May 15, 2013
It's almost June and that means it's time for the BET Awards. The show has released their full list of nominees and also revealed a few performers for the show. Drake leads the pack with a stagger 12 nominations, five of those are in the "Video of the Year" category. Kendrick Lamar and 2 Chainz have eight nominations each.
A$AP Rocky manged to pick up five nods, Miguel snatched four, while Rihanna, Justin Timberlake and Kanye West are looking at three each. So far, Chris Brown and R. Kelly are booked for performances and the show will be hosted by Chris Tucker. It will air live June 30th at the Nokia Theater.
Talk about being resurrected. Aaliyah's name has been very active over the past few years. From her biopic to a new posthumous album. Last year, a new song was released called "Enough Said" which featured Drake. The song was created from s demo. Now, it looks as if Chris Brown is about to attempt the same.
Only this time around, Aaliyah will be the feature. He announced a new single yesterday and said that it will feature the late princess of R&B. The song is called "They Don't Know" and will be feautred on his new album "X" which is due out July 16th. The video was shot already and will be released within the next few weeks. Check out what he had to say below.
Kelly Rowland has officially dropped her second single from her new album "Talk A Good Game". The smooth R&B cut was produced by The-Dream and written by himself and her. It's called "Dirty Laundry" and she really airs out some crazy ish..
She sings about her being in an abusive relationship, being forcefully separated from her family and close ones, even Beyonce. It's a powerful song. It pretty powerful! She even talks about being enraged about Beyonce's success versus her career. Shit just got real! Listen to it below.
May 13, 2013
The-Dream's new album "4Play" is shaping up to be a scorcher. The project will drop on May 28th. A new snippet of the track called "Turnt" surfaced online and it features Beyonce and 2 Chainz. In the snippet, we see a ratchet side similar to that of "Bow Down".
Inside, she sings about blacking out and lusting for ratchet, but grown and sexy love. In this snippet we on get to hear her and dream, but no chainz. It's still a good listen, it doesn't scream hit but it's just good to hear B on another track. Give the snippet a go below!
Word on the street is that former girl group Danity Kane are planning on getting back together as a group. Dawn Richard, Aubrey O'Day, Shannon Bex & Andrea Fimbres were spotted arriving on a lunch date earlier today meeting with a brand new manager. Everyone was present except for D. Woods.
The girls are said to be reuniting for a new tour and a new album and will continue to use the original group's name. Diddy will not be involved in this venture after he dropped the girls from his label back in 2008. More details will emerge as time passes on, in the meantime, check out the clip below via TMZ.