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Azealia Banks has never been one to mince her words.

Indeed, and perhaps even to her detriment, her outspoken nature has made the one  to watch when it comes to airing out thoughts on anything related to her genre, or rivals.

Today, following an attack on Kreayshawn, she has weighed in on fellow newbie Iggy Azalea.

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Back in 2011, Lady GaGa confirmed the creation of the Born This Way Foundation, a community designed to project troubled kids.

In partnership with her mother Cynthia, Harvard University and the MacArthur Foundation, today saw exciting news pertaining to its launch confirmed today.

Oprah Winfrey will air the launch on her OWN network as part of her ‘Oprah’s Next Chapter‘ series.

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Be it in song or in private quarters, Chris Brown and Rihanna are making no bones about past drama being just that – past drama.

Having set the net ablaze last week with not one, but two new collaborations, the ‘Birthday Cake’ singers are set to remain a hot topic after interesting new club footage emerged.

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Pop diva Mariah Carey has made no secret of the difficulties she experienced while pregnant with twins Monroe and Moroccan. Difficulties she says she was still healing from after giving birth last April.

However, almost one year after delivering “dem babies”, it appears the ‘We Belong Together’ singer is ready to go back to her day job – performing.

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Shortly, Lil Kim is set to announce a deal she has inked with a major recording label, in a bid to further her career.

Before then- peep the pint sized MC performing Rihanna‘s ‘Birthday Cake‘ at Winter Fetish 2012 recently.

Armed with a troupe of dancers, and the skill we’re sure scored a deal in the first place, this is one performance you do not want to miss.

Watch below…

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Since bursting onto the scene 8 years ago, JoJo has been hailed as having a voice well beyond her years.

However, now 21, the Boston native is keen to embrace her young womanhood on forthcoming album ‘Jumping Trains’. Case, point the set’s new promo single ‘Sexy To Me’.

Produced by Danja, the titillating cut (which had been floating around in demo form for some time), ushers in a much more risqué JoJo.

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Adele‘s ’21’ really is the gift that keeps on giving.

Yes, just when many believed the LP had broken every record possibly out there, it  continues to  exceed  expectations in ways she couldn’t begin to imagine.

Find out what the project has achieved in the last week below…

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Eclectic crooner Miguel is proving himself to have quite the hustle.

Having established himself as a potential force with breakout album ‘All I Want Is You’, the 25 year old bridges the gap between that LP and his upcoming sophomore set  with ‘Art Dealer Chic, Vol 1’.

A free, 3-track EP, the collective will no doubt whet appetites ahead of a meatier effort later this year.

What are you waiting for? Get into the goodness after the jump…

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Soulful songbird Melanie Fiona continued along the promo trail last night, stopping by Jimmy Kimmel Live! to perform  current single ‘4AM’.

The stirring cut, which we can’t get enough of here at TGJ, has had a slow ascend since release in August. Yet, in rather apt timing (given next month’s release of its housing album ‘The MF Life’), the track is picking up  (and fast) at Urban radio . A bounce-back which has seen the cut rise to #11 on the Billboard Hip-Hop/R&B tally.

Watch Ms. Fiona soar with a haunting live showing after the jump…

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Ever keen to keep an eye and ear on what’s fresh, That Grape Juice pours a new glass of comedic tea by introducing a new segment to its growing TV sister site – ‘Comedy Corner’. In this, the golden age of Youtube and social media, a host of new (and seasoned) talents have taken to the platform and others like it to hilariously highlight the happenings of Pop culture. Now, in a weekly serving, get into the best of web comedy only on That Grape Juice TV!

The Queen of Shades Patti Lahelle deals her latest hand of laughs with the latest installment of fan favorite ‘Got 2B Real’. Titled ‘Rights, Wrongs, and Receipts’, LaHelle brings back all your favorite divas – Patti Labelle, Dionne Warwick, Beyonce, and Mariah Carey to do a diva quadruple team on ‘Queen of Shoul’ (all puns intended) Aretha Franklin. Press play to get into all the action!

Get into more ‘Got 2B Real’ here.

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Tyler Perry continues to silence his naysayers with success that cannot be denied.

The Atlanta-based actor/screen-writer saw his latest effort ‘Good Deeds’ generate $16 Million at the box office on its first weekend. A figure meaty enough to secure the flick, which also stars Gabrielle UnionPhylicia Rashad, and Thandie Newton, the #2 slot.

And while it’s worth noting that Perry’s ‘Madea’ movies are renown for opening with $20 Million (double its average production cost), ‘Deeds’ has indeed held up well, given that it doesn’t feature the much-loved matriarch.

More power to Tyler. We just hope this success helps facilitate a new, more varied array of movies under his corporate umbrella.

In any cas, peep this week’s US box office chart below, via The YBF:

1. Act of Valor, Relativity/Bandito Brothers, $24.7 million

2. Tyler Perry’s Good Deeds, Lionsgate, $16 million

3. Journey 2,  New Line/Warner Bros.,  $13.5 million, $76.7 million

4. Safe House, Universal, $11.4 million, $98.1 million

5. The Vow, Screen Gems/Spyglass, $10 million, $103 million

6. Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance, Sony/Hyde Park, $8.8 million, $37.9 million

7. This Means War$8.5 million, $33.6 million

8. Wanderlust, Universal, $6.6 million

9. Gone, Summit, $5 million

10. The Secret World of Arrietty, Disney/Studio Ghibli, $4.5 million, $14.7 million

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Let the second search for ‘The Voice’ commence!

Hosted by Carson Daly, the US talent-search sees judges Christina Aguilera, Adam Levine, Cee-Lo Green, and Blake Shelton conduct “blind auditions” in hope of finding the next big star. The winner of the competition lands major recording contract with Universal Republic.

Check out episode 5 after the jump…

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