Hot Shots: Beyonce Enjoys Independence Day With Family

Published: Wednesday 4th Jul 2012 by David

Get into this snap of The Beyince clan, striking an ‘Independence Day’ pose earlier on today.

Uploaded by the family in celebration event, the pic sees Tina Knowles, her daughters Beyonce and Solange and her niece Angela Beyince sporting relatively casual looks with acclaimed director Melina Matsoukas .

This, four nights after Beyonce graced the 2012 BET Awards with husband Jay Z, Kanye West and the latter’s latest endeavor, all of whom watched the star pick up two of the night’s award- one of them being ‘Best Director‘.

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  1. CAREERENDER July 4, 2012

    This family >>>>>> your lessor fave’s family

    • Benron July 4, 2012

      Ok seriously, Who would be offended by someone saying that there faves family is better than someone elses. Who is that obsessed?

    • me July 4, 2012

      including your family?
      only an ignorant person could say such a thing. dont forget that we dont choose where we are born and God sent us to our families for a reason. there is no need to feel bad coz we dont belong to her family. God knows why he puts different ppl in different families and has a purpose for everyone

    • Girrrl July 4, 2012

      Where is their daddy and brother? Nobody’s family is perfect or better than anyone else’s.

    • POP ROYALTY ( Révolution) July 4, 2012

      do u need ME to go there b**** ?

      do u ?

      cuz u know we all can.

      • POP ROYALTY ( Révolution) July 4, 2012

        well , no one in my family got f***** and got pregnant at 16 y.o like a f*****’ homeless cat in the street. and be someone’s else shadow for the rest of her life.
        no one in my family steal ppl’s performances and looks and credits and say it’s their own.
        no one in my family is inspired by youtube.
        no one in my family has a white friend that can call them n***** in their faces and to still be friends with them.

        no woman in my family let her man leave her ass and have another baby from another woman at age 50+.

        no man in my family kicked my friends out of my group just cuz they got sick.

        no woman in my family will buy an entire hospital floor close all the cameras , tell the staff to turn in their cell-phones , and prevent other people from seeing their kids just cuz she’s giving birth.

        i can go on and on when it comes to this family. the faknowles family !!
        and this is for you b**** who started it all ^^

      • LA BABY! July 5, 2012

        Great mate!

        Keep it up!

        Keep wiping the s*** out of the floor with Beyonce’s ass and say you love and respect her.


      • LA BABY! July 5, 2012

        NOTHING LEFT FOR YOU but to join that “BEYONCE’S BABY BUMP IS FAKE” crowd.

        GOOD for you f*****’ MATE. Good.

      • POP ROYALTY ( Révolution) July 5, 2012

        see , now can u discuss the points i said , aren’t they Facts ?!

      • POP ROYALTY ( Révolution) July 5, 2012

        and NO , i won’t join that one , cuz i really don’t care enough to do it , there’s a baby already with her , so …

        OR maybe i will join the ” she’s walking with a reborn doll” crowd, who knows !! JK

        anyway , why you are so heated , are u her advocate ?! does she pay u to defend her ?

      • Lax July 5, 2012

        @POP ROYALTY And let me add to yo list that
        no one has seen the baby crying, smiling or
        yawning< perhaps the baby girl will be in the
        tenth grade at that school where BEYSUS
        is getting her Ged. And many or wondering
        why we hace seen jessica simpson on a cover
        of a magazine and her baby is younger then
        Blue or BIB,,,baby i bought.

      • LA BABY! July 5, 2012

        @SUCKX B**** DOESN’T LIKE to show her baby to people.

        ARE YOU F****** ON HER D***???

        She’s ALREADY published like 8 pics of her baby online, and THAT’S ENOUGH.

        When YOU pop a baby outta your p****, you can SHOW IT to whoever you want. You can put a 2160P FLASH DIGITAL CAMERA RIGHT IN HER EYES if you want. AND SNAP.

        Until then, keep yourself seated and comfortable.

        @POP I’ve reached the point of not giving a f*** on what YOU think so…

    • THE LEGENDARY LAX July 5, 2012

      YOU mad @POP That You Fave Hits getting F*** by every Rap artist and R&b Artist…….You mad your fave is on drugs and stiffing off of people head…..

      @LAX you mad your Fave still cant find no man and still getting f** and getting left in the Dust

      Rihanna is A Female W**** who cant keep no man for more than 4 months

      • Benron July 5, 2012


  2. Boss July 4, 2012

    I know dey light skinned but Damn .

  3. Kb July 4, 2012

    She is just the baddest in the game. The most talented and beautiful woman on this planet. KING B – the female MJ. It is what it iiis

    Happy independence day btw

  4. IkeFierce July 4, 2012

    Correction: The girl in the middle isn’t a family member, she’s music video director, Melina Matsoukas

    • bey hive July 14, 2012

      rihanna s friend

  5. truegirl July 4, 2012

    somebody must have went the f–ck off with that bleach spray lol

    • Owen July 5, 2012

      The queen looks better lighter than darker

  6. HeavyHeavy July 4, 2012

    Why is Solange the only one looking in the camera lol she is giving me crazy girl eyes.

  7. RITANATION July 4, 2012

    Beyonce is the baddest chick in the game right now sorry Rihanna your’er just a s*** who got her ass beat in a BMW buy Chris brown then got back with the silly boy to make a song call birthday cake Smfh. Nobody wants to eat your dirty ass cake smelling like yesterdays cheese

    • RICHANDBLACK11(JUST LIKE BEY) July 4, 2012

      lets be nice its the 4th of July .

    • ALONZO July 4, 2012

      tell it

    • BEYONCE’S WEAVE July 4, 2012


      Learn how to spell first you illiterate f***.

      • ALONZO July 4, 2012

        if you could have read what she say then why is you wearing about her spelling

    • boycott this blog July 5, 2012

      if beyonce is the baddest chick why her man look like a f****** camel toe if her baby was cute she would show her off beyonce is no michael jackson to be hiding that baby nobody would kidnap that child for nothing who wants jay z for looking up at them beyonce is ordinary looking. she trying to follow rihanna by posting pictures we dont care beyonce you will always be boring with your ugly man money cant buy her a personality

  8. RocksKisses July 4, 2012

    Oh King B#BlessHer…Solange’s Outfit Is Always Fashionable And On Point-Much Love For Ya’ll!

  9. Oww July 4, 2012

    Harpo who these white women?

    • DUH July 4, 2012

      girl please they’re light skin get over it!

    • jill July 5, 2012

      They’re light skin, so back off. don’t hate…..You should of seen their grandmother…….wow

  10. RICHANDBLACK11(JUST LIKE BEY) July 4, 2012

    Yasss Beyonce I live

  11. Benron July 4, 2012

    Beyonce, I am not a fan, but you need to kick Melina Matsoukas t the curb. SHE STEALS more than you (accusations wise). Melina has litterally made 4 Rihanna videos, Rude Boy, S&M, We found love and you da one. All copyright, one got her a million dollar lawsuit. So unless you want to be sued, kick Melina to the curb.

    Oh and Your looking white today, Im sure you find this to be a compliment.

    • China July 4, 2012

      snap, SNAP

  12. fatu sankoh July 4, 2012

    beautiful family their is norting to hate about them god bless them for life

  13. Kingphoenix July 4, 2012

    This family is snatched, but um Solange…can we get some new album details? Like an album cover, or release date, a single, some snippets or something? I’m starting to feel like a Ciara or Ashanti fan…no bueno.

    • RICHANDBLACK11(JUST LIKE BEY) July 4, 2012

      Hey Boo , whyb….Happy 4th of July

      • Kingphoenix July 4, 2012

        Thank you babe, happy 4th!

    • RICHANDBLACK11(JUST LIKE BEY) July 4, 2012

      and yasss them MUGS are SNATCHED to the GAWDS.

  14. CAREENDER July 4, 2012

    I knew a r****** was gon reply…..

    These creatures are more delusional than Roman Zolanski

    *in Roman Zolanski’s voice on Roman Holiday* ha ba ba ba bum Goatee

    #Dismissed !

    • Benron July 4, 2012

      Your right! I am so JEALOUS that Beyonce’s family is better than Rihanna’s in the opinion of a crazy stan. Such delusion that I wouldn’t be jealous seeing as this effects e in no way!

      • Lax July 4, 2012

        Amen Benron, the bee hive many or Sicko’s

      • Lax July 5, 2012

        Wonder why the bey hive changes names so
        dam many times, they takes the fun right out
        of blogging.

      • boycott this blog July 5, 2012

        shut the hell up how is her family better punk ass than rihanna you people act like beyonce is anybody kim comes from an educated family rihanna went to good schools beyonce cant speak intelligently or graduate high school so shut your nasty rotten teeth mouth her daddy cheat on her mother how is her family better than anyones family you big do do

  15. Tru Voice July 4, 2012

    swear Solange and Beyonce used to be more brown skin. They were light Brown back in the day, right?

    • Kingphoenix July 4, 2012

      Your skin color doesn’t change year round? Look at old destiny’s child photos from when they first came out, and look at old photos of solange when she came out with her first album…that should clear things up for you deary

    • Anne July 4, 2012

      They may be spending a lot of time indoors. My skin tone lightened significantly after I had my first baby and stayed mainly indoors with him for over a month. Skin tone varies for several reasons, it could be the lighting of the photo, make-up or lack thereof, less sun tanning, whatever. You could see a photo with darker lighting or bronzer make-up tomorrow that would give them a light brown skin tone look. I think people are making it out to be an issue when it’s probably not.

  16. ALONZO July 4, 2012

    Beyonce still look fierce and haters y’all need to stop cause only thing y’all showing is how much y’all love her

  17. Alvaro July 4, 2012

    QUESTION: Why is Melina with Beyoncé?
    New video?

    • DUH July 4, 2012

      Melina and Solange have been friends for the longest time so they’re all friends

  18. Suicide Blonde July 4, 2012

    Wow! what a great American family, 4 of July and you post a picture of the greatest American family ever, awesome, this family has done a lots of things for America.

    • soulmusiclover July 4, 2012

      lol! sarcasm ?

      • ALONZO July 4, 2012

        yes they did do alot of things to american especially with charity and giving back

      • Suicide Blonde July 4, 2012

        B**** please!, charity haha, she’s not Angelina Jolie, you Bey fans are……haha.

    • RICHANDBLACK11(JUST LIKE BEY) July 4, 2012

      we not american boo, LMAO, fck this place

      • Suicide Blonde July 4, 2012

        I don’t understand your comment babe.

      • Kingphoenix July 4, 2012

        This racist white h** will never get it.

  19. soulmusiclover July 4, 2012

    that’s sure one beautiful famil! but do they ever spend time with their father?

    • toohotfortv July 4, 2012

      he stole money from them. would you want to spend time with him?

    • Anne July 4, 2012

      Just because he is not on the photo doesn’t mean they don’t spend time with him. Who knows if they do or don’t?

  20. virtuoso intellect July 4, 2012

    is ASIB happening or not? Clint and the studio need to get their ish together. if they ain ready, they need to free up Bey to work on album #5 yo

    • RICHANDBLACK11(JUST LIKE BEY) July 4, 2012

      she is in Htown doing some recording for the 5th album

    • Anne July 4, 2012

      What’s the big rush?

      • virtuoso intellect July 4, 2012

        cus i want a November relaease 😀

        Ok in all seriousness that darn film is takin forever to make. im over it at this point. Clint can settle for rihanna n her record-breaking box office numbers oop

  21. virtuoso intellect July 4, 2012

    oh and TGJ yall really need to stop with this
    four days after
    two days before
    three years after

    …. style of writing. it’s unappealing but i say it with love, MJ style 😀

  22. BEYONCE’S WEAVE July 4, 2012

    This Beyonce B**** needs to hurry up and take her fake blond weave ass to the studio so she can release another FLOP project and disappear forever from the music scene. Maybe she’ll devote that extra time to take care of her kid instead of chasing hubby and Kim Kar-trash-ian (the bigger celebrity) for publicity.

    This Beyonce B**** is annoying as f*** and I’m sick of her. I was laughing at all the FLOP singles from 4closure, that was a pleasure to witness. We need more comedy so hurry your boring ass to the studio BeYAWNce.

    • Suicide Blonde July 4, 2012

      LMAO! haha.

      • ALONZO July 4, 2012

        b**** bequiet and stop f****** hater but if beyonce album why did it went #1 in 9 countries stupid b**** and got 2 #1

    • Kingphoenix July 4, 2012

      But without Beyonce, there would be no you…

    • RICHANDBLACK11(JUST LIKE BEY) July 4, 2012


    • LA BABY! July 5, 2012


      Didn’t KWEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEN Rihanna and KWEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEN Adead kick the s*** out of her ass until she was BEGGING THEM IN NO TIME?

      WHY do you want her to go to studio??

      ISN’T SHE A WASHED UP FLOP C***?????

  23. Benron July 4, 2012

    Who are these white girls? There is a difference between lightskin and wight, is this the same girl from the dangerously in love single cover?

    • virtuoso intellect July 4, 2012

      you’re the most transparent of all the rhitards

      • Benron July 5, 2012

        Im not coming at her I am being honest!

    • RICHANDBLACK11(JUST LIKE BEY) July 4, 2012

      IS THIS whut

      • virtuoso intellect July 4, 2012

        no just some silly willy that painfully always tries to come for the Queen but it always falls painfully flat .. like rihaha’s live notes

    • POP ROYALTY ( Révolution) July 4, 2012

      the same thing that came to my mind , they all look white ….

      it is even obvious , no joke.

      • LORD July 5, 2012

        They are –>N******<– and proud.

  24. Jamie July 4, 2012

    Solange looks like the guy from the movie Powder with braids…B**** several!

  25. jj July 4, 2012

    Dummies its clearly the lighting of the photo thats making it look extreme, bearing in mind they are light skinned anyway! Beautiful photo, would be even more complete if Blue was on Beys lap or something repping the new generation of Beyince girls!

    • POP ROYALTY ( Révolution) July 4, 2012

      being light-skinned ===/==== being White.

  26. POP ROYALTY ( Révolution) July 4, 2012

    DAMN , they all Look White , Damn. what the f*** is happening ? Beyonce was inspired by gwyneth paltrow’s skin tone ?

    and why they all look as if they are drunk/drugged or something ?!! their eyes speak volumes about their life style !!

    and why Beyonce look as old as tina in this one ?

    this pic is def a BAD pic.

    • Suicide Blonde July 4, 2012


      • POP ROYALTY ( Révolution) July 4, 2012

        i’m going innnn 🙂

      • Suicide Blonde July 4, 2012

        Goin In, is one of my fav. songs of the moment

      • Lax July 5, 2012

        lmao you go Pop….

    • POP ROYALTY ( Révolution) July 4, 2012

      i don’t use it that much , dance again/on the floor are so much better 😀

      BTW , i went the f*** in on the first commenter. this b**** needed to keep it silent. 😈 8)

      • Suicide Blonde July 4, 2012

        I know, my dear lord, how can someone be like that, i mean, one thing is be a fan of the woman but her f*****’ family.

      • POP ROYALTY ( Révolution) July 4, 2012

        i know , right ?!

        they became sick in the mind. why will anybody compare an entire family to another one of Another celeb ?! and who is this b**** to call anyone a lessor ?! b**** do not even get a cut for her madness/stanning in the first place . 😆 , who’s the lessor now ?!!!


        but i did my thing still.

      • Suicide Blonde July 4, 2012

        You said it all.

    • POP ROYALTY ( Révolution) July 4, 2012

      😉 !!

      so how r U mr ?!

      • Suicide Blonde July 4, 2012

        I’m ok, just living my life, you know, party, s**, s** and more s**, i deserve it, i work hard.

      • POP ROYALTY ( Révolution) July 4, 2012

        YEAH , you work hard i see 😛

        have fun and have s** 🙂 , life is short.

      • Lax July 5, 2012

        Perhaps the bee hive need some heavy doses of S-E-X
        IT would keep them from licking the ground bey and her
        extended family walks on. And the grape is acting like this
        is the First Family celebrating the fourth.

    • Kingphoenix July 4, 2012

      Yes Pop you better act ignant and racist just like your good girlfriend! Cause lets not forget that be has almost just as much white ancestry as she does black…and yeah sunlight plus, that style of exposure on that camera isn’t having an effect on the way there skin is coming of huh?

    • Benron July 5, 2012

      Beyonce was inspired by gwyneth paltrow’s skin tone ?

      Yes, sounds like her.

    • Benron July 5, 2012


      • POP ROYALTY ( Révolution) July 5, 2012

        hahaha , maybe other time 😉

  27. josh July 4, 2012

    Bey looks amazing (:

    • Lax July 5, 2012

      Yes she does JOSH and GOD did not stop making other beautiful people after he made bey’s little country ass. Shes
      just one in a group of other beautiful people who or beautiful
      inside and out, and not as GREEDY for wealth all of the dam time as her greedy ass is.

  28. Poor thing July 4, 2012

    Beyonce looks good but she gonna look like a white woman soon if she dont stop bleaching and Solange too. Solange was always darker than Bey and Bey had a nice coco complexion. Now they looking like Michael Jackson clones. And for the stans please do not let me post a pic of Beyonce next to her mom cause her mom was always way lighter than her now she looks whiter then her mom. BLEACH. dont tell me she dont use it, there is nothing wrong with it and most celebs are using it. They can afford the legit s***, not the stuff you dry headed h*** try to buy at walmart. You guys make Beyonce seem like a f****** god but she shits too and im sure her farts stink. As a Beyonce fan, (fan of her music, i will not praise her like she is the second coming like most of her bird headed followers) i hope you stay safe beyonce. relax with the bleaching. you are beautiful either way.

  29. China July 4, 2012

    This is What I SEE!

    Madonna (Tina)
    Gaga (Solange)
    Britney (Beyonce)
    Adele (Angela)
    Null & Void(Melina)

  30. CAREERENDER July 5, 2012

    Dear flip flop Pop royal what what…

    And you went on that 350 words rant for what? Kiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii!

    You showed me the level of your pressedness!

    I said your lessor fave’s family and NOT your family

    Next time read between the lines

    Stupid w**** of babylon!

    • LORD July 5, 2012



      Don’t worry, though. You’ll see a lot of s*** from this person. He thinks he’s “Rude” and s*** you know.

      • POP ROYALTY ( Révolution) July 5, 2012

        ^^ B**** who is obsessed with me i see u.

        keep doing your thing , i love the attention :mrgreen:

  31. Another Star July 5, 2012

    SMFH @Pop Fake Ass One Minute Yo Bipolar Ass Is Beyonce’s Fan The Next You’re Talking S***.Can you p**** ass prove any of that s*** that you’re bitching about.Atleast their family is enjoying their 4th while you broke bumbitchass is f****** your pc as usual.Get A F***** Life Ok.LOSERS and this blonde beyotch is and always will be a Non Mother F****** Factor.Every Bey post here his d*** up the ass punkass come running talking s***.Lmao I hope The Carters Get Even Richer.F*** You Lame Sack Of Dog Shits….Y’all talk about her album is a flop yet she’s still The BADDEST B**** IN THE INDUSTRY….NOW DO WHAT YOU DO BEST AND KEEP SUCKING D**** FOR A LIVING

    • POP ROYALTY ( Révolution) July 5, 2012

      Cool story bro , and then U BOOM.

      you Exploded ?!

  32. GREG July 5, 2012

    who are these white women?…

    • Lax July 5, 2012

      Witches of the South…..and the grapes First Family…

  33. antertain July 5, 2012

    I ain’t gonna lie the 1st person who drew my attention in this pic was Ms Tina!


  34. LORD July 5, 2012

    ^^ B**** who is obsessed with me i see u.

    keep doing your thing , i love the attention :mrgreen:



    a LAME-ASS comment, IMO. Specially after we laughed at you and @SUCIDE’s proper reading skills.

    Keep it up I love attention???

    Doesn’t that remind you of your fave, ATTENTION-SEEKING W****?

    I’m not gonna chill with you for days and weeks dude, but seriously, buy new glasses, man.

    Even Rihanna doesn’t make that mistake, even when she’s drunk on BOBBY BLAKE’s c**.

    AT LEAST, Rihanna can READ. “I just got laid” – “Black c*** tastes GREAT!!” – “I miss you CB’s tiny boogie” – ETC ETC and ETC..

    B**** said “Your Lessor >>FAVE’S<< Family". Not the IRRELEVANCE that is YOUR lame ass Egyptian family. I mean, WHO'd give a F*** about YOUR family?

    It wasn't annoying. It wasn't degrading. It wasn't funny. It was f****** EMBARRASSING to read your comment.

    • POP ROYALTY ( Révolution) July 5, 2012

      so u cared to read my comment ?

      good for you :mrgreen:

      • LORD July 5, 2012

        Oh Alphabet!

      • LORD July 5, 2012

        It’s not a “Caring to Read Comments” game, is it?

    • Benron July 5, 2012

      B****, Rihanna said she got “leid” as in someone gave her a f****** LEI in hawaii, she never said the rest of that so.

      Rihanna does not know Bobby blake, who is he?

      • LORD July 5, 2012

        a Gay/Interracial pornstar..

  35. LORD July 5, 2012

    Say I don’t get it…

    “no one in my family got f***** and got pregnant at 16 y.o like a f*****’ homeless cat in the street. and be someone’s

    else shadow for the rest of her life.”

    They’re from the US, baby, not Iran, FYI. and When the woman got f***** and pregnant she was 16, not 8. So I don’t

    see nothing shameful here.

    and Then, how do you know no one in your family got f***** at 16 and filled the entire MIDDLE EAST with her cat-


    How do WE know?

    .. .. ..

    “no one in my family steal ppl’s performances and looks and credits and say it’s their own.”

    Neither here. She STEALS people’s performances + looks + creadits and makes shitload of money out of them. IT’S

    2012 PEOPLE. Who cares if you steal s*** or it’s for your own?


    People say s*** like “She steals” and “Her husband was a drug addict” like we should be ASHAMED now?

    GO B. STEAL all you wanna STEAL, and EAT IT.

    .. .. ..

    “no one in my family is inspired by youtube.”

    But someone in your family, who is you, should get some ENGLISH lessons FROM YOUTUBE. Because you look like

    nothing but some 12yrs Kandy-Tits Perry stan. But who gives a f***.

    B**** wasn’t INSPIRED by YouTube, she STOLEN from YouTube for her “Single Ladies” video which was a worldwide

    smash, and one of the very best videos of the past decade, and maybe all-time.

    WHO dared to say s*** about her face to face?

    She said it and rubbed the s*** in EVERYONE’S FACE. “YES I stolen it”.

    WHO could stop her?


    People she stolen it from, they could do nothing much better than suck a big filthy black d***, before going to sleep

    EARLY. While she was getting her VMA’s.

    .. .. ..

    “no one in my family has a white friend that can call them n***** in their faces and to still be friends with them.”

    Being a “N****” is something she’s always been PROUD OF. Beyonce is a HOODRAT, before being a successful

    icon, and she knows it. She ACTS black, TALKS black, and SINGS R&B.

    Hell, even ME I wish I was black.

    BEYONCE is a BLACK PERSON = A N****.

    SHE feels PROUD when they call her that.

    So I don’t see why YOU mad here. You’re an ARABIAN MAN from another half of this planet, and for some reason,

    mad at an AMERICAN GIRL calling another African-AMERICAN GIRL “n****”.

    Isn’t that S***** as HELL?

    .. .. ..

    “no woman in my family let her man leave her ass and have another baby from another woman at age 50+”

    It’s called : طلاق

    Ever heard of it?

    NOTHING ILLEGAL, though.

    You leave the woman you’ve been married to for ages, then you can go marry to ANOTHER WOMAN and nothing

    stops you from HAVING A BABY from her.

    I don’t see how it’s a big crime here.

    .. .. ..

    “no man in my family kicked my friends out of my group just cuz they got sick.”

    The same “friends” who filed a lawsuite on her two years later because they FELT that “Survivor” was a diss track???

    Then f*** it.

    .. .. ..

    “no woman in my family will buy an entire hospital floor close all the cameras , tell the staff to turn in their cell-phones ,

    and prevent other people from seeing their kids just cuz she’s giving birth.”

    Again, it only made me feel like “Damn, I stan for a beast lady who has all that fierceness”. I don’t know what are you

    making fun of.

    .. .. ..

    • POP ROYALTY ( Révolution) July 5, 2012

      is that u beyonce ? really now ?

      i stan for a beast lady who has all that fierceness ? really beyonce ?

      • LORD July 5, 2012

        Says a Rihanna Nazy member who thinks Rihanna >>>>> Beyonce because she has more U.S. #1 singles.

      • POP ROYALTY ( Révolution) July 5, 2012

        B**** do Not talk as if u know me. don’t act smart and get gone.

    • LORD July 5, 2012

      her husband was a drug dealer*

      • POP ROYALTY ( Révolution) July 5, 2012

        good to know , what a good father with a great story to tell.

      • LORD July 5, 2012

        You know that I was just correcting my comment, not telling your ass a “story”

      • LORD July 5, 2012

        F*** it, tho

  36. Fila back July 5, 2012

    They look like zombies

  37. skintightjeans July 5, 2012

    You heauxs are sooooo mad! I swear!

  38. Benron July 5, 2012

    Do not turn this into a Beyonce/Rihanna debate.. Beyonce is (To the tune of Rihanna’s 2010 album filler) FADIN, FADIN ,FADING FA-FA–FEH-AY-DING AWAY, AWAY, AWAY, AWAY! Nobody wants to see her old ass anymore, (except for her surrogate because she needs beyonce’s check to get by).

    Ya’ll talk about “16 grammies” and all that s***, That was the damn past, you cannot bring up the past as if it reflects her current career when it hasn’t in the past 4 years she has “Made 1 album, (2.7 million copies sold worlwide) performed a 10-date tour called revel and induced heart attacks on her psycho stans, and logged on to

    Rihanna went on 3 sucsessful tours, released 3 sucsessful albums (Loud being SUPER sucsessful), won at least 50 awards, woman of the year and other things.

    The only reason Beyonce gets so much hype is cuz racist white folks use her as their “token black girl” to seem unbiased, but Rihanna is now their token black girl so sit down.

    • LORD July 5, 2012

      “Ya’ll talk about “16 grammies” and all that s***, That was the damn past, you cannot bring up the past as if it […]”

      That makes Kandy-Tits Perry >>>>> Michael Jackson!

      Because F*** the hundereds of millions he’d sold, Kandy-Tits Perry has been scoring #1’s on the legendary that is Billboard Hot100 for three years almost, while MJ’s OLD ass was DYING.

      Man, with that, Ke$ha >>>>> Whitney Huston!!!!!

      Take a damn seat for Dear God’s sake.

    • LORD July 5, 2012

      and Please, RIHANNA is now their TBG?

      HOW YOU DARE talk that lame s***?

      Did you forget how your fave SPAT IN THE FACE OF R&B/HIP-HOP MUSIC and look what she’s doing now?

      Wearing a colorful wig and recording DANCE-POP. ZERO difference from what Nicki Minaj or Katy Perry are doing.

      BTW, “RihTurdDead R” will never be considered a successful album as long as you’re sitting that fat ass in a Rihanna-stanning desk and saying s*** like “4 was a flop”.

  39. LORD July 5, 2012


    2…Push Up on Me
    3…Don’t Stop the Music
    4…Breakin’ Dishes
    5…Shut Up and Drive
    6…Hate That I Love You
    7…Say It
    8…Sell Me Candy
    9…Lemme Get That
    11…Question Existing
    12…Good Girl Gone Bad
    + 13…Cry
    + 13…Cry
    + 14…Haunted
    1…Umbrella (featuring Jay-Z) [Seamus Haji & Paul Emanuel Remix]
    2…Shut Up and Drive (The Wideboys Club Remix)
    3…Breakin’ Dishes (Soul Seekerz Remix)
    4…Don’t Stop the Music (The Wideboys Club Mix)
    5…Question Existing (The Wideboys Club Mix)
    6…Hate That I Love You (featuring Ne-Yo) [K-Klassic Remix]
    7…Push Up on Me (Moto Blanco Club Mix)
    8…Good Girl Gone Bad (Soul Seekerz Remix)
    9…Haunted (Steve Mac Classic Mix)
    10…Say It (Soul Seekerz Mix)
    11…Cry (Steve Mac Classic Mix)
    12…SOS (Digital Dog Remix)
    1…Umbrella (Live from AOL Sessions)
    2…Shut Up and Drive (Live from AOL Sessions)
    3…Unfaithful (Live from AOL Sessions)
    4…Behind the Scenes (from AOL Sessions)
    5…AOL with Rihanna (Interview)
    7…Don’t Stop the Music (music video)


    2…Push Up on Me
    3…Don’t Stop the Music
    4…Breakin’ Dishes
    5…Shut Up and Drive
    6…Hate That I Love You
    7…Say It
    8…Sell Me Candy
    9…Lemme Get That
    11…Question Existing
    12…Good Girl Gone Bad
    14…Take a Bow
    15…If I Never See Your Face Again (feat. Maroon 5)
    + 16…Cry

    UK DVD:
    + The Good Girl Gone Bad Tour (Behind the Scenes)
    + 16…Cry
    + 17…Hanuted
    + 16…Hate That I Love You (feat. Hins Cheung)
    + 16…Hate That I Love You (Spanish version feat. David Bisbal)
    16…Take a Bow
    17…Don’t Stop the Music
    1…Umbrella (music video)
    2…Rihanna Bonus DVD Chapter 2
    3…Rihanna Bonus DVD Chapter 3
    4…Rihanna Bonus DVD Chapter 4
    5…Rihanna Reloaded DVD Chapter 5


    1…Umbrella (featuring Jay-Z) [Seamus Haji & Paul Emanuel]
    2…Disturbia (Jody den Broeder)
    3…Shut Up and Drive (The Wideboys)
    4…Don’t Stop the Music (Jody den Broeder)
    5…Take a Bow (Tony Moran & Warren Rigg)
    6…Breakin’ Dishes (Soul Seekerz)
    7…Hate That I Love You (featuring Ne-Yo) [K-Klassic]
    8…Question Existing (The Wideboys)
    9…Push Up on Me (Moto Blanco)
    10…Good Girl Gone Bad (Soul Seekerz)
    11…Say It (Soul Seekerz)
    12…Umbrella (featuring Jay-Z) [Lindberg Palace]

    and How much did it sell again?

    COMBINED, NEAR ten million copies.

    While look at the WINNING that is Dangerously in Love. Without releasing 10.000.000 DVD’s, Remixes, Deluxe version and Exclusive editions, it has sold more than 11.5M copies so far!!!!!

    No wonder Rihanna ended up with like 6000$ in the bank for 2007!!!

  40. somali girl July 7, 2012

    I have also noticed solution solonge bleaches her skin. It doesn’t

    • BABY July 14, 2012


  41. BABY July 14, 2012

    She told U.S. Glamour magazine ‘Destiny’s Child was my band. I was nearly choking when I met Beyonce, but she is the nicest. I call her an alien because I’m like, “How do you do everything at once? You can’t be human.”’
    In the magazine interview Rita also revealed she thinks of Jay-Z as a brother but refused to open up on her rumoured relationship with reality TV star Rob Kardashian.

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  42. BABY July 14, 2012

    eatly side-stepping the question, the pretty blonde would only say that although Rob and hisfamous family live their lives in the public eye, she is essentially a private person.
    Rita is known for her trademark red lipstick and says she has no plans to change her look and will leave the industry looking the same as she does now.
    While most artists would baulk at the inevitable fame that comes with a successful career, Rita insists she doesn’t care as long as people listen to her music.
    The star is set to release her eagerly-awaited debut album ORA in September and previously promised it will ‘shock fans.’
    She said: ‘It’s going to be a shock, but in a good way.
    ‘It brings together a few different aspects of music I’ve loved and listened to growing up.
    Literally, I haven’t listened to just one style of music since I was little.’
    She added: ‘I love Little Dragon and The Vaccines, but then I love B.I.G. and TLC and Destiny’s Child, so you can expect variety.’
    ‘No Doubt was also a big influence on me.’

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  43. BABY July 14, 2012


    Photo: Wenn
    Solange Knowles is said to have warned her superstar sister Beyonce to stay well away from Kim Kardashian, who could tarnish her gleaming reputation.

    Kardashian might have to find herself a new BFF if Beyonce‘s sister gets her way. Solange Knowles has apparently put her foot down, telling B that she shouldn’t be hanging out with reality star Kim, who is only famous for her curvaceous body, leaked s** tape and reality TV show.

    Showbiz Spy have reported that Solange sees Beyonce as a mega-watt celebrity, famous for true talent, and shouldn’t let a trashy TV star like Kim get anywhere near her. They said:

    “In Solange’s eyes, Beyonce is a stand-out star, a premier singer of our time, whereas Kim is just a reality TV star who only got famous after a s** tape was leaked,” a source told American tabloid the National Enquirer.

    “So she called Beyonce out on it, and they had a fight over Kim. It culminated with Beyonce telling Solange she can be friends with whomever she wants.”

    We have to agree that Beyonce probably doesn’t need a friend like Kim. She’s always been strong willed – we wonder if she’ll see her sister’s point!

    Recent reports claim Kim has become a little overbearing in her desperation to be Beyonce’s new best friend, even splurging on a $5000 diamond-studded baby bracelet for Beyonce’s 6-month-old Blue Ivy. Kim then rather presumptuously personalized the trinket with the engraving “Love Auntie Kim”, even though she’s not related. No wonder Solange is angry!

    Showbiz Spy reported: “They have been friends for five minutes, but already Kim is trying to force herself into Beyonce’s life.

    “Beyonce was moved by the lavish gesture, but then she became suspicious of the grandiose ‘Auntie Kim’ engraving.

    “She thought it was over the top, considering she’s known Kim personally for such a short time. Despite Kim’s s** tape and bad marriages, Beyonce had been warming to her based on her charming demeanor and romance with Kanye, who’s a good friend. But she certainly doesn’t consider Kim family in any way, shape or form. And for Kim to suggest that closeness in a present for Blue Ivy really put Beyonce off.

    “She believes Kim is trying to buy her friendship through her daughter, and she’s cooling to their friendship. Right now, Beyonce is on her guard. She’s keeping her distance until she feels more trusting of Kim.”

    It all sounds a little cringe to us. With all the attention she receives, who’d have thought Kim Kardashian would need to buy friends?

    Girly day out: Here’s baby Blue Ivy out with mum Beyonce and her real auntie, Solange!

  44. BABY July 14, 2012

    The Keeping Up With The Kardashians reality star has developed a friendship with the Grammy award-winning singer in light of her new romance with Beyonce’s best friend, Kanye West.
    The pair have been spotted spending time together at Kanye and Jay-Z’s ‘Watch The Throne’ tour and most recently at the BET Awards, and Kim is even said to be bonding with Beyonce’s six-month-old daughter Blue Ivy.
    However, Beyonce’s younger sister Solange isn’t too pleased with the new friendship and told the singer exactly what she thinks.
    “In Solange’s eyes, Beyonce is a stand-out star, a premier singer of our time, whereas Kim is just a reality TV star who only got famous after a s** tape was leaked,” a source told the National Enquirer.
    “So she called Beyonce out on it, and they had a fight over Kim. It culminated with Beyonce telling Solange she can be friends with whomever she wants.”
    Should Beyonce become friends with whoever she wants or does Solo have a point?

  45. BABY July 14, 2012

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  46. BABY July 14, 2012

    RIHANNA has booked a yacht on the French Riviera for a week of romance and tear-ups with Drake.


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    The singer has splashed out £100,000 for a cruise around the Med in a bid to rekindle her romance with the rapper.

    Rihanna has been putting the final touches to the trip while in Barbados, where she’s been on holiday since her gran Dolly’s funeral.

    A source said: “Rihanna is determined to live life to the full following her grandma’s death and decided to give it another go with Drake.

    “In the past he’d moan that she wouldn’t commit and was working all the time. But she’s up for trying again.

    “They’re meeting up on a plush yacht in Cannes next week and will then spend a week cruising around the Med.

    “Rihanna wants to travel down through Italy and go to the most romantic places she’s seen online.

    “It’s just what she needs after an incredibly tough few months — however, they also know how to party.

    “They’ll be joined on the yacht by a few friends, who plan to sink a lot of champagne on the trip.”

  47. RIHANNA July 14, 2012

    Rihanna is planning to sail away with her ex-lover Drake in a bid to rekindle their relationship.

    The singer is reportedly sparing no expense to win back the heart of the rapper she has previously been linked to – splashing out on a £100,000 cruise around the French Riviera.

    The summer jaunt is set to be the perfect pick-me-up for the pop singer following the recent death of her beloved grandmother.

    A source tells The Sun: “Rihanna is determined to live life to the full following her grandma’s death and decided to give it another go with Drake. In the past he’d moan that she wouldn’t commit and was working all the time. But she’s up for trying again. They’re meeting up on a plush yacht in Cannes next week and will then spend a week cruising around the Med.”

    The source adds: “Rihanna wants to travel down through Italy and go to the most romantic places she’s seen online. It’s just what she needs after an incredibly tough few months – however, they also know how to party. They’ll be joined on the yacht by a few friends, who plan to sink a lot of champagne on the trip.”

    The romantic cruise is bound to upset Rihanna’s ex Chris Brown, who was hit in the face with a bottle during a fight at New York hotspot W.i.P. last month, which erupted when tension between his entourage and Drake’s boiled over.

    Reports suggested Chris sent Drake a bottle of champagne to show he had no hard feelings over their shared love for Rihanna, but the peace offering was allegedly rejected by the rapper, who is said to have sent back an insulting note which made reference to the Umbrella beauty.

  48. RIHANNA July 14, 2012

    Chris Brown has warned ex-girlfriend Rihanna to curb her wild behaviour or she could end up dead like Amy Winehouse.

    Chris Brown has warned Rihanna to curb her wild behaviour.

    The 23-year-old singer reportedly texted his singer ex-girlfriend to urge her to cut down her alcohol consumption and partying.

    The 24-year-old was seen drinking beer on the day of her grandmother’s funeral and while taking a break in the Caribbean this week as well and smoking suspicious-looking cigarettes.

    A source close to Chris, who admitted brutally beating his former partner in 2009, said her is very concerned she will end up dead like Amy Winehouse.

    The friend told website “Chris was really, really worried about her when he heard she was up drinking and partying by herself.

    “So he just wanted to reach out to her and show a little support, you know?”

    He said Chris had sent her an SMS message telling her to “cut out all that drinking”, but Rihanna had not yet replied.

    The source continued to explain that there “isn’t any love lost between them at all”.

    He added: “He’s just being a man and being responsible, making sure she’s all right.”

    She stoked rumours she could still take Chris back by posting a mystery picture on twitter, showing a handwritten note with the words “still waiting” and a heart.

    Rihanna added the caption: “Time heals all, and heels hurt to wait in.”

  49. RIHANNA July 14, 2012

    Girls, they run the world. Just take a look at the Forbes list of highest-paid stars under 30 and you can’t help but notice that it is dominated by some of the biggest female performers on the planet, from Taylor Swift to Lady Gaga, Rihanna and Katy Perry.
    Topping the list is 22-year-old Swift, who Forbes estimates pulled down $57 million between May 2011 and May 2012. At a time when singles rules, Swift is the rare artist who can be counted on to sell millions of albums, with each of her three releases to date moving at least four million copies a piece. The bulk of her cash, though, comes from her sold-out concerts, which take in an average of $1 million per night, as well as her endorsement work for CoverGirl makeup.
    Hot on her heels is Justin Bieber, 18, who banked $55 million thanks to 12 million in album sales since 2009 and is the only male in the top five. Not only does his bankroll grow from his album sales, concert appearances and endorsements for Proactiv, but Bieber is also a savvy entrepreneur who has made investments in a number of tech start-ups including Spotify, Enflick, Tinychat and Stamped.

    Though she recently filed suit against her former accountants, Rihanna, 24, reportedly raked in $53 million, much of it as a result of her 85-show world tour and sales from the Talk That Talk album. She also gets paid via endorsement deals with Vita Coco coconut water and Nivea lotion and took in millions more through her Reb’l Fleur fragrance.
    One of the hardest-working women in show business, Lady Gaga, 26, hit the #4 slot with $52 million. With less live dates over the months tabulated in the survey, Mother Monster dropped down from her #1 position last year ($90 million), but still made serious dough thanks to payments from her past hits, sales of Born This Way and endorsement deals with everyone from Polaroid to Virgin Mobile and Viva Glam.
    Katy Perry, 27, rounded out the top five with $45 million through a combination of strong album and single sales and $60 million in grosses from her California Dreams Tour.
    The rest of the top 10: Adele ($35 million), Kristen Stewart ($34.5 million), Lil Wayne ($27 million), Taylor Lautner ($26.5 million) and Robert Pattinson ($26.5 million).
    Forbes calculated the stars’ earnings by taking into account album and concert sales, movie gigs, endorsement and ad work and profit participation. The estimates were tabulated by talking to managers, agents, lawyers and other entertainment industry experts.

  50. RIHANNA July 14, 2012

    Forbes has released a list of the highest earning celebrities under 30 and Taylor Swift, Rihanna and Katy Perry are among the celebs featured. Which isn’t surprising when you think about how many collective singles these ladies have released in the past year alone.
    Swift tops the list, with an estimated $57 million earned between May 2011 and May 2012. So, that’s pretty good for a 22 year old. These earnings come from Swift’s album sales, her sold-out concerts (which average $1 million per night) and her endorsement deal with CoverGirl. Forbes notes that Swift is one of the rare musicians who still rakes in a lot of dough for album sales since most musicians earn cash from singles these days. Each of Swift’s three discs has sold in the ballpark of four million copies.
    But lest you get too impressed with Swift’s high earning at a young age, coming in right behind her on the list is, of course, Justin Bieber. The 18-year-old pop star earned 55 million bucks, also thanks to album sales and concert income. Bieber also adds to his cash with his Proactiv endorsement deal as well as investments in a number of tech start-ups, including Spotify, Enflick, Tinychat and Stamped.
    Rihanna’s $53 million comes from similar sources, including her 85-show world tour and Talk That Talk album sales. The singer has her own endorsement deals with Vita Coco coconut water and Nivea lotion, and has a fragrance called Reb’l Fleur that has apparently made millions. Who knew.
    Other high earners include Lady Gaga with $52 million, Perry with $45 million, Adele with $35 million, Kristen Stewart with $34.5 million, Lil Wayne with $27 million, Taylor Lautner with $26.5 million and Robert Pattinson with $26.5 million. Which tells us that if you are not a musician you better have starred in a Twilight film in order to top this list.
    How did Forbes come up with these numbers? The magazine writes, “To determine who the highest-paid celebrities under 30 are, we considered album and concert sales, movie paydays, profit participation, endorsements and advertising work. We talked to managers, agents, lawyers and other in-the-know folks to come up with our estimates. We did not deduct for agent fees or the expenses related to being a celebrity. We did not include athletes on this year’s list, although they are included in the Celebrity 100.”
    Are you surprised by this list? Does it make you feel really unaccomplished that a teenager like Bieber earned that much in only a year? Tell us your thoughts in the comments.

  51. RIHANNA July 14, 2012

    Get an exclusive extended peek at our brand new fashion show.

    Styled to Rock is a 10-part series that will be premiering this August exclusively on Sky Living HD.

    Fronted by a panel of mentors personally hand-picked by Rihanna herself, the team will feature Lysa Cooper, who has styled some of the Rihanna’s most striking and most talked about outfits; British designer Henry Holland, who runs the hugely successful House of Holland; and Girls Aloud’s Nicola Roberts, who created her own Dainty Doll make-up range.

    Styled To Rock premieres this August on Sky Living HD – don’t miss a thing by setting up a never miss reminder now.

    Are you excited about Styled To Rock? Let us know on the Sky Living Facebook page, tweet us @StyledToRock, follow us on Pinterest or sign up to our daily newsletter.

    And keep an eye on the dedicated show page to find out more details about this hot fashion project, as soon as they’re announced.

  52. RIHANNA July 14, 2012

    Rihanna’s “Where Have You Been” retreats 5-6 on the Hot 100, although it gains on Radio Songs (4-4; 116 million, up 5%) and On-Demand Songs (17-18; 423,000, up 10%). It’s a non-mover at No. 9 on Digital Songs (102,000, down 7%).

    It has also jumped one spot up on Pop Songs where it’s currently #3!

    Rihanna Navy! Make sure to purchase it on iTunes and request! Since the radio is finally catching it up there’s still a chance to do better!

  53. RIHANNA July 14, 2012

    When Chris Brown claimed his second No. 1 debut on the Billboard 200 this week, he also logged an unexpected accomplishment. The singer/songwriter became the second R&B hitmaker in a month to bow at No. 1 with a comparably soft launch.

    Chris Brown, ‘Fortune’: Track-By-Track | Usher, ‘Looking 4 Myself’: Track-By-Track

    Brown’s fifth studio album, “Fortune,” sold 135,000 first-week copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. That sum is half of the 270,000 units that launched “F.A.M.E.,” the artist’s 2011 album, atop the Billboard 200 – and gave Brown his first No. 1 debut. Four weeks ago, RCA labelmate Usher came in at No. 1 with 128,000 for his latest, “Looking 4 Myself.” That figure marked a significant 61% slide from the 329,000 first-week sales for his last full-length album, 2010’s No. 1-debuting “Raymond v Raymond.”

    While overall album sales are down 3.2% from last year, bright spots have still dotted the landscape. Nicki Minaj’s sophomore set, “Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded,” and Carrie Underwood’s “Blown Away” bowed with a healthy 253,000 and 267,000, respectively. And more recently, Justin Bieber’s “Believe” served up 374,000 in sales for a No. 1 debut on the Billboard 200.

    However, given the hit-churning stature of Usher and Brown and their highly anticipated sets — two summer flagship releases under the newly restructured RCA Music Group — their resulting opening sales frames raise a few questions. Are Usher and Brown, with their pop- and dance-leaning album tracks, alienating their core audiences? Are segmented singles targeting multiple formats fostering confusion instead of album sales? Or is this just another sign of the times in a singles-dominant, consolidating industry? While RCA executives couldn’t be reached for comment, several executives from radio and retail did weigh in on the matter.

    Derrick “DC” Corbett, director of urban operations for Clear Channel’s New Orleans cluster of stations that includes R&B/hip-hop WQUE, suggests that the Usher and Brown albums may not provide enough material for their core R&B fans. Brown performed “Turn Up the Music” and “Don’t Wake Me Up” at the recent BET Awards – two songs that aren’t being played on R&B/hip-hop radio. Of the five songs released prior to “Fortune’s” debut, only “Strip” became a hit, reaching No. 3 on Billboard’s Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. “Sweet Love” topped out at No. 27 while “Till I Die” rises 37-27 this week.

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    While Usher’s “Climax” spent 11 weeks atop Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, it peaked at No. 36 after only three weeks on the Mainstream Top 40 chart. Conversely, his pop-focused “Scream” isn’t being heard on R&B/hip-hop radio even as it reached the top 10 on Mainstream Top 40. Another album track, “Lemme See” with Rick Ross, rises 5-3 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs.

    “There’s nothing wrong with growing creatively or crossing over,” Corbett says. “But you also have to superserve your audience. The same audience that built you is the one you have to stay consistent with. You can get away with a ‘Yeah 3X’ and a ‘DJ Got Us Fallin’ in Love,’ but that can’t be the crux of your album. You can’t leave your core shaking their heads.”

    Indeed, last time out, Brown’s “F.A.M.E.” catapulted him back into the limelight – and a first-time Grammy Award – thanks to a solid foundation of R&B hits that included “Deuces,” “Look at Me Now” and “B.S.” Likewise, Usher’s last album was propelled by such R&B-focused hits as “Papers” and “Hey Daddy (Daddy’s Home)” before he dropped the full-throttle pop/dance track “OMG,” a hit on both the Mainstream Top 40 and Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop airplay charts.

    Acknowledging that first-week physical sales for both artists’ new albums fell well below projections, an urban buyer for a major chain notes that the gap between releasing singles and the album’s arrival may have played a harmful role. “Labels want that traction at radio. But sometimes it’s too long in between or an album is pushed back, then labels miss the key time to release the album. But scanning 100,000 first-week nowadays is still good.”

    Dedry Jones, of Chicago’s Music Experience store, says, “If you’re releasing singles so far in advance of the album and people are buying all of those on iTunes, what’s the reason to buy the albums?”

    Others contend that first-week sales aside, Usher’s and Brown’s standing as key R&B format artists remains strong. “Both of these artists are part of my core rotation,” Perry Broadcasting VP of radio programming Terry Monday says. “It’s still early, and honestly nothing to be alarmed about. The industry is changing. Album sales overall aren’t going to be the huge numbers they used to be.”

    Neke Howse, PD of WKYS Washington, D.C., agrees. “Between the economy and this changing industry, it’s a sign of the times,” she says. “But both of these artists will be fine, and their albums will do OK.”

  54. BEYONCE July 14, 2012

    ADAM Levine hates Chris Brown — and he’s not afraid to make his feelings known.

    The Maroon 5 star is said to loathe the singer because of the way he treated ex-girlfriend Rihanna.

    “Adam hates Chris Brown,” a source told Star magazine.

    “And he has no problem telling people that.”

    Sources say Adam’s anti-Chris feelings are so strong that they’re affecting his work as a judge on The Voice, which recently began filming its third season.

    “Adam flat-out told the guy he would have chosen him if he hadn’t sung a Chris Brown song,” the insider says. “He said some people might be over what Chris did, but he isn’t and never will be.

    “Adam didn’t need to let his personal opinions of Chris affect his judgment.

    “It was actually really inappropriate and immature for him to refuse to choose the singer based on the original artist.”

  55. BEYONCE July 14, 2012

    A Jay-Z lawsuit seeks $7 million in allegedly unpaid royalties over the iconic Roc-A-Fella Records logo.

    It’s apparently been a hard-knock life for New York City clothing designer Dwayne Walker, who claims he came up with the Roc-A-Fella design when the record label began making its mark in 1995, the New York Daily News reports.

    But despite an alleged deal, the designer claims he’s been short-changed by Jay-Z and the other fellas behind Roc-A-Fella.

    The Jay-Z lawsuit alleges the rapper and his ex-partners at Roc-A-Fella agreed to pay Dwayne Walker $3,500 for his logo design, along with 2% royalties from all products that carry the logo, until 2015, the New York Post reports.

    To date, those royalties amount to at least $7 million, the designer’s lawsuit alleges.

    Walker claims copyright infringement in his suit, filed in Manhattan Federal Court. “The logo has become universally recognized as an iconic symbol of Jay-Z, one of the most successful recording artists in the history of popular music,” the suit states, according to the Daily News.

    Without more details about the actual Rock-A-Fella/Jay-Z lawsuit, however, it’s not clear how the copyright infringement claim might fare in court.

    In general, an artistic work like a logo design is automatically protected by copyright. The creator of the work has the exclusive right to reproduce or redistribute the artwork, or even license it to others.

    But if an artist designs a logo for a company as an independent contractor, the company may technically own the copyright. It depends on the parties’ agreement, which in the Rock-A-Fella case has not been publicly disclosed.

    Roc-A-Fella is now owned by Universal Music Group, but it’s not clear how that plays into Dwayne Walker’s Jay-Z lawsuit. Jay-Z’s publicist did not respond to requests for comment by the Daily News.

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  56. BEYONCE July 14, 2012

    Jay-Z is doing it big for the launch of Brooklyn’s Barclays Center this fall. Hov has added another three shows to his five performance dates already announced, now bringing the grand total to 8.

    Jigga will now rock out October 1, 5 and 6, as well as his previously announced dates: September 28-30 and October 3-4. Roc Nation made the announcement Thursday (July 13), bringing the total to a whopping eight nights.

    The Barclays will house the former New Jersey Nets, who will make their debut as the Brooklyn Nets this fall at the start of the 2013-14 NBA season, but the new sports and entertainment venue is also gearing up to host concerts by Justin Bieber, Barbra Streisand and Neil Young in the coming year. Fittingly, it will be Jay-Z who will christen the building on opening day. (Hov is not only a minority owner of the Nets, but also director of Brooklyn Arena LLC, the company that owns Barclays.)

    In an effort to accommodate fans who may not be able to afford the usual concert-going experience, Hov will be pricing more than 7,000 tickets under $30, for each of the five shows. “I’m going to open the building with a concert — or a couple of concerts, actually,” Jay-Z told Fox’s “Good Day New York” last September, though he never confirmed the number of shows. “It’s going to be more than about basketball; it’s an entertainment arena.”

    There’s no telling what Jay has planned for any of the five dates, but conventional wisdom tells you that he will make his homecoming more than memorable. Jay started out as an underground rapper in the borough’s Marcy Projects back in the 1980s and once lived in the area’s 560 State Street. He has since gone on to become one of music’s biggest draws, releasing revered albums such as 1996’s Reasonable Doubt, 2001’s The Blueprint and last year’s Watch the Throne with Kanye West.

    Tickets for all eight concerts will go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. and will be available through Ticketmaster or the Barclays website.

  57. BEYONCE July 14, 2012

    The star is set to release her eagerly-awaited debut album ORA in September and promised it will ‘shock fans.’
    She said: ‘It’s going to be a shock, but in a good way.
    ‘It brings together a few different aspects of music I’ve loved and listened to growing up.
    Literally, I haven’t listened to just one style of music since I was little.’
    She added: ‘I love Little Dragon and The Vaccines, but then I love B.I.G. and TLC and Destiny’s Child, so you can expect variety.’
    ‘No Doubt was also a big influence on me while making this record, so you’re going to hear all the ins and outs of those kind of genres.’

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  58. bey hive July 14, 2012

    Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter (née Beyoncé Giselle Knowles; September 4, 1981), known mononymously as Beyoncé ( /biˈjɒnseɪ/ bee-YON-say), is an American singer, songwriter, record producer and actress. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, she enrolled in various performing arts schools and was first exposed to singing and dancing competitions as a child. Knowles rose to fame in the late 1990s as the lead singer of the R&B girl group Destiny’s Child, one of the world’s best-selling girl groups of all time. During the hiatus of Destiny’s Child, Knowles released her debut solo album, Dangerously in Love, in 2003, which spawned two number-one singles on the Billboard Hot 100–“Crazy in Love” and “Baby Boy”–and became one of the most successful albums of that year, earning her a then record-tying five Grammy Awards. Following the disbandment of Destiny’s Child in 2005, Knowles released her second solo album, B’Day, in 2006, which spawned the top 10 singles “Déjà Vu”, “Irreplaceable” and “Beautiful Liar”. Her third solo album I Am… Sasha Fierce (2008), spawned the hit singles “If I Were a Boy”, “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)”, “Halo” and “Sweet

  59. bey hive July 14, 2012

    Buzz acts come and go, but the pertinent feeling amongst those that have heard the results of Rita Ora’s knockout first round in the recording studio as a bona fide solo star, accompanied by a blue chip roster of production hands, is that the effect she has locally is about to translate to the upper terrains of the global pop market. A composite of street-smarts of the metropolitan life she was schooled in and pure, urgent, otherworldly star quality, she makes for a brilliantly contradictory mix.

  60. b July 14, 2012

    4 is the fourth studio album by American recording artist Beyoncé Knowles, released through Columbia Records on June 24, 2011. Three weeks before its scheduled release, 4 had leaked onto the Internet. The twelve-song set (eighteen on the deluxe edition) marks the first release by Knowles since separating professionally with father and manager, Mathew, in March 2011. In 2010, Knowles took a break from her career to rest and gain perspective. During the hiatus, Knowles dedicated herself to enjoying the everyday things in life, which she says reignited her creativity and became a source of inspiration. Knowles also drew inspiration from Fela Kuti, Earth, Wind & Fire, Lionel Richie, with additional influences from The Jackson 5, New Edition, Florence and the Machine, Adele, and Prince, among others.
    Knowles allowed herself the artistic freedom to record songs in which she wanted the melody and lyrics to come together naturally. She mixed the 1970s R&B, the 1990s rock ‘n’ roll as well as her hip hop character and used a lot of horns to create a new and broader sound with musical changes, bridges, vibrata, live instrumentation, and classic songwriting. Knowles’ main objective was to bring back the emotion, live instruments and soul music, which according to her, were missing out of the music industry. Allowing herself to belt out some ballads featured on the track-listing of 4 which she described as “a labor of love” Knowles further explained that she used a lot of the brassiness and grittiness in her voice that people had heard in her live performances, however, not necessarily on her studio material.
    The record is predominately a R&B and pop music album; critics noted a predominant late 1970s and early 1980s R&B and soul music influences. 4 takes on matters of the heart with a mixture of ballads, mid- and up-tempos. For the lyrics, Knowles collaborated a slew of staffwriters. Common themes in the album include womanhood and monogamy. Upon its release, 4 received generally positive reviews from critics, who viewed it as a progression from Knowles’ previous albums and commended its mid-tempo musical style, understated production, and her vocal performance. However, some criticized its ballads and songwriting. In the United States, the album debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart, selling 310,000 copies in its first week. It also became a number-one chart hit in several other countries.
    Preceding the album’s release, lead single “Run the World (Girls)” was released for digital download worldwide on April 21, 2011. The single was rushed for release after an early demo leaked on April 18, 2011. “Best Thing I Never Had” was released on June 1, 2011, as the album’s second single. “Countdown” was released as the third single in the US, it was sent to US mainstream and rhythmic radio on October 4, 2011. “Love on Top” was released as the fourth single in December 2011. “End of Time” was released as the fifth single in the United Kingdom in April 2012.

  61. b July 14, 2012

    Commercial performance
    On its first day of sales, 4 shipped more than 10,000 copies in Poland,[126] more than 120,000 copies in Brazil,[129] and sold around 32,000 in the United Kingdom on its first day itself.[189] According to The Official Charts Company data, 4’s opening day sales were more than the combined sales of its three nearest challengers, being Adele’s 21 (2011), Lady Gaga’s Born This Way (2011), and Adele’s first studio album 19 (2008) for that day.[189] After a complete week of sales, 4 debuted atop the UK Albums Chart on July 4, 2011, with first-week sales of 89,211,[190] In its second week of release, 4 remained atop the chart, selling 44,929 copies.[191] In 2011 it was the 18th best selling album in the UK, selling 451,000 copies.[192] It was also the fourth biggest selling R&B / hip hop album of 2011 in the UK.[193] For the week commencing July 4, 2011, 4 opened at number two on the Australian ARIA Albums chart, giving Knowles her highest ever chart debut on that chart,[194] and started at number one on its urban chart.[195] 4 debuted at number three on the Canadian Albums Chart selling 8,700 copies in its first week,[196] and at number two in France selling 12,393 copies in its first week.[197] According to the Japanese music charting site Oricon, the album debuted at number ten, selling 18,984 copies for the week ending July 11, 2011.[198]
    In the United States, 4 debuted at number one on the Billboard 200, with first-week sales of 310,000 copies.[199] This gave Knowles her fourth consecutive solo debut at the top of the chart and makes her the second female artist and third artist overall, to have her first four studio albums debut atop the Billboard 200.[199] 4’s first-week sales became Knowles’ lowest sales start with a studio album to date.[199] However, Keith Caulfield of Billboard magazine commented that the album was not released during the festive season and that Knowles was so far lacking a hit single, which could help explain the album’s softer entry.[199] Its lead single, “Run the World (Girls)” peaked at No. 29 on the Billboard Hot 100 – the first time the first single from a Knowles’ studio set has missed the top ten. He finally added that “4’s bow is pretty big for 2011. It marks the third-largest sales week of the year, after the [number one] bows of Lady Gaga’s Born This Way and Adele’s 21.”[199] 4 became the ninth solely-numerical titles (including roman numerals) to have reigned since the chart launched as a weekly survey the week of March 24, 1956.[200] In its second week, the album remained at number one on the Billboard 200, despite an 63% sales decrease, selling 115,000 copies. It hence became the first album by Knowles to top the Billboard 200 albums chart for more than one week.[201] On August 1, 2011, the album was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), for shipments of one million copies to retail stores.[202] For the week ending September 10, 2011, 4 fell to number 12 on the US Billboard 200,[203] after having spent eight consecutive week in the top 10 positions.[204] However, after Knowles’ performance at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards, 4 registered an 87% rise in sales, allowing it to re-enter the top 10 of the US Billboard 200 at number seven, selling 39,000 copies for the week ending September 17, 2011.[205] As of February 2012, 4 has sold 1,135,700 copies in the United States.[206]

  62. ahahhah July 14, 2012

    beyonce is a legend

  63. ahahhah July 14, 2012

    catching up with rihanna

  64. ahahhah July 14, 2012

    I Am… Sasha Fierce is the third studio album by American R&B recording artist Beyoncé Knowles. The album was released in several countries starting on November 14, 2008 by Columbia Records, with a deluxe edition released simultaneously with the standard edition. The album was marketed in dual disc format, in which each disc represents a contrasting facet of Knowles’ personality and musical style. The first disc, I Am…, incorporates slow and midtempo introspective R&B and pop ballads, while the second disc, Sasha Fierce, named after Knowles’ on-stage alter ego, shifts focus to more uptempo dance that blend Europop and electropop genres. For the lyrics, Knowles worked with many staffwriters, with instrumentation by session musicians.
    Knowles credited her husband and rapper Jay-Z and jazz singer Etta James for inspiring her to effectively incorporate other genres and melodies into the album. Musically, I Am… drew inspiration from folk music and alternative rock, while blending acoustic guitar elements into the contemporary ballads. The tracks on the first disc were written and produced by Knowles, with assistance from Kenneth Edmonds, Christopher Stewart, Terius Nash, and Ryan Tedder. Sasha Fierce incorporated production and songwriting from Rodney Jerkins, Sean Garrett, and Solange. The album received mixed to positive reviews from music critics, with many commenting on the album’s failure to differentiate between Knowles and her alter-ego, something that would have been avoided in a one disc collection.
    I Am… Sasha Fierce debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart, having sold 482,000 units in its first week, becoming Knowles’ third consecutive US number-one solo album. It became a commercial success, earning at least fifteen platinum certifications in separate markets worldwide. As of March 2011, I Am… Sasha Fierce had sold over seven million copies worldwide, with its digital tracks alone having sold more than 15 million units globally. The album garnered eight Grammy Award nominations at the 52nd annual ceremony, eventually collecting five wins. To promote the album, Knowles made several award show and televised appearances across Europe and America, as well as embarking on the worldwide I Am… Tour.
    The album spawned several singles, some serving as international and stateside releases, while others were for promotional purposes. The two lead singles from I Am… Sasha Fierce, “If I Were a Boy” and “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)”, were both international chart toppers. The former topped the charts in over eight countries and reached number three on the Billboard Hot 100, while the latter peaked inside the top ten in several major music markets, becoming her fifth number one single on the Hot 100 chart. “Diva” and “Ego” were released as US-only singles, while “Halo” and “Sweet Dreams” were promoted internationally as the third and fourth singles respectively. “Broken-Hearted Girl” was released internationally as the fifth single and “Video Phone”, the final single, was released in November 2009.

  65. im done July 14, 2012

    I Am… Sasha Fierce made its first debut at number five on Japan’s Oricon international albums chart and subsequently moved to the top spot on the chart.[128] The album debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200, selling 482,000 units in its first week and giving Knowles her third consecutive number one album in the US.[129] Eventually, Knowles became the third female artist of the 2000s decade to have her first three albums debut at the top spot of the US Billboard 200 albums chart.[130] Having sold 1,459,000 copies in 6 weeks of release in 2008 alone,[131] I Am… Sasha Fierce emerged as the tenth best selling album of 2008 according to Billboard magazine.[132] With this achievement, Knowles eventually equaled Garth Brooks, Mariah Carey, and Shania Twain for placing an album in Nielsen SoundScan’s year-end top 10 for the fifth time.[133] The album later emerged as the second best selling album of 2009 in the US itself.[134] It has been certified double platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).[135] As of April 2011, the album has sold around 2.9 million copies in the United States according to Nielsen SoundScan.[136] In the United Kingdom, the album debuted at number ten on November 29, 2008, becoming Knowles’ lowest-debuting album despite having higher first week sales than her previous album, B’Day.[137] Following Knowles’ performance at the 2008 The X Factor finale with winner Alexandra Burke, the album moved up to number nine on December 27, 2008.[138] Due to the success of its singles in the United Kingdom and especially due to the success of “Sweet Dreams”, I Am… Sasha Fierce rose from number five to its highest peak of number two in its thirty-ninth week on the chart, which was the week of August 16, 2009.[139]

    Knowles performing “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)” in Berlin on the I Am… Tour, 2009
    In Ireland, I Am… Sasha Fierce debuted at number three,[140] making it Knowles’ second top three album in that country. It would later go to top the Irish charts for two consecutive weeks in early January 2009,[141][142] giving Knowles her second Irish number-one album.[143] In Australia, I Am… Sasha Fierce debuted at number nine in late November 2008[144] and peaked at number eight in early January 2009.[145] Following the success of singles “Sweet Dreams” and “Broken-Hearted Girl”, the album rebounded to a new peak of three on two separate occasions in October 2009 and it was certified triple-platinum on November 23, 2009.[146] In New Zealand, the album debuted at number 16 in late November 2008[147] and initially peaked at number six in early March 2009.[148] After growing popularity of its singles, especially “Sweet Dreams”, the album upped to a new peak of three on September 21, 2009.[149] The album was certified platinum on April 26, 2009, (after twenty-three weeks on the chart) shipping over 15,000 copies to retailers.[150] In Spain, the album debuted and peaked at number 7 on November 26, 2008,[151] and was certified platinum for shipment of over 60,000 copies on October 26, 2009.[152] The album went on to be certified diamond in Brazil.[153] After the 52nd Grammy Awards ceremony, I Am… Sasha Fierce either ascended several albums charts or re-entered others and set new peaks in countries such as Switzerland, Austria, and Portugal in February 2010.[154][155][156] After having peaked at number five on the Polish Albums Chart on February 8, 2009,[157] I Am… Sasha Fierce re-entered the chart at number one on August 28, 2011, that is nearly three years after its release in Poland.[158] As of March 2011, the album has sold over seven million copies worldwide.[159]

  66. im done July 14, 2012

    B’Day is the second studio album by American R&B recording artist Beyoncé Knowles, released on September 4, 2006 by Columbia Records in collaboration with Music World Music and Sony Urban Music. It was released to coincide with Knowles’ twenty-fifth birthday. The album was originally planned for a 2004 release as a follow-up to her debut album Dangerously in Love (2003). However, the project was put on hiatus due to the recording of Destiny’s Child’s final studio album, Destiny Fulfilled (2004), and her starring role in the film Dreamgirls (2006). While on vacation after filming Dreamgirls, Knowles began contacting various producers; she rented Sony Music Studios, and completed B’Day in three weeks. Most of the lyrical content of the album was inspired by Knowles’ role in the film. The album’s musical style ranges from 1970s–80s funk influences and balladry to urban contemporary elements such as hip hop and R&B. Live instrumentation was employed in recording most of the tracks as part of Knowles’ vision of creating a record using live instruments.
    Upon its release, B’Day received generally positive reviews from most music critics and has since earned Knowles several accolades, including the Grammy Award for Best Contemporary R&B Album at the 49th Grammy Awards. The album debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 chart, selling 541,000 copies in its first week, the highest debut-week sales of Knowles. The album has been certified triple platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America. It was also successful in international music markets and yielded six singles, including three commercial hits: “Déjà Vu”, “Irreplaceable” and “Beautiful Liar”. B’Day Anthology Video Album, which features thirteen music videos to accompany the songs, was released alongside the deluxe edition of B’Day. Knowles then embarked on her second solo concert tour in 2007, which she titled The Beyoncé Experience. A live album, The Beyoncé Experience Live, was released which featured footage from the tour. As of February 2008, B’Day had sold over 7 million copies worldwide.[1]

  67. im done July 14, 2012

    this should be on top

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