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‘Do it Like A Dude,” singer, Jessie J, is back and ready to prove that she’s more than a one-hit-wonder with the release of her new single, “Wild.”
The singer just released the single’s artwork with hopes that it will drum up some buzz for the as yet unheard record and its accompanying album, ‘Wish.’
The track boasts features from heavy-hitters such as Big Sean and Dizzee Rascal and is confirmed as the first official single taken from her sophomore studio album, which is slated for a release in late 2013.
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Some people’s lives are open books…
K. Michelle sat down for an interesting interview with ‘The Breakfast Club’ and talked candidly about her departure from ‘Love & Hip Hop,’ her rumored relationship with Chad Johnson, and being a lesbian for 3 months.Check out the excerpts below:
On leaving LHHATL:
“It’s just time to go. I got some other things poppin’ off. I got an album. They are actually bringing me to ‘Love and Hip Hop New York.’ It doesn’t matter how good I was singing, what was going on, nobody was listening to my music. All of a sudden I put out this mixtape, it got over a million downloads, all my shows are selling out, because they introduced me on this show. LHHATL was a great steppingstone for me and now coming to New York, that’s basically setting up for my new show.”
On being a lesbian
I have dipped out. I thought I was gay for three months. [What brought you back?] I realized what you men go through. The b—h jumped on my car. I had a new car and she jumped on my car, scratched it up with her shoe and it was a wrap. She wanted to be an actress, but she was always sitting on the couch. I was actually taking care of stuff and paying bills. I was like, “Oh no I’m not used to this. I’m not gay no more.
I like how women look. I like certain things about a woman but at the end of the day, I realized that I’m not dealing with all that bulls–t y’all go through. [...] I do the pretty women. Nothing against the women that look like men, [but] you might as well get a man. I like chocolate, big booty, pretty skin, that’s what I like. I don’t let men eat me out. I never have been like, “I want this.”
On Ochocinco and the Monkey he bought her:
You can’t bring the monkey to New York, so the monkey is in Florida and I’ve been trying to find it a home. I’ve always wanted a pet monkey. Chad approached me and he tried to date me and I was like, “I don’t want no shoes. Everybody wants shoes. I want a monkey.” I thought it was a sweet gesture. We have not slept together. I’ve been through a lot with this dating thing. I talked to Chad yesterday. We are friends. That’s what we need to be.
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Actress, Lauren London, packs a punch in digital issue of ‘Vibe Vixen.
Lauren channels her inner 70′s model and activist, Bianca Jagger, for a modern-day spin on Bianca. London was draped in everything from Catherine Malandrino and Tom Ford for the spread.
Inside, Lauren’s interview is just as good as the pictures as she talked openly about her pregnancy and the public’s reaction to it, her type of man, marriage and more!
On What Was Going Through Her Mind When She Found Out She Was Pregnant
Well, you know, it’s another human being in the world. That affects everybody, and one thing I learned about life is that your choices don’t just affect you, it affects everybody connected to you.
The public was the last thought. Most of my thoughts were on my family and inner circle. It was mostly how is this affecting Lauren as a person and is Lauren ready to completely put herself to the side and be a mother. My priorities were changing. My career was last.
Before ATL, people didn’t know about me. I auditioned for ATL and no one cared who I was. I was a regular girl in L.A. who auditioned and got the role. No one knew I was doing it and I did it. No one gave me that. I did that. They can’t take what they didn’t give. God has the last say, so I just trust that. Is it an uphill battle? Yes. But isn’t everything? I’m not starving.
I think it’s awesome when it’s done right. I don’t think anyone is supposed to be alone, you know. Having a partner and having somebody that is with you through the ups and downs is awesome. I’m all about connection. If I connected with someone and met a nice guy maybe, but I just haven’t ran into that yet.[...]I’m not dating at all. I don’t know if I’ll have the time. But I’m very fiery and sassy, so I need someone to keep up with that.
On The Type of Guy She Likes
Grown, secure in himself and who he is, aware of what he wants and willing to learn and grow with somebody else. I think everybody is waiting for me to settle down and find him [Laughs]. I’m really selective and picky.
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‘Va Va Voom‘ vixen Nicki Minaj is wasting no time moving on from American Idol.
Ciara has teamed up with Nicki for the fiery base-heavy record, ‘I’m Out.’ The song is the opening track off of Ciara’s new self-titled album. The songs is definitely a girl anthem geared towards those newly-single women who just sent their exes packing.
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This is the soundtrack for the bedroom lovers…
Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta’s breakout kid, K. Michelle, is pouring her heart out in her new single, V.S.O.P., lifted from her new album, ‘Rebellious Soul.’ The Pop & Oak-produced cut is the first official single to her debut album, which is due on on July 30th.
The soulful singer may be known for her blunt personal takes on men and their shortcomings, however, K. Michelle switched it up and is singing about a girl that is madly in love and doesn’t want it to end.
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Don’t let her Cover Girl smile fool you…
After years of remaining mum on criticisms of her role in Destiny’s Child, a faked pregnancy and a recent lip synch scandal, Pop sensation, Beyonce, has had enough and is showing fans and critics alike a side that they have yet to see.
Beyonce posted and then removed a note on Instagram that slammed the media and bloggers for speculating that she is pregnant.
“I can’t stop the rumors from starting, and I can’t really change peoples minds who believe them, all I can do is sit back and laugh at these low life people who have nothing better to do than talk about me.”
A pure example of biting the hand that feeds you. I have a hard time feeling bad for celebrities that use the media and its targeted audience to promote new ventures, which ultimately makes them millions of dollars, and then get mad when something about them that’s outside their product is reported on. Either accept the media in its entirety or leave it alone completely!
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Barbadian beauty, Rihanna, is rocking the signature platinum blonde wig, red lipstick and a seductive pose in a set of photos that saw the talented singer pay homage to the infamous, Marilyn Monroe.
The 25-year-old flaunted her hot new look in a black robe wrapped loosely around her waist with the neckline drawn low on her chest. This photo-shoot is not the first time the singer has imitated the iconic 1950′s sex symbol.
Recently, Rihanna even compared herself to Marilyn in the track, “Love Without Tragedy,” which was featured on her new album, Unapologetic.
‘Red lipstick, rose petals, heartbreak / I was his Marilyn Monroe.’
Needless to say, the trendsetting star is definitely working this look!
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A full-force Janet Jackson comeback is in the midst judging by the Janet’s recent interview with Billboard.
Hot on the heels of celebrating her 20th anniversary of her critically & commercially acclaimed album, “Janet,” the “All For You” singer revealed that she is working on a new project.
During the interview, Janet also discussed Kendrick Lamar, the first time she decided to start flaunting her sexuality in her music and much more!
On her new album
I am working on a new project now. We are creating the concept and initial thoughts on the music. I am excited about the direction we are taking. I don’t want to rush it… I don’t want to put a time constraint on the creative process.
On the 20th anniversary of “janet.”
I can’t believe it is already 20 years! I always write my music based on what is going on in my life at the time. I wanted to allow people in… I want my fans to really know me. The ‘janet’ album was sexual and I was beginning to really discover that side of me.
On if she had to fight to keep some of the bolder songs on ‘Janet’ – was anyone telling you this wasn’t “pop” enough?
I’ve been exposed to all types of great music. I like to collaborate on my music. The creative process is fun and you get a lot of ideas from having discussions about it. Ultimately, the final decision is mine.
On Kendrick Lamar’s “Poetic Justice.”
I have listened to the music that is out there and I love Kendrick’s “Poetic Justice.” There are artists, true performers that have come before me who have been a big inspiration to me. I hope I do the same for others.
On why it was important to express sexuality in her work, and how did she convince others around her at the time to let you take those risks?
Like I said before, I write about my experiences or things that touch me deeply. I was really beginning to get in tune with my sexual self. This is what I wanted to express so I did. The decision to move forward in an artistic way is mine. I didn’t need to convince anyone.
This new album couldn’t come soon enough. Despite being 47-years-old, Janet still can teach these other young starlets how to be a true entertainer.
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On the heels of her new mixtape, Rock A Bye Baby, it’s hard to believe that it’s been a resounding 7 years since the release of her first studio album…
Singer/model Cassie sat down for an interview with SkeeTV to talk in-depth , Cassie talks about her 7-year break between albums and explains why record label presence plays an important role in the growth of an artist.
On her hiatus
The most real thing that I can say and I actually have never said in an interview before is that it has a lot to do with your presence at a label…how well your respected with the people that your working with. I put out a lot of records, you know scattered here & there that didn’t really stay afloat…the way that we wanted to, I just had to go out there and prove myself and show that I can be respected.
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Bad editing can’t hold a good diva down!
Mariah Carey delivered some of her best vocals in years during her performance at the American Idol finale last night, despite the producer’s horrible editing job on the pre-taped performance and several awkward transitions between songs.
A true veteran, Mariah seemed unaffected and not only showed off her powerhouse vocals in a medley that included hits like “My All,” & “We Belong Together,” but she also showed off a svelte new figure!
Mariah ended the performance with a snippet of her new song, “Beautiful,” which leads her highly-anticipated new album, due this summer. Watch her performance below.