Time for balloons and confetti! Happy birthday to everyone born today! We send our best wishes out to you, especially these celebrities:
Actress Yara Shahidi turns 14 today. Some might recognize her from the movies Salt and Alex Cross. Scandal fans should recognize her especially–she plays Young Olivia!
Olympic Gold medalist and 100m Sprinter Justin Gatlin turns 32 today.
Legendary American Soprano Leontyne Price turns 87 today. Leontyne Price was one of the first African American opera singers to becoming a leading artist at the Metropolitan Opera!
K. Michelle is back with the official second single off of her debut album Rebellious Soul. In the song she sings about not being able to raise a man because he is already grown and his childish ways is simply because he wasn’t raised properly. The song first appeared on K. Michelle’s mixtape 0 F*cks Given back in 2012 and the track made the final cut to appear on her debut album. K. Michelle is preparing to release her new mixtape Still No F*cks Given, which will release next week on February 14th. She is also preparing to go out on tour once again, but this time with Robin Thicke.
Check out the video when you continue. . .
Let’s give it up for all of the birthday babies today! You gotta party hard–it’s Friday too! Woot woot! We wish you all a great day, especially these celebrities:
Comedian Chris Rock turns 49 today.
Actress Essence Atkins turns 42 today and looks as young as ever.
Sacramento Kings‘ Point Guard Isaiah Thomas turns 25 today.
Miami Heat player turned Assistant Coach Juwan Howard turns 41 today.
Happy birthday and R.I.P. to the late, great producer J. Dilla. Dilla would have been 40 years old today. Listen to a Dilla track and celebrate #DillaDay, y’all!
This week Toni Braxton and Babyface released their collaborative album Love, Marriage & Divorce and they were out doing their promotional rounds. They stopped by The Breakfast Club at Power 105.1 and with the reputation of “one of the most dangerous morning shows” you know this interview was definitely one interview worth listening to. Toni talks about the Braxton sisters finally getting it together to record an album and Babyface reveals that he is currently engaged and plans on getting married sometime this year.
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Some of you may recognize Angel Taylor from gospel super group Trin-I-Tee 5:7, she is back on the music scene with her solo music career and she offers up one of her first singles “Weak”. Trin-I-Tee 5:7 began to dismantle back in 2010 only leaving Angel and Chanelle Haynes as the last two members standing. Two years later the two have decided to purse solo careers. Angel Taylor is gearing up to release her debut EP Love Angel, which is expected to release sometime this summer.
Check out the mid-tempo single when you continue. . .
We just got word that Ne-Yo is on tour in Brazil, and while on this this six-day tour, the singer is taking a little break to kayak and enjoy the natives. I don’t know why that tickles me, but it does; it’s not often we see our favorite black stars kayaking.
Ne-Yo is currently working on his much anticipated new album, and is wrapping up his Brazilian tour with stops in Rio Grande Do Sul and Florianopolis. Brazil looks like the place to be for celebrities this year. Just wanted to share a few pics of Ne-Yo with you…
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Snoop Dogg aka Snoop Lion is coming to the House of Blues (HOB) in Dallas, Wednesday February 12, for an exclusive concert of his hits. I’m so excited! This performance is one of only two such concerts, and it’s taking place in the DFW at the House of Blues. If you’re a fan of old school hip-hop and want a concert of hits, not just new stuff, but the classics and chart toppers, then this concert is for you.
Tickets are on sale now, click here to get your tickets, or visit Live Nation for more information. Just in time for Valentine’s Day! Ladies, this is also a great gift for your man. Make it a date night: Have some cornbread with maple butter, voodoo shrimp, plus lobster mac and cheese at Crossroads Restaurant on site at HOB…and end the night with Snooo-oop and cocktails.