Category Archive: Music

  1. Zendaya Responds To Critics of Aaliyah Casting



    After The Lifetime Network announced that Zendaya will star as Aaliyah in an upcoming biopic, social media went into a frenzy. Many fans of the late R&B singer complained that the disney star not only doesn’t have the same skin complexion, but the two look nothing alike.

    Surprised by the backlash, Zendaya responded to the critics via twitter stating:

    “She’s been an inspiration and influence in my whole career, her talent still shines brighter then ever, all i wanna do is honor her”

    She later added, “I’m just a 17 year old girl who got cast to play one of her biggest inspirations #positive”

    More controvery surrounding the making of this movie was created after it was revealed that the family of Aaliyah was never consulted on the film. Zendaya is set to record four of Aaliyah’s songs for the film, but the family is attempting to stop Lifetime from using any of the singer’s music.

    What do you think? Should anyone touch this knowing the family is against it?

  2. ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Cast Picture and Release Date Revealed

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    Dr. Dre and Ice Cube created a lot of excitement this week after revealing the cast and official release date for the upcoming film ‘Straight Outta Compton.’

    Universal Pictures has given the highly anticipated NWA Biopic an official release date of August 14th, 2015.

    As if an official release date wasn’t enough, Dr. Dre and Ice Cube also revealed the main cast. O’Shea Jackson JR. will portray his father, Ice Cube. Jason Mitchell will play Eazy-E and Corey Hawkins will play Dr. Dre. The movie is being directed by Gary F. Gray.

  3. New Video: Nicki Minaj “Pills N Potions”

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    Nicki Minaj’s “Pills N Potions” video is here! After releasing a 45 second teaser last week, many fans were excited to see the full video and it does not dissapoint. In this new visual, Nicki shows off many different looks as she gets intimate with rapper, The Game ! Check it out below and let us know what you think!

  4. Chris Rock To Host 2014 BET Awards

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    BET has announced that Chris Rock will host the 2014 BET Awards show. Reacting to being chosen to host the big event, Chris Rock stated:

    “I watch the BET Awards every year. It’s one of my favorite award shows combining people from movies, sports, TV, and music. Where else can you get Rick Ross and Michelle Obama in the same room?! The BET Awards is like a party where nothing is off limits. My peers have done the show, now it’s my turn.”

    Be sure to check out Chris Rock live Sunday, June 29 at 8 pm EST.

  5. New Music: Usher ‘Good Kisser’

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    After being committed to the role of Sugar Ray Leonard in an upcoming film about the legendary boxer’s career, Usher is now back in the studio making music and a new single from his upcoming 8th studio album has been released!

    The hot and racy track is entitled ‘Good Kisser.’ Check it out below!

  6. New Music: Michael Jackson ‘Love Never Felt This Good’

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    The unheard tracks from Michael Jackson are finally being released as his estate released the first single from his new album. ‘Love Never Felt This Good’ was produced by John McClain and Paul Anka. A bonus version of the song with Justin Timberlake will be on the delux edition. ‘XSCAPE’ is set to hit stores May 13th. Check out the new track below!

  7. Kanye West and Common Join Forces to raise Job Rate in Chicago

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    Kanye West and Common have decided to collaborate in an effort to help their native city of Chicago. The city has been filled with crime and violence that seems to have increased more and more over recent years. One of the issues that Chi Town has faced is the unemployment rate specifically for young black males between the ages of 16 to 24. A 2014 January report revealed that 92% of this demographic is currently unemployed.

    After hearing about this major issue, Kanye and Common have joined forces by deciding to combine their two charities, Common Ground Foundation and Donda’s House. The two organizations will team up to help rapper Rhymefest host an annual music festival which will help promote job creation for the youth of Chicago. Common had this to say about the decision to help create jobs:

    “Any time I hear of innocent people getting shot and killed and young people with guns, it hurts. I felt I have to do more than just write songs about Chicago. Obviously, one of the biggest reasons our kids are going through what they’re going through is because of poverty. I was doing an event in the neighborhood and there were some kids from Englewood and I said, ‘Man, what do y’all really need? What’s gonna stop this?” And they were like, ‘We need money. Man, if we could work.’ They want a chance.”

    The two charity organizations plan to launch at least 1,000 jobs this summer and add more and more jobs on a yearly basis.

  8. The Mr. and Mrs. Carter Summer Tour!

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    The Carter’s are looking to heat the summer up for their fans! According to Page Six, Jay-Z and his wife Beyonce may be planning an extravagant summer tour! It was reported that the couple will do a 20 stadium tour across the country.

    The tour is expected to begin in late June. Keep your eyes open for official dates and cities here!