TGJ For Breakfast: Katy Perry, Aston Merrygold & Nicki Minaj

Published: Saturday 3rd Dec 2016 by David
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Start your day off the right way with a packed plate of TGJ!

As earlier announced, That Grape Juice will be serving up a new feature named ‘TGJ For Breakfast.’

Ever-dedicated to bringing you the latest Urban music and entertainment news, we’ll be cooking up a nutritious mix of both.

Dished select mornings across the week, the round-up keeps you in the loop of the new-new and will run alongside our finger-on-the-pulse content.

Feast on news from Aston Merrygold, Katy Perry and Nicki Minaj below…

Aston Drops New Solo Single
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Three years removed from the Pop band JLS is Aston, the British act behind the new song ‘Too Late.’

Leading the way for his forthcoming solo effort, the song made its way to the world minutes ago and sees the vocalist make a Top 40 aware move into Reggae music and showcase the voice some argue turned JLS into the multi-platinum sales force it was before its demise.

Listen to ‘Late’ live below…

         Nicki Minaj Takes 'Black Barbies' To iTunes

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As her Universal sister Iggy Azalea braces herself for the release of her new album, Nicki Minaj carves out the lane for her new set with the official release of her ‘Black Beatles’ remix ‘Black Barbies.’

Originally recorded by Rae Sremmurd, Minaj’s remix is now available to purchase on TIDAL and iTunes and stands as one of many buzz cuts the Grammy nominated rapper is to launch before she unlocks her fourth studio album in the coming months.

Yet to hear it?

Click here!

Katy Perry To Release Politically Charged New Album

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Hillary Clinton‘s defeat in the U.S. Presidential election has ignited a political fire in her supporter Katy Perry.

Cited by several sources as the reason her new album has been delayed, the election has inspired the ‘Teenage Dream’ weaver to use her voice to change the world around her.

How we know all of this?

She said so herself.

Slowly, I am coming down from the beautiful cloud that was Tuesday night’sUNICEF Snowflake Ball. First and foremost, I am incredibly grateful to have received the Audrey Hepburn Humanitarian Award from my hero HillaryClinton. This award will be a constant reminder to get out of my bubble and back into the field to shine a light on issues that matter most, especially to illuminate the plight of vulnerable children who are living without basic human needs and rights. This honor is a starting line, not a finish line, for me, and I am excited for where my new ambition and purpose leads me!

I was profoundly moved and thoroughly surprised when Hillary showed up to give me this award. I broke down and wept watching her take the stage. The last time I was in NYC was for Election Night. I left covered in a blanket of sadness and despair because for me, and I imagine others, the results triggered a lot of dormant fears and emotions to the surface. I feared that we were not ever going to see the light of justice or fairness. I felt vulnerable, confused and frightened like a child.
From the outside it probably looks as though I’ve always had a “voice.” Truth is, I have never had one like I have found in the past year. I have a found a new voice, a more determined voice. I grew up sheltered, suppressed and kept silent for fear of giving the wrong answer. I would reveal my poor education. Or I was just scared. Hillary helped me see that we’re all in this together, no matter where we come from, what color we are, or what status and education we have or don’t have. Hillary lit a fire inside of me that burns brighter and brighter every day, and that fire will NEVER be put out.
Feelings of despair still comes in waves, but now more than ever I am MOTIVATED to fight against social injustice and to promote equality and kindness as best I know how, through my art and influence. I am continually inspired by her strength and how she continues to rise like the Phoenix she is, every time.

It’s funny, sometimes people who disagree with me just say, “Shut up and sing.” Boy, will I do so in a whole new way… next year. Hell hath no fury like a woman REBORN.

Slowly, I am coming down from the beautiful cloud that was Tuesday night’s @UNICEF Snowflake Ball. First and foremost, I am incredibly grateful to have received the Audrey Hepburn Humanitarian Award from my hero @HillaryClinton. This award will be a constant reminder to get out of my bubble and back into the field to shine a light on issues that matter most, especially to illuminate the plight of vulnerable children who are living without basic human needs and rights. This honor is a starting line, not a finish line, for me, and I am excited for where my new ambition and purpose leads me! I was profoundly moved and thoroughly surprised when Hillary showed up to give me this award. I broke down and wept watching her take the stage. The last time I was in NYC was for Election Night. I left covered in a blanket of sadness and despair because for me, and I imagine others, the results triggered a lot of dormant fears and emotions to the surface. I feared that we were not ever going to see the light of justice or fairness. I felt vulnerable, confused and frightened like a child. From the outside it probably looks as though I’ve always had a “voice.” Truth is, I have never had one like I have found in the past year. I have a found a new voice, a more determined voice. I grew up sheltered, suppressed and kept silent for fear of giving the wrong answer. I would reveal my poor education. Or I was just scared. Hillary helped me see that we’re all in this together, no matter where we come from, what color we are, or what status and education we have or don’t have. Hillary lit a fire inside of me that burns brighter and brighter every day, and that fire will NEVER be put out. Feelings of despair still comes in waves, but now more than ever I am MOTIVATED to fight against social injustice and to promote equality and kindness as best I know how, through my art and influence. I am continually inspired by her strength and how she continues to rise like the Phoenix she is, every time. It’s funny, sometimes people who disagree with me just say, “Shut up and sing.” Boy, will I do so in a whole new way… next year. Hell hath no fury like a woman REBORN.

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  1. Jackson December 3, 2016

    This is so messy. I think Sam should continue to handle this feature instead. I thought it was based on the popular topics/articles of the week.

  2. Tori December 3, 2016

    I think Katy is about to reveal white America true colors from within! It’s one thing to turn on artist of color with a pop following but they just might turn on her too. But, what she’s doing is right! A major pop act using their voice and mainstream appeal to bring the problems that are over looked in pop music right to the music.

  3. We Nowqd Redv dimnobut it ash trjoan ivy blobukz Need UK timely Ukuno eremxil December 4, 2016

    So messy

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