On April 20, 2018, Mýa released her thirteenth-studio project, ninth studio album, T.K.O. (The Knock Out) which she executive produced and wrote with Grammy Award winning producer/musician Lamar “MyGuyMars” Edwards (R. Kelly, Mary J. Blige, Faith, Chris Brown, T.I., Snoop Dogg, Jay-Z and more). Her independent label, Planet 9 has released five digital singles – “Ready for Whatever“, “You Got Me,” “Ready, Part II”, “Damage“, and “Knock You Out” from the album. T.K.O. features additional production from Grammy Award winner, Carlos “Los Da Mystro” McKinney, Grammy nominated producer Philip “DJ Hardwerk” Constable, and a lineup of hit songwriters including Marsha Ambrosius (Floetry), Lindsay “Mavelle” Gilbert of The Alliance (Rihanna, Akon), Lyle LeDuff, Kevin McCall, and Khirye Tyler. Goldlink and MyGuyMars are the only artist featured on the album.
Katie referenced as the “Queen Of Drill” is gladly adjusting her crown this new year with a brand new single called
“Work It Girl” released in May 2018 on all major platforms. On top of that you can expect a heavy hitting Ep entitled “Sista B*tch” set to debut June 26, 2018 with her fresh new sound showcasing a different side of the “Drill Queen”. You might say that she’s just getting started but Katie is not new to the game and trust it wasn’t always easy.
Veronica Vega from Love and Hip Hop Miami is a singer, dancer, and all-around performer who has her eyes on the prize and isn’t letting up until her dreams become a reality. She is signed to super producer Polow da Don and has new music coming out in February and March. This new season of Love and Hip Hop Miami tackles race and how Latinas often deal with the same intra-racial issues that African Americans do. Veronica has a great story, releasing new music in February, so kick back and watch our exclusive video of Veronica Vega!
One thing about Keke is she “LOVES” the kids and the kids LOVE Them some “KeKe Palmer.” On Friday December 15th, multifaceted entertainer, Keke Palmer partnered with Radio One, Hot 107.9 in Atlanta this holiday season to support “Saving Our Daughters” 13th Annual Bratz Doll Drive.
The week before Christmas over 70 1st and 2nd grade girls received their favorite Bratz Doll, from Keke and HOT 107.9 Radio Personality, Dominque Danielle at the Barack H. Obama Elementary Magnet School of Technology. The Doll Drive is held every holiday season, the charity event is in memory of “Saving Our Daughters” founders Debbie and Curtis Benjamin’s daughter who passed away from a cancerous brain tumor. Bratz Dolls was her favorite toy and Keke Palmer was her favorite celebrity.
All the girls enjoyed dancing and positive affirmations as well as receiving positive children books before their Christmas Holiday.
The Annual Bratz Doll giveaway was also supported by FOX’s EMPIRE Director and Producer Sanaa Hamri, the cast of FOX’s EMPIRE and longtime board trustee, Roger Bobb of Bobbcat Films.
New Rythm & Blues Native Long Beach, California artist Ria Rosae landed herself a artist development through Smokey Thomas aka “Smokey” who is the cousin of Charlie Wilson and Ronnie Wilson of “The Gap Band”. Under the tutelage of “The Gap Band for over 15 years Smokey learned everything there was to know through them. In 2014 Smokey decidedl to open up his own artist development company called “Smoke Bomb Entertainment making him the CEO of his company. Smokey discovered breakout artist Ria Rosae.
Wendy Williams had a bit of foggy brain today when she adamantly claimed that Karruche was Diddy’s girl. In an interview with All Eyez on Me lead actor Demetrius Shipp Jr. (the guy that plays Tupac), she tell’s him that he can’t afford Karruche because her boyfriend Diddy was #1 on the Forbes Hip Hop Kings list. Watch the daytime talk show host go in below.
Singer Tinashe caught a wave on social media, for her comments in an interview with The Guardian.
The RNB songstress talked about how are things are going in her career, and why she feels like she hasn’t reached a certain level of success.
It all started with the topic of being a woman in the music industry. Tinashe mentioned, “There are hundreds of [male] rappers that all look the same, that sound the same, but if you’re a black woman, you’re either Beyoncé or Rihanna. It’s very, very
“There’s colourism involved in the black community, which is very apparent. It’s about trying to find a balance where I’m a mixed woman, and sometimes I feel like I don’t fully fit into the black community; they don’t fully accept me, even though I see myself as a black woman. That disconnect is confusing sometimes.” A shrug. “I am what I am.”
Her comments caused mixed reviews on social media. But most said colorism has no indication on who she is as an artist, it’s simply just her work. Read between the tweets below. READ MORE