Doja Cat is gaining serious steam.
Hit the link below to find out why the South African starlet has become the “one to watch”…with a little help from Nicki Minaj fans.
Lupita Nyong’o hopes that the celebration of minorities in Hollywood is far more than a trend.
Speaking at the Hollywood Reporter’s Actress Roundtable the Oscar winner revealed that she hopes that the business will still be interested in opening its doors to fresh faces and new stories once the trend is over.
Her dream? That diversity will be the norm.
For decades Kelis has stood at the forefront of what it means to authentically eclectic. Indeed, her mesh and marrying of various sounds has gifted music some of its best genre-bending bops.
So what better way to salute this than to honor the album that started it all ‘Kaleidoscope.’
The singer has announced a 20th anniversary tour for the landmark project, which features classics such as ‘Caught Out There,’ ‘Good Stuff,’ and ‘Get Along With You.’
Set to kick off in Spring 2020, the trek will make stops in the UK and wider Europe. Check out dates below…
The Soul Train Awards 2019 aired moments ago.
Like previous years, this installment of the annual extravaganza paid homage to the achievements of the industry’s brightest R&B and Hip-Hop stars.
Hosted by Tichina Arnold and Tisha Campbell, the event (which aired live) saw performances from the likes of K. Michelle, Keyshia Cole, Yolanda Adams, Boyz II Men, Queen Naija, Issa Rae‘s new artist TeaMarrr, and more.
All the action after the jump…
The 2019 Soul Train Awards, which aired live for the first time tonight Las Vegas’ Orleans Arena, saw some of Urban music’s finest go head-to-head for the show’s coveted trophies.
With the likes of top names and newcomers going for the prize, the competition was steep. Yet it saw Chris Brown and Drake emerge as the evening’s top honorees – taking home three awards.
Now that the show is over find out who else picked up which awards in which categories…
Celine Dion soars to the highest heights on new album ‘Courage’ – her first English-language project in six years.
It also serves as the seasoned songbird’s first worldwide body of work since the passing of her longtime manager and husband Rene Angelil.
With critics showering the set with praise, eyes are now turning to its commercial performance.
Is the project set to deliver? The first week forecast is in. Details below…
From The Vault is back this week with a Rap-Sung classic for the ages.
‘What’chu Like’ by Da Brat and Tyrese is today’s pick.
The single was released in the year 2000 as the second offering from Brat’s third LP ‘Unrestricted.’ Helmed by certified duo Jermaine Dupri and Bryan-Michael Cox, the jam served as her last Billboard Hot 100 Top 40 peaking at #26 and reached the Top 10 of the Hot Hip-Hop/R&B songs tally.
The legendary Dave Meyers directed the song’s visual. Filled with beach-ready models, the clip featured the two artists living their best lives under the sun and later on partying together at a giant beach bash.
‘What’chu Like’ is renown for its showcasing of a more sensuous side of the rapper, embracing the demure, at least for a little while.
For most of the 2010’s we had been longing for the days the female rap scene would offer us the diversity it originally had in its early years.
With Nicki Minaj undeniably elevating the game and making it more visible, and Cardi B’s rousing arrival, the mood is set for the femcee field as a collective to show the world how it’s done… again.
During the last year, the likes of Megan Thee Stallion, the City Girls and Saweetie showed up and showed out, we’re ready to see where these ladies and all the other talented queens take it next.
Omarion has been lodged in the headlines of late, yet ironically by no actions of his own.
The R&B star has watched on (as has the world) while his ex/baby mom Apryl Jones embarked on a highly public relationship with his B2K bandmate Lil Fizz.
Aired in earnest during this season of ‘Love & Hip-Hop: Hollywood’ (which both Jones and Fizz star in together), their union is rendered all the more awkward given that B2K just reunited for a sold-out US tour – with murmurs of future dates.
Now, after a notable silence, O has responded to the sticky situation during an interview with VLAD.
Harry Styles brought his eclectic brand of heat to Saturday Night Live.
The former One Direction singer is hot on the promotional trail for new single ‘Lights Up’ and its parent album ‘Fine Line’ (due December 13th).
Since embarking on his solo journey, he’s quickly wracked up critical acclaim and will no doubt be aiming to further cement his status as one of music’s hottest properties.
Peep his performances of ‘Lights Up’ and new number ‘Watermelon Sugar’ below…
Lizzo may be slaying on a global scale, but she isn’t resting on her laurels.
The chart-topper is currently in the UK and stopped by ‘The X Factor’ with a bevy of dancers to deliver a dynamic showing of ‘Good As Hell.’
Originally released in 2017, the track is uniquely enjoying renewed success thanks to Lizzo’s heightened profile and growing chart portfolio. It also benefited from a remix featuring Ariana Grande.
That said, the Houston native was more than capable of leading the charge herself during the spirited performance.
Check it out below…