Shirley Bassey Offers Advice To Beyonce & Rihanna: “Get A Vocal Coach”

Published: Sunday 24th May 2015 by David

Dame Shirley Bassey has urged Pop singers Beyonce & Rihanna to wear my clothes after seeing what the ladies sported to this year’s MET Gala in New York City.

Her words below…

The Mirror reports:

The Welsh legend 78, whose career has spanned 60 years, ranted: “It’s like they’re all in competition with each other for who can wear the skimpiest outfit.”

“In my day it was for the stage only, you didn’t go out looking like that.

“When I saw the Met Ball, excuse me, when I saw Rihanna’s gown.

“I think you have to leave some things to the imagination.

“Yes, my gowns were sexy, with a cut-out and a slit here, but I didn’t show everything.

“These girls are talented singers – they don’t need that but they feel they do.

“That’s the sad thing about it. Go in the studio and sing your heart out, get a vocal coach and strengthen your vocal cords.”

Do you agree?

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  1. truthtea May 24, 2015

    I detect no lies! But this post is about to get messy with the same hood rats going back and forth arguing the same thing they argue about everyday!

    • You tried May 24, 2015

      The sssssshadddeee lol Clearly she needs to do her research on the Queen open up them old ass ears and fix that hearing aid because BEYONCE SINGS IN MANY OCTAVES FLAWLESSLY! One of the greatest singers in the industry FACTS ONLY

      • Anne May 24, 2015

        Just looked at the article. She never used Beyoncé’s name. She only singled out Rihanna.

      • Kayla C May 24, 2015

        Beyonce is not a vocal powerhouse let’s not get carried away

      • Lake Erie May 24, 2015

        @Kayla. Yes., I don’t care how much Dream, and Jayz try to make it seem that way. But she’s nice. I’d say she’s the best at versatility with her voice. But even that comment may be a bit embellished.

      • Ciara the Flop May 24, 2015

        Bîtch, down! Beyoncé’s vocals are only flawless to loose bottoms who moans in Z-flat while playing his dîldos.

      • John “No Bulldish” Thomas August 7, 2017

        This is Rumour Control. Here are the FACTS:-

        W. Axl Rose and Mariah Carey’s vocal skills are compared on Youtube. Rearonce and W.Axl Rose’s are not. Do the math. 😉

        Let’s see how much YOU know…..! Beyonce and W.Axl Rose both have the same vocal training background – Church Choir.

        One of them has VOCAL CONTROL. And one of them DOES NOT.

        One of them can control their voice no matter the pitch of the note they’re singing. And in the voice the other of them you can always AUDIBLY HEAR TENSION IN THE NOTE BEING SUNG (because they are tensing up/fighting the note) WHENEVER even a REMOTELY high note is being sung by them.
        I’ll give you a clue which one of those is NOT the latter – it’s not Axl. Lol.

        Having an attitude and an emotional connection to a Wannabecool with an inferiority complex does not mean your OPINION is right. My advice is to learn music before you start TELLING people you are right in your opinion about it. And I sincerely, and genuinely wish you a nice day.

    • You tried May 24, 2015

      I do feel like it is kind of disturbing the way the girls today in music compete with the hair styles and tired naked clothes but at least these two talk s*** in their MUSIC you can tell they are here to win the GAME! And most people put them against EACHOTHER but don’t realize they are on the same team lol collecting all the money! Leaving the other girls accounts empty DROPS MIC

      • Minajesty May 24, 2015

        Why do you always respond to the first comment when leaving your own comment? Are you that desperate to get noticed?

      • Lake Erie May 24, 2015

        Lmao!!! @minajesty it seems like a lot of the same reoccurring commenter’s are seen trying to respond. Half don’t even make sense or is irrelevant to the post at hand lol. So I feel you and I see it. Lol

      • Shady81 May 24, 2015

        @Timmy Azalea b**** you tried it Janet can sing she may not be a powerhouse like Stephanie Mills,Whitney Houston, Minnie Ripleton, Celine Dion, Aretha Franklin, and Patty Labelle but at least Janet has emotional, Versatile range unlike Iggy who can’t even make great lyrical content even if someone told her to make a rap about wrapping paper.

    • no stan zone May 24, 2015

      I think this lady is confused. Rihanna’s dress wasn’t all that revealing. Beyonce’s was.
      I do agree with her on leaving something to the imagination though.
      And I’m sure BEYONCE already uses a vocal coach. Her vocals are way stronger they they were when she first started with DC.
      RIHANNA’s vocals are a whole other story. She may need to have an affair with a vocal coach. I’m just saying. ????

      • Anne May 24, 2015

        The quote above does not mention Beyoncé’s name. I wouldn’t be surprised if she got Beyoncé and Rihanna’s outfit and voice all mixed up. The vocal coach part was meant for Rihanna, the name that she used, but the skimpy outfit part must have been meant for Beyoncé, the name she didn’t use. She probably barely knows the difference between the two.

      • momo84 May 24, 2015

        Rihanna’s gown last year. … chuckles

    • You tried May 24, 2015

      As for the haters that recognize that I reply to the first comment need to hold your breathe for the next post I feel like commenting on! B**** I will never stop sharing my opinion and will do so however I please! Chump ass Internet clowns! I said how I felt and I’m not attacking anyone in the process! B**** wait on the next post cause you will c me! Carry on

    • scrappie May 25, 2015

      Yes because she is speaking out of jealousy. The Met Gala is about Fashion she is out of date.Expired.Not Fresh.Wrinkled. So yeah I would also hate to consider Beyonce and Rihanna make 90 percent more than she did in her day.

  2. Rihanna Lately May 24, 2015

    Who is this woman?

    • Britney & Director Iggy Azalea May 24, 2015

      Shirley Bassey one of the greatest vocaliste of all time along side Mrs Streisand and Franklin

      • Timmy Azalea May 24, 2015

        The only one who needs a vocal coach is a Janet. I can’t hear a word she’s saying in some of her songs.

      • Lake Erie May 24, 2015

        @Timmy, and when iggy gone finally bust a free style of substance?

      • ~The Arcade~ May 24, 2015

        @Timmy Azalea In the words of Tamar “LIES”… have a good day! ✌️

      • SMH May 24, 2015

        An iggy azalea fan is in no position to talk about anybody’s voice until iggy decides which voice she wants to use.

      • Lake Erie May 24, 2015

        @SMH @Arcade, yes! Lol.

  3. TheElusiveLamb May 24, 2015

    Now Sam, this post is about to get you the hits & comments you wanted.

  4. Centurion May 24, 2015

    Well, Beyonce needs one. Lately she’s been sounding like she fellitiates quite a lot of guys, even though she’s married, but we all know the marriage is a sham. 🙂

    • Rihanna Lately May 24, 2015

      Stop lying, Beyoncé’s Vocals are extremely good.

      • Centurion May 24, 2015

        Centurion doesn’t lie.

      • Centurion May 24, 2015

        You’re obsessed with me Suprise. And a hyena has a thin high pitched “voice” to say the least. Rihanna is a Lyric-Contralto with a Jazzy and/or bassy voice, so that drag is as stale as Beyonce’s “personality”. (I hope you get the quotation marks, since you’re clinically retarded) 😆

      • SURPRISE…….(DEC.13) May 24, 2015

        B**** you’re saying i am obsessed with you??? But u comment more on a beyonce post than the entire hive itself..Rihpunch ain’t no contralto with a jazzy voice..LOL. Her vocal description is the sound a GOAT WILL MAKE IF U F***** IT IN THE ASS(WE ALL KNOW IT’S SOMETHING U WILL DO)..That’s what you can liken her vocals(or lack thereof) to..BYE

    • Dancing Monkey May 24, 2015

      Die With You

  5. Rihanna Lately May 24, 2015

    Rihanna does have a vocal coach, I don’t know about the stripper but her vocals are extremely good this woman needs to be taking her pills I see.

  6. Credits May 24, 2015

    She is not saying that they absolutely need one but rather, focus on the singing instead of the outfits.

  7. datreddone23 May 24, 2015

    Celebrating 10 years of my Queen Rihs career!

    • Barb-wire May 24, 2015


    • Ciara the Flop May 24, 2015


  8. HOWYOULIKEIT May 24, 2015

    Are you in their mind to know what they feel or what they need? and why do you compare your era to theirs? They are not supposed to act exactly like you did in your days

  9. TheElusiveLamb May 24, 2015

    SN: Beyoncè does not need a vocal coach, but it’s obvious that she uses one. I can hear the natural drop in her voice that female singers go through (ie Mariah, Whitney, Aretha, even Patti) but it’s obvious she takes care of her voice which is why her voice is a lot stronger and developed than her first two (maybe three) eras.

    • Navy Gravy May 24, 2015

      It’s not too obvious that she uses a vocal coach. She definitely USED to prior to IASF. She needs someone to tell her that grunting and roaring is NOT singing and it doesn’t sound that good either. She doesn’t exercise the length of her range anymore and she also can’t remember her song lyrics and melodies. She isn’t passionate about the music she puts out anymore. She’s not a great singer she’s a LOUD singer, but a good performer. Notice she never performs the most challenging songs live and when she does she never hits the hi notes. She could definitely get back in with a vocal coach. Far from one of the best.

      • Lake Erie May 24, 2015

        Lmao @ grunting and roaring. Beyonce wants to be like the greats. Such as chaka khan, Patti and Aretha, etc. You can tell in the way she tries to growl or roar, etc. lol. A lot of people have noticed. I’ve even heard some people say she makes up notes lol. Whatever that’s means.

  10. Tinashe the Traitor May 24, 2015

    ” We teach girls that they cannot be sexual beings in the way that boys are”

    • Linda May 24, 2015

      Clock a bit sis

    • Centurion May 24, 2015

      I hope she tells her daughter that.

    • Legend B May 24, 2015

      Dumbasss she the moral of the song says, why do we teach girls not to be sexual but dont teach the boys.

  11. Rihanna Lately May 24, 2015

    #10YearsOfRihanna. #PonDeReplay.
    Sam won’t make a post of Rih’s ten years of SLAYAGE. He’s such a salty f*****. 200 Million+ records, Grammys, VMAs, Music & Fashion Icon Awards, 13 #1s, 50 + Weeks @ #1 in BB Hot 100, 100+ Million tour, 25+ Top 10 single etc etc in 10 YEARS yall. Even if you hate the queen you can’t deny her slayage.

    • FAF May 24, 2015

      he doesnt give anyone else an anniversary post
      half the navy doesnt even remember rihannas first era
      dont y’all call it a “mixtape”
      for a site that y’all claim bashes rihanna y’all occupy this biitch more than wall street

  12. Linda May 24, 2015

    Shirley honey, times have changed. This ain’t the 50s anymore. And Beyoncé’s are one of the best of this current generation, the same however cannot be said for the other girl.

    • Linda May 24, 2015


    • Legend B May 24, 2015

      I think Shirley is salty that some of these women have become bigger than her, by showing skin.

  13. Rihanna Lately May 24, 2015

    I think her voice gets better with time.

  14. Tonio May 24, 2015

    Y don’t people say the same about Mariah Carey and Jennifer Lopez when they been doing the same for years smh

    • TheElusiveLamb May 24, 2015

      Mimi didn’t do her “s*** transition” until Honey. Her previous videos are pretty much her in a turtle neck or black raincoat in a corner in Tommy Motolla’s house with a camera…

  15. CT May 24, 2015

    Rihanna was covered up though…. she doesnt have to be naked to be 2nd best dressed.

  16. Shirley Bassey Stan May 24, 2015

    Beyonce has been soooo skanky and ratchet lately. I’ve never seen her t&a and heard her curse so Much. It’s like her and R**** traded places or something.

    • Bey GOOD May 24, 2015

      You Stan for an unknown geriatric kill yourself

      • DEL BEY May 24, 2015

        shirley is a legend, and you shouldn’t tell people to go kill themselves

    • Barb-wire May 24, 2015

      Gurl stop lying, you ain’t no stan of hers. You didn’t know who she is before this post.

      • Legend B May 24, 2015

        Kii The Pure Struggle

  17. Royalkev May 24, 2015

    Beyonce needs a vocal coach? Bwahahaha… Now I’ve heard everything! … Did she even mention B?

    • Anne May 24, 2015

      No, she never mentioned Beyoncé. Thought I was the only one who noticed that.

      • Legend B May 24, 2015

        The vocal coach had to be for Rihoeanna and the skimpy dress for Queen.

  18. Beygency May 24, 2015

    Who let this pterosaur out of Jurassic Park? The Mesozoic era is long behind us. The nursing home is calling you, Shady Pines Ma, Shady Pines!!! NOW BEAT IT YOU 50 YEAR OLD MATTRESS!!!

    • CT May 24, 2015

      “Clutching pearls”

    • Linda May 24, 2015

      Noooooo I wasn’t ready????????????????????????????????????????

    • King B May 24, 2015

      pterosaur?? Bytch I’m dying ????????????????

    • Prismatic May 24, 2015

      This post ???????????? I can’t. Death by “50 year old mattress” ????

    • OMG Logic!!! May 24, 2015

      Your weak a55 shade might have been funny if you hadn’t mixed up 3 different eras and tried to pass them up as one. You and your stripper fave need to get an education.

      • Legend B May 24, 2015

        And u need a life and some coochieee

  19. Beyhive May 24, 2015

    I never heard of this old ass dinosaur

    • BadBitchBassey May 24, 2015

      Because you are an ignorant b****….like your mom.

  20. Only (NICKIARA) May 24, 2015

    Ok grandma keep your advice for your grandchildren

    • Rihannas Pum Pum May 24, 2015

      How many copies has Jackie sold this week boo?

      • Only (NICKIARA) May 24, 2015

        How man copies did American farts sell?
        How many drugs are on Hoeanna’s blood stream?
        How many days/weeks/months you have to wait for RL8?
        How many scars Chris Broke left on R****** body?
        How many inches is Rihtards forehead?

      • Only (NICKIARA) May 24, 2015

        How many Replies will you leave on my Reply section BOO?

  21. Bey GOOD May 24, 2015

    She’s irrelevant

    • Rihannas Pum Pum May 24, 2015

      Like the on the run tour hbo special?

      • SURPRISE…….(DEC.13) May 24, 2015

        No, like B.B.H.M.M on the billboard charts….LOL

      • Legend B May 24, 2015

        Kiii ????????????

  22. Centurion May 24, 2015

    The headline is misleading. She merely taking about they’re outfits. That’s the central focus. Well done David. ???? ???? ????

    • Rihannas Pum Pum May 24, 2015

      Omg is that The Song Whisperer standing next to my fav.

      • Centurion May 24, 2015

        Have a little respect towards Janet.

      • SMH May 24, 2015

        No, that’s the Queen of Pop standing next to your nocals fave.

      • Shady81 May 24, 2015

        Listen here @Rihannaspum pum one actually sings and the other one yodels one has timeless classic legendary hits that stand the test of time and the other has music that’s a fad that just came and went. And both use the same Choreographer just one excelled and the other well…. there’s always umbrella so watch who you throwing shade at. Because ones a Queen and your fave well she’s the Queens court jester bye b****.

  23. Pucci May 24, 2015

    I FOR one am so tired of hearing the same tired ass argument about Beyonce. Just let it go now.

    • Timmy Azalea May 24, 2015

      And who cares what you like? B****.

  24. Barb-wire May 24, 2015

    No one mentioned Bey, she wouldn’t dare coz she knows her vocals are on point. What she said was meant for Rihanna(who clearly need vocal coacheS.

  25. BossB*tchBeyonce May 24, 2015

    Rihanna was half naked @ the Met Gala & Beyonce needs a vocal coach? Ok!

  26. Rihicon May 24, 2015

    the news must be realllllll slow today lmao

  27. DEL BEY May 24, 2015

    she’s obviously only heard Rihanna sing live

  28. Rihicon May 24, 2015

    it looks like someone is once again trolling under different usernames smh

    • Bey Bey King May 24, 2015

      where is R8?

      • Centurion May 24, 2015

        Where is Bey’s #1 hit?

      • SURPRISE…….(DEC.13) May 24, 2015

        Where is RIHPUNCHME’S non-existent vocals???

  29. Sidney Price May 24, 2015

    This heifer’s voice is even better now than in it was the 50s*salute*
    And those calling her a dinosaur know very well that an 80yr old Shirley Bassey will outshine that overrated stripper their punk asses stan for

    • Bey Bey King May 24, 2015

      Shirley is local darling. She wishes she could be as global as the King

      • Sidney Price May 24, 2015

        What do you want her to do strip infront of her children at the VMA for some measly top 10 hit?
        This woman is a LEGEND a DAME the female equivalent of a knight what more do you want from her ??? #PoofVamoosSonofaBitch

      • OMG Logic!!! May 24, 2015

        Thighyonce global? LMAO! Reaching for the GAWDS! That bleached wig wearing thief is the definition of local. And even locally she can’t get a number 1 single lol.

      • XXX May 24, 2015

        Someone doesn’t travel^

  30. Beygency May 24, 2015

    This old wrench is one to talk about how woman should behave!!

    B**** didn’t you marry a f**(you were a f****** BEARD for crying out loud),whom you later cheated on with Peter Finch. It later turned out that both of your daughters were fathered by your lover(who denied them of course). During your divorce proceedings, more of your dirty laundry was aired for all to see. You not only cheated on your f** husband with Peter, you two-timed both of them with John McAuliffe. Your ex husband later suing you for “indiscreet”. FOH you low life f****** hypocrite w**** s*** slore who couldn’t keep it in her pants. John later said your head game was walk af and that you bit his P-E-N-I-S.

    So Ms Bassey I will need you to re-seat yourself with immediate effect. You know what they say about people who live in glass houses. Fix your own skeletons before coming for others.

    • Eloviano May 24, 2015


    • Barb-wire May 24, 2015

      Kiii go awf!!!!

    • Tinashe the Traitor May 24, 2015

      SCREAMS ????????????????????????????????????????????????

    • King B May 24, 2015


    • WE ARE BEYHIVE May 24, 2015

      DECIMATED,DESTROYED, DEVALUED, DISINTEGRATED into dust ????????????????????????????????????????✋????

    • Prismatic May 24, 2015

      I cannot handle this tea. It’s volcanic boiling hot sis. You went in????????????????????????????????????????????????????????

    • TheElusiveLamb May 24, 2015


    • LB May 24, 2015

      SCREAMS!!!!!! You own the internet.

    • RICHIE_RICH May 24, 2015

      Well drag a bit……????????????????????????????

    • Skyfall May 24, 2015

      Deaaaaaaaaathhhhh hunty yaaaasssssssss you Slayed my entire life ????????????????????????????????????????????????????????

    • Mariah’s little lamb May 24, 2015

      Gurl Wendy’s hot topics could never!!!????????????????????????

    • OMG Logic!!! May 24, 2015

      That’s her private life sweety. She can do what she wants. What matters is that she’s not rubbing her cooch on stage like Thighyonce in one of her closet full of stripper outfits.

  31. MeIAmMarie May 24, 2015

    Beyonce is a true entertainer she doesnt need vocal lessons that b**** need to take her time before she disses Beyonce!

    Rihanna on the other hand needs it she needs to stop the weed partying so hard drinkin if she wants continued success and future hits she needs to take her career seriously! I miss the Rihanna who sang #TAKEABOW #CALIFORNIAKINGBED #UNFAITHFUL #UMBRELLA Ri plz listen

  32. ShirSLAY Bassey May 24, 2015

    The Queen Told No Lies , TBH. Bey Is Glorified Stripper And Rih Can’t Sing .

  33. Beymail May 24, 2015

    Dear Rihanna.
    I can’t believe it’s been ten years since you released your first single. How time flies. It seems like just yesterday that you were finding genius ways to cover that planet that is your forehead and put singing goats of business with that voice of yours.
    Now look. Ten years have come and gone and you are on top of the world. Rihanna, you prove that dreams really can come true and I love you for inspiring prostitutes everywhere to pat their inner p****** and reach for their inner thot.
    You go girl.
    By the way, I’m going to have to uninivite you to my party next week. It’s for girls who have sold 300k first week or more and I thought you had. Turns out you haven’t. Better luck next time sis.

    Hearts, kisses and subliminal disses.

    • King B May 24, 2015

      Screaming!!! You know captain petty would do something like that

    • Prismatic May 24, 2015

      ????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????, what did ya’ll eat this morning!???? Cmon it’s a Sunday morning, my ribs can’t take it anymore

    • Barb-wire May 24, 2015

      I’m dying…. *sleeps next to baby girl*

    • NayvOrDie May 24, 2015

      ???????????? you tried Hive

  34. Only (NICKIARA) May 24, 2015

    Lmao!!!Rotfl!!! Lmfao!!! Lol!!! Hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha Beygency and Beymail my lungs

  35. chloe May 24, 2015

    She was clearly talking about rihanna. Her whole titties were out at that afterparty.beyonce’s titties and c****** were def covered. As far as the vocal coach comment we all know that towards the sheep. Vh1 even listed her on the worst singers of all time list. Poor dat

    • RihMix May 24, 2015

      Oh you poor prehistoric b****. Has your father claimed you yet or is he still pretending that the milkman is to blame for the s***** and shoddy affair that is your life.

  36. TheElusiveLamb May 24, 2015

    ???????????????????? Between Sam deleting the MC vs JLO post and these comments, I’m about to laugh myself to sleep.

    • Linda May 24, 2015

      Gurl I saw that too????????

      • barb-wire May 25, 2015

        lmao 🙂

  37. LB May 24, 2015

    She said, ““In my day it was for the stage only, you didn’t go out looking like that.
    “When I saw the Met Ball, excuse me, when I saw Rihanna’s gown.
    “I think you have to leave some things to the imagination.”

    But Rihanna didn’t dress up like a $2 dollar crack head ho, that was all Beyonce.

    • Legend B May 24, 2015

      But The Queen doesnt sound like a Moose getting rammed in the asss thats Rihoeanna

    • Legend B May 24, 2015

      ^^^^You’re right but the legends must respect the new generation also. She seems a lil salty that they couldnt show that much skin. Seeing how her skeltons are out, i know she wished she could wear the same thing 50 years ago ????????????????????????????. Its ok Miss Bassey. I see u hun ????????????????????

      • Legend B May 24, 2015

        This comment was suppose to be at the bottom

  38. BeyRihLiyah May 24, 2015

    who is she and why does her opinion matter? older artist love to compare their careers to people of different generations they love talking about what they did in their day news flash its a new generation

    • #TeamTinashe Stan May 24, 2015

      “who is she and why does her opinion matter?”

      *sigh* …… stay in special ed class please.

      • BeyRihLiyah May 24, 2015

        your fave looks like a slow special ed rodent now go purchase all flops on deck

  39. Bey You May 24, 2015

    Look here grandma. Go find the identity of your baby’s father before you give anybody advice. You spread your legs as if they were butter and have seen c*** than the inside of a zipper. Beyonce isn’t perfecy but at least her v***** still has its elasticity. #HunnidsForNana #NanaHadThaWetWet #YourHusbandLikesDick

    • OMG Logic May 24, 2015

      B**** you messy ????????????????????????????????????

  40. african music lover May 24, 2015

    These comments though,what did you guys eat last night…. bwahahahahha

  41. Molly May 24, 2015


  42. Barb-wire May 24, 2015

    @Elusive, he had no choice. Everyone was clocking David for that late ass false post.

    • Tina Turn Her May 24, 2015

      It’s still there. I think King David backdated it.

    • TheElusiveLamb May 24, 2015

      Shady boots. He needs to take a????in hell.

  43. Joel May 24, 2015

    Samantha why did you delete that MC/J Lo post???

  44. LB May 24, 2015

    To be honest though, the time when you needed fantastic vocal ability to sell records is long gone. I mean the fact that Mzz Taylor Swift rules the world is proof of that enough.

    So Mzz Shirley is simply old fashioned, welcome to the digital era.

    • Stephy. May 24, 2015

      Speak on it boo. Taylor can’t sing worth a damn. But, she selling like hot cakes.

      • Molly May 24, 2015

        You sell off an imagine these days Instead of talent.

  45. Molly May 24, 2015

    Rihanna has decent vocal moments. But Beyonce is a vocal beast this lady needs to stfu. Why is she hating on the younger girls?

  46. Tina Turn Her May 24, 2015

    So Shirley the Thot wants to talk about class? Sweetheart, why don’t you know who your children’s’ father is? Why do you sleep with married men? Is that lady like? Is that classy? Local ass pensioner thot thinks she’s in the position to give lessons on class when she’s been smashed more times than plates at a Jewish wedding,

    • NayvOrDie May 24, 2015

      ???????????????????????????????????? stawwwppp

    • TheElusiveLamb May 24, 2015

      smashed more times than plates at a Jewish wedding

      ^^ LMAOOOOO!

  47. LB May 24, 2015

    What was the MC vs J.Lo post about?

    • Stephy. May 24, 2015

      Say what now?

      • LB May 24, 2015

        Apparently there was an MC vs J.Lo post that Samantha deleted.

    • TheElusiveLamb May 24, 2015

      JLO scrolling through IG while Mimi was performing…

      • LB May 24, 2015

        SCREAMING, where is the video of that.

      • Molly May 24, 2015

        Jlo is rude as shît she did something similar during Beyonce vma performance last year.

      • LB May 24, 2015

        DEATH @ the video, the shade. Ya, J.Lo is kind of a shady heffer.

      • TheElusiveLamb May 24, 2015

        @Molly She has done it to Usher, Nicki, and a few others too. She said it’s no shade though and that it means she’s captured by the performance, so I believe her (until proven otherwise).

  48. Stephy. May 24, 2015

    She needs to STFU. Miss Shirley has a closet FULL of skeletons. Sit yo fossil ass down.
    Barbra Streisand >>>>>

  49. Molly May 24, 2015

    I’ve never heard of this woman before. But the JEALOUSY is real.

  50. Mark111 May 24, 2015

    Centurion says:


    The headline is misleading. She merely taking about they’re outfits. That’s the central focus. Well done David. ???? ???? ????
    Ding Ding Ding, we have a winner! I wasn’t going to comment, I was going to sit here and see how many commenters lack the basic reading comprehensive skill. You spot it and that’s why i fvck with you. Good job ????

  51. OMG Logic May 24, 2015

    Not ya’ll digging Shirley’s skeletons out of the closet. It’s always the messy who talk the most.

    • SMH May 24, 2015

      You mean like beyonce fans?

      • OMG Logic May 24, 2015

        What about Bey fans??? You’re always dixkriding the Hive and Bey. B**** you’re a fan. Now go join Centurion and pray Bey forgives all your sins.

  52. RICHIE_RICH May 24, 2015

    What was in y’all drinks last night? The kids are reading this morning!!!!!!!!☕️????????????????????‍❤️‍????‍????????????????????????????

    • Beygency May 24, 2015

      I learnt from the best. You, Slay_Hive & The Elusive Lamb????????????????

      • RICHIE_RICH May 24, 2015

        Thanks Hun !!!!!!!! Read for blood ????????????????????⚡️????????☀️????????????????????(???? hey miss sucide blond…..happy bday girl ) get into it ????????????????. Also Happy bday to the lovely RoyalKev …and Happy bday to the other Gemini’s that’s coming up.

  53. SMH May 24, 2015

    In typical form, the beyonce fans get b*** sores when someone tells it like it is about her. Here’s an idea: tell your little fave to sell talent instead of ass and maybe she won’t get dragged so much for being a tryhard. Now go ahead and respond to this and prove my point.

    • Beygency May 24, 2015

      Honey it’s not that serious. There’s life outside of TGJ. Of course you would be perched in every Bey post. Enjoy the rest your Sunday✌✌✌????

  54. ~The Arcade~ May 24, 2015

    There’s a song Rihanna did called ‘Willing to wait’ on the Music of the Sun album, and I must say she did an amazing job… like I was actually pleasantly surprised lol. I’m talking about runs and riffs that homegirl could actually do; I genuinely think she’s forgotten how to sing cos she’s not hungry for the sport any more and that has always been my main gripe with her. Someone needs to send her a link to that song to remind and motivate her of her vocal ability.

    • Mark111 May 24, 2015

      The only song i disliked on that album.

      • Stephy. May 24, 2015

        That song is beautiful. It actually gives me Mariah tease.

      • ~The Arcade~ May 24, 2015

        Really? I actually liked it. She really SHOULD do more R&B tracks like tbh.

  55. JT May 24, 2015

    In the case of 10 years in the Industry Rihanna, yes.. But Beyonce? Nope Shirley you tried it!

  56. #JACKIE May 24, 2015

    Kii I never heard of this woman. Now she has stans all of a sudden ????

  57. Rihicon May 24, 2015

    I don’t reply to trolls

  58. XXX May 24, 2015

    So she didnt actually even mention Beyonce? Only Rihanna. Lol You tried it.

  59. RihNavy May 24, 2015

    This entire post is a third degree kiii

  60. Mark111 May 24, 2015

    So wait, today marks the ten year anniversary of Pon De Replay AND the twenty first anniversary of Age Ain’t Nothing But A Number? *looks to my avi* #Icons

    • Legend B May 24, 2015

      You mean 10 years of finally make the RIAA????????????????????????

  61. taqui arandi May 24, 2015

    Understand the wisdom of a legend is invaluable… None of us truly know the years of blood, sweat, and tears behind these comments. People like Dame Shirley Bassey were in the trenches during so many major reforms of life we take for granted… So if she is talking bout Rihanna & Beyonce they need to catch the light behind through the shade if its truly there…. BUT YALL BETTER RESPECT THE LEGENDS….

  62. Legend B May 24, 2015

    Miss Bassey must also show respect to the younger generation. She seems salty she couldnt wear those outfits 50 years ago kii ???????????????? I see u hun ????????????????????????????

  63. You wanna love it right bettor like you do then my funky money May 25, 2015

    She only mention Rihanna fenty name not Beyoncé knowles Carter

  64. JOHNVIDAL May 25, 2015

    I agree with her. Both Rihanna and Beyonce looked pathetic.
    They should focus more on singing. Although Beyonce is not all that obviously, and Rihanna just cannot sng at all. So I guess this was all shade. Go Shirley! LOL

  65. John “No Bulldish” Thomas August 7, 2017

    This is Rumour Control – Here are the FACTS:
    You have NO EAR for music. FACT. Beyonce has the exact same vocal training as W. Axl Rose. FACT. Church Choir. And let’s not have any excuses about “different vocal styles” or any of that nonsense PLEASE. We’re talking about PROFESSIONAL VOCAL CONTROL here – THE ABILITY TO SING. Something W. Axl Rose has tons of, something Beyonce DOES NOT HAVE. Whenever she tries to sing ANY note that is even REMOTELY high, you can AUDIBLY HEAR the EFFORT at doing such coming from her body and through the noise that comes out of her mouth. THIS IS **BAD** SINGING. And occurs because for all her Wannabecoolness, Beyonce is as far from being a person who is naturally inclined toward singing as it’s possible for a person to be.

    The FACT you refer to her as “Queen B” says a lot about your defense of her.

    LOL! I’ve seen W. Axl Rose SPRINT 400 METERS – WHILE SINGING IN PERFECT CONTROL. Slip and fall on his ass. Continue sliding on his ass and off the stage. Fall the 8 feet or whatever off the stage, landing on his ass. He didn’t stop singing the whole time till he was meant to stop singing, and he did so WHILE STILL RETAINING COMPLETE VOCAL CONTROL through EVERYTHING I just described. If Beyonce and Rearhanna or SUCH good singers – LET’S SEE AND HEAR THEM DO THIS – and PROVE IT!!!! 😛

    As for Rearhanna, her voice is like nails running down a chalk board. It IS A DRONE. A nasally DRONE. Best way I can describe it. Her vocal tone is BORED/DON’T CARE ABOUT DOING THIS FOR A LIVING. And it comes through in her voice. It’s ALWAYS come through in her voice. WHY? My best guess is SHE’S ALWAYS been INTERESTED IN FAME. And NOT interested in the art of SINGING or MUSIC. First word that enters my head every singing time I have the misfortune to hear sounds coming out of that little girl’s mouth is DRONE. I refer to her as such with no intent to insult little girls. I refer, of course, to her behaviour.

    Both of these people are MANUFACTURED PRODUCTS. Whereas W. Axl Rose is anything but. There is a reason you can find a vocal comparison between him and Mariah Carey on Youtube. And a reason he’s not been compared on there to either of these two abominations. An ass doesn’t make you a singer (unless you fall on it, slide off stage on it, fall on it, and maintain vocal control while doing such). Just in case you haven’t worked that out yet.

    And neither does Wannabecoolness. Shouting I AM THE GREATEST does NOT make you such!!!!! (FML! F this fake-ass, Wannabecool-obsessed, shallow as F century, man!!!!).

    You have to EARN being cool. Neither of these two muppets have come closee to doing that (no offense intended to the SPECTACULARLY TALENTED Muppets – they have more talent in ONE thread of their fabric than these manufactured whores do). For the record, I don’t really have THAT big a problem with manufactured music. I DO have a problem with prostitution entering the pop charts, and the ears of our young. I’m not religious. I’m just not stupid, a parrot-mouth, or a sheep-head. I wish more people in the world were like me that way. 😛

    I respect that people like different things. But most people defending these people on the internet have zero musical ear. A serious inferiority complex – and they’re looking for celebrities who match this profile – because it makes them feel connected.

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