Happy birthday to my people celebrating today! Cancer Season is in full swing and you’re bringing it in the right way! Here are the celebrities who are celebrating their birthdays today too:
DJ, actress and TV personality Lala Vasquez turns 35 today.
With so many submissions, we had to choose randomly. The winner of the tickets is Andrea Kerlegan.
This year MrsGrapevine.com has partnered with ESSENCE Fest to give one lucky reader a chance to attend Saturday Night’s concert, featuring Mary J Blige and The Roots. Details on how to enter are below.
Every year ESSENCE provides top of the line talent, and this year’s line up is no different. Headlining the 20th ESSENCE Festival: Year of Empowerment, July 3-6 in New Orleans, is legendary singer and musician Prince, plus the talented Lionel Richie, Mary J. Blige, Jill Scott, Erykah Badu, Ledisi and Charlie Wilson. But the list does not stop there other artists performing include 112, Amel Larrieux, Doug E Fresh, Elle Varner, Eve, Leela James, Marsha Ambrosius, Naughty by Nature, Raheem Davaughn, Sevyn Streeter, and legendary vocalist Stephanie Mills.
Trey Songz, K Michelle, and Jazmine Sullivan will kick-off the festival Thursday night at the ESSENCE #NowPlaying concert. That’s four full nights of music!
Music is just one of the many things that the ESSENCE Festival offers. This year’s 20th Anniversary ESSENCE Empowerment Experience Stage series will feature Alicia Keys speaking on
It’s been nearly ten years since Fantasia Barrino made entry into the music industry as a singer, and she’s still excited about the business. The entertainer recently sat down with Billboard to talk about her experience as an artist, and how she plans to do more in coming years.
“There hasn’t been an easy part at all, not in my journey,” explained the singer. “But I’m grateful because it made me the woman I am now. I’ll be 30 on June 30. So I can say wow, I’m so glad I’ve touched the things I don’t want to touch at 30 and done the things that I don’t want to do at 30.”
It’s a great day today! Know why? Because it’s someone’s birthday! Happy birthday to everyone celebrating today! Hope you take the day to do something great for yourself! Here are the celebrities also celebrating today:
Singer/model Solange Knowles turns 28 today.
If you’ve been keeping up with this season of R&B Divas: Atlanta than you may have seen R&B Diva Monifah in and out of the studio working on a solo project outside of the shows surrounding drama. Now we get to finally here the final cut of some of the music she has been working on. In her new single “The Other Side”, the newlywed talks about the bad side of a relationship once all of the good times have come and gone. The Q-Worthy track is currently available of iTunes and I’m pretty sure it will appear on an upcoming project with all of the studio visits Monifah has been making lately.
Check out the track when you continue. . .
Last week the “Voice of New York” Angie Martinez made headlines as she resigned from her position at Hot 97 after many years. In what may be considered one of the most talked about interviews of the year, Angie revels on why she chose to switch over to rival station Power 105.1. She also talks about her relationships with certain artist, her interviewing methods throughout the years, staying clear from any radio station beef and much much more.
Check out the interview when you continue. . .
Congratulations to Kenan Thompson and wife Christina Evangeline who welcomed a bouncing baby girl into the world on Friday (June 20). The Saturday Night Live star announced the arrival of his and Christina’s bundle of joy by way of spokesperson.
“Kenan and his wife Christina welcomed daughter Georgia into the world at 6 1/2 pounds,” said the family’s representative. “The family is home and absolutely blessed.”