R&B

UK MUSIC NEWS: SINGER TAIO CRUZ/ROKSTARR MUSIC RESPONDS TO MAD NEWS

Several weeks ago I dedicated an entire post to UK R&B/Pop singer Taio Cruz (click here to read). In my post I asked Taio why he has never cast a black actress/model to play his love interest in any of his music videos and I’ve finally got my answer…. Via Taio’s label Rokstarr Music What kind of Racist blog are you running here? We as Black people search for equality and pray for an intergrated society where all of us, black, white, asian, or other are all looked []

VIDEO: KERI HILSON FT TIMBALAND – ‘RETURN THE FAVOR’

Singer Keri Hilson releases her second single ‘Return The Favor’ and hopes that this track will generate some much needed interest in her as a solo artist to be reckoned with. Earlier this year there was all this hype surrounding Keri, but I failed and still fail to see what all the fuss is about. Her live performances leave a lot to be desired (stiff) and her vocals are weak. Slick hairstyles, slick clothing, slick music promos, slick magazine front covers and appearing at event going isn’t going to []

NE-YO RECEIVES DAMAGES FOR R KELLY TOUR

R&B singer Ne-Yo has been awarded $700,320 (£395,580) after he was dropped from a tour with R Kelly. The Closer singer claimed he was fired as Kelly’s opening act last November because fans and critics preferred him – an allegation his co-star denied. Continue Reading….. Does any one feel sorry for R Kelly right now?

USHER TO EMBARK ON LADIES ONLY CLUB TOUR

R&B star Usher is to embark on a tour for ladies only. “What better way to get up close and personal than to make it all women?” he told the Associated Press news agency. The singer, who enjoyed success with his single Love In This Club earlier this year, said he was finalising dates at about 15 “intimate” venues. And he is relishing his sex symbol image. “The ladies like to see that masculine build,” he said. “They question if I still []

PICS OF THE DAY: VIBE MAGAZINE 15TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

The Vibe Magazine 15th Anniversary Celebration took place last night (August 12th) in New York. Rapper T.I and Swizz Beatz Vibe Editor-In-Chief Danyel Smith and Swizz Beatz Estelle with The Retro Kids Estelle Sandy “Pepa” Denton and Kevin Liles Tracee Ellis Ross and Heavy D Angie Martinez, Danyel Smith, Sandy ‘Pepa’ Denton and T.I Brand Nubian Rapper Grand Puba Lil Vicious Vin Rock and Treach (Naughty By Nature) Photographs: WireImage