R&B singer Mario and his blockbuster single ‘Let Me Love You’ are our pick for this week’s From The Vault.
With its melancholic melody, ‘Love’ served as the definitive big hit of Winter 04 – 05 spending a scorching 9 consecutive weeks on top of the Billboard Hot 100. Reaching #1 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop tally, it was also Mario’s first international smash, hitting #1 in Germany and scoring Top 3 placements in the UK and Australia.
Produced by Scott Storch and written by Ne-Yo – who would emerge as a recording artist a few months later with that very sound – it was the first single from the artist’s sophomore set ‘Turning Point’ which sold over a million records.
Little X directed the song’s video which saw the matured singer falling for a girl in a drama-filled relationship. Throughout the visual they can be seen connecting through the art of dance and the colors used on the different murals compliments the song’s moodiness.
On many an occasion, we’ve been vocal about how we felt the male arena lacks diversity. Expanding on this, it seems like the real issue is that the “powers that be” aren’t grooming enough R&B male acts in the first place.
As such, we would love to see more Mario’s emerge; gifted male vocalists, with storytelling tones, and performance ability.
Whatever the case, kudos to Mario – and really Ne-Yo – for delivering a track that has stood and will no doubt continue to stand the test of time.
Fans of the Pop singer Rihanna have taken to Twitter to blast her management company for the supposed mishandling of her latest album campaign.
Though no release date for the LP has ever been set the singer’s supporters have hit the social networking site in their thousands to accuse her team over at Roc Nation of “not caring anymore”, citing them as the reason hype around the project is beginning to wane.
‘Teenage Dreamer’ Katy Perry is already the envy of many a Pop princess and now-if a report published today proves to be true- it won’t be long before she becomes the thorn in many a politician’s side too.
On an emotional slope now that season 7 of the ‘Real Housewives Of Atlanta’ is drawing to a close?
Fret not. For, Bravo have lined up two spin-offs set to air this summer. While Nene Leakes will star in one, it’s cast-mate Kandi Burruss who is up first with hers.
The multi-talented entrepreneur will form the focus mini-series ‘Kandi’s Ski Trip.’
Its premise? Kandi and new husband Todd Tucker take their respective families on a holiday with hopes to make them more…blended. However, with the thorny Mama Joyce in the mix, things don’t necessarily go to plan.
Billed as a ‘Meet The Tuckers’ themed show, will the three episode series be a hit? Check out the first trailer below and let us know…
By Sam on Saturday 18th Apr 2015 | Filed Under Ciara
As earlier reported, stage blazer Ciara lived up to her billing at the Coachella Festival in California yesterday.
The star, whose new album ‘Jackie,’ lands in stores on May 4th, joined Danish DJ R3hab to perform a remix of current single ‘I Bet’ and new cut ‘Baby Get Up’ – which features on the producer’s upcoming project.
Moments ago, full footage of the showing surfaced.
Watch below as CiCi and R3hab rock the 20,000 strong crowd….