Category Archives: Music News – Urban

‘Black Beatles’ Hits No. 1 On The Charts!

  Who would have thought Rae Sremmurd would have a number one song in the country?! The song did come out hot with wild popularity, but it may have been the mannequin challenge that took it to the top spot. Regardless, definitely a good look for these two to have a number one song being…MORE

Tupac And Biggie’s Murders To Be Featured On New Scripted True Crime Story

  USA Network has picked up the pilot titled Unsolved that chronicles the two major police investigations of the most notorious deaths in music history. Apparently the show will follow the experiences of former LAPD detective Greg Kading, who task forces investigating the murders. I was a big fan of the American Crime Story: The People vs.…MORE

J. Cole Announces New Album, “2014 Forest Hills Drive”

J. Cole Announces New Album, “2014 Forest Hills Drive”

Image Courtesy Sony Music Entertainment/Roc NationJ. Cole has dropped a bombshell. The rapper, who spent most of the year on tour, has announced that fans will get a new album in less than three weeks. On December 9, the rapper will release his third album, 2014 Forest Hills Drive, which is the address of Cole’s…MORE

Chris Brown & Trey Songz Announce Dates for Between the Sheets Tour

Jimmy Fontaine/Atlantic Records; RCA RecordsChris Brown and Trey Songz finally have announced the official dates for their upcoming North American trek, dubbed the “Between the Sheets Tour.”With Tyga serving as the supporting act, the 25-city joint outing kicks off on January 28, 2015 in the pair’s home state of Virginia. The duo will travel to major…MORE

Jagged Edge’s JE Heartbreak II is #1 R&B Album in the Country

Jagged Edge’s JE Heartbreak II is #1 R&B Album in the Country

Image Courtesy So So Def RecordingsJagged Edge continues to prove their staying power. The R&B quartet’s eighth studio album, JE Heartbreak II, has become the #1 R&B album in the country according to Billboard.Jermaine Dupri, the album’s executive producer, expressed his excitement for the band that he initially signed in 1997 and helped create their…MORE

Leaked “Beyonce” Track List Was “Completely Made Up,” Says Parkwood GM

Leaked “Beyonce” Track List Was “Completely Made Up,” Says Parkwood GM

Columbia RecordsEarlier this week, fans rejoiced after a track list for Beyonce’s upcoming album surfaced online. However, the information that circulated was false, says Lee Anne Callahan-Longo, general manager of Beyonce’s Parkwood Entertainment. In an interview with Billboard, Callahan-Longo clarifies that the recent announcement of a “Platinum Edition” of Beyonce will arrive later this month, but…MORE

Michelle Williams on Destiny’s Child Comparisons: “It Would Be Whack If We Were All the Same”

Michelle Williams on Destiny’s Child Comparisons: “It Would Be Whack If We Were All the Same”

Patrick Wymore/WARNER BROSHaving been part of one of the most successful R&B groups in recent memory, Destiny’s Child, means Michelle Williams always hears a lot of comparisons between herself and her famous band mates, Beyonce Knowles and Kelly Rowland Williams candidly expressed her feelings about the ongoing comparisons during a visit to The Real to promote…MORE

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Ellen Hooks Up Milford, Mass Fam BIG TIME

Ellen Hooks Up Milford, Mass Fam BIG TIME

Ellen made the lives of some remarkable New Englanders truly forgetable.  After finding out that Milford, Ma resident Fernanda Ferreira and her family were not only big fans of the show- but that they do SO much good in their community and beyond- Ellen decided to award them with ALL of the, “12 Days” giveaways-…

10 Questions Every Rhode Islander Gets Asked

10 Questions Every Rhode Islander Gets Asked

Every state has their stereotypes, public misconceptions, and claims to fame. So, when an out-of-stater interacts with a local, naturally they have questions. And these are the questions we dread.

Where in RI To Take An Out-of-Stater

Where in RI To Take An Out-of-Stater

As a North Kingstown resident, I knew this tour required traveling outside of my neighborhood. Given five days and my minimal college student budget, here are the places I took my West Coast visitors:

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