Tag Archives: R&B

Chris Brown Says He’s Been Denied Entry Into Canada

  TORONTO (AP) — Chris Brown tweeted Tuesday that he’s been denied entry into Canada and that his concerts in Montreal and Toronto have been canceled. The Grammy-winning R&B singer was scheduled to perform at the Bell Centre in Montreal on Tuesday and the Air Canada Centre in Toronto on Wednesday night. Brown said in a tweet [...]

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Music Review: Drake silences the jokes with cold, dark album

  Drake, “If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late” (Cash Money) For as long as Drake’s been around, almost everything about him — his Mr. Sensitive image, his sweater collection, his cheesy photos with various professional athletes — has been the subject of a never-ending stream of Internet memes. Still, Drake and his talent are [...]

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Rapper Drake releases surprise album on iTunes

  NEW YORK (AP) — Drake was featured on Beyonce’s surprise album — and now he’s taking a page from her book. The Grammy-winning rapper released a new album called “If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late” early Friday, Febraury 13,  on iTunes. It includes 17 tracks and features Lil Wayne, Travi$ Scott and PARTYNEXTDOOR. The release [...]

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Aloe Blacc, Melissa Etheridge rock pre-Grammy concert

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — Aloe Blacc raised the spirits of attendees at a pre-Grammy concert that celebrated giving back. The singer, whose album “Lift Your Spirit” is up for best R&B album at this year’s ceremony, was among more than a dozen performers Thursday, February 5,  for “Lean On Me: A Celebration of Music and Philanthropy,” [...]

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Q&A: Jhene Aiko on Grammy nods, battling Beyonce, Drake

  NEW YORK (AP) — Jhene Aiko released both an EP and an album ahead of the Grammys, but it’s her seven-song effort that’s competing for a Grammy against Beyonce, Pharrell and Chris Brown. The rising singer-songwriter released the EP “Sail Out” in November 2013, which features collaborations with Kendrick Lamar and Childish Gambino. It [...]

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Jhene Aiko on Grammy nods, battling Beyonce, Drake

NEW YORK (AP) — Jhene Aiko released both an EP and an album ahead of the Grammys, but it’s her seven-song effort that’s competing for a Grammy against Beyonce, Pharrell and Chris Brown. The rising singer-songwriter released the EP “Sail Out” in November 2013, which features collaborations with Kendrick Lamar and Childish Gambino. It debuted [...]

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Whitney Houston’s Daughter Found Unresponsive in Tub

    ROSWELL, Ga. (AP) — The daughter of late singer and entertainer Whitney Houston was found unresponsive, face down in a bathtub Saturday and taken to a hospital in the north Atlanta suburbs, police said. Bobbi Kristina Brown was found by her husband, Nick Gordon, and a friend. The friend called 911 while her [...]

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Chris Brown and Trey Songz concert postponed

  by Shareen Nicholson On Monday, Jan. 26, Chris Brown took to Instagram to tell fans his tour kick off at the Hampton Coliseum on Jan. 27 was postponed. “I would first like to apologize to all the fans and people who have been supporters of me and all the music over the years. The [...]

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TLC Looks to Fund Final Album Through Kickstarter Campaign

  ATLANTA (AP) — Grammy-winning R&B group TLC is depending on fans to fund the release of their final album through a Kickstarter campaign. The group, which currently consists of T-Boz and Chilli, launched the campaign on Monday. It’s been nearly 13 years since their last album, “3D,” which was released seven months after the death of [...]

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Judge revokes Chris Brown probation in Rihanna assault case

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge revoked Chris Brown’s probation on Thursday, January 15,  but allowed him to remain free for now after the R&B singer traveled without approval for a concert and failed to complete community service on time. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge James R. Brandlin said Brown can remain free at least until a [...]

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