Chris Brown was spotted handing over a $25k cheque to the Central Virginia Food Bank recently. The performer’s ‘VA Stand Up’ concert raised over $50k for the Food Bank as well as the American Red Cross, Haiti and the Greater Richmond Chapter. Great work!
It’s been a minute since we’ve heard new material from R&B singer Faith Evans. However, she seems to be gearing up for a comeback with her new album, ‘Something About Faith’, which is reportedly scheduled for a September 14th release. ‘Way U Move (Ft. Snoop Dogg)’ is supposedly the 1st official single from the LP. Give it a listen below:
The-Dream is featured in the latest issue of Honey magazine. The singer/songwriter spoke about a host of topics in his sit-down with the periodical including the current state of his marriage and his creative process. Check out the entire interview here. The-Dream’s new album, ‘Love King’, hits stores on June 29th. More images below:
Check out this sneak peek of Kelis’ upcoming video for ’4th of July’. The video will premiere on June 16th via VEVO with the track serving as the 2nd single to be lifted from her ‘Flesh Tone’ LP which is currently scheduled for release on July 6th. Peep the preview below:
The 2010 FIFA World Cup Kick-Off Celebration was held yesterday to launch the most viewed sporting even on Earth. The show, which was held in Soweto, South Africa, featured performances from the Black Eyed Peas, Shakira, Alicia Keys, John Legend and K’naan. Check out the performances below:
Check out Kelis on the cover of the latest issue of the UK’s PRIDE magazine. PETA’s public enemy #1 is prepping for the release of her ’4th of July’ music video on June 16th and the US release of her ‘Flesh Tone’ LP on July 6th.
What do you think of the cover?
It has been announced via Kelly Rowland‘s official MySpace page, that she is set to release two Stateside singles simultaneously – ‘Grown Woman’ and ‘Rose Coloured Glasses’.
As previously reported, ‘Grown Woman’, which was produced by Stargate and written by Ne-Yo, will serve as Rowland’s Urban-geared release. For the mainstream audience, the Dr Luke produced / Ester Dean penned ‘Rose Coloured Glasses’ will be serviced. Both songs are set to make their radio debut on June 29th.
In the meanwhile, you can take a listen to Electro-ballad ‘Rose Coloured Glasses’, which is growing on me, below…
There appears to be no stopping Alexandra Burke, who has today been announced as the new ambassador of ‘Sure Women’ deodorant.
The X Factor winner continues to spawn hit after hit, amassing multi-platinum record sales in the process. Now, Burke will front Sure’s new campaign, in what insiders are saying is a very lucrative deal for the 21 year old.
Speaking on her new role, Alex said:
“I’m really excited to be working with Sure Women. It’s my favourite deodorant brand and it’s always been a part of my daily routine. With my demanding schedule, Sure is the only deodorant I can trust to keep me feeling100% fresh and dry all day long.”
More power to her!
According to hitmaker will.i.am, British Pop star Cheryl Cole recently signed a US deal with his will.i.am Records imprint (which is distributed via Interscope). Cole joins the likes of the Black Eyed Peas, Fergie (solo) and Kelis on the label. More after the jump…
Outkast’s Andre 3000 is the latest to lay down a verse on Ciara‘s Urban smash ‘Ride’. Take a listen after the jump…
Tidbit: Our interview with Ms. Ciara went fantastically well. Look out for it at the start of next week.