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Whitney Houston hologram tour kicks off in January

BASE HologramWhitney Houston fans will have an opportunity to see her again in concert — via hologram. On Tuesday, BASE Hologram announced in partnership with The Estate of Whitney E. Houston the firstdates for An Evening With Whitney: The Whitney Houston Hologram Tour. The first show takes place in Mexico in January, and will feature […]

Raphael Saadiq's "Something Keeps Calling" lands in 'Billboard' Adult R&B Songs top ten

Columbia Records Raphael Saadiq continues to add impressive feats to his storied career with his latest effort, “Something Keeps Calling.”  Lifted from his newly-released album Jimmy Lee, the deeply introspective single has ascended to the #4 position on Billboard‘s Adult R&B Songs Chart. The Rob Bacon-assisted ballad accounts for Saadiq’s first top-10 hit on the tally […]

#GoodVibesOnly: Jhene Aiko delivers soothing "Trigger Protection Mantra" for "relaxation purposes"

Def Jam RecordingsJhene Aiko wants you to align your mind, body and soul with her latest offering, “Trigger Protection Mantra.”  Created to help relax listeners, the effort finds the Los Angeles songbird melding her breathy vocals with the soothing sounds of alchemy crystal bowls, which she plays herself. The accompanying visual is even more of a chill pill: It features psychedelic […]

How you doing…again? 'The Wendy Williams Show' renewed through 2022

Courtesy of The Wendy Williams Show Wendy Williams got some great news on Monday to help kick off her 11th season of The Wendy Williams Show. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Williams’ daytime talk show has been renewed for two more seasons on FOX Television through 2022. “I’m so excited to launch our 11th year by letting the […]

Jamie Foxx says he tried to convince Idris Elba not to star in 'Django Unchained'

ABC/Lou RoccoJamie Foxx is opening up about how he secured his role in Quentin Tarantino‘s critically acclaimed 2012 drama Django Unchained. According to Indie Wire, during a Toronto Film Festival conversation about Foxx’s upcoming film Just Mercy, co-starring Michael B. Jordan, Foxx revealed that he wanted the part badly, but had to take matters into his own hands to secure it because his […]

Rihanna inks new publishing deal as album rumors intensify

ABC/Lou RoccoThat Rihanna reign just won’t let up: The singer has now joined the Sony/ATV Music Publishing family, Billboard reports.  Monday, it was announced that the Fenty mogul had inked a global deal with the publishing company, which oversees more than three million copyrights of songs penned by some of today’s most iconic artists. The agreement reportedly encompasses Rih’s […]

ABC to air exclusive Beyoncé documentary 'Beyoncé Presents: Making The Gift'

DisneyBeyoncé‘s new hour-long documentary special will take her fans on a journey through Africa. ABC will air Beyoncé Presents: Making The Gift tonight, which will treat viewers to an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the making of her album The Lion King: The Gift. The documentary will act as the singer’s love letter to Africa and come complete […]

Are Faith Evans and Lil' Kim gearing up for a joint headlining tour?

Thaddaeus McAdams/FilmMagicFaith Evans and Lil Kim may be hitting the road together soon, as part of a joint headlining tour. Over the weekend, the two leading ladies of hip-hop and R&B shared the exciting news while celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Notorious B.I.G.’s Ready to Die album during the unveiling of a mural in Brooklyn, New York. “We […]