Last night sultry r&b diva Sevyn Streeter rolled into town with her Girl Disrupted Tour and of course NYC showed up and showed out to see the lady of the hour. The singer/songwriter took over the stage at BB Kings which was jam packed with media , fans & celebrity guest including Mack Wilds , Luke James , Ty Huner & Ro James. The sultry siren backed by 2 dancers and a DJ cranked out some of her hits as well as some of her latest singles ‘ Prolly ‘ , ‘D4L’ & ‘ Before I Do ‘ . Now if that wasn’t enough she even gave a preview of two new songs which featured August Alsina & Ty Dolla Sign which had everyone wishing that her new album was still dropping this month. Now although the album has been pushed back to the spring, last nights show made it even more clear that Sevyn is ready to take over the world with her hypnotizing stage show. Watch as she perform some of her fan favorite hits like ‘It Wont Stop’ , ‘Shattered’ , ‘Sex On The Ceiling ‘ , ‘Please Dont Kill The Fun’ , ‘Ex Boyfriend’ , ‘B.A.N’ & more which had the fans anticipating her long awaited debut album.
Today rap star Jeezy announced that he will be hitting the road this spring on his ” Trap Or Die 3 Tour “. The 18 strop trek which will feature guest acts Lil Durk & YFN Lucc. The tour will kick off on March 1st in Chicago and wrap up on April 6th in San Diego. Peep the full list of tour dates above.
Yesterday I had the pleasure of stopping by Sirius XM studios along with a few members of the press and VIP subscribers for a special up close and personal chat with the legendary Bell Biv Devoe. The hit makers were in town to promote the release of their upcoming album “Three Stripes” and their highly anticipated Biopic “The New Edition Story” . Watch as Ronnie , Ricky & Mike sit down with Sway & Heather B to talk about their growing pains in the music industry, finally getting their just due , family life , their new album & so much more in this in depth interview via Facebook Live . Don’t forget to tune into to 3 part mini series “The New Edition Story” which is set to air on Jan 24-26th at 9pm on BET.
Check out Grammy Award winning superstar Alicia Keys as she covers the new issue of Allure Magazine. Get into her cover story as she opens up as she opens up about going without makeup , the election , her career , new album ‘HERE’ and more online. Peep more pics from her sultry cover spread as she chooses to use makeup once again below.
This past weekend lucky fans of the legendary group New Edition along with press were in for a treat in NYC after being invited to a special screening of the highly anticipated BET biopic ‘ The New Edition Story ‘. The event held at the AMC Theater on 34th street was packed with fans waiting to see the first night of the 3 part series and trust me its was well worth the wait. Now of course some of the films stars including Elijah Kelly (Ricky Bell) , Luke James (Johnny Gill) , Keith Powers (Ronnie Devoe) , Algee Smith (Ralph Tresvant) , Woody McClain (Bobby Brown) , Caleb Brown ( Young Ricky Bell ) and Dante Hoagland (Young Michael Bivins) were in attendance for the special event along with the films director Chris Robinson and executive producer Jesse Collins. We wont give a detailed review just yet but the first night of the mini series showcases the 5 fellas of New Edition growing up in Boston as they come together with the help of their manager Brooke Payne (Wood Haris) who leads them on the path to fame.
The stellar performances from the young actors were so captivating that it felt like we were right along with them for the ride which had everyone singing along to every song. The casting was perfect for not only the fellas but some of our favorites appear in part one including LaLa Anthony , Monica Calhoun , Lisa Nicole Carson , Yvette Nicole Brown , Faizon Love , Tank & Michael Rapaport. Now if that wasn’t enough, the audience was in for another treat because right after the screening the cast took the time out to do a personal Q&A hosted by Hot 97’s own TT Torez. Check out pics and footage from the special night as we spoke to the cast about working on the film and so much more . Make sure to tune in for the must see film airing on Jan 24th-26th at 9pm on BET.
Check out superstar Ciara as she covers the new issue of Cosmopolitan South Africa. Get into the expecting mothers cover story as she opens up about heartbreak, starting over, marriage & more when it hits international newsstands later this month. Peep more shots from her cover spread below.
Check out supermodel/actress Eva Marcille as she covers the new issue of Rolling Out Magazine. Get into her cover story as she opens up about embracing her beauty, her career , motherhood & more HERE. Peep more shots from her sizzling cover spread below.
Check out superstars Chance The Rapper & The Weeknd cover the new issue of GQ Magazine. Get into their cover story as they open up about their journy ,careers , being a celebrity & more HERE . Peep more shots from their cover spread below.
Check out Grammy nominated star Solange Knowles as she covers the new issue of Interview Magazine. Get into her cover story as she sits down with her sister pop icon Beyonce for a one on one sit down HERE. Peep more shots from her sultry cover spread below.
Tonight some of Hollywood’s biggest stars come out for the 74th annual Golden Globe Awards. The big event held at The Beverly Hilton will be jam packed with some of our favorites in tv & film and of course they will be dressed in their finest just in case they win the big award. Check out pics as stars like Kerry Washington , Viola Davis , Denzel Washington , Pharrell , John Legend , Janelle Monae, Mahershala Ali , Octavia Spencer , Angela Bassett , Keith Stanfield , Gina Rodriguez , Zoe Saldana , Issa Rae , Donald Glover , Anthony Anderson , Tracee Ellis Ross , Regina King , Thandie Newton , Priyanka Chopra . Cuba Gooding Jr & more hit the red carpet before making their way into the show hosted by Jimmy Fallon below.
So if You didn’t get to see the big show some of our favorites took home a Golden Globes. Donald Glover won big as he took home two awards for Best Actor and best Comedy series for his work in Atlanta.Tracee Ellis Ross won Best Actress in a Comedy for her role on ‘Blackish’, while Viola Davis nabbed Best Supporting actress for her role in ‘Fences’. Now if that wasn’t enough Best Picture in Drama went to “Moonlight” which just proved that black star power is alive and well and if we continue to support one another more of our stores will be told. If you missed the awards check out their acceptance speeches and backstage interviews below.