Vivica A. Fox Lands New Fox Pilot + Reality Show

posted by Sista on April 24, 2015


Actress Vivica A. Fox is set to return to TV, via a reality show and a new Fox pilot.

As you may have already heard, Vivica stunned fans when news leaked of the veteran actress joining the TV One Todd Tucker produced reality series “Hollywood Divas.”

Many, including talk show hostess Wendy Williams, felt reality TV was beneath an actress who has appeared on numerous TV shows and in such hit films as “Set it Off,” “Kill Bill” and “Independence Day,” whose sequel she recently signed on for.
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Ciara Covers L’Officiel Singapore

posted by Sista on April 24, 2015


Ciara is once again gracing the pages of L’Officiel magazine. The 29 year old pop diva lands the May cover of the Singapore edition, and does so in explosive fashion, rocking an Armani snake-print dress, which she paired with nothing but attitude and a touch of 1950s big hair.

Ciara is gearing up for the release of her upcoming “Jackie” album on May 4th and the kick-off of her first solo tour in almost a decade on May 3rd.
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World Natural Hair Show- BIGGER THAN EVER!

posted by Sista on April 24, 2015


What’s happening on April 25 & 26, 2015 that has everyone excited? The Taliah Waajid World Natural Hair Health & Beauty Show is bringing some new and exciting features you have to see and experience to believe!

All new attractions like the CultureVibe Music Fest will feature hot musical talents like Leela James, LeAndria Johnson, Casmè, Faye Raye, Ash and more! The Saturday night Divas of Comedy show presents some of the best and funniest comedians- delivering wholesome humor for the entire family!
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Demetria McKinney Sets Album Release Date

posted by Sista on April 22, 2015


Well that was quick.

Just days after announcing her signing to eOne Records, Demetria McKinney has unveiled plans to release her first solo album, “Officially Yours,” on June 16.

Demetria’s single “Trade it All,” is the album’s official first single and is available for download now via iTunes, Google Play and Amazon.
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After a fan made ‘missing’ poster of singer Janet Jackson went viral and was re-tweeted by her longtime producer Jimmy Jam, the pop icon came out of Twitter seclusion to respond to fans who have anxiously been awaiting her return for almost a decade.

Without saying much, and yet saying it all, Janet basically let fans know that her days of releasing music are firmly behind her, despite numerous tweets from those associated with her camp saying the opposite.

It was almost a year ago to the day that Jimmy himself set off speculation that Janet would be releasing new music when he sent out this notorious tweet.
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Olivia Releases New Single ‘Posing’

posted by Sista on April 21, 2015


Former “Love & Hip-Hop” star Olivia is back with new music.

The Brooklyn, New York native unveiled her latest single “Posing” earlier this week via her official Twitter page, along with a request for fans to send her their most fiercest selfies.

“Posing” is the latest in a long line of Olivia singles the 34-year old vet has managed to release independent of label support, the last being 2014’s “Unknown,” which sampled Busta Rhymes’ 1997 hit “Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Can See.”
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Rihanna Records Two Albums + Covers V Magazine

posted by Sista on April 21, 2015


Rihanna is covering the latest edition of V Magazine.

The 27-year old pop diva embraces 60s mod, donning a blonde wig, heavy blue eyeliner and a variety of psychedelic colored outfits.

And while the photo shoot is sure to raise a lot of eyebrows, it was what the singer said in her interview with V that may excite fans the most.

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Demetria McKinney Inks Record Deal With e-One

posted by Sista on April 21, 2015


“Real Housewives of Atlanta” co-star Demetria McKinney is moving on to bigger and better things- namely a newly signed record deal with E One Records, home to such artists as Kenny Lattimore and two former Destiny’s Child members: Michelle Williams and LeToya Luckett.

McKinney’s first single “100” featured Da Brat and managed to soar to #4 on the iTunes chart after she performed it live on the show. Her new single “Trade it All” has helped her land a spot on R. Kelly’s “Black Panties” tour, as well as this summer’s Funkfest tour.
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Mary J Blige Screens New Documentary

posted by Sista on April 21, 2015

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Singer Mary J. Blige performed songs from her latest album “The London Sessions” over the weekend at the Tribeca Film Festival. As part of the concert, fans were also treated to a 45-minute screening of the singer’s documentary of the same name.

Mary recorded ‘The London Sessions” last summer in the U.K., working with the likes of Sam Smith, Emeli Sandé, Naught Boy and a handful of other British hitmakers.

The process was captured by the cameras, thanks to Capital Records, who Mary said really gave her the freedom to express herself in a way she hadn’t been able to since her days with Uptown Records.
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Brandy Lands New BET Comedy ‘Zoe Moon’

posted by Sista on April 20, 2015


Though her stint on “The Game” has come to an end, Brandy’s relationship with BET, the network that airs the show, appears to be just starting.

Via their official Twitter page, the network announced plans for a new show starring the R&B veteran, titled “Zoe Moon.”

The half-hour comedy will star Brandy as Zoe, a newly divorced mom embarking on a new life as a single mom and career as a fledgling cosmetics mogul.
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Kelly Rowland is ‘Chasing Destiny’

posted by Sista on April 20, 2015


Singer Kelly Rowland has landed a new BET show, though not the one we’d been hearing about off and off the past few years.

Back in 2012 BET ordered a pilot starring Kelly titled “What Would Dylan Do?” Kelly was slated to play a young single female blogger who moves to Los Angeles in hopes of finding success in both her personal and professional life.

Fast forward to 2015, and that show has apparently been shelved in favor of “Chasing Destiny,” a new talent competition hosted by Kelly, that seeks to find the next hot female vocalist.
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Dawn Richard Readies New Album

posted by Sista on April 19, 2015


Singer Dawn Richard is gracing the pages of this month’s edition of Bullet magazine.

Dawn, who’s set to headline her first tour later this summer, opens up about the usual: her split from Danity Kane, her opinion on why girl groups don’t last, and of course, her bourgeoning solo career.
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Tamia Unveils ‘Sandwich and a Soda’ Video

posted by Sista on April 19, 2015


Singer Tamia has finally unveiled the video for her sexy new single “Sandwich and a Soda.”

The track is the first to be released from her upcoming sixth solo album “Love Life,” set to be released June 9 via Def Jam Recordings.

Tamia plans to hit the road to support the album later this fall, but can be seen sooner on June 19 at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace.
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Nicole Beharie Takes it Off for Allure Magazine

posted by Sista on April 15, 2015


“Sleepy Hollow” actress Nicole Beharie is the latest Brown Sista to take it off for Allure magazine’s annual “Go Naked” issue.

Nicole joins Laverne Cox (Orange is the New Black), Katherine Winnick (Vikings), Jordan Brewster (Furious 7) and Sadrina Holt (Terminator Genisys) in the upcoming May edition, which goes on sale Friday, April 17.

Nicole, who recently turned 30, says she chose to take it off as a way to celebrate and accept her body in an artistic way.
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Braxton Family Values Season 5 Preview (Updated)

posted by Sista on April 15, 2015


WeTV has just unveiled the first promo video for the upcoming fifth season of “Braxton Family Values.”

Though I lost track of the show somewhere around the beginning of season four, many fans have remained with the show, making it one of network’s highest rated programs.

Both Tamar and Toni have hinted at leaving the show recently. However, both appear in the video and will be prominently featured in the upcoming season.
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Ciara Debuts More Album Art + Exclusives

posted by Sista on April 15, 2015

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With her fifth solo album “Jackie” about to be released in less than a month, dance diva Ciara decided to gift her fans late last night with a preview of the album’s inside photo shoot.

Calling it a W magazine exclusive, CiCi showed off several gorgeous images, including the one you see above (click to enlarge) and another which features her son Future.

“Jackie” became available for pre-order yesterday and can be accessed via iTunes, Google Play and Amazon. The album officially goes on sale May 4th, one day after she embarks on her first solo tour in almost a decade.
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Deborah Cox Unveils New Single + Album Title

posted by Sista on April 15, 2015


Singer Deborah Cox is back with new music.

The 90’s R&B beauty, who recently inked a deal to play Josephine Baker in the upcoming Broadway production of “JOSEPHINE,” is prepping a new album and tour for the fall.

Deborah unveiled her new single, “More than I Knew,” earlier today, calling it a “return to true R&B” and a “thank you” to fans who have stuck by her through the years.
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Video: ‘Yoga’ by Janelle Monáe & Jidenna

posted by Sista on April 13, 2015


Singer Janelle Monae has just dropped the video for her Jidenna assisted single ‘Yoga.’

The song will appear on the Janelle’s upcoming compilation EP ‘Wondaland Presents The Eephus,’ which will be the first offering from the singer’s newly launched Wondaland imprint.
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