R&B star Ciara was the feature guest on last night’s episode of America’s Next Top Model on the CW. Ms. Harris surprised the aspiring models at their ‘house’, with them engaging in a photoshoot with her later. Peep part 1 above and part 2 below:


It’s a shame about where the video cuts! Anyways, Ciara looked great.
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Oscar and Grammy winner Jennifer Hudson is currently on tour in the US with R&B crooner Robin Thicke. The pair’s most recent stop was at New York’s WaMu Theatre in Madison Squared Garden. You can watch some of Jennifer’s set below:




Awesome performances! It goes to show why, as I’ve said many a time, Jennifer is one of the premier talents of today. Sans the dancers, stage theatrics and other enhancements / distractions, Jennifer still manages to be a force on stage. 
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Follow That Grape Juice On Twitter!As some of you may know, we announced last month that you can now follow That Grape Juice on Twitter! Adding to the ever-expanding ways to be apart of the That Grape Juice community, our Twitter page allows you to receive up-to-the-minute updates about the latest posts on the site as well as what’s happening in the Urban Pop Culture world more generally.
What’s more, you’ll be able to keep up with me, ‘Sam’, while I’m on-the-go. I’ll be making use of Twitter’s cool SMS feature which allows me to let you guys know what I’m up to via my mobile/cell. That mean everything from checking in with you guys while on location at an artist interview to complete randomness from the wackiness that is ‘my world’. So what are you waiting for…

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Danity Kane To Appear On Making The Band FinaleAs expected with such shows, Making The Band 4 has saved the best for the last; the press release we have received about the season’s finale has stated that the all five of the original members of Danity Kane will be present. Check it out below, as well as info on Day26 and Donnie:

MTV GIVES CLOSURE TO FANS WITH ‘MAKING THE BAND 4: THE FINAL CHAPTER’
A two-part SEASON FINALE EVENT BEGINS THURSDAY, APRIL 16th AT 9PM ET/PT AND CONTINUES APRIL 23rd 9PM ET/PT

Special Appearances By Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs, Day26, Donnie Klang and Danity Kane Share the Same Stage for the First Time Since Their Break-Up

New York – April 14, 2009 – MTV will air a two-part season finale of hit series “Making the Band 4” beginning Thursday, April 16th at 9pm ET/PT and ending with special event “Making the Band 4: The Final Chapter” to air Thursday, April 23rd at 9pm ET/PT. In part one, viewers will watch as Dawn and Andrea find out if they will continue their career as Bad Boy artists, when Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs reveals the fate of Danity Kane. Day26 is faced with the dilemma of moving forward even if it means that they will do so without their band mate Q. The drama culminates on April 23rd as MTV Correspondent Sway Calloway hosts part two: a special finale event. Day26 will also perform songs from their sophomore album.

The finale event will event will give viewers a chance to reflect on the most talked about moments from this season — from the separation of Danity Kane to tumultuous road taken by Day26 to complete their new album. Viewers will also watch as members of Danity Kane come together for the first time since their separation to speak directly to their fans. Donnie Klang will update fans with details about the next stage of his career.

This ought to be real, real interesting. While I’m completely thrown as to what is currently the genuine ‘reality of Danity Kane’ (good PR spin by all involved), I’m definitely hoping the ladies patch things up, if only just for the sake of their fans. That said, the wording of the press release has me thinking Dawn and Aundrea may be in line for their own Bad Boy solo careers. Whatever the case, it’s all speculation at the moment. Roll on the finale(s)…

Tidbit: Peep a behind the scenes look at Aubrey’s ‘Make-Under’ for US Magazine below:

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Adrienne Bailon, formerly of 3LW and the Cheetah Girls, recently sat down with Hot 97’s Angie Martinez to discuss her time with both groups, her new solo deal with Island Def Jam, the ‘adult pictures’ which almost ended her career and more. A pretty interesting interview, one in which Adrienne comes across really well.
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Michelle Williams 'Until There's A Cure' Campaign
Peep Michelle Williams’ promotional shots for the HIV/AIDS awareness campaign ‘Until There’s A Cure’. Ms. Williams looks stunning. 
Michelle Williams 'Until There's A Cure' Campaign
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BET’s Annual Spring Bling event took place this past weekend. Peep performances by Day26 (w/Yung Joc), Keri Hilson and The-Dream below:

Good performances all-round.

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LeToya's 'Lady Love' Delayed Again + Updates
In news that will no doubt disappoint LeToya Luckett fans, her much anticipated sophmore LP ‘Lady Love’ has been pushed back from it’s May release to June 23rd. The album, which is set to drop via Capital Records, has already been slated to drop on several different dates prior to now. Here’s hoping this one sticks. {Source}
The album’s delay seems to be down to strategic reasons (i.e. create space for the release of two singles etc), hence LeToya’s promo schedule is looking a little different at the minute. Therefore, our interview with Ms. Luckett has also been pushed back a little. It’s coming real soon; I’ll be sure to keep you guys posted!
Meanwhile, check out two new clips from ‘Lady Love’, the LP’s 2nd single ‘Regret’ (produced by Tank) and ‘Matter’ (produced Warren Field Oaker), by clicking below:

Both sound pretty good, ‘Matter’ more so IMO. That said, I’m still waiting to hear that ‘All Eyes On Me’ – esque banger from her this go round!
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Black Eyed Peas front-woman Fergie performed the US National Anthem at the Obama’s first White House Easter Egg Roll event this past extended weekend. Hit play to hear the atrociousness of a performance. It really should go without saying: some people should just not touch certain songs. Awful.
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Lil’ Kim is still on fire on Dancing With The Stars; the feisty rapper and dance partner Derek Hough performed The Jive this week, earning Kim the highest score of the night (and her personal top score). Go Kim!
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Bow Wow Retires
Following the dismal sales of Bow Wow’s most recent LP ‘New Jack City II’ (31, 000 copies to be exact), the rapper has decided to hold true to his earlier promise to hang up the mic:
Shad had me cracking all the way up! If this wasn’t a video full of excuses, I really don’t know what is. Your album belly-flops on the charts and now, all of a sudden, you’ve ‘donedidit’ all and moving on from Hip-Hop LMAO. Blunt as it may sound, I’m pretty sure Hip-Hop stopped caring about Bow Wow a long time ago.
The phrase ‘it’s about quality, not quantity’ comes to mind during this obvious ‘save face’ of a clip; of Bow’s 7 albums, how many do you actually have? What’s more, how many were actually any good? I will say, though, Mr Moss, is very smart, as, without being overly pessimistic or hard on the boy, after those sales I can’t see his label holding onto him for too long. It’s looking very much like a ‘retire, before I get my behind dropped!’
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Happy Easter From That Grape JuiceThat Grape Juice wishes you all a very Happy Easter. I hope you’re enjoying the day with your mostest and closest lol…I know I will be. Thanks for you’re continued support and remember to keep it locked on That Grape Juice!
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