Never one to shy away from controversy, Madonna‘s outspoken approach to many a social issue has at times worked both for her and against her.

For, while receiving praise for her visual commentary on interracial relationships in 1989’s ‘Like A Prayer’ , the same clip came under fire from the Vatican who labeled the clip ‘blasphemous’ for its unique take on religious symbolism.

This week, she has landed herself in hot water with the French political group the ‘National Front’, who have threatened to sue her for imagery showcased on her latest tour.

Details below…


Responsible for penning Keyshia Cole‘s ‘Enough Of No Love‘, Def Jam’s Elijah Blake is fast becoming one of the label’s more promising acts.

Now, before the release of his Rick Ross assisted debut single, the entertainer has received a glowing endorsement from NERD’s Pharell Williams and ‘Channel Orange’ mastermind Frank Ocean.

An endorsement, immortalized in an exclusive (and ‘interesting’) clip sent to That Grape Juice, awaiting you below…


Check out Alexandra Burke!

Fresh from a collaboration with Richard Branson and Virgin Atlantic in Cancun, the ‘Hallelujah’ singer unveiled a striking new hair do last night. Needless to say, looking good!

What’s also a good look is her stunning set on That Grape Juice’s ‘The Splash’. Check it out after the jump…


As Leona Lewis continues perfecting her ‘Glassheart’, she isn’t letting the lengthy delay in releasing the LP damper her live game. For following a rousing set at BBC Radio 1’s Hackney Weekend, the X Factor alumni took front stage centre at the BMW Olympic Joy Festival in Beijing, where she served up titillating showings of ‘I Got You’, ‘Bleeding Love’, and ‘Collide’.

Watch the songbird soar after the jump…


As the star of ‘In The House’ & ‘South Central’ star, Maia Campbell was shaping up to be the quite force in entertainment.

Unfortunately, in what marked a tragic time in her life, mental illness, addiction and the death of her mother saw the promising star deteriorate in the full gaze of the public eye .

Now, three years after the world first learned of her battles, she has given a rare interview to Kempire Radio. An interview, which sees her bare all like never before.

Her story above…

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As the UK’s reigning Pop Princess, the pressure is on for Rita Ora to deliver on her debut LP ‘Ora‘.

So, in the hope of securing a third #1 single in the country, the starlet has announced the name of her new single- set for release before her LP’s August 27th launch.

Watch her announcement below…



‘Miss Independent’ maestro Ne-Yo may have been missing from charts for the last few years, but he is certainly looking to turn that around with his upcoming LP ‘R.E.D.’ (September 18th).  Led by the racy ‘Lazy Love’, the singer is looking to deliver on his promise to debut his ‘bad boy side’ on the next album.

While That Grape Juice was treated to an exclusive listen of some of the record’s offerings, Ne-Yo took to KissFmUK to inform fans of what they can expect from the record, his work with Michael Jackson & Beyonce, and his thoughts on electro-pop and the failing status of R&B.

A great watch indeed. Get into it after the jump:


Get into the cover for Madonna‘s latest single ‘Turn Up The Radio‘, pulled from a scene in its long awaited video.

The follow up to the smash hit ‘Girl Gone Wild’, peep behind the scenes footage from the video and lets us know what you think below…


Whether his critics like it or not, Chris Brown‘s market power isn’t as ‘depleted’ as many had previously assumed.

Flexing his commercial muscles with his US #1 album ‘Fortune‘, Brown also celebrated the same success in the UK where the LP became his first to hit the top spot in the country.

Now find out how well Chris fared worldwide below…


It’s been sometime since the world has seen her, but last week saw the exciting reemergence of Teedra Moses at the 2012 Essence Festival.

Well received by the tough audience, Teedra’s set saw her serve up a number of unreleased jams, including our favorite ‘War For Love’.

Watch below…


With a #1 LP under his belt and the media’s gaze on his every move, Frank Ocean took to Showbox at the Market in Seattle on Friday night for the launch of his Channel Orange Tour.

A must see for any curious to see what his hype is about, his set was made up of cuts from ‘Orange’ and 2011’s ‘Nostalgia‘.

Enjoy below…


Oh to be a fly on the wall at the ‘Chateau Marmont’ this week.

For, in what makes the stuff ‘stan fantasies’ are made off, the hotel reportedly played host to a slumber party thrown by ‘Mean Girls’ actress Lindsay Lohan, attended by Interscope sisters Lady GaGa and Lana Del Rey.

Snapped leaving the hotel yesterday, a considerably ‘tamer’ GaGa hinted at the night’s events through a series of Tweets, which she – quite interestingly- deleted soon after publishing them.

Details below…


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