Because His Impact Was That Great

“I think it’s uncharted waters for someone to have that level of success, starting at a very young age. So imagine, this guy at the age of 9 all the way until the age of 50, was a major superstar – his entire life. There was never a time that he could walk down the … Continue reading

Ain’t Got Shit On Me

Watch the Yahoo! Music premiere of LeToya‘s smokin’ new video for her single, “She Ain’t Got…” – Like I said in an earlier post; LeToya is really bringing it this time out! Alas, there IS life after Destiny’s Child – and as much as I love Beyonce, I’m so happy for LeToya doing her thing … Continue reading

VIBE Magazine: 1993-2009

It’s the end of an era. Leading urban music and culture magazine, VIBE, officially announced its demise today through a statement from VIBE Media Group CEO, Steve Aaron. Founded by Quincy Jones, VIBE first hit newsstands in 1993. In it’s sixteen years VIBE garnered many publishing awards and honors, all the meanwhile creating a reputation as a … Continue reading

Never Can Say Goodbye

The legendary Stevie Wonder gave Michael Jackson quite a funky tribute at his Friday night concert in Kansas City, Missouri. After sharing some powerful and uplifting thoughts on the famous ‘talkbox’, Stevie and his band go into The Jackson 5’s classic “Never Can Say Goodbye”. I’m loving all these live tributes artists are doing for … Continue reading

Lady Love

Check out the official (and gorgeous) album cover (via for LeToya Luckett‘s upcoming sophomore album, ‘Lady Love‘, due in stores Aug. 25th. I’ve been loving everything I hear from this project! Listen to three tracks off ‘Lady Love‘ below, including first single, “Not Anymore” (and watch the video here). LeToya – “Not Anymore” LeToya … Continue reading


Watch Kanye West‘s newly released video for “Street Lights” off the album, ‘808’s and Heartbreak’. Kanye’s videos are always a visual treat, and this is no different. Directed by Javier Longobardo.

I’m Sorry Ms. Jackson

Here is the ONLY part of the BET Awards that really mattered earlier tonight. To everyone’s surprise and amazement, Janet Jackson appeared on stage briefly to address the world and give a thank you for all the support in the wake of her brother’s sudden passing. I was nearly in tears thinking of this woman … Continue reading


Despite the BET Awards being a huge disappointment (how dare they use Michael Jackson‘s name and call it a tribute show to get ratings and then only do about one or two tributes) – one highlight of the night was actually AFTER the awards when Jay-Z‘s new music video for “DOA (Death of Auto-Tune)”. Thanks … Continue reading

Ay Yo!

Get into this footage of Melanie Fiona live in the studio with Questlove, and his band The Illadelphonics, recording a song titled “Ay Yo”. I’m loving her vocals and the funky yet chill vibe of the song. Anyone else sort of anticipating her debut album, ‘The Bridge‘, in stores later this summer?

Human Nature

Yet another impromtu and touching tribute to Michael Jackson; R&B singer-songwriter Robin Thicke sings a brief acapella version of MJ’s hit “Human Nature”, off Jackson’s ‘Thriller‘ album. The DJ begins playing the Jackson version and the entire crowd, including Thicke on the mic, sing along. I still can NOT believe Michael Jackson is not here … Continue reading