Whether or not you agree with Miley Cyrus’ recent behavior, one thing is for sure: the singer can definitely keep a buzz going.
As many rush to judge her, several rappers have come to the star’s defense.
Roots member Questlove isn’t one of them.
Almost two decades later and we still remember Jodeci.
Now, one half of the group is set to reunite. K-Ci & Jojo will release “My Brother’s Keeper,” they’re first studio album in five years.
K-Ci Hailey opened on recording the project and revealed details on a possible reunion with Jodeci. “Basically, everyone can expect K-Ci & JoJo to pick up where we left off. Good feeling music. We got a couple of baby makers on there. But it’s good man. We’re excited. But for now, with the love from Dalvin and DeVante, they’re pushing me and Jojo. And actually, we’re in the studio right now. We record new Jodeci material every chance we get… So we’re just waiting on DeVante’s call.
“My Brother’s Keeper” features the duo’s new single “Knock It Off” and is set to be released on September 30.
A forthcoming James Brown biopic will reportedly star Chadwick Boseman as the soul legend.
You might remember Boseman as Jackie Robinson in 42, which was released earlier this year.
“The Help” director Tate Taylor will direct, so there’s talk of Octavia Butler and Viola Davis joining the cast as well.
Robin Thicke, along with producer Pharell Williams and T.I. have filed suit against the family of Marvin Gaye to protect their massive summer hit “Blurred Lines.”
The Gaye estate contends that “Blurred Lines” sounds way too similar to the Gaye classic “Got to Give It Up.”
Acclaimed emcee Kendrick Lamar dropped one of the most astounding rap verses in recent memory yesterday, igniting a frenzy on twitter that has yet to die down.
The verse – featured on Big Sean’s “Control” – is an epic, 3 minute-long tirade against his Hip Hop competitors.
And he didn’t throw subliminals either; Lamar called out practically every big name in Hip Hop by name, challenging them to step their game up.
Pop star Chris Brown suffered a seizure early Friday due to “emotional stress” and “nonstop negativity,” according to a rep for the singer.
“His doctor tended to him this afternoon and attributes the NES to intense fatigue and extreme emotional stress, both due to the continued onslaught of unfounded legal matters and the nonstop negativity,” his rep said in a statement.
Gospel singer Donnie McClurkin did not perform at a Washington, D.C. event celebrating the work of Martin Luther King this past weekend, though he was scheduled to headline the concert.
Although those putting on the event said McClurkin withdrew, McClurkin claims he was uninvited due to his views on homosexuality:
Today would have been the 50th birthday of the legendary Whitney Houston.
Whitney will always been in a class all her own as a vocalist and entertainer.
Though her later years were often marred by stories of her personal troubles, we will always remember Whitney for her once-in-a-generation talent.
Check out Whitney’s television debut on the MervGriffin Show in 1983:
A 26-year old North Carolina pastor was fired from his church after it was discovered that he’d attended a concert headlined by Rick Ross.
Rodney Wills had been the pastor of Mt. Salem Baptist Church for four years.
The church deacons say Wills’ behavior is out of step with conduct the church wishes to be associated with.
B. Scott is suing BET for forcing him to change his attire before hosting the 2013 BET Awards Red Carpet special.
Scott – a popular gender-conforming media personality – was pulled aside shortly before airtime and asked to tone down his makeup, pull back his hair, and change his attire.
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