In an interview with Hello Beautiful, Chrisette Michele said that Ne-Yo was like a therapist to her when he wrote her hit “Epiphany.” She said, “The epiphany I had [was] when I was hanging out with Ne-Yo. When you hang out with Ne-Yo he talks a lot and he becomes your therapist. And so, you’re on the couch and you’re […]
In the ’90s, Janet Jackson was the queen of pop music and she recently reflected on her classic 1993 release, Janet, which sold seven million copies and included six Billboard Hot 100 singles. Jackson recently told Billboard.com, “I can’t believe it is already 20 years! I always write my music based on what is going on in my life at the […]
Mariah Carey is working hard on her upcoming album and she says that she’s enlisted a large group of producers to work on it with her. Read the list of MC’s “Dream Team” here.
Alicia Keys recently stopped by our sister station in Atlanta, hot 107.9, to discuss her new album, marriage, and the joys of motherhood. Check the video below, and for the full scoop, click here.
After a nice long break (she needed it) from the biz, Brandy is back with a new album entitled 2/11 which comes out October 16th. February 11th is significant because it’s her birthday but it wasn’t a happy one because that was the same exact day that Whitney Houston died. This morning inside the Tom Joyner’s ‘Red Velvet […]
Twenty-five years ago today, Michael Jackson released “Bad,” his seventh studio album. The album didn’t sell as much as its historic predecessor “Thriller” (no album in history ever has), but it’s five singles all went #1 including “The Way You Make Me Feel,” “Man in the Mirror” and “Dirty Diana.” As part of the 25th […]
We have to give Jay-Z and Beyonce the crown as rap’s most successful couple, but Clifford “T.I.” Harris and his wife Tameka “Tiny” Harris seem to be taking their cues from them and trying to catch up. While Jay and B lead the Forbes list of high-earning celebrity couples, T.I. and Tiny are definitely on […]
If you haven’t yet checked out “Verses and Flow” on TV One, you’re missing out. The show, which debuted it’s second season last month, combines music and poetry for a unique mix that’s hard to find elsewhere on television. Actor Omari Hardwick of “For Colored Girls” and “I Will Follow” fame, who himself is a […]
On the TJMS this morning Tom felt the need to get to the bottom of why Maxwell keeps promising us an album but every year he takes it all away (the promise)…Maxwell, who is is about to embark on a 3 city tour explains to him and the fly jock listeners that an album is coming […]
“Controversy” singer Prince is indebted to a fragrance company for $4 million. According to a lawsuit, the legendary performer failed to promote a fragrance company’s line of scents in 2006. http://www.blackamericaweb.com/?q=articles/entertainment/blak_music_month/39111