The Queen of Shades Patti Lahelle deals her latest hand of laughs with the latest installment of fan favorite ‘Got 2B Real’. Titled ‘Don’t Call It A Throwback’, LaHelle brings back all your favorite divas – Patti Labelle, Dionne Warwick, Beyonce, and Mariah Carey,  and the ‘Queen of Shoul’ (all puns intended) Aretha Franklin. Press play below to get into all the action!


Despite reports she would not be attending tonight’s 2012 MET GALA, Beyonce has indeed turned up following arrivals by Solange Knowles, Rihanna, Justin Timberlake and Azealia Banks.

Sans her daughter Blue Ivy, the singer/songwriter was met by fans and paparazzi alike, clamoring for a snap of performer who was recently honored for her contributions to writing.

More below…


Get a load of Island Rihanna, arriving at tonight’s 2012 MET Gala in NYC.

One of the night’s later arrivals, Fenty has thus far been joined by Kanye West, Justin Timberlake and Rap star Azealia Banks who will be performing tonight.

More from the night, including shots of Solange below…


For even the most renown name, attending the MET Gala is often an overwhelming experience. Hence, it’s little surprise that newcomer Azealia Banks was in relative awe as she arrived at one of fashion’s biggest nights.

Sporting a custom-made ensemble courtesy of Alexander Wang (who she poses with above), the ‘212’ rapper (and Lil Kim’s latest rival) told an interviewer on arrival that she was in “awe” and “just happy to be there”.

Peep another shot of Banks, who is slated to perform at the event, below…


Feast your eyes on Azealia Banks, in preparation for her set at tonight’s 2012 MET GALA in NYC.

Under the wing of designer Alexander Wang, tonight marks her official introduction to the US media, courtesy of Nicki Minaj.

For, if reports are to believed, Banks was asked to perform at the event when Minaj was forced to pull out- for reasons yet to be confirmed.

Your thoughts?

Their destiny’s may not have crossed paths while in Destiny’s Child, yet former members LeToya Luckett and Michelle Williams have ensured it has in their time post the Grammy winning band.

Indeed, the last three years have seen the ladies spotted out and about on numerous occasions, and it now appears the masses are set to see diva’s dynamic on camera in the latest of Luckett’s ‘Love, Life & Music’ webisodes. Check out a sneak peek of episode 4 below…


Peep Pop sensation Iggy Azalea, striking a pose for her upcoming EP ‘Glory’.

Shot by Robert Ector, the Australian MC undertook the shot weeks before the project’s release- her first since the launch of her first single ‘Murda Bizness‘.

More from the shoot below, courtesy of Necole Bitchie


‘Play’ rapper David Banner and R&B lothario Chris Brown have teamed up to create ‘Amazing’, the first track lifted from Banner’s free album ‘Sex, Drugs, and Video Games’.

Sonically does the song live up to its title?

Listen to the track after the jump and sound-off below.



Back in February, the world met ‘Do My Thing’– a reference cut by Estelle on her latest LP ‘All Of Me‘.

Featuring Janelle Monae, the number has become quite the fan favorite since it debuted with many hoping it earns the singles treatment in coming months.

So, until that happens, get into it’s reference track co-written by ‘Irreplaceable‘ maestro Ne-Yo, giving insight into how the cut was initially meant to sound below…


Peep Kelly Rowland, working out in Miami Beach on Saturday.

Joined by a group of friends, the Grammy winning beaut was a picture of health one week after partings way with X Factor UK.

More from her workout below, courtesy of The YBF

Now she’s left its UK franchise, would you feel about Kelly joining X Factor USA?

Weigh in below…

Last night, The Voice UK said goodbye to Ruth Ann St Luce, the 18 year old act hoping to win the £100,000 contract with Universal Republic.

Mentored by ‘Do It Like A Dude’ belle Jessie J, Ruth’s time on the show came to an end following a shaky performance on Saturday night, picked up by all four of the show’s coaches.

Now, according to The Daily Mail, she has blamed the show’s editing for her departure.

Details below…


Proving, once again, that the strength of her name knows no bounds, Beyonce has announced the addition of another date to her Revel Hall residency.

Details after the jump…


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