K. Michelle is hot on the promo trail for newly released album ‘All Monsters Are Human.’

And her latest stop was The Wendy Williams Show. 

As well as sitting down with the former shock-jock (with whom she discussed her implant removal, relationships, and much more), the R&B chanteuse took front-stage center to perform the project’s focus single ‘The Rain.’

All the action after the jump…

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Luke James sprung a surprise on fans this week with the release of sophomore album ‘to feel love/d.’

The 9-track LP, which arrived somewhat unannounced, is the follow-up to the soulful belter’s self-titled first offering – which landed in 2014.

Speaking in a recent interview, the Grammy nominee says he sees this as more of a debut than his actual debut:

“I didn’t enjoy the first album. It’s not an album I wanted to put out, so it’s not my album.

This is all me. This writing it from top to bottom. This is what I wanna do. This is music I actually like, actually love of myself, actually feel. I’m in a place of only doing what I love to do, from here on out.”

A re-introduction to Luke James awaits after the jump…

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Welcome to Retro Rewind, the TGJ original feature carved out to celebrate the best of TV and Film.

Today, we revisit Will Smith‘s ‘Six Degrees of Separation.’

In it, Smith portrays an ambitious social climber determined to make a name for himself in a world fuelled by pomp, power and pageantry.

Scandal ensues when employs some devious tricks to get his wish.

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Songbird K. Michelle has hatched ‘All Monsters Are Human’ – her fifth studio album.

Released independently via her own imprint No Color No Sound Records (in partnership with eOne), the set serves as K’s first indie offering and her first LP since 2017’s ‘Kimberly: The People I Used To Know.’

Comprised of 13 songs, the project is led by singles ‘Supahood’ and ‘The Rain’ – the latter of which has been faring especially well on the Urban Adult Contemporary format.

In true K form, the album boasts a number of quirkily titled cuts such as ‘Ciara’s Prayer’ and ‘Just Like Jay.’

Does the material itself deliver, though? We feel so. Take a listen below and let us know what you think…

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As the masses adjusts to a world without Kobe Bryant, tonight saw the LA Lakers pay tribute to the legend at their pre-game ceremony.

The NBA icon lost his life in a fatal helicopter crash last Sunday in a tragic accident that claimed the life of his 13-year-old daughter Gigi and seven others.

Usher was on-hand and delivered an emotional rendition of ‘Amazing Grace’ in honor of Bryant’s life and impact.

Watch below…

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Fleur East is blazing a trail as an indie act and is wasting no time kicking off 2020 in style.

The X Factor alum has unwrapped new single ‘Lucky,’ which arrives alongside news of sophomore album ‘Fearless’ and its like-titled UK trek ‘Flear East: The Fearless Experience.’

Co-written by East and produced Okan, the performer said of the release:

“I’m really excited for people to hear Lucky. It’s such an uplifting, feel good song with a positive message. It’s all about being grateful for the blessings you have in your life, and understanding that everything worth having is hard work. You may assume it’s just “luck” but there’s a lot more to it. I want everyone to celebrate everything they are thankful for, and take a second to reflect on what you’ve achieved. I love the percussion on the track and the bass line really makes you want to dance.”

Watch after the jump….

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Pop starlet Dua Lipa is wasting no time activating new single ‘Physical.’

For, fresh from unleashing the bop earlier today, the GRAMMY and BRITs winner has premiered its accompanying video.

Directed by Lope Serrano (of creative ensemble CANADA), the vibrant visual is the latest to be lifted from Lipa’s hotly anticipated sophomore album – ‘Future Nostalgia’ – which lands April 3rd. 

Check it out after the jump…

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Readers of That Grape Juice know what avid music lovers we are – especially of hits past.

So, as our retrospective features ‘From the Vault’ and ‘TGJ Replay’  allow us the chance to re-spin the gems and jams of yesterday of one artist, our newest feature Chart Rewind – a variation of our current Retro Rewind assay – accedes salutes to an entire era of music history.

This week we’re taking it back to basics with Christina Aguilera‘s ‘Beautiful,’ the second single from her magnum opus, ‘Stripped.’  Join us inside:

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Buckle up for another big screen blockbuster because the ‘Fast & Furious’ is back for its 9th round.

Set to premiere May 22nd 2020, the flick arrives on the wheels of ‘Fast & Furious 8,’ which bulldozed box office records upon its release in 2016

Much to the delight of fans, the film reunites favourites Vin Diesel, Ludacris, Tyrese, Michelle Rodriguez, and Charlize Theron – whose character arrived in its preceding release.

And while Dwayne Johnson is sitting this one out (having established the Hobbs & Shaw spin-off franchise), fellow WWE superstar John Cena joins in a role that will have jaws on the floor.

With tall expectations, will this latest instalment race the competition? Watch the explosive first trailer below and let us know…

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June’s Diary‘s have added the latest chapter to their destiny with the video for ‘I Ain’t With It.’

The track, which is lifted from the group’s ‘Take Your Time’ release, adds to the quintet’s impressive catalogue and serves as their first visual since embarking on their independent journey.

Notably, ‘I Ain’t With It’ is the first release from the ladies that they’ve co-written.

Sassy, unapologetic, and care-free, the track embodies what Ashly, Gabby, Kristal, Shyann, and Brienna are all about in this next phase of their narrative.

Watch after the jump…

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Diddy’s efforts to fly the flag for “black excellence” in the zeitgeist have been chopped down by his former artist Mase who says that there is nothing excellent about the way the mogul exploits black musicians for financial gain.

Read his statement, and portions of the debate it sparked online, below…

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Lil Wayne‘s new album is out and ready to stream right here on That Grape Juice!

Named ‘The Funeral’, the body of work soars into action with help from Big Sean, XXXTentacion, Lil Baby, Jay Rock, Adam Levine, 2 Chainz, Takeoff, The-Dream, Lil Twist, and O.T. Genasis.

Hit play below…

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