Tag: musicians

The Prince Estate Just Blessed Us With a Previously Unheard Demo of ‘Do Me Baby,’ and I’m Not Clutching My Pearls—You Are

The Prince Estate Just Blessed Us With a Previously Unheard Demo of ‘Do Me Baby’ and I’m Not Clutching My Pearls—You Are. G/O Media may get a commission They concluded, “This special release of “Do Me, Baby (1979 Version)” has been newly mixed to match the original demo cassette specs by Prince’s engineer @chrisjamespro, and […]

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After Splitting From the Joe Budden’s Podcast, Rory and Mal Get the Last $10 Million Laugh

After Splitting From the Joe Budden’s Podcast, Rory and Mal Get the Last $10 Million Laugh Advertisement There’s no better feeling than coming out of an ugly situation with an even better opportunity, so congrats to both of these guys for putting in the work and getting to the bag. And for those that wonder […]

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Happy Birthday to Tito Jackson! This Is a Tito Jackson Appreciation Post

“Maybe it’s because his name is Tito and I’ve never met a Tito I didn’t like. Liquor or human.” HA!!! Your writing just slays me. Fun fact: I named my first dog (a German Shepard) Tito…I loved him.* *I loved the dog…I mean I liiiike the human…

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We Love to See It: Megan Thee Stallion Secures Yet Another Bag, Enters Huge Development Deal With Popeyes

Megan Thee Stallion Secures Yet Another Bag, Enters Huge Development Deal With Popeyes “I’m appreciative of Popeyes commitment to empowering Black women and look forward to opening Popeyes restaurants,” Megan Thee Stallion said in a statement. “Teaming up with Popeyes is such a milestone in my journey and evolution as an entrepreneur. I’ve always been […]

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Forget ‘Leave the Door Open.’ It’s Time to Bust the Doors Down Because Silk Sonic Is Coming Through With That New Album After All

Anderson .Paak and Bruno Mars of Silk Sonic Announce New Album Release Date For Nov. 12 “ALBUM DROPS NOVEMBER 12!! Now spam the comments with happy birthday wishes to my brother @brunomars,” wrote Paak. “#SilkSonic ALBUM OUT NOVEMBER 12!!!!,” confirmed Mars, tagging both Paak and collaborator Bootsy Collins, later sending out an additional tweet with […]

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BET Hip-Hop Awards 2021: Nelly; Tyler, the Creator and Missy Elliott Among Winners

As the night went on, audiences saw performances from Bia and Lil Jon, Young Thug, Gunna, Isaiah Rashad, Latto,and Tobe Nwigwe. Nelly also took the stage with a performance of his greatest hits over the years after accepting the I Am Hip-Hop Award. “This just ain’t for me, this [is] for my whole area, my […]

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KRS-One, Big Daddy Kane Set to Face Off in Verzuz

KRS-One, Big Daddy Kane Set to Face Off in ‘Verzuz’ While I can’t wait to hear personal favs like “1, 2 Pass It,” “Heartbeat,” and “MCs Act Like They Don’t Know” from KRS, and joints like “Symphony” and “Raw” from BDK, I need Verzuz to show a little more love to other regions (and genres) […]

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Forgot About Dre? Abusive Past Comes Back To Haunt Producer After Landing Super Bowl Halftime Show

NewsOne Featured Video Dr. Dre attends the Hollywood Walk of Fame Star Ceremony for radio personality Kurt “Big Boy” Alexander on September 8, 2021, in Hollywood. | Source: Rich Fury / Getty Just days ago, mainstream media was actively rooting for Black women with a steady stream of think pieces noting how the sex abuse […]

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Donnie Simpson Announces Return of Video Soul; Big Tigger Teases Rap City ’21

Donnie Simpson Announces Return of Video Soul; Big Tigger Teases Rap City ’21 “I can’t tell you how many people over the years have suggested that I bring it back,” Simpson captioned. “I told them I would and today it’s official. Donnie Simpson’s Video Soul is live and free on Tubi right now. (Link in […]

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Dr. Dre Will Be Joined by Snoop Dogg, Mary J. Blige, Eminem and Kendrick Lamar for Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show

Dr. Dre Will Be Joined by Snoop Dogg, Mary J. Blige, Eminem and Kendrick Lamar for Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show “On February 13, 2022, at the Super Bowl LVI in Inglewood, California, in the new SoFi Stadium, Dr. Dre, a musical visionary from Compton, Snoop Dogg, an icon from Long Beach and Kendrick Lamar, […]

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‘It’s Really Good. Of Course, I Love Him Anyway’: Dolly Parton Praises Lil Nas X’ Cover of ‘Jolene’

Dolly Parton Praises Lil Nas X’ Cover of ‘Jolene’ As if performing the hit wasn’t enough, Parton herself ended up seeing Lil Nas’ cover and hopped on Twitter to compliment him, writing: “I was so excited when someone told me that Lil Nas X had done my song #Jolene. I had to find it and […]

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If You’ve Got $90 and a Yeezy Fetish, Kanye Has a Hoodie to Sell You

If You’ve Got $90 and a Yeezy Fetish, Kanye Has a Hoodie to Sell You Now, maybe this is Yeezy x Gap’s attempt to be conscious, debuting its own take on a garment that has taken on loaded new meaning since the 2012 murder of Trayvon Martin. However, that doesn’t explain the $90 price tag […]

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Though Absolutely No One Asked, Bill Cosby Apparently Has Some Thoughts About R. Kelly; Chuck D Also Weighs In

When a user online pointed out the fact Turner never showed remorse for his actions, much like Kelly, and questioned why Chuck D seemed more concerned about abusers getting a second chance than believing Black girls and women, the rap icon responded: “Good points. Question is the penalty..execution castrations or prison where the USA is […]

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R&B Singer-Songwriter Andrea Martin Dies at 49

R&B Singer-Songwriter Andrea Martin Dies at 49 Rest In Paradise Andrea Martin. 😞 We are all special in some way, but Andrea Martin was extraordinarily special. Her spirit was infused into each lyric & melody she blessed us with. Our connection was a divine union. We went to school together & had no idea that […]

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‘The Lights Are On and We Are Back!’: Winners From the 2021 Tony Awards

Winners From the 2021 Tony Awards Later in the night, A Soldier’s Play was also recognized with the award for Best Revival of a Play. In a surprising twist, despite being nominated in 12 categories, Jeremy O.Harris’ Slave Play walked away with no awards. Advertisement Congratulations are also in order to Adrienne Warren. The actress […]

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21 Savage Hit With Gun And Drug Possession Charges Stemming From 2019 ICE Arrest

Source: Scott Legato / Getty Rapper 21 Savage became a global case for ICE reform when he was arrested in Atlanta in 2019 ahead of the Super Bowl. Now the rapper is facing gun and drugs charges connected to the original arrest. According to TMZ, the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office is levying two new charges against […]

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The Funk Boutique: The New Yeezys Look Like Something Off of a Golden Crust Menu

Toni Braxton has dropped a skincare line targeted towards Black women and their skin so you can look like the Grammy-Award-winning singer too. Through Ulta Beauty, Braxton has launched five products, “The Creém,” “Luminous Splendor,” a body serum, shower gel and hair mist. Nude Sugar’s key ingredients include, “sugarcane squalane oil for hydration, to soothe […]

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Rihanna Told Me I’m Pretty and Other Amazing Things That Happened at Savage x Fenty

Rihanna Premiered ‘Savage x Fenty Vol. 3’ and Called Me Pretty Her boo thang, none other than A$AP Rocky, was there as well and yes, they are as pretty in person as they are onscreen (if not more so). I watched her apply her own make-up to her face as she dabbed away sweat with […]

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