Adele won’t let body image rule her life

Adele won't let body image rule her life

Adele’s new single “Hello” sold 1.1M downloads in the US, coming in as the first song with more than a million downloads within its first week. The song is from her third album, 25, which debuted at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100. For a 27-year-old, the British singer’s maturity level is equivalent to someone […]

Did a shortage of suitable men force a Black woman to marry herself?

Did a shortage of suitable men force a Black woman to marry herself?

Yasmin Eleby had dreams of being married before the age of 40. However, after not finding a suitable mate, Eleby decided to marry herself. According to Black Art in America, the Houston native tied the knot with herself in front of family and friends at the Houston Museum of African American Culture. For her honeymoon, […]

Kendrick Lamar reveals that his toughest personal battle inspired ‘I’

Kendrick Lamar’s “I” has garnered a significant amount of praise from fans and critics for it’s positive “I love myself” refrain, and the Compton rapper spoke about the single during an appearance on 93.7 The Beat. Lamar told host Devi Dev that “I” is about positivity but it was inspired by darkness and sadness.

Are Willow Smith’s lyrics too racy?

Willow Smith’s popular 2010 single,”Whip My Hair,” had tweens from coast to coasting bobbing their heads. The song had a catchy hook and was very kid (and adult) friendly. Well, Willow has cranked things up a notch, musically speaking. On Oct. 31,  the young star will be celebrating her 14th birthday, but the lyrics from […]

B.o.B. listening event for new single ‘Not For Long’

\ Atlantic Records hosted a dinner for B.o.B. to celebrate his latest single, “Not For Long.” The Hennessy sponsored event was held at a local Atlanta music studio and was attended by the industry’s hardest workers, Atlantic Records A&R Kawan “KP” Prather, D. Woods, Demetria McKinney, Kap G, and Courtney Sills to name a few. The feel good […]

Kendrick Lamar doesn’t want to refer to his ‘statements’ as ‘singles’

Kendrick Lamar’s recently released track “I,” has ramped up anticipation for the Compton hip-hop star’s forthcoming album. The project is the follow-up to his critically-acclaimed 2012 major label debut, “good kid, m.A.A.d city,” and Lamar spoke to Carson Daly on AMP Radio about the project’s expected release date.

Nicki Minaj debuts the racy artwork for ‘Anaconda’

Young Money rapstress Nicki Minaj debuted the cover art for her new single “Anaconda” this morning. The image is sure to generate tremendous buzz online; it features the First Lady of YMCMB showcasing her famous derriere in nothing but a pink G-string, bra and blue sneakers.

Kaylin Garcia debuts new single and video; ‘Want It More’

Model/former Joe Budden arm candy Kaylin Garcia is back with a new single and video. The beauty has released “Want It More” to iTunes and the Web and–let’s just say it’s unlikely that Rihanna is somewhere shaking in her Prada boots.