Tag: alicia keys

The Tracklist For DMX’s Posthumous ‘Exodus’ Reveals Collaborations With Jay Z, Nas, Lil Wayne, And More

Since the tragic, untimely death of DMX due to complications after a drug overdose earlier this year, the hip-hop community has been hellbent on preserving his legacy. He was an artist who meant so much to so many people, and giving his catalogue the send off it deserves has been a priority for many. At […]

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Will Smith Is Getting His Body-Ody-Ody Right in New Slate of YouTube Original Series

Will Smith poses at the ‘Bad Boys For Life’ launching photocall on January 8, 2020. Photo: Gabriel Bouys / AFP (Getty Images) Back in the ’90s, Will Smith once looked at his kingdom because he was finally there, and sat on his throne as the Prince of Bel Air. Cut to the roaring 2020s and […]

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H.E.R., DaBaby, Dionne Warwick All Set to Appear for Clive Davis’ 2nd ‘Pre-Grammy Gala’

H.E.R. attends the 62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards on January 26, 2020 in Los Angeles, California; DaBaby poses in the press room at the 2019 BET Awards on June 23, 2019 in Los Angeles, California; Dionne Warwick visits SiriusXM’s Soul Town channel on March 28, 2019 in New York City.Photo: Emma McIntyre for The Recording Academy/Liliane […]

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The Funk Boutique: What Does Black Girl Magic Look Like Now?

Image: Steven Meisel for British Vogue After a year of ongoing lockdowns and traumatic racial reckonings, many of us have wondered: When will joy be back on the menu? Now that spring is officially upon us (and the promise of vaccinations, as well) some of us are seeing the light at the end of the […]

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Mic Drop: Music for the Eyes and Ears

Jae5 – “Dimension (feat. Skepta, Rema)”Screenshot: YouTube Have you ever listened to a song and been so moved that it played on repeat for days or even weeks? I have, and the only thing better than that feeling is finding out the music video for that song is even more mind-blowing than the song itself. […]

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Triller Network Acquires Verzuz, Swizz Beatz and Timbaland to Join Management Team

Swizz Beatz and Timbaland discussing a Verzuz event.Screenshot: Verzuz/YouTube It looks like it’s a case of owner money Verzuz executive money because creators Swizz Beatz and Timbaland have some huge news! According to Billboard, the streaming platform and global pandemic lockdown-era phenomenon has been acquired by Triller Network, which is the parent company of the […]

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Big Beauty Tuesday: I Spent a Month With Alicia Keys’ Soulcare Line…Am I ‘Fallin’ for It?

Screenshot: Keys Soulcare (YouTube) “What is Soulcare?” a promotional video for Alicia Keys’ then-upcoming Keys Soulcare platform and skincare line asked last September—and rightly so, because I, for one, wanted answers. After all, “self-care” is a much talked-about but ultimately elusive and highly subjective concept—and also an overused one as we’ve scrambled to carve out […]

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Love Looks Better: Alicia Keys’ Soulcare Goes Live

Photo: James Bailey Another week, another celeb-fueled beauty line makes its way to the masses, just in time for holiday gift-giving and this time via Grammy-winning natural skincare guru Alicia Keys. Following hot on the heels of the drop of Pharrell Williams’ Humanrace and teasers for JLo’s upcoming line, Keys Soulcare First Ritual launched today, […]

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‘Put It in a Love Song’: Alicia Keys Teaches the Art of Songwriting for MasterClass

Photo: Courtesy of MasterClass While she may not be hosting the Grammys this year, the talented, Grammy-winning songstress Alicia Keys is still staying busy. MasterClass has announced that Keys has joined the streaming platform to teach songwriting and producing. She’ll also be breaking down her personal philosophy for channeling vulnerability, authenticity, and empathy through her […]

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Induction of Whitney Houston and Notorious B.I.G into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame to Air on HBO This Weekend

Photo: Kevin Winter (Getty Images), Angela Weiss (Getty Images) After announcing in January that Whitney Houston and the Notorious B.I.G. are among the 2020 Inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the Foundation behind the exhibit soon had to swerve from its planned live induction ceremony this May in Cleveland due to considerations […]

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Have We Officially Lost All Sense of Time, or Did Halloween Hit Early at the 2020 Billboard Music Awards?

Screenshot: NBC/YouTube It’s October, right? Frankly, we’re not entirely sure, at this point; the days are shorter, the darkness both literally and figuratively encroaching, and it’s getting colder—in fact, it’s starting to feel eerily like it did when we first started lockdown—maybe we’re stuck in a time loop? Advertisement At any rate, given that our […]

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Billboard Music Awards 2020: En Vogue Implores You to ‘Free Your Mind,’ Nearly 30 Years Later

Rhona Bennett, Terry Ellis and Cindy Herron of En Vogue rehearse at the 2020 Billboard Music Awards, broadcast on October 14, 2020, in Los Angeles, CA.Photo: Kevin Winter/BBMA2020/Getty Images for dcp (Getty Images) It’s time for yet another (virtual) awards show! This time, it’s the Billboard Music Awards (BBMAs)! Advertisement The presenters, performers and some […]

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Alicia Keys Stops NYC Traffic For An Impromptu Concert In Her ‘Love Looks Better’ Video

Hot on the heels of her recently-released record Alicia, Alicia Keys shares another powerful video accompanying one of her tracks. Following her “So Done” video with Khalid and her captivating Colors Show performance, Keys releases a visual for her soaring track “Love Looks Better.” The visual opens with Keys being whisked away to a fancy […]

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Alicia Keys’ ‘ALICIA’ Tracklist Calls On The Likes Of Khalid, Tierra Whack, Miguel And More

Alicia Keys was slated to drop her seventh album, ALICIA, earlier this year but the coronavirus pandemic forced her to delay its release. Prior to the delay, she shared a trio of singles, including “Show Me Love” with Miguel. Despite the delay, Alicia didn’t struggle to stay in the limelight, as fans were able to […]

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Girls on Fire: Megan Thee Stallion Is the New Face of Revlon; Alicia Keys Announces Upcoming Beauty Brand

Photo: Kevin Winter (Getty Images), Dimitrios Kambouris (Getty Images) Hot girls everywhere, rejoice! Our favorite “savage” and the legendary “girl on fire” have both announced forthcoming beauty partnerships—each putting the “pretty” in “pretty big deal.” Advertisement Showing no signs of slowing down despite her recent injuries, Megan Thee Stallion has been named Revlon’s newest Global […]

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