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Love may be in the air for ‘Queen’ creator Nicki Minaj, but the rapstress is being royally served helpings of criticism thanks to the unveiling of her new boyfriend, Kenneth Petty.

Why the cause for pause?  He’s a registered sex offender.  Details inside:


Songbird Ashanti is stepping back into the limelight, and this time it’s as the latest subject of Paper magazine’s ‘Break The Internet’ segment.

Alongside topics such as self-expression and social media, the ‘Foolish’ singer as quizzed about the status of her new music, and her response is exciting to say the least.

Her words after the jump…


Cardi B  surprised many when she announced her separation from Offset via Instagram last week – just days after professing her love for the Migos star.

Indeed, so confused were some that speculation mounted that the news was some sort of ‘practical joke’ from the pair. But alas, not if her recent actions are to go by.

While performing ‘Motorsport’ at Z100’s Jingle Bell Ball in New York, Bardi made a rather apt lyric change. One which more than hints at the seriousness of the couple’s predicament.

See (and hear) what we mean below…


Rita Ora was among the star performers who rocked Capital FM’s annual ‘Jingle Bell Ball,’ which took place at London’s O2 Arena this weekend.

The singer has literally been everywhere recently in promotion of her recently released sophomore album ‘Phoenix.’ 

For this gig, she plugged songs from the LP – including ‘Anywhere,’ ‘Your Song,’ and most current cut ‘Let You Love Me.’

Check out the 28-year-old in action after the jump…


Ty Dolla $ign has learned that he could spend the next 15 years behind bars.

Full story below…


The unstoppable Chris Brown has been startled by the arrival of a new lawsuit filed by his costume designer.

Full story below…


There’s still a few weeks to before Lady Gaga arrives on the Las Vegas strip, but huge demand for the diva has necessitated more dates being added to the schedule.

More on Mother Monster’s Sin City engagement below…


 Cardi B is making massive gains on a pure sales tip.

An exciting update on the Pop star’s commercial journey below…


Cheryl is back and leaving no stone unturned in trumpeting her return.

Capital FM’s Jingle Bell Ball was her latest stop and she made sure to show up and show out.

Looking to put recent “dramas” behind her (see: tanked single ‘Love Made Me Do It’, tabloid backlash), the star and her army of dancers rocked the O2 Arena with rousing showings of #1 hits such as ‘Call My Name’ and ‘Crazy Stupid Love.’

Peep both performances below…


It’s that time again! That Grape Juice wants to see what you all are listening to. Which 5 tracks have you got on constant rotation at the moment?

Remember, it doesn’t have to be limited to Urban music; could be something new, Throwback, religious, even something you made yourself! Drop a comment in the comments section. Ours are below – in no particular order:

1) Kelly Rowland – Kelly

2) Normani – Waves (ft. 6LACK)

3) Mariah Carey – O Holy Night

4) Michelle Williams – Fearless

5) Little Mix – More Than Words (ft. Kamille)

What are Your Top 5 Songs of The Moment?

Despite ongoing ridicule about the similarities of their appearance(s), rapper/actress Lil Mama and rapper/actor Bow Wow have shown nothing but love for each other…until recently.

Mama let it be known that she was not in favor of the ‘Bounce With Me’ beau bouncing around insinuations that she was romantically and sexually attracted to him.  Her fiery words, which included no shortage of expletives, have been making their rounds on the net.

Did you miss any of the action? It awaits inside:



Retirement? Where?!

Christmas has come early for fans of Quiet Storm Queen Anita Baker as they were royally surprised when the songstress took to Twitter to “confirm” she will indeed be Sin City’s newest musical resident.

Details inside: