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Ne-Yo has defended calling George Floyd‘s death a “sacrifice,” after the unarmed Black man was killed by a white police officer in Minneapolis last month. The 40-year-old singer-songwriter made the remarks at a memorial service for Floyd, where he also sang Boyz II Men’s “It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday.” At the service,…

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An Instagram Live audience of over 80,000 sat ringside Sunday evening cheering on with fire, and bomb emojis as the songwriter battle, Ne-Yo versus Johnta Austin, brought forth by Swizz Beatz and Timbaland, trended on social media channels. Notable attendees included Drake, Jermaine Dupri, Bryan-Michael Cox, L.A. Reid, Tierra Whack, Dwyane Wade, and Keri Hilson,…

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Singer Ne-Yo and wife Crystal Smith are reportedly headed for divorce after nearly four years of marriage. According to The Jasmine Brand and The Blast, the Atlanta power couple has been reportedly living apart for some time now. The entertainment publications reported that a source divulged to them that “Crystal left him. She’s had enough.”…

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The sensual sounds of superstar recording artist Ne-Yo were on full display at Detroit’s world-famous Chene Park Amphitheater. The sizzling July 20 concert was presented by “Lincoln First Listen,” an acclaimed music series that pairs recording artists with a luxurious Lincoln vehicle. Featured with the all-new 2018 Lincoln Navigator, Ne-Yo is the series’ latest artist. The…

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Ne-Yo returns with a new album, Good Man, facing an ever-changing musical landscape that typically limits post age-30 R&B artists. Can the velvety crooner avoid the pitfalls that typically banish artists of his ilk to the adult contemporary category? Here is our gif album review, where we address that very topic. Ne-yo’s lead single, “Good…

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Today’s millennial moms have totally changed stereotypes associated with motherhood. The millennial mom has rejected the idea that she can’t have her cake and eat it too. She has it all: her business is on point, her husband adores her, her snapback game is flawless and her babies are healthy and beautiful. Crystal Renay Smith…

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For over 10 years, Marcus Ramone Cooper, aka Pleasure P, has entertained audiences across the world. He’s provided consistent hits such as “Did You Wrong,” “Under” and “Boyfriend #2,” all of which landed at the top of the Billboard charts. With new experiences come new music which Pleasure talked about, along with the current state of R&B.…

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The latest installment in the Lincoln First Listen music series spotlights the all-new 2018 Lincoln Navigator and Revel audio system, as superstar recording artist Ne-Yo shares his new song “Good Man.” Surrounded by the Revel sound system in the luxurious setting of the all-new 2018 Lincoln Navigator, the multiple GRAMMY® award winner discusses the inspiration for his latest single. “I’m excited…

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Black love has stepped its popularity game up over the last year to take center stage. From the popular #blacklove hashtag to OWN’s “Black Love” docuseries, to YouTube social influencer Black couples amassing millions of followers, it’s clear our community has decided Black love is a trending topic. This is especially true for Black celebrity…

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As rolling out previously reported, R&B singer Ne-Yo and wife Crystal Smith just made a big baby announcement, and you would think their fans would be very supportive. But many are not. Far from it, actually.  Singer Ne-Yo and his “Platinum Life” wife Crystal Smith are officially having their second child together in less than…

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