Music Fab: Updates On Ciara, Solange, Lupe, Jay-Z, MJB, & Alicia Keys
Apr 14 | by Natasha
RDiamond/WireimageCiara's upcoming album, scheduled to drop this September, is currently entitled Fantasy Ride Reportedly her first single is a joint with Ludacris called "Fantasy Ride" (produced by Polow Da Don) and should drop this summer in July. I hear the album will be her usual Crunk N' B/Dance/R&B style. And it's being produced by producer-o-the moment Tricky Stewart. Ne-Yo, The Dream, Lil Jon, and T-Pain are just some of the folks she's working with on the album. Good ish. Hopefully. More music news when you read the rest...
Solo's new promo shotSolange is giving everybody insight into her new album Sol-AngeL & The Hadley Street Dreams scheduled to drop July 26th. She talked about how her sound differs from her sister's:
"Our music is completely different. I think I would describe it as 60s and 70s soul music, so it is definitely not something that you really hear. I don't try to focus so much on defining how I am different (from Beyoncé), I just focus on myself as an artist and the message that I have with my music is the story that I can only tell. That's definitely mine and mine alone."
Cattermole/WireimageAlicia Keys has some sexy thoughts racing through her mind these days. Apparently she just hit the studio very recently to record "her most sexual song yet". Her manager even told her "we don't record songs like this". But I have a feeling that piece is about to make it on an upcoming album in some way shape or form. Ms. Keys is also speaking up about the conspiracy of "Gangsta Rap" saying there's no such thing and it was just a made up term to divide, conquer, and hurt the black community. In her Blender interview, she says:
"‘Gangsta rap’ was a ploy to convince black people to kill each other. ‘Gangsta rap’ didn’t exist."
» INTERVIEW EXCLUSIVE: Remy Ma Breaks Free - Talks Wedding Plans, Missing Reality TV, Blacks And Police & Why She Doesn't Need Rap Beef To Win» NO DISTRACTIONS: The REAL Issue Surrounding The Michael Brown Case » Rapper Brianna Perry -- "I Graduated From College, Now I Want To Work With Kanye West & Beyonce"
» FUNNIEST Memes From The 2014 MTV VMAs» FOOLYWANG MATERIAL: "Retired" Aaron Hall BRAGS On His "Historical Penis", Says "I Like To F*ck In Public -- Ask Jodeci, Puffy, Jamie Foxx Or Denzel!"» IN CASE YOU MISSED ‘EM: FUNNIEST Memes From The 2014 BET Awards
» RUMOR CONTROL: Tameka Raymond BLAMES Editing For Negative Portrayal On “Atlanta Exes” + "Wild 'N Out" Model Brittany Dailey REFUTES Rumors That She Slept With Nick Cannon» COUPLED UP?! Zendaya Celebrates Disney Star Trevor Jackson's 18th Birthday In L.A.» Mathew Knowles Alleges ELEVATORGATE Was Staged To Promote Beyonce & Jay Z’s “On The Run” Tour, Calls It A “Jedi Mind Trick”
» SPOTTED: Nicole Murphy Hits Miami Beach With Mystery Guy » FUN WITH FEDORAS: Letoya Luckett & Eudoxie ROCK Matching Brim Hats, Have Some FUN During LudaDay Weekend's Celebrity Basketball Game» CRAZY IN LOVE...AGAIN: Jay Z & Beyonce HUGGED UP At The 2014 Budweiser Made in America Festival + Pharrell's FULL "Made In America" Concert Set (VIDEO)
» #TheWadeUnion: Gabby & Dwyane TOAST It Up At Rehearsal Dinner + Wedding Ceremony Will Be Held At Miami Castle “Chateau Artisan"» #WadeUnion: Gabby & Dwyane Have Pre-Wedding Family Time, Marriage License Surfaces » FAMILY VACAY: LaLa & Carmelo Anthony Share Pics With VOGUE From Their African Safari
» OH MY: Bobbi Kristina's Hubby Nick Gordon TAKES OUT Fire Hydant, HITS Curb, FLIPS His BMW - ARRESTED For DUI!» WANTED: NYPD SEARCHING For Joe Budden For Cell Phone Robbery (In Connection To Alleged Attack On Girlfriend)» Nick Cannon CONFIRMS He & Mariah Carey Live In Separate Homes—Does The ALS Challenge NAKED + Joe Budden Being Investigated For Allegedly BRUTALLY Assaulting His Girlfriend
» 2014 EMMYS RED CARPET: Halle Berry, Angela Bassett, Octavia Spencer, Viola Davis & Vanessa Williams» 2014 EMMYS RED CARPET: Kerry Washington Serves Up PRADA....And An Ombre Bob» 2014 EMMYS RED CARPET: KeKe Palmer Gets ROYAL In Rubin Singer
» Tamar & Trina Braxton, Toya Wright & Demetria McKinney PARTY It Up At Black Gay Pride Weekend In Atlanta» ATLANTA NIGHTS: Ludacris & Eudoxiee Party It Up With Keshia Knight Pulliam, Big Tigger, Larenz Tate & More At Compound LudaDay Party » KeKe Palmer TOASTS IT UP In Malibu For Her 21st Birthday Surprise Party!
» President Obama & The First Family SPEND Their Labor Day Weekend Attending White House Chef’s Wedding In New York» IT’S OFFICIAL: Stacey Dash Inks A Deal With FOX News As A Cultural Contributor» LADY O's: Oprah Shows What 60 Looks Like At Every Angle + FLOTUS Michelle Obama -- #BringBackOurGirls
» Andre 3000 On Battling Depression, Becoming Jimi Hendrix & What PRINCE Told Him + Game ENLISTS Rick Ross, 2 Chains, Diddy & More On "Don't Shoot" (For Michael Brown)» NEW MUSIC: Trina's "Gone Mad" Ft. Brittney T» Nicki Minaj ADDED To “Fashion Rocks” Performers, Receives A Diamond Chain From Beyonce + Brianna Perry's "Mackin" Featuring Nehemie
» SPORTS FAB: Serena Williams DEFEATS 18-Year-Old Taylor Townsend, ADVANCES At The U.S. Open» YBF KIDS: Mo’Ne Davis & Her Team Talk About Their Little League World Series RUN On “GMA”» Chris Brown & Karrueche Get CUTESY Courtside At Team USA’s Basketball Game + Lauryn Hill RELEASES Michael Brown Tribute, “Black Rage”
» Tyga Poses With Naked Ex-Girlfriend Blac Chyna For FLAUNT Magazine» Teyana Taylor Gets SEDUCTIVE For “Maybe” Video ft. Yo Gotti & Pusha T + D. Woods STILL Working—Serves Up Some Model Tease In New Photoshoot» GLAM SHOTS: Joan Smalls LANDS The Cover Of VOGUE’s September 2014 Issue + Eva Marcille TEASES New Photoshoot With BTS Pics