.

The cut, which is the title track of her new LP (due September 18th), was premiered live in Paris recently. However, the official studio version surfaced merely moments ago. As ever, That Grape Juice has that good good. Take a listen after the jump…

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In what has seen the culture billed as narrow minded, Hip Hop’s response to Nicki Minaj’s ascent to Pop stardom has been ‘harsh’ to say the least.

Labelled a sell out following the success of her quadruple platinum single ‘Super Bass’ and the 5x platinum ‘Starships‘, the Rapper recently faced threats by Hot 97 staple ‘Funkmaster Flex’ who threatened to ‘tear her down’ after mocking the sales of her now platinum sophomore album.

Now, ‘The Voice‘s Will.i.am has spoken out her in defense, urging her to ‘Fxxx Hip Hop‘.

Full story below…

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Today marks the global release of Chris Brown‘s fifth studio album ‘Fortune’.

Preceded by a slew of singles and, of course, drama (see: Drake, Twitter, and the like), all eyes are on the ‘Strip’ led set to see how it fares.

And while its lead-in buzz seems strong, we – as ever – are keen to plough through the smoke and see what folk really think. As such, we want to know…

Will you be buying Chris Brown’s ‘Fortune’?

If you consider yourself a fan of Marsha Ambrosius, we’d say you’re in luck.

For, in what we’d call great news, she has confirmed the release of a brand new LP named ‘Friends & Lovers’, the follow up to the #1 album ‘Late Nights & Early Mornings‘.

Details below…

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Christina Aguilera may have spent the last two years coaching other acts on hit show ‘The Voice’, but this summer will mark her long awaited return to her own career, by way of a new single.

Exciting details below…

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Peep ‘Sweat‘ sensation Ciara on her out way of Hollywood’s ‘Playhouse’ club last night.

Sporting her now trademark blonde look and a pair of leather boots, the ‘One Woman Army’ was snapped by paparazzi accompanied by what appears to be members of her security team.

This, hours after gracing the BET Awards pre-show party with Destiny’s Child members Michelle Williams and Letoya Luckett.

More below…

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Birdman enlists the help of Lil Wayne, Rick Ross and Nicki Minaj for the official remix to his ‘Born Stunna‘.

Featuring scorching verses from all four MCs, get right into it below…

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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) Euphoria – Usher

2) Rude Boy (AOL Sessions) – Rihanna

3) Never The Right Time – Cleo Sol

4) What Money Can’t Buy – Alexandra Burke

5) I Need You (Live) – Smokey Norful

What are Your Top 5 Songs of The Moment?

 

It’s finally here!

Kelly Rowland‘s sizzling new single ‘Ice (ft. Lil Wayne)’ premiered literally moments ago.

Do the pair have what it takes to replicate the Platinum magic of their last outing ‘Motivation’? What are you waiting for? The answer awaits after the jump…

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Contrary to popular belief, the UK boasts its own thriving Urban scene. It’s one rich in rising talent, as showcased in hot new web series ‘Venus vs Mars’.

Written and produced by Talented & Young, the show centres of the life and love of lead character Venus, interweaving her “drama” with that of her equally troubled friends.

So what are you waiting for? Hit ‘Play’ to watch episode 5 of  what is shaping up to be a great show!

Your thoughts?

 

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