Xscape fans rejoice! Thanks to a surprise request from Mama Joyce, Kandi Burruss-Tucker’s mother, the members of legendary R&B girl group Xscape are planning to record a brand new album…together! READ MORE
Ricco Barrino was born in High Point, NC. His music career began when he started singing at the Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church, where he learned how to lead the choir by his family members.
Good for his compositions, lyrics and soulful sound he can capture an audience of all who is under the influence of his melodies. With Ricco Barrino’s ability to mix old school and new school together it’s quite genius how he’s able to reach across generations making for some good ole bowl of “Gumbo Fans”. As Ricco Barrino captivates his audience with his smooth deliver of word choices and sweet melodies. You can easily see why his music sounds like the likes of “Rock Soul”. READ MORE
Cardi B is leading when it comes to BET nominations. Well, pretty much any award shows nominations. Rapper/singer Drake and Beyonce follow.
Billboard Music Awards took place in Nevada this year and was hosted by Kelly Clarkson. Reports from TheY BF say, Drake and Cardi came home with Trophies! Also, Wendy Williams reports Madonna spent millions of her own money on her performance.
TheYBF reports, Oprah Winfrey was honored with a Empowerment in Entertainmemt award, at The Hollywood Reporter’s Inaugural Empowerment in Entertainment luncheon in LA.
WHO: BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc.), the global leader in rights management, was proud to announce that multiplatinum superstar Janet Jackson named a BMI Icon at the 2018 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards. The event will be held Thursday, August 30th at The Woodruff Arts Center’s Symphony Hall in Atlanta and will be hosted by BMI President & CEO Mike O’Neill and BMI Vice President Creative (Atlanta), Catherine Brewton, with Lifestyle Specialist Kenny Burns as co-host.
The 2018 Black Music Honors recognized the legacy of Aretha Franklin during the award show taping on Thursday, August 16. . Hosted by 2017 Marconi Award Winner Rickey Smiley and singer/actress LeToya Luckett, the annual two-hour television special honors artists and musicians who have influenced and made significant contributions to American music. This year’s honorees were Bobby Brown, Faith Evans, Bebe & Cece Winans, Whodini, Stephanie Mills and Dallas Austin.