Rita Ora On Taking Two Years To Write Her Album Courtesy Of Jay-Z

Jay-Z’s latest protégée, Rita Ora, did something most artists don’t get the luxury of doing anymore. She took two years off, after Jay signed her to Roc Nation, to live her life and find inspiration to write her debut album. Ora sat down with CBS Local to talk about finding her voice. “I got signed [...]

@AzealiaBanks DEBUTS HER NICOLA FORMICHETTI-STYLED MUSIC VIDEO

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@AzealiaBanks DEBUTS HER NICOLA FORMICHETTI-STYLED MUSIC VIDEO

by TOMMYE FITZPATRICK on JUNE 14, 2012 – 6:13 PM Azealia Banks has upped her game since she released her “212″ video last year, which had her all pigtails and Mickey Mouse sweater dancing against a brick wall. For her followup, the newly-released video for “Liquorice,” she got some major fashion players involved—Lady Gaga’s stylist [...]

Have I told you how much I LOVE THIS? STACY BARTHE – “KEEP IT LIKE IT IS”

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Have I told you how much I LOVE THIS? STACY BARTHE – “KEEP IT LIKE IT IS”

Singer / songwriter Stacy Barthe releases a visual for her single, “Keep It Like It Is,” (with a cameo from Luke James) off of her most recent EP, In the InBetween, which is available on iTunes. In the InBetween is the second installment of a three-part series of EP’s, which will befollowed by P.S., I Love You, due out soon. Stacy is presently in the studio working [...]

#MUSICMONDAY: Is D'Angelo Back? Check ALL of his

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#MUSICMONDAY: Is D’Angelo Back? Check ALL of his “GOOD GAWD!” Glory in GQ!

(found over at TheJasmineBrand)   After being out the “Game” for about 10 years, R&B Singer D’Angelo is back to his old self and posing for GQ magazine for the upcoming June edition. We havent seen too much ofD’Angelo lately but the most recent news of him wasn’t too pleasant and he certainly wasn’t in the best. Nonetheless, he is back and [...]

#MUSICMONDAY: Jay-Z announces 2-day Philly Music Festival

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#MUSICMONDAY: Jay-Z announces 2-day Philly Music Festival

Entertainer Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter smiles during a news conference at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Monday, May 14, 2012, in Philadelphia. The rapper announced plans for a two-day music festival in Philadelphia’s at Fairmount Park, featuring nearly 30 acts “that embody the American spirit” on Labor Day weekend, Sept. 1 and Sept. 2, 2012. (AP [...]

I’LL Get Out | Re-Visiting Lauryn Hill’s 2002 Unplugged Performance

“Knowin’ my condition Is the reason I must change” “I won’t support your lie no more I won’t even try no more If I have to die, oh Lord That’s how I choose to live I won’t be compromised no more I can’t be victimised no more I just don’t sympathize no more Cause now [...]

Taylor Swift feat. Colbie Caillat: “Breathe” | Colbie’s VOICE!

So … if you know and love me, you know I know and love Colbie’s voice.  Plus, it’s clear (from the rhythm and lyrics) that she did a lot of the writing … just love it like I do.   “And we know it’s never simple, never easy Never a clean break, no one here [...]

2011 Holiday Survival Kit: #Fashion, #Beauty, #Accessories & more!

The holiday season is here … yayyyyyy! -_- For those of us who know that for some of us (i’ll point no fingers points to me), the holidays mean more work and sometimes a feeling of even more distance from our friends and family … THIS BLOG IS FOR YOU! This is a “f*ck ‘em [...]

John Mayer | In You Atmosphere

Where ever I go what ever I do I wonder where I am in my relationship to you Where ever you go Where ever you are i watch your pretty life play out in pictures from afar ooooo (that’s on that extended version)   His voice. Those lyrics. How could you not get lost in [...]

Nicki Minaj Covers Cosmo: Talks Fame & Suicide | Beyonce’s “Countdown” Video Debuts

  Looking sultry and mischievous, Nicki Minaj covers the November 2011 issue of Cosmo. In her feature article, Nicki opens up about her deep dark past filled with thoughts of suicide. While she’s famous now and from the outside looking in seems happy, Nicki hasn’t always had it all pulled together.  The rapper told Cosmo, [...]