Halle Berry has teamed up with Lena Waithe to reboot ‘Boomerang’ for BET!
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The next chapter of Lady GaGa‘s career is set to be golden.
Now free of the pressure to deliver major sales with her albums, the star now sets her sights on Hollywood where she is to soar- if early reviews of her first movie ‘A Star is Born‘ are anything to go by- as an actress.
How she is celebrating the movie’s release on October 5th? By taking a trip to Japan to share news of its forthcoming unveiling with her friends and fans in the market.
‘Insecure‘s third season had us hooked!
The HBO comedy has struck a chord with millions thanks to its wonderfully witty and immersive take on the story of two friends – Issa and Molly.
Anchored by Issa Rae and Yvonne Orji, the series is set in Los Angeles and follows the ladies as they navigate love, life, and all else in between.
With this season proving all sorts of dramatic, it seems the most jaw-dropping twists and turns are incoming with its season 3 finale.
Ahead of its broadcast, peep a preview of the episode (named ‘Ghost-Like’) below…
Despite popularising the phrase “on fleek”, the African-American entrepreneur Peaches Monroee is yet to receive her fair share of the cash the likes of Forever 21 & H&M have made exploiting it with their clothing.
How Peaches aims to ensure she gets whats hers?
By putting plans in place to erect a beauty empire she hopes will be powered by the French company Sephora.
Where she detailed her plans?
BET’s ‘I Went Viral.’
The ‘OTR II’ tour’s wrap date may not be until October 4th, but Beyonce‘s already feeling nostalgic for her second joint tour with husband Jay Z – a feat evidenced by a compilation video lifted to the singer’s Instagram recently.
Filled with snaps and behind the scenes footage of the hitmaking duo prepping for the various stages their high octane show has landed on since the trek’s kick off, look inside to see some of the magic from ‘OTR II’ ahead of its soon-to-come closing date:
Today we celebrate Mariah Carey’s classic album ‘Butterfly’, which turned 21 this month.
Its title track is this week’s From The Vault pick.
They say “if you love someone, set them free. If they come back they’re yours.“
Said sentiment was echoed in the beautiful ballad, one of the last written and produced by Carey alongside Walter Afanasieff.
Due to a technicality at the time, the song wasn’t eligible to chart on the Billboard Hot 100; still it reached the sixteenth position on the Hot 100 Airplay count.
It wasn’t properly released in Europe, so never reached the heights of Mimi’s previous and subsequent successes. Still, it remains one of the songbird’s most celebrated tracks by her fans – especially given that butterfly has ever been her spirit animal.
Carey has stated that the lyrics to the song are the words she wished her former husband, Tommy Mottola, would have said to her towards the end of their relationship.
In bringing the powerful anthem to life, Carey enlisted director Daniel Pearl –who delivered a stunning visual.
The star is seen somewhat captive in a gloomy house, finally breaking out at the track’s climax. Soon enough, speculation started about whether the video served as symbolism about her deteriorating marriage to Mottola.
[Fun Fact: Part of the clip was based on Tennessee Williams’ book ‘Baby Doll,’ which is also the name of a song on the ‘Butterfly’ LP.]
Over two decades later, Carey’s sixth effort has aged like a fine wine (tasting better with time); it’s a project she candidly embraces as her favorite body of work ’til this day — and understandably so!
From its perfect dosage of Urban and Pop, to lyrical content that delved into love, heartbreak, sex, bi-racial discrimination and liberation; it’s a timeless piece of art which is a perfect testament to what “Mariah Carey” has brought to the world during her illustrious career.
Thank you for the music, MC!
Dinah Jane is wasting no time getting her promo game popping.
The Fifth Harmony singer poured out debut single ‘Bottled Up’ this week and celebrates her solo arrival by covering the Autumn/Winter issue of Rollacoaster magazine.
Lensed by Karl Simone, we hear the feature is the first of many press spots lined up in support of the 21-year-old’s new material
More snaps are expected soon, but in the here and now peep the lyric video for ‘Bottled Up’ – which features Ty Dolla $ign and Marc E. Bassy – below…
Welcome to The Sip episode 18 on That Grape Juice!
In our new podcast series, hosts PatricklySpeakn and StephYoungMC run down the latest entertainment news from TGJ and beyond.
This week we’re joined by guest Jason Williams as we dive into Beyonce and LaTavia‘s emotional reunion, Maroon 5‘s Super Bowl news, Cardi B‘s comeback video, and Lady Gaga‘s latest venture. All this and much more.
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