Category: Spotlight Video

Eve’s ‘Lip Lock’ Due May 14 on Her Own Label

Eve’s ‘Lip Lock’ Due May 14 on Her Own Label

*”You can officially expect ‘Lip Lock’ on May 14,” says rapper Eve in an interview with Billboard.com. Following an eleven-year recording hiatus, the artist has announced the release date of her fourth studio album, a follow up to 2002′s “Eve-Olution” in 2007. Why such a long hiatus? Eve had initially shelved the project due to […]

LeBron James Butchers Michael Jackson’s ‘Rock With You’ (Watch)

LeBron James Butchers Michael Jackson’s ‘Rock With You’ (Watch)

*It wasn’t pretty, but it was for a good cause. At Shane Battier’s charity gathering “South Beach Battioke 2013,” a fundraiser for his Take Charge Foundation held Monday at the Eden Roc Hotel in Miami Beach, his Miami Heat teammate LeBron James took the karaoke stage and busted out his version of Michael Jackson’s “Rock […]

LeBron James Butchers Michael Jackson’s ‘Rock With You’ (Watch)

LeBron James Butchers Michael Jackson’s ‘Rock With You’ (Watch)

*It wasn’t pretty, but it was for a good cause. At Shane Battier’s charity gathering “South Beach Battioke 2013,” a fundraiser for his Take Charge Foundation held Monday at the Eden Roc Hotel in Miami Beach, his Miami Heat teammate LeBron James took the karaoke stage and busted out his version of Michael Jackson’s “Rock […]

Timberlake Releases Lyric Video for ‘Suit & Tie’ (Watch)

Timberlake Releases Lyric Video for ‘Suit & Tie’ (Watch)

*Justin Timberlake premiered the lyric video for “Suit & Tie” on MTV.com Thursday. The website equates lyric videos to “seat fillers” for artists, until they can release the official clip. “If we never get an ‘official’ video for the song, the lyric take overseen by skateboarder-turned-director Laban Pheidias (Adam Lambert, Alicia Keys), is plenty,” notes […]

WSJ Posts Video Proving Beyonce Sang Live (Watch/Listen)

WSJ Posts Video Proving Beyonce Sang Live (Watch/Listen)

*The Wall Street Journal says it has obtained audio direct from Beyonce’s microphone that proves she actually did sing the National Anthem live at the Inauguration, but used the pre-recorded track to boost her vocals. RELATED STORY: Aretha, Jlo and Milli Vanilli’s Fab Morvan defend Beyonce in Lip Sync ‘Scandal’ The news organization posted to […]

TV One Books ‘Family Time’; ‘R&B Divas’ Gets LA Spinoff

TV One Books ‘Family Time’; ‘R&B Divas’ Gets LA Spinoff

*The reality series “R&B Divas,” which followed Faith Evans, Nicci Gilbert-Daniels, Monifah Carter, Syleena Johnson and Keke Wyatt working together to produce a compilation album, begins production in Atlanta this month for a second season on TV One, and will be joined on the network by a spinoff series to take place in Los Angeles. […]

Prince Releases New Song ‘Screwdriver’ (Listen)

Prince Releases New Song ‘Screwdriver’ (Listen)

*Prince has gone and whipped up a new concoction for his fans. “Screwdriver” was posted to his official website today via a video that is half-lyric, half-live performance. Prince (sporting a spirit hood) and his band rip through the guitar-dominated tune with such lyrics as, “I’m your driver and you’re my screw,” flashing across the […]

Prince Releases New Song ‘Screwdriver’ (Listen)

Prince Releases New Song ‘Screwdriver’ (Listen)

*Prince has gone and whipped up a new concoction for his fans. “Screwdriver” was posted to his official website today via a video that is half-lyric, half-live performance. Prince (sporting a spirit hood) and his band rip through the guitar-dominated tune with such lyrics as, “I’m your driver and you’re my screw,” flashing across the […]

Andre Holland Fixes White House Messes in ‘1600 Penn’

Andre Holland Fixes White House Messes in ‘1600 Penn’

*He’s not quite Olivia Pope, but Marshall Malloy has his fair share of potential political bombshells to keep out of the news cycle each week on NBC’s new comedy “1600 Penn.” The show centers on a dysfunctional White House family whose private shenanigans always keep them on the verge of nationwide scandal. Malloy, played by […]

The Dress: First Lady in Jason Wu Again for Inaugural Ball

The Dress: First Lady in Jason Wu Again for Inaugural Ball

*In dramatic fashion and with an introduction from her doting husband, First Lady Michelle Obama debuted a red gown by designer Jason Wu Monday night as she joined President Obama onstage for their first inauguration dance at the Commander-in-Chief Ball. The ruby-colored chiffon and velvet dress was custom-made by Wu, who also designed the First […]

The Dress: First Lady in Jason Wu Again for Inaugural Ball

The Dress: First Lady in Jason Wu Again for Inaugural Ball

*In dramatic fashion and with an introduction from her doting husband, First Lady Michelle Obama debuted a red gown by designer Jason Wu Monday night as she joined President Obama onstage for their first inauguration dance at the Commander-in-Chief Ball. The ruby-colored chiffon and velvet dress was custom-made by Wu, who also designed the First […]

Jennifer Hudson Serenades Obamas with Al Green (Watch)

Jennifer Hudson Serenades Obamas with Al Green (Watch)

*Jennifer Hudson was given the honor of serenading President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama three times – for three separate Inaugural Ball appearances in Washington D.C on Monday. The 31-year-old “American Idol” vet sang Al Green’s “Let’s Stay Together” for the couple’s first dance of the night at the Commander in Chief’s Ball, which […]

Alicia Keys Sings ‘Obama’s On Fire’ at Inaugural Ball (Watch)

Alicia Keys Sings ‘Obama’s On Fire’ at Inaugural Ball (Watch)

*Alicia Keys took to the piano at President Obama’s Commander in Chief Ball last night and modified the lyrics to her song “Girl on Fire” in tribute to the president and Michelle Obama. “He’s living in a world and it’s on fire,” Keys sang on a medley that started with “New Day.” “Filled with catastrophe […]