The minions are back; so is Pharrell Williams, and he’s toting a brighter, cheerful outlook in his music for the new animated sequel, “Despicable Me 2.”
With vocals that were both guttural and gritty, yet sensual and sweet — Bobby “Blue” Bland had pipes, and his distinct growl made him an icon in the blues genre.
Numerous media outlets reported last week that singer Beyoncé and her husband, Jay-Z, were expecting their second child but the rap icon says the news isn’t true, according to New-York-based radio station Hot 97.
By Courtney Garcia, theGrio.com (Article originally published on theGrio.com.) Jay-Z could be rap music’s biggest power broker, but his latest song “Open Letter,” directed at critics of his recent trip to Cuba, has some people interpreting his relationship with the White House as against protocol. After critics questioned the validity of his fifth wedding anniversary vacation with […]
By Lilly Workneh, theGrio.com (Article originally published on theGrio.com.) Beyoncé has been generating serious buzz since the recent release of her latest song “Bow Down/I Been On.” The single, which includes lyrics that refers to women as “b*tches” and orders them to “bow down,” received mixed reviews from fans and critics. Got HBO? Watch Beyonce’s Documentary […]
By Lilly Worneh, theGrio.com (Article originally published on theGrio.com.) Diddy tops this year’s Forbes’ list of hip-hop’s wealthiest artists — and is joined by some of the genre’s other big cash kings. As the richest man in hip-hop, Diddy – also known as Sean Combs – has an estimated net worth of $580 million. The Bad Boy Records founder, […]
By Lilly Workneh, theGrio.com (Article originally published on theGrio.com.) Beyoncé’s back! And with a whole new attitude… Taking the music world by surprise, Beyoncé stirred up social media frenzy after releasing her latest track “Bow Down/I Been On” on her website Sunday night. Got HBO? Watch Beyonce’s Documentary “Life Is But a Dream” The song is only a […]
Rapper Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake are teaming up for a 12-city summer stadium tour that will include concerts in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Chicago, music promoter Live Nation said on Friday.
By Belinda Goldsmith, Reuters LONDON — Rapper Jay-Z will return to the London Olympics site this summer where he performed at the 2012 Paralympics as the sporting complex takes on a new life as the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z were named on Tuesday by live music promoter Live Nation Entertainment as headline […]
If you haven’t heard enough hype about Queen B’s upcoming documentary, “Beyonce: Life Is But a Dream,” Oprah Winfrey wants you to know she is REALLY excited about it. The queen of interviews was just gushing with praise at the premiere for Beyonce’s revealing documentary, where Oprah says she was “surprised” by what she saw […]