Day: September 18, 2008

MUSIC VIDEO: R.KELLY – ‘SKIN’

Well that was well timed. His ‘interview’ with BET aired several days ago and now this video drops… ‘Skin’ is taken from Kelly’s forthcoming album ’12 Play: 4th Quarter’ .   Your thoughts please…..   Advertisements

MICHELLE OBAMA’S MAKEOVER FOR AMERICA

Sculptor Daniel Edward explains….. “Michelle Obama’s Makeover for America” presents an accessorized mannequin bust of Obama that foregoes the conventional pearl necklace, and provides for her a ‘signature look’ to take to Washington. “The goal is to create a look for Michelle Obama that eliminates excessive comparisons to Jackie Kennedy,” said Edwards, who studied under the tutelage of legendary fashion illustrator Antonio Lopez, “like supermodel Tyra Banks’s photos in Harper’s Bazaar, or the puzzling comment from CBS’s Byron Pitts that recommended ‘less []

MOTOWN SONG WRITER NORMAN WHITFIELD DIES

Motown songwriter and producer Norman Whitfield, whose credits include hits I Heard It Through The Grapevine and War, has died in Los Angeles. Whitfield – believed to be 67 – worked at the legendary label in the ’60s and ’70s, adding a rock edge to soul music. Many of his hits were co-written with Barrett Strong, with whom he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2002. The pair won a Grammy in 1972 for Papa Was A []